Mahoney, Eliza

Birth Name Mahoney, Eliza
Gender female


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1862    
Marriage 1882-05-13 Carbonear, Newfoundland, Canada ?? same family
Residence 1935 St John, Newfoundland, Canada Power or Powis St, St John's West
Event Note

1935 Census Newfoundland and Labrador:
Best: Eliza. Residing at 63 Power/Powis St is Eliza Best, 73 Widow*, and her son George 29, who is a Labourer. They use 3 rooms of the home Eliza owns, and have lodgers at $10/month - Lloyd and Mary Bursey (27 and 22) and they use 2 rooms. Lloyd is a Grocer at ?Bowrings? and he has earned $600 in the last year. George and he has earned $50 in the last year. Eliza's house is worth $2000.

Residing at 63a Power/Powis St is Eliza's son Seebert (transcribed Seaward) 43, and his wife Minnie 44, and their six children: Evelyn 20, Edith 18, Myrtle 17, Irene 16, Phyllis 13, Wallace 9, and Violet 6. Seebert is a Clerk ant the Express Office and he has earned $1080 in the last year. They also pay rent of $10/month for 7 rooms - possibly to their mother.

No-one owns a radio.

* implies date of death for George before 1935

Religion     Salvation Army
2a 2b


    Family of Best, George Taylor and Mahoney, Eliza
Married Husband Best, George Taylor
  1. Best, Gilbert
  2. Best, Seebert
  3. Best, Mary Ann
  4. Best, John Lambert
  5. Best, Samuel
  6. Best, Maud Reid Thelma


May all be Salvation Army - see 1935 Census image, baptism record for Mary Ann (Seebert's sister), and Gilbert & Sarah are SA Officers at marriage


    1. Mahoney, Eliza
      1. Best, George Taylor
        1. Best, Samuel
        2. Best, Gilbert
        3. Best, Seebert
        4. Best, Mary Ann
        5. Best, John Lambert
        6. Best, Maud Reid Thelma

Source References

  1. Newfoundland Census 1935
      • Page: St John's West District, p. 198, household ID , reference ID , Department of Tourism, Culture, and Recreation, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador; FHL microfilm 2,166,828; The Bests - Newfoundland Census 1935 record-image_TH-1951-40935-34054-85.jpg
  2. Newfoundland, Vital Records, 1840-1949
      • Page: Return of Births 1894 and 1895; Mary Ann Best in Return of Births 1894 record-image_S3HY-61B3-8C8.jpg
      • Page: Delayed Births 1890-1913, Box 13-15, image 1338 of 1431; Provincial Archives, St. John's. ; Mary Ann Best birth 1894 record-image_S3HY-6LR9-84R.jpg