Benjamin Smith

Benjamin Smith (1688 - bef. 1732)

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Benjamin Smith
Born in Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jerseymap [uncertain]
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Husband of — married after 19 Jun 1712 in Woodbridge, New Jerseymap
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Died before in Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jerseymap
Profile last modified 26 Jul 2019 | Created 14 Mar 2011
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Benjamin was a Friend (Quaker)


Benjamin Smith was born in 1688 in Woodbridge, NJ. He was a man of public esteem in Woodbridge, He held several civil offices and was at one time Justice.

He adhered to the Quakers and was an overseer in the Friends Meeting, appointed Nov 1728, successor to John Laing, and after his death was Succeeded by Jacob Thorne.

He served until 1715 as a private in Capt. John Moore's Company of Col. Thomas Farmars' Regiment of New Jersey Militia.

He left a Will dated 5th Nov 1731, proved 6 June 1732.[cordell 20020723.FTW]


  • Annals of Our Colonial Ancestors and their Descendants; of Our Quaker Forefathers," compiled by Ambrose M. Shotwell, 1895-7, p 125, 192
  • Colonial Families of the United States of America, Vol IV, page 463

Is this Benjamin's Find-A-Grave Virtual Cemetery memorial #56906834 in Presbyterian Cemetery, Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA?

Source S271 Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing


This person was created through the import of Ancestry Wiki.ged on 14 March 2011; and by the contributions of Tracy Pindar, David Cordell, Adri Oldershaw, Samantha Mulkerin, Tracy Pindar, and Kitty Smith. kiTree profile Smith-23829 created through the import of Mulkerin Family History Site.ged on Dec 15, 2011 by Samantha Mulkerin. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Samantha and others.

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On 24 Dec 2015 at 02:57 GMT Susan Fitzmaurice wrote:

Smith-23828 and Smith-8758 appear to represent the same person because: I just adopted the orphan file and want to merge it to the older file with more information.

On 12 Dec 2013 at 00:05 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

This profile has been identified as a duplicate by Robin Lee, an Arborist. Please review the proposed merge - bottom of the profile on the left. If they are duplicates please approve the merge. If you have questions or would like assistance please ask. Thank you.

On 4 Sep 2013 at 19:50 GMT Philip Smith wrote:


You may have missed this merge request - Comparing Smith-17567 (L) and Smith-8758 (R) It looks like there are others as well. If you would like some assistance getting them merged pleae let me know. Thank you.

Benjamin is 18 degrees from Cari Starosta, 16 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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