|Born|| Abt. 1741|
Flushing, Queens, New York
|Died|| August 4, 1783|
Mile End, Westchester, New York
Benjamin Farrington was born abt. 1741 in Flushing, New York. On September 10, 1761 Benjamin married Susannah Tompkins. He died on August 4, 1783 in Mile End, New York.
In the name of God, Amen, April 4, 1779.
I, BENJAMIN FARRINGTON, of Mile Square, Westchester County, being very sick and weak in body. I leave to my dearly beloved wife Susanna, all my household goods and one cow and one horse. My lands and tenements to be sold when my son Benjamin comes to age in May, 1795. Then unto my loving wife, and my daughters, Sarah, Elizabeth, Jane, and Mary, 25, payable by my executors out of my estate. Unto said daughters, Sarah and Elizabeth, when they are eighteen. Unto my three loving sons, James, Joshua, and Benjamin, the remainder of my estate in equal shares. Unto my eldest son James, two horses, my farming utensils, and shoemaking tools. One third of my leather in the tan and out of the tan to be sold by my executors; all my book debts to be collected and 30 in cash to pay all my just debts and funeral charges. Should either of my sons die before twenty-one his part is to be divided equally among the other two. I make my loving friends, Thomas Volentine and Gilbert Volentine, executors.
Witnesses, Stephen Bartine, James Valentine, Cornelius McCarthy. Proved, August 4, 1783.