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Lovilla Dewey

Lovilla Dewey
b. 28 January 1836, Montville Township, Geauga County, Ohio, to Amon and Keziah (Williams) Dewey
d. 22 September 1920, Madison Township, Lake County, Ohio

m.
Jacob R. Benedict
b. 4 March 1796, Greenville Township, Greene County, New York
d. 2 October 1882, Flint Lake, Porter County, Indiana

Children with Jacob R. Benedict:
• Perry Wallace (1857-1927)
• Clara Alice (1861-ca. 1900) (twin)
• [—?—] (1861-bef. 1870) (twin)
• Clarence Albert (1863-1948)
• Stephen Amos (1872-1942)

The family came to Center Township, Porter County, Indiana, from Geauga or Lake County, Ohio, in 1850. Before 1860 they had moved to Kankakee City, Kankakee County, Illinois. Then, after 1880, they moved back to Center Township, Porter County, Indiana, before moving on to Madison, Lake County, Ohio.

Submitted by:
Mary Alice Benedict Grindol
Galesburg MI