Robert Morris Benedict

Born Born 06 Aug 1832 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 25 Apr 1860 Margaret Gorham at Location
Died Died Date at Location



  1. Elizabeth Benedict 1861-1862
  2. Robert Russell Benedict 1863-
  3. Gorham Benedict 1867-

Passport Information

U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925
Name: Robert M Benedict Birth Date: 6 Aug 1832 Birth Place: State of Connecticut Passport Issue Date: 14 Oct 1886 Passport Includes a Photo: N Source: Passport Applications, 1795-1905 (M1372). Ontario County, NY. to travel to Cuba.

I was b in CT on 6Aug1832. age 54, 5'6", high forehead, blue eyes, straight nose, large mouth, round chin, grey hair, fair complexion, large face with clean cut features

Census Records

1870 US Federal Census: Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York; Roll: M593_1065; Page: 121; Image: 244. 3Aug1870

  • Benedict, Robert M, age 37, male, white, farmer, value of real estate:26,000, personal: 3700, b CT
  • Benedict, Margaret, age 32, female, white, keeps house, b NY
  • Benedict, Robert R, age 7, male, white, at home, b NY
  • Benedict, Gorham, age 2, male, whtie, at home, b NY
  • 1 farm laborer, 1 cook, 1 domestic servant

Son Gorham Benedict

U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925
Name: Gorham Benedict Birth Date: 26 Nov 1867 Birth Place: Town of Canaudaigue Passport Issue Date: 8 Oct 1887 Passport Includes a Photo: N Source: Passport Applications, 1795-1905 (M1372)
I swear I was b in the town of Canaudaigue on the 26th day of Nov1867. Traveling to Cuba. age 19, 5'9", high forehead, dark brown eyes, small nose, large mouth, sloping chin, dark brown hair, dark complexion, small face.

1900 US Federal Census: Canandaigua Ward 2, Ontario County, New York; Roll: T623_1138 Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 54. 8Jun1900

  • Benedict, Gorham, boarder, white, male, b Nov1863, age 36, b NY, parents b NY, manager hotel


Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 385
29. Z. RUSSELL6 (Zadock,5 Matthew,4 Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1)
b. June 7, 1799; m. Aug. 16, 1825, Mary Ann, dau. Russell White of Danbury, Ct.; m. 2d, Sept. 1, 1830, Mariette, dau. Samuel Tweedy of Danbury, Ct., who d. July 6, 1838. He became a partner, in early life, in a mercantile house of New Orleans, engaged in the Mexican and West India trade. He was afterwards in the crockery business in New York. He is President of the Lawrence Rosendale Cement Co. of New York, and a director in the Seventh Ward National Bank, which latter position he has held for many years. He is gentleman of fortune and of elegant mien and manners; res. New York city. Ch.
1) - RUSSELL WHITE, b. June 4, 1826; m. Nov. 13, 1860, Sarah Allen, eldest dau. David S. Ogden of New York city. He has resided for the past ten years in New York, having previously passed much of his life in Europe, California and Chicago. Ch.
a) Edith, b. Sept. 17, 1861, at Astoria. m Mr Campbell
b) Edgar, b. Aug. 2, 1865, at Bay Ridge. m Martha Rowe. ch:
i) Beatrice
2) - ROBERT MORRIS, b. Aug. 6, 1832; m. April 25, 1860, Margaret, eldest dau. William W. Gorham of Canandaigua. He has res. at C. since his marriage. Ch.
a) Elizabeth, b. April 26, 1861; d. Sept. 26, 1862.
b) Robert Russell, b. Nov. 23, 1863.
c) Gorham, b. Nov. 26, 1867.
3) - ELIZABETH, b. May 14, 1834.
4) - SAMUEL TWEEDY, b. Sept. 8, 1837; m. June 29, 1865, Julia, dau. Prof. Isaac W. and Eliza (Pomeroy) Jackson, b. Jan 28, 1838. Isaac W. Jackson, L.L. D., is Prof. of mathematics in Union College. Samuel Tweedy grad. at Union Coll. in 1860, and at Harvard law school, 1862; practised law in New York for several years, and removed to Schenectady upon his marriage. He was appointed U. S. commissioner in 1869. Ch.
a) Mariette, b. May 17, 1866. m Leslie Cotton, res: Paris
b) William Jackson, b. Aug. 31, 1869.
c) Russell, b 14Jul1874


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