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Benjamin B. Evans

Birth
Somersworth, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 2 Apr 1844 (aged 100)
Kennebunk, York County, Maine, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 102403505 View Source
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Revolutionary War veteran.

Benjamin was the son of Joseph Evans and Keziah Hall.

He was married three times.

1. 16 Dec 1771 to Elizabeth Ricker, daughter of Ephraim Ricker Jr. & Elizabeth Martin.
She died 19 June 1776 at Somersworth, NH.

2. 4 Jul 1776 Lydia Whidden, born about 1740.

3. Betsey ?

Benjamin moved from Berwick, ME to Lyman (Coxhall), ME about 1776.

He was a private in Captain Wood's Company, Colonel Hubbard's Massachusetts Regiment and was transferred in December 1775 to Captain Gridley's Company, Colonel Gridley's Regiment of Artillery.

He served for eight months.

He then enlisted in the spring of 1776 in Lyman, ME and served four months as a private in Captain Wells' Company which was in the regiment led by Colonel Francis of Massachusetts.

His pension was granted based on this service on 7 Aug. 1832

However, he also served with other companies in 1776 and 1777 and attempted to join another regiment at the end of the war but his services were not needed.


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