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Deacon John Benedict

Born Born   1701   at Location
Married Married 1st   Dinah Bouton at Location
2nd   Mary ??? at Location
Died Died   27 Feb 1770   at Location



  1. Daniel Benedict; -1777
  2. John Benedict; 1724-1807
  3. Jachin Benedict; -1760
  4. Joseph Benedict; 1730-1785
  5. Dinah Benedict; 1734-177?
  6. Lois Benedict; 1735-
  7. Hezekiah Benedict; 1737-1813
  8. Rhoda Benedict; 1739-
  9. Mary Benedict; 1743-1771+
  10. Sarah Benedict; 1741-

The Parents of John

Johnís Early Years

John and Dinah

Thier marriage date is unknown. They removed to New Canaan on Joune 20, 1733.1 He joined, by letter the Congregational Church, of which he became Deacon.

John and Mary

Mary's family and birth is unknown at this time. She survived another 30 years after John's death and is buried adjacent to him in the Lakeview Cemetery of New Canaan, Connecicut.

Mary's headstone Her headstone reads, in part:

Sacred is the memory of
Mary Benedict
Wife of Deacon John Benedict
4th of Norwalk
December 7, 1800 in her 70th (?) year
Headstone is located in Lakeview Cemetery in New Canaan, Connecticut.

The final Years for John

John's will was made February 19, 1779 just eight days before his passing and was proved on April 17, 1770.

John's headstone His headstone reads:
Sacred to the Memory of
Deacon John Benedict
(The 3rd of Norwalk)
Who departed this life
Feb 27, 1770
In the 69thyr of his age
Headstone is located in Lakeview Cemetery in New Canaan, Connecticut; Plost: I-05. Headstone was relocated from Brushy Ridge.



  • Family reference: 231
  • Family Tree: Benedict Generations
  • Lineage: John Benedict4, (John3, John2, Thomas1)
  • Books:
    • GBA-I p. 56-571


  1. "Genealogy of the Benedicts in America", by Henry M. Benedict; 1st pub. 1870; orig. avail. at Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, DC.

-- JimBenedict - 18 Dec 2010
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