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Pvt John Bennett

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Pvt John Bennett

Birth
Hillsborough, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Death
1 Apr 1842 (aged 26–27)
Florida, USA
Burial
Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA
Plot
Beneath the Dade Pyramids
Memorial ID
118976402 View Source

Pvt., Company B, 2nd Dragoons

Listed in Ponce de Leon Land and Florida War Record ... By George M. Brown (1902), page 123 - 9. Bennett, John, privt. Co. "B," died at Ft. Many December 31, 1841; drowned.

Listed in St. Augustine National Cemetery index and biographical guide.
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*BENNETT, John; enlisted: February 8, 1837, New York, by Capt. Tompkins; born: Hillsborough, New Jersey; age: 22 yrs; occupation: laborer; blue eyes, light brown hair, light complexion, 5’7½”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; discharged: February 8, 1840, Fort Downing, Middle Florida, expiration of service; rank: private; [re-enlisted July 17, 1840].

*BENNETT, John; 2nd enlistment: July 17, 1840, Fort Heileman, by Lieut. Asheton; born: Hillsborough, New Jersey; age: 27 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7½”; Company B, 2d Dragoons; died April 1, 1842, Fort Many, Middle Florida, drowned; rank: private.

Contributor: David Gettman (48274079)

Pvt., Company B, 2nd Dragoons

Listed in Ponce de Leon Land and Florida War Record ... By George M. Brown (1902), page 123 - 9. Bennett, John, privt. Co. "B," died at Ft. Many December 31, 1841; drowned.

Listed in St. Augustine National Cemetery index and biographical guide.
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*BENNETT, John; enlisted: February 8, 1837, New York, by Capt. Tompkins; born: Hillsborough, New Jersey; age: 22 yrs; occupation: laborer; blue eyes, light brown hair, light complexion, 5’7½”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; discharged: February 8, 1840, Fort Downing, Middle Florida, expiration of service; rank: private; [re-enlisted July 17, 1840].

*BENNETT, John; 2nd enlistment: July 17, 1840, Fort Heileman, by Lieut. Asheton; born: Hillsborough, New Jersey; age: 27 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7½”; Company B, 2d Dragoons; died April 1, 1842, Fort Many, Middle Florida, drowned; rank: private.

Contributor: David Gettman (48274079)

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  • Created by: CNP
  • Added: 19 Oct 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 118976402
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/118976402/john-bennett: accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John Bennett (1815–1 Apr 1842), Find a Grave Memorial ID 118976402, citing Saint Augustine National Cemetery, Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA; Maintained by CNP (contributor 47877030).