Champion, John Benjamin 1a

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


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.



Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth June 18, 1868 Alberton, Lot 4, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada 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 Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Champion, James W.April 5, 1841January 25, 1921
Mother Brooks, Margaret JaneApril 22, 18401912
         Champion, John Benjamin June 18, 1868 January 18, 1948
    Sister     Champion, Melissa Ann May 18, 1870
    Brother     Champion, Josiah Brooks August 25, 1873 1954
    Brother     Champion, James Barstoe M. D. 1876 September 13, 1937
    Sister     Champion, Elmira Ellie March 29, 1884 1962


Family of Champion, John Benjamin and Dunbar, Emma Jane

Married Wife Dunbar, Emma Jane ( * 1869 + May 7, 1932 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage September 16, 1891 Prince Edward Island, Canada RG19, Series3, Subseries4: Marriage Licenses, 1891  
Name Birth Date Death Date
Champion, William DunbarMarch 17, 1895September 29, 1952
Champion, Helen Jean19081909

Family of Champion, John Benjamin

Source References

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