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Benjamin Smith

Birthplace: Wanskuck Meadow, Providence, RI
Death: Died in Providence,Providence,Rhode Island,USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John 'the Miller' Smith, Jr. and Sarah Arnold, of Dorchester
Husband of Mercy Smith (Angell) and Mercy Smith
Father of Daniel Smith; Mercy Brown; Mary Whipple; Hezekiah Smith; Jonathan Smith and 8 others
Brother of Daniel Smith; John Smith; Sarah Clemence; Alice Jenckes (Smith); Mary Fenner and 4 others

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About Benjamin Smith of Wanskuck

Married 1) Mercy Angell. married 2) Mercy, 2nd wife & widow of Ensign Resolved Waterman.

Notes for Benjamin Smith:

  • RIGR Vol. 4, p. 156. Smith, Benjamin of Pr. yeoman, well stricken with age. Will dated 20 Jan 1749, proved 25 May 1751, he died 23 Apr 1751, pgs 279-281. Mentions: sons Hezekiah, John, Daniel, Solomon. Daughters Mercy Brown, Mary Whipple, Abigail Arnold, Anne Smith and Freelove Smith.
  • Austin mentions two children with 2nd wife, Freelove b. 3-25-1733 and William b. 4-15-1736. William is not mentioned in his father's will.
  • 1693SMITHSMITH Benjamin, and Mercy Angell. April 12, 1693.1426MarriageProvidence


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Benjamin Smith of Wanskuck's Timeline

Wanskuck Meadow, Providence, RI
December 8, 1694
Age 9
Providence, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
June 27, 1697
Age 12
Providence, Providence, RI
April 18, 1699
Age 14
Providence, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
August 3, 1704
Age 19
Smithfield, Providence, RI
August 18, 1706
Age 21
Providence, Providence, RI
May 2, 1710
Age 25
Providence, Providence, RI
April 26, 1712
Age 27
Providence, Providence, RI
June 10, 1714
Age 29
Smithfield, Providence Plantations County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations