Fifth Generation


640. Pvt. Benjamin Bearce was born on 28 August 1758 in Pembroke, Massachusetts (Plymouth). He served in the military in 1777 in the Revolutionary War (1775 - 1783). He died on 25 August 1843 at the age of 84 in Hanson, Massachusetts (Plymouth). Benjamin was 1/16 Wampanoag/Narragansett Indian from father. "Benjamin Bearce (1758-1843) served, 1777, as private in Capt. Job Crocker's company, Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regiment. He was born and died in Pembroke, Mass. " - DAR

Pvt. Benjamin Bearce and Lydia Bisbee were married on 6 February 1784 in Kingston, Massachusetts (Plymouth). Lydia Bisbee, daughter of Gideon Bisbee and Rebecca Turner, was born on 19 February 1746 in Pembroke, Massachusetts (Plymouth). She died on 21 November 1840 at the age of 94.

Pvt. Benjamin Bearce-47216 and Lydia Bisbee-47218 had the following children:

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Benjamin Bearce Jr.-47221.

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Joseph Bearce Sr.-47222.

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Lydia Bearce-47287.

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Lucy Bearce was born on 28 February 1798 in Pembroke, Massachusetts (Plymouth). She was 1/32 Wampanoag/Narragansett Indian from father.