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George Melancthon Benedict

Born Born 11 Mar 1807 at Location
Married Married 01 Jan 1829 Harriet Fairchild Newtown, Fairfield co., Conn
Died Died Date at Location

Parents:

Children:

  1. Hawley Starr Benedict 1830-1841
  2. Edwin Fairchild Benedict 1832-1833
  3. Edwin Benedict 1834-
  4. Emily Victorine Benedict; 1839-
  5. Delia Harriet Benedict 1846-

Harriet Fairchild and Family

Harriet was b 22May1808, most probably at Sherman, Fairfield County, CT where her father Hawley Fairfield was living per the 1810 US Federal census.

Son Hawley Starr Benedict

Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Benedict Gender: Male Age: 11 Birth Date: abt 1830 Death Date: 27 Jul 1841 Death Location: Newtown Parent Name: George M Benedict

Son Edwin Fairchild Benedict

Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Gender: Male Age: 1 Birth Date: abt 1832 Death Date: 22 Feb 1833 Death Location: Newtown Parent Name: George M Benedict

Daughter Delia Harriet (Benedict) Fairchild

U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index
Surname: Delia H. Fairchild Year: 1870 County: Fairfield CO. State: CT Age: 24 Gender: F (Female) Month of Death: Jun State of Birth: CT ID#: MRT197_100419 Occupation: HOUSEKEEPER Cause of Death: CONSUMPTON.

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M432_37; Page: 18; Image: 37. 27Aug1850

  • Benedict, George M, age 42, male, carpenter, value of real estate: 2500, b CT
  • Benedict, Harriet, age 42, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Edwin, age 16, male, b CT
  • Benedict, Emily B, age 12, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Delia H, age 4, female, b CT
  • Fairchild, Fanny, age 62, female, b CT

1860 US Federal Census: Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M653_73; Page: 463; Image: 465. 11Jul1860

  • Benedict, George M, age 52, male, farmer, value of real estate: 2000, personal: 500, b CT
  • Benedict, Harriet, age 52, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Emily, age 21, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Delia, age 14, female, b CT
  • Fairchild, Fanny, age 73, female, b CT
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Benedict, Edwin, age 26, male, carpenter, value of real estate: 800, personal: 200, b CT
  • Benedict, Cornelia, age 26, female, b CT
  • Benedict, ...C, age 10/12, female, b CT
  • Norton, Elizabeth, age 11, b CT
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Fairchild, Charlotte, age 75, female, value of real estate: 200, personal: 100, b CT

1870 US Federal Census: Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M593_98; Page: 710; Image: 192. 16Jul1870

  • Benedict, George H, age 64, male, white, farmer, value of real estate: 3000, personal: 3050, b CT
  • Benedict, Harriet, age 62, female, white, keeping home, b CT
  • Benedict, Emily, age 31, female, white, housekeeper, b CT
  • Benedict, George P, age 34, male, white, miller, value of personal:750, b CT
  • Fairchild, Fanny, age 83, female, white, no occupation, value of personal: 117, b CT
  • Fairchild, Lena E, age 5, female, white, b CT
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Fairchild, Charlotte, age 85, female, white, keeping home, b CT

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 345
112. STARR6 (Eleazar,5 Jachin,4 John,3 James,2 Thomas1)
b. Dec. 13, 1783; m. Feb. 28, 1805, Phoebe, dau. Joseph Beebe of Danbury, b. June 15, 1781, and d. Oct. 7, 1866, at Bethel, Ct. He d. May 23, 1863, at B. Ch.
1) - MABEL, b. Nov. 30, 1805; m. Oct. 22, 1829, Joshua Hoyt; d. April 11, 1835.
2) - GEORGE MELANCTHON, b. March 11, 1807; m. Jan. 1, 1829, Harriet, dau. Hawley Fairchild of Newtown, Ct., b. May 22, 1808; res. Newtown. Ch.
a) Hawley Starr, b. Oct. 14, 1830; d. July 27, 1841.
b) Edwin Fairchild, b. Aug. 13, 1832; d. Feb. 22, 1833.
c) Edwin, b. July 14, 1834; m. Jan. 1, 1854, Cornelia, dau. Ziba Morse, who d. Oct. 22, 1861; m. 2d, Sept. 14, 1862, Mary E. Ambler. Enlisted in 23d Regt. Ct. Vols.; served nine months; corporal; res. Newtown, Ct. Ch.
I.) Birdsey, b. Oct. 17, 1854; d. May 19, 1860.
II. ) Harriet C., b. Aug. 14, 1859.
III. ) Noble, b. April 12, 1864.
d) Emily Victorine, b. May 25, 1839; m. Aug. 17, 1862, George Peter, son of Ezra Pearce6 (41) Benedict [line of Samuel.]
e) Delia Harriet, b. July 6, 1846; m. July 19, 1864, Lewis B. Fairchild.
3) - MARY MATILDA, b. Oct. 15, 1811; m. Dec. 30, 1835, Charles Dikeman.
4) - JOSEPH BEEBEE, b. April 16, 1814; m. April 30, 1837, Nancy, dau. John Hempstead of New Haven, Ct., b. Aug. 27, 1816; res. Bethel. Ch.
a) Charles Starr, b. March 1, 1838; m. Aug. 22, 1862, Juliet Roswell. Enlisted for three years in Co. C, 17th Regt. Ct. Vols.; d. May 31, 1863, in hospital, Washington, D. C.
b) (244.) John Hempstead, b. April 27, 1840; m. July 4, 1860, Amanda Wheeler. Enlisted Aug., 1862, in Co. C, 17th Ct. Vols., for three years. Wounded twice in the battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863; corporal; res. Danbury. Ch.
I.) Allena Edith, b. Jan. 1, 1866.
c) Lewis Beebe, b. Sept. 7, 1842; m. Nov. 23, 1865, Hannah S. dau. Geo. Barnum of Bethel, b. Dec. 2, 1839; res. Bethel. Ch.
I. ) Alida Elizabeth, b. Nov. 22, 1866.
d) Henry James, b. Jan. 4, 1849. Res. Bethel.
e) Eli Augustus, b., Oct. 20, 1853; d. Sept. 11, 1864.
5) - JAMES STARR, b. July 23, 1819; m. April 14, 1840; assessor (Bethel) in 1859; d. Nov. 15, 1865. Ch.
a) Caroline Maria, b. 1843; m Samuel Sherman.
b) Mabel Sophia, b. 1845; m. May 13, 1867, Sherwood H. Fanton.
c) William Henry, b. 1848.
d) Phoebe A., b. 1850.
e) Harlow S. b. 1853.
f) James Ovington, b. 1855; d. Oct. 27, 1856.
g) Louisa M., b. 1857; d. Dec. 16, 1865.

Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: George M Benedict Residence Location: Danbury Marriage Date: 1 Jan 1829 Marriage Location: Newtown Spouse: Harriet Fairchild Spouse Residence Location: Newtown

Footnotes

-- SandeeToo - 06 Feb 2009
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