Samuel Gerrish1

(Registrar) Land Transfer1 May 1734Thomas Willis and Susanna Willis witnessed the signature of Nathaniel Bolton, husbandman, of Bridgewater, Plymouth County on 1 May 1734 in his sale of land in Stoughton, Suffolk County, to David Leach, husbandman, of Kingston, Plymouth County. Josiah Edson Esq., Justice of the Peace, verified that Nathaniel Bolton had personally appeared before him and acknowledged the instrument to be his act and deed on 20 August 1734, and the document was recorded in Suffolk County on 23 August 1734 by Samuel Gerrish, Registrar.1
(Registrar) Land Transfer22 August 1734Daniel Johnson and Mary Perkins witnessed the mark of Nicholas Bolton, labourer, of Bridgewater, Plymouth County on 22 August 1734 in his sale of land in Dorchester to David Leach, yeoman, of Kingston, Plymouth County. Isaac Johnson, Justice of the Peace, verified that Nicholas Bolton had personally appeared before him and acknowledged the instrument to be his act and deed, and the document was recorded in Suffolk County on 23 August 1734 by Samuel Gerrish, Registrar.1
(Registrar) Land Transfer23 August 1734Thomas Howland and Rebeckah Johnson witnessed the signature of Elisha Bolton, husbandman, of Bridgewater, Plymouth County on 23 August 1734 in his sale of land in Stoughton to David Leach, husbandman, of Kingston, Plymouth County. Isaac Johnson, Justice of the Peace, verified that Elisha Bolton had personally appeared before him and acknowledged the instrument to be his act and deed on 20 August 1734, and the document was recorded in Suffolk County on 23 August 1734 by Samuel Gerrish, Registrar.1

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# 493951, Volume 49 dated 1734, pages 17-L, 17-R and 18-L, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.

Sarah Gerrish1

Marriage*31 October 1736She married John Frost, son of Honorable John Frost and Mary Pepperell, on 31 October 1736.1

Family

John Frost b. 12 May 1709, d. 1770

Citations

  1. [S1009] Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard, The Pepperrells in America, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Salem, Massachusetts: printed for the Essex Institute, 1906), page 6. Hereinafter cited as The Pepperrells in America.

Elizabeth Gibbs1

d. 1776
Marriage*1717She married William Hayward of Mendon, son of William Hayward and Esther Harbor, in 1717.1
Death*1776She died in 1776.1

Family

William Hayward b. 1694
Children1.William Hayward1 b. 1718
2.Hepzibah Hayward1 b. 1719
3.Beulah Hayward1 b. 1719
4.Joseph Hayward1 b. 1721
5.Elizabeth Hayward1 b. 1726
6.Josiah Hayward1 b. 1729
7.Elijah Hayward1 b. 1732, d. 1808

Citations

  1. [S869] Marcus Taft Jones, Hayward-Howard genealogy and family history: descendants of William and Margery Hayward of Braintree, Massachusetts, 1648; earlier of Weymouth. Microfilm of typescript at the Rhode Island Historical Society in Providence, Rhode Island. Hayward genealogy 1648-1690: pages 133-150; FHL Film# 22344, Item 2, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Hayward-Howard genealogy and family history.

Martha Gibbs1

d. 1 February 1756
Marriage*15 May 1746She married as his first wife Willis Hall of Sutton, Worcester County, son of Percival Hall and Jane Willis, on 15 May 1746 in Hopkinton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Death*1 February 1756She died on 1 February 1756.1

Family

Willis Hall b. 7 Mar 1718/19

Citations

  1. [S1037] Charles Brooks and James M. Usher, History of the town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first settlement in 1630 to 1855, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Sources are not provided, and some of the information may not be correct, especially if it was obtained from descendants recalling from family stories and aging memories. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rand, Avery, & Company, The Franklin Press, 1886), Hall, pages 538-549. Hereinafter cited as History of the town of Medford, 1630-1855.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Sutton Marriages, Volume 1, page 273. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Mary Gibbs1

b. 28 May 1699
Father*Robert Gibbs2 b. 20 Sep 1665, d. 7 Dec 1702
Mother*Mary Shrimpton2
Birth*28 May 1699Mary Gibbs was born on 28 May 1699 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Marriage*19 February 1718She married Reverend John Cotton, son of Reverend Rowland Cotton and Elizabeth Saltonstall, on 19 February 1718 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). Their marriage was performed by the Presbyterian minister Reverend Dr. Increase Mather.1,4

Family

Reverend John Cotton b. 1690
Child1.Martha Cotton+5 b. 30 Nov 1739, d. c 1809

Citations

  1. [S337] Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850.
  2. [S1024] John Farmer, Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Carter, Andrews, & co., 1829), Gibbs, pages 120-121. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of New England.
  3. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  4. [S180] Boston, Massachusetts Marriages, 1700-1809, online at www.Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Marriages, 1700-1809.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Newton Births, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Mary Gibbs1,2,3

d. 8 September 1644
Marriage*She married, as his first wife, Reverend John Sherman, son of Edmund Sherman and Grace Makin. They probably married in New Haven Colony, Connecticut.4,5,6
Death*8 September 1644She died on 8 September 1644 at Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut.3,7

Family

Reverend John Sherman b. 26 Dec 1613, d. 8 Aug 1685
Children1.Mary Sherman3
2.Bezaliel Sherman3 b. 15 Nov 1640
3.Daniel Sherman3 b. 16 Mar 1642
4.Samuel Sherman3 b. 14 Apr 1644

Citations

  1. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 669, noting the place of their marriage as "Watertown/New Haven//Milford CT". Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  2. [S1324] Henry Bond M.D., Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, including Waltham and Weston; to which is appended the Early History of the Town, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Second Edition; two volumes in one. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1860), Sherman, pages 429-432. Hereinafter cited as Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts.
  3. [S1326] Charles Pomeroy Sherman, Sherman Genealogy in the Direct Line from Thomas Sherman, I (c1443-1493) through Rev. John Sherman, VII (1613-1685) to John Sherman, XII (1796-1869) and all his Descendants: also all children of the direct line who came to or were born in New England, and many of their descendants: also mention of other Sherman lines, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Atlantic City, New Jersey: Brooks & Idler, 1922), VII. John Sherman, Minister, pages 19-24. Hereinafter cited as Sherman Genealogy in the Direct Line from Thomas Sherman, I (c1443-1493).
  4. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 669, noting the place of their marriage as "Watertown/New Haven//Milford CT" and her surname as "GIBBS."
  5. [S1326] Charles Pomeroy Sherman, Sherman Genealogy in the Direct Line from Thomas Sherman, I (c1443-1493), VII. John Sherman, Minister, pages 19-24, noting her name as only "Mary _______."
  6. [S1327] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and their Wives", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Note: This article, in 6 Parts, spans six issues of the Register. It is thoroughly researched and fully sourced, and includes a wealth of knowledge on the Shermans and their extended families. Only a very small amount of the information available in Mr. Wood's article is included in this researcher's website project. Volumes 166 - 168 (October 2012 - January 2014): Part 6: The Family of Edmund Sherman, Volume 168, pages 16-33, reporting her surname as "GIBBS?". Hereinafter cited as "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex."
  7. [S1327] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex", Part 6: The Family of Edmund Sherman, Volume 168, pages 16-33.

Mercy Gibbs1

d. 18 December 1744
Marriage*15 July 1732She married Reverend Benjamin Prescott, son of Captain Jonathan Prescott and Elizabeth Hoar, on 15 July 1732 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Death*18 December 1744She died on 18 December 1744.1

Family

Reverend Benjamin Prescott b. 16 Sep 1687, d. 27 May 1777
Children1.Henry Prescott3 b. 19 Jul 1735, d. 19 Jan 1736
2.Henry Prescott3 b. 25 Jul 1737, d. 10 Sep 1816

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 46-47. Hereinafter cited as The Prescott Memorial.
  2. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, date transcribed as 15 Jun 1732. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  3. [S1044] William Prescott M.D., The Prescott Memorial, page 52.

Robert Gibbs1

b. 20 September 1665, d. 7 December 1702
Birth*20 September 1665Robert Gibbs was born on 20 September 1665 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*19 May 1682He married Mary Shrimpton on 19 May 1682 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Death*7 December 1702He died on 7 December 1702 in Boston at age 37.1

Family

Mary Shrimpton
Child1.Mary Gibbs+1 b. 28 May 1699

Citations

  1. [S1024] John Farmer, Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Carter, Andrews, & co., 1829), Gibbs, pages 120-121. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of New England.
  2. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.

James Gibney1

(Relative) Relationship NoteAlthough their relationship has not yet been identified, James Gibney was likely a relative of Michael Gibney and John Gibney.2
(Trustee) Will24 December 1788Reverend Singleton Harlowe, Robert Waller and James Gibney were named as co-trustees of his bequests in the will dated 24 December 1788 of William Gerrard of Dormstown, County Meath.1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929: 1814; Film number 545070; Volume 672; Pages 321-323; Deed number 464033; on 2687 FHL microfilms, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929: 1794; Film number 535733; Volume 500; Pages 21-22; Deed number 308065; on 2687 FHL microfilms.

John Gibney1

Relationship Note*The relationship between John Gibney and Michael Gibney, and also of James Gibney, who was likely a relative, has not yet been identified.1
(Groom's Relative) Marriage Settlement4 July 1794 On 4 July 1794, Michael Gibney of Dormstown, County Meath, Ireland, Gentleman, and his wife Anne (Gerrard) Gibney of the first part, Thomas Hinds of the City of Dublin, Gentleman, Attorney-at-Law and John Gibney of Navan in the County of Meath, Gentleman, Doctor of Physics, of the second part, and Rebecca (Gerrard) Hinds, widow, Elizabeth Gerrard and Catherine Gerrard, spinsters, of the third part, made a Memorial of an Indented Deed of Settlement. Reciting among other things that the deed was under the will of the Gerrard sisters' father, William Gerrard, and that a marriage was already had between Anne Gerrard and Michael Gibney, the memorial deed agreement outlined the terms and conditions of the couple's marriage settlement.1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929: 1794; Film number 535733; Volume 500; Pages 21-22; Deed number 308065; on 2687 FHL microfilms, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Michael Gibney1

d. before 29 April 1814
Relationship Note*The relationship between Michael Gibney and John Gibney, and also of James Gibney, who was likely a relative, has not yet been identified.1
Marriage*He married Anne Gerrard, daughter of William Gerrard.1
Marriage Settlement*4 July 1794 On 4 July 1794, Michael Gibney of Dormstown, County Meath, Ireland, Gentleman, and his wife Anne (Gerrard) Gibney of the first part, Thomas Hinds of the City of Dublin, Gentleman, Attorney-at-Law and John Gibney of Navan in the County of Meath, Gentleman, Doctor of Physics, of the second part, and Rebecca (Gerrard) Hinds, widow, Elizabeth Gerrard and Catherine Gerrard, spinsters, of the third part, made a Memorial of an Indented Deed of Settlement. Reciting among other things that the deed was under the will of the Gerrard sisters' father, William Gerrard, and that a marriage was already had between Anne Gerrard and Michael Gibney, the memorial deed agreement outlined the terms and conditions of the couple's marriage settlement.1
Death*before 29 April 1814He died before 29 April 1814, when his wife, as a party to an indentured deed and Memorial, was identified as a widow.2

Family

Anne Gerrard

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929: 1794; Film number 535733; Volume 500; Pages 21-22; Deed number 308065; on 2687 FHL microfilms, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929: 1814; Film number 545070; Volume 672; Pages 321-323; Deed number 464033; on 2687 FHL microfilms.

John Gibson1

(Witness to Agreement) Land Records23 February 1739John Gibson witnessed the agreement when Zebulon Field, a Taunton husbandman, and his wife Anne Field signed a 20-year lease with William Leonard of Norton, cordwainer, on 23 February 1739 for a certain parcel of land meadow and upland lying on the easterly side of the Mill River in Taunton.2
(1st Neighbor) Land Records13 July 1739John Gibson was described as a neighbor when Zebulon Field and his wife Anne Field sold land in Taunton, Bristol County, to William Leonard, a cordwainer, on 13 July 1739.1

Citations

  1. [S597] Bristol County (Mass.) deed records, v. 1-556, (1686-1900 and 1686-1956) index -, 1686-1956. Microreproduction of original records in the registrar's office, Taunton, Massachusetts. Includes index. Note: Part I of Volume 7, pages 1-654 of this series was found on Film# 1405193 and has been referenced separately in this project as Source# 597. Film# 465433, Book 26, page 285, Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Bristol County, Massachusetts Deeds: Taunton Registry (1686-1900).
  2. [S597] Bristol County, Massachusetts Deeds: Taunton Registry (1686-1900), Film# 465437, Book 34, pages 478-479.

William Gibson1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Marriage*4 September 1828He married Hannah Heaton, daughter of Washington Heaton and Phoebe Clark, on 4 September 1828 in Clark County, Indiana.1

Family

Hannah Heaton b. 1808

Citations

  1. [S1566] Indiana Marriages,1810-2001, online at www.ancestry.com, Clark County, 1828-1834, Volume C. Hereinafter cited as Indiana Marriages1810,-2001.

Captain Andrew Giddings1

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, Roll of Officers and Men index card# 14399 for "Mesheck" Bolton referencing Volume 98, page 480 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.

Hannah Gilbert1

b. 28 September 1677, d. 6 June 1705
Father*Thomas Gilbert1,2,3 b. c 1643, d. 20 Apr 1725
Mother*Anna Black2,4 b. c 1658, d. 9 May 1722
Birth*28 September 1677Hannah Gilbert was born on 28 September 1677 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony.1,2,3
Marriage*circa 1696She married William Phillips, son of James Phillips and Mary ______, circa 1696 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).5,6,7
Death*6 June 1705She died on 6 June 1705 at age 273
Burial* and was buried in Fox Cemetery, Berkley, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3

Family

William Phillips b. 1670, d. 12 Jun 1705
Child1.Hannah Phillips+5,8 b. c 1698, d. 15 Feb 1733

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Births, Volume 1, page 176. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S1193] Edgar H. Reed, "Marriages, Births and Deaths at Taunton Mass.", compiled from the Taunton Proprietors' Records, New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 16, pages 324-328 and Volume 17, pages 34-37 and pages 232-236 (October 1862 and January 1863): Volume 17, page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Taunton Marriages, Births and Deaths."
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Gilbert) Phillips, Memorial# 20994576, created by Nareen, who requests that she be contacted through the addition/correction feature on the memorial webpage; unless additional sources are listed, the information from this source has not been verified. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Gilbert) Phillips, Memorial# 20994576, noting her mother as "Hannah Blake"; created by Nareen, who requests that she be contacted through the addition/correction feature on the memorial webpage; unless additional sources are listed, the information from this source has not been verified.
  5. [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).
  6. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 579. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Phillips, Memorial# 20994544, created by Nareen, who requests that she be contacted through the addition/correction feature on the memorial webpage; unless additional sources are listed, the information from this source has not been verified.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Phillips) Leonard, Memorial# 35775522, created by Dixie Wantoch who may be contacted through her link on the memorial webpage; unless additional sources are listed, the information from this source has not been verified.

John Gilbert1

b. circa 1630
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Birth*circa 1630John Gilbert was born circa 1630.1
Marriage*5 May 1653He married Mary Heaton, daughter of Nathaniel Heaton and Elizabeth Wight, on 5 May 1653 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2

Family

Mary Heaton b. b 1634

Citations

  1. [S43] Dean Heaton, The Heaton Families: 350 Years in America. Contains index. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in this work often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (111 Water Street, Baltimore, MD 21202: Gateway Press, Inc., 1982), Chapter 1, pages 2-3. Hereinafter cited as The Heaton Families: 350 Years in America.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 302, spelling her surname as "Eaton". Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.

Joseph Gilbert1

Land Transfer*13 March 1744/45Joseph Gilbert of Easton in the County of Bristol in his Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, purchased land in Stoughton, Suffolk County, from Elisha Bolton, also of Easton, for the sum of Fifty pounds, two shillings. The deed was signed by Bolton and witnessed in Easton by Edward Hayward and Matthew Hayward. Edward, who was also a Justice of the Peace, verified that Elisha had personally appeared before him and acknowledged the instrument to be his act and deed. The document was recorded in Suffolk County on 18 February 1746 by Ezekiel Goldthwait, Registrar. The land was described as a sixth part of the 11th and a sixth part of one 11 parts of a certain piece or tract of land situated, lying and being in the township of Stoughton by estimation 30 acres more or less and bounded southerly by the Colony line and westerly by the land of Jeremiah Willis in Stoughton, and easterly from Jeremiah Willis' dwelling house. Clarifying further, the deed stated, "that is to say 6 parts of 11 parts and 6 parts of one part of 11."

According to the deed, the land involved was a part of a lot of land formally laid out to the right of Nicholas Bolton, Elisha's grandfather, in the Twenty-Five Divisions of Land, late in the township of Dorchester and now in the township of Stoughton as may appear from the Records of Dorchester "reference thereto being had and also taking in an old field within the land which lyeth easterly from said Jeremiah Willis' lands."

As part of the sale, Elisha signed, sealed and confirmed that he was the true, sole and lawful owner of the described premises and was seized and possessed of them in his own proper right as a good, perfect and absolute Right of Inheritance in Fee Simple.1
Land Transfer4 February 1748Joseph Gilbert, yeoman, of Easton in the County of Bristol in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, purchased land in Stoughton, Suffolk County, from John Bolton, gentleman, of Bridgewater, Plymouth County, for the sum of twenty-four pounds, one shilling and five pence. John signed, sealed and delivered the document in the presence of Matthew Hayward and Abijah Manley in Boston, Suffolk County. Edward Hayward, Justice of the Peace, verified that John had personally appeared before him on 15 February 1748 and acknowledged the instrument to be his act and deed. The document was recorded in Suffolk County, also on 15 February 1748 by Ezekiel Goldthwait, Registrar. The land was described as a certain tract of land laid out previously to the right of John's grandfather Nicholas Bolton in the Twenty-Five Divisions of Land late in the township of Dorchester and now in the township of Stoughton. The original Bolton tract contained thirty-two acres and fifteen rods, bounded as follows: beginning at the North and South line then on the Colony line West 18 Degrees South 65 Rods and six feet to a heap of stones a corner thence North 27 Degrees West 76 Rods to a corner in Jeremiah Willis line thence East 27 Degrees North 64 rods to a square corner eighty-four rods to the first mentioned corner. The deed further stated that John's full right of the described tract was nine acres and a half and twenty rods and a half, be it more or less.

As part of the sale, John signed, sealed and confirmed that he was the true, sole and lawful owner of the described premises and was lawfully seized and possessed of them in his own proper right as a good, perfect and absolute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple.2

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# 494587, Volume 73 dated 1746-1747, pages 50-R, 51-L and 51-R, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.
  2. [S633] Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County: Film# 494588, Volume 76 dated 1748-1749, pages 59-R, 60-L and 60-R.

Mary Gilbert1

b. 11 August 1679
Father*Thomas Gilbert2,3 b. c 1643, d. 20 Apr 1725
Mother*Anna Black3 b. c 1658, d. 9 May 1722
Birth*11 August 1679Mary Gilbert was born on 11 August 1679 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony.2,3
Relationship Note*Mary and Sarah Gilbert were twins.2
Marriage*7 April 1707She married Joseph Williams, son of Joseph Williams and Elizabeth Watson, on 7 April 1707 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,4

Family

Joseph Williams b. 13 Feb 1678
Child1.Anne Williams+1 b. 18 Jan 1710, d. b 22 Feb 1749/50

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, Taunton Births, Volume 1, page 176. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1193] Edgar H. Reed, "Marriages, Births and Deaths at Taunton Mass.", compiled from the Taunton Proprietors' Records, New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 16, pages 324-328 and Volume 17, pages 34-37 and pages 232-236 (October 1862 and January 1863): Volume 17, page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Taunton Marriages, Births and Deaths."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Marriages, Volume 2, page 530.

Mehitable Gilbert1

b. 5 May 1686
Father*Thomas Gilbert1,2 b. c 1643, d. 20 Apr 1725
Mother*Anna Black2 b. c 1658, d. 9 May 1722
Birth*5 May 1686Mehitable Gilbert was born on 5 May 1686 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Births, Volume 1, page 176. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S1193] Edgar H. Reed, "Marriages, Births and Deaths at Taunton Mass.", compiled from the Taunton Proprietors' Records, New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 16, pages 324-328 and Volume 17, pages 34-37 and pages 232-236 (October 1862 and January 1863): Volume 17, page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Taunton Marriages, Births and Deaths."

Nathaniel Gilbert1

b. 19 July 1683
Father*Thomas Gilbert1,2 b. c 1643, d. 20 Apr 1725
Mother*Anna Black2 b. c 1658, d. 9 May 1722
Birth*19 July 1683Nathaniel Gilbert was born on 19 July 1683 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony.1,2

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Births, Volume 1, page 176. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S1193] Edgar H. Reed, "Marriages, Births and Deaths at Taunton Mass.", compiled from the Taunton Proprietors' Records, New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 16, pages 324-328 and Volume 17, pages 34-37 and pages 232-236 (October 1862 and January 1863): Volume 17, page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Taunton Marriages, Births and Deaths."

Sarah Gilbert1

b. 11 August 1679
Father*Thomas Gilbert1,2 b. c 1643, d. 20 Apr 1725
Mother*Anna Black2 b. c 1658, d. 9 May 1722
Birth*11 August 1679Sarah Gilbert was born on 11 August 1679 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony.1,2
Relationship Note*Sarah and Mary Gilbert were twins.1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Births, Volume 1, page 176. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S1193] Edgar H. Reed, "Marriages, Births and Deaths at Taunton Mass.", compiled from the Taunton Proprietors' Records, New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 16, pages 324-328 and Volume 17, pages 34-37 and pages 232-236 (October 1862 and January 1863): Volume 17, page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Taunton Marriages, Births and Deaths."

Thomas Gilbert1

b. circa 1643, d. 20 April 1725
Father*Thomas Gilbert2
Mother*Jane Rossiter2,3 d. 1 Jun 1691
Birth*circa 1643Thomas Gilbert was born circa 1643 as calculated from his recorded age at death.2,4
Marriage*18 December 1676He married Hannah Black of Milton on 18 December 1676 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England). Her name was recorded as both Hannah Black and Anna Black.5,6
(Grandfather) Inheritance15 November 1717 On 15 November 1717 his granddaughter Hannah and her husband Benjamin Leonard of Bridgewater received "of our grandfather Thomas Gilbert, administrator of the estate of William Phillips late deceased, our father," their share of Hannah's father's estate.7
(Husband) Death9 May 1722Thomas became a widower when Hannah (Black) Gilbert died on 9 May 1722.8
Death*20 April 1725He died on 20 April 1725 in Taunton at age 82.4
Burial*The gravestones for Ensign Thomas Gilbert and his wife Hannah (Black) Gilbert were placed beside each other in the Caswell Street Burying Ground, East Taunton, opposite Staples Street.4

Family

Anna Black b. c 1658, d. 9 May 1722
Children1.Hannah Gilbert+1,3,9 b. 28 Sep 1677, d. 6 Jun 1705
2.Mary Gilbert+1,3 b. 11 Aug 1679
3.Sarah Gilbert1,3 b. 11 Aug 1679
4.Thomas Gilbert1,3 b. 11 Jul 1681, d. 1 Feb 1692
5.Nathaniel Gilbert1,3 b. 19 Jul 1683
6.Mehitable Gilbert1,3 b. 5 May 1686

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Births, Volume 1, page 176. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Marriages, Volume 2, page 198.
  3. [S1193] Edgar H. Reed, "Marriages, Births and Deaths at Taunton Mass.", compiled from the Taunton Proprietors' Records, New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 16, pages 324-328 and Volume 17, pages 34-37 and pages 232-236 (October 1862 and January 1863): Volume 17, page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Taunton Marriages, Births and Deaths."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Deaths, Volume 3, page 88.
  5. [S1193] Edgar H. Reed, "Taunton Marriages, Births and Deaths", Volume 17, page 35, her name recorded as Anna.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Marriages, Volume 2, page 198, her name recorded as Hannah.
  7. [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).
  8. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Deaths, Volume 3, page 87, her name spelled "Annah."
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Gilbert) Phillips, Memorial# 20994576, created by Nareen, who requests that she be contacted through the addition/correction feature on the memorial webpage; unless additional sources are listed, the information from this source has not been verified. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Thomas Gilbert1

b. 11 July 1681, d. 1 February 1692
Father*Thomas Gilbert1,2 b. c 1643, d. 20 Apr 1725
Mother*Anna Black2 b. c 1658, d. 9 May 1722
Birth*11 July 1681Thomas Gilbert was born on 11 July 1681 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony,2,1
Death*1 February 1692 and died on 1 February 1692 in Taunton at age 10.2,3

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Births, Volume 1, page 176. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S1193] Edgar H. Reed, "Marriages, Births and Deaths at Taunton Mass.", compiled from the Taunton Proprietors' Records, New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 16, pages 324-328 and Volume 17, pages 34-37 and pages 232-236 (October 1862 and January 1863): Volume 17, page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Taunton Marriages, Births and Deaths."
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Deaths, Volume 3, page 88.

Thomas Gilbert1

Marriage*23 March 1639She married Jane Rossiter on 23 March 1639 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony.2,3

Family

Jane Rossiter d. 1 Jun 1691
Child1.Thomas Gilbert+3 b. c 1643, d. 20 Apr 1725

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Births, Volume 1, page 176. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S1193] Edgar H. Reed, "Marriages, Births and Deaths at Taunton Mass.", compiled from the Taunton Proprietors' Records, New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 16, pages 324-328 and Volume 17, pages 34-37 and pages 232-236 (October 1862 and January 1863): Volume 17, page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Taunton Marriages, Births and Deaths."
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Marriages, Volume 2, page 198.

Reverend Samuel Gile1

b. 23 July 1778, d. 16 October 1836
Birth*23 July 1778Reverend Samuel Gile was born on 23 July 1778 in Plaistow, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.2,1,3
Marriage Intention*9 June 1807An intention of marriage for Reverend Samuel Gile of Milton and Mary Hendley White of Salem was recorded on 9 June 1807 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts.4
(Minister) Marriage12 June 1823Reverend Samuel Gile performed the marriage ceremony of James O. Brown and Elizabeth E. Bolton on 12 June 1823 at First Parish Church, Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.5,6
Death*16 October 1836He died on 16 October 1836 in Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, at age 58.1

Citations

  1. [S1170] Biography of the Reverend Samuel Gile of Milton, online at http://massbible.blogspot.com/2009/06/…. Hereinafter cited as Samuel Gile Biography.
  2. [S1171] Plaistow, New Hampshire Vital Records, 1652-1905, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Plaistow, NH Vital Records, 1652-1905.
  3. [S660] Albert Kendall Teele, The history of Milton, Mass., 1640 to 1887, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Press of Rockwell and Churchill, 1887), pages 265-267, noting year of birth as 1780 in error. Hereinafter cited as History of Milton, Mass., 1640 to 1887.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Salem Marriages, Volume 3, page 414. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  5. [S48] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850. CD-ROM (101 Newbury, Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS), Births - Marriages - Deaths, Vital Records of Milton, Norfolk County, MA to the year 1843
    Page 99. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.
  6. [S1169] Milton (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, Records and intentions of marriage, Book 2, ca. 1800-1874 (Milton, Massachusetts): page 181; FHL Film# 1059953, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Milton Marriage Records, Book 2, 1800-1874.

Joseph Gillman1,2

Marriage*14 August 1760He married Jane Tyler, daughter of Andrew Tyler and Miriam Pepperell, on 14 August 1760 in Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Jane Tyler b. 14 Nov 1736

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S1009] Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard, The Pepperrells in America, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Salem, Massachusetts: printed for the Essex Institute, 1906), page 7. Hereinafter cited as The Pepperrells in America.

Andrew Gilmore1

Marriage*5 October 1752He married Abigail Dunbar, daughter of Elisha Dunbar and Mercy Hayward, on 5 October 1752 in West Bridgewater, Plymouth County.1,2

Family

Abigail Dunbar b. 18 Mar 1728
Child1.Elisha Gilmore1

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.

Elisha Gilmore1

Relationship2nd cousin of John Bolton
Father*Andrew Gilmore1
Mother*Abigail Dunbar1 b. 18 Mar 1728
Marriage*30 March 1780He married Sarah Field, daughter of Zebulon Field and Patience Wetherell, on 30 March 1780 and their marriage was recorded in Raynham, Bristol County.1,2

Family

Sarah 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. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Raynham, Volume 1, image 55, page 129. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

William Gilmore1

Marriage-Possible*24 November 1731He may have married Mary Willis, daughter of Nathaniel Willis and Lydia ______, on 24 November 1731 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Mary Willis b. 20 Nov 1694

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), Willis, pages 363-371. 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 146. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

George Gilpin1

b. 16 April 1708, d. December 1773
Father*Joseph Gilpin2 b. c 1664, d. 1739
Birth*16 April 1708George Gilpin was born on 16 April 1708 at Birmingham, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3
Marriage*1737He married first Ruth Caldwell, daughter of Vincent Caldwell and Betty Peirce, in 1737 in Chester County.2,4
(Husband) Deathbefore 9 April 1760George became a widower when Ruth (Caldwell) Gilpin died.1
Marriage*9 April 1760He married second Sarah (Sharpless) Woodward, widow, daughter of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, on 9 April 1760 at the Providence Meeting in Providence, Chester County.1
Death*December 1773He probably died in December 1773 at age 651
Burial*17 December 1773 and was buried on 17 December 1773, probably at the Concord Meeting in Chester County.5

Family 1

Ruth Caldwell d. b 9 Apr 1760

Family 2

Sarah Sharpless b. 27 Mar 1710, d. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 160-161. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Gilpin, page 570. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Gilpin, page 570, the date written as "2, 16, 1708" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was April, not February.
  4. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Caldwell, pages 492-493.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 160-161, the date written as "10 mo. 17, 1773" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was December, not October.