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Asahel Benedict

Born Born 1762 at Location
Married Married Date Sarah Botsford at Location
Died Died 27 Feb 1843 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn



  1. Henry Benedict; 1810-1862

Sarah Botsford and Family

Sarah was b 23Jun1782 at Newtown, Fairfield County, CT and d 14Aug1851. She was the daughter of Deacon Abel and Mary (Bennett) Botsford of Newtown, CT.

Newtown CT Barbour Records
Botsford, Abel m Mary Bennett 19Jan1764
Botsford, Abel Dea d 29Apr1822

CH: a) Anna, dau b 19Jan1765. Martha dau b 8Oct1773. b) Mary dau b 18Aug1778, d 27Apr1779. c) Mehetable dau b 25May1769. d) Polly b 15Dec1766. e) Sarah dau b 3Dec1780, d 14Aug1781. f) Sarah dau b 23Jun1782 . g) Thomas son b 25May1771, d 15Jul1772. h) Thomas Bennett son b 18May1776.


Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 374
13. MATTHEW5 (Matthew,4 Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1)
b. about 1733; m. Abigail --, b. 1737, and d. April 17, 1810. He was one of the persons taken prisoner in the British expedition to Danbury, and carried to New York. He d. in the sugar house, a victim to British cruelty. (Hinman's Connecticut in Revolution, p. 587.) For the destruction of his property at the sacking of Danbury, his heirs received from the state 334 10s.; they also received from the estate of Matthew, Senior, 317 4s. 4d. Ch.
1) - MABEL, b. 1758; d. June 27, 1822.
2) (28.) ASAHEL, b. 1762.

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 385
28. ASAHEL6 (Matthew,5 Matthew,4 Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1)
b. 1762; m. Sarah, dau. Deacon Abel Botsford of Newtown, Ct., b. 1785, and d. Aug. 14, 1851. He d. Feb. 27, 1843, at Danbury, Ct. Ch.
1) - HENRY, b. June 14, 1810; m. Sept. 12, 1832, Elizabeth, dau. Daniel and Abigail Morehouse, b. April 14, 1812. Deputy sheriff, 1843, 1844; town agent in 1851; director of Danbury Bank, 1855; res. Danbury, Ct. He d. July 2, 1862, at Saratoga Springs. She d 14May1905 at Danbury. Ch.
a) Edgar Aaron, b. Oct. 24, 1833; merchant, Danbury, Ct. He m Mary Andrews, no Chd. He d 4Jul1891
b) Daniel Morehouse, b. June 15, 1839; m. Nov. 12, 1861, Mary Jane, dau. Nathan and Polly Wilcox of Norwalk, Ct., b. March 24, 1845. Merchant, Danbury, Ct. Ch.
I.) Elizabeth, b. Nov. 20, 1862.
II.) Henry, b. May 9, 1866.
c) Theodore Henry, b. Nov. 9, 1842; res. Danbury, Ct.


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