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Joseph Brown Benedict Jr

Born Born 12Dec1862 Pawtucket, Providence County, RI
Married Married ca 1895 Mary ? at Location
Died Died Date at Location


  • Father:Benedict, Joseph Brown Sr1823
  • Mother:Lewis, Sarah Ann1823


  1. Benedict, Marion b Sep1895, RI
  2. Joseph Brown Benedict III; b 3Nov1896
  3. John G Benedict; b 1905

Census Records

1870 US Federal Census: North Providence District 1, Providence County, Rhode Island; Post Office: Pawtucket, Roll: M593_1476; Page: 361; Image: 100. 22Jun1870

  • Benedict, Sarah A, age 42, female, white, keeping house, value of real estate: 4200, personal: 400, b Nova Scotia
  • Benedict, John G, age 25, male, white, machinist, b RI
  • Benedict, Cornelia, age 22, female, white, works thread mill, b RI
  • Benedict, Margaret G, age 20, female, white, works thread mill, b RI
  • Benedict, Clarence, age 13, male, white, at home, b RI
  • Benedict, Fanny, age 10, female, white, at home, b RI
  • Benedict, Joseph, age 8, male, white, b RI
  • Record, Maria, age 24, female, white, domestic servant, b RI

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 119 School Street, Pawtucket Ward 2, Providence County, Rhode Island; Roll: T623 1511; Page: 17B; 13Jun1900

  • Benedict, Joseph head, white, male, b Dec1862, age 37, m 5y, b RI, parents b RI, city fireman
  • Benedict, Mary, wife, white, female, b Jul1872, age 27, m 5y, mother of 2, 2 living, b RI, parents b Ireland
  • Benedict, Marion, dau, white, female, b Sep1895, age 4, b RI, parents b RI
  • Benedict, Joseph B, son, white, male, b Nov1896, age 3, b RI, parents b RI

1910 US Federal Census: Pawtucket Ward 5, Providence County , Rhode Island; Roll: T624_1441; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 137; Image: 460. 28Apr1910

  • Benedict, Joseph, head, male, white, age 47, wid, b RI, father b RI, mother b Canada, English, fireman, fire dept
  • Benedict, Marion, dau, female, white, age 14, b RI, parents b RI
  • Benedict, Joseph B, son, male, white, age 13, b RI, parents b RI
  • Benedict, John G, son, male, white, age 5, b RI, parents b RI

1920 US Federal Census: Res: 23 Harrison Street, Pawtucket Ward 4, Providence County, Rhode Island; Roll: T625_1675; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 144; Image: 261. 9Jan1920

  • Benedict, Joseph, head, male, white, age 62, wid, b RI, parents b RI, fireman, Fire Station
  • Benedict, Joseph P, son, male, white, married, age 23, b RI, parents b RI, chauffeur, automobile (sb Joseph B)
  • Benedict, Julia, dau in law, female, white, married, age 26, b RI, father b England, mother b MA
  • Benedict, Mildred, grandchild, female, white, age 3, b RI, parents b RI
  • Benedict, Raymond, grandchild, male, white, age 11/12, b RI, parents b RI
  • Benedict, John, son, male, white, age 19, single, b RI, parents b RI, not employed
  • 2 Roomers

1930 US Federal Census: Res: 44 French Street, Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island; Roll: 2174; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 254; Image: 828.0. 10 & 11 Apr1930

  • John G Benedict, head, rent, 28, male, white, age 25, married at age 20, b RI, parents b RI, laborer, laboratory
  • Beatrice Benedict , wife, female, white, age 28, married at age 23, b RI, mother b Maine, father b England, bookkeeper, Dept store
  • Joseph Benedict, father, male, white, age 67, widower, married at age 38, b RI, father b RI, mother b Canada, English, not employed


Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 174

Thomas5, Thomas4, Thomas3, John2, Thomas1 Rev David, D.D. b 10Oct1778, at Norwalk, CT; m 8May1808, Margaret Hubbell, dau Rev Stephen and Cornelia (Vavasor) Gano (see Sprague's Annals, Vol VI, p 229) b 22Sep1785. He was fitted for college at Sing Sing, and graduated at Brown Univ. 1806; ordained as a Baptist minister in 1805, and was settled over a society in Pawtucket, RI for twenty five years. Mr., and curator of Brown Univ., and S.T.D. Coll. Shurtl, 1851. Dr Benedict's name is intimately associated with the history of the Baptist denomination. Among his contributions to their permanent literature are two large volumes, entitled History of the Baptists, and a History of All Religions. In 1860 he published his Fifty Years among the Baptists, and has been quite recently engaged upon a History of Pawtucket. On the 8th of May 1858, he and his wife were privileged to celebrate their "Golden Wedding". Dr. B is living at Pawtucket, at the advanced age of 91y. His wife d 28Nov1868. He d 5Dec1875. Ch: As pertains to Joseph Brown Benedict:

b 1May1821; m 29Oct1844, Ann, dau William and Sarah Ann Lewis of Halifax, N.S., b 20Oct1823. Ch: a) John Gano b 2Jul1845; enlisted 15Sep1862, Co F, 11th Reg, RI. Vols, and was discharged at expiration of term of service, 15Jul1863; res Pautucket, RI. b) Cornelia Holroyd, b 8May1847. c) Margaret Gano b 29Aug1849. d) Clarence b 18Oct1856. e) Fanny b 31Jul1859. f) Joseph Brown b 12Dec186_

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