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Joseph Brown Benedict Sr

Born Born 1May1823 Rhode Island
Married Married Date Sarah Ann Lewis at Location
Died Died Bef 1873 at Location

Parents:

  • Father:Benedict, David Rev1779
  • Mother:Gano, Margaret Hubbel1786

Children:

  1. Benedict, John Gano b 2Jul1845, RI
  2. Benedict, Cornelia Holroid b 8May1847, RI
  3. Benedict, Margaret Gano b 29Aug1849, RI
  4. Clarence Benedict; b 18Oct1850, RI
  5. Benedict, Fanny b 31Jul1859, RI
  6. Joseph Brown Benedict Jr; b 12Dec1862, RI

Military Service

1890 Veterans Schedules-Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Widows, etc - Providence, RI

Veteran's Name: Benedict Relative's Name: Sarah A Benedict Relationship to veteran: Widow Home in 1890 (Township, County, State): Providence, Providence, Rhode Island

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: North Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island; Roll: M432_843; Page: 363; Image: 528. 28Sep1850

  • Benedict, Newton R, age 25, occ: California, b RI
  • Benedict, Martha, age 55, b CT
  • ........Next Door........
  • Benedict, James T, age 31, male, clerk, b RI
  • Benedict, Ana, age 30, female, b Maine
  • Benedict, Francis R, age 6, male, b RI
  • Turner, Ann E, age 27, female, occ: California, b Maine
  • ........Next Door........
  • Benedict, Joseph B, age 27, male, b RI
  • Benedict, Sarah A, age 25, female, b Nova Scotia
  • Benedict, John G, age 5, male, b RI
  • Benedict, Cornelia H, age 3, female, b RI
  • Benedict, Margaret G, age 1, female, b RI
  • 2 servants

1860 US Federal Census: North Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island; Roll: M653_1206; Page: 337; Image: 330. 7Jun1860

  • Benedict, Joseph B, age 40, male, laborer, b RI
  • Benedict, Sarah A, age 39, female, b Nova Scotia
  • Benedict, John G, age 15, male, b RI
  • Benedict, Cornelia H, age 12, female, b RI
  • Benedict, Margaret G, age 10, female, b RI
  • Benedict, Clarence, age 3, male, b RI
  • Benedict, Fanny, age 10m, female, b RI

1870 US Federal Census: North Providence District 1, Providence County, Rhode Island; Post Office: Pawtucket, Roll: M593_1476; Page: 361; Image: 100. 22Jun1870

  • Benedict, Sarah A, age 42, female, white, keeping house, value of real estate: 4200, personal: 400, b Nova Scotia
  • Benedict, John G, age 25, male, white, machinist, b RI
  • Benedict, Cornelia, age 22, female, white, works thread mill, b RI
  • Benedict, Margaret G, age 20, female, white, works thread mill, b RI
  • Benedict, Clarence, age 13, male, white, at home, b RI
  • Benedict, Fanny, age 10, female, white, at home, b RI
  • Benedict, Joseph, age 8, male, white, b RI
  • Record, Maria, age 24, female, white, domestic servant, b RI

City Directories, 1890 Census Substitute

Rhode Island Deaths, 1630-1930 Name: Sarah A Benedict Relation: wid Kin 1: Joseph B Benedict Kin 2: Margaret H Benedict Death Date: 23 Jun 1896 Age: 72 yrs

Sara Ann Lewis) Benedictís Final Years

Rhode Island Deaths, 1630-1930

Name: Sarah A Benedict Relation: wid Kin 1: Joseph B Benedict Kin 2: Margaret H Benedict Death Date: 23 Jun 1896 Age: 72 yrs

Per RI Historical Cemeteries, Sara Ann Benedict buried Mineral Springs Cemetery, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Sources

David Benedict (1779-1874) was born in Norwalk, Connecticut to Thomas (1758-1839) and Martha (Scudder) Benedict (d. 1786). He married Margaret Hubbel Gano (1868-1784) on May 4, 1808. She was the daughter of Dr. Stephen Gano, the long-time pastor of the First Baptist Church in Providence. They had twelve children: Cornelia; Stephen; Rebecca; Thomas; John (1815-1818); David; John (1817-1841); James; Maria (b. 1821); Joseph (b. 1823); Newton; and George.

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 174

Thomas5, Thomas4, Thomas3, John2, Thomas1 Rev David, D.D. b 10Oct1778, at Norwalk, CT; m 8May1808, Margaret Hubbell, dau Rev Stephen and Cornelia (Vavasor) Gano (see Sprague's Annals, Vol VI, p 229) b 22Sep1785. He was fitted for college at Sing Sing, and graduated at Brown Univ. 1806; ordained as a Baptist minister in 1805, and was settled over a society in Pawtucket, RI for twenty five years. Mr., and curator of Brown Univ., and S.T.D. Coll. Shurtl, 1851. Dr Benedict's name is intimately associated with the history of the Baptist denomination. Among his contributions to their permanent literature are two large volumes, entitled History of the Baptists, and a History of All Religions. In 1860 he published his Fifty Years among the Baptists, and has been quite recently engaged upon a History of Pawtucket. On the 8th of May 1858, he and his wife were privileged to celebrate their "Golden Wedding". Dr. B is living at Pawtucket, at the advanced age of 91y. His wife d 28Nov1868. He d 5Dec1875. Ch:

As pertains to Joseph Brown Benedict:

b 1May1821; m 29Oct1844, Ann, dau William and Sarah Ann Lewis of Halifax, N.S., b 20Oct1823. Ch: a) John Gano b 2Jul1845; enlisted 15Sep1862, Co F, 11th Reg, RI. Vols, and was discharged at expiration of term of service, 15Jul1863; res Pautucket, RI. b) Cornelia Holroyd, b 8May1847. c) Margaret Gano b 29Aug1849. d) Clarence b 18Oct1856. e) Fanny b 31Jul1859. f) Joseph Brown b 12Dec186_

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