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Clark Branch Benedict

Born Born 27 Feb 1884   New York City, New York
Married Married 23 Oct 1904 May Buckley Paterson, Passaic co., New Jersey
Died Died 18 Jul 1970   Euclid, Cuyahoga co., Ohio
Buried 22 Jul 1970   Warwick Cemetery, Orange co., New York



  1. Welma Julia Benedict b. Dec. 12, 1806; died young
  2. Walter Clark Benedict; b 2Jul1908, d 16Dec1993
  3. Ruth May Benedict b 27Feb1917, d 14Feb2002

The Family of May Buckley

Jersey City, New Jersey Directories, 1891-93
Name: Mary Buckley, widow Jos
Location 1: 412 Grove, Occupation: fancy goods, Year: 1892, City: Jersey, State: NJ

As stated on May’s marriage certificate, May’s parents were Joseph and Mary (Stevens) Buckley, not the above Edward and Margaret. She was born 18 Oct 1884 in Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ, died 24 May 1968 in Willoughby, Lake County, OH, and was buried 28 May 1968 in Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, Orange County, NY. Her gravestone reads Mary. M. Benedict. -- CarolPerry - 05 Nov 2008

Original Census data deleted per Carol Perry information. Sandee Rexford

Clark’s Early Years

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 12Sep1918
Name: Clark Branch Benedict City: Jersey City County: Hudson State: New Jersey Birth Date: 27 Feb 1884 Race: White Roll: 1712206 DraftBoard: 4
age 34, Res: 27 New Jersey, Hudson County, New Jersey, inspector, Keystone Dairy, contact May Benedict, same address. Medium height and build, grey eyes, brown hair

Clark's Life

per grandson Rev Richard Sindall, Clark did not discuss his family with any of his children or grandchildren. Name pronounced either SINDle or SindELL.

1930 US Federal Census: Res: 1363 East Seventh Street, Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey; Roll: 1388; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 112; Image: 804.0. not dated

  • Benedict, Clark B, head, own, 9500, male, white, age 44, married at age 19, b NY, parents b NY, owner/driver milk route. not a veteran
  • Benedict, May, wife. female, white, age 40, married at age 15, b NJ, parents b MA
  • Benedict, Ruth, dau, female, white, age 13, b NJ, father b NY, mother b NJ
  • Benedict, Walter, son, male, white, age 21, single, b NJ, father b NY, mother b NJ, clerk, auto mfgr

Clark's Final Years

Clark had moved to Ohio where his son Walter was living at the time.

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002
Name: Clark B Benedict, Birth Date: Est. 1884, Gender: Male, Race: White, Residence City: Euclid, Residence County: Cuyahoga, Residence State: Ohio, Residence Country: United States
Death Date: 18 Jul 1970, Hospital of Death: Public/Other, City of Death: Euclid, County of Death: Cuyahoga, Certificate: 066325, Age at Death: 86, Certifier: Coroner, Autopsy: Yes, used for certification, Marital Status: Widowed, Census Tract: 0707

He was buried 22 July 1970 in Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, Orange County, NY in the same Benedict plot as his wife and has no gravestone. -- CarolPerry - 05 Nov 2008

Social Security Death Index
Name: Clark Benedict SSN: 138-22-7856 Last Residence: 44094 Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States of America Born: 27 Feb 1884 Died: Jul 1970 State (Year) SSN issued: New Jersey (Before 1951)


Per Benedicts to America, Vol II, Pg 152

Frederick Lee Benedict b 29Jul1853 m Melvina Horton, res NYC, NY. Children:

  • I Alfred
  • II Louis
  • III Fred
  • IV Blanch, b 2Mar1881 NYC m James Henry Muth. Children a. Sarah Muth b 19Dec1906 m Mr Lyon b. James
  • V Clark Branch b 27Feb1884 NYC, NY m 1904 May Buckley. res 14 Woodland Road, Spotswood, NJ. Children:
  • a. Welma Julia b 12Dec1906
  • b. Walter Clark b 2Jul1908. m 1st Laura DuBois. m 2nd Nell Stormer. Children: 1) Clark Richard with 1st m 2) Richard DuBois with 1st m -- CarolPerry - 05 Nov 2008 3) Craig with 2nd m
  • c. Ruth May b 27Feb1917 m Harry Edgar Sindall. Children 1) Patricia Ruth Sindall 2) Richard Edgar Sindall. (Rev Richard Sindall)

Ruth May (Benedict) Sindall

b 27Feb1970 Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ. m Harry Edgar Sindall, a spice chemist who also taught chemisty at John Hopkins Medical School. They res NJ. Harry b ca 1913, d 18Jan1996, Binghamton, Broom County, NY. in a hotel elevator where they were staying while on a road trip to Niagra Falls. Ruth d 14Feb2002 Spotswood, Middlsex County, NJ. They had 2 chilren, both still living. Patricia Ruth Sindall and Richard Edgar Sindall.

Patricia Ruth Sindall: Patricia m Henry Charles Carolus ca 1960, Plainfield, Union County, NJ. Chd:
a) Michael Charles Carolus
b) James Patrick Carolus
c) Laura Jane Carolus

Per Rev Richard Sindall:
The Rev Richard Sindall is the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Bridgton, Cumberland County, NJ. he was b 2Aug1946, Plainfield, Union County, NJ. m 4Sep1971 (m license incorrectly dated 3Sep1971) Debbie Ann Olson b 15Apr1949 Meadville, Crawford County, PA, dau Arthur and Lorraine (Neiman) Olson. m in the Seminar Chapel of Princeton University, where he was studying. Chd: a) David Richard b 26Aug1978, Lehighton, Carbon County, PA; mechanical engineer, res West Lawn, then Drexell Hill, PA. b) Jonathan Andrew b 21Feb1983, Allentown, Lehigh County, PA; graphic designer, illustrator. res Dunellen, NJ, then Brigeton, NJ. sons both unmarried 2008.

Social Security Death Index: Name: Ruth B. Sindall SSN: 144-03-7957 Last Residence: 08302 Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States of America Born: 27 Feb 1917 Last Benefit: 08302 Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States of America Died: 14 Feb 2002 State (Year) SSN issued: New Jersey (Before 1951)


Spotswood is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Spotswood was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 15, 1908, from portions of East Brunswick Township, based on the approval of a referendum held on May 12, 1908

-- SandeeToo - 05 Oct 2008
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