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HELP! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  Benjamin  BLACKMAN

  (b. 15 December 1665 Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony*   d. 12 June 1749 Canton, Province of Massachusetts Bay )  

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Benjamin BLACKMAN was born 15 December 1665 in Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony*. Benjamin BLACKMAN was the child of John BLACKMAN   and   Mary POND

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Benjamin  married  Jemima BRECK abt. 1690 in Massachusetts Bay Colony .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Jemima BRECK  was born 17 April 1672 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA*.  Jemima died 5 August 1742 in Canton, Massachusetts, USA.  Jemima was the child of John BRECK and Susannah CLAPP.

Benjamin BLACKMAN died 12 June 1749 in Canton, Province of Massachusetts Bay.

Occupation: Deacon

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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

  • Biography
    From Daniel T.V. Huntoon's
    History of The Town of Canton, Massachusetts (1893)



    Deacon Benjamin Blackman was the son of John, of Dorchester, the original immigrant to New England. He was born in 1665, and came here early, signing the original church covenant in 1717. His farm consisted, in 1725, of one hundred and eighty-two acres, and he subsequently added to it by purchase. The land was situated on ...Read MORE...
  • 1665 Birth
    15 December 1665
    Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA*
  • 1691 Birth of Child
    Thomas BLACKMAN was born 24 January 1691, Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA*
  • 1702 Birth of Child
    Jemima BLACKMAN was born 15 March 1702, Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA*
  • 1742 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Jemima BRECK died 5 August 1742, Canton, Massachusetts, USA
  • Benjamin BLACKMAN
    Oldest Burying Ground Canton Norfolk County Massachusetts, USA Plot: Headstone #35 - Footstone #23
  • 1749 Death
    12 June 1749
    Canton, Massachusetts, USA

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