Benjamin Davis

1 May 1830–13 September 1904 (Age 74)
Wainfleet, Welland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Davis was born on 1 May 1830, in Wainfleet, Welland, Ontario, Canada, his father, Samuel Davis, was 40 and his mother, Susanna Ott, was 40. He married Mary Jane Minor on 28 October 1857, in Wainfleet, Welland, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 13 September 1904, in Wainfleet, Niagara, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 74, and was buried in Morgans Point, Wainfleet, Welland, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Davis
1830–1904
Mary Jane Minor
1838–1929
Marriage: 28 October 1857
Abraham Leslie Davis
1859–1862
Henry Fletcher Davis
1863–1950
Rosa Bella Davis
1866–1903
Raymond Ransom DAVIS
1869–1954

Spouse and Children

    Male1830–1904Male

    Mary Jane Minor

    Female1838–1929Female

MARRIAGE
28 October 1857
Wainfleet, Welland, Ontario, Canada
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Davis

    Male1790–1882Male

    Susanna Ott

    Female1790–1873Female

siblings

(5)

    Jacob Davis

    Male1809–1871Male

    Barbara Davis

    Female1814–1885Female

    Jonathan Davis

    Male1816–1891Male

    Male1830–1904Male

    Susan M Davis

    Female1833–1890Female

World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 37

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 39

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 53

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Davis, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Benjn Davis in entry for Clarence V Neff and Rosa B Davis, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Benjamin Davis, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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