Person:Edward Bennett (1)

Edward Bennett
b.Bef 1615 England
d.Aft 4 Jun 1645
Facts and Events
Name Edward Bennett
Gender Male
Birth[1] Bef 1615 England
Marriage to Unknown Unknown
Other  Speculative child?: Priscilla Bennett (2) 
with Unknown Unknown
Death[1] Aft 4 Jun 1645

See notes in his family record - he may not have been married, or the father of Priscilla Bennett.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS, 1999-2011)

    Origin unknown. Migration 1635 to Weymouth, removes to Rehoboth 1643; Freeman 25 May 1636 implying he was born by 1615. Estate in Weymouth [citing Weymouth Hist 1:195-6]; Marriage: None recorded; Children: None Recorded; Savage conflated him with Edward Bennett of Providence, Rhode Island but the latter sold the land of his father Samuel in 1686. James S. Elston suggested Priscilla Bennett wife of William Carpenter was daughter of Edward Bennett [citing TAG 70:204] but no evidence is seen for this relationship - she may have been sister or unrelated. He d.s.p. after 1645. No record is found for Pope's claim he rec'd arms from Pynchon in 1636.

  2.   William3 Carpenter (William2-1) of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, in Zubrinsky, Eugene Cole. Carpenter Sketches: Links to Sketches And Articles Representing the Most Current and Reliable Scholarship Concerning Early Generations of the Carpenter Families of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, and Providence, Rhode Island and Their Ancestors. (Carpenters' Encyclopedia of Carpenters, 2008)
    pages 1, 7.

    'He [William3 Carpenter] married first at Rehoboth on 5 October 1651, PRISCILLA BENNETT, probable daughter (widow?) of Edward Bennett of Weymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, and Rehoboth.'
    'It is not certain, moreover, what Priscilla's relationship to Edward Bennett was ... And in any case, his origin and the identity of his wife are unknown.'