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Stephen Benedict

Family reference: 123.5

Born Born   20 May 17311 New Canaan, Conn.
Married Married 1st 31 July 17501 Ruth Keeler
Married 2nd 13 Oct 17631 Hannah Finch
Married 3rd unknown date Mrs. Mary Bouton1
Died Died   abt. June 1809 New Canaan, Conn.

Lineage:

  • Stephen Benedict5, (Samuel4, Thomas3, Thomas2, Thomas1)

Parents:

Children with Ruth Keeler:1

  1. Rhuhamah Benedict, 1751-
  2. Ruth Benedict, 1753-
  3. Stephen Benedict, 1756-1833
  4. Rhoda Benedict, 1758
  5. Mehitable Benedict, 1759-1832
  6. Esther Benedict, 1761-

Children with Hannah Finch:1

  1. Abel Benedict, 1763-1763; died at age 5 months
  2. Hannah Benedict, 1766-1814
  3. Sarah Benedict, 1768; died at age 21 days
  4. Sarah Benedict, 1770-1787
  5. Elsa Benedict, 1772-1788
  6. Jemima Benedict, 1774-1859
  7. Daniel Benedict, 1777-1814

The Parents of Stephen

Stephen’s Early Years

Stephen was a surveyor, tything-man and lister between 1759 and 1777. He lived and died at New Canaan, Conn. His will was proved on June 14, 1809.1

Stephen and Hannah Finch

Hannah Finch was born around 1730 and died in her 52nd year on Nov. 24, 1782.1

Stephen and Mary Bouton

Mary Bouton was born around 1732 and died at age 96 on Nov. 1, 1828.1

Footnotes

  • Stephen Benedict's biography is in Henry Benedict on p. 30.1

Notes on the children:_

  • Rhuhamah; born Dec. 24, 1751; married about 1768 to Jacob Reed of Southeast.
  • Ruth; born

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.

-- JimBenedict - 01 Sep 2008
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