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John Thomas Benedict

Born Born 26 Jun 1773 Norwalk, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 07 Feb 1795 Betsey Dart New Lisbon co., NY
Died Died 07 Mar 1845 near Dansville, Livingston co., NY

Parents:

Children:

  1. William Benedict; 1796-1829
  2. Elizabeth Benedict; 1797-
  3. Phoebe Benedict; 1799-1874
  4. John Elroy Benedict; 1801-1858
  5. Leonard Benedict; 1802-
  6. Rev Elisha Bligh Benedict; 1806-
  7. Rhoda Benedict 1808-1841
  8. Clark Hoyt Benedict; 1811-
  9. Russell Benedict 1814-1815
  10. Mary Ann Benedict 1816-
  11. Chloe A Benedict; 1818-

Betsey Dart and Family

Betsey was b 1777 in Wyoming Valley, PA and d 5Feb1838 in Steuben County, NY. She was the daughter of Nathan Dart and Unknown. Nathan was the son of Samuel Dart 1707-1759 and Mary Jagger 1719-1745.

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 95
74. ABRAHAM5 (John,4 Thomas,3 John,2 Thomas1)
b. 1745; m. Lydia Hoyt, who d. New Lisbon, about 1812. He was a Revolutionary soldier and pensioner. He d. aged 100, at N. L. Ch.
1) (181.) JOHN THOMAS, b. June 26, 1773; d. March 7, 1845.
2) (182.) ISAAC.
3) (183.) ABRAM, b. 1779; d. July 5, 1855.
4) (184.) MOSES, b. Feb. 2, 1783; d. Aug. 30, 1864.
5) - POLLY, m. Nathan Dart.
6) - RUTH, m. Ira Thurston; had a son, Rev. Curtis Thurston.
7) - LYDIA, m. Benj. Thomas; d. Clarendon.

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 163
181. JOHN THOMAS6 (Abraham,5 John,4 Thomas,3 John,2 Thomas1)
b. June 26, 1773, at Norwalk, Ct.; m. Feb. 7, 1795, Betsey, dau. Nathan Dart of Boston, Mass., who d. Feb. 5, 1838. He was a soldier in the war of 1812; d. near Dansville, March 7, 1845. Ch.
1) - WILLIAM, b. May 6, 1796, at New Lisbon; m. Nov. 9, 1819, Adeline Fellows. He d. at Huntsville, Otsego Co., Sept. 13, 1829. She res. at Durham, Greene Co. Ch.
a) Caroline, b. Sept., 1820.
b) (464.) Rev. William Addison, b. March, 1822; m. twice; no issue; grad. Amherst College, 1849; received degree of A. M.; Presb. minister.
2) - BETSEY, b. Sept. 8, 1797; m. Aug. 18, 1822, John R. Walker, res. Woodhull.
3) - PHOEBE, b. July 1, 1799; m. Feb. 19, 1824, John T. Wood; res. Sharon, Wis.
4) - JOHN, b. March 15, 1801; m. Jan. 19, 1826, Emily Webb, b. 1807; moved, recently, from Woodhull to Yankton, Dacotah Territory. He d 22Nov1858, she d 7Aug1886. Ch.
a) Harriet P., b. Nov. 19, 1826, Providence, Pa. She m Bligh Wood
b) Phoebe, b. Oct. 15, 1828.
c) William W., b. Feb. 5, 1831; m. Adeline (Thorne?), b. 1832, in Schoharie. Res., 1855, in Woodhull. Ch.
I.) Washington E., b. 1851.
II.) Alice E., b. 1855.
d) (465.) Washington, b. Aug. 9, 1833, at New Lisbon; res. Tuscarora. (N. Y. Census, 1865). Wife Irena L., b. 1835, Steuben Co. Ch.
I.) Charles, b. 1858, Iowa.
II.) Ernest H., b. 1864, Steuben Co.
e) Cordelia, b. Jan. 1, 1836, Hartwick. m Bucklin H Wood
f) Mary Adelaide, b. Oct. 9, 1838, Woodhull. m John Thomson
g) Albert G., b. May 15, 1841, at W.; m. Eliza J. --, b. 1838. He was in the army. They had two ch.; one living in 1865: I) Mary A., b. 1864. He m 2nd Eliza Graham 22Jun1861.
h) Leonard H., b. Aug. 2, 1843, at W.
i) Juliette, b. Sept. 25, 1846, Unadilla. m Wm Hoaglin 28Jul1867
j) Julianna, m Leander C Smith Aug1872.
5) - LEONARD, b. April 29, 1802; m. Feb. 25, 1829, Mary Hitchcock. No issue; res. New Hampton, Iowa.
6) Rev. ELISHA BLIGH, b. Sept. 5, 1806; m. Dec. 1, 1831, Hannah Martha, dau. Marcus S. Willard, who was drowned in the Cownesque river, at Elkland, Tioga Co., Pa., June 28, 1835, in attempting to cross on a foot bridge; m. 2d, Sept. 7, 1837, Emily R., dau. Hon. John Ryan. Presbyterian minister; settled at Elkland, Pa. Ch.
a) Ledentia Marilla, b. Feb. 7, 1833, Westfield, Pa.; m. Dec. 30, 1854, John C. Johnson.
b) Juvantia Martha, b. Dec. 12, 1834, Elkland, Pa.; m. April 12, 1858, Henry L. Fitch of Cooperstown.
c) Evander Ryan, b. Oct. 1, 1838; d. April 17, 1839.
d) Evalette Maria, b. Oct. 2, 1840, Elba.
e) Amoret Ann, b. Aug. 12, 1844, Millville.
f) Mary Susannah, b. Oct. 25, 1846, Millville; m. Nov. 1, 1865, John C. Whitaker. g) Charles Corydon, b. Dec. 29, 1850, Lawrenceville, Pa.; d. Feb. 9, 1853.
h) Charles Hiram, b. March 16, 1856, Covington, Pa.
7) - RHODA, b. July 18, 1808; m. March 4, 1836, Luther Newton; d. Feb. 24, 1841, Addison.
8) - CLARK HOYT, b. Dec. 16, 1811; m. Feb. 26, 1835, Merilla Knowlton. Ch.
a) Celestia, m. Pepper
b) Volckert, m. Miss Thurston.
9) - RUSSELL, b. March 29, 1814; d. May 5, 1815.
10) - MARY ANN, b. Feb. 8, 1816; m. March 12, 1837, Nelson Kenyon.
11) - CHLOE A., b. Feb. 14, 1818; m. Nov. 24, 1840, Orrel Whipple. Res. Byron. Had two sons in the army -- Charles Adelbert and Lewellyn Herbert; Charles A. returned in safety from his two years' campaign, but reenlisting, was taken prisoner and starved to death in Salisbury prison, aged 20. Lewellyn enlisted at 15 years of age, and died of fever in hospital at Washington, D. C.

Footnotes

Dansville is a village in Livingston County, New York. Daniel Faulkner founded the village in 1795. When Livingston County was created, the village was in the Town of Sparta. Dansville became an incorporated village in 1845.

Dansville is a town in Steuben County, New York. The town was named after Daniel Faulkner. The Town of Dansville is in the northwest corner of the county, north of Hornell, New York. The town was formed, along with the county, in 1796 as one of the original towns in the county, but was not settled until around 1804. Daniel P. Faulkner, a prominent citizen, was popularly called "Captain Dan." The Town of Dansville was used to form, in whole or part, the Towns of Cohocton, Howard (both in 1812, Wayland (1848), and Fremont (1854). In 1822, part of the town, including the Village of Dansville was annexed to the Town of Sparta in Livingston County.

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