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Bennett Collection


Title: Bennett Collection

Accession Number: 2019-04

Creators: Charles Leroy Bennett (1939-)

Extent: 15 files

Language: English


The material found in these files consists of research on the ancestors of Charles L. Bennet. A strength of the collection is the correspondence with family members and repositories and the collection of primary sources, including a Civil War pension file, death certificates and cemetery records, and Bible records. These sources are interspersed with family group sheets and photos which makes them more accessible to researchers. The most prominent surnames are Bennett, Willis, Waldrop, Higgins, and Sparks. The most common locations are Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Oregon.