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Frederick Platt Benedict

Born Born 7 Apr 1866 Norwalk, Huron co., Ohio
Died Died 11 Mar 1885 Kenyon College, Ohio

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Photo of Frederick Platt Benedict

Fred Benedict
This photo of Fred Benedict is from the collection of Dave Barton.

Life of Frederick Platt Benedict

Frederick Platt Benedict was born April 7, 1866, the only son of David and Harriott Benedict. He grew up in Norwalk with his five sisters, and attended the public schools there. In 1884, he matriculated at Kenyon College, his fatherĎs alma mater, but in the spring of the following year contracted a cold which became pneumonia. He died March 11, 1885 ending the line of Benedicts' descending from Platt Benedict, the founder of Norwalk. [1]

Footnotes

[1] Fred Benedictís life story is from Family History: Wickham, Benedict, Preston & Deaver, by Agnes and Harriott Wickham, edited by Dave Barton, 2006 (unpublished) & from Harriott Wickham Bartonís papers.

Census Records

1870 US Federal Census: Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio; Roll: M593_1225; Page: 428; Image: 379. 10Jun1870

  • David Benedict; age 39; birthplace: Ohio; Male; Real Estate Value: 20,000; Personal Value: 5,000; Occupation: druggist
  • Harriet L Benedict; age 35; birthplace: New York; Female; occupation: keeping house
  • Mary R Benedict; age 13; birthplace: Ohio; Female; occupation: student
  • Harriet Benedict; age 11; birthplace: Ohio; Female; occupation: student
  • Agnes C Benedict; age 9; birthplace: Ohio; Female; occupation: student
  • Fanny B Benedict; age 7; birthplace: Ohio; Female; occupation: student
  • Frederick Benedict; age 4; birthplace: Ohio; Male
  • Ellen L Benedict; age 2; birthplace: Ohio; Female
  • Therese Beader; age 22; birthplace: Ohio; New York; Female; occupation: domestic servant
  • Peter Lawrence; age 15; birthplace: Ohio; Male; occupation: laborer
  • Louise Green; age 15; birthplace: Ohio; Female; occupation: domestic servant

1880 US Federal Census: Res: Seminary St, Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio; Roll: T9_1035; Family History Film: 1255035; Page: 283.2000; Enumeration District: 159; Image: 0568. 2Jun1880

  • D. D. Benedict; Spouse/parents: Hattie M.; age 46; birthplace: Ohio; relation to head: Self (Head); occupation: physician
  • Hattie M. Benedict; Parent/Spouse Name: D. D.; age 45; birthplace: New York; Relation: Wife; occupation: keeping house
  • Mary D. Benedict; Parent/Spouse Name: D. D., Hattie M.; age 22; birthplace: Ohio; Relation: Daughter
  • Hattie M. Benedict; Parent/Spouse Name: D. D., Hattie M.; age 20; birthplace: Ohio; Relation: Daughter
  • Agnes C. Benedict; Parent/Spouse Name: D. D., Hattie M.; age 18; birthplace: Ohio; Relation: Daughter
  • Fannie B. Benedict; Parent/Spouse Name: D. D., Hattie M.; age 16; birthplace: Ohio; Relation: Daughter; Occupation: student
  • Frederick B. Benedict; Parent/Spouse Name: D. D., Hattie M.; age 14; birthplace: Ohio; Relation: Son; occupation: student
  • Ellen E. Benedict; Parent/Spouse Name: D. D., Hattie M.; age 11; birthplace: Ohio; Relation: Daughter; Occupation: student;
  • Susan R. Benedict; Parent/Spouse Name: D. D., Hattie M.; age 6; birthplace: Ohio; Relation: Daughter; Occupation: student

Bibliography

  • Family History: Wickham, Benedict, Preston & Deaver, by Agnes and Harriott Wickham, edited by Dave Barton, 2006

-- DaveBarton - 07 Apr 2009
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