A young Henryetta Bennett

Henryetta BENNETTAge: 8018811962

Name
Henryetta BENNETT
Birth November 16, 1881

Birth of a brotherRichmond Floyd BENNETT
February 20, 1884 (Age 2)

Death of a fatherRichmond Oliver BENNETT
January 15, 1895 (Age 13)
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 (Age 18)
Note: From 1900 census for Henretta Bennett in Trinity Co:
Death of a sisterAnna Delilah Francis BENNETT
May 3, 1903 (Age 21)
Birth of a daughter
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Tina Belle DEATON
July 26, 1904 (Age 22)
Death of a husbandRoscoe B. DEATON
1910 (Age 28)

Census 1910 (Age 28)

Note: Henryetta was a widow with 4 kids in the 1910 census. She and the kids were living with her brother…
Death of a half-brotherJohn ROGERS
January 12, 1918 (Age 36)
Note: From findagrave entry for John Rogers:
Census 1920 (Age 38)
Note: The 1920 census for Trinity Co shows Henryetta Deaton living with 3 of her children:
Census 1930 (Age 48)
Note: 1930 Census for Henry E Deaton [Henryetta Bennett Deaton]
Death of a motherSarah Jane MOORE
October 23, 1931 (Age 49)
Note: Paper in Confederate Widow Pension states Sarah died of senility in the home of her son-in-law GW Kennedy.

Residence 1931 (Age 49)
Note: From 1931 Dallas City Directory - Henrietta Deaton
Death of a half-brotherWilliam Robert ROGERS
April 21, 1937 (Age 55)
Note: From findagrave entry for William Rogers
Census 1940 (Age 58)
Note: 1940 census for Henritta Deaton
Death of a sisterMartha Jane BENNETT
August 6, 1943 (Age 61)
Note: From Death Certificate:
Death of a sisterNimmie BENNETT
January 1, 1944 (Age 62)
Note: Buried: Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA in Laurel Land Memorial Park
Death of a brotherMicagah Y BENNETT
November 27, 1945 (Age 64)
Note: California Death Record: Mccager Y Bennett
Death May 21, 1962 (Age 80)
Burial 1962 (Age 80)
Note: From findagrave for Henryetta Bennett Deaton.
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Marriage: December 1860Trinity Co, Tx
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elder brother
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elder sister
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elder sister
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elder brother
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Mother’s family with John A. “Henry” ROGERS - View family
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Marriage: March 1, 1855Nacogdoches Tx
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Family with Roscoe B. DEATON - View family
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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,

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