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Thomas Benedict

Family reference: 274.8

Born Born   28 Sep 1758   Norwalk, Fairfield co., Conn.
Married Married 1st   Martha Scudder  
2nd   Elizabeth Seelye  
3rd   Selote Sprague  
Died Died   22 Jul 1839   Rhode Island

Lineage:

  • Thomas Benedict5, (Thomas4, Thomas3, John2, Thomas1)

Parents:

Children with Martha Scudder:

  1. Rev. David Benedict; 1779-1874
  2. Betsey Benedict; b. 28 Feb 1782; m. 16 Dec 1798 to Zephaniah Warren of Galway
  3. Uriah Benedict; 1784-1858

Children with Elizabeth Seelye:

  1. Polly 1788-1796
  2. Hannah b 1793
  3. Sally b 1798

Children with Selote Sprague:

  1. Stephen 1801-1869. Buried Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, RI
  2. Elias 1803-1835. Buried Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, RI
  3. Mary 1805-1839. Buried Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, RI
  4. Thomas Jefferson 1808-1845. Buried Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, RI
  5. Cynthia U 1811-1824. Buried Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, RI

The Wives of Thomas Benedict

Martha Scudder

of Long Island, she d 1786

Elizabeth Seelye Elizabeth Seelye of New Canaan, CT, she d 17Oct1799.

Alternate surname spellings for Elizabeth: Ceely, Ceilley, Ceilly, Cilley, Cilly, Sealey, Sealy, Sealye, Seela, Seeley, Seelly, Seely, Seelye, Selee, Seley, Selye, Siely

Selote Sprague

Selote Sprague, the widow Sweet of Milton, b Smithfield, RI and d 22Jul1839. Buried Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island.

Thomasís Early Years

settled in Saratoga Co prior to his third marriage; removed to New Lisbon, Otsego Co in the spring of 1816, and went thence to Rhode Island in the spring of 1833, where he died. Served in the Revolutionary war.

Military Service

Served in the Revolutionary War. Served as Private 1777-1782

Sources

Per Benedicts of America, Vol I, Pg 971.

Thomas5, Thomas4, Thomas3, John2, Thomas1 b 28Sep1758 Norwalk, Fairfield County, CT. m 1st Martha Scudder of Long Island, she d 1786. m 2nd Elizabeth Seelye of New Canaan, CT, she d 17Oct1799. m 3rd Selote Sprague, the widow Sweet of Milton, b Smithfield, RI and d 22Jul1839. He settled in Saratoga Co prior to his third marriage; removed to New Lisbon, Otsego Co in the spring of 1816, and went thence to Rhode Island in the spring of 1833, where he died. Served in the Revolutionary war. children:

With Martha Scudder

  • David b 10Oct1779, Norwalk, CT. res Pawtucket, RI
  • Betsey b 28Feb1782, m 16Dec1798, Zephaniah Warren of Galway
  • Uriah b 3Mar1784, m Nov1812, Phila Walcott of Pawtucket, RI. m 2nd 26Jan1834 Sally Ann Walcott, sister of Phila. Children: a) Caroline M b 1Aug1813, m Aug1835 James M Kimball of New York; d 11Aug1846. b) Frances H b 10Aug1815, m 5Feb1835 Rev Samuel S Mallery of Norwich, CTY. c) Ann E b 17Dec1816, d 25Aug1841 at Providence, RI. d)Elizabeth W b 17Jun1822; m 6Jul1846 John D Burgess of Providence, RI. e) William Edward b 5Feb1825, d 29Jun1845.
With Elizabeth Seelye
  • Polly b 5Apr1788, d 15Jun1796
  • Hannah b 24Feb1793 m Nathaniel Armstrong of New Lisbon; d 29Apr1832. chd: Martha b 11Jul1799, unmarried
  • Sally b 10Aug1798 m 6Nov1815 George F Jenks of Pawtucket, RI
With Selote Sprague
  • Stephen b 15Jan1801 Milton. m 9Aug1830 Bathsheba A Barber of Bellingham, Mass. He was Deacon; manufacturer. Died without issue 25Dec1869
  • Elias b 18Apr1803, d 9May1835
  • Mary b 6Jul1805, d 10May1839
  • Thomas Jefferson b 17Nov1808. m 13Jun1837 Nancy Carpenter of Smithfield. he d 8Sep1845. Chd: Ellen U b 15Apr1836 Central Falls, RI, m Apr1862 Samuel Olney of Pawtucket, RI. William Curtis b 28Feb1840 C.F. served in ___Regt Cynthia U b 1Apr1811. d 29Mar1824 New Lisbon

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 - 03 Aug 2009 -- SandeeToo - 25 Oct 2008
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