Benjamin Prescott, Jr.

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Benjamin Prescott, Jr.

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Salem, MA, USA
Death: August 18, 1778 (61)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Benjamin Prescott and Elizabeth Higginson
Husband of Rebecca Prescott and Rebecca Prescott
Father of Rebecca Minot Prescott; Martha Goodhue; Benjamin Prescott; James Prescott; Elizabeth Daggett and 3 others
Brother of Elizabeth (Prescott) Frost and Hannah Epps
Half brother of Henry Prescott

Occupation: JP; merchant
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About Benjamin Prescott, Jr.

1. Benjamin Prescott b. Jan 29, 1717; grad. Harvard College in  1736; m. Aug 12, 1741, Rebecca, dau of James & Martha (Lane) Minot, b. May  15, 1720. He was a Justice of the Peace and an enterprising merchant in Salem, where he died Aug 18, 1778 in his 62nd year.  She died Oct 8, 1761 in her 42nd  year. They had eight children.

  • parents: Rev. Benjamin Prescott & his 1st wife, Elizabeth Higginson of Salem


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Benjamin Prescott, Jr.'s Timeline

January 29, 1717
Salem, MA, USA
May 20, 1742
Age 25
Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts
November 23, 1744
Age 27
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
March 14, 1746
Age 29
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
March 15, 1749
Age 32
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
December 1, 1752
Age 35
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
February 5, 1755
Age 38
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
October 27, 1757
Age 40
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts