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Dinah and her husband were admitted to, and among the first members of, the New Canaan Congregational Church by a letter of recommendation from Norwalk on 20 June 1733.1 She was still alive when her father wrote his will on 20 December 1746. He refers to his daughter Dinah Benedict and his son-in-law Deacon John Benedict.

children of Dinah Bouton and John Benedict:

i. John b. 11 September 1724 (from Benedict genealogy, p. 57, not found in Norwalk records)
ii. Daniel b. abt 1726
iii.? Jachin/Jakin b. abt 1728
iv. Joseph b. 20 May 1730 (from Benedict genealogy, as above)
v. Dinah bap. 12 May 1734
vi. Lois bap. 14 March 17(35/?)36 (p. 36)
vii. Hezekiah bap. 23 October 1737 (p. 33)
viii. Rhoda bap. 16 June 1739 (p. 40)
ix. Sarah bap. 22 March 17(40?/)41 (p. 41)
x. Mary bap. 24 April 1743 (p. 37)

1. "Connecticut, U.S., Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920," database online (Provo:2013), vol. 75, New Canaan, image 32. Images taken from original volumes, CT State Library, 75:35.

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