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Eli Starr Benedict

Born Born 14 Sep 1791 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 26 Jun 1822 Mary Egbert at Location
Died Died 10 Aug 1871 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn

Parents:

Children:

  1. Egbert Starr Benedict 1823-1898
  2. Samuel Ward Benedict 1825-1869
  3. William Edwin Benedict 1838-1867
  4. Rev Victor Watkyns Benedict 1840-

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M432_37; Page: 116; Image: 229. 8Aug1850
  • Benedict, Eli S, age 60, male, brickmaker, value of real estate: 2500, b CT
  • Benedict, Mary, age 56, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Samuel W, age 24, male, brickmaker, b CT
  • Benedict, William E, age 15, male, brickmaker, b CT
  • Benedict, Richard W, age 10, male, b CT
  • 2 laborers, both b Ireland

1860 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M653_73; Page: 317; Image: 319. 12Jul1860

  • Benedict, Eli S, age 70, male, farmer, value of real estate: 2000, personal: 500, b CT
  • Benedict, Mary E, age 66, female, b NJ
  • Benedict, Victor W, age 20, hatter app., b CT
  • Benedict, Arthur W, age 14, b NY

1870 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M593_97; Page: 385; Image: 216. 13Jun1870

  • Benedict, Eli S, age 79, white, male, farmer, value of real estate: 3000, personal: 200, b CT
  • Benedict, Mary E, age 76, white, female, b NY
  • Benedict, Victor W, age 30, white, male, hatter, b CT
  • Benedict, Julia E, age 28, white, female, keeping house, b CT
  • Benedict, Ella F, age 4, white, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Julia, age 1, white, female, b CT

Son Egbert Starr Benedict

1870 US Federal Census: New Orleans Ward 2, Orleans Parish, Louisiana; Roll: M593_519; Page: 401; Image: 805. 8Jul1870
  • Benedict, Egbert, age 50, male, white, ret hat store, value of personal estate 2000, b CT
  • Benedict, Catherine, age 45, female, white, keeping house, b CT
  • Benedict, Arthur, age 26, male, white, clerk in store, b CT
  • Benedict, Sabia, age 20, female, white, at home, b CT (sb Ella Priscilla)

Per LDS 1435527, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT VS Records, Egbert Starr d 16May1898, Danbury, CT

Son Samuel Ward Benedict

Per LDS 1435525, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT, b 12Nov1825, Danbury, CT

Per LDS 1435525, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT, m 27Sep1853, Danbury, CT Mary Kate Cole b 21Aug1832 Danbury, d 1Feb1885 Danbury, dau Hiram Cole

Per LDS 1435525, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT, d 12Mar1869, Danbury, CT

Daughter Emma Townsend Benedict b Danbury, Fairfield County, CT 21Aug1859

Son William Edwin Benedict

Per LDS 1435525, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT, b 26Aug1838, Danbury, CT

William Edwin m Helen Dickens b 3Sep1838 Beekmanville, Dutchess County, NY, d Oct1922 Danbury, Fairfield County, CT. She was the dau of George and Eunice (Pearce) Dickens.

Son Wyllie E Benedict b 19Jan1862, d 29Feb1862

Dau Mary Egbert Benedict b 15Sep1864 Danbury, Fairfield County, CT. She m James E Walsh who was b ca 1858 in MA. They resided Danbury.

Son Rev Victor Watkyns Benedict

Victor was b 19Mar1840 Danbury, Fairfield County, CT. 5Jun1862 Danbury he m Julia Elizabeth Clark, b 9Jun1842 Danbury, Fairfield County, CT, dau of Oliver P and Sarah N Clark.

Victor and Julia had 4 daughters:
a) Sarah Amelia b 23Nov1863 Danbury, Fairfield County, CT, d 10Sep1865 Danbury.
b) Ella Frances b 22Oct1866 Danbury, Fairfield County, CT
c) Julia Clark b 22Nov1868 Danbury, Fairfield County, CT
d) Emma C b Sep1877 New York

1870 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M593_97; Page: 385; Image: 216. 13Jun1870 Benedict, Eli S, age 79, white, male, farmer, value of real estate: 3000, personal: 200, b CT

  • Benedict, Mary E, age 76, white, female, b NY
  • Benedict, Victor W, age 30, white, male, hatter, b CT
  • Benedict, Julia E, age 28, white, female, keeping house, b CT
  • Benedict, Ella F, age 4, white, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Julia, age 1, white, female, b CT

1880 US Federal Census: Village of Croton Falls, Westchester County, New York; Roll: T9_946; Family History Film: 1254946; Page: 64.4000; Enumeration District: 116; Image: 0432. 5Jun1880

  • Benedict, Rev V W, male, white, age 40, married, clergyman, b CT, father b CT, mother b NY
  • Benedict, Julia, wife, female, white, age 37, keeping house, b CT, parents b CT
  • Benedict, Ella F, dau, white, female, age 13, at school, b CT, parents b CT
  • Benedict, Emma O, dau, white, female, age 2, at home, b NY, parents b CT

1900 US Federal Census: North Salem, Westchester County, New York; Roll: T623_1176 Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 101. 19Jun1900

  • Benedict, Victor W, head, white, male, b Mar1840, age 60, m 38y, b CT, father b CT, mother b NY, clergyman
  • Benedict, Julia E, wife, white, female, b Nov1842, m 38y, mother of 4, 2 living, b CT, parents b CT
  • Benedict, Emma C, dau, female, white, b Sep1877, age 22, single, b NY, parents b CT, school teacher

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 303
51. PETER5 (Thaddeus,4 Thomas,3 James,2 Thomas1)
b. Dec. 11, 1758; m. Dec. 22, 1779, Anne, dau. Abijah and Rachel (Hoyt) Peck of Danbury, b. Feb. 17, 1761, and d. Dec. 20, 1846. He d. at Danbury, Oct. 2, 1835. Ch:
1) - EZRA PECK, b. Feb. 28, 1781; m. Sept. 28, 1806, Phila, granddau. of Nathaniel4 (10) Benedict, [des. John,] who d. Nov., 1868. Her father, Joseph, was one of the first hat manufacturers in Danbury. He d. Nov. 2, 1862. Ch.
a) Abigail, b. April 3, 1808; m. April 12, 1835, Seely Harris of Southbury, Ct.. b) Edwin Peck, b. July 13, 1814; merchant. Chosen town clerk of Danbury, 1844 and 1845; justice of the peace, 1846; d. unm., Feb. 24, 1854. c) Ezra Ward, b. Dec. 23, 1818; d. Aug. 11, 1820. d) Ezra Ward, b. June 5, 1825; d. Dec 7, 1825.
2) - BETSEY, b. Dec. 16, 1782; d. May 24, 1867.
3) - HANNAH, b. Dec. 20, 1784; m. May 17, 1807, Salter Peck Clark; d. Feb. 11, 1852.
4) - ISAAC HOYT, b. Dec. 24, 1786; d. Dec. 8, 1793.
5) - ABIGAIL, b. June 26, 1789; d. Oct. 5, 1805.
6) (118.) ELI STARR, b. Sept. 14, 1791.
7) - ANN, b. June 9, 1794; res. Danbury, Ct.
8) - ISAAC HOYT, b. Dec. 12, 1795; m. Lodosiaka Gilbert of Newberry, S. C., and d. Greenville, S. C., Nov. 30, 1853. Ch.
a) Olivia Ann, b. Nov. 24, 1827; m. Jan. 20, 1853, Isaac M. Springer. b) John Jay, b. June 7, 1829; m. c) Susan, b. May 17, 1832; m. July 26, 1855, Wm. M. Leake. d) Mary Ann, b. Sept. 16, 1834; m. Wm. Burns of S. C.; d. e) Samuel Ward, b. July 26, 1837; unm. f) Thomas, b. March 16, 1843; d. 1864, in confederate service.
9) (119. )SAMUEL WARD, b. March 12, 1798.
10) - RACHEL, b. Feb. 20, 1801; d. Sept. 16, 1849.
11) - DEBORAH, b. Jan. 23, 1804; d. Oct. 8, 1805.

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 350
118. ELI STARR6 (Peter,5 Thaddeus,4 Thomas,3 James,2 Thomas1)
b. Sept. 14, 1791; m. June 26, 1822, Mary Egbert of Goshen; res. Danbury, Ct. Ch.
1) EGBERT STARR, b. April 3, 1823; m. May 8, 1845, Catharine Nichols, dau. Sherwood Osborne of Stamford, Ct., b. April 8, 1827; wholesale hat and cap merchant; res. New Orleans, La. Ch:
a) Arthur Ward, b. Feb. 15, 1846; m. Feb. 23, 1866, Sybil, dau. Philip Somers of Danbury, Ct., b. Nov. 15, 1848; res. N. O., La. Ch. I.) Mary Kate, b. Nov. 18, 1866, N. O. b) Ella Priscilla, b. April 10, 1851; m. June 11, 1866, Henry L. Slaight of Brooklyn.
3) SAMUEL WARD, b. Nov. 7, 1825; m. Sept. 27, 1853, Mary, dau. Hiram Cole; merchant of N. Y. city, where he d. March 12, 1869. Ch. a) Emma T., b. Aug. 21, 1859, at Danbury.
4) WILLIAM EDWIN, b. Aug, 26, 1838; m. April 13, 1861, Helen, dau. George and Eunice Dickens of Danbury, b. Sept. 3, 1838; res. at Brooklyn; d. April 5, 1867, at Newburyport, Mass. Ch. a) Wyllie E., b. Jan. 19, 1862; d. Feb. 29, 1862. b) Mary Egbert, b. Dec. 15, 1864.
5) Rev. VICTOR WATKYNS, b. March 19, 1840; m. June 5, 1862, Julia Elizabeth, dau. Oliver P. and Sarah N. Clark of Danbury, b. June 9, 1842. Licensed to preach, Jan. 16, 1868; ordained Feb. 11, 1869, at Danbury, Ct.; Baptist clergyman; resides at Danbury, Ct. Ch. a) Sarah Amelia, b. Nov. 23, 1863; d. Sept. 10, 1865. b) Ella Frances, b. Oct. 22, 1866. c) Julia Clark, b. Nov. 22, 1868.

Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Eli Starr Benedict Gender: Male Birth Date: 14 Sep 1791 Birth Location: Danbury Parent Name: Peter Parent Name: Anne

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