Person:Adam Seabrook Bennett (1)

Adam Seabrook Bennett
d.2 Oct 1986
  1. Sara Bennett
  2. Susan Bennett
  3. Living
  4. Mabel Bennett1911 - 1985
  5. Viola Bennett1914 - 1989
  6. Adam Seabrook Bennett1919 - 1986
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Name Adam Seabrook Bennett
Gender Male
Birth? 9 May 1919 Magnolia Plantation, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Death? 2 Oct 1986
Burial? 5 Oct 1986

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Adam Seabrook Bennett: Biographical Information

Adam Seabrook Bennett was the son of Ezekiel Bennett and Lula Davis Bennett. He was the grandson of Adam Bennett, the enslaved overseer at Magnolia Plantation on the Ashley River in Charleston, South Carolina.

Adam was born May 9, 1919 at Magnolia Plantation. He served in the US Army from 1941-1945.

Adam married Georgiana Nesbitt Edwards June 28, 1953.

He was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church until 1973, when he moved his membership to Olive Branch Baptist Church. There he worked with the Sunday School Board Superintendent and served on the Board of Deacons. He died October 2, 1986.

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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.   1920 Census of the United States.

    Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Saint Andrews, Charleston, South Carolina; Roll: T625_1688; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 88; Image: 869.

  2.   Of the 49 marked graves in the African American Cemetery at Magnolia Plantation 14 of those interred there are members of the Bennett family. They are:

    1) IN MEMORIUM HANNAH WIFE OF ADAM BENNETT DIED DEC.7,1908
    2) IN MEMORIUM ADAM BENNETT DIED APRIL 27, 1910 AGED 72 YEARS
    3) JOHN BENNETT 1878-1926 FOR 30 YEARS SUPT. OF MAGNOLIA GARDENS
    IN LIFE THE FAMILY HE SERVED LOVED AND TRUSTED HIM, IN DEATH THEY HONOR HIM
    4) WILLIAM J. BENNETT 1908-1925 AT REST
    5) ELIGAH C. BENNETT 1909-1933 AT REST
    6) EVELYN BENNETT JENKIN 1907-1936 AT REST
    7) GABRIEL BENNETT DIED MAY 25, 1938 AT REST
    8) HATTIE BENNETT 1886- 1954
    9) MOTHER LOLA BENNETT 1898-1948
    10)REBBECCA WESTON 12 9 1954
    11)SUSAN BENNETT HADDOCK APRIL 13, 1886 DEC. 10, 1957
    12)EZEKIAL BENNETT 1886-1949 AT REST
    13)SIMON BENNETT JAN 4,1873 NOV.26,1939 AT REST
    14)ELLA BENNETT 1896-1944 AT REST