Austin Bennett

Austin Bennett

Male 1814 - 1896  (81 years)
Person ID: I35389 


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  • Name Austin Bennett  [1
    Born 11 Dec 1814  Bedford, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jul 1896  Shelby, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Cochrans Grove Cemetery, Windsor, Shelby, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    Family

    Family ID: F26839  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Wife Angelina Storm (ID:I35387),   b. 8 Oct 1818, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1854, Shelby, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 1837  [2
    Children 
      1. John Bennett (ID:I35744)
      2. Eli Preston Bennett (ID:I35742)
      3. Sarah Ann Bennett (ID:I35743),   b. 14 Aug 1842, Shelby, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1934, Shelby, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Dec 1814 - Bedford, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jul 1896 - Shelby, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cochrans Grove Cemetery, Windsor, Shelby, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S1251] Find A Grave, Austin Bennett.
      Uncle Austin Bennett was born in Bedford Co., TN, Dec. 11, 1814, and departed this life at his home near Sexson, Jul. 8, 1896 in his 82d year. He was the oldest resident in Ash Grove and one of the oldest in Shelby county. He came to Shelby county, IL in Nov 1832, and has been a resident of Shelby county 64 consecutive years. He was first married to Angeline Storm in 1837. To them were born four boys and two girls - three boys and one girl survive. His wife died in 1854. He was married a second time to Jane Aldridge in 1855. To them were born four children, all of whom are living. He united with the Christian church under the ministry of Uncle Jacky Storm in 1845 at Ash Grove and remained a faithful member of that church till death. He was a faithful christian, an effectionate husband and father, a good citizen, highly respected by all who knew him. He leaves his sorrowing wife and eight children, 23 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, besides many friends to mourn his death. The funeral services were held at Ash Grove church conducted by Rev. A. H. Harrell in the presence of a large assembly of relatives and friends; the remains were buried in Ash Grove cemetery. - Shelbyville Democrat - 16 Jul 1896
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/57744944/austin-bennett

    2. [S1251] Find A Grave, Rachel Robbins Storm.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53477882/rachel-storm
      Robbins Rachel Headstone
      Robbins Rachel Headstone