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Oliver James Bennett
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1862
Greenfield
Hancock County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1931
Girard
Crawford County
Kansas, USA

Oliver J. Bennett was born December 2, 1862 in Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana. He was the twelth and youngest child of Zadok St. John and Minerva Ross Bennett. When Oliver was about 7 years old, he, his parents and siblings left Indiana and went to Missouri. In about 1882, the family moved to Kansas, locating on a farm in Washington township, Crawford County, Kansas.

Oliver J. Bennett married a neighbor girl, Sarah Jane "Jennie" Hibbard on February 6, 1884. The couple resided in Osage township (McCune area), Crawford County, Kansas. They had four children.

The oldest three children, Oscar J., Nellie Myrtle, and Hattie E., all were born and then died in infancy or early childhood between 1895-1900. Their fourth child, Lester M. Bennett was born in 1904.

Oliver J. Bennett died September 17, 1931 in Girard, Crawford County, Kansas.
(bio by Darlene Hightower) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Zadok St. John Bennett (1814 - 1902)
  Minerva Ross Bennett (1816 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Hibbard Bennett (1866 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Nellie Myrtle Bennett (____ - 1889)*
  Oscar J. Bennett (1891 - ____)*
  Hattie E. Bennett (1902 - ____)*
  Lester M Bennett (1904 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alva Wickes Bennett (1839 - 1925)*
  Harriett Isophene Bennett Freeman (1840 - 1873)*
  John P Bennett (1842 - 1899)*
  Eliza Bennett Brizendine (1844 - 1932)*
  Emaline Freeman Bennett Trask (1846 - 1934)*
  Zadok Alonzo Bennett (1848 - 1921)*
  Minerva Melissa Bennett Trask (1850 - 1934)*
  Philander Scott Bennett (1852 - 1886)*
  Mary Josephine Bennett Shanholtzer (1855 - 1935)*
  Nancy Angeline Bennett Trask (1857 - 1878)*
  Oliver James Bennett (1862 - 1931)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Girard Cemetery
Girard
Crawford County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Darlene Stiteler Hightow...
Originally Created by: Cheryl Behrend
Record added: Sep 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21804622
Oliver James Bennett
Added by: Cheryl Behrend
 
Oliver James Bennett
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Added by: Cheryl Behrend
 
 
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Gone but not Forgotten...
- LaRee White Engel
 Added: Jun. 16, 2012
 
 
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