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Henry Benedict

Born Born 14 Jun 1810 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 12 Sep 1832 Elizabeth M Morehouse Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Died Died 02 Jul 1882 Saratoga Springs

Parents:

Children:

  1. Edgar Aaron Benedict; 1833-1891
  2. Daniel Morehouse Benedict; 1839-
  3. Theodore Henry Benedict; 1842-

Elizabeth M Morehouse and family

Elizabeth was b 4Apr1812 at Danbury, CT and d 14May1905 at Danbury. She was the daughter of David and Elizabeth Morehouse of Danbury.

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: M432_37; Page: 112; Image: 222. 7Aug1850

  • Benedict, Henry, age 40, male, merchant, value of personal: 10,000, b CT
  • Benedict, Elizabeth, age 37, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Edgar, age 16, male, b CT
  • Benedict, Daniel, age 11, male, b CT
  • Benedict, Theodore, age 7, male, b CT
  • 1 female servant b Ireland
  • Benedict, Sarah, age 63, female, b CT

1860 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: M653_73; Page: 204; Image: 206. 9Jun1860

  • Benedict, Henry, age 49, male, farmer, value of real estate: 17,100, personal: 13,000, b CT
  • Benedict, Elizabeth, age 47, female, value of personal: 2000, b CT
  • Benedict, Edgar A, age 26, male, druggist, value of personal: 5000, b CT
  • Benedict, Daniel M, age 21, male, shoe dealer, value of personal: 2500, b CT
  • Morehouse, Anna, age 50, female, value of personal: 700, b CT
  • 1 servant, b Ireland

1870 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M593_97; Page: 359; Image: 164. 28Jul1870

  • Benedict, Edgar A, age 36, masle, white, shoe dealer, value of real estate: 20,000, personal: 6000, b CT
  • Benedict, Elizabeth, age 58, female, white, keeping house, value of real estate: 20,000, personal: 12,000, b CT
  • Moorehouse, Anna, age 60, female, white, keeping house, value of personal: 1500, B ct
  • Benedict, Theo H, age 27, male, white, shoe dealer, value of real estate: 10,000, b CT
  • 1 female servant

1880 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: T9_94; Family History Film: 1254094; Page: 146.4000; Enumeration District: 113; Image: 0295. 29Jun1880

  • Benedict, Elizabeth, white, female, age 68, mother, keeping house, b CT, parents b CT
  • Benedict, Edgar, white, male, age 46, son, unemployed, b CT, parents b CT
  • 1 female servant

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 385
28. ASAHEL6 (Matthew,5 Matthew,4 Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1)
b. 1762; m. Sarah, dau. Deacon Abel Botsford of Newtown, Ct., b. 1785, and d. Aug. 14, 1851. He d. Feb. 27, 1843, at Danbury, Ct. Ch.
1) - HENRY, b. June 14, 1810; m. Sept. 12, 1832, Elizabeth, dau. Daniel and Abigail Morehouse, b. April 14, 1812. Deputy sheriff, 1843, 1844; town agent in 1851; director of Danbury Bank, 1855; res. Danbury, Ct. He d. July 2, 1862, at Saratoga Springs. She d 14May1905 at Danbury. Ch.
a) Edgar Aaron, b. Oct. 24, 1833; merchant, Danbury, Ct. He m Mary Andrews, no Chd. He d 4Jul1891
b) Daniel Morehouse, b. June 15, 1839; m. Nov. 12, 1861, Mary Jane, dau. Nathan and Polly Wilcox of Norwalk, Ct., b. March 24, 1845. Merchant, Danbury, Ct. Ch.
I.) Elizabeth, b. Nov. 20, 1862.
II.) Henry, b. May 9, 1866.
c) Theodore Henry, b. Nov. 9, 1842; res. Danbury, Ct.

Footnotes

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