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  • ID: I1742
  • Name: Benjamin EDWARDS
  • Given Name: Benjamin
  • Surname: EDWARDS
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: F9566ABEA5DD1A4A9E9427FF0036A50B9BBD
  • Change Date: 12 Sep 2004
  • Birth: 1662 in Wenham, Essex County, MA
  • Note: Born in Wenham according to source J.F.P., Boston Transcripts. 1 2 3
  • Death: 29 SEP 1723 in Wenham, Essex County, MA
  • Note:
    Wenham Deaths states that he was a Sergeant [Sergt.]. Edwards Genealogy states death date as 10/20/1723.
    1 4 5 2 3
  • Occupation: carpenter 20 NOV 1682 Wenham, Essex County, MA
  • Note: Wenham Town Records 1642-1706, published by Wenham Historical Society 1930: p. 66 "B. Edwards Request as to cutting trees." At a meetting of the select men 20 of Nov 1682 "Benjamin Edwards Requesting for liberty to fall about 40 small pines with hemlock and ash trees to make a stage the Selectmen Refers the answer of his request to be made by the Town at the next Gen towne metting..." 5
  • Event: Living 20 JAN 1700/1 Wenham, Essex County, MA
  • Note:
    Wenham Town Records 1642-1706, published by Wenham Historical Society 1930: p. 66 "Also Benjamin Edwards hath acceptanc of a towns man and that there is towne priviledg granted to the Howse or Sittiuation of his father Rice Edwards."

    According to Boston Transcripts: On 1/20/1700-1 he (Thomas) made agreement with his brother, Benjamin, about his father's estate, and one of the witnesses was Daniel Clafflin.
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  • Event: deposed that he was 18 years old Misc 1680 3



    Father: Rice (Rhys) EDWARDS b: 1615
    Mother: Joan (Joanna) b: 1620

    Marriage 1 Martha Gaines b: 1661
    • Married: 14 MAY 1681
    • Note:
      Wenham Marriages states "14: 5m:1681. CT.R."
      Edwards Genealogy states 6/14/1687.
      New England Registry states 5/14/1687.
      Genealogical & Personal Memoirs states 7/14/1687.
      1 5 7 2 8 3

    Marriage 2 Mary Gaines b: 1660
    • Married: BEF 1695
    • Note:
      Wenham Town Records 1642-1706, published by Wenham Historical Society 1930: p. 66 "John Gaines, of Ipswich, and his wife Mary Treadwell had daughters, Mary b. 1660 and Martha b. 1661. Benjamin may have married Mary Gaines as a second wife, though there is no proof that he did not marry some other Mary"
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    Children
    1. Has Children Benjamin EDWARDS b: ABT 1690
    2. Has No Children Nathaniel EDWARDS b: 20 OCT 1695 in Wenham, Essex County, MA
    3. Has No Children Sarah EDWARDS
    4. Has No Children Abraham EDWARDS b: 22 OCT 1699 in Wenham, Essex County, MA
    5. Has No Children Sarah (2) EDWARDs b: 22 OCT 1699 in Wenham, Essex County, MA
    6. Has No Children Sarah (3) EDWARDS b: 5 OCT 1701 in Wenham, Essex County, MA
    7. Has No Children John EDWARDS
    8. Has No Children Rice EDWARDS
    9. Has No Children Esther EDWARDS
    10. Has No Children Mary EDWARDS

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Edwards Genealogy
      Title: Eleanor Edwards Blackwell, The Edwards Genealogy Descendants of Rice Edwards Wenham and Beverly, MA (Richmond, KY, May 1987)wards Wenham and Beverly, MAwards Wenham and Beverly, MA. Richmond, KY, May 1987.
      Page: page 1
    2. Abbrev: New England Registry
      Title: William Stowell Mills, LL.B., of Brooklyn, NY, New England Registry, Vol 56, The Edwards Family (1902)l 56, The Edwards Familyl 56, The Edwards Family. 1902.
      Page: Jan. 1902, page 60-3, The Edwards Family of Wenham, Prior to 1715
    3. Abbrev: Genealogical and Personal Memoirs
      Title: William Richard Cutter, A.M., historian of the NE Historic Genealogical Society, Genealogical and Personal Memoirs relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts (Boston: Clearfield Company, date unknown)ociety, Genealogical and Personal Memoirs relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusettsociety. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts. Boston: Clearfield Company, date unknown.
      Page: Volume III, pages 1326-1327
    4. Abbrev: Wenham Births, Marriages, Deaths
      Title: Vital Records of Wenham, MA to the end of the year 1849 (Boston, MA: New England Gen. & Hist.Society, date unknown)w England Gen. & Hist.Society, date unknown.
      Page: Wenham Death, page 195
    5. Abbrev: Edwards Genealogy
      Title: Eleanor Edwards Blackwell, The Edwards Genealogy Descendants of Rice Edwards Wenham and Beverly, MA (Richmond, KY, May 1987)wards Wenham and Beverly, MAwards Wenham and Beverly, MA. Richmond, KY, May 1987.
      Page: page 3
    6. Abbrev: Boston Transcripts
      Title: Boston Transcripts, part of the Boston Globe paper (Boston Globe)
      Page: 6/5/1922, #314
    7. Abbrev: Wenham Births, Marriages, Deaths
      Title: Vital Records of Wenham, MA to the end of the year 1849 (Boston, MA: New England Gen. & Hist.Society, date unknown)w England Gen. & Hist.Society, date unknown.
      Page: Wenham Marriages, page 114
    8. Abbrev: LDS Computerized Ancestral File
      Title: LDS Computerized Ancestral File Descendancy Chart (Salt Lake City, UT)
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