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.

Butler Dunbar1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Marriage*1 September 1823He married Sarah Ann Heaton, daughter of Washington Heaton and Phoebe Clark, on 1 September 1823 in Washington County, Indiana. The record stated that he was of age and that she married with the consent of her father, and was also of age.1

Family

Sarah Ann Heaton b. 1804

Citations

  1. [S1566] Indiana Marriages,1810-2001, online at www.ancestry.com, Washington County, 1815-1838, Volume A. Hereinafter cited as Indiana Marriages1810,-2001.

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.

Jacob Dunbar1

b. 9 March 1730
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Elisha Dunbar1
Mother*Mercy Hayward1 b. 29 Apr 1702
Birth*9 March 1730Jacob Dunbar was born on 9 March 1730 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*8 July 1756He married Hannah Randall on 8 July 1756 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3

Family

Hannah Randall
Child1.Ebenezer Dunbar1 b. 31 Jan 1757

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, her name noted as "Anna."

James Dunbar1

Marriage*31 January 1722He married Experience Hayward, daughter of Samuel Hayward and Elizabeth Barbour, on 31 January 1722 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Experience Hayward b. 4 Sep 1701
Child1.Captain Josiah Dunbar3 b. 3 Apr 1725, d. 25 Jun 1800

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. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Dunbar, pages 149-153.

Captain Josiah Dunbar1

b. 3 April 1725, d. 25 June 1800
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*James Dunbar1
Mother*Experience Hayward1 b. 4 Sep 1701
Birth*3 April 1725Captain Josiah Dunbar was born on 3 April 1725 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
(Captain) French & Indian Warbetween 23 March 1760 and 8 December 1760 Between April and December 1760, John Bolton, his brother Elisha Bolton and Thomas Hooper, all from Bridgewater, served together in Captain Josiah's company.3
Death*25 June 1800He died on 25 June 1800 in Bridgewater at age 751,4
Burial* and was buried in the Scotland Graveyard, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.4

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), Births, Volume I, page 94. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [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, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 459, referencing P.R.2: citing a private record, from a record of burials in the Scotland Graveyard.

Captain Lemuel Dunbar1

b. 14 October 1731, d. 1762
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Elisha Dunbar1
Mother*Mercy Hayward1 b. 29 Apr 1702
Birth*14 October 1731Captain Lemuel Dunbar was born on 14 October 1731 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
French & Indian War1 November 1759He was a Captain in the French and Indian War and one of his men at Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia Province, Canada, in 1759 was John Bolton, the husband of his 1st cousin Elizabeth Hayward.4
French & Indian War*Nephew John Hooper and his uncle Nathaniel Hooper, both of Bridgewater, also appeared as soldiers on the payroll of Captain Lemuel Dunbar's company at Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia Province, as having served from 31 Mar to 1 Nov 1759. John also served from 1 Jan 1760 to 11 Jan 1761.5
Death*1762Lemuel died in 1762 at age 31.1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Dunbar, pages 149-153. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Dunbar, pages 149-153, stated he was born in 1731.
  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), Births, Volume I, page 94, with the notation "Oct. 14, 173(? 1 over 2)". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [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, Muster Roll index card# 14381 for John Bolton referencing Volume 97, page 289 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.
  5. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hooper, pages 195-197.

Samuel Dunbar1

Marriage*11 February 1745He married Mary Hayward, daughter of Deacon Thomas Hayward and Bethia Brett, on 11 February 1745 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Mary Hayward b. 4 Jan 1718/19

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

Samuel Dunbar1

Marriage*14 December 1742He married Melatiah Hayward, daughter of Joseph Hayward and Mehitabel Dunham, on 14 December 1742 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Melatiah Hayward b. 31 Aug 1706

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.

Sarah Dunbar1

b. 14 September 1733, d. 1779
Birth*14 September 1733Sarah Dunbar was born on 14 September 1733 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*9 December 1767She married Elijah Snow, son of Benjamin Snow and Jemima Snell, on 9 December 1767.1
Death*1779She died in 1779.1

Family

Elijah Snow b. 6 Nov 1728, d. 1792
Children1.Sarah Snow1 b. 18 May 1770
2.Benjamin Snow1

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.

Bethia Dunham1

Marriage*5 May 1742She married James Perkins, son of Nathan Perkins and Martha Leonard, on 5 May 1742 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

James Perkins b. 5 Mar 1720
Child1.James Perkins Jr.+1 b. 1 Apr 1746, d. 28 Aug 1827

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), Perkins, pages 277-281. 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 II, Marriages, page 289. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Daniel Dunham1

Family

Child1.Mehitabel Dunham+1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Hannah Dunham1

b. circa 1670, d. 13 January 1747/48
Birth*circa 1670Hannah Dunham was born circa 1670 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1
Marriage*1690She married Joseph Alden, son of Joseph Alden and Mary Simmons, in 1690 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1
Death*13 January 1747/48She died on 13 January 1747/48 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1
Burial* and was buried at Bridgewater.1

Family

Joseph Alden b. 1667, d. 22 Dec 1747
Children1.Daniel Alden1 b. 29 Jan 1690/91, d. 3 May 1767
2.Joseph Alden1 b. 26 Aug 1693, d. 9 Dec 1695
3.Eleazer Alden+1 b. 27 Sep 1694, d. 29 Jan 1773
4.Hannah Alden1 b. 1 Feb 1696, d. 1777
5.Mary Alden1 b. 10 Apr 1699, d. 14 Feb 1782
6.Joseph Alden1 b. 5 Sep 1700, d. 25 Oct 1704
7.Jonathan Alden1 b. 3 Dec 1703, d. 10 Nov 1704
8.Samuel Alden1 b. 20 Aug 1705, d. 24 Mar 1783
9.Mehitable Alden1 b. 10 Oct 1707, d. 11 Apr 1737
10.Seth Alden+1 b. 6 Jul 1710, d. 6 Sep 1784

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.

Mary Dunham1,2

Marriage*16 November 1756She married Josiah Hayward, son of Josiah Hayward and Sarah Kinglsey, on 16 November 1756 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

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 2. 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.

Mehitabel Dunham1

Father*Daniel Dunham1
Marriage*30 May 1700She married Joseph Hayward, son of John Hayward and Sarah Mitchell, on 30 May 1700 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Joseph Hayward b. 23 Nov 1669, d. 1758
Children1.Mehitabel Hayward1 b. 17 May 1701, d. 28 Feb 1776
2.Thomas Hayward+1 b. 23 Sep 1702
3.Joanna Hayward+1 b. 15 Aug 1704
4.Melatiah Hayward1 b. 31 Aug 1706
5.Hannah Hayward1 b. 9 Nov 1708, d. 1785
6.Sarah Hayward1 b. 14 Dec 1710
7.Joseph Hayward1 b. 19 Oct 1713, d. 17 Oct 1738
8.Daniel Hayward1 b. 29 Nov 1715, d. 25 Jun 1749
9.Benjamin Hayward1 b. 22 Feb 1717

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.

Persis Dunham1

Marriage*29 November 1655She married Benajah Pratt on 29 November 1655 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2

Family

Benajah Pratt b. c 1630
Children1.Joshua Pratt2 b. c 1656
2.Abigail Pratt2 b. 1657
3.John Pratt+2 b. c 1659
4.Benajah Pratt Jr.2 b. c 1663
5.Joseph Pratt2 b. Feb 1665
6.Mehitable Pratt2 b. c 1667
7.Hannah Pratt2 b. c 1667
8.Eleazer Pratt+2 b. c 1672
9.Joseph Pratt+1 b. c 1676
10.Daniel Pratt2 b. 1680
11.Mary Pratt2 b. c 1682

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 558. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  2. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory, pages 95-96.

William Dunham1

Marriage*1 February 1781He married widow Deborah (Cushman) Hooper of Bridgewater, daughter of Moses Cushman and Mary Jackson, on 1 February 1781 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,2

Family

Deborah Cushman b. 8 Jul 1737, d. 9 Sep 1815

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, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. 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 II, Marriages, page 186, his surname spelled "Donham". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

James Dunn1,2

ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*He married Dorcas Ross, daughter of John Ross and Phoebe Heaton.1,2

Family

Dorcas Ross

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 470-471. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 5, pages 154-155. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

______ Dunn

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Marriage*circa 1790He married Hester Hinds, daughter of Ralph Hinds and Esther Cannon.1,2

Family

Hester Hinds

Citations

  1. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska). Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  2. [S1526] Emails exchanged between Hilary Hinds (email: e-mail address), and LHB, on various dates with an attached handwritten family descendancy chart she believes was prepared by her grandfather. LHB Computer Files (Summerlin, Nevada).

Silence Duntling1

Marriage*1675She married, as his third wife, Nicholas Rockwood in 1675 in Medfield.1

Family

Nicholas Rockwood d. 26 Jan 1680/81

Citations

  1. [S1291] William S. Tilden, History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886 : with genealogies of the families that held real estate or made any considerable stay in the town during the first century, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Geo. H. Ellis, 1887), Rockwood, pages 471-474. Hereinafter cited as History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886.

Sarah Dunton1

Marriage*22 July 1765She married Honorable Joseph Newmarch of Newcastle, New Hampshire, son of Reverend John Newmarch, on 22 July 1765 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), Reverend Ebenezer Turell.1,2
(Wife) Death25 September 1765Sarah became a widow when Honorable Joseph Newmarch died just three months after their marriage on 25 September 1765.3
(Heir) Will9 November 1776Sarah Newmarch, described as his friend, 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 Sarah (Dunton) Newmarch two silver porringers that had belonged to his late beloved wife Jane Turell.4

Family

Honorable Joseph Newmarch b. 29 Oct 1707, d. 25 Sep 1765

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, Volume 1, pages 214 and 267. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1046] Otis G. Hammond, "Vital Records from the New Hampshire Gazette, 1765-1800", The Genealogical Quarterly Magazine, Volume IV (April 1903): page 18. Hereinafter cited as "New Hampshire Gazette, 1765-1800."
  4. [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.

James Durfee1

Marriage*27 June 1798He married Hepzibah (Atkins) Brown Sargent, daughter of Henry Atkins and Elizabeth Hayward, on 27 June 1798 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1

Family

Hepzibah Atkins b. 21 Oct 1764
Child1.Mary Durfee+1 b. 26 Feb 1799, d. 6 Nov 1835

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.

Mary Durfee1

b. 26 February 1799, d. 6 November 1835
Father*James Durfee1
Mother*Hepzibah Atkins1 b. 21 Oct 1764
Birth*26 February 1799Mary Durfee was born on 26 February 1799 in Boston1
Baptism10 March 1799 and was baptized on 10 March 1799 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1
Marriage*14 July 1816She married Matthew Walker on 14 July 1816 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1
Death*6 November 1835She died on 6 November 1835 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at age 36.1

Family

Matthew Walker b. 2 Feb 1795, d. 1 Sep 1879
Children1.Thomas Oliver Walker1 b. 14 Dec 1816, d. 24 Dec 1894
2.Son Walker1 b. 4 Sep 1819, d. 4 Sep 1819
3.Elizabeth Oliver Walker1 b. 4 Sep 1819, d. b 1880
4.Margaret Walker1 b. 25 Sep 1821, d. b 1880
5.John Walker1 b. 18 Aug 1823, d. 6 Jan 1864
6.Henry Atkins Walker1 b. 11 Jul 1826, d. 16 Jan 1885
7.Mary Ellen Walker1 b. 4 Nov 1828, d. 18 Jul 1855
8.Daughter Walker1 b. 22 Oct 1830, d. 22 Oct 1830
9.Son Walker1 b. 27 Jan 1832, d. 27 Jan 1832
10.Son Walker1 b. 27 Jan 1832, d. 27 Jan 1832

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.

Thomas Duston1

Birth*Thomas Duston was born.1
Name VariationA variation of the DUSTON surname was DUSTIN.2,1
Marriage*He married Hannah Emerson.1

Family

Hannah Emerson b. 23 Dec 1657

Citations

  1. [S225] Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia, online at www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia Encyclopedia.
  2. [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# 53, Samuel Leonard, pages 54-55. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).