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Thomas Eldridge Benedict

Born Born 04 Feb 1840 New Haven, New Haven County, Conn
Married Married 02 Aug 1865 Frances H Belham at Location
Died Died 1929 at Location

Parents:

Children:

  1. Clifford Eldridge Benedict; 1866-1952
  2. Benedict, Susan 1869-
  3. Benedict, Lizzie W ca 1873-
  4. Benedict, Hattie ca 1876-
  5. Benedict, Charles C ca 1878
  6. Benedict, Grace G ca 1884-

Frances H Belham and Family

Frances was b 11Sep1845 in CT, dau of Silas and Susan A Belham.

Thomasís Military History

American Civil War Soldiers:

Thomas Benedict RESIDENCE: Bridgeport, Connecticut Enlistment Date: 21 Jun 1861 Side Served: Union State Served: Connecticut Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 21 June 1861. Enlisted in Company A, 5th Infantry Regiment Connecticut on 22 Jul 1861. Mustered Out Company A, 5th Infantry Regiment Connecticut on 19 Jul 1865 at Alexandria, VA.

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M432_37; Page: 283; Image: 564. 20Aug1850

  • Bennedict, Thomas T, age 35, male, shoemaker, b CT
  • Bennedict, Sarah , age 36, female, b CT
  • Bennedict, Thomas E, age 10, male, b CT
  • Bennedict, Harriet L, age 7, female, b CT
  • Bennedict, George E, age 5, male, b CT

1860 US Federal Census: M653_75, pg 41, 22Jun1860, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Line 38, Dwelling No 320, Family No 339:

  • Thomas Benedict, age 46, male, tollgate keeper, value of personal estate: 50, b Connecticut
  • Sarah A, age 46, female, b Connecticut
  • Thomas E, age 20, male, clerk, b Connecticut
  • Harriet L, age 18, female, b Connecticut
  • George E, age 15, male, b Connecticut
  • Emanuel, age 3, male, b Connecticut

1870 US Federal Census: M593_109, 10Jun1870, Ward 3, New Haven, New Haven County, CT, Line 9, Dwelling No 368, Family No 456:

  • Benedict, Thomas E, age 30, male, white, working in Spring Shop, b CT, citizen of US
  • Frances H, age 24, female, white, keeping house, b CT
  • Clifford E, age 3, male, white, at home, b CT
  • Susan, age 7/12, female, white, at home, b CT, b Oct1869

1880 US Federal Census: T9_105, 18Jun1880, South Malee St, New Haven, New Haven County, CT, Pg 68, ED 79:

  • Benedict, Thomas, white, male, age 39, husband, married, oysterman, sick or disabled, b CT, parents b CT
  • Fanny, white, female, age 34, wife, married, keeping house, b CT, parents b CT
  • Clifford E, white, male, age 13, son, single, at school, b CT, parents b CT
  • Lizzie W, white, female, age 7, dau, single, at school, b CT, parents b CT
  • Hattie, white, female, age 4, dau, single, b CT, parents b CT
  • Charles C, white, male, age 2, son, single, b CT, parents b CT

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 87 Sea Street, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; Roll T623_145; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 357. 5&6Jun1900. sb Benedict

  • Benidict, Thomas, head, white, male, b Feb1841, age 59, m 30y, b CT, parents b CT
  • Benidict, Frances H, wife, whie, female, b Sep1846, age 54, m 30y, mother of 4, 3 living, b CT, parents b CT
  • Benidict, Grace G, dau, white, female, b Oct1881, age 18, single, b CT, parents b CT

1910 US Federal Census: Res: 75 Sea Street, New Haven Ward 4, New Haven County, Connecticut; Roll: T624_139; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 393; Image: 341. 16Apr1910

  • Benedict, Thomas E, head, male, white, age 67, married1, married 43y, b CT, parents b CT, Govt Inspector, harbour
  • Benedict, Frances H, wife, female, white, age 62, married1, married 43y, mother of 6, 4 living, b CT, parents b CT
  • Benedict, Grace G, dau, female, white, age 26, single, b CT, parents b CT

1920 US Federal Census: Res: 73 Sea Street, New Haven Ward 4, New Haven County, Connecticut; Roll: T625_192; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 334; Image: 382. 14/15Jan1920

  • Benedict, Thomas E, head, male, white, age 78, widow, b CT, parents b CT, inspector US Harbour Service
  • Benedict, Grace G, dau, female, white, age 37, single, b CT, parents b CT, not employed

Sources

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 302

Eliakim5, Thaddeus4, Thomas3, James2, Thomas1 Eliakim b 26Sep1753; m 22May1783, Hannah, dau Joseph4 (13) Benedict, b 1754, and d 24Jul1731. He represented Danbury in General Assembly: May 1807, Oct1808, and Oct 1809. He d 22Aug1832. Chd: 1) Eliakim b 3May1799, d 9Nov1803. 2) George b 4Sep1786; m 11Mar1811 Dorcas, dau John Vail, b 25Jul1794, and d 10Jul1867. He d 2Feb1838. Chd: a) Eliakim Starr b 29Feb1813; m Sophia __; m 2d, Delilah b 1818; res New Preston, CT. Census, 1860 gives Ch: I) Francis b 1850. II) Israel b 1853. b) Thomas Taylor b 28May1815; m 26Nov1836 Sarah, dau James and Hannah Peck of Greenwich, CT. Ch: I) Parthenia Vail b 20Feb1838; d 8Jun1838. II) Thomas Eldridge b 4Feb1840; m 2Aug1865 Frances H, dau Silas and Susan A Belham, b 11Sep1845. Enlisted Co A, 5th Regt, CT Vols; reenlisted _; served four years. Ch: i) Clifford Eldridge b 7Aug1866. c) Harriet Losena b 16Dec1842; m 28Jun1859 Joseph Blakesley. d) George Edwin b 5Jun1845; res New Haven, CT. e) Emanuel b 25Sep1857, d 4Jan1864. 3) George Vail b 10Jan1822; m 16Jan1854 Beulah Peck, dau Eliakim and Sarah P Griffin, b 1834; res Danbury, CT. Ch: i) Mary b 1Jan1859, d 10May1859 4) Hannah b 7Oct1792; m 2Jan1828 John Harper Whiting; d 24Jul1836

Per Benedict Family News:

Thomas Eldridge7 b New Haven CT 4 Feb 1840; m 2 Aug 1865 Frances H dau Silas A Belham; enl Co A 5th Regt CT Vols; re-enl; served 4 yrs; pp302-303

Footnotes

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