Benjamin Bearss1

b. 16 March 1736, d. 8 March 1802
Last Edited=16 Jan 2011
2nd cousin 9 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
     Benjamin Bearss was born on 16 March 1736.2,1 He was the son of Josiah Bearss and Zerviah Newcomb.1

Benjamin Bearss married Abigail (?) on 16 March 1757.2,1

Benjamin Bearss died on 8 March 1802 at age 65.2,3,1

Benjamin Bearss was buried at Town Center Cemetery, New Fairfield, Fairfiled County, Connecticut, Epitaph: In memory of / Benjamin Bearfs / who died /March 8, 1802 / in the 66th year/ of his age /.3

Children of Benjamin Bearss and Abigail (?)


  1. Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, Andrew Newcomb, 1618-1686, and his descendants, a revised edition of "Genealogical memoir" of the Newcomb family, published 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb (New Haven, Conn: Privatrly printed for the author by The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1923), 21; digital image, ( : accessed 16 Mar 2008).
  2. "Revolutionary War Pensions," file for Joseph Boughton and Zeruah (W 2169, Connecticut), Database and Images, Fold3 ( : accessed 15 Jan 2011); "The Age of Benjamin Bearss", 1783, page 9; Citing microfilm M804. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, National Archives, Washington D.C., (ARC Identifier 300022), Link to first Item in file
  3. Margaret Coletta, preparer, 1997, "New Fairfield's Town Center Cemetery, Section 1, Names A thru O," abstract, New Fairfield [Connecticut] Library, Cemetery Records (… : accessed 16 Jan 2011); citing Gone But Not Forgotten Epitaphs of New Fairfield Connecticut by Joan L. Sudol. Copyright 1981.