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Russel Lawrence Carlton Benedict

Reference: 135.225.9A

Born Born 11 Nov 1895 at Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario
Died Died 6 July, 1954 at Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario
Married Married 1913 to Pricilla McKnight at Ruthilda, Saskatchewan



  1. Lawrence James Benedict, b. Aug. 06, 1918
  2. Beirney Elden Benedict, b. 1921
  3. Jean Natalie Benedict, b. 1922
  4. Robert Elmer Benedict, b. Mar. 30, 1924
  5. Edward Benedict

The Parents of Russel

Russelís Early Years

Russel and Sarah

Russel & Pricilla Russel met Pricilla and married in Ruthilda Saskachewan, there they aquired a land grant and homesteaded for thirty years. Russel suffered from asthma and couldn't take the dust anymore, so they sold the property and returned to Woodstock, Ontario where he invested his money and became a motel and apartment landlord. His motel still exists today.

The Final Years for Russel

Russel died in Woodstock on July 06, 1954. Pricilla died in Vancouver B.C. on February 28, 1978. They are both buried in The Anglican Cemetery, Woodstock, Oxford County, Ontario. Range 23, Lot 6, Grave 1. Pricilla was buried on top of Russel.


-- DonaldElliott - 20 Dec 2005
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