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James Benzie

M, #2290, b. circa 1838, d. 18 October 1928
  • Birth*: James Benzie was born circa 1838 at Oyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; from 1881 census.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Jane Emslie, daughter of John Emslie and Janet Tait, on 9 November 1862 at Chapel of Garioch, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Benzie died on 18 October 1928 at 18 Osborne Place, Rubislaw, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, cert held, Feb 2006; James Benzie butler retired widower of Jane Emslie, 90 years, James Benzie crofter (dec), Mary Benzie ms Benzie (dec), senility, arterio sclerosis, cardiac failure, inf Alice Benzie daug present.

Census Events

Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Emslie in the 1881 census at Old Logie, Chapel of Garioch, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. James Benzie, head, mar, 42, buttler domestic servant, Oyne, Aberdeen; Jane Benzie, wife, mar, 46, buttler's wife, St Nicholas, Aberdeen; also in the household were Margaret Elphinstone Benzie, Alexander Emslie Benzie, Helen Emslie Benzie, William Petrie Benzie, John Geddes Benzie and Alice Benzie.
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Emslie in the 1891 census at 59 Osbourne Place, Rubislaw, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. James Benzie, head, mar, 52, late house steward, Premnay, Aberdeen; Jane Benzie, wife, mar, 56, Aberdeen; seven rooms with windows; also in the household were Margaret Elphinstone Benzie, Helen Emslie Benzie, William Petrie Benzie, John Geddes Benzie, Alice Benzie and Helen Emslie.
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Emslie in the 1901 census at 18 Osborne Place, Rubislaw, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. James Benzie, head, mar, 60, retired house steward, Oyne Aberdeenshire; Jane Benzie, wife, mar, 64, St Nicholas Aberdeenshire; 7 rooms with windows; also in the household were Margaret Elphinstone Benzie and William Petrie Benzie.
Last Edited: 14 Apr 2015

Family:

Jane Emslie b. 25 May 1834, d. b 1928

Children:

James Benzie b. 15 Jan 1863
Mary Tait Benzie b. 5 May 1864
Margaret Elphinstone Benzie b. 24 Jan 1866
Alexander Emslie Benzie b. 22 Apr 1867
Helen Emslie Benzie b. 10 Mar 1869
William Petrie Benzie b. 26 Sep 1870
John Geddes Benzie b. 25 May 1872
Alice Benzie b. 7 Aug 1874

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS M111791 [Nov 2005].