William H. Bennett
Marion Township Bio, Pike County, Ohio
William H. Bennett , farmer, was born in Madison Township, Scioto County, Ohio, July 4, 1818, a son of John and Rebecca Bennett, who were among the early pioneers of Scioto County. He resided at home till twenty-three years of age, and then built a house on his father's farm and worked a part of the old homestead several years; then entered a tract of Government land, where he lived till 1849, when he went to Allen County, Indiana and remained eight years. Returning to Ohio, he purchased the farm of 100 acres in Pike County, where he still resides. He was married September 15, 1842 to Elizabeth Beauchamp, of Pike County, who was born August 16, 1821 and died February 14, 1882. She was a member of the Methodist Church from childhood. Of a family of nine children, seven are still living. Mr. Bennett enlisted in the war of the Rebellion, and in the spring of 1864, while serving as a guard under General Thomas, was taken sick, from the effects of which he has never recovered. He has been a member of the Methodist Church since fifteen years of age.
History of Lower Scioto Valley, Ohio - 1884
Published by the Scioto County Genealogy Society
Pike Co. Genealogy Society a Chapter of O.G.S.
P. O. Box 224,
Waverly, Ohio 45690
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