The following data is extracted from Genealogy and Biography of Ontario County, New York.
Benjamin, son of James Prichard, was born at Poughkeepsie. New York, in 1804. He was reared and educated there, and upon arriving at a suitable age engaged in agriculture, from which he derived a comfortable livelihood, and became an affluent land holder. He lived eighty-three years. He married Jane Ann Stoughtenburg, who bore him six children, among whom was George C., see elsewhere.
Source: Genealogy and Biography of Ontario County, New York