William Crispe1

b. circa 1491, d. before 19 January 1553
Birth*circa 1491William Crispe was born circa 1491, probably at Laxfield, Suffolk County, England.1
Marriage*He married Anne Godbold, probably in Laxfield, Suffolk County.1
Will*20 November 1552He wrote his will dated 20 November 15521
Death*before 19 January 1553 and died in Laxfield before 19 January 1553 when his will was proved.1

Family

Anne Godbold d. b 17 Mar 1553
Child1.Johan Crispe+1 b. s 1527

Citations

  1. [S1363] Clifford L. Stott, "William Crispe of Laxfield, Suffolk, Great-grandfather of Anthony and Joshua Fisher of Dedham, Massachusetts", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 151, pages 291-299 (July 1997). Hereinafter cited as "William Crispe of Laxfield, Suffolk."

Ezra Croasdale1

Marriage*He married Ann ______.1

Family

Ann ______
Child1.Jeremiah Croasdale1 b. 29 Aug 1694

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 18, page 645. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Jeremiah Croasdale1

b. 29 August 1694
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Ezra Croasdale1
Mother*Ann ______1
Birth*29 August 1694Jeremiah Croasdale was born on 29 August 1694.1
Marriage*22 July 1720He married Grace Heaton, daughter of Robert Heaton Jr. and Grace Pierson, on 22 July 1720.1
Residence*Grace and Jeremiah raised their family in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Grace Heaton b. 6 Aug 1703

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 18, page 645. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

James Crocker Jr.1

(Witness to Will) Will2 June 1803Ephraim Tilson Jr., James Crocker Jr. and Obadiah Lyon signed as witnesses to the will of John Hooper dated 2 June 1803 in Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S624] Probate records, 1686-1903; with index and docket, 1685-1967, Massachusetts Probate Court (Plymouth County), microfilm of originals at Plymouth, Massachusetts on 157 microfilm reels filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1968. Includes Index. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, FHL Film# 550902, 1807, John Hooper will and probate# 10647, Volume 42, pages 83-85 and Volume 39, pages 437-438. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.

Mary Crockford1

b. circa 1721, d. 25 December 1801
Birth*circa 1721Mary Crockford was born circa 1721, as calculated from her noted age at death.1
Marriage*27 December 1752She married William Whittemore, son of Pelatiah Whittemore and Margery Pepperell, on 27 December 1752 in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.1
Death*25 December 1801She died on 25 December 1801 in Portsmouth at age 80.1

Family

William Whittemore b. 10 Mar 1711, d. a 1775

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 264-269. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."

Abigail Crossman1

b. 7 October 1690, d. 22 January 1767
Father*John Crossman2,1
Mother*Joanna Thayer1,3
Birth*7 October 1690Abigail Crossman was born on 7 October 1690 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2
Marriage*She married Thomas White of Taunton, son of Nicholas White and Ursula Macomber.1
Residence*Abigail and Thomas White lived in Taunton on the northerly side of Prospect Hill.1
(Wife) Death1730Abigail became a widow when Thomas White died near the end of 1730.1
Guardianship*21 September 1731Abigail was appointed guardian for the couple's nine children on 21 September 1731. Only three, Thomas, John and Sarah, were identified as more than 14 years of age.1
Death*22 January 1767She died on 22 January 1767 in Taunton at age 76. The record of her death identified her as the "mother of Thomas."1,4

Family

Thomas White d. 1730
Children1.Thomas White1,4
2.John White1,4 b. 1713, d. 26 Jan 1806
3.Sarah White1,4
4.Abraham White1 b. 1717, d. 20 Feb 1801
5.Nathaniel White1,4
6.Abigail White1,4
7.Mary White1,4
8.Ursula White1,4
9.Joanna White1,4

Citations

  1. [S1194] Thomas J. Lothrop, The Nicholas White Family, 1643-1900, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Taunton, Massachusetts: Thomas J. Lothrop, printed by C.A. Hack & Son, 1902), page 22. Hereinafter cited as Nicholas White Family, 1643-1900.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Births, Volume 1, page 108. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Marriages, Volume 2, page 126.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Deaths, Volume 3, page 218.

Hannah Crossman1,2

Marriage*16 July 1701She married Israel Packard, son of Zacheus Packard and Sarah Howard, on 16 July 1701 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,1,2

Family

Israel Packard b. 27 Apr 1680
Children1.Zerviah Packard4,2,5 b. 22 May 1713
2.Israel Packard Jr.6,2,7 b. 1 Apr 1717, d. 20 Apr 1752

Citations

  1. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person number 250, Benjamin Washburn, pages 266-267. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke 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), Packard, pages 264-276. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Marriages, Volume 2, page 349. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html, citing Mayflower Families Five Generations, Cooke, page 263. 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.
  5. [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 250. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Births, Volume 1, page 242.
  7. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy: being the record of all the Field family in America, whose ancestors were in this country prior to 1700, Volume 1, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Chicago, Illinois: Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, 1901), pages 172-173. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.

John Crossman1

Marriage*7 January 1689/90He married Joanna Thayer on 7 January 1689/90 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).2,1

Family

Joanna Thayer
Child1.Abigail Crossman+3,1 b. 7 Oct 1690, d. 22 Jan 1767

Citations

  1. [S1194] Thomas J. Lothrop, The Nicholas White Family, 1643-1900, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Taunton, Massachusetts: Thomas J. Lothrop, printed by C.A. Hack & Son, 1902), page 22. Hereinafter cited as Nicholas White Family, 1643-1900.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Marriages, Volume 2, page 126. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Births, Volume 1, page 108.

Joseph Crossman1

b. 25 April 1659
Father*Robert Crossman2,3
Mother*Sarah Kingsbury2,3
Birth*25 April 1659Joseph Crossman was born on 25 April 1659 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1
Marriage*24 November 1685He married Sarah Alden, daughter of Joseph Alden and Mary Simmons, on 24 November 1685 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).3,4,1

Family

Sarah Alden b. c 1665, d. b 29 Jun 1713
Child1.Joseph Crossman1 b. c 1689, d. 14 Mar 1776

Citations

  1. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.
  2. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html, citing Torrey, New England Marriages, page 194 and Mayflower Families, Five Generations, Alden, part 1, page 96. 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. [S898] Lucy Kellogg and others, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 16, John Alden, in 3 Parts. Contents: Part 1. John Alden, first four generations by Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes & Alice Crane Williams; Part 2. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his daughter Elizabeth Alden Pabodie; Part 3. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his sons John, Joseph, and Jonathan. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975-), Part I, Person# 26, Sarah Alden, pages 96-97. Hereinafter cited as John Alden of the Mayflower (Five).
  4. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 194. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.

Joseph Crossman1

b. circa 1689, d. 14 March 1776
Father*Joseph Crossman1 b. 25 Apr 1659
Mother*Sarah Alden1 b. c 1665, d. b 29 Jun 1713
Birth*circa 1689Joseph Crossman was born circa 1689, as calculated from his reported age at death, in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).2,3
Marriage*8 March 1716He married first Deborah Pratt, daughter of Thomas Pratt and Deborah Lovell, on 8 March 1716 in Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4,1,3,5
(Husband) Death4 May 1731Joseph became a widower when Deborah Crossman died on 4 May 1731.6,3,5
Marriage*20 August 1752He married second widow Elizabeth (Leonard) Washburn, daughter of Josiah Leonard and Marjoram Washburn, on 20 August 1752 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).7,8
Death*14 March 1776He died on 14 March 1776 in Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress), at age 86.1,5

Family 1

Deborah Pratt d. 4 May 1731

Family 2

Elizabeth Leonard b. c 1702, d. 14 Oct 1783

Citations

  1. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.
  2. [S416] Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org, noted date of birth as c1679.
  3. [S899] Robert Owen Crossman, A genealogy of the Crossman family: descendants of John and Robert Crossman of Taunton, Massachusetts - Plus 2 supplements. Note: Caution recommended; multiple discrepancies identified. (Morriltown, Arkansas: Crossman, 1977), Supplement# 2, pages 481 and 483. Hereinafter cited as Crossman family: John and Robert of Taunton, Massachusetts.
  4. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html, citing Mayflower Families Five Generations, Alden, part 1, page 325, and also Crossman, Robert Owen, A Genealogy of the Crossman Family, Descendants of John and Robert Crossman of Taunton, Massachusetts, 1977, pages 17-18. Maltby stated that Crossman found the marriage record at the Old Colony Historical Society, but the marriage was not recorded in the vital records of Easton. 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.
  5. [S898] Lucy Kellogg and others, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 16, John Alden, in 3 Parts. Contents: Part 1. John Alden, first four generations by Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes & Alice Crane Williams; Part 2. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his daughter Elizabeth Alden Pabodie; Part 3. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his sons John, Joseph, and Jonathan. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975-), Part I, Person# 157, Joseph Crossman, pages 325-326. Hereinafter cited as John Alden of the Mayflower (Five).
  6. [S580] Easton (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, Births, deaths, and marriages by families, 1697-1847 (Easton, Massachusetts); FHL film# 1059951, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Births, deaths, and marriages, 1697-1847 (Easton, Massachusetts).
  7. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 279, James Washburn, page 283. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).
  8. [S416] Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org, stating that he married Elizabeth Leonard.

Robert Crossman1,2

Marriage*25 May 1652He married Sarah Kingsbury on 25 May 1652 in Dedham or Taunton, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).3,2

Family

Sarah Kingsbury
Child1.Joseph Crossman+1,2 b. 25 Apr 1659

Citations

  1. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html, citing Torrey, New England Marriages, page 194 and Mayflower Families, Five Generations, Alden, part 1, page 96. 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.
  2. [S898] Lucy Kellogg and others, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 16, John Alden, in 3 Parts. Contents: Part 1. John Alden, first four generations by Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes & Alice Crane Williams; Part 2. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his daughter Elizabeth Alden Pabodie; Part 3. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his sons John, Joseph, and Jonathan. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975-), Part I, Person# 26, Sarah Alden, pages 96-97. Hereinafter cited as John Alden of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 194. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.

Sarah Crossman1

Marriage*9 September 1703She married Joseph Hayward Jr., son of Deacon Joseph Hayward and Alice Brett, on 9 September 1703 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Residence*Sarah and Joseph Hayward Jr. probably lived in or near Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Joseph Hayward Jr. b. 15 Dec 1673
Children1.William Hayward1 b. 3 Jul 1704
2.Eleazar Hayward1 b. 28 Aug 1705
3.Alice Hayward1 b. 16 Feb 1706/7
4.Lydia Hayward1 b. 20 Apr 1708
5.Jemima Hayward1 b. 16 May 1711
6.Sarah Hayward1 b. 1 Nov 1713
7.Mary Hayward1 b. 24 Jul 1718
8.Joseph Hayward1 b. 1 Dec 1725

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. [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 II, page 173. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

James Crouch1

b. 1826
Birth*1826James Crouch was born about 1826 in Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*He married Mary Jane Sharp, daughter of Isaac Sharp Jr. and Eliza Ann Naylor, probably in Washington County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Census 1850*23 July 1850Mary and James Crouch appeared on the 1850 census taken on 23 July 1850 in East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania. James was 24 years of age and a farmer, and Mary J. was age 28. They lived with their two children, R.E. who was 2, and Eliza Ann (enumerated as E.A.) who was 3 months.1
Census 1860*14 August 1860Mary Jane and James Crouch appeared on the 1860 census taken on 14 August 1860 in Somerset, Washington County, Pennsylvania. James was 34 years of age, a farmer with a personal estate valued at $1000. Mary Jane was enumerated as Jane, and her age was reported as 33, losing 5 years from her age on the previous census. They lived with their children Eliza Ann, enumerated as Anna, who was age 10 and had attended school within the year, Emma Jane, enumerated as Jane, who was age 7 and had attended school within the last year, and Eva, who was 2.3

Family

Mary Jane Sharp b. 1822

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James Crouch, East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_833; page: 112A; Image: 231. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  2. [S1437] Extended Heaton Family, miscellaneous notes from previous generations. Handwritten notes from multiple hands, not dated, LHB Notebook - Document Copies, Summerlin, Nevada. Hereinafter cited as Extended Heaton Family.
  3. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James Crouch, Somerset, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1192; Page: 889; Image: 324; Family History Library Film: 805192. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.

William Crouch1

b. 25 May 1707
Birth*25 May 1707William Crouch was born on 25 May 1707 in Groton, New London County, Connecticut.1
Marriage*8 November 1737He married, as her second husband, Freelove (Lamb) Colver, daughter of Isaac Lamb, on 8 November 1737 in Groton, New London County.1

Family

Freelove Lamb

Citations

  1. [S1397] W. Herbert Wood (deceased) and prepared for publication by Donald Lines Jacobus, "Additions and Corrections to the Colver-Culver Genealogy", The American Genealogist, Volume 31, pages 129-154 (July 1955): page 142. Hereinafter cited as "Additions and Corrections to the Colver-Culver Genealogy."

James Cudworth1

Marriage*before 1697He married Betty Hatch before 1697 in Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3

Family

Betsey Hatch
Child1.Mary Cudworth+1 b. 14 Nov 1702, d. 5 Nov 1778

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# 69, Benjamin Leonard, pages 66-67. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 196, her name reported as "Betty". Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 69, Benjamin Leonard, pages 66-67, her name reported as "Betsey."

Mary Cudworth1

b. 14 November 1702, d. 5 November 1778
Father*James Cudworth1
Mother*Betsey Hatch1
Birth*14 November 1702Mary Cudworth was born on 14 November 1702 in Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*13 June 1734She married, as his second wife, Benjamin Leonard, son of Isaac Leonard and Deliverance Ames, on 13 June 1734 in Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Land Records7 December 1738Mary's husband Benjamin Leonard was of Berkley when he sold land in 1735 and also when he sold his homestead in 1737, with his wife Mary relinquishing her dower. Both he and Mary were still of Berkley when they acknowledged a sale on 7 December 1738.1
Land Records3 September 1739Her husband's last sale was acknowledged in Berkley on 3 September 1739.1
Relocation*1740 About 1740 Mary and Benjamin Leonard moved with their family to Mendham, Morris County, New Jersey.1
(Wife) Deathbefore 4 July 1749Mary became a widow when Benjamin Leonard died before 4 July 1749.1
Death*5 November 1778She very probably died on 5 November 1778 in Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, at age 75.1
Research Notes* The Mayflower Chilton source reported finding no probate or land records for Benjamin or Mary Leonard in New Jersey.1

Family

Benjamin Leonard b. bt 1686 - 1690, d. b 4 Jul 1749
Children1.Ephraim Leonard1
2.Huldah Leonard1 b. 11 Jun 1738
3.Sarah Leonard1
4.Dorothea Leonard1
5.Hannah Leonard1
6.Susanna Leonard;

She was identified by the Mayflower Chilton source as the "possible" daughter of Benjamin Leonard and Mary Cudworth, noting marriages for Ephraim, Sarah, Dorothea and Hannah found at Morristown, New Jersey between 1763 and 17611

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# 69, Benjamin Leonard, pages 66-67. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

______ Culver1

ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*He married, as her first husband, Mary Heaton, daughter of Daniel Heaton and Martha ______.1

Family

Mary Heaton

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 4, pages 135-137, citing a letter from a great granddaughter of Daniel's, written to researcher Willis Heaton before 1900, naming Daniel's children. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Rebecca Cunningham1

b. 1839
Birth*1839Rebecca Cunningham was born about 1839 in Virginia.2
Marriage*1860She married Brazil Blake in 1860.1,3

Family

Brazil Blake b. Jan 1837
Child1.Belle Blake+1 b. Mar 1866

Citations

  1. [S1449] Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809-1992, online at www.ancestry.com, referencing FHL Film# 1034319 and ID# 2:2BXCSX3. Hereinafter cited as Iowa Select Marriages, 1809-1992.
  2. [S1448] Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Fannie F. (Blake) Tierney, transcribed as "Fierney", and her mother Rebecca (Cunningham) Blake, Residence Date 01 January 1925, Union, Boone County, Iowa. Hereinafter cited as Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Brazil Blake, Union, Boone, Iowa; Roll: 418; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0020; FHL microfilm: 1240418. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.

Isabel Curry1

Birth*Isabel Curry was born in Scotland.1
Name VariationThe Pratt source identified her as Isabella.2
Marriage*She married Henry Pratt.1

Family

Henry Pratt b. c 1813
Child1.Rose Eleanor Pratt+1,2 b. 11 Mar 1859, d. 26 Apr 1930

Citations

  1. [S670] Prepared by Arthur Adams, "Memoirs of the Deceased Members of the New England Historic Genealogical Society", New England Historical & Genealogical Register Volume 113, page 229 (July 1959). Hereinafter cited as "Memoirs - Harry Emmett Bolton."
  2. [S402] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1995), page 724. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Benjamin Curtis1

Marriage*25 May 1732He married Experience Hayward, daughter of Elisha Hayward and Experience Harvey, on 25 May 1732 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Experience Hayward b. 3 May 1710

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. [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 II, page 171; the Bridgewater record, which spelled his surname "Curtice", stated he was "of Pembroke" and also referenced the Plymouth County record that stated they were both from Bridgewater. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Edward Curtis1

b. 30 November 1707
Father*Moses Curtis2 b. 25 Nov 1678, d. 10 May 1763
Mother*Dorothy Ashby2
Birth*30 November 1707Edward Curtis was born on 30 November 1707 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
French & Indian War*1757He was an officer in the French and Indian War, serving in 1757 as a Captain in Colonel Miller's regiment.3

Citations

  1. [S633] Records of deeds, 1639-1885; indexes to deeds, 1639-1920 (Suffolk County, Massachusetts). Microfilm of original records in the Registry of Deeds, Boston, Massachusetts on 1128 microfilm reels. Includes indexes to grantors, 1639-1920; indexes to grantees, 1639-1920; and indexes to persons other than grantors and grantees, 1639-1799: Film# 494608, Volume 128 dated 1777-1778, pages 65-R and 66-L, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.
  2. [S1029] Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 92. Hereinafter cited as Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793.
  3. [S1153] Colonial Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775, online at www.americanancestors.org, Massachusetts Officers in the French and Indian Wars, 1748-1763, page 104. Hereinafter cited as Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775.

Captain Edward Curtis1

Citations

  1. [S796] Massachusetts State Archives, French and Indian War muster roll index cards, 1603-1779. Microfilm of cards at Massachusetts State Archives, Boston, Massachusetts: FHL Film# 2428118, Return index card# 14407 for Nathaniel Bolton referencing Volume 93, page 242 of the Massachusetts Archives : Muster Rolls; on 51 microfilm reels, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as French and Indian War muster roll index 1603-1779.

Elizabeth Curtis1

b. 1719, d. 29 November 1766
Birth*1719Elizabeth Curtis was born in 1719.1
Marriage*5 April 1743She married Nathaniel Hayward, son of Nathaniel Hayward and Mary Harvey, on 5 April 1743.1
Death*29 November 1766She died on 29 November 1766 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Nathaniel Hayward b. 1719, d. 9 Nov 1780
Children1.Nathaniel Hayward1 b. 10 Aug 1743
2.Enos Hayward1 b. 21 May 1745
3.Mary Hayward1 b. 17 Apr 1750
4.Barzillai Hayward1 b. 31 Mar 1753
5.Calvin Hayward1 b. 16 Mar 1755
6.Dorcas Hayward1 b. 30 Jun 1758, d. 11 Jul 1846
7.Rebecca Hayward1

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 4. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater.

Elizabeth Curtis1

Marriage*She married Isaac Newell.1
Residence*They lived in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

Family

Isaac Newell
Child1.Sarah Newell+1 b. 22 Mar 1665

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.

Moses Curtis

b. 25 November 1678, d. 10 May 1763
Father*Theophilus Curtis1
Mother*Hannah Payne1
Birth*25 November 1678Moses Curtis was born on 25 November 1678 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*1 March 1703He married Dorothy Ashby on 1 March 1703 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). They were married by Mr. Moses Fisk.2
(1st Neighbor) Land Transfer20 July 1741Captain Moses Curtis and John Adams were identified as neighbors when John Bolton of Bridgewater, in the County of Plymouth in New England, yeoman, signed a deed agreement on 20 July 1741 to sell land in Stoughton, Suffolk County, to Theophilus Curtis, of Stoughton, yeoman, for the sum of seventy pounds. The land was described as one lot of cedar swamp in Stoughton, in the cedar swamp known by the name of Three Swamp, containing twelve acres be it more or less. The sale included all the privileges belonging to the swamp which was bounded as follows: easterly by the swamp of Theophilus' father Captain Moses Curtis, southerly also by Captain Moses Curtis, westerly by the upland and northerly by John Adams. Bolton signed and sealed the document in the presence of witnesses Robert Howard and Daniel Howard. Two years later, on 3 October 1743, Bolton appeared before Daniel Johnson, Justice of the Peace, and acknowledged the instrument to be his own act and deed. The deed was recorded in Suffolk County on 21 January 1778 by Joshua Henshaw, Registrar.3
Death*10 May 1763He died on 10 May 1763 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, at age 84. His gravestone identified him as Captain Moses Curtis.4

Family

Dorothy Ashby
Children1.Moses Curtis5 b. 2 Feb 1706, d. b 2 Mar 1722
2.Edward Curtis6 b. 30 Nov 1707
3.Theophilus Curtis7 b. 15 Jul 1710
4.Moses Curtis8 b. 2 Mar 1722

Citations

  1. [S1029] Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 31. Hereinafter cited as Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793.
  2. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 163.
  3. [S633] Records of deeds, 1639-1885; indexes to deeds, 1639-1920 (Suffolk County, Massachusetts). Microfilm of original records in the Registry of Deeds, Boston, Massachusetts on 1128 microfilm reels. Includes indexes to grantors, 1639-1920; indexes to grantees, 1639-1920; and indexes to persons other than grantors and grantees, 1639-1799: Film# 494608, Volume 128 dated 1777-1778, pages 65-R and 66-L, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brockton, Volume 1, Deaths, page 322. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  5. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 90.
  6. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 92.
  7. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 95.
  8. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 118.

Moses Curtis1

b. 2 February 1706, d. before 2 March 1722
Father*Moses Curtis1 b. 25 Nov 1678, d. 10 May 1763
Mother*Dorothy Ashby1
Birth*2 February 1706Moses Curtis was born on 2 February 1706 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*before 2 March 1722He probably died before 2 March 1722 when his parents named another son Moses.2

Citations

  1. [S1029] Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 90. Hereinafter cited as Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793.
  2. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 118.

Moses Curtis1

b. 2 March 1722
Father*Moses Curtis1 b. 25 Nov 1678, d. 10 May 1763
Mother*Dorothy Ashby1
Birth*2 March 1722Moses Curtis was born on 2 March 1722 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
French & Indian War*between 1757 and 1760He was an officer in the French and Indian War between 1757 and 1760, serving first as a Lieutenant in his brother Theophilus' company, Colonel Winslow's regiment, and then as a Captain in Colonel Frye's regiment.2

Citations

  1. [S1029] Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 118. Hereinafter cited as Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793.
  2. [S1153] Colonial Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775, online at www.americanancestors.org, Massachusetts Officers in the French and Indian Wars, 1748-1763, page 105. Hereinafter cited as Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775.

Niram Curtis1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Marriage*2 January 1834He married Marguerite Heaton, daughter of William Heaton and Mary Barton, on 2 January 1834.1

Family

Marguerite Heaton b. 23 Nov 1813

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 II, Chapter 20, pages 768-769. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Theophilus Curtis1

b. 15 July 1710
Father*Moses Curtis2 b. 25 Nov 1678, d. 10 May 1763
Mother*Dorothy Ashby2
Birth*15 July 1710Theophilus Curtis was born on 15 July 1710 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Land Transfer*20 July 1741Theophilus Curtis of Stoughton, yeoman, purchased land in Stoughton, Suffolk County, from John Bolton of Bridgewater, in the County of Plymouth, yeoman, on 20 July 1741 for the sum of seventy pounds. The land was described as one lot of cedar swamp in Stoughton, in the cedar swamp known by the name of Three Swamp, containing twelve acres be it more or less. The sale included all the privileges belonging to the swamp which was bounded as follows: easterly by the swamp of Theophilus' father Captain Moses Curtis, southerly also by Captain Moses Curtis, westerly by the upland and northerly by John Adams. Bolton signed and sealed the document in the presence of witnesses Robert Howard and Daniel Howard. Two years later, on 3 October 1743, Bolton appeared before Daniel Johnson, Justice of the Peace, and acknowledged the instrument to be his own act and deed. The deed was recorded in Suffolk County on 21 January 1778 by Joshua Henshaw, Registrar.1
French & Indian War*1757He was an officer in the French and Indian War, serving in 1757 as a Captain in Colonel Miller's regiment.3

Citations

  1. [S633] Records of deeds, 1639-1885; indexes to deeds, 1639-1920 (Suffolk County, Massachusetts). Microfilm of original records in the Registry of Deeds, Boston, Massachusetts on 1128 microfilm reels. Includes indexes to grantors, 1639-1920; indexes to grantees, 1639-1920; and indexes to persons other than grantors and grantees, 1639-1799: Film# 494608, Volume 128 dated 1777-1778, pages 65-R and 66-L, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.
  2. [S1029] Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 95. Hereinafter cited as Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793.
  3. [S1153] Colonial Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775, online at www.americanancestors.org, Massachusetts Officers in the French and Indian Wars, 1748-1763, page 105. Hereinafter cited as Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775.

Theophilus Curtis

Marriage*30 October 1673He married Hannah Payne on 30 October 1673 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

Family

Hannah Payne
Child1.Moses Curtis+2 b. 25 Nov 1678, d. 10 May 1763

Citations

  1. [S1029] Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 126. Hereinafter cited as Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793.
  2. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 31.