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Benjamin Hitchborn (Hichborn)

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: September 15, 1817 (72)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Hichborn, Ill and Isannah Hitchborn
Husband of Hannah Hitchborn
Brother of Thomas Hitchborn, IV; Nathaniel Hitchborn; Frances Glover; William Hitchborn; Robert Hichborn and 3 others

Occupation: lawyer, state senator, colleague of P. Revere
Managed by: Ned Reynolds
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About Benjamin Hitchborn

Eminent lawyer; close associate of Paul Revere in civic matters; In a great scandal, accidentally shot his friend Benjamin Andrews, and then married Andrews' wife Hannah


4. Benjamin, born February 16, 1745-46; graduate of Harvard College, 1768; admitted to practice law same day with Governor Lincoln and other prominent men from various sections of the state, February 17, 1784; died September 15, 1817; buried in family tomb in Granary burial ground, Boston: was on committee of safety and correspondence in Boston, 1776; colonel of militia; owned land on State and Exchange street, Boston, and in Milton.


  1. New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 2 (Google eBook) William Richard Cutter. Lewis historical publishing Company, 1913 - New England.  Page 772
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Benjamin Hitchborn's Timeline

February 16, 1745
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts
September 15, 1817
Age 72
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Age 71
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
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