Benjamin Hitchborn (Hichborn) (1745 - 1817) MP

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Birthplace: Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation: lawyer, state senator, colleague of P. Revere
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About Benjamin Hitchborn (Hichborn)

Eminent lawyer; close associate of Paul Revere in civic matters; In a great scandal, accidentally shot his friend Benjamin Andrews, and then married Andrews' wife Hannah

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4. Benjamin, born February 16, 1745-46; graduate of Harvard College, 1768; admitted to practice law same day with Governor Lincoln and other prominent men from various sections of the state, February 17, 1784; died September 15, 1817; buried in family tomb in Granary burial ground, Boston: was on committee of safety and correspondence in Boston, 1776; colonel of militia; owned land on State and Exchange street, Boston, and in Milton.

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  1. New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 2 (Google eBook) William Richard Cutter. Lewis historical publishing Company, 1913 - New England.  Page 772
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1745
February 16, 1745
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1817
September 15, 1817
Age 72
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1817
Age 71
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
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