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Rev Benjamin B. AYER

Rev Benjamin B. AYER[1]

Male 1763 - 1844  (80 years)

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  • Name Benjamin B. AYER 
    Prefix Rev 
    Born 23 Nov 1763  Standish, Cumberland, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    American Revolution
    Military Flag
    Military American Revolution - ME, Capt Mills,Col Vose; Pvt, Drummer  [2
    Died 29 Jul 1844  Unity, Waldo, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Boulter Cemetery, Unity, Waldo, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I36261  main
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2017 

    Father Peter AYER,   b. 12 May 1737, Methuen [Salem], Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1805, Buxton [Standish], York, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Rebecca WHEELER,   b. 28 Jun 1737, Rowley, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1795, Buxton [Standish], York, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 1758 
    Family ID F2431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel SANBORN,   b. 19 Jul 1762,   d. 2 Mar 1832  (Age 69 years) 
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F12708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Nov 1763 - Standish, Cumberland, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jul 1844 - Unity, Waldo, ME Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • At the age of sixteen he was a soldier in the Revolution, a private in a company sent to reinforce the northern army for six months under Captain Benjamin Warren. He was one of six men sent by the town of Buxton, and during this service attained the rank of corporal. He enlisted July 14, 1780, and was mustered out January 30, 1781.
      Later he became a Methodist Episcopal minister at Standish and Unity, Maine. He resided also at Falmouth (now Portland) and Freedom, Maine.

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] Family Search, LDS Family History Center.

    2. [S24] Daughters of the American Revolution, A004065.

    3. [S96] Find a Grave, database and images, 29203459.