Person:Benjamin Whittemore (3)

Watchers
m. bef 1662
  1. John WhittemoreAbt 1662 - 1702
  2. Thomas Whittemore1664 - 1717
  3. Joseph Whittemore1666/67 - 1746
  4. Benjamin Whittemore1669 - 1734
  5. Dr. Nathaniel Whittemore1672/73 - Bef 1754
  6. Joel Whittemore1677 -
  • HBenjamin Whittemore1669 - 1734
  • WEsther Brooks1668 - 1742/43
m. 17 Aug 1692
  1. Mary Whittemore1694 -
  2. Benjamin Whittemore1696 - 1734
  3. Nathaniel Whittemore1698 - 1769
  4. Grace Whittemore1700/01 - 1754
  5. Mehitable Whittemore1705 - 1772
  6. Esther Whittemore1707 - 1709
  7. Joel Whittemore1709 -
  8. Rev. Aaron Whittemore1711 - 1767
Facts and Events
Name Benjamin Whittemore
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1 Sep 1669 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Christening[2] 16 Apr 1671 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 17 Aug 1692 Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Esther Brooks
Occupation[1] Weaver/surveyor
Death[3][4] 8 Sep 1734 Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Aaron was Benjamin's ninth and youngest child. Benjamin was appointed 11/4/1719 by the General Court to survey and allot lands of the new towns of Lunenburg and Littleton. He was the wealthiest of all the early Whittemores with an estate of almost 1700 pounds. He was a Selectman from 1707 to 1724, and a Representative to the General Court for nearly all that time.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Whittemore, Bradford Adams. "The Whittemore Family in America", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society)
    106:201.

    Lt. Benjamin Whittemore, s/o John, b. Charlestwon 1 Sep 1669, d. Concord 8 Sep 1734, m. Concord 17 Aug 1692 Esther Brooks. Administration on estate of Lt. Benjamin Whittemore, late of Concord, decsd, granted to widow Esther 30 Sep 1734. Distribution 1743 shows heirs to be: heirs of Benjamin Whittemore [Jr.] Deceased, Nathaniel Whittemore, Aaron Whittemore, Mary Farr wife of John, Grace Wood wife of Joseph, Mehitable Whittemore. [Middlesex Probate 24776, book Vol. 20, p. 283]

  2. "Record-Book of the First Church in Charlestown", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society)
    26:52.

    1671. [Baptisms]
    Sh: [moneth] 2 [Day] 16. [John.] [Thomas.] [Joseph.] | & [Benjamin] ye children of Mary Whittamore

  3. Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850. (Boston: Beacon Press, 1891)
    128.

    Lt Benjamin Whittemore Husband to Easther his Wife died September. 8 : 1734 [65 yrs. 6 days g.s.]

  4. Old Hill Burying Ground, Concord, in Find A Grave
    Lieut Benjamin Whittemore.

    Here lyes Buried ye Body of Lieu't BENJAMIN WHITTEMORE Who Departed this Life Sep. 8 Anno Dom'ni 1734 Aged 65 Years & 6 Days.