Ebenezer Jacques Charles Stebenne (Stebbins) (1694 - 1714)

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Birthplace: Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Canada
Managed by: Peter Dutton, Jr.
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About Ebenezer Jacques Charles Stebenne (Stebbins)

Captured by Indians in the 1702 Deerfield Massacre and Kidnapping.

Remained in Canada.

http://www.babcock-acres.com/Misceallaneous/deerfield_captives_of_1704.htm

John Stebbins, his wife, Dorothy, and their six children were all captured. Not one was killed, probably because daughter Abigail had married Jean de Noyon, a French coureur de bois, living in Deerfield, on 3 February 1704 -- 26 days before the fatal attack. John and son John Jr. were redeemed -- the rest of the children stayed in Canada, became Catholic and were naturalized.

Apparently Jean had promised a better situation to his bride than he mastered, for in 1708 his wife petitioned for permission to take a mortgage to buy land in her own name to support her numerous family. Her siblings are poorly documented, but marriages for some of them are on record and the name Stebbins, in various spellings, is in the Montreal directory.

http://www.crossmyt.com/hc/gen/deerfild.html#n13

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Ebenezer Stebenne's Timeline

1694
December 5, 1694
Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
1708
June 29, 1708
Age 13
Boucherville, Chambly, Quebec
1714
January 30, 1714
Age 19
Canada