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Lawson Edward Benedict

Born Born 16 Sept 1904 at Falmouth, Nova Scotia
Died Died January 1978 at Windsor, Nova Scotia
Married Married 1st to Mary Agnes Doyle
2nd to Rosemary Wilcox


Children with Agnes Doyle:

  1. Lawson Michael Benedict; b. 6 Oct 1924; married to Dorothy Sanford
  2. Edward Benedict; b. 30 Sept 1927 (twin); resided at Lockardville
  3. Garfield Robert Benedict; b. 30 Sept 1927 (twin)

Children with Rosemary Wilcox:

  1. Jeffrey Benedict

The Parents of Lawson Edward

Little is known about Freeman Robert Benedict and Olive Jeanetta Patterson.

Lawson Edward's Early Years

Lawson worked for Minas Basin Pulp and Power for most of his life. He worked in the woods as a young man and shoed horses, and did carpentery work throughout the Valley. He was a modern-day "horse whisperer". He trained and broke horses for use in the Valley.

Lawson and Mary Agnes Doyle

Mary was the daughter of Captain Garfield Doyle of Windsor, Nova Scotia.

Lawson and Rosemary Wilcox

They resided at Lockardville, Kings Co., Nova Scotia.

More about Children of Lawson and Rosemary Wilcox

Michael worked in the woods as a young man for Nova Scotia Lands and Forests. He moved to Consort, Alberta with his young family. He worked in the trucking and oil industries in Albert. He had sons Gerald, Dale, and Neil, all residing in Alberta with their families.

Garfield "Ted" also worked in the woods of Nova Scotia. He fought forest fires and worked in lumber camps when he was young. He worked for the Jodry family at Minas Basin Pulp and Power and CKFL-Colby Foods until his death.

Ed served in Korea with the Canadian Military, then worked for Minas Basin Pulp and Power and CKFL in Hantsport until his death. He had daughters Teresa, Cindy and Mary.


  • Twins Ed and Ted (Garfield) Benedict around age nine:
    Twins Ed and Ted (Garfield) Benedict around age nine

-- TracyRounds - 03 Jan 2006
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