HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

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T. C. BENNETT, Circuit Clerk, Petersburg; son of Dr. Richard E. and Maria (Carter) Bennett; was born in Petersburg, Ill., April 18, 1838; he obtained an education at the Asbury University of Greencastle, Ind.; in 1855, he removed to LaGrange, Fayette Co., Texas, where he served as Deputy District Clerk for a number of years; he returned to Petersburg, in 1865, and was soon appointed Deputy Circuit Clerk, serving until 1872, when he was elected Clerk, and re-elected in 1876. He married Miss Martha J. Jenkins, of Mifflin Co., Penn., Nov. 17, 1868; they are the parents of four children, three of whom are living.


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