- Benjamin was born on 8 May 1750 in Dartmouth, MA.
- Married Mary Ann Durfree-Russell on 16 Mar 1775 in Rutland, VT.
- Benjamin and Mary had 16 children, Eunice, Richien, Annie, Zadoc, Russel, Alpheus, Benjamin, Shadrock, Gideon, Bradock, Richien, Russel, Joseph, Benjamin, Sarah, and Elijah.
- Revolutionary War Vet 1775 - 1783
- As per the 1790 Census he lived in Westport, MA.
- As per the 1800 Census he lived in Greenbush, NY.
- As per the 1810 Census he lived in Easton, NY.
- As per the 1820 Census he lived in Westport, MA.
- Benjamin died on 16 Mar 1840 in Danby, VT and buried at Central Village Cemetery in Westport, MA.
- Mary is buried at Scottsville Cemetery in Danby, VT.