Jennie Louise <I>Flagler</I> Benedict

Jennie Louise Flagler Benedict

Bellevue, Huron County, Ohio, USA
Death 25 Mar 1889 (aged 34)
At Sea
Burial Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA
Plot Chapel
Memorial ID 70757728 · View Source
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Daughter of Henry Morrison Flagler and Mary Harkness Flagler.

Married, first, John Arthur Hinckley (divorced).
Married, second, Frederick Hart Benedict.

Mother of Margery Benedict (b. and d. February 9, 1889)

Died at sea, off the coast of South Carolina, on board the yacht "Oneida".

The beautiful Memorial Presbyterian Church, where Jenny is buried with her baby daughter in her arms, was built in her memory by her father, Henry Morrison Flagler.

Magnificent Fee.

H.M. Flagler, the Standard oil millionaire and owner of the Ponce DeLeon hotel at St. Augustine, Fla., has presented Dr. Geo. Shelton, of New York, with securities of the par value of $50,000, market value about $87,000 in consideration of his faithfulness and skill in attending the case of Mr. Flagler's daughter, Mrs. Benedict, who died on her husband's yacht off Charleston, S.C., a few days ago, after a long illness.

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  • Created by: HWA
  • Added: 2 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70757728
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jennie Louise Flagler Benedict (18 Mar 1855–25 Mar 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70757728, citing Memorial Presbyterian Church and Columbarium, Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by HWA (contributor 46565033) .