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Jacob Bennett was born on June 2, 1772 in NJ. He was the son of Abraham Bennett & Jerusha Wanzer. Jacob was married 3 times.
Julia Benjamin was born about 1773 in NJ. She was the daughter of Samuel Benjamin & Phebe Miner
Thankful Baker was born on July 3, 1778 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT. She was the daughter of Jeremiah Baker & Anna Stephens
Charlotte Gitchell/Getchell was born abt 1793 in NY or DE. She was the daughter of Unknown Parents. Family story states that Charlotte was a full blooded Mohawk Indian.

THE FAMILIES OF JACOB BENNETT

First Marriage:

Jacob Bennett & Julia BenjaminJacob Bennett married Julia Benjamin about 1793 and they had 11 children. Their son Isaac was born June 7, 1793 in NY or Litchfield Co., CT, and daughter Jerusha was born Sept. 17, 1795 in NY or NJ. No 1800 census for New Jersey exists, but their son Benjamin, born July 18, 1800, is listed on all later census records as being born in New Jersey. According to the "History of the Settlement of Steuben County, New York" by Guy McMasters [1853], Jacob, Benjamin and Daniel N. Bennett, "settled in 1807 or about that time" in Steuben Co, NY "on what is yet called Bennett’s Flatts". Jacob operated the hotel on the corner in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. (The Gaynor House was located on that spot in 1983.) Jacob Bennett is listed as a head of household on the 1810 census of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY, living near the households of Thomas & Benjamin Bennett. The town of Howard was formed from part of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY in 1812. Jacob Bennett is listed as a head of household on the 1820 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY, living near the households of Jacob's mother Jerusha, his married daughter Jerusha Bennet Sabin, & several of his brothers and sons.I think that Julia Benjamin Bennett probably died sometime between 1820-1824, when Jacob was remarried to Thankful Baker. This is not definite, and more documentation is need on this family. A bio of daughter Adaline states that Julia Benjamin Bennett died in 1815, but it also states that her father Jacob Bennett died in 1842, which isn't correct as he is listed on the census in 1850. See below for more information on his later marriages.
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The Children of Jacob Bennett & Julia Benjamin:

Isaac B. BennettIsaac B. Bennett was born about 1794 in NY or CT. At least one online tree lists his birthplace as Barkhamp or Barkhamstad, Litchfield Co., CT, but his children who survived until 1880 listed his birthplace as NY or England. I have not found his parents on the 1800 census at this time; they were probably in New Jersey, where no census exists for that year. The family moved to Steuben Co., NY about 1807. There is a male the right age to be Isaac, age 16, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1810 census of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY. Isaac married Deborah about 1815 and they had one son. Deborah died or they separated, and Isaac married Lydia Rathbone about 1819, and census records indicate that they had 5 more children. They are listed on the 1820 & 1830 censuses of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Isaac erected a small log tavern on the corner of the street leading to the Baptist church in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. and he was the School Commissioner of Howard in 1824. Isaac B. Bennett died on March 26, 1836 in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Lydia is listed as head of household on the 1840 & 1850 censuses of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Isaac is listed as deceased in his father's will that was signed January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851, and 3 of his daughters are named as heirs with their husbands in the will. I have not found Lydia on the 1860 census at this time. Lydia Rathbun Bennett died in 1861. Child of Isaac B. Bennett & Deborah is Unknown Son #1 (born between 1816-1820). Children of Isaac B. Bennett & Lydia Rathbun are: Unknown Son #2 (born between 1821-1825), Unknown Son #3 (born between 1826-1830), Lydia (1827), Helen (1833) & Julia (1836). Two of the above Unknown Sons were named Isaac & Joseph, but I have not been able to find either on census records 1850 or after to confirm ages. According to Bea Daggett's website, Isaac B. Bennett had sons Isaac & Joseph who "were stockholders & officers in the Castana Creamery Co. & had three hotels, Stowell House, the Pioneer Hotel and Whiting House" (in I assume Monona Co., Iowa where their sisters Julia & Helen both settled). Children of Isaac B. Bennett & Lydia Rathbun are Isaac (born 1820-1830), Joseph (1820-1830), Lydia (1827), Helen (1833) & Julia (1836).
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Jerusha BennettJerusha Bennett was born on September 17, 1795 in NY or NJ. There has been some confusion as to whether she was the daughter of Abraham Bennett & Jerusha Wanzer, or of Jacob Bennett & Julia Benjamin. As she is listed as a daughter in Jacob's will, I am assuming that Jacob & Julia are the correct parents. I have not found Jacob & family on the 1800 census at this time; they were probably in New Jersey, where no census exists for that year. There is an unidentified female the right age group to be Jerusha, age 5, in the household of Jerusha Bennet on the 1800 census of Warwick, Orange Co., NY, which is one of the things that has added to the confusion. Jacob Bennett moved with his family to Steuben County, NY about 1807. There is a female the right age group to be Jerusha, age 15, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1810 census of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY. Jerusha married William Sabin on January 05, 1820 in Steuben Co., NY and they had at least 10 children. They are listed on the 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850 & 1860 censuses of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. The 1850 census lists Jerusha's birthplace as New Jersey, and the 1860 lists it as New York. Jerusha Sabin is listed as a daughter, and William Sabin is listed as a son-in-law in the will written by Jacob Bennett on January 25, 1851 (probated December 1, 1851). Jerusha Bennett Sabin died on July 6, 1861 in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. She is buried in the Old Towlesville Cemetery, Howard, Steuben Co, NY. William Sabin died in 1868 in Titusville, PA. Some of their sons emigrated to Illinois and then Tama Co., Iowa between 1860 to 1870. Children of William Sabin & Jerusha Bennett are: Maria (1821), Jacob (1823), Hannah (1825), William (1827), John (1828), Lydia (1830), Daniel (1833), twins Orrin & Warren (1836) & George (1840).
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Abraham BennettAbraham Bennett was born on September 13, 1798 in NY or NJ. I have not found his parents on the 1800 census at this time; they were probably in New Jersey, where no census exists for that year. The family moved to Steuben Co., NY about 1807. There is a male the right age to be Abraham, age 12, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1810 census of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY. The town of Howard was formed from part of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY in 1812. Abraham married Emily Rathbone about 1819, probably in Howard, Steuben Co., NY, and census records indicate they had 7 children. Abraham Bennett is listed as head of household on the 1820 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. There is a household headed by Abraham Bennett on the 1830 census of Stockton, Chataqua Co., NY that I think is this family, listed near the households of Jesse Wells and David & Nathaniel Gitchell. Emily died in 1837, and Abraham was married second to Cordelia about 1840, and they had 3 more children. The family is listed on the 1850 & 1860 censuses of Rockdale, Crawford Co., PA, and Abraham Bennet is listed as a son & heir in Jacob Bennett's will (written on January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851). Abraham & Cordelia moved from Crawford County to Erie Co., PA sometime between 1860-1865, and Cordelia died on August 23, 1865 in Mill Village, Erie Co., PA. Abraham was married third to Betsy Bogle Wilkins on November 1, 1865 in Mill Village, Erie Co., PA and they had 1 daughter. At the time of their marriage, Abraham was age 67 and Betsy was age 35. They are listed on the 1870 census of LeBoeuf, Erie Co., PA, and on the 1880 census of Mill Village, Erie Co., PA. Abraham Bennett died on May 28, 1889 in Mill Village, Erie Co., PA. Abraham & second wife Cordelia are both buried in the Chapinville Cemetery, Mill Village, Erie Co., PA. Betsy died on February 11, 1901 in Fluvanna, NY. Children of Abraham Bennett & Emily Rathbun are Son #1 (1820), Daughter #1 (born between 1821-1825), Son #2 (born between 1821-1825), Edwin (1826), Son #4 (born between 1826-1830), Martin (1828) & Eunice (1835). Children of Abraham Bennett & Cordelia are Emily (1843), Jared Alphonso (1844) & Mary (1847). Child of Abraham Bennett & Betsy Wilkins is Mary Ella (1867)
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Benjamin B. BennettBenjamin B. Bennett was born on July 18, 1800 in New Jersey. I have not found his parents on the 1800 census at this time; but no New Jersey census exists for that year. The family moved to Steuben Co., NY about 1807. There is a male the right age to be Benjamin, age 9, in the household of Jacob Bennet on the 1810 census of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY. Benjamin married Marietta Mapes about 1820, probably in Howard, Steuben Co., NY.Benjamin Bennett Jr. is listed as head of household on the 1820 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY with a wife age 16-26 and no children at that time. I do not know of any children for this marriage, and Marietta probably died before 1824. Benjamin remarried Mary Ann Armstrong about 1824, probably in Steuben Co., NY, and they had 7 children. Benjamin Bennett is listed as a son & heir in Jacob Bennett's will (written on January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851).. The family is listed on the 1860 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY, living next to the household of Sidney & Nancy (Bennett) Mesick, who is Benjamin's half sister. Benjamin Bennett died on January 03, 1865 in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Mary Ann is listed as head of household on the 1870 & 1880 censuses of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. In 1880 she was age 70. Mary Ann died in 1894 in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Benjamin & Mary Ann are both buried in the Howard Cemetery, Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Children of Benjamin B. Bennett & Mary Ann Armstrong are David (1825), Adelia (1829), Amanda (1830), Oscar (1832), Asenath (1835), Omer (1838), & Mary (1848). David married his first cousin Esther Gitchell, daughter of David & Betsy (Bennett) Gitchell.
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Betsy BennettElizabeth "Betsy" Bennett was born November 2, 1802 in Steuben Co., NY as her parents moved there about that year. There is a female the right age to be Betsy, age 8, in the household of Jacob Bennet on the 1810 census of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY. The town of Howard was formed from part of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY in 1812, and there is a female who is either Betsy, age 18, or her sister Maria, age 17, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1820 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY.. Betsy married David Gitchell on November 15, 1821 and they had 9 children. The family is listed on the 1830 census of Stockton, Chataqua Co., NY. Based on birthplaces of their children, the family moved from New York to Ohio about 1832, and from Ohio to Illinois about 1839. They are listed on the 1840 census of Rock Grove, Stephenson Co., IL. David died on December 11, 1848 in Ridott, Stephenson Co., IL. I have not found Betsy in 1850, but have found 5 of the children scattered amongst various households in Stephenson Co., IL, and another son in Fayette Co., Iowa. Betsy Gitchell is listed as a daughter in the will written by Jacob Bennett on January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851. Betsy was married second to John Felton on Sept. 3, 1857 in Stephenson Co., IL. They are listed on the 1860 census of Ridott, Stephenson Co., IL, living next to Oscar & Mary (Gitchell) Osborn. John died between 1860-1870, and Betsy is listed on the 1870 census of Ridott, Stephenson Co., IL. Betsy moved from Illinois to Iowa sometime between 1870-1874. A biography of her son-in-law Oscar H. Osborn indicates that Elizabeth "Betsy" Bennett Gitchell Felton died on May 4, 1874 in Brush Creek (later Arlington), Fayette Co., Iowa. Children of David Gitchell & Betsy Bennett are Daniel (1822), Calvin (1824), Nathaniel (1827), Wallace (1830), Esther (1831) David (1833), Melvina (1835), Louis D. (1837), Betsy (1840) & Mary (1841). Two of their children married first cousins. First was son Calvin married his cousin Julia Winne in 1847 in Stephenson Co., IL. Julia was the daughter of Daniel & Maria (Bennett) Winne. Second was daughter Esther who married David Bennett in 1850 in Stephenson Co., Illinois. David was the son of Benjamin B. & Mary Ann (Armstrong) Bennett.
Notes for Elizabeth "Betsy" Bennett Gitchell Felton
Maria BennettMaria Bennett was born on October 9, 1804 in NY or NJ. She is listed as Mariah in her father's will, but is listed on all census records as Maria. Her parents moved to Steuben Co., NY about 1807, and there is a female the right age to be Maria, age 7, in the household of Jacob Bennet on the 1810 census of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY. The town of Howard was formed from part of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY in 1812, and there is a female the right age group to be Maria, age 17, or her sister Betsy, age 18, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1820 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Maria married Daniel G. Winne between 1821-1824, probably in Steuben Co., NY, and they had 7 children. The family is listed on the 1830 census of Bath, Steuben Co., NY and on the 1840 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. They moved from New York to Illinois between 1843-1850, and they are listed on the 1850 census of Ridott, Stephenson Co., IL. Mariah Winne is listed as a daughter & Daniel B. Winne is listed as a son-in-law in the will written by Jacob Bennett on January 25, 1851 (probated December 1, 1851). The family is listed on the 1860 & 1870 censuses of Ridott, Stephenson Co., IL. In 1870, Daniel was age 76 & Maria was age 65. I have not found Daniel or Maria on the 1880 census at this time. Maria Bennett Winne died sometime after 1870, and probably before 1880 in Ridott, Stephenson Co., IL. Children of Daniel G. Winne & Maria Bennett are: Julia (1824), Unknown Daughter #2 (born between 1826-1830), Jerusha (1829), John (1833), Jacob (1837), Daniel (1840) & Abraham (1843). I believe that the oldest daughter, Julia Winne (b. 1824), married her cousin Calvin Gitchell in Stephenson Co., IL in 1847. Calvin was the son of David & Betsy (Bennett) Gitchell.
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Asenath BennettAsenath Bennett was born about 1805 in NY or NJ. Her parents moved to Steuben Co., NY about 1807, and there is a female the right age to be Asenath, age 5, in the household of Jacob Bennet on the 1810 census of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY. The town of Howard was formed from part of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY in 1812. There is a female the right age group to be Asenath, age 15, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1820 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Asenath's mother died between 1820-1824, and her father remarried in 1824 when Asenath was about 19. Asenath married Jesse Wells about 1825 and they had at least 8 children. The family is listed on the 1830 census of Stockton, Chatuaqua Co., NY. I have not found them on the 1840 census at this time, but based on birthplaces of their children they moved from New York to Illinois sometime between 1837-1842. Asenath Bennett Wells died in 1844 in Silver Creek, Stephenson Co., Illinois. Jesse remarried Lovina Everett about 1848, and they had at least 2 more children. Jesse & Lovina are listed with children from both his first and second marriages on the 1850 census of Ridott, Stephenson Co., IL. Seven of Asenath's children are listed as heirs in the will of Jacob Bennett that was written in January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851. Children of Jesse Wells & Asenath Bennett are: Lydia (1827), Haskell (1828), Eunice (1831), Isaac (1832), Jesse (1834), Rhoda (1835), Harris (1837) & Bennett (1842).
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John Fletcher BennettJohn W. D. Fletcher Bennett was born about 1811 in Steuben Co., NY. His parents are living in Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY in 1810, and the town of Howard was formed from part of Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY in 1812. There is a male the right age group to be John, age 9, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1820 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. His mother died sometime between 1820-1824, and his father remarried Thankful Baker about 1824 when John was age 13. His father was captured by the Indians about 1828 when John was about age 17, and while captured he remarried an Indian woman named Charlotte Gitchell. Jacob returned with Charlotte to Steuben Co., NY, and there is a male the right age group to be John, age 19, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1830 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. John married Prudence Baker on August 24, 1831 in Steuben Co., NY. John married Anna Rose about 1843, and they had at least one daughter.I don't know if Rose is her middle or maiden name; she is listed on census records as Anna P. (1850 & 1860), Annie (1870) & Rose (1880). John W. D. F. Bennet is listed as a son & heir in Jacob Bennett's will (written on January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851). John is listed on the 1860, 1870 & 1880 censuses of Hiram, Portage Co., OH. In 1880 he is living near the household of Maroa Bennett Sperry, widow of his half-brother Daniel Bennett. I have not found John on the 1900 census at this time. John W. D. Fletcher Bennett died sometime after 1880, & probably before 1900 in Hiram, Portage Co., OH. Child of John Fletcher Bennett & Anna Rose is Rosetta (1844). Rosetta married John Simon Rose, who is probably a relation (younger brother?) of Maroa Rose Bennett Sperry.
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Adeline BennettAdeline Bennett was born on June 1, 1811 in Steuben Co., NY. There is a female the right age group to be Adeline, age 8, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1820 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Her mother died between 1820-1824, and her father remarried Thankful Baker when Adeline was about age 12. Her father was captured by the Indians about 1828 when Adeline was about age 16, and while captured he remarried an Indian woman named Charlotte Gitchell about 1829. Jacob returned with Charlotte to Steuben Co., NY, and there is a female the right age group to be Adeline, age 18, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1830 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Adeline married William Nichols on April 20, 1831 in NY and they had 14 children. I have not found them on the 1840 census at this time, but children born from 1831 to 1841 are all listed on later census records as being born in NY. Based on birthplaces of their children, the family moved from New York to Michigan sometime between 1841 to 1847. William & Adeline are listed with their children on the 1850 & 1860 censuses of Jefferson, Hillsdale Co., MI. Adeline Nichols is also listed as a daughter & William Nichols is listed as a son-in-law in the will written by Jacob Bennett on January 25, 1851 (probated December 1, 1851). An 1876 Atlas of Fulton County, Ohio states that three of William & Adaline's sons served in the Civil War, and that two of these sons died from wounds received during the war. The same book also says that William & Adaline Nichols moved to Fulton Co., OH in 1867, but it also states that their post office was Morenci, Michigan. A bio of their daughter Julia Nichols Hart in the same book is states that William Nichols died on January 29, 1862 in Michigan. Adeline is listed at age 56 as head of household on the 1870 census of South Arm, Charlevoix Co., MI. I have not found her on the 1880 census at this time. Adeline Bennett Nichols died sometime after 1870 and probably before 1880 in Michigan or Ohio. Children of William Nichols & Adeline Bennett are David (1832), Avis (1834), twins Henry & Hellen (1835), James (1838), Phebe (1840), William C. (1841), Julia (1842), Philetus (1844), twins Francis & Franklin (1846), Douglas (1848), Owen (1850) & William (1852).
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Unknown Son BennettUnknown Son Bennett was born about 1815 in Steuben Co., NY. There is a male the right age group to be this son, age 5, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1820 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. There is a male the right age group to be this son, age 15, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1830 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. This son is not listed as an heir in the will written by Jacob Bennett on January 25, 1851 (probated December 1, 1851), and no grandchildren inherit his portion. Unknown Son Bennett died sometime after 1830 but before 1851, possibly in Steuben Co., NY but that is not for certain.
Jeremiah BennettJeremiah Bennett was born about 1817 in Steuben Co., NY. There is a male the right age group to be Jeremiah, age 3, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1820 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. There is a male the right age group to be Jeremiah, age 13, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1830 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Jeremiah married Anne Winne on July 18, 1838 in Howard, Steuben Co., NY, and they had at least 2 children. I have not found Jeremiah on the 1840 census at this time. Jeremiah Bennett died in March 1844 in Fremont, Steuben Co., NY. Anne remarried James Head on October 26, 1848 in Steuben Co., NY. James was a widower who also had children from his first marriage, and he and Anne had at least 2 more children. The family is listed on the 1850 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Son Harvey is listed at age 8 with his Winne grandparents in Howard, Steuben Co., NY that same year. Jeremiah Bennet is listed as being a deceased son, and his sons Lewis & Harvey are named as inheriting his portion in Jacob Bennett's will (written on January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851). James & Ann Head are listed with the children on the 1860 census of Wayland, Steuben Co., NY. They are listed on the 1870 census of Fremont, Steuben Co., NY. James Head died between 1870 & 1880, and Anne is listed as widowed in the household of her son Garret on the 1880 census of Howard, Steuben co., NY. Anne Winne Bennett Head died on May 22, 1889 in Haskinville, Steuben Co., NY. Jeremiah Bennett & Anne are both buried in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Haskinville, Steuben Co., New York. Children of Jeremiah Bennett & Anne Winne are Lewis (1840), & Harvey (1842) & possibly Esther (1842).
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Second marriage:

Jacob Bennett & Thankful Baker

Jacob Bennett married second Thankful Baker Stephens about 1824, probably in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Thankful was the widow of Rufus Stephens, and she had at least 3 children from her first marriage. Jacob & Thankful had 2 more children, born in 1825 & 1827. Jacob was captured by the Indians about 1829, and while captured he married a full blooded Mohawk Indian named Charlotte Gitchell and returned with her to Steuben Co., NY by 1830. (The wife in Jacob's household in 1830 is age 30-40, so is Charlotte, age 36, and not Thankful, who would be age 52.) At least one online tree states that Thankful Baker Stephens Bennett did not die until 1867, in Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY, but I have not found her on any records after her last child was born about 1827. Jacob had at least 4 children with Charlotte betwen 1829-1836, and he is listed with Charlotte as his wife on the 1830, 1840 & 1850 censuses of Howard, Steuben Co., NY.

The Children of Jacob Bennett & Thankful Baker:

Jacob B. BennettJacob B. Bennett was born about 1825 in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. His father was captured by the Indians about 1828 when Jacob was about age 3, and while captured he remarried an Indian woman named Charlotte Gitchell. Jacob had a child named Comfort with Charlotte in 1929, and he had returned with her to Steuben Co., NY by 1830. There are 2 males under 10 in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1830 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY, who may be Jacob, age 5, Daniel, age 3 and/or Comfort, age 1. There is one male age 10-15 in Jacob's household in 1840, but I think it is son Comfort, age 10 so I'm not sure where Jacob B.(age 15) & his brother Daniel (age 13) were that year. It is possible that Jacob went to Chemung County (with or without his mother Thankful) after his father Jacob returned from the Indians with third wife Charlotte, and since he is not with Jacob in 1840 he could have been in Chemung County with Thankful or another family. There is a Jacob Bennet of Big Flats, Chemung Co., NY who married Miss Jane Clark of Catlin on Feb. 17, 1842 in Chemung Co., NY, and at least one site says they moved to Steuben Co., NY soon after the marriage when Jane was age 19 (about 1843). I have not found Jacob, Jane or Jacob's mother Thankful in 1850, and Jacob should be on there somewhere because Jacob B. Bennett is listed as a son & heir in Jacob Bennett's will (written on January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851), and he is also listed on Susan Rockwell Austin's online tree as living in Howard, Steuben Co., NY in 1852. Jacob's brother Daniel is listed on the 1850 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Jacob B. Bennett probably died sometime after 1852, possibly in Steuben Co., NY but that is not for sure. I do not know of any children of Jacob B. Bennett.
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Daniel BennettDaniel Bennett was born about 1827 in Steuben Co., NY. His father was captured by the Indians about 1828 when Daniel was about age 1, and while captured he remarried an Indian woman named Charlotte Gitchell. Jacob had a child named Comfort with Charlotte in 1929, and he had returned with her to Steuben Co., NY by 1830. There are 2 males under 10 in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1830 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY, who may be Jacob, age 5, Daniel, age 3 and/or Comfort, age 1. There is one male age 10-15 in Jacob's household in 1840, but I think it is son Comfort, age 10 so I'm not sure where Daniel (age 13) & his brother Jacob B. (age 15) were that year. Daniel married Maroa Rose about 1846 in probably Steuben Co., NY, and they had 6 children. The family is listed on the 1850 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Based on birth places of the children, the family moved from New York to Ohio between 1850-1853. A biography of son-in-law Benjamin Taylor (married daughter Ida) states that Maroa Rose Bennett was born in Geauga Co., OH, and that is where the family went. Daniel Bennet is listed as a son & heir in Jacob Bennett's will (written on January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851). Daniel Bennett died in 1858 in Troy, Geauga Co., OH. Maroa is listed as head of household with the children on the 1860 census of Troy, Geauga Co., Ohio. Maroa remarried Leman Sperry sometime between 1860 & 1868. It was the third marriage for Leman, and he had at least 1 grown daughter from his first marriage. Leman Sperry died on June 25, 1868 in Burton, Geauga Co., OH. Maroa is listed with the children twice on the 1870 census of Troy, Geauga Co., OH, once as Maroa Bennet and once as Maria Sperry. Maroa moved from Geauga to Portage Co., Ohio sometime between 1870-1880, and she is listed on the 1880, 1900 & 1910 censuses of Hiram, Portage Co., OH, living with or near the household of married son Charles. In 1910 she was age 86 & widowed. I do not find her on the 1920 census at this time, and believe that Maroa Rose Bennett Sperry died between 1910-1920 in Hiram, Portage Co., Ohio. Children of Daniel Bennett & Meroa Rose are: Twins Lester & Levi (1847), Ella (1850), Charles (1853) & twins Ida & Watson (1857).
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Third marriage:

Jacob Bennett & Charlotte Gitchell Jacob Bennett married third Charlotte Gitchell/Getchell about 1828. Several online sources state that Charlotte was a full blooded Mohawk Indian, although there were Gitchell/Getchell families that lived in the same areas as the Bennetts, and one of Jacob's daughters from his first marriage married David L. Gitchell. Bea Daggett states on her website that Jacob was captured by the Indians and married Charlotte at that time. Jacob & Charlotte had at least 4 more children, born between 1829-1836. The family is listed on the 1830, 1840 & 1850 censuses of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. The 1850 census lists Jacob's birth place as NJ. Jacob wrote his will on January 15, 1851, in which he named Charlotte as his wife, and also named as his heirs 15 children, 3 son-in-laws, 12 grandchildren, 3 husbands of his granddaughters, and a niece. Jacob Bennett died on December 1, 1851 in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. He was age 79 when he died. Charlotte is listed at age 67 on the 1860 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY in the household of her married daughter Nancy Mesick. I have not found her on the 1870 census at this time. Charlotte died April 20, 1877. Jacob & Charlotte are both buried in the Howard/Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Howard, Steuben Co., NY.

The Children of Jacob Bennett & Charlotte Gitchell/Getchell:

Comfort BennettComfort Bennett was born about 1829, probably in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. There are 2 males under 10 in the household of Jacob Bennett in 1830, who may be Jacob, age 5, Daniel, age 3 and/or Comfort, age 1. There is a male the right age group to be Comfort, age 10, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1840 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Comfort Bennet is listed as age 21, Farmer, in the household of Solon Ingalls on the 1850 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Comfort Bennet is listed as a son & heir in Jacob Bennett's will (written on January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851). Comfort emigrated from New York to Ohio sometime between 1850-1860. There is a Comfort Bennett, Farmer, age 30, born NY, who is listed in the household of Cyrus Rider on the 1860 census of Hiram, Portage Co., OH who is probably this Comfort. Comfort served in the Union Army in the Civil War, enlisting at age 32 as a Private on Sept 20, 1861 in Company A, 42nd Infantry Regiment, Ohio. Comfort Bennett died on March 14, 1862 in Ashland, Kentucky while serving in the Civil War. He is listed as being honored with "Distinguished Service" in the American Civil War Records on www.ancestry.com.
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Nancy BennettNancy Bennett was born in February 1833, probably in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. There is a female the right age group to be Nancy, age 7, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1840 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. She is listed as Nancy, age 17, with her parents on the 1850 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Nancy Bennet is listed as a daughter & heir in Jacob Bennett's will (written on January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851). Nancy married Sidney Mesick about 1852, probably in Steuben Co., NY, and they had at least 7 children. The family is listed on the 1860, 1870 & 1880 censuses of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. In 1860, Nancy's widowed mother Charlotte is living with them, and they are listed next to the household of Nancy's half-brother Benjamin B. Bennett. Information posted on line indicates that Sidney Mesick died on June 26, 1885, but he is listed as a farmer in the 1891 Steuben Co., NY Directory. Sidney did die sometime between 1880-1900, and Nancy is listed as widowed, age 67, in the household of her married son Charles on the 1900 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. I have not found Nancy on the 1910 census at this time. Nancy Bennett Mesick died after 1900 and possibly before 1910, probably in Steuben Co., NY. Children of Sidney Mesick & Nancy Bennett are: Charles (1853), Ella (1855), Ada (1857), Florence (1859), Etta (1863), Ange (1865) & Jennie (1869).
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Philip P. BennettPhilip P. Bennett was born in 1835, probably in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. There is a male the right age group to be Phillip, age 5, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1840 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. He is listed as Philip, age 15, with his parents on the 1850 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Philip P. Bennett is listed as a son & heir in Jacob Bennett's will (written on January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851). Phillip married Maria E. Rose between 1850-1860, probably in Steuben Co., NY. Phillip & Maria are listed on the 1860 & 1870 censuses of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. In 1860 Maria's father, Samuel Rose, age 68, is living with them. Maria died or they separated, and Phillip married second Julia Emma Randall, sometime between 1870-1880. Phillip & Emma are listed on the 1880 census of Fremont, Steuben Co., NY in the household of her parents Samuel & Alida Randall. I have not found any known children for Phillip from either of his marriages, and have also not found him on any census record after 1880, although at least one online tree indicates that he died after 1925. Phillip P. Bennett died sometime after 1880, probably in Steuben Co., NY.
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Deborah BennettDeborah Bennett was born on June 18, 1836, probably in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. There is a female the right age group to be Deborah, age 3, in the household of Jacob Bennett on the 1840 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. She is listed as Deborah, age 13, with her parents on the 1850 census of Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Deborah Bennet is listed as a daughter & heir in Jacob Bennett's will (written on January 25, 1851 & probated December 1, 1851). Deborah married William H. Freelove sometime between 1852-1856, probably in Steuben Co., NY. Deborah Bennett Freelove died on March 21, 1856 in Howard, Steuben Co., NY. Deborah is buried in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Howard, Steuben Co., NY. William H. Freelove (born abt 1823) is listed on the 1860 & 1870 censuses of Howard, Steuben Co., NY with wife Sarah (born abt 1833) and 3 children born after 1858. They also raised a daughter Joannah, born about 1851 in New York who is possibly a daughter of William & Deborah, but she is listed on the 1860 census as being named Joannah Shoules so I do not think that she was Deborah's daughter.
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