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Benjamin Dutton (1696 - 1791)

Benjamin Dutton
Born in Lyme, New London, Connecticut Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1719 in Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut, USAmap
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Biography

Benjamin was born in Lyme to Joseph and Mary Dutton, on 10 Oct 1696;[1]

His wife's name was Mary, said in some genealogies to be the daughter of Daniel and Mary Gates Cone, of East Haddam. Benjamin and Mary had eleven children, probably all born in Wallingford, Connecticut. They were living in Cheshire, Connecticut by 1785, when Mary died.

From Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania:

Benjamin, born in 1696, at Lynn (says Lyme on findagrave);

Research Note: The Mary Cone who was born in East Haddam on 6 Jan 1701 was recorded as the daughter of Daniel, who lived in that town. And that Mary Cone-628 seems more likely to been the one (there are several) who married Matthias Fuller in 1722. (Barbour collection, East Haddam, p. 207) So, it seems likely that the Mary ____ who is said to have married Benjamin Dutton in Wallingford (which by the way does not appear in the Wallingford records) was not the daughter of Daniel or his cousin Caleb of Haddam. And was she even a Cone??.

Sources

  1. Clapham, Rev. F.W., "Births, Marriages and Deaths in Lyme, Conn.", in New England Historical & Genealogical Register, October 1869, p. 429, viewable on ancestry.com or americanancestors.org. "We have copied with care and arranged in catalogual order the following entries which are scattered through several volumes of the town records": "The birth and death of the children of Joseph Dutton and Marah his wife Benjamin, born Oct. 19th, 1696."
  • Donald Lines Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven ([CD]Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1981[originally]Rome, N.Y. and New Haven, Conn., 1922-1932), vol 1, p 13.
  • Compiled by Jerri Lynn Burket, The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Vol. 50 - Waterbury, General Editor - Lorraince Cook White, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2002, p. 5.
  • Donald Lines Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, vol 3, p 586.
  • Beach, Joseph Perkins. History of Cheshire, Connecticut, from 1694-1840 (Lady Fenwick Chapter, D.A.R., Cheshire, Conn., 1912) Page 294: Baptisms of children of Benjamin Dutton.
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #26941721
  • Jordan, John W. Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania, Vol. 1 (Lewis Historical Pub. Co., New York, 1915, p. 136-140)


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