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Marriage: Children:
  1. (daughter) Gold: Birth: 21 MAR 1786 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA. Death: 25 MAR 1786 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA

  2. Thomas Ruggles Gold: Birth: 25 MAR 1787 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA. Death: 30 DEC 1829 in Washington, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA

  3. Sarah Ann Gold: Birth: 29 DEC 1788 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA. Death: 21 JUL 1870 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA

  4. Eleanor Pierce Gold: Birth: 14 JUN 1790 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA. Death: 27 FEB 1809 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA

  5. Benjamin Franklin Gold: Birth: 29 MAY 1792 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA. Death: 1873

  6. Mary Wakeman Gold: Birth: 8 MAR 1794 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA. Death: 1883

  7. Hezekiah Gold: Birth: 8 JUL 1796 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA. Death: SEP 1800 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA

  8. Abigail Gold: Birth: 28 JAN 1798. Death: 7 JUL 1885

  9. Flora Gold: Birth: 25 SEP 1799. Death: 14 DEC 1883 in Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA

  10. Stephen Johnson Gold: Birth: 3 AUG 1801. Death: 17 MAY 1880

  11. Catherine Melissa Gold: Birth: 4 JUN 1803 in Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA. Death: 6 MAY 1888 in Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA

  12. Harriet Ruggles Gold: Birth: 10 JUN 1805. Death: 15 AUG 1836

  13. Hezekiah Sedgwick Gold: Birth: 6 JUN 1807. Death: 1894

  14. Job Swift Gold: Birth: 27 NOV 1810 in Washington, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA. Death: 18 JUN 1844


Notes
a. Note:                                     BIRTH, MARRIAGE, & DEATH RECORDS
  Cornwall Vital Records (Barbour Collection) vol. 2, page 16: Benjamin Gold m. Eleanor Johnson, b. of Cornwall, Nov. 25, 1784, by [ ]. Witnesses: Mrs. Eleanor Swift & Joshua Peerce, 3rd. vol. 2, page 29: Capt. Benjamin Gold & Eleanor, had d. [ ], b. Mar. 21, 1786 vol. 2, page 28: Capt. Benjamin Gold & Eleanor, had, [ ], d. Mar. 25, 1786, ae 4 d. vol. 2, page 25: Thomas Ruggles Gold, s. Benjamin & Eleanor, b. Mar. 25, 1787 vol. 2, page 25: Sarah Anne Gold, d. [Capt. Benjamin & Eleanor], b. Dec. 29, 1788 vol. 2, page 29: Eleanor Pierce Gold, d. [Capt. Benjamin & Eleanor], b. June 14, 1790 vol. 2, page 29: Benjamin Franklin Gold, s. [Capt. Benjamin & Eleanor], b. May 29, 1792 vol. 2, page 29: Polly Gold, d. [Capt. Benjamin & Eleanor], b. Mar. 8, 1794 vol. 3, page 4: Eleanor P. Gold, d. Col. Benjamin & Eleanor, d. Feb. 27, 1809   Cornwall Cemetery, Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut: (old stone) An Infant Daugh. / of Benj'n & / Eleanor Gold / who died March / 5th AD 1786 / Æ 5 Days (old stone) Here lies / the body of / Hezekiah Gold / Son of / Benjamin & Eleanor / Gold, he died / Sept. A.D. 1800, / Æ 5 (old stone) Benjamin Gold / Died / May 23, 1847. / Æ 85 (old stone) Eleanor Gold / died Sept. 11, 1858. / Aged 94                                 HISTORY & BIOGRAPHY
  <i>A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick </i>(Hubert M. Sedgwick; New Haven Colony Historical Society; 1961) When she [Eleanor] died in September, 1858, aged 94, she had more than a hundred descendants. He was a farmer in Cornwall, Conn., and a country merchant, a deacon in the South Cornwall Church. Ever genial he filled many positions of trust.


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