John B. Bennett & Francis McLeod


Generation No. 1

1. JOHN B.2 BENNETT (ALBERT1) was born Nov 1844 in AL, and died 1908 in Houston Co., TX. He married FRANCIS MCLEOD 31 Oct 1867 in Pike Co., AL, daughter of BRYANT MCLEOD and MARY DAVIS. She was born 05 Jul 1852 in Pike Co., AL, and died 22 Sep 1925 in Houston Co., TX.

Notes for JOHN B. BENNETT:

1850 Pike Co., AL;

1860 Western Div., Pike Co., AL;

1870 Troy, Pike Co., AL;

1880 Pct. 3, Houston Co., TX;

1908 died Houston Co., TX


U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles

Name: John Bennett

Residence: Pike County, Alabama

Age at Enlistment: 16

Enlistment Date: 20 Mar 1864

Rank at enlistment: Private

Enlistment Place: Pike County, AL

State Served: Alabama

Survived the War?: Yes

Service Record: Enlisted in Company I, Alabama 15th Infantry Regiment on 20 Mar 1864.

Mustered out on 09 Apr 1865 at Appomattox, VA.

Birth Date: abt 1848

Sources: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records

Southern Historical Society Papers: Appomattox Paroles ANV

The War Between the Union & Confederacy: Wm Oates


FACT #1: 1850 Pike Co., AL; 1860 Western Div., Pike Co., AL; 1870 Troy, Pike Co., AL; 1880 Pct. 3, Houston Co., TX; 1908 died Houston Co., TX

FACT #1b: 1880 Houston Co., TX pct. 3: BENNETT, John B, 32, fmr, AL; AL AL AL; Frances, 26, wife, AL GA GA; John T., 9, AL; Joel B., 7; Minnie, 5; Ella, 3; Hubbard, b. May.

FACT #2: 1900 Houston Co., TX Colthorp: BENNETT, John B., Nov1844 55, m32yr, AL NC SC; Francis, wife, Dec1852 47, AL Unknown Un; Jesse, son, Aug1889 10, TX; William P., son, July1892 7, TX; OMERTON, Smith, servant, w m 1888 22, TX TN TX


+2. i. JOHN THOMAS3 BENNETT, b. Feb 1871, Pike Co., AL; d. 23 Jun 1943, Houston, Harris Co., TX.

ii. JOEL B. BENNETT, b. 1873, Pike Co., AL; d. Bef. 1910; m. LACEY KELSEY, 03 Jan 1892, Houston Co, TX.

Notes for JOEL B. BENNETT:

1880 lived Pct. 3, Houston Co., TX

iii. MINNIE BENNETT, b. 1875, AL; d. Bef. 1910.

iv. ELLA BENNETT, b. 1877, AL; d. Bef. 1910; m. (1) LOT TAPPIN, 23 Jan 1889, Houston Co, TX; m. (2) J.B. BEST, 21 Aug 1892, Houston Co, TX.

v. HUBBARD BENNETT, b. May 1880, AL; d. Bef. 1910.

vi. JESSE BENNETT, b. Aug 1889, TX; d. Bef. 1910.

vii. WILLIAM P. BENNETT, b. Jul 1892, TX; d. Bef. 1910.


Generation No. 2

2. JOHN THOMAS3 BENNETT (JOHN B.2, ALBERT1) was born Feb 1871 in Pike Co., AL, and died 23 Jun 1943 in Houston, Harris Co., TX. He married IDA MAE EZELL 26 Dec 1897 in Houston Co, TX, daughter of LEWIS EZELL and FRANCIS HOLROYD. She was born 14 Mar 1882 in Cooke Co., TX, and died 14 Jun 1918 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX.


FACT #1: 1900 Colthrop, Houston Co., TX: BENNETT, John T, Jan1871 29, AL AL AL; Ida M., wife, Nov1880 19, married 2yrs, 2children born 1 living, TX Unknown, TX, Addie B., Oct1895 4, TX

FACT #1b: 1910 Houston Co., TX: BENNETT, John T., age ?, m1x 16yr, AL GA AL; Ida, wife, 26?, 8ch 6liv, Texas; Addie, 14, TX; William, 10, TX; Johnnie, 8, TX; Earnest, 4, TX; Fannie, 1, TX; FRANCIS, mother, 45, widow, 11 children 1 liv; AL AL AL

FACT #2: Was living with his son William B. Bennett, 7138 Ave. B, Houston, Harris Co., TX for 2 years 7 months. Died at home of auricular fibrillation. Death Cert. says father John Thomas Bennett b. AL; mother name unknown. Son W.B. signed as informant.

Notes for IDA MAE EZELL:

Death Cert.: born Mar. 14, 1882 TX, died June 14, 1918 of pneumonia, farmers wife, father: Ezell,  Mother: Francis Ezell, Informant G.M. Lackey - Crockett, burial: Wesley Chapel


Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

Children of JOHN T. BENNETT and IDA EZELL are:

i. ADDIE B.4 BENNETT, b. Oct 1898, TX.

ii. WILLIAM B. BENNETT, b. 02 Jan 1903, TX; d. 24 Jun 1943, Shepherd, San Jacinto Co., TX; Trinity River Bridge - Auto Accident.


Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

iii. JOHNNIE BENNETT, b. 1902, TX; d. Bef. 1910.

iv. EARNEST BENNETT, b. 1906, TX.

v. FANNIE BENNETT, b. 1909, TX.

vi. FRANK BENNETT, b. 1913; m. KATHRYN ELIZABETH ANDERSON, 1945; b. 1916, PA.