Wednesday, August 3, 2011


[Ancestral Link: Lura Minnie Parker (Stagge), daughter of Minnie May Elmer (Parker), daughter of Mark Alfred Elmer, son of Hannah Polina Child (Elmer), daughter of Alfred Bosworth Child, son of Hannah Benedict (Child), daughter of Hannah Carter (Benedict), daughter of Hannah Benedict (Carter), daughter of Thomas Benedict, son of Rachel Smith (Benedict).]

Crescent Street at Science Road
PINE ISLAND CEMETERY, CONNECTICUT, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA does not have a picture of Rachel's headstone but the site quotes the inscription as follows: "Mrs. Rachel Benedick Consort of Thomas died 1 December 1737 Age 64"

Birth: 1673, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death: December 1, 1737, New Canaan, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
The daughter of Samuel and Rachel (Marvin) Smith, she married Ensign Thomas Benedict on May 13, 1697 in Norwalk.
Their children:
1. Mary (Benedict) St. John (1699-1761), married Daniel St. John
2. Thomas Benedict (1701-1757), married Deborah Waters
3. Samuel Benedict (1704-1782), married Jemima Keeler
4. Daniel Benedict born April 7, 1707
5. Rachel (Benedict) Kellogg born September 17, 1710
6. Nehemiah Benedict born December 21, 1714
7. Sarah (Benedict) Hoyt(Haite) born June 6, 1717

Burial: Pine Island Cemetery, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 44435283
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