Ishmael Bennet

Ishmael Bennet

Scituate, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 20 Jan 1820 (aged 89–90)
Harlem, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
Burial Sunbury, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 35780784 · View Source
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Revolutionary War Veteran


Ishmael Bennett fought in the American Revolution at the Battle of Wyoming. He was married to Martha Elliott and Abigail Beers.

Ishmael BENNETT was born in Rhode Island about 1730; moved to Connecticut; came to Wilkes-Barre about 1770 with a family by a first wife; settled in Wilkes-Barre; after the Wyoming Battle, returned with the expelled inhabitants; married a second time to Abigail BEERS, widow of Philip WEEKS, who was killed in the Wyoming Massacre in 1778 at the river's edge; removed to Hanover about 1788; lived on the Back Road about a half mile below the Sugar Notch Mines; removed to Ohio about 1816; died there, very old."

An early industry was that of Ishmael Bennett, making grindstones at the foot of Little mountain, a short distance from the present Hanover Coal Company's breaker

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Family Members


Ishmael Bennet
Jan 20 1820
Aged about 96

wife of
Ishmael Bennet
July 28 1839
In the 88 year
of her age


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  • Created by: Jean
  • Added: 12 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35780784
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ishmael Bennet (1730–20 Jan 1820), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35780784, citing Harlem Cemetery, Sunbury, Delaware County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Jean (contributor 46944240) .