Captain Benjamin Willard

Male 1665 - 1732  (67 years)


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  • Born 1665  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • Find-a-Grave lists his birth year as 1664. [1]
    Married Before 1690  [2, 3, 5
    Sarah Lakin, the daughter of John and Mary Lakin. She was born on 14 February 1661 in Groton, Massachusetts. She died on Tuesday 15 March 1740 in Grafton, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Sarah Willard
    2. Joseph Willard (1693-____)
    3. Margaret Willard
    4. Esther Willard
    5. Simon Willard (1701-____)
    6. Hannah Willard (1702-____)
    7. Hannah Willard (1705-____) 
    Military 1702 to 1713 
    During Queen Anne's War, Benjamin was the captain of a militia company but declined an appointment to
    Lt. Col.  
    Offices Held 1731 
    He became a justice of the peace. 
    Died 16 Jun 1732  Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Old Oak Street Burial Ground, Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Siblings 12 siblings 
    Person ID I19537 
    Last Modified 17 May 2019 

    Father Simon Willard,   c. 7 Apr 1605, Horsemonden, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1676, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Mary Dunster,   c. 5 Dec 1630, Bury Parish, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1715, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 1652  Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1665 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Jun 1732 - Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Oak Street Burial Ground, Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com).
      Memorial# 45579958 Capt. Benjamin Willard

    2. [S1047] Lawson, Stephen M. Ancestry of Stephen Lawson - Willard-Hosmer , (Online http://sml.simplenet.com/ancestries/willard.html. Printout dated 22 March 1998).

    3. [S1048] Potter, Charles Edward. Genealogies of Some Old Families of Concord, Mass. and Their Descendants in Part to the Present Generation, (Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, 1887).

    4. [S464] Nourse, Henry S. The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643-1850, (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Henry S. Nourse, 1890).

    5. [S801] Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, volume VII (T-Y), (Boston: New England Historic Genealogy Society, 2011).



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