Deacon Benjamin MANTER

Male 1671 - 1750  (78 years)


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  • Name Deacon Benjamin MANTER 
    Prefix Deacon 
    Born 26 Aug 1671  Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jul 1750  Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried West Tisbury Village Cemetery, West Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • “15. BENJAMIN MANTER, (John1), b. Aug. 1671; res. T., husbandman; m. MARY WHITTEN (22) 4 Apr. 1695, who was b. 13 May 1674 and d. 13 Aug. 1750. [She is buried at West Tisbury Village Cemetery.] He d. 15 July 1750 and his will 3 July 1733 was pro. 10 Aug. 1750. He was deacon of the church in W.T., and a wealthy citizen of the town, his est. being appraised at £9947-8-6.”

      West Tisbury Village Cemetery Stone:

      “Here Lyes Buried
      ye Body of Deacon
      BENJAMIN MANTER
      Who Departed this
      Life July 15th 1750 Aged
      78 Years & 11 Months.”««s35»» [1]
    Person ID I6680  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2013 

    Father John Lewis MANTER,   b. Abt 1632, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1708, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Martha LAMBERT,   b. 9 Sep 1640, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1724, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1657  Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2567  Group Sheet

    Family Mary WHITTEN,   b. 13 May 1674, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1750, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1695  Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha MANTER,   b. 13 Feb 1696, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1733, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. Whitten MANTER,   b. 5 Sep 1699, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1781  (Age 82 years)
    +3. George MANTER,   b. 26 Mar 1702, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1766, Dukes Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Hannah MANTER,   b. 11 Apr 1704, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John MANTER,   b. 8 Mar 1709, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Benjamin MANTER,   b. 17 Jan 1711, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 May 2017 
    Family ID F2486  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Aug 1671 - Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1695 - Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jul 1750 - Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - West Tisbury Village Cemetery, West Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Manter, Benjamin
    Manter, Benjamin

  • Sources 
    1. [S35] The History of Martha’s Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts., Banks, Charles., (Martha’s Vineyard Historical Society, 1911. 3 v.).