John BENNETT

John BENNETT

Male 1846 - 1912  (65 years)

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  • Name John BENNETT  [1
    Born 18 May 1846  Litchfield Twp., Pontiac Co., Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Alt. Birth 18 May 1846  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Christened 12 Apr 1847  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1891  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1911  Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    V L 17, 31, 41 
    Origin 1911 
    English 
    Occupation 1911 
    Shoemaker 
    Religion 1911 
    Anglican 
    Died 14 Feb 1912  Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I16474  Bennett Johnston Family
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2016 

    Father James BENNETT,   b. 1815, St. Merryn, St. Merryn, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1896, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Jane GREGOR,   b. 1815, St. Merryn, St. Merryn, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1898, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1837  St. Merryn, St. Merryn, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Alt. Marriage 12 Aug 1837  Saint Merryn, , Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F8290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ellen MORDY,   b. 24 Mar 1846, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1869, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married Bef Oct 1869 
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2008 17:39:00 
    Family ID F2926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Caroline Amanda GIBBONS,   b. 13 Nov 1853, Portage Du Fort, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1921, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1871  Portage Du Fort, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Sarah Jane BENNETT,   b. 16 Jun 1872, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1891, Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     2. William Henry BENNETT,   b. 28 Mar 1874, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1958, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. John Emerson BENNETT,   b. 2 May 1876, Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1958, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Mary Frances BENNETT,   b. 2 Sep 1878, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1891  (Age 12 years)
     5. George Edwin BENNETT,   b. 27 May 1881, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Infant
     6. Clara Edith BENNETT,   b. 20 Mar 1884, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sept 2, 1960, Brockville, Grenville Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Norman Edgar BENNETT,   b. 16 Sep 1886, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1942  (Age 55 years)
     8. Harold Wellington BENNETT,   b. 9 May 1890, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1891, Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     9. Emily Laura BENNETT,   b. 3 Sep 1893, , Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1970, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     10. Wilfred James BENNETT,   b. 20 Aug 1895, Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1977  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2009 16:52:00 
    Family ID F2935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Bennett, John
    Bennett, John
    Collection of photos from Merrill Wallace located at Whitewater Historical Society
    scanned by Fay Bennett, Oct 2016
    Bennett, John
    Bennett, John
    Collection of photos from Merrill Wallace located at Whitewater Historical Society
    scanned by Fay Bennett, Oct 2016

    Documents
    01617-Bennett Letter # 2
    01617-Bennett Letter # 2
    The following letter was found in the Bible of John Bennett and Caroline Amanda Gibbons. Part of the letter is missing. March 12th 1866
    01617-Bennett Letter #3
    01617-Bennett Letter #3
    This letter was written by John Bennett, son of James and Jane Bennett, to an Uncle in England, July 7th 1896
    01617-Bennett, John obituary
    01617-Bennett, John obituary
    The Cobden Sun - partial copy Feb 22, 1912
    located in the Cobden Binder held at the Whitewater Historical Society
    scanned by Fay Bennett, Oct 2016

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Bennett, John & Caroline Gibbons
    Gravestone-Bennett, John & Caroline Gibbons
    Howard Cemetery, Forester's Falls, ON
    taken by Fay Bennett

  • Sources 
    1. [S865] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Ross Twp., - 1851, Ontario Genealogical Society Provincial Index, Census database, (http://www.ogs.on.ca/ogspi/5/o3160000.htm).

    2. [S576] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Ross Twp., - 1901, Automated Genealogy, (Index to 1901 Census of Canada with Digital Images, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/cache/index.html).

    3. [S642] Church Record - Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario.

    4. [S642] Church Record - Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario, Vol 1 pg 698 Bathurst; area Westmeath Twp; John Bennett s/o James and Jane Residence Westmeath Twp; Birplace Westmeath Twp; DOB: may 18 1846 Date of Christening: Apr 12, 1847 at Westmeath Twp by Rev H Shaler (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S480] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Ross Twp., - 1891, Ontario Genealogical Society Provincial Index, Census database, (http://www.ogs.on.ca/ogspi/9/o113i101.htm#100).

    6. [S633] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Ross Twp., - 1911, Library and Archives of Canada, Archivia Net On-Line Research Tool ,, (Database, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/1911/index-e.html).

    7. [S776] "Ontario Death Registrations Online at Ancestry.ca", FamilyTree.Com, (Subscription www.ancestry.ca), Reg # 027853 Ross Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Death Registration of John Bennett d. Feb 14 1912; b. May 18 1847; age 64 yrs, 8 mos, 26 days; b. Canada; d. VL 17, Con 8, Village of Forester's Falls; shoemaker; married: Parents: James Bennett, Engl and and Jane Gregor, England; Dr Jonathon Brown, MD; certified by  John E Bennett, Cobden, Feb 16 1912; cause pneumonia lobar; 7 days

    8. [S248] Cemetery Record - Howard Cemetery Gravestones, Ross Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario, (Pletsch, Murray, Webmaster of Renfrew County, Ontario Gravemarker Gallery, Digital Images at http://nocgg.maddoc.net/renfrew/).

    9. [S231] Gregor and Bennett Family Information, Susan Old, Wadebridge, Co. Cornwall, England, (Transcription of St. Merryn Parish Records) (Reliability: 3).
      Date of Import: Feb 15, 2000

    10. [S255] IGI.

    11. [S798] Church Record - Repertoire Des Mariages L'Outaouais Quebecois Anglicans 1842-1953, Les Editions C.G.L. du Club de genealogie de Longueuil, (Publication No H-074), p. 10 (Reliability: 3).
      Bennett, John s/o James & Jane (Portage du Fort)
      to Gibbons, Caroline Amanda d/o Thomas and Sarah Jane (Clarendon)
      Nov 8 1871 Portage du Fort