Philip Bennett Sr.

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Descendants of Philip Bennett Sr.

Generation 2

1. PHILIP2 BENNETT SR.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (Francis1) was born in 1780 in North Carolina7, 8. He died on May 04, 18709 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He married Nancy Forrester, daughter of Edmond Forrester on October 31, 1806 in Orange County, North Carolina (Date of Bond)10. She was born about Abt. 1784 in North Carolina8. She died in June 1870 in Summers, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky9.

Philip Bennett Sr. and Nancy Forrester had the following children:

i. ELIZABETH 3 BENNETT11, 12, 13 was born about Abt. 1810 in North Carolina11. She died in 1873 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (probably-Mercer Cemetery, Earles, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky14). She married Thomas Gillis “Gillis Mercer” Mercer, son of Thomas Martin Mercer and possibly-Unknown Fulkerson on January 19, 1827 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky15, 16. He was born in 1802 in Dobbs County, North Carolina12. He died in 1863 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Mercer Cemetery, Earles, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky12).

ii. LYDIA BENNETT6, 12 was born on May 12, 1815 in Tennessee12. She died on October 27, 1888 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Greene Cemetery, Graham, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky12). She married Jason Mercer, son of Thomas Martin Mercer and Martha Patsy Grizzard in 1838 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was born on February 21, 1818 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He died on July 17, 1866 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Greene Cemetery, Graham, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky12).

iii. JAMES BENNETT6, 17, 18, 19, 20 was born on February 24, 1819 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky8. He died on May 11, 1891 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Fairmount Cemetery, Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky8). He married Susan Jarvis?. She was born on March 30, 1825 in Kentucky8. She died on June 26, 1888 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Fairmount Cemetery, Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky8).

iv. WILLIAM BENNETT4, 6 was born on January 23, 1821 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky8. He died after Aft. 1884 in South Carrollton, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky8. He married America Lewis8. She was born about Abt. 1824 in Christian County, Kentucky8.

v. HENRIETTA “RITTA” BENNETT14, 21, 22, 23 was born about Abt. 1828 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She died after Aft. 1880 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Mercer Cemetery, Earles, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky23). She married James L. “Jim Tyson” Tyson, son of Ezekiel Tyson and Nancy Anne Mercer about Abt. 1848 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was born on February 02, 1826 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He died about Abt. 1875 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Mercer Cemetery, Earles, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky).

vi. PHILIP D. BENNETT JR.4, 8, 24, 25 was born on July 08, 1829 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky8. He died on May 26, 1888 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Mercer Cemetery, Earles, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky). He married Mary Elizabeth “Bettie Randolph” Randolph on March 18, 18508 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She was born on September 15, 1831 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She died on February 24, 1909.

vii. NANCY JANE BENNETT14 was born in 1832 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She died on November 06, 1854 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky14. She married Bailes Duren Tyson, son of Ezekiel Tyson and Nancy Anne Mercer on March 18, 1851 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky26. He was born in February 1830 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He died in October 1892.


Sources

  1. Bennett, Phillip, 1820 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, Lewisburg (United States. Bureau of the Census. Fourth Census), Ancestry.com, NARA Roll: M33_20; Page: 139B. Image.
  2. Bennet, Philip, 1830 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County (United States. Bureau of the Census. Fifth Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: 40; Page: 101; FHL Film: 0007819. Image.
  3. Bennett, Philip, 1840 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County (United States. Bureau of the Census. Sixth Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: 120; Page: 344; FHL Film: 0007830. Image.
  4. Bennett, Philip, 1850 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, District 1 (United States. Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: M432_214; Page: 175A. Bennett, William; America; Bennett, Philip D.; Image.
  5. Bennett, P., 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.
  6. Bennett, Philip & Nancy Forrester, KYGenWeb Project, Family Group Sheets.
  7. Bennett, Lydia, 1800 – North Carolina, Orange County, Hillsborough (United States. Bureau of the Census. Second Census), Ancestry.com, Series: M32; Roll: 34; Page: 549; FHL Film: 337910. Image.
  8. Kentucky: A History of the State. Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 2nd ed., 1885., KYGenWeb Project.
  9. Benett, Philip; Benett, Nancy 1870 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, Summers (U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885), Ancestry.com, Image.
  10. Orange County, North Carolina Marriage Bonds. Book TWO, A – C., Rootsweb.com, Marriage date location for Phillip Bennett and Nancy Forrester, “Bondsman: Moses Dossett”.
  11. Mercer, Gillis – 1850 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, Dist. 1 (United States. Bureau of the Census. Sixth Census, 1850), Ancestry.com, NA File Number M432_214, Page 175. Cash, Rezin; Forrester, Joseph; Mercer, Gillis. Image.
  12. Melanie McDowell Sookey, Family Group Sheet, hardcopy, supplied by Sookey, 1998.
  13. Mercer, Gillis, 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.
  14. Patty Tyson Willson, Tysons of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Greenacres Publishing Company, 2003), Family History.
  15. Jeff Murphy, Mother Murphy’s Textware, Muhlenberg County Marriages, 1799-1901 (Kentucky, Muhlenberg Genealogy,1996), LDS Fiche No. 6048004, Muhlenberg County Marriages, 1799-1850; No. 34, Page 19.
  16. Mercer, Thomas Gillis Mercer and Elizabeth Bennett, Married By: W. Oates; Muhlenberg County Marriages, 1799-1850; No. 34, Page 19.
  17. Bennett, James, 1850 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County (United States. Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: M432_214; Page: 176A. Image.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. Tyson, Jas, 1860 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, District 1 (United States. Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_388; Page: 606; FHL Film: 803388.
  22. Tyson, James, 1870 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, Summers (United States. Bureau of the Census. Ninth Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_490; Page: 532B; FHL Film: 545989. Image.
  23. Tyson, Henrietta, 1880 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, Summers (United States. Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census), Ancestry.com, FHL Film: 1254435; Page: 63A; District: 134. Image.
  24. Bennett, Jr., Philip, 1860 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, District 1 (United States. Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_388; Page: 606; FHL Film: 803388. Image.
  25. Bennett Jr., Phillip 1880 – Kentucky, Muhlenberg County, Summers (United States. Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: 435; FHL Film: 1254435; Page: 63A; District: 134. Image.
  26. Bailes D. Tyson and Nancy Jane Bennett, Rootsweb.com, Married By: William Bennett; Marriage Book 2 Part 6, 1849 – 1852, No. 750 – 898; Vital Statistics, Muhlenberg, KY.

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