Mary Bridghum

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Mary Bridghum, daughter of John Bridghum and Grace (…), was born probably shortly before her baptism at Morningthorpe Parish, Norfolk, England, 15 November 1618.1 She died after February 1689/90.2

Mary married Thomas Benedict, son of William Benedict and Elizabeth Stephin, at England before 1637.3,2,4


Thomas Benedict b. 30 Nov 1617, d. bef. 18 Mar 1689/90
  • Thomas Benedict2 d. 20 Nov 1688
  • John Benedict+2 d. aft. 1699
  • Samuel Benedict5 d. 1719
  • Daniel Benedict6 d. aft. 1723
  • Elizabeth Benedict2
  • Mary Benedict2
  • Sarah Benedict2
  • Rebecca Benedict2
  • James Benedict2 b. 6 Feb 1649/50, d. aft. 1717
This person was last edited on30 Aug 2021


  1. [S1504] LaRue Olsen, "The English Origins of the First Thomas Benedict of Long Island and Norwalk, Connecticut," Connecticut Nutmegger 39 (Dec 2006): 353-356, at 361, further cited as Olsen, "English Origins of Thomas Benedict."
  2. [S5] Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (two vols., New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1930-1932), 1:61-2, further cited as Jacobus, Families of Old Fairfield.
  3. [S1503] John Insley Coddington, "Note on Bridgham and Thomas Benedict of Norwalk," The American Genealogist 33 (April 1957): 120-121, further cited as Coddington, "Bridgham & Benedict."
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 128, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  5. [S5] Jacobus, Families of Old Fairfield, 1:61-3.
  6. [S5] Jacobus, Families of Old Fairfield, 1:64.