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Joseph Benjamin
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1633
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr., 1704
New London County
Connecticut, USA


BIRTH: 16SEP1633 Newtowne(Cambridge),
Middlesex County, Massachusetts
MARRD: Second Sarah CLARKE

DEATH: APR1704 Preston, New London County,

Joseph BENJAMIN's first marriage to Jemima Lambert may have been a run-away marriage.

In 1668 he inherited from William Clarke of Yarmouth property worth 8.3.0.

Prior to moving to Yarmouth c1668, he had been a watchman in Charlestown MA c1665 & had lived in Barnstable.

In 1696, he bought 100 acres of land in Preston, CT for 13.12.0 from John Stanton SR. The land was described as 'upland, fresh meadow, & swampland' & was located in the Northern part of the old town of Preston CT, bordering on the Pachaug River, near the little town of Pachaug. He deeded this land in 1703 to sons, John & Joseph, for 'love & affection'.

An inventory of his estate by Jonathan Tracy, Samuel Lenerson, & Thomas Stanton on 27APR1704 was presented on 05JUN1704 at Norwich

-1 Abigail 1662.MA- Single
-2 Jemima 1666.MA m Stephen GATES
-3 Sarah c1667.MA- m Thomas KNOWLTON
-4 Hannah 1668.MA- m Simeon GATES
-5 Mary 1670.MA- John CLARK
-6 Joseph 1673.MA- m Eliz. COOK
-7 Mercy 1674.MA- m Isaac GATES
-8 Elizabeth 1680- m ?John HUNTLEY
-9 John 1682- m Febe LARABEE

Family links: 
  John Benjamin (1585 - 1645)
  Abigail Eddy Benjamin (1601 - 1687)
  Jemima Lombard Benjamin (1637 - ____)*
  Jemima Benjamin Gates (1666 - ____)*
  Hannah Benjamin Gates (1668 - ____)*
  Joseph Benjamin (1673 - 1738)*
  John Benjamin (1620 - 1706)*
  Abigail Benjamin Woodward (1624 - 1704)*
  Samuel Benjamin (1628 - 1669)*
  Mary Benjamin (1629 - 1646)*
  Joseph Benjamin (1633 - 1704)
  Joshua Benjamin (1642 - 1684)*
  Caleb Benjamin (1643 - 1684)*
  Abel Benjamin (1645 - 1710)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: H BRAUN
Record added: Dec 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32247850

8th great grandfather
- MegaFluffyJ
 Added: Jun. 6, 2016
Rest in Peace my 8th Great Grandfather.
- Cheri Gates Shepherd
 Added: Feb. 23, 2016
1st cousin, 10 times removed. Rest in Peace
- Olin E. Hartley
 Added: Jun. 23, 2015
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