The Family of Amy Bennett formerly Crossley (1882 - ) of Leeds and Lachine, Quebec, Canada

Amy Crossley was born 12 July 1882 and registered in the September quarter 1882 in the Leeds district, a daughter of William Crossley and Sarah Ann formerly Kerton.


In 1891, Amy aged 8, was at home with her parents and born in Leeds.


In 1901 at 18 Holker Street, Keithley, Yorks, (Holy Trinity Lawkholme) she was probably in the household of Thomas Kettlewell aged 39, a wholesale draper.  She was aged 18, single, a housemaid and born in Leeds.


In 1911 she was at home with her father, aged 28, assisting in the business and was born in Leeds. 


She emigrated to Canada from Liverpool, on board the Teutonic, arriving on 24 June 1913.  She was a Wesleyan Methodist aged 29, had been a shop assistant and was intending to be a house keeper, was able to read and write and intended to settle permanently there. 


She, a spinster and a daughter of William Crossley and Sarah Ann Kerton, married Edward Bennett, of the city of Lachine, Quebec, machinist and widower of Ada Gammon, a son of Edward Joseph Bennett and his wife Deborah Baker in St James Methodist Church, Montreal 21 April 1920.  The witnesses were Rosamond Crossley, Nellie Crossley, Thomas Crossley and William T(?) Bennett. 


In the census of 1921 of Lachine, Montreal, Edward was aged 42, a machinist, Amy was aged 37 and the children were Sydney aged 16, Stanley aged 13, Douglas aged 3 and William aged 3 months (only William is a child of Amy in view of the year of marriage).

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Posted February 2017