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Benjamin Bennet

  • Birth 31 Oct 1764 Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 8 Oct 1840 Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 6421120

U.S. Congressman. After studying theology, he was ordained as a minister and started a congregation in Middletown, New Jersey. He served as pastor of a Middletown Baptist Church and also engaged in agricultural pursuits. In 1815, he was elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Congresses, serving until 1819. After his term, he resumed agricultural pursuits until his death at age 75.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 16 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6421120
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Bennet (31 Oct 1764–8 Oct 1840), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6421120, citing Holmdel Baptist Cemetery, Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .