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Pvt Benjamin Franklin Benedict
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1840
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1907
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Union Army Soldier. He served during the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 1st Pennsylvania Reserves (30th Pennsylvania Volunteers). He was mustered in on June 4, 1861, and was mustered out on June 14, 1864.

Benjamin was the son of Samuel and Rebecca Johnson Benedict.

1907-10-31; Paper: Philadelphia Inquirer
"BENEDICT - On October 30, 1907, BENJAMIN F. BENEDICT, in his 68th year. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services, on Friday, at 8 P. M., at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr. Wm. Magill, 2424 North Stanley street (31st and York sts.) Interment on Saturday, at 2 P. M., at Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Pa."

Find A Grave contributor Dennis Brandt added the following information (and Birth Place):

In 1860, he was a coach maker living in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and stood 5' 5" tall with light hair and gray eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in West Chester, Chester County, June 4, 1861, mustered into federal service at Camp Carroll, Maryland, July 26, 1861, as a private with Co. B, 1st Pennsylvania Reserves (30th Pennsylvania Infantry), and honorably discharged at term's end June 13, 1864.

He married Carrie unk. and fathered Kate (b. @1867) and Carrie (b. @1871). By 1890, he was living in Philadelphia where he remained until his death.

Find A Grave contributor PAMS added that "Benjamin married Caroline E. 'Carrie' SPOTTZ/SPOTTS, daughter of David SPOTTZ/SPOTTS & Caroline GENTHER"
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  Caroline E. Spottz Benedict (1844 - 1907)*
*Calculated relationship
Company B - 1st Pa. Res.
Lancaster Cemetery
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: An Ashland Genealogist
Record added: Oct 24, 2008
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- Meges
 Added: May. 9, 2012

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