Davis Uriah I | Born 1707

Benjamin TALLMAN[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1684 - 1759  (75 years)


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  • Name Benjamin TALLMAN 
    Born 28/28 Jan 1683/1684  Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Gender Male 
    Buried May 1759  Warwick, Kent Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Died 20 May 1759  Warwick, Kent Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Person ID I14529  Uriah Davis I - Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2016 

    Father Peter TALLMAN,   b. Bef 20/20 Feb 1622/1623, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1708, Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 85 years) 
    Mother Joan BRIGGS,   b. Abt 1635, Taunton, Bristol Co., MA (probably) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1685, Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1665  Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Family ID F4476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1 NAME Benjamin T. /Tallman/
      2 SOUR S003676
      3 DATA
      4 TEXT Date of Import: Dec 24, 2003


      From the book, "Talman/Tallman Families", by Herbert S. Ackerman:

      Peter Tallman; son of Henry ; of Germany.
      Born about 1623 in Hamburgh, Germany ... "

      "Married: 2d. 1665. Taunton, Rhode Island to Joan Briggs. Born ? Died 1685. Daughter of Samuel Briggs.

      Children:
      Jonathan, ...
      James, ...
      dau., ...
      John, ...
      dau., ...
      Nathaniel, ...
      Benjamin, born Jan. 28, 1685 Portsmouth, R.I.
      . . . "

      Page 105:

      Benjamin Tallman
      Born Jan. 28, 1684-5 at Portsmouth, R.I. Of Warwick, R.I. Died May 20, 1759 at Warwick, R.I.
      Married: 1st. Sep. 23, 1708 at Portsmouth to Patience Durfee. Daughter of Thomas Durfee and Deliverence Hall. Born Portsmouth, R.I. Died 1723(?).

      Children:
      Benjamin, born June 19, 1710 at Portsmouth, R.I.
      Mary, born Aug. 2, 1712 at Portsmouth, R.I.
      Deliverance, born Feb. 4, 1714-5 at Portsmouth, R.I.
      William, born Mar. 25, 1720 at Portsmouth, R.I.
      Patience, born Apr. 6, 1721 at Portsmouth, R.I.

      Married: 2d. June 7, 1724 at Portsmouth, R.I. to Deborah Cook. Daughter of Capt. John Cook and Mary ? of Tiverton, R.I.

      Children:
      James,
      Sarah,
      John, "

      "Benjamin Tallman:
      Will of Benjamin Tallman, proven Aug. 13, 1759. Wife Deborah Extr.
      Sons: Benjamin, William, and James. Daughters: Mary Fish, Deliverance Sisson, Patience Tallman, and Sarah Godfrey. And grand daughter Bethin and Freelove Tallman."

      From the book, "The Tallman Genealogical Record", by Virgil Burdette Tallman:

      "Benjamin Tallman was recorded as the 13th child of Peter Tallman but as noted elsewhere, he was the 12th since the 10th child and the 4th child are one and the same person. He is the 5th and last child of Peter T. and Joan Briggs.

      Benjamin T. was born in Portsmouth R.I., June 28, 1684 and died 20 May, 1759 in Warwick RI. Benjamin T. and Patience Durfee were married at Portsmouth RI. Sept 23, 1708, at Portsmouth. Patience Tallman died in 1723, at Portsmouth. Benjamin T. married (2nd) Deborah Cook and established his residence at Warwick R.I. where he died. Benjamin T. is reported to have been a ship captain.

      Excerpts of Benjamin Tallman's (1-12) will dated July 5, 1755 and proved Aug. 13, 1759. Executrix, wife Deborah. To son Benjamin, land in Portsmouth with buildings; to dau. Mary Fish 5 Pounds; to daughter, Deliverance Sisson, 50 Pounds; to daughter Patience Tallman, 45 Pounds; and new chest; to sons William and James 20 s each; to daughter Sarah Godfrey, a feather bed; to grand-daughters Bethaniah and Freelove Tallman each a half of the bounty money that was their father's on account of the expedition against Cape Breton. To wife, the homestead in Warwick, 2 acres for life, and then equally to grandsons William and Samuel, sons of James; to wife also the whole of the moveable estate.

      Inventory 498 Pounds, 15s 11d, viz.; wearing apparel 26 Pounds, shoemakers tools 20 Pounds, 16 s. (noted also where as $100 which may be O.K. The dollar was first minted in 1794), bond 90 Pounds, 2 old wheels, 8 swine, 2 hens, etc., etc.."

      Honorable Peleg Tallman 1764-1841 His Ancestors and Descendants (William M. Emery) Privately Printed 1935. Salt Lake Family History Library has a copy.

      New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vols 69 and 85;
      "Aspinwall Notarial Records;" Austin's "Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island;"
      "Colonial Records of Connecticut," Vol. 1; "Records of New Amsterdam, 1653-1674," Vols. 1 and 2;
      Banks' "History of Martha's Vineyard," Vol. 1;
      Plymouth Colony Records (Printed copy), Vol. 5; town records of Portsmouth, R.I.

      Benjamin Tallman was a farmer and cordwainer. He married Patience Durfee, daughter of Thomas and Deliverance (Hall) Durfee. He married second to Deborah Cook, daughter of John and Mary Cook.

      "Sanfor database showed year of birth as 1684, but this was in the 1684/1685 winter before the new calendar. He is reported to have been a ship captain.
      Excerpts of Benj's Will dated July 5, 1755 and proved Aug. 13, 1759. Executrix, wife Deborah. To son Benjamin, land in Portsmouth with buildings; to dau. Mary Fish £ 5; to daughter, Deliverance Sisson, £ 50; to dau. Patience Tallman, £ 45; and new chest; to sons William and James 20 s each; to daughter Sarah Godfrey, a feather bed; to grand-daughters Bethaniah and Freelove Tallman each a half of the bounty money that was their father's on account of the expedition against Cape Breton. To wife, the homestead in Warwick, 2 acres for life, and (end p 25) then equally to grandsons William and Samuel, sons of James; to wife also the whole of the movable estate.
      Inventory £ 498, 15s, 11d, viz.; wearing apparel £ 26, shoemakers tools £ 20, 16 s. (noted else where as $100 which may be O.K. The dollar was first minted in 1794), bond £ 90, 2 old wheels, 8 swine, 2 hens, etc., etc.. "

      From the book, "Rhode Island Genealogical Register", dated April 1984, page 220:

      "TALLMAN, Benjamin, of Wa, cordwainer. Will dated 5 July 1755, proved 13 Aug 1759, pgs 455-458. Mentions: Wife Deborah Tallman. Sons Benjamin Tallman, William Tallman, & James Tallman. Daughters Mary Fish, Deliverance Sisson, Patience Tallman, & Sarah Godfrey. Granddaughters Bethania Tallman & Freelove Tallman both under 18 who each recd 1/2 the bounty money that was their unnamed father's on account of the expedition against Cape Brenton. Grandsons William & Samuel both under 21 sons of son James. "

  • Sources 
    1. [S434] Herbert S. Ackerman, Talman/Tallman Families (1953), 101, 105.

    2. [S436] Allen Donald Tallman , Ancestral File of Allen Donald Tallman (2) (August 17, 2002).
      Date of Import: Aug 17, 2002

    3. [S437] Charles L. Durfee , Descendants of Thomas Durfee (2).
      Date of Import: Aug 13, 2003

    4. [S438] Russell E. Tallman , Descendants of Jeremiah Tallman (3).GED (December 15, 2003).
      Date of Import: Dec 24, 2003

    5. [S439] Cindy's Genealogy File - 838418.GED.
      Date of Import: Mar 15, 2004

    6. [S435] James N. Arnold, Vital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850 (Volume 1) (Narragansett Historical Publishing Company, Providence, 132.

    7. [S440] Roger Courser, Thomas, Wilbur and Courser Families.

    8. [S434] Herbert S. Ackerman, Talman/Tallman Families (1953).

    9. [S434] Herbert S. Ackerman, Talman/Tallman Families (1953), 101.