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Biography of Benjamin Bennett

There have been few more impressive lessons of the value of faithfulness in small things than that afforded by the struggles and triumphs of Benjamin Bennett of Idaho Falls, Idaho, who is prominent in the commercial circles of Idaho and adjoining states and whose high position as a merchant and as a citizen has been gained by honest devotion to every interest entrusted to him as boy and man. Benjamin Bennett was born in the north of Wales, January 1, 1846. His parents, John and Jane (Roberts) Bennett, came to the United States in 1863, bringing with them their ten children, and settled at Fillmore, Millard county, Utah. In his native land the elder Bennett had been a sea captain and a river pilot. He became a farmer in Utah, where he died, aged forty-six, leaving the management of the farm and the care of the family to his son Benjamin, then a lad of sixteen, but one already used to work, and brave and resolute beyond most boys of his age; for he was the eldest son and his help had been required several years earlier. After he was twelve years old he had no opportunity to attend school, and he may be truly said to be a man self-educated and self-made, for he is a man of thorough and comprehensive mental training and of undoubted standing. His mother and eight of her ten children are living and she has attained to the advanced age of seventy-six years. Young Bennett tried to do his duty, and in so doing made for himself a good reputation, which helped him...

Society of Mississippi Choctaw 1916

A sharp distinction is to be drawn between the Indians in Mississippi and the so-called Mississippi Choctaw “claimants.” The former are few in numbers and easily ascertainable, while the latter are numerous and scattered from Bayou Labatre, Alabama on the east to Mesa City, Arizona on the west. A number of these claimants are banded together in an organization known as “Society of Mississippi Choctaws.” Bayou Labatre, Alabama Sarah E. Bosarge Andrews Armenia Bosarge Andrews Claral Bosarge Akridge Bessie Golman Bosarge Amile Bosarge Hubert Bosarge Hubbard Bosarge John J. Briant George H. Briant Albert L. Demore Nora Wintzell Golman Mac BriantRobertson Ella Golman Simonson Marshall Bosarge, Coden, AL John Gorlott, Theodore, AL Minnie Le Bosarge Andrews William E. Akridge Fannie Andrews Arnett Hubert L. Bosarge Corlott Corlell Bosarge Albert Bosarge Dora Bosarge Willie Lester Briant Margaret Briant Cain Robert Golman Carrie Andrews Lander Rosa Sheppard Annie Andrews Simonson Olive Wintzell Mesa City, Arizona Susanna Glover Williams Diane, Louisiana Addie Williamson Petty Franklington, Louisiana William P. Knight Mattie Green Magee Hackney, Louisiana Marshal Barber Rosa Thomas Barber John M Duncan Aca Dallus Duncan Rosella Thomas Duncan Garlen M. C. Duncan Loran Thomas Duncan Alice Thomas Duncan James Erwin Julia V. Thomas Erwin Norma Knight Norman Knight James Knight Thomas E. Magee Lucy Duncan Thomas William H. Thomas Edward Thomas Margania Thomas Matthew Thomas Noah Thomas Perry E. Thomas Esley Thomas Florence Erwin Barber Josephine Thomas Barber Ada Thomas Duncan Marcus C. Duncan Robert M. Cuncan James Hubert Duncan Luke Duncan Dora Duncan Boss Erwin James Calvin Knight Candacey Knight Nettie Erwin Knight Dan Magee Irene Duncan Thomas Louis Guy Thomas...

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