Noted events in his life were:
1. Occupation: Governor of Maryland 1752, President of Council.
2. Story. 3930 In 1720 Benjamin laid out his "Prospect to Annapolis" on the north side of the Severn. At the death of Governor Ogle, Benjamin, as President of Council, became Governor in 1752.
Benjamin married Anne BLADEN, daughter of Honorable William BLADEN and Ann VAN SWEARINGEN, on 31 Aug 1711 in St Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. (Anne BLADEN died about 1775.)