Benjamin SNOW

Male Abt 1669 - 1743  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Benjamin SNOW  [1
    • Benjamin Snow of Bridgewater was a representative to the General Court of Massachusetts in 1721 (Bridgewater by Mitchell, 35).

      On 17 March 1723/4 Benjamin Snow of Bridgewater, cordwainer, for love, good will, and affection gave, after his death, to his son Ebenezer Snow of Bridgewater all his homestead of 40 acres, a 10 acre lot on the west side of Taunton Road, a meadow lot, all his right in the Old Cedar Swamp, and one third of the cedar swamp at the east end of a 50 acre lot on the Pond. On the same day he gave to his son Benjamin Snow of Bridgewater the land where his house now stands on the Great Pond (excepting two thirds of the cedar swamp) and 11 acres at the southern end of the town. And on the same day he gave to his son Solomon Snow of Bridgewater a 50 acre lot lying by the four Mile Lane, a meadow lot on the west side of the Pond, and one third of the cedar swamp in the 50 acre lot on the Pond (Plymouth Co LR, 18:203, 19:18, 30:102).

      The will of Benjamin Snow of Bridgewater, husbandman, dated 12 September 1738, proved at Pembroke, 6 June 1743, names youngest son Ebenezer (executor and to provide for wife Sarah; mentions deed given him; "all my irons of all sorts which belong to my Out Door Work & My Grindstone"); wife Sarah; sons Benjamin and solomon (these two sons to share with Ebenezer all clothing and right in undivided lands, besides what already given); daughters Rebecca Campbell and Elizabeth Carver (all other moveables after wife's death); and grandson Seth Pratt, son of my daughter Sarah deceased (one cow or L10 when twenty-one); the books to be equally divided by the three sons and two daughters. Witnesses were Josiah Edson, Jr., Nathan Basset, and John Washburn, Jr. the inventory, taken 20 June 1743, included three pieces of real estate; a third part of a 20 acre lot in the North Precinct in Bridgewater (L20), a third part of a purchase right in the undivided land in the Eight Mile Bridgewater (L10), and seven acres lying by the Widow Basset's (L15) (Plymouth Co PR, #18, 661, 9:83-84, 117; MD, 22:99-100).
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    Born Abt 1669  Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Fact Son of William Snow and Rebecca Brown Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 28 May 1743  Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I80326  Main Tree
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2020 

    Family 1 Elizabeth ALDEN,   b. Abt 1673, Bridgewater, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1705, Bridgewater, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1693  Bridgewater, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Rebekah SNOW,   b. 7 Nov 1694, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1763, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
     2. Benjamin SNOW,   b. 23 Jun 1696, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1760, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Solomon SNOW,   b. 6 Apr 1698, Bridgewater, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 26 Jan 1741, Bridgewater, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     4. Ebenezer SNOW,   b. 29 Mar 1701, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1786, Raynham, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
     5. Elizabeth SNOW,   b. 5 May 1705, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F32317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah ALLEN,   b. 14 Apr 1667, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1743  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1705  [1
    Children 
     1. Sarah SNOW,   b. 20 Aug 1706, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F32318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1669 - Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Dec 1693 - Bridgewater, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 May 1743 - Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4885] Mayflower Families Through 5 Generations Vol. 16 John Alden Part 1 .