Permilia Placeway married first to Calvin Weller 19 March 1859 in Livingston County Michigan. This marriage ended in divorce and she remarried to Alfred A. Bennett, a professor at the University of Iowa, at Ames, Iowa. Permilia died 10 April 1912 at Ames, Iowa. Her obituary found in the "Pinckney Dispatch" April 18, 1912 issue read: Mrs. A. A. Bennett of Ames, Iowa who was formerly Cornelia (sic Permelia) Placeway of this vicinity died at her home, Wednesday, April 10, 1912.
Albert A. Bennett , her husband remarried to Lola Ann Placeway 19 June 1913 at Hartland, Livingston County. Lola being a niece of Permelia, the daughter of William Henry Placeway. On the marriage application, Lola was given as a professor at Ames, Iowa and Alfred as a professor from California.
01.) The marriage of Permilia to Calvin Weller found in the Marriage Records of Livingston
County, Michigan, Volume 2, page 255 - 1859.
02.) The 1910 Federal Census of Ames, Story County, Iowa, page 278-A
Alfred A. Bennett, head of household, age 59, b. NH., professor
Permilla, wife, age 70, b. MI
also living in household:
Lola Placeway, niece, age 30, professor
03.) The obituary of Permilia (Placeway) Bennett found in the "Pinckney Dispatch" April 18,