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Charles Wesley Bennett
Birth: Nov. 21, 1854
New Castle
Lawrence County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1927
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Catcher in Major League Baseball. He played for the Milwaukee Grays in 1878 and the Worcester Ruby Legs. Bennett played eight seasons with the Detroit Wolverines from 1881-1888. His last five major league seasons with the Boston Beaneaters. He lost his 15 year career after a train accident in 1894 which forced him to lose both of his legs. (bio by: Honoring our ancestors) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Alice Spears Bennett (1855 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah L. Bennett Porter (1875 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodmere Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Indian Hill
 
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Record added: May 27, 2005
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