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Eli Benedict

Born Born 09 Jan 1789 Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn
Married Married 18 May 1813 Phoebe Ketchum New York City, NY
Died Died Date at Location

Parents:

Children:

  1. Mary Benedict 1814-
  2. Irene Benedict 1817-1819

Phoebe Ketchum and Family

Phoebe was b ca 1790 in Dutchess County, NY. She d Feb1869 in New York. Daughter of Isaac Ketchum and Rebecca Haff.

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: New York Ward 17, New York, New York; Roll: M432_555; Page: 219; Image: 437. 29Jul1850

  • Benedict, Eli, age 61, male, merchant, b CT
  • Benedict, Phoebe Mrs , age 60, female, b NY
  • Oakley, Jesse, age 41, male, merchant, b NY
  • Oakley, Mary Mrs, age 36, female, b NY
  • Oakley, Benedict, age 15, male, student, b NY
  • Oakley, Jesse Jr, age 10, male, b NY
  • Oakley, Charles S, age 7, male, b NY
  • Oakley, Mary Miss, age 2, female, b NY

1870 US Federal Census: New York Ward 17 District 10, New York, New York; Roll: M593_998; Page: 412; Image: 207. 22Jun1870

  • Oakley, Jesse, age 61, male, white, soap manufacturer, b NY
  • Oakley, Mary, age 56, female, white, keeping house, b NY
  • Oakley, Kate, age 22, female, white, b NY
  • Oakley, Irene, age 13, female, white, at school, b NY
  • Benedict, Eli, age 81, male, white, widow, soap manufacturer, b CT
  • 3 female servants, all b Ireland

Daughter Mary (Benedict) Oakley

Mary was b 10Mar1814 in New York City, NY. she m 18Sep1834 Jesse Oakley, he was b 1809 in New York. CH:
  1. Benedict Oakley 1835-
  2. Jesse Oakley Jr 1840-
  3. Sarah A Oakley 1842-
  4. Charles Oakley 1843-
  5. Kate Oakley ca1848-
  6. Mary Oakley ca1848-
  7. Irene Oakley 1857-
  8. Harry S Oakley 1866-

1880 US Federal Census: Res: 68 W 49th Street, New York (Manhattan), New York City-Greater, New York; Roll: T9_894; Family History Film: 1254894; Page: 274.4000; Enumeration District: 575; Image: 0543. 8Jun1880

  • Oakley, Jesse, white, male, age 71, soap merchant, b NY, parents b NY
  • Oakley, Mary, white, female, age 65, wife, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY
  • Oakley, Sarah A, white, female, dau, age 38, single, b NY, parents b NY
  • Oakley, Harry S, white, male, son, age 14, b NY, parents b NY
  • Oakley, Kate, white, female, dau, age 30, single, b NY, parents b NY
  • Oakley, Irene, white, female, dau, age 23, single, b NY, parents b NY
  • 4 servants

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 373
11. JONAS5 (Daniel,4 Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1), b. Sept. 21, 1742; m. Jan. 14, 1767, Mercy Boughton, b. 1745, and d. Oct. 27, 1814; m. 2d, Feb. 4, 1816, Sarah Hubbard. He was member of General Assembly of Ct., from Danbury, Oct., 1809. He d. Oct. 30, 1820. Ch.
1) ELIZABETH, b. Jan. 18, 1771; m. Nov. 10, 1790, Samuel Darling [See Platt6 (25) Benedict]; she d. Sept. 30, 1832.
2) JONAS, b. March 18, 1773; d. May 31, 1776.
3) (25.) PLATT, b. March 18, 1775; d. Oct. 25, 1866.
4) SARAH, b. Nov. 23, 1780; m. March 12, 1800, Amos6 (34) Benedict.
5) DANIEL, b. Jan. 3, 1783; m. Polly De Forest, b. 1786, at Ridgebury, Ct., and d. Aug. 25, 1816; m. 2d, Betsey Rockwell, b. 1791, and d. Nov. 12, 1838; m. 3d, Feb. 17, 1839, Polly Rockwell, b. 1794, and d. Dec. 8, 1866. He was a Deacon of Cong'l church of Ridgebury. He d. Oct. 27, 1853, at Ridgebury. Ch. Sally, m. Oct. 28, 1823, John T. Rockwell of Brookfield, Ct.
6) MARY, b. Oct. 25, 1785; m. Nathan Barton; d. May 23, 1824.
7) ELI, b. Jan. 9, 1789; m. May 18, 1813, Phoebe, dau. Isaac Ketchum, who d. Feb., 1869. Mr. Benedict moved to New York early in the century, and engaged in mercantile life, from which he retired some years since, with an ample property. He is distinguished for force of character, gentleness of disposition, and courteous bearing, and is a highly respected citizen of New York. Ch. a) Mary, b. March 10, 1814; m. Sept. 18, 1834, Jesse Oakley, merchant, N. Y. city. b) Irene, b. June 27, 1817; d. Jan. 20, 1819.

Footnotes

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