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Rev. Benjamin Woodbridge

Male Abt 1648 - 1710  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Woodbridge 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Alternate birth Abt 1645  [1
    Born Abt 1648  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jan 1710  Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I15470  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2021 

    Father Rev. John Woodbridge, VI,   b. Abt 1613,   d. 17 Mar 1695, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Mercy Dudley,   b. 27 Sep 1621, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1691, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Bef 1640  [2, 7, 8
    Family ID F5038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ward,   b. 24 Jun 1649,   d. 11 Oct 1685, Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1672  [2, 3, 6
    Children 
    +1. Rev. Samuel Woodbridge,   b. Abt 1683,   d. 9 Jun 1746  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F9750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Rev. Benjamin Woodbridge [...] was invited to preach at Windsor, Ct., by a minority of the church, about the end of the year 1667; ordained over a church formed by the withdrawal of dissatisfied members from the old church, March 18, 1669-70. He remained there, in the midst of many dissensions, until May, 1681. Married, June 3, 1672, Mary, dau. of Rev. John Ward, of Haverhill. She died Oct. 11, 1685. He preached at Bristol, R. I., 1681-6; and at Kittery, Me., in 1688. In 1691 he resided at Portsmouth, N. H., and in 1694 at Newcastle. He was called, in 1698, to Medford, where he was the minister for about ten years. Married second, at Hingham, Aug. 81, 1686, Deborah, widow of Henry Tarlton, and dau. of Daniel Cushing, who survived him. She was born Nov. 18, 1651. He d. at Medford, Jan. 15, 1709-10." ["Genealogy of the Woodbridge Family," citation details below]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1648] The Woodbridge Record: Being an Account of the Descendants of the Rev. John Woodbridge, of Newbury, Mass.. "Compiled from the papers left by the late Louis Mitchell, Esquire." New Haven, Connecticut, 1883.

    2. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    3. [S756] Early New England Families Study Project: Accounts of New England Families from 1641 to 1700 by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society.

    4. [S1648] The Woodbridge Record: Being an Account of the Descendants of the Rev. John Woodbridge, of Newbury, Mass.. "Compiled from the papers left by the late Louis Mitchell, Esquire." New Haven, Connecticut, 1883., date only.

    5. [S1511] Genealogies of the Lymans of Middlefield, of the Dickinsons of Montreal, and of the Partridges of Hatfield, by Jas. T. Dickinson. Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1865., year only.

    6. [S6118] Mary K. Talcott, "Genealogy of the Woodbridge Family." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 32:292, July 1879.

    7. [S2306] The Winthrop Fleet: Massachusetts Bay Company Immigrants to New England 1629-1630 by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012.

    8. [S6118] Mary K. Talcott, "Genealogy of the Woodbridge Family." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 32:292, July 1879., says "about 1639".