Benjamin Heard

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ChartsAncestors of Harriet Hanson Robinson
Benjamin Heard, son of John Heard and Elizabeth Hull, was born 20 February 1643/44.1 He died at Salisbury, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire, 22 January 1709/10.2

Benjamin married (1) Elizabeth Roberts, daughter of Thomas Roberts, before 1673;2,3 he married (2) Ruth Eastman, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Salisbury 23 May 1690.2

Family 1

Elizabeth Roberts d. bef. 23 May 1690
  • Lydia Heard+2
  • Benjamin Heard2 d. 10 Feb 1696/97
  • James Heard2 d. bef. 31 Jan 1749/50
  • Rebecca Heard2
  • Sarah Heard2
  • Anne Heard2 b. 1681

Family 2

Ruth Eastman
  • Elizabeth Heard2 b. 25 May 1691
  • Samuel Heard2 b. 28 Feb 1691/92
  • Benjamin Heard2 b. 16 Dec 1702, d. 8 Mar 1705/6
This person was last edited on29 Dec 2019


  1. [S922] Sybil Noyes, Charles T. Libby and Walter G. Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. Portland, Maine: The Southworth Press, 1928-1939, 322. CD-ROM reprint, Compendium of New England Pioneers: A Collection of 14 Classic Genealogical Dictionaries of Early New England Settlers (Columbia, Maryland: Archive CD Books USA, 2006), further cited as Noyes, Libby, and Davis, Gen. Dict. of Maine & N. H.
  2. [S922] Noyes, Libby, and Davis, Gen. Dict. of Maine & N. H., 321.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 2:736, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).