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Abraham Benedict

Male 1681 - Bef 1779  (< 97 years)


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  • Name Abraham Benedict  [1, 2
    Born 21 Jun 1681  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 15 Jun 1779  Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • will proved
    Notes 
    • Information from will made May 05, 1774. It mentions sons Abraham, Timothy, Jabez, heirs of Israel, deceased, Silas, and daughters Elizabeth, wife of James Taylor, heirs of Rebecca, late wife of Lemuel Abbott, and Mary, wife of Eben. Hickok. Abraham and Eben. Hickok were executors. Will proved June 15, 1779. Inventory made July 21, 1779, foots £55 17s. Distribution of estate made Aug. 3, 1779. He had advanced in his life-time to each of his sons Abraham, Timothy and Jabez, £148 1s. 0d. ; to Israel, £136 5s. 0d.; to Silas, £116 1s. od. ; and to Elizabeth, Rebecca and Mary, each £74 os. 6d.

      Will 25 May 1774, proved 28 Feb 1776 [1, 2]
    Person ID I17768  Mindrum
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2015 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Rebecca Andrews,   b. Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 
    Married 7 Jul 1678  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F11645  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah,   d. Dec 
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F12423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:63.

    2. [S2755] The Genealogy of the Benedicts in America, Henry Marvin Benedict, 1870, Henry M. Benedict, The Genealogy of the Benedicts in America, (1870), p. 243.

    3. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:63, 1776, Danbury.

    4. [S2755] The Genealogy of the Benedicts in America, Henry Marvin Benedict, 1870, Henry M. Benedict, The Genealogy of the Benedicts in America, (1870), p. 241.

    5. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:18, p. I:63.

    6. [S3703] John V. Beck, Elisha S. and Lavina (Locke) Andrus, their ancestors and descendants, (The Anundsen Publishing Co., 1985), p. 23.