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Rev and Lt Col William Addison Benedict

Born Born Mar 1822 Otsego, Otsego Co., NY
Married Married Date Unknown at Location
Married Married Date Unknown at Location
Married Married 05 Aug 1869 Mary Jackson King at Location
Died Died 19 Apr 1901 Winthrop, Suffolk co., Mass


Children:with Mary Jackson King

  1. Howard Addison Benedict; 1871-
  2. Arthur King Benedict 1874-1874
  3. William Carleton Benedict; 1875-
  4. Mary Louise Benedict 1878-


Benedict, William Addison. History of the town of Sutton, Massachusetts, from 1704 to 1876; including Grafton until 1735; Millbury until 1813; and parts of Northbridge, Upton and Auburn., Compiled by Rev. William A. Benedict, A. M. and Rev. Hiram A. Tracy. Worcester, Pub. for the town by Sanford and Co., 1878. 837 p., 1 L. incl. ill., plates. 2 port. (incl. front.)

Census Records

1880 US Federal Census: Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: T9_564; Family History Film: 1254564; Page: 22.3000; Enumeration District: 831; Image: 0045. 20Jun1880

  • Benedict, Wm, white, male, clergyman, married, b NY, father b NY, mother b CT
  • Benedict, Mary J, white, female, keeping house, married, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Howard, age 8, male, at school, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Wm C, age 4, male, b CT, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Mary, age 2, female, b MA, parents b NY
  • 1 servant
  • Eaton, Lucy W, age 65, mother in law, female, married, at home, b CT, parents b CT


Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 163
181. JOHN THOMAS6 (Abraham,5 John,4 Thomas,3 John,2 Thomas1)
b. June 26, 1773, at Norwalk, Ct.; m. Feb. 7, 1795, Betsey, dau. Nathan Dart of Boston, Mass., who d. Feb. 5, 1838. He was a soldier in the war of 1812; d. near Dansville, March 7, 1845. Ch.
1) - WILLIAM, b. May 6, 1796, at New Lisbon; m. Nov. 9, 1819, Adeline Fellows. He d. at Huntsville, Otsego Co., Sept. 13, 1829. She res. at Durham, Greene Co. Ch.
a) Caroline, b. Sept., 1820.
b) (464.) Rev. William Addison, b. March, 1822; m. twice; no issue; grad. Amherst College, 1849; received degree of A. M.; Presb. minister.
2) - BETSEY, b. Sept. 8, 1797; m. Aug. 18, 1822, John R. Walker, res. Woodhull.
3) - PHOEBE, b. July 1, 1799; m. Feb. 19, 1824, John T. Wood; res. Sharon, Wis.
4) - JOHN, b. March 15, 1801; m. Jan. 19, 1826, Emily Webb, b. 1807; moved, recently, from Woodhull to Yankton, Dacotah Territory. He d 22Nov1858, she d 7Aug1886. Ch.
a) Harriet P., b. Nov. 19, 1826, Providence, Pa. She m Bligh Wood
b) Phoebe, b. Oct. 15, 1828.
c) William W., b. Feb. 5, 1831; m. Adeline (Thorne?), b. 1832, in Schoharie. Res., 1855, in Woodhull. Ch.
I.) Washington E., b. 1851.
II.) Alice E., b. 1855.
d) (465.) Washington, b. Aug. 9, 1833, at New Lisbon; res. Tuscarora. (N. Y. Census, 1865). Wife Irena L., b. 1835, Steuben Co. Ch.
I.) Charles, b. 1858, Iowa.
II.) Ernest H., b. 1864, Steuben Co.
e) Cordelia, b. Jan. 1, 1836, Hartwick. m Bucklin H Wood
f) Mary Adelaide, b. Oct. 9, 1838, Woodhull. m John Thomson
g) Albert G., b. May 15, 1841, at W.; m. Eliza J. --, b. 1838. He was in the army. They had two ch.; one living in 1865: I) Mary A., b. 1864. He m 2nd Eliza Graham 22Jun1861.
h) Leonard H., b. Aug. 2, 1843, at W.
i) Juliette, b. Sept. 25, 1846, Unadilla. m Wm Hoaglin 28Jul1867
j) Julianna, m Leander C Smith Aug1872.
5) - LEONARD, b. April 29, 1802; m. Feb. 25, 1829, Mary Hitchcock. No issue; res. New Hampton, Iowa.
6) - Rev. ELISHA BLIGH, b. Sept. 5, 1806; m. Dec. 1, 1831, Hannah Martha, dau. Marcus S. Willard, who was drowned in the Cownesque river, at Elkland, Tioga Co., Pa., June 28, 1835, in attempting to cross on a foot bridge; m. 2d, Sept. 7, 1837, Emily R., dau. Hon. John Ryan. Presbyterian minister; settled at Elkland, Pa. Ch.
a) Ledentia Marilla, b. Feb. 7, 1833, Westfield, Pa.; m. Dec. 30, 1854, John C. Johnson.
b) Juvantia Martha, b. Dec. 12, 1834, Elkland, Pa.; m. April 12, 1858, Henry L. Fitch of Cooperstown.
c) Evander Ryan, b. Oct. 1, 1838; d. April 17, 1839.
d) Evalette Maria, b. Oct. 2, 1840, Elba.
e) Amoret Ann, b. Aug. 12, 1844, Millville.
f) Mary Susannah, b. Oct. 25, 1846, Millville; m. Nov. 1, 1865, John C. Whitaker. g) Charles Corydon, b. Dec. 29, 1850, Lawrenceville, Pa.; d. Feb. 9, 1853.
h) Charles Hiram, b. March 16, 1856, Covington, Pa.
7) - RHODA, b. July 18, 1808; m. March 4, 1836, Luther Newton; d. Feb. 24, 1841, Addison.
8) - CLARK HOYT, b. Dec. 16, 1811; m. Feb. 26, 1835, Merilla Knowlton. Ch.
a) Celestia, m. Pepper
, b) Volckert, m. Miss Thurston.
9) - RUSSELL, b. March 29, 1814; d. May 5, 1815.
10) - MARY ANN, b. Feb. 8, 1816; m. March 12, 1837, Nelson Kenyon.
11) - CHLOE A., b. Feb. 14, 1818; m. Nov. 24, 1840, Orrel Whipple. Res. Byron. Had two sons in the army -- Charles Adelbert and Lewellyn Herbert; Charles A. returned in safety from his two years' campaign, but reenlisting, was taken prisoner and starved to death in Salisbury prison, aged 20. Lewellyn enlisted at 15 years of age, and died of fever in hospital at Washington, D. C.

Benedicts to America, Vol II, Pg 176
464. Rev William Addison7, (John Thomas6, Abraham,5 John,4 Thomas,3 John,2 Thomas1)
b 25Mar1822 Otsego, NY, m 5Aug1869 Mary Jackson King (see King lineage), no doubt his 3rd wife because Vol I says he married twice with no issue. Congregational Minister at 1st Cong Ch of Sutton. Hon Grad-Amhurst Coll 1849. Military agent for State of Conn. In Civil War with rank of Lt Col. CH
1) - Howard Addison, b 12Dec1871
2) - Arthur King, b 23Feb1874, d 16Aug1874
3) - William Carlton, b 1Aug1875, m --Last, res Newton Center, MA
4) - Mary Louise, b 11Mar1878


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