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Thomas BENEDICT

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  • Name  Thomas BENEDICT 
    Born  1617  Nottinghamshire,England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  28 Feb 1690  Norwalk,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • !BIRTH-MARRIAGE-DEATH-WILL: History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Connecticut. LDS branch library in Logan, Cache, Utah. U.S. Conn; D3J; Vol. 1-3. p. 61. Thomas Benedict was the son of William Benedict in Nottingham, England. He was born about 1617 and came to New England about 1638. He settled in Southold, Long Island and also lived in Huntington and Jamaica, Long Island. He removed to Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut. He died early in 1690. Thomas Benedict married Mary Bridgum. His will on 28 February 1689/90 states: wife Mary; sons Daniel and John Benedict; grandchild Thomas son of Elizabeth Slawson; grandchild Elizabeth Slawson; grandchild Thomas Benedict; grandchild Samuel Benedict; grandchild John the eldest son of John; Joana Benedict (mentions her grandmother); daughter Rebecca Wood; daughter Sarah; grandchild Mary Olmsted; grandchild Hannah Benedict. John and Samuel Benedict, his sons, were the overseers. The inventory was dated 18 March 1689/90.

      !BIRTH-MARRIAGE-DEATH: Catologue of the names of the Early Puriton Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut. Records collected from Royal R. Hinman. LDS branch library of Logan, Cache, Utah. U.S. Conn; H2H; p. 190-193. Thomas Benedict, born about 1617, was the son of William Benedict, Nottinghamshire, England. He married Mary Bridgum and was a weaver by trade. His father married a second wife, Mrs. Bridgum, a widow, whose daughter Mary, married Thomas when she become of age about 1638. They had nine children; Thomas, John, Samuel, James, Daniel, Betty, Mary, Sarah and Rebecca.

      !BIRTH-MARRIAGE-DEATH: Genealogy of the Benedicts in America. H.M. Benedict. LDS branch library in Logan, Cache, Utah. Vol 1, p. 2. Thomas was the son of William Benedict who came to America. His father was from Nottinghamshire, England. Thomas father married 2nd Mrs. Bridgum after his first wife died. Thomas married Mary Bridgum when she became of age. Thomas Benedict and Mary Bridgum had the following children who were born in Southhold, Long Island. There were as follows: Thomas, John, Samuel, James, Daniel, Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah, and Rebecca.

      !BIRTH: Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England. James Savage. U.S. D2s; Vol A-C; p. 164. Thomas Benedict, age 22, settled in 1639 in Massachusetts. Soon after he married Mary Bridgeham a fellow passenger. He Southold, Long Island before 1650. Thomas was said to be the only son of William Benedict of Nottinghamshire, England. He had Thomas, John, Samuel, James, Daniel, Betty, Mary, Sarah and Rebecca who were old born at Southold, Long Island. Thomas lived a short time at Huntington, and Jamaica but removed to Norwalk about 1665. He was a deacon selectman, town clerk and representative in 1670. His date of death is not known.
    Person ID  I1402  Baxter-Bailey Family Tree/History
    Last Modified  20 Jul 2006 

    Father  William BENEDICT,   b. 1585, Saxlingham-Nethergate,Norfolk,England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1629, Suffolk,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ann HUNLOCKE,   b. 1592, of Wingerworth,Derbyshire,England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1617/1618, Suffolk,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1612  Wingerworth,Derbyshire,England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F474  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Bridgum,   b. 1619, Southold,Suffolk,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1719, Norwalk,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1639  Southold,Suffolk,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Daniel Benedict,   b. 1640, Southold,Suffolk,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1725, Danbury,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas Benedict,   b. 1641, Southold,Suffolk,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1688, Fairfield,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Samuel Benedict,   b. 1643, Southold,Suffolk,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1719, Danbury,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth BENEDICT,   b. Abt 1645, Southold,Suffolk,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Benedict,   b. 1647, Southold,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1729, Norwalk,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. James BENEDICT,   b. 6 Feb 1649, Southold,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1729, Norwalk,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary Benedict,   b. 1651, Southold,Suffolk,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1693/1695, Stamford,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sarah Benedict,   b. 1653, Southold,Suffolk,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Danbury,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Rebecca Benedict,   b. 1655, Southold,Suffolk,Long Island,New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Danbury,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F458  Group Sheet


  

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