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Daniel Benedict

Family reference: 352.257

Born Born 6 Dec 1841 Lennox & Addington co., Ontario
Married Married 4 June 1864 Elizabeth Durant at Grey co., Ontario
Died Died 20 Jan 1907 St. Vincent twp., Grey co., Ontario

Parents:

Photo Album - Family album of photos and documents.

Children:

  1. William Wesley Benedict; b. 1866; d. 22 April 1948
  2. Susan Benedict; b. 1 June 1867; d. 1920
  3. Caroline "Carrie" Benedict; b. 11 August 1868; d. 13 March 1951
  4. Albert Benedict; b. 28 May, 1870; d. 05 Oct 1951
  5. Charles Benedict; b. 31 Oct 1872; d. 24 July 1934
  6. Mary Ann Benedict; b. 6 Jan 1879; d. 19 Apr 1965
  7. Lavina Benedict; b. 1 Nov 1881; d. Jan 1966
  8. Herbert Frederick Benedict; b. 28 Apr 1884; d. 27 Oct 1966

Daniel's Early Years

It seems in 1865, Daniel Benedict, A. Benedict (possibly Ard) and James Benedict were all living in the Township of Sydenham, on Con., B, Lot 3,taken from, A History of the County Of Grey by E. L. Marsh, from page 433. Reproduced from The Gazetter of the County published by W. E. Smith of Owen Sound in 1865.

Daniel and Elizabeth

Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1922 Record: Elizabeth Durant, Res., Sydenham Twp., age, 17, Parents, John & Maria Durant, Est. birth, 1847, Spouce, Daniel Benedict, age, 23, born, Canada, Res., Sydenham Twp., Est. birth, 1841, Parents, Findley & Kate, ( again bad Transcription, Findley should be, Smedley ) married, 04 Jun 1864, County, Grey, Family History Library Microfilm # 1030056. Indexed by Genealogical Research Library.

Daniel and Elizabeth farmed Lot 16 Conc 7, as stated on Daniel's death Registration from Ancestry.ca he died Jan 20, 1907 of Hepititis (Dr. Joseph Jordan)

Elizabeth was born on the sixth of June 1846 and passed away July 8, 19321. A daughter Susan is also buried with them (see photo album)

The Final Years for Daniel

Footnotes


Census of 1871

Person Occupation Birthplace Religion Age Sex Status District Page Origin
BENEDICT, David Farmer Ontario Epis. Meth. 28 M married #37 76 German
Elizabeth - Ontario - 23 F married #37 76 English
William Wesley - Ontario - 5 M Single #37 76 German
Susan - Ontario - 3 F Single #37 76 -
Caroline - Ontario - 2 F Single #37 76 -
Albert - Ontario - 1 M Single #37 76 -

- 1871 Census for Township of St. Vincent in the County of Grey, Ontario; available at Grey Roots Museum and Archives; Owen Sound, Ontario.


Census of 1901

Person Sex Status Marital Born Age Born in Origin
BENEDICT, Daniel M head married 28 Dec 1840 60 Ontario German
Elizabeth F wife married 6 June 1846 54 Ontario English
Susan F daughter single 1 June 1867 33 Ontario German
Carlion F daughter single 16 August 1868 32 Ontario German
Fredrick H. M son single 28 April 1884 16 Ontario German
- Canada 1901 Census for Grey County, Ontario, St. Vincent Twp., District 64, Subdistrict h-8, microfilm T-6469, pp 4 & 5.

Sources

  1. "Genealogy of the Benedicts in America", Vol. II by Elwyn E. Benedict; 1st pub. 1969; orig. avail. at Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, DC.

-- JimBenedict - 05 Sep 2007 -- DonaldElliott - 16 Dec 2008
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