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Hanna (Anna) Benedict

Family reference: 469

Born Born   1745 Danbury, Fairfield co., Connecticut
Married Married 1st 1770 Eliakim Davis
2nd   Samuel Perry1
Died Died   17 May 1786  



  1. Lucy Davis; 1771-
  2. Elizabeth Davis; 1772-1779
  3. Anna Davis; 1773-
  4. Eli Davis; 1774-1857

The Parents of Hannah

Hannah’s Early Years

Hannah and Eliakim Davis

Eliakim Davis was the son of Jabez Davis, who was the son of John "the Welshman" Davis of Derby, Connecticut and of Abigail Tibbals. Eliakim was born about 1740 in Connecticut and married Hannah Benedict in 1770. He passed away on May 18, 1776 in Danbury, Fairfield co., Connecticut, just ten days before his father, Jabez.

Jabez Davis was born July 24, 1703 at Derby, New Haven, Connecticut; married Elizabeth Taylor in about 1735, she was born about 1704; he died May 28, 1776 at Danbury, Fairfield co., Connecticut.


Notes on the Children

(compiled by SandeeToo; per Rootsweb entries)
  1. Lucy; born 1771 at Danbury, Connecticut; married Zar (ebenezer?) Dibble on Sept. 14, 1786.
  2. Elizabeth (Betsy or Betty); born 1772, at Danbury, Connecticut and died seven years later in 1779 at Danbury, Connecticut.
  3. Anna; born 1773 at Danbury, Connecticut; married John King.
  4. Eli; born June 2, 1774 at Danbury, Connecticut; married Thirza (Tirze) Barnum in 1800 at Danbury; died March 12, 1857 at West Columbia, Mason co., West Virginia.


  1. "Genealogy of the Benedicts in America", by Henry M. Benedict; 1st pub. 1870; orig. avail. at Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, DC.

-- SandeeToo - 02 Jun 2008
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