Rash's Surname Index

Notes for Benjamin CANBY

Benjamin Canby was a distiller at Liverpool, England and executed his will October 24, 1681, proved January 31, 1681/82, wherein he directed his body buried in the Friends' Burying place in Flintshire, Whilford Parish, England, according to the discretion of the people of God called Quakers.
To his son Thomas he left his land in the Parish of Thornes in the county of York and in the Parish of Roote in County Lancaster (?). His son to be tutored by his wife Jane (second wife) and if not inclined to follow the calling of distillation, he could choose a more fitting one. Ref: "Canby of Thorne Yorkshire"; Alfred R. Justice Collection, Geneological Data Co. - Clark Gen Jn 5, p 13; Sup pages 1-9, collections of the Geneological Society of Pennsylvania.

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