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Benjamin PELTON

Male 1698 - 1775  (77 years)


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  • Name Benjamin PELTON 
    Born 3 Sep 1698  Bristol, RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth 3 Sep 1698  [1, 2
    Alt. Birth 
    • Bristol, Bristol County, RI
    Died Oct 1775  Hopewell, Mercer, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Death 22 Nov 1775  [1, 2
    Alt. Death 
    • Hopewell, Mercer County, NJ
    Occupation
    • farmer
    Reference Number 261 
    _UID 098F85D14D684593935ADF4D2F804BC35123 
    Person ID I261  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Senator Samuel PELTON,   b. Bef 25 Jan 1646, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1714, Rehoboth, Seekonk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Mary SMITH,   b. 20 Jul 1630, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1698, Bristol, Bristol, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 16 May 1673 
    • Reference Number:2721
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Senator Samuel PELTON,   b. Bef 25 Jan 1646, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1714, Rehoboth, Seekonk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Mary SMITH,   b. 20 Jul 1650, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1703, Barnstable, Barnstable County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 16 May 1673  Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Reference Number:6631
    Family ID F293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Keziah HOPEWELL,   b. Abt 1700, Bristol, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1780, Bristol, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married Abt 1718  Bristol, RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:5601
    Children 
     1. Philip PELTON,   b. 1724, Huntington, Nassau, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1772, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     2. Ananias PELTON,   b. 1727, Huntington, Nassau, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Keziah PELTON,   b. 1729, Huntington, Nassau, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1792, Walpack, Sussex, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Mary PELTON,   b. 1733, Huntington, Long Island, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780  (Age 48 years)
     5. Samuel PELTON,   b. 1736, Huntington, Nassau, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth PELTON,   b. 1740, Huntington, Long Island, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. John PELTON,   b. 1743, Huntington, Long Island, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Sep 1698 - Bristol, RI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1718 - Bristol, RI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Oct 1775 - Hopewell, Mercer, NJ Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • [combined.ged]


      He was born at Mount Hope Farm. By about 1723 Benjamin and Keziah mov ed to Huntington, Massau, NY and later to Hopewell. They joined the Fir st Church in Huntington on 29 Sep 1742 but had moved to Hopewell by Mar 17 50 when Benjamin was listed as an Overseer of the Highways.

  • Sources 
    1. [S154] garygarbe60.ged.
      Date of Import: 19 Feb 2005

    2. [S58] 3108553.ged.
      Date of Import: 28 Jul 2005

    3. [S66] American Marriages Before 1699 on Ancestry.com.