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Lieut John Benedict

Born Born 1717   Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn.
Married Married Date Lydia ? at Location
Died Died 17 Mar 1792   Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn.

Parents:

Children:

  1. Capt. Benajah Benedict; ca 1747-1831
  2. William Benedict; 1747-
  3. Rachel Benedict; ca. 1755-
  4. John Benedict; 1764-1834
  5. Lydia Benedict; ca. 1766-
  6. Moses Benedict; 1767-1861
  7. Rebecca Benedict; ca. 1768-
  8. Phoebe Benedict; ca. 1769-

Sources

Per Benedicts To America, Vol I, pg 284:
Capt John3, James2, Thomas1
b Oct1689; m 1st Rachel (Starr), b 1690, and d Feb1765. Information derived from probate records. His will was proved 25Mar1771, and distributed 15May1771. Real, 608lbs, 6s.; clear movable estate, 111lbs 13s. 10d; widow Ruth; ch. John, eldest son; Josiah, second; James, third; Joseph, fourth; Jachin, youngest; wid. Sarah Crofut, eldest daughter; Rebecca, wife of Matthew Crofut; Phoebe, wife of Samuel Benedict; Ebenezer, grandson; Rachel, wife of David Barnum, grandau; Ruth, wife of Caleb Benedict, grandau; the last three, ch of Rachel, who m Ebenezer Benedict. He was styled Captain, and was a member of the CT legislature in Oct1739, Oct1747, May 1749, May1750, Oct1755, May1764, Oct1764, and May1765. He d Feb1771. Ch:
1) (10.) John b 1717
2) (11.) Josiah
3) (12.) James
4) (13.) Joseph b 1728
5) (14.) Jachin b 1727
6) - Sarah m Crofut
7) - Rebecca m Matthew Crofut
8) - Phoebe m Samuel4 (7.) Benedict [des. of Samuel]
9) - Rachel m Ebenezer4 (6.) Benedict [des. of Samuel]

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 286
10. Lieut. JOHN4 (John,3 James,2 Thomas1)
b. 1717; m. Lydia --, b. 1719, and d. March 18, 1793. Selectman 1778, 1779. He d. March 17, 1792. Capt. Benajah appointed administrator April 23, 1792. Inventory 120 10s. 1d. Ch.
1) (34.) BENAJAH, b. 1747; d. 1831.
2) (35.) WILLIAM.
3) (36.) JOHN, b. 1764; d. 1835.
4) - RACHEL, m. Oct. 28, 1772, John Matthews of Danbury, Ct.
5) - LYDIA, m. Ezra Dibble of Brookfield, Ct.
6) (37.) MOSES.
7) - REBECCA, m. Eben Stowe of Watertown, Ct.
8) - PHOEBE, m. John Hall of Lanesboro, Mass.

Footnotes

-- SandeeToo - 17 Feb 2009
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