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Descendants of Dr. Timen Stiddem, the first Stidham* in America, who immigrated from Sweden in the 17th century to New Sweden (Wilmington, Delaware). Stidham* followed by an asterisk refers to all spelling variations of the surname (incl. Stidham, Stidam, Steadham, Steddom, Stedham, Stidom, Stiddom, Stidhams, Stidams, etc.) when speaking of Stidhams* in general. The spelling "Stidham" is the most common form.

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  • ID: I1165
  • Name: Benedictus (Benjamin) [6] STEDHAM
  • Surname: Stedham
  • Given Name: Benedictus (Benjamin) [6]
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1662 in Christina,New Castle Co.,Delaware,"New Sweden"
  • Death: ABT 25 Dec 1699 in Wilmington,,Delaware
  • Reference Number: 6
  • _UID: C683A9DDB781D811886F0020EDB23D997C72
  • Note:
    NO)TE: A petition of 19 October 1756 by John Owens and his wife Margaret [39], daughter of Benjamin [6] Stedham, sought a division of Benedict [6] Stedham's property. The petition stated that Benjamin [6] Stedham died intestate, leaving five children: Timothy, Sarah, Anne, Benjamin and Margaret. (NC Orph. Ct., C:256). The husbands of the daughters Sarah and Anne were not identified. The son Benjamin [38], however, disappeared into New Jersey and may have been living on the Maurice River at the time of Kerstin's birth. He and his son Benjamin, born in New Jersey about 1722, moved south according to the Stidham genealogy.

    RES: Bochten (also known as Verdrietige Hook, now Edgemore, Delaware), Brandywine Hunded.
  • Change Date: 31 May 2008 at 13:14:08



    Father: Timen Lulofsson [1] STIDDEM b: ABT 1610 in Hammell, prob. Denmark
    Mother: UNKNOWN

    Marriage 1 Margaret (Anna) Ollesdotter (Thorsson) TUSSEY b: ABT 1664
    • Married: ABT 1686
    Children
    1. Has Children Timothy Benedictsson [35] STEDHAM b: ABT 1687
    2. Has Children Sarah Benedictsdotter [36] STEDHAM b: ABT 1689
    3. Has Children Anna (Annika) Benedictsdotter [37] STEDHAM b: ABT 1691 in ,New Castle Co.,Delaware
    4. Has Children Benedict Benedictsson "Benjamin" [38] STEDHAM Jr. b: ABT 1693
    5. Has Children Margaret Benedictsdotter [39] STEDHAM b: ABT 1696

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    For more information or to contribute to The Stidham* Family Tree, contact:
    Ules "Butch" Stidam, 396 Midway, Dr. Valparaiso, Indiana 46385 - 219-406-8752. E-mail: easyrider50 at comcast.net

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