Ruth's Genealogy

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” -Abraham Lincoln

James Bennett, Sr was my 3rd great-grandfather. The Bennetts were well-to-do cattle ranchers in late 19th century San Saba County, Texas. Well, most of the Bennetts were cattle ranchers. James’s 2nd son Thomas became a prominent physician and eventual president of the Texas Medical Association. Another son, Benjamin, tragically gained fame in another way, becoming …

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This is my Dad’s Uncle Bun in the U.S. World War II Fourth Registration Draft Cards, 1942 database at Ancestry. My Dad speaks very fondly of this man and of the many summers spent as a child in Oregon with his Uncle Bun.