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Elizabeth Benedict

Born Born Jul 1696 Norwalk, Conn
Married Married Date Capt Daniel Taylor at Location
Died Died ca 1739 at Location


  • Father:James Benedict 1649/50-1717
  • Mother:Sarah Gregory 1652-ca 1692


  1. Rebecca Taylor 1684-1783
  2. Mary Margaret Taylor ca 1700-

Captain Daniel Taylor and Family

Capt Daniel Taylor was the son of Thomas Taylor Sr b 1640 Mass, d 1634/35 Danbury, CT and Rebeckah Ketchum b ca 1647 Norwalk, CT and d ca 1725 Danbury, CT.


Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 283
James2, Thomas1
James was born at Southold Long Island; removed with his parents to Norwalk, CT, and there married 10May1676 Sarah, dau John and Sarah Gregory, b 3Dec1652. He was one of the eight who purchased and settled Danbury, CT. He sold his property in Norwalk, 26Mar1691. He m 2nd, prior to Mar1707-08, Sarah, dau of Robert Porter and widow Abraham Andrus, b 20Dec1657. [Abraham Andrus died 3May1693] He survived until Aug1717, certainly, when he deeded propety. He was b 6Feb1649/50. Chd:
1) - Sarah b 16Jun1677
2) - Rebecca b 1679; m 17Jan1704/05, Samuel Keeler Jr, of Norwalk, CT; d 20Mar1709 (Hall, p 201)
3) - Phoebe b 1682; probably m Thomas Taylor
4) (2.) James b 1685; first white male child born in Danbury, CT
5) (3.) John b Oct1689
6) (4.) Thomas b 9Nov1694; d 4Jul1776
7) - Elizabeth b Jul1696; probably m Samuel Taylor

7. Elizabeth b Jul1696 Norwalk, CT. d ca 1739. m Capt Daniel Taylor, son of Thomas Taylor Sr1640 b MA, d 1734/35 Danbury, CT. and his wife Rebeckah Ketcham b Norwalk, CT ca 1647, d ca 1725 Danbury, CT. Thomas Taylor and Elizabeth had 2 chd:
i) Mary Margaret Taylor b ca 1700 Danbury, CT. She m ca 1724 John Knapp Sr, son of Lt Samuel Knapp1668, b Stamford, CT., d ca 1739 Danbury, CT and his wife Hannah Bushnell b 22Aug1676 Norwalk, CT. she d ca 1723 Danbury, CT. John Knapp b ca 1700 Danbury, CT., d 1758 aboard ship on Lake Erie. They had 11 chd.
ii) Rebecca Taylor b 1684, d 1783. Rebecca m 1705 Daniel Benedict; b 1681 Norwalk, CT, d 5Aug1776. Daniel was the son on Lieut Daniel Benedict; ca 1662 Southold, LI, d ca 1717 Fairfield, CT. and his wife Mary Marvin b ca 1658 Norwalk, CT., d bet 1675-1678. Daniel and Rebecca had 8 chd. Rebecca Taylor and Daniel Benedict are 1st cousins 1 time removed. Their common ancestors are Thomas Benedict Sr. and Mary Bridgeham.
Daniel3 b 1681, Lieut Daniel1682, Thomas1


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