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James Benedict

Born Born 18 January 1885
Died Died 1972
Buried United Church Cemetery, Belmont, Hants Co., Nova Scotia
Married Married 1 August 1906 to Bessie Willimina Benedict

Parents:

Children with Bessie:

(note: children per personal notes of Donna Parker)

  1. Marion Benedict; b. 1907; d. 1982
  2. Winnie Benedict
  3. Dorothy Benedict
  4. Lottie May Benedict
  5. Muriel Benedict
  6. Gladys Benedict; b. 1924
  7. Lewis Benedict; b. 1908
  8. Gordon Eugene Benedict; b. 1926

The Parents of James

James's Early Years

Little is known of James as a young man.

James and Bessie

James married his second cousin Bessie. Bessie Willimina Benedict was born in 1883, the daughter of William Benedict and Sarah Jane Wilson. She passed away in 1969.

The Final Years for James

headstone Little is known of the final years for James. Donna's notes say that both James and Bessie were born in 1885, but their headstone states that James was born in 1882 and Bessie in 1883.

Footnotes

Notes on the Children

  • Marion; b. 1907; d. 1 July 1982. Married to Lloyd Lowe.
  • Dorothy; married to Clarence Smith.
  • Lottie May; married 19 June 1935 to George Minroe[sp.] Davis.
  • Muriel; b. 7 Sept 1922; married to Owen Moore.
  • Gladys; b. 16 Sept 1924; married to Douglas McBurnie.
  • Lewis; b. 1908; married to Minnie Conners; no children.
  • Gordon Eugene; b. 15 Sept 1926; married to Marlyn Jean Fish on 5 Sept 1959.

1. Most of the rough information was obtained from handwritten notes by Donna Parker of New Mina, 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.

Sources

-- JimBenedict - 05 Dec 2005
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