Jerome P. Bennett

Jerome P. Bennett

Male 1828 - 1895  (67 years)

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  • Name Jerome P. Bennett 
    Born 17 May 1828  Oneida, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Emigration Abt 1850  Wheatfield, Niagara, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The Simmons and Bennett families knew each other in Niagara Co., NY and migrated to Michigan about the same time. During the Civil War, Jerome served in Company B, Michigan Volunteer Infantry.
    Census 05 Oct 1850  Wheatfield, Niagara, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1850 US Census (Wm C. Bennett)
    1850 US Census (Wm C. Bennett)
    This census shows William C.(45) farmer, $2,500 property value, with his wife Emeline (40), son Jerome (22), son Wm. (20) laborer, son Ira (17) laborer, son Orville (13), son Miles (11), son Niles (11), son Jasper (9), son Theodore (6), daughter Elinor (6), son Eugene (2).
    Land Abt 1860  Berlin Twp, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The couple owned 60 acres (later 40) in Section 14 of Town 6 North Range 7 West valued at $1,815. The land adjoined the farms of Jerome's brothers Ira and Niles, across the road from land now owned by Miles and Marjane Bennett on Harwood Road.
    Census 15 Sep 1860  Berlin Twp, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1860 US Census
    1860 US Census
    This census shows Ira (27) living with his wife Delilah (22). Also, his brother Jerome (32) and his wife Eunice (Simmons age 20) living in the same residence.
    Military Service 04 Oct 1864  , , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Private, Co. B., Reg. 9, Michigan Infantry, discharged 9-15-1865, served 0 years, 11 mo, 11 days 
    Census 05 Jul 1870  Berlin Twp, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1870 US Census (Jerome Bennett)
    1870 US Census (Jerome Bennett)
    This census shows Jerome (41) living with his wife Eunice (30), son Oley C. (6) and son Dennis A. (1). Jerome's occupation is listed as farmer with land valued at $1,200.
    Census 15 Jun 1880  Berlin Twp, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1880 US Census (Jerome Bennett)
    1880 US Census (Jerome Bennett)
    This census shows Jerome (51) a farmer living with his wife Eunice (40), son Orley (17), son Dennis (11) and daughter Ivy (Iva) (3).
    Died 22 Jul 1895  Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Died at age 67 years; of heart disease, stomach trouble.
    Buried 24 Jul 1895  Balcom Cemetery, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • A joint stone marks their burial place in Balcom Cemetery, Ionia.
    Obituary 25 Jul 1895  Saranac, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    SARANAC ADVERTISER, 7-25-1895: "Mr. Jerome Bennett died Sunday night of sickness of short duration. Sunday evening he drove his cows up, and was around about his chores as usual, but before morning he was dead. He was an old settler in Berlin and was an honest and upright man. Funeral services were held from the E. Berlin W. Methodist Church, where he listened to the truths of the gospel for many years. 
    Obituary 26 Jul 1895  Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    IONIA STANDARD, 7-26-1895 (278-7) : "Brief Mention - Jerome P. Bennett of Berlin died Monday of heart disease at age 67. Funeral services Tuesday at 1:30 at Shilton Church." 
    Person ID I254  WilliamSimmons1796 | Simmons Branch
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2010 

    Father William C. Bennett,   b. Abt 1805, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oakfield, Genesee, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Emeline V. Pettibone,   b. Aft 1810, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oakfield, Genesee, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F139  Group Sheet

    Family Eunice Maria Simmons,   b. 22 Jan 1840, Wheatfield, Niagara, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1918, Berlin Twp, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1858  [1
    Children 
     1. Orley Coy Bennett,   b. 3 Aug 1862, Berlin Twp, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1939, Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Dennis Alfred Bennett,   b. 19 Jul 1868, Berlin Twp, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1928  (Age 60 years)
     3. Iva E. Bennett,   b. 15 Apr 1877, Berlin Twp, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1926, , , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     4. Amy Delila Bennett,   b. 8 Apr 1881, Berlin Twp, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1969, , , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2008 
    Family ID F219  Group Sheet


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