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John Benjamin

Male 1751 - 1781  (29 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John Benjamin was born on 25 Dec 1751 in Preston, New London, Connecticut (son of John Benjamin and Margaret Jameson); died on 24 Jun 1781; was buried in North Lyme Cemetery, Lyme, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 11 Mar 1752, First Church, Preston, New London, Connecticut

    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).

    John married Grace Waite on 29 Jun 1775 in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island. Grace (daughter of Thomas Waite and Bridget) was born on 4 Jun 1756 in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Rufus Augustus Benjamin was born on 15 Dec 1775 in Preston, New London, Connecticut; died on 15 May 1841 in Hunter, Greene, New York.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Benjamin was born on 31 Oct 1714 in Preston, New London, Connecticut (son of John Benjamin and Phebe Larabee); died on 7 May 1791 in Preston, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 6 Jan 1715, First Church, Preston, New London, Connecticut

    Notes:

    He was a cordwainer and a farmer.

    John married Margaret Jameson on 3 Jan 1740 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut. Margaret (daughter of John Jameson and Abigail Carter) was born on 21 Jun 1716 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut; died on 13 Oct 1769 in Preston, New London, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Margaret Jameson was born on 21 Jun 1716 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut (daughter of John Jameson and Abigail Carter); died on 13 Oct 1769 in Preston, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 18 Oct 1769, Preston, New London, Connecticut

    Notes:

    Also called Margaret Jennison; Jemison.

    Children:
    1. 1. John Benjamin was born on 25 Dec 1751 in Preston, New London, Connecticut; died on 24 Jun 1781; was buried in North Lyme Cemetery, Lyme, New London, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Benjamin was born about 1682 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts (son of Joseph Benjamin and Sarah); died on 2 Aug 1716 in Preston, New London, Connecticut.

    John married Phebe Larabee on 7 Aug 1705 in Preston, New London, Connecticut. Phebe (daughter of Greenfield Larribee and Alice Parke) was born on 13 Dec 1680 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Phebe Larabee was born on 13 Dec 1680 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut (daughter of Greenfield Larribee and Alice Parke).
    Children:
    1. 2. John Benjamin was born on 31 Oct 1714 in Preston, New London, Connecticut; died on 7 May 1791 in Preston, New London, Connecticut.

  3. 6.  John Jameson was born on 27 Oct 1686 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets (son of William Jameson and Sarah Price).

    Notes:

    He was a tailor.

    John married Abigail Carter on 5 May 1709. Abigail (daughter of Samuel Carter and Eunice Brooks) was born on 30 May 1690 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 27 Mar 1747 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Abigail Carter was born on 30 May 1690 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of Samuel Carter and Eunice Brooks); died on 27 Mar 1747 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Their marriage was officiated by the Rev. Cotton Mather.

    Children:
    1. 3. Margaret Jameson was born on 21 Jun 1716 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut; died on 13 Oct 1769 in Preston, New London, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Joseph Benjamin was born about 1634 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of John Benjamin and Abigail Eddy); died on 27 Apr 1704 in Preston, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 15 Sep 1633
    • Alternate birth: 16 Sep 1633, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
    • Alternate death: Bef 27 Apr 1704, Preston, New London, Connecticut

    Notes:

    He was a watchman at Charlestown in 1665. He lived in Barnstable and removed to Yarmouth before 1668. In Yarmouth, his farm was near the Meadows. He moved to Preston, Connecticut in 1696, ten years after it was established. In Preston, his land bordered that of Thomas Parke, whose granddaughter Phebe Larabee married his son John Benjamin.

    Joseph married Sarah before 7 Dec 1668. Sarah died after 1715. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Sarah died after 1715.

    Notes:

    The Benjamin Family in America (citation details below) shows her as a daughter of Lt. William Clarke and Sarah Lumbert/Lumbard, but this seems to be without proof. Robert Charles Anderson (citation details below) calls her only "Sarah _____".

    Children:
    1. 4. John Benjamin was born about 1682 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 2 Aug 1716 in Preston, New London, Connecticut.

  3. 10.  Greenfield Larribee was born on 20 Apr 1648 in Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut (son of Greenfield Larribee and Phebe Browne); died on 4 Feb 1739 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.

    Greenfield married Alice Parke on 16 Mar 1673. Alice (daughter of Thomas Parke and Dorothy Tompson) was born in in near Stonington, New London, Connecticut; died on 24 Nov 1729 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Alice Parke was born in in near Stonington, New London, Connecticut (daughter of Thomas Parke and Dorothy Tompson); died on 24 Nov 1729 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 5. Phebe Larabee was born on 13 Dec 1680 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.

  5. 12.  William Jameson died on 25 Feb 1714.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 16 Apr 1714

    Notes:

    He was a tailor.

    William married Sarah Price on 18 Oct 1677. Sarah (daughter of Matthew Price and Elizabeth) died on 24 Mar 1691 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Sarah Price (daughter of Matthew Price and Elizabeth); died on 24 Mar 1691 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets.
    Children:
    1. 6. John Jameson was born on 27 Oct 1686 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets.

  7. 14.  Samuel Carter was born on 8 Aug 1640 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Rev. Thomas Carter and Mary Parkhurst); died in 1693.

    Notes:

    Graduate of Harvard, 1660; schoolteacher; town officer; later, minister at Lancaster and Groton.

    Samuel married Eunice Brooks in 1672. Eunice (daughter of John Brooks and Eunice Mousall) was born on 10 Oct 1655 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Eunice Brooks was born on 10 Oct 1655 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of John Brooks and Eunice Mousall).

    Notes:

    She outlived three husbands, of whom Samuel Carter was the first, but her actual death date is unknown.

    Children:
    1. 7. Abigail Carter was born on 30 May 1690 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 27 Mar 1747 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut.