Parish Genealogy

 


Benjamin Parish Genealogy

BENJAMIN2 PARISH  (John1), probably born in Mendon, Mass., lived in Preston, Conn., as is evidenced by a deed and the distribution of the estate of Jonathan Tracy who, on the 29 Nov. 1711, conveyed "unto my son and daughter Benjamin Parish and Mary his wife" about "thurty and five Acres" of land "Situate and being in Preston where sd Benjamin parishes Dwelling house now stands." He married, 18 Apr. 1705, MARY TRACY of Preston, born 7 Sept. 1682, daughter of the above-mentioned Jonathan and Mary (Griswold). Children:

  1. BENJAMIN, b. 10 May 1706; m. 29 Jan. 1735-6, MARY RUDE of Canterbury, Conn.

  2. JOSEPH, b. 18 Jan. 1708; m. 3 July 1735, MARY JONES.

  3. MARY, b. 10 Aug. 1709; m. 18 Dec. 1729, RICHARD COOK of Norwich, Conn., son of Obed. Children:

    1. Abigail, b. May 1730; m. Peter Park (?).

    2. Jared, b. 20 Apr. 1732; m. 21 Dec. 1753, Ruth Hutchins.

    3. Elijah, b. 1 Oct. 1733; d. unm. 16 May 1755.

    4. Massa (Menassah), m. 6 Oct. 1761, Silence Geer.

    5. Mary, m. 23 Nov. 1758, William Adams.

    6. Phebe, b. 5 Dec. 1745.

  4. HANNAH, b. 16 Apr. 1711.

  5. AZARIAH, b. 5 July 1713; d. unm. in Preston, Conn., 10 Apr. 1740.

  6. TAMSON, b. 20 Aug. 1715.

  7. DEBORAH, b. 7 June 1718.

  8. DANIELLE, b. 28 May 1720.

  9. JERUSHA, b. 30 June 1722.

  10. ABIGALL, b. 31 July 1725.

 

 

 
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