Died in Machias, Washington, Massachusetts, United States
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Benjamin Harmon participated in the American Revolution
Benjamin Harmon is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor. NSSAR Ancestor #: A050772 Rank: Lieutenant
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.  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
↑ DRISKO, NARRATIVE OF THE TOWN OF MACHIAS, PP 69-70; MA SOLS & SAILS, VOL 7, P 300
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Benjamin by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Benjamin: