Individual Record 1082

Name}   Bennet, Harriet* Family History} Hancock                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam 27 Aug 1832 Place} Chandon, Buckingham, England
Marr.: Date} Fam    3 Sep 1849 Place} Twyford, Buckingham, England     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa    7 Dec 1917 Place} Bosanquet, Lambton, Ontario
Burial: Date} Exa    9 Dec 1917 Place} Beechwood Cemetery, Forest, Bosanquet, Lambton, Ontario
 Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 958 = 1901 CAN cen
Source 2} 959 = 1911 CAN cen
Source 3} 1059=Photographs
Source 4} 1002=Cemetery rec
Source 5} 485 = Family history
Source 6} 957 = Family history
Source 7} 1054=Family history
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Source 9}  
Source 10} 
Parents: } Not traced
   Relationship No.} None
1st Household No.}  
      Occupation 1}  
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Baptist
Spouses:    First} Culley, Robert
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  *Some genealogists spell Harriet's name as Harriett Bennitt or as Harriet Bennett; however, these spellings are most likely incorrect.  More likely correct is the contemporation spelling Harriet Bennet.

A family story says that she was from an upper class family and her parents did not approve of her marring a butcher's son.

Harriet moved from England to Canada with her husband in 1851 and lived in Toronto for 5½ years.  After that she moved with her husband to Jura, Bosanquet Township in Lambton County.  There they raised their family and remained until they moved to Forest on Clyde Street in 1895.  She lived in Forest for the rest of her life.

Harriet was very ill for 12 months prior to her death.  Her funeral took place from the house of her son-in-law David White, lot 27, con 13, Plympton.  The pallbearors were six of her grandsons.  At the time of her death she had 51 grandchildren and 52 great grandchildren.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death} 1:00 P.M. Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}     Harriet Culley
Confirm. Date}   Photo} Harriet circa 1910
Immigr'n Date} 1851 Port}  
Education: Grade}              or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                   for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Dan Hancock
Date Updated} 15 Apr 2008
Date Created}  26 Dec 2006
Copyright © 2006, 2008 by Daniel W. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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