Benjamin Bennett was born in 1782 in Brunswick Co., VA, a son of Benjamin Bennett. He married Susannah Lucinda Taylor May 11, 1808 in Brunswick Co., VA. Together they had six children - two sons and four daughters.
In 1820 Benjamin is in Smith Co., TN with his wife, Susannah Lucinda Taylor and five of his children. In 1830 he is in Smith Co., TN with his wife and four of his children. In 1840 Benjamin is in DeKalb Co., TN with his wife, and is on the same census page as sons Taylor, Henry, daughter Sarah Hines and their families and Sarah's husband's (Harrison) father, William Bennett. In 1850 he is in DeKalb Co., TN with his wife. He is listed as a farmer, and the value of his real estate is valued at $600. In 1860 Benjamin is in DeKalb Co., TN with his wife. He is a farmer and the value of his real estate is $2000 and his personal estate is $150. Benjamin's wife, Susannah, died in 1860, so in 1870 he is living with his daughter, Mary Bennett Chapman and three of her children. He is 88, has no occupation, the value of his real estate is $1500, and he is blind. Benjamin will die in this county Feb 14, 1783 at the age of 91.
Benjamin is my 4th Great Grandfather.