Thomas Elwyn Bennett (died 1947)

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Llangennech (bethesda) Welsh Congregational Chapelyard,
United Kingdom

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Service number: 3910289
Rank: Private
Regiment: South Wales Borderers
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.

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Elwyn

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Charles Bennett J.

Charles Bennett J.

James and Francis Bennett

James and Francis Bennett

Mary Josephine Sperry Bennett

Mary Josephine Sperry Bennett

James R Bennett

James R Bennett

John Bennett

John Bennett

Jane and John Bennett Family

Jane and John Bennett Family

Andrew Cairns Bennett

Andrew Cairns Bennett

Abraham Bennett

Abraham Bennett

Christina (Tena) Bennett

Christina (Tena) Bennett

Cecil Forrest Bennett

Cecil Forrest Bennett

John Edward Bennett

John Edward Bennett

Ava Anthony (Graves) Bennett

Ava Anthony (Graves) Bennett

John Edward Bennett

John Edward Bennett

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Homer and Harry Bennett Charles Bennett J. James and Francis Bennett Mary Josephine Sperry Bennett

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In 1804, on May 14th, Lewis and Clark started out from St. Louis, Missouri on an expedition to explore the West and to find a route to the Pacific Ocean. President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the trip shortly after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. He wanted the new territory mapped and wanted to establish an American presence in the West before Great Britain or other European powers could claim it.

In 1834, on July 15th, the Spanish Inquisition - which began in the 15th century - was abolished by the royal decree of Isabella II. The last known person to be hung by the Inquisition was Cayetano Ripoll - in 1826 - who was a school teacher. He was accused of teaching "deist principles" - which posits that God does not interfere directly with the world.

In 1884, on December 6th, the Washington Monument was completed. Building began in 1848 but was stopped because of lack of funds and also due to the Civil War. It would be dedicated in 1885. At the time of its completion, it was the tallest structure in the world.

In 1892, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1920, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

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Thomas Elwyn Bennett died on June 6, 1947. No cause of death has been listed for Thomas. He was buried in Llangennech (bethesda) Welsh Congregational Chapelyard, United Kingdom. We are unaware of information about Thomas's surviving family.

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