Biography of C. C. Benedict
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Benedict, C. C., secretary and treasurer of Fulton Machine Co., was born in Fulton November 29, 1858, son of J. Gilbert and Julia (Carrington) Benedict, The elder Benedict was born at Wilton, Conn., in 1828, and came to Fulton in 1848. During his residence here of nearly forty years he was in every sense a representative citizen. Besides the important manufacturing interests he controlled, he was a leader in church and society. He was several times supervisor of Volney, and was prominent in the Presbyterian church. He died in 1885 at the age of fifty seven. Mrs. Benedict's maiden name was Julia Carrington, an old and widely known family in the annals of Volney. Of her three children, J. Gilbert, Carrie and Cameron C., the latter is the only one now living. He acquired a liberal education at Fallen Seminary and elsewhere, and early entered the active field of commercial life with the firm of Taylor Bros. & Co., of which he is a member. They manufacture machine knives of all description, making a specialty of knives for paper mill use, and of paper mill engines complete. He married in 1885 Julia Weed of Mexico, N. Y., daughter of Rev. Thomas Weed, and their children are Gilbert W., Thomas Allen and Cameron Carrington.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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