Benjamin Cram1

M, #46, b. between 1637 and 1642, d. between 27 May 1708 and 5 December 1711
  • Birth*: between 1637 and 1642; Estimates vary1,2,3
  • Marriage*: 28 November 1662; Hampton, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire; Principal=Argentine Cromwell4
  • Death*: between 27 May 1708 and 5 December 1711; Hampton, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire; dates of codicil & proof of will
  • Residence*: Hampton Falls, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire5
  • Note*: Named by his father in a 1674 deed, with his mother Hester, brother Thomas and sisters Mary & Lydia.6
  • Note: 1674     Mortgages house and five acres in Hampton, formerly Gile Cromwell's (Essex Antiquarian, 12:183).

    1678     Oath of Allegiance at Hampton (NEHGS, 6:203, 204)

    1686     Grand jury; from Hampton (NEHGS, 36:395)

    1709     Tax list, Hampton Falls (NEHGS, 28:374)
  • Note: Will of Benjamin Cram sen. of Hampton in province of New Hampshire, written 1 Mar 1707/8, codicil 27 May 1708, proved 5 Dec 1711. Bequests to son John Cram, son Benjamin Cram, daughter Sarah Cram, daughter Mary Cram, son Joseph Cram, daughter Hannah Cram, daughter Hester Cram, daughter Elizabeth Melsher. Executor son Benjamin Cram. Witnesses Joseph Smith, Joseph Cass, Samuel Dow. Witness Mary Smith. Abstracted by Jeff Moore.7
Last Edited: 1 Oct 2015

Parents:

Father: John Cram1 b. 29 Jan 1596/97, d. 5 Mar 1681/82
Mother: Ester White1 d. 16 May 1677

Family:

Argentine Cromwell d. b 1 Mar 1707/8

Children:

Sarah Cram8 b. 19 Sep 1663
John Cram+ 9,7 b. 6 Apr 1665, d. bt 9 Dec 1734 - 31 Mar 1742
Benjamin Cram10 b. 30 Dec 1666
Mary Cram11 b. 6 Aug 1669
Joseph Cram12 b. 12 Apr 1671
Hannah Cram b. 22 Aug 1673
Esther Cram13 b. 16 Oct 1675
Jonathan Cram14 b. 26 Apr 1678
Elizabeth Cram15 b. 3 Jan 1680
Jonathan Cram16 b. 22 Aug 1706

Citations

  1. [S45] The Lincolnshire Origin of Some Exeter Settlers, section "Cram", by Victor Channing Sanborn. New England Historical and Genealogical Register 64(1914):64-68., p. 68.
  2. [S13] The Great Migration; Immigrants to New England 1634 - 1635 by Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr., Melinde Lutz Sanborn. publ. Great Migration Study Project; New England Historic Genealogical Society; Boston 1999-., p. 229.
  3. [S47] Genealogical Outline of the Cram, Walker, and Weeks Families by Charles M. Cram, Boston 1934 [hathitrust.org], p. 8.
  4. [S46] Vital Records of Hampton, New Hampshire to the End of the Year 1900. by George Freeman Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. 2 volumes. publ. by NEHGS 1992. Online database; AmericanAncestors.org, and downloaded from www.HathiTrust.org via FamilySearch., 1:556.
  5. [S47] Genealogical Outline of the Cram, Walker, and Weeks Families by Charles M. Cram, Boston 1934 [hathitrust.org], p. 9.
  6. [S13] The Great Migration; Immigrants to New England 1634 - 1635 by Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr., Melinde Lutz Sanborn. publ. Great Migration Study Project; New England Historic Genealogical Society; Boston 1999-., p. 228.
  7. [S137] Probate records of the province of New Hampshire, Vols. 1-9, in New Hampshire State Papers Series, Vols. 31-39. [Viewed on archive.org via url=http://www.library.unh.edu/diglib/bookshelf/NHPapers/…], 31:1 (1635-1717):618-9, Benjamin Cram, 1711.
  8. [S46] Vital Records of Hampton, New Hampshire to the End of the Year 1900. by George Freeman Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. 2 volumes. publ. by NEHGS 1992. Online database; AmericanAncestors.org, and downloaded from www.HathiTrust.org via FamilySearch., 1:96.
  9. [S46] Vital Records of Hampton, New Hampshire to the End of the Year 1900. by George Freeman Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. 2 volumes. publ. by NEHGS 1992. Online database; AmericanAncestors.org, and downloaded from www.HathiTrust.org via FamilySearch., 1:97,553.
  10. [S46] Vital Records of Hampton, New Hampshire to the End of the Year 1900. by George Freeman Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. 2 volumes. publ. by NEHGS 1992. Online database; AmericanAncestors.org, and downloaded from www.HathiTrust.org via FamilySearch., 1:98, 554.
  11. [S46] Vital Records of Hampton, New Hampshire to the End of the Year 1900. by George Freeman Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. 2 volumes. publ. by NEHGS 1992. Online database; AmericanAncestors.org, and downloaded from www.HathiTrust.org via FamilySearch., 1:101.
  12. [S46] Vital Records of Hampton, New Hampshire to the End of the Year 1900. by George Freeman Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. 2 volumes. publ. by NEHGS 1992. Online database; AmericanAncestors.org, and downloaded from www.HathiTrust.org via FamilySearch., 1:102, 563.
  13. [S46] Vital Records of Hampton, New Hampshire to the End of the Year 1900. by George Freeman Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. 2 volumes. publ. by NEHGS 1992. Online database; AmericanAncestors.org, and downloaded from www.HathiTrust.org via FamilySearch., 1:107.
  14. [S46] Vital Records of Hampton, New Hampshire to the End of the Year 1900. by George Freeman Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. 2 volumes. publ. by NEHGS 1992. Online database; AmericanAncestors.org, and downloaded from www.HathiTrust.org via FamilySearch., 1:110.
  15. [S46] Vital Records of Hampton, New Hampshire to the End of the Year 1900. by George Freeman Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. 2 volumes. publ. by NEHGS 1992. Online database; AmericanAncestors.org, and downloaded from www.HathiTrust.org via FamilySearch., 1:82.
  16. [S46] Vital Records of Hampton, New Hampshire to the End of the Year 1900. by George Freeman Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. 2 volumes. publ. by NEHGS 1992. Online database; AmericanAncestors.org, and downloaded from www.HathiTrust.org via FamilySearch., 1:35.