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Henry Lamberton Benedict

Family reference: 233.A61

Born Born 5 May 1832 Patterson, Putnam County, New York
Married Married 5 Mar 1873 Lucia Smith
Died Died before 1900 census  



  1. Benjamin Brush Benedict Sr; 1874-1935

Lucia Smith

1850 US Federal Census: North Salem, Westchester County, New York; Roll: M432_614; Page: 307; Image: 616. 17Oct1850
  • Smith, Orsamus H, age 52, male, clergyman, E.P. value of real estate: 850, b NY
  • Smith, Lucy A, age 45, female, b NY
  • Smith, Emily, age 23, female, b NY
  • Smith, Ann, age 22, female, b NY
  • Smith, Lucia, age 17, female, b NY
  • Smith, Orsamus, age 14, male, b NY
  • Smith, Heber, age 10, male, b NY

1870 US Federal Census: Patterson, Putnam County, New York; Roll: M593_1077; Page: 71; Image: 143. Post Office: Mahopac Falls. 13Aug1870

  • Smith, Orsamus H, age 72, male, white, farmer, value:11,000, b NY
  • Smith, Emily, age 40, female, white, keeping house, b NY
  • Smith, Lucia, age 35, female, white, keeping house, b NY

1900 US Federal Census: Patterson, Putnam County, New York; Roll: T623 1146; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 49. 22Jun1900

  • Bennet, Byron G, head, white, male, b Jun1841, age 38, m 18y, b NY, parents b NY, farmer
  • Bennet, Nettie C, wife, white, female, b Jul1843, age 36, m 18y, mother of 2, 2 living, b NY, parents b NY
  • Bennet, Orville G, son, white, male, b Aug1884, age 15, single, b NY, parents b NY, at home
  • Bennet, Christian H, son, white, male, b Nov1886, age 13, b NY, parents b NY, at home
  • Benedict, Lucia, boarder, white, female, b May1833, age 67, widow, mother of 1, 1 living, b NY, parents b NY, farmer

Final Years

Henry most probably died in Patterson, Putnam County, New York. His widow Lucia is still residing in Patterson, a farmer in the 1900 Census.


1860 US Federal Census: Patterson, Putnam County, New York; Roll: M653_842; Page: 0; Image: 186. 1Aug1860.
  • Benedict, Benjamin B, age 57, male, farmer, value of real estate: 9000, Personal:1450, b NY.
  • Benedict, Julia M, age 56, female, b CT.
  • Benedict, Henry, age 26, male, farm laborer, value of real estate: 100, b NY Benedict, Emily, age 17, female, b NY.
  • Benedict, Catherine, age 13, female, b NY.
  • Butler, George, age 13, male, black, b NY.
  • Patrick, Mary, age 30, female, domestic, b Ireland.
  • Benedict, Ellen, age 70, female, value of real estate: 100, personal: 900, b NY. (sister of Henry)

1880 US Federal Census: Patterson, Putnam County, New York; Roll: T9_917; Family History Film: 1254917; Page: 55.3000; 11Jun1880.

  • Benedict, Henry L, white, male, age 48, married, farmer, b NY.
  • Benedict, Lucia S, wife, white, female, age 47, married, keeping house, b NY.
  • Benedict, Benjamin B, son, white, male, age 5, at home, b NY.
  • Baker, John V, hired hand, white, male, age 19, b NY.
  • Duffy, Annie, servant, white, female, age 15, b Ireland.


Per Benedicts of America, Vol I, Pg 115 Benjamin Brush Benedict was b 21Jun1801, m 26Jan1830 Julia Maria, dau Capt D.L. Painter of Roxbury, CT. Besides holding most of the principalo town offices, has been justice of the peace many years, associate judge of Putnam Co., and member of the legislature, 1847. He was ruling elder for a long period of the Presbyterian Church, Patterson, NY. resides on the paternal homestead, present occupation: farming. Children: Henry Lamberton b 5May1832, farmer Charles William b 24Apr1834, merchant, d 27Dec1858 Thalia M b 22Apr1837, d 22Aug1854 Rev Benjamin Gilbert, b 6Dec1838; grad Lafayette College, Easton, Pa., in 1859; Princeton Theological Seminary 1866. Pastor of Hopewell Presbyterian church at Bullville, Orange Co, NY. Emily E, b 10Jan1843, m 17ct1865 Rev. Nathan M. Sherwood, pastor Reformed church, Cold Spring

Benedicts of America, Vol II, Pg 118 Henry LAMBERTSON7 b 5May1832 m 5Mar1873 Lucia Smith. Farmer. I. Benjamin Brush, Sr b 13Nov1873 m 12Dec1900, Mona Deuel who d 1946. He d 1935. They originally resided in Patterson and Saratoga Springs, NY & Ocean Grove and Albany, NY. About 1903 moved to Anoka, Minn, to Minn. and finally to Chicago, IL in 1922. Children: 1) Benjamin Brush Jr b 16Oct1903 m June Needham. No children. 2) Edith Lydia b 1906 m Dr Elmer Hansen. They had children a) John Robert Hansen, b) Kristine Hansen. 3) Robert Deuel b 27Jan1909 m Bernice Bjorum. they had children a) John Deuel, b) James Robert, c) Robert Gay. 4) Courtney Smith b 16ct1911 Minn. Minn. m 19Jun1937 Elizabeth Lorentz. Advertising Manager R. 469 Highcrest Dr., Wilmetta, IL. they had child a) Gary Francis b 31May1954

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