Ephraim Wight1

b. 25 January 1672/73, d. 1 February 1743/44
Father*Ephraim Wight1 b. 27 Jan 1644/45, d. 26 Feb 1722/23
Mother*Lydia Morse1 d. 14 Jul 1722
Birth*25 January 1672/73Ephraim Wight was born on 25 January 1672/73 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Marriage*14 September 1702He married Sarah Partridge, daughter of William Partridge and Sarah Colburn, on 14 September 1702 in Medfield.3,4
Death*1 February 1743/44He died on 1 February 1743/44 in Medfield at age 71.5,6

Family

Sarah Partridge b. 21 Jan 1674/75

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), page 32. 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, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 104. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1257] George Homes Partridge B.S., "William Partridge of Medfield, Mass., and his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 63, pages 90-95 (January 1909). Hereinafter cited as "William Partridge of Medfield, Mass."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Marriages, Volume 1, page 183.
  5. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, pages 32-33.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 241.

Esther Wight1

b. 13 January 1670/71
Father*Ephraim Wight1 b. 27 Jan 1644/45, d. 26 Feb 1722/23
Mother*Lydia Morse1 d. 14 Jul 1722
Birth*13 January 1670/71Esther Wight was born on 13 January 1670/71 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2

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), page 32. 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, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 104. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Hannah Wight1

b. 25 March 1664, d. 4 June 1664
Father*Samuel Wight1 b. 5 Feb 1638/39, d. 21 Dec 1716
Mother*Hannah Albie1 d. 24 Apr 1723
Birth*25 March 1664Hannah Wight was born on 25 March 1664 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England),1,2
Death*4 June 1664 and died on 4 June 1664 in Medfield at two months of age.3

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), page 16. 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, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 104. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 241.

Hannah Wight1

b. 4 February 1667/68
Father*Samuel Wight1 b. 5 Feb 1638/39, d. 21 Dec 1716
Mother*Hannah Albie1 d. 24 Apr 1723
Birth*4 February 1667/68Hannah Wight was born on 4 February 1667/68 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2

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), page 16. 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, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 104. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Hannah Wight1

b. 23 February 1724, d. 25 September 1736
Father*Nathaniel Wight1 b. 13 Sep 1688, d. 3 Apr 1755
Mother*Hannah Bacon1 b. 25 Apr 1697, d. 3 Oct 1754
Baptism*23 February 1724Hannah Wight was baptized on 23 February 1724 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1
Death*25 September 1736 and died on 25 September 1736 in Wrentham at age 12.2

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 223. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 515.

Henry Wight1

d. 27 February 1680
Father*Thomas Wight1 d. 17 Mar 1673/74
Mother*Alice ______1 d. 15 Jul 1655
Birth*Henry Wight was born in England.1,2
Marriagebefore 1652He married Jane Goodnow before 1652 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).3,4,2
Death*27 February 1680He died on 27 February 1680 in Dedham.2

Family

Jane Goodnow d. 16 May 1684
Children1.Joseph Wight+2 b. 11 May 1654, d. 23 Jun 1729
2.Jonathan Wight+5,2 b. 2 Jul 1662, d. 20 Mar 1717/18

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 7-15. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  2. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, pages 49-51.
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 813. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  4. [S1251] Miss Emma Forbes Ware, Ware Genealogy; Robert Ware, of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1642-1699, and his lineal descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1901), page 58. Hereinafter cited as Ware Genealogy.
  5. [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.

Jabez Wight1

b. 12 July 1701
Father*Joseph Wight1 b. 11 May 1654, d. 23 Jun 1729
Mother*Mary Stearns1 b. 22 Aug 1661, d. 25 Dec 1733
Birth*12 July 1701Jabez Wight was born on 12 July 1701 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

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.

James Wight1

b. 9 January 1730/31
Father*Nathaniel Wight1 b. 13 Sep 1688, d. 3 Apr 1755
Mother*Hannah Bacon1 b. 25 Apr 1697, d. 3 Oct 1754
Birth*9 January 1730/31James Wight was born on 9 January 1730/31 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 223. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Jane Wight1

b. 6 September 1688, d. 26 April 1754
Father*Jonathan Wight1 b. 2 Jul 1662, d. 20 Mar 1717/18
Mother*Elizabeth Fisher1 b. 9 Apr 1670
Birth*6 September 1688Jane Wight was born on 6 September 1688 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2,3
Marriage*4 December 1707She married first Michael Ware, son of Robert Ware and Sarah Metcalf, on 4 December 1707 in Wrentham.1,4
Children*Jane and Michael had eight children.5
(Wife) Death21 September 1725Jane became a widow when Michael Ware died on 21 September 1725.1
Marriage*11 December 1734She married second, as his second wife, Ensign Daniel Hawes, son of Daniel Hawes and Abiel Gay, on 11 December 1734 in Wrentham.5,6
Death*26 April 1754She died on 26 April 1754 in Wrentham at age 655,7
Burial* and was buried in the Union Street Cemetery, Franklin, Suffolk County.5

Family 1

Michael Ware b. 11 Jun 1683, d. 21 Sep 1725

Family 2

Daniel Hawes b. 3 Mar 1684, d. 15 Jan 1763

Citations

  1. [S1251] Miss Emma Forbes Ware, Ware Genealogy; Robert Ware, of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1642-1699, and his lineal descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1901), page 58. Hereinafter cited as Ware Genealogy.
  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 59, her name spelled "Jeane". 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, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 223, her name spelled "Jeane". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Marriages, Volume 2, page 398.
  5. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Three, pages 15-27. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Marriages, Volume 2, page 318.
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 463.

John Wight1

d. 28 September 1653
Father*Thomas Wight1 d. 17 Mar 1673/74
Mother*Alice ______1 d. 15 Jul 1655
Birth*John Wight was born in England.1
Marriage*circa 1652He married, as her first husband, Anne Burnap circa 1652 in Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2,3
Death*28 September 1653He died on 28 September 1653 in Medfield, Suffolk County. His first child would be born three months later.1,4

Family

Anne Burnap b. c 1632
Child1.Abihaile Wight3 b. 1 Jan 1653/54

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 7-15. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 813. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, page 15.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 242. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

John Wight1

b. 22 May 1670
Father*Samuel Wight1 b. 5 Feb 1638/39, d. 21 Dec 1716
Mother*Hannah Albie1 d. 24 Apr 1723
Birth*22 May 1670John Wight was born on 22 May 1670 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2

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), page 16. 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, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 104. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Jonathan Wight1

b. 2 July 1662, d. 20 March 1717/18
Father*Henry Wight2,3 d. 27 Feb 1680
Mother*Jane Goodnow2,3 d. 16 May 1684
Birth*2 July 1662Jonathan Wight was born on 2 July 1662 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).4,2
Marriage*19 April 1687He married Elizabeth Fisher, daughter of Thomas Fisher and Rebecca Woodward, on 19 April 1687 in Wrentham, Suffolk County.5,6,7,8
Death*20 March 1717/18He died on 20 March 1717/18 in Wrentham at age 55.9,10

Family

Elizabeth Fisher b. 9 Apr 1670
Children1.Jane Wight1 b. 6 Sep 1688, d. 26 Apr 1754
2.Elizabeth Wight+9 b. 28 Jun 1692, d. 3 Sep 1769

Citations

  1. [S1251] Miss Emma Forbes Ware, Ware Genealogy; Robert Ware, of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1642-1699, and his lineal descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1901), page 58. Hereinafter cited as Ware Genealogy.
  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. [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 49-51. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  4. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, page 51.
  5. [S1251] Miss Emma Forbes Ware, Ware Genealogy, page 58, identifying her as "Elizabeth (Hawes) Wight."
  6. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 813, identifying her as "Elizabeth (Fisher) Haws, daughter of Thomas Fisher". Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  7. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, page 55, although not including a surname for her.
  8. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Marriages, Volume 2, page 398, transcribing her surname as "Haws."
  9. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, page 55.
  10. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 515.

Jonathan Wight1

b. 11 September 1682
Father*Samuel Wight1 b. 5 Feb 1638/39, d. 21 Dec 1716
Mother*Hannah Albie1 d. 24 Apr 1723
Birth*11 September 1682Jonathan Wight was born on 11 September 1682 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2

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), page 16. 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, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 104. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Joseph Wight1

b. 7 January 1710/11
Father*Joseph Wight2 b. 10 Dec 1681, d. 14 Jul 1756
Mother*Sarah Metcalf3 b. 26 Apr 1682, d. 28 Jun 1748
Birth*7 January 1710/11Joseph Wight was born on 7 January 1710/11 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,4
Marriage*13 January 1734He married Miriam Stanley on 13 January 1734 in Dedham. They were married by the Reverend Mr. Samuel Dexter.1,5,6

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), pages 62 and 63. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  3. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, page 62.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 38. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  5. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, page 63.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 61.

Joseph Wight1

b. 7 September 1679
Father*Samuel Wight1 b. 5 Feb 1638/39, d. 21 Dec 1716
Mother*Hannah Albie1 d. 24 Apr 1723
Birth*7 September 1679Joseph Wight was born on 7 September 1679 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2

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), page 16. 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, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 105. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Joseph Wight1

b. 10 December 1681, d. 14 July 1756
Father*Joseph Wight2 b. 11 May 1654, d. 23 Jun 1729
Mother*Deborah Colburn2 b. 28 Jan 1656, d. 30 Aug 1684
Birth*10 December 1681Joseph Wight was born on 10 December 1681 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,3
(Husband) Death30 August 1684Joseph became a widower when Deborah Colburn died on 30 August 1684, just 5 days after the birth of their second child.2,4
Marriage*6 April 1709He married first Sarah Metcalf, daughter of Michael Metcalf and Elizabeth Fuller, on 6 April 1709 in Dedham.5,6
(Husband) Death28 June 1748Joseph became a widower when Sarah (Metcalf) Wight died on 28 June 1748.5,7
Marriage*24 April 1750He married second, as her third husband, Mary (Smith) Plimpton Pond, daughter of Samuel Smith and Sarah ______, on 24 April 1750 in Dedham.5,8,9,10
Death*14 July 1756He died on 14 July 1756, probably in Dedham at age 74.5

Family 1

Sarah Metcalf b. 26 Apr 1682, d. 28 Jun 1748
Child1.Joseph Wight+1 b. 7 Jan 1710/11

Family 2

Mary Smith b. 22 Nov 1688, d. 21 Jun 1774

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 62 and 63. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  2. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, pages 60-62.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 18. 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 20.
  5. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, page 62.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 36.
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 78.
  8. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 80.
  9. [S1293] Edward Doubleday Harris, A Genealogical Record of Daniel Pond, and his descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: William Parsons Lunt, 1873), Jabez Pond, pages 16-18. Hereinafter cited as Daniel Pond and his descendants.
  10. [S1294] Levi B. Chase, A Genealogy of Historical Notices of the Family of Plimpton or Plympton in America and of Plumpton in England, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Plympton (ca.1620-1676) emigrated from England to Roxbury, Massachusetts during or before 1641, settled in Dedham, Massachusetts in 1643, married Jane Dammin in 1644, and moved to Medfield, Massachusetts in 1652. Includes indexes. (Hartford, Connecticut: Plimpton Mfg. Co. Print, 1884), No. 9, John Plimpton, pages 74-75. Hereinafter cited as The Family of Plimpton or Plympton in America.

Joseph Wight1

b. 11 May 1654, d. 23 June 1729
Father*Henry Wight2 d. 27 Feb 1680
Mother*Jane Goodnow2 d. 16 May 1684
Birth*11 May 1654Joseph Wight was born on 11 May 1654 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*15 January 1679He married first Deborah Colburn, daughter of Nathaniel Colburn and Priscilla Clark, on 15 January 1679 in Dedham.1,3
Marriage*22 April 1685He married second Mary Stearns, daughter of Nathaniel Stearns and Mary Stone, on 22 April 1685 in Dedham.1,4
Death*23 June 1729He died on 23 June 1729 in Dedham at age 75.1

Family 1

Deborah Colburn b. 28 Jan 1656, d. 30 Aug 1684
Children1.Joseph Wight+1 b. 10 Dec 1681, d. 14 Jul 1756
2.Deborah Wight1 b. 25 Aug 1684

Family 2

Mary Stearns b. 22 Aug 1661, d. 25 Dec 1733
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. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, pages 49-51.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 17. 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 20.

Joshua Wight1

b. 25 July 1679
Father*Thomas Wight1 d. 1690
Mother*Mehitable Cheney1
Birth*25 July 1679Joshua Wight was born on 25 July 1679 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

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 15-16. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.

Lydia Wight1,2

b. 14 March 1668/69, d. 30 October 1741
Father*Ephraim Wight1,3,2 b. 27 Jan 1644/45, d. 26 Feb 1722/23
Mother*Lydia Morse1,3,2 d. 14 Jul 1722
Birth*14 March 1668/69Lydia Wight was born on 14 March 1668/69 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,3,4,2
Marriage*24 November 1686She married Nathaniel Partridge, son of William Partridge and Sarah Colburn, on 24 November 1686 in Medfield.5,1,6
(Wife) Death25 March 1741Lydia became a widow when Nathaniel Partridge died on 25 March 1741.1,7,2
Death*30 October 1741She died on 30 October 1741 in Medfield at age 72.1,7,2

Family

Nathaniel Partridge b. 3 Nov 1660, d. 25 Mar 1741
Child1.Sarah Partridge+1,2 b. 5 Jan 1697/98

Citations

  1. [S1257] George Homes Partridge B.S., "William Partridge of Medfield, Mass., and his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 63, pages 90-95 (January 1909). Hereinafter cited as "William Partridge of Medfield, Mass."
  2. [S442] Oliver Ray Pardo, "The Families of Ray Benson Pardo and Viola Berliot Stevens", 28 December 1996 (Port Orchard, Washington). . Hereinafter cited as "The Families of Pardo and Stevens."
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 105. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [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 32. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Marriages, Volume 1, page 183.
  6. [S442] Oliver Ray Pardo, "The Families of Pardo and Stevens", noting date as "1685."
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 227.

Mary Wight1

d. 7 March 1693
Father*Thomas Wight1 d. 17 Mar 1673/74
Mother*Alice ______1 d. 15 Jul 1655
Birth*Mary Wight was probably born in Dedham, Massachusetts Bay Colony.2
Marriage*21 May 1657She married Thomas Ellice, son of Joseph Ellice and Ann ______, on 21 May 1657 in Medfield, Suffolk County.3,4
(Wife) Death12 December 1690Mary became a widow when Thomas Ellice died on 12 December 1690.5
Death*7 March 1693She died on 7 March 1693, probably in Medfield.1

Family

Thomas Ellice b. 1629, d. 12 Dec 1690
Children1.Judith Ellice+1 b. 15 Apr 1658
2.Mary Ellice1 b. 26 Sep 1660
3.Abiel Ellice+1 b. 15 Oct 1662, d. 14 Apr 1716
4.Samuel Ellice1 b. 9 Nov 1664
5.Thomas Ellice1 b. 10 Jan 1666, d. 25 May 1670
6.Patience Ellice1 b. 22 Feb 1668/69
7.Ruth Ellice1 b. 31 Oct 1670
8.Thomas Ellice1 b. 24 Jul 1674, d. 17 Jun 1692
9.Johanna Ellice1 b. 17 Jan 1677/78

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 31-32. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  2. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, pages 7-15.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Marriages, Volume 1, page 183, recording marriage date as 21 May 1657 and his surname as "Elice". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, pages 31-32, noting the date of their marriage as 21 May 1659.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 208.

Mary Wight1

b. 11 September 1726
Father*Nathaniel Wight1 b. 13 Sep 1688, d. 3 Apr 1755
Mother*Hannah Bacon1 b. 25 Apr 1697, d. 3 Oct 1754
Birth*11 September 1726Mary Wight was born on 11 September 1726 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 223. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Mehitable Wight1

b. 12 June 1663
Father*Thomas Wight1 d. 1690
Mother*Mehitable Cheney1
Birth*12 June 1663Mehitable Wight was born on 12 June 1663 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

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 15-16. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.

Miriam Wight1

b. 20 February 1667
Father*Thomas Wight1 d. 1690
Mother*Mehitable Cheney1
Birth*20 February 1667Miriam Wight was born on 20 February 1667 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

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 15-16. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.

Miriam Wight1

b. 22 August 1675
Father*Ephraim Wight1 b. 27 Jan 1644/45, d. 26 Feb 1722/23
Mother*Lydia Morse1 d. 14 Jul 1722
Birth*22 August 1675Miriam Wight was born on 22 August 1675 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Marriage4 November 1701She married Joseph Allen on 4 November 1701 in Medfield.3,4,5

Family

Joseph Allen
Child1.Lydia Allen+3,4 b. 25 Sep 1714

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), page 32. 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, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 105. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S443] Richard H. Benson, The Benson Family of Colonial Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts: Newbury Street Press, 2003), page 143; source cited "John Huntly(sic) and Descendants" by Alice P. Huntly(sic), NEHGRegister, Volume 101 (1947), page 142. Hereinafter cited as Benson Family of Colonial Massachusetts.
  4. [S444] Contributed by Alice P. Huntley of Hanover Massachusetts, "John Huntley and Some of His Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register Volumes 100 and 101 (October 1946, January 1947, April 1947 and July 1947): Volume 101, April 1947, page 142. Hereinafter cited as "John Huntley and Descendants."
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Marriages, Volume 1, page 115.

Nathaniel Wight1,2

b. 13 September 1688, d. 3 April 1755
Father*Joseph Wight3 b. 11 May 1654, d. 23 Jun 1729
Mother*Mary Stearns3 b. 22 Aug 1661, d. 25 Dec 1733
Birth*13 September 1688Nathaniel Wight was born on 13 September 1688 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2
Marriage*29 June 1720He married first Ruth Hawes, daughter of Daniel Hawes and Abiel Gay, on 29 June 1720 in Wrentham, Suffolk County.2,1
(Husband) Death6 October 1721Nathaniel became a widower when Ruth (Hawes) Wight died on 6 October 1721 just a month after their first child was born.1
Marriage*22 January 1722/23He married second, as her second husband, Hannah (Bacon) Pond, daughter of Thomas Bacon and Hannah Fales, on 22 January 1722/23 in Wrentham.1,4,5
(Husband) Death3 October 1754Nathaniel became a widower for the second time when Hannah (Bacon) Pond Wight died on 3 October 1754.6,7
Death*3 April 1755He died on 3 April 1755 in Wrentham at age 66.2,8,9

Family 1

Ruth Hawes b. 9 Jul 1691, d. 6 Oct 1721
Child1.Benoni Wight1 b. 1 Sep 1721, d. 10 Sep 1775

Family 2

Hannah Bacon b. 25 Apr 1697, d. 3 Oct 1754
Children1.Hannah Wight10 b. 23 Feb 1724, d. 25 Sep 1736
2.Mary Wight10 b. 11 Sep 1726
3.Ruth Wight10 b. 16 Aug 1728
4.James Wight10 b. 9 Jan 1730/31
5.Sarah Wight10 b. 2 Jun 1733
6.Deborah Wight11 b. 3 Feb 1735/36

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Three, pages 15-27. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  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 71. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  3. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham, pages 60-62.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Marriages, Volume 2, page 398. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  5. [S1347] Thomas W. Baldwin, Bacon Genealogy : Michael Bacon of Dedham, 1640 and his Descendants, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Press of Murray and Emery Company, 1915), Thomas, pages 166-167. Hereinafter cited as Bacon Genealogy : Michael Bacon of Dedham.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 515, recording her date of death as 3 October 1754.
  7. [S1347] Thomas W. Baldwin, Bacon Genealogy : Michael Bacon of Dedham, Thomas, pages 166-167, noting the date of her death as 23 October 1754.
  8. [S1347] Thomas W. Baldwin, Bacon Genealogy : Michael Bacon of Dedham, Thomas, pages 166-167, although attributing the date of his death to her first husband Robert Pond.
  9. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 515.
  10. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 223.
  11. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 222.

Nathaniel Wight1

b. 11 October 1672
Father*Samuel Wight1 b. 5 Feb 1638/39, d. 21 Dec 1716
Mother*Hannah Albie1 d. 24 Apr 1723
Birth*11 October 1672Nathaniel Wight was born on 11 October 1672 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2

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), page 16. 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, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 105. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Nathaniel Wight1

b. 12 September 1678
Father*Ephraim Wight1 b. 27 Jan 1644/45, d. 26 Feb 1722/23
Mother*Lydia Morse1 d. 14 Jul 1722
Birth*12 September 1678Nathaniel Wight was born on 12 September 1678 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2

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), page 32. 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, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 105. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Robert Wight1

Marriage*21 July 1603He married first Elizabeth Fulshaw on 21 July 1603 in England.1,2,3
Name-SpellingsA variation of the WIGHT surname found in our research was WIGHTE.1,2
Occupation*after 1606Robert Wight was known at various times to be a clerk and a minister after 1606 at England.1,4
(Husband) Deathbefore 25 November 1613Robert became a widower when Elizabeth (Fulshaw) Wight died before 25 November 1613.1
Marriage*25 November 1613He married second Bridgeta White on 25 November 1613 in England.1

Family 1

Elizabeth Fulshaw d. b 25 Nov 1613
Child1.Elizabeth Wight+1,3 b. 2 Nov 1606

Family 2

Bridgeta White

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [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 3. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  3. [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 447. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry."
  4. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 1, page 4.

Ruth Wight1

b. 20 July 1688
Father*Ephraim Wight1 b. 27 Jan 1644/45, d. 26 Feb 1722/23
Mother*Lydia Morse1 d. 14 Jul 1722
Birth*20 July 1688Ruth Wight was born on 20 July 1688 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2

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), page 32. 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, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 106. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Ruth Wight1

b. 16 August 1728
Father*Nathaniel Wight1 b. 13 Sep 1688, d. 3 Apr 1755
Mother*Hannah Bacon1 b. 25 Apr 1697, d. 3 Oct 1754
Birth*16 August 1728Ruth Wight was born on 16 August 1728 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 223. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.