Joseph Benjamin: Birth: 16 SEP 1633 in Newtowne Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Death: 1704 in New London Village (New London) Connecticut Colony
Caleb Benjamin: Birth: 1643 in Watertown Village (MIddlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony. Death: 8 MAY 1684 in Wethersfield Village (Hartford) Connecticut Colony
Note: EDDY "The Eddys were an ancient family who are recorded in the "Dooms Day Book". The following is given as their coat-of-arms: Arms: Sable, three old men's heads couped at the shoulders argent, crined proper. Crest: a cross-crosslet fitchee sable and a dagger argent, hilt or in saltire. Motto: Crux mihi grata quies (The Cross gives me comfort). 1601c: Abigail a daughter of the Reverend William and Mary (Foster) Edy was born at the Village of Cranbrook, Cranbrook Parish (Kent) England. "A Genealogy of the Family of Lieutenant Samuel Benjamin and Tabitha Livermore, his wife, early settlers of Livermore, Maine" by Mary Louise Benjamin; p. 2; Winthrop, Maine; 1900 (HeritageQuest) 1632, September 16: Abigail Eddy accompanied her husband, John Benjamin, on the "Lion" arriving in Boston (Suffolk) Massachusetts. "Passengers on the Lion from England to Boston, 1632" by Sandra Sutphin Olney; p. 27; Heritage Books; 1992c (974.402 B65OL ACPL) * Following the death of her husband, Abigail (Eddy) Benjamin moved to Charlestown to live with her daughter, Abigail Stubbs, where she died. [Christine Reese, WorldConnect) 1687, May 20: Abigail, widow of John Benjamin, died at Charlestown Village (Suffolk) Massachusetts Bay Colony. "Genealogy of the Benjamin Family: 1632 -1898" by Ellis Benjamin Baker; p. 3; Press of Tuttle, Morehouse and Taylor; New Haven, Connecticut; 1898. (929.2 B436BA ACPL) Additional Resources: 1) "Genealogies and Family History of the State of Connecticut" by William Richard Cutter; II:1090; Historical Publishing Company; New York City, New York; 1911 (929.2 Connect/Cutter CSL) (974.6 C991 1997 LAPL) (974.0 CT/ Genealogy SCGS) 2) "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England" by James Savage; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1981 (929.274 S264 LAPL) (NE Sec. SR) (974.0 NEa SCGS)
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