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From: "Emmi Holmes" <>
Subject: Re: [NYDELAWA] Roll Call: Howe, Steele, Bliss, Benedict, St John
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 01:09:51 -0400
Regarding the Benedict and St John names that I have seen on the Roll call
messages; they are connected way back in my research:
Mary Benedict, b. 4 Dec 1699 in Norwalk, Fairfield CT; d. 1761; m. Daniel St
John - she is the sister of my 7th gr. grandfather Samuel Benedict b. 31 Jan
1703/04; m. 1724 Jemimah Canfield. I have info for three more generations
back. Contact me if interested.
St Johns are also in our line way back, though I have very limited
information: Another 7th gr. grandfather John Benedict b. 3 Mar 1675/76 in
Norwalk, Fairfield CT; d. 16 Jan 1706; m. 1693 Anna St John b. 1674.
Again, contact me if interested. There was so much intermarrying among
cousins and between families, and almost every family had a Mary Benedict -
it can get confusing and I have some pretty reliable research.
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Sent: Saturday, October 14, 2006 11:32 PM
Subject: Re: [NYDELAWA] Roll Call: Benedict
There's a distant Benedict connection, although I don't know alot about
(I just found out about the connection a couple of months ago.)
Sarah Benedict (1840 - 1923) daugher of Daniel Benedict and Nancy Weldon
married Rummer Henry Atwell (1835 - 1911). Their second daughter Eudora
Atwell married William Henry Simmons (my great grandparents).
There were a number of St. John's living off of Oxbow Hollow Road.
In a message dated 10/14/2006 4:01:46 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
Dear "Shindie2" (you didn't say your name. :-)
My 6th great-grandmother was Mary Benedict, b. 4 Dec 1699, Norwalk,
Fairfield County, CT, d. 1761. She married Daniel St. John. I don't know
where Mary or Daniel died, but their son Peter St. John died in Walton,
Delaware County in 1811.
I also have a Mary Benedict enumerated in the household of my 3rd
great-granduncle, Thaddeus Seymour St. John in Walton in the 1880 census.
She was 50 at the time and is listed as "servant."
Do you think we have any connection?
Barbara Heard, Pioneer, Amador County, California
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