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Eli James Benedict

Born Born 27 Nov 1831 Smithville, Chenango County, NY
Married Married 02 Apr 1856 Sarah Peck at Location
Died Died 07 Aug 1916 Greene, Chenango County, NY

Parents:

Children:

  1. Harriet A Benedict, b 30Jun1857, NY
  2. Luman J Benedict, b 25Jan1863, NY
  3. Henry L Benedict, b 7Sep1866, NY

Relationship between Eli James Benedict and Sarah Peck

Eli James Benedict and Sarah Peck are:
Eli James Benedict and Sarah Peck are 4th cousins. Their common ancestors are James Benedict Jr and Mary Andrus.

Eli James1831, Luman1788, Caleb Jr1764, Caleb Sr1739, James1710, James Jr and Mary Andrus
Sarah Peck1834, Abigail1801, Abijah1765, Benjamin Jr, Capt1740, Benjamin Sr1701, James Jr and Mary Andrus

Sarah Peck and Family

Sarah was b 26Apr1834 in Syracuse, Onondaga County, NY. She d 2Nov1916 Greene, Chenango County, NY. Cause of death was as a result of burns when her clothes caught fire from a lamp. She was the dau of Jonathan and Abigail (Benedict) Peck. Abigail b 7Feb1801, d 30May1866.

Note: per Benedicts to America, Vol 1, Pg 377, Sarah was b 26Apr1934; per 1900 census, b Apr1935

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Smithville, Chenango County, New York; Roll: M432_488; Page: 479; Image: 426. 18Sep1850

Name: Samon Benedict [Luman Benedict] Age: 62, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1788 Birth Place: Connecticut Gender: Male Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Smithville, Chenango, New York Household Members: (Image missing) Name Age

  • Samon Benedict, 62 b CT (sb Luman)
  • Clarissa Benedict, 55 b NY
  • Esther A Benedict, 24 b NY
  • William D Benedict, 21 b NY
  • Eli J Benedict, 19, b NY

1860 US Federal Census: Smithville, Chenango County, New York; Roll: M653_734; Page: 513; Image: 485. Post Office: McDonough?. 3Aug1860

  • Benedict, E J, age 28, male, farmer, value of real estate: 230, personal: 958
  • Benedict, Sarah, age 27, female
  • Benedict, Harrick, age 3, female (Harriet)
  • Benedict, Clarissa, age 65, female (Mother of Eli)
  • Benedict, Esther M, age -, seamstress, personal: 75
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Benedict, W D, farmer, value of real estate: 2,000, personal: 800
  • Benedict, Mary
  • Benedict, Alice
  • Benedict, Jane
  • Benedict, Clara
  • Benedict, Horace

1870 US Federal Census: Smithville, Chenango County, New York; Roll: M593_917; Page: 501; Image: 537. 11Sep1870

  • Benedict, Eli, age 38, male, white, works his farm, value of real estate: 2450, personal: 1000, b NY
  • Benedict, Sarah, age 38, female, white, keeps house, b NY
  • Benedict, Harriet, age 13, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, L, age 7, male, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Henry, age 3, male, white, b NY
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Benedict, Ester ..., age 44, male, white, works her farm, value of real estate: 2000, personal: 150, b NY
  • Benedict, Clarissa, age 75, female, white, b NY
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Benedict, W D, age 42, male, white, works works farm, value of real estate: 4000, personal: 1000, b NY
  • Benedict, Mary, age 43, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Alace, age 18, female, white, b NY (sb Alice)
  • Benedict, Emma, age 17, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Clarissa, age 15, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Horace, age 11, male, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Hannah, age 7, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Flora, age 5, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Frank, age 1, male, white, b NY

1880 US Federal Census: Smithville, Chenango County, New York; Roll: T9_819; Family History Film: 1254819; Page: 411.4000; Enumeration District: 115; Image: 0045. 4Jun1880

  • Benedict, William, white, male, age 51, married, farming, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY
  • Benedict, Mary E, white, female, age 53, married, keeping house, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Horace, white, male, age 21, at home, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Hannah M, white, female, age 16, at home, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Flora E, white, female, age 14, at home, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Frank J, white, male, age 11, at home, b NY, parents b NY
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Benedict, Ely, white, male, age 47, married, farming, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY (sb Eli)
  • Benedict, Sarah, wife, white, female, age 46, married, keeping house, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Hattie A, dau, white, female, age 23, single, without occ, b NY, parents b NY (sb Harriet)
  • Benedict, Luman J, son, white, male, age 17, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Henry L, son, white, male, age 13, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Jonathan, white, male, wid, age 78, b NY, parents b VT, living on own means (sb Jonathan Peck, father of Sarah)

1900 US Federal Census: Smithville, Chenango County, New York; Roll: T623 1017; Page: 13B; 22Jun1900

  • Benedict, Eli, head, white, male, b Nov1831, age 68, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY farmer and saw mill
  • Benedict, Sarah, wife, white, female, b Apr1835, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Luman, son, white, male, b Jan1862, age 37, single, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Henry L, son, white, male, b Sep1866, age 33, b NY, parents b NY, traveling salesman

1910 US Federal Census: Greene, Chenango County, New York; Roll: T624_924; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 74; Image: 507. 4May1910

  • Benedict, Luman J, head, male, white, age 48, b NY, parents b NY, farmer
  • Benedict, Mary N, wife, female, white, age 41, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Eli J, father, male, white, age 54, b NY, parents b NY, no occupation
  • Benedict, Sarah B, mother, female, white, age 54, mother of 3, 3 living, b NY, parents b NY

Son Luman J Benedict

1920 US Federal Census: Res: Green-Oxford Road, Greene, Chenango County, New York; Roll: T625_1093; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 1038. 30Jan1920

* Benedict, Luman J, head, own, farm, male, white, age 56, married, b NY, parents b NY, farmer, general farm * Benedict, Mary L, wife, female, white, age 54, b NY, parents b NY

1930 US Federal Census: Greene, Chenango County, New York; Roll: 1416; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 9; Image: 33.0. 3Apr1930

  • Benedict, Luman J, head, own, 3000, male, white, age 67, m at age 43, b NY, parents b NY, farmer, general farm
  • Benedict, Mary N, wife, female, white, age 64, m at age 40, b NY, parents b NY

Son Henry L Benedict

1920 US Federal Census: Greene, Chenango County, New York; Roll: T625_1093; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 1036. Jan1920

  • Benedict, Henry L, own farm, male, white, age 53, married, b NY, parents b NY, farmer, dairy farm
  • Benedict, Lillian E, wife, female, white, age 61, married, b NY, father b MA, mother b NY

1930 US Federal Census: Res: South Chenango Street, Greene, Chenango County, New York; Roll: 1416; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 19.0. 11Apr1930

  • Benedict, Henry L, head, male, white, age 63, m at age 42, b NY, parents b NY, no occupation
  • Benedict, Lillian E, wife, female, white, age 71, m at age 18, b NY, father b MA, mother b NY

Sources

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 358
129. Luman7, Caleb6, Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 3Jun1788; m 29Mar1812, Clarissa Weeks, b 1Sep1795. He moved to Babylon, L.I., in 1812; to Weston, CT in 1814, and Feb1817, to Chenango County. He d 1Jul1850 in Smithville. She d 18Mar1878. Ch:
1) Ephraim W., b 18Apr1813; m 12Nov1835, Mary A, dau Jacob Van Dewater of Schenectady, b 7Oct1813. Deputy provost marshal during the war, and since, deputy U.S. marshal. Res: at Ogdensburgh. Ch: i) Charlotte M, b 2Feb1839; m 18Jan1859, A.N. Sheppey; d 11Dec1861. ii) Clarissa F., b 20Jul1842; m 18Nov1863, A.N. Sheppey.
2) Laura, b 6Dec1814; m 30Mar1845, William Daily
3) John b 13Jul1816; m 17Feb1839 Hannah M Race, b 28Apr1818; res: Smithville
4) Caleb b 21Apr1818; m 2Jan1848, Lucia Symonds, b 11May1826. Res Smithville. He d 3Jun1900, she d 22May1893. ch: i) James Harvey b 6Jun1852. ii) *Albert E b 29Apr1855, iii) Evalyn b 2Dec1859, iv) Ellice C b 16Sep1865.
5) Esther Ann b 19Jul1826
6) William D b 29Aug1829; m 13Feb1851, Mary E, dau Peleg B Folger of Oxford, b 17Mar1829; res at Smithville. Ch: i) Alice Elizabeth, b 29Nov1851. ii) Emma Amelia b 31May1853. iii) Frank b 26Apr1869. iv) Clarissa M b 7May1855. v) Horace P b 28Apr1859. vi) Hannah b 8Mar1864. vii) Flora Esther b 1Jun1866.
7) Eli James b 27Nov1831; m 2Apr1856, Sarah, dau Jonathan and Abigail (Benedict) Peck (Pg 320); res at Smithville. He d 1916 at Greene, NY. Ch: i) Hatty A. b 30Jun1857. ii) Luman F b 25Jan1863. m Mary N, She d 1945. He d 1956. iii) Henry L b 7Sep1866.
* Albert E d 10Nov1891, age 36, bur Warn-Tenbroech Cemetery with parents.

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 377 272. *Eli James*8, Luman7, Caleb6, Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1 b 27Novb1831, m 2Apr1856 Sarah, dau Jonathan and Abigail Benedict (Pg 320, Vol I) Peck. Death record 17Aug1916 Chenango American. One of the oldest residents of the Town of Greene died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bert Webb, Monday 7Aug1916. He was born in the Town of Smithville. He lived on farm where he died over 70 years. Rev Wheeler officiated Aug 10th at the home, buried at Sylvan Lawn Cemetery. She died Sat as recorded in Thurs. 2Nov1916 issue, as a result of burns when her clothes caught fire from a lamp. School teacher at Smithville. She b in Syracuse 26Apr1834. Ch: I Hattie A, b 30Jun1857, m Bert Webb II Luman F b 25Jan1863, m Mary N who died 1945. He d 1956. Res Greene III Henry L b 7Sep1866, Res Greene, NY

Footnotes

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