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Benjamin Somes

Also Known As: "Old Toby"
Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: 1805 (72)
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Somes and Martha Somes
Husband of Susannah Somes
Brother of 1st Lieutenant Abraham I. Somes; Capt. John Somes; Isaac Somes and Daniel Somes

Occupation: Tavern keeper
Managed by: Erica Howton
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About Benjamin Somes

Benjamin married Susanna Meacham on 28 Oct 1762. Susanna Meacham was born on 21 Sep 1735 in Glouchester, Essex, Mass. , died on 10 Feb 1789 in Glouchester, Essex, Mass.

Children from this marriage were:

  • 1. Benjamin (1763-1820)
  • 2. Abigail Hiller (1768-)
  • 3. Susanna (1771-)
  • 4. Rachel (1773-)
  • 5. James (1775-)


  1. Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts.: Essex Institute, 1917), 665.
  2. History of the town and city of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts by James R. Pringle. Published 1892 by Published by the author in Gloucester, Mass . Comment: confused with brother John?


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Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
Age 72
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States