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Ephraim Bennett

Male Abt 1718 - 1779  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Ephraim Bennett  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1718  Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Oct 1779  Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Newtown Village Cemetery, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Ephraim served in the Revolutionary War "of Captain Elnathan Nichols' Company of Light Dragoons in Major Starr's Reg't under command of Lt. John Curtiss, who marched in the service of the United States: in the 1st place to New Haven in the month of July, 1779; in the 2nd place, to Fairfield under command of Col. Whiting; in the 3d place, to Norwalk under the command of Gen'l Wolcott; at the time when the enemy invaded our seaport towns."

      Headstone Inscription:
      In memory of
      Mr. Epphriam Bennitt
      who died
      of a cancer in his breast
      October 7, 1779
      In the 65 year
      of his life.

      "Many are the afflictions
      Alloted in this life
      And few have endured trial
      More severe."
      Per Newtown's History and Historian (Ezra Levan Johnson and Jane Eliza Johnson, published in Newtown in 1917) page 195 [5, 6]
    Person ID I17857  Mindrum
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2018 

    Father Capt. Thomas Bennett,   b. Abt 1669, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1739, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Mary Booth,   b. 12 Nov 1676, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Sep 1741, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 64 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1692  Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F12548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Baldwin,   b. 18 Sep 1727, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1772, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1745  Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13, 14
    Children 
     1. Abel Bennett,   b. 1 Apr 1746, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1831, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Mary Bennett,   b. 28 Jun 1747, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1845, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     3. Mehitabel Bennett,   b. 28 Mar 1749, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1828, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Ann Bennett,   b. 1 Jun 1751, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1831, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Thomas Bennett,   b. 9 Nov 1752, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1836, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Bethia Bennett,   b. 9 Apr 1755, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1820, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     7. Caleb Bennett,   b. 18 Feb 1757, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1832, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     8. Demaris Bennett,   b. 4 Mar 1759, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1829, East Smithfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     9. Jerusha Bennett,   b. 19 Jul 1762, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Ephraim Bennett,   b. 25 Dec 1764, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1765, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Sarah Bennett,   b. 1 May 1768, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1820, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F12509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joanna Stillson,   d. Dec 
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F12903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Bennett, Ephraim - Family Vital Records
    Bennett, Ephraim - Family Vital Records

    Headstones
    Bennett, Ephraim
    Bennett, Ephraim

  • Sources 
    1. [S2857] C. C. Baldwin, The Baldwin Genealogy from 1500 to 1881, (Leader Publishing, 1881), p. 418.

    2. [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:72.

    3. [S5198] Bennett, Kaufman, Presnall, Ancestry of Curtis Nathaniel Bennett, (1986), p. 25.

    4. [S4196] Botsford-Bennett Bible, in the possession of Ruth Brown Rohrwasser, 20 Sargent St., Glens Falls, NY 12801, The Connecticut Nutmegger, Vol. No. 20, Number 3, December 1987, pp. 434-435.

    5. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    6. [S5198] Bennett, Kaufman, Presnall, Ancestry of Curtis Nathaniel Bennett, (1986).

    7. [S509] Clarence A. Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, (Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985), p. 64.

    8. [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:71, p. I:88.

    9. [S2763] Donald J. Jacobus, Genealogy of the Booth Family, (E. C. Booth, 1952), p. 3.

    10. [S5198] Bennett, Kaufman, Presnall, Ancestry of Curtis Nathaniel Bennett, (1986), p. 18.

    11. [S2857] C. C. Baldwin, The Baldwin Genealogy from 1500 to 1881, (Leader Publishing, 1881), p. 418, 19 Jun 1745.

    12. [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:72, 19 Jun 1745.

    13. [S5198] Bennett, Kaufman, Presnall, Ancestry of Curtis Nathaniel Bennett, (1986), p. 25, 19 Jun 1745.

    14. [S8396] Newtown Connecticut Vital Records, Vol. 1, p. 20.