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Gordon Marsh Benedict

Born Born 14 Jul 1900 Brooklyn, Kings County, NY
Married Married 1st 1927-Div Katherine E K Henry at Location
Married Married 2nd 1948 Ruth Buttner at location
Died Died 16 Apr 1989 Waltham, Middlesex County, MA

Children:

  1. John Gordon Benedict b 24Jul1932-
  2. Joan Ide Benedict-Twin b 22Jul1934-
  3. Ellen Ann Benedict-Twin b 22Jul1934

The Mother of Gordon Marsh Benedict

is in question. Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 377, his father m Jane Matilda Reid b 1870, d Jul1951. Note: Per 1900 census, he has been married 4y, ca 1896. Wife not listed in househhold. This would have Jennie R b ca 1873 the mother of the two sons. Per Benedicts to America

New York Passenger List

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Gordon Marsh Benedict Arrival Date: 14 Dec 1927 Estimated Birth Year: 1900 Age: 27 Gender: Male Port of Departure: Southampton, England Ship Name: Berengaria. Port of Arrival: New York, New York Nativity: New York Line: 6 Microfilm Serial: T715 Microfilm Roll: T715_4185 Birth Location: New York Birth Location Other: Brooklyn, New York
Benedict, Gordon Marsh, age 27, b 14Jul1900 Brooklyn, NY
Benedict, Katherine H, age 24, b 30Nov1903, Lincoln, NH

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Gordon M Benedict Arrival Date: 11 Oct 1929 Estimated Birth Year: 1900 Age: 29 Gender: Male Port of Departure: Cherbourg, France Ship Name: Mauretania. Port of Arrival: New York, New York Nativity: New York Line: 10 Microfilm Serial: T715 Microfilm Roll: T715_4603 Birth Location: New York Birth Location Other: Brooklyn, New York Page Number: 79
Benedict, Gordon M, white, male, b Brooklyn, NY 14Jul1900, res: Lincoln, NH
Benedict, Katherine, white, female, b Lincoln, NH, 30Nov1903, res: Lincoln, NH

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Gordon Benedict Arrival Date: 17 Aug 1930 Estimated Birth Year: 1900 Age: 30 Gender: Male Port of Departure: Southampton, England Ship Name: Rotterdam. Port of Arrival: New York, New York Nativity: New York Line: 4 Microfilm Serial: T715 Microfilm Roll: T715_4800 Birth Location: New York Birth Location Other: Brooklyn, New York Page Number: 94
Benedict, Gordon, age 30, male, white, b 14Jul1900, Brooklyn, NY, res: 35 Walker Street, Cambridge, MA
Benedict, Katherine, age 26, female, white, b 30Nov1903, Lincoln, NH, res: 35 Walker Street, Cambridge, MA

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Gordon Benedict Arrival Date: 12 Jun 1931 Estimated Birth Year: 1900 Age: 30 Gender: Male Port of Departure: Cherbourg, France Ship Name: Bremen. Port of Arrival: New York, New York Nativity: New York Line: 1 Microfilm Serial: T715 Microfilm Roll: T715_4977 Birth Location: New York Birth Location Other: Brooklyn, New York Page Number: 39
Benedict, Gordon, age 30, male, white, b 14Jul1900 Brooklyn, NY, res 5 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA
Benedict, Katherine, age 27, female, white, b 30Nov1903, Lincoln, NH, res 5 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Gordon M Benedict Arrival Date: 31 Mar 1933 Estimated Birth Year: 1901 Age: 32 Gender: Male Port of Departure: Hamilton, Bermuda Ship Name: Monarch of Bermuda . Port of Arrival: New York, New York Nativity: New York Line: 7 Microfilm Serial: T715 Microfilm Roll: T715_5311 Birth Location: New York Birth Location Other: New York Page Number: 226 (very faint, not able to read rest of information) Benedict, Gordon M, age 32
Benedict, Catherine, age 29

Census Records

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 250 Cumberland, Brooklyn Ward 20, Kings County, New York; Roll: T623 1057; Page: 14A; 14Jun1900

  • Benedict, William, head, white, male, b Nov1847, age 52, m 4y, b NY, father b NY, mother b PA, lawyer
  • Brazier, Sidney O, boarder, white, male, b Mar1893, age 27, single, b England, parents b England, manager, fur

1920 US Federal Census: Res: 81 Decatur Street, Brooklyn Assembly District 17, Kings County, New York; Roll: T625_1171; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 1031; Image: 64. 8Jan1920

  • Benedict, William M, head, rent, male, white, age 63, married, b NY, father b NY, mother b PA, lawyer, general
  • Benedict, Jennie R, wife, female, white, age 47, married, b NY, parents b Scotland
  • Benedict, William S, son, male, white, age 20, single, b NY, parents b NY, clerk, export
  • Benedict, Gordon M, son, male, white, age 19, single, b NY, parents b NY, clerk, bank

Sources

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 359
130. LEVI7 (Caleb,6 Caleb,5 James,4 James,3 James,2 Thomas1), b. July 22, 1795; m. Nov. 26, 1818, Melissa Blackman, b. 1796, and d. May 2, 1823; m. 2d, Oct. 26, 1823, Alice, dau. Stephen Gregory. He was alderman of Schenectady for some years; Deacon of Presbyterian church in Schenectady; also elected Deacon of Second Presbyterian church of Cleveland, Ohio, and elder of the same church in 1863, which office he now holds. He moved from Danbury, Ct., to Schenectady, in 1816, and in 1846 to Cleveland, Ohio, where he conducts a hat, cap, fur, and wool business. Ch.
1) WILLIAM C., b. April 19, 1820; m. April 16, 1845, Elizabeth A., dau. Silas H. Marsh. He graduated, 1840, at Union College; received A. M., 1843; grad. M. D., at University of Pennsylvania, April, 1844, since which time he has practised in Brooklyn. Ch. a) Melissa P., b. June 22, 1846. b) (273.) William M., b. Nov. 17, 1847. c) Edwin H., b. April 24, 1849. Levi S., b. Feb. 27, 1851. d) Lilly F., b. April 5, 1854. e) Bessie T. B., b. Dec. 9, 1859.

2) HENRY, b. Oct. 11, 1822.

3) STEPHEN HENRY, b. Feb. 4, 1825; m. Aug. 5, 1847, Caroline Amelia, dau. James J., and Caroline Sterling; res. Cleveland, Ohio. Ch. a) Levi, b. Sept. 24, 1853; d. Nov. 24, 1859. b) Harriet W., b. Sept. 1, 1855. c) George Wright, b. Feb. 24, 1862.

4) EDWIN, b. Nov. 26, 1826; d. July 29, 1827.

5) EDWIN GREGORY, b. July 25, 1828; m. Sept. 2, 1850, Philena C. dau. Levi Osborn. He d. Aug. 30, 1868. Ch. a) Alice Gregory, b. Dec. 12, 1851. b) Ida Adelaide, b. July 31, 1857.

6) LEVI A., b. July 30, 1831; d. May 16, 1832.

Benedicts to America, Vol II, Pg 377
273. William Marsh9, William Curtis8, Levi7, Caleb6, Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 17Nov1847, m Jane Matilda Reid, b 1870, d Jul1951. He d Jan1920. Res Brooklyn, NY. Ch:
I. William Stanley, b 19Jan1899 Brooklyn, m 1Aug1934 Mary Blanchfield Toal. In Textile Converting Business. Grad. -Rockville Centre Grammar Sch.- Long Island, Boys High School & Friends Schools, Brooklyn, NY. Canadian Air Force & British Royal Air Force WWI, 2nd Lt. Grad. -McGill Univ. of Montreal, Can., Sch of Aeronautics. Epis & Republican. Res 40 Prospect Park W., Brooklyn 15, NY. No Ch.
II. Gordon Marsh, b 14Jul1900 Brooklyn, NY., m 1st 1927 Katherine E.K. Henry, div 1944, m 2nd 1948 Ruth Buttner. Investment Banker. Cum laude 0BK, Howard Coll. 1927, A.M. 1929, PhD? 1933. Res 80 Montvale Rd, Weston 93 Mass. Ch: 1. John Gordon, (by 1st m) b 24Jul1932, m Dec1955 Gretchen Frentzel. A.B. Maj. cum 0 laude B.K. Harvard Coll. 1954, A.M. Stanford Univ. 1955. Ch: a). Peter Clyde, b 21Jul1959. 2. Joan Ide b 22Jul1934. 3. Ellen Ann b 22Jul1934, m Jun1956 William W. Crook. 4. Holly Ann (by 2nd m) b 17Dec1948.

Footnotes

NEED VERIFY, information above does not quite work out. This is an alternate possibility only, hopefully someone else with family information can sort this out. It appears Jane Matilda Reid was a 1st wife, with her sister Jennie R being a 2nd wife.

1880 US Federal Census: Res: 164 South 2nd Street, Kings (Brooklyn), New York City-Greater, New York; Roll: T9_847; Family History Film: 1254847; Page: 42.4000; Enumeration District: 107; Image: 0176. 2Jun1880

  • Reid, Samuel, white, male, age 46, married, watchman, b Ireland, parents b Ireland
  • Reid, Mary, wife, white, female, age 46, keeping house, b NY, father b England, mother b Ireland
  • Reid, George, son, white, male, age 17, telegraph, b Brooklyn, father b Ireland, mother b NY
  • Reid, Jennie, dau, white, female, age 16, b Brooklyn, father b Ireland, mother b NY (ca 1864)
  • Reid, Eleanor, dau, white, female, age 14, b Brooklyn, father b Ireland, mother b NY
  • Reid, Matilda, dau, white, female, age 10, b Brooklyn, father b Ireland, mother b NY (ca 1870)
  • Reid, William, son, white, male, age 5, son, b Brooklyn, father b Ireland, mother b NY
  • Firth, George, grandfather, white, male, age 76, wid, stonemason, b England, parents b England
  • Firth, Eleanor, sister in law, white, female, age 38, single, school teacher, b NY, parents b England

Gordon's Final Days

Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003
Name: Gordon M Benedict Certificate: 025329 Death Place: Waltham Death Date: 16 Apr 1989 Birth Place: New York Birth Date: 14 Jul 1900

Social Security Death Index
Name: Gordon M. Benedict SSN: 417-09-0927 Last Residence: 02193 Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States of America Born: 14 Jul 1900 Died: 16 Apr 1989 State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (Before 1951)

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