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Sylvester Benedict

Family reference: 262.2B

Born Born 18 Oct 1780   New Milford, Litchfield co., Conn.
Married Married 16 Sept 1804 Martha Allen Peru, Dutchess co., New York
Died Died 8 Apr 1821   Bennington, Delaware co., Ohio


  • Sylvester Benedict6, (Aaron5, Gideon4, Joseph3, John2, Thomas1)
  • GBA-II p. 441

Photo Album - Family album of photos and documents.



  1. Cyrus Benedict; b. 21 Aug 1805
  2. Allen Benedict; b. 15 Feb 1807, d. 16 Sept 1826
  3. Gideon Benedict; b. 13 Feb 1809
  4. Tra Benedict; b. 29 Aug 1811, m. Susanna Dennis
  5. Mary Benedict; b. 4 July 1814, m. Alvah McCrary, d. 18 Apr 1863
  6. William B. Benedict; b. 13 Apr 1816
  7. Jane Benedict; b. 26 Feb 1818, m. Thomas Doty, d. Mar 1863
  8. Amos Benedict, b. Dec. 24, 1819

The Parents of Sylvester

Sylvester’s Early Years

Sylvester and Martha Allen

Martha was born on July 6, 1786 in Peru, Clinton co., New York, the daughter of Robert Allen and Mary White. They married on September 16, 1804 in Peru, Dutchess co., New York. Martha passed away on July 17, 1870 in Ohio at the age of 94.

The Final Years for Sylvester

Sylvester died on August 4, 1821 at the age of 41. Martha later married Aaron Chapman.


Note A: The descendants of John Benedict and Phoebe Gregory that moved to Alum Creek are described in the Alum Creek webiste at

Notes on the children:


  1. "Genealogy of the Benedicts in America", Vol. II by Elwyn E. Benedict; 1st pub. 1969; orig. avail. at Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, DC.

-- JimBenedict - 29 Oct 2009
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