Benedict Cumberbatch

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    John Walley Langdon

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    • 7th Generation — 4th Great-grandfather of Benedict Cumberbatch
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 76 
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    • Christening Date:
    • 8 Mar 1772 
    • Christening Location:
    • West Church, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 
    • Death Date:
    • 17 Apr 1855 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 26 Aug 1794 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 

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  • Sources for John Walley Langdon

    • 1 A Volume of Records Relating to the Early History of Boston, Containg Boston Marriages From 1752 to 1809, Boston: Municipal Printing Office (1903), p. 415, Marriage record for John Walley Langdon and Rebecca Cordis, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 4 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Charlestown, Vol. 2, p. 108, Birth record for son Joseph Langdon.
    • 5 Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Death record for spouse Rebecca Langdon, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 6 Mayflower Descendant: A Journal of Pilgrim Genealogy and History, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2018, Vol. 66, No. 1, p. 51.
    • 7 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1876, Vol. 30, p. 36.
    • 8 U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, SAR #85245, Application for Robert Cecil Cumberbatch, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 9 U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, SAR #18065, Application for James Davee Langdon, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 11 Hunnewell, James F., A Century of Town Life: A History of Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1775-1887, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company (1888), p. 215, Baptism record for son Joseph Langdon, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 12 Kneeland, Stillman Foster, Seven Centuries in the Kneeland Family, New York: Published by the Author (1897), 108, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 13 Putnam, Eden, ed., Putnam's Monthly Historical Magazine Devoted to Genealogy, History and Archaeology, Salem: The Salem Press, 1896, Vol. 4, p. 257, Google Books (Digital Library).

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