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Thomas Taylor Benedict

Born Born 28 May 1815 at Location
Married Married 26 Nov 1836 Sarah A Peck Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn
Died Died 14 Jan 1894 at Location

Parents:

Children:

  1. Benedict, Parthenia Vail 1838-1838
  2. Thomas Eldridge Benedict; 1840-
  3. Benedict, Harriet Losena 1842-
  4. George Edwin Benedict; 1845-
  5. Emanuel Benedict 1857-1864

Sarah A Peck and Family

Sarah was b 7Aug1814, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT. dau of James Peck b ca 1777 CT and his wife Hanna b ca 1775 CT

Children of Thomas Taylor and Sarah (Peck) Benedict

1) Benedict, Parthenia Vail b 20Feb1838, d 8Jun1838

2) Benedict, Thomas Eldridge b 4Feb1840

3) Benedict, Harriet Losena b 16Dec1842. m 18Jun1859 Joseph Blakeslee/Blaksley

1870 US Federal Census: New Haven Ward 3, New Haven County, Connecticut; Roll: M593_109; Page: 272; Image: 546. 5Jul1870

  • Blakeslee, Joseph, male, white, age 35, value of home: 4000, b CT, bill poster
  • Blakeslee, Harriet, female, white, age 28, keeping house, b CT
  • Blakeslee, Sarah R, female, white, age 10, b CT, at school
  • Blakeslee, Theodore, male, white, age 2, b CT, at home

1880 US Federal Census: Orange, New Haven County, Connecticut; Roll: T9_105; Family History Film: 1254105; Page: 239.2000; Enumeration District: 69; Image: 0020. 17Jun1880

  • Blaksly, Joseph, white, male, age 44, bill sorter, b CT, parents b CT
  • Blaksly, L Harriott, wife, white, female, age 37, keeping house, b CT, parents b CT
  • Blaksly, E Theodore, son, white, male, age 19, b CT, parents b CT, at school
  • French, Robert, boarder, white, male, age 21, b CT, parents b CT, works in Orange
  • French, A Sarah, wife, white, female, age 20, b CT, parents b CT

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 328 Blake Street, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut; Roll: T623 146; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 398. 5Jun1900

  • Blakeslee, Joseph, head, male, white, b Nov1834, age 65, married 40y, b CT, parents b CT, advertising agent
  • Blakeslee, Harriott, wife, female, white, b Dec1842, age 57, married 40y, mother of 2, 1 living, b CT, parents b CT
  • French, Walter B, grandson, male, white, b Dec1882, age 17, laborer, drop press
  • Benedict, Grace J, cousin, female, white, b Jul1879, age 20, single, b CT, parents b CT, sewing machine operator

Harriet (Benedict) and Joseph Blakeslee's daughter Sarah A Blakeslee b ca 1860, m ca 1881 Robert W French, b ca 1861, the border in the 1880 census. Sarah d ca 1905. They had 10 children, all b CT. Robert and Sarah res Orange, New Haven County, CT, Robert was a police sergeant. Robert remarried, ca 1906, Miriam L, and they had a dau Dorothy b ca 1910.

Their son Theadore Blakeslee:

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 620 George Street, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut; Roll: T623 144; Page: 3A; 4Jun1900

  • Blakeslee, Theodore R, head, white, male, b Jun1867, age 32, m 10y, b CT, father b CT, mother b NY, traveling salesman.
  • Blakeslee, Addie M, wife, white, female, b Jul1869, age 30, mother of 4, 4 living, b CT, parents b CT
  • Blakeslee, Vera M, dau, white, female, b Feb1891, age 9, b CT, parents b CT, at school
  • Blakeslee, Gladdys M, dau, white, female, b May1894, age 5, b CT, parents b CT, at school
  • Blakeslee, Dwight, son, white, male, b Jul1896, age 3, b CT, parents b CT
  • Blakeslee, Frank H, son, white, male, b Sep1897, age 2, b CT, parents b CT
  • 1 servant, b Ireland

1910 US Federal Census: New Haven Ward 10, New Haven County, Connecticut; Roll: T624_140; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 424; Image: 452. 25 & 26Apr1910

  • Blakeslee, Theodore R, head, male, white, age 41, m1, m 10y, b CT, father b MA, mother b NY, manufacturer, confectionary, employer
  • Blakeslee, Addie M, wife, female, white, age 39, mother of 4, 4 living, b CT, parents b CT
  • Blakeslee, Vera M, dau, female, white, age 19, single, b CT, parents b CT, not employed
  • Blakeslee, Gladys M, dau, female, white, age 14, single, b CT, parents b CT
  • Blakeslee, Dwight W, son, male, white, age 13, b CT, parents b CT
  • Blakeslee, Frank H, son, male, white, age 11, b CT, parents b CT
  • Howley, John C, father in law, male, white, age 68, wid, b NY, parents b CT, retired
  • 3 servants, all b Ireland

1920 US Federal Census: New Haven Ward 10, New Haven County, Connecticut; Roll: T625_193; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 376; Image: 461. 10Jan1920

  • Blakeslee, Theodore R, head, male, white, age 51, married, b CT, father b MA, mother b US, America, Manufacturer, Candy, employer
  • Blakeslee, Addie M, wife, female, white, age 49, married b CT, father b NY, mother b CT
  • Blakeslee, Frank H, son, male, white, age 21, b CT, parents b CT, not employed
  • Mapes, Milton C, son in law, male, white, age 31, married b NY, father b US America, mother b England, engineer, construction, employer
  • Mapes, Gladys B, dau, female, white, age 24, married, b CT, parents b CT
  • Hale, Cecelia W, companion, female, white, age 24, single, b CT, parents b CT, teacher, grammer school
  • 2 servants, both b Ireland
  • Mapes, Elizabeth M, grandau, female, white, age 11/12, b CT, father b NY, mother b CT
  • Mapes, Catherine P, grandau, female, white, age 11/12, b CT, father b NY, mother b CT
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Blakeslee, Dwight W, head, male, white, age 28, married, b CT, parents b CT, asst supervisor, candy factory
  • Blakeslee, Bessie R, wife, female, white, age 24, married, b MA, parents b MA

1930 US Federal Census: Res: 450 St Ronan Street, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut; Roll: 276; Page: 22A; Enumeration District: 61; Image: 800.0. 21Apr1930

  • Blakeslee, Theodore R, head, own, 30,000, male, white, age 62, married at age 25, b CT, father b MA, mother b NY, manager candy factory, not a veteran
  • Blakeslee, Addie M, wife, female, white, age 59, married at age 19, b CT, parents b CT
  • 1 servant, 1 cook

Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001.

Name: Theod R Blakeslee Death Date: 17 Jun 1957 Death Place: New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Age: 89 Years Birth Date: abt 1868 Marital Status: Widowed Spouse: Addi State File #: 10329 Residence : New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Gender: Male Race: White

4) Benedict, George Edwin b 5Jun1845

5) Benedict, Emanuel b 25Sep1857, d 4Jan1864

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M432_37; Page: 283; Image: 564. 20Aug1850 (should all be Benedict)

  • 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

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

Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) - Danbury, Fairfield County, CT

Name: Thomas Benedict Residence Location: Bridgeport Marriage Date: 26 Nov 1836 Marriage Location: Bridgeport Spouse: Sarah Peck Spouse Residence Location: Bridgeport

Footnotes

-- SandeeToo - 21 Nov 2008
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