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Minnie Beatrice Benedict

Family reference: 352.254.11

Born Born 31 March 1876    
Married Married 22 Dec 1897 Archibald Campbell Wallaceburg, Kent Co., Ontario
Died Died 13 March 1948   St. Joseph's Hospital, Chatham, Ontario
Buried     Riverside Cemetery, Wallaceburg, Ontario

Photo Album - Family album of photos and documents.



  • Alma Irene Campbell; b. May 1904

The Parents of Minnie

Minnie’s Early Years

Minnie and Archibald

Arch Campbell was an engineer for many years at the Wallaceburg Light Plant (electrical utility).

The Final Years for Minnie

Two Notices in The Wallaceburg News, 18 March 1948

Mrs. Archie Campbell of 24 Poat St. passed away early Saturday morning last in St. Joseph's Hospitcal, Chatham, following a lengthy illness. Formerly Miss Minnie Benedict, she was born in Wallaceburg 73 years ago and was a lifelong resident of the town. In religion she was a member of First Baptist Church and she was also a charter member of the Selkirk of Baldoon Chapter I.O.D.E. Besides her husband there survive a daughter, Mrs. Donald M. Hess, and a granddaughter, Janetta Hess, both of Wallaceburg.

Reverent tribute was paid to the late Mrs. Archie Campbell at funeral services held yesterday afternoon at the Eric Nicholls' funeral home. Rev. John McLeod of First Baptist Church was in charge and he was assisted by Rev. James Fleming, minister of Knox Presbyterian church.

Many friends of the late Mrs. Campbell attended to pay their final tribute. During the service Mrs. Marion Cole sang "Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling", with Mrs. Mary B. Jacks as accompanies at the organ.

The honorary pallbearers were Bruce McMillan Jr., Ben Abrams, Archie Avery, George Chapman, Henry Frost Sr., and James Williams. The active pallbearers were Douglas Stewart, Riley Judson, Jack Forbes, Lindsay Hess, Ivan Young, and R. J. Watts.

Interment was made in the family plot in Riverview cemetery.


Marriage: The marriage of Minnie and Archie is Ontario Marriage Registration #007736-97 (Kent Co.) Archibald CAMPBELL, 30, labourer, Kingston, Wallaceburg, s/o William & Hannah, married Minnie B. BENEDICT, 21, Wallaceburg, same, d/o Smedily J. & Catherine, witn Charles CAMPBELL of Tupperville & Lizzie WEIR of Marine City USA, on 22 December 1897, at Wallaceburg1.

Census of 1901

Person Sex Age Relation Status Birthdate Religion Occupation
CAMPBELL, Arch M 33 head married 2? Oct 1867 Methodist Engineer
Minnie F 25 wife married 31 March 1876 Methodist  
HOUSTON, Emma F 18 lodger single 4 Oct 1882 Presbyt. dry goods clerk

- 1901 Census for District #58 Elgin West; Subdistrict S-2 Ridgetown; Ontario; family #121, page 11.

Census of 1911

Person Sex Age Relation Status Birthdate Religion Occupation
CAMPBELL, Archie M 43 head married Oct 1867 Methodist Engineer
Minnie B. F 35 wife married May 1876 Methodist  
Alma Irene F 7 daughter single May 1904 Methodist  

- 1901 Census for District #84 Kent East; Subdistrict 45 Wallaceburg; Ontario; Address 13 Emily Street; family #51, page 4.


  1. The Ontario Vital Statistics Project; for births, deaths, marriages, census and more. Website:

-- JimBenedict - 06 Jan 2006
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