|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1688|
|Death: ||Apr. 18, 1786|
New London County
Benjamin Brewster, s. of Dea. William Brewster and Lydia Partridge, b. of record July 7, 1688 at Duxbury, Mass. He d. of record Apr. 18, 1786 at Preston, Conn. Benjamin was the paternal gr.grandson of Elder William Brewster of the 1620 Mayflower and Plymouth Colony. Through his mother, Benjamin was the maternal ancestor of Stephen Tracy, who arrived at Plymouth, Mass. in 1623.
Benjamin was twice married. He m. 1) Oct. 16, 1713 at Preston, Conn., Elizabeth Witter, dau. of Ebenezer Witter and Dorothy Morgan, b. Mar. 3, 1694/5 at Preston where she d. Feb. 21, 1740/1. Nine children of the marriage. Benjamin m. 2) June 10, 1741 at Preston, Sarah Caulkins, The children of Benjamin and 1st wife Elizabeth, all b. as well as bapt. of record at Preston, Conn., will be added in expanded form later. In the meantime, the children are:
• i. William Brewster, b. Sept. 16, 1714; m. 1)Damaris Gates, by whom he had six children, and 2) Esther Sabin, by whom he had eight more children.
• ii. Grace Brewster, b. Apr. 7, 1717.
• iii. Simon Brewster, b. June 10, 1720.
• iv. Judah Brewster, b. Apr. 7, 1723; d.y.
• v. Abel Brewster, b. May 22, 1725.
• vi. Judah Brewster, b. Feb. 27, 1728/9.
• vii. Elizabeth Brewster, b. Oct. 27, 1732.
• viii. Amos Brewster, b. June 22, 1735.
• ix. Cyrus Brewster, b. Aug. 18, 1738.
The children of Benjamin and 2nd wife Sarah, b. or only bapt. of record at Preston, Conn., are:
• x. Jonas, or Jonah Brewster, b. June 16, 1742.
• xi. Lois Brewster, bapt. Nov. 11, 1744.
• xii. Elias Brewster, bapt. May 8, 1748.
• xiii. Joanna Brewster, bapt. Apr. 26, 1752.
Maintained by: Don Blauvelt
Originally Created by: Hillary "Hill" Nelson
Record added: Apr 03, 2010
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