Joseph Bennett1

M, b. circa 1820
  • Joseph Bennett was born circa 1820.1
  • Joseph Bennett married Sarah Richardson circa 1845.1

Child of Joseph Bennett and Sarah Richardson

Citations

  1. Merv Johnson, "E-mail Merv Johnson," e-mail to Audrey, Various dates 2009, 5 October 2009.

Lindsay John Bennett1

M, b. 28 September 1898, d. 23 March 1981
  • Lindsay John Bennett was born on 28 September 1898 in North Motton, Ulverstone, Tasmania.1,2
  • He was the son of Thomas James Bennett and Eliza Burgess.1
  • At the age of 20 years, 4 months and 29 days, Lindsay John Bennett married Mary Elizabeth Johnstone on 26 February 1919 in Ulverstone, Tasmania.2
  • Lindsay John Bennett died on 23 March 1981 at age 82.2

Citations

  1. Colonial Tasmanian Family Links, online http://pioneers.archives.tas.gov.au
  2. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.

Male Bennett1

M, b. 1857, d. 1857
  • Male Bennett died in 1857 in Orange, New South Wales.2
  • He was born in 1857 in Orange, New South Wales.1
  • He was the son of William Bennett and Emma Dalley.1

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 9350/1857      BENNETT      MALE;      WILLIAM      ;EMMA      ;ORANGE.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death 3775/1857      BENNETT      - ;     WILLIAM ;     EMMA      ;ORANGE.

Mary Bennett1

F, b. 1862

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 11379/1862      BENNETT      MARY ;     WILLIAM ;     EMMA;      ORANGE.

Michael Jospeh Bennett1

M, b. circa 1890

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1923/C1657     Hartmann     Alma May;     Bennett     Michael.
  2. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, The Courier Mail Monday June 9, 1947.

Nellie May Bennett1

F, b. 9 February 1903, d. 23 August 1991
  • Nellie May Bennett was born on 9 February 1903 in Needles, Deloraine.1
  • She was the daughter of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.1
  • Nellie May Bennett married Hubert Bligh circa 1920.1
  • Nellie May Bennett married Jack McCarthy circa 1940.1
  • On 4 July 1959,her husband, Jack McCarthy died at age 61.1
  • Nellie May Bennett died on 23 August 1991 in Hobart, Tasmania, at age 88.1
  • She was buried in Devonport.1

Child of Nellie May Bennett and Hubert Bligh

Citations

  1. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.

Oliver Francis Bennett1,2

M, b. 1893, d. 1973
  • Oliver Francis Bennett was born in 1893 in Junee, New South Wales. He was the son of Cornelius Mulligan Bennett and Clara.1,3
  • At the age of 24 years, Oliver Francis Bennett married Lillian Maggie (Daisy or Maggie) Allard, daughter of Frank Allard and Mary (Minnie) Crawford, in 1917 in Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales.1
  • Oliver Francis Bennett died in 1973 in Bankstown, Sydney, New South Wales.2

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriages 7650/1917 BENNETT OLIVER F ; ALLARD ; LILIAN M ;      ROCKDALE.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Deaths 41902/1973 BENNETT OLIVER FRANCIS; CORNELIUS MULLIGAN ; CLARA ; BANKSTOWN.
  3. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Births18181/1893       BENNETT OLIVER N ; CORNELIUS ;      CLARE ;       JUNEE.

Reginald Bennett1

M, b. circa 1905

Citations

  1. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.

Richard Bennett1

M, b. 1850, d. 31 May 1910

Leah (nee Kingston, 1851-1881) and Richard Bennett. Photo courtesy of Merv Johnson.
  • Richard Bennett was born in 1850 in Staffordshire.1,2
  • He was the son of Joseph Bennett and Sarah Richardson.2
  • He was miner.2
  • At the age of 27 years, Richard Bennett married Leah Kingston, daughter of James Kingston and Sarah Henson, on 27 March 1877 in Parish Church, Norton Canes, Staffordshire. Witnesses to the marriage were William Aldridge and Agnes Elizabeth Kingston. Richard and Leah lived at Catshill after their marriage.1,2
  • Richard Bennett immigrated on 20 May 1880 with James Kingston and Sarah Henson. James Kingston and his wife Sarah, their daughter Leah and Richard Bennett, son John, daughter Patience and William and Mary (Polly) their grandchihldren left Plymouth on 20 May 1880. They came to Australia on the "Shenir" and landed in Brisbane on 25 August 1880. They immigrated as free passengers. Leah and her husband Richard Bennett remained in Stanley Street, South Brisbane. William was listed as William BENNETT not William Kingston.3
  • Richard Bennett died on 31 May 1910 in Benevolent Asylum, Dunwich, Queensland. He died of paralysis and exhaustion.2
  • He was buried on 1 June 1910 in Dunwich Cemetery.2

Citations

  1. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marriages Mar 1877 BENNETT Richard      Kingston      Leah      Penkridge 6b     543.
  2. Merv Johnson, "E-mail Merv Johnson," e-mail to Audrey, Various dates 2009, 5 October 2009.
  3. Merv Johnson, "E-mail Merv Johnson," e-mail to Audrey, Various dates 2009, 27 August 2009.

Rick Bennett1

M, b. 14 April 1919, d. 3 September 1942
  • Rick Bennett was born on 14 April 1919 in Needles, Deloraine, Tasmania.1
  • He was the son of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.1
  • Rick Bennett enlisted in the Australian Army on 23 April 1940 in Weetah, Tasmania. He was living at Brighton at the time he enlisted and gave his father John BENNETT as his next of kin. He was part of the 2/12 Infantry Division.2
  • Rick Bennett died on 3 September 1942 in New Guinea at age 23.1
  • He was buried in Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery.2
  • Rick Bennett also went by the name of Rick.1

Citations

  1. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.
  2. WW2 Nominal Roll, online http://www.ww2roll.gov.au

Ruby Rebecca Bennett1

F, b. 18 August 1912

Citations

  1. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.

Samuel Bennett1

M, b. 1871, d. 1960
  • Samuel Bennett was born in 1871 in Orange, New South Wales.1
  • He was the son of William Bennett and Emma Dalley.1
  • Samuel Bennett died in 1960 in Orange, New South Wales.2

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 15047/1871      BENNETT      SAMUEL      ;WILLIAM      EMMA      ;ORANGE.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death 5085/1960      BENNETT      SAMUEL ;     WILLIAM;      EMMA HOCKEY ;     ORANGE.

Selina Isabelle Bennett1

F, b. circa 1885
  • Selina Isabelle Bennett was born circa 1885.1

Child of Selina Isabelle Bennett

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Births 1911/6326     Horatio Waldemar Accworth     Bennett;     Selina Isabelle Bennett.

Selina Stephanie Bennett1

F, b. 21 September 1897, d. 2 December 1978
  • Selina Stephanie Bennett was born on 21 September 1897 in Dunloran, Deloraine, Tasmania.1,2
  • She was the daughter of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.1
  • At the age of 20 years, 11 months and 21 days, Selina Stephanie Bennett married Mark FitzMaurice on 11 September 1918 in Chudleigh, Tasmania. They had a total of ten children.2
  • Selina Stephanie Bennett died on 2 December 1978 in Devonport, Tasmania, at age 81.2

Citations

  1. Colonial Tasmanian Family Links, online http://pioneers.archives.tas.gov.au
  2. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.

Sylvia Bennett1

F, b. 8 August 1908, d. 8 January 1992
  • Sylvia Bennett was born on 8 August 1908 in Needles, Deloraine, Tasmania.1
  • She was the daughter of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.1
  • Sylvia Bennett married Kenneth Owens circa 1930. They had one child.1
  • Sylvia Bennett died on 8 January 1992 in Hobart, Tasmania, at age 83.1

Citations

  1. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.

Thomas Edward Bennett1

M, b. 1901, d. 20 November 1978

Citations

  1. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.

Thomas James Bennett1

M, b. 16 July 1855, d. 7 January 1936
  • Thomas James Bennett was born on 16 July 1855 in Port Sorrell, Tasmania. He was the son of James Bennett and Mary Ann Bonney.1
  • At the age of 34 years, 7 months and 17 days, Thomas James Bennett married Eliza Burgess, daughter of George Burgess and Mary Ann Smith, on 5 March 1890 in Elizabeth Town, Tasmania. They were married in the home of J Bennett, Thomas' father in Elizabeth Town. She was 26 and he was 32 years old, a labourer.1,2
  • Thomas James Bennett died on 7 January 1936 in North Motton at age 80. The Advocate reported his death on 10 Jan 1936 -" Mr. Thomas Bennett, who passed away on Tuesday at North Motton was aged 83 years. He married Miss Eliza Burgess, of Elizabethtown, and went to reside at North Motton, where he had lived for 47 years, and was well known and highly respected. His family numbered ten, five sons and five daughters, all of whom are alive; they are Mesdames A. Johnson (Victoria) Fred Hall (North Motton), H. O. Allen (Edith Creek), H. Johnson (Victoria), and Sturzaker (Ulverstone), and Messrs George (Preston), Andrew and John (Hobart), James (Gippsland), and Reg. (North Motton). Deceased had been in ill-health for about three years. His passing was quite peaceful. The funeral took place at the Anglican cemetery, Ulverstone, yesterday afternoon, Rev. B. S. Hammond officiating. There was a large number of followers. The chief mourners were Messrs. A. G., W. J., L. J., and R. (sons), and A. and C. Burgess (brothers-in-law); and F. Hall (son-in-law). The carriers were four grandsons Messrs. R. and B. Bennett, and J. and H. Hall. Messrs. A. and C. Burgess, J. Chilcott, and W. Woods were the pall-bearers."3
  • He was buried on 9 January 1936 in Ulverstone Cemetery. Anglican Section.4,3

Children of Thomas James Bennett and Eliza Burgess

Citations

  1. Colonial Tasmanian Family Links, online http://pioneers.archives.tas.gov.au
  2. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.
  3. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954) Friday 10 January 1936 p 2 Article.
  4. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Watts/Burgess/Alexander/Ramskill/Tilley/Barber/Rogers.

Vernon Roy Bennett1

M, b. 15 March 1899, d. 2 March 1957
  • Vernon Roy Bennett was born on 15 March 1899 in Deloraine, Tasmania.1,2
  • He was the son of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.1
  • Vernon Roy Bennett married Jessie Olive Munday circa 1929. They had three children.2
  • Vernon Roy Bennett died on 2 March 1957 in Somerset, Tasmania, at age 57.2
  • He was buried in Somerset Cemetery.2

Citations

  1. Colonial Tasmanian Family Links, online http://pioneers.archives.tas.gov.au
  2. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.

Wilfred James Bennett1

M, b. 31 July 1897, d. 1968
  • Wilfred James Bennett was born on 31 July 1897 in North Motton, Ulverstone, Tasmania.1,2
  • He was the son of Thomas James Bennett and Eliza Burgess.1
  • Wilfred James Bennett died in 1968 in Bairnsdale, Victoria.2

Citations

  1. Colonial Tasmanian Family Links, online http://pioneers.archives.tas.gov.au
  2. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.

William Bennett1

M, b. 1816, d. 21 August 1875
  • William Bennett was born in 1816 in Queeen's County, Ireland. His mother's name was Sarah.1,2,3
  • He was transported to Sydney in 1832. He had been sentenced to 7 years for assult and arrived on the Dunvegan Castle. He received his Certificate of Freedom on 1 July 1840.2
  • At the age of 36 years, William Bennett married Emma Dalley, daughter of Samuel Hockey and Mary Dalley, on 9 July 1852 in Guyong. The marriage was conducted by Samuel Wilkinson, minister of the Wesleyan Church of which Emma was a Member. William was a member of the Roman Church. Both Emma and William lived at King's Plains as did their witnesses Bernard Rennie and Mrs Mary Pendray. Both Emma and William signed with their mark.1,4
  • William Bennett died on 21 August 1875 in Guyong, New South Wales. He died from chronic rheumatism. He was a shepherd aged 60 years according to the information given by his wife Emma. He had been born in Ireland and arrived in NSW 43 years ago. He had been married 23 years and had 3 living sons, 3 living daughters and 3 deceased sons.5,3
  • He was buried on 23 August 1875 in Guyong Cemetery.3

Children of William Bennett and Emma Dalley

Citations

  1. Certificate, Emma Hockey/Dalley & William Bennett marriage of 9 July 1952.
  2. "Cert of Freedom."
  3. William Bennett, Death William Bennett 1812-1875.
  4. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriage V1852159 85/1852      BENNETT      WILLIAM ;     HAWKEY      EMMA ;     IG (IG = Wesleyan Methodist Bathurst, Hill End).
  5. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death 8813/1875      BENNETT      WILLIAM ;           SARAH      ORANGE.
  6. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 9350/1857      BENNETT      MALE;      WILLIAM      ;EMMA      ;ORANGE.
  7. Emma Ellis/Bennett nee Hockey/Dalley, Death Cert Emma Ellis/Bennett.
  8. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 11379/1862      BENNETT      MARY ;     WILLIAM ;     EMMA;      ORANGE.
  9. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 12433/1866      BENNETT      JAMES ;     WILLIAM;      EMMA ;     ORANGE.
  10. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 14155/1868      BENNETT      FANNY;      WILLIAM ;     EMMA      ORANGE.
  11. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 15047/1871      BENNETT      SAMUEL      ;WILLIAM      EMMA      ;ORANGE.
  12. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 16089/1873      BENNETT      ELIZABETH ;     WILLIAM;      EMMA      ;ORANGE.      

William Bennett1

M, b. 1860, d. 1936
  • William Bennett was born in 1860 in New South Wales.1
  • He was the son of William Bennett and Emma Dalley.1
  • William Bennett died in 1936 in Orange, New South Wales.2

Citations

  1. Emma Ellis/Bennett nee Hockey/Dalley, Death Cert Emma Ellis/Bennett.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death 10374/1936      BENNETT      WILLIAM ;     WILLIAM;      EMMA      ORANGE.

Winifred Mary Bennett1

F, b. 7 August 1910, d. 21 December 1965
  • Winifred Mary Bennett was born on 7 August 1910 in Needles, Deloraine, Tasmania.1
  • She was the daughter of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.1
  • Winifred Mary Bennett married Arthur Charles Dennison circa 1932. They had four children.1
  • Winifred Mary Bennett died on 21 December 1965 in Cornelian Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, at age 55.1

Citations

  1. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Early Horton(Circular Head)Tasmania Settlers & Relations From Around The World.

Anne Bennie1

F, b. circa 1806, d. before 31 August 1880
  • Anne Bennie was born circa 1806 in Cornwall.1
  • Anne Bennie married Joseph Chivell, son of George Chivell and Elizabeth Uln, on 21 June 1828 in St Agnes, Cornwall. The record shows the bride is Ann Bennie Gourd.1,2,3
  • Anne Bennie and Joseph Chivell immigrated to South Australia in 1839. Joseph and Ann Bennie arrived on the "Java" with all of the children from both of Joseph's marriages.2,4
  • Anne Bennie was buried on 31 July 1880.1
  • Anne Bennie died before 31 August 1880 in Cornwall.1

Children of Anne Bennie and Joseph Chivell

Citations

  1. Nicko Family re Chivell, online http://nicko.familytreeguide.com
  2. Rootsweb's Surname Mailing List, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Chivell Mailing List - post from Tony Holgate may 2004.
  3. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch No      M053061.
  4. SA passenger Lists, online http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/fh/passengerlists/…

Lillian Thelma Benson1

F, b. 1915, d. 7 May 2007
  • Lillian Thelma Benson was born in 1915.1,2
  • At the age of 20 years, Lillian Thelma Benson married Thomas William Case, son of John Case and Mary Jemma Shannon, in 1935 in Queensland. They lived at Ravensbourne, then Maclagan.1,2
  • Lillian Thelma Benson died on 7 May 2007 in Toowoomba.2
  • She was buried on 11 May 2007 in Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance.2

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1935/C3501     Case     Thomas William     ;Benson     Lillian Thelma.
  2. Rootsweb's Mailing List, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, AUS-NEWSPAPER-EXTRACTS-L Archives.

Ada Isabella Bentley1

F, b. 12 September 1883, d. 30 July 1902
  • Ada Isabella Bentley was born on 12 September 1883 in Rose Hill, Inverell, New South Wales.1
  • She was the daughter of William Bentley and Phoebe Chapman.1
  • Ada Isabella Bentley died on 30 July 1902 in Inverell, New South Wales, at age 18.2

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 21583/1883       BENTLEY ADA ISABELLA ; WILLIAM ; PHOEBE ;      INVERELL.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death 9570/1902       BENTLEY ADA I ; WILLIAM ;      PHOEBE ; INVERELL.

Alice Bentley1

F, b. 1873

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 12204/1873       BENTLEY ALICE ; WILLIAM ;      PHOEBE ; INVERELL.

Alick Bentley1

M, b. 1870, d. 1927
  • Alick Bentley was born in 1870 in Wellingrove, New South Wales.1
  • He was the son of William Bentley and Phoebe Chapman.1
  • Alick Bentley died in 1927 in Newcastle, New South Wales.2

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 18378/1870       BENTLEY ALICK      ; WILLIAM; PHOEBE ; WELLINGROVE.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death 1772/1927       BENTLEY ALEXANDER ;      WILLIAM ; NEWCASTLE.

Charles Ernest Bentley1

M, b. 5 February 1879, d. 5 December 1955
  • Charles Ernest Bentley was born on 5 February 1879 in Wairalda, New South Wales.1
  • He was the son of William Bentley and Phoebe Chapman.1
  • At the age of 22 years, Charles Ernest Bentley married Mary Rebecca Brown in 1902 in Inverell, New South Wales.2
  • Charles Ernest Bentley died on 5 December 1955 in Inverell, New South Wales, at age 76.3

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 25012/1879       BENTLEY CHARLES ERNEST; WILLIAM ; PHOEBE ; WARIALDA.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm
  3. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death 32439/1955 BENTLEY CHARLES ERNEST ; WILLIAM; PHOEBE ;INVERELL.

Elizabeth Jane Bentley

F, b. 14 December 1867, d. 19 February 1949

Family of George French & Elizabeth Jane Bentley. Taken 1912-1914. Courtesy of Joan Rogers. From Back LtoR - Herbert James, Percy, George Albert - Middle - Ruby, Elizabeth Jane, George, Violet, Jack (Leslie Chapman) - Front Alice, Ada
  • Elizabeth Jane Bentley was born on 14 December 1867 in Terri Hie Hie, Warialda, New South Wales, Australia.1,2
  • She was the daughter of William Bentley and Phoebe Chapman.
  • In 1890 he was Domestic Servant.
  • At the age of 22 years, 7 months and 8 days, Elizabeth Jane Bentley married George French, son of William French and Elizabeth Baker, on 22 July 1890 in the residence of William Holly, Warwick Rd, Tenterfield, New South Wales. George was a 22 year old bachelor, farm labourer of Mingoola (a property west of Tenterfield on the Bruxner Highway) - father William French, a farm labourer and mother Elizabeth Baker. Elizabeth was a spinster aged 22, a domestic servant living at Mingoola, parents William Bentley, a driver and Phoebe Chapman. George's sister Ellen and her husband William Holley were witnesses to George and Elizabeth's marriage held in the Holley residence, Warwick Road, Tenterfield according to the rites of the Wesleyan Church. The minister was John Hulme.3
  • Elizabeth Jane Bentley and George French moved to in Toowoomba, Queensland, circa 1907 with their family, most likely some time after the birth of their eight child Alice Ruby. George's sister Elizabeth Werner and her husband and family also moved to the area a year or so earlier. George and Elizabeth's last two children, twins, Ada and Ellen were born at the home of George's sister Elizabeth Werner in Toowomba.4
  • Elizabeth Jane Bentley died on 19 February 1949 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 81.5
  • She was buried on 21 February 1949 in Toowong Cemetery.6
  • George and Elizabeth's names are amongst those on a memorial in Rotary Park, Tenterfield.7
    George & Elizabeth French - Tenterfield Pioneers honoured in Rotary Park, Tenterfield
    Pioneer Plaque in Rotary Park, Tenterfield

Children of Elizabeth Jane Bentley and George French

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 17454/1868       BENTLEY       ELIZABETH S ;      WILLIAM ;      PHOEBE ;      WARIALDA.
  2. Barbara Geary, "ChildrenGeorge French & Elizabeth Jane Bentley."
  3. Certificate, George French & Elizabeth Bentley marriage of 1890.
  4. Interview, Joan Rogers, 14/2/2000.
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Deaths 1949/B20816 Elizabeth Jane     French;     William Bentley;     Phoebe Chapman.
  6. Brisbane City Council Grave Finder, online http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/BCC:BASE::pc=PC_899
  7. Unknown subject Photograph.

Ellen Bentley1

F, b. 1864, d. 1952
  • Ellen Bentley was born in 1864 in Wellingrove, New South Wales.1
  • She was the daughter of William Bentley and Phoebe Chapman.1
  • At the age of 18 years, Ellen Bentley[ married m] in 1882 in Inverell, New South Wales; James Prior.2,3
  • Ellen Bentley died in 1952 in Texas, Queensland.4

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 15856/1864       BENTLEY ELLEN; WILLIAM ; PHOEBE ; WELLINGROVE.
  2. Hamilton Family History, online http://uqconnect.net/~zzehamil/
  3. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriage 5040/1882 PRIOR JAMES;       BENTLEY ELLEN ;      INVERELL.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1952     C5737     Ellen     Prior;     William Bentley      ;Phoebe Chapman.