Sarah (Porter) Andrews Benedict

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Sarah Benedict (Porter)

Birthplace: Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Death: after 1708
Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Porter and Mary Porter, of Farmington
Wife of Abraham Andrews, of Farmington and James Benedict
Mother of Sarah Raymond; John Andrews; Mary Benedict; Robert Andrews; Benjamin Andrews and 4 others
Sister of Mary Hubbard; Thomas Porter; Robert Porter; Elizabeth Andrews; Mary Knowles and 4 others

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About Sarah (Porter) Andrews Benedict

Sarah Porter was born 20 Dec 1657 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut. She died after Mar 1707. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Parents: Robert Porter (1620-1689) and Mary Scott (1625-1673)


  1. on 1681 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut to Abraham Andrews [9]
  2. James Benedict

They had the following children:

  1. Sarah Andrews was christened 9 Mar 1684 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut. [1, 2]
  2. Abraham Andrews was christened 27 Jul 1687 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut. [1, 2]
  3. Mary Andrews was christened 19 May 1689 and died after 16 Sep 1760.
  4. Benjamin, the second son, was christened about 1691. No other information.
  5. Robert Andrews was born 1693 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut. Born posthumously after the death of his father who died in May 1693. [1, 2]



  1. Benedict, Henry Marvin, The Genealogy of the Benedicts in America (Albany: Joel Munsell, 1870.), 1:283, Family History Library, 929.273 B434b.
  2. Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, showing three generations of those who came before 1692 (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-62.), 1:52, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.274 S264.
  3. Savage, J., Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 3:462.
  4. Jacobus, Donald Lines, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (Fairfield, Connecticut: The Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter. Daughters of the American Revolution, 1930.), 1:64, Los Angeles Public Library, Gen 974.62 F16Da2.
  5. Bronson, Henry, The History of Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury: Bronson Brothers, 1858. FHL US/CAN Film #599,254 Item 1.), p. 134, Family History Library.
  6. Jacobus, Donald Lines, "Andrews Families of Western Connecticut," The American Genealogist 35:1 (Jan 1959), p. 86, Los Angeles Public Library.
  7. Anderson, Joseph, The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut (New Haven, Connecticut: Price & Lee Company, 1896.), v. 1, Appendix, p. 165, Family History Library, 974.67/W1 H2a.
  8. Gregory, Grant, Ancestors and Descendants of Henry Gregory (Provincetown, Massachusetts: G. Gregory, 1938. FHL US/CAN Fiche #6,046,860.), p. 61, Family History Library.
  9. Torrey, Clarence Almon, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985.), p. 16, Los Angeles Public Library, Gen 974 T694.

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Sarah (Porter) Andrews Benedict's Timeline

December 20, 1657
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
December 20, 1657
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut
January 12, 1680
Age 22
Norwalk, Fairfield, CT, United States
July 16, 1688
Age 30
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Age 31
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Age 35
Bethel, CT, United States
November 26, 1705
Age 47
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States