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Ezra Pearce Benedict

Born Born 31 Aug 1792 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 22 Jan 1811 Atha Sears at Location
Married Married 02 Apr 1828 Rebecca Beebe Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Died Died 19 Jan 1852 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn

Parents:

Children: with Atha Sears

  1. Tamar Benedict; 1813-
  2. Philander Benedict; 1816-1884
  3. Joanna Benedict 1820-1860
  4. Elijah Benedict 1827-died young

Children: with Rebecca Beebe

  1. Edward Beebe Benedict; 1828-1902
  2. Henry Pearce Benedict 1831-
  3. Samuel Joseph Benedict; 1833-
  4. George Peter Benedict; 1835-

Atha Sears and Family

Atha was b 18Dec1790 at Ridgefield, Fairfield County, CT and d 17Sep1827. She was the daughter of Comfort Sears 1751-1857 Ridgefield, CT and Eunice Crane 1754-1839.

Rebecca Beebe and Family

Rebecca was b 3Jan1794 at Danbury, CT. She was the daughter of Joseph Beebe and Rebecca Benedict 1757-1742

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M432_37; Page: 144; Image: 286. 22Aug1850

  • Benedict, Philander, age 34, male, farmer, value of real estate: 1500, b CT
  • Benedict, Sarah, age 34, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Martha, age 7, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Oliver V, age 3, b CT
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Benedict, Ezra, age 57, male, farmer, value of real estate: 2000, b CT
  • Benedict, Rebecca, age 56, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Edward B, age 21, shoemaker, b CT
  • Benedict, George P, age 14, b CT

1880 US Federal Census: Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: T9_94; Family History Film: 1254094; Page: 172.4000; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 0347. 17Jun1880

  • Benedict, Henry, age 49, male, farm laborer, b CT
  • Benedict, Polly M, age 46, wife, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Rebecca, age 86, female, mother, widow, b CT

Daughter Tamar (Benedict) Beebe

b 22Apr1813 Ridgefield, Fairfield County, CT. They resided at Guilford, New Haven County, CT.

Barbour Collection - Danbury, CT
Benedict, Tamer, of Danbury, m Ezra BEEBE, of Brookfield, May 11, 1831, by Elias Birchard, J.P.

Tamar Benedict and Ezra B Beebe were 1st cousins 1 time removed. Their common ancestors were Samuel Benedict III and Phebe Benedict.

Tamar Benedict1813, Ezra Pearce1792, Elijah1765, Samuel Benedict III and Phebe Benedict
Ezra B Beebe1811, RebeccaBenedict1757, Samuel Benedict III and Phebe Benedict

Ezra B Beebe, per census records, was b ca 1811. Per Beebe Family Line, he was b bet 1889-1894. Ezra was the son of Rev Joseph Beebe and Rebecca Benedict 1757-1842

1850 US Federal Census: Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M432_37; Page: 77; Image: 152. 16Aug1850

  • Beebe, Ezra B, age age 39, male, farmer, value of real estate: 2000, b CT
  • Beebe, Tamar, age 37, female, b CT
  • Beebe, Atha M, age 17, female, b NY
  • Beebe, Elmore D, age 15, male, b NY
  • Beebe, Hulda L E, age 13, female, b CT
  • Beebe, Alphus E, age 7, male, b CT
  • Beebe, Mary E, age 2, female, b CT

Daughter Joanna (Benedict) Weed

Joanna was b 20Apr1820 at CT, d 20Jul1860 at CT. she m Levi D Weed, b ca 1812 at CT., he was the son of John 1793-1860 and Amelia 1782- Weed.

1850 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M432_37; Page: 101; Image: 199. 5Aug1850

  • Weed, John, age 67, male, farmer, value of real estate: 2000, b CT
  • Weed, Amelia, age 68, female, b CT
  • Weed, Homer B, age 42, male, farmer, b CT
  • Norton, Wm H, age 8, b NY
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Weed, Levi, age 38, male, farmer, value of real estate: 2500, b CT
  • Weed, Joanna, age 31, female, b CT
  • Weed, Charles B, age 7, male, b CT
  • Weed, Abigail R, age 5, female, b CT
  • Weed, Ezra, age 3, male, b CT
  • Weed, Mary E, age 1, female, b CT
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Weed, Rachel, age 90, female, b CT
  • Weed, Betsey, age 59, female, b CT

1860 US Federal Census: Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M653_76; Page: 590; Image: 97. 8Jun1860

  • Weed, Levi D, age 49, male, farmer, value of real estate: 1000, personal: 300, b CT
  • Weed, Joanna, age 39, female, b CT
  • Weed, Charles B, age 17, male, b CT
  • Weed, Abigail R, age 15, female, b CT
  • Weed, Ezra B, age 13, male, b CT
  • Weed, Mary E, age 11, female, b CT
  • Weed, Phoebe A, age 6, female, b CT

Son Henry Pearce Benedict

b 2Jan1831, m 2Jan1861 Poly Mary Vail

1870 US Federal Census: Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M593_96; Page: 15; Image: 32. 8Jun1870

  • Benedict, H P, age 39, male, carpenter, b CT
  • Benedict, Polly M, age 29, female, keeping house, b CT

1880 US Federal Census: Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: T9_94; Family History Film: 1254094; Page: 172.4000; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 0347. 17Jun1880

  • Benedict, Henry, age 49, male, farm laborer, b CT
  • Benedict, Polly M, age 46, wife, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Rebecca, age 86, female, mother, widow, b CT

1900 US Federal Census: Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: T623_131 Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 1. 11Jun1900

  • Benedict, Winthrop S, head, white, male, b Oct1826, age 73, m 16y, b CT, parents b CT, farmer
  • Benedict, Priscilla A, wife, white, female, b Sep1846, age 53, m 16y, mother of 1, 1 living, b NJ, father b Ohio, mother b PA
  • Benedict, Sarah S, dau, white, female, b May1885, age 15, b CT, father b CT, mother b NJ, at school
  • Lindstrum, Andrew, boarder, white, male, b Feb1855, age 45, single, b Sweden, parents b Sweden, immigrated 1875, in country 25y, alien, farm laborer
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Benedict, Polly M, head, white, female, b Aug1834, age 65, wid, b CT, parents b CT

1910 US Federal Census: Res: Stony Hill Road to Brooksfield, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: T624_127; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 17. 29 & 30Apr1910

  • Benedict, Polly M, head, female, white, age 75, widow, mother of 0, b CT, parents b CT

Sources

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.

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 256
41. EZRA PEARCE6 (Elijah,5 Samuel,4 Samuel,3 Samuel,2 Thomas1)
b. Aug. 31, 1792; m. Jan. 22, 1811, Atha Sears, b. Dec. 18, 1790, and d. Sept. 17, 1827; m. 2d, April 2, 1828, Rebecca, dau. Joseph and Rebecca Beebe of Danbury, b. Jan. 3, 1794. He d. at Danbury, Ct., Jan. 19, 1852. His widow survives. Ch.
1) - TAMAR, b. April 22, 1813; m. Ezra B. Beebe. Res. Guilford. had 5 Ch.
2) - PHILANDER, b. Sept. 2, 1816; m. Feb. 2, 1842, Sarah Vail, b. about 1816. Res. in Danbury, Ct. Ch.
a) Martha Matilda, b. about 1843; m. Oct. 21, 1866, Jacob H. Husk.
b) Oliver Vail, b. 1847.
c) Hiram, b. 1855. Res Bradford, PA
3) - JOANNA, b. April 20, 1820; m. Levi D. Weed; d. July 20, 1860. ch:
a) Edna L b 24Nov1880
4) - ELIJAH, b. 1827; d.
5) - EDWARD BEEBE, b. April 17, 1829; m. Sept. 7, 1868, Justina Barnum. Res. Danbury, Ct.
6) - HENRY PEARCE, b. Jan. 2, 1831; m. Jan. 2, 1861, Mary Vail.
7) - SAMUEL JOSEPH, b. May 3, 1833; m. Oct. 5, 1861, Maria, dau. Oliver and Laura Harkness of Troy, Pa., b. March 10, 1835. Settled at East Randolph, in May, 1857. Ch.
a) George Sears, b. July 5, 1862. Res 5514 Whittier Ave, Cleveland, OH
b) Paul C b 2Dec1878 East Randolph, m 20Jun1900 Eugenia Maud Philips. Res: Salamanca, NY. ch:
i) Elizabeth Pauline b 20May1902
ii) Alberta Katherine b 18May1908
8) GEORGE PETER, b. Dec. 5, 1835; m. Aug. 17, 1862, Emily, dau. Geo. Melancthon, son Starr6 (112) Benedict [des. of James]. No issue; res. New Britain, Ct.

Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Ezra P Benedict Residence Location: Danbury Marriage Date: 2 Apr 1828 Marriage Location: Danbury Spouse: Rebecca Beebe Spouse Residence Location: Danbury

Footnotes

-- SandeeToo - 06 Feb 2009
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