Of Pardons, Poisons and Plaintiffs: Stephen Bennett (Part 3 of 3)

Our road system was very different in 1898 than it is today in Tennessee. Roads have to be paid for and so toll booths were set up on different parts of the road and when you came to that person’s toll booth, you paid a small amount to travel on the road.  The tolls paid… Continue reading Of Pardons, Poisons and Plaintiffs: Stephen Bennett (Part 3 of 3)

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Trials and Tribulations-Stephen Bennett (part 2 of 3)

Death does weird things to a family.  Grief is an all encompassing emotion, but it never looks the same on any two given moments or in any two given people.  I try to Walk In Their Shoes when dealing with my ancestors and this time unfortunately that is fairly easy. My precious Father-in-Law passed away… Continue reading Trials and Tribulations-Stephen Bennett (part 2 of 3)