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Benajah Thompson, Capt.

Also Known As: "Benajah /Tomson/"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: poss. England or NJ
Death: Died in Cumberland CO, Heislerville (Maurice River Neck), NJ
Immediate Family:

Son of unknown Thompson
Husband of Elizabeth Peters and Princess SnowFlower (aka) Prudence Eldridge kechemeche Lenape Tribe Thompson
Father of James Thompson; Anson Thompson; Nehemiah Thompson; Richard S. Thompson; Constant Thompson and 4 others

Managed by: Christopher Evan Karimalis
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About Benajah Thompson, Capt.

Was captain of Colonel Silas Newcomb's first regiment, Cumberland County, New Jersey.

When Benajah first came to Dennis twp., he was a misionary and taught the indians English. This is where Benajah met Snowflower. Supposedly they married and he christened her to 'Prudence Eldredge', and they had several children. Warren is one of them.

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Benajah Thompson, Capt.'s Timeline

1720
1720
poss. England or NJ
1740
1740
Age 20
1760
1760
Age 40
Cape May CO, NJ
1764
1764
Age 44
1766
1766
Age 46
NJ, USA
1768
February 12, 1768
Age 48
Cape May CO, Fishing Creek, NJ
1770
February 1770
Age 50
1773
1773
Age 53
1775
1775
Age 55