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Benjamin Silliman
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1779
Death: Nov. 24, 1864

Benjamin Silliman was a chemistry professor at Yale College and was considered "The Father of Science in America" and the founder of "The American Journal of Science".
He married (1) Harriet Trumbull, daughter of Jonathan & Eunice (Backus) Tumbull, on September 17, 1809 in Lebanon, Conn., and (2) Sarah Isabella McClellan Webb, widow of Isaac Webb, on March 19, 1842 in Woodstock, Conn. (bio by: Nareen, et al) 
 
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 Parents:
  Gold Seleck Silliman (1732 - 1790)
  Mary Fish Dickinson (1735 - 1818)
 
 Spouses:
  Harriet Trumbull Silliman (1783 - 1850)
  Sarah Isabella McClellan Webb Silliman (1807 - 1875)*
 
 Children:
  Henrietta Silliman Dana (____ - 1907)*
  Maria Trumbull Silliman Church (1810 - 1880)*
  Faith Wadsworth Silliman Hubbard (1812 - 1867)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Silliman (1756 - 1816)**
  John Noyes (1763 - 1846)**
  James Noyes (1764 - 1844)**
  Priscilla Silliman (1772 - 1773)**
  Gold Selleck Silliman (1777 - 1868)*
  Benjamin Silliman (1779 - 1864)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Grove Street Cemetery
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: May 04, 2004
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