William D Benedict

Born Born 29 Aug 1829 Smithville, Chenango County, NY
Married Married 1st 13 Feb 1851 Mary Elizabeth Folger at Location
Married Married 2nd ca 1889 Anna R Smith at Location
Died 13 Sep 1914 Greene, Chenango County, NY

Parents:

Children: with Mary Elizabeth Folger

  1. Alice Elizabeth Benedict b 29Nov1851, Smithville
  2. Emma Amelia Benedict b 31May1853, Smithville
  3. Clarissa M Benedict b 7May1855, Smithville
  4. Horace P Benedict b 29Apr1859, Smithville, d 29Sep1887. Bur: Sylvan Lawn Cemetery, Greene, Chenango County, NY
  5. Hannah M Benedict b ca 1864, Smithville
  6. Flora Esther Benedict, b 1Jun1866, Smithville
  7. Frank J Benedict, b 26Apr1869, Smithville

Mary Elizabeth Folger and Family

Mary was b 17Mar1829, NY, d 7Sep1881. She was the daughter of Peleg B Folger, b ca 1792 in NY and his wife Mary E b ca 1797 NY.

1850 US Federal Census: Oxford, Chenango County, New York; Roll: M432_488; Page: 415; Image: 299. 13Aug1850

  • Folger, Peleg B, age 58, male, mason, b NY
  • Folger, Mary E, age 53, female, b NY
  • Folger, Hannah A, age 32, female, b NY
  • Folger, Mary E, age 23, female, b NY
  • Folger, Hannah B, age 22, female, b NY

Anna R Smith and Family

Anna was b 17Jun1839, Greene, Chenango County, NY. She m 1st William A Hotchkiss.

1860 US Federal Census: Greene, Chenango County, New York; Roll: M653_734; Page: 430; Image: 319. 6Sep1860

  • Hotchkiss, William A, age 25, male, farmer, value of real estate: 2000, personal: 800, b NY
  • Hotchkiss, Anna R, age 22, female, b NY
  • Hotchkiss, Frank W, age 27, b NY

Census Records

1850 US Federal Census: Smithville, Chenango County, New York; Roll: M432_488; Page: 479; Image: 426. 18Sep1850

Name: Samon Benedict [Luman Benedict] Age: 62, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1788 Birth Place: Connecticut Gender: Male Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Smithville, Chenango, New York Household Members: (Image missing) Name Age

  • Samon Benedict, 62 b CT (sb Luman)
  • Clarissa Benedict, 55 b NY
  • Esther A Benedict, 24 b NY
  • William D Benedict, 21 b NY
  • Eli J Benedict, 19, b NY

1870 US Federal Census: Smithville, Chenango County, New York; Roll: M593_917; Page: 501; Image: 537. 11Sep1870

  • Benedict, Eli, age 38, male, white, works his farm, value of real estate: 2450, personal: 1000, b NY
  • Benedict, Sarah, age 38, female, white, keeps house, b NY
  • Benedict, Harriet, age 13, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, L, age 7, male, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Henry, age 3, male, white, b NY
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Benedict, Ester ..., age 44, male, white, works her farm, value of real estate: 2000, personal: 150, b NY
  • Benedict, Clarissa, age 75, female, white, b NY
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Benedict, W D, age 42, male, white, works works farm, value of real estate: 4000, personal: 1000, b NY
  • Benedict, Mary, age 43, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Alace, age 18, female, white, b NY (sb Alice)
  • Benedict, Emma, age 17, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Clarissa, age 15, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Horace, age 11, male, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Hannah, age 7, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Flora, age 5, female, white, b NY
  • Benedict, Frank, age 1, male, white, b NY

1880 US Federal Census: Smithville, Chenango County, New York; Roll: T9_819; Family History Film: 1254819; Page: 411.4000; Enumeration District: 115; Image: 0045. 4Jun1880

  • Benedict, William, white, male, age 51, married, farming, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY
  • Benedict, Mary E, white, female, age 53, married, keeping house, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Horace, white, male, age 21, at home, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Hannah M, white, female, age 16, at home, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Flora E, white, female, age 14, at home, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Frank J, white, male, age 11, at home, b NY, parents b NY
  • .....Next Door.....
  • Benedict, Ely, white, male, age 47, married, farming, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY (sb Eli)
  • Benedict, Sarah, wife, white, female, age 46, married, keeping house, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Hattie A, dau, white, female, age 23, single, without occ, b NY, parents b NY (sb Harriet)
  • Benedict, Luman J, son, white, male, age 17, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Henry L, son, white, male, age 13, b NY, parents b NY
  • Benedict, Jonathan, white, male, wid, age 78, b NY, parents b VT, living on own means (father of Sarah)

1900 US Federal Census: Smithville, Chenango County, New York; Roll: T623 1017; Page: 13B; 22Jun1900

  • Benedict, William, head, white, male, b Aug1829, age 70, m 11y, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY, farmer
  • Benedict, Anna,wife, white, female, b Jun1839, age 60, m 11y, mother of 0, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY
  • Hotchkiss, Elizabeth, stepdau, white, female, b Jan1863, age 37, single, b NY, parents b NY, servant
  • 1 farm laborer

1910 US Federal Census: Smithville, Chenango County, New York; Roll: T624_924; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 105; Image: 1127. 11-12May1910

  • Benedict, William D, head, male, white, age 80, m2, m21y, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY, farmer, general farm
  • Benedict, Anna R, wife, female, white, age 70, m2, m21y, mother of 4, 3 living, b NY, father b CT, mother b NY
  • Hotchkiss, Frank W, step son, male, white, age 51, m 15y, b WI, parents b NY, farmer, general farm
  • Hotchkiss, Mary, step dau, female, white, age 50, m2, m15y, b NY, parents b NY
  • Hotchkiss, Warren, step grandson, male, white, age 10, b NY, father b WI, mother b NY

Sources

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 358
129. Luman7, Caleb6, Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 3Jun1788; m 29Mar1812, Clarissa Weeks, b 1Sep1795. He moved to Babylon, L.I., in 1812; to Weston, CT in 1814, and Feb1817, to Chenango County. He d 1Jul1850 in Smithville. She d 18Mar1878. Ch:
1) Ephraim W., b 18Apr1813; m 12Nov1835, Mary A, dau Jacob Van Dewater of Schenectady, b 7Oct1813. Deputy provost marshal during the war, and since, deputy U.S. marshal. Res: at Ogdensburgh. Ch: i) Charlotte M, b 2Feb1839; m 18Jan1859, A.N. Sheppey; d 11Dec1861. ii) Clarissa F., b 20Jul1842; m 18Nov1863, A.N. Sheppey.
2) Laura, b 6Dec1814; m 30Mar1845, William Daily
3) John b 13Jul1816; m 17Feb1839 Hannah M Race, b 28Apr1818; res: Smithville
4) Caleb b 21Apr1818; m 2Jan1848, Lucia Symonds, b 11May1826. Res Smithville. He d 3Jun1900, she d 22May1893. ch: i) James Harvey b 6Jun1852. ii) *Albert E b 29Apr1855, iii) Evalyn b 2Dec1859, iv) Ellice C b 16Sep1865.
5) Esther Ann b 19Jul1826
6) William D b 29Aug1829; m 13Feb1851, Mary E, dau Peleg B Folger of Oxford, b 17Mar1829; res at Smithville. Ch: i) Alice Elizabeth, b 29Nov1851. ii) Emma Amelia b 31May1853. iii) Frank b 26Apr1869. iv) Clarissa M b 7May1855. v) Horace P b 28Apr1859. vi) Hannah b 8Mar1864. vii) Flora Esther b 1Jun1866.
7) Eli James b 27Nov1831; m 2Apr1856, Sarah, dau Jonathan and Abigail Benedict (Pg 320) Peck; res at Smithville. He d 1916 at Greene, NY. Ch: i) Hatty A. b 30Jun1857. ii) Luman F b 25Jan1863. m Mary N, She d 1945. He d 1956. iii) Henry L b 7Sep1866.
* Albert E d 10Nov1891, age 36, bur Warn-Tenbroech Cemetery with parents.

Per Benedicts to America, Vol I, Pg 377
William D8, Luman7, Caleb6, Caleb5, James4, James3, James2, Thomas1
b 29Aug1829, m 13Feb1851 Mary Elizabeth, dau Peleg Folger of Oxford, b 17Mar1829, d 7Sep1881, age 51y. He attended with his family the Benedict reunion at Eldridge Park, Elmira, NY of 14Aug1902 and was elected 2nd Vice Pres. of the Benedict Organization. (See the American, Greene, NY 21Aug1902.) See Death Record, "The Chenango American, Thursday, 17Sep1914." William D Benedict, one of Greene's oldest and most respected citizens died at home on South Canal Street, Sunday night. A man of excellent habits, fine moral character and sturdy constitution. A farmer, he followed that line of work long past the age at which men normally do. He was a cheerful spirit. Funeral, Wed., conducted by Rev Percy T Olton of Zion Church. Eastern Ligtht Lodge No 126 F & A M conducted the service at grave at Sylvan Lawn Cemetery. He m 2nd Anna R Smith, b 17Jun1839 Greene. Her former husband was member of Chenango Chap. Eastern Star. Res: Greene, NY. Death records mention CH: Mrs. George Mosher of Greene, NY, Mrs Charles Dibble of 122 Chenango St., Binghamton, NY, Mrs Flora Spears, and Mrs Arthur R Merchant of 39 Lake Ave, Danbury, CT. Ch:
I Alice Elizabeth b 29Nov1851
II Emma Amelia b 31May1853
III Clarissa N b 7May1857
IV Horace P., b 28Apr1859, m Lucy E Walworth, d 27Jan1887, age 28y. He d 29Sep1887, age 28y. bur Sylvan Lawn Cemetery.
V Hannah b 8Mar1864
VI Flora Esther b 1Jun1866 Greene, m 13Nov1885 David Spears. Res: 477 Chenango St, Binghamton, NY. CH:
1. Agnes F Spears b 25May1887. 2. William B Spears b 28Jul1888. 3. Anna M Spears b 21Apr1896. 4. Florence A Spears b 27Mar1901.

Footnotes

-- SandeeToo - 13 Dec 2008

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