Plymouth County Biographies

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Benjamin Stodder

Benjamin Stodder, brother of the above, probably, married Mary, daughter of Israel Sylvester, sen. 1705, and lived in the west part of the Town. His children, Benjamin 1708, Mary 1711, Elisha 1715, Elijah 1719, Isaiah 1723. Some of those removed. Isaiah had a son Melzar born 1756, who left descendants.

Benjamin, jr. married Ruth Curtis 1737, and had children, Elijah born 1738, Seth 1741, Elizabeth (wife of Capt. William Brooks 1774), Elijah married Thankful Whitcomb 1766, and had children, Peres, Elijah, Thankful and Mary. He was often a Selectman. He removed to New Springfield, Vermont, where he recently deceased. Seth married Sprague, and deceased 1831, leaving sons Seth and Josiah, who live near Hingham line on the Mountain road.

Samuel Deane, History of Scituate, Massachusetts, from Its First Settlement to 1831. pp. 345