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Ephraim Benedict

Born Born 02 Nov 1786 Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn
Married Married 1st 02 Nov 1818 Elizabeth Whitten at Location
Married Married 2nd 22 Sep 1825 Eliza Wilson at Location
Died Died 21 Jun 1862 Schenectady, Schenectady County, NY


Children: with Elizabeth Whitten

  1. Caroline Benedict 1819- m B.F. Lyon

Children: with Eliza Wilson

  1. Harriet Benedict b 4Aug1828 NY, m 4May1850 William F Bolles
  2. Elizabeth Benedict b 21Nov1830 NY, m 29Jan1863 J.R. Foster
  3. William N Benedict b 21Sep1832 NY, m 19Aug1864 Alice Conlan
  4. Ephraim Benedict b 30Jul1838; res Schenectady

Elizabeth Whitten and Family

Elizabeth was the daughter of Elijah and Elizabeth Whitten of Albany, NY. She d ca 1825.

Eliza Wilson and Family

Eliza was b 1801, the daughter of Simeon and Lydia Wilson of Schenectady, NY.

Census Records

1860 US Federal Census: Schenectady Ward 2, Schenectady County, New York; Roll: M653_858; Page: 0; Image: 103. 3Jul1860

  • Bolles, William F, age 42, male, merchant, value of personal estate: 7000, b CT
  • Bolles, Harriet, age 31, female, b NY (daughter)
  • Bolles, Dora, age 7, female, b NY
  • Bolles, William, age 1, male, b NY
  • Bolles, George F, age 28, male, clerk, b CT
  • VanHawken??, Edward, age 15, male, b NY
  • Blake, Eliza, age 13, servant, b NY
  • Conlon, Catherine, age 18, servant, b Ireland
  • .....2 Doors Down.....
  • Benedict, Ephraim, age 73, male, hatter and wool dealer, value of real estate: 12,000, personal: 7,000. b CT
  • Benedict, Eliza D, age 55, female, b MA
  • Benedict, Elizabeth, age 28, female, b NY
  • Benedict, William, age 26, clerk, b NY
  • Benedict, Ephraim Jr, age 21, clerk, b NY
  • Snufelt, Caroline, age 17, servant, b Germany

1870 US Federal Census: Schenectady Ward 2, Schenectady County, New York; Roll: M593_1090; Page: 371; Image: 313. 22Jun1870

  • Benedict, Eliza D, age 68, female, white, keeping house, value of real estate: 30,000, personal: 5000, b CT
  • Benedict, William M, age 37, male, white, without occupation, b NY
  • Benedict, Alice, age 31, female, white, b PA
  • Benedict, Ephraim, age 31, male, white, without occupation, b NY

1880 US Federal Census: Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York; Roll: T9_929; Family History Film: 1254929; Page: 141.3000; Enumeration District: 104; Image: 0674. 11Jun1880

  • Benedict, Wm M, male, white, husband, age 47, married, bookkeeper, b NY, parents b CT
  • Benedict, Alice, female, white, wife, age 40, b IL, parents b IL
  • Benedict, Ephraim W, male, white, brother, age 40, single, b NY parents b CT
  • Whitford, Ann, female, white, servant, age 60, b Ireland
  • Benedict, Lila, female, white, dau, age 10, b NY, father b NY, mother b IL


Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 315
67. Calab6, Calab5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 6Aug1764; m Oct1784, Anna, dau Ephraim Gregory, who d 30Aug1829; m 2d, widow Belinda Phillips, b 1788, and d 11Apr1868. He d 23Mar1848, at Danbury, CT. Ch
128. Ephraim b 2Nov1786
129. Luman b 3Jun1788
- Esther b 15Feb1790; m 29Apr1810, James Betts; d 15Jan1859
130. Levi b 22Jul1795
- William b 31Oct1798; m 21Oct1823, Mary Lancaster; d 24Sep1827, at Schenectady. Ch: James Lancaster b 27Aug1825; Admitted to the bar 1846; deputy surveyor customs since 1853; res NY City.
- Lucy b 28Jul1802 at NY; m 19Febn1826, Franklin B Payne; d 5Dec1854
- James b 9Apr1805; m 1Jun1828, Lucy, dau Caleb C Gregory; lumber merchant; Albany. Ch: 1) Ezra G b 6Jul1830 at Danbury, d 20Nov1902. ii) Mary A b 30Oct1834; d 1Jun1851

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 358
128. Ephraim7, Caleb6, Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 2Nov1786; m 2Nov1818, Elizabeth, dau Elijah and Elizabeth Whitten of Albany; m 2d 22Sep1825, Eliza, dau Simeon and Lydia Wilson of Schenectady, b 1801. He d at S., 21Jun1862. Ch:
i) Caroline b 24Aug1819; m 2Mar1843, B.F. Lyon
ii) Harriet b 4Aug1828; m 4May1850, Wm. F. Bolles
iii) Elizabeth b 21Nov1830; m 29Jan1863, J.R. Foster
iv) William N b 21Sep1832; m 19Aug1864, Alice Conlan of IL
v) Ephraim b 30Jul1838; res. Schenectady


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