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Benjamin (Fairweather) Fayerweather (abt. 1670 - abt. 1725)

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Benjamin Fayerweather formerly Fairweather
Born about in Stratfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1705 in Bridgeport, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Fairfield County, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified 31 Mar 2019 | Created 28 Mar 2014
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Benjamin Fairweather was born about 1670 and was the son of John Fairweather of Boston (John was the son of Thomas Fairweather) and his first wife Sarah Turner daughter of Robert Turner.

He married Sarah Sherwood in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1702. [1]

From early Stratfield church records Benjamin Fayerwether & Sarah Sherwood, dau of Matthew Katherine - Mar 20, 1693 Sarah - Dec 28, 1696 Andrew - feb 15, 1698/99 John - Dec 28, 1703 Penelope - Feb 18, 1705/06 Jedediah - Dec 28, 1700 Joseph - Nov 4, 1707 Thomas - Oct 17, 1709 Walter - Dec 7, 1711; died Dec 26, 1717 Mary - Jan 13, 1715/16 Sarah - Sept 22 Benjamin - Oct 1, 1717, a twin James - 1721; died

He died on 6 October 1725 in Fairfield, Connecticut.

His will was in probate in 1725 in Hartford, Connecticut. [2]


  1. Connecticut. Church Records Index. Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut.
  2. Probate Files Collection, Early to 1880; Author: Connecticut State Library (Hartford, Connecticut); Probate Place: Hartford, Connecticut

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