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Abijah Benedict

Born Born 18 May 1735 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 10 May 1785 Betsey Stuart Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Died Died 1823 Canada

Parents:

Children:

  1. Zadock Benedict 1st 1786-1787
  2. Sally Betsey Benedict 1789-1873
  3. Zadock Benedict 2nd; 1791-1870
  4. Polly Benedict 1793-1838
  5. Amzi Lewis Benedict; 1794-1839
  6. Charlotte Benedict ?

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 367
4. MATTHEW4 (Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1)
b. about 1707; m. May 21, 1729, Mabel Noble, at New Milford, Ct. He d. Sept. 28, 1781. He was one of the sufferers by the burning of Danbury by the British troops under Gen. Tryon, April 27, 1777; and his heirs were allowed, May, 1792, by the state of Connecticut, 205 4s. 8d., for damage done to his property. Distribution of his estate took place March 27, 1782. No widow mentioned. Heirs of son Matthew, deceased, received 317 4s. 4d.; Noble, Zadock, heirs of Thankful, wife of John Hopkins, deceased, Jonah and Abijah, each received 158 12s. 4d.; total, 1164 12s. 10d. (Prob. Rec., Danbury, Ct., vol. IV, p. 235.) Ch.
1) (13.) MATTHEW, b. about 1733.
2) (14.) NOBLE, b. Jan. 25, 1735; d. May 19, 1809.
3) (15.) ZADOCK, b. 1737; d. Aug. 17, 1798.
4) - THANKFUL, m. John Hopkins; d. previous to Oct., 1781. (?)
5) (16.) JONAH, b. 1741.
6) (17. ) ABIJAH.

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 377
17. ABIJAH5 (Matthew,4 Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1)
m. May 10, 1785, Betsey, dau. Chas. Stuart of Frederickborough, who d. 1828. He served in the Revolution; was a school teacher. Removed to Greenville as early as 1795, and June 9, 1797, to Coxsackie. He d. 1823, in Canada. Ch.
1) - ZADOCK, b. June 4, 1786; d. June 14, 1787.
2) - SALLY BETSEY, b. May 24, 1789; m. Nov., 1812, Guy C. Lee; res. Howell, Mich.
3) (31.) ZADOCK, b. Aug. 6, 1791, at Danbury, Ct.; d. March 2, 1870, at West Berne, Albany Co.
4) - POLLY, m. Jan. 25, 1818, Nathaniel Parsons; d. Dec. 23, 1838.
5) (32.) AMZI LEWIS, b. March 19, 1794.
6) - CHARLOTTE (?).

Barbour Collection-Danbury, CT
Abijah, son Matthew, b May 18, 1735; m Betsey STUART of Fredericksborough, dau Charles, May 10, 1785

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