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Mattie Elizabeth Sterns Benedict
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Birth: Apr., 1869
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1931
Geneva
Ashtabula County
Ohio, USA

Mattie was previously married to Mr. Staigers from whom she was divorced. Her obituary: "Mrs. Benedict is Summoned "Mrs. Mattie Benedict, wife of Stephen Benedict of Unionville, died at Community Hospital at 11:10 a.m. Tuesday. She was 62 years old. funeral services will be held at the home at 2:30 p.m. Thursday followed by burial in Fairview cemetery, Madison. "Mr. Benedict and son, Arthur, are employed at the American Fork and Hoe Co. Geneva plant and the family is well known in Geneva and Unionville. They lived in South Madison before moving to Unionville about 11 years ago. "Mrs. Benedict was a member of the Unionville Congregational church but services will be conducted by Rev. H.P. Metcalf of Central Congregational church of Madison in the absence of Rev. Richard Watt. "The deceased leaves besides her husband, seven children: Mrs. W. L. Clevering, Ralph Stigers, Harry Stigers of Cleveland, Mrs. Paul Caphan of Painesville, Mrs. A. H. Goddard of Mentor and Arthur and Alice Benedict at home. "She also leaves two grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Sheldon Fanner of Bradford, Pa., and a brother, Dr. H.H. Stearns of New York City." Another obituary with the correct spelling of Mrs. Paul Cathan's name follows: "Death Takes Mrs. Mattie Benedict "Unionville, June 17 - Mrs. Mattie Benedict, wife of Stephen Benedict of Unionville, died Tuesday morning at the Geneva Community Hospital. The deceased was a member of the Congregational Church at Unionville and had made her home here for a number of years. "She is survived by her husband, three sons and four daughters, Ralph and Harry Stigers of Cleveland, mrs. Paul Cathan of Painesville, Mrs. W.L. Clevering of Cleveland, Mrs. A.H. Goddard of Mentor, Miss Alice Benedict and Arthur Benedict at home; two grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Sheldon Fanner of Bradford, Pa., and a brother, Dr. H.H. Stearns of New York City. "Funeral services will be held at the home Thursday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. P.H. Metcalf, pastor of the Madison Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be made in the Madison cemetery." 
 
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 Parents:
  Lyman M Sterns (1844 - 1893)
  Elma Hodges Sterns (1846 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Stephen Amos Benedict (1872 - 1942)
 
 Children:
  Alice L Benedict (1903 - 1953)*
  Eva Grace Benedict Pollock (1905 - 1994)*
  Arthur Stephen Benedict (1909 - 1982)*
  Walter D Benedict (1912 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Memorial Park
Madison
Lake County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section B3 Plot 19 Stone 11
 
Created by: Owlisnapp
Record added: May 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70403112
Mattie Elizabeth <i>Sterns</i> Benedict
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Mattie Elizabeth <i>Sterns</i> Benedict
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