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HARDING, Benjamin

Benjamin Harding Gravestone

Benjamin Harding Gravestone

Grave Location: O4

Name: HARDING, Benjamin

Birth Date: 05/16/1753

Death Date: 06/30/1778

Age: 25y 01m 14d

Relationships: s/o Stephen & Amy b/o Stuckley and Jemime

Military Info: 24th Connecticut Militia

Tombstone: In memory of Benjamin and Stuckley Harding who were slain by the Indians June 30, 1778 Age 25 years S Age 23 years Sweet be the sleep of those who prefer death to slavery

Comments: Shoemaker p. 513; Sunday Independent – 10/24/1924