Henry Bennett1

M, #287181, b. 1837, d. 20 July 1877
Last Edited=26 Jun 2008
     Henry Bennett was born in 1837 at Tullyhue, County Armagh, Ireland.2 He was the son of Henry Bennett and Ellen (?).3 He married Margaret Bennett, daughter of Robert Bennett and Jane Guy, on 11 January 1866 at St. Michaels Church, Christchurch, New Zealand.1 He died on 20 July 1877 at Wakanui, Canterbury, New Zealand, from an accident, where he fell off his dray and was run over, dying four days later.2 He was buried on 21 July 1877 at Ashburton Old Cemetery, Kermode Street, Ashburton, New Zealand, plot 29.4,5
     Henry immigrated to Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on the ship Matoaka, arriving on February 1862. He was a farmer in 1863 at Templeton, Canterbury, New Zealand.6 He was a farmer circa 1873 at Wakanui, Canterbury, New Zealand.7

Children of Henry Bennett and Margaret Bennett

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 75. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 112.
  3. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 50.
  4. [S2862] NZ Society of Genealogists, Ashburton Old Cemetery (Auckland, NZ: NZ Society of Genealogists, 1979), plot 29. Hereinafter cited as Ashburton Cemetery - Old Section.
  5. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 115.
  6. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 32.
  7. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 94.
  8. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 82.
  9. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 83.
  10. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 84.
  11. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 105.
  12. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 110.

Robert Bennett1

M, #287182, b. before 1812
Last Edited=20 Jul 2011
     Robert Bennett was born before 1812 at Ireland. He married Jane Guy.1
     He was a farmer from 1838 to 1840 at Cargans, Ballymore, County Armagh, Ireland.1

Children of Robert Bennett and Jane Guy

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 45. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 48.
  3. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 234.

Jane Guy1

F, #287183
Last Edited=20 Jul 2011
     Jane Guy married Robert Bennett.1
      Her married name became Bennett.1

Children of Jane Guy and Robert Bennett

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 45. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 48.
  3. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 234.

William Bennett1

M, #287184, b. 1832, d. 5 January 1895
Last Edited=26 Jun 2008
     William Bennett was born in 1832 at Ireland.1 He was the son of Robert Bennett and Jane Guy.1 He was baptized at Ballymore, County Armagh, Ireland, in 1838.1 He married Margaret McIlroy on 14 November 1859 at Ballymore, County Armagh, Ireland.2 He died on 5 January 1895 at Cust, Canterbury, New Zealand.3,4 He was buried at Cust Presbyterian Cemetery, Cust, Canterbury, New Zealand, plot 6.4
     He was a farmer after 1862 at West Eyreton, Canterbury, New Zealand.5 William and Margaret McIlroy immigrated to Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on the ship Mersey, arriving on 25 September 1862.1

Children of William Bennett and Margaret McIlroy

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 45. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  3. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 49.
  4. [S2957] NZ Society of Genealogists, Cust Presbyterian Cemetery (Auckland, NZ: NZ Society of Genealogists), plot 6. Hereinafter cited as Cust Presbyterian Cemetery.
  5. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 52.
  6. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 53.
  7. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 50.

Margaret McIlroy1

F, #287185, b. 1835, d. 19 August 1907
Last Edited=26 Jun 2008
     Margaret McIlroy was born in 1835 at Ireland.2 She married William Bennett, son of Robert Bennett and Jane Guy, on 14 November 1859 at Ballymore, County Armagh, Ireland.1 She died on 19 August 1907 at Cust, Canterbury, New Zealand.3,4 She was buried at Cust Presbyterian Cemetery, Cust, Canterbury, New Zealand.4
      From 14 November 1859, her married name became Bennett.1 Margaret and William Bennett immigrated to Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on the ship Mersey, arriving on 25 September 1862.2

Children of Margaret McIlroy and William Bennett

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979). Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 45.
  3. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 53.
  4. [S2957] NZ Society of Genealogists, Cust Presbyterian Cemetery (Auckland, NZ: NZ Society of Genealogists), plot 6. Hereinafter cited as Cust Presbyterian Cemetery.
  5. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 50.


George Bennett1

M, #287186, b. 1860, d. 18 November 1889
Last Edited=18 Feb 2001
     George Bennett was born in 1860 at Ireland.1,2 He was the son of William Bennett and Margaret McIlroy.1 He married Jane Barr on 12 July 1883.3 He died on 18 November 1889.2 He was buried at Cust Presbyterian Cemetery, Cust, Canterbury, New Zealand, plot 6.2
     George immigrated with his parents to Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand, on the ship Mersey, arriving 25 September 1862.1

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 45. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S2957] NZ Society of Genealogists, Cust Presbyterian Cemetery (Auckland, NZ: NZ Society of Genealogists), plot 6. Hereinafter cited as Cust Presbyterian Cemetery.
  3. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 50.

Robert Bennett1

M, #287187, b. 1836, d. 1894
Last Edited=11 Oct 2001
     Robert Bennett was born in 1836 at Tandragee, County Armagh, Ireland.2 He was the son of Robert Bennett and Jane Guy.1 He married Maria Cummins in 1865 at Christchurch, New Zealand.3 He died in 1894 at Klondyke, Canterbury, New Zealand, drowning while working on the construction of the headworks of the Rangitata water race supply.3
     Robert immigrated to Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on the ship Matoaka, arriving on February 1862. He was a roading contractor after 1880 at Ashburton, New Zealand.3

Children of Robert Bennett and Maria Cummins

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 48. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 48 and page 159.
  3. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 160.
  4. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 161.

John Bennett1

M, #287188, b. 1828, d. 21 March 1885
Last Edited=26 Jun 2008
     John Bennett was born in 1828 at Tandragee, County Armagh, Ireland.2 He was the son of Robert Bennett and Jane Guy.1 He married Isabella Dunlop.3 He married Margaret Ewing before 1852.4 He died on 21 March 1885 at Ashburton, New Zealand, an accident on Old Beach Road, where his dray fell off the road into the Ashburton River.2 He was buried at Ashburton Public Cemetery, Old Section, Ashburton, New Zealand, plot 338.5
     John and Margaret Ewing immigrated to Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on the ship Amoor, arriving on 1 July 1864.6 He was a farmer in 1873 at Wakanui, Canterbury, New Zealand.7

Children of John Bennett and Isabella Dunlop

Children of John Bennett and Margaret Ewing

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 48. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 58.
  3. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 152.
  4. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 54.
  5. [S2862] NZ Society of Genealogists, Ashburton Old Cemetery (Auckland, NZ: NZ Society of Genealogists, 1979), plot 338. Hereinafter cited as Ashburton Cemetery - Old Section.
  6. [S495] Notices, The Lyttelton Times, Lyttelton, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as The Lyttelton Times.
  7. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 90.
  8. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 146.
  9. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 148.
  10. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 149.

Henry Bennett1

M, #287189, b. after 1828
Last Edited=22 Jan 2001
     Henry Bennett was born after 1828 at Ireland.1 He was the son of Robert Bennett and Jane Guy.1

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 48. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.

Jane Barr1

F, #287190
Last Edited=23 Nov 2009
     Jane Barr married George Bennett, son of William Bennett and Margaret McIlroy, on 12 July 1883.1
      From 12 July 1883, her married name became Bennett.1

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 50. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.