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Capt Benjamin Warren
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1670
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 30, 1746
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Grandson of Richard Warren of the Mayflower, Benjamin was one of the foremost citizens of Plymouth. He served at various times as constable, selectman, moderator of the town meeting and a member of many town committees. He was a representative to the General Court of Massachusetts. He was also ensign of the Plymouth military company in 1710 and chosen captain in 1716, succeeding his cousin, Captain James Warren.

Benjamin resided at Eel River. He married 1st, April 22, 1697, Hannah, daughter of Ephraim and Hannah Morton. She was born in Plymouth 1667 and died there Nov. 3, 1715.

He married 2nd, Oct. 25, 1716, Esther, daughter of Jonathan and Elizabeth (Hedge) Barnes. Esther was the widow of Elkanah Cushman.

Children of Captain Benjamin Warren and Hannah Morton, recorded at Plymouth:

Benjamin, b. March 15, 1698; d. young.

Abigail, b. May 9, 1700; d. Dec. 1766. Married, 1722, Joseph Rider of Plymouth. Both interred on Burial Hill.

Hannah, b. March 1, 1704; d. after Aug. 26, 1760. Married Eleazer Faunce.

Nathaniel b. July 20, 1706 died abt. May, 1767. Married Sarah Morton.

Benjamin b. April 10, 1709, d. 1740. Married Rebecca Doty.

Priscilla b. Aug. 12, 1712; d. unmarried after Sept. 23, 1769.

Patience b. Oct. 27, 1715 d. unmarried, Nov. 27, 1789.

Children by second wife Esther:

Joseph, b. Sept. 4, 1717; probably died young.

Mercy, b. May 15, 1721; d. March 21, 1798. Married as second wife, 1762, Sylvanus Bramhall of Plymouth. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Hannah Morton Warren (1677 - 1715)
  Esther Barnes Warren (1682 - 1770)
 
 Children:
  Abigail Warren Rider (1700 - 1766)*
  Patience Warren (1715 - 1789)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here lyes buried the body of Capt. Benjamin Warren Died May ye 30th 1746 in ye 76th year of his age.
 
Burial:
Burial Hill
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section O #21
 
Created by: Michael Kruse
Record added: Apr 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13903029
Capt Benjamin Warren
Added by: Sandra Lennox
 
Capt Benjamin Warren
Added by: Michael Kruse
 
Capt Benjamin Warren
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Added by: Bruce
 
 
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Rest In Peace. 1st cousin 7 times removed
- KEN DOTY BROWN
 Added: May. 3, 2014
My 9th great grandfather.
- Caryn
 Added: Jul. 18, 2012
For my 8th great uncle Benjamin Warren, son of Joseph Warren and Priscilla Faunce. He married Hannah Morton.
- Laurence Overmire
 Added: Aug. 29, 2008
 
 
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