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Annie Elizabeth Benson

Annie Elizabeth Benson

Female 1882 - 1959  (76 years)

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  • Gender Female 
    Born 18 Dec 1882  Sydney, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 31 Oct 1904  San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Passenger List - Sierra
    Passenger List - Sierra
    Annie Elizabeth Benson aged 22 departed Sydney, Australia on October 10th, 1904 aboard the S.S. Sierra travelling 2nd class, and arrived in San Francisco, California, USA on October 31st, 1904.
    S.S. Sierra
    S.S. Sierra
    Built in Philadelphia 1900 for Oceanic. This 6,076 ton passenger liner was sold in 1920, operated by Polish-American Navigation Co. as GDANSK. It was repurchased by Oceanic in 1924 and renamed Sierra, then finally sold to Japanese Scrappers in 1934.
    Census 15 Apr 1910  Township 4, Fresno, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1 Jan 1920  Township 4, Fresno, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1 Apr 1930  Township 4, Fresno, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1 Apr 1940  Township 4, Fresno, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 25 Sep 1959  Fresno, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Aft 25 Sep 1959 
    Person ID I25  Jacquelines Tree
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2018 

    Father William Edward Benson,   b. 17 Nov 1855, Limehouse, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1914, 130 Bull Street, Cooks Hill, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Janet Lockhead Houston,   b. 8 Mar 1856, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1929, 56 Norton St, Leichhardt, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1880  Sydney, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Daniel Henry Lane,   b. 14 Jan 1872, Newington, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1906, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1904  San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Marriage Daniel Lane and Annie Benson
    Marriage Daniel Lane and Annie Benson
    Marriage Register County Courthouse, San Francisco, California, United States
    Children 
     1. William Lockie,   b. 22 Apr 1906, Alameda County, California, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1998, Fresno, Fresno, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Knox Lockie,   b. 3 Aug 1870, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1944, Fowler, Fresno, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 30 Aug 1907  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage John Lockie and Annie Lane (nee Benson)
    Marriage John Lockie and Annie Lane (nee Benson)
    First Congregational Church, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    First Congregational Church
    First Congregational Church
    760 Pandora Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Victoria
    Children 
    +1. Vern Asa Lockie
     2. Mabel Lockie,   b. 4 Dec 1911, Fresno, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F661  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1882 - Sydney, New South Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 31 Oct 1904 - San Francisco, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Nov 1904 - San Francisco, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Aug 1907 - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Sep 1959 - Fresno, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Reference  Smith, Andrew Grahame. "Annie Elizabeth Benson". Blighty to Baghdad. http://www.blightytobaghdad.com/familytree/getperson.php?personID=I25&tree=tree1 (accessed May 26, 2019).

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] California, Death Record Index, 1940-1997.

    2. [S132] The National Archives at Washington, D.C. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at San Francisco, California. The National Archives at Washington, D.C., 381.

    3. [S131] FamilySearch. California, County Marriages, 1850-1952. FamilySearch, 113.


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