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William Bennett

Male 1782 - 1837  (55 years)


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  • Name William Bennett 
    Born 1782  Ligonier Valley, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1800  Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • William Bennett: Males: 3 - under 10, 1 - 10 to 16, 2 - 16 to 26, 1 - 45 plus. Females: 1 - under 10, 1 - 45 plus.
    Census 1810  Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • William Bennett: Males: 1 - under 10, 1 - 26 - 45, Females: 3 - under 10, 1 - 16 to 26.
    Census 1820  Turtle Creek, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • William Bennett: Males: 3 - under 10, 1 - 10 to 16, 1 - 26 to 45. Females: 3 - under 10, 1 - 10 to 16, 1 - 26 to 45.
    Census 1830  , Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 6 Jul 1837  Jackson, Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Bennet's Will

      Montgomery County Ohio Probate Court Will Records, Volume C, Pages 83-87

      Last Will and Testament of William Bennet

      I William Bennett of the county of Montgomery and State of Ohio, do make my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say: First that it is my will and testament that my funeral expenses and all just debts be fully paid. Second. I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Mary Bennett in view of her dower the plantation on which we now reside situate and lying and being in County and State aforesaid containing 174 acres during her or a term not exceeding six years, all the live stock, horses, cattles, sheeps, hogg plows, harrows and wagons horses, gears and the grain in the ground by me now owned and kept therein also all the household furniture and other items not partickelly mentioned as named and otherwise desposed of in said will during these six years. She however may disposing of sufficient part thereof to pay my just debt ofr funeral expenses, debts aforesaid and my wife Mary may sell any part of my moveable property at any time she see cause within these six years. It is also my will that in case my wife may sees cause to sell my farm, she shall have the priveledge to sell to the best advantage she can and after she has taken one third of the money out for her own living than the remainder is to be equal divided among my heirs and assigns and that at the death of my wife all the property hereby devised or bequeath to her as aforesaid or so much thereof as may then remain unexpended to my heirs and assigns for ever and lastly it, I hereby constitute and appoint Daniel Hawsremall to be my Executors forth this last will and testament revoking and annulling all formers will by me made and ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Sixteenth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven.

      Signed, published and declared by the above named William Bennett as and for his last will and testament in the present of us who at his request have signed, witnesses..

      Nathan Worley
      H. G. Marckey
      John Heffner (in German)



      The State of Ohio, Montgomer County SS.

      Court of Commons Sieas Joly Term 1837.

      Personally appeared in open court, George Markee and John Heffner who being duly sworn depose and say that the paper now before them purporting to be the last will and testament of William Bennet, now deceased, was the said William Bennett acknowledged published and declared by him to be his last will and testament in the presence of these deponents; that the said deceased was of lawful age, that he was of sound and disposing mind and memory and under no restraint, as they verily believe, that they subscribed the same as witnesses in the presence and at the request of the testator and in the presence of each other.

      Sworn & subscribed in open court this 26 day of July 1837.

      H. G. Markey

      John Heffner + His Mark

      E. W. Davies, Clerk


      William Bennet's Will

      The State of Ohio, Montgomery County} ss.

      Be it remembered that on the twenty sixth day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven, at a term of the Court of Common Pleas within and for the County of Montgomery, before the Honorable William L. Helfanstein, President Judge, and John Turner, Thomas Winters & George Otinger Esquires, Associate Judges of said Court, the within written last will and testament of William Bennet, late of said county deceased bearing date the sixteenth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven was produced in court and proven by the oaths of H. G. Markey and John Heffner, two of the subscribing witnesses thereto, whose examination was reduced to writing. And it appearing to the Court that the said William Bennet, at the time of executing said will, was of full age, sound mind and memory and not under any restraint.

      It is ordered that the said will and proof so reduced to writing be recorded.

      On motion it is ordered, that letters testamentary be granted to Daniel Haworemall, the executor named in said will, and he was sworn and gave bond in the penal sum of six hundred dollars with Abraham Vorhees & Peter Hawvermall, as his surieties, conditioned according to law.

      Attest: Edward W. Davies Clerk

      The State of Ohio, Montgomery County} ss: To all whom these presents shall come, greeting. Whereas William Bennet, late of Montgomery County aforesaid, deceased, did, by his last will and testament, make ordain, constitute and appoint Daniel Hawvremall executor of the same: And whereas at a Court of Common pleas, holden at Dayton in said County on the twenty sixth day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven before the Honorable William L. Helfenstein, Presiding Judge, John Turner. Thomas Winters, adn George Olinger, Esquires, Associate judges of the said Court, the same last will and testament was exhibited and duly proved; and the executor therein named, having signified his willingness to accept the trust reposed in him by said testament, Therefore be it known, that by the said Court of Common Pleas, administration of all singular the estate of the said William Bennet, deceased is hereay committed to the said Daniel Hawvremall exector as aforesaid, to be by him administered according to law and agreeably to the tenor of the said last will and testament: provide however, that it shall be the duty of the said Daniel Hawvremall, executor as aforesaid, to have all and singular the goods and chattels belonging to the estate of the said William Bennet, deceased, not otherwise disposed of by the said last will and testament, inventoried and appraised by John I. Weaver, Samuel Kordahefer and William Wornick householders of the County aforesaid, under oath or affirmation; and the said inventory and appraisement, together with an accurate statement of the debts due and owing to the estate of the said deceased, to return to the office of the clerk of the Court of Commons pleas of the County aforesaid within three months from the date hereof; and further, to settle up the estate, so far forth as the previsions of the said last will and testament will admit, within eighteen months from the date thereof and a true and accurate statement thereof to make and return to said Court of Common Pleas, as the law directs. Witness the Honorable William L. Helfenstein, President Jundge of the Court of Common Pleas at Dayton, this twenty seventh day of July Anno Domini 1837.

      Edward W. Davies Clerk
    Person ID I3328  7_families
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2012 

    Father William Bennett,   b. 19 Apr 1742-1751, , , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1828, Mason, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Adra Ann Britton,   b. 1758, , , Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1840, Mason, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1781  , , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F50  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Elizabeth Good,   b. 30 Apr 1785, , Lehigh, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1876, , Montgomery, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 11 Aug 1802  Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Susan (Susannah) Bennett,   b. 1804, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1851, , Boone, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. Catherine Bennett,   b. 11 Feb 1804, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1880, , Montgomery, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +3. Elizabeth Bennett,   b. 27 Nov 1808, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1868, , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +4. John Bennett,   b. 20 Feb 1809, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1881, Clinton, Boone, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +5. William B. Bennett,   b. 1810, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. David P. Bennett,   b. 15 Mar 1813, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1896, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +7. Maria Bennett,   b. 29 Apr 1815, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1864  (Age 49 years)
    +8. Martha (Mariah) Bennett,   b. 29 Apr 1815, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +9. Isaac B. Bennett,   b. 6 May 1819, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1886, Mechanicsburg, Boone, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     10. Joanah Bennett,   b. 8 Jul 1821,   d. 10 Jul 1822  (Age 1 years)
    +11. Abraham Bennett,   b. 26 Apr 1823, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1904, , Fountain, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     12. Son Bennett,   b. 7 Feb 1825,   d. 7 Feb 1825  (Age 0 years)
    +13. Mary Ann Bennett,   b. 6 Aug 1826-1829, Jackson, Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1918, , Boone, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     14. Nicholas Bennett,   b. 23 Oct 1828, Jackson, Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F1689  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1782 - Ligonier Valley, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1800 - Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Aug 1802 - Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810 - Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1820 - Turtle Creek, Warren, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - , Montgomery, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jul 1837 - Jackson, Montgomery, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Bennett farm - Westmoreland, Co., Pennsylvania
    William Bennett farm - Westmoreland, Co., Pennsylvania

    Documents
    Will of William Bennett Jr
    Will of William Bennett Jr

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Pennsylvania, Westmoreland, Fairfield - 1800 - Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland, Fairfield, (www.ancestry.com).

    2. [S205] Pennsylvania, Westmoreland, Fairfield - 1810 - Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland, Fairfield, (www.ancestry.com).

    3. [S215] Ohio, Warren, Turtle Creek - 1820 - Federal Census, Ohio, Warren, Turtle Creek, (www.ancestry.com).

    4. [S216] Ohio, Montgomery Co. - 1830 - Federal Census, Ohio, Montgomery County, (www.ancestry.com).