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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska


    Benjamin Wait

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    • 9th Great-grandfather of Sarah Palin — 12th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 2118 
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    • Death Date:
    • 29 Feb 1704 
    • Death Location:
    • Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 8 Jun 1670 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts 
    • Children:

    • Sarah Wait

      Canada Wait (Ahnentafel No:1059 )

      Joseph Wait

      Jeremiah Wait

    • Notes: 
    • 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

    • 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, Sout h 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 Firs t 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, H olmes, 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).