Benjamin Churchill (1652 - 1730) MP

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Birthplace: Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Death: Died in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Managed by: ROBERT BUCK, Jr.
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About Benjamin Churchill

Lieut. Benjamin Churchill

  • Born - 16 May 1652 - Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Death: 1730 - Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Parents: Josiah Churchill, Elizabeth Foote
  • Married: Mary, Sarah Buck, widow of Samuel Deming

At the age of 23 Benjamin was elected a surveyor, and thereafter during a public life of unusual activity his services in that capacity were in constant requistion.

On 8 Jul 1676 when Benjamin was 24, he married Mary [Foote] in Wethersfield, CT. Born ca 1652, Mary died on 30 Oct 1712.

"Benjamin and Mary had Prudence, b. 2 Jul 1678, and two other ch. but no more is kn.27"

Notes

  1. Torrey identified the 2nd husband of Sarah Buck b 1669, widow of Samuel Deming (1646-1706). Other researchers have that 2nd husband as Capt. Jonathan Churchill

Sources

  1. Wethersfield (CT) Vital Records, in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 1634-1868. "Beniamen, son Josias & Elizabeth, b May 16, 1652. Beniamin, m Mary ______, July 8, 1676. Josiah, son Beniamin & Mary, b Jan 28, 1676. Josiah, m Elizabeth TOWSEY, dau Thomas, May 8, 1706, by Rev Stephen Mix"
  2. 27. Joseph Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Little Brown, Boston, 1860, http://archive.org/details/agenealogicaldi00unkngoog
  3. 75. Genealogies and Biographies of Ancient Wethersfield.
  4. 278. Abram W. Foote, Foote Family comprising the genealogy and history of Nathaniel Foote of Wethersfield, Conn. and his descendants, Tuttle, Rutland, VT, 1907, http://archive.org/details/footefamilyorde01goodgoog.
  5. Foote family: comprising the genealogy and history of Nathaniel Foote, of Wethersfield, Conn., and his descendants; also a partial record of descendants of Pasco Foote of Salem, Mass., Richard Foote of Stafford County, Va., and John Foote of New York City, Volume 1 (Google eBook) Abram William Foote. Marble City Press, The Tuttle Co., 1907. Page 23. "(6) CHURCHILL, Benjamin, b May 16, 1652; m 1677, Mary _____. She was b about 1652, d Oct 30, 1712. Ch: 3."
  6. Find A Grave Memorial# 70524384

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Lieut. Benjamin Churchill's Timeline

1652
May 16, 1652
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
1676
January 28, 1676
Age 23
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut
July 6, 1676
Age 24
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1678
July 2, 1678
Age 26
Wethersfield, Hartford, CT, United States
1680
February 18, 1680
Age 27
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
1682
1682
Age 29
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1709
April 6, 1709
Age 56
Wethersfield, Hartford , Connecticut
1730
1730
Age 77
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
1730
Age 77
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States