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Descendents of Samuel BENNETT


My thanks to Michael Parrish for this information.

First Generation 

1. Samuel Bennett son of James Bennett & Unknown was born 1772 ? in Taxal, Cheshire ?, was christened 8 Nov 1772 ? in Taxal, Cheshire ?, died on 1 Jan 1842 in Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire at age 70, and was buried on 4 Jan 1842 in Prestbury, Cheshire.

      Christening Notes: Birth and christening date worked out from age at death.  Samuel Bennett died in 1842 aged 70       years. Therefore he was born about 1772.

      Death Notes: Samuel Bennett's cause of death was stated as "Dropsy" on his death certificate. He passed away at       Bollington, Cheshire. He was said to be 70 years old and a labourer.  The registered informant was John Bennett,       probably Samuel's son rather than his son in law John, as he "made his mark". 

      Noted events in his life were: 

      • He appeared on the 1841 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire.  Samuel Bennett is shown living in         Bollington Lane, Bollington, Cheshire with his wife, children and son-in-law John Bennett and his children.          Samuel Bennett is described as 70 years old though this figure may have been rounded downwards.

Samuel married Betty Bennet on 3 Dec 1811 in Prestbury, Cheshire. Betty was born about 1776 in Cheshire, died on 22 Aug 1844 in Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire about age 68, and was buried on 25 Aug 1844 in Prestbury, Cheshire.

      Noted events in their marriage were: 

      • Marriage Notes: 3 Dec 1811, Prestbury, Cheshire. Samuel Bennett & Betty Bennet both of Lyme Handley,         Cheshire were married by licence at the parish church in Prestbury, Cheshire. Samuel's occupation is listed as         farmer. The witnesses were Thomas Moult and Susannah Ford.

      • Death Notes: The cause of death for Betty Bennett, the 67 years old widow of Samuel Bennett who was a         labourer, was shown as "Typhus for 10 days". She died at Bollington, Cheshire. The registered informant was         John Bennett who "made his mark". 

      Noted events in her life were:

      • She appeared on the 1841 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire.  Betty Bennett is shown living in         Bollington Lane, Bollington, Cheshire with her husband, children and son-in-law John Bennett and his children.          Betty is described as 65 years old.

Children from this marriage were:  

2F i. Elizabeth Bennett was born about 1813 in Disley, Cheshire, was christened on 3 Jan 1813 in Disley, Cheshire, and died on 12 Feb 1865 in Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire about age 52.

      Death Notes: Elizabeth Bennett passed away at the family home in Water Street, Bollington, Cheshire. She was 52       years old and the wife of John Bennett, a master tailor. The cause of death was gven as chronic bronchitis and       anasarca: "A general accumulation of serous fluid in various tissues and body cavities". The registered informant       was her daughter, Elizabeth Bennett who was present at the death.

      Noted events in her life were:

      • She appeared on the 1841 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire.  The 1841 Census shows Elizabeth         Bennett living in the home of her father, Samuel Bennett, in Bollington Lane, Bollington, near Macclesfield,         Cheshire. Elizabeth is described as being 25 years old..

      • She appeared on the 1851 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire. The Bennett family are living at Water         Street, Bollington, near Macclesfield, Cheshire. Elizabeth is a 38 years old housewife from Disley, Cheshire..

      • She appeared on the 1861 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire. Water Street, Bollington near         Macclesfield, Cheshire is still the family home for Elizabeth Bennett and family.  Elizabeth is described as being 48         years old.

Elizabeth married John Bennett son of Abraham Bennett & Ann Taylor on 30 Sep 1833 in Stockport, Cheshire. John was born on 13 Nov 1806 in Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, was christened on 30 Nov 1806 in Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, and died on 11 Mar 1892 in Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire at age 85.

      Noted events in their marriage were: 

      • Marriage Notes: 1833, Stockport, Cheshire. John and Elizabeth Bennett were married at the church of St Mary,         Stockport, Cheshire. The witnesses were (unreadable) Jackson and William Hyde.  Both John and Elizabeth were         said to be from Disley, Cheshire. 

      • Death Notes: John Bennett was described as a master tailor on his death certificate. His cause of death was given         as senile decay and bronchitis for 7 days prior to death. John was 85 years old. His daughter Elizabeth Burns         (nee Bennett) was the registered informant and present at death.

      Noted events in his life were: 

      • He appeared on the 1841 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire.  The 1841 Census shows John Bennett         and wife Elizabeth living in the home of her father, Samuel Bennett, in Bollington Lane, Bollington, near         Macclesfield, Cheshire. John is described as a 30 years old tailor.

      • He appeared on the 1851 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire.  John Bennett and his large family are         living at Water Street, Bollington, near Macclesfield, Cheshire.  John is a 44 years old tailor from Chapel en le         Frith, Derbyshire.

      • He appeared on the 1861 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire. Water Street, Bollington near         Macclesfield, Cheshire remains the family home for John Bennett and his wife Elizabeth.  John is described as a 54         years old Master Tailor.  Again, he is said to have been born in Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire.

      • He appeared on the 1871 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire. John Bennett still lives in Water Street,         Bollington.  He is described as a widower and a tailor.  John is 63 years old..

      • He appeared on the 1881 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire. John Bennett continues to be patriarch         at Water Street, Bollington, Cheshire.  He is still working despite being aged 74 years.  He is shown as a tailor on         the census.  Ethel Bennett, John's granddaughter, aged 5 years old, is also in residence.

      • He appeared on the 1891 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire. John Bennett still lives in Water Street,         Bollington, Cheshire and is still working as he is described as an 84 years old tailor. Three unmarried daughters         remain at home with him.

3 M ii.  James Bennett was born about 1815 in Disley, Cheshire, was christened on 10 May 1815 in Disley, Cheshire, died in May 1816 in Disley, Cheshire about age 1, and was buried on 3 May 1816 in Disley, Cheshire.

4 M iii. John Bennett [62] was born on 29 Mar 1817 in Disley, Cheshire and was christened on 4 May 1817 in Disley, Cheshire.

      Noted events in his life were: 

      • He appeared on the 1841 Census for Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire. John Bennett lives with his parents in         Bollington, Cheshire. He is described as 20 years old but not shown to have an occupation.