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Some Bennett Photos

I enjoy putting these information photos together, and today, some Bennett photos.

Goldsby Alaska Bennett, Center Public School Teacher, 1905

A few months ago I wrote about Joe’s great-uncle, Goldsby “Alaska” Bennett, who was enumerated as a schoolteacher in Black Creek Township and Franklin Township, Mercer County, in 1900. Alaska taught for a few more years at Center Public School, Franklin Township…

Goldsby Alaska Bennett, Black Creek Teacher in 1900

I really enjoy finding surprises in the local censuses. Last week I was reading through the 1900 census for Black Creek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, mainly looking at the occupations, when the name of a schoolteacher caught my eye, Goldsby A. Bennett.

A New Leaf On Our Family Tree

Our family just got a little bigger this past week. We have a new leaf on the family tree–another grandchild, a grandson this time. I am very happy to announce the birth of James Ryan Bennett, who weighed in at 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and is 22 inches long. James weighed almost as much as …

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Happy July 4th, 2014

Today is our nation’s birthday. The Fourth of July. Independence Day. The day we commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and celebrate America’s independence from Great Britain. Today is a good time to honor the ancestors from our family who fought for American independence over 235 years ago. Joe and I both have …

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