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Capt Benjamin Garfield
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Birth: 1643
Watertown
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1717
Waltham
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

He was the son of Edward Garfield and Rebecca (?Johnson?) Garfield of Watertown.

About 1673 at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Benjamin married Mehitabel Hawkins, the daughter of Timothy Hawkins and Anne Hammond Hawkins.

On 17 January 1677/78 at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Benjamin married Elizabeth Bridge, the daughter of Matthew Bridge and Anna Danforth of Lexington and Cambridge.

On 30 December 1668 at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Capt. Benjamin Garfield was mentioned in the will of Edward Garfield. On 15 September 1684 at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Capt. Benjamin Garfield was mentioned in the will of Samuel Garfield.

Children(by first marriage): Benjamin Garfield Jr and Benoni Garfield.

Children(by second marriage): Elizabeth Garfield, Thomas Garfield, Anna Garfield Brown, Abigail Garfield, Mehitable Garfield Jones, Samuel Garfield, and Mary Garfield.

Source: Bond's Watertown, p.232-3

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Edward Garfield (1583 - 1672)
  Rebecca Johnson Garfield (1606 - 1661)
 
 Spouses:
  Mehetabel Hawkins Gearfield (1650 - 1675)*
  Elizabeth Bridge Garfield Harrington (1659 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Benoni Gearfield (1675 - 1725)*
  Thomas Garfield (aka Gearfield) (1680 - 1752)*
  Anna Garfield Brown (1683 - 1737)*
  Mehitabel Garfield Jones (1687 - 1762)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rebecca Garfield Mixer (1636 - 1684)*
  Benjamin Garfield (1643 - 1717)
  Abigail Garfield Parkhurst (1646 - 1726)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here Lyes Buried
the Body of
Capt Benjamin Gearfeild
aged 74 years
who departed This Life
Novembr the 28th 1717
Blessed are the dead
that die in the Lord

 
Burial:
Grove Hill Cemetery
Waltham
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Kevin Avery
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: May 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11011827
Capt Benjamin Garfield
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Capt Benjamin Garfield
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Capt Benjamin Garfield
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Family Christopher & Carroll ( Rowe ) Veltmann 5th Great Grandfather to Our Grand Aunt
- Christopher Veltmann
 Added: Dec. 29, 2014
A part of you is always w/me your 7th Gt Grand Daughter Love Joy
- Joy
 Added: Dec. 9, 2014
With respect to my 8th great grandfather
- Deborah Martin-Plugh
 Added: Feb. 13, 2014
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