Margaret Stanishurst1

d. 1609
Father*James Stanishurst1
Marriage*She married Arland Ussher, son of Thomas Ussher and Margery Geyton.1
(Wife) Death10 August 1598Margaret became a widow when Arland Ussher died on 10 August 1598.1
Death*1609She died in 1609.1

Family

Arland Ussher b. c 1552, d. 10 Aug 1598
Child1.Ellinor Ussher+1 d. 22 Nov 1640

Citations

  1. [S1630] Reverend William Ball Wright, The Ussher Memoirs : Genealogical Memoirs of the Ussher Families in Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (London, England: Mitchell & Hughes, 1889), Chapter VIII. Arland Ussher, the Chancery Registrar and his Family, pages 79-86. Hereinafter cited as The Ussher Memoirs.

Miriam Stanley1

Marriage*13 January 1734She married Joseph Wight, son of Joseph Wight and Sarah Metcalf, on 13 January 1734 in Dedham. They were married by the Reverend Mr. Samuel Dexter.1,2,3

Family

Joseph Wight b. 7 Jan 1710/11

Citations

  1. [S621] Edward Franklin Everett, Descendants of Richard Everett of Dedham, Mass, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Boston, Massachusetts: privately printed, 1902), Fourth Generation, pages 41-42. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of Richard Everett of Dedham.
  2. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., The Wright Family. Memoir of Thomas Wight, of Dedham, Mass., with genealogical notices of his descendants, from 1637 to 1840, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Press of T.R. Marvin, 1848), page 63. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 61. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Gideon Stansfield1

d. 9 May 1658
Marriage*21 February 1624/25He married Grace Eastwood on 21 February 1624/25 in Wadsworth, Yorkshire, England.1
Death*9 May 1658He died on 9 May 1658 in Wadsworth, Yorkshire.1

Family

Grace Eastwood d. 12 Aug 1682
Child1.Miriam Stansfield+1 b. 27 Nov 1625, d. Jan 1697

Citations

  1. [S1357] Thomas Waln-Morgan Draper, The Drapers in America, being a History and Genealogy of those of that name and connection, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (New York, New York: John Polhemus Printing Company, 1892), pages 17-20. Hereinafter cited as The Drapers in America.

Miriam Stansfield1

b. 27 November 1625, d. January 1697
Father*Gideon Stansfield1 d. 9 May 1658
Mother*Grace Eastwood1 d. 12 Aug 1682
Birth*27 November 1625Miriam Stansfield was born on 27 November 1625 in Vicarage of Halifax, Heptonstall, Yorkshire, England.1
Marriage*21 April 1646She married James Draper, son of Thomas Draper, on 21 April 1646 in Heptonstall.1
(Wife) DeathJuly 1694Miriam became a widow when James Draper died in July 1694.1
Death*January 1697She died on January 1697 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 71.1

Family

James Draper b. 1618, d. Jul 1694
Child1.James Draper+1 b. 1654, d. 30 Apr 1698

Citations

  1. [S1357] Thomas Waln-Morgan Draper, The Drapers in America, being a History and Genealogy of those of that name and connection, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (New York, New York: John Polhemus Printing Company, 1892), pages 17-20. Hereinafter cited as The Drapers in America.

Abigail Stansfull1

Marriage*7 June 1657She married first Samuel May on 7 June 1657 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
(Wife) Death17 July 1677Abigail became a widow when Samuel May died on 17 July 1677.3
Marriage*6 December 1678She married second, as his second wife, the father of her daughter's husband, Humphrey Johnson, son of John Johnson and Mary Heath, on 6 December 1678 in Roxbury.4,5,6

Family 1

Samuel May d. 17 Jul 1677
Child1.Abigail May+1 b. Jul 1666, d. 9 Apr 1745

Family 2

Humphrey Johnson b. 5 Nov 1620, d. 24 Jul 1692

Citations

  1. [S1371] Douglas Richardson, "The Heath Connection: English Origins of Isaac and William Heath of Roxbury, Massachusetts, John Johnson, Edward Morris, and Elizabeth (Morris) Cartwright", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 146, pages 261-278 (July 1992): pages 274-275. Hereinafter cited as "The Heath Connection: English Origins."
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 499, noting alternate spellings of her surname as "Stanffull" and "Stamfield" and an alternate date of 7 July 1657. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Roxbury Deaths, Volume 2, page 591, his surname transcribed as "Mays". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 499.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Roxbury Marriages, Volume 2, page 223.
  6. [S1370] Paul Franklin Johnson, editor, Genealogy of Captain John Johnson of Roxbury, Massachusetts, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Johnson (d.1659) and his family emigrated from England to Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1630; he married twice (once in England). Includes Index; generations I to XIV by Paul Franklin Johnson, editor, 1945, and generations I to IX from the 1932 and 1935 manuscripts of Frank Leonard Johnson; generations IX to XIV compiled by Paul Franklin Johnson; completed, with additions and corrections, by Ada Johnson Modern, 1948. (Los Angeles, California: privately printed for the author by The Commonwealth Press, Inc., 1951), Sergeant Humphrey Johnson, pages 6-7, noting uncertainty about her identity, whether mother or daughter. Hereinafter cited as Captain John Johnson of Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Mercy Staples1

Marriage*She married Nehemiah Leach, son of John Leach and Alice ______.1

Family

Nehemiah Leach b. 1709
Child1.Susanna Leach+1 b. c 1755, d. 17 Mar 1790

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), Leach, pages 239-244. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Comfort Starr1

b. 6 July 1589, d. 2 January 1659
Baptism*6 July 1589Comfort Starr was baptized on 6 July 1589 at Cranbrook Church, Ashford, Kent County, England.1,2
Marriage*He married Elizabeth ______ in England.1
(Husband) Death25 June 1658Comfort became a widower when Elizabeth (__?__) Starr died on 25 June 1658.1
Death*2 January 1659He died on 2 January 1659 in Boston at age 69.1,2

Family

Elizabeth ______ b. c 1595, d. 25 Jun 1658
Child1.Mary Starr+1,3 b. 16 Apr 1620

Citations

  1. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War and his Family Connections", New England Historical & Genealogical Register (article spans several volumes and years): April 1940, Volume 94, page 171. Hereinafter cited as "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War."
  2. [S1368] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Comfort Starr, and Cranbrook, Kent", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 64, pages 73-74 (January 1910). Hereinafter cited as "Dr. Comfort Starr, and Cranbrook."
  3. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", January 1939, Volume 93, pages 93-94.

John Starr1

Marriage*He married Martha Bunker.1

Family

Martha Bunker
Child1.Lydia Starr+1 b. c 1652, d. 16 Aug 1744

Citations

  1. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."

Lydia Starr1

b. circa 1652, d. 16 August 1744
Father*John Starr2
Mother*Martha Bunker2
Birth*circa 1652Lydia Starr was born circa 1652.2
Adoption*She was adopted by her uncle and aunt Eleazer Lusher and Mary Bunker of Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2
Name VariationShe may have become known as Lydia Lusher.2
Marriage*She married Nathaniel Gay, son of John Gay and Joanna Hooker.3,4
Death*16 August 1744She died on 16 August 1744 in Dedham at age 92.2

Family

Nathaniel Gay b. 11 Jan 1642/43, d. 20 Feb 1711/12
Child1.Mary Gay+4 b. 30 Mar 1677, d. 11 Jun 1731

Citations

  1. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879): giving her the surname "Lusher". Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  2. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  3. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", noting marriage date as "before 1675."
  4. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."

Mary Starr1,2

b. 16 April 1620
Father*Comfort Starr3,4 b. 6 Jul 1589, d. 2 Jan 1659
Mother*Elizabeth ______3 b. c 1595, d. 25 Jun 1658
Baptism*16 April 1620Mary Starr was baptized on 16 April 1620 in St. Mary's Church, Ashford, Kent County, England.1,2
Marriage*6 April 1640She married, as his first wife, John Maynard on 6 April 1640, probably at Duxbury, Plymouth Colony.1,2
Name-SpellingsA variation of the spelling of the MAYNARD surname found in our research was Minor.5,6,7
Children*According to the wills of Mary (Starr) Maynard's father, and her uncle Jehoshaphat Starr, Mary and John Maynard had five daughters. Researchers have not yet identified the other three, and have stated that twins Lydia and Hannah were probably the last. It is believed that the three oldest daughters were born in Duxbury, but the early records of both the town and the church of Duxbury were burned.8,9
Relocation*20 August 1647Mary and John Maynard had moved, and were identified as " of Boston" in a sale of land on 20 August 1647.2
Death*She probably died in Boston not long after the birth of her twins, as her husband married again after 30 August 1650. Mary would have been less than 30 years of age when she died.10

Family

John Maynard d. 4 Oct 1658
Children1.Hannah Maynard11 b. 22 Nov 1648
2.Lydia Maynard11 b. 22 Nov 1648

Citations

  1. [S1368] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Comfort Starr, and Cranbrook, Kent", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 64, pages 73-74 (January 1910). Hereinafter cited as "Dr. Comfort Starr, and Cranbrook."
  2. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War and his Family Connections", New England Historical & Genealogical Register (article spans several volumes and years): January 1939, Volume 93, page 94. Hereinafter cited as "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War."
  3. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", April 1940, Volume 94, page 171.
  4. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", January 1939, Volume 93, pages 93-94.
  5. [S46] Dean Crawford Smith C.G. and Douglas Richardson, "English Ancestry of Nathaniel Heaton of Boston, Mass., and his Nephew, James Heaton of New Haven, Conn.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 152, pages 430-452 (October 1998): pages 447 and 449. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry."
  6. [S43] Dean Heaton, The Heaton Families: 350 Years in America. Contains index. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in this work 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. (111 Water Street, Baltimore, MD 21202: Gateway Press, Inc., 1982), Chapter 1, pages 2-3. Hereinafter cited as The Heaton Families: 350 Years in America.
  7. [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 1, page 4. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  8. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", April 1940, Volume 94, Footnotes, pages 171-172.
  9. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", January 1939, Volume 93, pages 92-93.
  10. [S46] Dean Crawford Smith C.G. and Douglas Richardson, "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry", page 447.
  11. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", April 1940, Volume 94, Footnotes pages 171-172.

Catherine Staunton1

Marriage*She married Isaac White.1

Family

Isaac White
Child1.Alice White+1

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New London Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Quaker Marriage Records, page 10. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.

Deborah Staunton1

Father*Thomas Staunton Esq. M.P.1
Marriage*1709She married John Rochfort Esq., son of Robert Rochfort Esq. and Hannah Handcock, in 1709.1

Family

John Rochfort Esq. b. 1690
Child1.John Rochfort Esq.+2 b. 1710

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, pages 1366-1367. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.
  2. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, Rochfort of Clogrenane, Volume II, page 1366.

Thomas Staunton Esq. M.P.1

Family

Child1.Deborah Staunton+1

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, pages 1366-1367. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.

Nicholas Stead1

d. 25 September 1591
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*30 November 1590He married as his second, or subsequent, wife Helen Heaton, daughter of Thomas Heaton and Elizabeth ______, on 30 November 1590 at Habrough, Lincolnshire.2
Residence*Helen and Nicholas lived in Stallingborough, Lincolnshire.2
Death*25 September 1591He died by 25 September 1591, probably at Stallingborough.1
Children* He left at least two children, whose mother may have been an earlier wife.2

Family

Helen Heaton b. s 1571, d. b 8 Dec 1593

Citations

  1. [S46] Dean Crawford Smith C.G. and Douglas Richardson, "English Ancestry of Nathaniel Heaton of Boston, Mass., and his Nephew, James Heaton of New Haven, Conn.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 152, pages 430-452 (October 1998): page 445. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry."
  2. [S46] Dean Crawford Smith C.G. and Douglas Richardson, "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry", page 445.

Mary Stearns1

b. 22 August 1661, d. 25 December 1733
Father*Nathaniel Stearns2,3
Mother*Mary Stone3,2
Birth*22 August 1661Mary Stearns was born on 22 August 1661 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Marriage*22 April 1685She married, as his second wife, Joseph Wight, son of Henry Wight and Jane Goodnow, on 22 April 1685 in Dedham.1,4
(Wife) Death23 June 1729Mary became a widow when Joseph Wight died on 23 June 1729.1
Death*25 December 1733She died on 25 December 1733 in Dedham at age 72.1,5

Family

Joseph Wight b. 11 May 1654, d. 23 Jun 1729
Children1.Nathaniel Wight+1 b. 13 Sep 1688, d. 3 Apr 1755
2.Ebenezer Wight1 b. 22 Jan 1696
3.Jabez Wight1 b. 12 Jul 1701

Citations

  1. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., The Wright Family. Memoir of Thomas Wight, of Dedham, Mass., with genealogical notices of his descendants, from 1637 to 1840, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Press of T.R. Marvin, 1848), pages 60-62. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 8. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 704. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 20.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 59.

Nathaniel Stearns1

Marriage*before 1661He married Mary Stone of Weymouth before 1661 in Milton, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2

Family

Mary Stone
Child1.Mary Stearns+1,2 b. 22 Aug 1661, d. 25 Dec 1733

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 8. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 704. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.

Rebecca Stearns1

b. 15 April 1708, d. before 1753
Father*Samuel Stearns1
Mother*Phebe Waite2,1
Birth*15 April 1708Rebecca Stearns was born on 15 April 1708.1
Marriage*24 April 1740She married as his first wife Samuel Whittemore, son of Daniel Whittemore and Mary Turell, on 24 April 1740 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*before 1753She died before 1753.1

Family

Samuel Whittemore b. 6 Aug 1717, d. a 1760

Citations

  1. [S966] Bradford Adams Whittemore and Edgar Whittemore, compilers, "The Whittemore Family in America", New England Historic and Genealogical Register Volumes 106, 107 and 108 (1952-1954): Volume 108, pages 24-25. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 704. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.

Samuel Stearns1

Marriage*before 1697He married Phebe Waite before 1697 in Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Residence*Samuel and Phebe (Waite) Stearns lived in Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Phebe Waite
Child1.Rebecca Stearns1 b. 15 Apr 1708, d. b 1753

Citations

  1. [S966] Bradford Adams Whittemore and Edgar Whittemore, compilers, "The Whittemore Family in America", New England Historic and Genealogical Register Volumes 106, 107 and 108 (1952-1954): Volume 108, pages 24-25. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 704. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.

R_____ Steele1

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Marriage*He married Esther McKitterick, daughter of ______ McKitterick and Esther Hinds.1

Family

Esther McKitterick d. 1913

Citations

  1. [S1526] Emails exchanged between Hilary Hinds (email: e-mail address), and LHB, on various dates with an attached handwritten family descendancy chart she believes was prepared by her grandfather. LHB Computer Files (Summerlin, Nevada).

John Steere1

Residence*He was of Providence, Rhode Island.1

Family

Child1.Samuel Steere1

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 121-123. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.

Samuel Steere1

Father*John Steere1
Marriage*He married Hannah Field, daughter of John Field and Elizabeth Everden.1

Family

Hannah Field

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 121-123. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.

Clarissa Stephens

Relationships2nd great-granddaughter of John Hinds
Niece of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*William Stephens b. c 1755
Mother*Clarissa Hinds b. c 1760
(Heir) Will15 April 1794Clarissa was named as a beneficiary in the will of her grandfather, Ralph Hinds, of Kimmins Mill, County Meath, dated 15 April 1794 and proved on 10 May 1794. To his granddaughter Clarissa Stephens he gave one hundred pounds, a portion of the sum of two hundred pounds which he was entitled to under the will of his late father, Walter Hinds Esquire deceased, upon the death of his (Ralph's) sister, Anne Hinds.1

Citations

  1. [S343] Ralph Hinds will (15 Apr 1794), Copy of the Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794.

Hester Stephens

Relationships2nd great-granddaughter of John Hinds
Niece of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*William Stephens b. c 1755
Mother*Clarissa Hinds b. c 1760
(Heir) Will15 April 1794Hester was named as a beneficiary in the will of her grandfather, Ralph Hinds, of Kimmins Mill, County Meath, dated 15 April 1794 and proved on 10 May 1794. To his granddaughter Hester Stephens he gave fifty pounds, a portion of the sum of two hundred pounds which he was entitled to under the will of his late father, Walter Hinds Esquire deceased, upon the death of his (Ralph's) sister, Anne Hinds.1

Citations

  1. [S343] Ralph Hinds will (15 Apr 1794), Copy of the Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794.

James Stephens

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Marriage*1730He may have married Mary Hinds, daughter of Ralph Hinds and Anne Hussey.1
(Witness to Will) Will18 July 1778James Berry, James Carrolly and James Stephens witnessed the will of Walter Hinds (1703-1777) of Corrakane dated 5 Aug 1777 and proven on 18 July 1778.2,3,4

Family

Mary Hinds
Child1.William Stephens+ b. c 1755; James may be William's father, brother or other relative. James was a witness to the 1777 will of Walter Hinds and William Stephens was the husband of Walter's daughter Clarissa5,2

Citations

  1. [S342] John Hinds will (21 Sep 1766), Copy of the Last Will and Testament of John Hinds, late of Kilmainham (County Meath), proven 7 Feb 1769, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of John Hinds, proven 1769.
  2. [S341] Walter Hinds will (18 July 1778), Copy of the Will of Walter Hinds, deceased 1778, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Walter Hinds, deceased 1778.
  3. [S340] Notes written about Ralph Hinds and Walter Hinds (of County Meath and County Cavan, Ireland), by William Richard Gore Hinds. National Archives of Ireland (Dublin, Ireland). In the Hinds packet of Wills, there were the above referenced Notes and three wills: T17655-Walter Hinds (proven 1778), T17654-Ralph Hinds (proven 1794) and T17653B-John Hinds (proven 1769).
  4. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), Family Tree prepared by Rev. Edward "Joe" Isaac, grandson of Walter Hinds (1800-1879) and Margaret Charters (1815-1881). Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  5. [S345] Issued to subscribers by Phillimore & Co., London, England, Irish Marriages, being an index to the marriages in Walker's Hibernian magazine 1771-1812: with an appendix, volumes I and II, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, volume II, page 419, #64. Hereinafter cited as Irish Marriages Index - Hibernian 1771-1812.

Mary Anne Stephens

Relationships2nd great-granddaughter of John Hinds
Niece of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*William Stephens b. c 1755
Mother*Clarissa Hinds b. c 1760
(Heir) Will15 April 1794Mary Anne was named as a beneficiary in the will of her grandfather, Ralph Hinds, of Kimmins Mill, County Meath, dated 15 April 1794 and proved on 10 May 1794. To his granddaughter Mary Anne Stephens he gave fifty pounds, a portion of the sum of two hundred pounds which he was entitled to under the will of his late father, Walter Hinds Esquire deceased, upon the death of his (Ralph's) sister, Anne Hinds.1

Citations

  1. [S343] Ralph Hinds will (15 Apr 1794), Copy of the Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794.

Patrick Stephens

Residence*Patrick Stephens resided at Ardvagh, County Cavan.1
(Witness to Agreement) Deed Memorial16 September 1746Patrick Stephens, George Hinds and Thomas Hinds were witnesses on 16 September 1746 when Richard Booth of Drumcarban, County Cavan, his son Robert Booth and Ralph Hinds, also in the County of Cavan, registered a Memorial Articles of Marriage agreement in preparation for the marriage between Ralph's daughter, Margaret Hinds, and Robert Booth. The agreement stated that, in consideration of his affection for his son Robert Booth and of a Marriage Portion payment of one hundred twenty pounds received by Margaret Hinds from her father Ralph Hinds, Richard Booth granted immediately and forever confirmed to Robert and to Robert's and Margaret's lawful heirs, the one half of his Freehold called Drumcarban located in the Barony of Clanmahon, and then the other half at Richard's death. Richard agreed that the Freehold was to be free from all debts and, in case Margaret should survive her husband Robert, subject to an annuity of ten pounds a year to Margaret for life to be paid out of the lands of Drumcarban. It was further agreed in the articles that neither Richard nor Robert would sell, dispose of or contract any debt on the lands and that they should be passed to Robert's and Margaret's heirs forever. The articles were witnessed by Patrick Stephens of Ardvagh and Thomas Hinds and George Hinds of Kilmainham, all in the County of Cavan.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# 522830, Deed# 84629. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Richard Stephens

Relationships2nd great-grandson of John Hinds
Nephew of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*William Stephens b. c 1755
Mother*Clarissa Hinds b. c 1760
(Heir) Will15 April 1794Richard's grandfather, Ralph Hinds of Kimmins Mill, County Meath, left a will dated 15 April 1794 and proved on 10 May 1794. His estate was quite large. He named eighteen beneficiaries, including Walter Hinds, Ralph Hinds, Walter Hinds, Anne Hinds, Richard Stephens, Esther (Cannon) Hinds, Matthew Hinds, Thomas Hinds, Alexander Hinds, Mary (Hinds) Walsh, Michael Walsh, Clarissa (Hinds) Stephens, Martha (Hinds) Matthews, Eleanor (Hinds) Smith, Hester (Hinds) Dunn, Hester Stephens, Clarissa Stephens and Mary Anne Stephens. It appears from reading the will that he put much of his estate into a trust or series of trusts, with Thomas Berry and Alexander Berry as trustees, for the purpose of perpetuating the Hinds legacy for eternity. The order of succession was designed to be (1) Walter Hinds, eldest son; (2) Ralph Hinds, fourth son; (3) Walter Hinds, nephew and son-in-law, husband of daughter Anne Hinds; and (4) Richard Stephens, his grandson.

Richard Stephens, identified as Ralph's grandson, was named fourth in the line of succession in the trust created for the Town and Lands of Nasterstown in the County of Meath and Tubberlion, Meelick and Duffin, Nedd and Comaga in the County of Cavan.1

Citations

  1. [S343] Ralph Hinds will (15 Apr 1794), Copy of the Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794.

Samuel Stephens

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
(Witness to Deed) Marriage Settlement2 June 1752Samuel was identified as of Derry in County Cavan when he witnessed an articles of marriage agreement dated 2 June 1752 made between Andrew Bell of Aghnacreevy, County Cavan, and Andrew Bell, his son and heir apparent, of the one part, Ann Clarke of Putiaghan, spinster, of the other part and Walter Hinds of Corrakane of the third part, all in the county of Cavan concerning a marriage to be had between Andrew Bell, the son of Andrew, and Ann Clarke.1
Marriage*He married Catherine Clarke, daughter of Ralph Clarke and Anne Hinds.2

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: 1756; Film number 461377; Volume 180; Pages 391-392; Deed number 121034. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S342] John Hinds will (21 Sep 1766), Copy of the Last Will and Testament of John Hinds, late of Kilmainham (County Meath), proven 7 Feb 1769, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of John Hinds, proven 1769.

William Stephens

b. circa 1755
RelationshipsGreat-grandson of John Hinds
1st cousin 1 time removed of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs (#1)
Descendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs (#2)
Father-Possible*James Stephens; James may be William's father, brother or other relative. James was a witness to the 1777 will of Walter Hinds and William Stephens was the husband of Walter's daughter Clarissa1,2
Mother-Possible*Mary Hinds; It is suspected that James Stephens may have been the husband of Mary (Hinds) Stephens, eldest sister of John and Walter Hinds. If that is the case, James and Mary Stephens may be relatives, possibly the parents, of William Stephens who married Clarissa Hinds, the daughter of Ralph Hinds in 17803
Birth*circa 1755William Stephens was born circa 1755 in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.4
Marriage*21 January 1780He married Clarissa Hinds, daughter of Ralph Hinds and Esther Cannon, on 21 January 1780 in Killallon, County Meath, Ireland.1,4
(Witness to Memorial) Deed Memorial1 November 1803William was a witness to a memorial of an indented deed of lease dated 1 November 1803 made between Walter Hinds of Bruce Hall in the county of Cavan Esq. of the one part and Robert Bell Booth of Drumcarban in the county of Cavan Esq. of the other part; whereby the said Walter Hinds did demise, grant, let and set to farm unto the said Robert Bell Booth all that and those the town and lands of Gortnatrieve and Behy, County Cavan, commonly called Bruce Hall.5

Citations

  1. [S345] Issued to subscribers by Phillimore & Co., London, England, Irish Marriages, being an index to the marriages in Walker's Hibernian magazine 1771-1812: with an appendix, volumes I and II, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, volume II, page 419, #64. Hereinafter cited as Irish Marriages Index - Hibernian 1771-1812.
  2. [S341] Walter Hinds will (18 July 1778), Copy of the Will of Walter Hinds, deceased 1778, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Walter Hinds, deceased 1778.
  3. [S342] John Hinds will (21 Sep 1766), Copy of the Last Will and Testament of John Hinds, late of Kilmainham (County Meath), proven 7 Feb 1769, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of John Hinds, proven 1769.
  4. [S8] Births - Marriages - Deaths, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah: www.familysearch.org), accuracy not known, although considered very plausible by this researcher; record was submitted to the IGI after 1991 by an unidentified member of the LDS Church.
  5. [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: 1804; Film# 545032, Volume 562, pages 111-112, Deed# 373294. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Grace Stevens1

b. 11 October 1629
Father*John Stevens1
Mother*Martha Firmin1
Baptism*11 October 1629Grace Stevens was baptized on 11 October 1629 in Stratford St. Mary, Suffolk County, England.1
Marriage*8 December 1656She married, as his second wife, Edmund Sherman, son of Edmund Sherman and Grace Makin, on 8 December 1656 in Bildeston, Suffolk County.1,2
(Wife) Deathbefore 28 May 1673Grace became a widow when Edmund Sherman died before 28 May 1673.1
Burial*23 March 1712/13She was buried on 23 March 1712/13 in Dedham, Essex County.1

Family

Edmund Sherman b. 23 Oct 1599, d. b 28 May 1673

Citations

  1. [S1327] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and their Wives", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Note: This article, in 6 Parts, spans six issues of the Register. It is thoroughly researched and fully sourced, and includes a wealth of knowledge on the Shermans and their extended families. Only a very small amount of the information available in Mr. Wood's article is included in this researcher's website project. Volumes 166 - 168 (October 2012 - January 2014): Part 6: The Family of Edmund Sherman, Volume 168, pages 16-33. Hereinafter cited as "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex."
  2. [S1329] Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volumes I-VII, online at www.americanancestors.org, Edmund Sherman, Volume VI, R-S, pages 282-287. Hereinafter cited as Great Migration: 1634-1635, Volumes I-VII.