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Bennett Collection


Title: Bennett Collection

Accession Number: 2019-04

Creators: Charles Leroy Bennett (1939-)

Extent: 15 files

Language: English


The collection consists of research on the ancestors of Charles L. Bennett.  Strengths of the collection include the correspondence with family members and repositories, and the images of primary sources, including a Civil War pension file, death certificates, cemetery records, and Bible records. These items are interspersed with family group sheets and photos. The most prominent surnames are Bennett, Willis, Waldrop, Higgins, and Sparks. The most common locations include Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Oregon.