Thursday, June 28, 2012

Bennington, Charles 1846-1931 Garrattsville Obituary

Bennington, Charles 1846-1931 Garrattsville Obituary

Charles Bennington Dies Friday at Garrattsville

Garrattsville, June 21---Charles Bennington, who was born in the town of New Lisbon December 1, 1846, the eldest son of Robert and Eliza (Kenyon) Bennington, died at his home in Garrattsville Friday, June 18, at midnight. Nearly his whole life had been spent in this vicinity as cheesemaker, farmer and especially with blooded poultry.
He was an active member of the Methodist church as long as his health permitted, also taking an active interest in affairs of the town and state. Besides an invalid wife, he leaves one brother, John R. Bennington of Batavia; two sisters, Mrs. Phoebe Vrenne of Edmeston, and Mary Bennington of Garrattsville, also several nieces and nephews.
The funeral which will be private will be held from the home on Monday at 2 p. m.

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