______________________ _John ALLEN ____| | |______________________ | |--Sarah ALLEN | | _Deliverance BENNETT _+ |_Sarah BENNETT _| |_Mary BIGGS __________
__ _John ATWATER ______| | |__ | |--Hannah ATWATER | | __ |_Abigail MANSFIELD _| |__
_Isaac BENNETT _+ _Phineas L. BENNETT _| | |________________ | |--Lyman Hakes BENNETT | | ________________ |_Minerva HAKE _______| |________________
LYMAN HAKES BENNETT is the son of Phineas L. and Minerva HakesBennett, and was born in Harpersfield, Delaware Co., N.Y., in 1845.Phineas L. was born in 1806, and died in 1892. He was the second sonof Isaac Bennett, who was a son of Alden Bennett, who was born inRhode Island in 1754. Minerva Hakes Bennett, who is still living, isthe daughter of Lyman Hakes, late of Harpersfield, whose father wasGeorge S. Hakes, a son of George Hakes, Sr., who was the oldest son ofSolomon Hakes, who was born in 1688, and settled in Westerly, R.I., in1709. Lyman Hakes Bennett lived in Harpersfield until 1866, when heaccepted a position as accountant in the United States TreasuryDepartment at Washington, D.C., which he held until 1872, in themeantime entering the Law Department of Columbia College, andgraduating therefrom. In 1872 he came to Wilkes-Barre, was admitted tothe Luzerne county bar, and has since followed the profession of thelaw. In 1891 he was the candidate of the Republican party for theoffice of additional law judge, but was defeated at the polls by theHon. John Lynch, the present incumbent of that office. In 1874 Mr.Bennett married Miss Ella N. Robbins, of Wilkes-Barre, and they havebut one child (a daughter, Lilian) living, their elder daughter, AnnaMinerva, having died in March, 1887, at the age of thirteen years.
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_Nathaniel FARRAND _+ _Joseph FARRAND _| | |_Mary COBB _________ | |--Deborah FARRAND | | ____________________ |_Mary PATIENCE __| |____________________
Robert Kitchel and His Descendants from 1604 to 18
Families of Early Milford, Connecticut
_George GEER ______________+ _Daniel GEER ___________| | |_Sarah ALLYN ______________+ | |--Thankful GEER | | _Christopher CHRISTOPHERS _ |_Hannah CHRISTOPHERS ? _| |_Elizabeth BREWSTER _______+
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__ __| | |__ | |--James GORHAM | | __ |__| |__
_Bindley NASH ___ _Thomas NASH ___| | |_________________ | |--John NASH | | _Nicholas BAKER _+ |_Margery BAKER _| |_Mary HODGETT ___
 He lived in New Haven.
His will mentioned 4 daughters and their legacies from their
_Thomas NICHOLS __ _Benjamin NICHOLS _| | |_Hannah GRIFFIN __+ | |--Joseph NICHOLS | | _John SISSON _____+ |_Mary SISSON ______| |_Mary ( ) SISSON _
Probate Records, vol. 1, p. 321):
Will of Joseph Nichols, dated 22 Jan 1783.
To son William all land, dwellings, buildings, etc., farm equipment
To wife Alice Nichols all household goods which she brought me when I
married her, 100 silver dollars, and 6 silver teaspoons.
To daughter-in-law Abigail Case one feather bed and furniture and all
household goods her mother brought with her equally divided among her
mother's children and grandson Job Tripp, except an iron pot to my own
grandson Benjamin Wait.
To youngest daughter Susanah Cottrell one good cow.
All negroes to be freed upon my decease.
To four daughters Mary Wait, Freelove Fowler, Hannah Gardner and
Susannah cottrell and children of Anne Dyre, deceased, live stock and
household goods not already given, divided into 6 parts. SusannahCottrell
"in her poor distressed condition" to receive 2 sixth parts.
Son William to be executor.
Witnesses: William Barker, Job Tripp, Griffin Sweet
Will probated 6 Mar 1790 at West Greenwich.
(Abigail Case was probably Joseph's step-daughter rather thandaughter-in-law.)
_Robert PECK _+ _Robert PECK __| | |_Helen BABBS _+ | |--Thomas PECK | | ______________ |_Ann LAWRENCE _| |______________
__ __| | |__ | |--William Fred ZUMWALT | | __ |__| |__