The earliest birth record i could find,Dorset England Baptisms,Marriages, Burials
1538-1812. If he died abt 1748,this looks more realistic.Baptism May 24 1669
Father Richard Benfield ,Mother Sarah.found 6 children attributed too John and
Hannah, John,Enos, Hester, William Stephens Benfield, Benjamin, Mary Jane.
No birth or baptism dates,You would have to chase that down.