Biography of Gill H. Bennett
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Bennett, Gill H., is of the fifth generation of Bennetts in the State. His father, Isaac W., was a sdn of Gill, son of Nathaniel, son of Nathaniel, who came from New England and settled in Rensselaer county. Here Gill was born in 1804, and in 1808 he came with his father and grandfather to Orwell. This was the first settlement in the town. Gill lived on a farm until 1878. His family consisted of three children, Janette, Mrs. John Wright; Kate, Mrs. Robert Thomas; and Isaac W., who married Helen M. Henderson, of Sand Bank. The Henderson family was the first to settle Albion. They had a family of two sons, Gill H., born August 17, 1854; and Thomas H., who is superintendent of the Oswego Water Works. Gill H. was born on the farm now owned by him, as was his father before him. He attended school at Pulaski Academy two years and the Adams Collegiate Institute for three years. He married Nettie J., daughter of Nathaniel Lewis, formerly of Orwell, but later of Adams. They live quietly on their farm of 375 acres. Their children are Helen D., born August 26, 1877, who has attended the High School at Sand Bank; Bert B., died July 1, 1881; Charles C., born April 16, 1884; Victor T., born January 1, 1888, and Lottie L., born April 22, 1893.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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