Person:Lula Davis (4)

Facts and Events
Name[1] Lula Davis
Gender Female
Alt Birth? 1895 Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Birth[3] 1898
Burial[2] 1948 Magnolia Plantation, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Death[1] 16 Jan 1948 Johns Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States

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Lula Davis: Biographical Information

Lula Davis was born about 1895 to York Davis and an unknown mother. On the 1910 Census, York is married to Hester who has 3 children (Shappards) approximately the same ages as Lula and her brother Samuel. Their household members were:

Name
Relationship Gender Color Age Birth
Davis, York Head M B 42 SC
Davis, Hester Wife F B 45 SC
Shappard, Florence J. Step Daughter F B 14 SC
Shappard, William Step Son M B 13 SC
Shappard, Charles H. Step Son M B 11 SC
Davis, Lula Daughter F B 15 SC
Davis, Samuel Son M B 14 SC

Lula married Ezekiel Bennett, son of Adam Bennett and and Hannah. Ezekiel's father Adam Bennett was formerly enslaved on Magnolia Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina.

Lula died Jan 16th, 1948. She and Ezekiel are buried at Magnolia Plantation.

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

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. 1.0 1.1 Bennett Family Oral History.
  2. 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.

  3. Magnolia Plantation Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina.

    Inscription: "Mother Lula Bennett 1898-1948"

  4.   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