Champion, John Benjamin 1a

Birth Name Champion, John Benjamin
Gender male
Age at Death 79 years, 7 months


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth June 18, 1868 Alberton, Lot 4, Prince Edward Island age 13 in 1881 census, Lot 4; 1891 census
Death January 18, 1948 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at age 79; information from obituary


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Champion, James W.
Mother Brooks, Margaret Jane
         Champion, John Benjamin
    Sister     Champion, Melissa Ann
    Brother     Champion, Josiah Brooks
    Brother     Champion, James Barstoe
    Sister     Champion, Elmira Ellie
Father Champion, James W.
Stepmother Banks, Priscilla


    Family of Champion, John Benjamin and Dunbar, Emma Jane
Married Wife Dunbar, Emma Jane
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage September 16, 1891 Prince Edward Island, Canada RG19, Series3, Subseries4: Marriage Licenses, 1891
  1. Champion, William Dunbar
  2. Champion, Clara B.
  3. Champion, Helen Jean
    Family of Champion, John Benjamin



A theology student and a Baptist in the 1891 census, later became a minister.

The Rev. John B. CHAMPION, M.A., B.D., has written a book on the Atonement which has been published at the Griffith & Rowland Press in Philadelphia. Its title is The Living Atonement.

MCMINNVILLE CHURCH OBTAINS PHILADELPHIA PASTOR. Rev. John B. CHAMPION Jan. 28. 1915 (Special.) The local Baptist Church has obtained Rev. John B. Champion, of the Roxborough Baptist Church. Philadelphia, for Its pastor. Rev. Mr. Champion, who has just commenced his work here, is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick and of Colgate Theological Seminary. He was pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church, of Brantford. Canada, for five years and for four years held the pulpit of the Roxborough Church. Rev. Mr. Champion is married and has seven children, several of whom will attend McMinnville College. Rev. Mr. Champion is the au thor of a book entitled "The Liv ing Atonement."

Obit in the Guardian.



  1. Champion, James W.
    1. Brooks, Margaret Jane
      1. Champion, John Benjamin
        1. Dunbar, Emma Jane
          1. Champion, William Dunbar
          2. Champion, Clara B.
          3. Champion, Helen Jean
      2. Champion, Melissa Ann
      3. Champion, Josiah Brooks
      4. Champion, James Barstoe
      5. Champion, Elmira Ellie

Source References

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