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Mary (Benson) Drodge (abt. 1810 - 1875)

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Mary Drodge formerly Benson
Born about in Grates Cove, Newfoundland Colonymap
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Daughter of and
Wife of — married in Grates Cove, Newfoundland, Canadamap
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Died [location unknown]
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Profile last modified | Created 19 Aug 2015
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Categories: Grates Cove, Newfoundland Colony.


Mary Benson was born abt 1810 in Grates Cove, Newfoundland[1]. She was the daughter of Joseph Benson and Mary Cooper. She married John Drodge on Nov 23, 1832 in Grates Cove, with George Lewis and George Benson as witnesses[2][3].



  1. Rootsweb family tree, Newfoundland Families. Profile of Mary Benson. Matt, 2011, accessed 2018.
  2. Newfoundland Genweb Trinity Bay vital statistics, Grates Harbour. Accessed 2015.
  3. Newfoundland Grand Banks site, Pre 1891 registration records, Vital Statistics, Volume 58, Bay de Verde District. Old Perlican, Methodist (United) Marriages. 1816 - 1861 Pages 1 - 35. Betty Cumby, 2013. Accessed 2018.

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