Section ER: Descendants of James Bennett

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Generation One

1. JAMES1 BENNETT was born in 1618[13] in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom[13], and died between Jan. 1659 and Aug. 1659[2] in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, United States[2]. He married in Concord, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, United States[13], in 1639[13], (ATD-16) ANNA WHEELER, daughter of (ATD-2) Thomas Sr. and Ann (HALSEY), who was christened on 15 Feb. 1617/8[16] in Cranfield[16], and died about 1690[2] in Fairfield[13]. [2, 13, 15]
Children:
2i.HANNAH2 BENNETT, b. on 1 June 1640[2]; d. on 29 Oct. 1650[2] in Fairfield[2].
3ii.THOMAS BENNETT, b. on 16 Oct. 1642[3] in Concord[3]; d. about March 1704[3] in Fairfield[3]; m. ELIZABETH THOMPSON, b. about 1644[3].
+4iii.LT. JAMES BENNETT, b. about 1645[4] in Fairfield[4]; d. about 4 Oct. 1736[4] in Fairfield[4]; m. (1) about 1667[4] (XH-3) _____ JOY, b. in Fairfield[13] in 1647[13], daughter of (XH-1) Walter and (ASN-2) Deborah (WATHEN) JOY; m. (2) after 1683[4] MARY (OSBORN) BOOTH, b. in New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut[5] on 29 March 1653[5], d. in Stratfield, Fairfield Co.[5] on 28 Nov. 1726[5]; m. (3) REBECCA _____, d. about June 1741[4].
5iv.JOHN BENNETT, b. about 1648[3]; d. about 1700/1; m. MARY THOMPSON, b. about 1649[6].
6v.MARY BENNETT, b. on 20 Jan. 1651/2[3]; d. about 1656[3].
7vi.SARAH BENNETT, b. about 1654[3]; d. in 1726[3].
8vii.HANNAH BENNETT, b. about 1656[3]; d. about 1700.


Generation Two

4. LT. JAMES2 BENNETT (James1), son of (1) James1 and (ATD-16) Anna (WHEELER) BENNETT, was born between 1636 and 1655[4] in Fairfield[4], and died between 2 Oct. 1736 and 6 Oct. 1736[4] in Fairfield[4]. He married (1st) about 1667[4], (XH-3) _____ JOY, daughter of (XH-1) Walter and (ASN-2) Deborah (WATHEN) JOY, who was born in 1647[13] in Fairfield[13]. He married (2nd) after 1683[4], MARY (OSBORN) BOOTH, who was born on 29 March 1653[5] in New Haven[5], and died on 28 Nov. 1726[5] in Stratfield[5]. He married (3rd) REBECCA _____, who died about June 1741[4]. [3, 4, 14, 15]
Children of: Lt. James2 BENNETT and _____ JOY:
9i.JAMES3 BENNETT, b. about 1668[7] in Fairfield[7]; d. about June 1707[7] in Stratfield[7]; m. SARAH LEWIS.
10ii.THOMAS BENNETT, b. about 1669[7] in Fairfield[7]; d. on 5 April 1739[7] in Newtown, Fairfield Co.[7]; m. on 12 April 1692[7] in Stratford, Fairfield Co.[7] (GB-10) MARY BOOTH, b. in Stratford[11] on 12 Nov. 1676[11], daughter of (GB-4) Ephraim and Mary (OSBORN) BOOTH.
11iii.ABIGAIL BENNETT, b. about 1671[4]; d. on 8 Nov. 1761[4] in North Haven, New Haven Co.[4].
+12iv.MARY BENNETT of Fairfield, b. about 1673[4] of Fairfield[4]; d. in 1737[4, 12, 14] in New Haven[4, 12, 14]; m. about 1691[4] (AFW-5) JOSEPH OSBORN, b. in New Haven[12, 14] on 15 Dec. 1667[12, 14], d. in New Haven[12, 14] on 19 Nov. 1735[12, 14], son of (AFW-4) Jeremiah and Mary (DAVIS) OSBORN.
13v.JOSEPH BENNETT, b. about 1680; d. about 1720[8]; m. on 22 Jan. 1705/6[8] in Fairfield[8] ELIZABETH WHIDDEN.
14vi.SARAH BENNETT, b. about 1680; d. about 1750; m. on 5 Dec. 1705[6] in Stratford[6] PELEG BURRITT.
Perhaps by second wife. Since we have no positive knowledge of the date of the first wife's death, the division of the children is made somewhat arbitrarily. It is possible that Isaac was the last child by the first wife, instead of the first by the second wife.[6]

Children of: Lt. James2 BENNETT and Mary OSBORN:
15i.ISAAC3 BENNETT, b. about 1685[9]; d. about 1780[9]; m. (1) in March 1708[9] in Stratfield[9] MARTHA _____, chr. in Stratfield[9] on 9 March 1712[9]; m. (2) SARAH _____, d. about 1850[9].
16ii.ANNA BENNETT, b. about 1691[6]; d. on 14 Nov. 1727[6] in Stratfield[6]; m. on 20 Feb. 1710/1[6] in Stratfield[6] (UL-18) GIDEON HAWLEY, b. in Stratford[1] on 30 Jan. 1687/8[1], d. in Stratfield[1] on 16 Feb. 1730/1[1], son of (UL-12) Ephraim and Sarah (WELLES) HAWLEY.
17iii.JEREMIAH BENNETT, bp. on 27 Dec. 1696[10] in Stratfield[10]; d. in 1773[10] in Stratfield[10].


Generation Three

12. MARY3 BENNETT (James2, James1) of Fairfield, daughter of (4) Lt. James2 and (XH-3) _____ (JOY), was born between 1660/1 and 1679/80[4] of Fairfield[4], and died in 1737[4, 12, 14] in New Haven[4, 12, 14]. She married about 1691[4], (AFW-5) JOSEPH OSBORN, son of (AFW-4) Jeremiah and Mary (DAVIS) OSBORN, who was born on 15 Dec. 1667[12, 14] in New Haven[12, 14], and died on 19 Nov. 1735[12, 14] in New Haven[12, 14]. [4, 12, 14]
Child: See (AFW-5) Joseph OSBORN



1. Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Vol. I (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976), 266; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 June 2011).
2. Ibid., 65.
3. Ibid., 66.
4. Ibid., 67.
5. Ibid., 67, 88.
6. Ibid., 68.
7. Ibid., 71.
8. Ibid., 72.
9. Ibid., 73.
10. Ibid., 74.
11. Ibid., 88.
12. Osborne Origins (http://www.osborne-origins.org/).
13. McCoy Family Tree (http://members.fortunecity.com/jmccoy/).
14. Donald Lines Jacobus, "Families of Ancient New Haven" (Family Tree Maker CD179, Connecticut Genealogies #1, online at ancestry.com), 1323.
15. N. Grier Parke II and Donald Lines Jacobus, The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley & his wife Emma Arabella Bosworth (Woodstock, VT: No publisher, 1960), 47.
16. Ibid., 54.