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Daniel Benedict

Born Born about 1681   Norwalk, Fairfield co., Conn.
Married Married 1705 Rebecca Taylor Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn.
Died Died 5 Aug 1776   Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn.

Parents:

  • Father: Daniel Benedict; ca 1652-ca 1717
  • Mother: Mary Marvin 1658-bet1675/78

Chidren:

  1. Daniel Benedict; b. 1705; d. 9 Nov 1773
  2. Matthew Benedict; 1707-1781
  3. Theophilus Benedict; b. 1711-1786
  4. Mary Benedict; b. 1714; d. 21 May 1804
  5. Rebecca Benedict; b. 1717
  6. David Benedict; b. 1719; d. aft 1800
  7. Nathan Benedict; 1721-Sept 1783
  8. Deborah Benedict; b. 1722; d. 25 July 1802

Daniel and Rebecca

Rebecca was a daughter of Rebecca Ketchum and Thomas Taylor, one of the original settlers of Danbury, Connecticut. She was born in 1684 at Danbury and passed away at the great age of 99 in 1783, still living in Danbury. Daniel's death preceeded hers by seven years.

Son David Benedict

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 368
6. DAVID4 (Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1), m. According to Robbins's Century Sermon, p. 10, he was a resident of Danbury, Ct., in 1800. Ch.
1) DAVID, went west.
2) ANNA, m. April 26, 1770, Jonathan Taylor.
3) ANN, m. Sampson.

Barbour Collection Daughter Anna Benedict
Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Ana Benedict [Anna Benedict] Gender: Female Birth Date: 19 Mar 1752 Birth Location: Danbury Marriage Date: 26 Apr 1770 Marriage Location: Danbury Spouse: Jonathan Taylor Parent Name: David

Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Jonathan Taylor Birth Date: 25 Oct 1752 Birth Location: Danbury Marriage Date: 26 Apr 1770 Marriage Location: Danbury Spouse: An[n]a Benedict, dau David

Barbour Collection
2 chd born bef 1780: a) son Levi Taylor b 16May1771, Danbury. b) dau Sarah Taylor b 25Jan1776, Danbury

The Final Years for Daniel

Daniel's will was dated March 26 of 1762 and proved on August 5, 1776, soon after his death (Probate Records, Vol. I, p. 331 to 334).

Footnotes

References:

  • Family reference: 52
  • Lineage: Daniel Benedict3, (Daniel2, Thomas1)
  • Books:
    • GBA-I p. 3661

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 366
2. DANIEL3 (Daniel2 Thomas1), m. Rebecca, dau. Thomas Taylor, one of the original settlers of Danbury, Ct. His will was made March 26, 1762, and proved Aug. 5, 1776. (Probate Records, vol. I, p. 331-4.) Ch.

  1. 3. DANIEL, b. 1705; d. 1773.
  2. 4. MATTHEW, d. 1781.
  3. 5. THEOPHILUS, b. 1711; d. Dec. 4, 1786.
  4. - REBECCA, m. Jonathan Hoyt.
  5. - MARY, b. 1714; m. John Hoyt; d. May 21, 1804.
  6. 6. DAVID.
  7. 7. NATHAN.
  8. - DEBORAH, m. Josiah Starr Jr.

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 - 10 Dec 2005
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