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Harriett Jane (Smith) Bennett (abt. 1877 - 1962)

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Harriett Jane "Hattie" Bennett formerly Smith
Born about in Steuben County, New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Bluff Point, Yates, New York, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 22 Sep 2017
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Harriett (Hattie) is the 12th child of Amos and Elizabeth Smith. In 1900, she was living with her brother Austin Smith's family in Corning, New York and looking for work as a dressmaker.

She married Clay Bennett in 1905 and had at least one child. 1910 Census shows them living with his parents.


  • United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 September 2017), Harriett Smith in household of Austin Smith, Corning city Ward 5, Steuben, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 79, sheet 6A, family 128, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,163.
  • United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 August 2016), Austin Smith in household of A Smith, Addison, Steuben, New York, United States; citing enumeration district ED 154, sheet 331A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0932; FHL microfilm 1,254,932.
  • "New York, Yates County, Swann Vital Records Collection, 1723-2009," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 September 2015), Clay Bennett and Hattie Jane Smith, 18 Jan 1905; citing Marriage, Branchport, Yates, New York, United States, Yates County Genealogical and Historical Society and Oliver Museum and Underwood Museum, Yates.
  • Lakeview Cemetery (Penn Yan, Yates County, New York, USA). Harriet Jane "Hattie" Smith Bennett. Memorial # 179858458. Created 30 May 2017.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 October 2017), Hattie J Bennett in household of George W Bennett, Jerusalem, Yates, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 175, sheet 8B, family 209, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1075; FHL microfilm 1,375,088.

MRS. HATTIE BENNETT Mrs. Hattie J. Bennett, 87, of Bluff Point died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 1962, in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Coons of the Town of Jerusalem. A lifetime resident of the Bluff Point area, she was a daughter of Amos Avery Smith and Elizabeth White Smith, and was the widow of Clay Bennett. She was a registered practical nurse and a member of Bluff Point Methodist Church. Besides her daughter, she leaves a granddaughter, Mrs. . Harold Baley of Phelps; a grand- of Coudersport, Pa.; a son, Lauson, Robert E. Coons of Penn Yan, RD, and eight great great grandchildren. j * Friends called at the Thayer Funeral Chapel, where a service was held at 2 p. m. Friday. Rev. Charles Banks, pastor of Bluff Point Methodist Church, officiated. Burial was in Lake View Cemetery.

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