Benjamin Mirick

22 April 1644–1726 (Age 81)
Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Mirick was born on 22 April 1644, in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Meyrick, was 30 and his mother, Hopestill, was 26. He married Sarah Orton about 1672, in Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1726, at the age of 82, and was buried in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Mirick
1644–1726
Sarah Orton
1650–1690
Marriage: about 1672
Sarah Mirick
1678–
Benjamin Mirick
1686–
Mary Mirick
1689–1690

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1672
Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1614–1678Male

    Hopestill

    Female1618–1698Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish or Czech Mirek or Mirík, pet forms of several personal names formed with the element mir ‘peace’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin in entry for Mary Mirick, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Benja. Mirick in entry for Mary Mirick, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Benjamin Mirick in entry for Mary Mirick, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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