Marker Type: Headstone
Dimensions (H x W x D): 7 in x 14 in x 9.5 in
Direction Marker Faces: West
Inscription: DEWITT C. BENNETT / AUG. 6, 1819. / SEPT. 6, 1897.
Biography: Dewitt C. Bennett was born August 6, 1819 in New York to parents Elijah Bennett and Jane VanWart Bennett. He moved to the Hydetown area and was a resident for more than 50 years.
He was married to Caroline Bennett and the couple had two children, Hattie (1859 – 1939) and Frank (1862 – 1938). He was a member of the Hydetown Methodist Church.
Dewitt died at his home September 6, 1897 of kidney issues. He is buried near his wife and parents in Ridgway Cemetery.
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