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Descendants of Fransis Bennett

Generation No. 1

1. FRANSIS1 BENNETT was born 1826 in Ohio. He married
SARAH._______b. in Germany

Children of Fransis Bennett and Sarah are:

2. i. EDWARD2 BENNETT, b. June 1864, Taylor Co.WVa.; d. 1902, ?.

ii. CATHERINE BENNETT, b. 1857.

iii. CHARLES BENNETT, b. 1858.

iv. CAROLINE BENNETT, b. 1861.

v. EMMA BENNETT, b. 1866.

vi. ELLA BENNETT, b. 1868.

vii. FRANSIS BENNETT, b. 1871.

viii. DELIA BENNETT, b. 1874.

Generation No. 2

2. EDWARD2 BENNETT (FRANSIS1) was born June 1864 in Taylor
Co.WVa., and died 1902 in ?. He married (1) MARTHA COTTRILL
April 04, 1886 in Doddridge Co. WVa.. He married (2) MELVINA
COTTRILL January 01, 1891 in Doddridge Co. WVa., daughter of
Calvin Cottrill and Manerva Day.

Child of Edward Bennett and Martha Cottrill : None known

3.

Children of Edward Bennett and Melvina Cottrill :

1 Fred Bennett b. August 3, 1891 Doddridge Co. WV d.
1966 Tacoma,Wash. Pierce Co.

ii. MABLE3 BENNETT, b. September 05, 1893; d. June 28, 1929.

iii. DELLE BENNETT, b. 1896.

iv. MARTIN BENNETT, b. February 02, 1898, Rosemont,Penn.; d.
September 05, 1958, Buckhannon,Upshur Co.WVa..

v. EDNA BENNETT, b. September 07, 1901.

Generation No. 3

3. FRED3 BENNETT (EDWARD2, FRANSIS1) was born August 03, 1891
in West Union,WVa, Doddridge Co., and died March 30, 1966 in
Tacoma, Wash. Pierce Co.. He married MOLLY CLOCIS PERRY
December 28, 1915 in Craigsville,WVa.NicholasCo, daughter of
Sanford Perry and Hannah Goff.

Children of Fred Bennett and Molly Perry are:

4. i. ZELMA ZANE4 BENNETT, b. April 04, 1919, Curtin,Wva. Nicholas
Co.; d. March 20, 1988, Tacoma, Wash. Pierce Co..

ii. ELVA MAXINE BENNETT, b. November 21, 1916,
Curtin,WVa.Nicholas Co; d. October 19, 1918, Curtin,WVa. Nicholas
Co..

Generation No. 4

4. ZELMA ZANE4 BENNETT (FRED3, EDWARD2, FRANSIS1) was born
April 04, 1919 in Curtin,Wva. Nicholas Co., and died March 20,
1988 in Tacoma, Wash. Pierce Co.. She became involved in a
relationship with Ervin Walker Collins Jr. ., son of Ervin Collins
and Lola LaverniaSpencer. She married (2) ARTHUR TAZELL
SHOULDERS March 20, 1949 in Richwood,WVa.Nicholas Co., son
of Marion Shoulders and Mary Prince.

Notes

Zelma was born April 4 1919 and 2 days later her mother died.
Fred, grief stricken and thinking the tiny infant would not live gave
the baby to a childless couple to raise. Zelma often said she was
alive by the Grace of God and the love of Clara Godfrey

Mother's adopted line

Sylvanus Bailey Godfrey b.1880 McDowell Co. WV d. 1949
Nicholas Co. WV

mar Clara Mae Pfalzpraff1909 Parkersburg, WV

b. 1888 Germany d. 1933 Raymond, Wash. Pacific Co.

daughter of George and Hester (COOK) Pfalzpraff

This couple was no blood kin to my mother Zelma, but on my natural
father's line

the Godfrey line connects when Sylvanus's father married Louisa
COLLINS.

Child of Zelma Bennett and Ervin Collins is:

5. i. BRENDA JOYCE5 BENNETT-COLLINS, b. December 26, 19##,
Richwood, WVa. Nicholas Co..

Children of Zelma Bennett and Arthur Shoulders are:

ii. HAZEL CLEO5 SHOULDERS, b. May 15, 19##.

iii. KAREN KAY SHOULDERS, b. June 22, 19##.

Generation No. 5

5. BRENDA JOYCE5 BENNETT-COLLINS (ZELMA ZANE4 BENNETT,
FRED3, EDWARD2, FRANSIS1) was born December 26, 19## in
Richwood, WVa. Nicholas Co.. She married (1) FRANK EUGENE
SAMPSON September 12, 19## in Tacoma,Wash. Pierce Co., son of
Ralph Sampson and Francina Crothers. She married (2) ELWYN
GARARD DILLON January 14, 19## in Alexandra, NH, son of Elwyn
Dillon and Margaret Doolan.

Children of Brenda Bennett-Collins and Frank Sampson are:

6. i. MICHAEL WAYNE6 SAMPSON, b. December 03, 19##, Tacoma,
Was.Pierce Co..

7. ii. DEBRA LYNN SAMPSON, b. April 19, 19##, Tacoma,
Washington,Pierce Co..

8. iii. RONALD RAY SAMPSON, b. September 05, 19##, Midwest City,
Oklahoma Okla. Co..

9. iv. KRISTINA KAREN SAMPSON, b. August 17, 19##, Tacoma,
Wash Pierce Co..

Generation No. 6

6. MICHAEL WAYNE6 SAMPSON (BRENDA JOYCE5 BENNETT-COLLINS,
ZELMA ZANE4 BENNETT, FRED3, EDWARD2, FRANSIS1) was born
December 03, 19## in Tacoma, Was.Pierce Co.. He married (1)
LINDA JEAN SMITH August 20, 19## in Middleboro, Mass.Plymouth
Co. He married (2) PAULA COLBURN 19## in Taunton,Mass.

Children of Michael Sampson and Linda Smith are:

i. MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER7 SAMPSON, b. March 16, 19##,
Brocton,Mass Plymouth Co..

ii. KRISTINA MARIE SAMPSON, b. October 19, 19##,
Spokane,Washington.

Child of Michael Sampson and Paula Colburn is:

iii. BRIANNA MEGAN7 SAMPSON, b. November 28, 19##,
Taunton,Mass.

7. DEBRA LYNN6 SAMPSON (BRENDA JOYCE5 BENNETT-COLLINS,
ZELMA ZANE4 BENNETT, FRED3, EDWARD2, FRANSIS1) was born April
19, 19## in Tacoma, Washington,Pierce Co.. She married (1) BRIAN
TEDESCO September 10, 19## in Lakeville, Mass Plymouth Co.. She
married (2) KENNETH COUTO 1993 in Taunton,Mass.

Children of Debra Sampson and Brian Tedesco are:

i. AMANDA ODETTE7 SAMPSON, b. May 28, 19##.

ii. DANIELLE NICOLE TEDESCO, b. June 01, 19##.

Child of Debra Sampson and Kenneth Couto is:

iii. TYLER JUSTIN7 SAMPSON-COUTO, b. October 18, 19##.

8. RONALD RAY6 SAMPSON (BRENDA JOYCE5 BENNETT-COLLINS,
ZELMA ZANE4 BENNETT, FRED3, EDWARD2, FRANSIS1) was born
September 05, 19## in Midwest City, Oklahoma Okla. Co.. He
married TINA GAMACHE March 19## in Middleboro, Mass
Plymouth Co., daughter of James Gamache and Deborah.

Children of Ronald Sampson and Tina Gamache are:

i. KATELYN MARIE7 SAMPSON, b. October 21, 19##.

ii. BRANDON SCOTT SAMPSON, b. May 05, 19##.

9. KRISTINA KAREN6 SAMPSON (BRENDA JOYCE5 BENNETT-COLLINS,
ZELMA ZANE4 BENNETT, FRED3, EDWARD2, FRANSIS1) was born
August 17, 19## in Tacoma, Wash Pierce Co.. She married STEVEN
MICHAEL SOUZA August 20, 19## in Taunton, Mass Bristol Co., son
of Anthoney Souza and Janice.

Children of Kristina Sampson and Steven Souza are:

i. BRITTANY NICOLE7 SOUZA, b. September 20, 19##.

ii. JAMIE LYNN SOUZA, b. September 01, 19##.