Cummings-Bennett Family Record

Posted Sept. 18, 2011, at 12:49 p.m.

copy presented by Paul E. Bennett to Roxanne Moore Saucier Dec. 19,1978

published in Family Ties, Bangor Daily News

Silas H. Cummings and Sarah A. Hildreth, June 4, 1848

Gayland A. Moore and Ione Alvara Bennett, Sept. 2, 1923

Paul Edwin Bennett and Emma Lillian Tomlinson, Aug. 1, 1931

Alvarus Frank Bennett and Norma Brown, March 5, 1931

Earl Freeman Bennett and Julia Helen Williams, Jan. 25, 1936

Arthur J. Davee and Jennie E. Cummings, Nov. 27, 1879, by Rev. Charles Davison

Fred W. Higgins and Emma E. Cummings, Oct. 23, by Rev. C.A. Plumer, in Dover

Prosper A. Bennett and Mary A. Cummings, March 5, 1881, Greenville

Willard Lord and Mary A. Bennett, June 4, 1895, Guilford

Rena Alice Bennett and Walter Sumner Bennett, July 27, 1902, Guilford

Silas Alvarus Bennett and Estelle Maude Mitchell, Sept. 15, 1904, Guilford


Jennie Elizabeth Cummings, b. March 2nd, 1849, Greenville

Frank Monroe Cummings, b. Oct. 29th, 1853, Greenville

Mary Alice Cummings, b. Jan. 13, 1859, Greenville

Emma Estelle Cummings, b. Aug. 19th, 1863, Greenville

Son of S.H. and S.A. Cummings, March 18, 1866

Irene May Higgins, b. Dec. 22, 1880, Greenville

Florence Abbie Higgins, b. July 8, 1882

Rena A. Bennett, b. Jan. 23, 1882, Guilford

Silas A. Bennett, b. April 19, 1883, Abbot

Children of Rena A. and Walter S. Bennett

Ione Alvara, b. March 17, 1903, Abbot

Alvarus Frank, b. Feb. 19, 1905, Abbot

Children of Silas A. and Maude M. Bennett

Earl Freeman, b. Aug. 1, 1905, Guilford

Hildreth Cummings, b. Dec. 10, 1906, Parkman

Paul Edwin, b. Feb. 24, 1909, Auburn

Gerald Silas, b. April 24, 1917, Lewiston

William Cummings, born in Greene, April 2nd, 1791

Deborah Harris Cummings, born in Greene, Sept. 4th, 1792

Silas H. Cummings, born in Parkman, March 22nd, 1819

Wm Cummings Jr., born in Parkman, August 13th, 1821

Mercy H. Cummings, born in Parkman, February 3rd, 1823

Deborah Cummings, born June 30th, 1825

John G. Cummings, born June 20th, 1829

Mary A. Cummings, born in Greenville, Sept. 1st, 1831

Emeline S. Cummings, born in Greenville, Oct. 18th, 1834

Children of Wm and Deborah Cummings (above)

Gerald Silas Bennett, born Apr. 24, 1917 at CMG Hospital, Lewiston, Me.

Son of Silas and Estelle Maude Bennett  (Maude Mitchell Bennett)

Children of Gayland A. and Ione A. Moore born at Abbot Maine

Gayland Alton Jr.  June 20, 1924

Carrol Walter   February 3, 1926

Roderick Michael  March 17, 1928

Mary Alice  April 22, 1929

William Silas, April 28, 1934, son of Paul E. and Emma L. Bennett

Newton, Mass. Hospital

Sara Ann, Nov. 13, 1937, daughter of Paul E. and Emma L. Bennett

Mary Ellen, March 2, 1942, daughter of Paul E. and Emma L. Bennett, Freeport, Me.

Paul E. Jr., July 20, 1944, son of Paul E. and Emma L. Bennett


Deborah Cummings, died Nov. 15, 1848, aged 56 years

Frank Monroe Cummings, died January 5th, 1856, aged 2 years, 2 months, 7 days

Son of S.H. and S.A. Cummings, April 1st, 1866.

Emma E. Higgins, Oct. 21, 1901, aged 38 years, 2 months, 2 days

Silas H. Cummings, October 24, 1902, aged 83 years, 7 months, 2 days

Rebecca S. Hildreth died June 16, 1865, aged 45 years

Eleanor Hildreth, Sept. 29, 1869, aged 82 years

William Cummings, died December 18, 1858, aged 68

William Cummings Jr., 1863  Aquid (sp.?) Creek, Va.  age 42

Mary Alice Cummings Bennett (Lord) died Sangerville, Me. Nov. 13, 1954

Age 95 yrs

William C. Hildreth died in Greenville, July 10th, 1854, aged 32 years

James Monroe Hildreth drowned in Fairfield, June 6, 1842, aged 25 years

Benjamin C. Hildreth died March 6, 1859, aged 45 years

Henry T. Hildreth died Dec. 20th, 1863, aged 75 years

Hildreth Cummings Bennett, Dec. 25, 1906, Parkman, son of Maude M. and

Silas A. Bennett

Willard Lord, April 20, 1935, age 68

Walter S. Bennett, Nov. 21, 1935, age 70

Alvarus Frank Bennett, July 19, 1937, age 32

Ens. Gerald Silas Bennett, March 14, 1943, age 25 years 11 mo.

USNR Whideby Island, Wash.   Parents: Maud M. and Silas A.

Maud M. Bennett, Jan. 6, 1948, age 65 years, wife of Silas A. Bennett

Mary Alice Bennett, Nov. 13, 1954, age 95, at Sangerville, Maine

Mother of Silas A. Bennett

Mary Alice Bennett Lord, Nov. 13, 1954, age 95

Silas A. Bennett, Oct. 13, 1961, Guilford, Me., buried Sebec


Additional information added by Roxanne Moore Saucier, May 21, 2001:

Sarah Abigail Hildreth b. 1826, Hopkinton, NH, daughter of Henry and Eleanor (Currier)


Rena A. and Silas A. Bennett were children of Prosper A. and Mary A. (Cummings) Bennett

Mary (Cummings) Bennett married Will Lord after Prosper A. Bennett died.

Vital Records recorded in Hopkinton, N.H., 1840, by Thomas Burnham, town clerk

Henry True Hildreth Jr., b. May 18, 1820

William Colby Hildreth, b. June 2, 1822

Sarah Abigail Hildreth, b. March 11, 1826

The above are children of Henry True Hildreth and Eleanor, his wife. printed on August 24, 2017