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Herbert Frederick Benedict

Family reference: 352.257.8

Born Born 28 April 1884   Balaclava, St. Vincent twp., Grey co., Ontario
Married Married 1 Sept 1909 Josephine Miller Grey co., Ontario
Died Died 27 Oct 1966   Thornbury, Collingwood twp., Grey co., Ontario


Children with Josephine:

  1. Harry Webster Benedict; b. 16 May 1910
  2. Russell Wellington Benedict; b. 16 Jan 1912
  3. Dorothy Jean Benedict; b. 2 Dec 1916; d. 21 Mar 1982
  4. Mary Elizabeth Benedict; b. 16 May 1924; m. William Richards

The Parents of Herbert

Herbertís Early Years

Herbert and Josephine

The Final Years for Herbert

Meaford Paper Notice;--Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Benedict willbe at home to their relatives, friends and neighors on the occasion of their Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, August 29, 1959 from 2 to 5 o'clock in the afternoon and from 7 to 9 o'clock in the evening.

Meaford Paper Notice; --- FREDERICK HERBERT BENEDICT,83, DIES IN THORNBURY: Frederick Herbert Benedict died Thursday afternoon at the Errinrung Nursing Home, Thornbury. He was 83. Mr. Benedict operated a blacksmith shop in Meaford for many years. In March 1965 he moved to Collingwood. His wife the former Zibiah Miller, suffered fatal burns, shortly after moving there. Mr. Benedict has been in failing health since that time. Born at Balaclava, The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Benedict, he spent most of his life in Meaford.He was a member of the First Baptist Church, The Senior Citizen's Club, The Loyal Orange Lodge and The Royal Black Preceptory. Surviving are two sons, Harry of Toronto and Russel of Collingwood, and two daughters, Dorothy, Mrs. Henry McIntyre, of Collingwood and Mary, Mrs. William Richards of Owen Sound. He was predeceased by several brothers and sisters.

Frederick Herbert Benedict and Zibiah Josephine Miller are both buried in Union Cemetery, Thornbury, Collingwood Township. Grey County, Ontario.


The marriage of Herbert and Josephine is Ontario Marriage Registration #018683-09 (Simcoe Co.) Frederick H. BENEDICT, 25, farmer, St. Vincent Tp., s/o Daniel BENEDICT & Elizabeth DURANT, married Josephine MILLER, 27, Thornbury, d/ David MILLER & Annie McCLURY, wtn: Minnie HAGAR, Collingwood & Helen R. STEWART, Port Perry, on September 1, 1909, at Collingwood1.


  1. The Ontario Vital Statistics Project; for births, deaths, marriages, census and more. Website:

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