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Benjamin Edwards

Male 1652 - 1724  (72 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Edwards  [1
    Born 24 Jun 1652  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Oct 1724  Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I4696  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2016 

    Father Alexander Edwards,   b. Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1690, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Baldwin,   b. 25 Jun 1621, Cholesbury, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1690, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1642  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 8, 9
    Family ID F2869  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thankful Sheldon,   b. 1662,   d. 1741, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1681  [1, 7, 10, 11
    Children 
    +1. Mary Edwards,   b. 1685, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1729, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2018 11:32:40 
    Family ID F2866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Served in King Philip's War and participated in Turner's Falls Fight under Capt. William Turner."

  • Sources 
    1. [S655] Various Ancestral Lines of James Goodwin and Lucy (Morgan) Goodwin of Hartford, Connecticut, by Frank Farnsworth Starr. Hartford, Connecticut, 1915.

    2. [S460] Findagrave.com page for Benjamin Edwards.

    3. [S692] The Scott Genealogy, by Mary Lovering Holman. Boston: 1919.

    4. [S1046] Charles H. S. Davis, "Records of Springfield, Mass." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 18:142, April 1864.

    5. [S206] New England Marriages Prior to 1700, by Clarence A. Torrey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004., year only.

    6. [S92] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, on Ancestry.com.

    7. [S221] The Ancestry of Samuel, Freda, and John Warner by Frederick C. Warner. Boston: F.C. Warner, 1949. (Cover title: The Warner-Harrington Ancestry.).

    8. [S691] Vital Records of Springfield, Massachusetts to 1850, ed. Clifford L. Stott. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002.

    9. [S206] New England Marriages Prior to 1700, by Clarence A. Torrey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004.

    10. [S546] J. Gardner Bartlett, "The Sheldons of Bakewell, Derbyshire, England, and Isaac Sheldon of New England." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 80:378, October 1926.

    11. [S206] New England Marriages Prior to 1700, by Clarence A. Torrey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004., "23 Feb 1680, 20 Feb 1680/1".