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Benjamin BLOOMFIELD

Male Abt 1701 - 1772  (~ 71 years)


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  • Name Benjamin BLOOMFIELD 
    Born Abt 1701  Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will 18 Feb 1768  Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 26 May 1772  Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 15 Jun 1772  Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Jones, William, "Thomas Bloomfield of Woodbridge, N. J. and Some of His Descendants," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 68, No. 1 (January 1937), pp. 58, 61-62:

      BENJAMIN BLOOMFIELD . . . , born probably at Woodbridge about 1701, died there 26 May 1772, aged 71 years, according to the inscription on his gravestone. He married SUSANNAH _____, who died in May 1746 (cem. ins.).

      On 22 April 1767 Benjamin Bloomfield, old and infirm, asked that a letter of guardianship be granted to his son Ezekiel to take charge of his son William, who was insane and unable to provide for himself or his family (N. J. Archives, vol. 33, p. 47). In his will, dated 18 Feb. 1768 and proved 15 June 1772, he mentions his eldest son William, who was insane, his son Ezekiel, and his daughters, Phebe Bateman (i.e. Beekman) and Mary Bloomfield. He mentions also a granddaughter Susannah Bloomfield, under 18, and grandsons, John Bloomfield and James Bloomfield, both under 21, He refers also to his brother Timothy. His executors were his son Ezekiel and George Herriot. The witnesses were George Everson, Joseph Bloomfield, and Moses Bloomfield (ib. vol. 34, p. 49).

      Children: . . .

      i. William, m. 23 Oct. 1758 Jane Ross. . . .

      ii. Ezekiel. . . .

      iii. Phebe, m. Hendrick Beekman, son of Martin and Elizabeth (Waldron) Beekman (Holgate's American Genealogy, p. 76). . . .

      iv. Mary. . . .

      v. Jeremiah.
    Person ID I21447  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 

    Father Ezekiel BLOOMFIELD,   b. 1 Nov 1653, Newburyport, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1703, Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Hope FITZ RANDOLPH,   b. 2 Apr 1661, Barnstable, Barnstable County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Dec 1680  Piscataway Township, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5598  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah FRENCH,   b. 11 Jun 1706, Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1746, Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary BLOOMFIELD
     2. Jeremiah BLOOMFIELD
     3. Phebe BLOOMFIELD,   d. 25 Oct 1807
     4. William BLOOMFIELD
     5. Ezekiel BLOOMFIELD
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F5615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart