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Henry Trusten Benedict

Born Born July 27, 1860   Cornwall, CT
Married Married October 26, 1881 Eunice Harris Todd Cornwall, CT
Died Died March 1, 1943   Cornwall, CT

Parents:

  • Father:Silas Benedict 1818-1908
  • Mother:Nancy R. Ford 1828-1883

Children:

  1. Florence Amelia Benedict; November 15, 1882
  2. Jay Silas Benedict; June 13, 1886
  3. Lester Chauncey Benedict; June 28, 1902

Early Year of Henry Trusten

Henry Trusten and all his siblings went by their middle names. Henry went by Trusten, James was called Chester, Nancy went by Josie, Harriet was Hattie and John was Chauncey.

Trusten and Eunice

Trusten married Eunice Harris Todd, the dauther of Carrington Todd and Eunice Harris Platt. It was her father's third marriage and her mother's second. Upon her father's death, Eunice and her husband Trusten inherited the family farm on Todd Hill Road and lived there with her mother.

Both Trusten and Eunice are buried in the Cornwall Village Cemetery, Cornwall, CT.

Sources

The Genealogy of the Benedicts in America, by Henry Marvin Benedict, published in 1870 by Joel Munsell, 82 State Street, Albany, NY
Pg 391
36. SILAS (Nathan5, Nathan4, Daniel3, Daniel2, Thomas1), b. April 2, 1787; m. Dec. 6, 1812, Polly, dau. James and Dorcas Blake of Cornwall, Ct., b. March 29, 1795, and d. Feb. 13, 1861. He d. Feb. 19, 1868, at Goshen, Ct. Ch.
  1. Jerusha, b. June 27, 1814; m. Sept. 28, 1836, Dr. Eliada Osborn Jr.; physician; res. Litchfield, Ct.
  2. Julia, b. March 28, 1816; m. May 13, 1835, James Landon, d. Sept. 10, 1839.
  3. Silas, b. May 19, 1818; m. April 23, 1847, Nancy R., dau. James D. Ford of Cornwall, Ct., b. May 27, 1828; res. at Goshen, Ct. Ch.
    1. Mary Elizabeth, b. Aug. 23, 1848.
    2. Ozias, b. Dec. 3, 1849.
    3. James Chester, b. April 30, 1851.
    4. Nancy Josephine, b. Nov. 18, 1852.
    5. Harriet Adelaide, b. Aug. 18, 1856.
    6. John Chauncey, b. March 13, 1858.
    7. Henry Trustin, b. July 27, 1860.
  4. Osias, b. March 24, 1835; m. June 9, 1833, in Texas, Mary Emily Bratton, b. in Indiana; merchant; res. Florence, Williamson county, Texas.
  5. Francis Jerome, b. Oct. 3, 1835; res. at Goshen, Ct., on the homestead.

_Footnotes

-- ThomasJBenedict - 10 Sep 2011
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