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Esther Benedict Ives
Birth: Oct. 5, 1679
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1752
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

Inscription: Here Lies Ye Body of Mrs. Esther ye Wife of Deacon Joseph Ives died Jan:'ry ye 1st 1752 in ye 72nd year of her Age.

ESTHER (BENEDICT) IVES was the daughter of my ancestors, THOMAS AND MARY (MESSENGER) BENEDICT of Norwalk, CT. and the grand-daughter of THOMAS & MARY (BRIGHAM) BENEDICT and ANDREW & RACHEL MESSENGER, the four grandparents being my immigrant ancestors.
Thomas Benedict was an original proprietor of Norwalk and Andrew Messenger was an original settler of Jamaica, L.I., New York.
Esther Benedict & Joseph Ives were married on May 11, 1697 in Wallingford, Conn. They were the parents of 11 children:
Thomas Ives, Elizabeth (Ives) Hitchcock, Hannah (Ives) Sperry, Esther Ives, Abigail (Ives) Sperry -- my ancestor, Joseph Ives, Phineas Ives, Nathaniel, Ephraim, Dinah, and Stephen Ives.

See the memorial for Deacon Joseph Ives to see pictures of their original home in Cheshire, CT. 
Family links: 
  Thomas Benedict (1641 - 1688)
  Mary Messenger Hull (1642 - 1699)
  Joseph Ives (1674 - 1755)*
  Elizabeth Ives Hitchcock (1700 - 1762)*
  Abigail Ives Sperry (1704 - 1762)*
  Joseph Ives (1709 - 1766)*
  Phineas Ives (1711 - 1762)*
  Nathaniel Ives (1713 - 1800)*
  Thomas Benedict (1670 - 1743)*
  Hannah Benedict Royce (1676 - 1767)*
  Esther Benedict Ives (1679 - 1752)
*Calculated relationship
Hillside Cemetery
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section H -- See Deacon Joseph Ives burial for directions.
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Record added: Jun 24, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11229505
Esther <i>Benedict</i> Ives
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Esther <i>Benedict</i> Ives
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Esther <i>Benedict</i> Ives
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5th Great Grandmother, you are not forgotten. Rest in peace. My line is from Joseph and Esther - Ephraim - Chauncey - William - J.T. - to my grandmother Eileen H. (Ives) Teachout. Rest in peace. More info at more)
- Kami
 Added: Jun. 20, 2016

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Love, Wynn Woolman Beeson
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