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Caleb Benedict

Born Born 1709 Norwalk, Fairfield co., Conn.
Married Married ca 1732 Mehitable Hoyt at Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn.
Died Died 19 May 1761 New Canaan, Fairfield co., Conn.

Parents:

  • Father: John Benedict; 1676-1766
  • Mother: Mary (Haite/Hoyt); 1677-

Children: all children b New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn

  1. Caleb Benedict; bap. 1733, d bef 1740
  2. Mehitable Benedict 1st; bap. 1735, d bef 1748
  3. Ruth Benedict; bap. 1738 m David St John
  4. Caleb Benedict; bap. 1740
  5. James Benedict; b 1743
  6. Ezra Benedict; bap. 1746, d 1832
  7. Mehitable Benedict 2nd; bap. 1748; d. young
  8. Anna Benedict; bap. 1751 m Joseph Stevens
  9. Adah Benedict; bap. 1751 m Eliasaph Kellogg
  10. Benjamin Benedict; 1755-1832
  11. Mehitable Benedict 3rd; bap. 1760

Caleb Benedict and Mehitable Hoyt

Caleb Benedict, Ensign Sr. and Mehitable Hoyt were 2nd cousins; their common ancestor was Sgt Walter Hoyt.

Parents of Mehitable Hoyt

Per Hoyt Family Tree, Mehitable b 1714, Norwalk, Fairfield County, CT and d 13Dec1797, New Canaan, Fairfield County, CT and was the dau of Caleb Hoyt b 1686 Norwalk, Fairfield County, CT, d 11Apr1755 and Mehitable KEELER b 1685 Norwalk, Fairfield County, CT, d 21Mar1755 Ridgefield, Fairfield County, CT. Caleb Hoyt married MEHITABEL KEELER 25 Feb 1707/08 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA, daughter of JOHN KEELER and MEHITABEL ROCKWELL. She was born 1685 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA, and died 21 Mar 1755 in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

Footnotes

References:

  • Family reference: 233
  • Family Tree:
  • Lineage: Caleb Benedict4, (John3, John2, Thomas1)
  • Books:
    • GBA-I p. 571

CALEB, b. 1709; m. Mehitable, dau. Caleb and Mehitable (BLATCHLY) Hoyt of Norwalk, who was b. 1714, and d. Dec. 13, 1797; moved to New Canaan, and was received into the church, 1773; surveyor, lister, constable, and tything-man, between 1735 and 1773; selectman, 1774 and 1785; was known as "Ensign" as early as 1755; lived on Brushy Ridge, and d. May 19, 1761, of small-pox. Ch. all b. New Canaan.1

Sources

  1. "Genealogy of the Benedicts in America", by Henry M. Benedict; 1st pub. 1870; orig. avail. at Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, DC.

-- JimBenedict - 24 Nov 2005
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