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Mary Bridgham

Female Abt 1621 - 1721  (~ 100 years)


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  • Name Mary Bridgham  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1621  [4
    Gender Female 
    Died 1721  Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried East Norwalk Historical Cemetery, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Mary Bridgum lived to the age of one hundred years, and in her lifetime communicated her story to her grandson, Deacon James Benedict, of Ridgefield, Conn., who recorded them in 1755

      She was the step-sister of Thomas Benedict [4, 6]
    Person ID I16650  Mindrum
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2015 

    Father John Bridgham,   d. Dec  
    Family ID F12851  Group Sheet

    Family Thomas Benedict,   b. Abt 1617, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Mar 1689/90, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married Abt 1638/1639  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Thomas Benedict,   b. Abt 1641, Southold, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1688, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
     2. John Benedict,   b. Abt 1643, Southold, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1729  (Age ~ 86 years)
     3. Samuel Benedict,   b. Abt 1645, Southold, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Mar 1719, Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     4. James Benedict,   b. 6 Feb 1649/50, Southold, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1717, Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years)
     5. Daniel Benedict,   b. Abt 1651, Southold, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1723, Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     6. Mary Benedict,   b. Southold, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1693/1695
     7. Elizabeth Betty Benedict,   b. Abt 1653, Southold, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec
     8. Sarah Benedict,   b. Abt 1657,   d. Dec
     9. Rebecca Benedict,   b. Abt 1657,   d. Dec
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F11641  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    Benedict, Thomas (1617-1690) - History
    Benedict, Thomas (1617-1690) - History

  • Sources 
    1. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:61, Bridgum.

    2. [S2755] The Genealogy of the Benedicts in America, Henry Marvin Benedict, 1870, Henry M. Benedict, (1870), p. 2, Bridgum.

    3. [S4844] Note on Bridgham and Thomas Benedict of Norwalk, John Coddington, p. 121.

    4. [S2770] Roberta B. Pierson, editor Mary Alice Benedict Grindol, Benedict/Hunloke/Hunlocke Connection.

    5. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    6. [S2755] The Genealogy of the Benedicts in America, Henry Marvin Benedict, 1870, Henry M. Benedict, (1870), p. 2.