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Mary Charlotte Fox Benedict
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1847
Canisteo
Steuben County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1925
Butte des Morts
Winnebago County
Wisconsin, USA

WAS PIONEER OF COUNTY
One Of The Oldest Residents Of Butte des Morts Expires. Funeral Wednesday.

Mrs. Mary Charlotte Benedict, one of the oldest residents of Butte des Morts, and the widow of the late Cyrus S. Benedict, who passed away nine years ago, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Maria Mae Flaherty, at Butte des Morts Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. The deceased had been ailing for three years and recently had been ill with the grippe.

Mrs. Benedict was born at Canisteo, Steuben county, New York, in 1847, and came to this section of the country when 10 years old, settling in the town of Winneconne. Her marriage to Cyrus Benedict took place in 1866. She is survived by five children, Oura, Jessie, Robert, and Clarence Benedict and Mrs. Flaherty, of Butte des Morts, twenty grandchildren and ? great grandchildren.
The funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon from the home of Mrs. Flaherty at 1:30 o'clock and from the Butte des Morts church at 2 o'clock, Rev. C.H. Wiese in charge.
(Oshkosh Daily Northwestern - Mon, Nov 23, 1925, Pg 10)


FUNERAL OF PIONEER
Services For Mrs. Benedict At Butte des Morts Are Impressive -- The Exercises

The funeral of Mrs. Mary C. Benedict, pioneer resident of Butte des Morts, was held Wednesday afternoon at that village. Rev. C.H. Welse officiating. A short prayer service was held at the home at 1:30 o'clock and the church service was held at 2 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Welse sang. Interment was in the village cemetery.

The pallbearers were: John Moran, F.C. Scovil, E. Libby, J.J. ???, ? Doty, and George Overton.

Among those attending the funeral of the county pioneer were: Mrs. Stanley Cooper of Iron Mountain, Mich., Mr. and Mrs. John Moran of Omro, Mr. and Mrs. Austin Doughty, J. Tucker, Mrs. Mary Nickel, Mrs. J. Shawano, Mrs. Sarah Rasmussen and Mrs. O.A. Rasmussen, all of Winneconne: Guy Statelor of Two Rivers, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. George Benedict, Mrs. E. Schultz and Mr. and Mrs. George Mitzschski of Iron Mountain; Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Stein, Mr. and Mrs. H?. Doty, Mrs. E.E. Meleus, Mrs. E.C. Beech, K. Luhm, Mrs. George Hilton and A.A. Stannard, all of Oshkosh; and Mrs. Myra Hanson of Winchester. The floral offerings were many and beautiful.
(Oshkosh Daily Northwestern - Fri, Nov 27, 1925, Pg 4)


Death - Winnebago Co, WI (Vol 40, Pg 137)
Married to Cyrus S. Benedict on 9/17/1866 in Winnebago Co, WI (Vol 1, Pg 306)

Daughter of William & Elizabeth (Langs)Fox
Mother of Oura Oliver, Jesse Sr, Robert Percival Sr, Clarence Sr, & Mae Benedict
Siblings: Margaret, Martha, William Jr, Wesley, Jefferson, Anna Elizabeth, Ellen (Eleanor) & Francis (Fanny) Fox

Story told was that she was of Indian Decent and was bought after Civil War to be Cyrus's Bride. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Fox (1802 - 1881)
  Elizabeth Langs Fox (1800 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Cyrus S. Benedict (1841 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Oura Oliver Benedict (1867 - 1937)*
  Robert Percival Benedict (1873 - 1953)*
  Ildria Mae Benedict Flarity (1875 - 1943)*
  Clarence Benedict (1876 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Fox Wampole (1820 - 1881)*
  Martha Fox Crusen (1827 - 1914)*
  Wesley John Fox (1831 - 1904)*
  Jefferson Fox (1835 - 1917)*
  Eleanor D. Fox Doty (1840 - 1918)*
  Mary Charlotte Fox Benedict (1847 - 1925)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bell Cemetery
Winneconne
Winnebago County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Center Section, Row 9
 
Created by: Janet
Record added: Aug 09, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5676233
Mary Charlotte <i>Fox</i> Benedict
Added by: Janet
 
Mary Charlotte <i>Fox</i> Benedict
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Mary Charlotte <i>Fox</i> Benedict
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Rest In Peace Fox cousin !
- Eva Goeken
 Added: Jul. 21, 2010

- Erlene Sparks Gore
 Added: Mar. 20, 2006
 
 
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