Benjamin Child III


Benjamin Child III

Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 24 Jan 1724 (aged 65)
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Roslindale, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot WSt2
Memorial ID 25155631 View Source

Second Generation

2nd son of Benjamin and Mary Child of Roxbury.
Husband of Grace Morris Child whom he married March 4 1683. She was the daughter of Deacon Edward Morris and his wife Grace Bett.

The marriage date for Benjamin and Grace Morris was 7 Mar 1682, according to the Massachusetts Marriages and New England Marriages Prior to 1700 databases.

His father died Oct 14 1678. He contributed money to erect the first church of Roxbury and had immigrated from GB.
Benjamin Child, a nephew of Ephraim, came to this country, it is thought, with his uncle, and became the head of the large number of families of that name on this side of the Atlantic

Per Elias Child historical research


Note:*Birth dates varies 1656-1658

U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
Name: Benjamin Child
Gender: Male
Birth Place: MA
Birth Year: 1658
Spouse Name: Grace Morris
Spouse Birth Place: MA
Spouse Birth Year: 1661
Marriage Year: 1682
Marriage State: MA
Number Pages: 1

Date reflects inscription:
In the 66th year
of His Age

Brother Joshua Child
Memorial #25155865

Brother Ephraim
Memorial #42227441

Bio by: Fr. Timothy Ferguson


Here Lyef Buried
The Body of
Who Died the 24th
Day of January
1 7 2 3/4
In the 66th year
of His Age.

On the day Benjamin died he was 65 years old, and Ætatis suæ (i.e., Æ, "Aged," in the XX year of his Age) 66. He and brothers Ephraim and Joshua were bapt. together of record at Roxbury Feb. 27, 1658/9, whereas Benjamin's gravestone indicates he was b. AFTER Jan. 24, 1657/8.

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