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flag  Benjamin  SALISBURY

  (b. 1702Swansea, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 24 December 1779Bristol, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations )  
Age: 77
Summary: Benjamin SALISBURY was born 1702 in Swansea, Province of Massachusetts Bay . Benjamin SALISBURY was the child of William SALISBURY and Anna COLE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  William SALISBURY and Susannah COTTON?

He married  Mary GIDDINGS 5 May 1734 in Bristol, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Mary GIDDINGS  was born 2 November 1702 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA . 

Benjamin SALISBURY died 24 December 1779 in Bristol, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
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Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (statesymbolsusa.org)

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

Did You Know?America - Did you know? November 7, 1916 - Jeannette Rankin of Montana is the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove) - Rest House. Swansea, Mass.
Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)
Rest House. Swansea, Mass.
Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove) - The Library
Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)
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Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)
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Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - Benjamin Church, Home for Aged Men, Bristol, R. I.
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
Benjamin Church, Home for Aged Men, Bristol, R. I.
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - Court House and High Street, Bristol, R. I.
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
Court House and High Street, Bristol, R. I.
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - Bristol Ferry Light House, Bristol, R.I. (1910)
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
Bristol Ferry Light House, Bristol, R.I. (1910)
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Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
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Benjamin SALISBURY married flag Mary GIDDINGS-- Date: 5 May 1734 Place: Bristol, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Vital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850 


GIDDENS Mary, and Benjamin Salisbury, (Int.) April 13, 1734; m. May 5, 1734.

Children:
flag Mary SALISBURY (b.5 MAY 1735, Bristol, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )

flag Elizabeth SALISBURY (b.7 April 1739, Bristol, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )

flag Marten SALISBURY (b.26 July 1741, Bristol, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )

flag Martha SALISBURY (b.25 July 1741, Bristol, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )


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News 1717 - What is now Barrington, Rhode Island (part of Massachusetts until 1747) was separated from the rest of Swansea in 1717, over religious differences.

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1734 Marriage / Partner
Benjamin SALISBURY and Mary GIDDINGS 5 May 1734, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
1735 Birth of Child
Mary SALISBURY was born 5 MAY 1735, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
1739 Birth of Child
Elizabeth SALISBURY was born 7 April 1739, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
1741 Birth of Child
Martha SALISBURY was born 25 July 1741, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
1741 Birth of Child
Marten SALISBURY was born 26 July 1741, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.


World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover

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USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
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USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...


USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...


USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...


USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
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USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed

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USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
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USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston

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USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...


USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
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USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the new constitution of late, established, and the resolve of the Provincial Congress for continuing...Read MORE...


USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
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USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...


USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and...Read MORE...


USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The ...Read MORE...


World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

1779 Bristol, Rhode Island
SALISBURY Benjamin, 77y., Dec. 24, 1779.
Vital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850

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