Father:Charles Ernest Bennett
Mother:Elizabeth A. Medendorp
Birth date and place: October 25, 1886,
Cowles, Webster County, Nebraska
Birth date and place:November 13, 1889
Lafayette, Indiana
Death date and place:Marcy 1, 1847,
Carlisle, Arkansas
Death date and place: March 30, 1950,
Carlisle, Arkansas
Marriage date and place:December 25, 1909,
Carlisle, Arkansas
Marriage date and place: December 25, 1909,
Carlisle, Arkansas
Parents:Lynn Curtis Bennett,
Phebe May Church

Parents: Robert Medendorp,
Frances A. Higley

Notes:Married and lived their lives just north of Carlisle, Arkansas. Elizabeth and three daughters did go up to Lafayette, Indiana, to attend the 50th Anniversary celebration of her uncle Correll Higley. And in 1938 the couple took a trip to Yakima, Washington to visit Elizabeth's mother. On the way they stopped at Charlie's birthplace. They were known as Mom and Papa to both their children and grandchildren.
Charlie raised rice and dairy cattle. Milking the cows was a daily chore of the whole family.


Carl Robert
November 6, 1910
Helen Myers
Lucy Mae
February 5, 1913
Thomas L. Jackson
Mary Ellen
December 5, 1914
John Gilbert Epps
October 23, 1918
Buster Claussen
Beulah Bernice
March 6, 1921
Floyd Mitchell
Harry Lynn
April 28, 1923
Norene Brown
November 14, 1928
Donald Perry
Bill Fitchpatrick
Franklin Dale
February 23, 1934
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