Mary Sharpless1

b. 27 April 1702, d. circa 1780
Father*James Sharpless1,2 b. 5 Mar 1670/71, d. c 1746
Mother*Mary Lewis1,2 b. 10 Jul 1674, d. c 1753
Birth*27 April 1702Mary Sharpless was born on 27 April 1702 at Nether Providence, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3,4
Marriage*25 April 1722She married Joseph Garrett, son of Samuel Garrett and Jane Pennell, on 25 April 1722 at the Providence Meeting in Chester County.5,6
(Wife) Deathcirca 1770Mary became a widow when Joseph Garrett died circa 1770.7
Death*circa 1780She died circa 1780 in the township of Goshen.7

Family

Joseph Garrett b. 25 Apr 1701, d. c 1770
Child1.Jane Garrett8

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), Sharpless, pages 722-724. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 100. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724, the date written as "2, 27, 1702" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was April, not February.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 153-156, the date written as "ye twentith Seventh day of ye Seckond month" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was April, not February.
  5. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Garrett, pages 560-561, the date written as "2, 25, 1722" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was April, not February.
  6. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 153-156, the date written as "2 mo. 25, 1722" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was April, not February.
  7. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 153-156.
  8. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 153.

Mary Sharpless1

b. 17 April 1730, d. between 1763 and 1770
Father*John Sharpless2 b. 16 Oct 1699, d. 17 Aug 1769
Mother*Elizabeth Ashbridge2 b. 6 Feb 1708/9, d. 18 Dec 1767
Birth*17 April 1730Mary Sharpless was born on 17 April 1730 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.3
Marriage*18 May 1749She married Thomas Swayne of East Marlborough, son of William Swayne and Elizabeth Dell, on 18 May 1749 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.4
Residence*Mary and Thomas Swayne lived at East Marlborough, Chester County.5
Religion*They were Quakers and attended New Garden Monthly Meeting at New Garden, Chester County.5
Relocation*24 November 1750 On 24 November 1750, three months after his grandfather's death and while his grandmother was still alive, Mary's husband transferred both of their memberships from New Garden Monthly Meeting to Chester Monthly Meeting.6
Relocation23 March 1759Mary's husband received a certificate to transfer his membership, and the membership of his wife and three children, from Chester Monthly Meeting to New Garden Monthly Meeting on 23 March 1759.5
Relocation2 April 1763Mary's husband transferred his family's membership again, for himself, his wife and three children, on 2 April 1763, from New Garden Monthly Meeting back to Chester Monthly Meeting.5
Death*between 1763 and 1770She died between 1763 and 1770 in Chester County.5

Family

Thomas Swayne b. 19 Nov 1726

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.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 138-142, the date written as "2 mo. 17, 1730" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was April, not February. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  4. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Swayne, pages 731-735, the date written as "3, 18, 1749" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was May, not March.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 189-190.
  6. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 189-190, the date written as "9 mo. 24, 1750" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.

Phebe Sharpless1,2

b. 20 December 1663, d. 2 June 1685
Father*John Sharpless1,2 b. 15 Aug 1624, d. 11 Jun 1685
Mother*Jane Moore1,2 b. 1638, d. 1 Nov 1722
Birth*20 December 1663Phebe Sharpless was born on 20 December 1663 at Mearemore, Cheshire, England.3,4,5
(Daughter) Immigration14 August 1682Phebe immigrated with her parents and siblings from England to Pennsylvania, landing at what would become Chester, Chester County, on 14 August 1682, more than two months before the arrival of William Penn.6,7,8
Death*2 June 1685She died unmarried on 2 June 1685 near Chester at age 21.9,10,11

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), Sharpless, pages 722-724. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1415] John W. Jordan, A History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and its People, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. In three volumes; includes index in Volume III only. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914), Sharpless, Volume III, pages 971-974. Hereinafter cited as History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and its People.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 68, the date written as "10 mo. 20, 1663" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was December, not October. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  4. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724, the date written as "10, 20, 1663" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was December, not October.
  5. [S1415] John W. Jordan, History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and its People, Sharpless, Volume III, pages 971-974, the date written as "10 mo. 20, 1663" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was December, not October.
  6. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724, the date written as the "14th of 6th mo., 1682" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was August, not June.
  7. [S1430] Blanche (Moore) Haines, Ancestry of Sharpless Moore and Rachel (Roberts) Moore : with their direct ancestors to and including thirty-six first or immigrant ancestors with some Old World pedigrees and origins and direct descendants, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Three Rivers, Michigan: published by the author, 1937), pages 49-50. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry of Sharpless Moore and Rachel (Roberts) Moore.
  8. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 67-68.
  9. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 68, the date written as "4 mo. 2, 1685" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was June, not April.
  10. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724, the date written as "4, 2, 1685" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was June, not April.
  11. [S1415] John W. Jordan, History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and its People, Sharpless, Volume III, pages 971-974, the date written as "4 mo. 2, 1685" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was June, not April.

Phebe Sharpless1

b. 9 January 1701/2
Father*John Sharpless1 b. 16 Jan 1666/67, d. 7 Sep 1747
Mother*Hannah Pennell1 b. 23 Sep 1673, d. 31 Dec 1721
Birth*9 January 1701/2Phebe Sharpless was born on 9 January 1701/2 at Ridley, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2

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), Sharpless, pages 722-724. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724, the date written as "11, 9, 1701-2" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was January, not November.

Rachel Sharpless1,2

b. 9 July 1708, d. circa 1738
Father*James Sharpless1,2,3 b. 5 Mar 1670/71, d. c 1746
Mother*Mary Lewis1,2,3 b. 10 Jul 1674, d. c 1753
Birth*9 July 1708Rachel Sharpless was born on 9 July 1708 at Nether Providence, Chester County, Pennsylvania.4,5
Marriage*17 October 1728She married Thomas Dell Jr. of Ridley Township, son of Thomas Dell and Mary Eldershaw, on either 07 or 17 October 1728 at the Providence Meeting, Providence, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,6,7,8,2
Religion*Rachel and Thomas Dell Jr. were Quakers.9,10
Residence*Rachel and Thomas Dell Jr. lived in Ridley, Chester County.11
Death*circa 1738She probably died circa 1738 at Ridley at about age 30.11

Family

Thomas Dell Jr. b. 29 Nov 1701, d. 1748
Children1.Abraham Dell11
2.Sarah Dell+1,12 b. 1731, d. 1814
3.Mary Dell13 b. 16 Sep 1734, d. 5 Oct 1801
4.Lydia Dell11

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [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), Sharpless, pages 722-724. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 100. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  4. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724, the date written as "5, 9, 1708" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was July, not May.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 158-160, the date written as "ye ninth day of ye fifth month" of 1708 which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was July, not May.
  6. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Dell, page 518, the date written as "8, 7, 1728" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was October, not August.
  7. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 158-160, the date written as "8 mo. 17, 1728" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was October, not August.
  8. [S1414] John W. Jordan, Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1921), Weaver-Dell, page 222, noting the date of their marriage as August 17, 1728. Hereinafter cited as Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography.
  9. [S1414] John W. Jordan, Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography, Weaver-Dell, page 222, noting the date of their marriage as 17 August 1728.
  10. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Dell, page 518, noting the date of their marriage as 7 August 1728.
  11. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 158-160.
  12. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Weaver, pages 759-760.
  13. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Dell, page 518.

Rebecca Sharpless1

b. 17 February 1703/4
Father*John Sharpless1 b. 16 Jan 1666/67, d. 7 Sep 1747
Mother*Hannah Pennell1 b. 23 Sep 1673, d. 31 Dec 1721
Birth*17 February 1703/4Rebecca Sharpless was born on 17 February 1703/4 at Ridley, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2

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), Sharpless, pages 722-724. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724, the date written as "12, 17, 1703-4" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was February, not December.

Sarah Sharpless1

b. 27 March 1710, d. circa 1800
Father*James Sharpless1,2 b. 5 Mar 1670/71, d. c 1746
Mother*Mary Lewis1,2 b. 10 Jul 1674, d. c 1753
Birth*27 March 1710Sarah Sharpless was born on 27 March 1710 at Nether Providence, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3,4
Marriage*21 March 1733/34She married first Edward Woodward Jr. of Middletown, son of Edward Woodward and Abigail Edge, on 21 March 1733/34 at the Providence Meeting in Providence, Chester County.1,5
(Wife) Death1746Sarah became a widow when Edward Woodward died in 1746.6
Marriage*9 April 1760She married second, as his second wife, George Gilpin, widower of Birmingham township, son of Joseph Gilpin, on 9 April 1760 at the Providence Meeting in Providence, Chester County.6
Religion*27 October 1760Sarah Gilpin took a certificate of transfer from the Providence Monthly Meeting to the Concord Monthly Meeting for herself and children, Lydia and Edward Woodward on 27 October 1760.6
(Wife) Burial17 December 1773Sarah became a widow for the second time when George Gilpin died. He was buried on 17 December 1773, probably at the Concord Meeting in Chester County.7
Religion3 August 1774She received a certificate of transfer from Concord to Chester dated 3 August 1774.6
Death*circa 1800She died circa 1800, probably near Chester, Chester County.6

Family 1

Edward Woodward b. 28 Dec 1707, d. 1746

Family 2

George Gilpin b. 16 Apr 1708, d. Dec 1773

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), Sharpless, pages 722-724. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 100. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724, the date written as "1, 27, 1712" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was March, not January.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 160-161, the date written as "ye twenty Seventh day of ye First month" of 1710 which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was March, not January.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 160-161, the date written as "1 mo. 21, 1733-4" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was March, not January.
  6. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 160-161.
  7. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 160-161, the date written as "10 mo. 17, 1773" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was December, not October.

Thomas Sharpless1

b. 12 January 1668/69, d. 17 July 1682
Father*John Sharpless1,2 b. 15 Aug 1624, d. 11 Jun 1685
Mother*Jane Moore1,2 b. 1638, d. 1 Nov 1722
Birth*12 January 1668/69Thomas Sharpless was born either 02 or 12 January 1668/69 at Hatherton, Cheshire, England,3,4,5,6
Death*17 July 1682 and died on 17 July 1682, at sea, on his family's immigration voyage to America, at age 13.7,8,2

Citations

  1. [S1415] John W. Jordan, A History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and its People, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. In three volumes; includes index in Volume III only. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914), Sharpless, Volume III, pages 971-974. Hereinafter cited as History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and its People.
  2. [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), Sharpless, pages 722-724. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 68, the place spelled "Hatherton" and the date written as "11 mo. 2, 1668" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was January, not November, of 1668/69. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  4. [S1415] John W. Jordan, History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and its People, Sharpless, Volume III, pages 971-974, the place spelled "Hatherton" and the date written as "11 mo. 2, 1668" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was January, not November, of 1668/69.
  5. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724, the place spelled "Hadderton" and the date written as "11, 12, 1668" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was January, not November, of 1668/69.
  6. [S1428] Joseph Sharpless, Family Record; containing the settlement, and genealogy to the present time, of the Sharples Family, in North America, downloaded from the Delaware County, Pennsylvania Website, Genealogy Resources at http://www.delawarecountyhistory.com/genresources_home.html. Contains memorials of the dying sayings of several deceased members of the family not before published. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: published by the author, 1816), pages 13-15, the place spelled "Hadderton". Hereinafter cited as Family Record of the Sharples Family in North America.
  7. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 68, the date written as "5 mo. 17, 1682" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was July, not May.
  8. [S1415] John W. Jordan, History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and its People, Sharpless, Volume III, pages 971-974, the date written as "5 mo. 17, 1682" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was July, not May.

Thomas Sharpless1

b. 6 October 1712, d. 2 October 1713
Father*James Sharpless1,2 b. 5 Mar 1670/71, d. c 1746
Mother*Mary Lewis1,2 b. 10 Jul 1674, d. c 1753
Birth*6 October 1712Thomas Sharpless was born on 6 October 1712 in Chester County, Pennsylvania,3
Death*2 October 1713 and died on 2 October 1713, just four days short of his first birthday.4

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), Sharpless, pages 722-724. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 100. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724, the date written as "8, 6, 1712" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was October, not August.
  4. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Sharpless, pages 722-724, the date written as "8, 2, 1713" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was October, not August.

Susanna Shattuck1

d. 16 March 1716
Father*William Shattuck1
Marriage*11 February 1660/61She married first Joseph Morse on 11 February 1660/61 in Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut.1,2
(Wife) Death1677Susanna became a widow when Joseph Morse died in 1677.2
Marriage*5 July 1678She married second, as his second wife, John Fay on 5 July 1678 in Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut.1,3
(Wife) Death5 May 1690Susanna became a widow for the second time when John Fay died on 5 May 1690.4
Marriage*30 July 1695She married third, as his second husband, Thomas Brigham, son of Thomas Brigham and Mercy Hurd, on 30 July 1695 in Marlborough, Middlesex County.1,5
Death*16 March 1716She died on 16 March 1716 in Marlborough at age 74.6

Family 1

Joseph Morse d. 1677

Family 2

John Fay d. 5 May 1690

Family 3

Thomas Brigham b. c 1640, d. 25 Nov 1717

Citations

  1. [S1221] W. I. Tyler Brigham, The History of the Brigham Family : a record of several thousand descendants of Thomas Brigham the emigrant, 1603-1653, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (New York, New York: The Grafton Press, 1907), pages 64-70. Hereinafter cited as History of the Brigham Family : Descendants of Thomas.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 521. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 260.
  4. [S1221] W. I. Tyler Brigham, History of the Brigham Family : Descendants of Thomas, pages 63-64.
  5. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 99.
  6. [S48] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850. CD-ROM (101 Newbury, Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS), Births - Marriages - Deaths, Marlborough Deaths, Volume 1, page 350. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.

William Shattuck1

Family

Child1.Susanna Shattuck1 d. 16 Mar 1716

Citations

  1. [S1221] W. I. Tyler Brigham, The History of the Brigham Family : a record of several thousand descendants of Thomas Brigham the emigrant, 1603-1653, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (New York, New York: The Grafton Press, 1907), pages 64-70. Hereinafter cited as History of the Brigham Family : Descendants of Thomas.

Abigail Shaw1

b. 1707, d. 26 February 1793
Father*Benjamin Shaw2
Mother*Hannah Bicknell2
Birth*1707Abigail Shaw was born in 1707 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Marriage*16 February 1726/27She married Samuel Leonard Jr., son of Samuel Leonard and Katherine Deane, on 16 February 1726/27 in Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). They were both from Taunton at the time, and were married in Raynham by Seth Williams, Esq.3,4
(Wife) Death24 December 1747Abigail became a widow when Samuel Leonard died on 24 December 1747.1
Death*26 February 1793She died on 26 February 1793 in Raynham.5

Family

Samuel Leonard b. 17 May 1702, d. 24 Dec 1747
Child1.Bethiah Leonard+3,2,6 b. 20 Apr 1739, d. bt 1769 - 1770

Citations

  1. [S1140] Elisha Clarke Leonard, James Leonard of Taunton, ironmaster. In four volumes: Volume 1, 1st-5th generations, Volume 2, 6th generation, Volume 3, 7th generation, Volume 4, 8th generation. James Leonard was born in England and came to America about 1660 settling in Massachusetts where he was an ironworker. He may have worked at the iron works at Jamestown before it was destroyed. He married twice and had 4 children. Information on many of his descendants to the 8th generation is included in these volumes. Descendants live throughout the United States especially in New England. Includes index: pages 56 and 99; FHL Film# 1598012, Items 7-10, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as James Leonard of Taunton, Massachusetts, ironmaster.
  2. [S1140] Elisha Clarke Leonard, James Leonard of Taunton, Massachusetts, ironmaster: page 56; FHL Film# 1598012, Items 7-10.
  3. [S481] First Book of Raynham (MA) Records, 1700-1835 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, page 16, citing page 21. Hereinafter cited as Raynham, Massachusetts Records-NEHGS.
  4. [S1141] Margaret Harris Stover, compiler, Vital Records of Raynham, Massachusetts (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), page 10. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Raynham.
  5. [S1141] Margaret Harris Stover, Vital Records of Raynham, page 158.
  6. [S1141] Margaret Harris Stover, Vital Records of Raynham, page 17.

Abraham Shaw1

Residence*Abraham Shaw lived at Dedham, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1

Family

Child1.Susanna Shaw+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), Byram, pages 127-130. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Benjamin Shaw1

Marriage*He married Lucy ______.1

Family

Lucy ______
Child1.Martha Shaw+1 b. 18 Jun 1749, d. 17 Jun 1832

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.

Benjamin Shaw1

Marriage*He married Hannah Bicknell.1

Family

Hannah Bicknell
Child1.Abigail Shaw+1 b. 1707, d. 26 Feb 1793

Citations

  1. [S1140] Elisha Clarke Leonard, James Leonard of Taunton, ironmaster. In four volumes: Volume 1, 1st-5th generations, Volume 2, 6th generation, Volume 3, 7th generation, Volume 4, 8th generation. James Leonard was born in England and came to America about 1660 settling in Massachusetts where he was an ironworker. He may have worked at the iron works at Jamestown before it was destroyed. He married twice and had 4 children. Information on many of his descendants to the 8th generation is included in these volumes. Descendants live throughout the United States especially in New England. Includes index: page 56; FHL Film# 1598012, Items 7-10, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as James Leonard of Taunton, Massachusetts, ironmaster.

Calvin Shaw1

b. 3 August 1752
Father*Nicholas Shaw Jr.1
Mother*Ruth Beal1
Birth*3 August 1752Calvin Shaw was born on 3 August 1752 in Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S861] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital records of Abington, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Contents: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. Alphabetical indexes to the manuscript records of the town, supplemented by information from church registers, cemetery inscriptions and other sources. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1912), Volume I, Births, page 202. Hereinafter cited as Vital records of Abington to 1850.

Ebenezer Shaw1

Marriage*1733He married Mary Reed, daughter of Samuel Reed and Mary Davis, in 1733.1

Family

Mary Reed b. 1706

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), Reed, pages 294-295. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Grace Shaw1

Marriage*She married William Richards.1

Citations

  1. [S1135] Mrs. John E. Barclay, "The Ancestry of Experience, Wife of Cornelius Washburn of Bridgewater, Mass.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 119, pages 22-25 (January 1965). Hereinafter cited as "Experience, Wife of Cornelius Washburn."

John Shaw1

Marriage*He married Alice ______.2

Family

Alice ______
Child1.Joseph Shaw+1,2 b. 15 Apr 1664

Citations

  1. [S1134] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Weymouth, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1910), Volume 1, Births, page 270. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Weymouth, Massachusetts to 1850.
  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), Shaw, pages 303-306. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

John Shaw1

b. 13 April 1708
Father*Joseph Shaw1 b. 15 Apr 1664
Mother*Judith Whitmarsh1 b. 2 Sep 1669
Birth*13 April 1708John Shaw was born on 13 April 1708 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Education*1729He graduated from Harvard University, Boston, in 17291
Ordination*17 November 1731 and was ordained in south Bridgewater on 17 November 1731.1
Town Poor*2 November 1767Reimbursement in the amount of £2,17s,08p was approved for payment to the Reverend John Shaw at a Town Meeting held in Bridgewater on 2 November 1767 for visits and medicines for town paupers Experience Leach, Judith Bolton and Michael May.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), Shaw, pages 303-306. 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 1, Births, page 288. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [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.

Joseph Shaw1

b. 15 April 1664
Father*John Shaw2,3
Mother*Alice ______2,3
Birth*15 April 1664Joseph Shaw was born on 15 April 1664 in Weymouth, Suffolk County.3,2
Marriage*He married Judith Whitmarsh, daughter of John Whitmarsh and Sarah ______.1

Family

Judith Whitmarsh b. 2 Sep 1669
Children1.Martha Shaw+1 b. 9 Jan 1700, d. 6 Jan 1769
2.John Shaw3 b. 13 Apr 1708

Citations

  1. [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 289. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  2. [S1134] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Weymouth, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1910), Volume 1, Births, page 270. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Weymouth, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [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), Shaw, pages 303-306. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Martha Shaw1

b. 9 January 1700, d. 6 January 1769
Father*Joseph Shaw2 b. 15 Apr 1664
Mother*Judith Whitmarsh2 b. 2 Sep 1669
Birth*9 January 1700Martha Shaw was born on 9 January 1700 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*11 May 1720She married Eleazer Alden, son of Joseph Alden and Hannah Dunham, on 11 May 1720 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3
Death*6 January 1769She died on 6 January 1769 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 68.1,4

Family

Eleazer Alden b. 27 Sep 1694, d. 29 Jan 1773
Child1.Jonathan Alden1 b. 22 Jun 1721, d. b 30 May 1808

Citations

  1. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.
  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 289. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 336.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 424.

Martha Shaw1

b. 18 June 1749, d. 17 June 1832
Father*Benjamin Shaw1
Mother*Lucy ______1
Birth*18 June 1749Martha Shaw was born on 18 June 1749 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*23 March 1769She married David Hooper of Bridgewater, son of William Hooper and Lois Thomas, on 23 March 1769 probably in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
(Wife) Death10 February 1830Martha became a widow when David Hooper died on 10 February 1830.3
Death*17 June 1832She died on 17 June 1832 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 821,4
Burial* and was buried in the Keith or South Street Graveyard, Titicut, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.4

Family

David Hooper b. 14 Feb 1743, d. 10 Feb 1830
Children1.Cyrus Hooper1 b. 18 Apr 1770
2.Apollos Hooper1 b. 20 Apr 1772
3.Isaac Hooper1 b. 24 May 1776, d. 29 Oct 1846
4.Charles Hooper1 b. 20 Feb 1781
5.Sally Hooper1 b. 26 Jan 1785, d. 26 Apr 1859
6.Lucy Hooper1 b. 3 May 1787
7.Polly Hooper1 b. 11 Apr 1791, d. 18 Dec 1864

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.
  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 186. 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, Deaths, page 493, with place from a private record noted as Titicut.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 494.

Nathaniel Shaw1

b. circa 1738
Birth*circa 1738Nathaniel Shaw was born circa 1738.1
Marriage*He married Rebecca Snow, daughter of Ebenezer Snow and Sarah Hooper.1

Family

Rebecca Snow b. 5 Mar 1742

Citations

  1. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.

Nicholas Shaw Jr.1

Marriage*6 February 1735He married Ruth Beal on 6 February 1735 in Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Family

Ruth Beal
Children1.Ruth Shaw1 b. 17 Feb 1736, d. 1 Jan 1822
2.Calvin Shaw3 b. 3 Aug 1752

Citations

  1. [S861] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital records of Abington, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Contents: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. Alphabetical indexes to the manuscript records of the town, supplemented by information from church registers, cemetery inscriptions and other sources. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1912), Volume I, Births, page 208. Hereinafter cited as Vital records of Abington to 1850.
  2. [S861] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital records of Abington to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 191.
  3. [S861] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital records of Abington to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 202.

Ruth Shaw1,2

Marriage*18 April 1797She married first Jacob Washburn on 18 April 1797 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2
Marriage Intention6 July 1805An intention of marriage for Ruth (Shaw) Washburn and Benjamin Price was recorded on 6 July 1805 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.3
Marriage*She married second Benjamin Price, son of Benjamin Price and Silence Hayward, in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,3

Family 1

Jacob Washburn

Family 2

Benjamin Price b. 4 Mar 1753
Child1.Benjamin H. Price Jr.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), Price, pages 292-293. 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 387. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page391.

Ruth Shaw1

b. 29 January 1738
Father*Deacon Zechariah Shaw2
Mother*Sarah Packard2
Birth*29 January 1738Ruth Shaw was born on 29 January 1738 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Marriage*7 February 1759She married Joseph Snow, son of David Snow and Joanna Hayward, on 7 February 1759 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,4

Family

Joseph Snow b. 27 Jun 1734
Child1.David Snow1 b. 11 Jun 1761

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), Snow, pages 314-319. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Shaw, pages 303-306.
  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 289. 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 349.

Ruth Shaw1

b. 17 February 1736, d. 1 January 1822
Father*Nicholas Shaw Jr.2
Mother*Ruth Beal2
Birth*17 February 1736Ruth Shaw was born on 17 February 1736 in Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Marriage*27 December 1759She married William Reed Jr. on 27 December 1759 in Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3
(Wife) Death20 March 1778Ruth became a widow when Captain William Reed died on 20 March 1778 of small pox at age 46 not long after his return from the Continental Service.4
Marriage*20 October 1784She married Adams Bailey of Bridgewater, son of Adams Bailey and Sarah Howard, on 20 October 1784 in Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).5,6,7,8
Death*1 January 1822She died at age 86 on 1 January 1822 in Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. The town record identified her as a "widow", the wife of Adams Bailey (referencing G.R.1) of East Bridgewater, the widow of Captain William Reed and the sister of Calvin Shaw. Adams Bailey lived in Boston (or Charlestown) in 1822 and died in 1824, so he was still living at the time of Ruth's death.9
Burial*She was buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.9

Family 1

William Reed Jr. d. 20 Mar 1778

Family 2

Captain Adams Bailey b. 16 Jan 1748, d. 26 Jul 1824

Citations

  1. [S861] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital records of Abington, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Contents: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. Alphabetical indexes to the manuscript records of the town, supplemented by information from church registers, cemetery inscriptions and other sources. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1912), Volume II, Deaths, page 243, she was identified as the sister of Calvin Shaw. Hereinafter cited as Vital records of Abington to 1850.
  2. [S861] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital records of Abington to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 208.
  3. [S861] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital records of Abington to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 192.
  4. [S861] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital records of Abington to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 345, referencing G.R.12: citing a gravestone record, Mount Zion Cemetery, Whitman.
  5. [S858] Hollis R. Bailey, editor, multiple compilers, Bailey genealogy: James, John and Thomas and their descendants, in three parts, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. James Bailey (1612-1677) emigrated from England to Rowley, Massachusetts. John Bailey (d.1651) emigrated from England to Newbury and later Salisbury, Massachusetts. Thomas Bayley (d.1681) was in Weymouth, Massachusetts during or before 1635. Includes index. Published by direction of the Bailey-Bayley Family Association. (Newburyport, Massachusetts: Parker River Researchers, 1984 reprint edition; originally published in 1899 by the Citizen Company, Somerville, Massachusetts), Part Three, Sixth Generation, page 342. Hereinafter cited as Bailey genealogy.
  6. [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 37, Adam/Adams Bailey married Ruth Reed of Abington on 20 Oct 1784 in Abington. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  7. [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), Bailey, pages 106-107, which mentioned only one wife for Captain Adams Bailey, "Catherine Little", married 1775. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  8. [S861] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital records of Abington to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, pages 18 and 178, Adams Bailey/Beailey of Bridgewater married Ruth Reed on 20 Oct 1784.
  9. [S861] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital records of Abington to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 243, referencing G.R.1: citing a gravestone record, Mount Vernon Cemetery, Abington.

Sarah Shaw1

b. circa 1732
Birth*circa 1732Sarah Shaw was born circa 1732.1
Marriage*She married Elijah Snow, son of Benjamin Snow and Jemima Snell.1

Family

Elijah Snow b. 6 Nov 1728, d. 1792

Citations

  1. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.

Susanna Shaw1

Father*Abraham Shaw1
Marriage*She married Nicholas Byram.1

Family

Nicholas Byram d. 1688
Children1.Captain Nicholas Byram+1
2.Abigail Byram+1
3.Deliverance Byram1
4.Experience Byram+1
5.Susanna Byram+1 b. c 1648/49, d. 12 Mar 1741/42
6.Mary Byram+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), Byram, pages 127-130. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.