|Death: ||Sep. 18, 1675|
Lived in Manchester, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony. A colonial soldier, serving under Captain Lothrop, who died in the Battle of Bloody Brook. The soldiers were guarding a haul of grain that teamsters were moving to storage.
"John Bennet was one of those killed at Deerfield, Massachusetts, in September, 1675. He was a son of Henry Bennet, and grand-son of John Perkins, the first permanent settler of that name in Ipswich, who was the ancestor of all of that surname now residing in Essex. Henry Bennet had a farm, of which the southern boundary was Castle Neck Creek, and a part of the dividing line between Essex and Ipswich. He [Henry] also owned land upon Hog Island, upon which his son Jacob lived, and which Jacob's widow and children sold to Captain Thomas Choate."
—History of Essex County
John Perkins, grandfather
History of Essex County, Massachusetts, ed. Duane Hamilton Hurd, 1888, v 2, pt 1, p 1179
See cemetery notes for further details and bibliographic sources.
Henry Bennett (1629 - ____)
Lydia Perkins Bennett (1632 - ____)
Bloody Brook Mass Grave
Created by: Mrs. Bee
Record added: Mar 22, 2010
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