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William Benedict

Family reference: 352.3

Born Born 16 Nov 1757   Danbury, Fairfield twp., Conn.
Married Married 7 Feb 1781 Ruth Peck New Milford, Litchfield, Conn.
Died Died 4 Feb 1836   Alexander, Genesee co., New York state


from "Annals and Family Records of Winchester, Conn" 1

William Benedict, is named of New Marlboro, Massachusetts, in a deed of 1786, July 5. No record of his family is found.

William fought as a Patriot in the American Revolution. He married Ruth Peck, the daughter of Dr. Charles Peck of Danbury. They moved to New Milford in Litchfield County where four children were born. By the early 1790ís, William moved on to Massachusetts where the last two children were born in New Marlborough. He died in Alexander, Genesee County New York state on February 4, 1836. Ruth passed away ten years later.


  1. "Annals and Family Records of Winchester, Conn." by John Boyd; pub. by Press of Case, Lockwood & Brainard in 1873; orig. avail. at Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, DC; their Ref. CONN/COUNTIES/LITCHFIE/WINCHESE/BOYD.

-- DonaldElliott - 01 Feb 2009
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