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Deacon Benjamin Kingsbury
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1742
Walpole
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1829
Rindge
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA

Revolutionary Soldier

Deacon Benjamin Kingsbury was born in Walpole, MA, October 30, 1742, the son of Benjamin and Jedidah Kingsbury. He married in Walpole, December 1, 1768, Abigail Sawin. Dea. Benjamin and Abigail had six children. In the Revolution Benjamin served from Walpole, MA, he was in Capt. Bullard's company on the Lexington alarm and seved later under Col. Wheelock during the Rhode Island expedition. They moved to Rindge, NH in 1792. Abigail died in Rindge, October 6, 1793. He married 2nd, September 3, 1794, Lucretia Locke, the daughter of Lieut. James and Hannah (Farnsworth) Locke. From 1800 to 1816 he resided in Jaffrey, NH but continued his connection with the church in Rindge. He was elected deacon of the church in Walpole previous to 1775 but was not a deacon of the church in Rindge. Late in life he studied divinity and ministered in several towns in VT and NH. He died in Rindge June 10, 1829, aged 87 years. His widow died in Temple, NH, November 6, 1843.

Children, born in Walpole, incomplete

Joseph, b. Oct 29, 1869
Abigail, b. May 12, 1774, d. young
Abigail, b. Aug. 17, 1777
Benjamin, b. __
Nancy, b. __
Jedidah, b. __

Children, 2nd wife

Lucretia, b. Sep. 8, 1795
Lucinda, b. Sep. 8, 1795
Nathaniel, b. Jun. 28, 1798 
 
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 Spouse:
  Abigail Sawin Kingsbury (1747 - 1793)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Meeting House Cemetery
Rindge
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: CapnKen
Record added: Apr 07, 2012
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Deacon Benjamin Kingsbury
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Deacon Benjamin Kingsbury
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- P. Lewis Barker
 Added: Jan. 11, 2014

- CapnKen
 Added: May. 3, 2012
 
 
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