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Notes for Richard BENNETT


Page 280.--30th November, 1750. John Lynn (Linn), Jr.'s, bond as guardian of Sarah Bennett, orphan of Richard Bennett, with surety John Lynn, Sr., Jas. McCorkle. Sarah chose her guardian.

Page 525.--21st November, 1753. Alexander Thompson's bond as guardian (appointed) to Bcnj. Bennet, orphan of Richard Bennet, with surety Wm. Thompson.

Bennett vs. McNabb.--Chancery. Writ, 3d December, 1771.
Benjamin Bennett (orator), eldest son and heir of Richard Bennett. Richard died intestate, 1743, leaving orator an infant. Shortly before his death he bought 300 acres in Beverley's Manor, but died before getting a deed. Richard's widow, Martha, married William McNabb. William McNabb put two of his sons, James and Samuel, in possession of the land. Bill for title and accounting of personal estate. Richard had other children besides Benjamin.
William Thompson, aged 62 (deposes 16th May, 1773), was brother-in-law of Martha Bennett McNabb.
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