Salmon Copeland1

b. 14 July 1766
Father*Joseph Copeland1 b. 28 Apr 1734, d. 9 Jan 1811
Mother*Rebecca Hooper1 b. 27 Mar 1738, d. 15 Jan 1820
Birth*14 July 1766Salmon Copeland was born on 14 July 1766 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

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, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  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 83. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Sarah Copeland1

b. 25 February 1773
Father*Joseph Copeland1 b. 28 Apr 1734, d. 9 Jan 1811
Mother*Rebecca Hooper1 b. 27 Mar 1738, d. 15 Jan 1820
Birth*25 February 1773Sarah Copeland was born on 25 February 1773 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

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, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  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 83. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Winslow Copeland1

b. 5 April 1775
Father*Joseph Copeland1 b. 28 Apr 1734, d. 9 Jan 1811
Mother*Rebecca Hooper1 b. 27 Mar 1738, d. 15 Jan 1820
Birth*5 April 1775Winslow Copeland was born on 5 April 1775 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,2

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, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  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 84. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Abigail Copp1

b. circa 1733/34
Father*Samuel Copp1 b. 15 Apr 1671, d. 7 May 1740
Mother*Abigail Hawes1 b. 5 Feb 1699/0, d. b 10 Aug 1734
Birth*circa 1733/34Abigail Copp was born circa 1733/34 in Stoughton, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

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.

David Copp1

b. 4 March 1731
Father*Samuel Copp1 b. 15 Apr 1671, d. 7 May 1740
Mother*Abigail Hawes1 b. 5 Feb 1699/0, d. b 10 Aug 1734
Birth*4 March 1731David Copp was born on 4 March 1731 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

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.

Samuel Copp1

b. 15 April 1671, d. 7 May 1740
Birth*15 April 1671Samuel Copp was born on 15 April 1671 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2
Residence*He lived in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3
Marriage*3 January 1726He married first Abigail Hawes of Dedham, daughter of John Hawes and Sarah Deering, on 3 January 1726 in Dedham, Suffolk County.1,3,2
(Husband) Deathbefore 10 August 1734Samuel became a widower when Abigail (Hawes) Copp died before he married again in 1734. The Hawes source suggested that Abigail probably died in childbirth.2
Marriage*10 August 1734He married second Rachel Hartshorn on 10 August 1734 in Walpole, Suffolk County.2
Death*7 May 1740He died on 7 May 1740 in Walpole, Suffolk County, at age 69.2

Family 1

Abigail Hawes b. 5 Feb 1699/0, d. b 10 Aug 1734
Children1.David Copp2 b. 4 Mar 1731
2.Abigail Copp2 b. c 1733/34

Family 2

Rachel Hartshorn

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 Two, pages 9-13. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  2. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs, Generation Three, pages 15-27.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 50. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Ann Coppock1

d. before 31 October 1728
Father*John Coppock1
Marriage*21 November 1722She married, as his first wife, John Yarnall, son of Francis Yarnall and Hannah Baker, on 21 November 1722 at Newtown Meeting, Chester County.2
Death*before 31 October 1728She died at Willistown, Chester County, before 31 October 1728, the date of her husband's second marriage.3,4

Family

John Yarnall b. 24 Feb 1688/89

Citations

  1. [S1426] Gilbert Cope, Genealogy of the Smedley Family : descended from George and Sarah Smedley, settlers in Chester County, Penna. with brief notices of other families of the name, and abstracts of early English wills, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Wickersham Printing Company, 1901), pages 46-50. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Smedley Family.
  2. [S1426] Gilbert Cope, Genealogy of the Smedley Family, pages 46-50, the date written as "9 mo. 21,1722" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.
  3. [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), Yarnall, pages 778-780, the date written as "8, 31, 1728" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was October, not August. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S1426] Gilbert Cope, Genealogy of the Smedley Family, pages 46-50, the date written as "8 mo. 31,1728" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was October, not August.

Ann Emily Coppock1

Marriage*She married James Wade Haworth.1

Family

James Wade Haworth
Child1.Sarah Haworth1 b. 18 May 1798, d. 1859

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah "Sally" (Haworth) Heaton, Memorial# 92261089. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

John Coppock1

Residence*He lived at Willistown, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Child1.Ann Coppock1 d. b 31 Oct 1728

Citations

  1. [S1426] Gilbert Cope, Genealogy of the Smedley Family : descended from George and Sarah Smedley, settlers in Chester County, Penna. with brief notices of other families of the name, and abstracts of early English wills, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Wickersham Printing Company, 1901), pages 46-50. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Smedley Family.

Mary Corbison1

Marriage*She married William Ripley.1,2
RelocationMary and William Ripley probably moved from Hingham and settled in West Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Family

William Ripley
Children1.John Ripley+1 b. 7 Apr 1698, d. b 24 Mar 1739
2.Samuel Ripley+1 b. 27 Feb 1704/5
3.Christopher Ripley+1 b. Jul 1712

Citations

  1. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
  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), Ripley, pages 298-299. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Katharine Corey1

Marriage*12 February 1784She married Barzillai Hayward, son of Nathaniel Hayward and Elizabeth Curtis, on 12 February 1784 in Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1

Family

Barzillai Hayward b. 31 Mar 1753

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, pages 4-5. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater.

______ Cornelius1

Marriage*He married, as her first husband, Christian Frances Ward, daughter of Richard Ward and Elizabeth ______.1

Family

Christian Frances Ward b. 1795, d. 1880

Citations

  1. [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 6, pages 185-186. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Charlotte Cornwell1

b. 15 October 1805, d. 16 October 1855
Father*William Henry Cornwell2
Mother*Ann Price3 b. 15 Jun 1772, d. a 1835
Birth*15 October 1805Charlotte Cornwell was born in Hamilton County, Ohio, either in December 1803 or on 15 October 1805.4,5
Marriage*She married, as his first wife, David Weaver, son of Isaac Weaver and Abigail Price.1,6
Religion*Charlotte's husband served as a minister of the Church of Christ.3
Residence*Charlotte's husband was a farmer, and owned a farm near Jefferson, Greene County, Pennsylvania.3
Relocation*April 1845 In April 1845, David and Charlotte moved with their family to Knox County, Ohio, where David purchased another farm.3
Death*16 October 1855She died on 16 October 1855 in either Portage County or Licking County, Ohio, at age 507,8
Burial* and was buried in Hartford Cemetery, Croton, Licking County.7

Family

David Weaver b. 24 Jan 1802, d. 29 Dec 1875

Citations

  1. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 300-301. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  2. [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 612, noting his name as "William". Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 612.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Charlotte (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 60357565, her date of birth reported as 15 October 1805, although it is believed that the gravestone was very difficult to read. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 612, her date of birth noted as December 1803.
  6. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 357-359.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Charlotte (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 60357565.
  8. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 612, noting the place of her death as Portage County, Ohio.

Eliza Cornwell1

b. 6 October 1802, d. 25 May 1886
Father*William Henry Cornwell2
Mother*Ann Price3 b. 15 Jun 1772, d. a 1835
Birth*6 October 1802Eliza Cornwell was born on 6 October 1802, probably near Marysville, Mason County, Kentucky.4,5,6,7
Marriage*21 July 1823She married Isaac Weaver, son of Isaac Weaver and Abigail Price, on 21 July 1823.1,8,3
Residence*After their marriage, they lived for a short time on Castile Creek, Greene County.3
Relocation*1826 In 1826, they moved with their children to Muddy Creek, Jefferson, Greene County.3
Occupation*Eliza's husband was a farmer and owned 300 acres in Jefferson and Cumberland townships.3
Religion*They attended the Jefferson-Cumberland Presbyterian Church where her husband was an Elder.3
(Wife) Death21 October 1866Eliza became a widow when Isaac Weaver died on 21 October 1866.1,8,9
Death*25 May 1886She died on 25 May 1886, probably in Greene County, Pennsylvania, at age 831,10,11
Burial* and was buried in Muddy Creek Presbyterian Cemetery, Khedive, Greene County.10

Family

Isaac Weaver b. 13 Dec 1800, d. 21 Oct 1866

Citations

  1. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 300-301. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  2. [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 611-612, noting his name as "William". Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 611-612.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 611-612, noting her place of birth as near the site of Maysville, Kentucky.
  5. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country, pages 300-301, without noting a place of birth.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Eliza (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 99415427, without noting a place of birth. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  7. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, page 62, noting her place of birth as Brown County, Ohio. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.
  8. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 357-359.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Isaac H. Weaver, Memorial# 99415346.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Eliza (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 99415427.
  11. [S1433] Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…, page 62.

Mary Cornwell1

b. 14 December 1797, d. 19 April 1855
Father*William Henry Cornwell2
Mother*Ann Price2 b. 15 Jun 1772, d. a 1835
Birth*14 December 1797Mary Cornwell was born on 14 December 1797, probably in either Brown County, Ohio or Washington County, Pennsylvania.3,4,5
Name VariationShe was called Polly.6,7
Marriage*She married William Weaver, son of Isaac Weaver and Abigail Price, at Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Residence*Shortly after their marriage, William and Mary settled on a farm his father owned on Muddy Run in Greene County, Pennsylvania.2
Relocation*After the death of his step-mother, William and Mary moved with their children to the family homestead on Castile Run in Greene County, which he had inherited upon the death of his father.2
Relocation1835They moved to Fulton County, Illinois, in 1835.2
Occupation*Mary's husband became the owner of several farms and held various county and township offices in Fulton County.2
Death*19 April 1855She died on 19 April 1855 at Deerfield, Fulton County, Illinois, at age 57 years, 4 months, and 5 days2,8
Burial* and was buried in Weaver Cemetery, Young Hickory Township, Fulton County.9,2

Family

William Weaver b. 19 Feb 1791, d. 11 Apr 1879

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), , pages 357-359. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 610-611.
  3. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, page 62, noting her date of birth as 14 December 1797, and the place as Brown County, Ohio. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary "Polly" (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 10156252, noting her date of birth as 14 May 1797 and reporting that the Cemetery Inscription book reads 'age 57yrs-4ms-5ds w/o William' which, because her date of death was 19 April 1855, would make her date of birth actually 14 December 1797; her place of birth was reported as Washington County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 610-611, probably incorrectly noting her date of birth as 14 May 1797, and the place as Washington County, Pennsylvania.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 10156252.
  7. [S1433] Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…, page 62.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary "Polly" (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 10156252, the place noted as Canton.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary "Polly" (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 10156252.

William Henry Cornwell1

Marriage*He married Ann Price, daughter of David Price and Ann Husband.1

Family

Ann Price b. 15 Jun 1772, d. a 1835
Children1.Mary Cornwell1 b. 14 Dec 1797, d. 19 Apr 1855
2.Eliza Cornwell2 b. 6 Oct 1802, d. 25 May 1886
3.Charlotte Cornwell3 b. 15 Oct 1805, d. 16 Oct 1855

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), , pages 610-611. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 611-612, noting his name as "William."
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 612, noting his name as "William."

Ephraim Corwin1

Marriage*He married Rebecca Sharp, daughter of Isaac Sharp and Mary Wolverton.1,2

Family

Rebecca Sharp b. 1794

Citations

  1. [S1436] J.H. Beers, Commemorative Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania, containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, and of many of the Early Settled Families, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Chicago, Illinois: J.H. Beers, 1893), The Sharp Family, pages 170-174. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), page 456. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.

Ann Cotton1

b. 20 February 1726/27
Father*Reverend Nathaniel Cotton1 d. 3 Jul 1729
Mother*Griselda Silvester1
Birth*20 February 1726/27Ann Cotton was born on 20 February 1726/27 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.1

Citations

  1. [S194] James N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a family register for the people, in 21 volumes. Most volumes digitized and online in Library Catalog at familysearch.org; Indexes included in most volumes. Contents: volume 1. Kent County, Volume 2. Providence County (Providence, Cranston, Johnston, North Providence, Glocester, Burrillville), Volume 3. Providence County (Glocester, Burrillville, Scituate, Foster, Cumberland, Smithfield), Volume 4. Newport County, Volume 5. Washington County, Volume 6. Bristol County, Volume 7. Friends and ministers, Volume 8. Episcopal and Congregational, Volume 9. Seekonk, Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church, Volume 10. Town and church, Volume 11. Church records, Volume 12. Revolutionary rolls and newspapers, including Providence Journal, deaths A-R, Volume 13. Deaths, Providence Journal, S-Z, Providence Gazette, A-J, 1762-1830, Volume 14. Providence Gazette, deaths K-Z, marriages, A-C, 1762-1825, Volume 15. Providence Gazette, marriages D-Z; United States Chronicle, deaths A-Z, Volume 16. United States Chronicle marriages; American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal, marriages and deaths; Providence Semiweekly Journal, marriages, Volume 17. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages A-R, Volume 18. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages S-Z, deaths A-M, Volume 19. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, deaths N-Z; Rhode Island American, marriages A-G, Volume 20. Rhode Island American, marriages H-Z, deaths A-B, Volume 21. Rhode Island. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912), Volume 6, Bristol Births, page 71. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold).

Dudley Cotton1,2

b. 3 January 1771
Father*John Cotton1 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley1 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Birth*3 January 1771Dudley Cotton was born on 3 January 1771 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1
Baptism6 January 1771 and was baptized on 6 January 1771 at Brattle Square Church, Boston.2

Citations

  1. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.
  2. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 100. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.

Elizabeth Cotton1

b. 25 February 1725/26
Father*Reverend Nathaniel Cotton1 d. 3 Jul 1729
Mother*Griselda Silvester1
Birth*25 February 1725/26Elizabeth Cotton was born on 25 February 1725/26 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.1

Citations

  1. [S194] James N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a family register for the people, in 21 volumes. Most volumes digitized and online in Library Catalog at familysearch.org; Indexes included in most volumes. Contents: volume 1. Kent County, Volume 2. Providence County (Providence, Cranston, Johnston, North Providence, Glocester, Burrillville), Volume 3. Providence County (Glocester, Burrillville, Scituate, Foster, Cumberland, Smithfield), Volume 4. Newport County, Volume 5. Washington County, Volume 6. Bristol County, Volume 7. Friends and ministers, Volume 8. Episcopal and Congregational, Volume 9. Seekonk, Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church, Volume 10. Town and church, Volume 11. Church records, Volume 12. Revolutionary rolls and newspapers, including Providence Journal, deaths A-R, Volume 13. Deaths, Providence Journal, S-Z, Providence Gazette, A-J, 1762-1830, Volume 14. Providence Gazette, deaths K-Z, marriages, A-C, 1762-1825, Volume 15. Providence Gazette, marriages D-Z; United States Chronicle, deaths A-Z, Volume 16. United States Chronicle marriages; American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal, marriages and deaths; Providence Semiweekly Journal, marriages, Volume 17. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages A-R, Volume 18. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages S-Z, deaths A-M, Volume 19. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, deaths N-Z; Rhode Island American, marriages A-G, Volume 20. Rhode Island American, marriages H-Z, deaths A-B, Volume 21. Rhode Island. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912), Volume 6, Bristol Births, page 71. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold).

Elizabeth Cotton1

b. 28 February 1723/24
Father*Reverend Nathaniel Cotton1 d. 3 Jul 1729
Mother*Griselda Silvester1
Birth*28 February 1723/24Elizabeth Cotton was born on 28 February 1723/24 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.1

Citations

  1. [S194] James N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a family register for the people, in 21 volumes. Most volumes digitized and online in Library Catalog at familysearch.org; Indexes included in most volumes. Contents: volume 1. Kent County, Volume 2. Providence County (Providence, Cranston, Johnston, North Providence, Glocester, Burrillville), Volume 3. Providence County (Glocester, Burrillville, Scituate, Foster, Cumberland, Smithfield), Volume 4. Newport County, Volume 5. Washington County, Volume 6. Bristol County, Volume 7. Friends and ministers, Volume 8. Episcopal and Congregational, Volume 9. Seekonk, Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church, Volume 10. Town and church, Volume 11. Church records, Volume 12. Revolutionary rolls and newspapers, including Providence Journal, deaths A-R, Volume 13. Deaths, Providence Journal, S-Z, Providence Gazette, A-J, 1762-1830, Volume 14. Providence Gazette, deaths K-Z, marriages, A-C, 1762-1825, Volume 15. Providence Gazette, marriages D-Z; United States Chronicle, deaths A-Z, Volume 16. United States Chronicle marriages; American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal, marriages and deaths; Providence Semiweekly Journal, marriages, Volume 17. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages A-R, Volume 18. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages S-Z, deaths A-M, Volume 19. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, deaths N-Z; Rhode Island American, marriages A-G, Volume 20. Rhode Island American, marriages H-Z, deaths A-B, Volume 21. Rhode Island. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912), Volume 6, Bristol Births, page 71. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold).

Grizzel Cotton1

b. 6 March 1757
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*6 March 1757Grizzel Cotton was baptized on 6 March 1757 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 90. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

Grizzle Cotton1

b. 12 December 1762
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*12 December 1762Grizzle Cotton was baptized on 12 December 1762 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 95. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

John Cotton1

b. 25 March 1728
Father*Reverend Nathaniel Cotton2 d. 3 Jul 1729
Mother*Griselda Silvester2
Birth*25 March 1728John Cotton was born on 25 March 1728 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.2
Marriage*5 October 1755He married Mary Dudley, daughter of Colonel William Dudley and Elizabeth Davenport, on 5 October 1755.1
Occupation*John was a merchant in Boston.1

Family

Mary Dudley b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Children1.Grizzel Cotton3 b. 6 Mar 1757
2.Mary Cotton3 b. 1 Nov 1761
3.Grizzle Cotton3 b. 12 Dec 1762
4.Katherine Cotton3 b. 23 Sep 1764
5.William Dudley Cotton3 b. 19 Oct 1766
6.Roland Cotton3 b. 27 Mar 1768
7.Silvester Cotton3 b. 20 Aug 1769
8.Dudley Cotton3 b. 3 Jan 1771
9.John Cotton3 b. 29 Aug 1773

Citations

  1. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Gov. Thomas Dudley and his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 10, pages 133-142 and pages 337-340 (April and October 1856): page 340. Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  2. [S194] James N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a family register for the people, in 21 volumes. Most volumes digitized and online in Library Catalog at familysearch.org; Indexes included in most volumes. Contents: volume 1. Kent County, Volume 2. Providence County (Providence, Cranston, Johnston, North Providence, Glocester, Burrillville), Volume 3. Providence County (Glocester, Burrillville, Scituate, Foster, Cumberland, Smithfield), Volume 4. Newport County, Volume 5. Washington County, Volume 6. Bristol County, Volume 7. Friends and ministers, Volume 8. Episcopal and Congregational, Volume 9. Seekonk, Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church, Volume 10. Town and church, Volume 11. Church records, Volume 12. Revolutionary rolls and newspapers, including Providence Journal, deaths A-R, Volume 13. Deaths, Providence Journal, S-Z, Providence Gazette, A-J, 1762-1830, Volume 14. Providence Gazette, deaths K-Z, marriages, A-C, 1762-1825, Volume 15. Providence Gazette, marriages D-Z; United States Chronicle, deaths A-Z, Volume 16. United States Chronicle marriages; American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal, marriages and deaths; Providence Semiweekly Journal, marriages, Volume 17. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages A-R, Volume 18. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages S-Z, deaths A-M, Volume 19. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, deaths N-Z; Rhode Island American, marriages A-G, Volume 20. Rhode Island American, marriages H-Z, deaths A-B, Volume 21. Rhode Island. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912), Volume 6, Bristol Births, page 71. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold).
  3. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

John Cotton1

b. 29 August 1773
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*29 August 1773John Cotton was baptized on 29 August 1773 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 102. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

Reverend John Cotton1

b. 1690
Father*Reverend Rowland Cotton2 b. 27 Dec 1667, d. 22 Mar 1722
Mother*Elizabeth Saltonstall3 b. 17 Sep 1668
Birth*1690John Cotton was born in 1690 in Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).2
Marriage*19 February 1718He married Mary Gibbs, daughter of Robert Gibbs and Mary Shrimpton, on 19 February 1718 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). Their marriage was performed by the Presbyterian minister Reverend Dr. Increase Mather.4,5

Family

Mary Gibbs b. 28 May 1699
Child1.Martha Cotton+1 b. 30 Nov 1739, d. c 1809

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Newton Births, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S1023] Sandwich MA: Vital Records to 1885, online at www.americanancestors.org, pages 35-36. Hereinafter cited as Sandwich MA: Vital Records to 1885.
  3. [S1024] John Farmer, Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Carter, Andrews, & co., 1829), Cotton, pages 70-71. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of New England.
  4. [S337] Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850.
  5. [S180] Boston, Massachusetts Marriages, 1700-1809, online at www.Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Marriages, 1700-1809.

Katherine Cotton1

b. 23 September 1764
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*23 September 1764Katherine Cotton was baptized on 23 September 1764 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 210. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

Martha Cotton1

b. 30 November 1739, d. circa 1809
Father*Reverend John Cotton2 b. 1690
Mother*Mary Gibbs2 b. 28 May 1699
Birth*30 November 1739Martha Cotton was born on 30 November 1739 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Marriage*2 October 1766She married Ebenezer Thayer, son of Nathaniel Thayer and Ruth Eliot, on 2 October 1766 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4
Death*circa 1809She died circa 1809.1

Family

Ebenezer Thayer b. 16 Jul 1734, d. 6 Sep 1792
Children1.Ebenezer Thayer5 b. 15 Jul 1767
2.Reverend Nathaniel Thayer+3,6 b. 11 Jul 1769, d. 23 Jun 1840
3.Martha Thayer7 b. 21 Apr 1771
4.John Thayer8 b. 14 Jul 1773
5.Katherine Thayer9 b. 28 Sep 1779
6.Andrew Eliot Thayer10 b. 4 Nov 1783

Citations

  1. [S452] The Thayer Families Association Website, online at www.thayerfamilies.com, Richard Thayer, First 5 Generations. Hereinafter cited as Thayer Families Association Website.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Newton Births, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1022] Rev. Increase N. Tarbox, "Necrology of the New-England Historic Genealogical Society (Nathaniel Thayer A.M.)", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 37 (October 1883): page 413. Hereinafter cited as "Nathaniel Thayer Necrology."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Newton Marriages, page 264.
  5. [S1039] Hampton, NH: Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 214. Hereinafter cited as Hampton Vital Records to 1900.
  6. [S1039] Hampton Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 216.
  7. [S1039] Hampton Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 218.
  8. [S1039] Hampton Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 219.
  9. [S1039] Hampton Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 224.
  10. [S1039] Hampton Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 226.

Mary Cotton1

b. 1 November 1761
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*1 November 1761Mary Cotton was baptized on 1 November 1761 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 94. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

Mercy Cotton1

b. 3 November 1666, d. 18 June 1715
Birth*3 November 1666Mercy Cotton was born on 3 November 1666.1
Marriage*16 December 1684She married as his second wife Captain Peter Tufts, son of Peter Tufts and Mary Pierce, on 16 December 1684 in Medford.1,2,3
Death*18 June 1715She died on 18 June 1715 at age 48.1

Family

Captain Peter Tufts b. 1648
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. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, Volume 1, page 311. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 758. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.