Benjamin Sears

Birth
Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Death Jan 1787 (aged 80)
Southeast, Putnam County, New York, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 190405432 · View Source
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Benjamin Sears was born on 16 June 1706 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, a son of Samuel Sears and Mercy Mayo.

He married
(1) Lydia Ryder on 16 March 1731/32,
(2) Mercy Snow in 1735, and
(3) Abigail Burgess on 30 June 1737.

About 1745, he removed to the town of South East, Dutchess County (present-day Southeast, Putnam County), New York. He resided on Joe's Hill just east of the present-day village of Brewster.

Benjamin Sears of Southeast Precinct, Dutchess County (present-day Putnam County), New York wrote his will on 25 March 1784.

Benjamin Sears died before 12 January 1787 in the town of South East, Dutchess County (present-day Southeast, Putnam County), New York, when his will was submitted to probate. Probate was issued on 19 January 1787.

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Gravesite Details Benjamin Sears may lie in an unmarked grave in Old Southeast Church Cemetery about 2.5 miles northeast of his former home.

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  • Created by: Charles Boetsch
  • Added: 7 Jun 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 190405432
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Sears (16 Jun 1706–Jan 1787), Find A Grave Memorial no. 190405432, ; Maintained by Charles Boetsch (contributor 48409474) Unknown.