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Rev. Benjamin Tappan

Male 1721 - 1790  (69 years)


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  • Name Rev. Benjamin Tappan 
    Alternate birth 28 Feb 1720  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 28 Feb 1721  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 May 1790  Manchester-by-the-Sea, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Buried Old Burial Ground, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I21036  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2019 

    Father Samuel Toppan,   b. 5 Jun 1670, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1750, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Abigail Wigglesworth,   b. 20 Mar 1681, Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1771, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1700  Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F12510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [1
    Children 
    +1. Benjamin Tappan,   b. 21 Oct 1747, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1831, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F12509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also spelled Toppan. Graduated Harvard in 1742, taught school in Haverhill, and was ordained and installed as pastor over the Congregational Church in Manchester in December of 1745, a position he held until his death forty-five years later.

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

    2. [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.

    3. [S2214] Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849, Volume I, Births. Salem: The Essex Institute, 1911.

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

    5. [S2656] Find a Grave page for the Rev. Benjamin Tappan.

    6. [S1726] Maxine Stansell, "The Middlebrook Sisters: Mother and Mother-in-Law of Michael Wigglesworth." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 156:309, 2002.