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Edward Drake Benedict

Born Born 28Jun1826 Aurelius, Cayuga County, NY
Married Married 9Oct1848 Jane Amanda Leach
Died Died Date at Location

Parents:

  • Father:Benedict, Bradley1781
  • Mother:Drake, Margaret1795

Children:

  1. Margaret Drake Benedict, b 1849. Unmarried
  2. Harriet Amanda Benedict, 1852-1855
  3. Charles Edward Benedict, b ca 1865
  4. Dirck C Benedict, b ca 1866

_The Parents of _

Census Records

1860 US Federal Census: Grand Rapids Ward 1, Kent County, Michigan; Roll: M653_550; Page: 0; Image: 293. 5Jun1860
  • Benedict, Edward B, age 33, male, white, telegraph operator, personal estate: 300, b NY (sb Edward D)
  • Benedict, Jane A, age 32, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Maggie A, age 10, female, white, b OH

1870 US Federal Census: Grand Rapids Ward 3, Kent County, Michigan; Roll: M593_681; Page: 319; Image: 627. 21Jul1870

  • Benedict, Edward D, age 43, male, white, telegrapher, value of real estate: 3000, personal: 800, b NY
  • Benedict, Jane A, age 40, female, white, keeping house, b NY
  • Benedict, Maggie A, age 20, female, white, b OH
  • Benedict, Charlie, age 5, male, white, b MI
  • Wickham, Cornelia, age 80, female, white, b NY

1880 US Federal Census: Res: 52 Bostwick Street, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; Roll: T9_588; Family History Film: 1254588; Page: 265.1000; Enumeration District: 136; Image: 0231. 2Jun1880

  • Benedict, Edward, head, male, white, age 53, married, telegraph manager, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY
  • Benedict, Jane A, wife, female, white, age 51, married, keeping house, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Margaret, dau, female, white, age 30, single, clerk, b OH, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Dirck C, son, male, white, age 14, at school, b MI, parents b NY
  • Wickham, Cornelia, boarder, female, white, age 88, wid, b NY, parents b NY
  • 2 other boarders and one servant

Grand Rapids, Michigan City Directories, 1889-90

Name: Edward D Benedict Location 2: 53 Bostwick Business Name: Masonic Mut Ben Ass Occupation: sec Year: 1889 City: Grand Rapids State: MI

Name: Edward D Benedict Location 2: 53 Bostwick Business Name: Masonic Mut Ben Assn Occupation: sec Year: 1890 City: Grand Rapids State: MI

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 19 North Lafayette, Grand Rapids Ward 2, Kent County, Michigan; Roll: T623 721; Page: 10A; 8Jun1900

  • Benedict, Jane A, head, white, female, b Jan1829, age 71, married 50y, mother of 3, 2 living, b NY, parents b CT
  • Benedict, Margaret A, dau, white, female, b Jul1850, age 49, single, b OH, parents b NY
  • 1 servant

1910 US Federal Census: Grand Rapids Ward 2, Kent County, Michigan; Roll: T624_656; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 55; Image: 609. 16Apr1910

  • Benedict, Mrs J A, head, female, white, age 80, widow, mother of 2, 2 living, b NY, father b NH, mother b NY
  • Benedict, Margaret, dau, female, white, age 60, single, b OH, parents b NY

Grand Rapids, Michigan City Directories, 1889-90

Name: Misses Edith M Gage; Margaret Benedict Location 1: Shepard-Hartman building Business Name: Gage & Benedict Occupation: dancing academy Year: 1889 City: Grand Rapids State: MI

Name: Miss Margaret A Benedict Location 2: boards 53 Bostwick Business Name: Gage & Benedict Year: 1890 City: Grand Rapids State: MI

Name: Miss Edith M Gage; Miss Margaret Benedict Location 1: Shepard-Hartman building Business Name: Gage & Benedict Occupation: dancing academy Year: 1890 City: Grand Rapids State: MI

Sources

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 153

Bradley6, Abijah5, John4, James3, John2, Thomas1 Bradley b 17Nov1781; m 26Aug1896 Eliza Vernam, who d 8Oct1821 at Cayuga; m 2nd Dec1822 Narcissa Cook, who d 12Sep1823; m 3d 8Jun1825 Margaret Drake, who d 29Apr1852. Chd

  • 1. Catherine Amelia b 17Dec1808; m 14Nov1833, Wm Halleck, who d 1Dec1837; m 2d 24Mar1857, Wm C Taylor.
  • 2. Harriet Elizabeth b 9Apr1811; m 21Mar1832, Amos G Foster; res. Aurelius
  • 3. John Talcott b 26Aug1814; m 3Nov1840, Frances Sophronia Pierrepoint; mervchant; died in Texas 29Jun1853. Chd: George Bradley b 7Sep1841; served in the Rebel Army. Sophronia Elizabeth b 28Nov1844; m 1865, Edmund O Kerr. Agnes Virginia b Oct1847. John Talcott, b 1850; served in the Rebel Army
  • 4. Ruth Emily b 17May1817; m 2Mar1838, Alexander H Cox; res Parma
  • 5. Dirck Vernam b 28Jun1826; m 18Jun1849, Frasnces Elizabeth Stout; insurance agent; res Buffalo. Chd: son b and d 24Feb1850. Kate b 15Sep1851. Mary b 27Aug1853. Edward Foster b 14Mar1857. Emma b 24May1858. Anna Howard b 17Dec1862.
  • 6. Edward Drake b 28Jun1826; m 9Oct1848 Jane Amanda Leach; telegraph operator; res Grand Rapids, MI. Chd: Margaret Drake b 4Jul1849. Harriet Amanda b Aug1852; d 1855. Charles Edward b 186_.
  • 7. Bradley Cook b 14Jul1829; d 3Apr1830
  • 8. Charles Bradley b 26Nov1835; m 16Jun1859 Sarah Adelaide Barnes; telegraph operator; res Toledo, O. Chd: Edward Douglass b Jul1860

Footnotes

-- SandeeToo - 15 Oct 2008
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