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Matthew Benedict

Born Born ca 1733 at Location
Married Married Date Abigail ? at Location
Died Died Date sugar house, New York

Parents:

Children:

  1. Mabel Benedict 1758-1822
  2. Asahel Benedict; 1762-1843

Military Service

He was one of the persons taken prisoner in the British expedition to Danbury, and carried to New York. He d. in the sugar house, a victim to British cruelty.

Sources

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.

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 374
13. MATTHEW5 (Matthew,4 Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1)
b. about 1733; m. Abigail --, b. 1737, and d. April 17, 1810. He was one of the persons taken prisoner in the British expedition to Danbury, and carried to New York. He d. in the sugar house, a victim to British cruelty. (Hinman's Connecticut in Revolution, p. 587.) For the destruction of his property at the sacking of Danbury, his heirs received from the state 334 10s.; they also received from the estate of Matthew, Senior, 317 4s. 4d. Ch.
1) - MABEL, b. 1758; d. June 27, 1822.
2) (28.) ASAHEL, b. 1762.

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