Joseph Drake1

Marriage*5 April 1727He married Alice Hayward, daughter of Joseph Hayward Jr. and Sarah Crossman, on 5 April 1727 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Alice Hayward b. 16 Feb 1706/7

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 168. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Thomas Drake1

d. before 30 August 1692
Marriage*He married second, as her second husband, Millicent (Ford) Carver, daughter of William Ford and Hannah ______.1
Death*before 30 August 1692He died before 30 August 1692 in Weymouth, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Millicent Ford d. b 4 May 1696

Citations

  1. [S1135] Mrs. John E. Barclay, "The Ancestry of Experience, Wife of Cornelius Washburn of Bridgewater, Mass.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 119, pages 22-25 (January 1965). Hereinafter cited as "Experience, Wife of Cornelius Washburn."

______ Drake1

Marriage*He married Betsy Hayward, daughter of Jonathan Hayward and Mary Johnson, possibly in his home town of Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1

Family

Betsy Hayward

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.

Eunice Draper1

b. 5 June 1689, d. 13 June 1714
Father*James Draper2 b. 1654, d. 30 Apr 1698
Mother*Abigail Whiting2 b. 7 Jun 1663, d. 25 Oct 1721
Birth*5 June 1689Eunice Draper was born on 5 June 1689 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2,3
Marriage*24 June 1708She married, as his first wife, Nathan Aldis, son of John Aldis and Mary ______, on 24 June 1708 in Roxbury.1,4,2,3
Death*13 June 1714She died on 13 June 1714 at Roxbury at age 25.2,3

Family

Nathan Aldis b. 11 May 1685, d. 10 Feb 1749/50
Child1.John Aldis1 b. 8 May 1711, d. 29 Apr 1750

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. [S1355] Frederick H. Whitin, The Aldis Family of Dedham, Wrentham, Roxbury and Franklin, Massachusetts, 1640-1800, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Reprint from Dedham Historical Register, Volume XIV. (Dedham, Massachusetts: Dedham Transcript Press, 1905), Nathan Aldis, pages 13-14. Hereinafter cited as The Aldis Family, Massachusetts,1640-1800.
  3. [S1357] Thomas Waln-Morgan Draper, The Drapers in America, being a History and Genealogy of those of that name and connection, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (New York, New York: John Polhemus Printing Company, 1892), page 23. Hereinafter cited as The Drapers in America.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Roxbury Marriages, Volume 2, page 10. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

James Draper1

b. 1654, d. 30 April 1698
Father*James Draper2 b. 1618, d. Jul 1694
Mother*Miriam Stansfield3 b. 27 Nov 1625, d. Jan 1697
Birth*1654James Draper was born in 1654 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2
Marriage*18 February 1680/81He married Abigail Whiting, daughter of Nathaniel Whiting and Hannah Dwight, on 18 February 1680/81 in Roxbury, Suffolk County.1,2
Death*30 April 1698He died on 30 April 1698 in Roxbury.2

Family

Abigail Whiting b. 7 Jun 1663, d. 25 Oct 1721
Child1.Eunice Draper+1 b. 5 Jun 1689, d. 13 Jun 1714

Citations

  1. [S1355] Frederick H. Whitin, The Aldis Family of Dedham, Wrentham, Roxbury and Franklin, Massachusetts, 1640-1800, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Reprint from Dedham Historical Register, Volume XIV. (Dedham, Massachusetts: Dedham Transcript Press, 1905), Nathan Aldis, pages 13-14. Hereinafter cited as The Aldis Family, Massachusetts,1640-1800.
  2. [S1357] Thomas Waln-Morgan Draper, The Drapers in America, being a History and Genealogy of those of that name and connection, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (New York, New York: John Polhemus Printing Company, 1892), pages 20-23. Hereinafter cited as The Drapers in America.
  3. [S1357] Thomas Waln-Morgan Draper, The Drapers in America, pages 17-20.

James Draper1

b. 1618, d. July 1694
Father*Thomas Draper2
Birth*1618James Draper was born in 1618 in Vicarage of Halifax, Heptonstall, Yorkshire, England.2
Marriage*21 April 1646He married Miriam Stansfield, daughter of Gideon Stansfield and Grace Eastwood, on 21 April 1646 in Heptonstall.2
Death*July 1694He died in July 1694 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Family

Miriam Stansfield b. 27 Nov 1625, d. Jan 1697
Child1.James Draper+1 b. 1654, d. 30 Apr 1698

Citations

  1. [S1357] Thomas Waln-Morgan Draper, The Drapers in America, being a History and Genealogy of those of that name and connection, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (New York, New York: John Polhemus Printing Company, 1892), pages 20-23. Hereinafter cited as The Drapers in America.
  2. [S1357] Thomas Waln-Morgan Draper, The Drapers in America, pages 17-20.

Mary Draper1

Marriage*She married John Loker.1

Family

John Loker
Child1.Mary Loker+1 b. 28 Sep 1653, d. 28 Oct 1735

Citations

  1. [S1044] William Prescott M.D., The Prescott Memorial or a Genealogical Memoir of the Prescott Families in America, In Two Parts, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Henry W. Dutton & Son, 1870), pages 41-44. Hereinafter cited as The Prescott Memorial.

Moses Draper1

b. circa 1662, d. 14 August 1693
Birth*circa 1662Moses Draper was born circa 1662, as calculated from his noted age at death.2
Marriage*7 July 1685He married first Hannah Chandler, daughter of Deacon John Chandler and Elizabeth Douglas, on 7 July 1685.2
(Husband) Death9 June 1692Moses became a widower when Hannah (Chandler) Draper died on 9 June 1692.2
Marriage*3 November 1692He married second Mary Thacher, daughter of Judah Thacher and Mary Thornton, on 3 November 1692 in Boston.2
Death*14 August 1693He died on 14 August 1693 in Boston, aged about 31 years2
Burial* and was buried in Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston.2

Family 1

Hannah Chandler b. 19 Sep 1669, d. 9 Jun 1692

Family 2

Mary Thacher b. 17 Mar 1671

Citations

  1. [S1213] John R. Totten, Thacher - Thatcher Genealogy, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (New York, New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1910-1915), page 107. Hereinafter cited as Thacher - Thatcher Genealogy.
  2. [S1213] John R. Totten, Thacher - Thatcher Genealogy, pages 156-158.

Sarah Draper1

b. circa 1752, d. 7 April 1794
Birth*circa 1752Sarah Draper was born circa 1752, as calculated from her recorded age at death.2
Marriage*11 April 1775She married, as his second wife, Lemuel Brown on 11 April 1775 in Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,3
Death*7 April 1794She died on 7 April 1794 in Wrentham in her 43rd year.2,3

Family

Lemuel Brown b. c 1746, d. 14 Sep 1818
Children1.Sally Brown4 b. 23 Sep 1776, d. 23 Mar 1835
2.Herbert Brown4 b. 28 Dec 1778, d. 28 Jun 1779
3.Herbert Brown4 b. 15 Jun 1780, d. 25 Jan 1781
4.Roxa Brown4 b. 27 Aug 1781, d. 20 Feb 1806
5.Catherine Brown4 b. 6 Jun 1784
6.Nancy Brown4 b. 10 May 1786
7.Polly Brown4 b. 10 May 1786
8.Enoch Brown+1,4 b. 17 Apr 1789
9.Hermon Brown4 b. 17 Jun 1792, d. 21 Sep 1800

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Marriages, Volume 2, page 261. 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 413, noting an alternative year of 1798.
  3. [S1002] Records copied by Mrs. L.A. Child from a Bible printed by Kimber and Sharpless of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and, in 1935, in the possession of Miss Ella E. Emerson of Stoneham, Massachusetts. "Notes: Child Bible Records", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Volume 89, pages 386-387 (1935). Hereinafter cited as "Child Bible Records."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 37.

Thomas Draper1

Residence* Drapers in America reported that he was of the Priory of Heptonstall, Vicarage of Halifax, Yorkshire, England.1

Family

Child1.James Draper+1 b. 1618, d. Jul 1694

Citations

  1. [S1357] Thomas Waln-Morgan Draper, The Drapers in America, being a History and Genealogy of those of that name and connection, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (New York, New York: John Polhemus Printing Company, 1892), pages 17-20. Hereinafter cited as The Drapers in America.

Elizabeth Drew

b. 5 February 1672/73, d. before 21 August 1733
Father*John Drew1
Mother*Hannah Churchill1
Birth*5 February 1672/73Elizabeth Drew was born on 5 February 1672/73 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).
Marriagebefore 1697She married Benoni Delano, son of Thomas Delano and Rebecca Alden, before 1697 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*before 21 August 1733She died before 21 August 1733, when she was mentioned in a quitclaim deed of her son-in-law Amasa Turner, in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Benoni Delano b. 30 Oct 1667, d. 5 Apr 1738
Children1.Hannah Delano+1 b. May 1697, d. bt 17 Oct 1719 - 21 May 1720
2.Beriah Delano1 b. May 1698
3.Rebecca Delano1 b. 1702
4.Lemuel Delano+1 b. 6 Nov 1712, d. 6 Sep 1778

Citations

  1. [S424] Muriel Curtis Cushing, Philip Delano of the "Fortune" 1621 and his Descendants for Four Generations (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002), Family number 17, pages 16-17. Hereinafter cited as Philip Delano of the "Fortune" 1621 Four Generations.

John Drew1

Marriage*He married Hannah Churchill.1

Family

Hannah Churchill
Child1.Elizabeth Drew+1 b. 5 Feb 1672/73, d. b 21 Aug 1733

Citations

  1. [S424] Muriel Curtis Cushing, Philip Delano of the "Fortune" 1621 and his Descendants for Four Generations (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002), Family number 17, pages 16-17. Hereinafter cited as Philip Delano of the "Fortune" 1621 Four Generations.

Mary Drew1

Marriage*26 May 1779She married James Field of Taunton, son of Zebulon Field and Patience Wetherell, on 26 May 1779 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).2,1,3

Family

James Field

Citations

  1. [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 235-238. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.
  2. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy, Volume 1, page 355.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Marriages, Volume 2, page 180. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Emérence Drolet1,2,3,4

b. 1828, d. 8 July 1883
Father*Ignace Drolet b. 1794, d. 19 Aug 1834
Mother*Julienne Brassard
Birth*1828Emérence Drolet was born in 1828.1
Marriage*6 October 1846She married Cyprien Tarte, son of Charles Tarte and Marie Legros, dit St.-Pierre, on 6 October 1846 in Parish of Saint-Pie in the Diocése of Saint-Hyacinthe, Saint-Pie, Bagot County, Québec Province, Canada. The church records source indicates that Emérence was the widow of Joseph Racine which is believed to be a transcribing error and should read Joseph Racicot.2,5
Immigration*Emérence and Cyprien Tarte immigrated with their children to Woonsocket, Providence County, Rhode Island.
Death*8 July 1883She died on 8 July 1883.2,1
Burial*after 8 July 1883She was buried after 8 July 1883 in Precious Blood Cemetery, Woonsocket, Providence County, Rhode Island.1

Family

Cyprien Tarte b. c 1828
Child1.Joseph Arthur LeTarte Sr.+ b. 9 Jul 1865, d. 31 Jan 1962

Citations

  1. [S15] Website: Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries, by Transcription Project; Rootsweb.com. Online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~rigenweb/cemetery/search.html
  2. [S26] Letter from Bruce LeTarte Brown (NY) to the Tarte Family Reunion in Augusta ME, 31 Jul 1982; LHB Notebook - E-Mails and Letters.
  3. [S30] Interview with Kye LeTarte Brown Acheson, by PJB, before 1970. LHB Notebook - Document Copies.
  4. [S126] Eglise Catholique. Saint-Pie (Saint-Pie Québec), compiler, Résumé des Registres: des baptêmes, mariages et sépultures de la paroisse de Saint-Pie au diocèse de Saint-Hyacinthe pour les années 1830-1900 (Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec: N. Delorme, 1957), pages 72, 87, 94 and 102. Hereinafter cited as Saint-Pie, Québec Catholic Church Records 1830-1900.
  5. [S126] Eglise Catholique. Saint-Pie (Saint-Pie Québec), Saint-Pie, Québec Catholic Church Records 1830-1900, page 97.

Ignace Drolet1

b. 1794, d. 19 August 1834
Marriage*He married Julienne Brassard.
Birth*1794Ignace Drolet was born in 1794.
Death*19 August 1834He died on 19 August 1834 in Saint-Pie, Bagot County, Québec Province, Canada, his surname spelled "Drolette."
Burial*20 August 1834He was buried on 20 August 1834 in Parish of Saint-Pie in the Diocése of Saint-Hyacinthe, Saint-Pie, Bagot County, Québec Province, Canada.

Family

Julienne Brassard
Child1.Emérence Drolet+ b. 1828, d. 8 Jul 1883

Citations

  1. [S126] Eglise Catholique. Saint-Pie (Saint-Pie Québec), compiler, Résumé des Registres: des baptêmes, mariages et sépultures de la paroisse de Saint-Pie au diocèse de Saint-Hyacinthe pour les années 1830-1900 (Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec: N. Delorme, 1957), page 72. Hereinafter cited as Saint-Pie, Québec Catholic Church Records 1830-1900.

Abel Drury1

Marriage*He married Sarah Keith, daughter of Zephaniah Keith and Mary Hooper.1

Family

Sarah Keith b. 24 May 1775

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.

Ann Dudley1,2

d. 1775
Father*Colonel William Dudley3 b. 20 Oct 1686, d. 10 Aug 1743
Mother*Elizabeth Davenport3 b. 20 Dec 1704
Marriage*2 June 1760She married John Lovell on 2 June 1760 in Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Death*1775She died in 1775 in Boston.3
(Heir) Will9 November 1776The children of Ann Lovell, who was described as his beloved niece, was named as a beneficiary of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell in his will dated 9 November 1776 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). Ann (Dudley) Lovell may have been recently deceased when the will was written because, although she was included among his other nieces whose bequests were each 5 pounds sterling, or to their heirs in the case of their decease, his will gave Ann's children, as a group, Ann's 5 pounds sterling.1

Family

John Lovell

Citations

  1. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  2. [S929] Brattle Square Church, The Manifesto Church, records of the Church in Brattle Square, Boston, with lists of communicants, baptisms, marriages, and funerals, 1699-1872, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Microreproduction of original published in Boston by The Benevolent Fraternity of Churches, 1902. (Salt Lake City, Utah: filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968), page 250. Hereinafter cited as Brattle Square (Boston) Church records, 1699-1872.
  3. [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."

Catharine Dudley1

b. 27 December 1729, d. 28 June 1769
Father*Colonel William Dudley2 b. 20 Oct 1686, d. 10 Aug 1743
Mother*Elizabeth Davenport2 b. 20 Dec 1704
Birth*27 December 1729Catharine Dudley was born on 27 December 1729.1
Marriage*10 January 1751She married Peter Johonnot on 10 January 1751.1
Occupation*Catharine's husband Peter was a merchant in Boston.1
Death*28 June 1769She died on 28 June 1769 in Boston at age 39.1

Family

Peter Johonnot d. 1809

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 339. Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  2. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."

Elizabeth Dudley1

b. 16 May 1724, d. 1 November 1805
Father*Colonel William Dudley1 b. 20 Oct 1686, d. 10 Aug 1743
Mother*Elizabeth Davenport1 b. 20 Dec 1704
Birth*16 May 1724Elizabeth Dudley was born on 16 May 1724.1
Marriage*24 March 1749She married first Joseph Richards Esq. on 24 March 1749.2
Occupation*Elizabeth's husband Joseph was a physician in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
(Wife) DeathFebruary 1761Elizabeth became a widow when Joseph Richards Esq. died in February 1761.2
Marriage*27 June 1765She married second Samuel Scarborough on 27 June 1765.2
(Heir) Will9 November 1776Elizabeth Scarborough, described as his beloved niece, was named as a beneficiary of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell in his will dated 9 November 1776 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). Turell's will gave Elizabeth (Dudley) Richards Scarborough, or her heirs in the case of her decease, 5 pounds sterling.3
(Wife) Death3 July 1789Elizabeth became a widow for the second time when Samuel Scarborough died on 3 July 1789.2
Death*1 November 1805She died on 1 November 1805 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, at age 81.2

Family 1

Joseph Richards Esq. d. Feb 1761

Family 2

Samuel Scarborough d. 3 Jul 1789

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). Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  2. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants", page 339.
  3. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Joseph Dudley1

b. 1732, d. 27 September 1767
Father*Colonel William Dudley2 b. 20 Oct 1686, d. 10 Aug 1743
Mother*Elizabeth Davenport2 b. 20 Dec 1704
Birth*1732Joseph Dudley was born in 1732.1
Education*1751Joseph graduated from Harvard College, Boston, in 1751.1
Residence*He studied law and settled in Boston.1
Marriage*He married Abigail Gridley.3
Children* From this collection, we learned Joseph's wife's full name. The couple had three children born in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). All three died in infancy, but Joseph was survived by his widow Abigail Gridley, who married John Gray in Boston in 1768. The Dudleys lived first in Roxbury, but had moved to Boston by 1763. Receipts for that year and the following year indicate he was renting "the mansion house in Cold Lane" from Thomas Fayerweather.3
Will*13 June 1767Joseph prepared a will dated 13 June 1767 which mentions his "beloved wife Abigail"1
Death*27 September 1767 and died there on 27 September 1767 at about age 35.1

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 339. Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  2. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  3. [S1014] Joseph Dudley (1732-1767), NEHGS Manuscripts Collection, DUDLEY PAPERS (MSS 77, 1 Box, 146 items), New England Historic Genealogical Society, 101 Newbury Street, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

Governor Joseph Dudley1

Marriage*He married Rebecca Tyng.1

Family

Rebecca Tyng
Child1.Colonel William Dudley+1 b. 20 Oct 1686, d. 10 Aug 1743

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 338. Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."

Lucy Dudley1

b. 15 February 1727, d. 18 November 1768
Father*Colonel William Dudley2 b. 20 Oct 1686, d. 10 Aug 1743
Mother*Elizabeth Davenport3 b. 20 Dec 1704
Birth*15 February 1727Lucy Dudley was born on 15 February 1727 in West Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),4,5
Baptism18 February 1727 and was baptized on 18 February 1727 at First Church, West Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).6
Marriage*23 February 1749She married as his first wife Simon Tufts Esq., son of Dr. Simon Tufts and Abigail Smith, on 23 February 1749. They were married by the Reverend Mr. Nathaniel Walter in the Second Church, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Death*18 November 1768She died, suddenly seized of convulsion fits, at 5 o'clock p.m. on 18 November 1768 in Medford at age 417,8
Burial* and was buried in Plot 35, in the Tufts Family Tomb, in the Salem Street Burying Ground, Medford.9,10

Family

Simon Tufts Esq. b. 16 Jan 1726/27, d. 31 Dec 1786
Children1.Simon Tufts Jr.1 b. 7 Apr 1750, d. Jan 1802
2.Lucy Tufts2 b. 8 Apr 1753
3.Katherine Tufts2 b. 25 Apr 1754, d. 11 Sep 1758

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Medford Bible Records, 1690-1812, now in the possession of the Medford Historical Society. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  3. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Boston Marriages, 1720-1751.
  4. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Roxbury Birth, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1785.
  5. [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, her birth year noted as 1728. Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  6. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, First Church, West Roxbury, 1712-1837, Marriages, Baptisms, Deaths.
  7. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Medford Bible Records, 1690-1812, now in the possession of the Medford Historical Society, her date of death recorded as 18 Nov 1768.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lucy (Dudley) Tufts, Memorial# 26903838, noting her date of death as 18 Oct 1768, however the information on the Tufts gravestone is cracked at her date and unreadable to this researcher. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Simon Tufts, Memorial# 26903835.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lucy (Dudley) Tufts, Memorial# 26903838.

Mary Dudley1

b. 10 August 1736, d. 6 February 1796
Father*Colonel William Dudley2 b. 20 Oct 1686, d. 10 Aug 1743
Mother*Elizabeth Davenport2 b. 20 Dec 1704
Birth*10 August 1736Mary Dudley was born on 10 August 1736.1
Marriage*5 October 1755She married John Cotton, son of Reverend Nathaniel Cotton and Griselda Silvester, on 5 October 1755.1
Occupation*Mary's husband John was a merchant in Boston.1
(Heir) Will9 November 1776Mary Cotton, described as his beloved niece, was named as a beneficiary of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell in his will dated 9 November 1776 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). Turell's will gave Mary (Dudley) Cotton, or her heirs in the case of her decease, 5 pounds sterling.3
Death*6 February 1796She died on 6 February 1796 at age 59.1

Family

John Cotton b. 25 Mar 1728
Children1.Grizzel Cotton4 b. 6 Mar 1757
2.Mary Cotton4 b. 1 Nov 1761
3.Grizzle Cotton4 b. 12 Dec 1762
4.Katherine Cotton4 b. 23 Sep 1764
5.William Dudley Cotton4 b. 19 Oct 1766
6.Roland Cotton4 b. 27 Mar 1768
7.Silvester Cotton4 b. 20 Aug 1769
8.Dudley Cotton4 b. 3 Jan 1771
9.John Cotton4 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. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  3. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  4. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

Rebecca Dudley1

b. 28 May 1726, d. 30 January 1809
Father*Colonel William Dudley2 b. 20 Oct 1686, d. 10 Aug 1743
Mother*Elizabeth Davenport2,3 b. 20 Dec 1704
Birth*28 May 1726Rebecca Dudley was born on 28 May 1726.1,4
Marriage*19 April 1744She married first Benjamin Gerrish on 19 April 1744 in Boston.1,5,6
(Wife) Death6 May 1772Rebecca became a widow when Benjamin Gerrish died at Southampton, Hampshire, England, on 6 May 1772.4
Marriage*14 October 1775She married second, as his second wife, John Burbidge Esq. on 14 October 1775 in Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia Province, Canada.1,4
(Heir) Will9 November 1776Rebekah Gerrish, described as his beloved niece, was named as a beneficiary of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell in his will dated 9 November 1776 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). Turell's will gave Rebecca (Dudley) Gerrish, or her heirs in the case of her decease, 5 pounds sterling.7
Death*30 January 1809She died while on a visit to Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, on 30 January 1809 at age 82.4

Family 1

Benjamin Gerrish b. 19 Oct 1717, d. 6 May 1772

Family 2

John Burbidge Esq. d. 11 Mar 1812

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. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  3. [S1015] Rev. Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton, "The Family of Capt. John Gerrish: Old Boston Families, Number Two", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 67, pages 105-115 (April 1913): pages 113-115, noting her mother's name incorrectly as "Rebecca" Davenport. Hereinafter cited as "The Family of Capt. John Gerrish."
  4. [S1015] Rev. Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton, "The Family of Capt. John Gerrish", pages 113-115.
  5. [S337] Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850.
  6. [S1015] Rev. Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton, "The Family of Capt. John Gerrish", pages 113-115, noting intention was 19 Apr 1744.
  7. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Thomas Dudley1

b. 9 September 1731, d. 9 November 1769
Father*Colonel William Dudley1 b. 20 Oct 1686, d. 10 Aug 1743
Mother*Elizabeth Davenport1 b. 20 Dec 1704
Birth*9 September 1731Thomas Dudley was born on 9 September 1731.2
Education*1750Thomas graduated from Harvard College, Boston, in 1750.2
Marriage*26 April 1753He married as her first husband Hannah Whiting, daughter of Nathaniel Whiting and Hannah Lyon, on 26 April 1753 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Death*9 November 1769He died intestate on 9 November 1769 at age 38.2

Family

Hannah Whiting b. 25 Dec 1734

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). Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  2. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants", page 339.

Colonel William Dudley1

b. 20 October 1686, d. 10 August 1743
Father*Governor Joseph Dudley2
Mother*Rebecca Tyng2
Birth*20 October 1686William Dudley was born on 20 October 1686.2
Marriage*10 March 1721He married Elizabeth Davenport, daughter of Addington Davenport and Elizabeth Wainwright, on 10 March 1721 at the Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). They were married by the Reverend Benjamin Colman.3,4
Biographical Info*William became a Colonel in 1710 and soon after a member of the Provincial Council, representing Roxbury, Suffolk County, in the General Court, and was several years chosen Speaker of the House. As a military officer during King William's war he greatly distinguished himself in the successful expedition against Port Royal (now Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia). He sat for some time upon the bench of the Court of Common Pleas, and his intellectual powers were strong, combining a brilliant fancy and ready elocution. The Reverend Benjamin Colman of Brattle Square Church in Boston, at his funeral sermon, said "he filled a pretty large place in the affairs of his time."2
Death*10 August 1743He died on 10 August 1743 at his home in Roxbury at age 56.2

Family

Elizabeth Davenport b. 20 Dec 1704
Children1.Elizabeth Dudley5 b. 16 May 1724, d. 1 Nov 1805
2.Rebecca Dudley5 b. 28 May 1726, d. 30 Jan 1809
3.Lucy Dudley+1 b. 15 Feb 1727, d. 18 Nov 1768
4.Catharine Dudley5 b. 27 Dec 1729, d. 28 Jun 1769
5.Thomas Dudley5 b. 9 Sep 1731, d. 9 Nov 1769
6.Joseph Dudley5 b. 1732, d. 27 Sep 1767
7.Mary Dudley+5 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
8.Ann Dudley6 d. 1775

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Medford Bible Records, 1690-1812, now in the possession of the Medford Historical Society. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  2. [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 338. Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  3. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Boston Marriages, 1720-1751.
  4. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 112. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."
  5. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  6. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants", page 340.

Abigail Dunbar1,2,3

b. 18 March 1728
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Elisha Dunbar4
Mother*Mercy Hayward4 b. 29 Apr 1702
Birth*18 March 1728Abigail Dunbar was born on 18 March 1728 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County.5
Marriage*5 October 1752She married Andrew Gilmore on 5 October 1752 in West Bridgewater, Plymouth County.1,2

Citations

  1. [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 235-238. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, West Bridgewater, Volume 1, page 139. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [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), Gilmore, page 168. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Dunbar, pages 147-150.
  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), Births, Volume 1, page 92. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

David Dunbar1

Marriage*16 March 1737/38He married Susanna Hayward, daughter of Thomas Hayward Sr. and Susanna Hayward, on 16 March 1737/38 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Susanna Hayward b. 10 Jan 1711

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 176. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Ebenezer Dunbar1

b. 31 January 1757
Relationship2nd cousin of John Bolton
Father*Jacob Dunbar1 b. 9 Mar 1730
Mother*Hannah Randall1
Birth*31 January 1757Ebenezer Dunbar was born on 31 January 1757 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*15 September 1785He married Rebecca Copeland, daughter of Joseph Copeland and Rebecca Hooper, on 15 September 1785 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,3

Family

Rebecca Copeland b. 4 Mar 1762

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), Dunbar, pages 149-153. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 93. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 114.

Elisha Dunbar1

Marriage*6 April 1727He married Mercy Hayward, daughter of Nathaniel Hayward and Elizabeth Fobes, on 6 April 1727 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2,3

Family

Mercy Hayward b. 29 Apr 1702
Children1.Abigail Dunbar+4 b. 18 Mar 1728
2.Jacob Dunbar+5 b. 9 Mar 1730
3.Captain Lemuel Dunbar5 b. 14 Oct 1731, d. 1762

Citations

  1. [S612] Paul Dillon Hayward, Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater (Denver, Colorado: P.D. Hayward, 1985), Author stated in his Preface that this book is his third compilation on the Haywards and that most of the data he obtained from previously published sources. He warned that there are undoubtedly many errors, some of which may invalidate entire sections, page 1. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater.
  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), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 174. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Dunbar, pages 147-150.
  5. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Dunbar, pages 149-153.