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Benjamin Finner

Male About 1796 - Before 1870  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Finner 
    Born About 1796  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 23 Aug 1838  St. Philip's, Richmond Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Godparents James Mantle and Margaret O'Brian 
    Religion Protestant (presumably Church of England); converted to Roman Catholicism (23 Aug 1838) 
    Military Served in 37th Regiment of Foot  [2
    Died Before 1870 
    • Daughter Ellen's marriage record (10 Oct 1870) lists both parents as dead.
    Association James Mantle (Relationship: Baptismal sponsor) 
    Association Margaret O'Brien (Relationship: Baptismal sponsor) 
    Person ID I1841  Moran
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2011 

    Family Mary Mantle,   b. About 1808, Rathcormac, Co. Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1858, Fitzroy township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married About 1828 
    Census 1851  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Benj. Finner, Farmer, born England, Roman Catholic, age 56; with wife Mary, born Cork, Ireland, age 50; and children John, William, James, Benjamin Jr, Joseph, Mary, and Thomas. 
    Census 1861  Fitzroy township, Carleton Co. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Widowed Benjamin Finner, born England, religion C of R, age 50; with children James, Ellen, Benny, Charles, Joseph and Robert. 
    Children 
     1. John Finner,   b. About 1826, Goulbourn Township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901  (Age ~ 75 years)
    +2. Margaret Finner,   b. About 1827,   d. 9 Jun 1909, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
     3. William Finner,   b. Dec 1828, Goulbourn Township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Patrick Finner,   b. Apr 1834, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1906  (Age ~ 71 years)
     5. James Finner,   b. About 1837, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1900, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     6. Ellen Finner,   b. About 1839, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Charles Finner,   b. 10 Dec 1840, Fitzroy township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1909, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     8. Benjamin Finner,   b. About 1842, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Nov 1904, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     9. Mary Finner,   b. 20 Jun 1844, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Joseph Finner,   b. 12 Apr 1846, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Robert Finner,   b. 2 Jul 1848, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1913, Carleton Place, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F565  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] St. Philip's, Richmond.

    2. [S192] Men of Upper Canada, Militia and Nominal Rolls, 1828-1829, Ed. Bruce S. Elliott, Dan Walker, and Fawne Stratford-Devai, (Toronto: Ontario Genealogical Society, 1995).

    3. [S77] 1851 Census of Canada, (National Archives of Canada).

    4. [S261] 1861 Census of Canada.
      Canada West, Carleton, Fitzroy, p. 24, lines 1-7.