The Ringgold Record, 1894
OBITUARY - Mrs. SUSAN E. BENEDICT
DIED, on Friday, September 21, 1894, Mrs. Susan E. BENEDICT. Mrs. BENEDICT'S maiden name was LONGACRE. She was born March 6, 1860, in Marion county, Ohio. She moved with friends to Ringgold
county, Iowa, in 1865. Dec. 16, 1877, she was joined in marriage to
Mr. M[elville] BENEDICT. They spent many years in Riley township, moved to Kellerton, and finally to Mt. Ayr. At Kellerton, Mrs. BENEDICT
united with the M.E. church.
When taken sick her husband and daughters were visiting father and grandfather B. BENEDICT in Wilton, Connecticut, but they came as soon as possible to her bedside. She leaves
a husband, two daughters and a son.
The funeral took place from the M.E. church, Sunday, September 23, at 2 p.m., and was conducted by Rev. W. W. RAMSAY. [Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Iowa.]
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