William Crawford BENN 1828-1892
&
Catherine FORD 1828-1913

Co Cork, Ireland; Merino & Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

William Crawford BENN William BENN b. 1828 Killshannig, Co Cork, Ireland, son of Walter BENN and Martha CRAWFORD was married in 1856 at Ringcurrin, Co Cork, Ireland to Catherine FORD b. 1828, Co Cork, Ireland, daughter of Benjamin FORD and Mary LEAHY.

Catherine FORD was a sister of Frederick FORD 1825-1912 of Merino, Victoria.

William BENN and Catherine FORD had two children at Merino, Victoria in 1869 and 1870 and later moved to Gippsland, east of Melbourne, Victoria.








William BENN and Catherine FORD had the following known family....

  1. Benjamin Walter BENN, b. 1855, Co Cork, Ireland, d. 1940, Albury, NSW, m. 1887 Letitia SCARLETT
  2. Martha Mary BENN, b. 1859 ...............?
  3. Catherine BENN, b. 1861 ................?
  4. William Sedley BENN, b. 1863, Ireland, d. 1937, Sale, Vic, m. Gertrude Mary DAVIES
  5. Jane BENN, b. 1865, Portland, Vic, d. ____, ____, m. 1893, Sydney PERRIN
  6. Frederick Ford BENN, b. 1869, Merino, Vic, d. ___, ___, m. 1899, Eleanor CHARLTON
  7. Charles Crawford BENN, b. 1870, Merino, Vic, d. ___, ____, m. ____

Links to Pioneer Names at...

Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral : Hotspur :

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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