Benedict Cumberbatch

Ancestry of
Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor


    John Alden Jr.

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    • 12th Generation — 9th Great-grandfather of Benedict Cumberbatch
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 2460 
    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1626 
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    • Death Date:
    • 14 Mar 1701/1702 
    • Death Location:
    • Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 
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    • Old South Church, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 1 Apr 1660 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 
    • Notes: 
    • Accused of witchcraft at the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. He broke out of jail and fled to Duxbury. He eventually returned to Salem "after the public reclaimed use of its reason" and was cleared by proclamation at the Superior Court in Boston in April 1693.

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