Ancestors of John Lanier Bennett

 

Generation No. 1

1. John Lanier Bennett (Source: "Lanier" by Louise Ingersoll 1962.), born 1792 in Mecklenberg Co., Virginia; died Bef. 1855 in Anson County, North Carolina. He was the son of 2. Joseph Bennett and 3. Nancy Lanier. He married (1) Martha Hammond (Source: LANIER by Louise Ingersoll 1962; Personal Knowledge.) 1816 in Anson County, North Carolina. She was born March 08, 1802 in Anson County, North Carolina, and died 1878 in Independence, Arkansas. She was the daughter of George Hammond and Unity Smith.

Generation No. 2

2. Joseph Bennett (Source: LANIER by Louise Ingersoll 1962.), born Abt. 1757 in Mecklenberg Co., Virginia; died 1842 in Rutherford County, Tennessee. He was the son of 4. Joseph Bennett, Sr. and 5. Elizabeth Evans ?. He married 3. Nancy Lanier May 24, 1785 in Mecklenberg Co., Virginia.

3. Nancy Lanier (Source: LANIER by Louise Ingersoll 1962.), born 1766; died Bef. 1820 in Mecklenberg Co., Virginia. She was the daughter of 6. John Lanier and 7. Sarah Nance.

Children of Joseph Bennett and Nancy Lanier are:

1 i. John Lanier Bennett, born 1792 in Mecklenberg Co., Virginia; died Bef. 1855 in Anson County, North Carolina; married Martha Hammond 1816 in Anson County, North Carolina.

ii. Thomas Bennett, born 1794 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia; died Bef. 1850 in Rutherford County, Tennessee; married Unknown Bef. 1818 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia; born Bef. 1800; died in Rutherford County, Tennessee.

iii. Mary A. Bennett, born Aft. 1794; married John D. Langford August 02, 1811 in Warren County, North Carolina.

 

Generation No. 3

4. Joseph Bennett, Sr. (Source: Will - Mecklenburg County, Virginia; Marriage Records 1765-1810 Mecklenburg Co., VA. by K. B. Elliott.), born Unknown; died Bef. 1808 in Lunenburg County, Virginia. He was the son of 8. James Bennett and 9. Mary Rogers. He married 5. Elizabeth Evans ?.

5. Elizabeth Evans ?

Children of Joseph Bennett and Elizabeth ? are:

2 i. Joseph Bennett, born Abt. 1757 in Mecklenberg Co., Virginia; died 1842 in Rutherford County, Tennessee; married (1) Nancy Lanier May 24, 1785 in Mecklenberg Co., Virginia; married (2) Elizabeth Barnes 1828.

ii. Bramly Bennett, born Unknown; married Isaac Watson.

iii. Martha Bennett, born Unknown; married Unknown Lambert.

iv. Hannah Bennett, born Unknown; married Unknown Watson.

v. Mary Bennett, born Unknown; married Unknown Lark.

vi. Jonathan Bennett, born Unknown; married Sarah Tanner December 17, 1793.

vii. Jordan Bennett, born Unknown; married (1) Mary Ann Tanner March 17, 1791; married (2) Nancy Murfey December 15, 1795.

viii. William Bennett, born Unknown; married (1) Nancy Williams; born Unknown; married (2) Tabitha Lanier October 01, 1807; born 1780.

ix. Anthony Bennett, born Unknown; married Susanna Davis December 13, 1779.

x. Evans Bennett, born Unknown.

 

6. John Lanier (Source: "Lanier" by Louise Ingersoll, 1962.), born 1738 in Brunswick County Virginia; died Abt. 1816 in Brunswick County Virginia or Warren Co., North Carolina. He was the son of 12. Benjamin Lanier and 13. Elizabeth Warren (?). He married 7. Sarah Nance 1764.

7. Sarah Nance (Source: Nance Memorial; Nance Register, by Martin L. "Pete" Nance, Shreveport LA.), born Bef. January 30, 1740/41 in Bristol Parish, Virginia. She was the daughter of 14. William Nance and 15. Ann.

Children of John Lanier and Sarah Nance are:

3 i. Nancy Lanier, born 1766; died Bef. 1820 in Mecklenberg Co., Virginia; married Joseph Bennett May 24, 1785 in Mecklenberg Co., Virginia.

ii. Thomas Lanier, born 1769; married Mary H. Jones 1798.

iii. Lucy Lanier, born 1773; married James Byrd December 17, 1798.

iv. Benjamin Franklin Lanier, born 1775.

v. Sarah Lanier, born 1778; died 1858.

vi. Tabitha Lanier, born 1780; married (1) William Bennett; married (2) William Bennett October 01, 1807; born Unknown.

vii. Bennett Lanier

 

Generation No. 4

8. James Bennett, born Unknown; died Bef. March 02, 1751/52. He was the son of 16. Richard Bennett Sr. and 17. Anne. He married 9. Mary Rogers.

9. Mary Rogers She was the daughter of 18. William Rogers, Sr. and 19. Elizabeth Cartwright.

Children of James Bennett and Mary Rogers are:

4 i. Joseph Bennett, Sr., born Unknown; died Bef. 1808 in Lunenburg County, Virginia; married Elizabeth Evans ?.

ii. Benjamin Bennett (Source: "Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight" by John Bennett Boddie p304.), born Unknown; died Bef. May 26, 1738 in Brunswick County Virginia; married Sarah.

iii. James Bennett, born Unknown.

iv. Mary Bennett, born Unknown; married Procter.

v. Frances Bennett, born Unknown; married Sims.

vi. Priscilla Bennett, born Unknown; married John Dugger, Sr..

vii. Reuben Bennett, born Unknown; married Mary.

viii. Brambley Bennett, born Unknown.

 

12. Benjamin Lanier (Source: (1) LANIER by Louise Ingersoll 1962., (2) Anson County, North Carolina Wills and Estates, Brent Holcomb 1980, p. 130.), born 1711 in Surry County, Virginia; died Abt. 1816 in Mecklenberg County,Virginia. He was the son of 24. John Lanier III and 25. Elizabeth Bird. He married 13. Elizabeth Warren (?) 1737 in Surry County, Virginia.

13. Elizabeth Warren (?), born in Virginia; died 1775 in Brunswick Co, Virginia.

Children of Benjamin Lanier and Elizabeth (?) are:

6 i. John Lanier, born 1738 in Brunswick County Virginia; died Abt. 1816 in Brunswick County Virginia or Warren Co., North Carolina; married Sarah Nance 1764.

ii. Lucy Lanier, born 1740 in Brunswick Co, Meherrin Parish, Virginia; died Bef. 1833 in Mecklenburg Co., Virginia; married Isham Malone Abt. 1755.

iii. Lemuel Lanier, born 1743 in Brunswick Co, Meherrin Parish, Virginia; died 1817; married Lucy Malone.

iv. Frederick Lanier, born 1745 in Brunswick Co, Meherrin Parish, Virginia; died Bef. 1810 in South Carolina; married Mary Nance.

v. Benjamin Lanier, born 1747 in Brunswick Co, Meherrin Parish, Virginia; died Bef. 1820; married (1) Elizabeth Parker; married (2) Kenan.

vi. Jesse Lanier, born 1749 in Brunswick Co, Meherrin Parish, Virginia; died Aft. 1790.

vii. Elizabeth Lanier, born 1751; died 1776; married Matthew Redding 1770.

viii. Robert Lanier, born 1754; died Bef. November 1835 in North Carolina; married Elizabeth Malone.

ix. Sarah Lanier, born December 06, 1756 in Lunenberg County, Virginia; died September 27, 1839 in Georgia; married Drury Jones.

x.Nicholas Lanier, born January 05, 1760 in Brunswick Co, Meherrin Parish, Virginia; died March 08, 1839 in Tennessee; married (1) Patsy Malone; married (2) Sarah Bugg.

xi. Allen Lanier, born 1763 in Lunenberg County, Virginia; married Polly Davis November 12, 1791 in Mecklenberg County,Virginia.

 

14. William Nance (Source: Nance Memorial; Nance Register, by Martin L. "Pete" Nance, Shreveport LA.), born July 12, 1728; died Bef. November 17, 1770 in Brunswick County Virginia. He was the son of 28. John Nance, Jr. and 29. Jane. He married 15. Ann.

15. Ann

Children of William Nance and Ann are:

i. Thomas Nance, born Abt. 1736; died 1756.

7 ii. Sarah Nance, born Bef. January 30, 1740/41 in Bristol Parish, Virginia; married John Lanier 1764.

iii. Elizabeth Nance, born Aft. 1742; married Glover.

iv. Isham Nance, born Aft. 1742; married Francis.

v. John Nance, born Aft. 1742; married Mary.

vi. Mary Nance, born Aft. 1742; married Frederick Lanier.

vii. Reuben Nance, born Aft. 1742; married (1) Amy Williamson; married (2) Nancy Brown.

viii. Tabitha Nance, born Aft. 1742; married Stephen Mabrey 1775.

 

Generation No. 5

16. Richard Bennett Sr. (Source: 17th Century Isle of Wight p. 295, by John Bennett Bodie.), born 1625; died 1709 in Virginia. He was the son of 32. Thomas Bennett II and 33. Alice ? Pierce. He married 17. Anne in Virginia.

17. Anne, born Abt. 1625; died Aft. 1710.

Children of Richard Sr. and Anne are:

i. Richard Bennett, Jr. (Source: Doris West's research, August 1984.), died Abt. March 30, 1720 in Upper Parish, Isle of Wight Co., VA.

ii. Susan Bennett, born Unknown.

iii. Martha Bennett, born Unknown.

8 iv. James Bennett, born Unknown; died Bef. March 02, 1751/52; married Mary Rogers.

 

18. William Rogers, Sr., born 1657 in Surry County, Virginia; died 1727 in Surry County, Virginia. He was the son of 36. John Rogers,Sr. and 37. Mary "the elder" Booth. He married 19. Elizabeth Cartwright 1686.

19. Elizabeth Cartwright She was the daughter of 38. Robert Cartwright.

Children of William Rogers and Elizabeth Cartwright are:

9 i. Mary Rogers, married James Bennett.

ii. Joseph Rogers, born Aft. 1699 in Surry County, Virginia; married Sarah.

 

24. John Lanier III (Source: LANIER by Louise Ingersoll 1962.), born Abt. 1680 in Charles City County, Virginia; died Bef. 1720. He was the son of 48. John Lanier II and 49. Lucreece?. He married 25. Elizabeth Bird 1703.

25. Elizabeth Bird, born Abt. 1684. She was the daughter of 50. Thomas Bird and 51. Mary Madison.

Children of John Lanier and Elizabeth Bird are:

i. Bird Thomas Lanier, born Abt. 1703; married Mary 1726.

ii. Lemuel Lanier, born Abt. 1707.

iii. Robert Lanier, born Abt. 1709 in Surry County, Virginia.

12 iv. Benjamin Lanier, born 1711 in Surry County, Virginia; died Abt. 1816 in Mecklenberg County,Virginia; married (1) Lucy Pennington; married (2) Ann Wilkinson; married (3) Elizabeth Warren (?) 1737 in Surry County, Virginia.

 

28. John Nance, Jr. (Source: "The Nance Register" p 118, Bristol Parish Church Records.), born Bef. 1695 in Lunenberg County, Virginia; died Aft. 1761 in Lunenburg County, Virginia. He was the son of 56. John Nance Sr. and 57. Sarah Gookings. He married 29. Jane.

29. Jane

Children of John Nance and Jane are:

i. Frederick Nance, married Sussana Stokes Christopher.

ii. Molly Nance

iii. Elizabeth Nance

iv. Sarah Nance

v. Jane Nance

vi. Phebe Nance

vii. Elenor Nance

viii. Susannah Nance

ix. John Nance, born Bef. 1723; married Martha.

x. Thomas Nance, born September 29, 1723; married Martha.

xi. Richard Nance, born Abt. 1724.

14 xii. William Nance, born July 12, 1728; died Bef. November 17, 1770 in Brunswick County Virginia; married Ann.

 

Generation No. 6

32. Thomas Bennett II (Source: 17th Century Isle of Wight p. 291, by John Bennett Bodie.), born 1581 in England; died Bef. June 19, 1642 in Isle of Wight Co., Virginia. He was the son of Thomas Bennett I. He married 33. Alice ? Pierce 1624 in James City Co., Virginia.

33. Alice ? Pierce

Children of Thomas Bennett and Alice Pierce are:

i. Mary Pierce Bennett, married Richard Jackson Bef. 1641.

ii. John Bennett, born 1624.

16 iii. Richard Bennett Sr., born 1625; died 1709 in Virginia; married (1) Anne in Virginia; married (2) Sarah Lewis Lancaster.

iv. Philip Bennett, born 1627.

 

36. John Rogers,Sr., born 1617; died in Southwark Parish, Surry Co. Virginia. He was the son of Richard Rogers. He married 37. Mary "the elder" Booth.

37. Mary "the elder" Booth

Child of John Rogers and Mary Booth is:

18 i. William Rogers, Sr., born 1657 in Surry County, Virginia; died 1727 in Surry County, Virginia; married Elizabeth Cartwright 1686.

 

38. Robert Cartwright, died Bef. April 10, 1676 in Virginia.

Child of Robert Cartwright is:

19 i. Elizabeth Cartwright, married William Rogers, Sr. 1686.

 

48. John Lanier II (Source: (1) World Family Tree Vol 14, Pedigree # 2650., (2) World Family Tree Vol 16, Pedigree 264.), born 1655 in England; died 1719 in Prince George County, Virginia. He was the son of John Lanier I and Lucreece. He married 49. Lucreece? 1677.

49. Lucreece?

Children of John Lanier and Lucreece? are:

i. Robert Lanier, born Abt. 1678 in Charles City County, Virginia; married Priscilla Washington; born 1699; died Bef. 1764.

24 ii. John Lanier III, born Abt. 1680 in Charles City County, Virginia; died Bef. 1720; married Elizabeth Bird 1703.

iii. Sampson Lanier, born 1682 in Charles City County, Virginia; died Bef. May 05, 1743 in Brunswick County, Virginia; married Elizabeth Washington Abt. 1706; born 1689; died 1773 in Pitt County, North Carolina.

 

50. Thomas Bird (Source: Carol Middleton's Home Page - Internet (Oct. 1998).), born Abt. 1650; died Abt. 1686 in Virginia. He was the son of William Bird and Hannah Grendon. He married 51. Mary Madison Abt. 1670 in Virginia.

51. Mary Madison, born Abt. 1655; died in Virginia.

Children of Thomas Bird and Mary Madison are:

i. John Bird, married Rebecca Peterson August 24, 1697 in Perquimans Co., N.C.

ii. Tabitha Bird, married Richard Jones.

iii. Thomas Bird, Jr.

iv. William Bird (Source: World Family Tree Vol 15, Pedigree 272.), born Abt. 1672; died Bef. August 25, 1748; married Unknown Davis.

v. Mary Bird, born Abt. 1680; died Bef. March 04, 1727/28.

25 vi. Elizabeth Bird, born Abt. 1684; married John Lanier III 1703.

 

56. John Nance Sr. (Source: "Lanier" by Louise Ingersoll 1962; "Nance Register" M.L. "Pete" Nance (1996).), born Abt. 1640 in Prince George County, Virginia; died 1716 in Prince George County, Virginia. He was the son of Richard Nance and Alice. He married 57. Sarah Gookings Bef. 1701 in Prince George County, Virginia.

57. Sarah Gookings, born in Prince George County, Virginia; died Aft. 1716 in Lunenburg County, Virginia.

Children of John Sr. and Sarah Gookings are:

i. Richard Nance, born Bef. 1694; married Mary.

28 ii. John Nance, Jr., born Bef. 1695 in Lunenberg County, Virginia; died Aft. 1761 in Lunenburg County, Virginia; married Jane.

iii. Elizabeth Nance, born Abt. 1696; married Gregory.

iv. Elinor Nance, born Abt. 1697; married Warpole.

v. Susan Nance, born Abt. 1698.

vi. Dorothy Nance, born Abt. 1699.

Home | About Me | Links | Genealogy Index | Guest Book | Photos | Holiday Photos | Holiday Greeting

© 2000, 2001, 2002 Anne Babin. All materials in this web site are included.