Sarah Tracy1

b. circa 1620
Birth*circa 1620Sarah Tracy was born circa 1620 possibly in Leyden, South Holland Province, Holland.2
Marriage*She married George Partridge.1

Family

George Partridge b. c 1617, d. 10 Oct 1695
Children1.Sarah Partridge+2 b. 2 Sep 1639
2.Mercy Partridge2,3 b. c 1662/63, d. 20 Sep 1726

Citations

  1. [S267] Edward Everett Cornwall, "Francis West of Duxbury, Mass., and Some of His Descendants", New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume 60, chapter VI, pages 142-151 (April 1906). Hereinafter cited as "Francis West of Duxbury, Mass."
  2. [S269] The Complete Mayflower Descendant, CD ROM, 1997, Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony). Contents: disc 1. The Mayflower descendant, Volumes 1-34 -- disc 2. The Mayflower descendant, Volumes 35-46; index of persons; Middleborough vital records, Volumes 1-2; Pilgrim notes and queries, Volumes 1-5; Mayflower Passengers, 1620.
  3. [S287] George Henry Partridge, Partridge Genealogy, Descendants of George Partridge of Duxbury, Massachusetts, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Norwood, Massachusetts: Plimpton Press, 1915), pages 1-5. Hereinafter cited as George Partridge Genealogy and Descendants.

Daniel Travis1

Family

Child1.Esther Travis+1

Citations

  1. [S1215] Boston, MA: Inhabitants and Estates of the Town of Boston, 1630-1822 (Thwing Collection), online at www.americanancestors.org, Reference Code 3490, pages 17601-17602. Hereinafter cited as Boston Inhabitants and Estates (Thwing).

Esther Travis1

Father*Daniel Travis2
Marriage*She married John Barnard, son of Matthew Barnard and Sarah ______.1

Family

John Barnard b. 29 Sep 1654
Children1.Matthew Barnard3 b. 26 Aug 1680
2.John Barnard4 b. 6 Nov 1681
3.James Barnard+1 b. 28 Sep 1683
4.Daniel Barnard5 b. 24 Jan 1686
5.Mary Barnard6 b. 14 Aug 1688

Citations

  1. [S1215] Boston, MA: Inhabitants and Estates of the Town of Boston, 1630-1822 (Thwing Collection), online at www.americanancestors.org, Reference Codes 8183 and 4433, pages 2359-2362. Hereinafter cited as Boston Inhabitants and Estates (Thwing).
  2. [S1215] Boston Inhabitants and Estates (Thwing), online at www.americanancestors.org, Reference Code 3490, pages 17601-17602.
  3. [S1215] Boston Inhabitants and Estates (Thwing), online at www.americanancestors.org, Reference Code 4433, pages 2359-2362.
  4. [S1034] Boston MA: Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, City Document Number 130, page 154. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699.
  5. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, City Document Number 130, page 168.
  6. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, City Document Number 130, page 178.

Benjamin Trego1

b. 2 June 1730
Father*William Trego2 b. 3 Aug 1693
Mother*Margaret Moore2
Birth*2 June 1730Benjamin Trego was born on 2 June 1730 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.3
Marriage*29 September 1753He married first Mary Pyle, daughter of John Pyle and Susanna Chamberlin, on 29 September 1753 in Chester County.2,1
Residence*Mary and Benjamin Trego lived in Goshen, which later became West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Mary Pyle
Child1.Mary Trego1 b. 16 Jan 1759, d. 1826

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Weaver, pages 759-760. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Trego, page 748.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Trego, page 748, the date written as "4, 2, 1730" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was June, not April.

Mary Trego1

b. 16 January 1759, d. 1826
Father*Benjamin Trego2 b. 2 Jun 1730
Mother*Mary Pyle2
Birth*16 January 1759Mary Trego was born on 16 January 1759 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.3,2
Marriage*She married Joshua Weaver, son of Isaac Weaver and Sarah Dell.1,4
Death*1826She died in 1826 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Joshua Weaver b. 28 Dec 1753, d. 2 Jun 1827

Citations

  1. [S1414] John W. Jordan, Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1921), Weaver, pages 219-221. Hereinafter cited as Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Weaver, pages 759-760. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Trego, page 748.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 229-230. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.

William Trego1

b. 3 August 1693
Birth*3 August 1693William Trego was born on 3 August 1693 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.2
Marriagecirca 1717He married Margaret Moore circa 1717 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Margaret Moore
Child1.Benjamin Trego+1 b. 2 Jun 1730

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Trego, page 748. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Trego, page 748, the date written as "6, 3, 1693" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was August, not June.

Jane Trimble

Father*William Trimble
(Heir) Will21 September 1766John Hinds of Kilmainham, County Cavan, Ireland, left a will dated 21 September 1766 and proven on 7 Feb 1769 naming the following beneficiaries: Mary (Hinds) Stephens, Mary (Hinds) Clarke, Ralph Clarke, Mary Anne Clarke, Catherine (Clarke) Stephens, Anthony Clarke, Walter Hinds, John Hinds, Thomas Hinds, William Hinds, Margaret Hinds, Richard Booth, George Hinds, Thomas Hinds, Ralph Hinds, John Hinds, Margaret Latterton, William Latterton, Mary Latterton, George Grahams, Robert Forster Shields and Jane Trimble. Jane Trimble, daughter to William Trimble, received five pounds sterling.1

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.

William Trimble

(Mentioned) Will21 September 1766John Hinds of Kilmainham, County Cavan, Ireland, left a will dated 21 September 1766 and proven on 7 Feb 1769 naming the following beneficiaries: Mary (Hinds) Stephens, Mary (Hinds) Clarke, Ralph Clarke, Mary Anne Clarke, Catherine (Clarke) Stephens, Anthony Clarke, Walter Hinds, John Hinds, Thomas Hinds, William Hinds, Margaret Hinds, Richard Booth, George Hinds, Thomas Hinds, Ralph Hinds, John Hinds, Margaret Latterton, William Latterton, Mary Latterton, George Grahams, Robert Forster Shields and Jane Trimble. William Trimble was mentioned as the father of Jane Trimble who was the beneficiary of five pounds sterling.1

Family

Child1.Jane Trimble

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.

Rebecca Trotter1

Marriage*She married William Jones, son of Robert Jones and Ann Coulston.1

Family

William Jones b. 19 Nov 1718
Child1.William Jones1 b. 22 Jun 1761, d. 1801

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 359. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.

Mary Trow1

Residence*Before her marriage, Mary lived in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*She married William Conant of Bridgewater, son of Nathaniel Conant and Hannah ______.1

Family

William Conant
Children1.Mary Conant1 b. 4 Apr 1694
2.William Conant1 b. 30 Jan 1695/96
3.David Conant1 b. 17 Aug 1699
4.Elizabeth Conant+1 b. 16 Nov 1701
5.Abigail Conant1 b. 2 Aug 1705

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), Conant, pages 139-143. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

John Trull Jr.1

Marriage*22 April 1692He married Elizabeth Hooper, daughter of William Hooper and Ruth ______, on 22 April 1692.1

Family

Elizabeth Hooper b. 20 Aug 1665, d. 3 Jan 1699

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, pages 1-6. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Benoni Trumbell1

Land Records*24 March 1718 On 24 March 1718 Benoni Trumbell sold 26 acres on the west side of North Pond in Hebron, Hartford County, Connecticut, to Samuel Heaton, spelled "Heeten", of Wrentham in the County of Suffolk within the Province of the Massachusetts Bay.1

Citations

  1. [S1274] Todd A. Farmerie, "Sarah Heaton, wife of John Porter of Hebron and Lebanon, Connecticut", The American Genealogist Volume 76, pages 117-121 (April 2001). Hereinafter cited as "Sarah Heaton, wife of John Porter."

John Hooper Tuft1

(Kinsman) Will2 June 1803John Hooper Tuft, who was described as a kinsman of Glocester, Rhode Island, was named as a beneficiary in the will of John Hooper dated 2 June 1803 in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Tuft's bequests included John's silver watch, silver spun shoe buckles, knee buckles, stock buckles and sleeve buttons, all of which were silver.1

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# 550902, 1807, John Hooper will and probate# 10647, Volume 42, pages 83-85 and Volume 39, pages 437-438. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.

Simon Tufts Family Tomb1

Burial*Members of the extended family and descendants of Dr. Simon Tufts who were buried in Plot 35, the Tufts Family Tomb, in the Salem Street Burying Ground, Medford, were Dr. Simon Tufts, Simon Tufts Esq., Abigail (Smith) Tufts, Lucy (Dudley) Tufts, Elizabeth (Hall) Tufts Ingraham, Simon Tufts Jr., Hall Tufts, Cotton Tufts, Turell Tufts and Duncan Ingraham Esq.. A photo of the family's gravestone is available at the camera icon.2

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Medford Bible Records, 1690-1812, now in the possession of the Medford Historical Society. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Simon Tufts, Memorial# 26903835. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Abigail Tufts1

b. 22 September 1728, d. 29 August 1810
Father*Dr. Simon Tufts1 b. 31 Jan 1699/0, d. 31 Jan 1746/47
Mother*Abigail Smith1 b. 6 Jan 1700/1, d. 21 Aug 1790
Birth*22 September 1728Abigail Tufts was born on 22 September 1728.1
Marriage*7 December 1752She married John Bishop, son of Dr. John Bishop and Sarah ______, on 7 December 1752 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
(Wife) Death17 December 1791Abigail became a widow when John Bishop died on 17 December 1791.1,3
Death*29 August 1810She died of old age on 29 August 1810 in Medford at age 811,3
Burial*30 August 1810 and was buried the next day on 30 August 1810.3

Family

John Bishop b. 1722, d. 17 Dec 1791

Citations

  1. [S1011] Larkin T. Tufts and Edward C. Booth M.D., "Tufts Genealogy -- Earlier Generations", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 51, pages 299-305 (July 1897). Hereinafter cited as "Tufts Genealogy."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, page 185. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Deaths, page 339.

Anna Tufts1

b. 8 November 1744
Father*Dr. Simon Tufts1 b. 31 Jan 1699/0, d. 31 Jan 1746/47
Mother*Abigail Smith1 b. 6 Jan 1700/1, d. 21 Aug 1790
Birth*8 November 1744Anna Tufts was born on 8 November 1744 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*1 May 1765She married Peter Jones, son of Ephraim Jones and Mary Hayward, on 1 May 1765 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3
(Wife) Deathcirca 18 January 1772Anna became a widow when Peter Jones died on circa 18 January 1772.4

Family

Peter Jones b. 26 Jul 1741, d. c 18 Jan 1772

Citations

  1. [S1011] Larkin T. Tufts and Edward C. Booth M.D., "Tufts Genealogy -- Earlier Generations", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 51, pages 299-305 (July 1897). Hereinafter cited as "Tufts Genealogy."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Births, page 146. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, page 307.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Weymouth Deaths, page 291.

Cotton Tufts1

b. 21 November 1771, d. 12 February 1835
Father*Simon Tufts Esq.1 b. 16 Jan 1726/27, d. 31 Dec 1786
Mother*Elizabeth Hall1 b. 15 May 1743, d. 30 Aug 1830
Birth*21 November 1771Cotton Tufts was born on Thursday morning 21 November 1771 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1
Baptism and was baptized the following Sabbath by the Reverend Ebenezer Turell in Medford.1
Death*12 February 1835He died insane at Dr. Willard's on Thursday morning 12 February 1835 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 63.1,2
Burial*He was buried from his house the following day in Plot 35, in the Tufts Family Tomb, in the Salem Street Burying Ground, Medford.3,1

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Medford Bible Records, 1690-1812, now in the possession of the Medford Historical Society. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  2. [S1037] Charles Brooks and James M. Usher, History of the town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first settlement in 1630 to 1855, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Sources are not provided, and some of the information may not be correct, especially if it was obtained from descendants recalling from family stories and aging memories. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rand, Avery, & Company, The Franklin Press, 1886), Hall, pages 538-549. Hereinafter cited as History of the town of Medford, 1630-1855.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Simon Tufts, Memorial# 26903835. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Cotton Tufts1

b. 30 May 1732, d. 8 December 1815
Father*Dr. Simon Tufts1 b. 31 Jan 1699/0, d. 31 Jan 1746/47
Mother*Abigail Smith1 b. 6 Jan 1700/1, d. 21 Aug 1790
Birth*30 May 1732Cotton Tufts was born on 30 May 1732 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Marriage*2 December 1755He married first Lucy Quincy of Braintree, daughter of John Quincy and Elizabeth Norton, on 2 December 1755 in Weymouth, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,4
(Husband) Death30 October 1785Cotton became a widower when Lucy (Quincy) Tufts died on 30 October 1785.1,5
Marriage*22 October 1789He married second Susanna Warner, daughter of Deacon Philemon Warner and Elizabeth ______, on 22 October 1789 in Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts.1,6
Biographical Info* He graduated from Harvard College in 1749, and was a physician and President of the Massachusetts Medical Society. He was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, a Councillor and, for many years, a State Senator.1
Death*8 December 1815He died of old age and a severe cold on 8 December 1815 in Weymouth at age 83.5

Family 1

Lucy Quincy b. 1 Dec 1729, d. 30 Oct 1785

Family 2

Susanna Warner b. 20 Mar 1744, d. 1832

Citations

  1. [S1011] Larkin T. Tufts and Edward C. Booth M.D., "Tufts Genealogy -- Earlier Generations", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 51, pages 299-305 (July 1897). Hereinafter cited as "Tufts Genealogy."
  2. [S1011] Larkin T. Tufts and Edward C. Booth M.D., "Tufts Genealogy", date noted as 28 Aug 1732.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Births, page 147. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Weymouth Marriages, page 156.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Weymouth Deaths, page 357.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Gloucester Marriages, page 562.

Hall Tufts1

b. 14 January 1775, d. 19 July 1801
Father*Simon Tufts Esq.1 b. 16 Jan 1726/27, d. 31 Dec 1786
Mother*Elizabeth Hall1 b. 15 May 1743, d. 30 Aug 1830
Birth*14 January 1775Hall Tufts was born on Saturday morning 14 January 1775 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress),1
Baptism and was baptized the following Sabbath by the Reverend Ebenezer Turell in Medford.1
Death*19 July 1801He died on Sunday morning 19 July 1801 at 9 o'clock at Surinam, Dutch Guiana, at age 261
Burial* and was buried in Plot 35, in the Tufts Family Tomb, in the Salem Street Burying Ground, Medford.2

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Medford Bible Records, 1690-1812, now in the possession of the Medford Historical Society. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Simon Tufts, Memorial# 26903835. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Jonathan Tufts1

b. 1657, d. 1720
Father*Peter Tufts1 b. 1617, d. 13 May 1700
Mother*Mary Pierce1 b. c 1628, d. Jan 1702/3
Birth*1657Jonathan Tufts was born in 1657.1
Marriage*31 March 1681He married Rebecca Waite on 31 March 1681 in the part of Medford that would become Malden in Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2,3
Death*1720He died in 1720.1

Family

Rebecca Waite b. 1662, d. 1756
Child1.Samuel Tufts3 b. 29 Apr 1697

Citations

  1. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 758. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 757.
  3. [S1037] Charles Brooks and James M. Usher, History of the town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first settlement in 1630 to 1855, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Sources are not provided, and some of the information may not be correct, especially if it was obtained from descendants recalling from family stories and aging memories. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rand, Avery, & Company, The Franklin Press, 1886), Tufts, pages 561-573. Hereinafter cited as History of the town of Medford, 1630-1855.

Joseph Tufts1

Marriage*12 January 1727He married Lydia Francis on 12 January 1727 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Lydia Francis
Child1.Rebecca Tufts1 b. 31 Mar 1734, d. 12 Jan 1779

Citations

  1. [S1011] Larkin T. Tufts and Edward C. Booth M.D., "Tufts Genealogy -- Earlier Generations", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 51, pages 299-305 (July 1897). Hereinafter cited as "Tufts Genealogy."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, page 310. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Katherine Tufts1

b. 25 April 1754, d. 11 September 1758
Father*Simon Tufts Esq.1 b. 16 Jan 1726/27, d. 31 Dec 1786
Mother*Lucy Dudley1 b. 15 Feb 1727, d. 18 Nov 1768
Birth*25 April 1754Katherine Tufts was born on Thursday 25 April 1754 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1,2
Baptism and was baptized the following Sabbath by the Reverend Ebenezer Turell.1
Death*11 September 1758She died on 11 September 1758 in Medford at age 4.3,1

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Medford Bible Records, 1690-1812, now in the possession of the Medford Historical Society. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  2. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Medford Births, Marriages, Deaths, her name recorded as "Catherine."
  3. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Medford Births, Marriages, Deaths, her name recorded as "Katherine."

Lucy Tufts1

b. 8 April 1753
Father*Simon Tufts Esq.2 b. 16 Jan 1726/27, d. 31 Dec 1786
Mother*Lucy Dudley2 b. 15 Feb 1727, d. 18 Nov 1768
Birth*8 April 1753Lucy Tufts was born on Friday 8 April 1753 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),2
Baptism and was baptized the following Sabbath by the Reverend Ebenezer Turell in Medford.2
(Heir) Will9 November 1776Lucy Tufts, described as his beloved niece, was named as a beneficiary in the will of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell dated 9 November 1776 at Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). Turell's will gave Lucy his two handsome silver candlesticks, his curious toad and what was in it, and her Aunt Turell's picture.1
Marriage*20 November 1777She married Benjamin Hall Jr., son of Benjamin Hall and Hepzibah Jones, on 20 November 1777 in Medford.3,4

Family

Benjamin Hall Jr. b. 9 Aug 1754

Citations

  1. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  2. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Medford Bible Records, 1690-1812, now in the possession of the Medford Historical Society. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  3. [S1037] Charles Brooks and James M. Usher, History of the town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first settlement in 1630 to 1855, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Sources are not provided, and some of the information may not be correct, especially if it was obtained from descendants recalling from family stories and aging memories. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rand, Avery, & Company, The Franklin Press, 1886), Hall, pages 538-549. Hereinafter cited as History of the town of Medford, 1630-1855.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, Volume 1, page 233. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Mercy Tufts1,2

b. 19 October 1742, d. 26 August 1813
Father*Dr. Simon Tufts2 b. 31 Jan 1699/0, d. 31 Jan 1746/47
Mother*Abigail Smith2 b. 6 Jan 1700/1, d. 21 Aug 1790
Birth*19 October 1742Mercy Tufts was born on 19 October 1742.2
Marriage*29 December 1762She married as his second wife Thomas Brooks, son of Samuel Brooks and Mary Boatwell, on 29 December 1762 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3
(Heir) Will9 November 1776Mercy Brooks was named as a beneficiary of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell in his will dated 9 November 1776 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). Turell's will gave Mercy (Tufts) Brooks the silver porringer he ate out of as a token of his respect.1
(Wife) Death7 March 1799Mercy became a widow when Thomas Brooks died on 7 March 1799.4
Death*26 August 1813She died of consumption on 26 August 1813 in Medford at age 702,5
Burial*27 August 1813 and was buried the next day on 27 August 1813 in Medford.5

Family

Thomas Brooks b. 6 Jan 1732, d. 7 Mar 1799

Citations

  1. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  2. [S1011] Larkin T. Tufts and Edward C. Booth M.D., "Tufts Genealogy -- Earlier Generations", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 51, pages 299-305 (July 1897). Hereinafter cited as "Tufts Genealogy."
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, page 311. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Deaths, page 349.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Deaths, page 348.

Peter Tufts1

b. 1617, d. 13 May 1700
Birth*1617Peter Tufts was born in 1617 in England.1,2
Marriage*before 1648He married Mary Pierce before 1648 in the part of Charlestown that would become Malden in Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Residence*3 May 1665Peter and Mary (Pierce) Tufts were residents of Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England), by 3 May 1665 when Peter was admitted a freeman. He was one of the earliest and largest land-owners in Medford and Malden, both settled originally as a part of Charlestown.1
Death*13 May 1700He died on 13 May 1700 in Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 831,3
Burial* and was buried in Malden Churchyard, Malden.1

Family

Mary Pierce b. c 1628, d. Jan 1702/3
Children1.Captain Peter Tufts+1 b. 1648
2.Jonathan Tufts+2 b. 1657, d. 1720

Citations

  1. [S1037] Charles Brooks and James M. Usher, History of the town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first settlement in 1630 to 1855, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Sources are not provided, and some of the information may not be correct, especially if it was obtained from descendants recalling from family stories and aging memories. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rand, Avery, & Company, The Franklin Press, 1886), Tufts, pages 561-573. Hereinafter cited as History of the town of Medford, 1630-1855.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 758. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Malden Deaths, Volume 1, page 382. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Captain Peter Tufts1

b. 1648
Father*Peter Tufts1 b. 1617, d. 13 May 1700
Mother*Mary Pierce1 b. c 1628, d. Jan 1702/3
Birth*1648Captain Peter Tufts was born in 1648.1
Marriage*26 August 1670He married first Elizabeth Lynde, daughter of Thomas Lynde, on 26 August 1670 in the part of Charlestown that would become Medford in Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
(Husband) Death15 July 1684Peter became a widower when Elizabeth (Lynde) Tufts died on 15 July 1684.1,3
Marriage*16 December 1684He married second Mercy Cotton on 16 December 1684 in Medford.1,4,2

Family 1

Elizabeth Lynde b. 20 Apr 1650, d. 15 Jul 1684
Child1.Thomas Tufts1 b. 31 Mar 1683, d. 26 Dec 1733

Family 2

Mercy Cotton b. 3 Nov 1666, d. 18 Jun 1715
Child1.Dr. Simon Tufts+1 b. 31 Jan 1699/0, d. 31 Jan 1746/47

Citations

  1. [S1037] Charles Brooks and James M. Usher, History of the town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first settlement in 1630 to 1855, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Sources are not provided, and some of the information may not be correct, especially if it was obtained from descendants recalling from family stories and aging memories. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rand, Avery, & Company, The Franklin Press, 1886), Tufts, pages 561-573. Hereinafter cited as History of the town of Medford, 1630-1855.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 758. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Malden Deaths, Volume 1, page 382. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, Volume 1, page 311.

Rebecca Tufts1

b. 31 March 1734, d. 12 January 1779
Father*Joseph Tufts1
Mother*Lydia Francis1
Birth*31 March 1734Rebecca Tufts was born on 31 March 1734 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*15 February 1753She married William Tufts, son of Dr. Simon Tufts and Abigail Smith, on 15 February 1753 in Medford.1,3
(Wife) Death24 October 1775Rebecca became a widow when William Tufts died on 24 October 1775.1,4
Death*12 January 1779She died of fever on 12 January 1779 in Medford at age 44.1,5

Family

William Tufts b. 28 Aug 1730, d. 24 Oct 1775

Citations

  1. [S1011] Larkin T. Tufts and Edward C. Booth M.D., "Tufts Genealogy -- Earlier Generations", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 51, pages 299-305 (July 1897). Hereinafter cited as "Tufts Genealogy."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Births, page 151. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, page 311.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Deaths, page 446.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Deaths, page 445.

Samuel Tufts1

b. 7 January 1735, d. 20 September 1799
Father*Dr. Simon Tufts1 b. 31 Jan 1699/0, d. 31 Jan 1746/47
Mother*Abigail Smith1 b. 6 Jan 1700/1, d. 21 Aug 1790
Birth*7 January 1735Samuel Tufts was born on 7 January 1735.1
Marriage*24 November 1762He married Sarah Moody, daughter of Cutting Moody and Dorothy Bartlett, on 24 November 1762 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Occupation*Samuel was a merchant in Newburyport.1
(Husband) Death25 July 1792Samuel became a widower when Sarah Tufts died on 25 July 1792.3
Death*20 September 1799He died on 20 September 1799 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 64.1,3

Family

Sarah Moody b. 26 Apr 1739, d. 25 Jul 1792

Citations

  1. [S1011] Larkin T. Tufts and Edward C. Booth M.D., "Tufts Genealogy -- Earlier Generations", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 51, pages 299-305 (July 1897). Hereinafter cited as "Tufts Genealogy."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Newbury Marriages, page 495. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Newburyport Deaths, page 821.

Samuel Tufts1

b. 29 April 1697
Father*Jonathan Tufts1 b. 1657, d. 1720
Mother*Rebecca Waite1 b. 1662, d. 1756
Birth*29 April 1697Samuel Tufts was born on 29 April 1697 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*17 November 1722He married Elizabeth Sweetser of Charlestown on 17 November 1722 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4,5

Citations

  1. [S1037] Charles Brooks and James M. Usher, History of the town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first settlement in 1630 to 1855, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Sources are not provided, and some of the information may not be correct, especially if it was obtained from descendants recalling from family stories and aging memories. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rand, Avery, & Company, The Franklin Press, 1886), Tufts, pages 561-573. Hereinafter cited as History of the town of Medford, 1630-1855.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Births, Volume 1, page 152. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, Volume 1, pages 299 and 312, date noted as "17 Nov (?27), 1722."
  4. [S1037] Charles Brooks and James M. Usher, History of the town of Medford, 1630-1855, Tufts, pages 561-573, date noted as 28 Mar 1723.
  5. [S942] Charlestown, Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online at www.americanancestors.org, Marriages, Volume 2, Part II, page 464. Hereinafter cited as Charlestown Vital Records to 1850.

Dr. Simon Tufts1

b. 31 January 1699/0, d. 31 January 1746/47
Father*Captain Peter Tufts2 b. 1648
Mother*Mercy Cotton2 b. 3 Nov 1666, d. 18 Jun 1715
Birth*31 January 1699/0Simon Tufts was born on 31 January 1699/0 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4
Marriage*28 October 1725He married Abigail Smith, daughter of William Smith and Abigail ______, on 28 October 1725 in Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Occupation*He was the first settled Physician in Medford.1
Death*31 January 1746/47He died on 31 January 1746/47 at age 47 "to a day" in Medford5
Burial* and was buried in Plot 35, in the Tufts Family Tomb, in the Salem Street Burying Ground, Medford.6

Family

Abigail Smith b. 6 Jan 1700/1, d. 21 Aug 1790
Children1.Simon Tufts Esq.+4 b. 16 Jan 1726/27, d. 31 Dec 1786
2.Abigail Tufts7 b. 22 Sep 1728, d. 29 Aug 1810
3.William Tufts7 b. 28 Aug 1730, d. 24 Oct 1775
4.Cotton Tufts7 b. 30 May 1732, d. 8 Dec 1815
5.Samuel Tufts7 b. 7 Jan 1735, d. 20 Sep 1799
6.Mercy Tufts7 b. 19 Oct 1742, d. 26 Aug 1813
7.Anna Tufts7 b. 8 Nov 1744

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S1037] Charles Brooks and James M. Usher, History of the town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first settlement in 1630 to 1855, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Sources are not provided, and some of the information may not be correct, especially if it was obtained from descendants recalling from family stories and aging memories. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rand, Avery, & Company, The Franklin Press, 1886), Tufts, pages 561-573. Hereinafter cited as History of the town of Medford, 1630-1855.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, noting the date of 30 Jan from a private record.
  4. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Medford Bible Records, 1690-1812, now in the possession of the Medford Historical Society. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, noting the date of 30 Jan from a private record and 31 Jan from his gravestone.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Simon Tufts, Memorial# 26903835. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  7. [S1011] Larkin T. Tufts and Edward C. Booth M.D., "Tufts Genealogy -- Earlier Generations", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 51, pages 299-305 (July 1897). Hereinafter cited as "Tufts Genealogy."