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Mary Elizabeth Benton

Female 1866 -


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  • Name Mary Elizabeth Benton 
    Born 09 Dec 1866  Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 27 Dec 1866  Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Housekeeper 
    Godparents Michael [Toughey?] and Mary Jane Chany 
    Religion Roman Catholic 
    Census 1891  Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Domestic servant in the household of Denis McNamara: Mary Benton, age 23, born Ontario, father born Ireland, mother born Ireland, RC, Domestic. Head of household is Denis McNamara, age 70, born Ireland, RC, occupation Gentleman. 
    Address 1898  Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Benton, Miss Mary, housekpr, 149 Maria (Maria Street later renam 
    Census 1901  Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lodger in the household of John McNab: Mary Benton, female, single, born Sep 17, 1873, born Ontario, racial/tribal Irish, R. Catholic, occupation Housekeeper. 
    Association Mary Teresa Finnerty (Relationship: Godmother/goddaughter) 
    Association Louisa Finnerty (Relationship: Godmother/goddaughter) 
    Association Thomas Benton Finnerty (Relationship: Godmother/godson) 
    Person ID I59  Moran
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2010 

    Father Thomas Benton,   b. Jun 1826, Cappawhite, Co. Tipperary, 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  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Honora Ryan,   b. Dec 1836, Curraghafoil, Doon, 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  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1856  St. John the Evangelist, Gananoque, Leeds Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S88] St. Peter Celestine.

    2. [S158] 1891 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Renfrew South, Arnprior, Family Number 589.

    3. [S214] Ottawa City Directory, 1898.

    4. [S79] 1901 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Ottawa (City/Cité), Victoria (Ward/Quartier), Family Number 39.