Thursday, May 31, 2018

1698 Birth of Benjamin Wing in Dartmouth, Mass. - Post 414 for Treasure Chest Thursday

It's Treasure Chest Thursday - a chance to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the 1698 birth record of Benjamin Wing in the Dartmouth, Massachusetts vital records:

The birth record for Benjamin Wing is:

The transcription of this record is:

"Wing, Benjamin of Matthew and Elizabeth Ricketson    1 Feb 1698"

The source citation for this record is:

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, digital images, (, "Dartmouth, Births, Marriages, Deaths," page 187 (image 97 of 2331), Benjamin Wing entry.

Benjamin Wing (1698-1782) was the son of Matthew and Elizabeth (Mott) (Ricketson) Wing of Dartmouth, Massachusetts.  He married (1) Content Tucker (1695-1738) of Dartmouth, Mass., the daughter of Abraham Tucker and Hannah Mott, in 1722 in Dartmouth.

Benjamin and Content (Tucker) Wing are my 6th great-grandparents.  I am descended from their daughter, Abigail Wing (1734-1806), who married Jonathan White (1732-1804) in 1756 and resided in Dartmouth and Westport, Massachusetts.

This record for the marriage is a Derivative Source record, because it was copied from an earlier town and/or church record books.  I did not find an earlier Dartmouth town record book in the record collection.


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