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George Vail Benedict

Family reference: 464.413

Born Born 10 Jan 1822 Danbury, Connecticut
Married Married 16 Jan 1854 Bulah Peck Griffin at Danbury, Connecticut
Died Died 1 Sep 1876 Danbury, Connecticut



  1. Mary Benedict; b 1Jan1859, d 10May1859
  2. Fanny Benedict; b 1Jan1859 Danbury, Fairfield County, CT

The Parents of Beulah:

Beulah Peck Griffin parents were Eliakim S Griffin b 1808, CT and Sarah P b 1806, New York

George’s Early Years

George and ?


Per LDS 1435525, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT, pg 37: Fanny Benedict b 1Jan1859, Father George Benedict, age 38, white, of Danbury, Farmer Mother: Beulah, age 23, white, born Danbury. ...not known if this is dau Mary, or a twin dau.

Children: Mary and Fanny: Per LDS 1435525, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT, Fanny b 1Jan1859, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT. same date as Mary. Not indicated as twins, no listing for Mary, or if they are one and the same child. No death date listed for Fanny. Birth and death date for Mary per Benedicts of America, Vol I, pg 303

1850 US Federal Census: M432_37, pg 105, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 6Aug1850, line 99, Family No 384: Dorcus Benedict, age 58, female, white, b CT. George Benedict, age 28, male, white, farmer, b CT

1860 US Federal Census: M653_73. Pg 190, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 7Jun1860, line 2, Dwelling No 169, Family No 191: George V. Benedict, age 38, male, farmer, value of personal estate: 100, b CT. Bulah P., age 26, female, b Connecticut Dorcas, age 64, female, value of real estate: 1700, value of personal estate: 250, b Connecticut

1870 US Federal Census: M593_97, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 19Jul1870, pg 77, lline 7, Dwelling No 580, Family No 666: Benedict, George, age 48, male, white, laborer, value of real estate: 3000, personal estate: 300, b CT, US citizen over age of 21 Benedict, Bulah P., age 36, female, white, dress maker, b CT

1880 US Federal Census: T9_94, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 5Jun1880, pg 112, ED 112, District 1, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT, House No 52, Dwelling No 94, Family No 135: Griffing, Sally, white, female, age 74, widowed, keeping house, b NY, father b RI, mother b RI. Benedict, Buelah, white, female, age 46, dau, widowed, keeping house, b CT, father b CT, mother b NY

NOTE: Buelah'a mother Sarah becomes Sally in 1880 Census, also Griffin written as Griffing

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