Deborah Maria Benedict

3 July 1807–25 September 1808 (Age 1)
Bethel, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Deborah Maria

When Deborah Maria Benedict was born on 3 July 1807, in Bethel, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Benedict, was 43 and her mother, Lydia Peck, was 43. She died on 25 September 1808, at the age of 1, and was buried in Congregational Church Cemetery, Bethel, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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John Benedict
Lydia Peck
Eli Benedict
Eli Benedict
John Benedict Jr
Heman Benedict
Samuel Baldwin Benedict
Orilla Benedict
Elizur Benedict
Abel Benedict
Edwin Benedict
Deborah Maria Benedict

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Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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  • Deborah M. Benedict, "Find A Grave Index"

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