Benjamin Stubbs

1 May 1746–after 1820 (Age 73)
North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Stubbs was born on 1 May 1746, in North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Richard Stubbs 4th, was 28 and his mother, Mary Mercy Brown, was 27. He married Rebecca Dunbar on 6 June 1773, in Cumberland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died after 1820, at the age of 75.

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Benjamin Stubbs
Rebecca Dunbar
Marriage: 6 June 1773
John Stubbs
Hephzibah Stubbs
Rebekah Stubbs
Benjamin Stubbs
Charles Stubbs
Phebe Stubbs

Spouse and Children

6 June 1773
Cumberland, Cumberland, Maine, United States


    John Stubbs




    Benjamin Stubbs


    Charles Stubbs


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+8 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1760: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States

Age 30

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 30

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English nickname Stubb ( see Stubbe ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Stubbs, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Benjamin Stubbs in entry for Rebekah Stubbs, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Benj Stubbs in entry for Charles Stubbs, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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