Benjamin Brockett (1644 - 1679) MP

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Birthplace: New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven , Connecticut
Occupation: cordwinder and farmer
Managed by: Justin Allen Hutchings
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About Benjamin Brockett

http://ia331409.us.archive.org/3/items/descendantsofjoh00inbroc/descendantsofjoh00inbroc.pdf Benjamin Brockett, son of John 1st, was born in New Haven, Dec, 1648, and on the 24th March, 1669, married Elizabeth Barnes, daughter of Thomas Barnes, one of the signers of the New Haven Colony Covenant. She was born May 28, 1650, and survived her husband, marrying John Austin (as his second wife) Jany. 24, 1684.

He was both cordwainer and farmer, accumulating a good deal of land, having purchased from Simon Tuttle in 1677 a part of the land which was originally owned by John Punderson ; and receiving from his father, John Brockett, Sept. 2y, 1680, in deed "to my well beloved son Benjamin," a tract of land in New Haven.

The exact date of his death is not known. In Savages Gen. Dictionary it is given as 1679, Dut as conveyances of real estate to him were recorded in the closing months of the year 1680 it probably did not occur until in 1681.

Sources

  1. New England Marriages Prior to 1700 Clarence Almon Torrey (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011) Vol. I, p. 209. "BROCKETT, Benjamin (1645-1679) & Elizabeth BARNES, m/2 John AUSTIN (-1684/5); 24 Mar 1668/9; New Haven"

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Benjamin Brockett's Timeline

1644
February 23, 1644
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut
February 23, 1644
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut
1645
February 23, 1645
Age 1
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1667
March 24, 1667
Age 23
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1671
May 16, 1671
Age 27
New Haven, New Haven , Connecticut
1672
June 3, 1672
Age 28
New Haven, New Haven , Connecticut
1674
February 18, 1674
Age 29
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut
1677
March 19, 1677
Age 33
New Haven, New Haven, Ct
1679
May 22, 1679
Age 35
New Haven, New Haven , Connecticut
1930
August 30, 1930
Age 35