Jonathan McCally Bennett

Jonathan McCally Bennett

Lewis County, West Virginia, USA
Death 28 Oct 1887 (aged 71)
Lewis County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Weston, Lewis County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 8847839 · View Source
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"A devoted husband and father, an able lawyer, A statesman and a public benefactor. His name shall live through Now he is no more."
Obit:Departed this life October 28, 1887 at his home in Weston.Was born on the 4th day of October 1816 in what is known as Collins Settlement, in Lewis County.
He was the youngest child of Wm. Bennett and Rebecca (McCally) Bennett, his wife a daughter of James McCally, and a sister of Dr. Jas. M. McCally. William Bennett, who was the eldest son of Joseph Bennett of Scotland, who emigrated to America and settled in Augusta County, Virginia before the Revolutionary War, was born in Pendleton County, Virginia, from whence he moved to
Lewis County in 1800. He died in 1857, raising a family of twelve children, five boys and seven girls. Three of his sons are James, David and Jonathan Bennett. Jonathan McCally Bennett married Margaret Elizabeth Jackson, a daughter of Capt. Geo. W. Jackson. They had four children, William George, Louis, Gertrude and Mary Lee. (Rep. Sat. 5 Nov. 1887)


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