James Benbow

Male 1888 -


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  • Born  21 Aug 1888  Threlkeld, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
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    • There is a US draft registration card (World War I), dated Jun 1917, for James Benbow, age 28, living at address 51 School, Westerly, Washington County, RI, born Aug 21st, 1888, in Threlkeld, Cumberland, England. He lists his occupation as paving cutter, and he was working for Smith Granite Co. of Westerly, RI. He was single, tall, slender, had brown hair and blue eyes.

      There is a US passport application, dated November 1919, for James Benbow of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, a naturalized citizen. It gives his birth as August 21st, 1888, at Threlkeld, England, and states that his father James Benbow was born in England and now resides at Keswick, England. He states that he emigrated to the US from Liverpool in April 1912, and that he lived in the US from 1912 to 1919 in Boston, Milford NH, and Westerly RI, and that he was naturalized as a US citizen at Camp Upton, New York on Oct 22, 1918. He gives his occupation as paving cutter. He obtained the passport with the intention of going to England to visit his parents, leaving New York on the Carmania on Dec. 13, 1919.
    Person ID  I1529  Benbow Family and Allied Lines
    Last Modified  9 Nov 2008 

    Father  James Benbow,   b. About 1854, Cleehill, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth,   b. About 1853,   d. 22 Mar 1927, Keswick, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F571  Group Sheet


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