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Levi Starr Benedict

Born Born 24 Dec 1805 Hinesburg, Chittenden co., VT
Married Married 07 Oct 1829 Mary Gregory Danbury, Fairfield co., CT
Died Died 13 Mar 1892 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn

Parents:

Children:

  1. Charles Henry Benedict 1832-
  2. James Augustus Benedict; 1833-
  3. Albert Gregory Benedict; 1841-1902

Mary Gregory and Family

Mary was b ca 1808 at Danbury, CT. She d 12Sep1895 at Danbury, CT. She was the daughter of Caleb Curtis Gregory.

Obituary - 14Sep1895
DIED - BENEDICT - at Danbury, Conn 12Sep1895, at the residence of her son Albert G Benedict, Mary Gregory, widow of Levi Starr Benedict, in the 87th year of her age. Funeral services Saturday afternoon , 14Sep at 3 o'clock

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M432_37; Page: 109; Image: 216. 7Aug1850

  • Benedict, Levi S, age 43, male, merchant, value of real estate: 8,000, b CT
  • Benedict, Mary, age 40, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Charles H, age 18, male, merchant, b CT
  • Benedict, James A, age 15, male, b CT
  • Wildman, Thomas, age 13, male, b CT
  • Benedict, Albert, age 8, male, b CT
  • Benedict, Margaret, age 30, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Adeline, age 15, female, b CT

1860 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M653_73; Page: 277; Image: 279. 22Jun1860

  • Benedict, Levi S, age 54, male, merchant, value of real estate: 16,200, personal: 16,000, b VT
  • Benedict, Mary G, age 52, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Albert G, age 18, male, b CT
  • Weley, Harriet, age 12, female, b CT
  • Denton, Susan, age 45, trimmer, b CT
  • 1 servant, b Ireland

1870 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M593_97; Page: 323; Image: 92. 13Jul1870

  • Benedict, Levi S, age 65, male, white, grocer, b VT
  • Benedict, Mary G, age 62, female, white, keeping house, b CT
  • Davis, Julia, age 38, female, white, domestic servant, b CT

1880 US Federal Census: Res: 19 West Street, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: T9_94; Family History Film: 1254094; Page: 139.1000; Enumeration District: 113; Image: 0280. 25Jun1880

  • Benedict, Levi S, male, white, age 74, husband, grocer, b VT, parents b CT
  • Benedict, Mary, female, white, age 71, wife, b CT, parents b CT
  • 1 boarder, 1 servant

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 345
111. LEVI6 (Levi,5 Joseph,4 John,3 James,2 Thomas1)
b. March 18, 1783; m. Oct. 14, 1804, Hannah, dau. Nathan Starr of Danbury, Ct., b. July 12, 1783, and d. Jan. 25, 1864. He d. July 8, 1865, at Danbury. Ch.
1) - LEVI STARR, b. Dec. 24, 1805, at Hinesburg, Vt.; m. Oct. 7, 1829, Mary, dau. Caleb Curtis Gregory. Director Danbury Bank, 1859; merchant; res. at Danbury, Ct. Ch.
a) Charles Henry, b. Jan. 12, 1832; m. Aug. 25, 1861, Annie, dau. Edgar S. Tweedy of Danbury; produce merchant, N. Y. city. Ch. 1.) Florence, b. Nov. 16, 1862. 2
b) James Augustus, b. Dec. 17, 1833; m. Oct. 20, 1864, Sarah Emma Turner; produce merchant, N. Y. city.
c) Albert Gregory, b. Aug. 11, 1841; m. June 10, 1863, Emily, dau. Elijah Sturdevant of Danbury. Ch. I.) Emily, b. Sept. 25, 1865.
2) - CHARLES, b. Sept. 13, 1810, at Hinesburgh, Vt.; m. Sept. 12, 1832, Sally Botsford, dau. John Dibble; justice of peace, 1847, '49, '62, '64; selectman, 1858, '59; director Hatters' Bank, 1857; res. Danbury. Ch.
a) Cornelia H., b. Oct. 28, 1833.
b) Russell Botsford, b. Jan. 8, 1836; m. March 14, 1860, Harriet, dau. Henry P. and Phoebe B. Skinner of Hudson; merchant; res. at Hudson. He d 24Dec1915 at 206 Union St, Hudson, NY. Prominent hardware merchant for 60 years. Ch.
I.) Mary, b. Dec. 24, 1860.
II.) Sarah, b. June 6, 1863.
III. ) (243.) Charles, b. Aug. 19, 1866.
3) - MARY, b. Aug. 17, 1813; m. June 16, 1835, James H. Beebe.
4) CORNELIA, b. Dec. 19, 1819; m. May 23, 1838, Almon Hickok; d. June 23, 1839.

Barbour Collection-Danbury, CT
BENEDICT, Levi S, m Mary GREGORY, Oct 7, 1829, by George Benedict

LDS 1435527, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT VS Records, Vol I, Item 2, Pg 120 gives date of death 13Nov1892

Footnotes

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