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Margaret Gorham Benedict
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Birth: 1838
Death: Apr. 28, 1889

Daughter of William & Betsey (Parrish) Gorham.
Wife of Robert Morris Benedict.
Mother of Elizabeth, Robert Russell & Gorham Benedict.

From Ontario County Journal 3 May 1889

The news of the sudden death of Mrs. Robert M. Benedict at her home on the lake shore road Sunday morning was a shock to the entire community. She had suffered some from an affliction of the heart during the past year, but on Saturday she was apparently in her usual health, and on Sunday morning she showed no change whatever until after the morning meal, when passing through the hallway, she dropped to the floor and died almost instantly. Mrs. Benedict was a daughter of the late William Gorham and sister of Mrs. E. C. Williams and William Gorham of this village. She leaves a husband and two sons, Gorham Benedict of this village and Robert R. Benedict of Buffalo. The funeral services were held at half past two Wednesday afternoon at the family residence. 
Family links: 
  William W. Gorham (1804 - 1866)
  Betsey Parrish Gorham (1809 - 1888)
  Robert Morris Benedict (1831 - 1897)*
  Robert Russell Benedict (1863 - 1926)*
  William Gorham (1834 - 1903)*
  Margaret Gorham Benedict (1838 - 1889)
  Henry Clay Gorham (1845 - 1871)*
  Caroline Townsend Gorham Williams (1852 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
died aged 51 yrs.
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West Avenue Cemetery
Ontario County
New York, USA
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Record added: Jul 12, 2010
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