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Benjamin was a cordwainer. He was a minor in 1713. He owned a house lot on the Berwick Road in Eliot in 1715. He resided at Goold's Corner on his small farm by 1719.
His will dated 20 Feb 1769, Wells, To my wife Rebecca 1/3 etc. To my sons Benjamin Gould, Jr., Daniel Gould, Samuel Gould and James Gould. To my daughters Mary Hanscom and Sarah Smith. Daniel to be executor. Probate on 8 Dec 1781. (Maine Probate Abstracts, 13/433)
Benjamin's grandfather was Jarvis Gould, b. abt 1605, England, married abt 1645, Mary ____, d. 27 May 1656, Boston, Suffok, MA.Jarvis immigrated with his wife on the Elizabeth in 1635 to Hingham, MA
They had two sons, John and Joseph.John was baptized 30 Aug 1646, Boston, married 21 Aug 1673 in Taunton, MA to Mary Crossman, b. 16 Jul 1655, Taunton, daughter of Robert Crossman and Sarah Kingsbury.