Edward Meech, b 1703, Preston, CT, is the son of John Meech and Hannah Yeomans of Preston, CT. He mrd 2 Mar 1740/41, Hannah Benson, b 1705, d 1776, dau of Isaac Benson and Mary Bumpas. They had one dau, possibly more children, named Mary Meech, b 1742, who mrd her cousin, Jacob Benson, son of Job Benson and Mary Richardson. Mary and Jacob had 10 children. Jacob was mrd twice... the second time to Jane Morrell. Hannah Benson was twice married...first to Michell Inman and had three children by him.