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Benjamin Tappan

Male 1747 - 1831  (83 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Tappan  [1
    Born 21 Oct 1747  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 21 Oct 1747  Manchester, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 29 Jan 1831  Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Buried Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I20705  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2019 

    Father Rev. Benjamin Tappan,   b. 28 Feb 1721, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1790, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Marsh,   b. 29 Jun 1723, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1807, Manchester, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 5 Oct 1746  [4
    Family ID F12509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Holmes,   b. 2 Jan 1748, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1826, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1770  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7, 8
    Children 
    +1. Sen. Benjamin Tappan,   b. 25 May 1773, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1857, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F12357  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a goldsmith and a storekeeper. According to Tappan-Toppan Genealogy (citation details below), he marched with other volunteers from Northampton to meet the forces of Burgoyne at Saratoga.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2651] Memoir of Mrs. Sarah Tappan: Taken in Part from the Home Missionary Magazine, of November, 1828, and Printed for Distribution Among Her Descendants by Sarah Homes Tappan. New York: West & Trow, 1834.

    2. [S2589] Find a Grave page for Benjamin Tappan.

    3. [S2657] Genealogy of the Family of George Marsh, Who Came from England in 1635 and Settled in Hingham, Mass. by E. J. Marsh. Leominster, Massachusetts: F. N. Boutwell, 1887., date only.

    4. [S2662] Tappan-Toppan Genealogy: Ancestors and Descendants of Abraham Toppan of Newbury, Massachusetts, 1606-1672 by Daniel Langdon Tappan. Arlington, Massachusetts, 1915.

    5. [S2651] Memoir of Mrs. Sarah Tappan: Taken in Part from the Home Missionary Magazine, of November, 1828, and Printed for Distribution Among Her Descendants by Sarah Homes Tappan. New York: West & Trow, 1834., date only.

    6. [S2583] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, on Ancestry.com.

    7. [S2651] Memoir of Mrs. Sarah Tappan: Taken in Part from the Home Missionary Magazine, of November, 1828, and Printed for Distribution Among Her Descendants by Sarah Homes Tappan. New York: West & Trow, 1834., year only.

    8. [S2662] Tappan-Toppan Genealogy: Ancestors and Descendants of Abraham Toppan of Newbury, Massachusetts, 1606-1672 by Daniel Langdon Tappan. Arlington, Massachusetts, 1915., date only.