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James Benedict
Birth: Jan. 15, 1685
Norwalk
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1762
Ridgefield
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

they had 9 children: Thomas, John, Martha, James, Phebe, Hannah, Peter, Ruth, Sarah.
In 1708 he was part of a group from Norwalk who purchased a large tract of land between Norwalk and Danbury from Catoonah, chief sachem, that was made a distinct township called Ridgefield. He was one of its original settlers. Justice of the peace for Fairfield County in 1732. From his grandmother he wrote first genealogy of the Benedict family. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Benedict (1649 - 1729)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Hyatt Benedict (1686 - 1767)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Benedict Smith (____ - 1791)*
  Hannah Benedict Burt (1716 - 1810)*
  Thomas Benedict (1726 - 1785)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Benedict (1676 - 1766)*
  Benjamin Benedict (1678 - 1773)*
  Joseph Benedict (1680 - 1748)*
  James Benedict (1685 - 1762)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
HERE LIES INTERRED THE BODY OFJAMES BENEDICT, ESQ.DEACON OF THE FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST IN THIS TOWN;TOGETHER WITHSARAH, HIS WIFE,WHO, AFTER HAVING SERVED THEIR GENERATIONACCORDING TO THE WILL OF GOD,FELL ASLEEP AND WERE GATHERED TO THEIR FATHERS,THE FIRST ON NOV. 25, 1762IN THE 77TH YEAR OF HIS AGE
 
Burial:
Titicus Cemetery
Ridgefield
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 11, 2006
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James Benedict
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