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Name William Bennett
Gender Male
Census[1] 1910 Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Census[2] 1930 Charleston, South Carolina, United States

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William Bennett: Biographical Information

William Bennett was the son of Isaac and Hettie Bennett, and the grandson of Adam Bennett, the enslaved overseer at Magnolia Plantation on the Ashley River in St. Andrews Parish, Charleston, South Carolina.

William was born about 1910. He appears with his family in the 1910 Federal Census for St. Andrews township in Charleston, South Carolina, listed as 1 year old. Their household was:

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


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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