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Maj Abraham Bennett
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1819
Lebanon (Warren County)
Warren County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 11, 1906
Troy
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA

Abram Bennett, of East Norway, Kansas was born in Warren County, Ohio, on March 10, 1819.

His father, Nicholas Bennett, was born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, in 1793, and died in Warren County, Ohio, August 17, 1854.

His mother, Catherine Innes, was born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, May 16, 1797 and died in Warren County, Ohio, June 15, 1825.

He was educated in Warren County, Ohio and began life as a farmer. Abram married Rachel Anderson in Warren County, Ohio on June 30, 1839. Rachel was born in Clinton County, Ohio on December 6, 1823. She was the daughter of Hiram and Mary Mulford Anderson.

When the Civil War began, Abram headed west with C. H. Phillips to Kansas. He joined Gen. Lane's men in Iowa and continued with them through Nebraska leaving them in Kansas. He served as a military chaplain for a time, and was then appointed as the Indian agent of the Kickapoos by the President of the U.S.

Abram was with Grant at Vicksburg and carried dispatch through Rebel Troops the night before the Battle of Corinth, Miss.

He was a Methodist minister at Doniphan Co, Kansas, performing many marriages. He lived Wolf River area, and resided East Norway after coming to Troy County in 1856. He later served as a Major in the First Battalion at Troy, Kansas.

Kansas State Senator and Representative.
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
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Nicholas Bennett (1786 - 1852)
  Catherine Innes Bennett (1797 - 1827)
 
 Spouse:
  Rachel Anderson Bennett (1822 - 1893)
 
 Children:
  George Washington Bennett (1840 - 1931)*
  George Washington Bennett (1840 - 1931)*
  John Wellington Bennett (1842 - 1843)*
  Celinda C. Bennett (1843 - 1865)*
  Mulford Bennett (1845 - 1845)*
  Thomas I. Bennett (1846 - 1861)*
  Silas Wellington Bennett (1848 - 1922)*
  Charles Wellington Bennett (1849 - 1931)*
  Mary Alice Bennett Camp (1853 - 1931)*
  Robert Nicholas Bennett (1855 - 1924)*
  David Wellington Bennett (1858 - 1944)*
  Ada Ann Adelaid Bennett Downing (1860 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Bennett (1817 - 1898)*
  Abraham Bennett (1819 - 1906)
  Mary L. Bennett Conyers (1820 - 1890)*
  Henry Innes Bennett (1823 - 1900)*
  Catherine Bennett Bennett (1828 - 1894)**
  Hiram Bennett (1829 - 1850)**
  Nancy Sarah Bennett Phillips (1831 - 1914)**
  Adra A Bennett Morgan (1834 - 1855)**
  Andrew Jackson Bennett (1837 - 1908)**
  Hannah Jane Bennett Foster (1840 - 1925)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Moray Cemetery
Moray
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Lee Drew
Record added: Dec 03, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6985038
Maj Abraham Bennett
Added by: Lee Drew
 
Maj Abraham Bennett
Added by: Lee Drew
 
Maj Abraham Bennett
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