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  • ID: I3493
  • Name: *Benjamin Carpenter
  • Surname: Carpenter
  • Given Name: *Benjamin
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 19 Jan 1658 in Rehoboth,Bristol,Massachusetts
  • Death: 22 May 1727 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
  • _UID: B425D60B91D1514390502A2591C3BFA69810
  • Note:
    Benjamin married twice. #1 Renew Weeks who died 1703. They had 12 children. 27 Nov 1706 He married #2 Martha Toogood who died age 73. They had no issue. Martha had married first Nathaniel Togood of Swansea prior to 1693. Martha's will was dated 2 Sep 1734. Her estate was probated 21 Apr 1735. Will names son Samuel Toogood, Daughters Ann Finney, Rachel Goff, Dorothey Miuller and Martha Goff.
    Benjamin's died 22 May 1727. 20 May 1727 Sons Benjamin and Hezeekiah were appointed administrators of his estate. 22 Jul Executors inventory of estate by sons who mentioned "monies drawn by widow Martha Carpenter in Lieu of her dowry". "15 Aug 1727 executors purchased grave stones for Benjamin Sr. decd and one for former wife of the deceased.
    Estate was probated 20 Nov 1727 Swansea Mass. Division was made by the court. To son Benjamin a double portion of land given to him by his father and 16 acres in Swansey; To son Jotham all the land given to him by his father ; To John all the land given to him by his father and 16 acres ; To Job a part of the homestead with dwelling house and other buildings ; To Hezekiah the land his father gave him and 18 acres ; To Edward part of the homestead ; To Frances West two lots containing 16 acres in Rehoboth one third part of 31 acres in Swansey and one eighh acre lot in Swansey; To Elizabeth Winslow A part of the homes lots and a 3 acre lot; To Hannah Martin part of the homestead; To Submit Pierce part of the homestead; To Kesiah two lotts of land in Rehoboth containing 39 acres. His personal estate was equally divided among all children.
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  • Change Date: 17 Jul 2014 at 14:14:47



    Father: *Joseph Carpenter b: 1633 in ,,England c: 6 Apr 1634 in Shalbourne,Wiltshire/Berkshire,England
    Mother: *Margaret Sutton b: 1635

    Marriage 1 *Renew Weeks b: 12 Aug 1660 in Dorchester,Norfolk,Massachusetts
      Children
      1. Has Children Benjamin Carpenter b: 27 Jan 1680 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
      2. Has Children *Jotham Carpenter b: 1 Jul 1682 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts c: 1 Jul 1683 in Dorchester,Suffolk,Massachusetts
      3. Has No Children Renew Carpenter b: 14 Apr 1684 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
      4. Has No Children Elizabeth Carpenter b: 28 Feb 1685 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
      5. Has No Children Hannah Carpenter b: 3 May 1688 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
      6. Has No Children Jane Carpenter c: 31 Mar 1690 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
      7. Has No Children John Carpenter b: 25 Mar 1691 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
      8. Has No Children Submit Carpenter b: 22 Jun 1693 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
      9. Has No Children Job Carpenter b: 16 Mar 1695 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
      10. Has No Children Kesiah Carpenter b: 16 Mar 1697 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
      11. Has No Children Hezekiah Carpenter b: 27 Mar 1699 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
      12. Has No Children Edward Carpenter b: 8 Dec 1700 in Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts

      Marriage 2 Martha Toogood
      • Married: AFT 1703

      Sources:
      1. Repository:
          Name: California Mayflower Society
          405 Fourteenth Street
          Oakland, CA 94612-2704

        Title: Records of Town of Swansea Book I 1662 to 1705
        Author: Hayward Mason
        Publication: Alverdo Mason, East Braintree, Mass, 1900
        Page: Part II-births
      2. Repository:
          Name: Family History Library-Salt Lake City
          Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

        Title: Abstracts of Bristol County, Massachusetts Probate Records 1687-1745
        Author: Peter Rounds
        Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore 1987
        Page: Pf 147, 151, 155, 240
      3. Repository:
          Name: Family History Library-Salt Lake City
          Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

        Title: The Descendants of William Carpenter Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts
        Author: Charles Lorain Carpenter
        Page: pg 54
      4. Repository:
          Name: Family History Library-Salt Lake City
          Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

        Title: Massachusetts Births and Christenings 1639-1915
        Author: Family Search.org
        Publication: Family History Library
        Page: film 903,395 BatchC50224-2
      5. Repository:
          Name: Family History Library-Salt Lake City
          Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

        Title: Swansea, Bristol Massachusetts Births 1690-1783
      6. Repository:
          Name: Family History Library-Oakland CA
          Oakland, CA 94602

        Title: Abstracts of Bristol Co. Massachusetts Probate Records 1745-1762
        Author: Peter Rounds
        Publication: Baltimore Genealogical Puglishing Co. Inc 1987
        Page: pg 155
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