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Minnie Sarah Wells Benedict
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1904
Sennett
Cayuga County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1983
Cortland
Cortland County
New York, USA

OBITUARY-Cortland Standard
Minnie Wells Benedict, 78, of West Lake Road, Cuyler, N.Y., died Thursday morning, Sept. 22, 1983 at Cortland (N.Y.) Memorial Hospital.
She was born Oct. 7, 1904 in Sennett, the daughter of Frank and Pearl Gilfus Wells and had been an area resident most of her life.
Mrs. Benedict was a member of the Wesleyan Church of Taylor. Her husband, Henry Benedict, died in 1958.
Surviving are a son, Charles Benedict, and a daughter, Iris Wheeler, both of DeRuyter; three sisters, Mrs. Celia Dodge and Mrs. Elizabeth Prentice, both of Taylor, and Mrs. Flora Phillips of Moravia; four grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, with the Rev. George Sanford and the Rev. John Brainard officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter.
Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Rollan Wells (1870 - 1950)
  Pearl Emoline Gilfus Wells (1877 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry Albert Benedict
 
 Children:
  Iris Benedict Wheeler (1927 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Celia Louise Wells Dodge (1897 - 1983)*
  Minnie Sarah Wells Benedict (1904 - 1983)
  Flora May Wells Phillips (1908 - 1986)*
  Elizabeth Ella Wells Prentice (1913 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Cemetery
DeRuyter
Madison County
New York, USA
 
Created by: DaveC
Record added: Jul 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55666789
Minnie Sarah <i>Wells</i> Benedict
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