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Elisha Benedict

Born Born 22 Jul 1842, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Died Died 25 Feb 1885
Married Married 18 Dec 1865, Rachel Salome Pardo



  1. Emma Florence Benedict; b. 26 Apr 1869, d. 12 Jan 1948
  2. Louise Marie Benedict?, b. 1871,
  3. Rachel Ellen Benedict (Nellie); b. 1873, d. 23 Mar 1955
  4. Walter Sterling Benedict?, b. 1876
  5. Ethel Heloise Benedict, b. 1881
  6. Clara Winnifred Benedict, b. 1884

Elisha’s Early Years

Through the years, Elisha was a school teacher, music teacher, a telegraph operator and a storekeeper. Not exactly in that order of course.

Elisha and Rachel

Emma Florence Benedict

Married John Hilliard Scott, b. 10 May 1850, d. 1 Oct 1930. Said to have had 6 children.(Decendants of John Pardo of Kent, pg. 336)

Rachel Ellen Benedict

Married Sylvester Fredrick Vansickle, b. 1873, d. 24 Dec 1940. Said to have had 4 children. He was a fisherman in Wheatley, Ontario. (Decendants of John Pardo of Kent, pg. 336)

Louise Benedict

Married John McGhee. (Decendants of John Pardo of Kent, pg. 337)

Sterling Benedict

Married Vina Jackson. She is the sister of Charles Jackson, husband of Wanetta Pardo. Second marriage to a Miss Trumbell. There were no children from either marriage. (Decendants of John Pardo of Kent, pg. 337)

013342-08 (Middlesex Co) Walter Sterling BENEDICT, 32, Cedar Springs, same, merchant, s/o Elizha J. BENEDICT & Rachael Sloan PARDO, married Ethel Elvina JACKSON, 21, Comber, Cedar Springs, d/o Alexander JACKSON & Nellie McLONEY, wnt: Mr. and Mrs. William D. MOFFATT, both of Tilbury, on September 12, 1908, at London

Winnifred Benedict

Married Lloyd Phelps, they had no children. (Decendants of John Pardo of Kent, pg. 338)

Ethel Benedict

Married Richard Wilcox. They had four children.

The Final years of Elisha


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