Looking for the descendants of William Bennett (1775-1843). William Bennett came to Jennings County with a John Bennett who was either a brother or older son. It is believed that William Bennett came from Maryland via Kentucky possibly Henry or Mason Counties in Kentucky. William settled on land in Marion Township (see attached). It is believed that William had the following children Andrew (my GG Grandfather) went to Hancock County, Illinois, John, James K, Robert and Nancy (Hall). William Bennett's first wife is unknown but he was married again after coming to Jennings County, to a Mary Hall in 1821.