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Capt Benjamin Hastings
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Birth: 1720
Death: 1808

MARRIAGE: Massachusett Marriages, 1633-1850
Name: Benjamin Hastings
Gender: Male
Spouse: Abigail Sautell
Marriage Date: 12 May 1743
City: Waltham
County: Middlesex
Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0873745 item 3.

Information taken from:
The military annals of Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1740-1865 : including lists of soldiers serving in the colonial and revolution (
Led a company under Col. Abijah Willard. His men were from Bolton, Harvard, Lancaster and Leominster. According to a diary during the campaigns of 1759 and 1760 kept by Lemuel Wood of Boxford (which has been published by the Essex Institute Collections, XIX), he was in September "Dismessed ye Servis with Desgrace" for mutinous behavior.

Captain Hastings serving under Col. John Whitcomb's Regiment led his company along with 2 other companies from Bolton (including Berlin district) on the march to Cambridge at the Lexington Alarm.

BUNKER HILL AND SEIGE OF BOSTON; pgs. 121, 122, 127:
Capt. Benjamin Hastings requests of Col. Asa Whitcomb that his company join his regiment since he's done duty with Whitcomb and declines joining any other.

Other pages to note: 36, 61, 65, 123, 160 and 168.

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  John Hastings (1744 - 1825)*
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Old South Burying Ground
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
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Record added: Feb 08, 2009
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Capt Benjamin Hastings
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