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Adam "A. B." Buford Bennett

Male 1913 - 2003  (90 years)


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  • Name Adam "A. B." Buford Bennett  [1, 2, 3
    Nickname A. B. 
    Born 5 Jan 1913  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Feb 2003  Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Notes 
    • The Sabine County Reporter
      February 26, 2003

      A.B. "Buford" Bennett

      A.B. "Buford" Bennett, 90, of Hemphill, died at 4:34 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003, at Hemphill Care Center. Bennett was born Jan. 5, 1913, in Sabine County as a son of the late Tony Chester and Emily Lillian (Denby) Bennett and was a lifelong resident of the area. He was a poultry and cattle farmer and a member of the Littleton Fowler Masonic Lodge #305. He was also a deacon at East Mayfield Baptist Church. Survivors: wife, Allie Bell Bennett of Hemphill; sons Gerald Bennett of Greenville, South Carolina, and David Bennett of Beaumont; a daughter, Juanice ROWLAND of Beaumont; step-daughters, Peggy METZ of Silsbee, and Wilma Jean WILLIAMS and Sussan EZERNACK, both of Pineland; 11 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Starr Funeral Home Inc. in Hemphill with Bro. Vernon Watts and Bro. Homer Williams officiating. Interment followed at Springhill Cemetery in Sabine County.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong)
    Person ID I1493  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2015 

    Father Tony Chester Bennett,   b. 18 Jan 1886, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1943, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Emma Lillian Denby,   b. 5 Aug 1888, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1981  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1906  [4
    Family ID F1031  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Irene Ivadell "Tid" White,   b. 3 Dec 1921, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1988, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1939  [5
    Children 
     1. Charles Weldon Bennett,   b. 24 Oct 1940, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1943, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Baby Bennett,   b. 24 Aug 1944, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1944, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Tommy Lynn Bennett,   b. 3 Sep 1952, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1953, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Living
     7. Becky Lois Bennett,   b. 23 May 1958, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1958, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2010 
    Family ID F1021  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Allie Bell Solley,   b. 2 Jun 1925, Yellowpine, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 2006, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F8139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jan 1913 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Feb 2003 - Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S199] McDaniel, Robert Cecil THE 1920 POPULATION CENSUS OF SABINE COUNTY, TEXAS.

    2. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), March 15, 1995, Page 10 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), February 26, 2003 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972.

    5. [S65] McCary, Kay P. "Spring Hill Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.