Biographical Sketch of Benjamin Marsh

Benjamin Marsh, son of Rev. Elisha Marsh, came here from Walpole, about 1785. He married Mrs. Hannah Graves in 1788, and died April 7, 1811. His children were Reuben, Asa, Elizabeth and Mary L. Reuben was born December 20, 1788, and married Mary, daughter of Joab Wetherbee, in 18r5. He was captain of one of the companies of the 2d Regt_ detached militia, stationed at Portsmouth in 1814, and was selectman in
1839, ’42, ’44. He died November 16. 1855. He had born to him seven children, namely, Laura A. H., Mary W., Benjamin Lloyd, Sophira S., Charlotte and Charles, twins, and Helen E. Charles, born November 6, 1829, married Julia M. Barrett, of Boston, where he now resides. He is one of the great firm of Jordan, Marsh & Co., as was also his brother Benjamin L. Charlotte, twin sister of Charles, married Henry Fletcher in 1849, and resided in Chesterfield on a section of the old Marsh farm. About 1872 the family removed to Brattleboro, Vt., where they now reside, Mr. Fletcher being engaged in the lumber business and milling. They have three children, Lelia, Helen and William, all born in Chesterfield. Mr. Fletcher was. deputy-sheriff of Cheshire county for many years.



MLA Source Citation:

Hurd, Duane Hamilton. History of Cheshire and Sullivan counties, New Hampshire. Philadelphia: J. W. Lewis. 1886. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 20 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-hampshire/biographical-sketch-of-benjamin-marsh.htm - Last updated on Aug 22nd, 2012


Categories:
Topics:
Locations: ,
Surnames:

Contribute to the Conversation!

Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.

Connect With Us!

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This

Share This

Share this post with your friends!