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Rev. Benjamin Prescott

Male 1687 - 1777  (89 years)


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  • Name Rev. Benjamin Prescott 
    Born 16 Sep 1687  Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 May 1777  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alternate death 28 May 1777  [3
    Person ID I14542  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2018 

    Father Capt. Jonathan Prescott,   b. Abt 1643,   d. 5 Dec 1721, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hoar,   b. Abt 1655,   d. 25 Sep 1687  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1675  [3, 4
    Family ID F9065  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Higginson,   b. 28 Jun 1696, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1723, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1715  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 
    +1. Benjamin Prescott,   b. 29 Jan 1717, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1778, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F9063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Graduated A.M. at Harvard College, 1709. Minister of the Second Parish of Salem, 1713-1756.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2122] Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson by Thomas Wentworth Higginson. 1910.

    2. [S1998] Sherman Genealogy Including Families of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk, England: Some Descendants of the Immigrants, Captain John Sherman, Reverend John Sherman, Edmund Sherman and Samuel Sherman, and the Descendants of Honorable Roger Sherman and Honorable Charles R. Sherman by Thomas Townsend Sherman. New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1920., date only.

    3. [S1998] Sherman Genealogy Including Families of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk, England: Some Descendants of the Immigrants, Captain John Sherman, Reverend John Sherman, Edmund Sherman and Samuel Sherman, and the Descendants of Honorable Roger Sherman and Honorable Charles R. Sherman by Thomas Townsend Sherman. New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1920.

    4. [S1955] G. Andrews Moriarty, "Joanna Hoar, Wife of Ezra Morse of Dedham, Massachusetts." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 110:216, July 1956.

    5. [S1998] Sherman Genealogy Including Families of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk, England: Some Descendants of the Immigrants, Captain John Sherman, Reverend John Sherman, Edmund Sherman and Samuel Sherman, and the Descendants of Honorable Roger Sherman and Honorable Charles R. Sherman by Thomas Townsend Sherman. New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1920., place only.