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Philander Benedict

Born Born 02 Sep 1816 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 02 Feb 1842 Sarah M Vail at Location
Died Died 12 Apr 1884 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn

Parents:

Children:

  1. Martha Matilda Benedict 1843-1894
  2. Oliver Vail Benedict 1847-
  3. Charles B Benedict 1854-
  4. Hiram S Benedict 1855-

Sarah M Vail and Family

Sarah was b ca 1816 in CT. she d bet 1880-1900 census. She was the daughter of Oliver Vail 1777 Danbury, CT., he d 1841 Brookfield, CT. Her mother was Polly Beebe b 21Jan1784 at Danbury, CT. Polly was the daughter of Rev Joseph Beebe and Rebecca Benedict 1757-1842

Relationship

Philander Benedict and Sarah M Vail were 2nd cousins. Their common ancestors were Samuel Benedict III and Phebe Benedict.

Philander1816, Ezra Pearce1792, Elijah1765, Samuel Benedict III and Phebe Benedict
Sarah M Vail1816, Polly Beebe1784, Rebecca Benedict1757, Samuel Benedict III and Phebe Benedict

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M432_37; Page: 144; Image: 286. 22Aug1850

  • Benedict, Philander, age 34, male, farmer, value of real estate: 1500, b CT
  • Benedict, Sarah, age 34, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Martha, age 7, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Oliver V, age 3, b CT
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Benedict, Ezra, age 57, male, farmer, value of real estate: 2000, b CT
  • Benedict, Rebecca, age 56, female, b CT
  • Benedict, Edward B, age 21, shoemaker, b CT
  • Benedict, George P, age 14, b CT

Daughter Martha Matilda (Benedict) Husk

Martha was b 30Jan1843 at Danbury, CT., d 9Sep1894 at Danbury, CT. She m 21Oct1866 Jacob H Husk, he was b ca 1840 in CT.

1870 US Federal Census: Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M593_97; Page: 342; Image: 131. 22Jul1870

  • Husk, Jacob, age 30, male, white, carman, value of personal: 500, b CT
  • Husk, Martha, age 28, female, white, keeping house, b CT
  • Husk, Frank, age 2, male, b CT

1880 US Federal Census: Res: Cemetery Street, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: T9_94; Family History Film: 1254094; Page: 52.2000; Enumeration District: 111; Image: 0105. 29Jun1880

  • Husk, Jacob H, age 39, male, white, rail road bag master, b CT
  • Husk, Martha, age 37, wife, female, white, keeping house, b CT
  • Husk, Frank, age 12, son, male, white, b CT, at school

Son Oliver Vail Benedict

1860 US Federal Census: Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: M653_76; Page: 591; Image: 98. 8Jun1860

  • Vail, Hiram, age 57, male, farmer, value of real estate: 2000, personal: 300, b CT
  • Vail, Betsey M, age 47, female, b CT
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Vail, Polly, age 76, female, value of real estate: 2500, personal: 150, b CT (mother of Sarah M)
  • Vail, Harriet, age 47, female, value of personal: 200, b CT (sister of Sarah M)
  • Vail, Henrietta, age 47, female, value of personal: 500, b CT (sister of Sarah M_)
  • .....Next Door....
  • Vail, John, age 32, male, farmer, value of real estate: 2500, personal: 500, b CT (John D, brother of Sarah M)
  • Vail, Maria H, age 27, female, b CT
  • Vail, Oliver, age 4, male, b CT
  • Benedict, Oliver, age 13, male, b CT (nephew, s of Sarah M)

Son Charles B Benedict

Per LDS 1435525, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT., Item 4, Pg 18 Charles B Benedict, son of Philander b 27Sep1854

Son Hiram S Benedict

Hiram was b Sep1854, Danbury, CT., d 1940 Fairmont, WV. He m 1881 Ella Genevieve Snow b Apr1857 NY, d 1920. She was the dau of Melvin Snow 1831-1918 and Mariah A Huston 1836-1919. They had son Leo Snow Benedict 1884-aft 1942

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 58 East Main St., Bradford, Mc Kean County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623_1439 Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 98. 1Jun1900

  • Benedict, Hiram, white, male, b Sep1854, age 45, married 19y, b CT, parents b CT, machinist
  • Benedict, Ella G, white, female, b Apr1857, age 43, married 19y, mother of 1, 1 living, b NY, father b NY, mother b PA, dressmaker
  • Benedict, Leo S, son, white, male, b Dec1884, age 15, b PA, father b CT, mother b NY, office, boy, printing office

1910 US Federal Census: Bradford Ward 5, Mc Kean County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1373; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 882. not dated

  • Benedict, Hiram, head, white, male, age 54, m 29y, b CT, parents b CT, machinist, machine shop
  • Benedict, Ella, wife, white, female, age 51, m 39y, mother of 1, 1 living, b NY, father b NY, mother b PA
  • Benedict, Leo, son, white, male, age 25, m 1y, b b PA, father b CT, mother b NY, machinist
  • Benedict, Ada, dau in law, white, female, age 25, m 1y, 0 children born, b PA, parents b PA

1920 US Federal Census: Red: 1110 Alexander Place, Fairmont Ward 8, Marion, West Virginia; Roll: T625_1961; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 971. 26Jan1920

  • Benedict, Leo S, head, rent, male, white, age 34, married, b PA, parents b PA, mechanical worker, oil company
  • Benedict, Ada, wife, female, white, age 34, b PA, parents b PA
  • Benedict, Hiram S, father, male, white, age 56, wid, b CT, parents b CT, not employed

1930 US Federal Census: Res 1110 Alexander Place, Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia; Roll: 2542; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 489.0. 11Apr1930

  • Benedict, Leo S, head, own, 7500, male, white, age 44, m 23y, b PA, father b CT, mother b NY, salesman, oil products, not a veteran
  • Benedict, Ada M, wife, female, white, age 44, m 23y, b PA, parents b PA
  • Benedict, Hiram S, father, male, white, age 75, wid, b CT, parents b United States, not employed

WWI Draft Registration Card 10Jul1918
Name: Leo Snow Benedict City: Not Stated County: Venango State: Pennsylvania Birth Date: 30 Dec 1884 Race: White Roll: 1926741 Draft Board: 1
Res 601 Liberty Street, Franktion? PA, occ: mechanical expert, Galena Signal Oil, contact: Ada Hatch Benedict, same address, medium height and build, eyes light, dark brown hair, leg injury.

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name: Leo Snow Benedict Birth Date: 30 Dec 1884 RESIDENCE: Marion, West Virginia Birth: Mc Kean, Pennsylvania Roll: WW2_2243894

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 256
41. EZRA PEARCE6 (Elijah,5 Samuel,4 Samuel,3 Samuel,2 Thomas1)
b. Aug. 31, 1792; m. Jan. 22, 1811, Atha Sears, b. Dec. 18, 1790, and d. Sept. 17, 1827; m. 2d, April 2, 1828, Rebecca, dau. Joseph and Rebecca Beebe of Danbury, b. Jan. 3, 1794. He d. at Danbury, Ct., Jan. 19, 1852. His widow survives. Ch.
1) - TAMAR, b. April 22, 1813; m. Ezra B. Beebe. Res. Guilford. had 5 Ch.
2) - PHILANDER, b. Sept. 2, 1816; m. Feb. 2, 1842, Sarah Vail, b. about 1816. Res. in Danbury, Ct. Ch.
a) Martha Matilda, b. about 1843; m. Oct. 21, 1866, Jacob H. Husk.
b) Oliver Vail, b. 1847.
c) Hiram, b. 1855. Res Bradford, PA
3) - JOANNA, b. April 20, 1820; m. Levi D. Weed; d. July 20, 1860. ch:
a) Edna L b 24Nov1880
4) - ELIJAH, b. 1827; d.
5) - EDWARD BEEBE, b. April 17, 1829; m. Sept. 7, 1868, Justina Barnum. Res. Danbury, Ct.
6) - HENRY PEARCE, b. Jan. 2, 1831; m. Jan. 2, 1861, Mary Vail.
7) - SAMUEL JOSEPH, b. May 3, 1833; m. Oct. 5, 1861, Maria, dau. Oliver and Laura Harkness of Troy, Pa., b. March 10, 1835. Settled at East Randolph, in May, 1857. Ch.
a) George Sears, b. July 5, 1862. Res 5514 Whittier Ave, Cleveland, OH
b) Paul C b 2Dec1878 East Randolph, m 20Jun1900 Eugenia Maud Philips. Res: Salamanca, NY. ch:
i) Elizabeth Pauline b 20May1902
ii) Alberta Katherine b 18May1908
8) GEORGE PETER, b. Dec. 5, 1835; m. Aug. 17, 1862, Emily, dau. Geo. Melancthon, son Starr6 (112) Benedict [des. of James]. No issue; res. New Britain, Ct.

Footnotes

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