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Sgt Andre Bennett
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Birth: 1788
Pawlet
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1851
Rushford
Allegany County
New York, USA

Andre was the son of Oliver Cromwell Bennett(1759-1832) & his wife

Andre came to Rushford, NY in 1811 with a team of oxen from Cayuga County, NY He & his wife, Rachel Orcutt & young daughter Sophronia settled on Taylor Road @ six corners, He was only 23 years old.

Andre served in the War of 1812, enlisting @ Caneadea, NY on 9/5/1814 & served till 11/8/1814, as a Sgt under Capts Gregor & John Kennedy. On 3/17/1871 Rachel applied for his pension & the claim went through.

Andre & Rachel's children were:
1. Sophronia Bennett married Amazi Clark
2. Bushnell Bennett(1812-1875)
3. Sophia Bennett( - ) married Nelson Hammond
4. Charles Prescott Bennett( 1820-1910)married Sarah Langdon/Mary Lavine Clark/Nancy Brasswell/Nancy Baker Rinehart
5. Elhanan Winchester Bennett(1823-)
6. Jeanette Bennett died same year that she was born
7. adopted Aseneth Orcutt, daughter of Joseph Bushwell(1716-1796) & his wife

Sources:
1. Rushford & Rushford People
2. Descendants of John Bennett by Geer Genealogy
3. Daughters of the American Revolution, Vol # 15, page 65
4. Carmen Guica " Mister History" Cavendish, VT 1992

 
 
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 Parents:
  Oliver Cromwell Bennett (1759 - 1832)
 
 Spouse:
  Rachel Orcutt Bennett (1785 - 1871)*
 
 Children:
  Bushnell C Bennett (1812 - 1875)*
  Charles Prescott Bennett (1820 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
First Burying Ground Cemetery
Rushford
Allegany County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Laurie S Tokarsky
Record added: Apr 26, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109571811
Sgt Andre Bennett
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War of 1812 VeteranThank you Andre for making it possible to continue to be free !!!!
- Laurie S Tokarsky
 Added: Apr. 26, 2013
 
 
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