Benjamin Woodworth (1656 - 1728)

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Birthplace: Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Death: Died in Lebanon, New London, CT, USA
Managed by: Douglas Lee Woodworth
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About Benjamin Woodworth

Benjamin received land for services rendered in King Phillips War 1675 -------------------- Cooper by trade

Biographical Summary

3 THOMAS. son of Walter Sr., of Scituate, was appointed by the Court in 1665 "to tend the wolf traps and baite them the town to allow him 10s for the yeare besides pay for the wolves killed;" was appointed Clerk of the Market in 1690 and held the office till 1711. In 1712 he was made Sealer of Weights and Measures. He kept a trader's shop 60 rods south of Stockbrldge's Mill.

In 1676 Scituate was sacked and plundered by the Narragansett Indians under Canonchet and many of its houses were burned among which was the home of THOMAS. His loss was 40 pounds. Dean says that THOMAS bought lands in Little Compton RI in 1674 and some of his children may have moved there after the fire.

He married Feb 8 1666 Deborah Damon

Children

  1. Deborah b Jan 2 1667 d 1710 left will probated March 1718
  2. 1 Hezekiah (male) b Feb 5 1670 so say Scituate records spelled Ezeklah
  3. Katherine b Oct 5 1673 so say Scituate records
  4. Ebenezer b May 25 1676 d young
  5. Mary b July 8 1678 m Stephen Vinal Jr
  6. 2 John b Aug 31 1683 Scituate records
  7. Hannah b Sept 7 1685 Scituate records
  8. Jerusha b Dec 1 1688 Scituate records
  9. 3 Ebenezer b Aug 10 1690 Scituate records

Sources

  1. Woodworth, William A. Descendants of Walter Woodworth of Scituate, Mass: Records. White Plains, N.Y, 1898. page 53
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Benjamin Woodworth's Timeline

1656
1656
Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1666
February 8, 1666
Age 10
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1671
February 5, 1671
Age 15
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
March 19, 1671
Age 15
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1673
October 5, 1673
Age 17
Scituate, Mass
1682
July 16, 1682
Age 26
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
July 16, 1682
Age 26
Scituate, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, USA
July 16, 1682
Age 26
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1683
August 31, 1683
Age 27
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1685
September 7, 1685
Age 29
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA