Mary Price1

b. 25 January 1769
Father*David Price1 b. c 1734, d. 7 Nov 1773
Mother*Ann Husband1 b. 29 May 1749, d. 17 Feb 1813
Birth*25 January 1769Mary Price was born on 25 January 1769.1
Marriage*circa 1787She married Craig Ritchie circa 1787.2

Family

Craig Ritchie b. 29 Dec 1758, d. 13 Jun 1833

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, page 41. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.
  2. [S1433] Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…, page 62.

Sarah Price1

b. 16 October 1748
Relationship1st cousin of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Price1 b. 1720, d. 1805
Mother*Silence Hayward1 d. b 1782
Birth*16 October 1748Sarah Price was born on 16 October 1748 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*27 September 1769She married Ebenezer Colwell on 27 September 1769 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3

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), Price, pages 292-293. 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 272. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 87.

Sarah Price1

d. 16 May 1656
Marriage*23 November 1654She married, as his first wife, William Partridge, son of Captain John Partridge, on 23 November 1654 in Medfield, Suffolk County.1,2
Death*16 May 1656She died on 16 May 1656 in Medfield.1,3

Family

William Partridge b. c 1622, d. 1692
Child1.Eleazer Partridge1 b. 14 May 1656, d. 5 Aug 1658

Citations

  1. [S1257] George Homes Partridge B.S., "William Partridge of Medfield, Mass., and his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 63, pages 90-95 (January 1909). Hereinafter cited as "William Partridge of Medfield, Mass."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Marriages, Volume 1, page 163, the date written only as "Nov. __, 1654". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 227.

Sarah Price1

b. 7 October 1809, d. 30 October 1851
Birth*7 October 1809Sarah Price was born on 7 October 1809.1
Marriage*11 April 1838She married James Meredith on 11 April 1838.1
Death*30 October 1851She died on 30 October 1851 in Jenkintown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, at age 42.1

Family

James Meredith b. 29 Oct 1803, d. 18 Aug 1876
Children1.Elizabeth Price Meredith1 b. 15 Feb 1839
2.Thomas Wesley Meredith1 b. 17 Jan 1841, d. 1900
3.Charles Matthews Meredith1 b. 12 May 1843
4.Howard Malcom Meredith1 b. 28 Aug 1845

Citations

  1. [S1910] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, online at www.ancestry.com, family of Thomas Wesley Meredith in Genealogy of the Fell Family in America, Descended from Joseph Fell, Who Settled in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1705 : with some account of the Family Remaining in England, & C., page 128, image 142 of 536. Hereinafter cited as North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000.

Silence Price1

b. 25 July 1746
Relationship1st cousin of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Price1 b. 1720, d. 1805
Mother*Silence Hayward1 d. b 1782
Birth*25 July 1746Silence Price was born on 25 July 1746 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Relationship Note* One of the Price sisters married a Palmer.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), Price, pages 292-293. 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 272. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Susanna Price1

b. 17 June 1761
Relationship1st cousin of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Price1 b. 1720, d. 1805
Mother*Silence Hayward1 d. b 1782
Birth*17 June 1761Susanna Price was born on 17 June 1761 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
(Sister) Relationship Note One of the Price sisters married a Palmer.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), Price, pages 292-293. 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 272. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

William Price1

b. 1 November 1767
Father*David Price1 b. c 1734, d. 7 Nov 1773
Mother*Ann Husband1 b. 29 May 1749, d. 17 Feb 1813
Birth*1 November 1767William Price was born on 1 November 1767.1

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, page 41. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.

Mary Prince1

Marriage*23 November 1823She married Thomas Dennie, son of Thomas Dennie and Sarah Bryant, on 23 November 1823.1

Family

Thomas Dennie b. 11 Oct 1793, d. 28 Aug 1843

Citations

  1. [S954] John J. Dennie and Helen Schatvet Ullmann CG FASG, "The Bible of Thomas Dennie of Boston, Massachusetts", MASSOG. Includes thoroughly researched, and written, informative footnotes. Volume 31, No. 2, pages 53-57 (Summer 2007). Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dennie of Boston Bible."

Ruth Prince1

b. circa 1743
Birth*circa 1743Ruth Prince was born circa 1743 in Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*1 December 1764She married Elijah Leach, son of Elijah Leach and Jemima Snow, on 1 December 1764 in Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Elijah Leach b. 20 Sep 1746

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.

George Pritchard1

b. 1885, d. 1933
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Birth*1885George Pritchard was born in 1885.1
Marriage*8 December 1915He married Lillian M. Hinds, daughter of Beatty Hinds and Catherine Brandt, on 8 December 1915 in Brandon, Westman Region, Manitoba Province, Canada.2,1
Burial*He was buried in Edmonton Cemetery.1
Death*1933He died in 1933.1

Family

Martha Lillian Hinds b. 24 Sep 1887, d. 11 Oct 1951

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), from the Family Tree of Thomas and Mary Hinds prepared by M. Clayton and G. Clayton and dated Nov 1992. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  2. [S2130] Web: Manitoba, Marriage Index, 1881-1937, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Lillian M Hinds and George Pritchard on 8 December 1915 in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, referencing Manitoba Consumer and Corporate Affairs, Manitoba, Canada. Hereinafter cited as Web: Manitoba, Marriage Index, 1881-1937.

Mary Probert1

b. circa 1813
Birth*circa 1813Mary Probert was born circa 1813.1
Occupation*Mary was "a servant girl" at Boughrood Castle, Nantmel, Radnorshire, Wales.1
Relationship Notebefore 1828There was no known marriage between Mary Probert and Philip Fowke, although they had two children together before 1828.1

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.

Anne Prosser1

b. 1807, d. circa 1853
Birth*1807Anne Prosser was born in 1807 in Radnorshire, Wales.1
Marriage*13 December 1827She married Charles Fowke, son of Francis Fowke and Mary Lowe, on 13 December 1827 in Llanynys, Breconshire, Wales.1
Census Wales 1841*6 June 1841She appeared with her husband Charles Fowke on the 1841 census taken as of the night of 6 June 1841 at Boatside, Boughrood, Radnorshire, Wales. Charles' occupation was noted as Surveyor and his age was 35. Anne was 30. Seven of the couple's children were enumerated with them in 1841. Ann was 13 and Mary 9, Edward and Emily were 7, Robert was 5, Isabella 2 and Matilda 1.2
Census Wales 1851She appeared with her husband Charles Fowke on the 1851 census at 50 Boatside Cottages, Boughrood, Radnorshire, Wales. Charles was 46 and a Land Surveyor, and Anne was 44. Five of the couple's children were enumerated with them in 1851 and all were noted as Scholars at home. Edward and Emily were 16, Matilda Frances 10, Elizabeth Julia 6 and Blanche Laura was 4.3
Death*circa 1853She died circa 1853 in Wales.1

Family

Charles Fowke b. 25 Mar 1805, d. 2 Feb 1882

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.
  2. [S310] 1841 Wales Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Charles Fowke, Boughrood, Radnorshire, Wales; Class: HO107; Piece: 1456; Book: 1; Civil Parish: Boughrood; Enumeration District: 1; Folio: 5; Page: 4; Line: 1; GSU roll: 464349. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Wales Census.
  3. [S768] 1851 England Census, online at www.ancestry.co.uk, household of Charles Fowke, Boughrood, Radnorshire, Wales; Class: HO107; Piece: 2491; Folio: 145; Page: 14; GSU roll: 104253. Hereinafter cited as 1851 England Census.

Sir John Proud Knight1

Family

Child1.Lady Mary Proud+1 b. c 1624, d. 18 Sep 1682

Citations

  1. [S1419] Howard M. Jenkins, "The Family of William Penn", The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 20 (1896), downloaded from www.familysearch.org: page 372. Hereinafter cited as "The Family of William Penn - PMHB Volume 20."

Lady Mary Proud1

b. circa 1624, d. 18 September 1682
Father*Sir John Proud Knight2
Birth*circa 1624Lady Mary Proud was born circa 1624.2
Marriage*She married first Sir William Springett Knight.1
Marriage*1654She married second Isaac Penington, son of Alderman Isaac Penington, of London, in 1654 in England.3
Religion*At some point after their marriage, Mary and Isaac Penington became Quakers, joining the growing religious movement of the Friends.3
Residence1658 By 1658, Mary and Isaac Penington had settled at the Grange, Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, which had been assigned as a residence, although not conveyed, to Isaac by his father.1
Court Action*1666The Peningtons continued to live at Chalfont Grange until 1666, even though the property had been confiscated in 1660, as belonging to Isaac's father, who had been found guilty in 1660 of regicide, for his participation in the trial and execution of King Charles I in 1649. Why the Crown permitted the family to remain there for six more years, or to whom the property went after their ejectment in 1666, is not known.1
Residence*1668Mary and Isaac Penington were living at Bury House, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, in early 1668 when Mary's daughter, Gulielma Maria Springett, first met her future husband, William Penn.3
(Wife) Death8 October 1679Mary became a widow when Isaac Penington died on 8 October 1679 while he and his wife were on a visit at Goodenstone Court, Kent County, a property belonging to his wife.3
Death*18 September 1682She died on 18 September 1682 while visiting her daughter at Worminghurst, Sussex County.1
Burial*She was buried in the Friends Burial Ground, Jordans, Buckinghamshire, near Chalfort.3

Family 1

Sir William Springett Knight b. c 1620, d. 3 Feb 1643/44
Child1.Gulielma Maria Springett+1 b. 1644, d. 23 Feb 1693/94

Family 2

Isaac Penington d. 8 Oct 1679

Citations

  1. [S1419] Howard M. Jenkins, "The Family of William Penn", The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 20 (1896), downloaded from www.familysearch.org: pages 371-372. Hereinafter cited as "The Family of William Penn - PMHB Volume 20."
  2. [S1419] Howard M. Jenkins, "The Family of William Penn - PMHB Volume 20", page 372.
  3. [S1419] Howard M. Jenkins, "The Family of William Penn - PMHB Volume 20", page 371.

Timothy Prout1

Marriage*20 July 1758He married Abigail Davenport, daughter of John Davenport and Abigail Hutchinson, on 20 July 1758 in Boston.1,2,3

Family

Abigail Davenport b. 20 Feb 1733

Citations

  1. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 116. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."
  2. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  3. [S180] Boston, Massachusetts Marriages, 1700-1809, online at www.Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Marriages, 1700-1809.

Bethiah Pryor1

Father*John Pryor1 d. 1742
Mother*Bethiah Allen1 b. 12 May 1669

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), Allen, pages 92-98. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Eliphaz Pryor1,2

Marriage*Eliphaz Pryor of Duxbury married Hannah Hayward, daughter of Josiah Hayward and Sarah Pryor.1,2

Family

Hannah Hayward b. 26 Nov 1739

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. [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.

Hannah Pryor1

Father*John Pryor1 d. 1742
Mother*Bethiah Allen1 b. 12 May 1669
Marriage*16 January 1718She married William Phillips on 16 January 1718 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).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), Allen, pages 92-98. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

John Pryor1,2

d. 1742
Father-Probable*Joseph Pryor1 d. 1692
Residence*John probably moved from Duxbury and settled early in East Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1
Marriage*He married Bethiah Allen, daughter of Samuel Allen Sr. and Sarah Partridge.3
Death*1742He died in 1742.1

Family

Bethiah Allen b. 12 May 1669
Children1.Joseph Pryor3
2.Hannah Pryor3
3.Sarah Pryor+4,2
4.Bethiah Pryor3

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), Pryor or Prior, page 293. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [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.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Allen, pages 92-98.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hayward, pages 181-190.

Joseph Pryor1

d. 1692
Death*1692He died in 1692 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Child1.John Pryor+1 d. 1742

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), Pryor or Prior, page 293. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Joseph Pryor1

Father*John Pryor1 d. 1742
Mother*Bethiah Allen1 b. 12 May 1669

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), Allen, pages 92-98. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Sarah Pryor1,2

Father*John Pryor1,2 d. 1742
Mother*Bethiah Allen3 b. 12 May 1669
Marriage*She married Theodosius Moore in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). The Bridgewater record notes the date of their marriage as "June 30, 172(worn.)1,4,5,2"
Marriage*11 October 1738Widow Sarah (Pryor) Moore married Josiah Hayward, son of Nathaniel Hayward and Elizabeth Fobes, on 11 October 1738 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2,6

Family 1

Theodosius Moore

Family 2

Josiah Hayward b. 1 Mar 1688, d. 4 Feb 1764
Child1.Hannah Hayward1,2 b. 26 Nov 1739

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. [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.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Allen, pages 92-98.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Pryor or Prior, page 293.
  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), Marriages, Volume II, page 262, her surname spelled "Pryer". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 173.

Alexander Moses Ptomey1

Marriage*21 March 1815He married Mary M. Tomlinson on 21 March 1815 in Rockbridge County, Virginia.1,2

Family

Mary M. Tomlinson
Child1.Nelson Ptomey+1 b. 19 Oct 1826, d. 27 Sep 1912

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Nelson Ptomey, Memorial# 19697316. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S1404] Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Alexander Ptomey and Mary M. Tomlinson on 21 March 1815 in Rockbridge County. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850.

Henry Clay Ptomey1

b. 30 December 1850, d. 10 October 1918
Father*Nelson Ptomey2,3 b. 19 Oct 1826, d. 27 Sep 1912
Mother*Sarah J. Lewis1,2 b. 30 Jan 1831, d. 30 May 1854
Birth*30 December 1850Henry Clay Ptomey was born on 30 December 1850 in Marion County, Illinois.1,2
(Son) Death30 May 1854Henry's mother died on 30 May 1854 at age 23 when he was 3 years old.1,3
Biographical Info* Henry never married2
Death*10 October 1918 and died on 10 October 1918 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, at age 67.1
Burial*He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Centralia, Marion County.2

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah J. (Lewis) Ptomey, Memorial# 19697350. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Henry Clay Ptomey, Memorial# 75477576.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Nelson Ptomey, Memorial# 19697316.

Mildred Ptomey1

b. 10 June 1869, d. 2 September 1954
Father*Nelson Ptomey1,2,3 b. 19 Oct 1826, d. 27 Sep 1912
Mother*Martha Ann Weldon1,2 b. Dec 1844, d. 25 Jun 1906
Birth*10 June 1869Mildred Ptomey was born on 10 June 1869.1,2
Name VariationShe was called Millie.2
Marriage*20 February 1889She married William Sherman Birge on 20 February 1889 in Marion County, Illinois.4,2,5
Death*2 September 1954She died on 2 September 1954 at age 851,2
Burial* and was buried in Lot 34, Range 21, Grave 1 of Elmwood Cemetery, Centralia, Marion County, Illinois.6

Family

William Sherman Birge b. 10 Oct 1866, d. 12 Dec 1956

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha Ann (Weldon) Ptomey, Memorial# 75488803. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mildred "Millie" (Ptomey) Birge, Memorial# 75489694.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Nelson Ptomey, Memorial# 19697316.
  4. [S1701] Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of William S. Birge and Mildred Ptomey on 20 February 1889 in Marion County, referencing FHL film# 001010516. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Sherman Birge, Memorial# 75489362.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mildred "Millie" (Ptomey) Birge, Memorial# 75489362.

Nelson Ptomey1

b. 19 October 1826, d. 27 September 1912
Nelson Ptomey
Father*Alexander Moses Ptomey2
Mother*Mary M. Tomlinson2
Birth*19 October 1826Nelson Ptomey was born on 19 October 1826 in Ross County, Ohio.1,2
Marriage*3 April 1850He married first Sarah J. Lewis, daughter of Fielding Jefferson Lewis and Mary E. Laughlin, on 3 April 1850 in Marion County, Illinois.3,1,2
(Husband) Death30 May 1854Nelson became a widower when Sarah J. (Lewis) Ptomey died on 30 May 1854 at age 23.1,2
Marriage*27 May 1867He married second Martha Ann Weldon on 27 May 1867 in Marion County, Illinois.2,4
Biographical Info*13 October 1905Nelson Ptomey lived quite a life! The article we've attached below appeared on 13 October 1905 in the Anaconda Standard, a newspaper published in Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, Montana, by the Anaconda Copper Mining Company. A follow-up article published on 20 October 1905 reported that his eye operation had been a success and that the old gentleman was able to recognize his friends. The doctor believed that, eventually, the patient would fully recover his eyesight that had been gone for many months. We much appreciate the contributing individuals at Find a Grave who transcribed the complete article and shared it, and also shared their photo of Nelson, for everyone to enjoy. Clicking the MS Word document icon will open his story..5,6,7
(Husband) Death25 June 1906Nelson became a widower for the second time when Martha Ann (Weldon) Ptomey died on 25 June 1906 at age 61.2
Death*27 September 1912He died on 27 September 1912 in Marion County, Illinois, at age 851
Burial* and was buried in Row 7, grave 5 of Lewis Cemetery, Patoka, Marion County.2

Family 1

Sarah J. Lewis b. 30 Jan 1831, d. 30 May 1854
Child1.Henry Clay Ptomey8,2 b. 30 Dec 1850, d. 10 Oct 1918

Family 2

Martha Ann Weldon b. Dec 1844, d. 25 Jun 1906
Child1.Mildred Ptomey9,10,2 b. 10 Jun 1869, d. 2 Sep 1954

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah J. (Lewis) Ptomey, Memorial# 19697350. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Nelson Ptomey, Memorial# 19697316.
  3. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Nelson Ptomey and Sarah J. Lewis on 3 April 1850 in Marion County, citing FHL film# 1010515. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.
  4. [S1701] Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Nelson Ptomey and Martha Ann Weldon on 27 May 1867 in Marion County, referencing FHL film# 001010515. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Nelson Ptomey, Memorial# 19697316, with many thanks to the contributing individuals who shared Nelson's newspaper article and his photo.
  6. [S1822] The Anaconda Standard (Anaconda, Montana), online Newspapers at www.ancestry.com, article regarding Nelson Ptomey dated Friday morning, 13 October 1905. Hereinafter cited as The Anaconda Standard (Anaconda, Montana).
  7. [S1822] The Anaconda Standard (Anaconda, Montana), online at www.ancestry.com, article regarding Nelson Ptomey dated Friday morning, 20 October 1905.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Henry Clay Ptomey, Memorial# 75477576.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha Ann (Weldon) Ptomey, Memorial# 75488803.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mildred "Millie" (Ptomey) Birge, Memorial# 75489694.

James Puffer1

Marriage*He married Mary Swalden.1

Family

Mary Swalden
Child1.Richard Puffer+1 b. 14 Mar 1657, d. b 21 Feb 1724

Citations

  1. [S621] Edward Franklin Everett, Descendants of Richard Everett of Dedham, Mass, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Boston, Massachusetts: privately printed, 1902), First Generation, pages 9-20. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of Richard Everett of Dedham.

Richard Puffer1

b. 17 July 1689, d. 12 February 1758
Father*Richard Puffer1 b. 14 Mar 1657, d. b 21 Feb 1724
Mother*Ruth Everett1 b. 14 Jan 1653/54
Birth*17 July 1689Richard Puffer was born on 17 July 1689 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*11 July 1719He married Anna Hawes, daughter of Nathaniel Hawes and Sarah Newell, on 11 July 1719 in Boston.1
Death*12 February 1758He died on 12 February 1758 in Wrentham at age 68.1

Family

Anna Hawes b. 17 Mar 1694/95, d. 11 Oct 1777

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.

Richard Puffer1

b. 14 March 1657, d. before 21 February 1724
Father*James Puffer1
Mother*Mary Swalden1
Birth*14 March 1657Richard Puffer was born on 14 March 1657 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*23 March 1681He married Ruth Everett, daughter of Richard Everett and Mary Winch, on 23 March 1681 in Dorchester, Suffolk County.1
Death*before 21 February 1724He died before 21 February 1724 in Wrentham, Suffolk County.1

Family

Ruth Everett b. 14 Jan 1653/54
Child1.Richard Puffer2 b. 17 Jul 1689, d. 12 Feb 1758

Citations

  1. [S621] Edward Franklin Everett, Descendants of Richard Everett of Dedham, Mass, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Boston, Massachusetts: privately printed, 1902), First Generation, pages 9-20. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of Richard Everett of Dedham.
  2. [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.

Mary Pulcipher1

b. circa 1736, d. 1832
Birth*circa 1736Mary Pulcipher was born circa 1736, as calculated from her age at death.1
Marriage*1755She married Elijah Hayward, son of William Hayward and Elizabeth Gibbs, in 1755.1
(Wife) Death1808Mary became a widow when Elijah Hayward died in 1808.1
Death*1832She died in 1832 at the age of 96.1

Family

Elijah Hayward 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.