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LJH (#47026700)
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Lilly B
Headstone (very nicely cleaned up!) of Lucy Bennett Lynchburg, VA
Its been ages since I first saw this and attached it to Lucy Cason Bennett wife of Elisha Bennett mother of several of his children and she died at or shortly after the birth of their youngest Olvier H Bennett in Feb 1810. He had moved the family from VA to Butler Co, KY but she (Lucy was older than him and had many children since they married in 1897 (at least 6 with Oliver) she was born in 1773. The epitaph says "Lucy Bennett consort of H.B. (not just H.) who died 11 March 1810 aged 36 years 10 months. I believe the H.B. are supposed to be her husband's initials so Bennett was her married name and H.B. (consort even in that year seems an odd expression it usually was applied to royalty etc) but I think the H. may be an error or Elisha used his middle name and as his last son was Oliver Hampton Bennett (in some trees they have that middle name as Hughes) but definitely a repeatedly used family name is Hampton (his 1st cousin was John Hampton Bennett and went by Hampton Bennett all his life etc, etc. None of his other sons have that family name. So having limited space they only put the initials. The fact is Oliver H Bennett her son had 5 namesakes during his life 3 of the 5 were given his whole name Oliver Hampton Bennett and then their own surnames ie his best friend Samuel Brown named his 1st born son Oliver Hampton Bennett Brown. So since she had close family in Liberty, VA and in Lynchburg also it seems an even closer fit. The Hughes advocates can be just as pleased. Elisha's paternal grandmother was Sarah Hampton Bennett, Hampton being her maiden name. Could you see if I could add some family info if this proves a match. Is there any other possible matches or links for Lucy Bennett? Thank You Lilly B
Added by Lilly B on Sep 04, 2015 4:02 PM
Gail L. Hannah
Worth County edits
All edits from me are from the book "The History of Worth County, GA." vol II. Thanks, gail
Added by Gail L. Hannah on Aug 22, 2015 9:31 PM
Darrell Landrum
RE: Farmer and Morrison
And thank you for all of the effort you put into making sure the men will all have a correct memorial one day. Your help is so greatly appreciated!

Added by Darrell Landrum on Aug 19, 2015 1:51 AM
Janine Pellman Seis
RE: Alex Thompson
Thank you, Linda. I have removed the image. I appreciate you taking the time to type it up. Janine
Added by Janine Pellman Seis on Aug 18, 2015 6:34 AM
Thanks so much for the quick response to the edit on Kenneth Morrison's memorial!

Added by Sherry on Aug 14, 2015 6:32 PM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Correct Cemtery
Thanks to your help I now have:
William Jasper Roberts # 141519500
in the correct location.
With sincere appreciation,
## 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Jul 31, 2015 4:29 PM
Melissa Waters Memorial
Thanks for the additional info for this memorial. I have entered it.
Added by Anonymous on Jul 22, 2015 7:32 PM
Jean Whelan Booton
RE: Clara Comforter
Hi Linda,

Thanks for the transfer offer. Not related just an obsessive graver :-)

Added by Jean Whelan Booton on Jul 19, 2015 11:40 AM
Christopher Jordan
RE: Thomas Photos
You're welcome--glad to help and thanks for the kind words.
Added by Christopher Jordan on Jul 17, 2015 4:33 PM
Rosemary Robbins
RE: Thank you

You're very welcome. Glad I could be of help.

Added by Rosemary Robbins on Jul 14, 2015 9:35 PM
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