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 James Benedict

James Benedict

Birth
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 25 Nov 1762 (aged 77)
Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 16138622 · View Source
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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.


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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


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  • Originally Created by: voodoothatudo
  • Added: 11 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16138622
  • Edwin W. Strickland II
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Benedict (15 Jan 1685–25 Nov 1762), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16138622, citing Titicus Cemetery, Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by svandee (contributor 46842720) .