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Mary Jane Sturgis Bennett

Birth
York County, South Carolina, USA
Death 20 Jul 1929 (aged 86)
Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
Burial Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
Plot North Sector, 24E, #7
Memorial ID 84775145 · View Source
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Mary Jane Sturgis Bennett was born in Rock Hill, York County, South Carolina to Thomas White and Margaret Shillinglaw Sturgis, and she was the oldest of 14 children. She married Ross Bennett in York County, South Carolina and moved to Crockett, Houston County, Texas about 1881 along with her children and parents. According to family history, she was a small woman, barely five feet tall, with blue eyes. Although her farmhouse no longer stands on the Hall Bluff's Road, the daffodils that she planted still bloom every Spring. Mary Jane died in 1929 and is buried in the Glenwood Cemetery in an unmarked grave next to her husband Ross.


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  • Created by: Susan Goolsby Courter
  • Added: 10 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84775145
  • Susan Goolsby Courter
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Jane Sturgis Bennett (5 Jul 1843–20 Jul 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84775145, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Susan Goolsby Courter (contributor 47716364) .