PIONEER BENNETT FAMILY



1.  PETER CORNELIUS BENNETT was born 18 Jun 1805 in Saratoga
County, NY.  He moved to Jefferson County in 1836, first to the Town of
Lyme and then to Clayton. Peter's mother Charlotte died in Clayton
according to town records.  He was baptized 19 Mar 1837 at the Three Mile
Bay Baptist Church, Town of Lyme.  He was a deacon of the Clayton
Baptist Church, and a farmer.   Peter died 5 Feb 1883, Town of Clayton,
Jefferson County and was buried 7 Feb 1883 in the Clayton Village
Cemetery

He married Nov 13 1828, in Glen Reformed Church, Glen, Montgomery
County, NY 

CLARISSA STEELE who was born Dec 1808, Vermont? (birth Dec 1808 or
Jan 1809).  She died 3 Feb 1892, Town of Clayton, Jefferson County and
was buried 5 Feb 1892 in the Clayton Village Cemetery.  Clarissa's estate
was administered in Jefferson County by her daughter Mary J. Selter of
Three Mile Bay, Twp of Lyme, Jeff Co NY.  

Children, BENNETT:

 +    2     i       JAMES HENRY BENNETT married MARY FRANCES CARPENTER

 +    3    ii       ROSELIA "ROSE" ELLEN BENNETT married WARREN A. DYE, 
                    son of ROUSE SIMON and ZIMINA XIMINA (HALL) DYE

 +    4   iii       SARAH ANN BENNETT married TRUMAN J. COOL, 
                    son of JOHNATHAN and SUSAN (___) COOL

 +    5    iv       MARY JANE BENNETT married JONATHAN SELTER, 
                    son of JEREMIAH and SARAH A. (PUTNAM) SELTER 

 +    6     v       JOHN MILTON BENNETT married  HARRIET LOUISA HATTIE KLOCK, 
                    daughter of HARVEY and Harriet (YORAN) KLOCK 

 +    7    vi       LYMAN C. BENNETT married  LENA OTHELIA MARSHALL, 
                    (daughter of JAMES and CATHERINE (HAWN) MARSHALL

 +    8   vii       WILLIAM ORLANDO BENNETT married MARY AMELIA POST,
                    daughter of BENJAMIN and AMANDA MELVINA (WAGONER) POST  



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