Captain Benjamin Garfield1

M, #2148, b. 1643, d. 28 November 1717
Father*Edward Garfield1 b. c 1580, d. 14 Jun 1672
Mother*Rebecca (?)1 b. c 1606, d. 16 Apr 1661
Relationship9th great-grandfather of Robert Michael Damon
     Captain Benjamin Garfield, son of Edward Garfield and Rebecca (?), was born in 1643 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1 Captain Benjamin Garfield was the son of Edward Garfield and Rebecca (?)1 Captain Benjamin Garfield married first Mehitable Hawkins, daughter of Timothy Hawkins, before 1674.2 Captain Benjamin Garfield married second Elizabeth Bridge, daughter of Mather Bridge and Anna Danforth, on 17 January 1677/78 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.2 Captain Benjamin Garfield died on 28 November 1717.1
     Benjamin's mother Rebecca (?) died on 16 April 1661 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,2 Repr 9 Times, executor father's will, serious trouble with servants.1 Benjamin's father Edward Garfield died on 14 June 1672 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,2 Captain Benjamin Garfield became the father of Lt Thomas Garfield on 12 December 1680.1,3 Benjamin's son was married at wedding of Lt Thomas Garfield and Mercy Bigelow on 10 January 1706/7.1,3


     Captain Benjamin Garfield has ID Tree 76, Individual 1 in Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree.1

Family 2

Elizabeth Bridge b. 17 August 1659
ChartsPedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (paged)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Last Edited30 Oct 2002


  1. [S51] Edward Kennan Damon, Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree. A tree mostly built from previous works handed down in the family. Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in.
  2. [S174] Robert Charles Anderson, English Origin of Edward Garfield of Watertown Massachusetts, The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 156 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, October 2002) . Hereinafter cited as English Origin of Edward Garfield.
  3. [S167] Presidential Family Forest, CD-ROM (Kamula, HI 96743, Millisecond Publishing Company, Inc.).