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Bridget Ellen Benton

Female 1861 - 1940


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  • Name  Bridget Ellen Benton 
    Born  Feb 1861  Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  01 Mar 1861  Fitzbory Harbour mission Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Occupation  Seamstress ("tailoress"). 
    Godparents  James Casey and Honora Dooley 
    Religion  Roman Catholic 
    Burial Witnesses  Gratton Patrick Finnerty and Emmett Finnerty 
    Died  08 Dec 1940  Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  11 Dec 1940  [2
    Association  Margaret Dunleavy Finnerty (Relationship: Godmother/goddaughter) 
    Person ID  I58  Moran
    Last Modified  26 Mar 2010 

    Father  Thomas Benton,   b. About 1831, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Mar 1890, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Hanora Ryan,   b. Abt 1836, Co. Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1879, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  About 1856 
    Family ID  F12  Group Sheet

    Family  James Finnerty,   b. 01 Mar 1851, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1921 
    Married  23 April 1888  St. John Chrysostom, Arnprior, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses  J.P. O'Farrell and Phoebe McGregor 
    Children 
     1. Emmett Patrick Finnerty
     2. John Albert Finnerty,   b. 27 Sep 1889, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1889, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Teresa Finnerty,   b. 17 February 1891, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Catherine Finnerty,   b. Oct 1892, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Nov 1893, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. James Finnerty,   b. 10 Apr 1894, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 July 1894, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Louisa Finnerty,   b. 10 March 1895,   d. Jun 1960, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Thomas Finnerty,   b. 02 Nov 1896, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1962, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Margaret Henrietta Finnerty,   b. 19 Dec 1898, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. Patrick Grattan Finnerty,   b. 17 June 1900, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957
     10. Hugh Francis Finnerty,   b. 18 Feb 1902, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1941, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Anne Genevieve Finnerty,   b. 4 April 1906, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  31 Jan 2011 
    Family ID  F266  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S87] Fitzroy Harbour Register.

    2. [S134] Register of St. Theresa, Ottawa.