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  • ID: I0088
  • Name: Benjamin Robert BELBIN 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 3 JUL 1856 in Bay Roberts, Newfoundland, Canada 2
  • Death: 17 SEP 1936 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts 3 4
  • Burial: AFT 17 SEP 1936 Highland Cemetery, Newburyport, Massachusetts 5
  • Residence: 1875 Rothesay, Kings Co., New Brunswick, Canada
  • Residence: 1880 Erin St., Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada 6
  • Residence: 31 MAR 1901 45 Harrison St., Saint John, Saint John Co., New Brusnwick, Canada 7
  • Residence: 1920 33 Rand St., Boston, Massachusetts
  • Residence: SEP 1936 80 Blue Hill Ave., Boston, Massachusetts 8
  • Occupation: 1880 Sailor
  • Occupation: BET 1916 AND 1931 Carpenter, Boston & Maine Railroad
  • Religion: 1902 Methodist
  • Event: Census 1881 1881 Prince Ward, Saint John, Saint John Co., New Brunswick, NA Film # C-13178, District 24, sub-district A, Division 2, p 96
  • NATU: USDC, Boston, Certificate #1257451
  • Note:
    St. Albans Border Crossings, Vol 456, Page 64, Line 4

    Head Tax Status: 101285
    Family Name: Belbin
    Given Name: Benjamin R.
    Age (years): 61
    (Months):
    Sex: M
    Married/Single: M
    Occupation: House Carpenter
    Able to Read: Yes
    Language: English
    Able to Write: Yes
    Nationality: Nfl'd
    Race: Scotch
    Last Residence
    Country: Canada
    City: St. John
    Closest relative
    in Canada: Brother Charles R., St. John, Nfl'd
    Destination
    State: Mass
    City: Roxbury
    Ticket to Final
    Destination: No
    Paid by: Self
    In possession
    of $50 or less: $50
    In States Before: Yes
    Period of years: 1882-92, 1908-16
    Where: Roxbury, Mass
    depature US: 1894, June/16
    Going to: Son, Alfred S. Miller Park
    return planned: No
    length of stay: Perm
    Plan to apply
    for citizenship: Yes
    Ever in prision: No
    Polygamist: No
    Anarchist: No
    Over throw US: No
    Offer No
    Deported: No
    Heaalth: Good
    Crippled: No
    Height: 5' 11"
    Complexion: Med
    Hair color Br.
    Eye color: Blue
    Marks of ID None
    Birth Country: Nfl'd
    Birth City: Bay Roberts
    Sea port of
    landing: New Sydney, NS
    Date of Landing: 1908
    Ship: SS Bruce
    Date of
    examination: 9 April 1918
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    Naturalization Papers for Benjamin Robert Belbin

    NARA M1368 Roll 80
    Naturalization in the U.S. District Court, Massachusetts, 1906-1929

    Petition #29820

    DECLARATION OF INTENTION
    Date: 22 October 1915
    Name: Benjamin Robert Belbin
    Age: 59
    Occ: Carpenter
    Color: White
    Complexion: Fair
    Height: 5' 10"
    Weight: 140 lbs
    Hair: Brown
    Eyes: Blue
    Other Distictive Marks: None
    Birthplace: Bay Roberts, Newfoundland
    Birthdate: 3 July 1856
    Current Residence: 15 Brookford (Brookfield?) St., Boston (Rox[bury])
    Emmigrated from: St. John, New Brunswick
    on vessel: State of Maine
    Previous Residence: said St. John.
    Arrival Port/Date: Boston, August 1882

    PETITION FOR NATURALIZATION
    Date: 8 Feb 1919
    Name: Benjamin Robert Belbin
    Residence: 149 Winthrop St. Boston (Rox[bury])
    Occ: Carpenter
    Born: 3 July 1856, Bay Roberts, Newfoundland
    Emmigrated from: St Johns, New Brunswick, Aug 1882
    Arrived: Boston, Aug 1882, on the State of Maine
    Intention filed: 22 Oct 1915, Boston Mass. US District Court.
    Wife: Charlotte, born: 29 July 1856, Maine
    Children: 3
    Name/birthdate/birthplace/current residence
    Alfred S./27 Oct 1878/New Brunswick/Boston Mass
    Charles W./19 June 1880/New Brunswick/Boston Mass(British Army)
    Ella L./4 April 1890/Boston Mass/Boston Mass

    Entered U.S. : August 1882
    Lived in the U.S. Continously since: June 1903
    Witnesses:
    John O'Neill, Carpenter, Dorchester
    George Williams, carpenter, Roxbury

    OATH OF ALLEGIENCE
    Date: 9 June 1919
    Citizenship Certificate #: 1257451

    ---------------------------------------------




    Father: James BELMAN\BELBIN b: 1825
    Mother: Frances L. TRENCHARD

    Marriage 1 Arminella Longmead KIERSTEAD b: 11 AUG 1848 in Hampton, New Brunswick, Canada
    • Married: 6 NOV 1875 in Valley Church Parsonage, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada 9 10
    Children
    1. Has No Children Robert James BELBIN b: 11 SEP 1877
    2. Has Children Alfred Stanley BELBIN b: 27 OCT 1878 in New Brunswick, Canada
    3. Has Children Charles William BELBIN b: 19 JUN 1880 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    4. Has No Children Frances Lucinda BELBIN b: 5 APR 1882
    5. Has No Children Frederick W. BELBIN b: 2 MAY 1883 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts
    6. Has No Children Herbert Hewitt BELBIN b: 7 JUL 1884
    7. Has No Children Ernest Gordon BELBIN b: 29 JUN 1887
    8. Has Children Ella Louise BELBIN b: 4 APR 1890 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts

    Marriage 2 Charlotte AKERLEY b: 29 JUL 1856 in Carleton Co., New Brunswick, Canada
    • Married: 16 APR 1902 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

    Sources:
    1. Title: familysearch.org
      Text: International Genealogical Index V4.01
      North America
      Batch Number F186087 Sheet: 3
      Source Call Number 1553172
    2. Title: "Baptismal record of Benjamin Belman", 3 July 1856 , Registers of Vital Statistics collection, 1753-1893, Newfoundland, Vol 39, FHL Film # 2133918
      Page: p. 36
      Text: l. 3
    3. Title: Personal recollection of Ella Marie Ross
      Page: Benjamin died while Ella Marie was attending Beebe Junior High School, Malden, Massachusetts. She graqduated from Beebe in 1937
    4. Title: Death Certificate of Benjamin Belbin
      Author: Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records
      Publication: Deaths 1936, Vol. 20, Page 558
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records, Deaths 1936, Vol. 20, Page 558
      Text: Date of Death: September 17/36
    5. Title: Death Certificate of Benjamin Belbin
      Author: Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records
      Publication: Deaths 1936, Vol. 20, Page 558
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: Massachusetts Registry of Vital Statistics, Deaths 1936, Vol 20, Page 558
      Text: Burial: Highland/Newburyport
    6. Title: PANB Birth Registrations, RS141b
      Page: 1880 B28 F18766
    7. Title: Canadian Census of 1901
      Page: New Brunswick, Saint John, District 21, Subdivision J2, Schedule 1, Page 20, Line 15-19
    8. Title: Death Certificate of Benjamin Belbin
      Author: Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records
      Publication: Deaths 1936, Vol. 20, Page 558
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Text: Residence at time of Death: 80 Blue Hill Ave.
    9. Title: familysearch.org
      Text: International Genealogical Index V4.01
      Batch Number 7100017 Sheet: 8
      Souce Call Number 1235231
    10. Title: "Marriage record of Benjamin Belbin & Arminella Nash", 6 Nov 1875, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Marriages 1875,
      Page: p. 94, no. 421
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