Bennett, Philip & Nancy. . .

Revisiting Philip & Nancy Bennett. . .

1 Francis Bennett
…+ Lydia Dossett
……2 Philip Bennett, Sr.
……+ Nancy Forrester
………3 Elizabeth Bennett
………+ Thomas Gillis Mercer
…………4 Elizabeth Mercer
…………+ William Cornelius Tyson, Sr.


Family Group Sheet (Muhlenberg County KYGenWeb Project) Bennett, Philip & Nancy Forrester Philip Bennett Born: 1780, North Carolina Died: After 1860, probably in Muhlenberg Father: Francis Bennett of Ireland Mother: Lydia Dossett of North Carolina Nancy Forrester Born: 1784, North Carolina Died: After 1860, probably in Muhlenberg Father: Edmond Forrester of North Carolina Philip and Nancy Bennett had eleven children – four boys and seven girls.

Philip Bennett is the son of Francis and Lydia (Dossett) Bennett, of Ireland and North Carolina, respectively; the latter of English descent. He came to the United States about 18__ [sic]; was superintendent of a plantation in South Carolina. The father of our subject came to Muhlenburg County from Tennessee, about 1815, and settled on Pond River. The mother of our subject was a daughter of Edmond Forster, who was born in North Carolina, and came to Muhlenburg County about 1812 or 1815. He was a farmer.

Known children of Philip Bennett & Nancy Forrester:

  1. Elizabeth Bennett, born 1810, North Carolina; died after 1870; married Thomas Gilles Mercer January 1827, Muhlenberg.
  2. Lydia Bennett, May 12, 1815, Tennessee; died October 27, 1888, Muhlenberg; buried Green Cemetery, Muhlenberg; married Jason Mercer. He was born February 21, 1818, North Carolina, and died July 17, 1866, Muhlenberg; buried Green Cemetery, Muhlenberg.
  3. Rev. James Bennett, born February 24, 1819, Kentucky; died May 11, 1891, Muhlenberg; buried Fairmount Cemetery, Central City, Kentucky; married Susan Jarvis. She was born March 30, 1825 and died June 26, 1888 and is also buried at Fairmount Cemetery.
  4. Rev. William Bennett, born January 23, 1821, Muhlenberg; died after 1885; married America Lewis.  Read William Bennett’s Biography
  5. Lucy Bennett, born about 1822, Kentucky; died after 1880, probably in Muhlenberg; possibly married Adam Stobaugh about 1846.  See Adam Stobaugh Family Group Sheet
  6. Philip D. Bennett, born July 08, 1829, Kentucky; died May 26, 1888, Muhlenberg; buried Mercer Cemetery, Muhlenberg; married Mary E. Randolph March 18, 1850, Muhlenberg.

Sources: Muhlenberg County Federal Census 1850-1900; Muhlenberg County Kentucky Cemeteries Books by Marian G. Hammers; Muhlenberg County Marriage Book 1 & 2; Kentucky: A History of the State by Battle, Perrin & Kniffen, 1885.


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Mary Forrester

Descendants of Mary Forrester

Generation 1
 

1. MARY1 FORRESTER1, 2, 3 was born about Abt. 1796 in Kentucky1. She died between 1850-1860 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She married Edward Jarvis, son of John Jarvis and Unknown on September 11, 1824 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky2, 4, 5. He was born on July 31, 1763 in Edgecomb County, North Carolina. He died in February 1834 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

Edward Jarvis and Mary Forrester had the following children:

i. SUSAN2 JARVIS6, 7, 8, 9 was born on March 30, 1825 in Kentucky10. She died on June 26, 1888 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Fairmount Cemetery, Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky10). He was born on February 24, 1819 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky10. He died on May 11, 1891 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Fairmount Cemetery, Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky10).

ii. EDWARD EDMUND JARVIS JR.11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 was born in August 1830 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He died in 1910 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He married AMANDA CATHERINE MERCER. She was born on August 14, 1832 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She died on August 16, 1892 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Mercer Cemetery, Earles, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky17).

iii. NANCY JANE JARVIS1, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 was born in May 1830 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky19, 22, 23. She died after Aft. 1900 in probably-Hopkins County, Kentucky19. She married (1) GILLIS B. SPINKS, son of William Spinks on August 30, 1850 in Kentucky18. He was born in 1829 in Kentucky. He died on August 19, 1858 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She married (2) LEWIS STANLEY on March 06, 1860 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky20. He was born about Abt. 1837 in Kentucky.


Sources

  1. Spinks, Gillis, 1850 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg (United States. Bureau of the Census. Sixth Census, 1850), Ancestry.com, Roll: M432_214; Page: 176A.
  2. Revolutionary War widow’s pension request, NC File W7871, Series M805, Roll 468, Image 241., KYGenWeb Project.
  3. Jarvis, Mary, 1840 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County (United States. Bureau of the Census. Sixth Census.), Ancestry.com, Roll: 120; Page: 333; FHL Film: 0007830.
  4. Frances R. Nelson Salyers, “My Patriot Ancester,” Edward Jarvis (1763-1836) of North Carolina and Kentucky, KYGenWeb Project, Kentucky Genealogical Society quarterly Bluegrass Roots, Vol. 39, No. 4 (Winter 2012).
  5. Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850, Ancestry.com.
  6. Bennett, James, 1850 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County (United States. Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: M432_214; Page: 176A. Image.
  7. Bennett, Jas, 1860 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, District 1 (United States. Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_388; Page: 608; FHL Film: 803388. Image.
  8. Bennett, James, 1870 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, Summers (United States. Bureau of the Census. Ninth Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_490; Page: 531A; FHLFilm: 545989. Image.
  9. Bennett, James Benntt, 1880 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, Summers (United States. Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: 435; FHL Film: 1254435; Page: 59A; District: 134. Image.
  10. Kentucky: A History of the State. Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 2nd ed., 1885., KYGenWeb Project.
  11. Jarvis, Edward Jr. 2, 1850 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, District 1 (United States. Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census.), Ancestry.com, Roll: M432_214; Page: 175B.
  12. Jarvis, Edward Edmund, 1860 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, District 1 (United States. Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census.), Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_388; Page: 605; FHL Film: 803388.
  13. Jarvis, Edward Edmund, 1870 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, Boggess (United States. Bureau of the Census. Ninth Census.), Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_490; Page: 523A; FHL Film: 545989.
  14. Jarvis, Edward Edmund, 1880 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County (United States. Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census.), Ancestry.com, Roll: 435; FHL Film: 1254435; Page: 64C; ED: 134.
  15. Jarvis, Edward Edmond, 1900 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, Summers (United States. Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census.), Ancestry.com, Roll: 545; Page: 10A; ED: 0071; FHL Film: 1240545.
  16. Jarvis, Edward Edmond, 1910 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, Summers (United States. Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census.), Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_496; Page: 11B; ED: 0088; FHL Film: 1374509.
  17. Kim, #47064876, FindAGrave.com.
  18. Spinks, Gillis – Gibbs[sic]; Jarvis, Nancy, USGenWeb Archives, Marriage Register Book 2: Page: 61; No.: 765. William Bennett.
  19. Stanley, Howard; Nancy, 1900 – Kentucky, Hopkins, Madisonville (United States. Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census, 1900), Ancestry.com, Roll: 528; Page: 11A. Image.
  20. Stanley, Lewis; Spinks, Nancy, KYGenWeb Project, Marriage Register Book 2: Page: 161; No.: 1497. Isaac Malone; Bride’s residence; Martin Spinks, Bennett Mercer.
  21. Staton, Rachel D. Spinks Loney (Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1953), Ancestry.com, Certificate of Death, File No.: 23493; Registered No.: 45. Image.
  22. Stanley, NJ (Nancy), 1880 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg, Summers (United States. Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census, 1880), Ancestry.com, Roll: 435; Page:62C. Image.
  23. Stanley, Lewis, 1960 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg, District 1 (United States. Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census, 1860), Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_388; Page: 604. Image.

Family History Research By: Harriet C. Anderson