Name: Benjamin Wood
Given Name: Benjamin
Birth: 30 Apr 1751 in Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts 1
Death: 4 Apr 1833 in East Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire
!BIRTH-PARENTS-SIBLINGS-MARRIAGES-CHILDREN-DEATH-MILITARY: James A. Wood, DESCENDANTS OF THE TWIN BROTHERS JOHN AND BENJAMIN WOOD; ; Concord NH, The
Change Date: 9 Mar 2001 at 00:00:00
Rumford Press, 1902; pp 17-27; photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; MILITARY SERVICE: Served in the Revolutionary War first on 19 April 1775. At various times served a total of 6 months. From above named book. "Benjamin Wood married Lucy Olds, a sister of his brother John's wife, and after her death he married the Widow Willis, sister to his brother's second wife. He had six sons and five daughters."
!MARRIAGE-CHILDREN: Franklin P. Rice, VITAL RECORDS OF BROOKFIELD MASS TO THE END OF THE YEAR 1849; -1849; 1909; pp 238-240, 442; Lib of Cong; NOTE: Births of three of their children recorded on Pg 239-240. Benjamin born 23 Mar 1777, Buckminister born 8 Apr 1776, Sally born 21 May 1779.
Listed in DAR Patriot Index, Part 3, pg 3278; Pvt MA.
Father: Thomas Wood b: 9 Sep 1719 in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Mother: Mary Taylor b: ABT 1720
Lucy Olds b: 8 Jun 1752
15 Jun 1775
in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts
- Buckminster Wood b: 8 Apr 1776 in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts
- Benjamin Wood b: 23 Mar 1777 in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts
- Sally Wood b: 21 May 1779 in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts
- Lucy Wood b: 5 Aug 1781 in East Alstead, , New Hampshire
- James Wood b: 17 Nov 1783 in East Alstead, , New Hampshire
- Susannah Wood b: 18 Mar 1786 in East Alstead, , New Hampshire
- Joseph Wood b: 13 Jun 1788 in East Alstead, , New Hampshire
- Jesse Wood b: 12 May 1793 in East Alstead, , New Hampshire
- Amasa Wood b: 6 Jan 1796 in East Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Patty Willis b: 1767 in Winchester, , New Hampshire
- Title: Vital Records: Massachusetts, of Hopkinton to the Year 1850
Author: Edit: Foster, F. Apthorp
Publication: New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 1911; Boston, Mass.
Page: pg 204
Note: contains notation [Benjamin, C.R.I.] From Christ Church Record. Indicates he was a twin.