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Benjamin Blossom
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Birth: 1722
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1797
Dartmouth
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA

Benjamin Blossom, s. and youngest known child of Joseph Blossom and his 2nd wife Mehitable, was b. circa 1722-1723 likely at Barnstable, Mass. He d. Oct. 25, 1797 at Dartmouth, Mass., ∆ 76.

By an intent to marry pub. Apr. 6, 1751 at Barnstable, Benjamin m. Bathsheba Percival, dau. of John Percival and Mary Bourne, b. Dec. 21, 1725 (bp Apr. 4, 1726) at Barnstable. She d. June 7, 1796 at Dartmouth, Mass., ∆ 71. Six known children of the family: Benjamin, Ansel, Mary, Samuel (d.y.), Joseph, Elisha. A seventh child may have been Ebenezer, b. betw. Joseph and Elisha but d.y.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Blossom (1673 - 1749)
  Mehitable Blossom (1681 - 1771)
 
 Spouse:
  Bathsheba Percival Blossom (1725 - 1796)*
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Blossom (1753 - 1837)*
  Joseph Blossom (1764 - 1847)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mary Blossom Bates (1709 - 1750)*
  Benjamin Blossom (1722 - 1797)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Memory Mori
In Memory
of Mr Benjamin
Blossom he Died
O[ctober] Ye
[25]th 1797 In
his 76th Year

Based on his gravestone, on the day Benjamin died he was 75 years old, and ∆tatis (i.e., ∆, "Aged," in the XX year of his Age) 76. This means he was b. on or after Oct. 26, 1722.
 
Burial:
Acushnet Cemetery
Acushnet
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Don Blauvelt
Originally Created by: Carmella Adams
Record added: May 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37231386
Benjamin Blossom
Added by: Spirit Baker
 
 
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Benjamin Blossom was born March 1721////// He is my 6th Great Grandfather thru the Darius Gray family
- JanetMarie
 Added: Sep. 4, 2012
 
 
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