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Benedict.ElijahBenedict1741r1.1 - 06 Dec 2012 - 16:39 - Main.guesttopic end

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Born Born Jan 1741A   New Milford, Litchfield co., Conn.
Married Married   Mabel Hurlbut New Milford, Litchfield co., Conn.
Died Died Jan 1811   Underhill, Vermont

Parents of Elijah Benedict

Children:
  1. Moses Benedict; b. April 4, 1764; d. May 4, 1822
  2. Gideon
  3. Mabel Benedict; married Samuel Parks
  4. Elnathan Benedict; died at age 22
  5. Anna Benedict; married John Peck of Waterbury, VT

Early Life

Elijah Benedict was born and married at New Milford, Connecticut. He moved to Pawlet (Pollitt) Vermont before the Revolution. Elijah's sympathies during the Revolution remained with the king, and he was forced to flee with part of his family to Canada. Consequently, his property was confiscated. Elijah returned to Vermont in 1786 and kept a tavern for many years after the war.

Note A: Elijah Benedict's birth is shown as Sept. 20, 1738 in the Barbour collections.

References

  1. Gazetter and Business Directory of Chittenden County, Vermont for 1882-1883; Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child; published Aug 1882; page 256

-- AnnemarieTaylor - 06 Dec 2012
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