Benjamin LYMAN 1701
1. 1733 a guardian is appointed to William and Daniel Lyman, sons of Lieut. Benjamin Lyman, of Northampton, minors over fourteen. Will of Capt. William Lyman dated March 4, 1774 and proved the following month. His sons were William, Cornelius, Levi and Samuel; daughters, Rachel, Jemima and Submit. His widow Jemima-formerly Jemima Sheldon--b. Apr. 1785, leaving a will, and making her son William and Joseph Lyman her Executors
Inscription on Gravestone
In Memory of
Capt. William Lyman
who died March 13th, 1774,
in the 59th year of his age.
"The wise and the just, the pious and the brave,
"Live in their death, and flourish in the grave."
2. Lyman COLEMAN D.D., Genealogy of the Lyman Family in Great Britain and America (Albany,N.Y. J. Munsell State Street 1872) p 452
3. Register of the Deaths in Northampton [Hampshire Co., MA] From the First Settlement of the Town In 1653 to Augus 1824 Copied From the Town Records & from the Records of Deac. Ebenezer HUNT, Rev. John HOOKER Rev. Solomon WILLIAMS, Doct. Eben HUNT & Doct. David HUNT Northampton : 1824 [Transcribed by Jane Devlin] ! Death: 12 Mar 1774, Capt. William Lyman

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