Person:Benjamin Gerrish (3)

m. 19 Aug 1667
  1. Capt. John Gerrish1668 - 1737/38
  2. Richard Gerrish1670 - 1717
  3. Paul Gerrish1674 - 1743
  4. Elizabeth Gerrish1674 - 1742
  5. Nathaniel Gerrish1679 - 1729
  6. Sarah Gerrish1681 - 1697
  7. William Gerrish1683 - 1720
  8. Benjamin Gerrish1686 - 1750
  9. Timothy Gerrish1694 - 1755
  10. Joseph Gerrish
m. Bef 1711
  1. Mary Gerrish1711 -
  2. Benjamin Gerrish1712 -
  3. John Gerrish1713 -
m. 28 Jun 1716
m. 22 Jun 1738
Facts and Events
Name[1] Benjamin Gerrish
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 6 Sep 1686 Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
Marriage Bef 1711 Based on birth of daughter Mary
to Mehitable Plaisted
Marriage 28 Jun 1716 Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Martha Foxcroft
Marriage 22 Jun 1738 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Abigail Fowle
Death[1][2] 23 Jun 1750 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Greenlaw, Lucy Hall. "Gerrish Family Bible Record", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 51:67-8.

    [John] Gerrish Was Born ye 12 Feburary 1645
    Was mareyed to Elizabeth Waldron ye 19 of Agust 1667
    ...
    My son Benjamen Gerrish was Born : Septem : 6th : 1686.

    [previous entries in "handwriting of John Gerrish of Dover", below in handwriting of "his son Timothy of Dover"]
    My Bro Benja Gerrish Deyed in 64 year of his on June 28th 1750.
    [Notes that photographic facsimile was presented to NEHGS. Source:NEHGR, p. 67:106: "Unhappily [the Bible] was burned in the Chelsea fire of 1908."]

  2. 2.0 2.1 Roberts, Oliver Ayer. The history of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company: from its formation in 1637 and charter in 1638, to the present time : comprising the biographies of the distinguished civil, literary, religious, and military men of the colony, province, and commonwealth. (Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States: Alfred Mudge & Sons, 1895), 1:388.

    Benjamin Gerrish, s/o John Gerrish and Elizabeth Waldron, b. Dover 1686, merchant of Boston, removed to Charlestown about 1740, d. 23 Jun 1750, buried Charlestown, m. (1) 28 Jun 1716 Martha Foxcroft, m. (2) June 22, 1738 Abigail Bunker.
    [Like many sources, this missed his first wife, apparently assuming Mehitable Plaisted m. Benjamin's brother Timothy, a common error. See the discussion on Person:Mehitable Plaisted (1).]