Andover Biography - Benjamin T. Farnum

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Benjamin T. Farnum was on of three men (along with Benjamin Ames and Charles Furbush) from Andover who lead the fight at the Battle of Bunker Hill. He was commissioned in the Continental army as commander of the 11th Massachusetts Regiment which served with Washington at Valley Forge. He resigned his commission in 1779.
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Benjamin T Farnum was born on December 27, 1746 and died 1833 at the age of 87. He married his second cousin Dolly Holt on November 26, 1767. He was on of three men from Andover (along with Benjamin Ames and Charles Furbush)who lead the fight at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Farnum was commissioned in the Continental army as commander of the 11th Massachusetts Regiment which served with Washington at Valley Forge. He resigned his commission in 1779.
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born on December 27, 1746 and died 1833 at the age of 87. He married his second cousin Dolly Holt on November 26, 1767
 
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*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=753253&t=farnum&tp=title&l=5&d=0&f=at&hc=7&rt=title The New England Descendants of Immigrant Ralph Farnum of Rochester, Kent County England], by Russell Clare Farnham, Andover Room R 929.2 Farnham
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*[http://civilwarthosesurnames.blogspot.com/2011/02/captain-benjamin-farnum-revolutionary.html "Captain Benjamin T. Farnum, Revolutionary War"]
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*[ http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=330489&t=farnham&tp=title&l=5&d=0&f=at&o=20&hc=29&rt=title Ralph Farnham of Andover, Mass and his Descendants] by Harry Ferris Johnston, Andover Room R929.2 Farnham (three volumes).
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*"Silhouettes Symbolize Andover's Role in Revolution", Andover Historical Society Bulletin.
--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 12:59, August 3, 2012 (EDT)
--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 12:59, August 3, 2012 (EDT)

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Benjamin T Farnum was born on December 27, 1746 and died 1833 at the age of 87. He married his second cousin Dolly Holt on November 26, 1767. He was on of three men from Andover (along with Benjamin Ames and Charles Furbush)who lead the fight at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Farnum was commissioned in the Continental army as commander of the 11th Massachusetts Regiment which served with Washington at Valley Forge. He resigned his commission in 1779.



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--Eleanor 12:59, August 3, 2012 (EDT)

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