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Elias P. Howard

Male Abt 1840 - 1920  (~ 80 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elias P. Howard was born about 1840 in Hunter, Greene, New York (son of Philip Howard and Catherine Benjamin); died on 9 Aug 1920 in Kingston, Ulster, New York; was buried in Wiltwyck Cemetery, Kingston, Ulster, New York.

    Notes:

    He came to Kingston, NY in 1887, and was a turner in the W. P. Crane mills in Rondout.

    Family/Spouse: Catherine Devall. Catherine was born in 1848; died in 1918; was buried in Wiltwyck Cemetery, Kingston, Ulster, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Belle Howard was born in Jul 1873 in Kingston, Ulster, New York; died on 5 Jul 1948 in Kingston, Ulster, New York; was buried in Wiltwyck Cemetery, Kingston, Ulster, New York.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Philip Howard was born on 27 Mar 1801; died on 7 Oct 1871; was buried in Woodstock Cemetery, Woodstock, Ulster, New York.

    Philip married Catherine Benjamin. Catherine (daughter of Rufus Augustus Benjamin and Catharina Groat) was born on 16 Mar 1803; died on 17 Oct 1878; was buried in Woodstock Cemetery, Woodstock, Ulster, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Catherine Benjamin was born on 16 Mar 1803 (daughter of Rufus Augustus Benjamin and Catharina Groat); died on 17 Oct 1878; was buried in Woodstock Cemetery, Woodstock, Ulster, New York.

    Notes:

    Married secondly, 9 Nov 1850, James Van Steenberg.

    Children:
    1. 1. Elias P. Howard was born about 1840 in Hunter, Greene, New York; died on 9 Aug 1920 in Kingston, Ulster, New York; was buried in Wiltwyck Cemetery, Kingston, Ulster, New York.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Rufus Augustus Benjamin was born on 15 Dec 1775 in Preston, New London, Connecticut (son of John Benjamin and Grace Waite); died on 15 May 1841 in Hunter, Greene, New York.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 25 Dec 1775, Preston, New London, Connecticut
    • Alternate death: 29 Jun 1841, Greene, New York

    Notes:

    Also called Augustus Rufus Benjamin.

    Rufus married Catharina Groat in 1796 in Windham, Greene, New York. Catharina (daughter of John Groat and Sara Bowman) was born on 9 Aug 1779 in Claverack, Columbia, New York; died after 20 Jun 1865. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 7.  Catharina Groat was born on 9 Aug 1779 in Claverack, Columbia, New York (daughter of John Groat and Sara Bowman); died after 20 Jun 1865.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Between 1770 and 1780, Greene, New York
    • Baptised: 22 Aug 1779, Reformed Church, Claverack, Columbia, New York
    • Alternate death: Abt 1866

    Notes:

    Also called Catherine Grant. Christened as "Catarina Grad." The Benjamin Family in America (citation details below) says "She was a woman of Holland descent, who lived a long life."

    Children:
    1. 3. Catherine Benjamin was born on 16 Mar 1803; died on 17 Oct 1878; was buried in Woodstock Cemetery, Woodstock, Ulster, New York.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  John Benjamin was born on 25 Dec 1751 in Preston, New London, Connecticut (son of John Benjamin and Margaret Jameson); died on 24 Jun 1781; was buried in North Lyme Cemetery, Lyme, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 11 Mar 1752, First Church, Preston, New London, Connecticut

    Notes:

    Said to have served in General Waterbury's brigade of the Connecticut militia during the Revolution, and to have been killed "near Horse's Neck, Connecticut" (West Greenwich).

    John married Grace Waite on 29 Jun 1775 in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island. Grace (daughter of Thomas Waite and Bridget) was born on 4 Jun 1756 in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 13.  Grace Waite was born on 4 Jun 1756 in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island (daughter of Thomas Waite and Bridget).
    Children:
    1. 6. Rufus Augustus Benjamin was born on 15 Dec 1775 in Preston, New London, Connecticut; died on 15 May 1841 in Hunter, Greene, New York.

  3. 14.  John Groat

    John married Sara Bowman. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 15.  Sara Bowman

    Notes:

    Also called Sara Bauman.

    Children:
    1. 7. Catharina Groat was born on 9 Aug 1779 in Claverack, Columbia, New York; died after 20 Jun 1865.