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Benjamin Harmon (1744 - 1806)

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Benjamin Harmon
Born in Scarborough, Cumberland, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Machias Washington Maine (USA)map
Descendants descendants
Died in Machias, Washington, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Mar 2011
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Benjamin Harmon participated in the American Revolution
Benjamin Harmon is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: A050772
Rank: Lieutenant

Biography

Benjamin Harmon was born July 28, 1744, in Scarborough, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Benjamin married Sara Hill and made his residence in Mahcias, Lincoln county, Massachusetts. He served as a Navy Officer and was a Second Lieutenant on the Navy Vessel Neshquoit, which guarded the Machias Harbor. Benjamin enlisted in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, serving with Captain Stephen Smith, under the command of Colonel Benjamin Foster. [1] On March 15, 1820 part of Massachusetts became part of York county, Maine, when that state was founded.

Benjamin is honored for his service by the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution as Ancestor #A050772. Application for membership in the Society has been made by the descendants of his sons, Benjamin F. Harmon, who married Lavinia Hanscom; Nathaniel Harmon, who married Lydia McAllister; Japhet Harmon, who married Betsey Getchell; Stephen Harmon, who married Miss _____? Rideout; and of his daughter, Phebe, who married John Seavey

Sources

  1. DRISKO, NARRATIVE OF THE TOWN OF MACHIAS, PP 69-70; MA SOLS & SAILS, VOL 7, P 300

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  • This person was created through the import of Clemett.ged on 27 March 2011


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