Skip to topic | Skip to bottom
Benedict.JamesBenedictIV1773r1.1 - 27 Jul 2009 - 04:30 - Main.guesttopic end

Start of topic | Skip to actions

James Benedict IV

Born Born 7Oct1773 Date at Location
Married Married Date Mary Wheeler at Location
Died Died 13Aug1856 Warwick, Orange County, NY


  • Father:Benjamin, James III 1745
  • Mother:Wheeler, Mary1777


  1. Juliana 1795-1835
  2. Abigail Abbie 1798-
  3. Maria 1800-
  4. James Wheeler 1801-1853
  5. Adeline 1803-
  6. Aurelia 1805-1807
  7. William S 1807-1883
  8. Joel 1809-1841
  9. Abner 1812-1889
  10. Harriet 1814-1896
  11. Henry A 1818-1900

The Parents of Mary Wheeler

were Zubulon and Jemima (Keeler) Wheeler

ís Early Years

? and ?


Per BofA?, Vol I, Pg 149: (James6, James5, James4, James3, John2, Thomas1). James6 b 7Oct1773. m Mary, dau Zubulon Wheeler, b 1Apr1777, d 24May1849. He d 13Aug1856. Children: 1) Julianna b 20Jun1795, m 22May1813 John Burt. d 4Aug1835 2) Abigail b 8Apr1798, m 24Jan1816 Calvin Bradner of Warwick 3) Maria b 7May1800, m David Forshee, res Warwick 4) James W b 13Jan1802, never married.l "Of strict integrity and kind, though reserved manners, he merited and received the confidence and esteem of his fellow citizens. He died universally regretted, 5Jan1853." 5) Adeline b 22Dec1803, m James B La Roe, res Chester. 6) Aurella b 17Sep1805, d 4Nov1807 7) William S b 12Aug1807, m 6Feb1833 Catharine, dau Nicholas Demorest, b 13Jul1811. Res Warwick. Child: James D b 2Sep1834, m 13Sep1866, Mary T, dau Mills Davis 8) Joel b 24Sep1809, m 13Nov1833 Mary, dau Benjamin Burt, b 8Jan1814. He d 12Feb1841. His widow res at Warwick. Children: a) Julia b 25Oct1834, res NY City. b) Elizabeth b 30Mar1836; res NY City. c) Mary b 17Nov1837, m 13Nov1861, Maurice H Demorest. res New Milford 9) Abner b 4Jan1812, m 26Nov1835 Julia A dau John and Nancy Van Duzer, b 17Apr1815. He engaged in farming shortly after marriage. About four years since he removed to the village of Warwick, where he owns and occupies one of its most beautiful homes. Children: a) John Van Duzer b 1Jan1837, unmarried attorney b) Joel W b 5Feb1842, d 30Jan1934, Farmer, Bellvale. c) Mary b 12Jan1846, d 21Jan1908. d) Harriet E b 14Jan1849, m 28Nov1877 Edgar A Willersdoff, d 21Oct1912. They had child: i) Carrie Mae b 28Nov1878, d 18Mar1880. 10) Harriet b 1Jan1814, res Warwick 11) John G b 30Sep1816, m 19Jan1848 Emily S, dau Daniel S Bigsbee, b 20Nov1826. Res near Lawton Station. Children: a) Elizabeth T b 29Oct1849, m 29Oct1867, George W Sayre. b) Henry W b 30Mar1851, c) Ella M b 9Sep1855, d) Emily B b 2Sep1864 12) Henry A b 3Sep1818, m 23Mar1853 Laura, dau Nathaniel Wright, b 12May1826. Upon the death of his father in law (1836) he came into possession of the homestead farm, known as one of the largest and most valuable in the town of Warwick. Children: a) James H b 13Feb1854. b) John W b 16Aug1855, unmarried. c) Mary L b 16Dec1856, unmarried. d) Robert W b 4May1858. e) Elizabeth T b 2Oct1859, unmarried. f) Albert A b 20Dec1860. g) Harriet E b 20Apr1862. h) Phoebe A b 27Oct1863. i) William S b 20Jul1865. j) Abigail b 4Apr1868, unmarried.

Final Years

Warwick Cemetery, Orange County, New York Benedict, James, b. 7 Oct 1773, d. 13 Aug 1856, s/o James Benedict & Mary Wood, h/o Mary Wheeler

-- SandeeToo - 16 Jul 2008
to top

Copyright © 1999-2019 by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding TWiki? Send feedback