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Mary Bennett: Biographical Information
Mary Bennett was the daughter of Gabriel Bennett and Elizabeth Campbell. Mary's paternal grandfather Adam Bennett was formerly enslaved on Magnolia Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina.
We know little of Mary's life as yet. If you have information to share, please do contact us. We will gratefully acknowledge your contribution!
You can follow the links in the Family Group Sheet below to see the pages for each of Mary'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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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