Person:Benjamin Haskell (1)

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Benjamin Haskell
d.bef 25 May 1741 Gloucester, Essex, MA
m. 16 Nov 1643
  1. William Haskell1644 - 1715
  2. Joseph Haskell1646 - 1715
  3. Benjamin Haskell1648 - bef 1741
  4. John Haskell1649 - 1717/18
  5. Mary Haskell1650 - 1736/37
  6. Ruth Haskell1654 - 1714
  7. Marke Haskell1658 - 1691
  8. Sarah Haskell1660 - 1690/91
  9. Eleanor Haskell1663 - 1685
  • HBenjamin Haskell1648 - bef 1741
  • WMary Riggs1657/58 - 1696/97
m. 24 Nov 1677
  1. William Haskell - AFT 1741
  2. Benjamin Haskell - AFT 1741
  3. Thomas Haskell - AFT 1741
  4. Josiah Haskell - AFT 1741
  5. Eleanor Haskell1678 -
  6. Hannah Haskell1679 - 1741
  • HBenjamin Haskell1648 - bef 1741
  • WEmma Bond
m. 10 Jun 1698
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Benjamin Haskell
Gender Male
Birth[3] 1648 Gloucester, Essex, MA
Alt Marriage 21 NOV 1677 Gloucester, Essex County, MAto Mary Riggs
Marriage 24 Nov 1677 Gloucester, Essex, MAto Mary Riggs
Marriage 10 Jun 1698 Gloucester, Essex, MAto Emma Bond
Alt Death[3][4] 1740 Gloucester, Essex County, MA
Death? bef 25 May 1741 Gloucester, Essex, MA(will proved)

The name is variously spelled: Haskell, Haskell or Hascall.

He was a housewright. He often served as one of the selectmen of Gloucester. He was representative to the General Court 1703-1707, and deacon of both First and Second Church, Gloucester, for many years.

Benjamin married (1) Mary Riggs. Savage and Millett name only daughters Eleanor and Hannah. Babson says Benjamin and Mary had five sons and four daughters, and names two daughters and four sons. He married (2) Emma Bood; they had no children.

The exact date of his death is not known, but he died about 1740/1741, age 92. His will was proved 25 May 1741. The sons who survived him were Benjamin, Josiah, Thomas, and William.

References
  1. Babson, John J. History of the town of Gloucester, Cape Ann: including the town of Rockport. (Gloucester Mass.: Procter Bros., 1860), p. 101.
  2. Pierce, William Macbeth. Old Hancock County families: containing genealogies of families resident in Hancock County in 1933, whose ancestors of their surnames settled in the town in which they live in or before 1790. (Ellsworth, Maine: Hancock County Publishing Company, 1933), pp. 39, 45.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Millett, George Francis. Ancestors and descendants of Thomas Millett: from Chertsey, Surreyshire England, to Dorchester, Massachusetts, and his wife, Mary Greenoway. (Mesa, AZ: G.F. Millett, 1959), p. 8.
  4. Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 2:371.