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Waldo James Bennett (1817 - 1895)

Waldo James Bennett
Born in Randolph, Charlotte, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 19 May 2010
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Waldo J. BENNETT was born about 1819 in Virginia. He was the son of Jesse BENNETT and his wife Phebe.

He was probably married about or shortly before 1840 to a woman named Mary Ann FITZWATER.

The Surname of FITZWATER was revealed on the death record of their son, Luther Creed BENNETT who died on 8 September 1929 in Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia.

Children of Waldo J. BENNETT and Mary Ann FITZWATER:

  1. Jesse T. BENNETT (Born: About 1840 in Virginia)
  2. William BENNETT (Born: About 1840 in Virginia)
  3. Loyal W. BENNETT (Gender: Male; Born: About 1842 in Virginia)
  4. Abigail BENNETT (Born: About 1844 in Virginia)
  5. Luther C. BENNETT (Born: about 5 September 1846 in Virginia; Died: 8 September 1929 in Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia)
  6. Ransom N. BENNETT (Born: About 1849 in Virginia)
  7. Unnamed male child (Born: January 1853 in Barbour County, Virginia[1]) - This child was not enumerated within the 1860 U. S. census record unless he was the same as Hider K. BENNETT who was listed as being 5 years old at the time of its enumeration.
  8. Hider K. BENNETT (Born: About 1855 in Barbour County, Virginia)
  9. Roxey J. BENNETT (Born: About 1858 in Barbour County, Virginia)


  1. Barbour County, West Virginia, "Birth Record Search (1833, 1853 - 1917)," Bennett, January 1853; database with images, West Virginia Vital Research Records Project ( : accessed 30 March 2018); citing West Virginia State Archives, Charleston, West Virginia.
See Also:
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Waldo J Bennett, Barbour county, Barbour, Virginia, United States; citing family 387, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Bennett-12842 and Bennett-154 appear to represent the same person because: based on sources available at it appears that these are the same person
posted by Robin Lee

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