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Loyalist Directory: Benjamin Varnum

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Surname : Varnum
Given name : Benjamin
Rank :  
Where Resettled : Sutton, Quebec, 1800
Status as Loyalist :  
Proof of Loyalty :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) : ON
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Date & Place of Birth : March 29, 1748, Dracut, Mass
Settled before war : Dracut, Mass.
Date & Place of Death : 1810, Sutton, Quebec
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : Elizabeth Porter, 1770
Children : Daniel I
Abraham
Benjamin
Rebecca
Elizabeth
Biography : Son of Abraham Varnum & Rebecca Shed.
Moved from Dracutt to Sutton in 1770, then to Peacham, Vermont, 1790, where he joined his brother, William. Returned to Sutton, 1800.
VOD says he died in infancy, however he was a UEL who was disowned by his family and expunged from its records.
Several of his Varnum relations had illustrious careers fighting for the American side.
Proven Descendants : Daniel I, father of Daniel Porter II, father of Barrett Varnum, father of Elizabeth Varnum, mother of George Andrew, father of Robert Andrew, father of David, Barbara, Catherine, Meredith, mother of Ridley Soudack
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy :  
Family History : Great great grandson of George Varnum and Hannah (?), among the earliest Puritan settlers of Ipswich, Mass. c. 1635.
Family Genealogy : George Varnum, b. 1596, father of John, b. 1669, father of, Abraham, b. 1710, father of Benjamin
Sources : Information submitted by Meredith Andrew
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