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John Talcott Benedict Sr

Born Born Aug1814 New York
Married Married 10Oct1840 Frances S Pierpoint Harris County, TX
Died Died 29Jun1853 at Location


  • Father:BenedictBradley1781
  • Mother:Vernam, Eliza


  1. George Bradley b 1841
  2. Sophronia Elizabeth b 1844
  3. Agnes Virginia b 1847
  4. John Talcott Jr b 1850


Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002

Name: John T. Benedict Marriage Date: 10 Oct 1840 Spouse: Frances S. Pierpoint Marriage County: Harris Marriage State: Texas Source: County Court Records - FHL microfilm # 0025221

Military Service

served in the Rebel Army

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Lavaca, Calhoun County, Texas; Roll: M432_909; Page: 497; Image: 45. 27Aug1850
  • Benedict, JT, age 35, male, merchant, b NY
  • Benedict, Frances, age 30, female, b NY
  • Benedict, George B, age 8, male, b TX, attended school
  • Benedict, Elizabeth, age 5, female, b TX, attended school
  • Benedict, Agnes V, age 3, female, b TX
  • Benedict, John, age 3/12, male, b TX
  • Fellows, Thomas, age 18, clerk, b NY


Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 153

Bradley6, Abijah5, John4, James3, John2, Thomas1 Bradley b 17Nov1781; m 26Aug1896 Eliza Vernam, who d 8Oct1821 at Cayuga; m 2nd Dec1822 Narcissa Cook, who d 12Sep1823; m 3d 8Jun1825 Margaret Drake, who d 29Apr1852. Chd

  • 1. Catherine Amelia b 17Dec1808; m 14Nov1833, Wm Halleck, who d 1Dec1837; m 2d 24Mar1857, Wm C Taylor.
  • 2. Harriet Elizabeth b 9Apr1811; m 21Mar1832, Amos G Foster; res. Aurelius
  • 3. John Talcott b 26Aug1814; m 3Nov1840, Frances Sophronia Pierrepoint; merchant; died in Texas 29Jun1853. Chd: George Bradley b 7Sep1841; served in the Rebel Army. Sophronia Elizabeth b 28Nov1844; m 1865, Edmund O Kerr. Agnes Virginia b Oct1847. John Talcott, b 1850; served in the Rebel Army
  • 4. Ruth Emily b 17May1817; m 2Mar1838, Alexander H Cox; res Parma
  • 5. Dirck Vernam b 28Jun1826; m 18Jun1849, Frances Elizabeth Stout; insurance agent; res Buffalo. Chd: son b and d 24Feb1850. Kate b 15Sep1851. Mary b 27Aug1853. Edward Foster b 14Mar1857. Emma b 24May1858. Anna Howard b 17Dec1862.
  • 6. Edward Drake b 28Jun1826; m 9Oct1848 Jane Amanda Leach; telegraph operator; res Grand Rapids, MI. Chd: Margaret Drake b 4Jul1849. Harriet Amanda b Aug1852; d 1855. Charles Edward b 186_.
  • 7. Bradley Cook b 14Jul1829; d 3Apr1830
  • 8. Charles Bradley b 26Nov1835; m 16Jun1859 Sarah Adelaide Barnes; telegraph operator; res Toledo, O. Chd: Edward Douglass b Jul1860


Son George Bradley Benedict?:

1900 US Federal Census: Chandler, Huron County, Michigan; Roll: T623 715; Page: 4A; 8Jun1900

  • Benedict, George, head, white, male, b Sep1841, age 58, m 12y, farmer, b TX, father b NY, mother b TX
  • Benedict, Catherine, wife, white, female, b Dec1839, age 60, m 12y, mother of 0, 0 living, b Ireland, parents b Ireland, immigrated 1845, in country 55 years

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