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James Bennett
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Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 25, 1825

Case B-147 from Box 421 in record group J0061, Court of Chancery, Sixth Circuit, in 1844, presently filed at the New York State Archives and called Bennett vs Bennett, et al is the source on this family.
It names:
James Bennet
Martha Bennett (his widow)
12 children:
Sarah, John, Mary, James, Seely, Martha, Erastus, Sylvina, Troylus, Lucretia, Lucinda & Joseph.
spouses named are:
John Jacobus (Sarah), Isaac Van Houten (Mary), Nathan Kingsley (Martha), Elijah Herrick (Sylvina), Chilson Sanford (Lucretia), Joel Clark (Lucinda) & Caroline (?) (Joseph).
In addition three of the children(Sarah, Mary & Joseph) are deceased at the time of the suit and their children are named: (Sarah's) Erastus, John, Henry, Ralph, Sophrona, Martha, Sarah & Sylvina Jacobus, (Mary's) James B., Nancy wife of John Rowley, Sylvina, Elizabeth wife of John Griggs, Ralph, Mary Lucretia, John & Simon Van Houten & (Joseph's) Jane Bennett.
Also mentioned is Sylvina Loder marrying William Loder while this suit is in court.
This case caused James' farm to be sold and the deed for the sale of the farm appears in deed book 44, page 216 in Steuben County Clerks office.
unlinked children & burial cemeteries
John Bennett, Thayer Cemetery, Wayne County, MI
Sylvina Herrick, Worden Cemetery, Washtenaw County, MI 
Family links: 
  Martha Bennett
  Troylus Bennett (____ - 1870)*
  Mary Bennett Van Houten*
  Lucinda Bennett Clark*
  Sarah Bennett Jacobus (____ - 1834)*
  Joseph Bennett*
  James Bennett*
  Seley Bennett (1799 - 1874)*
  Martha Bennett Kingsley (1802 - 1855)*
  Sylvina Bennett Herrick (1804 - 1880)*
  Erastus Bennett (1804 - 1880)*
  Sylvina Bennett Herrick (1804 - 1880)*
  Lucretia Bennett Sanford (1812 - 1865)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Alva Van Houten
Record added: Nov 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61399137

 Added: Jan. 16, 2015

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