Collection 2018-120 - Benson family photographs

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CA ON00156 2018-120


Benson family photographs


  • c.1900-1920 (Creation)

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13 photographs

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Mary Benson was born in Picton, Ontario, on 30 September 1864. She married George Boyle, a grocer, on 26 April 1893 and the couple lived in Belleville, Ontario at 226 William Street. George died on 20 June 1923. Mary died on 1 April 1954 and they were both buried in the Belleville Cemetery.

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Found in the home of George Boyle and Mary (née Benson) at 226 William Street in Belleville.

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Donated by Donald Boyle (via Chris Finkle and Doug Knutson) in October 2018.

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Thirteen black and white photographs of members of Mary Benson's family. Identified individuals include: Frederick G. Keyes; John G. Keyes; Margaret Williams; Mathilda Keyes; Grace and John McCunn; Irene McCunn; Wallaces of Napanee; Mary Gardner Keyes (1820-1903) of Rochester, New York.

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