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Samuel Benedict

Family reference: 123

Born Born   31 Jan 17041 N.S.  
Married Married 1st 18 April 17241 Jemima Canfield
2nd bef. June 17361 Experience Jarvis(?)
Died Died   unknown  

Lineage:

  • Samuel Benedict4, (Thomas3, Thomas2, Thomas1)

Parents:

Children with Jemima Canfield:

  1. Jemima Benedict; b. 8 March 1724-5
  2. Samuel Benedict; 1726-1803
  3. Mary Benedict; b. June 14, 1728; m. June 12, 1746, d. Dec. 7, 1800.
  4. Daniel Benedict; b. March 8, 1729-30; d. Aug. 21, 1776.
  5. Stephen Benedict; 1731-1809
  6. Sarah Benedict; b. Jan. 30, 1733-4
  7. Abigail Benedict; b. July 7, 1735

Children with Experience Jarvis:

  1. Esther Benedict; b. Sept. 9, 1737
  2. Rachel Benedict; b. June 24, 1739

Samuel’s Early Years

Samuel and Jemima

Jemima had two children by Samuel, when she passed away before 1736.

Samuel and Experience

They married by 1736, when they moved to New Canaan parish and joined the church there. He was a fence viewer, tything-man and lister between 1724 and 1748. There is no record of their death.

The Final Years for Samuel

The will for Samuel was recorded March 17, 1757.

Footnotes

  • Samuel Benedict's biography is in Henry Benedict on p. 28.1

Notes on the children:

  • Jemima; married on Feb. 29, 1734 N.S. to Peter Smith.
  • Sarah; married to Timothy Hait?
  • Abigail; married on March 16, 1758(?) to Jedidah Smith.
  • Esther; married on March 16, 1758(?) to John Levake. Note: It appears that Abigail and Esther share the same marriage date.
  • Rachel; married on Arpil 5, 1759 to Hezekiah Benedict. Need notes on their Benedict relationship.

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.

-- DanielBenedict - 13 Jul 2008
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