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John Benjamin

Male 1714 - 1791  (76 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  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]

    Children:
    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: 2

  1. 2.  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. 3.  Phebe Larabee was born on 13 Dec 1680 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut (daughter of Greenfield Larribee and Alice Parke).
    Children:
    1. 1. John Benjamin was born on 31 Oct 1714 in Preston, New London, Connecticut; died on 7 May 1791 in Preston, New London, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  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. 5.  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. Jemima Benjamin died after Nov 1732.
    2. 2. John Benjamin was born about 1682 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 2 Aug 1716 in Preston, New London, Connecticut.

  3. 6.  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. 7.  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. 3. Phebe Larabee was born on 13 Dec 1680 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Benjamin was born about 1595; died on 14 Jun 1645 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Arrived 16 Sep 1632 on the Lyon. He was literate; his inventory included many books of a legal and ecclesiastical nature. In a letter, Bay Colony governor John Winthrop said "Mr. Benjamin's mansion was unsurpassed in elegance and comfort by any in the vicinity." It seems likely that he was of gentry origins, but nothing has been discovered to indicate the identity of his parents.

    John married Abigail Eddy before 1620. Abigail (daughter of Rev. William Eddy and Mary Fosten) was born in in Cranbrook, Kent, England; died on 20 May 1687 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Abigail Eddy was born in in Cranbrook, Kent, England (daughter of Rev. William Eddy and Mary Fosten); died on 20 May 1687 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: Oct 1601, Cranbrook, Kent, England
    • Alternate death: 20 Mar 1687, Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets

    Children:
    1. 4. Joseph Benjamin was born about 1634 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 27 Apr 1704 in Preston, New London, Connecticut.

  3. 12.  Greenfield Larribee was born between 1610 and 1620; died before 5 Dec 1661.

    Greenfield married Phebe Browne. Phebe (daughter of William Browne and Jane Burgis) was born before 1 Oct 1620; died on 24 Dec 1664 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 13.  Phebe Browne was born before 1 Oct 1620 (daughter of William Browne and Jane Burgis); died on 24 Dec 1664 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 1 Oct 1620, Rusper, Sussex, England

    Children:
    1. 6. Greenfield Larribee was born on 20 Apr 1648 in Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut; died on 4 Feb 1739 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.

  5. 14.  Thomas Parke was born in in of Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut (son of Robert Parke and Martha Chaplin); died on 30 Jul 1709 in Preston, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 1616, Hitcham, Suffolk, England
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1619

    Notes:

    McArthur-Barnes Ancestral Lines and Clifford L. Stott's article "The Chaplin Family of Co. Suffolk" (citation details below) both state that he was baptized at Hitcham, Suffolk on 13 Feb 1615, but Randy A. West ("Alice Freeman", etc., citation details below) points out that the same child is recorded in that parish register as being buried 25 Feb 1616.

    Thomas Parke = Dorothy Thompson
    Robert Parke = Mary Rose
    Margaret Parke = Benjamin Rockwell
    Margaret Rockwell = Josiah Blodgett, Jr.
    Hannah Blodgett = David Burroughs
    Tyler Burroughs = Anna Pratt
    Abner Tyler Burroughs = Mary Rice
    George Tyler Burroughs = Mary Evaline Zieger
    Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950)

    (Thus, ERB is a seventh cousin twice removed to TSW.)

    Thomas married Dorothy Tompson before 28 Oct 1644 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Dorothy (daughter of John Tompson and Alice Freeman) was born before 5 Jul 1624; died after 9 Aug 1709. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 15.  Dorothy Tompson was born before 5 Jul 1624 (daughter of John Tompson and Alice Freeman); died after 9 Aug 1709.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 5 Jul 1624, Preston Capes, Northamptonshire, England
    • Alternate death: Aft 5 Sep 1707
    • Alternate death: Aft 1709

    Children:
    1. 7. Alice Parke was born in in near Stonington, New London, Connecticut; died on 24 Nov 1729 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
    2. Robert Parke
    3. Dorothy Parke was born on 6 Mar 1652 in New London, New London, Connecticut; died after 5 Sep 1707.