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Elijah Benedict

Born Born 15 Nov 1765 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 12 Apr 1787 Tamar Pearce Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Died Died 23 Nov 1822 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn



  1. Ezra Benedict 1789-1792
  2. Ezra Pearce Benedict; 1792-1852
  3. Joanna Benedict 1794-

Tamar Pearce and Family

Tamar was b 12Mar1769 at Danbury, Fairfield co., CT, the dau of David and Phebe Pearce.

Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Tamar Pearce, Gender: Female Birth Date: 12 Mar 1769 Birth Location: Danbury Parent Name: David Parent Name: Phebe


Per Benedicts To America Vol I, pg 244:
*7. Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Thomas1
m 9Dec1742, Phoebe, dau Capt. John3 Benedict [des. of James.] His will was made 18Jun1787, and proved 12Jun1792, his death occuring 19May1792. Inventory foots about Ld1200. Will names widow Phoebe, Samuel, eldest son, Eleazer, Asa, Elijah, Abigail, wife of David Knapp, Phoebe, wife of Samuel Dibble, Mary, wife of Capt. Justus Barnum, Rebecca, wife of Joseph Beebe Jr., and Anna, grandau, wife of Noble Sanford. Widow received Lb356 12s. 8d; Samuel, Lb147 5s. id.; Eleazer, Asa and Elijah, each Lb137 5s. id; Abigail, Lb73 12s. 6d; Phebe, Mary, Rebecca, Lb69 12s. 6d.; and Anna, Lb34 6s. 3d. Chd
1) (17.) Samuel b 28May1744
2) - Abigail b 31Jul1746
3) (18.) Eleazer b 27Dec1747
4) - Phoebe b 22Jan1750
5) - Mary b 15Apr1752
6) - Joanna b 21Nov1754; d 1Oct1766
7) - Rebecca b 22May1757
8) - John b 4Feb1760; d 1780
9) (19.) Asa b 22Aug1762
10) (20.) Elijah b 15Nov1765

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 248
20. ELIJAH5 (Samuel,4 Samuel,3 Samuel,2 Thomas1)
b. Nov. 15, 1765; m. April 12, 1787, Tamar Pearce. He d. Nov. 22, 1822. Ch. 1) - EZRA, b. Oct. 19, 1789; d. Feb. 15, 1792. 2) (41.) EZRA PEARCE, b. Aug. 31, 1792. 3) - JOANNA, b. Sept. 28, 1794; m. Edmund Price.


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