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Benzie, Helen

Benzie, Helen

Female 1819 - 1907  (87 years)

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  • Name Benzie, Helen 
    Born 26 Nov 1819  Ryehill Oyne Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 26 Nov 1819  Oyne Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Nov 1907  Bog Glenfoudland Insch Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I499  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2007 

    Father Benzie, William,   b. 12 Jul 1772, Gushetnuek Oyne Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1858, Ryehill Oyne Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Marr, Christian,   b. 4 Jun 1797, Foveran Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bfr 1855  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1819  Old Macher Aberdeen Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence, George,   b. Abt Aug 1821, Rhynie Aberdeenshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1911, Bog Glenfoudland Insch Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1848  Oyne Aberdeenshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Florence, Christian,   b. 21 Jul 1848,   d. 22 Mar 1935  (Age 86 years)
     2. Florence, Hellen,   b. 25 Jun 1850
     3. Florence, George,   b. 13 Sep 1852,   d. 18 Feb 1859  (Age 6 years)
     4. Florence, John,   b. 20 Feb 1856, Oyne Aberdeenshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1940, Oyne Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Florence, George,   b. 12 Apr 1859, Oyne Aberdeenshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1918, Ythan Wells Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     6. Florence, Jane,   b. 25 Oct 1861, Oyne Aberdeenshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Florence, Elizabeth(Eliza),   b. 25 Oct 1861, Oyne Aberdeenshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1935, Colpy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     8. Florence, Mary,   b. 11 Nov 1864, Ryehill Oyne Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1945, Insch Aberdeenshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Documents
    Census Oyne 1881 Florence
    Census Oyne 1881 Florence
    Census Oyne 1871 Florence
    Census Oyne 1871 Florence
    Census Insch 1891 Florence
    Census Insch 1891 Florence
    Census Insch 1901 Florence
    Census Insch 1901 Florence
    Census Rayne 1851 and Oyne 1861 Florence
    Census Rayne 1851 and Oyne 1861 Florence
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Death - Helen Florence
    Death - Helen Florence

  • Notes 
    • Marriage of Parents----- Parish Church of Oyne District 230
      1819 July 18th Benzie "William Benzie and Christian Marr both in this parish were married"

      Baptism register District 230
      1819 Benzie
      "November 26th William Benzie in Ryehill had by his wife Christian Marr a daughter baptised and named Helen before these witnesses, John Benzie and Alexander Benzie in Scaut Craigs (looks like)"

      Parish church of Oyne District 230 Marriage Register
      1848 Florence /Benzie "June 23rd 1848 George Florence in the parish of Culsalmond and Helen Benzie in the parish of Oyne having been contracted and their banns of marriage duly proclaimed in the parish church and no objections offered, were married"

      Census returns for 1851 1861 1871 and 1881 as per husband

      Baptism of 1st child Christian---- Parish Church of Inverury District 236 1848 Florence " George Florence labourer Burgh Muir Inverury had a daughter by his wife Helen Benzie born in Inverury 21st July 1848 Baptised by Rev John Davidson in Inverury 5th Aug and named Christian before witnesses William Benzie and John Florence"-------(N B this witness John Florence may well be father of George acting along side William, father of Helen)
      In the further baptisms of their children John does not appear.
      Helen Benzie and George Florence went on to have a total of 8 children My mother thought they had more but a careful trawl through the records and the dates confirms 8
      Their last child was Mary Florence born 11 Nov 1864 at Ryehill Oyne She married George Gray

      Death of Helen Florence (ms Benzie)
      Date of death 7 November 1907 at 6,45 pm Cause of death Senachis Debilitas Place of Death Bog Insch Certified by Patrick Mitchell MD Informant John Florence son Registered 8 Nov 1907 at Insch Registrar M G Dawson Father is given as William Benzie deceased, Wood Turner, and Mother Christian Benzie deceased (ms Marr)