California State Library > California History Section Picture Catalog > [Christian Benedix

Image / [Christian Benedix

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
[Christian Benedix
Creator
Baldwin, John E. D., 1842-1928
Contributor
Rembrandt Studio
Date Created and/or Issued
1909
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
Please contact the contributing institution for more information regarding the copyright status of this object.
Description
2018-1989.
Waist-length portrait.
Also have negative: GL#3059 (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)
Christian William Theodor Benedix was born in Germany in 1839 to Frederick J. W. and Fredericka Ribke. Family emigrated to United States in 1852, settling Iowa. Served in Civil War, Company G, 1st Iowan Infantry and at Benton Barracks, St. Louis. In 1864 moved to Idaho, gold mining in Boise basin; 1866 went to Oregon, did some gold prospecting. Came to California in 1866, settling in Rio Vista, Solano County; moved to Sacramento County in 1868, owned a farm southeast of Franklin. Served as member of Board of Trustees of Point Pleasan school district, and, Elk Grove Union High School. Member of Grand Army of the Republic, Warren Post no. 54.
From J.E.D. Baldwin Collection.
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Portraits.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photograph : cardboard mount, print ; oval image 5 x 3 3/8 in. in mount 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001635500CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Benedix, Christian,, 1839-1919--Portraits
Grand Army of the Republic. Warren Post No. 54 (Sacramento, Calif.)--Portraits
German Americans--California--Sacramento County--Portraits
Farmers--California--Sacramento County
Veterans
Veterans' organizations--California--Sacramento County
Sacramento County (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans--Portraits
Photographic prints
Portrait photographs
Time Period
Civil War, 1861-1865
Place
California
Sacramento County
Sacramento County (Calif.)
United States

Explore related content on Calisphere: