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James Benedict

Male 1685 - 1762  (77 years)


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  • Name James Benedict  [1
    Born 5 Jan 1685  Norwalk, Fairfield co., Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 28 
    Died 25 Nov 1762  Ridgefield, Fairfield co., Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1128  Benedict
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2016 

    Father John Benedict,   b. 6 Feb 1648, Southold, Long Island co., New York State, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1727, Norwalk, Fairfield co., Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Phoebe Gregory,   b. 1649, New Haven, New Haven co., Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1749, Norwalk, Fairfield co., Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 11 Nov 1670 
    Family ID F277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Hyatt,   b. Dec 1686, Norwalk, Fairfield co., Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1767, Ridgefield, Fairfield co., Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1709 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Benedict  [Birth]
     2. Ruth Benedict  [Birth]
     3. Peter Benedict  [Birth]
     4. Hannah Benedict  [Birth]
     5. Phoebe Benedict  [Birth]
     6. James Benedict  [Birth]
     7. Martha Benedict  [Birth]
     8. John Benedict  [Birth]
     9. Thomas Benedict,   b. 3 Oct 1726, Ridgefield, Fairfield co., Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1785, Pittstown, Rensselaer co., New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jan 1685 - Norwalk, Fairfield co., Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Nov 1762 - Ridgefield, Fairfield co., Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Headstone James and Sarah Benedict.jpg
    Headstone James and Sarah Benedict.jpg
    James Benedict (1685-1762) and wife Sarah Hyatt (1686-1767)
    Here lies interred
    the body of
    James Benedict
    Deacon of the first Church of Christ in this town;
    Together with
    Sarah, His Wife
    Who, after having served their generation
    According to the will of God,
    fell asleep and were gathered to their fathers,
    the first on Nov. 25. 1762
    in the 77th year of his age; the other, February
    ye 9th, 1767, in the 81st year of her age
    Headstone of James and Sarah Benedict
    Headstone of James and Sarah Benedict
    James Benedict (1685-1762) and wife Sarah Hyatt (1686-1767)
    Here lies interred
    the body of
    James Benedict
    Deacon of the first Church of Christ in this town;
    Together with
    Sarah, His Wife
    Who, after having served their generation
    According to the will of God,
    fell asleep and were gathered to their fathers,
    the first on Nov. 25. 1762
    in the 77th year of his age; the other, February
    ye 9th, 1767, in the 81st year of her age

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] "Genealogy of the Benedicts in America" Vol. I, Henry M. Benedict, (Name: Albany publishing; original release 1870), 51 (Reliability: 3).