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Francis "Frank" Gilmore Benedict

Born Born ca 1868 Warren, Litchfield County, Conn
Married Married Date to Who at Location
Died Died Date at Location



  1. Child 1
  2. Child 2
  3. Child 3

Frank’s Early Years

LDS 1507090, Vol 2, Item 3, pg 15 Warren, Litchfield County, CT lists ____male Benedict, male, b 1870.

Per 1970 census, he was 2 years of age. Perhaps Starr did not record his birth until 1870.

Census Records

Per 1870 US Federal Census: Warren, Litchfield County, CT.

  • Bennedict, Starr, male, white, age 45, farm laborer, b CT
  • Bennedict, Nellie, female, white, age 24, keeping house, b CT (Ellen)
  • Bennedict, Frank, male, white, age 2, b CT


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

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.


Mrs. Seebeck was a native of Wilton, this state, and had resided in Seymour for the past ten years. She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Ethel, of Brooklyn, NY: one granddaughter, Bettie Hurlburt: two sisters, Mrs. Alice Hoffmann, of Warren, and Mrs. A. O. Dudley, of Madison, and one brother, Frank Benedict, of Bridgeport.

-- SandeeToo - 18 Nov 2008
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