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Sylvester Bennett
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Birth: May 20, 1829
South Webster
Scioto County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 12, 1912
Rice County
Kansas, USA

Son of John M. Bennett and Catherine "Katherine" Lewis.

Husband of Elevine Cable

Sterling News
Sterling, Rice Co, KS



Sylvester Bennett was born in South Webster, Scioto County, Ohio, in 1829. Came to Kansas in 1879 and has resided continuously at the present home in Medford township. Was married to Elevine Cable, who survives him, on July 4th, 1852. Nine children were born of this union, five of whom survive him? Mrs. J. C. Templeton of Guthrie, Okla., Mrs. Dug White, Sterling, Kansas, Mr. J. N. Bennett, Clarks, LA, Mr. G. E. Bennett, Hoisington, Kansas, Mr. H. R. Bennett, Medford township.

Sylvester Bennett was the son of Rev. John Bennett, who was pastor for fifty years of Bloom Baptist church, South Webster, Ohio, and united with the church at the age of twenty. Removed his membership to the first Baptist church of Sterling of which he was a member at the time of his death.

Died May 24, 1912, ages 83 years and four days.

Portsmouth Times (Portsmouth, Ohio)
February 8, 1879


Sylvester Bennett and family intend starting for Kansas, next Tuesday, the 11th last. His son, S. C. Bennett, has been there since last fall, going from Scotia Furnace, Mo., and has bought a good farm, well improved. The family of Mr. Lafayette Holmes is going with Mr. Bennett, Mr. Holmes having been there since last spring. He also has a good home provided in which to receive his family. May joy and prosperity be theirs.

Family links: 
  Elevine Cable Bennett (1832 - 1916)
  Ida Mae Bennett Templeton (1857 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Sterling Cemetery
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 406C
Created by: Linda Roberts
Record added: Aug 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40689525
Sylvester Bennett
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Sylvester Bennett
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