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 Hiram Bennett

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Hiram Bennett

  • Birth 29 May 1796 Franklin County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 21 Jul 1888 Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 13030996

Husband of (1) Theodosia Dobbs and (2)Sarah Dougan

This is from the front page of the Dallas Morning News dated Sunday, July 22, 1888
Obituary
Hiram Bennett
Mesquite, Texas., July 21. Mr. Hiram Bennett, the oldest man in this county, died this afternoon, about 1:30 o'clock, aged 95 years. He was surrounded by his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and even little s of the fourth generation. To the day of his illness his mind was clear and bright. He was universally admired, having been a moral and a good man and a lifetime member of the Primitive Baptist church.

- July 23, 1888, Dallas Daily Herald, p. 5, col. 1
Mr. Hiram Bennett died at his home at Mesquite Saturday afternoon. He was the oldest man in Dallas county, being 93 years of age. Children, grandchildren, great grand-children and great-great-grandchildren saw the venerable old man breathe his last. He was an honest, good, old-fashioned man.

Father of 17 children.
James Madison Bennett
Deliiah C. Bennett
William Hardy Bennett
Elisha Williams Bennett
Sarah Ann Bennett
Lewis Clark Bennett
Elijah David Bennett
Lidia Jane Bennett
Josiah Leath Bennett
Mary Jane Bennett
John Calhoun Bennett
Solomon Monroe Bennett
Emily Elizabeth Bennett
Enoch Noah Bennett
Martha Naomi Bennett
Alfred Stephenson Bennett
Alphaus Lane Bennett

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Inscription

"Kind father of love thou art gone to thy rest,Forever to bask ‘mid the joys of the blest"


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  • Created by: Robert Bennett
  • Added: 15 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13030996
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hiram Bennett (29 May 1796–21 Jul 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13030996, citing Laurel Oaks Memorial Park, Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Robert Bennett (contributor 46637977) .