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Clinton Adams Benedict

Born Born 27 Aug 1899   Pawtucket, Providence co., Rhode Island
Married Married Date Theresa M Conlon at Location
Died Died April 1973   Pawtucket, Providence co., Rhode Island

Parents:

Children:

  1. Clinton J Benedict1922 b ca 1922-1990
  2. Benedict, Ruth b ca 1924-1983
  3. Benedict, Catherine b ca 1926, RI

Theresa M Conlon and Family

Theresa was b 16Jan1900 in Pawtucket, RI. She was the daughter of Owen and Catherine (Gatlin) Conlon. She d 15Dec2000 at Woonsocket, Providence County, RI.

1900 US Federal Census: Res: Lilac Pawtucket Ward 1, Providence County, Rhode Island; Roll: T623 1511; Page: 24B; 13Jun1900

  • Conlon, Owen, head, white, male, b Jan1862, age 38, m 18y, b Ireland, parents b Ireland, immigrated 1884, in country 16y, iron moulder
  • Conlon, Catherine, wife, white, female, b Jun1864, age 35, mother of 9, 9 living, b Ireland, parents b Ireland, immigrated 1885, in country 15y.
  • Conlon, Ellen, dau, white, female, b Jun1884, age 15, b Scotland, parents b Ireland, immigrated 1885, in country 15y, spinner, cotton wire
  • Conlon, Martin, son, white, male, b Nob1885, age 14, b RI, parents b Ireland, laborer, cotton wire
  • Conlon, Margaret, dau, white, female, b Feb1888, age 12, b RI, parents b Ireland, at school
  • Conlon, Catherine, dau, white, female, b Feb1890, age 10, b RI, parents b Ireland, at school
  • Conlon, Mary J, dau, white, female, b Oct1892, age 7, b RI, parents b Ireland, at school
  • Conlon, William J, son, white, male, b Oct1892, age 7, b RI, parents b Ireland, at school
  • Conlon, Owen, son, white, male, b Feb1895, age 5, b RI, parents b Ireland.
  • Conlon, Agnes, dau, white, female, b Mar1897, age 3, b RI, parents b Ireland
  • Conlon, Theressa, dau, white, female, b Jan1900, age 4/12, b RI, parents b Ireland

1920 US Federal Census: Res: 97 Coyle Ave., Pawtucket Ward 1, Providence County, Rhode Island; Roll: T625_1674; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 130; Image: 703. 19___1920

  • Conlon, Owen, head, rent, male, white, age 60, married, immigrated 1893, na 1897, b Ireland, parents b Ireland, moulder, foundery, wage
  • Conlon, Catherine, wife, female, white, age 57, married, immigrated 1894, na 1897, b Ireland, parents b Ireland
  • Conlon, Ella, dau, female, white, age 36, single, immigrated 1894, na 1897, b Scotland, parents b Ireland, saleslady, dry goods
  • Conlon, Catherine, dau, female, white, age 29, single, b RI, parents b Ireland, laborer, glass works
  • Conlon, J William, son, male, white, age 27, single, b RI, parents b Ireland, laborer, cotton mill
  • Conlon, Owen, son, male, white, age 25, sinlge, b RI, parents b Ireland, laborer, glass works
  • Conlon, Agnes, dau, female, white, age 22, single, b RI, parents b Ireland, winder, cotton mill
  • Conlon, Theresa, dau, female, white, age 19, single, b RI, parents b Ireland, winder, cotton mill
  • Conlon, James, son, male, white, age 15, single, b RI, parents b Ireland
  • Frazer, Leo, grandson, male, white, age 3 1/12, b RI, mother b Scotland, father b RI

Pawtucket 16Dec2000
THERESA M. (CONLON) BENEDICT, 100, of Broadway, died yesterday at Friendly Nursing Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Clinton A. Benedict. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Owen and Catherine (Gatlin) Conlon, she was a lifelong resident of the city.

She leaves a daughter, Kathryn, North Miami Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was the mother of the late Clinton J. Benny Benedict and Ruth T. Cullen, and the sister of the late James, Martin, Joseph and Owen Conlon, Helen McCormick?, Margaret Frazier, Mary Campbell, Catherine Roy and Agnes Best. The funeral will be held Monday at 8:30 a.m. from Cheetham Mortuary Inc., 1012 Newport Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Sacred Heart Church, Park Street. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.

World War I Draft Registration

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. SN 838, Order No a704. 12Sep1918

Name: Clinton Adams Benedict City: Pawtucket County: Providence State: Rhode Island Birth Date: 27 Aug 1899 Race: White Roll: 1852400 DraftBoard?: 2 res: 19 Ivy Street, Pawtucket, RI, age 19, chauffeur, standard oil co, contact mother, Agnes Mary Duffy. tall, slender build, blue eyes, light brown hair

Note: Draft Board states b 27Aug1899, SSDI states 22Aug1899

Census Records

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 94 Darlingdale Ave., Pawtucket Ward 1, Providence County, Rhode Island; Roll: T623 1511; Page: 3A; 4Jun1900

  • Benedict, Henry C, head, white, male, b May1852, age 48, m 27y, b RI, parents b RI, teamster
  • Benedict, Ella M, wife, white, female, b Aug1852, age 47, m 27y, mother of 12, 8 living, b RI, parents b RI
  • Benedict, Edwin J, son, white, male, b Dec1873, age 26, m 6y, b RI, parents b RI, teamster
  • nBenedict, Newton R, son, white, male, b Mar1877, age 23, m 2y, b RI, parents b RI, laborer, Wire W
  • Benedict, Frank M, son, white, male, b Jan1879, age 21, single, b RI, parents b RI, laborer, Wire W
  • Benedict, Harry G, son, white, male, b Jul1881, age 19, single, b RI, parents b RI, laborer, Wire W
  • Benedict, Louis W, son, white, male, b Mar1885, age 17, single, b RI, parents b RI, salesman, dry G
  • Benedict, Abbie M, dau, white, female, b Mar1888, age 12, single, b RI, parents b RI, at school
  • Benedict, Roy V, son, white, male, b Jul1889, age 10, b MO, parents b RI, at school
  • Benedict, Hattie A, dau, white, female, b Mar1891, age 9, b MO, parents b RI, at school
  • Benedict, Mary, dau in law, white, female, b Oct1875, age 24, m 6y, mother of 1, 1 living, b Ireland, parents b Ireland, immigrated 1882
  • Benedict, Gladys M, grandau, white, female, b Sep1896, age 3, b RI, father b RI, mother b Ireland
  • Benedict, Agnes M, dau in law, white, female, b Jun1877, age 22, m 2y, mother of 1, 1 living, b RI, parents b Ireland
  • Benedict, Clinton H, grandson, white, male, b Aug1899, age 9/12, b RI, parents b RI (sb Clinton A)

1910 US Federal Census: Res: 70 Crescent Road, Pawtucket Ward 2, Providence County, Rhode Island; Roll: T624_1441; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 121; Image: 4. 16Apr1910

  • McKinnon?, Nelson, head, male, white, age 52, m2, m 5y, b Canada, English, parents b Canada, English, Carpenter, house
  • McKinnon?, Agnes, wife, female, white, age 32, m2, m 5y, mother of 5, 3 living, b RI, parents b Ireland, English
  • Benedict, Clinton, stepson, male, white, age 10, b RI, father b RI, mother b Ireland, English
  • Benedict, Mabel, stepdau, female, white, age 9, b RI, father b RI, mother b Ireland, English
  • McKinnon?, Grace E, dau, female, white, age 2, b RI, father b RI, mother b Ireland, English
  • McKinnon?, Howard E, son, male, white, age 21, b RI, father b Canada, English, mother b RI, carpenter, house

1920 US Federal Census: Res: 446 Central Ave, Pawtucket Ward 2, Providence County, Rhode Island; Roll: T625_1674; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 135; Image: 955. 15Jan1920

  • Bassett, Harvey N, head, male, white, age 26, married, b RI, b RI, parents b Mass, truck driver, standard oil
  • Bassett, Mabel, wife, female, white, age 19, b RI, parents b RI
  • Benedict, Clinton, brother in law, male, white, age 20, single, parents b RI, truck driver, standard oil

1930 US Federal Census: Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island; Roll: 2173; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 241; Image: 656.0. 2 & 3 Apr1930

  • Benedict, Clinton, head, rent, 12, male, white, age 30, b RI, parents b RI, truck driver, oil firm
  • Benedict, Theresa, wife, female, white, age 29, b RI, parents b North Ireland
  • Benedict, Clinton, son, male, white, age 8, b RI, parents b RI
  • Benedict, Ruth, dau, female, white, age 6, b RI, parents b RI
  • Benedict, Catherine, dau, female, white, age 4, b RI, parents b RI
  • McKinnon?, Myrtis, step sister, female, white, age 19, b RI, father b Canada English, mother b RI, twister, cotton mill

Son Clinton J Benedict

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Name: Clinton J Benedict Birth Year: 1921 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Rhode Island State: Rhode Island County or City: Providence Enlistment Date: 7 Aug 1942 Enlistment State: Rhode Island Enlistment City: Providence Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Education: 4 years of high school Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 68 Weight: 162

OBITUARY PAWTUCKET - Clinton J. "Benny" Benedict, 68, of 205 Bucklin St., an employee in the supply department at NYNEX for 38 years before retiring in 1983, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital after being stricken at home. He was the husband of Marie V. (Dolan) Benedict.
He was born in Pawtucket, a son of Theresa (Conlon) Benedict of Pawtucket and the late Clinton A. Benedict.
Mr. Benedict was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the I.B.E.W. Local 2323, the Telephone Pioneers of America, and the Attleboro Lodge of Elks 1014.
Besides his wife and mother he leaves a sister, Catherine of Miami, Florida, stepson, Dr. Robert McGinnis?, superintendent emeritus of the Cumberland School Department and presently adjunct professor at Johnson & Wales University, of Cumberland; 3 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Ruth Cullen.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Cheetham Mortuary, 1012 Newport Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 at St. Leo the Great Church, Central Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.

Daughter Ruth T Benedict and Family

Ruth was b 20Feb1924, Pawtucket, RI., d May1893. She m John F Cullen, he b 1919 Pawtucket,RI d 2Nov2000 Providence, Providence County, RI.

Tiverton JOHN F. CULLEN, 81, of Main Road, formerly of Rumford, a former fighter pilot, died Thursday at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Benedict) Cullen. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Edward A. and Lucy (McCaffrey?) Cullen, he lived in Tiverton for 2 years, previously living in Rumford for 44 years.
He was an outside plant engineer for the New England Telephone Co., where he worked for 36 years, retiring in 1982. He was a life member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
He was a captain in the Army Air Forces during World War II, serving as a pilot of P-38s in Europe. He was a member of Segregansett Country Club, and a communicant of St. Margaret Church, Rumford.
He leaves two daughters, Mary Jane Ward of Perth, Australia, and Kathryn A. Cullen of Little Compton; a brother, Edward Cullen of Narragansett; and two grandchildren. He was the brother of the late James Cullen.
The funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. from Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Margaret Church, Pawtucket Avenue, Rumford. Burial will be in Mount St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket.

Social Security Death Index
Name: Ruth Cullen SSN: 039-07-4213 Last Residence: 02916 Rumford, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America Born: 20 Feb 1924 Last Benefit: 02916 Rumford, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America Died: May 1983 State (Year) SSN issued: Rhode Island (Before 1951)

Daughter Catherine

b ca 1926, Pawtucket, Providence County, RI. Married, lives Miami, Florida. still living.

Final Years

Social Security Death Index
Name: Clinton Benedict SSN: 063-10-8775 Last Residence: 02861 Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America Born: 22 Aug 1899 Died: Apr 1973 State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951)

Social Security Death Index
Name: Teresa Benedict SSN: 038-16-3284 Last Residence: 02568 Vineyard Haven, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States of America Born: 16 Jan 1900 Died: 15 Dec 2000 State (Year) SSN issued: Rhode Island (Before 1951)

Footnotes

Rumford, Rhode Island, is a subdivision of the city of East Providence, Rhode Island that touches Naragansett Bay. Roger Williams originally settled at (what is now) the cross of Roger Williams and Wilson Avenues. The settlement was told by the governor of Plymouth that the area was still under the authority of Plymouth Colony. Thus, Roger Williams crossed the Providence River and settled what is now Providence.

Tiverton is a town in Newport County, Rhode Island, Rhode Island, United States

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