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Origins of the Bennett Family Name - Scottish English Border Ridings

Components of the Coat of Arms - The Shield is: A star between three half lions; (Ancient: three red circles). The Crest is: A lion's head emerging from a tower. The motto is: "De Bon Valoir Servir le Roy"


Dianne's Mother's line
Descendants of Richard Bennett, Sr.

Generation No. 1

RICHARD1 BENNETT, SR. born Abt 1700 in Surry, Virginia, and died Abt August 1764 in Bute, North Carolina, married ANN.  She died 1780 in Warren, North Carolina.  Children of RICHARD BENNETT and ANN are:

  1. JAMES2 BENNETT, d. Spartanburg, South Carolina; m. SALLIE.
  2. CHRISTIAN BENNETT, b. Abt 1731, Virginia; d. Abt 1803, Union, South Carolina.
  3. SARAH BENNETT, b. Abt 1733, Virginia; d. Aft. 1810, Laurens, South Carolina.
  4. RICHARD BENNETT, JR., b. Abt 1735, Virginia; d. May 1823, Warren, North Carolina; m. SYLVIA SMART.
  5. MARK BENNETT, b. Abt 1738, Virginia; d. Aft. 1810, Montgomery, South Carolina; m. JEMIMA.
  6. WILLIAM BENNETT, b. Abt 1741, Virginia, or North, Carolina; d. Abt 1826, Pendleton, South Carolina; m. (1) SARAH; m. (2) ABIGAIL GEE, Pendleton, South Carolina.
  7. MOSES BENNETT, b. Abt 1743, Edgecombe, North Carolina.
  8. MARTHA BENNETT, b. Abt 1746, Granville, South Carolina.
  9. ANN BENNETT, b. Abt 1751; d. Bef. 1780.
  10. AMEY BENNETT, b. Abt 1753, North Carolina; d. Warren, North Carolina; m. JOHN CAPPS.

Generation No. 2

CHRISTIAN2 BENNETT (RICHARD1) born Abt 1731 in Virginia, and died Abt 1803 in Union, South Carolina.  She married (1) ABSOLAM LANGSTON, son of JOHN LANGSTON and ANN MANGHAM.  He was born Abt 1731, and died Abt 1783 in Union, 96th District, South Carolina.  She married (2) ALEXANDER FAIRBAIRN.  

This family continues on the LANGSTON family page.


SARAH2 BENNETT (RICHARD1) born Abt 1733 in Virginia, and died Aft. 1810 in Laurens, South Carolina.  She married SOLOMON LANGSTON, SR. Abt 1753, son of JOHN LANGSTON and ANN MANGHAM.  He was born 1732, and died 1811.  

 This family continues on the LANGSTON family page.