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Edward L Bennett
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Name Edward L Bennett
Gender Male
Birth[2] Apr 20, 1913 Charleston, South Carolina
Death[2] Jan 1, 2001 Lake, Florida, United States

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Edward Bennett: Biographical Information

Edward Bennett was the son of Gabriel Bennett and Elizabeth Campbell. Edward's paternal grandfather Adam Bennett was formerly enslaved on Magnolia Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina. Edward spent some time in New York City as his social security card was issued there. At some point in his life he moved to Florida and remained there until his death on Jan 1, 2001.

Edward was listed in his parents' household on the 1930 Federal Census for Charleston, South Carolina, where they were living on Philips Street. Their household members were:

Name
Relationship
Gender
Color
Age
Birth
Bennett, Gabriel Head M Neg 53 SC
Bennet, Elizabeth
Wife F Neg 49
SC
Bennett, Elijah C. Son M Neg 20
SC
Bennett, Edward L. Son M Neg
16
SC

Edward's Social Security death record lists his last address as Lake, Florida. He died there in 2001.

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You can follow the links in the Family Group Sheet below to see the pages for each of Edward's immediate family.

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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.   1930 Census of the United States.

    Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina; Roll: 2190; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 39; Image: 256.0.

  2. 2.0 2.1 Social Security Death Index.

    Source Citation: Number: 096-07-5004;Issue State: New York;Issue Date: Before 1951.

  3.   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
  4.   Social Security Death Index about Edward L. Bennett
    Name: Edward L. Bennett
    Last Residence: 34731 Fruitland Park, Lake, Florida, United States of America
    Born: 20 Apr 1913
    Died: 1 Jan 2001
    State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951 )