- 11th Generation — 8th Great-grandfather of Raquel Welch
- Ahnentafel No:
- Thomas Wait
- Eleanor -----
- Birth Date:
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- Christening Date:
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- Death Date:
- 29 Feb 1704
- Death Location:
- Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts
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- Spouse Name:
- Martha Leonard
- Marriage Date:
- 8 Jun 1670
- Marriage Location:
- Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts
- Jeremiah Wait
Benjamin Wait was killed during the raid on Deerfield, Massachusetts, by French and Indian forces during Queen Anne's War (aka Meadow Fight).
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Sources for Benjamin Wait
- 1 The American Genealogist, New Haven, Connecticut: D. L. Jacobus (issues newer than 5 years not online), 1943, Vol. 20, pp. 230-231, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).
- 2 Allen Charles Edwin, comp., The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Vermont: First Year Book 1906, Burlington, Vermont: Free Press Printing Co. (1906), 44, 46, Google Books (Digital Library).
- 3 Boltwood, Lucius Manlius, Genealogies of Hadley Families: Embracing the Early Settlers of the Towns of Hatfield, South Hadley, Amherst and Granby, Northampton: Metcalf and Company, Printers (1862), 146, Google Books (Digital Library).
- 4 Temple, Josiah Howard, History of the Town of Whatley, Mass: Including a Narrative of Leading Events from the First Planting of Hatfield . . ., Boston: T. R. Marvin and Son (1872), 275, Google Books (Digital Library).
- 5 Vinton, John Adams, The Giles Memorial: Genealogical Memoirs of the Families Bearing the Names of Giles, Gould, Holmes, Jennison . . ., Boston: Henry W. Dutton and Son (1864), 281, Google Books (Digital Library).
- 6 Wells, Daniel White and Reuben Field Wells, A History of Hatfield, Massachusetts, Springfield, Massachusetts: F. C. H. Gibbons (1910), 375, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
- 7 Wikipedia, "Raid on Deerfield", (accessed 09/24/2015).