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Benjamin Northup
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1757
North Kingstown
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1842
South Kingstown
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA

Benjamin was the fifth of seven known children born to Robert Northup and Susanna Gardner of North Kingstown. He was a veteran of the American Revolutionary War. He was married about 1795 to Ruth Austin, the daughter of John Austin and Elizabeth Sweet. Benjamin moved from North Kingstown to South Kingstown, and witnessed a will in the latter place in 1809. He was named in an 1833 affidavit of his brother Stephen, and was also named in the 1836 will of his brother Stephen, as was his daughter Elizabeth Rose. Benjamin and Ruth had seven known children.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Northup (1718 - 1783)
  Susanna Gardner Northup (1725 - 1783)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Austin Northup (1770 - 1852)*
 
 Children:
  Susan Northup Watson (1796 - 1865)*
  Elizabeth Sweet Northup Rose (1798 - 1877)*
  Nicholas Northup (1801 - 1892)*
  Mary Northup Clark (1802 - 1858)*
  Ruth Northup Watson (1803 - 1892)*
  Silas Northup (1811 - 1885)*
  John Valentine Northup (1817 - 1899)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Northup (1746 - 1805)*
  Dorcas Northup (1748 - 1756)*
  Nicholas Northup (1751 - 1833)*
  Hannah Northup (1752 - 1834)*
  Benjamin Northup (1757 - 1842)
  Stephen Northup (1766 - 1836)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Benjamin Northup Lot
South Kingstown
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Maintained by: Stan Arnold
Originally Created by: Katherine McKiel Faella
Record added: Jun 10, 2011
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