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Mary Benedict Proctor-Greene (1874-1955)

Mary Proctor Greene - Waldorf Astoria NY

Mary Proctor Greene – Waldorf Astoria NY

Frank L. Proctor and Mary E. Dowdle adopted a daughter in 1885. Mary Benedict was born in 1874 to Albert Case Benedict and Gregoria Alvarez. Her mother was killed in 1884. Gregoria is buried at the leading edge of the [Guevavi Mission] ruins. Her father died in March of 1880 in Arizona.

Mary was a typesetter for the Tucson Daily Citizen in 1890s. She married Colonel William C. Greene in February of 1901. They had six children. After William C. Greene’s death, Mary traveled often from Los Angeles, Tucson and Cananea, Mexico to conduct various business interests. She remarried to Charles Wiswall in 1918.

Mary Benedict died in November of 1952 and is buried in Cananea Cemetery in Cananea, Mexico.


Family Line

    George William Proctor III

    • Frank Louis Proctor
      • Mary Benedict-Greene-Wiswall