Gordon Thomas1

M, #287401
Last Edited=22 Oct 2000
     Gordon Thomas is the son of Fred Thomas and Gertrude Pauling.1

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 148. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.

Grace Bennett1

F, #287402, b. 1865
Last Edited=8 Jan 2009
     Grace Bennett was born in 1865 at Templeton, Canterbury, New ZealandG.1 She was the daughter of John Bennett and Margaret Ewing.1 She married James Glassey, son of Margaret Glassey.2
     Her married name became Glassey.2

Child of Grace Bennett and James Glassey

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 146. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 148.

James Glassey1

M, #287403, b. 1863
Last Edited=9 Jan 2003
     James Glassey was born in 1863 at Tycanny, County Tyrone, IrelandG.2 He was the son of Margaret Glassey.2 He married Grace Bennett, daughter of John Bennett and Margaret Ewing.1
     He lived at Ruapuna, Canterbury, New ZealandG.2

Child of James Glassey and Grace Bennett

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 148. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S3154] William Glassey, "Re: James Glassey," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 8 January 2003. Hereinafter cited as "Re: James Glassey."

Margaret Isabella Glassey1

F, #287404, b. 1890
Last Edited=9 Jan 2003
     Margaret Isabella Glassey was born in 1890 at Ashburton, New ZealandG.2 She is the daughter of James Glassey and Grace Bennett.2

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 142. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 148.

Sarah Bennett1

F, #287405, b. 1867
Last Edited=26 Dec 2008
     Sarah Bennett was born in 1867 at Templeton, Canterbury, New ZealandG.1 She was the daughter of John Bennett and Margaret Ewing.1 She married Lionel Saunders.2 She died at Rakaia, Canterbury, New ZealandG.2
     Her married name became Saunders.2

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 148. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 149.


Lionel Saunders1

M, #287406
Last Edited=22 Oct 2000
     Lionel Saunders married Sarah Bennett, daughter of John Bennett and Margaret Ewing.1

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 149. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.

Eva Saunders1

F, #287407
Last Edited=22 Oct 2000
     Eva Saunders is the daughter of Lionel Saunders and Sarah Bennett.1

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 149. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.

Albert Edward Bennett Saunders1

M, #287408, b. 1897, d. 7 June 1917
Last Edited=21 Jan 2001
     Albert Edward Bennett Saunders was born in 1897.1 He was the son of Lionel Saunders and Sarah Bennett.2 He died on 7 June 1917 at Messines Ridge, Flanders, BelgiumG.1 He was buried at Messines Ridge Memorial, Mesen, Flanders, BelgiumG.1
     He was a butcher before 1916 at Rakaia, Canterbury, New ZealandG.3 Albert served in the 2nd Battalion, Canterbury Regiment, 1st NZEF on 8 January 1916 as a private 6/3860.1,3

Citations

  1. [S259] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, online http://www.cwgc.org. Hereinafter cited as Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 149. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  3. [S2887] NZ Government, Rolls of the NZ Expeditionary Force, 1916, Volume II (Wellington, NZ: Government Print, 1917), roll 21 26. Hereinafter cited as Rolls of the NZEF, 1916.

Alexander Saunders1

M, #287409
Last Edited=22 Oct 2000
     Alexander Saunders was the son of Lionel Saunders and Sarah Bennett.1
     He was a school teacher.

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 149. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.

Collet Saunders1

F, #287410
Last Edited=22 Oct 2000
     Collet Saunders is the daughter of Lionel Saunders and Sarah Bennett.1
     She lived at New Plymouth, New ZealandG.1

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 149. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.