Henryetta BENNETT, 18811962 (aged 80 years)

A young Henryetta Bennett
Name
Henryetta /BENNETT/
Birth
Birth of a brother
Death of a father
Note: In one application for her pension Sarah declared Richmond died in 1895. In another she said 1896. The application for his military headstone, submitted in 1932 after Sarah had died, states he died Jan 15, 1895.
Census
1900 (aged 18 years)
Note: From 1900 census for Henretta Bennett in Trinity Co:

From 1900 census for Henretta Bennett in Trinity Co:

Sarah J Bennett 64
Henretta Bennett 18
R Floyd Bennett 16

Death of a sister
Birth of a daughter
Census
1910 (aged 28 years)
Note: Henryetta was a widow with 4 kids in the 1910 census. She and the kids were living with her brother Richmond Floyd Bennet and her mother Sarah Jane.

Henryetta was a widow with 4 kids in the 1910 census. She and the kids were living with her brother Richmond Floyd Bennet and her mother Sarah Jane.

Henretta Deaton [Henretta Bennett]
Age in 1910: 28
Home in 1910: Centralia, Trinity, Texas
Relation to Head of House: Sister
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's name: Sara J Bennett
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama

Richmon F Bennett 26
Sara J Bennett 73
Henretta Deaton 28
Floid M Deaton 7
Tinie B Deaton 5
James I Deaton 3
Richmon B Deaton 2

Death of a husband
1910 (aged 28 years)
Death of a half-brother
Note: From findagrave entry for John Rogers:

From findagrave entry for John Rogers:

Birth: Feb. 23, 1858
Trinity County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1918
Apple Springs
Trinity County
Texas, USA

Nicknamed "Jack" or "Johnny", he was the younger son of Sarah Jane (Moore) and Henry Rogers. His older brother was William Robert Rogers (1856-1937) who lived at Douglass, Texas. Their father, John A. "Henry" Rogers, died in about 1859 and Sarah married Richmond Bennett and had several more children.

Johnny married Sarah Belle Davis Rogers on 11 August 1889 at Nacogdoches, Texas. They had the following children:

William "Will" Rogers [no information], Della May (Rogers) McAdams, Allen Richard "Babe" Rogers, Roy Vernon Rogers, Sarah Ann "Annie" (Rogers) Ashworth.

Note regarding birthdate for John: Bennett Cemetery Association has transcribed his birthdate as 23 Feb 1858 as that is what is shown on his headstone; however, the Bennett family Bible shows his birthdate to be 17 Feb 1858.

Headstone photo taken by Gladys Stetler Rogers.

Children:
Allen Richard Rogers (1891 - 1976)*
Roy Vernon Rogers (1893 - 1927)*
Annie Rogers Ashworth (1895 - 1991)*

Census
1920 (aged 38 years)
Note: The 1920 census for Trinity Co shows Henryetta Deaton living with 3 of her children:

The 1920 census for Trinity Co shows Henryetta Deaton living with 3 of her children:

Eddie Deaton [Henryetta Deaton]
Age: 38
Home in 1920: Justice Precinct 5, Trinity, Texas
House Number: Farm
Marital Status: Widowed
] Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama

Eddie Deaton 38 female, widowed [Henryetta]
Jim Deaton 13 [James I]
Tina B Deaton 15
Brazil Deaton 12 [Richmond B]

Census
1930 (aged 48 years)
Note: 1930 Census for Henry E Deaton [Henryetta Bennett Deaton]

1930 Census for Henry E Deaton [Henryetta Bennett Deaton]
Birth Year: abt 1882
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Mother-in-law
Home in 1930: Lufkin, Angelina, Texas
Age at First Marriage: 20
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama

Oliver Mckay 26
Tina B Mckay 25
Oliver Mckay 4
Sarah E Mckay 0
[3/12]
Henry E Deaton 48 [Henryetta Bennett Deaton]

Residence
1931 (aged 49 years)
Note: From 1931 Dallas City Directory - Henrietta Deaton

From 1931 Dallas City Directory - Henrietta Deaton
Street address: 324 W Davis
Residence Place: Dallas, Texas, USA
Occupation: Cook
Widow of Roscoe B Deaton

Also appeared in directories 1928-1933.

Death of a mother
Note: Paper in Confederate Widow Pension states Sarah died of senility in the home of her son-in-law GW Kennedy.
Death of a half-brother
Note: From findagrave entry for William Rogers

From findagrave entry for William Rogers

Birth: Mar. 13, 1856,Alazan,Nacogdoches County,Texas
Death: Apr. 21, 1937,Douglass,Nacogdoches County,Texas

William "Bill" was the son of Sarah Jane (Moore) and John Henry "Henry" Rogers. He had one full brother, John "Jack" Rogers and several half-brothers and sisters. His father died in about 1859. His mother remarried Richmond Bennett.

William married Wealthy Clementine Hodges in 1888. They had the following children, now deceased: Lula, Dillon, Sarah R, Gilbert L, Elbert F, Renvey E, John C, Charles R and Lillie B. Clementine passed away in 1901. William married Mary Frances Sanders in 1907. Deceased children are: Zeffie, Terry L, Winnie F and Mary Rita.

Spouses:
Mary Frances Sanders Rogers (1884 - 1963)*
Wealthy Clementine Hodges Rogers (1866 - 1901)*

Children:
Gilbert L. Rogers (1894 - 1969)*
Dovie Avis Rogers Jones - Lauter (1895 - 1964)*
Elbert Floyd Rogers (1897 - 1970)*
Zeffie Lee Rogers Reed (1907 - 1965)*
Terry Lois Rogers (1910 - 1993)*
Mary Rita Rogers Smith (1915 - 2013)*

Burial:
Eden Cemetery
Douglass
Nacogdoches County
Texas, USA

Census
1940 (aged 58 years)
Note: 1940 census for Henritta Deaton

1940 census for Henritta Deaton
Age: 58
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Mother-in-law
Home in 1940: Lufkin, Angelina, Texas
Inferred Residence in 1935: Lufkin, Angelina, Texas
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Occupation: Housekeeper
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 5th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 48
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 156
Oliver McKay 35
Timy B McKay 35
Oliver McKay 14
Sarah B McKay 10
James C McKay 8
Henritta Deaton 58

Death of a sister
Note: From Death Certificate:

From Death Certificate:

Martha Jane Pruitt
[Martha Jane Bennett]
Birth Date: 30 Sep 1861
Residence: Anson, Jones, Texas
Father: Richard Bennett (sic)
Mother: Sarah Moore
Age at Death: 81
Death Date: 6 Aug 1943
Death Place: Precinct 1, Jones, Texas, USA
Notified by: Burl Pruitt

Death of a sister
Note: Buried: Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA in Laurel Land Memorial Park
Death of a brother
Note: California Death Record: Mccager Y Bennett

California Death Record: Mccager Y Bennett
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 23 Mar 1866
Birth Place: Texas
Death Date: 22 Nov 1945
Death Place: Los Angeles
Father's Surname: Bennett

Death
Burial
Note: From findagrave for Henryetta Bennett Deaton.

From findagrave for Henryetta Bennett Deaton.

Henryetta was the daughter of Sarah Jane (Moore) (Rogers) & Richmond Oliver Bennett and grew up in Trinity county, Texas. She married Roscoe B. Deaton, son of Joanna (Chapman) & Francis Marion Deaton. They had four children.

Death Takes Mrs. Deaton

Funeral services for Mrs. Henrietta Deaton, 80, 1103 Grant Street, are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Gipson Chapel with Rev. H. E. Small officiating. Interment will follow in the Bennett Cemetery, Trinity County.

The body wil be in state at the funeral home.

Mrs. Deaton was born in Trinity County on November 16, 1881, and died early Monday morning in a local hospital after a brief illness. She was a former resident of Trinity County, had lived in Lufkin for 40 years. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Lufkin.

Survivors include one daughter, two sons, two sisters, two brothers, eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Gipson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(from the Lufkin News, Monday May 21, 1962,

Family with parents
father
Cropped Image of RO Bennett
18361895
Birth: March 11, 1836 29 29 Georgia
Death: January 15, 1895Groveton, Trinity Co, Tx
mother
Marriage MarriageDecember 1860Trinity Co, Tx
10 months
elder sister
18611943
Birth: September 30, 1861 25 24
Death: August 6, 1943Anson, Jones Co, Texas
5 years
elder brother
Micajah Y Bennett Photos
18661945
Birth: March 23, 1866 30 28
Death: November 27, 1945Los Angeles County, CA
23 months
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
18731944
Birth: October 30, 1873 37 36 Trinity Co, Tx
Death: January 1, 1944Dallas Co., TX, USA
2 years
elder brother
John H Bennett Photo
18761965
Birth: February 15, 1876 39 38
Death: December 16, 1965Abilene, Taylor, Tx
2 years
elder sister
4 years
herself
A young Henryetta Bennett
18811962
Birth: November 16, 1881 45 44
Death: May 21, 1962Lufkin, Angelina, Tx
2 years
younger brother
A young Richmond Floyd Bennett
18841969
Birth: February 20, 1884 47 46
Death: July 31, 1969Harris Co, Tx
Mother’s family with John A. ROGERS
stepfather
mother
Marriage MarriageMarch 1, 1855Nacogdoches Tx
22 months
half-brother
William Robert Rogers Family circa 1917
18561937
Birth: about 1856 18 Texas
Death: April 21, 1937Nacogdoches Co, Tx
2 years
half-brother
John Rogers, Son of Sarah Jane Moore
18581918
Birth: February 23, 1858 20 Texas
Death: January 12, 1918Apple Springs, Tx
Family with Roscoe B. DEATON
partner
herself
A young Henryetta Bennett
18811962
Birth: November 16, 1881 45 44
Death: May 21, 1962Lufkin, Angelina, Tx
son
Private
daughter
19041990
Birth: July 26, 1904 22 Trinity County, Tx
Death: September 26, 1990Texas
son
Private
son
Private
Census

From 1900 census for Henretta Bennett in Trinity Co:

Sarah J Bennett 64
Henretta Bennett 18
R Floyd Bennett 16

Census

Henryetta was a widow with 4 kids in the 1910 census. She and the kids were living with her brother Richmond Floyd Bennet and her mother Sarah Jane.

Henretta Deaton [Henretta Bennett]
Age in 1910: 28
Home in 1910: Centralia, Trinity, Texas
Relation to Head of House: Sister
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's name: Sara J Bennett
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama

Richmon F Bennett 26
Sara J Bennett 73
Henretta Deaton 28
Floid M Deaton 7
Tinie B Deaton 5
James I Deaton 3
Richmon B Deaton 2

Census

The 1920 census for Trinity Co shows Henryetta Deaton living with 3 of her children:

Eddie Deaton [Henryetta Deaton]
Age: 38
Home in 1920: Justice Precinct 5, Trinity, Texas
House Number: Farm
Marital Status: Widowed
] Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama

Eddie Deaton 38 female, widowed [Henryetta]
Jim Deaton 13 [James I]
Tina B Deaton 15
Brazil Deaton 12 [Richmond B]

Census

1930 Census for Henry E Deaton [Henryetta Bennett Deaton]
Birth Year: abt 1882
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Mother-in-law
Home in 1930: Lufkin, Angelina, Texas
Age at First Marriage: 20
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama

Oliver Mckay 26
Tina B Mckay 25
Oliver Mckay 4
Sarah E Mckay 0
[3/12]
Henry E Deaton 48 [Henryetta Bennett Deaton]

Residence

From 1931 Dallas City Directory - Henrietta Deaton
Street address: 324 W Davis
Residence Place: Dallas, Texas, USA
Occupation: Cook
Widow of Roscoe B Deaton

Also appeared in directories 1928-1933.

Census

1940 census for Henritta Deaton
Age: 58
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Mother-in-law
Home in 1940: Lufkin, Angelina, Texas
Inferred Residence in 1935: Lufkin, Angelina, Texas
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Occupation: Housekeeper
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 5th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 48
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 156
Oliver McKay 35
Timy B McKay 35
Oliver McKay 14
Sarah B McKay 10
James C McKay 8
Henritta Deaton 58

Burial

From findagrave for Henryetta Bennett Deaton.

Henryetta was the daughter of Sarah Jane (Moore) (Rogers) & Richmond Oliver Bennett and grew up in Trinity county, Texas. She married Roscoe B. Deaton, son of Joanna (Chapman) & Francis Marion Deaton. They had four children.

Death Takes Mrs. Deaton

Funeral services for Mrs. Henrietta Deaton, 80, 1103 Grant Street, are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Gipson Chapel with Rev. H. E. Small officiating. Interment will follow in the Bennett Cemetery, Trinity County.

The body wil be in state at the funeral home.

Mrs. Deaton was born in Trinity County on November 16, 1881, and died early Monday morning in a local hospital after a brief illness. She was a former resident of Trinity County, had lived in Lufkin for 40 years. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Lufkin.

Survivors include one daughter, two sons, two sisters, two brothers, eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Gipson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(from the Lufkin News, Monday May 21, 1962,