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Looking for Benoist children
Posted by: Tosca Simms (ID *****9452) Date: August 04, 2013 at 14:39:50
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Has anyone seen this article?
San Francisco Call, Volume 99, Number 106, 16 March 1906
FILLS BKOTHER'S FACE FULL OF FINE SHOT
Nevada Woman Slioots at Relative After Fierce Quarrel.
Speclal Dispatch to The SF Call.
RENO, March 15. Lloyd Benolst was shot in the face by his sister. Mrs. Hattie Blundell, with a shotgun last night at Pyramid Lake. The entire charge of fine shot entered his face and head and he is now. confined In a hospital in this city undergoing treatment The shooting arose over - the alleged insulting remark which Mrs. Blundell addressed to Benoist's wife. Benoist and his sister had an argument over the'trouble and finally Benoist walked from the house and was climbing into his wagon preparatory to leaving, when Mrs. Blundell (burst?) from the house armed with a shotgun. Benolst's wife, seeing her husband's danger, screamed, and he turned his head, which probably saved his life, as the charge of shot would have entered at the base of the brain had he not changed his position.

1900 NV WASHOE PYRAMID PCT Series: T623 Roll: 943 P 313A 6/1/1900        Dwg 73 Fam 73
Benoist, John H. Head M W May 1849 51 Md 25 yrs IA MO OH Farmer r/w/eng OwnsFreeFarm schedule 19
Benoist, Lydia D. Wife F W Aug 1855 44 Md 25 yrs 8 children, 8 alive CA IA IA r/w/eng
Benoist, Lloyd D. Son M W Jun 1884 15 Sgl CA IA CA At School r/w/eng
Benoist, Lilly D. Dau F W Oct 1886 13 Sgl CA IA CA At School r/w/eng

Does anyone know what the other six children's names are?
Which daughter married a Blundell?


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