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David Stewart Benedict

Reference: 135.225.85

Born Birth 26 Oct 1882 in Chesley Elderslie Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario
Died Died date unknown Burial in Wingham Cemetery no Stone.
Married Married Dec. 23, 1909 to Elizabeth Schaab, at Stratford Ontario



  1. Noreen Benedict b. Married Arthur Wahl of Waterloo Ont. They have Three Children.

David's Parents

David's Early Years

David and Elizabeth

Elizabeth Schaab was born in Ayton, Bruce Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario in 1882 the daughter of Mr.& Mrs. Adolph Schaab. David and Elizabeth met and then married on December 23, 1909 in Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario. The later made their home in Wingham,Turnberry Twp., Huron Co., Ontario. Here they lived an died, both are buried in section L of the Wingham Cemetery.

David's Final Years

Elizabeth's Final Years

From The Wingham Advance Times, Thursday, Aug. 06, 1964, --- MRS. D. Benedict DIES IN HOSPITAL, -- Mrs. David Benedict, Edward Street, Resident of Wingham for 38 years, died on Thursday in Wingham and District Hospital. The former Elizabeth Schaab daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Schaab, was born in Ayton 82 years ago. On December 23, 1909, she married David Benedict at Stratford, who survives. Mrs. Benedict also leaves a daughter, Mrs.,Arthur (Noreen) Wahl of Waterloo, three grandchildren, and a brother, Henry Schaab of Mason City, Iowa. Deceased was a member of Wingham United Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. Rev. Gordon Fish conducted the funeral service on Saturday afternoon at the S. J. Walker funeral home, and burial was in Wingham Cemetery. The pallbearers were Murry Taylor, Fred Templeman, Harold Wild, James Smith, Walter VanWyck, and Percy Clark.

-- DonaldElliott - 04 Jun 2006
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