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Stephen Brownson Benedict

Born Born 29 Dec 1764 at Location
Married Married 1st 24 May 1789 Eunice Wildman Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn
Married Married 2nd Date Hannah Dunning at Location
Died Died 18 Nov 1851 Danbury, Fairfield co., Conn

Parents:

Children:

  1. Sarah Benedict 1790-1850
  2. Susan/Susanna Benedict 1790-
  3. Lemuel Wildman Benedict; 1792-1853
  4. Rev George Benedict?; 1795-1848

Eunice Wildman and Family

Eunice was b 11May1769 at Danbury, CT. She d 8Aug1804. She was the daughter of Comfort Wildman 1740-1782 and Rachel Rockwell 1740-.

Daughter Sarah/Sally Benedict - Twin

Sarah was b 23Apr1790 at Danbury, CT. She d 30Apr1850 at Danbury, CT. She m 20Sep1812 at Danbury, Rev Rory Starr, b 22Jul1786 at Ridgefield, CT and d 27Feb1845 at Danbury. Rory was the son of Peter and Deborah (Weed) Starr They are both buried Wooster Street Cemetery, Danbury, Fairfield County, CT.

They resided at Danbury, CT. Rory was an industrious and intelligent man, without even common school advantages, he early formed the habit of reading. He was an early enthusiastic quiet Methodist, and for many years an acceptable local preacher. He represented Danbury in the Conn Legislature for one year, and for one term, a member of the senate of that state.

Daughter Susan/Susanna Benedict - Twin

She was b 23Apr1790 at Dasnbury, CT, m 26May1812 William De Forest of Ridgebury, Fairfield County, CT.

Sources

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 369
9. Lieut. LEMUEL5 (Daniel,4 Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1)
b. Aug. 10, 1734; m. Sarah Trowbridge, who d. March 22, 1777; m. 2d, Mary (Esther?), the widow Sanford, b. 1736, and d. March 29, 1801. No ch. by 2d wife. Appointed 1st Lieut., Ct. line (1776?); Nov. 26, 1776, after the capture by the British of Forts Washington and Lee, he was left behind at Fishkill, in charge of the sick of Col. Bradley's regiment. (Hinman's Connecticut in Rev., pp. 234, 235; and Force's Am. Arch., vol. III, p. 458.) He d. March 28, 1804. Ch.
1) (24.) STEPHEN BRONSON, b. Dec. 20, 1764; d. Nov. 18, 1851.
2) - HANNAH, b. Nov. 5, 1765; m. Dec. 25, 1785, Thomas Wildman of Danbury; d. March 14, 1821.
3) - MARY, d. March, 1777, in her 7th year.
4) - LEMUEL, d. Aug. 9, 1775, in his 3d year.
5) - ELIZABETH, b. March 9, 1775; m. Nov. 17, 1796, Eliakim Wildman of Danbury.
6) - Infant Son, d. March 25, 1777.
7) - SARAH, m. March 7, 1782, Phineas Doolittle.

Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 380
24. STEPHEN BRONSON6 (Lemuel,5 Daniel,4 Daniel,3 Daniel,2 Thomas1), b. Dec. 20, 1764; m. May 24, 1789, Eunice, dau. Comfort Wildman, b. May 11, 1769, and d. Aug. 8, 1804; m. 2d, Hannah Dunning, the widow Keeler, b. 1770, and d. New Canaan in 1858. He was 1st selectman of Danbury in 1824. He d. Nov. 19, 1851, at Danbury. Ch.
1) - SARAH, b. April 23, 1790; m. Sept. 20, 1812, R. Starr; d. April 30, 1850.
2) - SUSAN, b. April 23, 1790; m. May 26, 1812, Wm. De Forest of Ridgebury, Ct.
3) (43.) LEMUEL WILDMAN, b. Oct. 12, 1792.
4) (44. GEORGE,) b. April 15, 1795.

Footnotes

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