Susan Stringer Bennett

A Real Daughter of the American Revolution

From the collection of Joe & Jane VanHooser    Princeton, Ky.

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This picture is of Susan Stringer Bennett at age 91

Susan Stringer married Alfred Bennett born in Livingston Co., Ky. in 1808
Susan and Alfred are buried at Miller Cemetery, Livingston Co., Ky.
Grave Stones list:

Susan Bennett, wife of Alfred,
Real Daughter of the American Revolution
27 April 1810  26 Nov. 1904

Alfred Bennett, husband of Susan
7 Feb. 1808   3 March, 1888 age 80 yrs 26 days.

Leonard Stringer
Susan Stringer Bennett's father was a Revolutionary War Soldier. Leonard Stringer was born 1760 in Georgia, he entered the Revolutionary Army at about age 15. He drove a provision wagon until he was considered old enough to enter the regular service. A grant of land was given to him for his service by Edward Telfair, captain, governor, and commander in Chief of Georgia and is now on file in the secretary of state's office in Alanta, Georgia. It is dated January 20, 1786 and calls for 287 acres in Washington County, Georgia.

Leonard Stringer is buried at Miller Cemetery located just South of the intersection
of hwys. 93 & 866 on the right side of the road.
Grave Stone lists Leonard Stringer, Sr.
1761   VA. - 1843
Revolutionary War Vet


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  • Mrs Bennett photo from news story
  • Read More of Susan's (from Paducah, Ky. DAR Chapter) Story
  • Certificate attatched to the land grant document
  • Bennett Homes
  • Stringer-Bennett Headstone Photos page 1
  • Stringer-Bennett Headstone Photos page 2
  • Stringer-Bennett Headstone Photos page 3