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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

Parents:

Children:

  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

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: 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

Footnotes

-- SandeeToo - 30 Jan 2009
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