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Lewis Benedict

Born Born 01 Mar 1780 Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn
Married Married 22 Dec 1796 Elizabeth Crofut Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn
Died Died 19 Apr 1834 Stanford, Conn

Parents:

Children:

  1. Darius Benedict; 1797-
  2. Clarissa Benedict; 1799-
  3. Andrew Benedict?; 1802-

Elizabeth Crofut

Elizabeth was b 25Aug1773 in Danbury, CT and d 20Mar1868, at Sheffield, Mass. She was the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Crofut.

Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Name: Elizabeth Crofut. Birth Date: 25 Aug 1773 Birth Location: Danbury

Sources

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 285
5. James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 1710; m Mercy Knapp, b 22May1797. He resided at Danbury, and d 3Mar1777. Estate distributed 9Jun1777. to widow Mercy, children James, Francis, Bushnell, Caleb, Mercy, wife of Martin Kellog, Hannah, wife of Stephen Olmstead, and Thankful, wife of Daniel Platt. Chd:
19. James
20. Bushnell, b 1734
21. Francis
22. Caleb, b 1739
- Mercy, b 13Apr1742; m 13May1762, Martin Kellogg; d 8Apr1811
- Hannah, m Stephen Olmstead
- Thankful, m Daniel Platt

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 316
68. Cyrus6, Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 16Apr1771; m 3Jan1783, Penelope, dau Nathan Dunning of Brookfield, CT, b 5May1775, and d 16Apr1868. He d 31Dec1848 at Danbury, CT. Ch:
1) Polly b 3Aug1795; m 31Oct1814, Zera Hamilton; d 23Jul1822
2) Rev Nathan Dunning, b 26Nov1797; m 15Dec1818, Polly Ann, dau Moses Gillet of Newtown, CT, b 16Aug1797, and d 3Apr1844; m 2nd 18Sep1845, Margaret, dau Jacob Guild of Woodstock, CT., b 17Jul1802. Minister of the Baptist church for more than forty years; res: Easton, CT. Ch: i) Mary A b 22Jan1820; d 8Oct1843. ii) Emily b 25Jul1825; m 8Nov1843, Edward Near; wid; res Danbury, CT.
3) Almon1799 b 27Aug1799; m Clarissa, dau Lewis6 (69.) Benedict. He d 8May1862 at Stanford, CT. Ch: i) Morris P. ii) Edgar. iii) Jane. iv) Calista. All m but one.
4) Ira b 18Jul1803; m 16Oct1822, Sarah O., dau Gershom and Damaris Buckley, b 23Jan1803, and d 15Jan1856. He d 22Nov1868 at Danbury, CT. Ch: 1) Ezra B b 23Dec1823; d 15Jun1826. 2) Nelson b 23Jul1827; m 1Oct1846, Janette, dau Erastus Buckingham of Milford, CT. Res Newark, NJ. They had chd a) Emma J b 5Oct1850. 3) Edgar Wheeler b 28Feb1833; m 4Dec1855, Sarah A, dau Herman G and Elizabeth Atwood, b 22Feb1833. Res Danbury, CT. Ch: a) Carrie O, b 17Oct1859; d 4Aug1860.
5) Ebenezer b 15Jun1808; m Hannah Dean; d 17May1837. Ch: i) Anna Heter, m Robert Sayres of Danbury, CT. ii) Cyrus D, m 15Oct1852, Lydia M Bears; res: Newark, NJ. Ch: a) Willie, b 1854. b) Minnie D b 1859.

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 317
69. Lewis6, Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 1Mar1780; m 22Dec1796, Elizabeth, dau Joseph and Elizabeth Crofut, b 25Aug1773, and d 20Mar1868 at Sheffield, Mass. He d 19Apr1834, at Stanford, (CT). Ch:
- Darius b 4Nov1797; m Maria Root of Canaan, CT. Res: Columbus, OH. Ch: i) Hiram, ii) Sidney, served in the army. and 2 daughters.
- Clarissa, b 21Oct1799; m Almon, son of Cyrus6 (68.) Benedict
- Andrew, b 1Apr1802; m 1822, Jerusha Bailey of Canaan; d. _. Ch:
1) Olive b 1824; m Mar1852, Barnard Draper.
2) George Washington b 1Apr1829; m 22Aug1850, Margaret, dau John and Betsey
Like, Kinderhook. Ch: i) Charles b 22Mar1852; d 17ASug1855. ii) Samuel b 1Jan1855; d 24Aug1855. iii) Carrie Elizabeth b 22Dec1857. iv) Minnie Bell b 22Feb1866.
3) Miranda b 1834; m 1851, Edward Vosburgh of Kinderhook.

Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Lewis Benedict, Gender: Male, Birth Date: 1 Mar 1780, Birth Location: Danbury, Parent Name:Caleb, Parent Name: Ruth

Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Name: Elizabeth Crofut. Marriage Date: 22 Dec 1796 Marriage Location: Danbury Spouse: Lewis Benedict

Footnotes

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