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Benjamin Twitchell, I

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: March 5, 1671 (71)
Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Twitchell; Cicely Twitchell and Cicely Twitchell
Husband of Mary Twitchell and Mary Twitchell (Riggs)
Father of Elizabeth Allen; Joseph Twitchell; Elizabeth Allen; Benjamin Twitchell, II; Rachel Twitchell and 8 others
Brother of Joseph Twitchell; Mary TWITCHELL; Martha Twitchell; Anne Twitchell; Sarah Twitchell and 2 others

Occupation: M1SEP1652
Managed by: Patricia Norton Chong
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About Benjamin Twitchell, I

  1. Name: Benjamin (Immigrant, bef 1634) Twitchell
  2. Sex: M
  3. Birth: 10 JUN 1599 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England
  4. Death: 1675 in Medfield, Norfolk Co., MA
  5. Note:

Supreme Court Justice Salmon P. Chase is a descendant.

  • FREEMAN, 1634
"TWITCHELL, TUCHILL, or TWITCHWELL, BENJAMIN, Dorchester, was prob. of Medfield 1663, witwh w. Mary and sev. ch. of wh. Joseph, and Benjamin, to wh. wee can affix no dates of b. may have been, beside Mary, b. 8 Mar. 1659; Hannah; Bethia; Abiel, 1 Nov. 1663; were part; but no more is with precis. relat. exc. he was among grantees of Lancaster 1654." --James Savage
  1. Bruce Pusch Database, 9 Jun 2005 &db=pusch&id=I021792&style=TABLE
  2. A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, Before 1692, By James Savage, Volume 4 rrell.htm
  3. rcp Database, 17 Jun 2005 &db=rcp53&id=I86184
  4. New England Marriages prior to 1700, by Clarence Almon Torrey

Marriage 1 Mary (Immigrant) Riggs b: 1625 in probably England


  • 29 Dec 1681

Suffolk, Massachusetts

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Benjamin Twitchell, I's Timeline

June 10, 1599
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
June 10, 1599
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
- 1632
Age 30
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Age 40
Dorchester, Dorset, England
Age 48
Prob. Dorchester, Mass.
Age 48
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Age 56
Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Colonial America
Age 57
Medfield, Norfolk, MA, USA
September 1, 1658
Age 59
Dorchester (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony