Bennett, Arthur (1978-1940)

Arthur Bennett was a foreman for Vancouver Ship Yards. He lived at 1872 Georgia Street from 1917 to 1919.

He was born in Rio, Columbia, Wisconsin, on April 13, 1878. His father was William Elias Bennett, who was born in New York State; his mother was Mary Agatha Daniels, who was born in Danzig, Germany (later Gdansk, Poland).

Arthur married Lucy Jane Wright; she was born in Bean Creek, Nebraska on March 23, 1889. Her father was Robert Perry Wright (1852-1937), who was born in Wisconsin; her mother was Josephine Florence Hess (1856-1932), who was born in Pennsylvania.

By 1910, Arthur and Lucy were boarding at a house in Seattle, Washington State.

Arthur appeared in Vancouver by about 1911. He lived at 1455 8th Avenue West in Point Grey, and worked as a foreman carpenter for Vancouver Shipyard, at 1877 Georgia Street.

By 1914, he was living at 1877 Georgia Street. In 1916, he transferred a licence for a Studebaker car (licence number 7554).

From 1917 to 1919, he was at 1872 Georgia Street.

From 1920 to 1925, he was at 757 West 18th Avenue in Vancouver. From 1926 to 1929, he was at 3126 West 28th Avenue in Vancouver.

By 1930, Arthur and Lucy, with their daughters Josephine and Bettie, were living in Los Angeles, California.

In 1940, Arthur and Lucy were living in Los Angeles, California, along with their daughters, Josephine Lewis, and her children, David and Edward Lewis. Arthur was working as a general labourer.

Arthur died in Los Angeles, on May 9, 1940.

Lucy died in Los Angeles, California on April 28, 1972.

 

Arthur and Lucy had the following children.

 

Arthur Bennett

Arthur Bennett was born about 1912 in British Columbia, probably in Vancouver.

 

Josephine Mary Bennett

Josephine Mary Bennett was born in 1915 or 1916 in Canada, probably in Vancouver.

She first married Clarence Lewis. That marriage ended in divorce.

On February 19, 1941, in Los Angeles, California, she married John William Hardinge. He was born on February 12, 1909. His father was Brent Hardinge; his mother was Louise Radcliffe.

John died in Los Angeles on June 22, 1947.

 

Bettie Lou Bennett

Bettie Lou Bennett was born in Canada about 1929.

She became a school teacher.

On April 6, 1951, in Los Angeles, California, Bettie married Paul Henry Kenck. He was born on Mary 15, 1925, in Wilmar, California; he later moved to in Pearblossom, California. His father was Charles A. Kenck; his mother was Margaret Daniothy.

Paul worked with NASA and with the Federal Aviation Administration. After he retired, he moved to Chelan, Washington State. He died in Chelan on May 27, 2014. Bettie and seven children survived him.

 

 

Sources

 

Arthur Bennett

Vancouver directories

Arthur Bennett, ancestry.ca, http://records.ancestry.ca/arthur_bennett_records.ashx?pid=187303638.

“Wisconsin, Birth Index, 1820-1907,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/9M9D-3TNX : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Arthur Bennett, 13 Apr 1878; citing “Wisconsin Births, 1820-1907,” Ancestry.com; Columbia, Wisconsin, reel 0035, Department of Health and Family Services Vital Records Division, Madison.

“Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRN9-P8B : accessed 18 Jun 2014), Arthur Bennett, 13 Apr 1878; citing Rio, Columbia, Wisconsin, reference P 591 No 01991; FHL microfilm 1302855.

“United States Census, 1910,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGVR-TZG : accessed 18 Jun 2014), Arthur Bennett, Seattle Ward 3, King, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 146, sheet 17A, family , NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375672.

British Columbia Record, November 29, 1916, page 3, http://historicalnewspapers.library.ubc.ca/view/collection/bcrecord/date/1916-11-29#3!bennett

Canada Census, 1921, Vancouver South, Point Grey (Municipality), Ward I, Arthur Benett, 757 18th West.

“United States Census, 1930,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/1B6L-W5L : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Arthur Bennett, Los Angeles (Districts 0501-0750), Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0587, sheet 24A, family 267, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 155.

“United States Census, 1940,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/9MDK-431W : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Arthur Bennett, Councilmanic District 15, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-1252, sheet 5A, family 144, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 431.

“California, Death Index, 1940-1997,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/9MH9-5W2K : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Arthur Bennett, 09 May 1940; citing Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

 

Lucy Jane Wright (wife of Arthur Bennett)

Lucy Jane Wright, ancestry.ca, http://records.ancestry.ca/lucy_jane_wright_records.ashx?pid=149718535

“United States Census, 1910,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGVR-TZL : accessed 18 Jun 2014), Lucy J Bennett, Seattle Ward 3, King, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 146, sheet 17A, family , NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375672.

“United States Census, 1930,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/1B6L-W5L : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Arthur Bennett, Los Angeles (Districts 0501-0750), Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0587, sheet 24A, family 267, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 155.

“California, Death Index, 1940-1997,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/9MH4-H1Y2 : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Lucy W Bennett, 28 Apr 1972; citing Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/8C12-XZM : accessed 17 Jun 2014), null, Apr 1972; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

 

Arthur Bennett Junior (son of Arthur Bennett)

Arthur Bennett, ancestry.ca, http://records.ancestry.ca/arthur_bennett_records.ashx?pid=171748719

 

Josephine Mary Bennett (daughter of Arthur Bennett)

“United States Census, 1930,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/1B6L-W5L : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Arthur Bennett, Los Angeles (Districts 0501-0750), Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0587, sheet 24A, family 267, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 155.

“California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/9MJW-YDVY : accessed 17 Jun 2014), John William Hardinge and Josephine Mary Lewis, 19 Feb 1941; citing p. 160, Los Angeles, California, United States; FHL microfilm 2114463.

“California, Death Index, 1940-1997,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/9MHD-JKZ5 : accessed 17 Jun 2014), John William Hardinge, 22 Jun 1947; citing Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“California, Birth Index, 1905-1995,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VGFX-Z3M : accessed 18 Jun 2014), David William Lewis, 23 Oct 1935; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.

“California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K86J-PBF : accessed 18 Jun 2014), David William Lewi and Katherin Louise Wiggs, 03 Feb 1956; citing p. 322, Los Angeles, California, United States; FHL microfilm 1343419.

“California, Birth Index, 1905-1995,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2QN-M2H : accessed 18 Jun 2014), Edward Bennett Lewis, 04 Mar 1938; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.

 

Bettie Lou Bennett (daughter of Arthur Bennett)

Bettie Lou Bennett, ancestry.ca, http://records.ancestry.com/bettie_lou_bennet_records.ashx?pid=128311950.

Bettie Lou Bennett, ancestry.ca, http://records.ancestry.ca/bettie_lou_bennett_records.ashx?pid=141001641.

“United States Census, 1930,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/1B6L-W5L : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Arthur Bennett, Los Angeles (Districts 0501-0750), Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0587, sheet 24A, family 267, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 155.

“California, Birth Index, 1905-1995,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/9M4Y-51HT : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Paul Henry Kenck, 15 May 1925; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.

“California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/9MJ7-T3HJ : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Paul Henry Kenck and Bettie Lou Bennett, 06 Apr 1951; citing p. 253, Los Angeles, California, United States; FHL microfilm 1283723.

“United States Public Records, 1970-2009,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/99MQ-HJ8L : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Paul H Kenck, Residence, Chelan, Washington, United States; from a third party aggregator of publicly available information.

Paul Henry Kenck, obituary, by The Wenatchee World Staff, May 29, 2014, 11 a.m., http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2014/may/29/paul-henry-kenck-in-memoriam/. Includes biography and photograph of Paul Henry Kenck.

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