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Benjamin Torrence Gilchrist
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Birth: 1830
Carluke
South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Jan. 6, 1910
Charlotte
Eaton County
Michigan, USA

Born in Carluke, Scotland on May 5, 1826. He emigrated to Canada in 1834 and settled with his family in Richmond, Quebec. They purchased a farm north of Spooner Pond. In the 1850's Benjamin began working on the Grand Trunk Railroad where his occupation took him to Guelph, Ontario and then eventually down to Michigan. He married his wife Mary Hefferman around 1855 and they had 9 children. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Gibb Gilchrist (1792 - 1853)
  Elisabeth Lindsay Gilchrist (1797 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Hefferman Gilchrist (1830 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  James H Gilchrist (1855 - 1942)*
  Thomas R. Gilchrist (1862 - 1938)*
  Isabella Gilchrist (1863 - 1946)*
  Agnes M Gilchrist Lovell (1874 - 1948)*
  Ellen May Gilchrist Root (1879 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Gilchrist (1820 - 1864)*
  James Gilchrist (1822 - 1904)*
  Thomas Gibb Gilchrist (1825 - 1902)*
  Benjamin Torrence Gilchrist (1830 - 1910)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Hill Cemetery
Charlotte
Eaton County
Michigan, USA
Plot: H-215
 
Maintained by: Scott Gil
Originally Created by: Laura Plummer Ranville
Record added: Jan 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64131689
Benjamin Torrence Gilchrist
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