Benjamin STREET, R.N. and Helen FOGO
Liverpool, England to March Township, Upper Canada in 1824

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Painting by Ruth McMillan in 1976
Shows the Head of the Rideau Canal Locks in Ottawa, Canada in 1893
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New July 24, 2003:
Thanks to Gail Martin who has done a lot of research on many families, including the
family of Benjamin Street, R.N. 
Benjamin Street was one of the pioneers in March Township, an early neighbourhood noted for it's genteel atmosphere. Gail has later generations, more details and information about the Street family. See for example below, also dated July 24, 2003, for Benjamin Street's naval history. Descendants of Benjamin Street R.N. 1 Benjamin Street R.N. 1773 - 1838 . + Helen Fogo 1798 - 1863 ........ 2 Bridget Loughman Street 1815 - 1848 ............ + Duncan MacNab 1779 - 1849 ................... 3 George Henry MacNab 1834 - ................... 3 Donald Benjamin MacNab 1840 - ................... 3 Charles Robert Stephen MacNab 1842 - 1933 ....................... + Frances Amelia Monk 1832 - 1915 .............................. 4 Amy MacNab .............................. 4 Frances Anita MacNab 1880 - ................... 3 Alexander James MacNab 1843 - 1929 ....................... + Fannie Price 1850 - 1887 .............................. 4 Alexander James MacNab .............................. 4 Olivia MacNab 1870 - .................................. + Hiram Green Redwine 1869 - 1963 .............................. 4 Elizabeth MacNab 1871 - .................................. + Guy Edwards 1872 - .............................. 4 Frances M. MacNab 1873 - 1964 .................................. + Henry Clinton Collins 1862 - 1935 .............................. 4 Mary (Maime) MacNab 1875 - .................................. + Neil Boyd .............................. 4 Francis Albert MacNab 1876 - .................................. + Mary L. 1884 - .............................. 4 Charles Stewart MacNab 1880 - .................................. + Mary T. 1869 - .............................. 4 Maude Corinne MacNab 1883 - 1974 .............................. *2nd Husband of Maude Corinne MacNab: .................................. + Franklin P Jackson 1877 - .............................. 4 Elizabeth Christine MacNab 1887 - 1981 .................................. + Ambrose Emery 1883 - 1945 ................... *2nd Wife of Alexander James MacNab: ....................... + Lucy Saunders 1850 -

................... 3 Francis Albert Lewis MacNab MD 1847 - 1872 ........ 2 Benjamin Southam Street 1816 - 1891 ........ 2 John George Street 1820 - 1902 ............ + Alicia Laurence Greene - 1898 ................... 3 Benjamin Godfrey Street 1850 - 1919 ....................... + Ruby Genevieve Rainboth - 1917 ................... 3 John George Street 1852 - 1871 ................... 3 Robert Young Street 1855 - 1904 ....................... +I da Colvin ................... 3 Elizabeth Street 1857 - 1929 ....................... + Arthur Peacock Johnson 1852 - 1924 .............................. 4 Arthur George Bronson Johnson .................................. + Edna Brouse - 1956 .............................. 4 Earle Johnson .................................. +Arthur Massey Berry 1881 - 1970 .............................. 4 Olive Johnson .................................. + Athol Choate Wright 1879 - 1941 .............................. 4 Gladys C. Johnson 1888 - 1889 .............................. 4 Geoffrey Allan Johnson 1889 - 1969 ................... 3 Helen (Daisy) Street 1861 - 1948 ................... 3 William Henry Street 1863 - 1919 ....................... + Alice Millar - 1927 ................... 3 Matilda Street 1866 - 1920 ....................... + James Hooper 1840 - 1916 .............................. 4 Daisy Hooper 1899 - 1990 .................................. + Ezra A. Baker 1893 - .............................. *2nd Husband of Daisy Hooper: .................................. + LIVING .............................. 4 William Harry Hooper 1903 - 1972 ................... 3 Ida Mary Street 1870 - 1957 ....................... + Frederick Augustus Heney 1870 - 1946 ........ 2 Helen Street 1822 - 1856 ............ + John Bower Lewis 1817 - 1874 ................... 3 Bower Lewis ................... 3 Lewis ................... 3 Lewis ................... 3 Lewis ................... 3 Olivia Henrietta Lewis 1849 - ....................... +King Barton Hunter MD 1846 - .............................. 4 Allison Hunter .................................. + V.V. Vogel .............................. 4 Alice Sarah Hunter 1870 - .............................. 4 Augusta "Gussie" Hunter 1872 - .............................. 4 King Barton Hunter 1873 - .................................. + Jane Blakely 1884 - .............................. 4 Ethel "Etha" Olivia Hunter 1875 - .............................. 4 Anna Hunter 1879 - ................... 3 William Henry Lewis 1851 - ....................... + Naomi Loucke 1849 - ........ 2 Street 1824 - ........ 2 Elizabeth Street 1826 - ............ + Zachariah Wilson 1819 - ................... 3 Olivia Rebecca Wilson 1853 - 1924 ....................... + Godfrey Benning Greene 1852 - 1911 ................... 3 Alfred Edwin Wilson 1857 - ....................... + Anne Wilson Couthard ................... 3 Augusta Wilson 1862 - ....................... + Henry Carleton Monk 1860 - ................... 3 Alice Maude Wilson 1865 - ....................... + J. Charles Brennan ........ 2 Olivia Street 1828 - 1833 ........ 2 Matilda Street 1830 - 1830 ........ 2 Frederick Henry MacNab Street 1832 - 1862 ............ + Sarah Jane Butler 1843 - 1880 ................... 3 Henry Street 1863 - 1882 ______________________________________


Thanks to Gail Martin for this history of Captain Street's naval career. (Gail has more) July 24, 2003: "He was given the Freedom of the City of Liverpool and the Freedom of the City of Plymouth for his exploits during the Napoleonic Wars." Following is a memorandum of his naval service, taken from PRO ADM 9/4 28303 Rank Ship Commander Station Entry Discharge SB Revolution Capt. Jas. Cummings Channel 5.11.1793 Apr 1794 SB Royal William Adm. Sir Peter Parker Spithead Apr 1794 1.9.1794 Midshipman Perdison Capt. Jas. Almi(?) North Sea 1.9 .1794 Feb. 1795 Midshipman ? Lieut. Wm. Elliott St. Marcois & Jersey Feb 1795 Paid off Midshipman Amethyst Capt. A. Fleck Channel Oc t 1795 wrecked 28.10.1795 Supery Diamond Capt. Sir Lionel Smith Isles St. Marcois Dec 1 795 Mar 1796 Supery Royal William Adm. Sir P. Parker & Spithead Mar 1796 Sept 1796 Capt. Francis Pickmore Midshipman L'Oiseau Capt. G.H. Stevens Cape of Good Hope Sept. 1796 promoted Actg. Lieut. L'Oiseau Capt. Chas. Brisbane Rio de la Plata Jan 1797 May 1797 Actg Lieut. Tremendous Adm. Thos. Pringle & Cape of Good Hope May 1797 13.12.1797 Capt. G.H. Stevens Actg Lieut. Star (Sloop) Capt. Jno. Gardiner Cape of Good Hope 13.12 .1797 11.6.1801 Isle of France & Rio de la Plata Lieut. Lancaster Adm. Sir Roger Curtis Cape of Good Hope 1 1.6.1801 1.9.1802 & Capt. Thos. Larson Lieut. Emma (see note) (see note) 1.9.1802 Mar 1803 Note: during this time Street was a Lieut. and agent of transport, responsible for transporting troops and stores from the Cape of Good Hope to Europe and the colony being restored to the Dutch. Lieut. Impl. Service Capt. Robt. Forbes Liverpool Mar 1803 May 1803 Lieut. ? self Channel May 1803 16.10.1804 Lieut. Staunch self Channel, West Indies, 17.10.1804 14.9.1810 Rio de Janiero , Rio de la Plata, Cape of Good Hope, Isles of France, Bourbon & Madagascar Actg Post Capt. Africaine Adm. Bertie & self S. France & Bourbon 14.9.18 10 18.12.1810 Actg Commdr. Emma (sloop) self South France 18.12.1810 4.10.1811 Command ship Commdr. Carp (sloop) Sir Rourke 4.3.1812
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