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 Benjamin Blackwell

Photo added by Wayne Irons

Benjamin Blackwell

  • Birth 29 Apr 1756 Hopewell, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 2 Jun 1831 Hopewell, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Hopewell, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 53763742

Benjamin was born and died in Hopewell Twp., old Hunterdon (now Mercer) Co., NJ. He married Permelia Drake on 2 May 1776.

Benjamin served as a private in Carle's Troop of Light Horse, Hunterdon Militia, during the Revolutionary War. In 1795, he was keeping the Horse & Groom Tavern on what is now Broad Street in Hopewell Borough. He was a surveyor of Highways in 1797-8. He was co-executor of his brother Andrew in 1818. He was referred to as of Hopewell, 1814 & 1830.

Note: I have created a virtual cemetery for Benjamin and his descendants - Blackwell (Benjamin, son of Thomas) Family [Mercer Co., NJ]. -JK


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Gravesite Details Heartfelt thanks to Wayne Irons for creating this memorial and the photo.

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  • Maintained by: Joseph R. Klett
  • Originally Created by: Wayne Irons
  • Added: 16 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53763742
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Blackwell (29 Apr 1756–2 Jun 1831), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53763742, citing Hopewell Baptist Meeting House Cemetery, Hopewell, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Joseph R. Klett (contributor 47554493) .