PETTINGELL Benjamin[1]

Male 1692 - 1781  (88 years)


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  • Name PETTINGELL Benjamin 
    Born 18 Dec 1692  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Will 4 Apr 1745  [1
    • It was not probated till 1782. He bequeathed his estate to his children, Benjamin, Daniel, David, Sarah and Mary; 5 shillings in the new currency to Timothy, in view of large gifts previously; Benjamin was made executor.
    _UID D3620D38EB9ED5118A06444553540000A9E8 
    Died Nov 1781  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 


    • He was a shareholder in Boscawen, N. H., and on the committee to lay out the lands. His trade was that of a feltmaker. He sold his interest in Rolfe's lane, from the green to Merrimac river, to the town of Newbury Dec. 24, 1735. Bought land of Richard Brown May 3, 1717. He signed a petition of certain inhabitants May 24, 1770, for liberty to attend religious service where they desired and pay where they attended.

      A letter of his is extant, which is here presented:

      Newbury ye 3d, 1774.
      Son & Daughter, I remember my love to you and your children and hope that these few lines will find you all in good health. Through the goodness of God I am able to go abroad. Blessed be God for it. Sara and David remember their love to brother & sister & children. Daniel I am obliged to you and your wife for sending so many good things to me. Daniel I think you have not me forgotten. Sara has sent three forks, two for you and one for Benjamin. I have put aboard Timothy Noyes a bushel of rye and flax & Sara has sent a little oat meal. So no more at present but I remain your loving father Benjamin Pettingell. Daniel money dont make marridg but virtue and good carridg.
    Person ID I2229  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2010 

    Father PETTINGELL Samuel,   b. Bef 9 Feb 1644, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1711  (Age > 66 years) 
    Mother POORE Sarah,   b. 28 Dec 1652, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 13 Feb 1673/4  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Family ID F742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family JACKMAN Sarah,   b. 19 May 1697, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1780, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1719  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. PETTENGILL Benjamin,   b. 20 Jun 1725, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. PETTINGELL David,   b. 10 Apr 1740, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  (Age ~ 56 years)
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F15179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1692 - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jan 1719 - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Nov 1781 - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1230] Book-A Pettingell Genealogy, R929.2 P51., p. 19.

    2. [S149] Book-Savage, Vol. 3, p.404.

    3. [S1230] Book-A Pettingell Genealogy, R929.2 P51., p. 18.

    4. [S281] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:690.

    5. [S149] Book-Savage, Vol. 3, p.403.

    6. [S325] Book-Mass. & Maine Families, 3:185.

    7. [S4] Book-NE Families Genealogical & Memorial; Vol. IV, p.2078.

    8. [S281] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:386.