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Germond Fowler Bennett (1842-1906)
Born in Dryden, N.Y., forman of McGraw sawmill in Bay City, Mich.

1883 Biography. - Added January, 2012.

History of Bay County, Michigan - 1883


has been for upwards of ten years past one of the most active men connected with the lumbering interests of Bay County. He was born February 25, 1842, at Dryden, Thomkins Co., N. Y., and came to Bay City, Mich., in the Spring of 1872. Since that time he has been in the employ of McGraw & Co. as general foreman, and still retains that position. Mr. Bennett is emphatically a representative lumberman. The responsible position which he holds with one of the most extensive lumbering firms in the valley, requires large experience and good executive ability; all of which Mr. Bennett possesses.

Additional Notes.

    1850 Census: New Hudson, Allegany, N.Y.

  • Bennett, Andrew S. - b. 1805, R.I. - lumberman
  • Sarah, wife b. 1805, VT
  • Ann Eliza, daughter b. 1831, NY
  • Andrew S., son b. 1835, NY
  • Ira, son b. 1837, NY
  • Germond, son b. 1841, NY
  • Mary, daughter b. 1835, NY

    1870 Census: North Greenbush, Rensselaer, N. Y.

  • Bennett, Germond b. 1842, N.Y. - lumber inspector.
  • Lucy, wife b. 1849, England.

    1879 Directory: Bay City, Mich.

  • Bennett, Germond mill foreman, res s e cor 38th and Harrison.

    1880 Census: Bay City, Bay, Mich.

  • Bennett, Germond F. - b. 1842, New York sawmill.
  • Lucie A, wife b. 1851, New York.
  • George F., son b. 1874, Mass.

    1881 Obituary Buffalo Commercial Advertiser.

  • Death of Ira S. Bennett, age 42, born at Painted Post, Steuben Co., when young was associated with John McGraw, who offered him a partnership, and upon Mr. McGraw's death in 1877, assumed the whole management of his business. Surviving are his wife, and his brother, Germond Bennett, and two sisters who reside in Bay City, Mich., and another brother of Andrew Bennett, of Hudson, N.Y.

    1884 Directory: Bay City, Mich.

  • Bennett, George - clerk, res 615 N. Madison.
  • Bennett, Germond clerk, 313 S. Center.

    1886 - Directory: Bay City, Mich.

  • Bennett, George - painter, bds Moulton house.
  • Bennett, Germond F. - with T H McGraw & Co., bds Moulton house.

    1894 Census: Bay City, Bay, Mich.

  • Bennett, General b. 1846.
  • Lucie A., wife b. 1852.
  • George R., son b. 1874.

    1900 Census: Bay City, Bay, Mich.

  • Bennett, Germond b. 1842, New York
  • Lucy, wife b. 1852, England.

    1906 Michigan Deaths: Bay City, Bay, Mich.

  • Germond Fowler Bennett, lumber inspector, born Feb. 25, 1844, Dryden, N. Y., son of Andrew Bennett and Sarah Spencer, wife Lucy, residence 912 Broadway, Bay City, Mich.

    1916 Michigan Deaths: Bay City, Bay, Mich.

  • George Bennett, single, carriage painter, age about 65, parents unkown, residence 601 Adams, died July 28, 1916, burial at Pine Ridge Cemetery.
Related Pages/Notes

Related pages:
McGraw, John
People Referenced
Bennett, Andrew S. (father)
Bennett, Andrew S. Jr. (bro)
Bennett, Ann E. (sis)
Bennett, George (son)
Bennett, Germond F. (subject)
Bennett, Ira S. (bro)
Bennett, Lucie A. (wife)
Bennett, Mary (sis)
McGraw, John
Spencer, Sarah (mother)
Subjects Referenced
Allegany County, NY
Bay City, MI
Bay County, MI
Buffalo, NY
Dryden, NY
Hudson, NY
McGraw & Co.
Moulton house
New Hudson, NY
North Greenbush, NY
Painted Post, NY
Pine Ridge Cemetery
Rensselaer County, NY
Steuben County, NY
Thomkins County, NY
WRITINGS: History As It Was Written Then.