Jonathan Whiting1

b. 9 October 1667, d. 4 September 1728
Father*Nathaniel Whiting1 b. c 1617, d. 15 Jan 1682
Mother*Hannah Dwight1 b. c 1625, d. 4 Nov 1714
Birth*9 October 1667Jonathan Whiting was born on 9 October 1667 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England). His birth was also recorded at Roxbury.1
Marriage*3 December 1689He married Rachel Thorp, daughter of James Thorp and Hannah Newcomb, on 3 December 1689 in Dedham.2
Death*4 September 1728He died on 4 September 1728 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, at age 602
Burial* and was buried in First Parish Cemetery, Dedham.2

Family

Rachel Thorp b. 17 Aug 1671
Child1.Nathaniel Whiting+2 b. 20 Mar 1703/4, d. 19 Jan 1790

Citations

  1. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Whiting Genealogy : Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Mass., 1641, and Five Generations of his Descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: T.R. Marvin & Son Printers, 1902), page 13. Hereinafter cited as Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts.
  2. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts, Jonathan Whiting, pages 16-17.

Mercy Whiting1

Marriage*10 July 1760She married Elisha Hayward of Halifax, son of Elisha Hayward and Elizabeth Washburn, on 10 July 1760 in Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). The vital records of Plympton indicated a variety of spellings, "Howard, Haward and Hayward" for Elisha's surname and "Marcy Whiten, Mercy Whiten and Marcy Whyton" as variations for Mercy's name.1,2,3

Family

Elisha Hayward b. c 1741

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. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html, with the qualifier that Elisha only "possibly" married Mercy Whiten, and that children were not found. 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. [S855] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Plympton, 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, 1923), page 335. Hereinafter cited as Plympton Vital Records to 1850.

Nathaniel Whiting1

b. circa 1617, d. 15 January 1682
Birth*circa 1617Nathaniel Whiting was born circa 1617 in England.2
Marriage*4 November 1643He married Hannah Dwight, daughter of John Dwight and Hannah ______, on 4 November 1643 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,3
Death*15 January 1682He died on 15 January 1682 in Dedham.2

Family

Hannah Dwight b. c 1625, d. 4 Nov 1714
Children1.Nathaniel Whiting Jr.1 b. 26 Sep 1644, d. b 31 Oct 1676
2.Hannah Whiting+4 b. 17 Feb 1651/52, d. 4 Jun 1740
3.Timothy Whiting+5 b. 5 Jan 1653/54, d. 26 Dec 1728
4.Abigail Whiting+5 b. 7 Jun 1663, d. 25 Oct 1721
5.Jonathan Whiting+6 b. 9 Oct 1667, d. 4 Sep 1728

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."
  2. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Whiting Genealogy : Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Mass., 1641, and Five Generations of his Descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: T.R. Marvin & Son Printers, 1902), Nathaniel Whiting, pages 5-13. Hereinafter cited as Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 126, the date written as "4th of the 9 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S1268] Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Boston, Massachusetts: American Printing and Engraving Company, 1897), Lieutenant John Fairbanks, pages 41-42. Hereinafter cited as Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897.
  5. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts, page 12.
  6. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts, page 13.

Nathaniel Whiting1

b. 20 March 1703/4, d. 19 January 1790
Father*Jonathan Whiting2 b. 9 Oct 1667, d. 4 Sep 1728
Mother*Rachel Thorp2 b. 17 Aug 1671
Birth*20 March 1703/4Nathaniel Whiting was born on 20 March 1703/4 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Marriage*1 May 1729He married first Hannah Lyon, daughter of Joseph Lyon and Mary Aldridge, on 1 May 1729 in Roxbury.1
(Husband) Deathbefore 6 April 1774Nathaniel became a widower when Hannah (Lyon) Whiting died before 6 April 1774.1
Marriage*6 April 1774He married second, as her second husband, his first cousin one time removed Hannah (Whiting) Richards, daughter of Nathaniel Whiting and Joanna Ellis, on 6 April 1774 in Dedham.3,1
(Husband) Death4 April 1788Nathaniel became a widower for the second time when Hannah (Whiting) Richards Whiting died on 4 April 1788.3
Death*19 January 1790He died on 19 January 1790 in Roxbury at age 85.1

Family 1

Hannah Lyon b. 25 Dec 1712, d. b 6 Apr 1774
Child1.Hannah Whiting1 b. 25 Dec 1734

Family 2

Hannah Whiting b. 3 Jul 1718, d. 4 Apr 1788

Citations

  1. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Whiting Genealogy : Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Mass., 1641, and Five Generations of his Descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: T.R. Marvin & Son Printers, 1902), Nathaniel Whiting, page 27. Hereinafter cited as Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts.
  2. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts, Jonathan Whiting, pages 16-17.
  3. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts, Nathaniel Whiting, page 22.

Nathaniel Whiting1

b. 23 September 1688
Father*Timothy Whiting1 b. 5 Jan 1653/54, d. 26 Dec 1728
Mother*Sarah Bullard1 b. 7 Jan 1657/58, d. b 1 Sep 1732
Birth*23 September 1688Nathaniel Whiting was born on 23 September 1688 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*6 April 1712He married Joanna Ellis, daughter of Joseph Ellice and Mary Graves, on 6 April 1712 in Dedham.2

Family

Joanna Ellis b. 18 Sep 1689, d. 3 Sep 1773
Child1.Hannah Whiting2 b. 3 Jul 1718, d. 4 Apr 1788

Citations

  1. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Whiting Genealogy : Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Mass., 1641, and Five Generations of his Descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: T.R. Marvin & Son Printers, 1902), Timothy Whiting, pages 14-15. Hereinafter cited as Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts.
  2. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts, Nathaniel Whiting, page 22.

Nathaniel Whiting Jr.1

b. 26 September 1644, d. before 31 October 1676
Father*Nathaniel Whiting2 b. c 1617, d. 15 Jan 1682
Mother*Hannah Dwight2 b. c 1625, d. 4 Nov 1714
Birth*26 September 1644Nathaniel Whiting Jr. was born on 26 September 1644 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2,3
Marriage*29 March 1664He married, as her first husband, Joanna Gay, daughter of John Gay and Joanna Hooker, on 29 March 1664 in Dedham.1,4
Death*before 31 October 1676He died before 31 October 1676.2

Family

Joanna Gay b. 23 Mar 1644/45, d. 26 Oct 1708

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). 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. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 3, the date written as "26 of the 7 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was September, not July. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 9.

Phebe Whiting1,2

b. 3 September 1606, d. 1 August 1685
Father*Anthony Whiting1 b. c 1569, d. b 14 Jul 1629
Mother*Anne Sherman1 b. 7 Aug 1575, d. b 13 Dec 1638
Baptism*3 September 1606Phebe Whiting was baptized on 3 September 1606 in Dedham, Essex County, England.1,2
Marriage*She married John Barnard in England.2
Immigration*10 April 1634John and Phebe Barnard, with their two sons, embarked for New England on 10 April 1634 from Ipswich, Suffolk County, England, in the Elizabeth, William Andrews, master. John was aged 30, Phebe aged 27, and the boys, John and Samuel, were 2 and 1, respectively.3,2
Residence*The family settled in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England), where John was active in the business of the town. He was admitted a freeman on 4 March 1634/35, was a proprietor of Watertown in 1636/37 and a selectman in 1644.2
Children* The Watertown births of only two of their children were recorded, however the source expressed confidence in the probable accuracy of the list of children attributed to the couple.2
(Wife) Burial23 June 1646Phebe became a widow when John Barnard died. He was buried on 23 June 1646 in Watertown.4,5,6
Death*1 August 1685She died a widow on 1 August 1685 in Watertown at age 78.2

Family

John Barnard b. c 1604
Children1.John Barnard+2 b. 1631
2.Samuel Barnard2 b. c 1632, d. c 1683
3.Hannah Barnard2
4.Mary Barnard2 b. 7 Nov 1639
5.Joseph Barnard2 b. 12 Nov 1642
6.James Barnard2 b. s 1644
7.Elizabeth Barnard2
8.Benjamin Barnard2

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 2: Henry Sherman the Younger and His Wife, Volume 167, pages 35-54. Hereinafter cited as "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex."
  2. [S1324] Henry Bond M.D., Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, including Waltham and Weston; to which is appended the Early History of the Town, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Second Edition; two volumes in one. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1860), Barnard, pages 14-16. Hereinafter cited as Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts.
  3. [S1329] Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volumes I-VII, online at www.americanancestors.org, John Barnard, Volume I, A-B, pages 161-166. Hereinafter cited as Great Migration: 1634-1635, Volumes I-VII.
  4. [S1329] Great Migration: 1634-1635, Volumes I-VII, online at www.americanancestors.org, John Barnard, Volume I, A-B, pages 161-166, reporting the date of his burial as 23 June 1646.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Watertown, Volume 1, page 12, his surname spelled "Barnad". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  6. [S1324] Henry Bond M.D., Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Barnard, pages 14-16, noting burial date as 04 June 1646.

Reverend Samuel Whiting1

b. circa 1670, d. 1725
Birth*circa 1670Reverend Samuel Whiting was born circa 1670.2
Marriage*4 September 1696He married Elizabeth Adams, daughter of Reverend William Adams and Alice Bradford, on 4 September 1696 in Windham, Connecticut.1,3,2
Death*1725He died in 1725.2,3

Family

Elizabeth Adams b. 23 Feb 1680/81, d. 1760

Citations

  1. [S1203] Joel Nelson Eno, "John Niles of Braintree, Mass., and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 85, pages 145-157 (April 1931). Hereinafter cited as "John Niles of Braintree."
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 809. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S1216] Communicated by Rev. William Allen, "Descendants of Alice Bradford", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 9, pages 127-128 (April 1855). Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Alice Bradford."

Timothy Whiting1

b. 5 January 1653/54, d. 26 December 1728
Father*Nathaniel Whiting1 b. c 1617, d. 15 Jan 1682
Mother*Hannah Dwight1 b. c 1625, d. 4 Nov 1714
Birth*5 January 1653/54Timothy Whiting was born on 5 January 1653/54 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*He married Sarah Bullard, daughter of Isaac Bullard and Anne Burnap.2
Death*26 December 1728He died on 26 December 1728 in Dedham at age 742
Burial* and was buried in First Parish Cemetery, Dedham.2

Family

Sarah Bullard b. 7 Jan 1657/58, d. b 1 Sep 1732
Child1.Nathaniel Whiting+2 b. 23 Sep 1688

Citations

  1. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Whiting Genealogy : Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Mass., 1641, and Five Generations of his Descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: T.R. Marvin & Son Printers, 1902), page 12. Hereinafter cited as Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts.
  2. [S1356] Theodore S. Lazell, Nathaniel Whiting of Dedham, Massachusetts, Timothy Whiting, pages 14-15.

Abiah Whitman1,2

Father*John Whitman2
Mother*Mary ______2
Land Records*18 December 1689 On 18 December 1689, Abiah Whitman purchased 100 acres of land in Taunton from John Leonard of Bridgewater. The deed was recorded on 24 February 1695.1

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# 16, John Leonard, pages 21-22. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  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), Whitman, pages 352-361. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Betsy Whitman1

b. 1778
Father*Josiah Whitman1 b. c 1753, d. 1778
Mother*Sarah Sturtevant1 b. c 1754, d. 1789
Birth*1778Betsy Whitman was born in 1778.1

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), Whitman, pages 373-382. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

David Whitman1

Marriage*13 July 1738He married Susanna Hayward, daughter of Nathaniel Hayward and Elizabeth Fobes, on 13 July 1738.1

Family

Susanna Hayward b. 7 Oct 1707

Citations

  1. [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.

Ebenezer Whitman1

Father*Thomas Whitman1
Mother*Abigail Byram1
Birth*Ebenezer Whitman was born.1
Marriage*17 November 1699He married Abigail Barnam on 17 November 1699 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3

Family

Abigail Barnam
Child1.Zachariah Whitman+1 b. 21 Nov 1704

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), Whitman, pages 352-361. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Whitman, pages 352-361, her surname spelled "Burnam."
  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 399. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Ezekiel Whitman1

b. 1776
Father*Josiah Whitman1 b. c 1753, d. 1778
Mother*Sarah Sturtevant1 b. c 1754, d. 1789
Birth*1776Ezekiel Whitman was born in 1776.1

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), Whitman, pages 373-382. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

John Whitman1

Marriage*He married Mary ______.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), Whitman, pages 352-361. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Josiah Whitman1

b. circa 1753, d. 1778
Birth*circa 1753Josiah Whitman was born circa 1753, his year of birth calculated from his stated age at death.2
Marriage*27 November 1774He married Sarah Sturtevant of Halifax, daughter of Caleb Sturtevant, on 27 November 1774 in Halifax, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,3
Death*1778He died in 1778 at age 25.2

Family

Sarah Sturtevant b. c 1754, d. 1789
Children1.Ezekiel Whitman2 b. 1776
2.Betsy Whitman2 b. 1778

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), Mitchell, pages 251-258. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Whitman, pages 373-382.
  3. [S693] George Ernest Bowman, Vital records of the town of Halifax, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Includes indexes. (Boston, Massachusetts: Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1905), page 20. Hereinafter cited as Halifax vital records to 1849.

Naomi Whitman1

Father*Thomas Whitman2
Marriage*30 November 1686She married William Snow, son of William Snow and Rebecca Backer, on 30 November 1686 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony.1,3

Family

William Snow
Children1.Susanna Snow+4,1 b. 27 Sep 1694
2.Bethia Snow+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), Snow, pages 300-304. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Whitman, pages 335-343.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume 2, page 350, date recorded as "last of" November" 1686. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Births, Volume 1, page 304.

Samuel Whitman1

b. 23 July 1734
Father*Zachariah Whitman1 b. 21 Nov 1704
Mother*Eleanor Bennett1,2
Birth*23 July 1734Samuel Whitman was born on 23 July 1734 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,1
Marriage*29 September 1761He married Susanna Leonard, daughter of Solomon Leonard and Elizabeth Perkins, on 29 September 1761 in Bridgewater.1,3
(2nd Son-in-Law) Estate and Land11 December 1761Samuel's wife Susanna, her mother and siblings were her father Solomon Leonard's heirs and shortly after her father's death, her brother Solomon purchased most of their father's land from his sisters. His eldest sister Elizabeth Hooper and her husband Hezekiah Hooper of Bridgewater, blacksmith, and his second sister Susanna Leonard and her husband Samuel Whitman also of Bridgewater sold to their brother Solomon Leonard of Bridgewater, all rights to the homestead which Solomon Leonard of Bridgewater, gentleman, deceased, died seized of, reserving to the widow, their mother, her dower. Solomon's mother, Elizabeth (Perkins) Leonard, in exchange for the dower set off to her, yielded any rights to the remainder on 11 December 1761. And then on 9 May 1765, their youngest sister Experience Leonard who was still unmarried, sold to her brother Solomon Leonard all her rights to their deceased father's land, except for her mother's widow's thirds. The deed was acknowledged on 30 October 1765.4

Family

Susanna Leonard b. 1740

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), Whitman, pages 335-343. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 346, their surname spelled "Whittman". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 241.
  4. [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# 63, Solomon Leonard, page 62. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Susanna Whitman1

b. circa 1660, d. 2 March 1758
Father*Thomas Whitman1
Birth*circa 1660Susanna Whitman was born, as calculated from her noted age at death, circa 1660.2,3
Marriage*She married Benjamin Willis, son of Deacon John Willis and Elizabeth Hodgkins.1
(Wife) DeathSusanna became a widow when Benjamin Willis died at age 39.3
Probate*1697Susanna settled the estate of her husband Benjamin Willis in 1697.3
Death*2 March 1758She died at age 98 and was probably the widow who died "ancient" on 2 March 1758 in Bridgewater.3,2

Family

Benjamin Willis
Children1.Thomas Willis+1 b. 1694
2.Benjamin Willis+1,4 b. 1696, d. 13 Feb 1779

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), Willis, pages 363-371. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Deaths, Volume II, page 583. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 345-352.
  4. [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# 62, Mary Leonard, page 61. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Thomas Whitman1

Family

Children1.Naomi Whitman+2
2.Susanna Whitman+1 b. c 1660, d. 2 Mar 1758

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), Willis, pages 363-371. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Whitman, pages 335-343.

Thomas Whitman1

Father*John Whitman1
Mother*Mary ______1
Marriage*22 November 1656He married Abigail Byram, daughter of Nicholas Byram and Susanna Shaw, on 22 November 1656 in Weymouth, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).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), Whitman, pages 352-361. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S1134] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Weymouth, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1910), Volume 2, Marriages, pages 31 and 219, her surname spelled "Biron". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Weymouth, Massachusetts to 1850.

Zachariah Whitman1

b. 21 November 1704
Father*Ebenezer Whitman1
Mother*Abigail Barnam1
Birth*21 November 1704Zachariah Whitman was born on 21 November 1704 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Land Records*20 March 1728Zachariah purchased from Joseph Leonard of Bridgewater, the record adding a "Jr." to his name, on 20 March 1728 "my homestead where I dwell" in Bridgewater, and Joseph's wife Hannah released her right of dower.3
(Defendant) Court ActionJohn Bolton, Daniel Alden and Joseph Alden filed a complaint with the Plymouth County Court of General Sessions requesting that relief be granted to each of them as provided by the law regulating mills. The complainants said that in late 1730, Benjamin Hayward and Zachariah Whitman raised a pond on the Town River in Bridgewater and caused considerable damage to their grass, and "that the trespass is yearly continued." The court ordered Hayward and Whitman to show cause why they have continued to flow the complainants’' meadow.4
Marriage*He married Eleanor Bennett of Middleborough.5

Family

Eleanor Bennett
Child1.Samuel Whitman5 b. 23 Jul 1734

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), Whitman, pages 352-361. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 345. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  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# 68, Joseph Leonard, pages 65-66. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  4. [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.
  5. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Whitman, pages 335-343.

John Whitmarsh1

Marriage*He married Sarah ______.1

Family

Sarah ______
Child1.Judith Whitmarsh+1 b. 2 Sep 1669

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Shaw, pages 303-306. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Judith Whitmarsh1,2

b. 2 September 1669
Father*John Whitmarsh2
Mother*Sarah ______2
Birth*2 September 1669Judith Whitmarsh was born on 2 September 1669 in Weymouth, Suffolk County.2,3
Marriage*She married Joseph Shaw, son of John Shaw and Alice ______.1

Family

Joseph Shaw b. 15 Apr 1664
Children1.Martha Shaw+1 b. 9 Jan 1700, d. 6 Jan 1769
2.John Shaw2 b. 13 Apr 1708

Citations

  1. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 289. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Shaw, pages 303-306. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S1134] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Weymouth, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1910), Volume 1, Births, page 351. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Weymouth, Massachusetts to 1850.

Anna Whitney1

b. 28 April 1660, d. 5 March 1701
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Jonathan Whitney1
Mother*Lydia Jones1
Birth*28 April 1660Anna Whitney was born on 28 April 1660 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Marriage*She married, as his first wife, Cornelius Fisher, son of Cornelius Fisher and Leah Heaton.1
Death*5 March 1701She died on 5 March 1701 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, at age 40.1

Family

Cornelius Fisher b. 8 Feb 1659/60, d. 6 Jun 1743
Child1.Cornelius Fisher1 b. 29 Sep 1692

Citations

  1. [S1255] Philip A. Fisher, The Fisher Genealogy : record of the descendants of Joshua, Anthony and Cornelius Fisher, of Dedham, Mass., 1636-1640, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Everett, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Publishing Company, 1898), pages 34-35. Hereinafter cited as The Fisher Genealogy.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Watertown Records, Volume 1, page 22. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Jonathan Whitney1

Marriage*30 October 1656He married Lydia Jones on 30 October 1656 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2

Family

Lydia Jones
Child1.Anna Whitney+1 b. 28 Apr 1660, d. 5 Mar 1701

Citations

  1. [S1255] Philip A. Fisher, The Fisher Genealogy : record of the descendants of Joshua, Anthony and Cornelius Fisher, of Dedham, Mass., 1636-1640, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Everett, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Publishing Company, 1898), pages 34-35. Hereinafter cited as The Fisher Genealogy.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Watertown Records, Volume 1, page 18, his surname transcribed as "Whetny (sic)" and her given name as " Lidia (sic)". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Sarah Whitney1

b. 1654, d. 1720
Birth*1654Sarah Whitney was born in 1654.1
Marriage18 October 1681She married Daniel Herrington, son of Robert Herrington and Susanna George, on 18 October 1681 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Death*1720She died in 1720.1

Family

Daniel Herrington b. 1 Nov 1657, d. 1729
Child1.Daniel Herrington+2 b. 24 Feb 1683

Citations

  1. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 345. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Watertown Births, Marriages and Deaths, Volume 1, page 53. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Amos Whittemore1

b. 25 July 1681
Father*John Whittemore1 b. 11 Feb 1638, d. 8 Dec 1694
Mother*Mary Miller1 b. c 1653, d. 28 Aug 1731
Birth*25 July 1681Amos Whittemore was born on 25 July 1681 in Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

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 106, pages 89-94. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."

Anis Whittemore1

Father*Samuel Whittemore1 b. 6 Aug 1717, d. a 1760
Mother*Elizabeth Lose1
Birth*Anis Whittemore was born in Essex County, New Jersey.1

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."

Benjamin Whittemore1

b. 1 September 1669
Father*John Whittemore1 b. 11 Feb 1638, d. 8 Dec 1694
Mother*Mary Upham1 d. 27 Jun 1677
Birth*1 September 1669Benjamin Whittemore was born on 1 September 1669 in Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

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 106, pages 89-94. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."