Elizabeth Stephin

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Elizabeth Stephin, daughter of John Stephin and Ann Tovye, was born probably shortly before her baptism at St Michael, Long Stratton, Norfolk, England, 14 September 1578.1

Elizabeth married (1) William Benedict, son of George Benedict and Thomasine Goche, at St Michael, Long Stratton, Norfolk, England, 8 October 1609;2 she married (2), as his 2nd wife, John Bridghum, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Woolpit, Suffolk, England, 8 September 1629.3


William Benedict b. say 1579, d. bef. 1629
  • William Benedict4 b. 13 Apr 1612, d. bef. 20 Apr 1615
  • Thomas Benedict+1 b. 30 Nov 1617, d. bef. 18 Mar 1689/90
This person was last edited on16 Dec 2017


  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 354, further cited as Olsen, "English Origins of Thomas Benedict."
  2. [S1504] Olsen, "English Origins of Thomas Benedict," 358-9.
  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. [S1504] Olsen, "English Origins of Thomas Benedict," 359.