Thomas Mercer1

d. circa 1716
Marriage*He married Mary ______.1
Residence*They lived in Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northamptonshire, England.1
Immigration*After immigrating to America with their family, Mary and Thomas Mercer settled in Westtown, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1
Death*circa 1716He died circa 1716 in Westtown.1

Family

Mary ______ d. 1723
Child1.Mary Mercer+1

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Mercer, page 655. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

William Merchant1

Residence*He lived in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*24 December 1747He married Sarah Dennie, daughter of John Dennie and Sarah Webb, on 24 December 1747.1,2

Family

Sarah Dennie b. 2 May 1725, d. b 1783

Citations

  1. [S928] Robert W. Hull, "John Dennie of Fairfield, later of Boston, and his family: Mary (Edwards) Dennie and her children, Sarah (Webb) Dennie and her children, and John Dennie's other son, one Joseph Dennie", viewed and downloaded from www.americanancestors.org. The Connecticut Nutmegger, Volume 35, pages 434-440 (December 2002). Hereinafter cited as "John Dennie of Fairfield, later of Boston, and his family."
  2. [S932] Harold Milton Ellis Ph. D., "Joseph Dennie and His Circle: a Study in American Literature from 1792 to 1812", Bulletin of the University of Texas 40 (15 Jul 1915): Chapter I, pages 9-16. Hereinafter cited as "Joseph Dennie and His Circle."

Jane Meridith1

Father*Rees Meridith1
Marriage*She married Thomas Lewis of Haverford, son of Ralph Lewis and Mary ______, in Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Thomas Lewis b. 11 Mar 1687

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Ralph Lewis, page 635. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Rees Meridith1

Residence*He lived in Radnor, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Child1.Jane Meridith1

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Ralph Lewis, page 635. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Priscilla Merritt1

b. 7 June 1744, d. 1837
Birth*7 June 1744Priscilla Merritt was born on 7 June 1744 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Marriage Intention3 December 1763An intention of marriage for Priscilla Merritt and Luther Wade was recorded on 3 December 1763 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). Priscilla was identified as "Priscilla Merritt Jr."4
Marriage*January 1764She married Luther Wade in January 1764.1
(Wife) Deathbefore 23 March 1769Priscilla became a widow when Luther Wade died before 23 March 1769.1
Marriage*23 March 1769She married Benjamin Pierce Jr., son of Benjamin Pierce Jr. and Charity Howard, on 23 March 1769 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,5
Death*1837She died in 1837.1

Family 1

Luther Wade b. 5 Apr 1741, d. b 23 Mar 1769

Family 2

Benjamin Pierce b. 1 Mar 1746, d. 1809
Child1.Charity Pierce6 b. 24 Dec 1769

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214, her date of birth stated as "1743."
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 250, referencing C.R.1: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  4. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 317.
  5. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 231, his surname spelled "Peirce."
  6. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214, her father stated as Benjamin's father Benjamin.

Mary (Polly) Messenger1

b. circa 1765, d. 1865
Birth*circa 1765Mary (Polly) Messenger was born circa 1765, probably in Annapolis, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia Province, Canada.1
Marriage*She married Jonathan Hooper, son of Thomas Hooper and Ann ______, probably in Annapolis, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia Province.1
Residence*Mary (Polly) and Jonathan Hooper had a farm among the hills of the beautiful Annapolis Valley.1
Death*1865She died "a centenarian" in 1865, probably in Annapolis, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia Province.1

Family

Jonathan Hooper b. 18 Mar 1753
Children1.Ann Hooper1
2.Maria Hooper1
3.Thomas A. Hooper1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Reverend Henry Messinger1

Marriage*5 January 1719/20He married Esther Cheever, daughter of Israel Cheever and Bridget Woodward, on 5 January 1719/20.1

Citations

  1. [S1245] Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: H.O. Houghton and Company, 1877), page 509. Hereinafter cited as History of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Reverend Leonard Metcalf1

Occupation*The Reverend Leonard Metcalf was the Rector of Tatterford, Norfolk County, England.1

Family

Child1.Michael Metcalf+1 b. 17 Jun 1593, d. 27 Dec 1664

Citations

  1. [S1292] Isaac Stevens Metcalf, Metcalf Genealogy, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Cleveland, Ohio: The Imperial Press, 1898), pages 17-20. Hereinafter cited as Metcalf Genealogy.

Mary Metcalf1

b. 15 August 1646, d. 22 March 1676/77
Father*Michael Metcalf1 b. 29 Aug 1620, d. 25 Mar 1654
Mother*Mary Fairbanks1 b. 18 Apr 1622
Birth*15 August 1646Mary Metcalf was born on 15 August 1646 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Marriage*10 December 1668She married, as his first wife, John Ware, son of Robert Ware and Margaret Hunting, on 10 December 1668 in Dedham.1,3
Death*22 March 1676/77She died on 22 March 1676/77 in Dedham at age 30.1,4

Family

John Ware b. 6 Oct 1646, d. 7 Apr 1718
Child1.Eleazer Ware+1 b. 2 Oct 1676, d. 23 Jul 1750

Citations

  1. [S1249] Miss Emma F. Ware, "Genealogy of Robert Ware of Dedham, Mass.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 41, pages 21-52 (January 1887). Hereinafter cited as "Robert Ware of Dedham."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 3, the date written as "15 of the 6 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was August, not June. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 11.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 15.

Michael Metcalf1,2

b. 29 August 1620, d. 25 March 1654
Father*Michael Metcalf3 b. 17 Jun 1593, d. 27 Dec 1664
Mother*Sarah Elwyn3 b. 17 Jun 1593, d. 30 Nov 1644
Birth*29 August 1620Michael Metcalf was born on 29 August 1620 in St. Benedicts', Norwich, Norfolk County, England.4
Marriage*2 April 1644He married, as her first husband, Mary Fairbanks, daughter of Jonathan Fairbanks and Grace Lee, on 2 April 1644 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,5,6,2
Death*25 March 1654He died on 25 March 1654 in Dedham at age 33.2,7

Family

Mary Fairbanks b. 18 Apr 1622
Children1.Michael Metcalf+2 b. 21 Jan 1644/45
2.Mary Metcalf+1 b. 15 Aug 1646, d. 22 Mar 1676/77
3.Sarah Metcalf+8 b. 7 Dec 1648, d. 13 Apr 1718

Citations

  1. [S1249] Miss Emma F. Ware, "Genealogy of Robert Ware of Dedham, Mass.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 41, pages 21-52 (January 1887). Hereinafter cited as "Robert Ware of Dedham."
  2. [S1268] Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Boston, Massachusetts: American Printing and Engraving Company, 1897), Jonathan Fairbanks, pages 31-34. Hereinafter cited as Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897.
  3. [S1292] Isaac Stevens Metcalf, Metcalf Genealogy, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Cleveland, Ohio: The Imperial Press, 1898), pages 17-20. Hereinafter cited as Metcalf Genealogy.
  4. [S1292] Isaac Stevens Metcalf, Metcalf Genealogy, pages 20-21.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 126, the date written as "2 of the 2 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was April, not February. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  6. [S1292] Isaac Stevens Metcalf, Metcalf Genealogy, pages 20-21, reporting the date of their marriage as March 2, 1644.
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 128, the date written as "25 of 1 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was March, not January.
  8. [S1251] Miss Emma Forbes Ware, Ware Genealogy; Robert Ware, of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1642-1699, and his lineal descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1901), page 35. Hereinafter cited as Ware Genealogy.

Michael Metcalf1

b. 21 January 1644/45
Father*Michael Metcalf1 b. 29 Aug 1620, d. 25 Mar 1654
Mother*Mary Fairbanks1 b. 18 Apr 1622
Birth*21 January 1644/45Michael Metcalf was born on 21 January 1644/45 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*19 September 1672He married, as her second husband, Elizabeth (Fuller) Kingsbury, daughter of Thomas Fuller and Hannah Flower, on 19 September 1672 in Dedham.2,3

Family

Elizabeth Fuller b. 1 Apr 1648
Child1.Sarah Metcalf+4 b. 26 Apr 1682, d. 28 Jun 1748

Citations

  1. [S1268] Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Boston, Massachusetts: American Printing and Engraving Company, 1897), Jonathan Fairbanks, pages 31-34. Hereinafter cited as Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897.
  2. [S1268] Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, Jonathan Fairbanks, pages 31-34, noting the date of their marriage as 16 September 1672.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 12. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 18.

Michael Metcalf1

b. 17 June 1593, d. 27 December 1664
Father*Reverend Leonard Metcalf1
Birth*17 June 1593Michael Metcalf was born on 17 June 1593 in Tatterford, Norfolk County, England.1
Marriage*13 October 1616He married first Sarah Elwyn, daughter of Thomas Elwyn and Elisabeth ______, on 13 October 1616 in Hingham, Norfolk County, England.1
(Husband) Death30 November 1644Michael became a widower when Sarah (Elwyn) Metcalf died on 30 November 1644.1
Death*27 December 1664He died on 27 December 1664 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England), at age 71.1

Family

Sarah Elwyn b. 17 Jun 1593, d. 30 Nov 1644
Children1.Michael Metcalf+1 b. 29 Aug 1620, d. 25 Mar 1654
2.Thomas Metcalf1 b. 27 Dec 1629, d. 16 Nov 1702

Citations

  1. [S1292] Isaac Stevens Metcalf, Metcalf Genealogy, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Cleveland, Ohio: The Imperial Press, 1898), pages 17-20. Hereinafter cited as Metcalf Genealogy.

Sarah Metcalf1

b. 7 December 1648, d. 13 April 1718
Father*Michael Metcalf1 b. 29 Aug 1620, d. 25 Mar 1654
Mother*Mary Fairbanks1 b. 18 Apr 1622
Birth*7 December 1648Sarah Metcalf was born on 7 December 1648 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*4 June 1677She married, as his first wife, Robert Ware, son of Robert Ware and Margaret Hunting, on 4 June 1677 in Dedham.1
Death*13 April 1718She died on 13 April 1718 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, at age 69.1

Family

Robert Ware b. 1 Aug 1653, d. 16 Sep 1724
Children1.Robert Ware+2 b. 6 Dec 1680, d. 9 Jan 1731/32
2.Michael Ware3 b. 11 Jun 1683, d. 21 Sep 1725
3.Esther Ware1 b. 7 May 1693, d. 14 Sep 1745

Citations

  1. [S1251] Miss Emma Forbes Ware, Ware Genealogy; Robert Ware, of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1642-1699, and his lineal descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1901), page 35. Hereinafter cited as Ware Genealogy.
  2. [S1251] Miss Emma Forbes Ware, Ware Genealogy, pages 57-58.
  3. [S1251] Miss Emma Forbes Ware, Ware Genealogy, page 58.

Sarah Metcalf1

b. 26 April 1682, d. 28 June 1748
Father*Michael Metcalf2 b. 21 Jan 1644/45
Mother*Elizabeth Fuller2 b. 1 Apr 1648
Birth*26 April 1682Sarah Metcalf was born on 26 April 1682 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2
Marriage*6 April 1709She married, as his first wife, Joseph Wight, son of Joseph Wight and Deborah Colburn, on 6 April 1709 in Dedham.1,3
Death*28 June 1748She died on 28 June 1748 in Dedham at age 66.1,4

Family

Joseph Wight b. 10 Dec 1681, d. 14 Jul 1756
Child1.Joseph Wight+1 b. 7 Jan 1710/11

Citations

  1. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., The Wright Family. Memoir of Thomas Wight, of Dedham, Mass., with genealogical notices of his descendants, from 1637 to 1840, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Press of T.R. Marvin, 1848), page 62. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 18. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 36.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 78.

Thomas Metcalf1

b. 27 December 1629, d. 16 November 1702
Father*Michael Metcalf2 b. 17 Jun 1593, d. 27 Dec 1664
Mother*Sarah Elwyn2 b. 17 Jun 1593, d. 30 Nov 1644
Birth*27 December 1629Thomas Metcalf was born on 27 December 1629 in St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk County, England.1
Marriage*12 September 1656He married first Sarah Paige on 12 September 1656 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,3
(Husband) Death20 January 1678/79Thomas became a widower when Sarah (Paige) Metcalf died on 20 January 1678/79.4
Marriage*2 December 1679He married second, as her second husband, Anna (Chickering) Paine, daughter of Francis Chickering and Anne Fiske, on 2 December 1679 in Rehoboth, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).5,6,7
(Husband) Death1 January 1687/88Thomas became a widower for the second time when Anna (Chickering) Paine Metcalf died on 1 January 1687/88.8,9
Death*16 November 1702He died on 16 November 1702 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 72.1

Family 1

Sarah Paige d. 20 Jan 1678/79

Family 2

Anna Chickering b. c 1635, d. 1 Jan 1687/88

Citations

  1. [S1359] Dr. Luther Metcalf Harris, "Metcalf Genealogy", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 6, pages 171-178 (April 1852). Hereinafter cited as "Metcalf Genealogy (NEHGR April 1852)."
  2. [S1292] Isaac Stevens Metcalf, Metcalf Genealogy, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Cleveland, Ohio: The Imperial Press, 1898), pages 17-20. Hereinafter cited as Metcalf Genealogy.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 127, the date written as "the 12 of the 7 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was September, not July. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 15, her surname transcribed as "Medcalfe" and the date written as "20th of 11th" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was September, not July.
  5. [S1359] Dr. Luther Metcalf Harris, "Metcalf Genealogy (NEHGR April 1852)", her name noted as "Anne."
  6. [S1358] Sidney L. Paine, "The English Ancestry of Stephen Paine of Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 143, pages 291-302 (October 1989): her name noted as "Ann". Hereinafter cited as "Ancestry of Stephen Paine of Rehoboth."
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Rehoboth, Volume 1, page 904, his surname transcribed as "Medselfe" and her name "Anna."
  8. [S1358] Sidney L. Paine, "Ancestry of Stephen Paine of Rehoboth."
  9. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 21, her name "Anna."

Robert Millard1

Marriage*He married Elizabeth Sabin, daughter of William Sabin, in Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1
Death*He died and his widow remarried.1

Family

Elizabeth Sabin b. 1642, d. 1718

Citations

  1. [S869] Marcus Taft Jones, Hayward-Howard genealogy and family history: descendants of William and Margery Hayward of Braintree, Massachusetts, 1648; earlier of Weymouth. Microfilm of typescript at the Rhode Island Historical Society in Providence, Rhode Island. Hayward genealogy 1648-1690: pages 133-150; FHL Film# 22344, Item 2, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Hayward-Howard genealogy and family history.

Hugh Bolton Miller1

DescendantHugh Bolton Miller, a descendant of the original Dr. Hugh Bolton was, at some point, the historian of the town of Franklin County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S490] Charles Knowles Bolton, The Boltons of Old and New England: with a genealogy of the descendants of William Bolton of Reading, Massachusetts, 1720 (Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1889), pages xii and xiii. Hereinafter cited as Boltons of Old and New England.

Reverend John Miller1

Marriage*He married Lydia ______.1

Family

Lydia ______
Child1.Mary Miller+1 b. c 1653, d. 28 Aug 1731

Citations

  1. [S966] Bradford Adams Whittemore and Edgar Whittemore, compilers, "The Whittemore Family in America", New England Historic and Genealogical Register Volumes 106, 107 and 108 (1952-1954): Volume 106, pages 89-94. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."

Lucinda Miller1

ChartsDescendants of William Bolton of Reading, The Immigrant
Marriage*6 June 1839Lucinda Miller of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire married Oliver Sanderson, son of Isaac Sanderson and Eunice Bolton, on 6 June 1839.1
Residence*1882Lucinda and Oliver Sanderson lived in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in 1882.1

Family

Oliver Sanderson b. 6 Mar 1815

Citations

  1. [S484] Seth Chandler, History of the Town of Shirley, Massachusetts from its Early Settlement to A.D. 1882. The copy obtained from Google Books contains additional, handwritten notations and corrections dated 25 Sep 1883 on the William Bolton family on page 357. (Shirley, Massachusetts: Seth Chandler, 1883), pages 357-359. Hereinafter cited as Shirley Massachusetts History to 1882.

Mary Miller1

b. circa 1653, d. 28 August 1731
Father*Reverend John Miller1
Mother*Lydia ______1
Birth*circa 1653Mary Miller was born circa 1653, as calculated from her noted age at death.1
Marriage*8 November 1677She married as his second wife John Whittemore, son of Thomas Whittemore and Hannah Chawkley, on 8 November 1677 in Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
(Wife) Death8 December 1694Mary became a widow when John Whittemore died on 8 December 1694.1
Death*28 August 1731She died on 28 August 1731 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 78.1

Family

John Whittemore b. 11 Feb 1638, d. 8 Dec 1694
Children1.Mary Whittemore1 b. 24 Oct 1678
2.Pelatiah Whittemore+1 b. 7 May 1680, d. 21 Oct 1724
3.Amos Whittemore1 b. 25 Jul 1681
4.Elizabeth Whittemore1 b. 26 Sep 1683
5.Daniel Whittemore1 b. 28 Dec 1685, d. 27 Mar 1686
6.Rebecca Whittemore1 b. 3 Mar 1687
7.Hannah Whittemore1 b. 10 Feb 1689
8.Daniel Whittemore+1 b. 17 May 1691, d. 1757

Citations

  1. [S966] Bradford Adams Whittemore and Edgar Whittemore, compilers, "The Whittemore Family in America", New England Historic and Genealogical Register Volumes 106, 107 and 108 (1952-1954): Volume 106, pages 89-94. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."

John Mills1

Family

Child1.Mary Mills+1 b. 17 Jan 1723/24

Citations

  1. [S1510] Henry Hart Beeson, A Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Edward Beeson immigrated to America in 1682 or 1684 from Stoke, Lancaster, England and settled in New Castle, Delaware. He married Rachel Pennington and they had four children. He married Elizabeth and they had two children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, Alabama and Texas. Includes index. (Houston, Texas: H.H. Beeson, 1968), page 8. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family.

John Mills Jr.1

Marriage*He married Elizabeth Shove.1

Family

Elizabeth Shove
Child1.Susanna Mills1 b. 1675, d. 1754

Citations

  1. [S869] Marcus Taft Jones, Hayward-Howard genealogy and family history: descendants of William and Margery Hayward of Braintree, Massachusetts, 1648; earlier of Weymouth. Microfilm of typescript at the Rhode Island Historical Society in Providence, Rhode Island. Hayward genealogy 1648-1690: pages 1-13; FHL Film# 22344, Item 2, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Hayward-Howard genealogy and family history.

Mary Mills1

Marriage*31 August 1754She married John Hodgson shortly before 31 August 1754 at a Meeting of Friends, Guilford County, North Carolina, the date their marriage was reported to have been orderly accomplished.1,2

Family

John Hodgson
Child1.Hur Hodgson1 b. 16 May 1767

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Men's Minutes, 1754-1775, page 2. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  2. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New London Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Quaker Marriage Records, page 9.

Mary Mills1

b. 17 January 1723/24
Father*John Mills2
Birth*17 January 1723/24Mary Mills was born on 17 January 1723/24.1
Marriage*She married William Beeson, son of Richard Beeson and Charity Grubb.1

Family

William Beeson b. 30 Jan 1722, d. 18 Dec 1760
Child1.Welmet Beeson3 b. 30 Oct 1742, d. 6 Feb 1775

Citations

  1. [S1510] Henry Hart Beeson, A Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Edward Beeson immigrated to America in 1682 or 1684 from Stoke, Lancaster, England and settled in New Castle, Delaware. He married Rachel Pennington and they had four children. He married Elizabeth and they had two children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, Alabama and Texas. Includes index. (Houston, Texas: H.H. Beeson, 1968), pages 18-19. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family.
  2. [S1510] Henry Hart Beeson, Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family, page 8.
  3. [S1510] Henry Hart Beeson, Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family, page 18.

Nathaniel Mills1

Marriage*3 January 1703He married Mary Spear, daughter of George Spear and Mary Newcomb, on 3 January 1703.1

Family

Mary Spear b. 3 Jun 1676

Citations

  1. [S283] Walter Goodwin Davis, Massachusetts and Maine Families: In the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): a reprinting, in alphabetical order by surname, of the sixteen multi-ancestor compendia: (plus Thomas Haley of Winter Harbor and his descendants), Volumes 1-3 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1996) Volume I. Allanson-French; Volume II. Gardner-Moses; Volume III. Neal-Wright. Digitized pages of the books are also available online at www.ancestry.com, Volume III, The Ancestry of Annis Spear, pages 343-367. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts and Maine Families.

Susanna Mills1

b. 1675, d. 1754
Father*John Mills Jr.1
Mother*Elizabeth Shove1
Birth*1675Susanna Mills was born in 1675.1
Marriage*1707She married Deacon Jonathan Hayward, son of Jonathan Hayward and Sarah Thayer, in 1707.1
Death*1754She died in 1754.1

Family

Deacon Jonathan Hayward b. 1668, d. 1757

Citations

  1. [S869] Marcus Taft Jones, Hayward-Howard genealogy and family history: descendants of William and Margery Hayward of Braintree, Massachusetts, 1648; earlier of Weymouth. Microfilm of typescript at the Rhode Island Historical Society in Providence, Rhode Island. Hayward genealogy 1648-1690: pages 1-13; FHL Film# 22344, Item 2, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Hayward-Howard genealogy and family history.

Elizabeth Milton1

Marriage*She married Francis Swayne in England.1
Religion*1704Elizabeth and Francis Swayne, with their son William Swayne, became Quakers about the year 1704.1
Relocation*The family moved from Bienfield to East Hampstead Park, Berkshire, for a few years, before immigrating to America.1
Immigration*Elizabeth and Francis Swayne, with all of their five younger children, immigrated to America about a year and a half after their eldest son William, in 1708, had immigrated to Pennsylvania. The family landed on the Delaware River at New Castle, Pennsylvania.1
Residence*12 September 1711The family was reunited with William in Pennsylvania, and they went to what would become the township of East Marlborough, Chester County, where, by a deed of conveyance to Francis Swayne dated 12 September 1711, the family settled on about 425 acres of uncultivated wilderness land.1

Family

Francis Swayne d. 30 Nov 1721
Child1.William Swayne+1 b. 30 Mar 1689, d. 1735

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Swayne, pages 731-735. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Marie Minor1

b. 6 October 1671, d. 29 November 1704
Birth*6 October 1671Marie Minor was born on 6 October 1671 in Stonington, Connecticut.2
Marriage*27 January 1692She married Elisha Chesebrough, son of Samuel Chesebrough and Abigail ______, on 27 January 1692.1
Death*29 November 1704She died on 29 November 1704 at age 33.2

Family

Elisha Chesebrough b. 4 Apr 1667, d. 1 Sep 1727

Citations

  1. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
  2. [S473] John Augustus Miner, Thomas Minor Descendants, 1608-1981 (Trevett, Maine: compiler and publisher John Augustus Miner, 1981), pages 22-23. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Minor Descendants, 1608-1981.

Thomas Minor1

b. 23 April 1608, d. 23 October 1690
Birth*23 April 1608Thomas Minor was born on 23 April 1608 in Chew Magna, Somerset County, England.1
Marriage*23 April 1634He married Grace Palmer, daughter of Walter Palmer, on 23 April 1634.1
Note* Although the source lists the births or baptisms of eleven children, it also states that Thomas and Grace Minor had ten children. Judah appears to be the "extra" child.1
(Minister) Marriage8 March 1683Thomas Minor performed the marriage ceremony of John Bolton and Sarah Chesebrough on 8 March 1683 and recorded the event in his diary. "The ffirst moneth is march, hath .31. days.... .1683.... and Thursday the .8. day I was at the mill and maried John bolten, Rezident in stoneington, and sarah Cheesbrough of the same towne...."2,3
Death*23 October 1690He died on 23 October 1690 in Stonington, Connecticut, at age 82.1
Burial*Thomas and Grace Minor were both buried in Wequetequock Cemetery, Stonington. Their grave was covered by a "wolfstone", consisting of a large granite slab which it is believed he selected for the purpose from his own field. On one side of the stone an inscription read: "Here lyeth the body of Lieutenant Thomas Minor, aged 83 years. Departed 1690". His wife, Grace, who died just two months after her husband, was buried beside Thomas, and the opposite side of the stone was inscribed for her.1

Family

Grace Palmer d. 31 Dec 1690

Citations

  1. [S473] John Augustus Miner, Thomas Minor Descendants, 1608-1981 (Trevett, Maine: compiler and publisher John Augustus Miner, 1981), pages 15-23. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Minor Descendants, 1608-1981.
  2. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
  3. [S472] Thomas and Manasseh Minor, The Minor Diaries, Stonington, Connecticut: Thomas 1653 to 1684 and Manasseh 1696 to 1720 (reprinted in 2001 by Edward Brothers Inc., Lillington, North Carolina: The Thomas Minor Society, 1993), page 176. Hereinafter cited as The Minor Diaries.

Elinor Minshall1

d. 24 September 1720
Father*John Minshall1
Marriage*She married Robert Vernon, probably in Cheshire, England.1
Residence*Elinor and Robert Vernon lived with their children in Stoke, Cheshire, England.1
(Wife) Immigration1682The Vernon wives, Elizabeth (__?__) Vernon, Sarah (Bradshaw) Vernon and Elinor (Minshall) Vernon, with their children traveled with their husbands, brothers Randal Vernon, Thomas Vernon and Robert Vernon, respectively, and immigrated together in 1682 to America, settling at Nether Providence, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2,3,1,4
(Wife) DeathFebruary 1709/10Elinor became a widow when Robert Vernon died in January or February 1709/10.1
Death*24 September 1720She died on 24 September 1720, probably at Nether Providence.1

Family

Robert Vernon d. Feb 1709/10

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Robert Vernon, page 755. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Randal Vernon, page 755.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Thomas Vernon, page 754.
  4. [S1423] Howard William Lloyd, "Vernon of Cheshire, England", downloaded from HathiTrust at www.hathitrust.org. The Literary Era : a Monthly Repository of Literary and Miscellaneous Information, (September 1899), Volume VI, page 278. Hereinafter cited as "Vernon of Cheshire, England."