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William Jasper Bennett, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 18, 1873
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1918
Dent County
Missouri, USA


21 Feb 1918 (issue date)

W. J. Bennett died at his home at Salem, Mo. February 14, 1918. He is survived by his wife, who is a daughter of Judge L. B. Woodside. The deceased stood very high in his hometown of Salem, and he enjoyed the respect and good will of a large circle of friends. He was a prominent worker in the Methodist Church, and prominent in Masonic circles.

Mr. Bennett was a member of the Rolla Commandery, No. 59, Knights Templar.

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the Methodist Church in Salem, all ministers of Salem uniting in the service. The funeral was one of the largest ever held in Salem. Following the services at the church, the remains were taken in charge by Salem Lodge of Masons, and with Knight Templar escort, and conveyed to Salem cemetery, where they were buried according to the rites and ceremonies of the Masonic order.

Those attending the funeral from Rolla were: M. F. Faulkner, Prof. E. G. Harris, Prof. H. S. Dickerson, B. F. Culbertson, B. W. Humphrey, E. J. Ueltzen, W. J. Kilgore, of Rolla Commandery and C. O. Reinoehl, of Rolla.

Family links: 
  William Jasper Bennett (1831 - 1901)
  Emma Luisa Cannon Bennett (1835 - 1909)
  Maud Irving Woodside Bennett (1871 - 1954)
  Harvey Alexander Bennett (1854 - 1951)*
  Robert A. Bennett (1860 - 1953)*
  Minta E. Bennett (1863 - 1884)*
  Thomas Gabriel Bennett (1866 - 1942)*
  James Martin Bennett (1869 - 1922)*
  William Jasper Bennett (1873 - 1918)
  Berna Brown Bennett (1875 - 1966)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Dent County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Stuart Strout Woodside S...
Record added: Nov 01, 2010
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William Jasper Bennett, Jr
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William Jasper Bennett, Jr
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William Jasper Bennett, Jr
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