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Benjamin Colt (1698 - 1754)

Deacon Benjamin Colt
Born in Lyme, New London, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 26 May 1724 (to 4 Oct 1754) in Lyme, New London, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 56 in Lyme, New London, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Sep 2009 | Last significant change: 3 Aug 2022
02:47: Angela (Hussey) Pugh edited the marriage between Miriam (Harris) Marsh (1699-abt.1765) and Benjamin Colt (1698-1754). [Thank Angela for this]
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Date: 4 OCT 1754
Place: Lyme, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Age: 55-56

Book Title: Hyde Genealogy, or, The Descendants, in the Female as Well as in the Male Lines, From William Hyde, of Norwich With Their Places of Residence and Dates of Births, Marriages, &c, and Other Particulars of Them and Their Families and Ancestry vol 1, pg 1016-1017

  • Born abt. 1699
  • Married 26 May 1724 Miriam Harris, daughter of John Harris of Lyme
  • Died 4 Oct 1754, age 55
  • Son of John Colt & Mary Lord
The history of the state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations Vol. 4. pg 438 Biographical, Author: Bicknell, Thomas Williams, Date of Publication: 1920
  • John
  • Joseph
  • Mary
  • Sarah
  • Temperance
  • Harris
  • Polly
  • Sally
  • Benjamin b. 1738 Lyme, CT, d. 30 Aug 1781 m 1761 Lucretia Ely
    • Benjamin
    • Lucretia (1)
    • Daniel
    • Lucretia (2)
    • Ettelinda
    • Amy
    • Betsy
    • Lucretia (3)
    • Elishia
    • Christopher
  • Peter


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Colt-4 and Colt-45 appear to represent the same person because: same name/dates/places
posted by Carl Miller
Colt-134 and Colt-45 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate. Thanks!