Benjamin Beach

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
Benjamin Beach, son of Richard Beach and Katherine (…), was born at New Haven, Connecticut, October 1644.1 He died at Stratford, Connecticut, 9 April 1713.1

Benjamin married (1) Mary Peacock, whose parents are unknown (or not traced here), say 1671;1,2 he married (2) Sarah Wells, daughter of John Welles and Sarah Curtis, at Stratford, 1 February 1678;1,2 he married (3), as her 2nd husband, Mary Wheeler, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Stratford, 5 December 1705.1

Benjamin was a Deputy of Stratford in May 1701, Oct 1704, and Aug 1710.

Inventory made 13 Apr 1713, and agreement for distribution made by Mrs Mary Beach, the widow; Benjamin Beach, only son; Josiah Curtis; Edmund Lewis; and Mr. John Glover.3

Family 1

Mary Peacock d. bef. 1678
  • Benjamin Beach1 b. 28 Oct 1672
  • Bethia Beach1 b. 23 Apr 1674
  • Mary Beach1 b. 19 Jan 1676

Family 2

Sarah Wells b. 28 Sep 1659, d. bef. 1705
  • Sarah Beach1 b. 24 May 1679
  • Hannah Beach+1 b. Sep 1681, d. 13 Jul 1756
  • Benjamin Beach1 b. 1 Oct 1683

Family 3

Mary Wheeler
This person was last edited on14 Dec 2017


  1. [S53] Donald Lines Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, 9 vols. in 3 (1924-1932; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1974), 1:147-148, further cited as Jacobus, New Haven Families.
  2. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 112, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  3. [S5] Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (two vols., New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1930-1932), 44, further cited as Jacobus, Families of Old Fairfield.