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Benjamin Child
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Birth: 1658
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 1724
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Second Generation

2nd son of Benjamin and Mary Child of Roxbury.
Husband of Grace Morris Child whom he married March 4 1683. She was the daughter of Deacon Edward Morris and his wife Grace Bett.

His father died Oct 14 1678. He contributed money to erect the first church of Roxbury and had immigrated from GB.
Benjamin Child, a nephew of Ephraim, came to this country, it is thought, with his uncle, and became the head of the large number of families of that name on this side of the Atlantic

Per Elias Child historical research

Brother Joshua Child
Memorial #25155865

Brother Ephraim
Memorial #42227441

6-3-2013 submitted:
Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Name: Benjamin Child
Event Type: Death
Event City: Roxbury
Death Date: 26 Jan 1723 (bio by: Fr. Timothy Ferguson) 
Family links: 
  Benjamin Child (1631 - 1678)
  Mary Bowen Child (1635 - 1707)
  Grace Morris Child (1661 - 1723)*
  Ephraim Child (1684 - 1759)*
  Benjamin Child (1685 - 1771)*
  Thomas Child (1703 - 1782)*
  Ephraim Child (1654 - 1675)*
  Joshua Child (1657 - 1730)*
  Benjamin Child (1658 - 1724)
  Mary Child Chamberlain (1660 - 1718)*
  Mehitabel Child Perrin (1669 - 1752)*
  John Child (1671 - 1751)*
*Calculated relationship
Here Lyef Buried
The Body of
Who Died the 24th
Day of January
1 7 2 3/4
In the 66th year
of His Age.

On the day Benjamin died he was 65 years old, and ∆tatis suś (i.e., ∆, "Aged," in the XX year of his Age) 66. He and brothers Ephraim and Joshua were bapt. together of record at Roxbury Feb. 27, 1658/9, whereas Benjamin's gravestone indicates he was b. AFTER Jan. 24, 1657/8.
Walter Street Burying Ground
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: WSt2
Maintained by: Michelle
Originally Created by: Star Rhodes
Record added: Mar 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25155631
Benjamin Child
Added by: BSN
Benjamin Child
Added by: Fr. Timothy Ferguson
Benjamin Child
Added by: Fr. Timothy Ferguson
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Rest in peace, my ninth great grandfather.
- PL Hensley Draper
 Added: Mar. 4, 2015

- Librarian Jessie
 Added: Jan. 28, 2015
For my 8th greatgrandfather.
- Rita Hoverter
 Added: Jun. 11, 2012
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