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Lewis Benedict

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Cross River, Westchester County, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Cross River, Westchester County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Benedict and Susannah Benedict (Northrup)
Husband of Jemima Benedict (Newman)
Father of Phoebe Benedict; Nancy Benedict; Lydia Benedict; Joseph Benedict; David Benedict and 4 others
Brother of Susannah Miller (Benedict); Anna Murphy (Benedict); Ambrose Benedict; Nancy Benedict; Lydia Benedict and 2 others

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About Lewis Benedict

From "Darlene's Family Genealogy":

http://www.dkdonovan.com/getperson.php?personID=I05389&tree=Main

According to "The Genealogy of the Benedicts of America": he served, 1780 in Delevan's Dragoons. He captued a British soldier who had accompained the "Cow-boys" who murdered a Mr. Pelham, and took from him a Queen's arm and a carved powder-horn, which are now in the pssession of his descendants.

Original at:

http://books.google.cl/books?id=OJ4xAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA79&lpg=PA79&dq=Delevan's+Dragoons&source=bl&ots=4h_S5KoWdf&sig=95zLFBrFO3fj-ThY6k8CpquqvbE&hl=es-419&sa=X&ei=dgQVT9zsKNStgQeysJXGAw&sqi=2&ved=0CCMQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Delevan's%20Dragoons&f=false

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Lewis Benedict's Timeline

1754
June 25, 1754
Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
1775
April 13, 1775
Age 20
1776
January 28, 1776
Age 21
1777
January 28, 1777
Age 22
1779
April 30, 1779
Age 24
1781
July 10, 1781
Age 27
1783
August 2, 1783
Age 29
1786
March 31, 1786
Age 31
1791
June 17, 1791
Age 36
1793
September 28, 1793
Age 39