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James Bennett

Male 1675 - 1725  (49 years)


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  • Name James Bennett 
    Born 6 August 1675  Fairfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 July 1725  Ridgefield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • From Jacobus’s History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield:
      “Bennett, James, s. of Thomas. Born at Fairfield, 6 Aug. 1675, d. at Ridgefield, 27 July 1725. He settled at ‘Bennetts Farms,’ on the Ridgefield-Danbury line.
      “Married Deborah Adams, dau. of Abraham.
      “Adm’n granted, 10 Jan. 1726, to widow Deborah. Samuel Bennett of Danbury chose mother Deborah guardian, 2 Apr. 1726, and she was appointed guardian to Abraham and Deborah.
      “Deborah of Danbury conveyed, 23 Apr. 1731, to Nathan Adams land in Fairfield froro father Abraham Adams, dec’d. In 1748 Deborah conveyed to Abiah wife of ‘my son Samuel’ land at Bennetts Farms.” [2]
    Person ID I31435  Schirado
    Last Modified 9 March 2004 

    Father Thomas Bennett,   b. 16 October 1642, Concord, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1704, Fairfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Thompson,   b. about 1644, Fairfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1704  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Family ID F21480  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Deborah Adams,   b. about 1678, Danbury, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1748, Ridgefield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 20 January 1694/5 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Bennett,   b. about 1703, Fairfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 16 May 1780  (Age ~ 77 years)
     2. Ephraim Bennett,   b. about 1705, Fairfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1740, Warwick, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
    +3. Capt. Abraham Bennett,   b. about 1715, Fairfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1795, Minisink, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
    Family ID F22630  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Fairfield Vital Records.

    2. [S214] Donald Lines Jacobus, (Fairfield, CT, 1930).


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