Benjamin Pickman (1671 - 1719)

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Birthplace: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
Occupation: Ship commander
Managed by: Erica Isabel Howton, (c)
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About Benjamin Pickman

Commander of the ship Province Galley.  

  • * In 1711 the Province Galley was part of a large fleet of ship assembled under Admiral Hovenden Walker to attack Quebec; the expedition ended in failure. The Province Galley has several mentions in the published journals of Walker.

Capt. Benjamin Pickman, born Jan. 28, 1673; married Abigail Lindall in 1704, by whom he had the following children:

  • 1. Abigail, b. Feb. 9, 1705; m., 1725, Mr. Nath'l Ropes.
  • 2. Benjamin, b. Boston, 28 Jan. 1708.
  • 3. William, b. Boston, Oct. 1, 1710; d. at Barbodos, 1735, ag.
  • 25 yrs.
  • 4. Samuel, b. Jan. 19, 1711-12; d. in W. I., 1772, ag. 62 yrs.
  • 5. Elizabeth, b. Jan 22, 1713 ; m. John Nutting ; d. 1785.
  • 6. Caleb, b. June 16, 1715; was killed by lightning June 1734.
  • 7. Rachel, b. July 25, 1717 ; m. Kbenezer Ward ; d. 1789.
  • 8. SAkan, b. Dec. 1, 1718; m. Capt. Geo. Curwen.

Sources

  1. The Founders of the Massachusetts Bay Colony: A Careful Research of the Earliest Records of Many of the Foremost Settlers of the New England Colony (Google eBook). Page 161
  2. The Province galley of Massachusetts Bay, 1694-1716: a chapter of early ...  By Harriet Silvester Tapley

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Capt. Benjamin Pickman's Timeline

1671
January 30, 1671
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
1704
1704
Age 32
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
1706
February 9, 1706
Age 35
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1707
January 28, 1707
Age 35
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1710
1710
Age 38
1714
January 22, 1714
Age 42
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
1715
1715
Age 43
1719
April 26, 1719
Age 48
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
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Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States