Mary Maria <I>Monti</I> Benway

Mary Maria Monti Benway

Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, USA
Death 9 Nov 1859 (aged 26–27)
Monkton, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Burial Monkton Boro, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 36749326 · View Source
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Some records say she was born in Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York


James Monty b.1790-
Charlotte Rickard b.Mar 1807-

Her great grandfather Lieut Francois Amable Monty(1735-1809) was a lieutenant in the Continental Army, Livingston's Regiment Capt Allen's Company. He was a member of a regiment made up of citizen's of Quebec Canada.

Her mother was born in Canada and she was born in a town in New York that was both close to the Canadian border and the border of the State of Vermont. The area is known for it's French Heritage.

The Monty family immigrated from St Bernard France to Chambly Quebec Canada then after a few generations to New York.

The name Benway is an Americanized version of the French name Benoit, pronounced ben-WAH.

Eli Benway's first wife is listed in one publication as Charlotte Monty and as Mary Monta in census and other records.

She is listed as Mary Maria Monti on the death certificate of her son Henry Charles Benway.

According to the Vermont Death Records Her name is Mary M. Monty, Monkton, Vermont, age 27, wife of E.W.Benway, and her parents are James and Charlotte Monty.

Mary Monty Benway was my great great grandmother through her son Henry. Michael Ratliff Lutz

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wife of E W Benway

Gravesite Details Cause of death was consumption


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  • Maintained by: Michael Ratliff Lutz
  • Originally Created by: Barb Destromp
  • Added: 5 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36749326
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Maria Monti Benway (1832–9 Nov 1859), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36749326, citing Boro Cemetery, Monkton Boro, Addison County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Michael Ratliff Lutz (contributor 47625801) .