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Re: Benjamin FRANCIS and Beatrice SKINNER BDM or shipping look up please
Posted by: Gordon Beach (ID *****3876) Date: December 12, 2006 at 00:48:37
In Reply to: Benjamin FRANCIS and Beatrice SKINNER BDM or shipping look up please by Sheryl Whiteoak of 2436

Hi Sheryl,

Marriage in SA:


Groom: FRANCIS
Given names: Benjamin Arthur
Bride: SKINNER
Given names: Beatrice
Date: 1908-09-07
Groom Age: 30
Status: S
Groom's Father: Benjamin FRANCIS
Bride Age: 22
Status: S
Bride's Father: William SKINNER
Place: Christ Church Yankalilla
District: Yan
Symbol:
Book/Page: 236/539
Cross Reference:

Possible deaths, though ages do not tie into marriage age??

Surname: FRANCIS
Given Names: Benjamin
Date: 1928-09-26
Sex: M
Age: 73y
Status: M
Relative:
Relative 2:
Residence: Murray Bridge
Death Place: Murray Bridge
District Code: Nai
Symbol: H
Book: 507
Page: 37
Cross Reference:

Surname: FRANCIS
Given Names: Benjamin
Date: 1940-03-27
Sex: M
Age: 89y
Status: W
Relative:
Relative 2:
Residence: Colonel Light Gardens
Death Place: Adelaide
District Code: Ade
Symbol: H
Book: 622
Page: 1230
Cross Reference:

Surname: FRANCIS
Given Names: Benjamin Arthur
Date: 1947-10-31
Sex: M
Age: 75y
Status: M
Relative:
Relative 2:
Residence: Port Adelaide
Death Place: Port Adelaide
District Code: PtA
Symbol:
Book: 719
Page: 5338
Cross Reference:

Though Benjamin Arthur seems most likely- death of Beatrice:

Surname: FRANCIS
Given Names: Beatrice
Date: 1950-04-17
Sex: F
Age: 63y
Status: W
Relative: Benjamin Arthur FRANCIS [DH]
Relative 2:
Residence: Summertown
Death Place: Adelaide
District Code: Ade
Symbol: H
Book: 752
Page: 1688
Cross Reference:

Benjamin Arthur FRANCIS was born in S.A. as follows:


Surname: FRANCIS
Given Names: Benjamin Arthur
Date: 1877-02-08
Sex: M
Father: Benjamin FRANCIS
Mother: Anna Maria GRADY
Birth Place/Residence: Salisbury
District Code: Ade
Symbol:
Book: 179
Page: 16
Cross Reference:

Beatrice was also born in SA:

Surname: SKINNER
Given Names: Beatrice
Date: 1887-02-04
Sex: F
Father: William Thomas SKINNER
Mother: Sarah BUTTON
Birth Place/Residence: Yankalilla
District Code: Yan
Symbol:
Book: 389
Page: 299
Cross Reference:

If the following are her parents then they took a bit of time getting married!~!!


Groom: SKINNER
Given names: William Thomas
Bride: BUTTON
Given names: Sarah
Date: 1902-04-14
Groom Age: 56
Status: W
Groom's Father: Thomas SKINNER
Bride Age: 40
Status: S
Bride's Father: William BUTTON
Place: Res of Thomas Skinner Yankalilla
District: Yan
Symbol:
Book/Page: 211/294
Cross Reference:

This would seem to be the marriage of the parents of Benjamin Arthur also in SA:

Groom: FRANCIS
Given names: Benjamin
Bride: GREADY
Given names: Hannah Maria
Date: 1875-09-21
Groom Age: 23
Status: S
Groom's Father: William FRANCIS
Bride Age: 18
Status: S
Bride's Father: Francis GREADY
Place: Res of Rev R S Casely Moonta
District: Dal
Symbol:
Book/Page: 104/815
Cross Reference:

Benjamin (Senior) also appears to have been born in SA:



Surname: FRANCIS
Given Names: Benjamin
Date: 1850-10-20
Sex: M
Father: William FRANCIS
Mother: Alice LEE
Birth Place/Residence: Dry Creek
District Code: Ade
Symbol:
Book: 3
Page: 122
Cross Reference:

I hope this helps
Good luck
Regards
Gordon


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