Nehemiah Bennett

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Nehemiah Bennett

  • Birth 3 Apr 1793 Luzerne, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 25 Jan 1883 Shelby County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 23221501

S/O of Charles{ born abt 1750 Pa./died abt 1818 in Franklin Co. Ohio} & Mary ? Bennett{born abt 1754/died aft 1818 in Franklin Co Ohio}

Nehemiah married Sarah{Salome}Slusser 17~February~1817 in Fairfield Co Ohio.
In December of 2015 i could not find a marriage license.

Nehemiah Bennett, retired farmer was born in Luzene Co. Pa., April~3~1793 he came to Ohio with his parents Charles & Mary Bennett in 1809, & located in Franklin Co. where in May 1817 he married Miss Sarah Slusser, daughter of Tobias Slusser. Miss Slusser was born in Lehigh Co. Pa., 26~March~1799 & came to Franklin Co. Ohio in 1809.

Mr & Mrs Bennett settled in Franklin Co.& remained three years, when they came to Shelby Co & settled on Section 7 Franklin Twp. where Mr Bennett now resides with his grandson Milton Bennett, his wife having died 5~Sept~1879. He served in the War of 1812 & now draws a pension for his service. He had made farming his vocation through his life until a few years since, when he retired from business. he reared a family of nine children Stephen born 1818, Tobias born 1820, Nathan born 1823, Charles born 1825, Jacob born 1828, Eliza born 1830, Clarissa born 1834, SARAH JANE{MYERS] BORN 1837, Henry born 1839, four of whom are yet living, Charles, Jacob, Eliza, and SARAH JANE. He was 89years 9month 22 days when he died.

" WAR OF 1812 SERVICE RECORD"
NAME: NEHEMIAH BENNETT
COMPANY: 1 REGIMENT{DELONG'S], OHIO MILITIA
RANK~INDUCTION: PRIVATE
RANK~DISCHARGED: PRIVATE
ROLL BOX: 15
ROLL EXCT: 602


NEHEMIAH BENNETT WILL DATED 18TH DAY OF MAY 1880
I HAVE A COPY OF HIS WILL







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  • Maintained by: patty gschwender
  • Originally Created by: Joan Shoffner
  • Added: 2 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23221501
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nehemiah Bennett (3 Apr 1793–25 Jan 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23221501, citing Lenox Cemetery, Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by patty gschwender (contributor 47517041) .