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