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
For King and Country; Orange Co. CA Gen. Soc. Vol II; San Diego FHC
"Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8KN-VHH : accessed 20 June 2017), Benjamin Thomas and Susannah Dyre, 27 Apr 1766; citing West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, town halls, Rhode Island, and Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence; FHL microfilm 116.
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: