Benjamin Weymouth McDOWALL

Date of Birth: 
c 1867
Date of Death: 
17 Dec 1936

It is not known where Benjamin came from.

He married Jemima Weavers (born at Geraldine in 1869) in 1894.

They had 4 sons & one daughter. One son died in infancy & the daughter died at 17. Another son, Seymour died as a young man when fell under a train.

Benjamin was a bushman, sawmiller and labourer & then he owned his own sawmill at Raetihi. He then became a contractor.

He was in Levin in 1905 when he was recorded on the unofficial census for the 1905 Levin township petition.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Benjamin Weymouth McDowall, Charles McDowall, Bridget Davies-Davin-Daves, Jemima Weavers, John Weavers, Susannah Jones, Charles Edward McDowall, Una Muriel Laing, Dora Booth Rownsley, Henry Mark Schaare, Sidney Phillip Brown, Marcus Benjamin McDowall, Vera Irene McDowall, Seymour Tancred McDowall, Edna Mavis Vincent, Thomas Murray Wright, Dallas Wilfred McDowall, Nola Florence Robottom, Winifred Roberta May Jorgensen, Mary Lillian Hannah, Stuart Douglas Brown, Donald Bruce Ross, Ernest Charles Morgan, Alfred Earle Carter.