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William L. Bennett
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1844
Orange County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1926
Sullivan County
New York, USA

Bloomingburg, Feb. 19 - On Thursday William L. Bennett died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Milton Wilkinson, at Roosa Gap. Mr. Bennett had been in ill health for several years but an attack of grip and pneumonia caused his death.

Mr. Bennett was 82 years old, having been born near Scotchtown, Orange county, on February 17, 1844. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Bennett. His wife has been dead for several years.

Mr. Bennett has been a resident of the Roosa Gap section for about 20 years. He was a member of the Rock Hill M. E. Church and the G. A. R.

He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Emma Crawford, of Glen Wild; Mrs. Charlotte Lowerre of Middletown, and Mrs. Milton Wilkinson, of Roosa Gap; a brother Thomas Bennett, of Middletown; one granddaughter; five great-grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.

The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the M. E. Church in this village, Rev. G. E. Wright officiating. Burial will be in Bloomingburg cemetery.
--The Daily Herald (Middletown, NY), Friday February 19, 1926, page 2

Note: Evidence suggests that Charlotte Lowerre was William's sister, not his daughter. 
Family links: 
  Margaret Libolt Bennett (1840 - 1904)
  Mary Ellen Bennett Wilkinson (1871 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery
Orange County
New York, USA
Created by: Vivian
Record added: Aug 05, 2010
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