Patriot: Benton, Joseph, Sr. (2, p. 32)(5)(6)

SAR #: P-327050 (5)(N)

DAR #: A009483 (6)


Date: 1724 (6)

Location: Prince Georges Co., Maryland (6)



Spouse: 1)Elizabeth Rogier (5) 2)Rachel Offutt (2)(5)


Children: Joseph, Benjamin, Nathan, William, Mordecai, Erasmus, Hezekiah and Elizabeth (N)

Support for American Revolution

Military Service: Private (5)

Public Service:

Civilian Aid: Rendered aid by providing wheat for use of the military. (2)(6)

Oath of Allegiance: 1778 before the Hon. Samuel W. Magruder (2)(6)

Residency: Lower Potomac MC (2)


Date: March 6, 1807 (6)


Find-A-Grave #: Not Found

Headstone GPS Coordinates:


Notes: NSSAR Patriot/Grave Index also lists P-327259. (This is a duplicate record)

Elizabeth’s children’s names listed in the Indiana DAR Roster of Revolutionary Ancestors.(p.23)

Last Updated: 10 / 11 / 2013

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Source Information Codes

(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)

(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory

(4) Find A Grave

(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System

(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System

(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

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