Mary Judd

5 October 1743–8 September 1822 (Age 78)
Bethel, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Judd was born on 5 October 1743, in Bethel, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States as the daughter of Phineas Judd and Deborah Taylor. She married Captain Timothy Benedict on 5 October 1773, in Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 8 September 1822, in Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Danbury Quarter Cemetery, Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Timothy Benedict
Mary Judd
Marriage: 5 October 1773
Deborah Benedict
Timothy Benedict, Jr.
Sarah Benedict
Pamela Mela Benedict

Spouse and Children

5 October 1773
Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States



    Timothy Benedict, Jr.


    Sarah Benedict


    Pamela Mela Benedict


Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)


Age 33

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 38

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 43

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a short form of Jordan .2 German: variant of Jude .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Mary Judd wife Timothy Benedict

Mary Judd Benedict Birth: 1747 Death: Sep. 18, 1822 Litchfield County Connecticut, USA She became the wife of Capt. Timothy Benedict Jr. on 5 Oct 1773. Born to Phineas Judd 1715-1777 and Deborah Tay …

Sources (3)

  • Mary in entry for Timothy Benedict, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary in entry for Sarah Benedict, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary Judd in entry for Timothy Benedict, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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