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Burton Gilbert Benedict

Born Born 04 Feb 1873 New Preston, Litchfield County, Conn
Married Married Never Married
Died Died 17Feb1938 at Location

Parents:

Census Records

1880 Federal Census: Warren, Litchfield County, CT. Family History Center Library Film: 1254101, NA Film No.: T9_0101, pg No.: 331C

Benedict, Starr. Birth Year 1812, b. CT, age 68, Occ: Laborer, Married, White, Head of Household: Starr Benedict, Father born CT, Mother born CT. Benedict, Elle (sb Ellen). Birth Year 1847, b. NY, age 33, Occ: keeping house, married, white, Head of Household: Starr Benedict, Father born MA, Mother born NY. Household:

  • Benedict, Starr, self, Marr, Male, White, 68 years old, b. CT, Laborer, Fa born CT, Mo born CT.
  • Benedict, Elle (sb Ellen), wife, Marr, Female, white, 33 years old, born NY, Fa born MA, Mo born NY
  • Benedict, Mary, Dau, single, Female, white, 9 years old, born CT, at school, Fa born CT, Mo born NY
  • Benedict, Bertie, single, son, white, 7 years old, born CT, attended school during census year, Fa born CT., Mo born NY
  • Benedict, Walter, son, single, male, white, 4 years old, -, Fa born CT., Mo born NY.
  • Benedict, Florence, dau, single, female, white, 1 year old, born CT., Fa born CT, Mo born NY.

1900 US Federal Census: Cornwall Township, Litchfield County, CT. Roll T623_140, ED 235, sheet 1-A, 16Jun1900, John R. Salgwick. Line 16

  • Benedict, Bert, boarder, white, male, born Jan1873, single, born CT, father born CT, mother born CT. Farm Laborer, 0 months unemployed, can read, can write, can speak english. Wm Breen, Head

1920 US Federal Census: T625_189, Farm, Madison, New Haven County, CT. Line 25, Dwelling 200, Family No 211, Supervisors District 2, ED 265, Pg 8A, 22Jan1920

  • Dudley, August, Head, own, free of mortgage, male, white, age 52, married, did not attend school, able to read and write, b CT, father and mother b CT, watchman, Ponds, wage
  • Dudley, Mary, wife, female, white, age 49, married, did not attend school, able to read and write, b CT, father and mother b CT, not employed
Dwelling No 201, family No 212:
  • Benedict, Burton, head, rent, male, white, age 46, single, did not attend school, able to read and write, b CT, father and mother b CT, laborer, state road, wage

1930 US Federal Census: Roll 273, Madison, New Haven County, CT., Supervisors District 5, ED 145, pg 11B, 26Apr1930, line 79, dwelling No 327, family No 331:

  • Dudley, Augusta A, head, value of home: 8000, radio, not on a farm, male, white, age 62, married, age 19 at time of marriage, did not attend school, able to read and write, b CT, father b CT, mother b NY, able to speak english, watchman in a cosmetic factory, wage, employed, not a veteran
  • Dudley, Mary B, wife, female, white, age 59, married at age 15, did not attend school, able to read and write, b CT, father b CT, mother b Mass, able to speak english, not employed
  • Reed, Beverly E, grandaughter, female, white, age 10, single, attended school, able to read and write, b CT, father and mother b CT, able to speak english, not employed.
  • Line 82, Dwelling No 328, Family No 332:
  • Benedict, Burton A., head, rent, value 8, not a farm, male, white, age 59, single, did not attend school, able to read and write, b CT, father b CT, mother b MA, able to speak english, laborer in a Park, wage, employed, not a veteran (brother of Mary)

Burtonsís Early Years

4Feb1873. Per Washington, Litchfield County, CT VS records: ____Benedict (male) born to Starr Benedict, age 60 born Danbury, CT, laborer, and mother Ellen Gilmore, age 26, born Delhi, NY. Town of Washington, CT. A.H. Lyman, attending, BMD records 1852-1871, pg 4.

LDS microfilm 1517000, birth records lists 3rd child born to mother.

Burton's Final Years

Per Myrtle Jillson, CT State Certified Genealogist, Burton d 17Feb1938

Buried Hammanasett Cemetery, Madison, New Haven County, CT

Footnotes

From Connecticut Divorces: Superior Court Records for Litchfield County, 1752-1922 Benedict, Ella (Gilmore) of Warren m. 21Jan 1869 Star Benedict - physical abuse - intemperance - two minor children, Florence (4) Alice (2). Petitioned 7Jul1883 - discontinued 8May1890. Note: No mention of children Francis (Frank), Mary, Burton, or Walter in petition, they were also minor children.

Burton is not listed as a child of Eliakim Starr and Ellen F (Gilmore) Benedict in Benedicts To America, Vol II, Pg 313

It is not known who raised Burton.

-- SandeeToo - 18 Nov 2008
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