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Katherine (Kate) Benedict

Reference: 135.225.93

Born Born February 1879 at Chesley, Elderslie Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario
Died Died at Petrolia, Ontario
Married Married 8 Feb, 1905 to William John Koehler at Woodstock, Ontario

Parents:

Children:

  1. Hazel Marguerite Koehler b. 11 Aug 1906
  2. Dorothy P. Koehler
  3. Eleanor Koehler

The Parents of Kate

Kate’s Early Years

Kate and William

William Koehler was born January 07, 1878, to Henry born 03 Dec 1853 and Margaret, born 09 Jan 1857, Koehler and two brothers Edwin, born 10 Aug 1883 and Harry, born 07 Oct 1893.

WOODSTOCK SENTINAL -- A Happy Event at the home of the Bride's father on Huron St., in Woodstock, Ontario, The marriage took place yesterday afternoon at three o'clock of William John Koehler a machinist of Bain's Factory and a member of the Bain Fire Brigade, to Miss Kate Benedict at the home of the bride's father, 58 Huron Street. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. B. Smith of College Avenue Methodist Church, in the presence of the immediate friends and relatives of the bride and groom. The bride was charmingly attired in a travelling suite of blue broadcloth. The happy couple were the recipients of many useful and valuable presents among them being an oak chair from the members of the Bain Fire Brigade. Mr. and Mrs. Koehler left on the evening train to spend a few days in Stratford and Berlin and on their return will make their home in the city.

The Final Years for Kate

William John Koehler--Hillsdale Petrolia, Reference LB-939-2 plot owners, Reference LB-999-6 Katherine "Kate" Benedict-- Hillsdale, Petrolia, Reference LB-939-2

Footnotes

The marriage of Kate and William is Ontario Marriage Registration #15142-05 ( Oxford Co) William KOEHLER , 26, carriage builder, Waterloo Co., Woodstock, s/o Henry KOEHLER & Margaret HAHN, married Kate BENEDICT, 23, Chesley, Woodstock, d/o James BENEDICT & Sarah WILLIAMETTA, witn: Ignatius WEILER & Edith BENEDICT both of Woodstock, 8 Feb 1905 at Woodstock 1.

Census of 1911

Person Sex Status Marital Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
Koehler, William M head married German 32 Ontario Forman Presbyterian
Koehler, Catherine F Wife married English 30 Ontario   Presbyterian
Koehler, Hazel M daughter Single English 4 Ontario   Presbyterian

- Canada 1911 Census for Lambton East County, 55 Petrolia, District 87, Subdistrict 9 , Houshold 185, Schedule, microfilm reel , p.15

Sources

  1. The Ontario Vital Statistics Project; for births, deaths, marriages, census and more. Website: www.rootsweb.com/~onvsr

-- DonaldElliott - 13 Dec 2005 -- DonaldElliott - 18 Apr 2006
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