Person:Hettie Unknown (3)

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Name Hettie Unknown
Gender Female
Census[1] 1910 Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Census[2] 1930 Charleston, South Carolina, United States

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Hettie Unknown: Biographical Information

Hettie married Isaac Bennett, the son of Adam Bennett, Sr. and Hannah. Isaac's father Adam, Sr. was formerly enslaved on Magnolia Plantation on the Ashley River in St. Andrews Parish, Charleston, South Carolina.

Hettie and her family are listed on the 1910 Census, St. Andrews, SC township. Her household members were:

Name
Relationship Gender Color Age Birth
Bennett, Isaac Head M B 27 SC
Bennett, Hettie Wife F B 26 SC
Bennett, Evelena Daughter F B 2 SC
Bennett, William J. Son M B 1 SC

At the time that Isaac registered for the 1917-1919 draft, he listed Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina as his residence. He was working there as a boatman.

Hettie and her family migrated to New York City where Isaac was employed by the railroad. Isaac, his wife Hettie (below rendered Hattie) and daughter Evelena (below rendered Evelyn) appear on the 1930 Federal Census in Manhatten, New York. Their household was:

Name
Relationship
Gender
Color
Age
Birthplace
Bennett, Isaac
Head
M
Neg
48
SC
Bennett, Hattie
Wife
F
Neg
38
SC
Bennett, Evelyn
Daughter
F
Neg
21
SC

Isaac died in New York in March of 1965.

We know little of Hettie's life before she married Isaac. We would like to learn more about her life and her family heritage. If you have information and/or documents to share, please contact us! We will gratefully acknowledge your contribution.

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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. 1910 Census of the United States.

    Census Year: 1910; Census Place: St Andrews, Charleston, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1453; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 77; Image: 694.

  2. 1930 Census of the United States.

    Census Year: 1930; Census Place: Manhattan, New York, New York; Roll: 1551; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 375; Image: 847.0.

  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