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Samuel Joseph Benedict

Born Born 03 May 1833 at Location
Married Married 1st 05 Oct 1861 Maria Harkness Crawford, Pennsylvania
Married Married 2nd Date Cora L Harkness at Location
Married Married 3rd Date Mary J ? Location
Died Died 28 Jun 1904 East Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York


Children:with Maria Harkness

  1. George Sears Benedict 1862-
  2. Mary R Benedict 1871-1877

Children:with Cora L Harkness

  1. Paul Clinton Benedict; 1878-

Maria Harkness and Family

Maria was b 10Mar1835, Troy, Crawford County, PA. She d 10Apr1876, East Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York, the dau of Oliver and Laura Harkness of Troy, Pennsylvania.

Cora L Harkness and Family

Cora was b 20Jan1857, she d 25Nov1884,Troy, Crawford County, PA . dau of Oliver and Laura Harness of Troy, Pennsylvania

Census Records

1870 US Federal Census: Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York; Roll: M593_909; Page: 490; Image: 397. 18Jul1870

  • Benedict, Samuel J, age 36, male, white, machinist, value of real estate: 3000, personal: 1000, b CT
  • Benedict, Maria, age 34, female, white, keeping house, b NY
  • Benedict, George S, age 7, male, white, at home, b NY
  • Harkness, Albert, age 19, male, white, works in machine shop, b NY
  • Harkness, Cora, age 13, female, white, at school, b NY
  • Weed, Ezra, age 23, male, white, works in machine shop, b CT

1880 US Federal Census: Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York; Roll: T9_812; Family History Film: 1254812; Page: 73.3000; Enumeration District: 31; Image: 0676. 5Jun1880

  • Benedict, Samuel J, white, male, age 46, married, b CT, parents b CT, foundryman and machinist
  • Benedict, Cora L, white, female, age 23, married, keeping house, b PA, parents b PA
  • Benedict, George S, son, white, male, age 18, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY, attending school
  • Benedict, Paul C, son, white, male, age 1, b NY, father b CT, mother b PA
  • Harkness, Laura, mother in law, white, female, widow, age 68, b NY, parents b NY (mother of both of his first 2 wifes)

1900 US Federal Census: Res: 16 Hall Street, Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York; Roll: T623_1011 Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 68. 2Jun1900

  • Benedict, Samuel J, head, white, male, b May1836, age 66, b CT, parents b CT, machine shop, own free
  • Benedict, Mary J, wife, white, female, b Jan1864, age 46, m 1y, mother of 1, 0 living, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Paul C, son, whtie, male, b Dec1878, age 21, single, b NY, parents b NY, bookkeeper
  • 1 boarder, 1 servant, 1 ad daughter

Daughter Mary R Benedict

Mary was b 12Jan1871, d 10Sep1877 East Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York


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.


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