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  • ID: I12157
  • Name: Benjamin Geary
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1672 in Lynn, Mass
  • Death: 30 DEC 1693 in Reading, Mass
  • Note:
    BENJAMIN GEARY
    (1672-1734) - Reading, Middlesex co., MA; Charlestown, Suffolk co., MA; Stoneham, Middlesex co., MA; Lynn, Essex co., MA
    (Third Generation - Geary Family)
    FATHER MOTHER
    THOMAS GEARY SARAH LEFFINGWELL


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    BIRTH Benjamin was born circa 1672.
    DEATH He died before 6 March 1734, when his will was administered; he was 52.
    THE MANY RESIDENCES OF BENJAMIN GEARY Benjamin first lived near his father on the Reading line. He later moved to Farm Hill in Charlestown End (now Stoneham), Middlesex co., MA. Wyman says that he lived in Lynn, Essex co., MA. In Charlestown, Suffolk co., MA, he bought 13 acres of land from Joseph Phipps in 1700. This deed was recorded in 1713/14. At that time, he sold the same property to Thomas Poole. That deed wasn't recorded until 1733. He also bought 20 acres of land in Charlestown from his father in 1708/9[12]. Supposedly, he also acquired land in Reading & Stoneham, both in Middlesex co., MA.
    ESTATE Benjamin's will was administered on 6 March 1734, with his son Thomas named as the sole heir and administrator. [Essex Probate][12]
    MARRIAGE On 15 May 1693 when Benjamin was 21, he married Abigail GOULD, daughter of John2 GOULD & Abigail BELCHER, in Charlestown, Suffolk co., MA[1,16,17,18]. Their Torrey entry reads: "Garey/Gerry?, Benjamin, Lynn & Abigail Goold". Meanwhile, Wyman calls him "Benjamin Gary" They were married by the Reverend Charles Martin/Morton, clerk.

    CHILDREN 12. i. James GEARY James married Sarah [surname not known
    13. ii. John GEARY John married Elizabeth WYMAN.
    14. iii. Benjamin GEARY Benjamin was born on 8 March 1694/5 in Charlestown, Suffolk co., MA[12] and married Elizabeth DAMON.
    20. iv. Abigail GEARY Please see her own page.
    16. v. Thomas GEARY Thomas was born on 20 October 1700 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA as "Geary, Thomas"[29] and married Abigail WYMAN/VINTON.


    Father: Thomas Gerry\Geary b: 1638
    Mother: Sarah Leffingwell b: 10 MAR 1643/44

    Marriage 1 Abigail Gould b: 30 DEC 1672
    • Married: 15 MAY 1693 in Lynn, Essex, Mass
    Children
    1. Has Children Abigail Geary b: 12 MAR 1695/96 in Charleston, Mass