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Caleb Benedict

Born Born   6 Aug 1764   Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn.
Married Married 1st 28 Oct 1784 Anne Gregory Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn.
2nd Date Mrs. Belinda Phillips at Location
Died Died   23 Mar 1848   Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn.


  • Caleb Benedict6, (Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1)



  1. Ephraim Benedict; 1786 Danbury-
  2. Luman Benedict; 1788 Danbury-
  3. Esther Benedict 1790-1812 m John Cotton Gray
  4. Levi Benedict; 1795- Danbury-
  5. William Benedict 1798 Danbury - 1827 Schenectady; m Mary Lancaster
  6. Lucy Benedict 1802- New York m Franklin B Payne
  7. James Benedict 1805- m Lucy Gregory

Anne Gregory and Family

Anne d 39Aug1829. She was the daughter of Ephram Gregory and Rachel Stevens


Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 285
5. James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 1710; m Mercy Knapp, b 22May1797. He resided at Danbury, and d 3Mar1777. Estate distributed 9Jun1777. to widow Mercy, children James, Francis, Bushnell, Caleb, Mercy, wife of Martin Kellog, Hannah, wife of Stephen Olmstead, and Thankful, wife of Daniel Platt. Chd:
19. James
20. Bushnell, b 1734
21. Francis
22. Caleb, b 1739
- Mercy, b 13Apr1742; m 13May1762, Martin Kellogg; d 8Apr1811
- Hannah, m Stephen Olmstead
- Thankful, m Daniel Platt

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 291
22. Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 20May1739; m 28Mar1763, Ruth, dau Ebenezer4 (6.) Benedict [des of Samuel]. She was b 28Mar1744, and d 6Dec1828. Selectman in 1780. He d at Danbury, 18Sep1819. Inscriptuon on his tombstone:

"The year rolls round and steals away
The breath that first it gave;
What e'er we do, where e'er we be,
We're travelling to the grave."
67. Caleb b 6Aug1764
- Ruth b 19Sep1767 (per Barbour Collection, b 19Sep1769)
68. Cyrus b 16Apr1771
69. Lewis b 1Mar1780

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 315
67. Calab6, Calab5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 6Aug1764; m Oct1784, Anna, dau Ephraim Gregory, who d 30Aug1829; m 2d, widow Belinda Phillips, b 1788, and d 11Apr1868. He d 23Mar1848, at Danbury, CT. Ch
128. Ephraim b 2Nov1786
129. Luman b 3Jun1788
- Esther b 15Feb1790; m 29Apr1810, James Betts; d 15Jan1859
130. Levi b 22Jul1795
- William b 31Oct1798; m 21Oct1823, Mary Lancaster; d 24Sep1827, at Schenectady. Ch: James Lancaster b 27Aug1825; Admitted to the bar 1846; deputy surveyor customs since 1853; res NY City.
- Lucy b 28Jul1802 at NY; m 19Febn1826, Franklin B Payne; d 5Dec1854
- James b 9Apr1805; m 1Jun1828, Lucy, dau Caleb C Gregory; lumber merchant; Albany. Ch: 1) Ezra G b 6Jul1830 at Danbury, d 20Nov1902. ii) Mary A b 30Oct1834; d 1Jun1851

Danbury, CT Vital Records 1685 - 1848. From the Barbour Collection as found at the CT State Library.
BENEDICT Caleb, son Caleb & Ruth, b Aug 6, 1764

Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) - Danbury Name: Caleb Benedict Jr. Marriage Date: 28 Oct 1784 Marriage Location: Danbury Spouse: Anne Gregory, dau Ephriam desd, 28Oct1784


Schenectady (pronounced /sk?'n?kt?di) is a city in Schenectady County , New York, of which it is the county seat. As of The name "Schenectady" is derived from a Mohaw word for "on that side of the pinery," or "near the pines," or "place beyond the pine plains." The city of Schenectady is in eastern New York State, near the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers . It is in the same metropolitan area as the state capital, Albany; Schenectady is about eighteen miles (29 km) northwest of Albany.

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