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Sarah "Sadie" Frances Benedict

Born Born xx Jun 1861 New Preston, Litchfield County, Conn
Married Married 1st xx xxx xxxx Unknown at Location
Married Married 2nd 30 Jun 1883 Carlton Leslie Graves Madison, New Haven County, Conn
Died Died Date at Location

Parents:

Children: First Marriage

  1. Child, died young, bef 1889

Children: 2nd Marriage

  1. Graves, Goldie Bell 1889-1971

Carlton Leslie Graves and Family

Carlton was b 2Oct1856 Guilford, New Haven County, CT. d 3Nov1894 Madison, New Haven County, CT. Carlton was the son of William Graves 1808-1886 and Emily Dickinson 1813-1880

1860 US Federal Census: Madison, New Haven County, CT. 19Jun1860, Pg 7. Line 1, Dwelling 58, Family No 58

  • Wm Graves, male, age 54, farming, b CT, value of real estate: 500, Personal: 150
  • Emily Graves, female, age 49, housework
  • William P, male, age 22, boatman
  • Oliver G, male, age 18, boatman
  • George D, male, age 16, boatman
  • Aletha G, female, age 14
  • Benjamin F, male, age 11
  • Carlton L, male, age 4

Carlton's birth per First Families of Guilford, CT by Alvan Talcott

Carlton Leslie Graves was the youngest son of William Graves, and Emily Dickinson. William and Emily were m. 27Feb1833 by Rev. Aaron Dutton (per Barbour Collection). Carlton had 9 siblings: Sarah Ann, b. 1834, Elizabeth b. 1835, William Trowbridge b. 1837, Melissa Emma b. 1883, Oliver Gilbert b 1841, George Dallas b. 1843, Aletha b. 1846, Benjamin Franklin b. 1849.

Carlton Leslie Graves

Per Record of Deaths, Madison, CT VS Office, Pg 366, 1894:

Carlton Leslie Graves d 3Nov1894, age 38y, 1m, 1day, male, married, b Madison, CT, resided Madison, cause of death: Phetisis Pulmonalis, occupation: Laborer, parents (Dickenson) Graves, signed by Daniel M Webb, MD.

Daughter Goldie Bell Graves

b 19Oct1889 Madison, New Haven County, CT. d 21Apr1971 St Augustine, St Johns County, FL. Goldie m 11May1906 Palatka, Putnam County, FL Elzie Hazel Green. He b ca 1890 in FL, d 1949 Duvall County, FL

Per her birth cert, father listed as Carlton Leslie Graves, age 33 of Madison, CT, laborer, mother Sarah Frances Benedict, residence New Preston, CT, 32 years old, and states she was a 2nd birth. Daniel M. Webb, M.D. Goldie m. Elzie H. Green in 11May1906 in Palatka, FL (near St. Augustine, Florida) and had 12 children.

1920 US Federal Census: NAME IN CENSUS RECORDS IS: ELZIE B GRANIER, THEN CORRECTED TO ELZIE B GREIN. Park Ave., Hastings, St Johns County, Florida, Precinct 10, Supervisors Dist: 4, ED 169, Pg 1A, 28Feb1920.

  • Grainier, Elzie B, head, rent, male, white, age 30, married, able to read and write, b FL, father b FL, mother b Georgia, employed, mechanic for EM Schuster?, wage (sb Elzie H Green)
  • Goldis, wife, female, white, age 29, married, able to read and write, b CT, father and mother b CT, not employed (sb Goldie)
  • Raymond, son, male, white, age 12, single, attended school, able to read and write, b FL
  • Francis, son, male, white, age 10, single, attended school, able to read and write, b FL
  • Milton, son, male, white, age 9, single, attended school, able to read and write, b FL
  • Claude, son, male, white, age 7, single, attended school, b FL
  • Earle, son, male, white, age 5, single, did not attend school, b FL
  • Jewell, dau, female, white, age 3 4/12, b FL

1930 US Federal Census: Roll 332, 18 Avilad? Drive, St Augustine, St Johns County, Florida. ED 55-16, Sheet 11A, 4Apr1930, Line 30, Dwelling No 239:

  • Green, Elzie B, head, rent, value: 15, b ca 1890, not a farm, male, white, age 40, married at age 17, did not attend school, able to read and write, b FL, father b FL, mother b Georgia, able to speak english, wood dealer, yard, owner, employed, not a veteran
  • Goldie B, wife, b ca 1891, female, white, age 39, married at age 16, did not attend school, able to read and write, b CT, father and mother b CT, not employed
  • Francis, son, b ca 1910, male, white, age 20, single, did not attend school, able to read and write, b FL, father b Fl, mother b CT, clerk in grocery store, wage, employed
  • Claude E, son, b ca 1913, male, white, age 17, single, did not attend school, able to read and write, b FL, father b FL, mother b CT, helper in wood yard, NP (wages), employed
  • Earl L, son, b ca 1915, male, white, age 15, single, did not attend school, able to read and write, b FL, father b FL, mother b CT, helper in wood yard, NP (wages), employed
  • Jewell I., dau, b ca 1917, female, white, age 13, single, attended school, able to read and write, b FL, father b FL, mother b CT
  • Norma K., dau, b ca 1921, female, white, age 9, single, attended school, able to read and write, b FL, father b FL, mother b CT
  • Marjorie I., dau, twin, b ca 1923, female, white, age 7, single, attended school, able to read and write, b FL, father b FL, mother b CT
  • Margaret M., dau, twin, b ca 1923, female, white, age 7, single, attended school, able to read and write, b FL, father b FL, mother b CT
  • Clea C., dau, b ca 1929, female, white, age 6/12, single, did not attend school, b FL, father b FL, mother b CT

Children of Elzie Hazel and Goldie Bell (Graves) Green

  1. Alscie Raymond 1907-1965 m Deloris Mercer
  2. Francis Harold 1909-1973 m Armanda Eddy
  3. Milton 1909-
  4. Claude Eugene 1914-1969 m Irene Howell
  5. Earle Leslie 1915-1973 m Norma Margaret Weldrick, b Canada
  6. Jewell Lestie 1917-1957 m Herman E Sanchez
  7. Norma Kathlene 1920-1995 m Rodney W Eagle 1915-1984
  8. Marjorie Ruth 1922-1984 Twin m Sephus Bryan
  9. Mattie Margaret 1922-2000 Twin m John Lynn
  10. Cleo Carolyn 1927- m George Miller
  11. Chd
  12. Chd

Census Records

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 229 Palasado Ave, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: T623 132; Page: 13A; 8Jun1900

  • Graves, Sarah F, head, white, female, b Jun1863, age 36, widow, mother of 2, 1 living, wid, b CT. father b CT, mother b NY, own, mortgage
  • Graves, Goldie B, dau, white, female, b Oct1889, single, b CT., parents b CT, at school
  • Graves, Benjamin F. B in L, male, white, b Feb1850, age 50, single, b CT, parents b CT, farm laborer
  • Baldwin, Edwin D, boarder, male, white, b May1866, age 34, married, b CT, parents b CT, truckman

_ Sarah’s Early Years_

Per First Families of Guilford, CT by Alvan Talcott

Sarah Frances, age 22, listed as Sadie m. Carlton Leslie Graves, age 26 on 30Jun1883 in Madison, CT. Carlton was b. 2Oct1856 in Guilford, CT. (marriage license states Madison) Sarah (Sadie) is listed as born in Warren, CT on marriage record, 22 years old. 2nd m. for Sarah, 1st for Carlton. Both residing in Madison, CT. 3Nov1894 in Madison, CT., per marriage license. Sarah is listed as divorced, 2nd marriage. Madison VS office, pg 241.

Sarah may have moved somewhere in Ohio after Carlton died, as her great granddaughter Nancy Jones of St. Petersburg FL remembers her grandmother (Goldie Bell Graves)saying that they had gone to Ohio when she was a child, to visit her grandmother Sadie.

Sources

Per Benedicts to America Vol II, Pg 312

146. Eliakim Starr Benedict 7 (George 6, Eliakim 5, Thaddeus 4, Thomas 3, James 2, Thomas 1) b 29Feb 1813, Danbury, CT, m 1st Sophia Carey, m 2nd Ella Gilmore. He d 10May1894, Madison, CT. Chd by 1st m: I) Francis b 1850. II) Sarah. III) George Israel b 23May1853, m Laura Ingersol Hall, b 17Apr1835 in Warren, CT, d 10Feb1901. He d 9Nov1920 New Britain, CT. Chd: 1) Grace Ingersol b 9Jul1879 Warren, m 20May1902 William Louis Trappee. Chd: A) Elizabeth Louise Trappee b 22Oct1945. b) Florence Teresa Trappee b 4Feb1912 Mt, Carmel, CT, m 24Jun1937 Ralph H Buckingham. Chd: A) William Ralph Buckingham b 31Oct1939 Cheshire, CT. B) David Richard Buckingham b 8Jan1944 Cheshire, CT. C) Janet Hall Buckingham b 14Sep1949 Cheshire, CT. 2) Clarence Lewis b 10May1882 Warren, CT. m 1Jun1905 Anna Mabel Scheny, b 23Sep1877 New Britain, d 6Mar1957, he d 28Apr1957 New Britain, CT. Chd: a) Mabel Anna b 20Aug1911, m Richard Gordon of New Britain, CT. Res: 201 Harrison St, New Britain, CT. 3) Elizabeth Florence b 7Nov1886 Warren, CT. m 28Nov1936 Robbin Gilbert Spencer of Mt. Carmel. Res: 28 Feun Rd., Cheshire.

Chd by 2nd m: IV) Daughter, m Mr. Frank Hoffman. Res: RD Cornwall Bridge, Warren, CT V) Walter Francis b 7May1876, m Hazel Henrietta Lenhard on 30Aug1904. She b 29Aug1888 at Darwin, Minn. Chd: Roy Walter b 22Jan1906 Wilimar, Mandiyohi County, Minn., m 8Jan1948 Alta Blanche Chandler. Res: 12345 S West Parkway, Portland, OR. Chd: a) Patricia Ann b 11Jul1949.

Information on children of Goldie Bell and Elzie Hazel Green per Nancy (Green) Jones, grandaughter of Goldie

Footnotes

As her mother d ca 1861, and Sarah was b ca 1861, it is not known who raised Sarah, where she was raised, or how she arrived in Madison, New Haven County, CT.

It is not known where she went after 1900 Census in Bridgeport, New Haven County, CT

It is not known how her daughter Goldie Bell Graves got to St Augustine, St Johns County, Florida

-- SandeeToo - 18 Nov 2008
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