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James Jones Bennett
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1851
Tompkinsville
Monroe County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1934
Rosedale
McClain County
Oklahoma, USA

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Sixth child of Parents--
Oliver Hughes Bennett (1810-1889)
and
Abigail "Abby" Jones Bennett (1810-1902)

Children of Oliver Hughes and Abigail:
William "Big Bill" Bennett (1810-1902)
Sarah Frances "Frankie" Bennett Brown (1834-1913)
John Smith Bennett (1838-1919)
Elizabeth Bennett Frazier (1845-1924)
Nancy Bennett Kelly Bingham (1848-1885)
James Jones Bennett (1851-1934)
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On 6 Aug 1871 in Milan, Sullivan County,
Missouri, James Jones Bennett and
Minerva Frances Hayes Bennett were joined
in marriage and remained united in marriage
until their passing.

There were 13 children from this union,
all born in Sullivan County, Missouri--
Thomas Smith Bennett (1873-1959)
Jesse James Bennett (1875-1901)
Ordella Frances "Dolly" Bennett McPhetridge (1877-1959)
Oliver Hughes Bennett (1878-1889) {named after paternal grandfather Oliver Hughes Bennett}
Abigail "Abby" Bennett Riggs (1881-1946)
William Henry Bennett (1884-1912)
Nancy Belle Bennett McKee (1885-1909)
John Preston Bennett (1888-1889)
James Lee Lindsey Bennett (1889-1891)
Edward Stewart Bennett (1893-1964)
Levi Lee Bennett (1895-1982)
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Bennett Scott (1897-1980)
Franklin Shelton "Frank" Bennett (1899-1979)


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After 1900, James Jones Bennett moved
his household of 15 to Oklahoma. He
built a house and worked his farm.

He helped found and build the Rosedale Church
of Christ in Rosedale, Oklahoma, where he
is buried; and served as a Church Elder.

He also sent his children to the Rosedale
School and served as Director and
School Officer (Nov 1904-Mar 1905).
Many of the children from neighboring
farms attended this school and found
their future spouses in this close
knit farming community.
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Oliver H Bennett (1810 - 1889)
  Abigail Jones Bennett (1810 - 1902)
 
 Spouse:
  Minerva Frances Hayes Bennett (1853 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Abigail Bennett Riggs (1881 - 1946)*
  James Lee Lindsey Bennett (1889 - 1891)*
  Edward Stewart Bennett (1893 - 1964)*
  Levi Lee Bennett (1895 - 1982)*
  Mary Elizabeth Bennett Scott (1897 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Bennett (1832 - 1925)*
  Mary Frances Bennett Brown (1834 - 1913)*
  Frances Bennett Brown (1834 - 1913)*
  John Smith Bennett (1838 - 1919)*
  Elizabeth Bennett Frazier (1845 - 1924)*
  Nancy Bennett Kelly Bingham (1848 - 1885)**
  James Jones Bennett (1851 - 1934)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Shares marker with Minerva
 
Burial:
Rosedale Cemetery
Alfalfa County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
Originally Created by: Dennis Miller
Record added: Dec 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62793961
James Jones Bennett
Added by: Jo Aguirre
 
James Jones Bennett
Added by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
 
James Jones Bennett
Added by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
 
 
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Dear beloved first great grandfather James Jones Bennett, In remembrance [Family connection through your daughter Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Bennett Scott (1897-1980)]
- Dorothy Hazel Tarr
 Added: Nov. 20, 2012
 
 
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