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Esther Burnam Bennett was born on July 19, 1877 in Richmond, KY, second child and first daughter of Anthony Rollins (A.R.) and Margaret (Sommers) Burnam. From a prominent Richmond family, A. R. Burnam followed in his father, Major C.F.