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Benjamin Evans

Male 1750 - 1844  (94 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Evans  [1
    Alternate birth Nov 1743  Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born 1750  Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Apr 1844  Kennebunk, York, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I26822  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 

    Father Joseph Evans,   b. 29 Oct 1704, Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1767  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Keziah Hall,   b. 1705, Greenland, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1808  (Age 103 years) 
    Family ID F16026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Ricker,   d. 19 Jun 1776, Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Dec 1771  Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth "Betsey" Evans,   b. 15 Feb 1772,   d. Aft 21 Mar 1825  (Age > 53 years)
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F16024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From his Find a Grave page [citation details below]:

      He was a private in Captain Wood's Company, Colonel Hubbard's Massachusetts Regiment and was transferred in December 1775 to Captain Gridley's Company, Colonel Gridley's Regiment of Artillery. He served for eight months. He then enlisted in the spring of 1776 in Lyman, ME and served four months as a private in Captain Wells' Company which was in the regiment led by Colonel Francis of Massachusetts. His pension was granted based on this service on 7 Aug. 1832

  • Sources 
    1. [S3665] "The Diary of Master Joseph Tate of Somersworth, N. H." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 74:34, 1920.

    2. [S3669] Find a Grave page for Benjamin B. Evans.

    3. [S3666] Benjamin Evans' Military Records, page 2, manuscript at wikitree.com. Attributed to National Archives file number S31014.