Beven Family Tree
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Name: Beven, Martha Helen aka Bertha

Date/Place of Birth: 1882 18 Sep Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Date/Place of Death: 1955 18 May Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Relationships

Father: Edwin Beven 1831 – 1889 Mother: Helen (Ellen) Greig 1842 – 1908
Siblings:

Alexander Beven 1872 – 1889 / Helen Beven 1873 – 1873 / Mary Nugent Beven 1875 – 1955 / Charles Barclay Beven 1877 – 1952 / Phillis Jane Beven 1879 – / Harriet Chown Beven
1884 – 1912 / Walter Phillip Beven 1887 – 1947

Half siblings

Bessy Chown Beven 1856 – 1899 / Edwin Beven 1858 – 1907 / Charles Beven 1859 – 1859 / Charles Edwin Beven 1860 – 1860 / Mary Jane Beven 1861 – 1861 / Lucy Beven 1862 – 1864 / Alfred Nugent Beven 1867 – 1934 / Charles Nugent Beven 1870 – 1870

 

Spouse: Matthew Thomson Gray 1880 – 1954

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Date married:  
Children:

Newborn Girl Gray 1908 – 1908 / Helen Isabel Gray 1910 – 1982 / Harriet Smith Gray 1912 – 1993 / Mary Elizabeth Gray 1914 – 2004 / Donald J Gray 1916 – 2009

 

Timeline

Date Event
1882 18 Sep
Birth - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland - Martha Helen Beven - 1882 Sep 18th 8:30 PM at 82 Cornwall Street, Govan to Edwin Beven (Custom House Officer) and Helen Beven (Nee Greig - Maried 1871 Sep 20th Aberdeen) Reg Date 6 October 1882
   
1891 1891 Scotland Census about Bertha H Beven - Age: 8 (abt 1883) / Mother's name: Helen Beven / Where born: Plantation Govan, Lanark Shire - Registration number: 646/2 / Address: 106 King St / Occupation: Scholar / Household sch num: 115, Line: 22, Roll: CSSCT1891_302 / Other Household Members: Helen Beven 48 mother (born Erith, Kent, England) / Mary N Beven 15 (Machinist) / Harriet Beven 7 (Scholar) / Walter B Beven 4 /
 
   
   
   
   
1907 5 Jun
Marriage Certificate - Martha H Beven (Bevin) of Alleton Ma. to Matthew Thomson Gray - Age: 24 - Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
   
1908 5 May Residence aged 26 (Newborn Girl Gray) Birth 5 May 1908 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
   
1910 15 Apr 1910 United States Federal Census Record Census & Electoral Rolls Name: Martha H Gray aged 28 - Residence: year in city, Norfolk, Massachusetts
   
1910 25 MayHelen Isabel Gray Parenthood aged 28 - Helen Isabel Gray - Birth 25 May 1910 in Massachusetts, United States
   
1912 15 May
Parenthood aged 30 - Harriet Smith Gray - Birth 15 May 1912 in Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
   
1913
Residence - Age: 31 - Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, USA - lived on a farm in Edgecomb, Maine
   
1914 15 May Parenthood aged 32 - Mary Elizabeth Gray - Birth 15 May 1914 in Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine, United States
1915
The photo shows the three girls the youngest looks to be about 12 months old
Residence aged 33 - Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, USA - lived on a farm in Edgecomb, Maine The photo shows the three girls the youngest looks to be about 12 months old. Edgecomb is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States.
1916 25 May Parenthood aged 34 - Donald J Gray - Birth 25 May 1916 in Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine, United States
   
1919 1 Oct
U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes, 1794-1995 Record Immigration & Travel Name: Matthew Thomson Gray Residence: United States Civil: Massachusetts
USA Certificate of Naturalization No1258826 / Vol 167 / No. 41963 (Copy of Original) - Age: 39 / Height 5ft 3in white with light complexion, brownish gray eyes and brown hair.
Naturalization - for Matthew Thomson Gray, Martha Helen 37 years / Children Helen (9yrs. Chestnut hair), Harriet (7 Yrs.), Mary (5 Yrs.) and Donald (3yrs.) / Residing at Reservoir Lane, Brookline, Massachusetts formerly a subject of Great Britain
   
1920 1920 United States Federal Census Record Census & Electoral Rolls Name: Martha H Gray aged 38 Residence: year in city, Norfolk, Massachusetts
   
   
   
1930 Martha H Gray (Beven) aged 48 - 1930 United States Federal Census Record Census & Electoral Rolls Name: Martha H Gray Residence: year in city, Norfolk, Massachusetts,
1935 28 Aug UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 about Martha Gray (nee Beven) of 20 Arundel Drive, Langside, Glasgow / Age: 52 - Birth Date: abt 1883 / Housewife / Departure Date: 28 Aug 1935 / Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland - Destination Port: Boston, USA / Ship Name: Caledonia of the Anchor Line Limited (Master: Alexander Collie)
1943 Moved to 41 Cypress Street, Brookline, Ma.
   
1955 18 May
Death Record - Age: 72 - Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States - 41 Cypress Street, Brookline, Mass at home - Mrs Martha B Gray (nee Beven - born Scotland - Father Edwin Beven - Mother Helen Greig) a 72yr 8mth old widdow to Matthew T Gray at this address 12 years / 40yrs in city / Death 18 May 1955 / A shot wound of the ...t with associated heamorrhages / Suicide at 10:42 18th May 1955 - pistol shot through chest / Buried Ashland Cem 20 May 1955 / Informant Harriet Parke 41 Cypress St, Brookline
1955 20 May Buried Ashland Cem (Ashland Cemetery Massachusetts - 20 Ponderosa Road, Ashland, MA 01721)

 

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Gallery

41 Cypress St, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
Martha Helen Gray (nee Beven) and Matthew Thomson Gray - early 1950's , 41 Cypress Street, Brookline, Ma.
 18 July 1936 , Brookline, Ma. left to right - Robert John Parke, Mary Ann Hawthorne Parke, Thomas Hawthorne Parke, Harriet Smith Gray, Martha Beven Gray and Matthew Thomson Gray