November 16, 1879 - August 21, 1952
The oldest son of Sanford W. Benedict, who in turn, was the oldest son of Adonijah Benedict, a pioneer of York Township and Civil War veteran. He married Susanna Davis who was a daughter of Jeremiah and Mary (nee Jones) Davis who came to York Township from Fond du Lac County in the late 1890s. William E. and Susanna Benedict ran the Wilcox (York Center) General Store for several years after he bought it from his grandfather, Adonijah. Around 1917, they moved from the York Center store to the original Sanford W. Benedict located in Section 9. Their children include Lulu Kronberger, Nyle Benedict and Marie Benedict, all of whom are also buried in York Center Cemetery. Another daughter of William and Susanna Benedict, Neva, married Frank Lulloff. Frank and Neva Lulloff are buried at Loyal Cemetery in Loyal, Wisconsin.
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