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One of the most important aspects of genealogy research on the internet is the ease with which almost anyone can publish their own genealogy research and family histories. This site is dedicated to those who wish to publish their familyís stories without having to have a background in web site design or knowledge in HTML coding.

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Recent Changes

New updates to our surnames!


Elwyn Ellsworth Benedict 1930-
Elwyn Benedict is the author of the Genealogy of the Benedicts in America, Volume II which along with Volume I, is the bible for Benedict researchers. Living in Kirksville, NY with his wife Esther, Elwyn continues supporting other Benedicts with their quest for ancestors.

Smedley Benedict: 1800-1867

Smedley was our founding father for the Ontario branch of Benedicts. The son of a Revolutionary soldier; he removed with family from Vermont to settle in the Lennox & Addington county. Raising ten children, he and Catherine Dafoe passed away in Grey county in the late 1800's.

Roy Gifford Benedict: 1896-1966
Roy Benedict married Alice Gertrude MacLean in 1920 and he was Deputy Sherriff of Grey county.

Jacob Benedict: 1789-1867

Born in Germany as Jacob Bauchmann of Strausburg, he lands in Nova Scotia and adoptes the surname of Benedict. Married to Mary Shanks, they are the original family of several lines of Benedict from that area.


Catherine Dafoe: 1804-1887

Came from UEL stock from Connecticut; born in Upper Canada; married Smedley William Benedict in 1825; raised ten children.


John "Jack" McPhail: 1877-1905

Born on Cape Breton Island; moved to Crows Nest Pass area as a young man to work the coal mine of Frank, Alberta; raised family in Blairmore and passed away there.

Alex McPhail: 1875-1947

Born on Cape Breton Island; moved with family to Crows Nest Pass; was trapped underground during Frank Slide in 1901.


Added a French as well as an English set of biography pages. Emil Joseph Weber was born in Alsace, France but grew up in Western Canada.

Winnifred Weber: 1911-2003

Born in Rosenfeld, Manitoba; moved to Calgary as a young lady; married in 1935; raised one girl and two boys; died in Calgary at age 91.

Added link to the Weber TNG website for Winnifred Web(b)er.

Gertrude Weber: 1915-2011

Added link to the Weber TNG website for Gertrude Web(b)er.

-- JimBenedict - 13 Jan 2008


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