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Lester James Bennett

Male 1884 -


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  • Name Lester James Bennett 
    Born 19 Jun 1884  Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    1900 census 1900  Macon County, District #3, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    recorded as Lester B. Bennett, 15, born in June 1884 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single, farm laborer, son of Mary E. and Guss W. Bennett. 
    1910 census 1910  North Franklin, Simpson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    recorded as Lester J. Bennette, 25, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single, farm laborer, son of Mary Bennette and Gus Bennette. 
    1920 census 1920  Franklin, Simpson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    recorded as Lester J. Bennett, 33, born in born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single, farmer, son of Mary E, Bennett, 55, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married, and of Gus W. Bennett, 62, born in Tennessee, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, married, farmer.  
    Marriage #1 20 Oct 1921  Sumner County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lester married Lela B. Turney in Sumner County, Tennessee. 
    Child born 23 Jun 1928  Simpson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    first child born: Nancy E. Bennett.  
    1930 census 1930  Salmons Village, Simpson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    recorded as Lester J. Bennett, 44, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married, 36 at 1st marriage, farmer; Lela B. Bennett, wife, 32, born in Kentucky, both parents born in Tennessee, married, 24 at 1st marriage; Nancy E. Bennett, daughter, 2 5/12, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky. 
    Child born 10 Jul 1938  Simpson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    second child born: Billy J. Bennett  
    1940 census 1940  Simpson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    recorded as Lester James Bennett, 55, born in Tennessee, resided in same place in 1935, farmer; Lela Bennett, wife, 42, born in Tennessee, resided in same place in 1935, Nancy Bennett, daughter, 11, born in Kentucky, resided in same place in 1935; Billy James Bennett, son, 2, born in Kentucky, resided in same place in 1935. 
    Death notices 18 Jan 1950  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lester died at age 65 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee of "carcinoma of cecum with liver". metastasis?. 
    • His death certificate records that he was a married white male farmer who normally resided on Route #1, Walker St., outside Franklin, Simpson County, Kentucky and that he was removed to Franklin, Kentucky for burial.
    Died Y  [1
    Person ID I906  Seagraves Database
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2016 

    Father Gus Wilson Bennett,   b. 29 Jul 1858, Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1940, Franklin, Simpson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth (Gil 4) Hire,   b. 14 Apr 1864, Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1936, Franklin, Simpson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1881  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jun 1884 - Macon County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 census - recorded as Lester B. Bennett, 15, born in June 1884 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single, farm laborer, son of Mary E. and Guss W. Bennett. - 1900 - Macon County, District #3, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 census - recorded as Lester J. Bennette, 25, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single, farm laborer, son of Mary Bennette and Gus Bennette. - 1910 - North Franklin, Simpson County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 census - recorded as Lester J. Bennett, 33, born in born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single, farmer, son of Mary E, Bennett, 55, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married, and of Gus W. Bennett, 62, born in Tennessee, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, married, farmer. - 1920 - Franklin, Simpson County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage #1 - Lester married Lela B. Turney in Sumner County, Tennessee. - 20 Oct 1921 - Sumner County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild born - first child born: Nancy E. Bennett. - 23 Jun 1928 - Simpson County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1930 census - recorded as Lester J. Bennett, 44, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married, 36 at 1st marriage, farmer; Lela B. Bennett, wife, 32, born in Kentucky, both parents born in Tennessee, married, 24 at 1st marriage; Nancy E. Bennett, daughter, 2 5/12, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky. - 1930 - Salmons Village, Simpson County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild born - second child born: Billy J. Bennett - 10 Jul 1938 - Simpson County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1940 census - recorded as Lester James Bennett, 55, born in Tennessee, resided in same place in 1935, farmer; Lela Bennett, wife, 42, born in Tennessee, resided in same place in 1935, Nancy Bennett, daughter, 11, born in Kentucky, resided in same place in 1935; Billy James Bennett, son, 2, born in Kentucky, resided in same place in 1935. - 1940 - Simpson County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath notices - Lester died at age 65 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee of "carcinoma of cecum with liver". metastasis?. - 18 Jan 1950 - Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S279] Tennessee Death Certificate #50-02504.

    2. [S60] Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002, (Ancestry.com).