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Bennett, Reuben, 1848-1919



Reuben Bennett was born to Elsie Sustire Bennett and Arthur B. Bennett in 1848 and lived to the age of 71, dying in 1919. In 1872 he married his wife, Ornissa Pierce Bennett (1848-1932), with whom he had five children. Out of his five children, three survived to adulthood; Elsie, Alice, and Alta. His daughter Alta married Fred Merrit, and Elise married Milo Van Nortwick. Although he briefly lived in Tekamah, Nebraska, Reuben spent most of his life residing in Calhoun County, Michigan including Albion.

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Reuben Bennett Diary

 Item — Box 1 of 1: [Barcode: 31141024407012]
Identifier: RH-A-4287
Scope and Contents This collection contains a single diary covering the year 1912, formerly belonging to Reuben Bennett (1848-1919) in Albion, Michigan.The diary is called Miles’ Combination Diary of memorandum, and contains useful information including census numbers. Following the initial page detailing the diary’s publisher and information is an information page. While largely blank the writer’s name, R. Bennett, address, 705 North Division Street Albion, Michigan, and phone number, 182, are...
Dates: 1912