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Benjamin Fellows who went to Canada

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Susanne

Susanne Report 31 Dec 2012 11:54

i have been trying to find the closest of the FELLOWS family to us. Emma grandma had a brother Benjamin born 1800 in Smethwick birmingham. Couldnt find him but found he left Bristol for Quebec with son Benjamin in 1910, know he was first married to a Lizzie? then i found a 2nd marriage in Cochrone in Northern District Ontario. it saidmarried on 17-6-1926 to Isobel Gertrude Watts born lemington Spa and she 37 , benjamin a widower. i dont know if she had married before but it mentions a William Watts born Oxfordshire and a isobel reid. benjamins son born 1908 died he marry an Elsie? and i think a death for him in Vancover british Columbia. Thsnks if anyone can help with Canadian family history
Regards Susanne

Reggie

Reggie Report 31 Dec 2012 11:58

Can you check your dates please........

I doubt that someone born 1800 travelled to Canada in 1910

Reggie

Reggie Report 31 Dec 2012 12:00

...........this looks more likely!

FELLOWS Benjamin 1880 M 1910 Bristol Canada Quebec VIEW VIEW
FELLOWS Benjamin 1908 M 1910 Bristol Canada Quebec VIEW VIEW

Reggie

Reggie Report 31 Dec 2012 12:01

Births Jun 1889 (>99%)
Watts Isabel Gertrude Warwick 6d 629

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 31 Dec 2012 12:02

think your dates are a bit wrong - if he was born n 1800 he would not have gone t Canada in1910 or married in 1926 - can you check your dates Susanne

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 31 Dec 2012 12:04

Benjamin Fellows
England and Wales Census, 1881
birth: 1880 Smethwick,? Staffordshire,? England
census: 1881 Harborne (Stafford),? Worcestershire,? England
parents: Emma Fellows


name: Benjamin Fellows
age: 1
gender: Male
birth year: 1880
birthplace: Smethwick, Staffordshire, England
relationship to head of household: Son
marital condition: Single
address: 50 Lower Cross St
census place: Harborne (Stafford), Worcestershire, England
record type: Household
family history library film: 1341708
the national archives reference: RG11
piece/folio: 2960 / 123
page number: 54

Reggie

Reggie Report 31 Dec 2012 12:09

1911 census

Person: WATTS, Isabel Gertrude Address: Lucas's Farm Northumberland Road

WATTS, William Head Married M 65 1846 Farm Bailiff Aynho Northants VIEW
WATTS, Isabel Wife Married44 years F 63 1848 Blackburn Lancs VIEW
WATTS, Isabel Gertrude Daughter Single F 21 1890 Cubbington Wckshire VIEW
WATTS, George Henry Son Single M 19 1892 Clerk Cubbington Wckshire VIEW

Reggie

Reggie Report 31 Dec 2012 12:10

Last
name First
name Year of
birth Departure Destination
country Destination
port Transcript Image
Sex year port
WATTS Isabel 1889 F 1926 Liverpool Canada Quebec VIEW VIEW

Travelling alone, as far as can be deduced

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 31 Dec 2012 12:12

Looks like it could be their arrival:

Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935
Name: Mr Benj Fellows
Gender: Male
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880
Date of Arrival: 14 Jul 1910
Vessel: Royal Edward
Port of Arrival: Quebec
Port of Departure: Avonmouth, England
Roll: T-4769

He was a mechanic travelling with Mrs Fellows (30) and Master Fellows (2).
Onward destination was Alton Ontario where he intended farming.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 31 Dec 2012 12:15

Death of his first wife?

Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938 and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947

Name: Elizabeth Fellows
Death Date: 11 Oct 1915
Death County or District: Dufferin
Age: 35 years 5 months 25 days
Gender: Female
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880
Birth Location: Birmingham, England

Cause of death was Peritonitis caused by extopia gestation (rupture of). Died in Orangeville Hospital. Lived Alton.

Father was Henry Buffery Tilsley and mother Sarah Gibbert.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 31 Dec 2012 12:24

The second marriage:

Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928
Name: Benjamin Fellows
Birth Place: England
Age: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1883
Spouse Name: Isabel Gertrude Watts
Spouse's Age: 37
Spouse Birth Year: abt 1889
Spouse Birth Place: England
Spouse Father Name: William Watts
Spouse Mother Name: Isabel Read
Marriage Date: 17 Jul 1926
Marriage County or District: Cochrane

Isabel was a spinster, Benjamin a widower.

For his parents it states "not known"

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 31 Dec 2012 12:29

Elizabeth was with her father in 1911:

1911 Census of Canada about Elizabeth Fellows

Name: Elizabeth Fellows
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Age: 31
Birth Date: Nov 1880
Birthplace: England
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's Name: Henry Telleley
Immigration Year: 1910
Tribal: English
Province: Ontario
District: Peel
District Number: 109
Sub-District: Alton
Sub-District Number: 12

Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Telleley 70 (Tilsley on image)
Elizabeth Fellows 31
Benjamin Fellows 3
He'd arrived in Canada 1905. There are more Tilsleys next door.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 31 Dec 2012 12:35

First marriage easily found on FreeBMD:

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page
Marriages Sep 1904
Fellows Benjamin Aston 6d 353
Tilsley Elizabeth Buffery Aston 6d 353

Margee

Margee Report 31 Dec 2012 12:39

At the time of Benjamin's marrige to Isabel in 1926 the groom's parents are listed as unknown. Isabel's parents are William Watts and Isabel Read. Isabel is a spinster. Bridegroom's father born England, bride's father born Oxfordshire, England (can't make out name of city)

Reggie

Reggie Report 31 Dec 2012 12:54

Marriages Dec 1867 (>99%)
REID Isabella Brackley 3b 3
Watts William Brackley 3b 3

Reggie

Reggie Report 31 Dec 2012 12:57

1871 England Census
Name: William Watts
Age: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Isabel Watts
Gender: Male
Where born: Aynho, Northamptonshire, England
Civil parish: Aynho
Town: Aynho
County/Island: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Registration district: Brackley
Sub-registration district: Brackley
ED, institution, or vessel: 1
Household schedule number: 137
Piece: 1467
Folio: 61
Page Number: 26
Household Members:
Name Age
William Watts 24
Isabel Watts 23
Elizabeth Ann Watts 2

Reggie

Reggie Report 31 Dec 2012 12:58

1891 England Census
Name: William Watts
Age: 44
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Isabel Watts
Gender: Male
Where born: Aynho, Northamptonshire, England
Civil parish: Cubbington
Ecclesiastical parish: Cubbington
Town: Cubbington
County/Island: Warwickshire
Country: England

Registration district: Warwick
Sub-registration district: Radford
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 2475
Folio: 22
Page Number: 10
Household Members:
Name Age
William Watts 44
Isabel Watts 42
William A Watts 12
Robert C Watts 11
James Watts 7
Isabel G Watts 1

Margee

Margee Report 31 Dec 2012 13:51

At Isabel's arrival in Canada in 1926 she's heading to Cochrane, Ontario to join friend Mr. Fellows.

Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935
about Isabel Watts Name: Isabel Watts
Gender: Female
Age: 37
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1889
Birth Country: England
Date of Arrival: 19 Jun 1926
Vessel: Montrose
Search Ship Database: View the 'Montrose' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: Quebec
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Roll: T-14723

Seems he was more than a friend, they married a month later.


Susanne

Susanne Report 31 Dec 2012 23:07

thank you to everyone who answeres my Query, could anyone help me with Elizabeth and Benjamins son who is Benjamin Fellows to born around 1908 Birmingham i have a note here that he married an Elsie born around 1912 and i wondered if that was Benjamins death in Vancouver island 3-8-1991 aged 83yrs. just a query on Benjamin Dad born 1880 in Birmingham now his parents were also benjamin fellows and Emma Hodge have there families its their other children .
Elizabeth born 1870 have nothing on her
Samuel born 1871 have his family
Emma that is our side have that
john born 1876 have he may have died Sept 1938? dont know if he married?
Mary born 1878 we think she remained single
Benjamin born 1880 who went to Canada

Margee

Margee Report 31 Dec 2012 23:22

Do you have Benjamin Jr's exact birth date?

Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, Cemetery Records, 1901-2010
about Benjamin Fellows Name: Benjamin Fellows
Death Date: 8 Mar 1991
Burial Date: 17 Sep 2004
Memorial Inscription: FELLOWS Benjamin Deb. 4 1908-Mar. 8 1991; Elsie Oct. 7 1913-Jan 12 2004
Cemetery Name: Original Campbell River Cemetery
Burial Place: Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
Section: C
Plot Designation: C04-27b