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Ebenezer Benedict Jr

Born Born 14 Aug 1749 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 31 Oct 1770 Elizabeth Benedict; Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Died Died 17 Nov 1803 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn

Parents:

Children:

  1. Rachel Benedict 25Aug1771 Danbury - 6Oct1777 Danbury
  2. Lucy Benedict 18Jul1775 Danbury - 4Oct1777 Danbury

_The Parents of _

Sources

Per Benedicts to America Vol I, Pg 244
6. Ebenezer4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Thomas1
Ebenezer b 1718; m Rachel, dau Capt John3 (3.) Benedict [des. of James] She was dead 1Sep1763, when her son Ebenezer chose his father guardian; m 2nd Mary, widow (Israel) White and dau James3 (2.) Benedict [des. of James] He d 27Mar1796. Estate Lb571 16s 0d. Chd: 16. Ebenezer b 1848; d 17Nov1803 (sb b 1749) - Rachel, m 14Apr1860, David Barnum - Ruth, m Caleb5 (22.) Benedict [des. of James] Caleb Benedict 1739-1818

Per Benedicts To America, Vol I, Pg 247
16. Ebenezer5, Ebenezer4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Thomas1
b 14Aug1749; m 31Oct1770, Elizabeth, dau Nathan4 (7.) Des. of Daniel. Selectman of Danbury, 1783, '89, '94, '96, '97, '98, 1800, '01, '02. He d 17Nov1803. Estate Lb1,649 11s. 7d. She d 26Ap0r1834. On his tombstone is the following:
"Behold and see as you pass by,
As you are now so once was I,
As I am now, so you must be,
Prepare for death and follow me."
Ch:
Rachel b 25Aug1771; d 6Oct1777
Lucy b 18Jul1775; d 4Oct1777

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 368
7. Nathan4, Daniel3, Daniel2, Thomas1
m Abigail Hickok, who d 11Dec1815. He d Sep1783. Inventory amounted to Lb731 7s. 8d. (Probate Rec, Vol V, p 101. CH:
19. Nathan b 1759
20. Timothy b 7Aug1760
- Elizabeth b 31Dec1761; m Ebenezer5 (17.) Benedict [des. of Samuel]; d 26Apr1834
21. Ebenezer b 4Sep1762
- Elihu, moved to Deleware Co., in 1804
- Mary m John Cornwall
- Jemima m James Crofut
- Abigail, unmarried

Danbury, CT Vital Records 1685 - 1848. From the Barbour Collection as found at the CT State Library.
BENEDICT Elisabeth, dau Nathan, m Ebenezer BENEDICT Jr, Oct 31, 1770

Footnotes

NOTE: Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 244, it states son Ebenezer Jr b 1848, d 17Nov1803. This is not possible. Also, Sr d 1796. On Ebenezer Jr entry, Pg 247, it states he was b 14Aug1749, d 17Nov1803.

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