1146. Cecil Bennet6 WAY (Ira Zadock5 WAY, Mary Jane4 HAWKINS, Zadock3 HAWKINS, Zadock2 HAWKINS, Zadock1 HAWKINS) was born on 13 Oct 1881 in Ox Bow, Putnam Co., Illinois. He appeared on the 1900 U.S. Census with his parents in Peoria City, Peoria Co., Illinois. He died on 27 Feb 1937 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois. He died of a ruptured aortic aneurysm. Cecil served in the U.S. Army in World War I in France.
He was married to Sadie V. BUSH (daughter of John BUSH) between
1900 and 1905 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, most likely.
Sadie V. BUSH was born on 10 Dec 1887 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois.
She died on 16 Sep 1905 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois. Her obituary mentions
she died on Galena Rd, that she had "3 child; 2 bros, 3 sis." She was
buried in Springdale Cemetery in Peoria. Cecil Bennet WAY and Sadie V. BUSH
had the following children:
He was married to Antoinette
Jeanne Joséphine MÉTAYER (daughter of Jean MÉTAYER
and Léonie Berthe MARSOLLIER) on 15 Feb 1919 in Angers,
Maine-et-Loire, France. Cecil met Jeanne while serving in World War I in France
and married her there and brought her and her mother back to the United States
with him. Cecil and Jeanette appeared on the 1920 U.S. Census in Godfrey Twp.,
Madison Co., Illinois. After Cecil died, Jeanne married second a Mr. Dickman
and then third, Clarence Livingston. Antoinette Jeanne
Joséphine MÉTAYER was born on 17 Aug 1899 in Trélazé,
Maine-et-Loire, France. In France she was known as Jeanne MÉTAYER. When
she came to America, she became known as Jeannette MÉTAYER. She died on
8 Dec 1994 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois. She was buried in Peoria. Cecil
Bennet WAY and Antoinette Jeanne Joséphine MÉTAYER had the following
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