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Benjamin Bond (1742 - 1826)

Benjamin Bond
Born in Bucks County, Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 17 Apr 1778 in Pennsylvania, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 84 in Fawn Township, York, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Aug 2009
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Benjamin was a Friend (Quaker)

Benjamin Bond was born in 1742 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania to Joseph and Martha (Rogers) Bond.[1] It is believed that he moved to North Carolina and after they passed away he and his sister Ruth returned to Pennsylvania. In 1769 he was admitted to Horsham Monthly Meeting, in 1770 a certificate is signed for him in New Garden Monthly Meeting (North Carolina), in 1771 he returned to Pennsylvania.[1]

He married Mary Walton, daughter of Thomas and Mary Walton of the Mannor of Moorland, 27 Apr 1778 at Montgomery, Pennsylvania.[2]

Sometime after the marriage they settled in Fawn Township, York County, Pennsylvania where they lived until he passed away.[3][4][5] Benjamin passed away in August 1826. His widow and children moved to Indiana where she passed away 7 Aug 1845.[1]


Martha b abt 1779 d 25 Feb 1854 (never married)[1]
Silas b 15 Jul 1783[1]
Elisabeth[1] (Note: Samuel Bond Garrett states her husbands surname was Strawbridge).
Ruth b 15 Dec 1787[6] m Jacob Vore
Eli b 26 Jan 1790[6] (wife's name Mary)


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Garrett, Samuel, Bond, Bond Genealogy : A history of the descendants of Joseph Bond : born 1704. Indiana, 1913, pp 11, 17, 18
  2. Swarthmore College; Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; Men's Minutes, 1774-1782, Vol. 5; Collection: Quaker Meeting Records; Call Number: MR Ph 5
  3. United States Direct Tax of 1798: Tax Lists for the State of Pennsylvania. M372, microfilm, 24 rolls. Records of the Internal Revenue Service, 1791-2006, Record Group 58. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. York (Paradise to York Townships and Botts Town)
  4. Year: 1810; Census Place: Fawn, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 176; Image: 187; Family History Library Film: 0193683
  5. 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Fawn, York, Pennsylvania; Page: 37; NARA Roll: M33_114; Image: 81
  6. 6.0 6.1 Hinshaw, William Wade. William Wade Hinshaw's Index to Unpublished Quaker Records. Swarthmore, Pennsylvania: Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College.
  • U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014. marriage of Benjamin Bond and Mary Walton

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