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James S Benedict

Born Born 1830 New York
Married Married Date Ann ? at Location
Died Died Date at Location



  1. Florence James Benedict; 1868-
  2. Child Benedict
  3. Child Benedict


Ann was b Feb1833 in Baden, Germany. She immigrated to the states ca 1839. Her maiden name was probably Kuhn, as there is a niece living with them surnamed Coons/Kuhn.

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Webster, Monroe, New York; Roll: M432_528; Page: 436; Image: 596. 29Aug1850

  • Benedict, Ezra, age 45, male, farmer, b CT
  • Benedict. Ida A, age 40, female, b VT
  • Benedict, James, age 19, male, pedlar, b NY
  • Benedict, Abigail, age 15, female, b NY
  • Benedict, John, age 8, male, b NY

1870 US Federal Census: Rochester Ward 2, Monroe, New York; Roll: M593_969; Page: 63; Image: 125. Aug1870

  • Benedict, James S, age 40, male, white, saloon keeper, value of real estate: 4000, personal: 4000, b NY
  • Benedict, Ann, age 37, female, white, at home, b NY
  • Benedict, Florence J, age 10, male, white, b NY
  • Coons, Ann, age 15, female, white, b NY
  • Greentree, Martin, age 50, male, clothier, value of real estate: 10,000, personal: 3500, b NY
  • Greentree, Louisa, age 42, female, at home

1880 US Federal Census: Rochester, Monroe, New York; Roll: T9_862; Family History Film: 1254862; Page: 46.3000; Enumeration District: 74; Image: 0567. 9Jun1880

  • Benedict, James, age 50, male, restaurant, b NY, father b CT, mother b VT
  • Benedict, Ann, age 46, female, keeping house, b Baden, parents b Baden
  • Benedict, James F, age 19, male, single, clerk in restaurant, b NY, father b NY, mother b Baden
  • Coon, Mary, age 23, female, servant, b NY, father b Baden, mother b NY

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 26 Williams Street, Rochester Ward 12, Monroe, New York; Roll: T623_1075 Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 80. 2Jun1900

  • Benedict, James S, head, white, male, b Jan1830, age 70, m 47y, b NY, father b CT, mother b VT, real estate agent
  • Benedict, Ann, wife, white, female, b Feb1833, age 67, m 47y, mother of 3, 1 living, b Germany, parents b Germany, immigrated 1839
  • Benedict, James F, son, white, male, b Jan1868, age 39, m 12y, b NY, father b NY, mother b VT, painter
  • Benedict, Ida, grandau, white, female, b Nov1886, age 13, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, George, grandson, white, male, b Jan1893, age 7, b NY, parents b NY
  • Kuhn, Mary, niece, white, female, b Aug1857, age 42, single, b NY, father b NY, mother b Germany, seamstress


Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 254
38. JOHN6 (Eleazer,5 Samuel,4 Samuel,3 Samuel,2 Thomas1)
b. Dec. 14, 1780; m. 1804, Lucinda, dau. Ezra Barnum of Danbury, b. March 6, 1785. He d. July 21, 1861, at W. Webster. She d 18Jul1870. Owned and operated first hotel in Webster, NY. Ch.
1) - EZRA CROSBY, b. 1805; m. Ida Jourdan, b. 1810, in Vt. He d. 1861, in Mich. Ch. (Census of 1855):
a) Abigail E., b. 1831;
b) John B., b. 1834
c) Ezra C.
Ezra Crosby 1805-1861 lost a son in the war, probably John B.; has another son, James S., residing in Rochester.
2) - ERIC, b. 1807; d. at two years of age.
3) - ENUM, b. 1808; d. 1832, at Long Point, U. Canada.
4) (103.) ELI, b. 1801; m. Eunice Moody, b. 1812. in Mass. Res. West Webster. They had eight children. Census of 1855, gives:
a) Leonard, 21 yrs. old
b) William F., 18 yrs. old
c) Sarah I., 14 yrs. old
d) Eliza M., 11 yrs. old
e) Elizabeth, 9 yrs. old
f) Mary A., 5 yrs. old
g) Charles H., 3 yrs. old.
h) Son. Eli lost a son in the war. By Census of 1866, it appears: Leonard had wife Lucy, b. 1842. He had been in the army. Also, William had a wife Jenny, b. 1842.
5) - DANIEL SELA, b. 1812; d. 1832.
6) (104.) JOHN BARNUM, b. Feb. 1, 1820; m. Feb. 16, 1845, Ann Elizabeth, dau. Joseph B. Brush of N. Huron, b. May 20, 1827. Is a civil engineer, and res. at Cincinnati, Ohio. Ch.
a) Enum Sela, b. Sept. 17, 1854, at Rochester.
b) Alfred Barnum, b. April 2, 1856, at Rochester.


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