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Benjamin Child, Jr.

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Roxbury (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Death: January 24, 1724 (67)
Roxbury (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Jamaica Plain (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Child, of Augton & Roxbury and Mary Child
Husband of DOES NOT BELONG WITH BENJAMIN Child and Grace Child (Morris)
Father of Ephraim Child; Benjamin Child; Edward Child; Grace Walker; Mary Walker and 7 others
Brother of Ephraim Child; Joshua Childs; Mary Chamberlain; daughter Child; son Child and 7 others

Occupation: Capt.
Managed by: Stanley Welsh Duke, Jr.
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

About Benjamin Child, Jr.

Benjamin Child Jr was b in 1656 at Roxbury Mass and bapt by Rev John Eliot, The Indian Apostle, with his two brothers, Ephraim elder and Joshua next younger than himself, Feb 27, 1659. He m Grace Morris March 7 1682. They had 12 children.

  1. Ephraim b March 7 1683 m Priscilla Harris
  2. Benjamin b July 19 1685 m Patience Thayer
  3. Edward b Nov 1 1687 m Jan 2 1712 Margaret Weld
  4. Grace b Oct 27 1689 m Timothy Walker of Rehoboth
  5. Mary b Oct 25 1691 m Peter Walker of Rehoboth
  6. Ebenezer b Sept 7 1693 m Elizabeth Bacon Jan 25 1720
  7. Martha b Oct 5 1695 d unmarried
  8. William b Oct 14 1697 m Deborah Goddard
  9. Capt Penuel Child b Sept 3 1699
  10. Richard Child b Oct 22 1701
  11. Thomas Child b Nov 10 1703 m Sept 27 1729 Anna Morris
  12. Margaret b May 26 1706 d unmarried April 20 1775

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St. Peters Burial is now located in Arnold Arberetum own by Harvard University and his tombstone is in good condition. The stone reads: Here lies buried the body of Benjamin Child who died the 24th day of jan 1723/4 in the 66th year of his age.

Links

Sources

  1. B2D6,the Morris Reg.page 23,24 Child Family History
  2. Roxbury,Mass.Vital Rec. GS #974.46/R2 V2T,Vol.1,1630
  3. The History of the Descendants of John Dwight of Dedham, Mass By Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight
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Benjamin Child, Jr.'s Timeline

1656
March 7, 1656
Roxbury (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1683
December 18, 1683
Age 27
Roxbury (later Boston),Suffolk Co,MA
1685
July 19, 1685
Age 29
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts
1687
November 1, 1687
Age 31
Massachusetts
1689
October 27, 1689
Age 33
Roxbury (within present Boston), Suffolk County, New Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1691
October 25, 1691
Age 35
Roxbury (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts
1693
September 7, 1693
Age 37
Massachusetts
1695
January 5, 1695
Age 38
Massachusetts
1697
October 14, 1697
Age 41
Massachusetts