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Clarissa Benedict

Born Born 21 Oct 1799 Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn
Married Married 12 Nov 1820 Almon Benedict Canaan, Litchfield County, CT
Died Died Date at Location



  1. Morris P Benedict
  2. Edgar Benedict
  3. Jane Benedict
  4. Calista Benedict

Almon Benedict and Clarissa Benedict

Almon Benedict and Clarissa Benedict are 1st cousins. Their common ancestors are Calab Benedict Sr and Ruth Benedict.

Almon1799, Cyrus1771, Caleb BenedictSr1739? and Ruth Benedict1744, James1710, James1685, James1649, Thomas and Mary Bridgam

Clarissa1799, Lewis1780, Calab BenedictSr1739? and Ruth Benedict1744, James1710, James1685, James1649, Thomas and Mary Bridgam


Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 316
68. Cyrus6, Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 16Apr1771; m 3Jan1783, Penelope, dau Nathan Dunning of Brookfield, CT, b 5May1775, and d 16Apr1868. He d 31Dec1848 at Danbury, CT. Ch:
1) Polly b 3Aug1795; m 31Oct1814, Zera Hamilton; d 23Jul1822
2) Rev Nathan Dunning, b 26Nov1797; m 15Dec1818, Polly Ann, dau Moses Gillet of Newtown, CT, b 16Aug1797, and d 3Apr1844; m 2nd 18Sep1845, Margaret, dau Jacob Guild of Woodstock, CT., b 17Jul1802. Minister of the Baptist church for more than forty years; res: Easton, CT. Ch: i) Mary A b 22Jan1820; d 8Oct1843. ii) Emily b 25Jul1825; m 8Nov1843, Edward Near; wid; res Danbury, CT.
3) Almon1799 b 27Aug1799; m Clarissa, dau Lewis6 (69.) Benedict. He d 8May1862 at Stanford, CT. Ch: i) Morris P. ii) Edgar. iii) Jane. iv) Calista. All m but one.
4) Ira b 18Jul1803; m 16Oct1822, Sarah O., dau Gershom and Damaris Buckley, b 23Jan1803, and d 15Jan1856. He d 22Nov1868 at Danbury, CT. Ch: 1) Ezra B b 23Dec1823; d 15Jun1826. 2) Nelson b 23Jul1827; m 1Oct1846, Janette, dau Erastus Buckingham of Milford, CT. Res Newark, NJ. They had chd a) Emma J b 5Oct1850. 3) Edgar Wheeler b 28Feb1833; m 4Dec1855, Sarah A, dau Herman G and Elizabeth Atwood, b 22Feb1833. Res Danbury, CT. Ch: a) Carrie O, b 17Oct1859; d 4Aug1860.
5) Ebenezer b 15Jun1808; m Hannah Dean; d 17May1837. Ch: i) Anna Heter, m Robert Sayres of Danbury, CT. ii) Cyrus D, m 15Oct1852, Lydia M Bears; res: Newark, NJ. Ch: a) Willie, b 1854. b) Minnie D b 1859.

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 317
69. Lewis6, Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 1Mar1780; m 22Dec1796, Elizabeth, dau Joseph and Elizabeth Crofut, b 25Aug1773, and d 20Mar1868 at Sheffield, Mass. He d 19Apr1834, at Stanford, (CT). Ch:
- Darius b 4Nov1797; m Maria Root of Canaan, CT. Res: Columbus, OH. Ch: i) Hiram, ii) Sidney, served in the army. and 2 daughters.
- Clarissa, b 21Oct1799; m Almon, son of Cyrus6 (68.) Benedict
- Andrew, b 1Apr1802; m 1822, Jerusha Bailey of Canaan; d. _. Ch:
1) Olive b 1824; m Mar1852, Barnard Draper.
2) George Washington b 1Apr1829; m 22Aug1850, Margaret, dau John and Betsey
Like, Kinderhook. Ch: i) Charles b 22Mar1852; d 17ASug1855. ii) Samuel b 1Jan1855; d 24Aug1855. iii) Carrie Elizabeth b 22Dec1857. iv) Minnie Bell b 22Feb1866.
3) Miranda b 1834; m 1851, Edward Vosburgh of Kinderhook.


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