JOHN BENNIE (1877-1954)

Born as Jan Beňo on October 20, 1877 in Litmanova, Slovakia, to Jan Beňo and Katarina Hlinka.

Arrived in the USA on December 4, 1901, at age 24, on the ship Oldenburg sailing from Bremen to Baltimore.

Married Mary Kuč, a native of Litmanova, on September 17, 1904 in Youngstown, PA, at age 26. They had 7 children: Charles, George, John, Mary, Michael, Nicholas and Peter.

Resided in Youngstown, Fayette county, PA where he was employed as a coal miner.

Died on December 21, 1954 in Youngstown, PA, at age 77. Buried in St. John's Greek Catholic cemetery, Uniontown.

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