Wellington Genealogy Group
Wellington Genealogy Group

Member of Hamlin Post #219 GAR

Harry Bennett

Age: 42
Birthplace: London, Eng.
Residence: Wellington, O
Occupation: Carriage Smith
Entry into the Service
Date: Sept. 25"1864
Rank: Sergeant
Co.: C
Regiment: 176"O.V.I.
Final Discharge
Date: June 14"1865
Rank: Sergeant
Co.: C
Regiment: 176" O.V.I.
Length of Service: 10 months
Cause of Discharge: Order War Dept.
Date of Muster into the G.A.R.: May 11" 1882
When Suspended:
When Dropped:
Where Buried: Greenwood, Wellington, O.
Nature of Wounds Received:
When and in what Engagements Wounded:
Remarks: Died Dec.30-1920


Wellington Enterprise, 4 January 1921, page 1

The funeral services of the late Mr. Harry Bennett were held at his home on Middle street at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in charge of Wellington Lodge No. 127 F. & A.M., assisted by the G.A.R. Mr. Bennett was the oldest member of the local lodge made a Master Mason in this lodge. He had been a member 54 years.

After the ritual service at the house in charge of Mr. H.R. Daughterty, W.M., the body was taken to Greenwood cemetery for the burial rites. Comrades Williams, Binehower, Field, Howk, Stannard, Lowery of the G.A.R. acted as pallbearers.

Mr. Bennett was born in London, England in 1840. He came to this country when about ten years of age, and had lived in Wellington and vicinity for about seventy years. He was a man of sterling character, a good neighbor, and will be greatly missed by his host of friends. He leaves a widow, daughter and granddaughter.