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Benjamin Rodman
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1726
Kingston
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1821
South Kingstown
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA

Veteran of the Revolutionary War

There is apparently no tombstone per FAG Contributor D. Leeman Wilson who stated "I searched the entire cemetery and could not find the grave. Most of the stones are illegible or badly worn." 7/1/2015.

Memorial was originated based on "South Kingston, Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries, Spec Pub #8, Rhode Island Genealogical Society, Sterling & Wheaton, 2004, p 393". Shows born "c 1725" and indicates "veteran of the Revolutionary War".
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Benjamin owned a gristmill on Saukatucket river, at what is now called Peace Dale, R.I.
Father: Dr. Thomas Rodman, b. Nov 11, 1683, Ireland , d. Abt 1775, Newport, Rhode Island
Mother: Katherine Fry, b. Nov 22, 1683, Newport, Rhode Island; d. May 4, 1740, Newport, Rhode Island
Married: Mar 29, 1753 Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island
Wife: Hannah Niles b. Aug 26, 1723 South Kingstown, RI
Children:
* Katherine Rodman, b. Dec 29, 1753, South Kingstown, R.I. ; m. Robert Knowles
* Mary Rodman, b. Dec 16, 1755, South Kingstown, R.I.; m. Ephraim Carpenter
* Anne Rodman, b. Dec 11, 1757; m. James Carpenter
* Susannah "Lucy Anne" Rodman, b. Apr 28, 1760; d. Oct 1839; m. Robert Knowles
* Ruth Rodman, b. Aug 12, 1763; d. 16 Sept 1795; m. May 29, 1795, Jonathan Babcock, son of Jonathan Babcock of Stonington Conn.
* Deborah Rodman, b. Aug 5, 1766; m. James Congdon
* A Daughter, b. 1768; d. young
Source: History of Washington and Kent Counties, Rhode Island, by J. R. Cole W.W.Preston & Co., New York, 1889 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN. page 519 THE RODMAN FAMILY
Provided by: Find A Grave contributor D. Leeman Wilson 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Rodman (1683 - 1775)
  Katherine Fry Rodman (1683 - 1740)
 
 Children:
  Ann Rodman Carpenter (1757 - 1832)*
  Susannah "Lucy Anne" Rodman Knowles (1760 - 1839)*
 
 Sibling:
  Samuel Rodman (1716 - 1776)*
  Benjamin Rodman (1726 - 1821)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Quaker Cemetery
South Kingstown
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Douglas Little
Record added: Jun 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14585063
Benjamin Rodman
Added by: D. Leeman Wilson
 
Benjamin Rodman
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 Added: May. 20, 2007
 
 
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