Benjamin Jones Boutwell

1809–1836 (Age 27)
Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Benjamin Jones

When Benjamin Jones Boutwell was born on 12 June 1809, in Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Nehemiah Boutwell, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Cleaves Jones, was 32. He married Mary Fisher on 22 May 1834, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 14 August 1836, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 27.

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Benjamin Jones Boutwell
Mary Fisher
Marriage: 22 May 1834
William Barrett Boutwell

Spouse & Children

22 May 1834
Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States


  • William Barrett Boutwell


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+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 3

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 9

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

Possibly English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin J Boutwell, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Benjamin J Boutwell, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Benjamin J. Boutwell, "New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

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