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Jane Benson

Female 1815 - 1892  (76 years)


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  • Name Jane Benson 
    Born 15 Aug 1815  Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 01 Feb 1892  Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried St. Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13  Algonquin Highlands Settlers
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2019 

    Father Thomas Benson,   b. Abt 1774, Barrowfield, Underbarrow, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Oct 1864, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Mother Margaret Sisson,   b. 1775, Barrowfield, Underbarrow, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1870, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter Dawson,   b. 15 Jun 1800, Barrowfield, Underbarrow, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Sep 1873, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1833  Barrowfield, Underbarrow, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Dawson,   b. 02 Jun 1835, Barrowfield, Underbarrow, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1883, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     2. Sophia Jane Dawson,   b. 26 Aug 1837, Underbarrow, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1915, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Peter Dawson,   b. 14 Jan 1839, Helsington, Barrowfield, Underbarrow, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1839, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     4. Thomas Dawson,   b. 25 Jan 1840, Barrowfield, Underbarrow, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Peter John Dawson,   b. 21 Sep 1841, Helsington, Barrowfield, Underbarrow, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Dorothy Dawson,   b. 26 Jul 1843, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jul 1857, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)  [natural]
     7. William Dawson,   b. 09 Dec 1845, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1859, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)  [natural]
    +8. Isabella Dawson,   b. 10 Feb 1848, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1898, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     9. Richard Henry Dawson,   b. 21 Feb 1850, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1923, Maple Lake, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     10. Stephen Dawson,   b. 3 Mar 1852, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1945, Carbon, Strathmore, Wheatland, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +11. John Dawson,   b. 31 Oct 1853, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jan 1899, Gelert, Snowdon, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    +12. Emma Dawson,   b. 24 May 1856, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1935, Carnarvon, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     13. Mary Agnes Ellen Dawson,   b. 11 Nov 1860, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1904, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] 1841 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 1160; Book: 24; Civil Parish: Kendal; County: Westmorland; Enumeration District: 20; Folio: 6; Page: 4; Line: 22; GSU roll: 464190.

    2. [S9] 1871 Census of Canada, Ontario / Peterborough North / Stanhope & Sherborne / Pg 2, Family 4.

    3. [S8] 1881 Census of Canada, Ontario / Peterborough East / Stanhope, Sherborne & McClintock / Page 10, Family 54.
      Age 65 on this census. Enumerated as Mrs. Peter Dawson, widowed.

    4. [S25] 1891 Census of Canada, Ontario / Victoria North / Stanhope / Page 1, Family 2.
      Age 77 on this census. Living with son Richard.

    5. [S24] Ontario Death Registrations, Roll: MS935_64.
      Birth date: abt 1816 Birth place: Wes,Eng Death date: 1 Feb 1892 Death place: Haliburton, Ontario, Canada
      http://search.ancestry.ca/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ontario_deaths&h=1775994&ti=5543&indiv=try&gss=pt