Rev. Benjamin Woodbridge
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 John Woodbridge, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 7:506.
"Benjamin Woodbridge, b. say 1648; …"
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 1. Rev. John Woodbridge; 4. Rev. Benjamin Woodbridge, in Talcott, Mary K. Talcott, Mary K. Genealogy of the Woodbridge Family. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1878), 32:292, 93.
"4. Rev. Benjamin Woodbridge (John) was invited to preach at Windsor, Ct. by a minority of the church, about the end of the year 1667; ordained over a church formed by the withdrawal of dissatisfied members from the old church, March 18, 1669-70. He remained there, in the midst of many dissensions, until May, 1681. Married, June 3, 1672, Mary, dau. of Rev. John Ward, of Haverhill. She died Oct. 11, 1685. He preached at Bristol, R. I., 1681-6; and at Kittery. Me., in 1688. In 1691 he resided at Portsmouth, N. H., and in 1694 at Newcastle. He was called, in 1698, to Medford, where he was the minister for about ten years. Married second, at Hingham, Aug. 31, 1686, Deborah, widow of Henry Tarlton, and dau. of Daniel Cushing, who survived him. She was born Nov. 18, 1651. He d. at Medford, Jan. 15, 1709-l0."
- ↑ 1 Rev. Benjamin Woodbridge, in Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939), 768-69.
"1 Rev. Benjamin (Woodbridge), minister at Kittery 1688-1689 where he had with him a 2d w. Deborah (Cushing) Tarleton, m. at Hingham 31 Aug. 1686, and liv. in half a ho. and lot at the Point built by Henry Greenland, Major John Davis gave him a deed to this in 1689 with special warr. ag. Greenland heirs and Wm. Bickham's. … One of the overseers of John Bray 's will. Of Portsm. 1691, he bot at Newcastle; called minister of Piscataqua in Feb. 1691-2 by Robert Hopley who asked that he preach his funeral sermon; a year's salary due at Newcastle in 1693-4; Portsm. rate abated in Sept. 1695. He sold in Newc. in 1700, being of Boston then and in 1707. Died in Medford 15 Jan. 1710, his w. surv. By 1st w. Mary Ward(3) who d. at Bristol, R. I., 11 Oct. 1685, he had five ch., of whom the oldest Elizabeth, b. at Windsor, Conn., 30 Apr. 1673, m. 1st Rev. John Clark, m. 2d Rev. John Odlin."
- ↑ Benjamin Woodbridge, in 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), 4:631.
"Benjamin (Woodbridge), Medford, s. of Rev. John of Andover, b. in Eng. whither his f. had gone a. 1647, and was prob. brot. by him, when he came back in 1663, m. 3 June 1672, Mary, d. of Rev. John Ward of Haverhill, wh. d. 11 Oct. 1680. By her prob. was b. only ch. Benjamin, that had been heard of by Farmer, as in his MS. notes to his Reg. is told. But in the 'Ancestry of the Jones Fam.' of Geneal. Reg. VI. besides this s. he is enrich. with Dudley, of Barbadoes, and Rev. Samuel of E. Hartford, H. C. 1701. That article contains too many errors to entitle it to the confidence desirable, among others one suspic. point is, that this s. was b. some yrs. aft. the d. of his w. He preach. some yrs. at Bristol, and aft. at Kittery 1688, and was resid. 1694 at Newcastle, N. H. but at last sat down 17 June 1702 at M. says Farmer in MS. and there d. 15 Jan. 1710. I wish the fair author of that Jones Geneal. could teach us, wh. are the two Dudley Woodbridges, for only one should be ascrib. to Benjamin, in our Coll. Cat. 1694 and 1696."
- ↑ Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Medford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1907), 462.
"Woodbridge, Benj[amin], Mr., [died] Jan. 15, 1709-10. (private record, from the diary kept by Chief-Justice Samuel Sewell, now in the possession of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston)"
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