BENN:

William Benn of Coolbaneger, Mountmellick, Queen’s County (Laois), Ireland

His 1st marriage was to Catherine Dawson.

children:
1) John Benn died young
2) Elizabeth Benn d. at age 21
3) William Benn m. Miss Connors
4) Joseph Benn d. at age 21

His 2nd marriage was to Catherine Mason, b. 1776, d. 1849.

children:
5) Samuel Benn, b., m. and d. in Ireland. His children emigrated in 1846.
6) Isaac Benn, married Deborah Emerson moved to NH
7) Ursula Benn d. 1827 at Miramichi, m. Joseph Hubbard
8) Robert Benn b. 1803, d. 25 Jul 1866 in Debec, NB, m. Jane Crawford, born 1798, d. 30 Mar 1878
9) Mary Ann Benn, b. 1803, d. Miramichi, m. Alexander Saunders
10) Solomon Benn, b. c1806, d. 1867, m. Matilda Stone b. c1820 in NB: family moved to Maine
11) Ephraim Benn born 1808, d. 26 Aug 1876, m. Hannah Hosford b. 25 Feb 1813. The family moved to Maine
12) Jacob Benn b. 1808, d. young
13) Jane Benn b. 11 Oct 1811, died at Miramichi, m. Isaac Cushman
14) Abraham Benn b. 4 Oct 1811, d. 3 May 1877, m. Catherine Woodward born 20 Mar 1823 in Ireland, d. 25 Apr 1904. The family moved to Maine.
15) Edward Benn b. 18 Oct 1813, d. 7 Sep 1879, m. Elizabeth Woodward b. 20 Sep 1820, d. 30 Dec 1903. This couple remained in Ireland but their children came to NB and settled near Woodstock.
16) Sarah Benn
17) Saul Benn
18) Henry Benn. 

Both marriages took place in Ireland and all the children were born there. After William’s death his widow and children came to Miramichi, Northumberland County in 1825. 

PANB:MC1/Benn, 40 pages.