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Joseph Benedict

Born Born 1728 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 24 Oct 1750 Elizabeth Hall Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Died Died 15 Dec 1815 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn



  1. Levi Benedict 1st 1752-1754
  2. Levi Benedict 2nd; 1755-1803
  3. Seth Benedict; 1757-ca 1830
  4. Hannah Benedict; 1761-1831
  5. Eder Benedict 1764-1778
  6. Olive Benedict 1766-
  7. Comfort Benedict 1769-1783
  8. Elizabeth Benedict 1771-
  9. Anne Benedict 1774-
  10. Eri Benedict 1st 1776-1776
  11. Eri Benedict 2nd; 1779-1803

Elizabeth Hall and Family

Elizabeth was b 1730 and d 9Jul1816 at Danbury, CT. She was the dau of Elnathan Hall b 19Aug1711 at Fairfield, CT, d 1774 New Fairfield, CT., he was a son of the immigrant John Hall b ca 1648 of Wickham, Durham County, England and Abigail Summers b ca 1643. Her mother was Hannah Hawley b 15May1715 at Stratfield, CT and d 9Apr1741 at Stratfield, CT

Daughter Olive (Benedict) Platt

Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Olive Benedict Gender: Female Birth Date: 5 Sep 1766 Birth Location: Danbury Parent Name: Joseph Parent Name: Elisabeth

U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
Name: James Platt Gender: male Birth Place: CT Birth Year: 1760 Spouse Name: Olive Benedict Number Pages: 1

James Platt b 1760 Danbury, Faifield county, CT, d 17May1844 Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY.

Daughter Elizabeth Benedict

Per Danbury Barbour Collection: b 10May1771

Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Name: Elisabeth Benedict Gender: Female Birth Date: 20 May 1771 Birth Location: Danbury Parent Name: Joseph Parent Name: Elisabeth

Per Elizabeth (Benedict) Spencer research, Elizabeth m Thomas Taylor Jr. Sources: History of Danbury. no records of any marriage found

Daughter Anne (Benedict) Knapp

b 9Apr1774 Danbury, Fairfield County, CT. Reportedly d ca 1806. She m Noah Knapp, son of Benjamin and Mercy (Wildman) Knapp, b 22Mar1770 at Danbury, CT

Connecticut Town Birth Records, Danbury, CT pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Anne Benedict Gender: Female Birth Date: 9 Apr 1774 Birth Location: Danbury Parent Name: Joseph Parent Name: Elisabeth

Connecticut Town Birth Records, Danbury, CT pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Noah, son Benjamin & Mercy (Wildman), b Mar 22, 1770
Noah, m __, Dec 11, 1789
Noah, m Anna BENEDICT, dau Joseph, June 14, 1792
Noah m 3rd Rebecca Dibble


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: 10. John b 1717
11. Josiah
12. James
13. Joseph b 1728
14. Jachin b 1727
- Sarah m Crofut
- Rebecca m Matthew Crofut
- Phoebe m Samuel4 (7) Benedict [des. of Samuel]
- Rachel m Ebenezer4 (6) Benedict [des. of Samuel]

Information on the children derived from Norwalk, Fairfield County, CT Genealogy Registry (Hall), Norwalk, Fairfield County, CT - 1847 Historical Records, Barbour Collection - Danbury, CT, LDS 1435525, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 288
13. JOSEPH4 (John,3 James,2 Thomas1)
b. 1728; m. Oct. 24, 1750, Elizabeth Hall, b. 1730, and d. July 8, 1816. Selectman, 1777; sealer of leather, 1777, '78, '79; res. at Danbury, Ct., and d. Dec. 15, 1815. Ch.
1)- LEVI, b. Nov. 28, 1752; d. Dec. 30, 1754.
2) (42.) LEVI, b. March 25, 1755.
3) (43.) SETH, b. Oct. 22, 1757.
4)- HANNAH, b. Aug. 13, 1761; m. May 22, 1783, Eliakim5 (50) Benedict. Eliakim Benedict;
5)- EDER, b. April 17, 1764; d. Dec. 26, 1778.
6)- OLIVE, b. Sept. 5, 1766; m. Joseph Platt.
7)- COMFORT, b. Jan. 13, 1769; d. Sept. 25, 1783.
8)- ELIZABETH, b. May 20, 1771; m. Thomas Taylor Jr.
9)- ANNE, b. April 9, 1774; m. June 14, 1792, Noah Knapp.
10)- ERI, b. Feb. 2, 1776; d. Oct. 11, 1776.
11)(44.) ERI, b. April 3, 1779; d. Sept. 1, 1803.

Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Elisabeth Hall [Elisabeth Hull] Marriage Date: 24 Oct 1750 Marriage Location: Danbury Spouse: Joseph Benedict


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