Christine Ritchey1

b. 1838
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*William Ritchey1
Birth*1838Christine Ritchey was born in 1838.1
Marriage*6 August 1855She married William Hinds, son of Walter Hinds Esq., on 6 August 1855 in the Parish Church of the Kilmore Diocese, Ballintemple, County Cavan, Ireland. William was 22 and a bachelor and Christine, a spinster, was 17. Both were from Drumheel, and signed with their marks. William was the son of Walter Hinds, Clerk of the Petty Sessions and Christine was the daughter of William Ritchey, a farmer. Their marriage was recorded in the Registrar's District of Cavan.1,2

Family

William Hinds b. 1833

Citations

  1. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), from the letter to Beverly and Marguerite prepared by County Cavan researcher William Graham for Marguerite Clayton and dated 24 Jun 1993. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  2. [S1499] Ireland. General Register Office, Marriage records, 1845-1870, with indexes to marriages, 1845-1921, in the General Registry Office of Ireland. Microfilm of original records in Custom House, Dublin on 334 microfilm reels: Film# 101364, Volume 3, page 563; LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Marriage records, 1845-1870, with indexes to marriages, 1845-1921.

William Ritchey1

Occupation*William Ritchey was a farmer.1

Family

Child1.Christine Ritchey1 b. 1838

Citations

  1. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), from the letter to Beverly and Marguerite prepared by County Cavan researcher William Graham for Marguerite Clayton and dated 24 Jun 1993. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."

Craig Ritchie1

b. 29 December 1758, d. 13 June 1833
Birth*29 December 1758Craig Ritchie was born on 29 December 1758 in Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.1
Marriage*circa 1787He married Mary Price, daughter of David Price and Ann Husband, circa 1787.1
Death*13 June 1833He died on 13 June 1833 at Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, at age 74.1

Family

Mary Price b. 25 Jan 1769

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, page 62. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.

Benjamin Robbins1

Marriage*10 March 1789He married Susannah Keith, daughter of Daniel Keith and Melatiah Hooper, on 10 March 1789 in either Bridgewater or Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2,3

Family

Susannah Keith b. 18 Jun 1767

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, the date stated as 20 Oct 1766. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, Hooper Genealogy, Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19.
  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), Volume II, Marriages, page 218. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Elizabeth Robbins1

b. 4 September 1807, d. 31 March 1887
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Josiah Robbins1
Birth*4 September 1807Elizabeth Robbins was born on 4 September 1807 in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio.1
Marriage*29 March 1827She married Isaac Heaton, son of James Heaton and Margaret Williams, on 29 March 1827 in Youngstown, Mahoning County.1
Census 1850*18 October 1850Eliza and Isaac Heaton appeared on the 1850 census taken on 18 October 1850 in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Isaac was 56 years of age and Eliza was 43. Isaac's occupation was farmer and the value of his real estate was $9,000. The couple's three children lived with their parents in 1850. Noble H. was age 22, worked as a farmer and had real estate valued at $900, Alice was age 20, and George was 12. Isaac's father James Heaton, who was 79 years of age and an iron master, resided with the family. Everyone in the household was able to read and write, and only George had attended school within the year. The family of Isaac's uncle, Dan Eaton, his father's brother, was enumerated in the next household on the page.2
(Wife) Death19 March 1872Eliza became a widow when Isaac Heaton died on 19 March 1872.1,3
Death*31 March 1887She died on 31 March 1887 in Kinmundy, Marion County, Illinois, at age 791
Burial* and was buried in Section D, Row 38 of Evergreen Cemetery, Kinmundy. Her grave marker was inscribed: "Wife of Isaac Heaton."1,4

Family

Isaac Heaton b. 1794, d. 19 Mar 1872
Children1.Noble Hiram Heaton1 b. 5 May 1828
2.Alice Heaton1 b. 14 Aug 1830, d. 7 Mar 1915
3.George Newport Heaton1 b. 27 Jan 1838, d. 29 Mar 1913

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 246-247. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Isaac Heaton, Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio; Roll: M432_707; Page: 429A; Image: 275. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Isaac Heaton, Memorial# 85779987. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Eliza (Robbins) Heaton, Memorial# 85779986.

Josiah Robbins1

Family

Child1.Elizabeth Robbins+1 b. 4 Sep 1807, d. 31 Mar 1887

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 246-247. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Moses Robbins1

Residence*Moses lived in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).2
Marriage*19 January 1777He married second Patience Hooper, daughter of Nathaniel Hooper and Elizabeth Tinkham, on 19 January 1777 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,2

Family

Patience Hooper b. 5 Feb 1732/33, d. 3 Mar 1821

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 II, Marriages, page 187. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Elizabeth Roberts1

Marriage*24 December 1713She married Benjamin Nurse, son of Francis Nurse and Sarah Cragin Tarbell, on 24 December 1713 in Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Benjamin Nurse b. 28 Jan 1690, d. 6 Jan 1761
Child1.Mary Nurse1 b. 30 Nov 1725

Citations

  1. [S263] David B. Robinson, online at RootsWeb WorldConnect Project www.rootsweb.com, David B. Robinson et al (e-mail: e-mail address), downloaded 13 Jan 2007 from update of 12 Jan 2007.

Harriett Roberts1

Father*______ Roberts1
Mother*Sarah Morgan1 b. 20 Feb 1763, d. 30 Mar 1835
Birth*Harriett Roberts was born in Pennsylvania.1
(Daughter) Marriage3 March 1780Harriett was raised in the household of her mother's second husband, John Heaton.2,3,4,5

Citations

  1. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 286-287. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  2. [S42] Rachel (Heaton) Colver and Howard L. Leckey, Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country and Its Pioneer Families, pages 282-284. Note: Rachel was 3 months short of being 81 years old when she wrote this letter on 25 January 1861 from her "best recollection." Howard Leckey, the author of Tenmile County, in doing his own research, found Rachel's information to be "fairly correct" and reportedly adjusted any discrepancies he found. (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993). Hereinafter cited as Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country.
  3. [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."
  4. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country, pages 286-288.
  5. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 249-250, mistyping the year as 1873 and stating she was a niece of Colonel Daniel Morgan. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Robert Roberts1

Marriage*21 January 1826He married Jane Fowke, daughter of Francis Fowke, on 21 January 1826 in St. Peter's Parish Church, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales.1

Family

Jane Fowke b. b 1792

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.

Sarah Roberts1

d. 1731
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Marriage*circa 1718She married, as his first wife, John Heaton, son of James Heaton and Mary Scaife, circa 1718 in Crosswicks, Burlington County, New Jersey.1
Relocation*1727Sarah and John Heaton moved with their family to Kingwood, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, about 1727.1
Death*1731She died in Kingwood " in the latter end of the year 1731."1

Family

John Heaton b. 1690, d. Sep 1762
Children1.Mary Heaton2 b. c 1720, d. b 10 Dec 1738
2.Jonathan Heaton2 b. c 1722, d. 1723
3.John Heaton+2 b. 24 Jun 1724, d. 1788
4.Benjamin Heaton+2 b. 18 May 1726, d. 12 Apr 1790
5.Sarah Heaton Jr.2 b. 10 Jul 1728, d. 1804
6.Susannah Heaton2 b. 18 Nov 1731

Citations

  1. [S1399] Heaton. A well researched and partially documented work on the earliest Heaton immigrants to Pennsylvania, from Yorkshire, England, in 1682. Some of the information from the website is presented here in acknowledgement that not all of the early Heatons to America were "our" Heatons, and specifically to remind us of the reasons for the confusion expressed by our Heaton family researchers over the years as they tried to distinguish between the Lincolnshire John Heaton and the Yorkshire John Heaton, the two John Heatons of Loudon County, Virginia. Online at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paxson/…, MJP Grundy (email: e-mail address); viewed on 7 July 2015.
  2. [S1399] Heaton, online at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paxson/…, citing records in the DAR archives, "Ohio DAR GRC report, s1 v535: records of Pennsylvania families whose descendants came to Ohio / Cuyahoga Portage Chapter."

Thomas Roberts1

Marriage*He married Eunice ______.1

Family

Eunice ______

Citations

  1. [S943] Contributed by William Prescott Greenlaw of Winthrop Massachusetts, "John Maverick and Some of His Descendants", New England Historic and Genealogical Register, Volume 96 (Oct 1942): pages 358-360. Hereinafter cited as "John Maverick and Some Descendants."

______ Roberts1

Marriage*He married, as her first husband, Sarah Morgan, daughter of ______ Morgan, in Pennsylvania.2,3
Annulment*The marriage of ______ Roberts and Sarah Morgan was annulled by her parents in Pennsylvania.2,3

Family

Sarah Morgan b. 20 Feb 1763, d. 30 Mar 1835
Child1.Harriett Roberts3

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, page 249. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 249-250.
  3. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 286-287. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.

L. R. Robertson1

(Witness to Will) Estate and LandL. R. Robertson, John Beatty and Richard Webb witnessed the will of John Bell of Creevy on 08 December 1806.1

Citations

  1. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, John Bell, 1806, Creevy, County Longford, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.

Mary Robertson1,2,3

Marriage*17 January 1686She married Jonathan Gulliver of Milton on 17 January 1686 in Milton, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2

Family

Jonathan Gulliver
Child1.Lydia Gulliver3 b. 14 Jun 1698

Citations

  1. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family containing a full account of the first three generations of the family of James Leonard, who was an early settler of Taunton, MS. (Massachusetts), downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Office of the New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 1851), Genealogy, page 18. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Milton, Marriages, page 127. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Milton, Births, page 30.

Abigail Robinson1

b. circa 1681, d. 12 February 1762
Birth*circa 1681Abigail Robinson was born circa 1681 as calculated from her recorded age at death.2
Marriage*14 November 1704She married John Fobes, son of Deacon Edward Fobes and Elizabeth Howard, on 14 November 1704 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3
(Wife) Death16 August 1725Abigail became a widow when John Fobes died on 16 August 1725.1,4
Marriage*23 May 1739She married second, as his second wife, Lieutenant Daniel Hudson, son of ______ Hudson, on 23 May 1739 in Bridgewater.5
(Wife) Death7 February 1750Abigail became a widow for the second time when Lieutenant Daniel Hudson died on 7 February 1750.2
Death*12 February 1762She died on 12 February 1762 in Bridgewater in her 81st year.6,2

Family 1

John Fobes b. 1 Jul 1679, d. 16 Aug 1725
Children1.Abigail Fobes7,8 b. 3 May 1709, d. 2 Dec 1784
2.John Fobes Jr.1 b. 13 May 1714, d. 1783

Family 2

Daniel Hudson b. c 1676, d. 7 Feb 1750

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), Fobes, pages 162-166. 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), Deaths, Volume 2, page 498. 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 134.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 470, referencing G.R.7: citing a gravestone record at the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume 2, page 198.
  6. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hudson, pages 201-202.
  7. [S898] Lucy Kellogg and others, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 16, John Alden, in 3 Parts. Contents: Part 1. John Alden, first four generations by Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes & Alice Crane Williams; Part 2. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his daughter Elizabeth Alden Pabodie; Part 3. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his sons John, Joseph, and Jonathan. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975-), Person No. 236, Josiah Snell, Part 1, pages 430-432. Hereinafter cited as John Alden of the Mayflower (Five).
  8. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 112.

Archibald Robinson1

Father*Gain Robinson1,2
Marriage*29 January 1746/47He married Mercy Field, daughter of Richard Field and Susanna Waldo, on 29 January 1746/47 in Bridgewater.1,3,2

Family

Mercy Field b. 17 Apr 1723

Citations

  1. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy: being the record of all the Field family in America, whose ancestors were in this country prior to 1700, Volume 1, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Chicago, Illinois: Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, 1901), pages 172-173. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.
  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), Robinson, pages 286-288. 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), Marriages, Volume 2, page 130. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Gain Robinson1

Family

Child1.Archibald Robinson1,2

Citations

  1. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy: being the record of all the Field family in America, whose ancestors were in this country prior to 1700, Volume 1, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Chicago, Illinois: Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, 1901), pages 172-173. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.
  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), Robinson, pages 286-288. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Maria Robinson1

Marriage*She married Simon Elliott.1

Family

Simon Elliott
Child1.Samuel Robinson Elliott1 b. 1 Sep 1824

Citations

  1. [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 1121. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.

Rhoda Robinson1

ChartsDescendants of William Bolton of Reading, The Immigrant
Marriage*Rhoda Robinson of Lancaster married Washington Sanderson, son of Isaac Sanderson and Eunice Bolton.1

Family

Washington Sanderson b. 21 Aug 1813

Citations

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

______ Robinson

Marriage*before 1856He married Mary Jane Lincoln, daughter of Pitts Lincoln and Bathsheba Smith, before 1856.

Family

Mary Jane Lincoln b. c 1827

Elizabeth Roby1

Marriage*19 April 1706She married James Barnard, son of John Barnard and Esther Travis, on 19 April 1706 at Second Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). They were married by the Reverend Mr. Cotton Mather.1,2

Family

James Barnard b. 28 Sep 1683
Children1.Elizabeth Barnard+3 b. 19 Jan 1706, d. 1773
2.James Barnard4 b. 30 Aug 1708, d. 1 Sep 1708
3.Esther Barnard1 b. 26 Aug 1709
4.Mary Barnard5 b. 30 Aug 1711, d. b 4 Feb 1714
5.Mary Barnard6 b. 4 Feb 1714
6.James Barnard7 b. 10 Feb 1715
7.Mercy Barnard8 b. 8 Mar 1720

Citations

  1. [S1332] J.G. Locke, "Barnard, Roby, Thomas", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 18, page 313 (July 1864). Hereinafter cited as "Barnard, Roby, Thomas."
  2. [S746] Boston, Massachusetts Marriages, 1700-1809, online at www.americanancestors.org, City Document Number 150, page 8, her surname spelled "Robie". Hereinafter cited as Boston Marriages, 1700-1809.
  3. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Second Church, page 14. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  4. [S745] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.NewEnglandAncestors.org, City Document Number 43, page 54. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.
  5. [S745] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.NewEnglandAncestors.org, City Document Number 43, page 73.
  6. [S745] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.NewEnglandAncestors.org, City Document Number 43, page 96.
  7. [S745] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.NewEnglandAncestors.org, City Document Number 43, page 104.
  8. [S745] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.NewEnglandAncestors.org, City Document Number 43, page 148.

George Rochfort1

Father*Robert Rochfort Esq.2 b. 9 Dec 1652, d. 10 Oct 1727
Mother*Hannah Handcock2
Political Service*The Right Honorable George Rochfort M.P. served as Chief Chamberlain of the Court of Exchequer.2
Marriage*24 January 1704He married Elizabeth Moore Hamilton, daughter of Henry Moore and Mary Cole, on 24 January 1704.2
(Bride's Father) Marriage Settlement9 February 1739A memorial of indented deeds of lease and release dated 08 and 9 February 1739, the deed of release made between Samuel Gerrard of Donaghpatrick in the county of Meath, gentleman, of the one part, and George Rochfort of Piercetown in the county of Westmeath, gentleman, and Mary Rochfort, daughter of the said George Rochfort, of the other part.

Reciting that whereas Hugh Wilton Esq., by indenture of lease bearing date the 7th of February then instant did demise and set unto the said Samuel Gerrard the town and lands thereinafter assigned for the three lives thereinafter named.

And further reciting that whereas a marriage by God and mission was intended to be had and solemnized by and between the said Samuel Gerrard and the said Mary Rochfort.

The said indenture did therefore witness that the said Samuel Gerrard, for and in consideration of the said intended marriage and of the sum of £500 sterling marriage portion of the said Mary Rochfort, and in order to make some provision for the said Mary in case she shall survive the said Samuel Gerrard, he the said Samuel Gerrard did grant, bargain, sell, assign, transfer and make over to the said George Rochfort, in his actual possession then being by indenture bearing date the day last before the day of said release, and to his heirs, all that and those the town and lands of Paslicktown, containing by estimation 211 acres profitable land plantation measure, with the appurtenances then in the tenure and occupancy of the said Samuel Gerrard, situate, lying and being in the barony of Fartullagh and county of Westmeath, and all the estate right, title and interest whatsoever of the said Samuel Gerrard to the said premises by virtue of the said recited indenture of lease. To hold all and single the said assigned premises unto the said George Rochfort, his heirs and assigns, from thenceforth, for and during the natural lives and life of William Briggs, eldest son of Benjamin Briggs of Castletown in the county of Westmeath, the said Mary Rochfort and Samuel Gerrard, and the survivors and the survivor of them, upon special trust and confidence that the said George Rochfort, his heirs and assigns, do and shall permit and suffer the said Samuel Gerrard and his assigns to take the yearly rents, issues and profits of the said assigned premises during the term of his natural life. And, in case the said Mary Rochfort shall happen to survive the said Samuel Gerrard having issue by him living at the time of his death, then upon special trust and confidence that the said George Rochfort, his heirs and assigns, do permit and suffer the said Mary Rochfort and her assigns, to have and receive the yearly rents and profits thereof for and during the term of her natural life.

The deeds of lease and release were witnessed by John Rochfort of Piercetown in the county of Westmeath, gentleman, and Mary Bagnall, daughter to Timothy Bagnall, of Rathue (Rahugh?), in said county, gentleman. The memorial was executed, signed and sealed by George Rochfort, and witnessed by the said John Rochfort and the Reverend John Ross, clerk. It was registered on 14 June 1746.1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1746; Film# 461350, Volume 121, pages 463-464, deed number 83610, images 553-554. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Rochfort of Westmeath, Volume II, page 1366. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.
  3. [S1655] John Burke and Sir Bernard Burke, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage, Privy Council & Order of Precedence (99th Edition), downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (London, England: Burke's Peerage Limited, 1949), Lambart, page 1156. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage (99th Edition).

George Rochfort1

b. 1738, d. 1814
Father*Robert Rochfort Earl of Belvedere1 d. 1772
Mother*Mary Molesworth1
Birth*1738George Rochfort was born in 1738, probably in County Westmeath, Ireland.1,2
Marriage*He married first Dorothea Bloomfield of Redwood, Kings County, daughter of John Bloomfield Esq..1
Marriage*He married second Jane Mackay, daughter of Reverend James Mackay.1
Peerage of Ireland1772After the death of his father in 1772, George became the 2nd Earl of Belvedere.3
Death*1814He died without issue in 1814, when the title became extinct.1

Family 2

Jane Mackay

Citations

  1. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Rochfort of Westmeath, Volume II, page 1366. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.
  2. [S1657] Mary Molesworth (Rochfort), online at http://molesworth.id.au/?page_id=1144. Hereinafter cited as Mary Molesworth (Rochfort).
  3. [S1655] John Burke and Sir Bernard Burke, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage, Privy Council & Order of Precedence (99th Edition), downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (London, England: Burke's Peerage Limited, 1949), Drogheda, pages 625-626. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage (99th Edition).

John Rochfort Esq.1

b. 1690
Father*Robert Rochfort Esq.1,2,3 b. 9 Dec 1652, d. 10 Oct 1727
Mother*Hannah Handcock3,2
Birth*1690John Rochfort Esq. was born in 1690.1,3,2
Residence*He was described as being of Clogrenane, County Carlow, and New Park, County Dublin.4
Marriage*1709He married Deborah Staunton, daughter of Thomas Staunton Esq. M.P., in 1709.2

Family

Deborah Staunton
Child1.John Rochfort Esq.+4 b. 1710

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1746; Film# 461350, Volume 121, pages 463-464, Deed Number 83610, images 553-554. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Rochfort of Clogrenane, Volume II, pages 1366-1367. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.
  3. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, Rochfort of Westmeath, Volume II, page 1366.
  4. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, Rochfort of Clogrenane, Volume II, page 1366.

John Rochfort Esq.1

b. 1710
Father*John Rochfort Esq.1 b. 1690
Mother*Deborah Staunton1
Birth*1710John Rochfort Esq. was born in 1710 in Ireland.1
Marriage*1733He married Emilia Eyre, daughter of John Eyre Esq., in 1733.1
Residence*He was described as being of Clogrenane, County Carlow.1

Family

Emilia Eyre
Child1.John Rochfort Esq.1 b. 1735

Citations

  1. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Rochfort of Clogrenane, Volume II, page 1366. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.

John Rochfort Esq.1

b. 1735
Father*John Rochfort Esq.1 b. 1710
Mother*Emilia Eyre1
Birth*1735John Rochfort Esq. was born in 1735 in Clogrenane, County Carlow, Ireland.1
Marriage*1760He married Dorothea Burgh of Bert House, County Kildare, daughter of Thomas Burgh, in 1760.1
(2nd Cousin) Marriage Settlement7 September 1816John was named in a memorial of indented deeds of lease and release dated 6 and 7 September 1816 respectively made between the Honorable Martha Wingfield of the city of Dublin in Ireland, spinster, of the first part, James MacCormick of the same city, Esq., of the second part, Thomas Gerrard of Tallyho, County Westmeath, in Ireland, Esq., of the third part, Samuel Gerrard of the same place, Esq., the only son of the said Thomas Gerrard of the fourth part, Thomas Leversage Fowler of Pendeford in the parish of Tettenhall, Staffordshire, England, Esq., of the fifth part, Elizabeth Fowler of Pendeford aforesaid, spinster, eldest daughter of the said Thomas Leversage Fowler by his late wife Harriett, of the sixth part, and Edward John Littleton of Teddesley Hall in Staffordshire, England, Esq., and the Reverend Samuel Gerrard of Clonmore in the county of Louth, Ireland, of the seventh part.

The memorial is complicated and mentions several other people in addition to the parties involved in its development and execution. Samuel Gerrard and John Gerrard, both deceased, were the father and older brother, respectively, of Thomas Gerrard of the third part, and Samuel the father was a brother-in law of Robert Rochfort Earl of Belvedere, also deceased. George Rochfort, the 2nd Earl of Belvedere and also deceased, was the son of Robert Rochfort and a first cousin to Thomas Gerrard and nephew to Samuel Gerrard the father. John Rochfort Esq. was a second cousin to Thomas Gerrard, being the grandson of the brother of Thomas Gerrard's maternal grandfather. Tompson Lyons and James Callentine were tenants on part of the lands of Paslicktown in the county of Westmeath, and John Bagnell and John Lewis were each mentioned as being one of the lives, or cestui que vies on different lease agreements. The memorial began:

Reciting among other things, indentures of lease and release dated respectively the 30th and 31st of March 1767, and registered the (date left blank) in (Book, page and deed number left blank), being a lease from Samuel Gerrard, father of the said Thomas Gerrard, to his brother-in-law, the Honorable Robert Rochfort Earl of Belvedere, of part of the lands of Paslicktown, County Westmeath, for three lives with a covenant for perpetual renewal at the yearly rent of £34, 19s, 8.5p.

And reciting that under an intermediate conveyance, and ultimately certain indentures of lease and release dated respectively the 27th and 28th of December 1810 and registered the 4th day of September 1807 (which doesn't make sense) in Book 627, Page 49 and No. 433862, the said Thomas Gerrard became entitled to the demised lands and premises for all said estate of the said Robert Rochfort therein.

And reciting indentures of lease and release dated the 1st and 2nd days of January 1777 and registered the 3rd day of May 1780 in Book 334, Page 315 and No. 223478, being a lease from the said Samuel Gerrard the father, to the said Thomas Gerrard on part of the lands of Paslicktown, County Westmeath, for three lives with a covenant for perpetual renewal at the yearly rent of £86.

And reciting indentures of lease and release dated respectively the 31st day of September 1810 and the 1st day of January 1811 and registered the 7th day of February in the year 1811 in Book 633, Page 263 and No. 433982, being a mortgage from the said Thomas Gerrard to the said Martha Wingfield of the premises comprised in both the aforesaid leases for securing the sum of £1,300 and interest.

And reciting among other things, indentures of lease and release dated respectively the 20th and 21st of September 1815 and registered the same 21st day of September in Book 693, Page 344 and No. 476076, being a second mortgage of all the aforesaid premises from the said Thomas Gerrard to the said James MacCormick for securing the sum of £190 and interest.

And reciting indentures of lease and release dated respectively the 28th and 29th of April 1786 and registered the (date left blank) in (Book, page and Deed number left blank), being a lease from their cousin, George Rochfort, the late Earl of Belvedere, to the said Thomas Gerrard and John Rochfort Esq. of the town and lands of Boherquill in County Westmeath for three lives at the yearly rent of £122, 17s together with 6s in the pound as receivers fees.

And reciting an indenture dated the 29th of October then last and registered the (date left blank) in (Book, page and deed number left blank), being a deed of partition between the said Thomas Gerrard and John Rochfort of the said town and lands of Boherquill under which 118 acres of the same lands were allotted to the said Thomas Gerrard in severalty and the yearly rent of £684, 3s, and £1, 14s in receivers fees were approved in respect of the same allotment.

And reciting an intended marriage of the said Samuel Gerrard the son, party thereto, and Elizabeth Fowler, and showing the fortune to which the said Elizabeth Fowler was entitled consisting of the sum of £6,666, 17s in 3 percent consolidated bank annuities, and an expected portion of £833, 6s, 8p, being 1/6 part of the several sums of £3,000, £1,000 and £1,000 with benefit of survivorship on contingencies on her father and mother's marriage settlement, and a deed of appointment in exercise of a power therein contained and bearing date the day next before the day of the date of the release now memorialized, and a sum of £2,000 agreed to be secured as another portion for her benefit by the bond of her father the said Thomas Leversage Fowler, to be paid within 12 calendar months after his decease.

And reciting that upon the treaty of the said then intended marriage, the said Thomas Gerrard agreed to convey and assure the life-hold lands and premises to which he was entitled under the several therein recited indentures, to and upon the uses and trusts and with the parties therein after declared and contained thereof, for the several benefits for himself and the said Samuel Gerrard the son and Elizabeth Fowler and the issue of the said then intended marriage, and that he also agreed to assign several debts or sums of money due to him from different persons by judgments entered separately in His Majesty's Courts of Record in Ireland, or some of them, unto trustees, the said Edward John Littleton and Samuel Gerrard, clerk, upon the trusts therein after declared thereof by way of indemnity as therein, and no part hereinafter mentioned.

It is by the now memorialized indenture of release witnessed that in pursuance of the therein recited agreements, and in consideration of the sum of £1,300 to the said Martha Wingfield and of the sum of £190 to the said James MacCormick, paid by or by the direction of the said Elizabeth Fowler out of part of her fortune as therein mentioned, with the privity and consent of the said Thomas Gerrard and Samuel Gerrard the son, testified as therein expressed in discharge of the like sums secured to them respectively on mortgages of the premises severally comprised in the said indentures of the 30 and 31 days of March 1767 and the 1st and 2nd days of January 1777.

And also in consideration of the said then intended marriage between the said Samuel Gerrard the son and Elizabeth Fowler, and of the residue of her fortune so disposed and agreed to be disposed of as therein mentioned, and for the nominal consideration of 10 shillings to the said Martha Wingfield and James MacCormick at the request and by the direction of the said Thomas Gerrard testified as therein presented, he did bargain, sell and release, and the said Thomas Gerrard did grant, release and confirm unto the said Edward John Littleton and Samuel Gerrard, clerk, in their actual possession by virtue of the now memorialized deed of lease, and their executors and administrators, all that and those the different parts of the town and lands of Paslicktown, situate and being in the barony of Fartullagh in the county of Westmeath aforesaid, comprised in the several indentures of the 30 and 31 of March 1767 and the 1st and 2nd days of January 1777 together with the capital messuage or Mansion House and the offices thereto called Tallyho House erected on part of the lands comprised in the same indentures, and all other erections and buildings thereon, and also all that, the aforesaid part of the said lands of Boherquill, containing 118 acres plantation measure more or less which was conveyed or allotted in severalty by the said indenture of the 29 day of October then last to the said Thomas Gerrard, his heirs and assigns, as his and their several proportion of the town, land and other premises comprised on the said indenture of the 28th and 29th day of April 1786, all which said town, land and other premises thereby released were then in the several occupations of the said Thomas Gerrard, Tompson Lyons and James Callentine or their respective under-tenants, with the appurtenants thereto belonging.

To hold the town, lands and other premises thereby released unto the said Edward John Littleton and Samuel Gerrard, clerk, their executors, administrators and assigns from thenceforth in the manner following, that is to say, to hold all such parts of the same premises as were comprised in the said indentures of lease and release of the 30 and 31 days of March 1767 for the lives and life of his present Majesty King George III, the then cestui que vies under the same indentures, and for all such other lives and life, terms, estates and interest for which the same premises might be thereafter granted by virtue of or under the covenant in the same indenture of release contained for renewal, or any tenant right or benefit of renewal whatsoever, under and subject nevertheless to the payment from thenceforth of the yearly rent of £34, 19s, 8.5p reserved by the same indenture.

And to hold the performance and observance of the covenants, provisions and agreements therein contained on the lessee or tenants part to be performed and observed as to all such parts of the premises thereby released as were comprised in the said indentures of lease and release of the 1st and 2nd days of January 1777, for the lives and life of John Lewis and John Rochfort, the then cestui que vies under the same indentures, and the survivor of them, and for all such other lives and life, term, estate and interest for which the same premises might be thereafter granted by virtue of or under the covenant in the same indenture of release contained for renewal or any tenant right or benefit of renewal whatsoever under and subject nevertheless from thenceforth of the yearly rent of £86 reserved by the same indenture and to the performance and observance of the covenants, provisions and agreements therein contained on the lessees or tenants part to be performed and observed and as to all such parts of the premises thereby released as were comprised in the said indentures of lease and release of the 28th and 29th days of April 1786 and in the said indenture of the 29th day of October then last for the lives and life of John Rochfort, Samuel Gerrard the son, and John Bagnell, the cestui que vies named in the said indenture of the 29th day of April 1786 and the survivors and survivor of them and for any other term which might be thereafter granted therein under any tenant right or favor whatsoever, under and subject nevertheless to the payment from thenceforth of the apportioned yearly rent of £68, 4s, 3p and £1, 14s receivers fees, part of the said yearly rent of £122, 17s and receivers fees reserved by the said last mentioned indenture.

And to hold the performance and observance of the covenants, provisions and agreements contained on the lessee or tenants part to be performed and observed as far as respect to such of the premises thereby granted as were in the now memorialized indenture comprised and as to all and singular the town, lands and other premises thereby released so severally subject as aforesaid to and upon the several uses and trusts and with and subject to the powers and provisions therein and in part herein mentioned, that is to say to the use of the said Thomas Gerrard and his heirs until the said intended marriage should take effect but subject until that event to the said mortgage debts or principal sums of £1,300 and £190 on part of the same premises and thereby advanced and satisfied out of the fortune of the said Elizabeth Fowler as aforesaid and the interest thereof respectively for the benefit of the said Elizabeth Fowler and from and immediately after the solemnization of the said then intended marriage and freed and wholly discharged of and from the same mortgage debts or principal sums and all interest and arrears of interest thereof to upon and for the several uses trusts, intents and purposes and with and subject to the several powers and provisions therein declared and contained of and concerning the same for the several benefits of the said Thomas Gerrard, Samuel Gerrard the son, and Elizabeth Fowler and the issue of the said then intended marriage.

And it is by the now memorialized indenture of lease also witnessed that in further pursuance of the said recited agreements on the part of the said Thomas Gerrard, and in consideration of the said then intended marriage, and for other the considerations thereinafter expressed, the said Thomas Gerrard did covenant with the said Edward John Littleton and Samuel Gerrard, clerk, their executors, administrators and assigns, in case the said then intended marriage should take effect, then within three calendar months after the solemnization thereof, at his own expense, to assign and assure as well the said several therein before recited judgment debts entered of record in Ireland against the said Samuel Gerrard the father, and his eldest son John Gerrard, brother of Thomas Gerrard, and each of them for the several sums of money then vested in or otherwise payable to him the said Thomas Gerrard and therein before recited of all which several judgments thereby covenanted to be assigned proper memorials are intended to be enrolled immediately after the execution of such respective assignments thereof, and all monies due and owing thereon respectively and all powers and remedies for the same unto the said Edward John Littleton and Samuel Gerrard, clerk, their executors, administrators and assigns, upon the trusts therein declared thereof as indemnity in the first place unto the said town, lands and other premises respectively comprised in the said several indentures of lease and release of the 30th and 31st days of March 1767 and the 1st and 2nd days of January 1777 and to the person and persons for the time being beneficially entitled under the trusts and powers therein before contained in respect of the same, of and for the payment of the said several yearly rents of £34, 19s, 8.5p and £86 reserved by the same several indentures of release and each of them, and all powers and remedies given for the recovery thereof or any part thereof respectively, and all costs and expenses to be incurred on account of the same, or any of them, or any non payments thereon respectively, and in the next place unto the lands and other premises conveyed or released in severalty to the said Thomas Gerrard his heirs and assigns by the same indenture of the 29th day of October then last and thereby released, and to the person and persons for the time being beneficially entitled thereto as aforesaid in respect of the same of and from the defects and imperfections in the said indenture of the 29th day of April 1786, or in the said partition made by the same indenture of the 29th day of October then last of the premises therein comprised, or by reason of the conveyance thereby made of the last mentioned premises, or any inability to dispose thereof, or any inability to dispose hereof, or any other infirmary of settle in the same premises or any of them, and of and from all actions or suit, cause or causes of actions or suit, evictions, interruptions, costs, charges, damages and expenses, claims and demands whatsoever, of or by the owner or owners for the time being of the revision and inheritance of the last mentioned premises on account of any such defects, imperfections, inabilities or infirmary and subject thereto in trust for the said Thomas Gerrard, his executors, administrators and assigns, which said indenture of release now memorialized contained other covenants and clauses and the same as to the execution thereof by the said Thomas Gerrard, Samuel Gerrard the son, Thomas Leversage Fowler, Elizabeth Fowler, and also this memorial as the execution thereof by the said Thomas Gerrard and Samuel Gerrard the son.

The several agreements were each signed and sealed in England by the appropriate parties and witnessed by James Holyoake of Tettenhall, Staffordshire, attorney, William Thacker of Penn, Staffordshire, attorney-at-law, and Elizabeth Moore, servant to the said Thomas Leversage Fowler, and which said deed and the memorial as to the execution by Samuel Gerrard, clerk, was witnessed by James Dunn of the city of Dublin, attorney-at-law, and Charles James Howard, clerk to the said James. It was registered on 06 May 1817.2

Citations

  1. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Rochfort of Clogrenane, Volume II, page 1366. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.
  2. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1817, Film# 463934, Volume 714, pages 574-A-574-E, Deed number 488909, images 532-534. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Mary Rochfort1

ChartsDescendants of Thomas Gerrard of Gibbstown, County Meath
Father*George Rochfort1
Mother*Elizabeth Moore Hamilton2 b. 1682
Marriage Settlement*9 February 1739A memorial of indented deeds of lease and release dated 08 and 9 February 1739, the deed of release made between Samuel Gerrard of Donaghpatrick in the county of Meath, gentleman, of the one part, and George Rochfort of Piercetown in the county of Westmeath, gentleman, and Mary Rochfort, daughter of the said George Rochfort, of the other part.

Reciting that whereas Hugh Wilton Esq., by indenture of lease bearing date the 7th of February then instant did demise and set unto the said Samuel Gerrard the town and lands thereinafter assigned for the three lives thereinafter named.

And further reciting that whereas a marriage by God and mission was intended to be had and solemnized by and between the said Samuel Gerrard and the said Mary Rochfort.

The said indenture did therefore witness that the said Samuel Gerrard, for and in consideration of the said intended marriage and of the sum of £500 sterling marriage portion of the said Mary Rochfort, and in order to make some provision for the said Mary in case she shall survive the said Samuel Gerrard, he the said Samuel Gerrard did grant, bargain, sell, assign, transfer and make over to the said George Rochfort, in his actual possession then being by indenture bearing date the day last before the day of said release, and to his heirs, all that and those the town and lands of Paslicktown, containing by estimation 211 acres profitable land plantation measure, with the appurtenances then in the tenure and occupancy of the said Samuel Gerrard, situate, lying and being in the barony of Fartullagh and county of Westmeath, and all the estate right, title and interest whatsoever of the said Samuel Gerrard to the said premises by virtue of the said recited indenture of lease. To hold all and single the said assigned premises unto the said George Rochfort, his heirs and assigns, from thenceforth, for and during the natural lives and life of William Briggs, eldest son of Benjamin Briggs of Castletown in the county of Westmeath, the said Mary Rochfort and Samuel Gerrard, and the survivors and the survivor of them, upon special trust and confidence that the said George Rochfort, his heirs and assigns, do and shall permit and suffer the said Samuel Gerrard and his assigns to take the yearly rents, issues and profits of the said assigned premises during the term of his natural life. And, in case the said Mary Rochfort shall happen to survive the said Samuel Gerrard having issue by him living at the time of his death, then upon special trust and confidence that the said George Rochfort, his heirs and assigns, do permit and suffer the said Mary Rochfort and her assigns, to have and receive the yearly rents and profits thereof for and during the term of her natural life.

The deeds of lease and release were witnessed by John Rochfort of Piercetown in the county of Westmeath, gentleman, and Mary Bagnall, daughter to Timothy Bagnall, of Rathue (Rahugh?), in said county, gentleman. The memorial was executed, signed and sealed by George Rochfort, and witnessed by the said John Rochfort and the Reverend John Ross, clerk. It was registered on 14 June 1746.1
Marriage*before 14 June 1746She married Samuel Gerrard of Donaghpatrick, County Meath, son of Thomas Gerrard and Catherine Cooper, before 14 June 1746, the date their marriage settlement agreement was registered.1
(Aunt) Relationship NoteMary was a 2nd great-grandaunt of Bertha Madeline Frances Lambart who would marry Thomas Gerrard Collins, her husband' Samuel Gerrard's 1st cousin 3 times removed, in 1903.3,2

Family

Samuel Gerrard
Children1.John Gerrard+1 d. 24 Dec 1780
2.Mary Gerrard4
3.Thomas Gerrard+5
4.Samuel Gerrard5,6 b. 1751, d. 25 Dec 1833

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1746; Film# 461350, Volume 121, pages 463-464, deed number 83610, images 553-554. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Rochfort of Westmeath, Volume II, page 1366. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.
  3. [S1655] John Burke and Sir Bernard Burke, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage, Privy Council & Order of Precedence (99th Edition), downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (London, England: Burke's Peerage Limited, 1949), Lambart, page 1156. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage (99th Edition).
  4. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1773; Film# 531668, Volume 295, pages 354-355, deed number 196652, images 192-193.
  5. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1813; Film# 595086, Volume 661, pages 348-349, Deed Number 455176, image 187.
  6. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1803; Film# 545029, Volume 557, pages 170, Deed Number 369600, image 391.

Robert Rochfort Earl of Belvedere1

d. 1772
Father*George Rochfort2
Mother*Elizabeth Moore Hamilton2 b. 1682
Birth*Robert Rochfort Earl of Belvedere was born, probably in County Westmeath, Ireland.2
Marriage*1736He married Mary Molesworth, daughter of 3rd Viscount Richard Molesworth, in 1736.2
Peerage of Ireland*29 November 1756Robert was created Baron Bellfield on 16 March 1737, Viscount Bellfield on 05 October 1751 and Earl of Belvedere on 29 November 1756.2
Death*1772He died in 17722
Peerage of Ireland*1772 and the title succeeded to his eldest son George, who became the 2nd Earl of Belvedere.3

Family

Mary Molesworth
Child1.George Rochfort2 b. 1738, d. 1814

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1813; Film# 595086, Volume661, pages 348-349, Deed Number 455176, image 187. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Rochfort of Westmeath, Volume II, page 1366. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.
  3. [S1655] John Burke and Sir Bernard Burke, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage, Privy Council & Order of Precedence (99th Edition), downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (London, England: Burke's Peerage Limited, 1949), Drogheda, pages 625-626. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage (99th Edition).

Robert Rochfort Esq.1

b. 9 December 1652, d. 10 October 1727
Birth*9 December 1652Robert Rochfort Esq. was born on 9 December 1652.1
Marriage*He married Hannah Handcock of Twyford, County Westmeath, daughter of William Handcock.1
Political Service*27 August 1695Robert was chosen Speaker of the Irish House of Commons on 27 August 16951
Political Service30 June 1707 and was constituted Chief Baron of the Exchequer on 30 June 1707.1
Death*10 October 1727He died on 10 October 1727 at age 74.1

Family

Hannah Handcock
Children1.George Rochfort+1
2.John Rochfort Esq.+2,3,1 b. 1690

Citations

  1. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Rochfort of Westmeath, Volume II, page 1366. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.
  2. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1746; Film# 461350, Volume 121, pages 463-464, Deed Number 83610, images 553-554. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  3. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, Rochfort of Clogrenane, Volume II, pages 1366-1367.