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William Wallace Benedict

Born Born 9Dec1849 Warwick, Orange County, NY
Married Married Date Phoebe Van Alyst
Died Died 18Jan1916

Parents:

  • Father:Benedict, William Lewis, Rev1814
  • Mother:Burt, Phoebe1818

Children:

  1. Maud Hartwell Benedict b 18Jun1874, New Hamburg, NY. d Dec1968, Newburgh, Orange County, NY. Unmarried
  2. Guy Leroy Benedict b 29May1875, New Hamburg, NY. m Jul1903 Adeline Elizabeth Garlick, b SepQ1874? Axminster, County: Devon, Dorset, England. He d 4Apr1911. Child: Adeline Maud Maria Benedict b 28Jun1904 Trafford Park, England
  3. Ray Burt Benedict; b 5Apr1878, d 12Nov1956
  4. Child Benedict b 10Oct1914, d 10Oct1914, NY
  5. Gertrude Sarviss Benedict b 25Oct1915. m Robert E Snyder b 30Dec1915. She d Feb1995 NY, he d Feb1983 NY. Res Cornwall and Newburgh, Orange County, NY
  6. Thomas Burt Benedict b 8Sep1925 NY, d 26Feb2007. Res Campbell Hall, Orange County, NY
  7. Zua Emelie Benedict b 7Sep1879 NY m 7Mar1910 Walter Powles. He b 8Feb1888 NY. 5 Children born
  8. Ethel May Benedict b 9Mar1881 NYC m Leonard Carlos George. He b 31Dec1886. She d Mar1979, he d 15Nov1972. Res: Gardner, Ulster County, NY. No issue

Williamís Early Years

1880 US Federal Census: Res: East 41st Street, New York (Manhattan), New York City-Greater, New York; Roll: T9_890; Family History Film: 1254890; Page: 58.4000; Enumeration District: 481; Image: 0119. 5Jun1880
  • Benedict, William, white, male, age 30, carpenter, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Phoebe, wife, white, female, age 30, keeping house, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Maud, dau, white, female, age 5, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Guy, son, white, male, age 5, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Zua, dau, white, female, age 2, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Roy, son, white, male, age 8/12, b NY, parents b NY
  • Vanorsdall, Mary, 1st cousin, white, female, age 15, servant, b NY, parents b NY

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 148 Landers Street, Newburg Ward 3, Orange County, New York; Roll: T623 1141; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 38. 8Jun1900

  • Benedict, William W, head, male, white, age 50, b Dec1849, m 27y, b NY, parents b NY, carpenter, house
  • Benedict, Phoebe, wife, female, white, age 50, b Oct1849, m 27y, mother of 7, 5 living, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Maude H, dau, female, white, age 25, single, b Jun1874, b NY, parents b NY, hat trimmer
  • Benedict, Guy L, son, male, white, age 25, b May1875, single, b NY, parents b NY, occ: sterdy per?
  • Benedict, Ray B, son, male, white, age 22, b Apr1878, single, b NY, parents b NY, photographer
  • Benedict, Zua E, dau, female, white, age 20, b Sep1879, single, b NY, parents b NY, operator (overal? factory)
  • Benedict, Ethel May, dau, female, white, age 19, b Mar1881, single, at school, b NY, parents b NY

1910 US Federal Census: Plattekill, Ulster County, New York; Roll: T624_1085; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 157; Image: 807. 14May1910

  • Benedict, William W, head, male, white, age 36, married, b NY, parents b NY, farmer, general farm
  • Benedict, Phoebe, wife, female, white, age 36, married, mother of 7, 5 living, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Roy, son, male, white, age 31, single, b NY, parents b NY, farm laborer, home farm
  • Benedict, Ethel M, dau, female, white, age 19, single, b NY, parents b NY, public school teacher
  • Benedict, Maud H, dau, female, white, age 35, single, b NY, parents b NY, housekeeper, private family

This and That

Per New York City Marriages, 1600s-1800s 1880 US Federal Census: Res: East 41st Street, New York (Manhattan), New York City-Greater, New York; Roll: T9_890; Family History Film: 1254890; Page: 58.4000; Name: William W. Benedict Spouse Name: Phebe M. Van Hosdall Marriage Date: 1873 Marriage Place: Manhattan, New York, New York Marriage ID: 2220813430 Certificate Number: 6458 Other Comments: See Family History Library catalog for films 1543971-1562446 (Manhattan) and Film 1653852 (Brooklyn), for actual certificate. Source: Marriage Registers, Extracts from Manhattan (1869-1880) and Brooklyn (1895-1897) Publisher: Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, New York. Publication Place: New York, NY

Notes:

The spelling of wife Phoebe maiden name is often disputed. Not able to confirm one over another.

Burial

Warwick Cemetery, Orange County, New York

Benedict, William Wallace, b. 9 Dec 1849, d. 18 Jan 1916, s/o Rev William Lewis Benedict & Phoebe Burt, h/o Phebe Van Alyst

Footnotes

Note: Per Benedicts of America Vol II, Pg 151, b 6Dec1849, d 27May1916 m Phoebe Maria VanNosdall?

Per Benedicts of America Vol II, Pg 151 William Wallace Benedict b 6Dec1849 m Phoebe Maria VanNosdall?, b 13Oct1849, d 27May1916, carpenter. Res: New Hamburg, NY. He d 6Jan1916. Children: 1) Maud Hartwell b 18Jun1874 New Hamburg. Res: 224 Lake St, Newburg, NY. unmarried 2) Guy Leroy b 29May1875, New Hamburg, NY m Jul1903 Adeline E Garlick. Attendant at State Hosp., Mattewan, NY. He d 4Apr1911. Res Grooeville, NY. chd: Adeline Maud Maria b 28Jun1904 Trafford Park, England. 3) Ray Burt b 5Apr1878 Hamburg, NY, m Laura May Sarviss, b 9Dec1886. Enlisted in 5th Co. L. 1st Reg. Inf 2May1905. Discharged as Corp. 9Nov1910. Worked in Bur. of Printing and Engraving, Wash., DC. Conducted Sunset Services on Storm King Mt from 1920-21. Preached Sunday services at Cornwall-on Hudson. PAres., substitute in Canterbury Presbyterian and Methodist Churches until 1929. Active in many civic organizations; Chancellor Commader of Knights of Pythias Lodge, Noble Grand of Ind. Order of Odd Fellows, and member of the Redmen. Carpenter and Supt. of a private estate. He d 12Nov1956. Res 43 Bay View Terrace, Newburg, NY. Children: a) Doris May LeRoy? b 4May1912 m George A Madden b 14Apr1903. b) Ethel Louise b 16Apr1913. d 13May1919. c) Baby b 10Oct1914, d same day. d) Gertrude Sarviss b 25Oct1915, m Robert E Snyder b 30Dec1915. e) Thomas Burt b 8Sep1925 4) Zua Emelie b 7Sep1879 NH, m 7Mar1910 Walter Powles , b 8Feb1888, d 31Mar1950. Res 67 West St, Newburg, NY. 5 children born: a) Phillip VanNosdall? Powles b 2Jul1911, m Alice Sinsabaugh, b 8Mar1911. U.S.A. WWII. 2 children born i) Gary York Powles b 23May1938 US Navy, ii) Jean Elizabeth Powles b 5Feb1959. b) Walter Irving Powles b 3Mar1913, m Mildren Tjaden, b 4Nov1914. dau i)Barbara Ann Powles b 20Jun1940, m Mr Hustis. iii) Robert Harold Benedict Powles b 20Jul1914, m Dorothy Dunkerton, b 23Jun1910. US Air Force. 2 children b Robert James Walter Powles b 1Sep1939, Carole Marie Powles b 5Jan1946. iv) Ruth Elizabeth Powles b 30Nov1918, m John Paul Heller, b 13Sep1911, d 20Nov1955. one child born: Lisa Ruth Heller b 31May1956. v) Phoebe Jeanne Powles b 25un1920. 5) Ethel May b 9Mar1881, NYC, m Leonard Carlos George b 31Dec1886 who is a school master and artist. She is a retired Public School Teacher. Res: Gardiner, Ulster County, NY. no issue

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