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unknown Bennett married Rachel Linton (~1613-1657)
George Bennett (~1630-1675) married Lydia Kibby (~1637-?)
Samuel Bennett Sr. (1665-1742) married Mary unknown (?-<1692)
Samuel Bennett Jr. (1690-1762) married Tabitha Wheeler (1696-1762)
Thankful Bennett (1739-1819) married Daniel Hawkins (1738-1823)


 unknown BENNETT
born
~1609
married
~1629 to Rachel Linton
died
~1636
Children:

 GEORGE BENNETT
born
~1630 at ENG?
married
Jun. 13, 1658 to Lydia Kibby at Lancaster, Worcester MA 1
died
Aug. 22, 1675 at Lancaster, Worcester MA
Children:
John Bennett
b. Jul. 31, 1659 at Lancaster, Worcester MA 2; m. Margaret unknown
Mary Bennett
b. Aug. 19, 1661 at Lancaster, Worcester MA 3; m. Nov. 21, 1677 to Theophilus Philips at Watertown, Middlesex MA; d. Dec. 3, 1730 at Hopkinton, MA
George Bennett
b. Mar. 26, 1668 at Lancaster, Worcester MA 4; m. ~1705 to Mary unknown
William Bennett
b. Mar. 5, 1672 at Lancaster, Worcester MA 5; d. Mar. 14, 1671/2
Lidea Bennett
b. Aug. 7, 1674 at Lancaster, Worcester MA 5

 SAMUEL BENNETT, Sr.
born
Jul. 22, 1665 at Lancaster, Worcester MA  5
married 1st
~1689 to Mary unknown 6
married 2nd
~1692 to Mary Parmenter
died
Jul. 6, 1742 age 77 at Shrewsbury, Worcester MA
burried
Old Settlers Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester MA
Children of 1st Marriage:

 SAMUEL BENNETT, Jr.
born
Sep. 14, 1690 at Lancaster, Worcester MA
married
Apr. 15, 1715 to Tabitha Wheeler at Concord, Middlesex MA
died
Dec. 5, 1762 at North Shrewsbury, Worcester MA
Children: 7
Samuel Bennett III
b. Jan. 13, 1715/16 at Lancaster, Worcester MA
Ephraim Bennett
b. Oct. 14, 1717 at Lancaster, Worcester MA
Phineas Bennett
b. Nov. 12, 1719 at Lancaster, Worcester MA
Silas Bennett
b. Apr. 12, 1721 at Lancaster, Worcester MA
Tabitha Bennett
b. Oct. 27, 1724 at Lancaster, Worcester MA; m. Nathan Whitney
Azubah Bennett
b. May 5, 1727 at Lancaster, Worcester MA
Mary Bennett
CHR Jul. 24, 1729 at Lancaster, Worcester MA
Abigail Bennett
CHR Aug. 20, 1732
Ithamar Bennett
CHR Feb. 23, 1735

 THANKFUL BENNETT
christened
Jul. 8, 1739 at Shrewsbury, Worcester MA
married
Sep. 30, 1759 to Daniel Hawkins at Providence, Providence RI
died
Mar. 5, 1819 at Winchester, Cheshire NH
Tufts Cemetery, Old Hinsdale Road, Ashuelot, Cheshire Co. NH
Children:

FOOTNOTES

 1  Also recorded as Apr. 13, 1658 at Boston, Suffolk MA, but probably an error of the “4th month” and since there's a record at Lancaster for May as the date of the banns, June is likely to be correct
 2  page 314 of  Norse, Henry S. ed. The Early Records of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643 - 1725 Lancaster, 1884 scanned at The Early Records of Lancaster MA, 1643-1725
 3  page 315 Ibid
 4 page 316 Ibid
 5 page 317 Ibid
 6   Some say Spofford but no corroboration found
 7 THE VITAL RECORDS OF THE TOWN OF SHREWSBURY ARE IN PRINT for BMD of Shrewsbury transcribed from Rice, Franklin P. Vital Records of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, To the end of the year 1849. Worcester: Franklin P. Rice, 1904

SOURCES CONSULTED

UNDERLYING SOURCES referenced by the above
Anderson, Robert Charles, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, vols. 1-3. Boston, MA: New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1995
Bolton, Ethel Stanwood, The Bennetts of Lancaster, Mass., New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol. 56, July 1902
Ferris, Mary Walton, Dawes-Gates Ancestoral Lines, 1931, 1943
Heywood, William Sweetzer, History of Westminster, Massachusetts - 1728-1893, Lowell MA 1893
Nourse, Henry S. ed., The Early Records of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643 - 1725, W.J. Coulter, Lancaster 1884
Rice, Franklin P. Vital Records of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, To the end of the year 1849. Worcester: Franklin P. Rice, 1904
Ward, Andrew H., History of the Town of Shrewsbury, Mass., S.G. Drake, Boston 1847