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Elizabeth (Marsh) Benson

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Elizabeth Benson formerly Marsh
Born about in Massachusetts Colonymap [uncertain]
Wife of — married about in Prob In Hull, Plym, Mamap
Died in Prob. Hull, Plymouth, Mamap
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Place: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts


In The Great Migration 1634-1635, Anderson states that the claim that Elizabeth Marsh married John Benson of Hull is undocumented.[1]

[1] Elizabeth MARSH was born 8 July 1646 in Hull, Plymouth County, MA. She was christened on 13 September 1646 in Salem, Essex County, MA. She died on 26 February 1704 in prob in Hull, Plymouth County, MA. John Benson and Elizabeth MARSH had the following children:

i. John BENSON b ~1665 Hull, Plymouth Co, MA d >1725 in Hull

ii. Joseph Benson b.~1667 Hull, Plymouth Co., MA d 9 July 1737 in Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA

iii. Isaac Benson b. 1669 Hull, Plymouth Co., MA d 1746 - Gloucester, Providence Co., RI

[2] ISAAC BENSON (s. John Benson & Elizabeth Marsh), b. abt. 1669, Hull Plymouth Co., MASS., D. after 1746; Md 12 Mar. 1698/92 at Sandwich, Plymouth Co., Mary Bumpas (dau. John & Sarah Bumpus), chr. 20 Aug. 1671, Scituate, Plymouth Co., d. after 1715


[1] "The Ancestors and Descendants of John Lewis Benson and His Sisters and Brother:" pp 107 - N H Benson, IN 2011

[2] "The Benson Family: Descendants of Isaac Benson and Mary Bumpas" pp 4, G H Croft-Christensen 1973

  • Source: Title: Ancestral File (R) Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998 Repository: Family History Library Address: 35 N West Temple Street CONT Salt Lake City, Utah 84150
  • Source: S131 Great Migration 1634-1635, M-P. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2010. ) Originally published as: The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume V, M-P, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007. (Subscription required.)

Change Log

2/24/2014 Removing Parents from the profile - John Marsh and Susanna Skelton. There are other Elizabeth Marshes who could have been the wife of John Benson.


  1. #S131 Page 30, citing NEHGR 142:270

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This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import.[2] It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.


Name: Elizabeth /Marsh/[3][4]


Date: 08 JUL 1646
Place: SALEM, ESSEX, MA[5][6][7]
Date: 1646
Place: Salem MA[8][9]

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 08 JUL 1646


Date: 26 FEB 1704
Place: Hull, Plymouth, MA[10][11][12]
Date: 1704[13][14]

Found multiple copies of DEAT DATE. Using 26 FEB 1704Array


Reference: 46725


Date: ABT 1680
Place: ROCHESTER, MA[15][16]


Note: #H2736


  1. #S131 Page 30, citing NEHGR 142:270
  2. Marsh-2932 was created by David McKnight through the import of Tracy_A_Beadle_11Generations.ged on Jul 6, 2014. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.
  3. Source: #S15025 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 1, 2005
  4. Source: #S15261 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 1, 2005
  5. Source: #S15692 Page: Page 17
  6. Source: #S14986
  7. Source: #S15261 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 1, 2005
  8. Source: #S15025 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 1, 2005
  9. Source: #S15261 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 1, 2005
  10. Source: #S15692 Page: Page 18
  11. Source: #S14986
  12. Source: #S15261 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 1, 2005
  13. Source: #S15025 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 1, 2005
  14. Source: #S15261 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 1, 2005
  15. Source: #S15692 Page: Page 18
  16. Source: #S15261 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 1, 2005
  • Source: S14986 Author: Douglas Musty Title: Douglas Musty E mail Publication: Name: <>; NOTEABBR Douglas Musty E mail CONT
  • Source: S15025 Title: Elizabeth Marsh.ged NOTESource Medium: Other CONT
  • Source: S15261 Title: Isaac Benson.FTW NOTESource Medium: Other CONT
  • Source: S15692 Author: Fred H. Benson Title: The Benson Family Records Publication: Name: The Craftsman Press Syracuse, NY 1920; NOTEABBR The Benson Family Records CONT


Note H2736[Isaac Benson.FTW]
The 26 Feb 1704 date provided by Douglas Musty. 10 March was provudedby "Benson Family Records"

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On August 13, 2014 at 11:05GMT Becky Syphers wrote:

These parents were added back through a merge. Has someone found additional primary sources to document this change? It looks like some siblings also named Elizabeth were added during the merge.

On February 13, 2014 at 23:28GMT Vic Watt wrote:

I can find no evidence that John Marsh and Susannah Skelton had a daughter Elizabeth born in 1638. They did have an Elizabeth, but she was born in 1646 and then disappears from the records. To which couple does this profile Elizabeth belong?

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