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Amos Benedict

Family reference: 462.C

Born Born 14 May 1774 Danbury, Connecituct
Married Married 1794 Mary Townsend
Died Died 27 Feb 1845 Meadville, Pa.



  1. Willis Benedict
  2. Mary Ann Benedict
  3. Jennett C. Benedict
  4. Amos Townsend Benedict
  5. Charles Benedict
  6. Hannah Eliza Benedict
  7. Robert Benedict
  8. Frederick Starr Benedict
  9. William White Benedict
  10. William Henry Benedict
  11. Emily Louisa Benedict
  12. Elizabeth Caroline Benedict

The Parents of Amos

Amo’s Early Years

Amos and Mary Townsend

Mary was the daughter of Captain Robert and Hannah Townsend of New Haven, Conn. She was born on May 16, 1775.

Amos was a merchant and was connected with his brother-in-law, Capt. Amos Townsend, in the East India shipping trade. Amos removed with his entire family in 1817 to Meadville, Pa., where he died on Feb. 27, 1845. Mary passed away some ten years later on Jan. 1, 1855.


  • Biography in Henry Benedict p. 306.1

Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Name: Amos Benedict Gender: Male Birth Date: 14 May 1775 Birth Location: Danbury Parent Name: Thaddeus Parent Name: Abigail


  1. "Genealogy of the Benedicts in America", by Henry M. Benedict; 1st pub. 1870; orig. avail. at Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, DC.

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