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Descendants of EDWARD BENNETT


101. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN8 BENNETT (JOSEPH7, THADDEUS6, EPHRIAM SR.5, SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, EDWARD1) was born 11 Oct 1829 in Harrisonville, Scioto County, Ohio, and died 29 Apr 1914 in Greenup County, Kentucky. He married (1) SARAH ANN SNODGRASS 11 Mar 1849, daughter of JOHN SNODGRASS and HANNAH TITUS. She was born 30 Dec 1830 in Harrisonville, Scioto County, Ohio (Titus Mill or Harrison Mill), and died 28 Feb 1907 in Greenup County, Kentucky. He married (2) ELLA R. SULLIVAN 16 May 1907 in Greenup County, Kentucky. She was born 1873.

Notes for BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BENNETT:
Buried with his wife in the Bennetts Cemetary at Shultz, Kentucky.

The following was transcribed from "History of Greenup County Kentucky", Authors: Nina Mitchell Biggs and Mabel Lee Mackoy, Publisher: Windmill Publications, Inc., 6628 Uebelhack Rd., Mt. Vernon, IN 47620, 1951, reprinted 1990:

BENNETT

Benjamin Franklin Bennett, the third son of Joseph Bennett, was born in Harrisonville, Ohio, and grew to manhood there. He married Sarah Ann Snodgrass in Scioto County, Ohio, in 1849 and moved to Tygart Valley near the Globe Iron Furnace. Here he built a flour mill and made the first flour in Greenup County. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1866. He opened an office in Greenup and built a fine brick house on the hill in the rear of the town, in the late 1870's. Benjamin Franklin Bennett was a sergeant in the Fifty-sixth Ohio Infantry during the Civil War, road commissioner in Greenup County for four years, a delegate to the state Constitutional Convention in 1890, and representative from his district to the General Assembly. The name Bennett has played a prominent part in the political life of Greenup County for many years.

The children of Benjamin Franklin Bennett were Joseph Bently Bennett, Mary Hannah, Lucinda, Isabel, Emma, and Sarah Ann.

B.F. Bennett esq. (This is Benjamin Franklin Bennett of Greenup), an attorney in Greenup Kentucky, states as to the missing Ephraim of Thomas Strait. He was step son to Joseph Bennett and my half brother. he came to Scioto county, Ohio, in the year 1818, being then five years old, where he resided until the seventies, when he removed to Kansa with three of his children, leaving four behind him. He has been dead several years. His sons, Ebenezer and John and a daughter, Ruby, (married name not known) are in Kansas. Of those remaining in Ohio, Thomas Strait, deceased, named after his Grandfather, would be about sixty years old. Elizabeth, widow with children, married Mr. Burke. Her Address is Firebrick, Lewis, Co. KY. Sallie married (1) allen, (2) Adkins, address, California, Pike Co. Ohio. Susan married Spriggs; is now in Scioto Co., Ohio.

Marriage Index: Ohio, 1789-1850
     
Bennett, Benjamin F.      Sp : Snorgrass, Sarah Ann
      M : Mar 11, 1849
      County : Scioto Co.
      Sex : M

2. The Following BENNETT Family Information was received from Tom Housley on the net at DirectorTH@aol.com. He obtained most of the information from Cindy Munn at munsters@zoomnet.net. My heartfelt thanks to both of them for a great piece of Research Work!

Notes
      The History of Greenup Co., Ky. pg. 120-121, tells of Benjamin Franklin,the 3rd son of Joseph Bennett, was born in Harrisonville, & grew to manhood there. He md. & in 1855, moved to Tygart Valley, near the Globe Iron Furnace. Here he built a flour mill & made the first flour in Greenup co. He studied law & was admitted to the bar in 1866. He opened an office in Greenup & built a fine brick house on the hill in the rear of the town, in the late 1870's. He was a sergeant in the 56th Ohio Infantry during the Civil War, road commissioner in Greenup Co. for 4 yrs., a delegate to the
State Constitutional Convention in 1890, & representative from his district to the General Assembly. The name Bennett has played a prominent part in the political life of Greenup Co. for many yrs.
     
An acct. from Early Families of Eastern & Southeastern Ky. pg. 59, tells of his life. He purchased abt. 3,000 acres of land, which he divided into small tracts & sold. He served in the Union Army, Company "G", & was discharged July 25, 1862, on account of disability. It tells of his various appointments.
     
Info. from Pioneers of Scioto Co., gives names of his children & their spouses. He was reared as a miller & millwright while he lived in Ohio & managed Bennett's Mills on Little Scioto. In Dec. 1855, he moved with his family to Greenup Co., Ky., to what was known as the Old Globe Furnace site on Tygart Creek. He rebuilt then what was known as Darlington Mills which were afterwards known as Bennett's Mills. He resided there from 1855 to 1881, when he purchased the Old Jesse Cowan place in Greenup & built a residence upon it & is residing there at the present time. Before his removal from Scioto Co., he was twice elected Assessor of Harrison Township & was twice elected as Clerk of Harr. Township.

He was residing in Ky. at the outbreak of the Civil War. While in Ky. he remained neutral. He crossed the Ohio River and enlisted in the 56th Ohio Volenteers Infantry and served in Company G as a private. He served in that regiment at Fort Donelson, Pittsburg Landing and Cornith, Miss. At Cornith he fell sick and was sent to Camp Denison, Oh. He lay sick for sometime when he was discharged under general order from the War Dept. He was mustered out as a Sargent on July 25, 1862.

56th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

Organized at Camp Morrow, Portsmouth, Ohio, and mustered in December 12,1861. Moved to Paducah, Ky., thence to Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-15,1862. Fort Donelson February 15-16. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. Helena, Ark., District of Eastern Arkansas,
to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 12th Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to April, 1866.

SERVICE.-Expedition toward Purdy and operations about Crump's Landing March 9-14, 1862. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30

He returned home in Aug. 1862 & remained there until Aug. 1863, when having regained his health to some degree, he again entered the U.S. Service as a Deputy Provost marshall for the 9th Congressional District of Ky., & served in that capacity during the war. After the close of the war, having read law during his convalescence, he was admitted to the Bar, as a practicing attorney in March 1866. He followed this profession ever since & is still practicing at the age of 72.


      Children of Benjamin Bennett and Sarah Snodgrass are:
      i.      JOSEPH BENTLY4 BENNETT.
      ii.      MARY BENNETT, m. J. H. MERRILL.
14.      iii.      LUCINDA M. BENNETT, b. December 24, 1853; d. March 06, 1897,
Greenup, Ky..
      iv.      ISOBEL BENNETT, m. W. B. SECREST.
      v.      EMILY BENNETT, m. GEORGE D. WINN.
      vi.      SARAH BENNETT, m. L. L. TAYLOR.
      vii.      ELIZABETH BENNETT, b. 1850-1853.
      viii.      RUBY JANE BENNETT, b. 1852-1856.


410/367 Bennett B. Frank 40 M W Attorney at Law Oh
Sarah 38 F W Housekeeping Oh
Mary H. 15 F W At home Oh
Lucinda 13 F W At home Ky
Joseph 11 M W At home Ky
Bennett Isabella H. 08 F W At home Ky
Emma L. 01 F W Ky
Elizabeth 25 F W Oh




More About BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BENNETT:
Burial: Bennett's Chapel Cemetery, Bennettsmills,Tygart Creek, Greenup County, Kentucky
Fact 1: 1855, MOVED TO TYGART VALLEY KY
Fact 2: Abt. 1860, CIVIL WAR: SEARGENT IN THE UNION ARMY, 56TH OHIO INFANTRY, G COMPANY
Fact 3: Aug 1863, DEPUTY PROVOST MARSHALL AND SPEC.
Fact 4: Mar 1866, STUDIED LAW, ADMITTED TO THE BAR
Fact 5: 1890, ROAD COMMISIONER, 4 YEAR DELIGATE TO THE STATE COMMISION
Fact 6: Unknown, PURCHASED A FLOUR AND CORN MILL AT GLOBE FURNACE

More About SARAH ANN SNODGRASS:
Burial: Bennett's Chapel Cemetery, Bennettsmills,Tygart Creek, Greenup County, Kentucky
     
Children of BENJAMIN BENNETT and SARAH SNODGRASS are:
122. i.   ELIZABETH9 BENNETT, b. 1845, Ohio.
  ii.   SARAH ANN BENNETT, m. L. L. TAYLOR; b. INDIANA.
  iii.   BETSEY M. BENNETT, b. 27 Feb 1850, Harrison Twp. Scioto County, Ohio; d. 22 Mar 1853, Harrison Twp. Scioto County, Ohio (Lindsey Cemetary).
  iv.   RUBY JANE BENNETT, b. 22 Feb 1852, Harrisonville, Scioto County, Ohio; d. 12 Aug 1857, Harrison Twp, Scioto County, Ohio (Lindsey Cemetary).
123. v.   LUCINDA M. BENNETT, b. 24 Dec 1853; d. 06 Mar 1897, Greenup County, Kentucky.
124. vi.   MARY HANNAH BENNETT, b. Abt. 1855, Ohio.
125. vii.   JOSEPH BENTLEY BENNETT, b. 21 Apr 1859, Bennetts Mills, Kentucky; d. 07 Nov 1923, Greenup County, Kentucky (buried in Riverview Cemetary).
126. viii.   ISABELLA HACKWORTH BENNETT, b. Abt. 1862, Kentucky.
  ix.   EMILY (EMMA) L. BENNETT, b. Abt. 1869, Kentucky; m. (1) CAPTAIN GEORGE D. WINN; d. 1902; m. (2) FRANKLIN BENNETT.
  Notes for CAPTAIN GEORGE D. WINN:
The following information was transcribed from the "History of Greenup County Kentucky", Authors: Nina Mitchell Biggs and Mabel Lee Mackoy, Publishers: Windmill Publishings, Inc. of Mt. Vernon IN 1951 reprinted 1990:

Captain George Winn was the first ferryman at Fullerton. In 1893 he took the "O'Neil" to Fullerton and Operated it from there to East Portsmouth until the boat sank in 1895. The "Belle of Ashland" was the ferry there until 1900, when the "B.F. Bennett," which was being built at Point Pleasent, was finished and brought to Fullerton. Captain Winn died in 1902 and the "Bennett" was sold to the Captain George W. Davis family of Big Sandy Valley. They operated the ferry many years. Since that time several different ferryboats, among them the "Emily" and "Captain John", have been operated by Captain John Davis, son of Captain George W. Davis.

Here is an interesting historical note: The Ferry "B. F. Bennett" was, in all liklyhood, named for Benjamin Franklin Bennett, the father-in-law of Captain Winn and the Father of his wife Emma Bennett. The "Emily" was most likely named for her. It would be interesting to research these historical points futher.



102. LOVINA H.8 BENNETT (JOSEPH7, THADDEUS6, EPHRIAM SR.5, SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, EDWARD1) was born 27 Sep 1833 in Harrisonville (now Minford) Harrison twp., Scioto County, Ohio, and died 1913. She married CAPT. HENRY CLAY LANTZ 21 Dec 1852, son of AARON LANTZ and LEAH CLAYPOOL. He was born 22 Feb 1831 in McArthur, Vinton County, Ohio, and died 1915.

Notes for LOVINA H
. BENNETT:
Notes
Name may be spelled Lavina. She inherited some acreage in Harrisonville &
remained there throughout her life. See the notes of her father, Joseph,
for detailed acct. of their life.

      Children of Lovina Bennett and Henry Lantz are:
      i.      HENRY CLAY4 LANTZ.
      ii.      BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LANTZ.
      iii.      THOMAS CORWIN LANTZ.
      iv.      MOLLIE LANTZ, m. ALEX SHUTER.



Notes for CAPT
. HENRY CLAY LANTZ:
Captain Henry Lantz was born Feb. 22, 1831, near McArthur, Vinton County, a son of
Aaron and Leah (Claypool) Lantz, the former born in Athens County, Ohio, in 1793, and the latter born in Greenbrier County, VA, in 1803. They were married in 1818 and settled in Jackson County, where the father died in 1842. His wife is still residing in McArthur. Our subject was married Dec. 21, 1852, to Lavina H. Bennett, who was born Sept. 27, 1833, a daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Mills) Bennett, natives of New York State. Since 1873, Henry has resided in Harrisonville, Ohio. He is a member of Scioto Post, No. 287, G.A.R., and of Delta Lodge, No. 207, F. and A.M. He also belongs to McArthur Lodge, I.O.O.F.

He became the conty's first undertaker. As a cabinet maker he made his own hand carved caskets. He was also the county's first apiarist. His pecan trees, seed which he brought home from the civil war still stand. Information from "History of Southern Ohio"
     
Children of LOVINA BENNETT and CAPT
. LANTZ are:
127. i.   HENRY CLAY9 LANTZ, b. 09 Sep 1863.
  ii.   BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LANTZ.
  Notes for BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LANTZ:
He later became the owner of his brother's General Store.

  iii.   THOMAS CORWIN LANTZ.
  Notes for THOMAS CORWIN LANTZ:
Occupation: Teacher

  iv.   MOLLIE LANTZ, m. ALEX SHUTER.


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