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John Benjamin

Male 1751 - 1781  (29 years)


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  • Name John Benjamin 
    Born 25 Dec 1751  Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 11 Mar 1752  First Church, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 24 Jun 1781  [1
    Buried North Lyme Cemetery, Lyme, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17891  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2018 

    Father John Benjamin,   b. 31 Oct 1714, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1791, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Margaret Jameson,   b. 21 Jun 1716, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1769, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1740  Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F10987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Grace Waite,   b. 4 Jun 1756, Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 Jun 1775  Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Rufus Augustus Benjamin,   b. 15 Dec 1775, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1841, Hunter, Greene, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F10985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Said to have served in General Waterbury's brigade of the Connecticut militia during the Revolution, and to have been killed "near Horse's Neck, Connecticut" (West Greenwich).

  • Sources 
    1. [S2348] The Benjamin Family in America by Gloria Wall Bicha and Helen Benjamin Brown. 1977.

    2. [S2349] The Jamesons in America 1647-1900: Genealogical Records and Memoranda by E. O. Jameson. Boston, 1901.

    3. [S481] Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, First Series, Births, Marriages and Deaths: A Family Register for the People by James Newell Arnold. Providence: Narraganset Historical Publishing Company, 1891-1912.