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Major Peter Bennett (b. Bet. 1750 - 1752, d. 09 Apr 1822)Peter Bennett (son of Richard Bennett)23 was born Bet. 1750 - 1752 in Augusta Co., VA24, and died 09 Apr 1822 in Knox Co., TN24.He married Elizabeth Pomfret on 1773 in King Wm. Co., NC24, daughter of John Pomfret and Annie Hunt.
Notes for Peter Bennett:
Peter gave his conset and a fifty pound bond for "my daughter Nancy Ann Bennett to marrry "Richard Bearden", signed by Peter and Richard, Clerk of the Court William Heralson. Peter also had a neice Sarah Bennett that married a Richard Bearden from SC.
1821, Haywood G. Bennett is guardian to Peter Bennett, some mention ofhis sanity, estate of book 12, page 436. (per Janet Foster)
14518. Hannah Bennett. Born on 1 Jun 1640 at Concord, MA.20 Hannah died at Fairfield, CT, on 29 Oct 1650.20
14519. Thomas Bennett. Born on 16 Oct 1642 at Concord, MA.20 Thomas died at Fairfield, CT, in 1704.20
From Jacobus's History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield:20
"Bennett, Thomas, S. oi J ames. Born at Concord, Mass., 16 Oct. 1642, d. at Fairfield in 1704. Freeman, Fairfield, 1664. Married Elizabeth Thompson, dau. of John, b. abt. 1644. Thomas Bennett, Sr., conveyed 20 Sept. 1687 to his son Thomas, the home lot that was once John Thompson's.
"Thomas, ae. abt. 50, Thomas, Jr., aged 27 (mentioning his uncle John Grumman, Sr.), and Elizabeth, ae. abt. 20, all testified in the Disbrow witchcraft trial, June 1692.
"Inv. of Thomas, Sr., 17 June 1704. Widow impowered to receive and pay debts. Agreement of heirs of Thomas 29 June 1704; widow Elizabeth, and children Thomas, John, and James Bennett, Samuel Stewart, and Henry Hendricks, for themselves and their minor brother Peter.
"Daniel Burchard of Cortland, Westchester County, N. Y., in right of his wiie Dorothy, dau. of Hannah Stewart late of Norwalk dec'd, who was dau. and one of the coheirs of Thomas Bennett the first of Fairfield, moved for distribution, 18 July 1769. Distribution was made, a double portion to the children and heirs of Thomas, eldest son, and a single portion to children and heirs of John, James, and Peter Bennett, Hannah late wife of Samuel Stewart dec'd, and Elizabeth late wife of Henry Hendrix dec'd. Samue1 Hendrix appealed and gave bond with J ohn Hendrix."
Thomas married Elizabeth Thompson, daughter of John Thompson (ca 1614-16 Jun 1696) & Elizabeth Sherwood (ca 1613-ca 1658). Born ca 1644 at Hartford, CT.20
26563ii.John ( 26564iii.Elizabeth (ca1672-1755)
Granville County North Carolina
Nap of Reed District Tax List Undated
James Bennet100Acres1 Horse9 Cattle4-0-0 Money/Stockintrade161-10-0 Value
Knox Co., Tn
Bennett, Peter1805-(not sure what kind of record, probably deed)
Bennett, James D.1814-"
Bennett, ElizabethBook 9, page 109
Bennett, Guy E.Book 17, page 114
Bennett, Peter1821Ward of Haywood G. Bennett
Bennett, Peter1821Haywood G. guardian to Peter Bennett, appt.
Bennett, Peter1821Sanity of Peter Bennett
Bennett, Peter1824estate of book 12, page 436
Related Marriage Records
01/07 1793Nancy BennettmarRichard BeardenPerson Co., NC (Bondsman: Peter Bennett)
08/27 1799Sally BennettmarWilliam HarrelsonPerson Co., NC (Bondsman: Gary Williams)
02/04 1800Amy BennettmarJames BarnettPerson Co., NC (Bondsman: Jno Barnett)
03/19 1805Jean Bennett (?Jane)marWm. LongKnox Co., Tn
03/06 1816Polly D. BennettmarSamuel WhiteKnox Co., Tn
11/13 1816Haywood G. BennettmarEsther L. Houston Blount Co., Tn
01/27 1823Maria BennettmarSamuel StarkyKnox Co., Tn
07/03 1823Presly BennettmarNancy CrewsKnox Co., Tn
12/10 1839Thos. BennettmarCharlotte L. GravesKnox Co., Tn
Granville Co., NC Deed book T, page 275 - Dec. 21, 1808 Peter Bennett of Knox Co., Tenn. sold land in Granville Co., NC adjoining the lands of Lewis Bennett to John Russell of Granville Co., NC.
Roster of Soldiers & Patriots of the American Revolutionary War, buried in Tennessee
BENNETT, PETER (b 1750-52 Augusta Co., Va - d 4/9 1822 Knox Co., Tn) Service in Granville Co., NC Militia; m c1773 in King Wm. Co., Va to ELIZABETH POMFRET (b 1/1 1753 Va - d 7/7 1845 Knox Co Tn); R754 Ref: McCown.
Middleborough, MA Marriage Records To 1800
From Early Massachusetts Marriages Prior to 1800 By Frederick W. Bailey
Sorted by Man's name ----------------------------- Sorted by Womans name
Prince ___ (a negro Man and servant to Capt. Ebenezer Morton) & Jenny ____ (a negro woman and servant to Capt. Peter Bennett -- Oct. 1, 1747
More About Peter Bennett:
Military service: American Revolution.24
Property: 1808, Sale of property.25
Tax List: 1790, Granville Co., NC.
More About Peter Bennett and Elizabeth Pomfret:
Marriage: 1773, King Wm. Co., NC.26
Children of Peter Bennett and Elizabeth Pomfret are:
- +Nancy Ann Bennett, d. 24 Jun 1855, Knox Co., TN27.
- Sally Bennett.
- Amy Bennett, d. Bef. 1845.
- Jean Bennett.
- Polly D. Bennett, d. Bef. 1845.
- Haywood Bennett.
- James D. Bennett.