Person:Benjamin Harlan (1)

Benjamin Harlan
b.7 Aug 1729
d.Aug 1752 At Sea
m. 19 Jul 1706
  1. Ezekiel Harlan, Jr.1707 - 1754
  2. Mary Harlan1709 - 1750
  3. Elizabeth Harlan1713 - 1770
  4. Joseph Harlan1721 - Aft 1752
  5. Ruth Harlan1722/23 - 1828
  6. Ezekiel Harlan1727 - 1754
  7. Benjamin Harlan1729 - 1752
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Benjamin Harlan
Gender Male
Birth[1] 7 Aug 1729
Alt Birth? 7 Aug 1729 Kennett, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Death[1] Aug 1752 At Sea
Alt Death? Aug 1752 Chester, Pennsylvania, USA

Taken from The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 2 p. 189-190:

    Benjamin Harlan, a passenger on board the brig Nancy, from St. Eustatia, bound to Philadelphia, declared to John Black of Philadelphia, merchant, that he gave to his brother Jos: Harlan, half the sloop Martha and Mary; cousin Ezeakil Leonard, woodland adjoining Benjamin Taylors; executors Benjamin Taylor and William Harlan; legacies to sister Ruth and sister Elizabeth White; nephew Ezeakil Harlan son of Ezeakil; the above was declared on or about August first, and he died the third day after giving instructions; administration to Joseph Harlan of Wilmington, merchant, and William White, yeoman, August 24, 1752.

LDS Ancestral File has Oct. 9, 1752 as death date and birthplace as Kennet, Chester Co., PA

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 History and Genealogy of the Harlan Family by Alpheus Harlan.
  2. Clara Dunogan Rhome. The Buffington Family in America.