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Elwyn Ellsworth Benedict
Elwyn Benedict is the author of the Genealogy of the Benedicts in America, Volume II
which along with Volume I, is the bible for Benedict researchers. Living in Kirksville, NY with his wife Esther, Elwyn continues supporting other Benedicts with their quest for ancestors.
Smedley was our founding father for the Ontario branch of Benedicts. The son of a Revolutionary soldier; he removed with family from Vermont to settle in the Lennox & Addington county. Raising ten children, he and Catherine Dafoe passed away in Grey county in the late 1800's.
Roy Gifford Benedict:
Roy Benedict married Alice Gertrude MacLean in 1920 and he was Deputy Sherriff of Grey county.
Born in Germany as Jacob Bauchmann of Strausburg, he lands in Nova Scotia and adoptes the surname of Benedict. Married to Mary Shanks, they are the original family of several lines of Benedict from that area.
Came from UEL stock from Connecticut; born in Upper Canada; married Smedley William Benedict in 1825; raised ten children.
John "Jack" McPhail:
Born on Cape Breton Island; moved to Crows Nest Pass area as a young man to work the coal mine of Frank, Alberta; raised family in Blairmore and passed away there.
Born on Cape Breton Island; moved with family to Crows Nest Pass; was trapped underground during Frank Slide in 1901.
Winnifred Weber: ?
Born in Rosenfeld, Manitoba; moved to Calgary as a young lady; married in 1935; raised one girl and two boys; died in Calgary at age 91.
- 13 Jan 2008
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