Rev David Bennett


Rev David Bennett

Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 7 Aug 1868 (aged 85)
Westford, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Ashford, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 60509847 View Source
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s/o Thaddeus Bennett II / Martha "Patty" Hall

He received his education as was procurable at that time and learned the seythemaker's trade - [Scythe]. All of his spare time was made use of with his books until he became qualified for the ministry and followed the Baptist faith, also teaching both district and private schools. He preached in Monroe, Newtown, Ashford and Manchester Green, Conn. He kept a store for quite awhile, but sold out, in May of 1842 he purchased a farm in Burlington, CT, where he moved his family and resided there until 1864. There he became school visitor and register of births, marriages and deaths. He was also a Probate Judge. In 1864 he sold his farm and moved to Ashford and Westford, CT. David and his wife Clarissa both died in Westford, Windham Co., CT.

m [1] 1805-6
Aner Minerva Smith d/o Eli Smith

They had children -

Smith, Mary Ann, William R., William Henry, Minerva Smith, Loomis G.

m [2] ca1832
Clarissa Farnham of Ashford, CT - A School Teacher

They had 2 children -

Farnham Orris, Maurice Boardman

ref: The Bennett family by Edgar B. Bennett
1910 Contributed by: BluMoKitty

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