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Ralph De Witt Benedict

Born Born 07 Nov 1888 Newtown, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 1919 Edna Ruth Eastwood at Location
Died Died 07 Mar 1961 Bridgeport, Fairfield co., Conn

Parents:

Children:

  1. Ralph Benedict 1928-died young
  2. William De Witt Benedict 1930-
  3. Robert Curtis Benedict 1932-

Edna Ruth Eastwood

Edna was b 1893 in CT, d 14Jun1954 at Bridgeport, Fairfield County, CT

Connecticut Department of Health. Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001
Name: Edna R Benedict Death Date: 14 Jun 1954 Death Place: Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut Age: 59 Years Birth Date: abt 1895 Marital Status: Married Spouse: Ralp State File #: 08781 Residence : Monroe, Fairfield, Connecticut Gender: Female Race: White

Military Records

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. 5Jun1917
Name: Ralph D Benedict City: Not Stated County: Fairfield State: Connecticut Birthplace: Connecticut;United States of America Birth Date: 7 Nov 1888 Race: Caucasian (White) Roll: 1570491 Draft Board: 13
b Newtown, CT, age 28, farmer, self employed, Monroe, CT, single, medium height and build, grey eyes, brown hair

World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name: Ralph D Benedict Birth Date: 7 Nov 1888 RESIDENCE: Fairfield, Connecticut Birth: Newtown, Connecticut Race: White Roll: WW2_2283642 . Res: Stepney, Fairfield County, CT, age 53, b Newtown, CT, self employed. Contact Mrs Edna Benedict, Stepney, CT

Census Records

1900 US Federal Census: Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: T623_134 Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 81. 23Jun1900

  • Benedict, Ralph, white, male, b Mar1818, age 82, wid, b CT, parents b CT, farmer, own free
  • Benedict, Lydia, white, female, b Feb1884, age 16, b CT, parents b CT
  • Benedict, Ralph, white, male, b Nov1888, age 11, b CT, parents b CT, at school

1910 US Federal Census: Monroe, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: T624_127; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 86; Image: 347. 15Apr1910

  • Hawley, Charles H, head, male, white, age 62, m 34y, b CT, parents b CT, dealer, coal and wood, ow
  • Hawley, Sarah, wife, female, white, age 58, m 34y, mother of 0, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Ralph, great nephew, male, white, age 21, single, b CT, father b CT, mother b NY, teamster, coal wagon
  • Benedict, Lydia, great niece, female, white, age 25, single, b CT, father b CT, mother b NY, housekeeper, private home

1920 US Federal Census: Monroe, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: T625_178; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 129; Image: 539. 17Jan1920

  • Hawley, Sarah, head, own, free, female, white, age 68, wid, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Ralph D, nephew, male, white, age 31, married, b CT, father b CT, mother b NY, manager, farmer, oa
  • Benedict, Edna R, nephew, female, whttie, age 25, married, b CT, parents b CT, office work, US Govt
  • Benedict, Lydia C, niece, female, white, age 35, single, b CT, father b CT, mother b NY, no employment
  • Hawley, Wilber C, brother in law, male, white, age 62, married, b CT, parents b CT, postmaster, Stepney, CT

1930 US Federal Census: Lower Stepney Depot, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: 258; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 141; Image: 153.0. 1May1930

  • Benedict, Ralph, head, male, white, age 41, m at age 30, b CT, father b CT, mother b NY, farmer, own farm, not a veteran
  • Benedict, Edna, wife, female, white, age 36, m at age 28, b CT, parents b CT
  • 1 farm laborer
  • Nichols, Erma, dau, female, white, age 28, single, b CT, parents b CT, artist, picture painting

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol II, Pg 349
211. Ralph7, (Elam6, Benajsh5, John4, John3, James2, Thomas1)
b 27Jan1818 Bethel, CT, m 1st 30Sep1846 Phoebe, dau David & Sally Corning of Monroe, CT., b 20May1823, d 8May1879, m 2nd Christine Curtis, b 1845 NY., d 1899. Res Newton, CT. CH by 2nd m: I.) Lydia m Charles Stauffer. No children
II) Ralph De Witt, b 7Nov1888 Newton, CT, m 1919 Edna Ruth Eastwood, b b 1893, d 1954. He d 7Mar1961. Farmer. Charter member-Stepney Vol. Fire Co. for ten years an Eastern States Farmer's Exchange Rep. CH
1.) - Ralph, b 1928, d young
2.). - William De Witt, b 12Nov1930 Monroe, CT, m Dec1953 Marna Patricia Bingham. Grad Univ of Conn. PHD in Horticulture from Ohio State University in 1956. Representative for Eastern States Farmer's Exchange in Monroe. Mem Stepley Vol Fire Co. Served on School Building Committee and elected to the Board of Education. Member of St Peters Episcopal Church. Res POBox 4, Monroe, CT. Ch:
a) Rebecca Ruth b 25Mar1955
b) Bruce William b 1Jan1958
c) Mark Allen b 25Jul1959
d) Jane Elizabeth b 26Jan1961
3.) Robert Curtis, b May1932, m 1958 Pricilla Pfeiffer. Res: 461 N Warminster Rd., Hatsboro, PA (no returns)

Connecticut Department of Health. Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001
Name: Ralph D Benedict Death Date: 7 Mar 1961 Death Place: Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut Age: 72 Years Birth Date: abt 1889 Marital Status: Widowed Spouse: Edna State File #: 04073 Residence : Monroe, Fairfield, Connecticut Gender: Male Race: White

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