Ward Lorenzo Bennett1,2,3

M, (29 March 1899 - 1 February 1936)
     Ward Lorenzo Bennett was born on 29 March 1899.4,5 He was the son of George Washington Bennett and Loretta Carrie Casselberry.2 Ward Lorenzo Bennett was baptized, at age 2 years, 2 months and 18 days, on Sunday, 16 June 1901 at Bethel United Presbyterian Church, Bottle Run, Old Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.6 He married Verna Viola Sholder, daughter of Harry Ellsworth Sholder and Clara Irene Bixler, circa 1918.1,2,3 Ward Lorenzo Bennett died on 1 February 1936 at Railroad Crossing at Mill Lane, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 36 years, 10 months and 3 days.4,2 He was buried on 7 February 1936 in the Wildwood Cemetery, located in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Children of Ward Lorenzo Bennett and Verna Viola Sholder

Last Edited=19 Oct 2014


  1. [S785] Annabelle B. Kinley obituary, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 24 August 2002. Original obituary available in print or online for 30 days from publication at: http://www.sungazette.com/obituary/obituaryArchive.asp. Kevin Leonard Sholder, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  2. [S1485] Bottle Run Man Instantly Killed, Daughter Injured As Train Hits Automobile, undated clipping from an unidentified newspaper presumably from a local paper in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 2 February 1936. The original article was from a scrapbook of personal memorabilia compiled by Johanna (Weiss) Edler (1915-1999) through out her life. Viewed in the home of her daughter Donna (Edler) Sayah on 1 June 1999, by Kevin Sholder. Donna Lee Edler, Montoursville, Pennsylvania, USA.
  3. [S2274] "Margaret C. Wurster obituary," Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 11 March 2012, online archives (http://www.sungazette.com/page/content.detail/id/575654/… : accessed 13 January 2013). Kevin Leonard Sholder, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  4. [S205] Ann M. (Bennett) Chapman, "Family Group Sheets (George Washington Bennett and Loretta Carrie Casselberry)," supplied 1995.
  5. [S745] Jean Bennett, Montoursville, Pennsylvania, USA [e-address for private use,] to Kevin L. Sholder, e-mail, 27 October 2005, "Bob's Dad," Sholder Research Files; privately held by Kevin Leonard Sholder, [(e-address) & street address for private use),] Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  6. [S30] Bethel (Bottle Run) Presbyterian records dated 1901 - 1945 on micro film kept in the Northen Central Bank in Williamsport safety deposit box by the Bethel Presbyterian Session. Contact person Gail Leidecker, RD 5, Williamsport, PA (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  7. [S206] Eleanore Jean (Cline) Bennett, "Family Group Sheets (Ward Robert Bennett and Eleanore Jean Cline)," supplied 15 January 1996 ([address for private use,] Montoursville, Pennsylvania; USA).