Manitoba Communities: Benito (Unincorporated Village, Municipality of Swan Valley West)
This municipality was alleged to be named by postmistress Mrs. A. Dykeman for the novella Benito Cereno by author Herman Melville, published in 1856.
Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Benito:
Obituary [Alfred B. Craig], Swan Valley Star and Times, 14 March 1968, page 3.
“Long-time Mayor of Benito passes,” Swan Valley Star and Times, 10 February 1972, page 1.
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
Obituary [Frank Kostersky], Park Memorial Limited.
Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
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