Ben Crowninshield as an old man

Having lived from at least 1850 in the ‘National House’ in the Navy Yard, Ben’s death is recorded on 30th dec. at 21 Chestnut St, Charlestown, Boston, where Harriet, the widow of his brother Jacob (died 1847) lived till 1885. Harriet’s daughter, Ben’s niece, Mary was also living there when Ben died (info from US. census, death and directory records).

21 Chestnut Ave today
21 Chestnut Ave today
Crowninshield family tree
Crowninshield family tree

Soon after Hannah, Ben’s sister, died, her husband John Armstrong married her sister Elizabeth.