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Edson Benedict

Born Born 07 Feb 1814 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 14 Feb 1838 Pamelia Shoecraft at Location
Died Died aft 1870 Michigan

Parents:

Children:

  1. Alphonso Delos Benedict - Twin 1839-1850
  2. Alonzo Delacy Benedict - Twin 1839-1839
  3. Albert Elton Benedict; - Twin 1848-
  4. Allene Ella Benedict - Twin 1848-

Pamelia Shoecraft

Pamelia was b ca 1817 at New York, the daughter of James Shoecraft.

Census Records

1856 Iowa State Census Collection,

  • Benedict, Edra, age 41, male, married, b CT, mill wright
  • Benedict, Pamela, age 39, female, b NY
  • Benedict, Albert E, age 8, male, b MI
  • Benedict, Allena, age 8, female, b MI
  • Phillips, James, age 61, male, b PA

1860 US Federal Census: Osage, Mitchell, Iowa; Roll: M653_336; Page: 47; Image: 186. 20Jun1860

  • Benedict, Edson, age 45, male, farmer, value of real estate: 2600, personal: 450, b CT
  • Benedict, Pamelia, age 43, female, b NY
  • Benedict, Albert E, age 12, twin, male, b MI
  • Benedict, Alleine E, age 12, twin, female, b MI

1870 US Federal Census: Osage, Mitchell, Iowa; Roll: M593_411; Page: 191; Image: 381. 7Jun1870

  • Benedict, Edson, age 55, male, white, furniture dealer, value of real estate: 2000, personal: 1000, b CT
  • Benedict, Pamela, age 53, female, milliner, b NY
  • Benedict, Albert, age 22. male,in furniture store, b MI
  • Whitaker, Daul, age 23, male, farmer, value of real estate: 500, personal: 1000, b MI
  • Whitaker, Allene, age 22, female, keeps house, b MI
  • Whitaker, Gertrude, age 7/12, b Nov, Iowa
  • 1 servant, 1 carpenter

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 255
39. ELIUD6 (Eleazer,5 Samuel,4 Samuel,3 Samuel,2 Thomas1)
b. May 8, 1790; m. Mercy Osborn. He lived at Webster, and d. there, 1821; his widow m. 2d, Asa Cook, and res. at W. Webster. Ch.
1) - EDSON, b. Feb. 7, 1814, at Danbury; m. Feb. 14, 1838, Pamelia, dau. James Shoecraft of Monroe Co., b. March 14, 1817; res. Osage, Iowa. Ch.
a) Alphonso Delos, b. Jan. 26, 1839; d. May 9, 1850.
b) Alonzo Delacy, b. Jan. 26, 1839; d. Sept. 20, 1839.
c) (105.) Albert Elton, b. March 4, 1848.
d) Allene Ella, b. March 4, 1848.
2) (106.) FREDERICK, b. Sept. 11, 1816; m. Jan. 10, 1841, Sarah Mandeville; res. Monroe Co. Ch.
a) Delos E., b. Nov. 7, 18--.
b) Norman A., b. Nov. 4, 1864.
3) - ALFRED, b. April 19, 1818, in Webster; m. Feb., 1839, Dorcas Curtis, b. 1820; res. Monroe Co. Ch.
a) Jane A., b. Dec. 14, 1840 m Henry Williams. Ch
i) Lewis
ii) Child
b) Hermon R., b. Feb. 6, 1845; enlisted in Reynolds Battery, N. Y. Vols., and d. July 7, 1862, at Fort Royal, Va.
c) Cameron, b. March 15, 1852; d. Oct. 12, 1862.
d) (107.) Orlo C., b. Feb. 28, 1856.
4) - HARRIET, b. April 21, 1820; m. April, 1841, Joseph Groser; res. in Mich.

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