was born on 6 April 1692 at Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island. He was the son of John Borden
and Mary Earle
. Benjamin Borden married Ruth Collins
. Benjamin Borden died in 1743 at Massachusetts. (1) Paula Evans, Rt. 2, Box 152, Hale Center, TX. Cites: (a) 'Genealogical Dictionary of R hode Island.' (2) 'Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island' (J.H. Beers & Co., Chicago, 1908 ) p.1894. (3) FHL Ancestral File, 1996. (4) Terry Mason, Bountiful, UT. firstname.lastname@example.org (1999). Cites: (a) Carile Santos, 'Rich ard Borden of Portsmouth, RI,' 'Your Ancestors, a National Magazine of Genealogy and Family H istory.' FHL film 1,597,740. (b) J.A. Kelly, 'Benjamin Borden, Shenandoah Valley Pioneer: Hi s Ancestry and Descendants,' 'Genealogies of Virginia Families from the William and Mary Coll ege Quarterly Historical Magazine' (Baltimore, MD, Genealogical Pub. Co., 1982). (c) Hattie B orden Weld, 'The Borden Family in America, 1638-1899' (Albany, NY, Josel Munsell). FHL film 5 12.
Birth: (1,2,3,4) s/o John BORDEN/Mary EARLE. (3,4) 6 Apr 1692, Portsmouth, RI. (4b) In th e 'Borden Genealogy' (1899) by Hattie Borden Weld, Benjamin BORDEN of VA was confused with hi s first cousin of the same name born in 1692, son of John and Mary (Earle) BORDEN. A carefu l examination of NJ court records is the basis for this correction. Marriage to Zeruriah WINTER: (3) (4) She was wife of Benjamin BORDEN, s/o Benjamin BORDEN/A bigail GROVER. (NOTE: See notes under that Benjamin for proofs.) Marriage to Ruth COLLINS: (3,4) Death: (3,4) 1743, MA.