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Joseph Benjamin
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Birth: 1673
Massachusetts, USA
Death: 1698
Preston
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Joseph BENJAMIN

BIRTH: c1673 Yarmouth, Massachusetts
MARRD: 25AUG1698 Preston/Griswold, New London
County, Connecticut
-----------------Elizabeth COOKE
DEATH: JUN1738 Preston/Griswold, New London
County, Connecticut

OCCUPATIONS:Blacksmith
RELIGION: Congregational
MILITARY RECORD: 1695: War against Pemaquid Indians under Capt. Gorum

Joseph BENJAMIN'S will was signed & dated 26MAY1732 & probated 06JUN1738 at Preston CT:

He granted his wife all his moveable estate & a third part of all his Real Estate to use as long she lived. To sons, Joseph & Obed, he granted each 40 acres of land worth 100. *Daughters, Eliz. Park, Sarah Park, & Grace Wheeler received 50. Youngest sons, Jedidiah, Daniel, & Abyal were to split equally all remaining housing & lands as determined by three honest men. John BROWN & John BROWN Jr. were appointed executors. John BROWN, Jonathan PHILLIPS, & Lydia ?HATCH were witnesses. Joseph Sr.'s estate inventory was taken by Wm. HERRICK in late June 1738.

CHILDREN:
-1 Joseph 1699- m Deborah CLARK
-2 Obed 1701-1747 m Mary YARRINGTON
-3 Elizabeth 1703- m Robert PARKE
-4 Sarah 1707- m Josiah PARKE
-5 Hannah 1708- d.young
-6 Grace 1709- m Jonathan WHEELER
-7 Jedediah 1711- m1 Patience STANTON m2 Mary Main
-8 Daniel 1714-1756
-9 John c1715-c1788
-10 Abiel 1716-1819



 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Benjamin (1633 - 1704)
 
 Spouse:
  Jemima Lombard Benjamin (1637 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Daniel Benjamin (1714 - 1756)*
 
 Sibling:
  Hannah Benjamin Gates (1668 - ____)*
  Joseph Benjamin (1673 - 1698)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: H BRAUN
Record added: Dec 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32247752
 


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