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Paul Clinton Benedict

Born Born 02 Dec 1878/79 East Randolph, Cattaraugus co., New York
Married Married 20 Jun 1900 Eugenia Maude Phillips at Location
Died Died Date at Location



  1. Elizabeth Pauline Benedict 1902-
  2. Alberta Katherine Benedict 1908-
  3. Kathryn Benedict ca 1809-

Military Draft Registration Cards

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 12Sep1918
Name: Paul Clinton Benedict City: Norfolk County: Norfolk (Independent City) State: Virginia Birth Date: 2 Dec 1878 Race: White Roll: 1984905 Draft Board: 1
permanent address: Southland Hotel, Norfolk, WV, age 39, b 2Dec1878, occ: banking promoting, in business, 43 Hadling Bldg, Norfolk WV., nearest relative: Eugenia Maude Benedict, ? Salamanca, NY. medium height, slender build, blue eyes, gray hair.

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name: Paul Clinton Benedict Birth Date: 2 Dec 1879 RESIDENCE: Fairfield, Connecticut Birth: East Randolph, New York Race: White Roll: WW2_2283622
Res: Box 227 Westlake Road, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT. age 62, b East Randolph, NY. Contact Mrs Mary B Benedict, same address. place of employment: PC Benedict, oil operator. same address

Census Records

1880 US Federal Census: Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York; Roll: T9_812; Family History Film: 1254812; Page: 73.3000; Enumeration District: 31; Image: 0676. 5Jun1880

  • Benedict, Samuel J, white, male, age 46, married, b CT, parents b CT, foundryman and machinist
  • Benedict, Cora L, white, female, age 23, married, keeping house, b PA, parents b PA
  • Benedict, George S, son, white, male, age 18, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY, attending school
  • Benedict, Paul C, son, white, male, age 1, b NY, father b CT, mother b PA
  • Harkness, Laura, mother in law, white, female, widow, age 68, b NY, parents b NY (mother of both of his wifes)

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 16 Hall Street, Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York; Roll: T623_1011 Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 68. 2Jun1900

  • Benedict, Samuel J, head, white, male, b May1836, age 66, b CT, parents b CT, machine shop, own free
  • Benedict, Mary J, wife, white, female, b Jan1864, age 46, m 1y, mother of 1, 0 living, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Paul C, son, white, male, b Dec1878, age 21, single, b NY, parents b NY, bookkeeper
  • 1 boarder, 1 servant, 1 and daughter

1910 US Federal Census: Res: 2 Seneca Street, Salamanca, Cattaraugus County, New York; Roll: T624_927; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 97; Image: 713. 18Apr1910

  • Benedict, Paul C, male, white, age 32, m 10y, b NY, father b CT, molther b NY, salesman, gas engine co
  • Benedict, Maud P, wife, white, female, age 34, m 10y, mother of 2, 2 living, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Elizabeth P, dau, white, female, age 7, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Katheryn S, dau, white, female, age 11/12, b NY, parents b NY

1920 US Federal Census: Res: 212 Granby Street, Norfolk Jefferson Ward, Norfolk (Independent City), Virginia; Roll: T625_1901; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 77; Image: 553. 6Jan1920 (large lodging house)

  • Benedict, Paul C, lodger, male, white, age 41, married, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY, broker, oil

1930 US Federal Census: Washington, Washington, District of Columbia; Roll: 292; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 9; Image: 216.0. 9Apr1930

  • Benedict, Paul C, lodger, male, white, age 51, wid, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY, engineering, US Govt


Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 256
41. EZRA PEARCE6 (Elijah,5 Samuel,4 Samuel,3 Samuel,2 Thomas1)
b. Aug. 31, 1792; m. Jan. 22, 1811, Atha Sears, b. Dec. 18, 1790, and d. Sept. 17, 1827; m. 2d, April 2, 1828, Rebecca, dau. Joseph and Rebecca Beebe of Danbury, b. Jan. 3, 1794. He d. at Danbury, Ct., Jan. 19, 1852. His widow survives. Ch.
1) - TAMAR, b. April 22, 1813; m. Ezra B. Beebe. Res. Guilford. had 5 Ch.
2) - PHILANDER, b. Sept. 2, 1816; m. Feb. 2, 1842, Sarah Vail, b. about 1816. Res. in Danbury, Ct. Ch.
a) Martha Matilda, b. about 1843; m. Oct. 21, 1866, Jacob H. Husk.
b) Oliver Vail, b. 1847.
c) Hiram, b. 1855. Res Bradford, PA
3) - JOANNA, b. April 20, 1820; m. Levi D. Weed; d. July 20, 1860. ch:
a) Edna L b 24Nov1880
4) - ELIJAH, b. 1827; d.
5) - EDWARD BEEBE, b. April 17, 1829; m. Sept. 7, 1868, Justina Barnum. Res. Danbury, Ct.
6) - HENRY PEARCE, b. Jan. 2, 1831; m. Jan. 2, 1861, Mary Vail.
7) - SAMUEL JOSEPH, b. May 3, 1833; m. Oct. 5, 1861, Maria, dau. Oliver and Laura Harkness of Troy, Pa., b. March 10, 1835. Settled at East Randolph, in May, 1857. Ch.
a) George Sears, b. July 5, 1862. Res 5514 Whittier Ave, Cleveland, OH
b) Paul C b 2Dec1878 East Randolph, m 20Jun1900 Eugenia Maud Philips. Res: Salamanca, NY. ch:
i) Elizabeth Pauline b 20May1902
ii) Alberta Katherine b 18May1908
8) GEORGE PETER, b. Dec. 5, 1835; m. Aug. 17, 1862, Emily, dau. Geo. Melancthon, son Starr6 (112) Benedict [des. of James]. No issue; res. New Britain, Ct.

Benedicts to America, Vol II, Pg 256
108. Paul C,8 (Samuel Joseph7, Ezra Pearce6. Elijah5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Thomas1)
b 2Dec1878 East Randolph, m 20Jun1900 Eugenia Maud Phillips. Res: Salamanca, NY., ch:
1) - Elizabeth Pauline, b 20May1902
2) - Alberta Katherine, b 18May1908


NOTE: WWI Draft card states b 1878, WWII Draft card states b 1879

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