Jonathan Washburn1,2

b. 29 August 1700, d. 1766
Father*Jonathan Washburn3 b. c 1655, d. Jan 1725/26
Mother*Mary Vaughan3 b. 1 Jul 1660, d. a 12 Jun 1727
Birth*29 August 1700Jonathan Washburn was born on 29 August 1700 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4
Marriage*9 April 1724He married Thankful Newton on 9 April 1724 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,5
Administration25 April 1730Jonathan Washburn was appointed Administrator for the estate of single woman Mary Bolton of Bridgewater on 25 April 1730 by Isaac Winslow, Judge of the Probate of Wills and for Granting Administrations in Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Land Records*22 February 1730/31Jonathan Washburn of Bridgewater purchased land in Bridgewater for the sum of £40 on 22 February 1730/31 from William Leonard and his wife Sarah (Bolton) Leonard, Michael May and his wife Elizabeth (Bolton) May, Nicholas Bolton and Joseph Bolton, all of Bridgewater who had, a few months earlier, received the land as heirs in the distribution of their deceased sister Mary Bolton's estate. Josiah Edson and Sarah Edson witnessed the signatures of the Boltons and their husbands on 22 February 1730/31 and the deed was recorded in Plymouth County on 18 May 1761. It described the property as four tenths part of their sister Mary's real estate, being the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh shares as described, with the details of quantity and bounds, in the earlier settlement document for the division of Mary Bolton's estate on file with the Judge of Probate.

The settlement document stated that the fourth share had been distributed to Nicholas Bolton and contained about 3/4 of an acre of land lying on the south side of the share distributed, and not included in this sale, to his brother Nathaniel Bolton. The bounds of Nicholas’ share began at the south-east corner at a stake and heap of stones, and from there ranged north 56 degrees west 16 rods to a stake and heap of stones, and from there ranged north 64 degrees west 30 rods and1/2 to a stake and heap of stones, and from there ranged south 30 degrees west 5 rods to a stake and heap of stones, then ranged south 68 degrees east 30 rods and 3/4 to a stake and heap of stones, and from there ranged south 56 degrees east 13 rods to a stake and heap of stones standing by the highway, and bounding by the highway 4 rods to the bounds first mentioned at the south-east corner of his lot.

The fifth share had been distributed to Joseph Bolton and contained about 3/4 of an acre of land lying on the south side and joining to the lot distributed to Joseph's brother Nicholas. Joseph's lot began at the south-east corner at a stake and heap of stones standing by the highway, and from there ranged north 56 degrees west 13 rods to a stake and heap of stones and from there ranged north 68 degrees west 30 rods and 3/4 to a stake and heap of stones, and from there ranged south 30 degrees west 5 rods and 1/4 to a stake and heap of stones, and from there ranged south 71 degrees east 31 rods to a stake and heap of stones, and from there ranged south 56 degrees east 10 rods to a stake and heap of stones standing by the highway, and from there bounding by the highway 4 rods to the bounds first mentioned at the south-east corner of his lot.

The sixth share had been distributed to Sarah (Bolton) Leonard, wife of William Leonard of Bridgewater, and contained about 3/4 of an acre of land. It was on the south side and joining to the lot distributed to her brother Joseph. It began at the south-east corner at a stake and heap of stones and from there ranged north 56 degrees west 10 rods to a stake and heap of stones, and from there ranged north 71 degrees west 31 rods to a stake and heap of stones, and from there ranged south 30 degrees west 5 rods and 1/2 to a stake and heap of stones, and from there ranged south 78 degrees east 31 rods to a stake and heap of stones standing by an apple tree which was the north-west corner of her mother's share that contained the Bolton house, and from there ranged south 56 degrees east 7 rods to a stake and heap of stones standing by the highway, and from there bounding by the highway 4 rods to the bounds first mentioned at the south-east corner of her lot.

The seventh share had been distributed to Elizabeth (Bolton) May, the wife of Michael May of Bridgewater, and contained about 3/4 of an acre of land. It was on the south side of the lot distributed to her older sister, Sarah, and was bounded at the west end by the lands which contained the Bolton house, beginning at the north-west corner of the house land at a stake and heap of stones standing near an apple tree, and from there ranged north 78 degrees west 31 rods to a stake and heap of stones, and from there ranged south 30 degrees west 5 rods to a stake and heap of stones standing by the highway, and then bounding by the highway 31 rods to a stake and heap of stones standing about 1 rod from the south-west corner of the Bolton house, and from there ranged north 30 degrees east 4 rods and 1/4 to the bounds first mentioned at the north-west corner of the house land.6
Court Action*19 September 1732A presentment, a formal legal statement, was submitted to the Plymouth County Court of General Sessions against Jonathan Washburn, a yeoman of Bridgewater, accusing him of assaulting his neighbor John Bolton. The presentment accused Washburn of assaulting Bolton, also a yeoman of Bridgewater, who was "then in peace and going in the execution of his office to serve three executions on said Washburne." Bolton said that the defendant struck him "with a long stick or pole... upon the Right arm" on 19 September 1732.7
(2nd Neighbor) Will27 May 1755Jonathan's neighbor, John Bolton, wrote a will dated 27 May 1755 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, in New England, naming his five daughters his primary beneficiaries. The twenty acres he bequeathed to his daughter Ruth Leach was described as adjoining to Jonathan's land, beginning along the road and running to the river.8,9,10,11
Death*1766He died in 1766.3

Family

Thankful Newton d. 1770

Citations

  1. [S624] Probate records, 1686-1903; with index and docket, 1685-1967, Massachusetts Probate Court (Plymouth County), microfilm of originals at Plymouth, Massachusetts on 157 microfilm reels filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1968. Includes Index. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, FHL Film# 549782, Index and Docket Abe-Bur 1685-1881, Case number 2220; FHL Film# 550705, Index to probates 1686-1820; FHL Film# 550511, Probates 1724-1731, Volume 5, pages 704-705, 780-786 and 789-790. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.
  2. [S1127] Mary Bolton, Probate (1730 Bridgewater, Plymouth County) Case number 2220, Box 107049 on FHL Film# 2426726. Probate file papers 1686-1881, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; microfilm of records at Supreme Judicial Court, Boston, on 246 microfilm reels. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Probate of Mary Bolton (1730 Bridgewater).
  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), Washburn, pages 338-350. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 330. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 388.
  6. [S625] Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, microfilm of original manuscript on 462 microfilm reels. Includes Grantor and Grantee indexes: FHL Film# 559116, Book 46, pages 261-262, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County.
  7. [S669] Plymouth Court Records, 1686-1859 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Volume 2, page 101, referencing Session 9, pages 47-48. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth Court Records 1686-1859 - NEHGS.
  8. [S624] Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903, FHL Film# 549782, Index and Docket Abe-Bur 1685-1881, Case number 2217; FHL Film# 550705, Index to probates 1686-1820; FHL Film# 551540, Probates 1751-1755, Volume 13, pages 545-547. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.
  9. [S1128] John Bolton, Probate (1755 Bridgewater, Plymouth County) Case number 2217, Box 107049 on FHL Film# 2426726. Probate file papers 1686-1881, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; microfilm of records at Supreme Judicial Court, Boston, on 246 microfilm reels. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Probate of John Bolton (1755 Bridgewater).
  10. [S490] Charles Knowles Bolton, The Boltons of Old and New England: with a genealogy of the descendants of William Bolton of Reading, Massachusetts, 1720 (Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1889), page xii; source stated he had all daughters. Hereinafter cited as Boltons of Old and New England.
  11. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.

Joseph Washburn1

b. 7 July 1653, d. 20 April 1733
Father*John Washburn1
Mother*Elizabeth Mitchell1 b. 1628
Birth*7 July 1653Joseph Washburn was born on 7 July 1653 in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2,3
Marriage*circa 1677He married Hannah Latham, daughter of Robert Latham and Susanna Winslow, circa 1677 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).4
Death*20 April 1733He died on 20 April 1733 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 79.4

Family

Hannah Latham b. c 1653, d. a 1 Jul 1725
Children1.Benjamin Washburn5
2.Hepzibah Washburn+1 d. 4 Apr 1750
3.Mary Washburn+4 b. c 1690, d. 23 Apr 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), Washburn, pages 338-350. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 47, Joseph Washburn, pages 106-108, "born in Duxbury about 1652". Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.
  4. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five), Person No. 47, Joseph Washburn, pages 106-108.
  5. [S894] George Ernest Bowman, "Benjamin Washburns of Bridgewater", Pilgrim Notes and Queries Volume V, No. 1 (January 1917), published by the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants: pages 1-3. The article's purpose was to explain and correct errors in the Washburn section of Mitchell's History of Bridgewater. Hereinafter cited as "Benjamin Washburns of Bridgewater."

Joseph Washburn1

b. 7 July 1683
Father*John Washburn1,2 b. c 1646
Mother*Rebeckah Lapham1
Birth*7 July 1683Joseph Washburn was born on 7 July 1683 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony.2,1

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), Washburn, pages 322-333. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 331. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Captain Joseph Washburn1

b. 22 July 1705, d. 12 December 1766
Father*Josiah Washburn1 b. 1680
Mother*Mercy ______1
Birth*22 July 1705Joseph Washburn was born on 22 July 1705 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*He married his 1st cousin one time removed Deliverance Orcutt, daughter of William Orcutt Jr. and Hannah Smith.3,4,1
French & Indian War22 December 1755
Death*12 December 1766He died on 12 December 1766 in Bridgewater at age 61.1,6

Family

Deliverance Orcutt b. 1702
Children1.Hannah Washburn+4,1 b. 6 Sep 1733, d. 26 Aug 1824
2.Joanna Washburn7,8 b. 30 Jan 1735/36

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), Washburn, pages 338-350. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 331. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Orcutt, pages 260-262.
  4. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 862. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  5. [S796] Massachusetts State Archives, French and Indian War muster roll index cards, 1603-1779. Microfilm of cards at Massachusetts State Archives, Boston, Massachusetts: FHL Film# 2428118, Muster Roll index card# 14403 for Nathaniel Bolton referencing Volume 94, page 44 of the Massachusetts Archives : Muster Rolls; on 51 microfilm reels, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as French and Indian War muster roll index 1603-1779.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 572.
  7. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Washburn, pages 322-333.
  8. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 330.

Josiah Washburn1

Family

Child1.Josiah Washburn Jr.1

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), Marriages, Volume II, page 175; his son Josiah Jr. married Phebe Hayward. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Josiah Washburn1

b. 1680
Father*John Washburn1 b. c 1646
Mother*Rebeckah Lapham1
Birth*1680Josiah Washburn was born in 1680.1
Marriage*He married Mercy ______.1
Quitclaim Deed*11 April 1724 On 11 April 1724, acknowledged in June 1731 by all three, Abigail (Washburn) Leonard, Josiah Washburn and William Washburn, all of Bridgewater, quitclaimed to their brother John Washburn.2

Family

Mercy ______
Children1.Joanna Washburn+1 b. 1703
2.Captain Joseph Washburn+1 b. 22 Jul 1705, d. 12 Dec 1766

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), Washburn, pages 338-350. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 58, Josiah Leonard, pages 58-59. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Josiah Washburn Jr.1

Father*Josiah Washburn2
Marriage*3 May 1753He married Phebe Hayward, daughter of Deacon Thomas Hayward and Bethia Brett, on 3 May 1753 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3

Family

Phebe Hayward b. 26 Apr 1725

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 175; his son Josiah Jr. married Phebe Hayward. 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 175.

Louisa Washburn1

b. 8 October 1802
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Isaac Washburn1 b. 1 Feb 1755, d. 3 Nov 1832
Mother*Elizabeth "Betsey" Richmond1
Birth*8 October 1802Louisa Washburn was born on 8 October 1802 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Children recorded in Taunton, Bristol County, page 84; page contains separate lists of the birth dates, and some deaths, of the children of each of the three wives of Isaac Washburn: Polly, Eunice and Betsey. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.

Marjoram Washburn1

d. before 21 November 1717
Father*Phillip Washburn2
Mother*Elizabeth Irish2
Marriage*2 November 1699She married Josiah Leonard, son of John Leonard and Sarah ______, on 2 November 1699 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Death*before 21 November 1717She probably died in Bridgewater before 21 November 1717, the date of her husband's second marriage.2,3

Family

Josiah Leonard d. bt 6 Feb 1743 - 21 May 1745
Children1.John Leonard2,3 b. s 1700
2.Elizabeth Leonard1 b. c 1702, d. 14 Oct 1783
3.Mary Leonard3 b. c 1704, d. 9 Jun 1793
4.Margene Leonard3
5.Josiah Leonard2,3 b. c 1710, d. 25 Dec 1760

Citations

  1. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 279, James Washburn, page 283. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five), Person No. 227, Abigail Washburn, pages 247-248.
  3. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 58, Josiah Leonard, pages 58-59. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Martha Washburn1

b. 23 October 1731
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Washburn2,3 b. 17 Jan 1687/88, d. 25 Aug 1740
Mother*Martha Kingman2,3 b. 10 Jul 1699, d. 15 Feb 1793
Birth*23 October 1731Martha Washburn was born on 23 October 1731 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,2
Marriage*25 April 1758She married Jonathan Leonard, son of Joseph Leonard and Mary Packard, on 25 April 1758 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,4

Family

Jonathan Leonard b. 29 Jul 1734
Child1.Martha Leonard+1 b. 27 Mar 1759

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), Leonard, pages 244-248. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.
  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 I, Births, page 332. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 243.

Mary Washburn1

b. 1661, d. 28 February 1740
Father*John Washburn1,2
Mother*Elizabeth Mitchell2 b. 1628
Birth*1661Mary Washburn was probably born in 1661 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2
Marriage*circa 1689She married Samuel Kinsley, son of Samuel Kinsley and Hannah Brackett, in circa 1689.3,4,5
ResidenceSamuel and Mary Kinsley settled in South Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony), and Samuel bought the place of Jeduthun Robbins adjoining the land of his brother-in-law Thomas Washburn.1
(Wife) Death17 December 1713Mary became a widow when Samuel Kinsley died intestate on 17 December 1713.2
(Widow) EstateOn 5 Oct 1722 the estate of Mary's husband, Samuel, was divided between the widow and children of the deceased.2
Death*28 February 1740She died on 28 February 1740 in Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Family

Samuel Kinsley b. 1662, d. 17 Dec 1713
Children1.Hannah Kinsley2 b. c 1690
2.Sarah Kinglsey+5,1 b. c 1691, d. 14 May 1738
3.Samuel Kinsley+1 b. c 1693
4.John Kinsley1
5.Mary Kinsley+1 b. c 1697
6.Nathan Kinsley1
7.Benjamin Kinsley2 b. 16 May 1701
8.Susanna Kinsley2 b. c 1703
9.Abigail Kinsley2 b. c 1705
10.Bethiah Kinsley2 b. c 1707

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), Kinsley, pages 229-230. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Kinsley, pages 229-230, with year of marriage noted as 1694.
  4. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html, with year of marriage reported as c1689, probably determined from the year of birth of Samuel's first child as c1690.
  5. [S612] Paul Dillon Hayward, Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater (Denver, Colorado: P.D. Hayward, 1985), Author stated in his Preface that this book is his third compilation on the Haywards and that most of the data he obtained from previously published sources. He warned that there are undoubtedly many errors, some of which may invalidate entire sections, page 1. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater.

Mary Washburn1,2

b. circa 1690, d. 23 April 1750
Father*Joseph Washburn3 b. 7 Jul 1653, d. 20 Apr 1733
Mother*Hannah Latham3 b. c 1653, d. a 1 Jul 1725
Birth*circa 1690Mary Washburn was born, based upon her age at death, circa 1690 probably in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,3
Marriage*20 February 1716/17She married Thomas Perkins, son of David Perkins and Elizabeth Brown, on 20 February 1716/17 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3,4,2
Death*23 April 1750She died on 23 April 1750 in Bridgewater5
Burial* and was buried in the Old Graveyard, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). Her gravestone marked her death in her 61st year.5

Family

Thomas Perkins b. 1688, d. 5 Jun 1761
Children1.Mary Perkins+2 b. 10 Jan 1718, d. 17 May 1756
2.Hepzibah Perkins+1 b. 15 Feb 1719/20, d. 12 Apr 1800
3.Lieutenant Francis Perkins1 b. 8 Sep 1729, d. 1783

Citations

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

Nancy Washburn1

b. 9 February 1778
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Isaac Washburn1 b. 1 Feb 1755, d. 3 Nov 1832
Mother*Mary "Polly" Phillips1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Jun 1785
Birth*9 February 1778Nancy Washburn was born on 9 February 1778 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Children recorded in Taunton, Bristol County, page 84; page contains separate lists of the birth dates, and some deaths, of the children of each of the three wives of Isaac Washburn: Polly, Eunice and Betsey. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.

Nathaniel Washburn1

b. 1687
Father*Thomas Washburn1 b. c 1648/49, d. 4 Dec 1732
Mother*Deliverance Packard1 b. 11 Jul 1652, d. b 28 Jul 1708
Birth*1687Nathaniel Washburn was born about 1687 probably in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).2

Citations

  1. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 45, Thomas Washburn, pages 104-105. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five), Person No. 45, Thomas Washburn, pages 104-105, and noted that Deliverance Packard was "probably" the mother of all of Thomas Washburn's children and that the birth orders and dates are "conjectural."

Captain Nehemiah Washburn1

b. 20 May 1686
Father*Samuel Washburn1 b. c 1651, d. 24 Mar 1720
Mother*Deborah Packard1
Birth*20 May 1686Nehemiah Washburn was born on 20 May 1686 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).2

Citations

  1. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.
  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 325, his surname recorded as "Washbourn". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Noah Washburn

b. 11 July 1682
Father*Samuel Washburn1 b. c 1651, d. 24 Mar 1720
Mother*Deborah Packard1
Birth*11 July 1682Noah Washburn was born on 11 July 1682 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony.2

Citations

  1. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.
  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 325, his surname recorded as "Washbourn". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Patience Washburn1

b. 1692
Father*Thomas Washburn1 b. c 1648/49, d. 4 Dec 1732
Mother*Deliverance Packard1 b. 11 Jul 1652, d. b 28 Jul 1708
Birth*1692Patience Washburn was born say 1692 probably in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Citations

  1. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 45, Thomas Washburn, pages 104-105. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five), Person No. 45, Thomas Washburn, pages 104-105, and noted that Deliverance Packard was "probably" the mother of all of Thomas Washburn's children and that the birth orders and dates are "conjectural."

Phebe Washburn1

b. 1761, d. 7 February 1827
Relationship4th cousin of John Bolton
Father*Jonathan Washburn1 b. c 1729, d. 6 Apr 1792
Mother*Judith Wood2,1 b. 11 Apr 1728, d. 20 Nov 1811
Birth*1761Phebe Washburn was born in 1761 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*25 November 1779She married Luther Hooper, son of William Hooper and Lois Thomas, on 25 November 1779.1
(Mother) DeathDecember 1797An unnamed child of Luther and Phebe Hooper died in December 1797 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.3
(Mother) Death11 January 1803A second unnamed child of Luther and Phebe Hooper died on 11 January 1803 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,4
Death*7 February 1827She died on 7 February 1827.1

Family

Luther Hooper b. 20 Feb 1745/46, d. 11 May 1831
Children1.Lois Hooper1 b. 13 Aug 1780, d. 7 Feb 1872
2.Susanna Hooper1 b. 3 Aug 1782, d. 6 Apr 1824
3.Lyman Hooper1 b. 28 Jul 1787
4.Abigail Hooper1 b. 6 Feb 1791, d. 6 Dec 1876
5.Thomas Hooper1 b. 1 Feb 1793, d. 2 Mar 1796
6.Luther Hooper1 b. 21 Feb 1794, d. 21 Dec 1794
7.Child Hooper1 d. Dec 1797
8.Calvin Hooper1 b. 13 Mar 1801, d. 5 Sep 1826
9.Child Hooper1 d. 11 Jan 1803

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. [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), Washburn, pages 338-350. 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), Deaths, Volume II, page 495. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 496.

Phillip Washburn1

Marriage*He married Elizabeth Irish.1

Family

Elizabeth Irish
Child1.Marjoram Washburn+1 d. b 21 Nov 1717

Citations

  1. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 227, Abigail Washburn, pages 247-248. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).

Polly Washburn1,2

b. 15 May 1785, d. 1 July 1787
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Isaac Washburn1,2 b. 1 Feb 1755, d. 3 Nov 1832
Mother*Mary "Polly" Phillips1,2 b. c 1760, d. 7 Jun 1785
Birth*15 May 1785Polly Washburn was born on 15 May 1785 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress),3,2
Death*1 July 1787 and died on 1 July 1787 in Taunton at age 2. The record identified her as the daughter of Polly (Mary) and Isaac Washburn.1,2

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Taunton Deaths, page 210. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  2. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Children recorded in Taunton, Bristol County, page 84; page contains separate lists of the birth dates, and some deaths, of the children of each of the three wives of Isaac Washburn: Polly, Eunice and Betsey.
  3. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Taunton Births, page 438.

Polly Washburn1,2

b. 28 November 1792
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Isaac Washburn1,2 b. 1 Feb 1755, d. 3 Nov 1832
Mother*Eunice Cary3,2 b. 11 Aug 1760, d. 12 May 1797
Birth*28 November 1792Polly Washburn was born on 28 November 1792 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts. The record identified her as the daughter of Isaac Washburn and his second wife Eunice.3,2

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Taunton Deaths, page 210. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  2. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Children recorded in Taunton, Bristol County, page 84; page contains separate lists of the birth dates, and some deaths, of the children of each of the three wives of Isaac Washburn: Polly, Eunice and Betsey.
  3. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Taunton Births, page 438.

Rebeckah Washburn1

Father*John Washburn1 b. c 1646
Mother*Rebeckah Lapham1
Marriage*7 January 1719She married David Johnson, son of Isaac Johnson and Abihail Leavitt, on 7 January 1719 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,1,3
(Witness to Deed) Land Transfer23 August 1734Thomas Howland and Rebeckah Johnson witnessed the signature of Elisha Bolton, labourer, of Bridgewater, Plymouth County on 23 August 1734 in his sale of land in Stoughton to David Leach, yeoman, of Kingston, Plymouth County. Isaac Johnson, Justice of the Peace, verified that Elisha Bolton had personally appeared before him and acknowledged the instrument to be his act and deed on 23 August 1734, and the document was recorded in Suffolk County, also on 23 August 1734, by Samuel Gerrish, Registrar.4

Family

David Johnson
Children1.Major Isaac Johnson+2 b. 9 Aug 1721
2.Mary Johnson5,6,7 b. 29 Aug 1729, d. 20 Apr 1752
3.Sarah Johnson6 b. 19 Jul 1732

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), Washburn, pages 338-350. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Johnson, pages 210-213.
  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 203. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S633] Records of deeds, 1639-1885; indexes to deeds, 1639-1920 (Suffolk County, Massachusetts). Microfilm of original records in the Registry of Deeds, Boston, Massachusetts on 1128 microfilm reels. Includes indexes to grantors, 1639-1920; indexes to grantees, 1639-1920; and indexes to persons other than grantors and grantees, 1639-1799: Film# 493951, Volume 49 dated 1734, pages 17-L, 17-R and 18-L, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Births, Volume 1, page 177.
  6. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Johnson, pages 204-206.
  7. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Washburn, pages 322-333.

Salmon Washburn1

b. 7 April 1812, d. 23 September 1902
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Isaac Washburn1 b. 1 Feb 1755, d. 3 Nov 1832
Mother*Elizabeth "Betsey" Richmond1
Birth*7 April 1812Salmon Washburn was born on 7 April 1812 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1,2
Death*23 September 1902He died of exhaustion as a result of arterial sclerosis at his house in Taunton on 23 September 1902 at age 90 years, 5 months and 16 days.3

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Children recorded in Taunton, Bristol County, page 84; page contains separate lists of the birth dates, and some deaths, of the children of each of the three wives of Isaac Washburn: Polly, Eunice and Betsey. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  2. [S1136] U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online at www.ancestry.com, membership application# 10760, dated 6 August 1897 and submitted by Salmon Washburn, who stated he was... "85 years of age... born 7 April 1812... in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts... son of Isaac Washburn and Elizabeth Richmond". Hereinafter cited as Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970.
  3. [S1137] Massachusetts Death Records, 1841-1915, online at www.ancestry.com, Deaths Registered in Taunton, Bristol County, page 213. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Death Records, 1841-1915.

Samuel Washburn1

b. circa 1651, d. 24 March 1720
Father*John Washburn2
Mother*Elizabeth Mitchell2 b. 1628
Birth*circa 1651Samuel Washburn was born circa 1651, probably in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).3,2
Marriage*circa 1677He married Deborah Packard, daughter of Samuel Packard, circa 1677.4
Death*24 March 1720He died on 24 March 1720 in Bridgewater in his 69th year5
Burial* and was buried in the Old Graveyard, Bridgewater.6
(Deceased) Land Records8 December 1734 On 8 December 1734 Samuel's son Samuel Washburn Jr. and his wife Abigail of Bridgewater sold their homestead "where we now dwell" in Bridgewater and a cedar swamp "which my father Samuel Washburn died seized of" to Ephraim Leonard of Bridgewater.7

Family

Deborah Packard
Children1.Samuel Washburn Jr.+7,8 b. 6 Apr 1678
2.Noah Washburn2 b. 11 Jul 1682
3.Israel Washburn+1 b. 24 Feb 1683
4.Captain Nehemiah Washburn2 b. 20 May 1686
5.Benjamin Washburn+2 b. a 1687
6.Hannah Washburn+2 b. c 1689, d. 4 Mar 1766

Citations

  1. [S48] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850. CD-ROM (101 Newbury, Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS), Births - Marriages - Deaths. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.
  2. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.
  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), Washburn, pages 338-350. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  4. [S278] Multiple editors and compilers, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Descendants of the Pilgrims Who Landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, December 1620, volumes 1-23 (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975), Volume 12, Francis Cooke, page 106. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower Families through Five Generations.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Deaths, Volume II, page 574. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  6. [S747] Williams Latham, Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater, Massachusetts: Illustrated with Plans and Views, downloaded from Google Books, (Bridgewater, Massachusetts: Henry T. Pratt, Printer, 1882), page 66. Hereinafter cited as Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater.
  7. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 60, Abigail Leonard, page 60. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  8. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 67, Deliverance Leonard, page 65.

Samuel Washburn 3rd1

b. 2 June 1710
Father*Samuel Washburn Jr.1 b. 6 Apr 1678
Mother*Abigail Leonard1 b. 11 Nov 1680, d. 3 Oct 1760
Birth*2 June 1710Samuel Washburn 3rd was born on 2 June 1710 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3

Citations

  1. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.
  2. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 60, Abigail Leonard, page 60. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 335. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Samuel Washburn Jr.1

b. 6 April 1678
Father*Samuel Washburn1,2 b. c 1651, d. 24 Mar 1720
Mother*Deborah Packard1,2
Birth*6 April 1678Samuel Washburn Jr. was born on 6 April 1678 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony.2,1,3
Marriage*9 January 1701He married first Deliverance Leonard, daughter of Isaac Leonard and Deliverance Ames, on 9 January 1701 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4,5,6
No Issue*Samuel and Deliverance had no children.2
(Husband) Deathbefore 1703Samuel became a widower when Deliverance (Leonard) Washburn died before 1703.2
Marriage*1703He married second Abigail Leonard, daughter of Jacob Leonard and Susanna King, in 1703. Abigail was a cousin of Samuel's first wife Deliverance Leonard.1,7,8
Land Records8 December 1734 On 8 December 1734 Samuel Washburn Jr. and his wife Abigail of Bridgewater sold their homestead "where we now dwell" in Bridgewater and a cedar swamp "which my father Samuel Washburn died seized of" to Ephraim Leonard of Bridgewater.1
Land Records*6 June 1735Samuel and Abigail Washburn were living in Stafford, Tolland County, Connecticut, when, on 6 June 1735 Samuel Washburn, formerly of Bridgewater and now of Stafford, Connecticut, bought land in Stafford. It is not known whether any of their children moved with them to Connecticut.1

Family 1

Deliverance Leonard d. b 1703

Family 2

Abigail Leonard b. 11 Nov 1680, d. 3 Oct 1760
Children1.David Washburn7 b. 30 Apr 1704
2.Deliverance Washburn+7 b. 7 Oct 1706, d. 28 May 1755
3.Solomon Washburn7 b. 1 Oct 1708
4.Samuel Washburn 3rd7 b. 2 Jun 1710
5.Abigail Washburn7 b. 3 Mar 1712
6.Susanna Washburn7 b. 13 Mar 1714
7.Tabitha Washburn7 b. 28 Aug 1716

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 60, Abigail Leonard, page 60. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 67, Deliverance Leonard, page 65.
  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 325, his surname recorded as "Washbourn". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html, Plymouth Colony and Massachusetts, Fourth Generation in America and citing: 1.Nahum Mitchell's History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Boston, 1840, reprint, Heritage Books, Bowie, MD, 1983, page 235; 2.Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume Two: James Chilton of the Mayflower, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth, MA, 1978, page 24, her mother was “possibly the daughter of William and Hannah Ames, born in Braintree on 12 mo. 6th 1653”; and 3. Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1916, Volume 2, page 383. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 383.
  6. [S1139] Manning Leonard, Memorial: Genealogical, Historical, and Biographical, of Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and some of his descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Southbridge, Massachusetts: Manning Leonard, 1896), #5., Isaac Leonard (Solomon), pages 44-45. Hereinafter cited as Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater.
  7. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html
  8. [S1139] Manning Leonard, Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater, #4., Jacob Leonard (Solomon), pages 38-43, stating, we believe incorrectly, that she married Thomas Washburn as his second wife and was 20 years younger than his first, explaining that Mitchell, in his Bridgewater History, had transposed his wives.

Sarah Washburn1

b. 14 August 1709
Father*Israel Washburn1 b. 24 Feb 1683
Mother*Waitstil Sumner1
Birth*14 August 1709Sarah Washburn was born on 14 August 1709 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*21 September 1732She married Ephraim Keith, son of Joseph Keith and Elizabeth Fobes, on 21 September 1732 at First Church, Bridgewater, Plymouth County.2,3

Family

Ephraim Keith b. 21 Mar 1707
Child1.William Keith+2 b. 1746, d. 16 Feb 1824

Citations

  1. [S48] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850. CD-ROM (101 Newbury, Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS), Births - Marriages - Deaths. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records 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), Keith, pages 214-224. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S854] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1911), Marriages, page 151. Hereinafter cited as West Bridgewater Vital Records to 1850.

Sarah Washburn1

b. circa 1675
Father*John Washburn1
Mother*Elizabeth Mitchell1 b. 1628
Birth*circa 1675Sarah Washburn was born circa 1675 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Washburn, pages 338-350. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.

Seth Washburn1

b. 11 July 1714
Father*Israel Washburn1 b. 24 Feb 1683
Mother*Waitstil Sumner1
Birth*11 July 1714Seth Washburn was born on 11 July 1714 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S48] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850. CD-ROM (101 Newbury, Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS), Births - Marriages - Deaths. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.

Silence Washburn1

Marriage*She married Dr. Abiel Howard, son of Jonathan Howard and Sarah Dean.1

Family

Dr. Abiel Howard b. 1704
Child1.Jane Howard1 b. 18 Apr 1742, d. 1816

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.