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Benjamin Thomas (1737 - 1810)

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Benjamin Thomas
Born in Rhode Islandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in West Greenwich, Kent, Rimap
Descendants descendants
Died in Rodman, Jefferson, New York, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Sep 2010
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DAR #40322: "Benjamin Thomas (1737-1814), was appointed captain of a company of militia of Exeter county by the Assembly of Rhode Island [p.122] 1778. He was born in Rhode Island, died in Rodman, Jefferson County, New York."
DAR #95594: "Benjamin Thomas (1740-1810) commanded the 2nd company, 2nd regiment, Kings County, Rhode Island militia. He was born in North Kingston, R.I.; died in Rodman, N.Y."
"Benjamin Thomas, of Richmond, R.I., married, April 27, 1766, Susannah Dyre, of West Greenwich." (W. Gr. Recds.)
Rhode Island VR's, Vol.7, Greenwich has 27 Apr "1776"


BET 1737 AND 1740 Rhode Island
1737 Rhode Island


27 APR 1766 West Greenwich, Kent, RI


BET 1810 AND 1814 Rodman, Jefferson Co., New York, USA
1810 Rodman, Jefferson Co., NY


Benjamin Thomas, Gender: Male
Birth: 1737 Rhode Island
Marriage: Susannah Dyer - Apr 27 1766 W. Greenwich, Kent, RI
Death: 1810 Rodman, Jefferson Co., NY
Father: George Thomas. Mother: Alice Gorton
Children: Sylvester Dyer Thomas, Peleg Thomas, Waitey Thomas, Tabitha Thomas, Isaac Thomas, Polly Thomas, Benjamin Thomas, Phebe Thomas, John Thomas

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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:

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On 21 May 2017 at 09:54 GMT Gillian Thomas wrote:

Thomas-12868 and Thomas-398 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicates. Same wife.

On 3 May 2017 at 02:54 GMT Gillian Thomas wrote:

Thomas-12868 and Thomas-398 appear to represent the same person because: Both the husband of Susannah Dyer (Dyer-2002). Same approximate birth and death dates.

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