Joseph Benson

Male Abt 1640 - 1706


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  • Name  Joseph Benson 
    Born  Abt 1640  Hingham, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  02 Jan 1706  Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Joseph died intestate. His eight children settled his estate, giving their brother Joseph quitclaim deeds for their various interests.
    Notes 
    • Joseph was a cordwainer and shoemaker. In 1675 Joseph was a soldier in Captain Isaac Johnson's Dedham Company "in bloody Narragansett Swamp fight" in King Philip War. Many years later men who served were given grants in Narragansett #5, Souhegan East (now Bedford, NH); claiment for Joseph Benson was his son Joseph. At his father's death, Joseph shared equally with his brother John all lands and commons, and he received the "barn and house lot ... with the old dwelling house on it," with a single portion of all moveables.

      Made freeman in May Court 1678 in Hull. Joseph died intestate. His eight children settled his estate, giving their brother Joseph quitclaim deeds for their various interests.
    Person ID  I26650  Bryant
    Last Modified  18 Feb 2001 

    Father  John Benson,   b. 1608, Shiplake, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1678, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Williams,   d. 14 Dec 1681, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Oct 1633  Caversham, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID  F2251  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah,   b. Abt 1642, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1689 
    Married  Abt 1669 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Benson,   b. Abt 1670, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1721
     2. Mary Benson,   b. Abt 1674, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1736, Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Susannah Benson,   b. Abt 1678, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1761, Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Joanna Benson,   b. Abt 1680, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1735, Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph Benson,   b. 18 Mar 1684, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1753, Scituate, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John Benson,   b. Abt 1686, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1770, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Benjamin Benson,   b. Abt 1687, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1716, probably, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Benoni Benson,   b. Abt 1689, Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Nov 1761, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1313  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1640 - Hingham, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 02 Jan 1706 - Hull, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 142:270.

    2. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 142:269-72.


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