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LeGrand? Lockwood Benedict, Jr

Born Born 17 Jan 1882 New York City, NY
Married Married Date Urling Harper at Location
Died Died Date at Location

Parents:

Children:

  1. Child 1
  2. Child 2
  3. Child 3

Urling Harper and Family

Urling was b 5Nov1883 in New York, she d after 1959. She was the daughter of Joseph Henry and Mary (Hoe) Harper Sr (J Henry Harper), the publishing tycoon of Harpers Weekly. Her father was b 23Jun1850 NYC, d 26Jan1938, Paris.

1900 US Federal Census: Hempstead, Nassau Cointy, New York; Roll: T623_1079 Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 708. 5Jun1900

  • Harper, Joseph H, head, male, white, b Jun1850, age 49, m 27y, b NY, father b NY, mother b England, publisher
  • Harper, Mary H, wife, female, white, b Jan1853, age 47, m 27y, mother of 6, 6 living, b NY, father b NY, mother b VA
  • Harper, Fletcher, son, male, white, b Feb1874, age 26, single, b NY, parents b NY, publisher
  • Harper, Mary H, dau, female, white, b May1875, age 25, single, b NY, parents b NY
  • Harper, Richard H, son, male, white, b Apr1878, age 22, single, b NY, parents b NY, at school
  • Harper, Urling, son, female, white, b Nov1883, age 16, single, b NY, parents b NY, at school (sb dau)
  • Harper, Joseph H, son, male, white, b Oct1888, age 11, b NY, parents b NY, at school
  • Harper, John, son, male, white, b Jun1893, age 6, b NY, parents b NY, at school
  • Hoe, Mary S, mother in law, female, white, bAug1817, age age 82, widow, mother of 4, 3 living, b VA, parents b VA
  • 8 servants, all foreign born

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Urling H Benedict Arrival Date: 27 Nov 1946 Estimated Birth Year: 1883 Age: 63 Gender: Female Port of Departure: Southampton, England Ship Name: Queen Elizabeth. Port of Arrival: New York, New York Nativity: New York Line: 1 Microfilm Serial: T715 Microfilm Roll: T715_7229 Birth Location: New York Birth Location Other: New York Page Number: 59
Benedict, Urling H, age 63, F, widow, b 5Nov1883 New York, NY, res: 40 Wall St, NYC

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Urling H Benedict Arrival Date: 20 Nov 1952 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1883 Age: 69 Gender: Female Port of Departure: Havre Ship Name: Mauretania. Port of Arrival: New York, New York Nativity: New York Line: 6 Microfilm Serial: T715 Microfilm Roll: T715_8242 Birth Location: New York Page Number: 6
age 69, female, res 110 E 54th St, NY, NY, number and description of pieces of baggage: 42

WWI Draft Registration

World War I Draft Registration Cards. 12Sep1918
Name: Le Grand Lockwood Benedict Jr. City: Manhattan County: New York State: New York Birth Date: 17 Jan 1882 Race: White Roll: 1786855 DraftBoard?: 163 age 36, US Citizen, occ: broker, 120 Broadway, NY, NY, nearest relative: Mrs. Urling H Benedict, 140 E 56th Street, NY, NY, medium height, stout build

Passport

U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925
Name: Le Grand L Benedict Jr. Birth Date: 17 Jan 1882 Birth Place: New York, NY RESIDENCE: N.Y. Passport Issue Date: 6 Feb 1920 Father Name: Le Grand L Benedict Father's Birth Location: NY State Father's Residence: Paris. My permanent residence address is 140 E 56th St, NYC, occ: broker. I am traveling to London and France for business. I am sailing on the SS Adriatic 14Feb1920. I have never had a passport. age 38, 5'8", medium forehead, blue eyes, straight nose, medium mouth, round chin, lt brown hair, ruddy complexion, oval face. 2Feb1920. passport mailed to 120 Broadway, NYC

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 Name: Legrand Benedict Arrival Date: 27 Nov 1951 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1883 Age: 68 Gender: Female Port of Departure: Cherbourg, France Ship Name: Queen Elizabeth, Port of Arrival: New York, New York Nativity: New York Line: 8 Microfilm Serial: T715 Microfilm Roll: T715_8070 Birth Location: New York Page Number: 109 Benedict, LeGrand?, age 68, res 40 Wall Street, NYC, male, married

Census Records

1870 US Federal Census: Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York; Post Office: Dobb Ferry, Roll: M593_1114; Page: 362; Image: 720. 3Jul1870

  • Benedict, James, age 39, male, white, banker, value of real estate: 100,000, b CT
  • Benedict, Isabella, age 27, female, white, k house, b Misspe?
  • Benedict, Charles, age 5, male, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Howard, age 2, male, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Alida, age 18, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Legrand, age 15, male, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Henry, age 12, male, white, b NY
  • 4 servants, all b Ireland

1910 US Federal Census: Res: 140 56th Street, Manhattan Ward 19, New York, New York; Roll: T624_1042; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 1131; Image: 528. 9Apr1910

  • Benedict, Legrand L, head, male, white, age 28, m 5y, b NY, father b NY, mother b MO, real estate broker
  • Benedict, Usling? H, wife, female, white, age 26, m 5y, b NY, parents b NY (sb Urling)
  • 2 servants, both b Sweden

1920 US Federal Census: Res: E 56th Street, Manhattan Assembly District 15, New York, New York; Roll: T625_1212; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 1064; Image: 986. 2Jan1920

  • Benedict, Elliot S, head, rent, male, white, age 45, married, b NY, father b CT, mother b MI, lawyer, general (city)
  • Benedict, Catherine, wife, female, white, age 43, b CT, parents b CT
  • 1 servant, b Ireland
  • .....8 houses down.....
  • Benedict, Legrand L, head, rent, male, white, age 37, married, b NY, father b NY, mother b MO, stockbroker, stock exchange
  • Benedict, Weling? H, wife, female, white, age 36, b NY, parents b NY (sb Urling)
  • 1 servant, foreign born

This and That

LE GRAND L. BENEDICT DEAD EX-GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE DIES IN PARIS AT 68. Paris, Oct. 28. - Le Grand L. Benedict, former Governor of the New York Stock Exchange, is dead from pneumonia. Death took place at his home here. His wife was Miss Sarah C. Blaine. Mr. Benedict was born in this city in 1855, a son of the late James H. Benedict, banker and President of the Chicago & Atlantic Railway, and a descendant of a family that came to New England in 1600. He was educated at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, entered banking and founded L. L. Benedict & Co. He retired ten years ago and made his home in Paris. His wife, son, Le Grand, Jr., and the latter's wife lived there with him. James H. Benedict of 875 Park Avenue is a brother. Source: Obituary, 29 Oct. 1923, The New York Times, New York, NY, p. 15.

Footnotes

LeGrand? and his wife lived most of their life at their Paris home, traveling back to the United States often. There are many ships passenger lists for them, mostly arrivals in NY from France.

-- SandeeToo - 14 Jan 2009
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