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Major Abraham Bennett, Reverand, State Senator and Representative

Major Abraham Bennett, Reverand, State Senator and Representative[1]

Male 1819 - 1906  (87 years)

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  • Name Major Abraham Bennett, Reverand, State Senator and Representative 
    Title Major 
    Suffix Reverand, State Senator and Representative 
    Nickname Abram 
    Born 10 Mar 1819  Lebanon, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  Turtle Creek, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Nicholas Bennett: Males: 1 under 5, 1 - 5 to 10, 2 - 10 to 15, 1 - 40 to 50. Females: 1 under 5, 1 - 5 to 10, 1 - 20 to 30.
    Census 1850  Turtle Creek, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Abraham Bennett, 31, farmer, real estate $3600, born in Ohio. Rachael Bennett, 27, born in Ohio. George W. Bennett, 16, born in Ohio. Celinda C. Bennett, 6, born in Ohio. Thomas Bennett, 4, born in Ohio. Silas Bennett, 2, born in Ohio. Wm. Willis, 27, laborer, born in Ohio. Mulford Bennett, 4, born in Ohio. Jackson, Branion, 22, laborer, born in Ohio.
    Move mid-year 1856  [6
    to East Norway, Doniphan County, Kansas 
    Census 1859  Wolf River Township, Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1860  Wolf River Township, Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Abram Bennett, 40, farmer - methodist minister, real estate $3000, property $1000, born in Ohio. Rachael Bennett, 38, born in Ohio. Geo. Bennett, 20, born in Ohio. Celinda Bennett, 16, born in Ohio. Chas. Bennett, 14, born in Ohio. Silas Bennett, 12, born in Ohio. Chas. Bennett, 9, born in Ohio. Mary Bennett, 7, born in Ohio. Robert N. Bennett, 4, born in Ohio. Welington Bennett, 2, born in Kansas.
    Occupation 1863  Troy, Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name: Abram Bennett
    Occupation: Minister
    County: Doniphan
    Town: Troy, East Norway 1871
    Party: Republican
    District: 1
    Chamber: Senate 1863, 1864
    District: 2
    Chamber: House 1871 
    Agency: State of Kansas, Legislature 
    Cause: Kansas State Senator and Representative 
    Address:
    Troy, Kansas 
    Census 1870  Wolf River Township, Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Abram Bennett, 51, farmer, real estate $9160, property $2240, born in Ohio. Rachael Bennett, 47, keeping house, born in Ohio. Charles W. Bennett, 19, works on farm, born in Ohio. Robert N. Bennett, 15, works on farm, born in Ohio. David W. Bennett, 13, works on farm, born in Ohio. Mary A. Bennett, 11, born in Kansas. Abram E. Bennett, 8, born in Kansas. Silas Bennett, 23, works on farm, born in Ohio.
    Census 1880  Wolf River Township, Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Abram Bennett, 62, laborer, born in Ohio. Racheal Bennett, 57, born in Ohio. Elbert Bennett, 17, born in Kansas.
    Census 1900  Centre, Marshall, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Romulus Downing, 44, farmer, born in Indiana. Ada Downing, 39, born in Kansas. Edward Downing, 19, laborer, born in Kansas. Gertie Downing, 17, born in Kansas. Ray Downing, 10, born in Kansas. Abram Bennett, 81, widowed, born in Ohio.
    Occupation , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 
    Occupation Indian Agent to Kickapoo Nation 

    • INDIAN AGENCIES AND VILLAGES IN KANSAS

      Kickapoo Agency 1852 at Kennekuk, Atchison Co., KT, Maj. C. B. Keith, Agent, succeeded 1857 by Abram Bennett. Mr. Bennett also owned a store 0.5 m. west of present Bendena 1855-58; and was a Methodist minister. (Frank Root p. 191)

      http://www.kansasheritage.org/werner/agency.html
    Occupation Troy, Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Methodist Minister 
    • First Minister of the Methodist Church in Troy, Kansas.
    Occupation , , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military chaplin 
    • Abram was a military chaplin with General Jim Lane and later was chaplin of a Kansas regiment of militia.
    Residence East Norway, Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 Mar 1906  Troy, Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 12, 13
    • Abram Bennett Obituary

      Abram Bennett was born March 10, 1810 in Warren County, Ohio and died March 11, 1906, aged 87 years and one day. He was married to Rachel Anderson June 30, 1839. Of this union eleven children were born - eight boys and three girls, seven of whom are now living-five boys and two girls; George, of Warsaw, Mo., Silas and David, of Mercur, Utah, Robert of Alpine, Utah, Charles, of Valentine, Nebr., Mary Camp, of Kirwin, Kansas; and Mary Downing of Colorado Springs, Colo., He has living thirty four grand children and thirty two great grand children. HIs wife died Dec. 21, 1893. He came to Kansas from Ohio in 1856 with General Jim Lane. He was Chaplin of a Kansas regiment of militia and was for several years very active in church matters. For fourteen years he was a minister of the gospel and assisted in the organization of several churches in this part of the country among which was the M. E. Church in Troy. He assigned to the Lutheran church at the time of his death. He was a member of the company that organized the town of Moray and was its first merchant. The funeral services were conducted at the Moray church at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 by the Rev. J. B. Vernon. The body was laid to rest in the Moray cemetery. Taken from Troy - The Weekly Kansas Chief, 22 March 1906 pg 8
    Buried 15 Mar 1906  Moray, Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 13, 14
    Person ID i20  7_families
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2013 

    Father Nicholas Bennett,   b. 19 Aug 1786, Ligonier Valley, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1852, Mason, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Catherine Enos,   b. 16 May 1797, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1827, Mason, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1816  , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16, 17
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet

    Family Rachel Anderson,   b. 3 Dec 1822, Marion, Hancock, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1893, Norway, Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1839  , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19, 20
    Children 
    +1. George Washington Bennett,   b. 30 Jun 1840, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1931, Lincoln, Benton, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. John Wellington Bennett,   b. 25 May 1842, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1843, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Celinda C. Bennett,   b. 20 Dec 1843, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1865, , Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     4. Mulford Bennett,   b. Abt 1845, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Thomas I. Bennett,   b. 8 May 1846, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Killed By Indians Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Silas Wellington Bennett,   b. 10 Jun 1848, Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1922, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +7. Charles Wellington Bennett,   b. 9 Dec 1850, Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1931, Simpson, Cherry, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +8. Mary Alice Bennett,   b. 26 Feb 1853, Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1931, Kirwin, Phillips, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +9. Robert Nicholas Bennett,   b. 27 Aug 1855, Lebanon, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1924, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +10. David Wellington Bennett,   b. 25 May 1858, Kirwin, Phillips, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1944, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +11. Ada Adelaid Bennett,   b. 12 Oct 1860, , Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1943, Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +12. Abram Elbert Bennett,   b. 3 Jan 1863, , Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1898, , , Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1819 - Lebanon, Warren, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Turtle Creek, Warren, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1839 - , Warren, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Turtle Creek, Warren, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Name: Abram Bennett Occupation: Minister County: Doniphan Town: Troy, East Norway 1871 Party: Republican District: 1 Chamber: Senate 1863, 1864 District: 2 Chamber: House 1871 - 1863 - Troy, Doniphan, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - - , Warren, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Methodist Minister - - Troy, Doniphan, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Military chaplin - - , , Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - East Norway, Doniphan, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Mar 1906 - Troy, Doniphan, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Mar 1906 - Moray, Doniphan, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Abram Bennett
    Abram Bennett
    Abram is also listed as Abraham on many source records.
    Abram Bennett's home
    Abram Bennett's home
    located in Troy, Kansas
    Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio
    Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio

    Documents
    Norway, Kansas map
    Norway, Kansas map
    Troy, Kansas map
    Troy, Kansas map
    Map Abram Bennett's Store Location
    Map Abram Bennett's Store Location
    1/2 mile west of Bedena, Kansas
    Abram Bennett Report to Secretary of the Interior
    Abram Bennett Report to Secretary of the Interior
    As part of his job as the Kickapoo Indian Tribe Agent, Abram Bennett reported the status of the tribe to the Secretary of the Interior.
    Abram Bennett - Complaint Against Taxes
    Abram Bennett - Complaint Against Taxes
    Abram Bennett's complaint to Washington about those profiting from selling off Indian land. He paid taxes on his salary, yet was forced to pay for many of the operational expenses in his job as the Indian Agent to the Kickapoo Nation.
    Abram Bennett - Reply on Questions about the Kickapoo Tribe
    Abram Bennett - Reply on Questions about the Kickapoo Tribe
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    Abram Bennett - Reply on Questions about the Kickapoo Tribe
    Abram Bennett - Reply on Questions about the Kickapoo Tribe
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    Abram Bennett, Kansas State Senator and Representative
    Abram Bennett, Kansas State Senator and Representative
    Bennett Abram Reply Kickapoo Agent.png
    Bennett Abram Reply Kickapoo Agent.png
    Kansas Bendena Map - Abram Bennett Store.png
    Kansas Bendena Map - Abram Bennett Store.png
    Abram Bennett Civil War Record
    Abram Bennett Civil War Record
    Abram Bennett Land Grant
    Abram Bennett Land Grant
    Abram Bennett - Founder of East Norway, Kansas
    Abram Bennett - Founder of East Norway, Kansas
    Abram Bennett not selected as State Senator
    Abram Bennett not selected as State Senator
    Abram Bennett 1870 Republican Candidate
    Abram Bennett 1870 Republican Candidate
    Abram Bennett 1862 Camp Meeting
    Abram Bennett 1862 Camp Meeting
    Abram Bennett - Nominated State Representative
    Abram Bennett - Nominated State Representative
    White Cloud Kansas Chief 3 Nov 1870
    Abram Bennett - President of 1870 Kansas Republican Convention
    Abram Bennett - President of 1870 Kansas Republican Convention
    Abram Bennett - Kansas State Senator
    Abram Bennett - Kansas State Senator
    Abram Bennett - 1862 - Kansas Senator Election Results
    Abram Bennett - 1862 - Kansas Senator Election Results
    Abram Bennett - 1863 - Kansas Senator
    Abram Bennett - 1863 - Kansas Senator
    Abram Bennett - 1870 - State Representative Nomination
    Abram Bennett - 1870 - State Representative Nomination
    Abram Bennett - 1878 - Wolf River Road Overseer
    Abram Bennett - 1878 - Wolf River Road Overseer
    Blackmail Attempt on Abram Bennett
    Blackmail Attempt on Abram Bennett
    In an effort to keep him from running for state office, the associates of Mr. Tracy attempted to blackmail Abram Bennett using fabricated stories in a blackmail letter.
    Abram Bennett Elected Wolf River Trustee - 1872
    Abram Bennett Elected Wolf River Trustee - 1872
    Norway Town Company Purchase by Abram Bennett
    Norway Town Company Purchase by Abram Bennett
    Abram Bennett Land Grant
    Abram Bennett Land Grant
    Abram Bennett Property - East Norway, Kansas
    Abram Bennett Property - East Norway, Kansas

    Headstones
    Reverand Abram (Abraham) Bennett's headstone
    Reverand Abram (Abraham) Bennett's headstone

    Histories
    Reverand Abraham Bennett historical information.
    Reverand Abraham Bennett historical information.

    Albums
    Bennett Family
    Bennett Family (142)
    Documents and items associated with the descendants of William and Adra Ann Britton Bennett

  • Sources 
    1. [S166] Kansas, Doniphan County History, Patrick Leopold Gray, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978), 165 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S98] Kansas, Doniphan, Troy - The Weekly Kansas Chief, ((Troy, Kansas)), pg 8: Abram Bennett's obituary dated 22 Mar 1906 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S161] Bennett Family, Elsie Bennett Essex, (Lebanon, Ind. : Pioneer Press, 1912).

    4. [S203] Ohio, Warren, Turtle Creek Township - 1830 - Federal Census, Ohio, Warren, Turtle Creek Township, (www.ancestry.com).

    5. [S201] Ohio, Warren, Turtle Creek Township - 1850 - Federal Census, Ohio, Warren, Turtlecreek Township, (www.ancestry.com), Abraham Bennett, 31, farmer, born in Ohio (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S90] Kansas - Early Settlers of Doniphan County, Roger Pyle, (Online ).

    7. [S102] Kansas Census, 1850-90, Ronald V. Jackson, ([database on-line] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-), 001 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S200] Kansas, Doniphan, Wolf River - 1860 - Federal Census, Kansas, Doniphan, Wolf River Township, (www.ancestry.com), Abram Bennett, 41, Methodist Minister, born in Ohio (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S290] Kansas, Doniphan, Wolf River - 1870 - Federal Census, Kansas, Doniphan, Wolf River, (www.ancestry.com), Abram Bennett, 51, farmer, real estate $9160, personal property $2240. Born in Ohio (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S175] Kansas, Doniphan, Wolf River - 1880 - Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 10th census, 1880, (Washington : National Archives and Records Service, [19--]), Abram Bennett, 62, OH, National Archives Film T9-0379, Page 518A (Reliability: 4).

    11. [S202] Kansas, Marshall, Centre - 1900 - Federal Census, Kansas, Marshall, Centre, (www.ancestry.com), Abram Bennett, 81, born Mar 1819 in Ohio, widowed (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S98] Kansas, Doniphan, Troy - The Weekly Kansas Chief, ((Troy, Kansas)), Abram Bennett obituary, 22 Mar 1906, page 8 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S123] Kansas, Doniphan County - Doniphan Cemeteries, Stewart, Speedy and Gail, (online ), Abram Bennett, died 11 Mar 1906, buried in the Moray Cemetery. (Reliability: 4).

    14. [S98] Kansas, Doniphan, Troy - The Weekly Kansas Chief, ((Troy, Kansas)), Abram Bennett obituary, 22 mar 1906, page 8 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S171] Ohio, Warren County - Marriages 1803 - 1924, Ohio Probate Court (Warren County), (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964), I: 133 (Reliability: 4).

    16. [S181] Ohio, Warren - Vital records - Butler - Green - Miami - Preble - Warren Co's, Brien, Lindsay M. (Lindsay Decker Metcalfe), (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975 Film #974057 Item 2), 8:158 Nicholas Bennett and Catherine Enos married 12 Apr 1816, Warren Co., Ohio (Reliability: 4).

    17. [S165] Ohio Warren County Probate Court, Ohio Probate Court (Warren County), (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964 Film #0384262), Marriage record, Nicholas Bennett - Catherine Enos, 8 Aug 1816 (Reliability: 4).

    18. [S97] Ohio Marriage Records, 1803 - 1924, Ohio Probate Court (Warren County), (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964. Films #964266 - 964274).

    19. [S165] Ohio Warren County Probate Court, Ohio Probate Court (Warren County), (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964 Film #0384262), Vol 2, Marriage Record, Abram Bennett - Rachel Anderson, 29 Jun 1839 (Reliability: 4).

    20. [S183] Ohio - Vital records - DAR, Daughters of the American Revolution (Ohio), (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1970 Film #859790), Abram Bennett & Rachel Anderson marriage record (Reliability: 4).