Benjamin Newberry

11 December 1738–18 February 1787 (Age 48)
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Newberry was born on 11 December 1738, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Capt Roger Newberry, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Wolcott, was 32. He married Sarah Drake on 13 October 1763, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 18 February 1787, in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Columbia, New York, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Columbia, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Newberry
1738–1787
Sarah Drake
1741–1796
Marriage: 13 October 1763
Sarah Newberry
1761–1841
Miss Newberry
1766–
Edward A. Newberry
1768–
Abigail Newberry
1771–1773
Josiah Newberry
1774–1776
Benjamin Newberry
1775–1847
Josiah Wolcott Newberry
1782–1855

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1763
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(7)

    Sarah Newberry

    Female1761–1841Female

    Miss Newberry

    Female1766–Female

    Edward A. Newberry

    Male1768–Male

    Abigail Newberry

    Female1771–1773Female

    Josiah Newberry

    Male1774–1776Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (4)

1776

Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 38

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 43

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places called Newbury, named with the Old English elements nēowe ‘new’ + burh ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’ ( see Berry 1 and Bury ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Newberry, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Benjamin Newberry, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Benjamin Newberry, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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