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John Wesley Bennett

Male 1868 - 1950  (82 years)


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  • Name John Wesley Bennett 
    Born 12 Apr 1868  , Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    • David D. Bennett, 36, farmer, born in Pennsylvania. Sarah J. Bennett, 28, born in Iowa. Julyann Bennett, 8, born in Iowa. William H. Bennett, 7, born in Iowa. Lucina Bennett, 4, born in Iowa. John W. Bennett, 2, born in Iowa. Marion Bennett, 5 mos, born in Iowa. Rodolph Murray, 14, farm laborer, born in Iowa.
    Census 1880  Hopkins, Nordaway, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    • David Bennett, 45, farmer, born in Pennsylvania. Sarah J. Bennett, 41, born in Iowa. Ann Bennett, 18, born in Iowa. William Bennett, 17, born in Iowa. Lucinia Bennett, 14, born in Iowa. John Bennett, 10, born in Iowa. George Bennett, 8, born in Iowa. Eddie Bennett 7, born in Missouri. Dora Bennett, 5, born in Missouri. Marion Bennett, 2, born in Missouri.
    _UID 79690D0D92524D58AAB5CF2313A97C3644CF 
    Died Nov 1950  Carstairs, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Nov 1950  Carstairs Cemetery, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • John was born in 1864 at Des Moines, Ia, Later moving to Missouri with his parents and then to the rapid city area in 1884 (1885) when he was 16, settling at Pedro later. John married Anne Jones in 1891. She is a sister of Mrs Joe Kammerer. Anne was born in 1872. In 1894 Clarence was born. Anne died in 1895 and is buried at Elk Vale Cemetary in Meade County. John then married Martha Rosencranz in 1900. Martha was born in Germany and came to Rapid City as a baby. John and Martha's children were: Annie 1901, Frank1903, Cora 1905, Maude1907, Lawrence 1909, John Leroy1912, and Florence 1917. John moved his family to Pedro, and in 1910 a school named after the Bennett's was built. Clarence, Annie, Frank, and Cora all attended it, After several years of drought, John moved his family to Canada in November 1912. John Leroy (Jack) was only six weeks old when they moved. Florence was born in Carstairs, Canada. In 1923 John Bennett's lost their oldest son Frank 22 years old, their second daughter, Cora McNees 18 years old and her daughter Dorothy McNees, all within three weeks of each other due to flu complications. John died in 1950 and Martha in 1958. Both are buried in Carstairs.

      By Dean Harnack
    Person ID I93582846  7_families
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2013 

    Father David Bennett,   b. 17 Jan 1835, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1921, , Nordaway, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Sarah Jane Lee,   b. 1840, , Henry, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1902, , Nodaway, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Family ID F32011416  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Martha E. Rosencranz,   b. 1890, , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1958, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. Anna May Bennett,   b. 14 Oct 1901,   d. 28 Aug 1973  (Age 71 years)
     2. Frank Wesley Bennett,   b. 1903, Pedro, Pennington, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1923, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    +3. Cora Ethel Bennett,   b. 1905, Pedro, Pennington, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1923, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     4. Maude Bennett,   b. 26 Aug 1907, Pedro, Pennington, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1986, Olds, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Lawrence Edward Bennett,   b. 26 Apr 1909, Pedro, Pennington, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1978, Olds, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. John LeRoy Bennett,   b. 16 Aug 1912, Pedro, Pennington, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1979, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     7. Florence Adeline Bennett,   b. 1 Feb 1917, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1978, Calgary, Alberta, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F32011419  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Annie M. Jones,   b. 27 Dec 1872, Humeston, Wayne, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1895  (Age 22 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Clarence John Bennett,   b. 16 Dec 1894, , , South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1962, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F32011426  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Hopkins, Nordaway, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Nov 1950 - Carstairs, Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1913032] Iowa, Dallas, Spring Valley - 1870 - Federal Census, Iowa, Dallas, Spring Valley, (www.ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1913281] Missouri, Nodaway, Hopkins - 1880 - Federal Census, Missouri, Nodaway, Hopkins, (www.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3).