Henry BENNETT (1647 – 1726) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miner line.
Henry Bennett in 1647 in Lyme, Saybrook Colony, now New London County, Connecticut. Alternatively, he was born 15 Apr 1654 in Boston Mass.
His parents were NOT Henry BENNETT and Lydia PERKINS. Their Henry Bennett was born in 1664 in Ipswich, Mass Their Henry married Frances Burr 20 May 1685 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass. Henry and Frances had one daughter Mary Bennett born 3 Mar 1685 Ipswich, Mass. It is interesting to note that Mary was born two months before her parents marriage date. Mary went on to marry 29 Apr 1703 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass to Nathaniel Knowlton and died 1716 in Ipswich, Mass. Their Henry died 1739 in Ipswich, Mass.
This Henry’s father was also named Henry BENNETT, born about 1621 in England. This Henry Bennett married Sarah CHAMPION 9 Dec 1673. Henry died 17 Jan 1725/26 in Lyme CT.
Sarah Champion was born 1649 in Saybrook, CT. Her parents were Henry CHAMPION and Sarah [__?__]. Sarah died 31 Mar 1727 in Lyme CT.
Children of Henry and Sarah
|1.||Caleb Bennett||11 OCT 1675
(Isaac’s sister and daughter of John WILLEY )
|12 NOV 1732
|2.||Rose BENNETT||15 Nov 1677
|Isaac WILLEY II
14 DEC 1697
|31 Mar 1727
|3.||John Bennett||20 DEC 1680
2 JAN 1706/07
1730 Lyme, CT.
|4.||Love Bennett||19 MAR 1684/85
13 JAN 1703/04
|25 JAN 1731/32
|5.||Dorothy Bennett||19 MAY 1688
29 MAR 1708
|17 JUL 1752
|6.||Henry Bennett||29 JUL
1691 Lyme, CT
15 APR 1713
Lyme, New London, CT
13 Nov 1718 in Lyme, CT
1. Caleb Bennett
Caleb’s first wife Rebecca Mack was born
Caleb’s second wife Isabel Willey was born 21 Oct 1673 in New London, New London, CT. She was Isaac’s brother and her parents were John WILLEY and Merriam MOORE She first married 1690 in New London, CT to John Griffee (1666 CT – 1697 in Haddam, CT) Isabel died 1730 in Connecticut
2. Rose BENNETT (See Isaac WILLEY II‘s page)
3. John Bennett
John’s wife Mary Huntley was born 26 Dec 1683 in Lyme, New London, CT. Her parents were Moses Huntley and Abigail Chappell. Mary died 27 Oct 1788 in Lyme, CT.
4. Love Bennett
Love’s husband John Mack was born 29 Apr 1682 in Salisbury, Essex, Mass. His parents were John Mack and Sarah Bagley. His maternal grandparents were Orlando BAGLEY Sr. and Sarah COLBY. After Love died, he married 4 May 1733 in Lyme, CT to Abigail Fox. John died 29 May 1734 in Lyme, New London, CT.
5. Dorothy Bennett
Dorothy’s husband Jeremiah Wood was born 7 May 1675 in Lyme, New London, CT. Jeremiah died 15 Jul 1730 in Littleton, Middlesex, Mass.
6. Henry Bennett
Henry’s first wife Abigail Pike was born 1693 in Lyme, CT. Her parents were William Pike and Abigail [__?__]. Abigail died 24 Dec 1717 in Lyme, New London, CT.
Henry’s second wife Mary Moss was born 4 Mar 1697 in Salisbury, Mass. Her parents were John Moss and Sarah [__?__]. Mary died 30 Dec 1732 in Lyme, New London, CT.
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