Our Bennett/Simpson Roots

A Distinguished Heritage


GEORGE BENNETT (14 Mar 1843 – 8 Jun 1916) was born in Augusta, Hancock, Iowa the son of James Bennett and Mary Ellen Pincock.

George married Nancy Melvina Taylor 25 Aug 1861 in Kaysville, Davis, Utah.  George and Nancy had eleven children of record:

  • Sarah Ellen Bennett
  • George Riley Bennett
  • James Allen Bennett
  • William Henry Bennett
  • John Harvey Bennett
  • Nancy Melvina Bennett
  • Mary Lovisa Bennett
  • Alvin Independence Bennett
  • Eva Lillie Bennett
  • Dilbert Taylor Bennett
  • Isaac Moroni Bennett

Nancy died in 1885.  After her death, George married Sarah Ann Wiggle 14 May 1886 in Logan, Cache, Utah.  George and Sarah had seven children of record:

  • Millessa Priscilla Bennett
  • Anne Pearl Bennett
  • Margaret Loretta Bennett
  • Earl Bennett
  • Archie Francis Bennett
  • Effie Jane Bennett
  • Alice Jane Bennett

George died 8 Jun 1916 in Kaysville, Davis, Utah.  He is buried in the Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah.

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