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Semour Bennett
Born June 1828
SEYMOUR BENNETT, farmer, Monticello Twp., Sec. 33; P.O. Monticello; was born in Cayuga Co., N.Y., in June, 1828; his parents, Nathan and Lois Bennett, removed to Trumbull Co., Ohio, in March, 1840. where they resided till their death. He was married to Mary E. Palmer, born in Connecticut; came to Iowa, and settled on Bowen's Prairie, North Fork Township, Delaware Co., in December, 1865; removed to Monticello in 1868; purchased and located on present farm in 1369. Has four children—Luman H., Lois, Zella and Rosa. Mr. Bennett has 615 acres of land; is engaged quite extensively in dairying.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 660.


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