Champion, Benjamin

Birth Name Champion, Benjamin
Gender male
Age at Death 76 years, 5 months, 6 days

Narrative

The most likely first wife for Benjamin was Margaret Evans.

In 1861, they had 3 boys and 3 girls from 5-15, and one girl under 5. This fits fairly well with the PEI Baptismal Index: John, William and Thomas, and Christie and Margaret.

Benjamin was a widower when he married the widow, Mysie McDougall Henry.

We regret to note that Benj. Champion an aged and respected citizen of this place has been suffering from a paralytic stroke since Monday and at present writing was growing worse. Guardian September 1903

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth December 27, 1827 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death June 2, 1904 Prince Edward Island, Canada newspaper item - suffered a stroke; gravestone  

Families

Family of Champion, Benjamin and McDougall, Maisy Maggie Missy

Married Wife McDougall, Maisy Maggie Missy ( * June 27, 1847 + February 26, 1904 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage April 26, 1876 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Champion, MargaretJanuary 26, 1877before 1878
Champion, Mary MargaretJuly 7, 1878before 1904
Champion, Benjamin HiramApril 2, 1880September 13, 1927
Champion, Ethel MayMarch 28, 1882before 1919
Champion, Laura JaneFebruary 21, 18851952

Family of Champion, Benjamin and Evans, Margaret

Married Wife Evans, Margaret ( * 1873 + ... )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage March 3, 1846 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Champion, JohnJanuary 7, 1847
Champion, William ArchibaldFebruary 19, 18491920
Champion, Thomas C.February 23, 1851June 21, 1887
Champion, Christie AnnJanuary 11, 18531884
Champion, Margaret Jane18591894
Champion, Gillman Merrill BenjaminOctober 9, 1861
Champion, Mary ElizabethMay 10, 1865April 1867