Jonathan Perkins1

b. 16 March 1713/14
Father*David Perkins2 b. 1653, d. 1 Oct 1736
Mother*Martha Howard2
Birth*16 March 1713/14Jonathan Perkins was born on 16 March 1713/14 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Marriage*17 June 1738He married Bethia Hayward, daughter of Nathaniel Hayward and Elizabeth Fobes, on 17 June 1738.1,4,5

Family

Bithia Hayward b. 3 Nov 1711

Citations

  1. [S612] Paul Dillon Hayward, Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater (Denver, Colorado: P.D. Hayward, 1985), Author stated in his Preface that this book is his third compilation on the Haywards and that most of the data he obtained from previously published sources. He warned that there are undoubtedly many errors, some of which may invalidate entire sections, page 1. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Perkins, pages 277-281. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 255. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hayward, pages 181-190.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 168.

Joseph Perkins1

b. 9 July 1735
Father*Solomon Perkins2 b. 30 Jun 1712
Mother*Lydia Sprague2 b. 31 Jul 1715
Birth*9 July 1735Joseph Perkins was born on 9 July 1735 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Relationship Note*Joseph and Benjamin Perkins were twins.4
Marriage*11 August 1761He married Martha Hayward on 11 August 1761 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). The marriage record in Bridgewater stated that the Plymouth County record noted they were both "of Middleborough."5,6

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Perkins, pages 277-281.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 255. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Births, Volume I, pages 252 and 255.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 174, with a notation that the Plymouth County record stated they were both "of Middleborough."
  6. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hayward, pages 181-190, identifying an incorrect Martha Hayward as Joseph's wife; Mitchell confused his aunt Martha Perkins, whose stepfather was Isaac Hayward, with the much younger Martha Hayward Joseph married.

Levi Perkins1

b. 16 September 1776
Father*James Perkins Jr.1 b. 1 Apr 1746, d. 28 Aug 1827
Mother*Mary Hooper1 b. 16 Apr 1744, d. 9 Oct 1826
Birth*16 September 1776Levi Perkins was born on 16 September 1776 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,2

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, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 255. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Lydia Perkins1

b. 27 May 1741
Father*Solomon Perkins2 b. 30 Jun 1712
Mother*Lydia Sprague2 b. 31 Jul 1715
Birth*27 May 1741Lydia Perkins was born on 27 May 1741 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Perkins, pages 277-281.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 255. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Martha Perkins1

b. 10 December 1717
Father*Nathan Perkins1,2 b. 13 Sep 1685, d. b 4 Jun 1723
Mother*Martha Leonard1,2 b. c 1685, d. 1761
Birth*10 December 1717Martha Perkins was born on 10 December 1717 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3,2
(Daughter) Estate12 June 1730A division of the estate of Nathan Perkins of Bridgewater deceased was made on 12 June 1730 among Martha Hayward, identified as the wife of Isaac Hayward and former widow of Nathan Perkins, his sons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, and his daughters Martha and Silence.1
(Granddaughter) Will21 January 1735/36The will of David Perkins dated 21 January 1735/36, and proved on 5 October 1736, named grandsons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, "my son Nathan's children", and their sisters Martha and Silence.1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 70, Martha Leonard, pages 67-68. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190, noting her father as her mother's second husband Isaac Hayward. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 255. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Martha Perkins1

b. 30 November 1704
Father*David Perkins1 b. 1653, d. 1 Oct 1736
Mother*Martha Howard1
Birth*30 November 1704Martha Perkins was born on 30 November 1704 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Perkins, pages 277-281. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 255. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Martha Perkins1,2

b. 7 December 1712
Father*Humphrey Perkins2,1
Mother*Martha Moulton1,2 b. c 1666
Baptism*7 December 1712Martha was baptized on 7 December 1712 with her sisters Sarah and Abigail, eleven months after their father's death, in Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.3,4
Marriage*16 September 1720She married Ephraim Leonard of Bridgewater, son of Joseph Leonard and Martha Orcutt, on 16 September 1720.2,3,5

Family

Ephraim Leonard b. b 1700

Citations

  1. [S1139] Manning Leonard, Memorial: Genealogical, Historical, and Biographical, of Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and some of his descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Southbridge, Massachusetts: Manning Leonard, 1896), #3., John Leonard (Solomon), pages 37-38. Hereinafter cited as Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater.
  2. [S1139] Manning Leonard, Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater, #80., Ephraim Leonard (Joseph, Jacob, Solomon), pages 83-84.
  3. [S1183] Asa W. Brown, "Perkins Family of Hampton, N.H.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 12, pages 79-83 (January 1858). Hereinafter cited as "Perkins Family of Hampton, N.H."
  4. [S1039] Hampton, NH: Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 2, page 17. Hereinafter cited as Hampton Vital Records to 1900.
  5. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 56, Enoch Leonard, pages 56-57. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Martha Porter Perkins1

b. 1778
Father*James Perkins Jr.1 b. 1 Apr 1746, d. 28 Aug 1827
Mother*Mary Hooper1 b. 16 Apr 1744, d. 9 Oct 1826
Birth*1778Martha Porter Perkins was born in 1778.1
Marriage*She married Phineas Blake.1

Family

Phineas Blake

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, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Mary Perkins1

b. 10 January 1718, d. 17 May 1756
Father*Thomas Perkins1 b. 1688, d. 5 Jun 1761
Mother*Mary Washburn1 b. c 1690, d. 23 Apr 1750
Birth*10 January 1718Mary Perkins was born on 10 January 1718 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*11 February 1741She married Josiah Hayward Jr., son of Josiah Hayward and Sarah Kinglsey, on 11 February 1741 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3,4
Death*17 May 1756She died on 17 May 1756 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 38.1

Family

Josiah Hayward b. 13 Apr 1717, d. 15 Oct 1773
Children1.Lois Hayward1
2.Josiah Hayward5 b. 20 Jul 1744, d. 1 Oct 1745
3.Sarah Hayward1
4.Mary Hayward6,7 d. 29 Aug 1747
5.Hepzibah Hayward1 b. 24 Apr 1748, d. 27 Nov 1748

Citations

  1. [S612] Paul Dillon Hayward, Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater (Denver, Colorado: P.D. Hayward, 1985), Author stated in his Preface that this book is his third compilation on the Haywards and that most of the data he obtained from previously published sources. He warned that there are undoubtedly many errors, some of which may invalidate entire sections, page 2. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 173. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S612] Paul Dillon Hayward, Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater, page 2, with the year of their marriage reported as 1742.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190, although the name of Mary Perkins is noted as "Sarah" and the marriage year as 1742. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Births, Volume I, page 149 referencing G.R.7: citing a gravestone record at the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 486 referencing G.R.7: citing a gravestone record at the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater.
  7. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 486 referencing P.R.4: citing a private record; from a record of deaths kept from 1766 to 1820 by Oliver Alden, and from 1820 to 1846 by his son, Caleb Alden, and grandson, Cromwell Alden, or members of the family, now in the possession of the Bridgewater Public Library. Her surname was spelled “Haward”.

Mary Perkins1

b. 10 December 1702
Father*David Perkins1 b. 1653, d. 1 Oct 1736
Mother*Martha Howard1
Birth*10 December 1702Mary Perkins was born on 10 December 1702 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Perkins, pages 277-281. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 256. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Mary Perkins1

b. 1780
Father*James Perkins Jr.1 b. 1 Apr 1746, d. 28 Aug 1827
Mother*Mary Hooper1 b. 16 Apr 1744, d. 9 Oct 1826
Birth*1780Mary Perkins was born in 1780.1

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, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Mary Perkins1

(Witness to Deed) Land Transfer22 August 1734Daniel Johnson and Mary Perkins witnessed the mark of Nicholas Bolton, labourer, of Bridgewater, Plymouth County on 22 August 1734 in his sale of land in Dorchester to David Leach, yeoman, of Kingston, Plymouth County. Isaac Johnson, Justice of the Peace, verified that Nicholas Bolton had personally appeared before him and acknowledged the instrument to be his act and deed, and the document was recorded in Suffolk County on 23 August 1734 by Samuel Gerrish, Registrar.1

Citations

  1. [S633] Records of deeds, 1639-1885; indexes to deeds, 1639-1920 (Suffolk County, Massachusetts). Microfilm of original records in the Registry of Deeds, Boston, Massachusetts on 1128 microfilm reels. Includes indexes to grantors, 1639-1920; indexes to grantees, 1639-1920; and indexes to persons other than grantors and grantees, 1639-1799: Film# 493951, Volume 49 dated 1734, pages 17-L, 17-R and 18-L, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.

Mercy Perkins1,2

b. 1671, d. 19 May 1752
Birth*1671Mercy Perkins was born in 1671.2
Marriage12 July 1694She married Samuel Chandler on 12 July 1694 in Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3
(Wife) Death12 September 1748Mercy became a widow when Samuel Chandler died on 12 September 1748.2,4
Death*19 May 1752She died a widow on 19 May 1752 in Bridgewater.4

Family

Samuel Chandler d. 12 Sep 1748
Child1.Jonathan Chandler5,1 b. 8 May 1699

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Chandler, page 136. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 144. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 144, indicating uncertainty as to where in the Province they resided or married.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Deaths, Volume II, page 447. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Births, Volume I, page 72.

Nathan Perkins1,2

b. 13 September 1685, d. before 4 June 1723
Father*David Perkins1,2 b. 1653, d. 1 Oct 1736
Mother*Elizabeth Brown2,3,1
Baptism*13 September 1685Nathan Perkins was baptized on 13 September 1685 in First Parish Unitarian Church, Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,3,2
Marriage*9 November 1709He married, as her first husband, Martha Leonard, daughter of Solomon Leonard and Mary ______, on 9 November 1709 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4,5,2
Death*before 4 June 1723He died before 4 June 1723 in Bridgewater.2
Estate*12 June 1730A division of the estate of Nathan Perkins of Bridgewater deceased was made on 12 June 1730 among Martha Hayward, identified as the wife of Isaac Hayward and former widow of Nathan Perkins, his sons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, and his daughters Martha and Silence.2
Will*21 January 1735/36The will of David Perkins dated 21 January 1735/36, and proved on 5 October 1736, named grandsons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, "my son Nathan's children", and their sisters Martha and Silence.2

Family

Martha Leonard b. c 1685, d. 1761
Children1.Nathan Perkins2 b. 24 Aug 1710
2.Solomon Perkins+1 b. 30 Jun 1712
3.Timothy Perkins2 b. 16 Jan 1714/15
4.Martha Perkins2,6 b. 10 Dec 1717
5.James Perkins+1 b. 5 Mar 1720
6.Silence Perkins2 b. May 1723

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Perkins, pages 277-281. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 70, Martha Leonard, pages 67-68. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [S863] Topsfield Historical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Beverly, Massachusetts, to the end of year 1849, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Alphabetical indexes to the manuscript records of the town, supplemented by information from church registers, cemetery inscriptions and other sources. Contents: Volume 1. Births; Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Topsfield, Massachusetts: Topsfield Historical Society, 1906-1907), Volume I, Births, page 254, referencing C.R.1: citing a church record, First Parish Unitarian Church. Hereinafter cited as Beverly, Massachusetts vital records to 1849.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Perkins, pages 227-281.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 291, her surname spelled "Lennard". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  6. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hayward, pages 181-190, noting her father as her mother's second husband Isaac Hayward.

Nathan Perkins1

b. 24 August 1710
Father*Nathan Perkins1 b. 13 Sep 1685, d. b 4 Jun 1723
Mother*Martha Leonard2 b. c 1685, d. 1761
Birth*24 August 1710Nathan Perkins was born on 24 August 1710 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3
(Son) Estate12 June 1730A division of the estate of Nathan Perkins of Bridgewater deceased was made on 12 June 1730 among Martha Hayward, identified as the wife of Isaac Hayward and former widow of Nathan Perkins, his sons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, and his daughters Martha and Silence.1
(Grandson) Will21 January 1735/36The will of David Perkins dated 21 January 1735/36, and proved on 5 October 1736, named grandsons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, "my son Nathan's children", and their sisters Martha and Silence.1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 70, Martha Leonard, pages 67-68. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 256. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Nathaniel Perkins Jr.1

Marriage Intention5 July 1794An intention of marriage for Nathaniel Perkins Jr. and Hannah Hayward was recorded on 5 July 1794 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2
Marriage*1794He married Hannah Hayward, daughter of Timothy Hayward and Hannah Pratt, in 1794 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1

Family

Hannah Hayward b. 2 May 1772

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 171. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Richard Perkins1

b. 2 March 1729/30, d. 16 October 1813
Father*Daniel Perkins1,2 b. c 1697, d. 29 Sep 1782
Mother*Anne Foster2,1 b. c 1700, d. 7 Jul 1750
Birth*2 March 1729/30Richard Perkins was born on 2 March 1729/30 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Education*1748Richard graduated from Harvard University, Boston, in 17481
Occupation* and was a physician in Bridgewater.1
Marriage*9 October 1760He married Mary Hancock, daughter of John Hancock and Mary (Hawkes) Thaxter Hancock Perkins, on 9 October 1760 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County. Richard's wife was the daughter of his stepmother Mary (Hawkes) Thaxter Hancock Perkins, his father's second wife.3,1
(Doctor) Town Poor2 November 1767Reimbursement in the amount of £1,04s,04p was approved for payment to Dr. Richard Perkins at a Town Meeting held in Bridgewater on 2 November 1767 for visits and medicines for town pauper Elizabeth (Bolton) May.4
(Husband) Death21 June 1779Richard became a widower when Mary (Hancock) Perkins died on 21 June 1779.5,1
Marriage*18 June 1781He married second Mary Hunt of Watertown on 18 June 1781 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,3
Death*16 October 1813He died on 16 October 1813 in Bridgewater at age 83.1,6

Family 1

Mary Hancock b. 8 Apr 1735, d. 21 Jun 1779

Family 2

Mary Hunt

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Perkins, pages 277-281. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 257. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 292.
  4. [S1120] Bridgewater (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, Town records 1656-1823, Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Microfilm of manuscripts filmed at the East Bridgewater Town Hall, Plymouth County, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Includes records of births, marriages, and deaths, town meeting records, records of land and property, and other miscellaneous town records: FHL Film# 902869, Item# 2, Volume 3, 1739-1784, page items 70-71; on 2 microfilm reels, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Town records 1656-1823, Bridgewater.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 537.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 538.

Rufus Perkins1

b. 3 September 1774
Father*James Perkins Jr.1 b. 1 Apr 1746, d. 28 Aug 1827
Mother*Mary Hooper1 b. 16 Apr 1744, d. 9 Oct 1826
Birth*3 September 1774Rufus Perkins was born on 3 September 1774 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

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, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 257. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Sarah Perkins1

Father*David Perkins1 b. 1653, d. 1 Oct 1736
Mother*Martha Howard1
Birth*Sarah Perkins was probably born in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Perkins, pages 277-281. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Silence Perkins1

b. May 1723
Father*Nathan Perkins1 b. 13 Sep 1685, d. b 4 Jun 1723
Mother*Martha Leonard2 b. c 1685, d. 1761
Birth*May 1723Silence Perkins was born in May 1723 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4
(Daughter) Estate12 June 1730A division of the estate of Nathan Perkins of Bridgewater deceased was made on 12 June 1730 among Martha Hayward, identified as the wife of Isaac Hayward and former widow of Nathan Perkins, his sons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, and his daughters Martha and Silence.1
(Granddaughter) Will21 January 1735/36The will of David Perkins dated 21 January 1735/36, and proved on 5 October 1736, named grandsons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, "my son Nathan's children", and their sisters Martha and Silence.1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 70, Martha Leonard, pages 67-68. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 70, Martha Leonard, pages 67-68, noting the date as before May 1723.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 258. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Solomon Perkins1

b. 30 June 1712
Father*Nathan Perkins1 b. 13 Sep 1685, d. b 4 Jun 1723
Mother*Martha Leonard1 b. c 1685, d. 1761
Birth*30 June 1712Solomon Perkins was born on 30 June 1712 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3,1
(Son) Estate12 June 1730A division of the estate of Nathan Perkins of Bridgewater deceased was made on 12 June 1730 among Martha Hayward, identified as the wife of Isaac Hayward and former widow of Nathan Perkins, his sons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, and his daughters Martha and Silence.2
Marriage*13 December 1733He married Lydia Sprague, daughter of Jonathan Sprague and Lydia Leavitt, on 13 December 1733 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,4
(Grandson) Will21 January 1735/36The will of David Perkins dated 21 January 1735/36, and proved on 5 October 1736, named grandsons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, "my son Nathan's children", and their sisters Martha and Silence.2
(Son) Land Transfer24 August 1739 On 24 August 1739 Solomon's mother Martha (Leonard) Perkins Hayward and her husband Isaac Hayward, husbandman, transferred to her son Solomon, a resident of Bridgewater, all rights to lands "our father Solomon Leonard" late of Bridgewater died seized of upon his bond to support and care for his mother Martha.5,2
Occupation*1739Solomon was identified as a joiner in Bridgewater in 1739 when his mother and her husband transferred his grandfather's land to him.2

Family

Lydia Sprague b. 31 Jul 1715
Children1.Joseph Perkins1 b. 9 Jul 1735
2.Benjamin Perkins1 b. 9 Jul 1735
3.Solomon Perkins1 b. 27 Dec 1737
4.Lydia Perkins1 b. 27 May 1741
5.Eliab Perkins1 b. 25 May 1743

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Perkins, pages 277-281. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 70, Martha Leonard, pages 67-68. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 258. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 354.
  5. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 19, Solomon Leonard (or Lennerson), page 24.

Solomon Perkins1

b. 27 December 1737
Father*Solomon Perkins2 b. 30 Jun 1712
Mother*Lydia Sprague2 b. 31 Jul 1715
Birth*27 December 1737Solomon Perkins was born on 27 December 1737 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Perkins, pages 277-281.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 258. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Susanna Perkins1

b. 27 February 1709
Father*David Perkins1 b. 1653, d. 1 Oct 1736
Mother*Martha Howard1
Birth*27 February 1709Susanna Perkins was born on 27 February 1709 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Perkins, pages 277-281. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 258. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Thomas Perkins1

b. 1688, d. 5 June 1761
Father*David Perkins2 b. 1653, d. 1 Oct 1736
Mother*Elizabeth Brown2
Birth*1688Thomas Perkins was born in 1688 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).2
Marriage*20 February 1716/17He married Mary Washburn, daughter of Joseph Washburn and Hannah Latham, on 20 February 1716/17 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3,4,1
(Witness to Deed) Land Records23 November 1729Thomas Perkins was a witness for William Leonard and Ephraim Leonard when William purchased a house and land in Bridgewater from Ephraim on 23 November 1729.5
(Husband) Death23 April 1750Thomas became a widower when Mary Perkins died on 23 April 1750.6
Death*5 June 1761He died on 5 June 1761 in Bridgewater7
Burial* and was buried in the Old Graveyard, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). His gravestone marked his death in his 61st year.7

Family

Mary Washburn b. c 1690, d. 23 Apr 1750
Children1.Mary Perkins+1 b. 10 Jan 1718, d. 17 May 1756
2.Hepzibah Perkins+8,2 b. 15 Feb 1719/20, d. 12 Apr 1800
3.Lieutenant Francis Perkins2 b. 8 Sep 1729, d. 1783

Citations

  1. [S612] Paul Dillon Hayward, Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater (Denver, Colorado: P.D. Hayward, 1985), Author stated in his Preface that this book is his third compilation on the Haywards and that most of the data he obtained from previously published sources. He warned that there are undoubtedly many errors, some of which may invalidate entire sections, page 2. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Perkins, pages 277-281. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 47, Joseph Washburn, pages 106-108. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, pages 293 and 389. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  5. [S625] Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, microfilm of original manuscript on 462 microfilm reels. Includes Grantor and Grantee indexes: Film# 558823, Book 27, page 152B, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 537, referencing G.R.7: citing a gravestone record at the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater.
  7. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 538, referencing G.R.7: citing a gravestone record at the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater.
  8. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Keith, pages 214-224.

Timothy Perkins1

b. 16 January 1714/15
Father*Nathan Perkins1 b. 13 Sep 1685, d. b 4 Jun 1723
Mother*Martha Leonard2 b. c 1685, d. 1761
Birth*16 January 1714/15Timothy Perkins was born on 16 January 1714/15 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3
(Son) Estate12 June 1730A division of the estate of Nathan Perkins of Bridgewater deceased was made on 12 June 1730 among Martha Hayward, identified as the wife of Isaac Hayward and former widow of Nathan Perkins, his sons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, and his daughters Martha and Silence.1
(Grandson) Will21 January 1735/36The will of David Perkins dated 21 January 1735/36, and proved on 5 October 1736, named grandsons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, "my son Nathan's children", and their sisters Martha and Silence.1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 70, Martha Leonard, pages 67-68. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 259. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

James Perry1

Marriage*1 January 1701He married Mary Bailey, daughter of John Bailey Sr. and Sarah White, on 1 January 1701 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Mary Bailey b. Dec 1677

Citations

  1. [S856] Samuel Deane, History of Scituate, Massachusetts, from its first settlement to 1831, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Boston, Massachusetts: James Loring, 1831), John Bailey, pages 213-215. Hereinafter cited as History of Scituate, Massachusetts to 1831.
  2. [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 II, Marriages, page 27, her surname spelled "Bayly". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

______ Perry1

Marriage*He married Elizabeth Adams.1

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.

Eliza Persho1

Marriage Intention*9 April 1826An intention of marriage for Eliza Persho and Benjamin Fry Jr. was recorded on 9 April 1826 in Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Winchendon Marriages, page 122. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Jane Persho1

Birth*Jane Persho was born.2,3
Name VariationHer name appeared in the records as both Jane and Jean.1,4
Marriage*12 July 1744She married Job Wetherell of Norton, son of Nathaniel Wetherell and Mary White, on 12 July 1744 in Norton, Bristol County.4,1

Family

Job Wetherell b. 22 May 1726
Child1.Anne Wetherell5 b. 13 Dec 1749

Citations

  1. [S1194] Thomas J. Lothrop, The Nicholas White Family, 1643-1900, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Taunton, Massachusetts: Thomas J. Lothrop, printed by C.A. Hack & Son, 1902), page 58. Hereinafter cited as Nicholas White Family, 1643-1900.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Norton Births, Volume 1, page 151. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1194] Thomas J. Lothrop, Nicholas White Family, 1643-1900, pages 26-27.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Norton Marriages, Volume 1, page 293, her surname spelled "Pershow."
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Norton Births, Volume 1, page 147.

Isaac Peterson1

d. 1740
Birth*Isaac Peterson was born probably on the family's ancestral farm at Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1
Marriage*10 September 1712He married Mary Hobart on 10 September 1712 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Death*1740He died in 1740 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Mary Hobart b. c 1689, d. 3 Apr 1763
Child1.Jael Peterson+1 d. 17 Dec 1781

Citations

  1. [S761] William Bradford Browne, "The Peterson Family of Duxbury, Mass.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 70 (April 1916): pages 164-165. Hereinafter cited as "Peterson Family of Duxbury."
  2. [S761] William Bradford Browne, "Peterson Family of Duxbury", pages 161-165.