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Daniel Morehouse Benedict Sr

Born Born 15 Jun 1839 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 12 Nov 1861 Mary Jane Wilcox at Location
Died Died Date at Location

Parents:

  • Father:Henry Benedict; 1810-1862
  • Mother:Elizabeth M Morehouse 1812-1905

Children:

  1. Elizabeth Benedict 1862-
  2. Henry W Benedict 1866-
  3. Mary Benedict ca 1869-
  4. Nellie Benedict 1873-
  5. Josephine Benedict 1875-
  6. Daniel Morehouse Benedict Jr; 1878-
  7. Sarah Isabelle Benedict 1881-
  8. Edgar Peck Benedict 1885

Mary Jane Wilcox and Family

Mary was b 24Mar1845, dau of Nathan and Polly Wilcox of Norwalk, CT

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: M432_37; Page: 112; Image: 222. 7Aug1850

  • Benedict, Henry, age 40, male, merchant, value of personal: 10,000, b CT
  • Benedict, Elizabeth, age 37, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Edgar, age 16, male, b CT
  • Benedict, Daniel, age 11, male, b CT
  • Benedict, Theodore, age 7, male, b CT
  • 1 female servant b Ireland
  • Benedict, Sarah, age 63, female, b CT

1860 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: M653_73; Page: 204; Image: 206. 9Jun1860

  • Benedict, Henry, age 49, male, farmer, value of real estate: 17,100, personal: 13,000, b CT
  • Benedict, Elizabeth, age 47, female, value of personal: 2000, b CT
  • Benedict, Edgar A, age 26, male, druggist, value of personal: 5000, b CT
  • Benedict, Daniel M, age 21, male, shoe dealer, value of personal: 2500, b CT
  • Morehouse, Anna, age 50, female, value of personal: 700, b CT

1880 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: T9_94; Family History Film: 1254094; Page: 41.3000; Enumeration District: 111; Image: 0082. Image not available
Name Age

  • Daniel W. Benedict, 41, head
  • Mary J. Benedict, 35, wife
  • Elizabeth Benedict, 17, dau
  • Henry Benedict, 14, son
  • Mary Benedict, 11, dau
  • Josephene Benedict, 4, dau
  • Daniel J. Benedict, 2, son
  • Polley A. Selleck, 68, mother in law
  • Annie Campbell, 18, servant
  • Nellie Benedict, 7, dau

1900 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: T623_132 Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 54. Image not available

Name: Benedict Home in 1900: Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut
Name Age
Mary Benedict 55, head b Mar1845
Elizabeth Benedict 37, dau b Nov1862
Henry W Benedict 34, son b May1866
Nellie L Benedict 27, dau b May1873
Josephine Benedict 24, dau b Jul1875
Daniel Benedict 22, son b Feb1878
Sarah E Benedict 19, dau b Feb1881
Edgar P Benedict 15, son b Mar1885
Lizzie Kennedy 23, servant

1910 US Federal Census: Danbury Ward 1, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: T624_129; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 63; Image: 1111. 21Apr1910

  • Benedict, Mary J, head, female, white, age 65, wid, mother of 8, 6 living, b CT, father b NY, mother b CT, own income
  • Benedict, Elizabeth, dau, female, white, age 46, single, b CT, parents b CT, not employed
  • Benedict, Henry W, son, male, white, age 43, single, b CT, parents b CT, manager, shoe store
  • Baker, Josephine, dau, female, white, age 34, m1, m 2y, mother of 0, b CT, parents b CT
  • Baker, George, son in law, male, white, age 35, m1, m 2y, b CT, parents b CT, salesman, furniture store
  • Benedict, Daniel, son, male, white, age 32, single, b CT, parents b CT, salesman, shoe store
  • Benedict, Edgar, son, male, white, age 25, single, b CT, parents b CT, salesman, shoe store
  • 1 servant, b Ireland

1920 US Federal Census: Danbury Ward 1, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: T625_174; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 98; Image: 250. 8Jan1920

  • Benedict, Mary J, head, own free, female, white, age 74, wid, b CT, parents b CT
  • Benedict, Elizabeth, dau, female, white, age 56, single, b CT, parents b CT, not employed
  • Benedict, Henry W, son, male, white, age 54, single, b CT, parents b CT, salesman, shoe store
  • Benedict, Daniel, son, male, white, age 47, single, b CT, parents b CT, salesman, shoe store
  • Benedict, Edgar, son, male, white, age 34, single, b CT, parents b CT, salesman, shoe store

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 385
28. ASAHEL6 (Matthew,5 Matthew,4 Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1)
b. 1762; m. Sarah, dau. Deacon Abel Botsford of Newtown, Ct., b. 1785, and d. Aug. 14, 1851. He d. Feb. 27, 1843, at Danbury, Ct. Ch.
1) - HENRY, b. June 14, 1810; m. Sept. 12, 1832, Elizabeth, dau. Daniel and Abigail Morehouse, b. April 14, 1812. Deputy sheriff, 1843, 1844; town agent in 1851; director of Danbury Bank, 1855; res. Danbury, Ct. He d. July 2, 1862, at Saratoga Springs. She d 14May1905 at Danbury. Ch.
a) Edgar Aaron, b. Oct. 24, 1833; merchant, Danbury, Ct. He m Mary Andrews, no Chd. He d 4Jul1891
b) Daniel Morehouse, b. June 15, 1839; m. Nov. 12, 1861, Mary Jane, dau. Nathan and Polly Wilcox of Norwalk, Ct., b. March 24, 1845. Merchant, Danbury, Ct. Ch.
I.) Elizabeth, b. Nov. 20, 1862.
II.) Henry, b. May 9, 1866.
c) Theodore Henry, b. Nov. 9, 1842; res. Danbury, Ct.

Footnotes

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