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Benjamin Crawford Benedict

Born Born 16Aug1879 Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Married Married 1902 Emma Mary Richards
Died Died 1954 at Location


  • Father:Benedict, Benjamin Gilbert, Rev 1838
  • Mother:Crawford, Adeline1845


  1. Mabel Richards Benedict 1905- m Franz Veits
  2. Benjamin Crawford Benedict Jr; 1911-2004

Emma Mary Richards

b ca 1881, New York - d 1936

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Benedicts of America Vol II, Pg 118 Rev Benjamin Gilbert7 b 6Dec1838. Grad-Lafayette College, Easton, Pa 1859. Presb. Pastor and Teacher in Long Island. Bus Coll, Easton, PA 1859. Wrote textbooks. "English Punctuation" published by Williams & Rogers in 1899. m 1st 14Jun1871 to Mary C Gilbert. m 2nd 26Dec1877 Addie Crawford. Child born with Addie: 1) Benjamin Crawford Benedict Sr 16Aug1879. Export Manager to West Indies for Gold Medal Flour Co. before becoming a Real Estate Broker. With Gold Medal for 33 years. m 1902 Emma Mary Richards, she d 1936. He d 1954. They had children a) Mabel Richards Benedict b 1905, she m Franz Veits. b) Benjamin Crawford Benedict Jr b 24Mar1911, m 3Apr1936 Helen Lee. Grad Colgate University 1934. Advertising Writer 12 years. Presently self employed tree expert and writer of magazine articles. (R Currituck Road, Newton, Conn). He and Helen Lee had two children i) Carolyn Lee Benedict b 7Nov1941 and ii) Crawford Lee Benedict b 12Sep1943.

1910 US Federal Census: South Orange, Essex County, New Jersey; Roll: T624_884; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 218; Image: 637. 15Apr1910

  • Benedict, Benjamin Crawford, head, male, white, age 30, m1, m7y, b NY, parents b NY, manager, wholesale flour
  • Benedict, Emma, wife, female, white, age 29, m1, m7y, mother of 1, 1 living, b NY, father b VT, mother b NY
  • Benedict, Mabel, dau, female, white, age 5, b NY, parents b NY

U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925. 10Mar1914 Name: Benjamin Crawford Benedict Birth Date: 16 Sep 1879 (is Aug, xscription error) Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York RESIDENCE: Brooklyn, New York Passport Issue Date: 11 Mar 1914 Passport Includes a Photo: N Source: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925 (M1490). County and State of NY. permanent residence, Brooklyn, NY. age 34, 5'8", fairey high forehead, blue eyes, nose-medium, not thin, mouth-fairly large, chin-dimple, center, hair-brown with streaks of grey, complexion-fair, face-smooth.

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. SN 585, Order No: 1489. 17Sep1918 Name: Benjamin Crawford Benedict City: Brooklyn County: Kings State: New York Birth Date: 16 Aug 1879 Race: White Roll: 1754592. Benjamin Crawford Benedict, res: 1070 St Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY, age 39, b 16Aug1879, white, native born, occ: Export Sales Manager, Washborn Crosby Co, 17 Battery Place, NY, NY. Nearest relative: Emma Benedict, 1070 St Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY, NY. medium height, slender build, blue eyes, brown hair.

1930 US Federal Census: Res: 296 Western Ave., Chatham, Morris County, New Jersey; Roll: 1373; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 10; Image: 274.0. 15Apr1930

  • Benedict, Benjamin C, head, own, 22,000, not a farm, male, white, age 50, m at age 23, b NY, parents b NY, sales manager, export, not a veteran
  • Benedict, Emma R, wife, female, white, age 49, m at age 22, b NY, father b VT, mother b NY, not employed
  • Benedict, Benjamin C Jr, son, male, white, age 19, single, b NY, parents b NY, not employed, attended school

World War II U.S. draft cards from the Fourth Registration. SN 1055 Name: Benjamin Crawford Benedict Birth Date: 16 Aug 1879 RESIDENCE: Morris, New Jersey Birth: Bklyn, New York Race: White Roll: WWII_2275861 Tele: Chat 4-2361, age 61, b 16Aug1879, Brooklyn, NY, contact person: Mrs Elizabeth M Benedict, same address, employers name: Karolyn Realty Corp, 42 Lafayette Ave, Chatham, Morris County, NJ


  • WWI Draft Registration lists wife as Emma Benedict
  • WWII Draft Card lists wife as Elizabeth M Benedict

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