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Eliza Jane Pounds Bennett
Birth: Jan. 10, 1844
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 1932
Cleburne County
Alabama, USA

Eliza Jane Pounds was a daughter of Newman Madison Pounds and Mary "Polly" Albright of Cleburne Co., AL. She married Lewis Green Bennett and they had thirteen children:

Lewis Sherman
William Newman
Louvenia "Dixie"
Udoxie "Doxie" Winfred
Merriman Pounds
Richard Franklin "Frank" (Twin)
Roland Jackson "Jack" (Twin)
Ahasiah "Ahas" B.
Francis Alabama (Twin)
Emma "Emily" Georgia (Twin)
Maria V.
Grover Cleveland
Unknown - Per the 1900 US Census, Eliza was the mother of 13 children, with 12 children living.

Her husband, Lewis, enlisted in Company F, 25th Alabama Infantry of the CSA in October, 1861 and was discharged in June, 1862. He reenlisted in the CSA in March, 1863 for three months and later served in the Home Guards from August, 1863 to April, 1865. Lewis was listed as a prisoner of war and was paroled in 1865 in Talladega, AL. Eliza petitioned the government for several years regarding Lewis' military pension, but she never obtained it.

According to the Alabama Deaths, Lewis S. Bennett died on Feb. 01, 1916 in Cleburne Co., AL. However, no burial information has been found to date on Lewis Sherman Bennett, Maria V. Bennett, or the thirteenth unknown child.

Written by Sarah Joyce Gibbs Johnson. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Newman Madison Pounds (1795 - 1871)
  Mary Ann Albright Pounds (1803 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Lewis Green Bennett (1835 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  William Newman Bennett (1869 - 1941)*
  Luvenia Bennett Owens (1870 - 1966)*
  Udoxie Winfred Bennett (1872 - 1946)*
  Merriman P Bennett (1873 - 1944)*
  Richard Franklin Bennett (1875 - 1959)*
  Roland Jackson Bennett (1875 - 1948)*
  Ahasiah B. Bennett (1877 - 1958)*
  Frances Alabama Bennett (1879 - 1955)*
  Emma Georgia Bennett (1879 - 1943)*
  Grover Cleveland Bennett (1885 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Ann Pounds Pollard (1830 - 1884)*
  Richard Franklin Pounds (1832 - 1887)*
  Merriman Pounds (1833 - 1903)*
  William Lafayette Pounds (1835 - 1894)*
  Mary Ann Pounds Wiggonton (1837 - 1896)*
  Early Andrew Jackson Pounds (1840 - 1921)*
  Arminda Catherine Pounds Harrison (1842 - 1910)*
  Eliza Jane Pounds Bennett (1844 - 1932)
  Martha Ann Elizabeth Pounds Robertson (1846 - 1941)*
  Permelia Mariah Louise Pounds Voss (1850 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Upper Cane Creek Cemetery
Fruithurst
Cleburne County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Sarah Johnson
Originally Created by: mulder
Record added: May 02, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14148889
Eliza Jane <i>Pounds</i> Bennett
Added by: Mary Ann Baggett Ferguson
 
Eliza Jane <i>Pounds</i> Bennett
Added by: Mary Ann Baggett Ferguson
 
 
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- Sarah Johnson
 Added: Jun. 27, 2016

- Strings of the Heart
 Added: Feb. 9, 2014
Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Jan. 16, 2014
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