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flag male ancestor  James  BENHAM

  (b. September 1679 Wallingford, Connecticut Colony   d. 10 May 1745 Wallingford, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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James BENHAM was born September 1679 in Wallingford, Connecticut Colony. James BENHAM was the child of Joseph BENHAM   and   Winifred KING and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John BENHAM and Mary (Margery) OLDCOLN (maternal)  John KING and Mary BAKER

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James  married  Esther PRESTON 9 December 1702 in Wallingford, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Esther PRESTON  was born 28 January 1683 in Stratford, Connecticut, USA.  Esther died 4 July 1764 in Wallingford, Connecticut, USA.  Esther was the child of Eliasaph PRESTON and Elizabeth BEACH.

James BENHAM died 10 May 1745 in Wallingford, Crown Colony of Connecticut.
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The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996
Did You Know?The name Connecticut originates from the Algonquian word 'Quinnehtukqut' (beside the long tidal river). (

Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

  • 1679 Birth
    September 1679
    Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
  • 1702 Marriage / Partner
    James BENHAM and Esther PRESTON 9 December 1702, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
  • 1711 Birth of Child
    Samuel BENHAM was born 9 November 1711, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
  • 1745 Death
    10 May 1745
    Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

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