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The Whitney Family of Connecticut

by S. Whitney Phoenix
(New York: 1878)

Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.

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Fifth Generation.
second house above the Catholic Church, and died there, 31 Oct. 1827, aged 72 years, 2 months, and 19 days, according to her gravestone in St. Paul's Churchyard.



Chil. of Ebenezer and Thankful (Whitney) Benedict. 18

103 I. Phebe Benedict, bap. at New Canaan, Conn., 21 Oct. 1733.
104 II. Samuel Benedict, bap. at New Canaan, Conn., 28 Ap. 1734; "may have married," 8 Sept. 1763, Dinah Hoyt, dau. of Benajah and Dinah Hoyt, of New Canaan, where she was baptized 1 Aug. 1736.1 She was living so late as 1765. He "may have married," (2d), 6 Nov. 1771, Mary Roscoe.
105 III. Ebenezer Benedict, bap. at New Canaan, Conn., 8 Oct. 1738; a farmer; married, 13 Nov. 1763, Mary Gray, dau. of Absalom Gray, and widow of Ebenezer Wixon. They settled at Pawling, N. Y., where he died in 1807. 511
106 IV. Hannah Benedict, bap. at New Canaan, Conn., 10 Dec. 1740.
107 V. Esther Benedict, bap. at New Canaan, Conn., 26 Dec 1742.
108 VI. Anna Benedict, bap. at New Canaan, Conn., 3 Ap. 1745.
109 VII. Levi Benedict, bap. at New Canaan, Conn., 18 Oct. 1748.
110 VIII. Isaac Benedict, bap. at New Canaan, Conn., 29 July 1750; "may have married," 18 Aug. 1794, Polly Carter.--see Benedict Genealogy, p. 55.
111 IX. Deborah Benedict, bap. at New Canaan, Conn., 26 Aug. 1753.
112 X. Martha Benedict, bap. at New Canaan, Conn., 12 June 1757.



Chil. of Miles and Elizabeth (Whitney) Riggs. 19

113 I. Josiah Riggs, b. in Stamford, Conn., 18 May 1736; a hair-dresser and wig-maker, who worked most of his time as a farm-laborer; married Experience Davis. He lived at North Salem, Westchester Co., N. Y., and
1 See Hoyt Genealogy, p. 383, and Benedict Genealogy, p. 54.
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