EDWIN BENNETT

EDWIN BENNETT WAS BORN IN FREEPORT, MAINE, AUGUST 8, 1844, AND DIED AT HIS HOME IN BENTON TOWNSHIP, APRIL 6, 1900, AGED 55 YEARS, 7 MONTHS AND 28 DAYS. FOR YEARS HE HAD BEEN A SUFFERER FROM CANCER OF THE STOMACH, WHICH WAS THE CAUSE OF HIS DEATH.  MR. BENNETT WAS MARRIED MARCH 6, 1870, TO MISS C.L. MARSHAL, AND THE SAME YEAR MOVED TO RINGGOLD COUNTY. TWO CHILDREN WERE BORN TO THEM, A DAUGHTER, ADDIE, WHO IS AT HOME; LUTIE, A SON, WHO DIED APRIL 11, 1884.  MR. BENNETT WAS A FAITHFUL CHRISTIAN, A MEMBER OF THE UNITED BRETHREN CHURCH, AND WAS READY FOR THE END. THE FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED FROM THE HOME ON SATURDAY, HIS PASTOR REV. H. SIEMILLER OFFICIATING.

Leave a Comment