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Margaret Anne Benton

Female 1869 - 1952


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  • Name  Margaret Anne Benton 
    Nickname  Maggie 
    Born  09 Apr 1869  Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened  25 Apr 1869  Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Occupation  Dressmaker/seamstress 
    Godparents  James O'Connor and Johanna Ryan 
    Religion  Roman Catholic 
    Census  1881  Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    With widowed father Thomas Benton, brother Thomas and sisters Bridget, Mary, Anna Maria, Agnes and Julia (Julia Gertrude). Age 11, attending school. 
    Census  1891  Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Found in the household of James Havey and his wife Catherine O'Brien, listed as "domestic." 
    Census  1901  Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Found in the household of Alec Moran and Annie Benton. Occupation: presser. Gross remumeration for previous year: $150. Emma (Moran) Lenehan (not yet married to Ed Delaney) is also in this household, occupation milliner, gross yearly income $144. 
    Census  1911  Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Found in the household of Alec Moran and Annie Benton. Occupation: Dress maker. 
    Died  8 Jul 1952  Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Died in an Ottawa nursing home
    Buried  Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association  Allan Jerome Moran (Relationship: Godmother/godson) 
    Association  James O'Connor (Relationship: Godfather/goddaughter) 
    Association  Johanna Ryan (Relationship: Godmother/goddaughter) 
    Association  Sylvester Finnerty (Relationship: Godmother/godson) 
    Person ID  I60  Moran
    Last Modified  1 Nov 2013 

    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  Constantine Hazelton,   b. 04 Apr 1876, Eganville, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Apr 1912  St. Joseph's, Ottawa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • A copy of the marriage record from St. Joseph's, Ottawa, found inserted in the parish register for St. Celestine, Pakenham (1875, page 154). Presumably Con Hazelton's mother Mary O'Neil was connected to the O'Neils of Fitzroy/Pakenham area. [7]
    Witnesses  Alexander Michael Moran and Mary Lillian Fagan 
    Census  1916  Maple Creek, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Con Hazleton with wife Maggie Benton and two daughters from his first marriage to Mary McCourt: Cora, aged 19, and Nellie, aged 10. Con Hazleton's occupation listed as Manager of Lumber Yard. 
    Family ID  F494  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S79] 1901 Census of Canada.

    2. [S93] Register of St. John Chrysostom, Arnprior.

    3. [S72] 1881 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, District 113, Renfrew South, Arnprior Village, Family Number 276, pages 60-61.

    4. [S158] 1891 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, District no. 114, Renfrew South, Arnprior.

    5. [S79] 1901 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Ottawa (City/Cité), District Number 100, Subdistrict (City/Cité) St George (Ward/Quartier), E3, Family Number 152, page 19.

    6. [S80] 1911 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Ottawa City, St. Georges Ward, Subdistrict 40, Place of Habitatoin: 26 Osgoode, page 22.

    7. [S88] St. Celestine.

    8. [S125] Register of St. Joseph, Ottawa.

    9. [S243] 1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.
      Saskatchewan, Maple Creek, 07, Family Number 296.