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James Henry Benedict

Born Born 27 July 1850
Died Died 29 Jan 1938
Buried United Church Cemetery, Belmont, Hants Co., Nova Scotia
Married Married 15 Oct 1873 to Rachael Dalrymple at Portland

Parents:

Children with Rachael:

(note: children per personal notes of Donna Parker)

  1. Fraser Benedict; b. 30 June 1879; d. 5 June 1889 (drowned)
  2. Alah Benedict; b. 20 Feb 1881; d.
  3. Emma Benedict; b. 20 Feb 1883; d.
  4. James Benedict; b. 18 Jan 1885; d. 1972
  5. Ada Benedict; b. 1885; d.
  6. Henry Moor Benedict; b. 13 Oct 1886; d. 18 Oct 1892
  7. Strothard Benedict; d. 29 Jan 1888; d. 20 March 1960
  8. Clara Benedict; d. Nov 1884; d. 16 July 1888
  9. Effie Benedict; b. 8 Oct 1891; d. 12 March 1963

The Parents of James

James's Early Years

Little is known of James as a young man.

James and Rachael

Rachael Dalrymple was born July 20, 1850. She and James were married in Portland by the Rev. A. K. Small. She died on May 3, 1921 at the age of 71.

James listed his ethnic origin on the 1881 Canadian Census as Dutch.

The Final Years for James

Little is known of the final years for James.

Footnotes

headstone 1. Most of the rough information was obtained from handwritten notes by Donna Parker of New Minas, Nova Scotia. Obtained by J.B. on a personal visit the summer of 2004. No supporting sources available, although her research was carried out at the Kentville, Kings County Museum and on field gravesite visits.

Some notes on the children 1

headstone

  • Fraser was drowned at the age of ten.
  • James resided at Belmont, Hants county, Nova Scotia.
  • Emma married Clifford Mosher and resided at Newport Landing, Hants county, Nova Scotia.
  • Clara married William Dimock and resided at Rt. #2, Newport, Hants county, Nova Scotia.

Sources

  1. "Genealogy of the Benedicts in America", Vol. II by Elwyn E. Benedict; 1st pub. 1969; orig. avail. at Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, DC.

-- JimBenedict - 05 Dec 2005


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