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Michael Benedict

Family reference: 443.1

Born Born Date   Danbury, Conn.
Married Married 5 Nov 1758 Bette DikemanB Redding, Conn.
3 Aug 1788A,C Rachael Prout1 Danbury, Conn.
Died Died Date   at Location


  • Michael Benedict5, (John4, James3, James2, Thomas1)


Children with Bette Dikeman:

  1. Daniel Benedict1; b. 8 Mar 1764
  2. John Benedict1; bap. 1765 at Bethel
  3. Josiah Benedict1; b. 1775

Children with Rachael Prout:

  1. Orilla Benedict1; b. 4 Nov 1789 at Danbury
  2. Lucinda Benedict1; b. 15 Nov 1791
  3. Sarah Benedict; unverified
  4. Eunice Benedict; unverified

The Parents of Michael

Michael was appointed administrator of the estate of his mother, Sarah, Oct. 11, 17711.


Note A: Per LDS 1435525, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT (m. 31 Aug 1788)
per Benedicts to America, Vol I, pg 293, (m. 3 Aug 1788)

Note B: Early Connecticut Marriages: First Book Redding
New Haven Second Church. page 72 Michael Benedict & Bette Dikeman, Nov. 5, 1758

Note C: Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Michael Benedict, Marriage Date: 31 Aug 1788 Marriage Location: Danbury Spouse: Rachel Prout Spouse Residence Location: New Milford


  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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