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Albert Benedict

Family reference: 352.257.4

Born Born May 28, 1870   St. Vincent twp., Grey co., Ontario.
Married Married Dec 13, 1899 Margaret Charlotte Bell Meaford
Died Died 5 Oct 1951   St. Vincent twp., Grey co., Ontario

Photo Album - Family album of photos and documents.

Parents:

Children:

  1. Clara May Benedict; 1901-1985
  2. Gordon James Benedict; 1903-1979
  3. Laura Irene Benedict; 1905
  4. Ernest Benedict; 1907-1927
  5. Roy Benedict; 1909-1986
  6. John Henry Benedict; 1911
  7. Margaret Benedict; -1912

The Parents of Albert

Albertsís Early Years

On the 1891 census Albert was living with and working as a domestic, for the John Allington Family.

Albert and Margaret

Albert owned and farmed Lot 33, Conc., 12, St. Vincent Twp. Grey County.

The Final Years of Albert

ALBERT BENEDICT DIES AT MEAFORD; --- Meaford Oct. 05, 1951 Albert Benedict, a farmer in his native township of St. Vincent for many years, died at the home of his son, Gordon Benedict of Meaford, following a lengthy illness. He had been bedfast for the last year and a half. Last July he came to Meaford to make his home with his son. He was 81. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Benedict of St. Vincent and he farmed in that township as a young man before going to Manitoulin Island for nine years. Fifty three years ago he married Margaret Bell of Meaford. She predeceased him two years ago. Following their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Benedict farmed in St. Vincent until 1933 when they returned to Owen Sound. He resided in that city until this year. Surviving are two sons Gordon of Meaford and Roy of Owen Sound, and two daughters, Clara, Mrs. Wesley Snell of Meaford and Margaret, Mrs. Donald "Mac" Lourie of Owen Sound. There are nine grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters Levina, Mrs. Ben Vail of St. Vincent Maryanne, Mrs. Reg Emary of St. Vincent and one brother Herbert Benedict of Meaford. Mr. Benedict was a member of the Baptist Church in St. Vincent, Interment Duxbury Cemetery.

Footnotes

Notes on the children

  • Clara May Benedict; b. 4 April 1901; d. March 03, 1985, m. Thomas Wesley Snell
    • Vivian Snell; m. Delmar Burt.
  • Gordon James Benedict; b. Nov 1903 d. 13 Sept 1979
  • Laura Irene Benedict; b. 13 Apr 1905, Stillborn
  • Ernest Benedict; b.19 Feb 1907, died 22 Dec 1927 in Rockwood Hospital, , Kingston, Frontenac County, Ontario, of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Contributory, Bronchio Pneumonia. Dr. E. Ryan of Kingston. (Ernest did farm work most of his life and never married)
  • Roy Benedict; b. 1909 d. 14 Nov 1986
  • John Henry Benedict; b. Sept 21, 1911; d. Oct 28, 1911. Medical info, Malnutrician 3 days, Heart failure 1 day. William McDonald M.D. Annan, Sydenham Twp., Grey Co., Ontario.
  • Margaret Benedict; b.; 1912 Con 12, lot 33, St. Vincent Twp., Grey County. Married, Donald "Mac" Lourie
    • Donald Laurie
    • Philip Laurie
    • Sharon Laurie


Census of 1901

Person Sex Status Marital Born Age Born in Origin
BENEDICT, Albert M head married 28 May 1870 30 Ontario German
Maggie F wife married 25 Nov 1872 28 Ontario Irish
Clara F daughter single 4 April 1901   Ontario German
BELL, Ada F domestic single 26 March 1879 22 Ontario  
- Canada 1901 Census for Grey County, Ontario, St. Vincent Twp., Subdistrict h-8, microfilm T-6469, pp 4 & 5.

Sources

-- DonaldElliott - 20 Jan 2006 -- DonaldElliott - 16 Dec 2008
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