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Rev Elisha Bligh Benedict

Born Born 05 Sep 1806 at Location
Married Married 1st 01 Dec 1831 Hannah Martha Willard at Location
Married Married 2nd 07 Sep 1837 Emily R Ryan at Location
Died Died Date at Location

Parents:

Children:with Hannah Willard

  1. Ledentia Marilla Benedict; 1833-
  2. Juventia Martha Benedict; 1834-

Children: with Emily Ryan

  1. Evander Ryan Benedict 1838-1839
  2. Evaletta Maria Benedict 1840-
  3. Amoret Ann Benedict 1844-
  4. Mary Susannah Benedict 1846-
  5. Charles Corydon Benedict 1850-1853
  6. Charles Hiram Benedict 1856-

Hannah Martha Willard and Family

Hannah Martha was the dau of Marcus Salenus and Marilla (Wright) Willard. Marcus b 12Jul1788 Great Barrington, Berkshire County, MA, he d 7Mar1851, res: New Berlin, Chenango County, NY. Hannah drowned in the Cownesque river, at Elkland, Tioga Co., Pa., June 28, 1835, in attempting to cross on a foot bridge

Emily R Ryan

Emily was b ca 1819 in Pennsylvania, the daughter of the Hon John Ryan.

Census Records_

1860 US Federal Census: Elkland, Tioga, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1187; Page: 276; Image: 277. 16Jul1860

  • Benedict, E B, age 53, male, physicial, value of personal: 250, b NY
  • Benedict, Emily, age 41, female, b PA
  • Benedict, An A, age 16, female, b NY (sb Amoret Ann)
  • Benedict, Mary S, age 13, female, b NY
  • Benedict, Charlie H, age 4, male, b PA

1870 US Federal Census: Elkland, Tioga, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1456; Page: 203; Image: 408. 18Jun1870

  • Benedict, Elisha, age 63, male, white, clergyman, value of real estate: 1500, personal: 600, b NY
  • Benedict, Emily, age 51, female, white, keeps house, b PA
  • Benedict, Eva, age 24, female, white, music teacher, b NY
  • Benedict, Amie, age 22, female, white, school teacher, b NY
  • Benedict, Charles, age 15, male, white, b PA

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 163
181. JOHN THOMAS6 (Abraham,5 John,4 Thomas,3 John,2 Thomas1)
b. June 26, 1773, at Norwalk, Ct.; m. Feb. 7, 1795, Betsey, dau. Nathan Dart of Boston, Mass., who d. Feb. 5, 1838. He was a soldier in the war of 1812; d. near Dansville, March 7, 1845. Ch.
1) - WILLIAM, b. May 6, 1796, at New Lisbon; m. Nov. 9, 1819, Adeline Fellows. He d. at Huntsville, Otsego Co., Sept. 13, 1829. She res. at Durham, Greene Co. Ch.
a) Caroline, b. Sept., 1820.
b) (464.) Rev. William Addison, b. March, 1822; m. twice; no issue; grad. Amherst College, 1849; received degree of A. M.; Presb. minister.
2) - BETSEY, b. Sept. 8, 1797; m. Aug. 18, 1822, John R. Walker, res. Woodhull.
3) - PHOEBE, b. July 1, 1799; m. Feb. 19, 1824, John T. Wood; res. Sharon, Wis.
4) - JOHN, b. March 15, 1801; m. Jan. 19, 1826, Emily Webb, b. 1807; moved, recently, from Woodhull to Yankton, Dacotah Territory. He d 22Nov1858, she d 7Aug1886. Ch.
a) Harriet P., b. Nov. 19, 1826, Providence, Pa. She m Bligh Wood
b) Phoebe, b. Oct. 15, 1828.
c) William W., b. Feb. 5, 1831; m. Adeline (Thorne?), b. 1832, in Schoharie. Res., 1855, in Woodhull. Ch.
I.) Washington E., b. 1851.
II.) Alice E., b. 1855.
d) (465.) Washington, b. Aug. 9, 1833, at New Lisbon; res. Tuscarora. (N. Y. Census, 1865). Wife Irena L., b. 1835, Steuben Co. Ch.
I.) Charles, b. 1858, Iowa.
II.) Ernest H., b. 1864, Steuben Co.
e) Cordelia, b. Jan. 1, 1836, Hartwick. m Bucklin H Wood
f) Mary Adelaide, b. Oct. 9, 1838, Woodhull. m John Thomson
g) Albert G., b. May 15, 1841, at W.; m. Eliza J. --, b. 1838. He was in the army. They had two ch.; one living in 1865: I) Mary A., b. 1864. He m 2nd Eliza Graham 22Jun1861.
h) Leonard H., b. Aug. 2, 1843, at W.
i) Juliette, b. Sept. 25, 1846, Unadilla. m Wm Hoaglin 28Jul1867
j) Julianna, m Leander C Smith Aug1872.
5) - LEONARD, b. April 29, 1802; m. Feb. 25, 1829, Mary Hitchcock. No issue; res. New Hampton, Iowa.
6) Rev. ELISHA BLIGH, b. Sept. 5, 1806; m. Dec. 1, 1831, Hannah Martha, dau. Marcus S. Willard, who was drowned in the Cownesque river, at Elkland, Tioga Co., Pa., June 28, 1835, in attempting to cross on a foot bridge; m. 2d, Sept. 7, 1837, Emily R., dau. Hon. John Ryan. Presbyterian minister; settled at Elkland, Pa. Ch.
a) Ledentia Marilla, b. Feb. 7, 1833, Westfield, Pa.; m. Dec. 30, 1854, John C. Johnson.
b) Juvantia Martha, b. Dec. 12, 1834, Elkland, Pa.; m. April 12, 1858, Henry L. Fitch of Cooperstown.
c) Evander Ryan, b. Oct. 1, 1838; d. April 17, 1839.
d) Evalette Maria, b. Oct. 2, 1840, Elba.
e) Amoret Ann, b. Aug. 12, 1844, Millville.
f) Mary Susannah, b. Oct. 25, 1846, Millville; m. Nov. 1, 1865, John C. Whitaker.
g) Charles Corydon, b. Dec. 29, 1850, Lawrenceville, Pa.; d. Feb. 9, 1853.
h) Charles Hiram, b. March 16, 1856, Covington, Pa.
7) - RHODA, b. July 18, 1808; m. March 4, 1836, Luther Newton; d. Feb. 24, 1841, Addison.
8) - CLARK HOYT, b. Dec. 16, 1811; m. Feb. 26, 1835, Merilla Knowlton. Ch.
a) Celestia, m. Pepper
b) Volckert, m. Miss Thurston.
9) - RUSSELL, b. March 29, 1814; d. May 5, 1815.
10) - MARY ANN, b. Feb. 8, 1816; m. March 12, 1837, Nelson Kenyon.
11) - CHLOE A., b. Feb. 14, 1818; m. Nov. 24, 1840, Orrel Whipple. Res. Byron. Had two sons in the army -- Charles Adelbert and Lewellyn Herbert; Charles A. returned in safety from his two years' campaign, but reenlisting, was taken prisoner and starved to death in Salisbury prison, aged 20. Lewellyn enlisted at 15 years of age, and died of fever in hospital at Washington, D. C.

Footnotes

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