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Matthew Benedict

Born Born ca 1707   at Location
Married Married 21 May 1729 Mabel Noble New Milford, Conn
Died Died 28 Sep 1781   at Location

Parents:

Children:

  1. Matthew Benedict; ca 1733-1809
  2. Capt Nobel Benedict; 1735-1809
  3. Zadock Benedict; 1737-1798
  4. Thankful Benedict
  5. Jonah Benedict; 1741-
  6. Abijah Benedict; 1735-1823, Canada

Footnotes

References:

  • Family reference: 522
  • Lineage: Matthew Benedict4, (Daniel3, Daniel2, Thomas1)
  • Books:
    • GBA-I p. 3671

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 366
2. DANIEL3 (Daniel2 Thomas1), m. Rebecca, dau. Thomas Taylor, one of the original settlers of Danbury, Ct. His will was made March 26, 1762, and proved Aug. 5, 1776. (Probate Records, vol. I, p. 331-4.) Ch.
3. DANIEL, b. 1705; d. 1773.
4. MATTHEW, d. 1781.
5. THEOPHILUS, b. 1711; d. Dec. 4, 1786.
- REBECCA, m. Jonathan Hoyt.
- MARY, b. 1714; m. John Hoyt; d. May 21, 1804.
6. DAVID.
7. NATHAN.
- DEBORAH, m. Josiah Starr Jr.

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 367
4. MATTHEW4 (Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1)
b. about 1707; m. May 21, 1729, Mabel Noble, at New Milford, Ct. He d. Sept. 28, 1781. He was one of the sufferers by the burning of Danbury by the British troops under Gen. Tryon, April 27, 1777; and his heirs were allowed, May, 1792, by the state of Connecticut, 205 4s. 8d., for damage done to his property. Distribution of his estate took place March 27, 1782. No widow mentioned. Heirs of son Matthew, deceased, received 317 4s. 4d.; Noble, Zadock, heirs of Thankful, wife of John Hopkins, deceased, Jonah and Abijah, each received 158 12s. 4d.; total, 1164 12s. 10d. (Prob. Rec., Danbury, Ct., vol. IV, p. 235.) Ch.
1) (13.) MATTHEW, b. about 1733.
2) (14.) NOBLE, b. Jan. 25, 1735; d. May 19, 1809.
3) (15.) ZADOCK, b. 1737; d. Aug. 17, 1798.
4) - THANKFUL, m. John Hopkins; d. previous to Oct., 1781. (?)
5) (16.) JONAH, b. 1741.
6) (17. ) ABIJAH.

Sources

  1. "Genealogy of the Benedicts in America", by Henry M. Benedict; 1st pub. 1870; orig. avail. at Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, DC.

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