This file was sent to me by Kathy and Jeffery Bennett, a cousin of mine.

Descendants of John Bennett

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  JOHN1 BENNETT was born 1836 in Yancey Co., North Carolina, and died Bef. 1880.  He married ELIZABETH ADKINS March 23, 1854 in Russell Co., Virginia, daughter of WILSON ADKINS.

       

Children of JOHN BENNETT and ELIZABETH ADKINS are:

                   i.       LANDEN2 BENNETT, b. 1854; m. ELLENDER HALL, February 19, 1875, Wise Co., VA.

2.               ii.       SPENCER BENNETT, b. January 12, 1855, NC.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  SPENCER2 BENNETT (JOHN1) was born January 12, 1855 in NC.  He married MALISSA VANCE January 12, 1874 in Wise Co., VA.

       

Children of SPENCER BENNETT and MALISSA VANCE are:

                   i.       CALODONIA3 BENNETT, m. X EASTERLING.

                  ii.       WALKER BENNETT.

                 iii.       SARAH BENNETT, b. October 1874, Wise County Va..

                 iv.       JOHN W. BENNETT, b. May 1879, Wise County Va..

                  v.       NANCY HELEN BENNETT, b. June 1879, Wise County Va..

3.              vi.       CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS BENNETT, b. April 12, 1882, Wise County Va.; d. May 26, 1966, Richwood WV.

4.             vii.       MISSOURI B. BENNETT, b. October 1885, Wise County Va..

5.            viii.       MAGGIE BENNETT, b. October 1887, Wise County Va.; d. 1965.

                  ix.       WALTER BENNETT, b. January 1890, Wise County Va..

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3.  CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS3 BENNETT (SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born April 12, 1882 in Wise County Va., and died May 26, 1966 in Richwood WV.  He married LAKIE RUSSELL, daughter of JACOB RUSSELL and ANNA DAVIS.

       

Children of CHRISTOPHER BENNETT and LAKIE RUSSELL are:

                   i.       AVEY4 BENNETT.

                  ii.       DEWEY BENNETT.

                 iii.       EDEVIE BENNETT.

                 iv.       GENIEVIE BENNETT.

                  v.       OSCAR BENNETT.

                 vi.       TROY BENNETT.

                vii.       IVAN BENNETT, b. June 6, 1906; d. July 1974.

               viii.       RUTH BENNETT, b. October 9, 1908; d. November 13, 1992.

6.               ix.       WALKER GENERAL BENNETT, b. September 20, 1910; d. March 12, 1991, Richwood WV.

                   x.       EMERSON BENNETT, b. August 19, 1911; d. July 1988, Fenwick Mt. WV.

 

4.  MISSOURI B.3 BENNETT (SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born October 1885 in Wise County Va..  She married LEE R. SMITH.

       

Children of MISSOURI BENNETT and LEE SMITH are:

                   i.       NORA4 SMITH, m. JESSEE.

                  ii.       JEWEL.

                 iii.       CARRIE.

                 iv.       LOLA.

                  v.       PAUL.

                 vi.       EDD RAY.

                vii.       OTIS.

 

5.  MAGGIE3 BENNETT (SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born October 1887 in Wise County Va., and died 1965.  She married FLOYD ASHWORTH NASH.

       

Child of MAGGIE BENNETT and FLOYD NASH is:

7.                i.       REXIE4 NASH, b. 1906; d. 1933.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

6.  WALKER GENERAL4 BENNETT (CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS3, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born September 20, 1910, and died March 12, 1991 in Richwood WV.  He married (1) AUDREY MAE BARNETT.  He married (2) FLOSSIE CORBITT.

       

Children of WALKER BENNETT and AUDREY BARNETT are:

8.                i.       GERALD S.5 BENNETT, b. August 14, 1932.

9.               ii.       DARRELL BENNETT, b. October 9, 1934.

10.            iii.       HAROLD JR. BENNETT, b. June 12, 1936, Richwood WV; d. February 1, 1979, Richwood WV.

11.            iv.       DOYLE RAY BENNETT, b. May 18, 1938.

12.             v.       LOWELL BENNETT, b. October 26, 1940.

13.            vi.       IREATHA MAY BENNETT, b. July 12, 1944.

14.           vii.       LIONEL BENNETT, b. November 19, 1945, Richwood, WV; d. February 11, 1995, Richwood, WV.

15.          viii.       MIKE BENNETT, b. March 15, 1949.

16.             ix.       BRENDA BENNETT, b. April 4, 1951.

 

7.  REXIE4 NASH (MAGGIE3 BENNETT, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born 1906, and died 1933.  She married WILLIAM SYLVESTER HOPKINS.

       

Child of REXIE NASH and WILLIAM HOPKINS is:

17.              i.       NANCY5 HOPKINS, b. 1929.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

8.  GERALD S.5 BENNETT (WALKER GENERAL4, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS3, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born August 14, 1932.  He married VERA BROWN July 6, 1957.

       

Children of GERALD BENNETT and VERA BROWN are:

18.              i.       DIANA6 BENNETT, b. January 13, 1958.

                  ii.       WAYNE BENNETT, b. December 21, 1963.

 

9.  DARRELL5 BENNETT (WALKER GENERAL4, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS3, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born October 9, 1934.  He married (1) JUDY BROWN.  He married (2) MAVIS GRIFFITH April 14.

       

Children of DARRELL BENNETT and JUDY BROWN are:

                   i.       LARRY6 BENNETT, b. April 9.

                  ii.       GARY BENNETT, b. August 28, 1963.

       

Children of DARRELL BENNETT and MAVIS GRIFFITH are:

                 iii.       JAMES6 GRAHAM.

19.            iv.       MISSY GRAHAM.

                  v.       LARRY BENNETT.

                 vi.       ALEX GRAHAM, b. August 13.

                vii.       TERESA BENNETT, b. November 22.

               viii.       GARY DALE BENNETT, b. August 28, 1962, Richwood, WV; d. April 15, 1977, Cincinatti, Oh.

 

10.  HAROLD JR.5 BENNETT (WALKER GENERAL4, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS3, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born June 12, 1936 in Richwood WV, and died February 1, 1979 in Richwood WV.  He married ILA JEANETTE SPENCER February 18, 1956 in Nettie, WV, daughter of ARCHIE SPENCER and PEARL COLLINS.

       

Children of HAROLD BENNETT and ILA SPENCER are:

20.              i.       JEFFREY LANE6 BENNETT, b. January 18, 1957, Richwood WV.

21.             ii.       PAMELA ELANE BENNETT, b. March 9, 1958.

                 iii.       TIMOTHY DEWAYNE BENNETT, b. August 30, 1963; m. FLEMING, April 5, 1988, Fenwick Mt. WV.

22.            iv.       KEVIN SHANE BENNETT, b. November 6, 1966, Richwood WV.

 

11.  DOYLE RAY5 BENNETT (WALKER GENERAL4, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS3, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born May 18, 1938.  He married ROSE LEWIS August 25, daughter of ROSCOE LEWIS and GLENNA.

       

Children of DOYLE BENNETT and ROSE LEWIS are:

                   i.       DARREN6 BENNETT, b. Richwood, WV; d. October 16, 2001, Summersville Memorial Hospital; m. NICKY.

23.             ii.       TANIA RAY BENNETT, b. February 16, 1966.

 

12.  LOWELL5 BENNETT (WALKER GENERAL4, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS3, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born October 26, 1940.  He married SUE STRAHAN January 9, 1967, daughter of JACK STRAHAN.

       

Child of LOWELL BENNETT and SUE STRAHAN is:

                   i.       JACKIE6 BENNETT, b. February 3.

 

13.  IREATHA MAY5 BENNETT (WALKER GENERAL4, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS3, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born July 12, 1944.  She married (1) PAUL SWANIGAN.  She married (2) LOWELL SPENCER June 28, 1963 in Fenwick Mt, WV, son of ARCHIE SPENCER and PEARL COLLINS.

       

Children of IREATHA BENNETT and LOWELL SPENCER are:

                   i.       TINA6 SPENCER, b. March 27, 1968.

24.             ii.       SCOTT SPENCER, b. April 20, 1964.

25.            iii.       TAMMY SPENCER, b. November 3, 1966.

                 iv.       TERRIA SPENCER, b. September 1, 1975.

 

14.  LIONEL5 BENNETT (WALKER GENERAL4, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS3, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born November 19, 1945 in Richwood, WV, and died February 11, 1995 in Richwood, WV.  He married JUDY LEWIS March 26, 1968.

       

Children of LIONEL BENNETT and JUDY LEWIS are:

26.              i.       GREG6 BENNETT, b. May 6.

27.             ii.       LIONEL JR. BENNETT, b. November 24.

 

15.  MIKE5 BENNETT (WALKER GENERAL4, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS3, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born March 15, 1949.  He married KATIE GROSE April 27.

       

Children of MIKE BENNETT and KATIE GROSE are:

28.              i.       BRENT6 BENNETT.

                  ii.       BRIAN BENNETT, b. October 31.

 

16.  BRENDA5 BENNETT (WALKER GENERAL4, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS3, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born April 4, 1951.  She married DAVE HIZER July 12.

       

Child of BRENDA BENNETT and DAVE HIZER is:

                   i.       ERIC6 HIZER, b. October 10.

 

17.  NANCY5 HOPKINS (REXIE4 NASH, MAGGIE3 BENNETT, SPENCER2, JOHN1) was born 1929.  She married BRENT KENNEDY.

       

Child of NANCY HOPKINS and BRENT KENNEDY is:

                   i.       BRENT N.6 KENNEDY, b. 1950.

 [ Brent Kennedy : author of several books and articles on the Melungeons]