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1795: Benjamin Abbot born
September 7, 2020
Benjamin Abbot born in Marblehead to his father Benjamin Abbot, a master mariner, and his mother, Marcia Martin. With the sad death of his mother, Benjamin steered his life away from his father’s plans for him on the high seas towards a trade
have been adapted with thanks from Bill Purdin’s Marblehead History Timeline published by Marblehead Magazine.