Benjamin Dunning, Sr.

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Benjamin Dunning, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death: 1708 (60-61)
New York, NY, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Theophilus Dunning, Sr and Hannah Dunning
Husband of Mary Dunning
Father of Hannah Hurd; Sgt. Benjamin Dunning; John Dunning, Sr. and Michael Dunning
Brother of Hannah / Ann Dunning and Theophilus Dunning, Jr.

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About Benjamin Dunning, Sr.

http://silvie.tripod.com/Dunning.html --------------------------------------------------- OCCUPATION: Sealer of Leather

Benjamin settled in Boston, Mass. and engaged in the Leather business. He was a tax payer in 1681 and 1685; was elected "SEALER OF LEATHER" March 12, 1682 and was a tything man in Capt. Turrill's Company April 30, 1687. He removed to Fairfield, Conn. by 1687, the town records reading "March 23, 1687, Benjamin Dunen hath this day land given him upon his dezire to come and live in this town do so ___ ____ ___ of making shoos ___ continue so long as ye town sees caus".

He removed to Jamaica L. I. where he is mentioned in town records in 1699 and again in 1708 as the father of Hannah Dunning who was married that year to Isaac Hurd of Stratford, Conn.

Source: Files of June Head

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Benjamin Dunning, Sr.'s Timeline

1647
January 17, 1647
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
January 17, 1647
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1673
August 5, 1673
1679
March 3, 1679
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1681
1681
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
1685
1685
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1708
1708
Age 60
New York, NY, United States