Benedict Arnold

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Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution


    Benedict Arnold

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 3 Jan 1740/1741 
    • Birth Location:
    • Norwich, New London, Connecticut 
    • Christening Date:
    • 11 Jan 1740/1741 
    • Christening Location:
    • First Church, Norwich, New London, Connecticut 
    • Death Date:
    • 14 Jun 1801 
    • Death Location:
    • London, England 
    • Burial Date:
    •  
    • Burial Location:
    • St. Mary's Churchyard, Battersea, London, England 
    • Notes: 
    • American General during the Revolutionary War who became a traitor to the American cause.

      Benedict's birth record lists his date as 03 JAN 1740/1. This is due to the calendar change from Julian to Gregorian in 1742 in which the calendar was adjusted by 11 days.

  • Marriages for Benedict Arnold


    • Spouse:
    • Margaret Mansfield
    • Marriage Date:
    • 22 Feb 1767

    • Spouse:
    • Margaret "Peggy" Shippen
    • Marriage Date:
    • Apr 1779

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  • Sources for Benedict Arnold

    • 2 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1880, Vol. 34, p. 196.
    • 4 Bassett, John Spencer, ed., The Writings of "Colonel William Byrd of Westover in Virginia Esqr.", New York: Doubleday, Page and Co. (1901), 448, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 6 Jacobus, Donald Lines, The Waterman Family: Vol. I, Descendants of Robert Waterman of Marshfield, Massachusetts, New Haven, Connecticut: Edgar F. Waterman (1939), 124, Hathi Trust Digital Library.