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Harvey Weed Benedict

Born Born 07 May 1852 New York City
Married Married Date to Who at Location
Died Died 30 Jun 1897 East Orange, NJ



  1. Child 1
  2. Child 2
  3. Child 3

Passport Application

U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925
Name: Harvey W Benedict Birth Date: 7 May 1852 Birth Place: City of New York Passport Issue Date: 27 Jun 1872 Passport Includes a Photo: N Source: Passport Applications, 1795-1905 (M1372)
I swear I was born in the City of New York, age 20, 5'8", broad forehead, blue eyes, straight nose, medium mouth, oval chin, brown hair, fair complexion, oval face.

Census Records

1860 US Federal Census: New York Ward 15 District 3, New York, New York; Roll: M653_805; Page: 474; Image: 455. 23Jul1860

  • Benedict, Jas, age 40, male, merchant, value of real estate: 80,000, personal: 75,000, b NY
  • Benedict, Mary, age 35, female, b NY
  • Benedict, James, age 12, male, b NY
  • Benedict, Theodore, age 10, male, b NY
  • Benedict, Harvey, age 7, male, b NY
  • Harris, Henry, age 60, male, b MA
  • Harris, Martilda, age 60, female, b MA
  • 1 ea: cook, chambermaid, laundress, errand boy


Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 398
48. JAMES MILTON7 (James,6 Jonah,5 Matthew,4 Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1)
b. March 5, 1814; m. Oct. 21, 1840, Mary Augusta, only dau. Harvey Weed, merchant, New York, b. Oct. 23, 1820. He was educated at Capt. Partridge's Military School, at Middletown, Ct. He entered the firm of Williams, Murphy & Benedict in 1846, which firm was succeeded by Murphy, Benedict & Co., and afterwards by Murphy & Benedict. He retired from active business in 1858. He was Vice President of the Ocean Bank of New York City, and was, also, director in several corporations. He died Nov. 25, 1867. His widow res. in New York. Ch.
1) (50.) JAMES, b. May 16, 1842.
2) VIRGINIA, b. March 1, 1844; d. July 24, 1849, at Newburgh.
3) BLANCHE, b. Nov. 22, 1846; d. May 25, 1848.
4) THEODORE HUDSON, b. June 15, 1849; res. New York City.
5) HARVEY WEED, b. May 7, 1852. He is pursuing his studies under the care of Rev. David H. Pierson, at Elizabeth, N. J.

Harvey's Final Days

Benedict-at East Orange, NJ, on Wednesday evening, 30Jun1897, Harvey Weed Benedict, age 45 years. Funeral at his residence, 100 Glenwood Avenue, Brick Church Station, at 10:30 o'clock on Saturday morning, 3Jul. Friends are requested not to send flowers


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