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Ephraim W Benedict

Born Born 18 Apr 1813 Long Island, NY
Married Married 12 Nov 1835 Mary A Van Dewater at Location
Died Died Date at Location



  1. Charlotte M. Benedict m A.N. Sheppey 1839-1861
  2. Clarissa F. Benedict m A.N. Sheppey 1842-

Mary A Van Dewater and Family

Mary was b 7Oct1813, d 18Mar1878. She was the daughter of Jacob Van Dewater of Schenectady.

ís Early Years


Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 358
129. Luman7, Caleb6, Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 3Jun1788; m 29Mar1812, Clarissa Weeks, b 1Sep1795. He moved to Babylon, L.I., in 1812; to Weston, CT in 1814, and Feb1817, to Chenango County. He d 1Jul1850 in Smithville. She d 18Mar1878. Ch:
1) Ephraim W., b 18Apr1813; m 12Nov1835, Mary A, dau Jacob Van Dewater of Schenectady, b 7Oct1813. Deputy provost marshal during the war, and since, deputy U.S. marshal. Res: at Ogdensburgh. Ch: i) Charlotte M, b 2Feb1839; m 18Jan1859, A.N. Sheppey; d 11Dec1861. ii) Clarissa F., b 20Jul1842; m 18Nov1863, A.N. Sheppey.
2) Laura, b 6Dec1814; m 30Mar1845, William Daily
3) John b 13Jul1816; m 17Feb1839 Hannah M Race, b 28Apr1818; res: Smithville
4) Caleb b 21Apr1818; m 2Jan1848, Lucia Symonds, b 11May1826. Res Smithville. He d 3Jun1900, she d 22May1893. ch: i) James Harvey b 6Jun1852. ii) *Albert E b 29Apr1855, iii) Evalyn b 2Dec1859, iv) Ellice C b 16Sep1865. (sb Ellis C.)
5) Esther Ann b 19Jul1826
6) William D b 29Aug1829; m 13Feb1851, Mary E, dau Peleg B Folger of Oxford, b 17Mar1829; res at Smithville. Ch: i) Alice Elizabeth, b 29Nov1851. ii) Emma Amelia b 31May1853. iii) Frank b 26Apr1869. iv) Clarissa M b 7May1855. v) Horace P b 28Apr1859. vi) Hannah b 8Mar1864. vii) Flora Esther b 1Jun1866.
7) Eli James b 27Nov1831; m 2Apr1856, Sarah, dau Jonathan and Abigail Benedict (Pg 320) Peck; res at Smithville. He d 1916 at Greene, NY. Ch: i) Hatty A. b 30Jun1857. ii) Luman F b 25Jan1863. m Mary N, She d 1945. He d 1956. iii) Henry L b 7Sep1866.

*Albert E d 10Nov1891, age 36, buried Warn-Tenbroech Cemetery with parents.


Ogdensburg is a city in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. It is the only city located in Saint Lawrence County. The community was incorporated as a village in 1817 and, unlike Plattsburgh, removed the "h" in the spelling of its name. The locale became the City of Ogdensburg in 1868.

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