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Benjamin Ober

Benjamin was born on February 21, 1724 or 1725 in Beverly, Massachusetts.

His parents were Richard Ober and Priscilla Woodberry. He was the eleventh child of eleven.

Benjamin married Sarah Ellis on May 28, 1746. They had eight children, Sarah (November 23, 1746 to August 21, 1748); Rebecca (March 6, 1747 to August 21, 1748); Samuel Ellis (January 1, 1751 to 1772); Benjamin (January 1, 1751 to 1780); Francis (May 22, 1754 to ?); Richard Ellis (April 18, 1756 to ?); Sarah (March 25, 1758 to before 1796); and James (August 24, 1761 to ?).

His occupation was given as skipper.

Benjamin died in January of 1788 and was buried on January 28, 1788 probably in Beverly. He was about the age of 63 years.

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