Family:Adam Bennett and Hannah Unknown (1)

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Adam Bennett and Hannah Bennett: Family History

Adam Bennett was the plantation overseer at Magnolia Platation both prior to, and after Emancipation. His descendants continued to live and work at Magnolia well into the twentieth century. On the 1880 Census for St. Andrews Parish, Charleston, South Carolina, Adam gives his occupation as phosphate laborer. The household consisted of:

Name
Color
Gender
Age
Relationship
Birth
Bennett, Adam B M 45 SC
Bennet, Hanna
B F 42 Wife
SC
Bennett, Gabriel B M 8 Son
SC
Bennett, Adam B M 5 Son
SC
Bennett, John B M 2 Son SC
Bennett, Infant B F 1/12 Daughter SC


Adam and Hannah Bennett had 8 children:

Gabriel - b. 1872

Adam - b. 1875

John - b. 1878

Unknown child - b. 1880

Isaac - b. 1883

Susan - b. 1885

Ezekiel - b. 14 March 1886

Elizabeth - b. 1890

Family Group Sheet


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About This Page

This page is part of a groundbreaking research project to rediscover the family lineages of enslaved people on Drayton family plantations in Barbados and the United States. To read more about this historic research, please visit the article below:

Genealogy of Enslaved Communities on Drayton Family Plantations: A Research Project Sponsored by the Magnolia Plantation Foundation of Charleston, SC

References
  1.   1880 Census of the United States.

    Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Saint Andrews, Charleston, South Carolina; Roll: T9_1223; Family History Film: 1255223; Page: 67.2000; Enumeration District: 81; .