Mahoney, Eliza

Birth Name Mahoney, Eliza
Gender female


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


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1862     1a
Marriage 1882-05-13 Carbonear, Newfoundland, Canada ?? same family  
Residence 1935 St John, Newfoundland, Canada Power or Powis St, St John's West 1a
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 ( * + before 1935 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Best, Gilbert1889
Best, Seebert1892
Best, Mary Ann1894-04-15
Best, John Lambert1896-09-08
Best, Samuelbefore 1903
Best, Maud Reid Thelma1903-01-12

Source References

  1. Department of Tourism, Culture, and Recreation, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.: 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. Provincial Archives, St. John's: 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