Father and mother: Hon. Jonathan Binney and Hannah Adams Newton
Married: 1794 - Susanna Green (1772-1802). See marriage record and cemetery record.
|Children:||Stephen Newton Binney (1795-1871)
Hannah Binney (1797-?) - died young
Hannah Harriet Binney (?1799-?)
Susan Binney (1800-1877) - unmarried
Other facts: Stephen Hall Binney was probably named after his father's first wife, Martha Hall.
Stephen Hall Binney have have been a deputy collector and impost officer in 1783 (see Benjamin Marston's journal).
Stephen Hall Binney paid poll tax in 1793.
There is a land petitions by Stephen Hall Binney in 1787 about land in Guysborough County.
From Provincial Archives of New Brunswick:
Saint John New Brunswick Courier of June 11 1836: d. Halifax, 31st ult., age 76, Stephen Hall BINNEY, Esq. former Barrack Master of that place.
According to the obituary of Rt Rev Hibbert Binney, Susanna Green was the grand-daughter of Hon. Benjamin Green, a member of Council under Cornwallis, 1749. She was the daughter of Francis Green. She was buried in St. Paul's Church Cemetery, in Halifax.
Hannah Harriet Binney married Captain Nicholas Thomas Hill in 1817 (see marriage record). He was a captain of the Royal Staff Corps, on half pay. They had eight children. One of their sons was Philip Carteret Hill, lawyer, politician, and writer (and member of the Halifax Club).
See biographies from Dictionary of Canadian Biography:
- Hon. Benjamin Green
- Philip Carteret Hill
From Genealogy of the Binney Family in the United States collected by Charles J. F. Binney (published in 1886):
Stephen Hall Binney of Halifax, N.S., son of Jonathan [Binney] and second wife Hannah (newton) Binney, of Halifax, born in Halifax, N.S., Sept. 29, 1760; died in Halifax, May 31, 1836, aged 76; m. Miss Susanna Green, of Lawrencetown, N.S., she died in Halifax, March 18, 1802, aged 29, and was daughter of Benjamin Green.
Stephen Newton [Binney], b. about 1795; m. Mary Ann Black
Hannah b. 1797; d. young
Hannah Harriet b. about 1799; m. Capt. N.T. Hill about 1817, and was alive in Halifax, N.S. in 1884.
Susan, b. about 1800; died June 7, 1877, in Halifax, single.
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