Samuel Benedict

about 1742–19 May 1792 (Age 50)
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Benedict was born about 1742, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Benjamin Benedict, was 35 and his mother, Hannah Bostwick, was 31. He married Martha Benedick in 1772, in Connecticut, United States. He died on 19 May 1792, at the age of 50.

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Samuel Benedict
1742–1792
Martha Benedick
1751–
Marriage: 1772

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1772
Connecticut, United States

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World Events (4)

1776

Age 34

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

Age 39

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 41

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Benedict (Latin Benedictus meaning ‘blessed’). This owed its popularity in the Middle Ages chiefly to St. Benedict of Norcia ( c.480–550 ), who founded the Benedictine order of monks at Monte Cassino and wrote a monastic rule that formed a model for all subsequent rules. No doubt the meaning of the Latin word also contributed to its popularity as a personal name, especially in Romance countries.

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

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