Henry Bennette 1815-1896
Descendants of Henry
BENNETTE was born 1815 in Va., and died 1896 in Nicholas Co.
WV. He married MARY WRIGHT Abt.
1834. She was born 1817 in Va., and
died 1885 in Nicholas Co. WV.
appears on the 1840 Alleghany Co. Va census but is on the Nicholas Co. WV census
by 1850. Family tradition says
three brothers came to Nicholas Co.
to settle just before the Civil War.
Mary died of
cancer at age 68 years and is buried at Taylor Cemetery on Fenwick Mountain,
Nicholas Co. WVa.
HENRY BENNETTE and
MARY2 BENNETT, b. 1837; m.
b. 1839; m. GEORGE WRIGHT, 1865; b. 1847.
CHARLES L. BENNETT, b. 1841; d. 1919, Holcomb,WV,Nicholas Co..
b. 1844; m. JOSEPH MCCLUNG BRYANT, 1866; b. 1842.
ABIGAIL L. BENNETT, b. 1845; m.
WELLINGTON DORSEY; b. 1847.
JACOB H. BENNETT, b. 1845; d. 1925, Nicholas Co. WV.
GEORGE W. BENNETT, b. 1850; m.
JOHN W. BENNETT, b. 1852, Nicholas Co. WV; d. 1926, Nicholas Co.
CYNTHIA BENNETT, b. 1853,
Nicholas Co. WV; d. 1922, Nicholas Co. WV; m. HANSON BEARD SPENCER; b. 1852,
Greenbrier Co. WV; d. 1927, Nicholas Co. WV.
ISABEL M. BENNETT, b. 1858; d.
MARIAM BENNETT, b. 1861.
Generation No. 2
2. CHARLES L.2
BENNETTE) was born
1841, and died 1919 in Holcomb,WV,Nicholas Co.. He married CATHERINE
SPENCER, daughter of ABRAHAM SPENCER and
DONNELSON. She was
born 1841 in Peter's Creek, and died 1916 in Holcomb,WV,Nicholas Co..
CHARLES L. BENNETT:
Charles Lewis Bennett was a confederate soldier durning the Civil War.
CHARLES BENNETT and
CATHERINE SPENCER are:
NAOMA C.3 BENNETTE.
LELITTA BENNETTE, b.
HATTA M BENNETTE, b.
WILMOTH HATTA BENNETTE, b. 1867, Holcomb,WVa, Nicholas Co.; d. 1923, Fenwick
Mountain, WVa. Nicholas Co..
3. JACOB H.2
BENNETTE) was born
1845, and died 1925 in Nicholas Co. WV.
He married FRANSIS NICHOLAS 1867. She was born 1844, and died 1940 in
Nicholas Co. WV.
JACOB BENNETT and
b. 1861; m. WILLIAM DORSEY, 1883.
EDGAR CLARK BENNETT, b. 1869; d.
1959, Nicholas Co. WV; m. LUCINDA MCCROTHERS, 1895; b.
1877; d. 1960.
ORA ODEM BENNETT, b. 1872.
4. JOHN W.2
BENNETTE) was born 1852
in Nicholas Co. WV, and died 1926 in Nicholas Co. WV. He married MARGARET
1873 in Nicholas Co. WV. She was
born 1854 in Nicholas Co. WV, and died 1922 in Nicholas Co. WV.
JOHN BENNETT and
MARGARET SPENCER are:
PAULA AGNUS3 BENNETT, b. 1874.
EDWARD BENNETT, b. 1874.
LEONA W. BENNETT, b. 1881.
Generation No. 3
5. WILMOTH HATTA3
BENNETTE (CHARLES L.2
BENNETTE) was born 1867
in Holcomb,WVa, Nicholas Co., and died 1923 in Fenwick Mountain, WVa. Nicholas
Co.. She married JOHN JONES SPENCER November 12,
1891 in Nicholas Co. WVa., son of WASHINGTON
and MARIETTA WILLIAMS. He was born January 18, 1870 in
Richwood, Nicholas Co. WV, and died 1944 in Fenwick Mountain, WVa. Nicholas
JOHN JONES SPENCER:
WILL of John Jones Spencer
Item 1st: personal
representaive to pay just debts.
Item 2nd: Devise
to daughter Jessie (Spencer) Young and son-in-law
Sydney Young all
real, personal, or mixed property in equal shares.
Item 3rd: Sydney
Young named executor.
J. M. Wolverton
Brooks B. Callahan
Dovie died from a
stomach tumor when she was about 6-7 years old. She was a Twin
of Rhoda who died
Email from Great
Aunt Sylvia Bolling
Little Dovey died from liver
trouble. Mom used to tell us about Dovey. She
followed G Dad
rode the hyfer when he disked up the ground for a garden, all
the bumping and
jarring is what caused her liver to go bad.
(I believe Dovie
was born with PKD but they didn't know anything about this disease back
JAMES H. SPENCER.
Rhoda was twin to
Davie. Rhoda died shortly after birth.
WINONA SPENCER, b. 1887.
JESSIE SPENCER, b. 1895.
LOLA LAVERNIASPENCER, b. 1893, Kentucky Dist.WV,Nicholas Co.; d. 1955,
Nicholas Co. WV.
Generation No. 4
BENNETTE, CHARLES L.2
BENNETTE) was born 1893
in Kentucky Dist.WV,Nicholas Co., and died 1955 in Nicholas Co. WV. She married ERVIN WALKER COLLINS 1913 in
Nicholas Co. Wva., son of RICHARD COLLINS and
DONELLSON. He was
born May 21, 1893 in Cherry Bottoms, Nicholas Co. WV1, and
died 1964 in Fenwick Mountain,Nicholas Co. WV.
ERVIN WALKER COLLINS:
Collins was a coal miner. He worked hard in the mines and when no work was
available there he worked in the woods or did whatever to support his family.In
his later years he was affected with "black Lung" . He was bedridden for many
years before his death as was his siter Vergie Collins Hinkle.
LOLA LAVERNIASPENCER and
PEARL GENEVIEVE5 COLLINS, b. August 03,
1914, Saxman, WV,Nicholas Co.; d. 1986, Richwood, WV, Nicholas Co..
VERSA DELORIA COLLINS, b. January 26, 1917, N icholas Co. WV; d. March 15,
1981, N icholas Co. WV.
HOWARD COLLINS, b. February 27, 1918, Holcomb, WV Nicholas Co.; d.
January 29, 1982, Richwood,WVa. Nicholas Co.
b. December 30, 1919, N icholas Co. WV.
ERVIN WALKER COLLINS, b. November 07, 1921, Saxman WVa. Nicholas Co..
NELMA COLLINS, b. March 11,
1923; d. July 12, 1923.
LLOYD COLLINS, b. April 03,
1924, Nicholas Co. WVa.; d. March 30, 1945, Luxenburg,Germany, WW2.
BETTY JO COLLINS, b. January
26, 1926, Nicholas Co. WVa.; d. March 06, 1927, Nicholas Co. WVa..
GENE DALE COLLINS, b. September 20, 1927, Saxman,WV Nicholas Co..
SHIRLEY COLLINS, b. November
05, 1930, Nicholas Co. WVa.; d. December 21, 1930, Nicholas Co. WVa..
ELDON JERMONE COLLINS, b. November 24, 1935, Nicholas Co. WVa.. Appalachian Mountain Families - Brenda Collins Dillon
Appalachian Mountain Families - Brenda Collins Dillon