Abigail Stansfull1

Marriage*7 June 1657She married first Samuel May on 7 June 1657 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
(Wife) Death17 July 1677Abigail became a widow when Samuel May died on 17 July 1677.3
Marriage*6 December 1678She married second, as his second wife, the father of her daughter's husband, Humphrey Johnson, son of John Johnson and Mary Heath, on 6 December 1678 in Roxbury.4,5,6

Family 1

Samuel May d. 17 Jul 1677
Child1.Abigail May+1 b. Jul 1666, d. 9 Apr 1745

Family 2

Humphrey Johnson b. 5 Nov 1620, d. 24 Jul 1692

Citations

  1. [S1371] Douglas Richardson, "The Heath Connection: English Origins of Isaac and William Heath of Roxbury, Massachusetts, John Johnson, Edward Morris, and Elizabeth (Morris) Cartwright", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 146, pages 261-278 (July 1992): pages 274-275. Hereinafter cited as "The Heath Connection: English Origins."
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 499, noting alternate spellings of her surname as "Stanffull" and "Stamfield" and an alternate date of 7 July 1657. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Roxbury Deaths, Volume 2, page 591, his surname transcribed as "Mays". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 499.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Roxbury Marriages, Volume 2, page 223.
  6. [S1370] Paul Franklin Johnson, editor, Genealogy of Captain John Johnson of Roxbury, Massachusetts, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Johnson (d.1659) and his family emigrated from England to Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1630; he married twice (once in England). Includes Index; generations I to XIV by Paul Franklin Johnson, editor, 1945, and generations I to IX from the 1932 and 1935 manuscripts of Frank Leonard Johnson; generations IX to XIV compiled by Paul Franklin Johnson; completed, with additions and corrections, by Ada Johnson Modern, 1948. (Los Angeles, California: privately printed for the author by The Commonwealth Press, Inc., 1951), Sergeant Humphrey Johnson, pages 6-7, noting uncertainty about her identity, whether mother or daughter. Hereinafter cited as Captain John Johnson of Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Mercy Staples1

Marriage*She married Nehemiah Leach, son of John Leach and Alice ______.1

Family

Nehemiah Leach b. 1709
Child1.Susanna Leach+1 b. c 1755, d. 17 Mar 1790

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), Leach, pages 239-244. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Comfort Starr1

b. 6 July 1589, d. 2 January 1659
Baptism*6 July 1589Comfort Starr was baptized on 6 July 1589 at Cranbrook Church, Ashford, Kent County, England.1,2
Marriage*He married Elizabeth ______ in England.1
(Husband) Death25 June 1658Comfort became a widower when Elizabeth (__?__) Starr died on 25 June 1658.1
Death*2 January 1659He died on 2 January 1659 in Boston at age 69.1,2

Family

Elizabeth ______ b. c 1595, d. 25 Jun 1658
Child1.Mary Starr+1,3 b. 16 Apr 1620

Citations

  1. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War and his Family Connections", New England Historical & Genealogical Register (article spans several volumes and years): April 1940, Volume 94, page 171. Hereinafter cited as "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War."
  2. [S1368] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Comfort Starr, and Cranbrook, Kent", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 64, pages 73-74 (January 1910). Hereinafter cited as "Dr. Comfort Starr, and Cranbrook."
  3. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", January 1939, Volume 93, pages 93-94.

John Starr1

Marriage*He married Martha Bunker.1

Family

Martha Bunker
Child1.Lydia Starr+1 b. c 1652, d. 16 Aug 1744

Citations

  1. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."

Lydia Starr1

b. circa 1652, d. 16 August 1744
Father*John Starr2
Mother*Martha Bunker2
Birth*circa 1652Lydia Starr was born circa 1652.2
Adoption*She was adopted by her uncle and aunt Eleazer Lusher and Mary Bunker of Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2
Name VariationShe may have become known as Lydia Lusher.2
Marriage*She married Nathaniel Gay, son of John Gay and Joanna Hooker.3,4
Death*16 August 1744She died on 16 August 1744 in Dedham at age 92.2

Family

Nathaniel Gay b. 11 Jan 1642/43, d. 20 Feb 1711/12
Child1.Mary Gay+4 b. 30 Mar 1677, d. 11 Jun 1731

Citations

  1. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879): giving her the surname "Lusher". Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  2. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  3. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", noting marriage date as "before 1675."
  4. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."

Mary Starr1,2

b. 16 April 1620
Father*Comfort Starr3,4 b. 6 Jul 1589, d. 2 Jan 1659
Mother*Elizabeth ______3 b. c 1595, d. 25 Jun 1658
Baptism*16 April 1620Mary Starr was baptized on 16 April 1620 in St. Mary's Church, Ashford, Kent County, England.1,2
Marriage*6 April 1640She married, as his first wife, John Maynard on 6 April 1640, probably at Duxbury, Plymouth Colony.1,2
Name-SpellingsA variation of the spelling of the MAYNARD surname found in our research was Minor.5,6,7
Children*According to the wills of Mary (Starr) Maynard's father, and her uncle Jehoshaphat Starr, Mary and John Maynard had five daughters. Researchers have not yet identified the other three, and have stated that twins Lydia and Hannah were probably the last. It is believed that the three oldest daughters were born in Duxbury, but the early records of both the town and the church of Duxbury were burned.8,9
Relocation*20 August 1647Mary and John Maynard had moved, and were identified as " of Boston" in a sale of land on 20 August 1647.2
Death*She probably died in Boston not long after the birth of her twins, as her husband married again after 30 August 1650. Mary would have been less than 30 years of age when she died.10

Family

John Maynard d. 4 Oct 1658
Children1.Hannah Maynard11 b. 22 Nov 1648
2.Lydia Maynard11 b. 22 Nov 1648

Citations

  1. [S1368] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Comfort Starr, and Cranbrook, Kent", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 64, pages 73-74 (January 1910). Hereinafter cited as "Dr. Comfort Starr, and Cranbrook."
  2. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War and his Family Connections", New England Historical & Genealogical Register (article spans several volumes and years): January 1939, Volume 93, page 94. Hereinafter cited as "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War."
  3. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", April 1940, Volume 94, page 171.
  4. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", January 1939, Volume 93, pages 93-94.
  5. [S46] Dean Crawford Smith C.G. and Douglas Richardson, "English Ancestry of Nathaniel Heaton of Boston, Mass., and his Nephew, James Heaton of New Haven, Conn.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 152, pages 430-452 (October 1998): pages 447 and 449. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry."
  6. [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.
  7. [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 1, page 4. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  8. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", April 1940, Volume 94, Footnotes, pages 171-172.
  9. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", January 1939, Volume 93, pages 92-93.
  10. [S46] Dean Crawford Smith C.G. and Douglas Richardson, "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry", page 447.
  11. [S1369] Hosea Starr Ballou, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War", April 1940, Volume 94, Footnotes pages 171-172.

Catherine Staunton1

Marriage*She married Isaac White.1

Family

Isaac White
Child1.Alice White+1

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New London Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Quaker Marriage Records, page 10. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.

Deborah Staunton1

Father*Thomas Staunton Esq. M.P.1
Marriage*1709She married John Rochfort Esq., son of Robert Rochfort Esq. and Hannah Handcock, in 1709.1

Family

John Rochfort Esq. b. 1690
Child1.John Rochfort Esq.+2 b. 1710

Citations

  1. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Rochfort of Clogrenane, Volume II, pages 1366-1367. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.
  2. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, Rochfort of Clogrenane, Volume II, page 1366.

Thomas Staunton Esq. M.P.1

Family

Child1.Deborah Staunton+1

Citations

  1. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Rochfort of Clogrenane, Volume II, pages 1366-1367. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.

Nicholas Stead1

d. 25 September 1591
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*30 November 1590He married as his second, or subsequent, wife Helen Heaton, daughter of Thomas Heaton and Elizabeth ______, on 30 November 1590 at Habrough, Lincolnshire.2
Residence*Helen and Nicholas lived in Stallingborough, Lincolnshire.2
Death*25 September 1591He died by 25 September 1591, probably at Stallingborough.1
Children* He left at least two children, whose mother may have been an earlier wife.2

Family

Helen Heaton b. s 1571, d. b 8 Dec 1593

Citations

  1. [S46] Dean Crawford Smith C.G. and Douglas Richardson, "English Ancestry of Nathaniel Heaton of Boston, Mass., and his Nephew, James Heaton of New Haven, Conn.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 152, pages 430-452 (October 1998): page 445. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry."
  2. [S46] Dean Crawford Smith C.G. and Douglas Richardson, "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry", page 445.

Mary Stearns1

b. 22 August 1661, d. 25 December 1733
Father*Nathaniel Stearns2,3
Mother*Mary Stone3,2
Birth*22 August 1661Mary Stearns was born on 22 August 1661 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Marriage*22 April 1685She married, as his second wife, Joseph Wight, son of Henry Wight and Jane Goodnow, on 22 April 1685 in Dedham.1,4
(Wife) Death23 June 1729Mary became a widow when Joseph Wight died on 23 June 1729.1
Death*25 December 1733She died on 25 December 1733 in Dedham at age 72.1,5

Family

Joseph Wight b. 11 May 1654, d. 23 Jun 1729
Children1.Nathaniel Wight+1 b. 13 Sep 1688, d. 3 Apr 1755
2.Ebenezer Wight1 b. 22 Jan 1696
3.Jabez Wight1 b. 12 Jul 1701

Citations

  1. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., The Wright Family. Memoir of Thomas Wight, of Dedham, Mass., with genealogical notices of his descendants, from 1637 to 1840, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Press of T.R. Marvin, 1848), pages 60-62. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 8. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 704. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 20.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 59.

Nathaniel Stearns1

Marriage*before 1661He married Mary Stone of Weymouth before 1661 in Milton, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2

Family

Mary Stone
Child1.Mary Stearns+1,2 b. 22 Aug 1661, d. 25 Dec 1733

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 8. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 704. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.

Rebecca Stearns1

b. 15 April 1708, d. before 1753
Father*Samuel Stearns1
Mother*Phebe Waite2,1
Birth*15 April 1708Rebecca Stearns was born on 15 April 1708.1
Marriage*24 April 1740She married as his first wife Samuel Whittemore, son of Daniel Whittemore and Mary Turell, on 24 April 1740 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*before 1753She died before 1753.1

Family

Samuel Whittemore b. 6 Aug 1717, d. a 1760

Citations

  1. [S966] Bradford Adams Whittemore and Edgar Whittemore, compilers, "The Whittemore Family in America", New England Historic and Genealogical Register Volumes 106, 107 and 108 (1952-1954): Volume 108, pages 24-25. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 704. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.

Samuel Stearns1

Marriage*before 1697He married Phebe Waite before 1697 in Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Residence*Samuel and Phebe (Waite) Stearns lived in Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Phebe Waite
Child1.Rebecca Stearns1 b. 15 Apr 1708, d. b 1753

Citations

  1. [S966] Bradford Adams Whittemore and Edgar Whittemore, compilers, "The Whittemore Family in America", New England Historic and Genealogical Register Volumes 106, 107 and 108 (1952-1954): Volume 108, pages 24-25. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 704. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.

George Wells Stedman1

Marriage*He married Elizabeth Lemon.1

Family

Elizabeth Lemon
Child1.Mary Jane Virginia Stedman+1 b. 5 Sep 1832, d. 15 Jun 1904

Citations

  1. [S1735] Missouri, Death Records, 1850-1931, online at www.ancestry.com, Mary Jane Virginia Williams [Mary Jane Virginia Stedman], death date 15 June 1904 in St. Louis, Missouri, born 5 September 1832, father George Wells Stedman, mother Elizabeth Lemon. Hereinafter cited as Missouri, Death Records, 1850-1931.

Mary Jane Virginia Stedman1,2

b. 5 September 1832, d. 15 June 1904
Father*George Wells Stedman2
Mother*Elizabeth Lemon2
Birth*5 September 1832Mary Jane Virginia Stedman was born on 5 September 1832 in Virginia.3,2,4
Marriage*9 January 1852She married Amos F. Williams on 9 January 1852 in Hamilton County, Ohio.3,1,4,5
Census US 1870*14 June 1870Mary Jane Virginia, who was recorded as "Nancy", and Amos F. Williams appeared on the 1870 census taken on 14 June 1870 in Ward 5, Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky. Amos was 39 years of age and a physician, and his wife was 37 and keeping house. The couple resided with their six children in 1870. Alva was 17 and working as an artist, Bellevill was 11 and had attended school within the year, Elmer was 9, Wilbur 6, Flora 3, and the baby Mary, who was enumerated as "Mamie", was reported as born in January and 4 months old.6
Census US 1880*9 November 1880Mary and Amos F. Williams were enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 9 November 1880 in St. Louis, Missouri. Amos was 49 years of age and a physician and Mary was 48 and keeping house. Six of the couple's children lived with their parents in 1880. Amos B. was 21 and worked in a hardware store, Elmer was 19 and a coffee broker, Wilbur was 16 and worked as a clerk for a coffee broker, Flora at 13 and Mary at 10 had both attended school within the year, and Bertha was 8. Katie Brooks, who had been born in Ireland and was 26, and was identified as a sister-in-law, also resided with the Williams family in 1880 and helped with the housekeeping.7
(Wife) Death13 July 1894Mary became a widow when Amos F. Williams died on 13 July 1894 at age 63.5
Death*15 June 1904She died on 15 June 1904 in St. Louis, Missouri, at age 714,2
Burial* and was buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis.4

Family

Amos F. Williams b. 9 May 1831, d. 13 Jul 1894
Children1.Alva Williams6 b. 1853
2.Amos B. Williams3,8 b. 4 Dec 1858, d. 20 Sep 1944
3.Elmer Williams6 b. 1861
4.Wilbur Williams6 b. 1864
5.Flora Williams6 b. 1867
6.Mary J.V. Williams6 b. Jan 1870
7.Bertha A. Williams7 b. 1872

Citations

  1. [S1731] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com (interactive with www.familysearch.org), Amos F. Williams and Mary J. V. Stedman, Hamilton County, 9 January 1852. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.
  2. [S1735] Missouri, Death Records, 1850-1931, online at www.ancestry.com, Mary Jane Virginia Williams [Mary Jane Virginia Stedman], death date 15 June 1904 in St. Louis, Missouri, born 5 September 1832, father George Wells Stedman, mother Elizabeth Lemon. Hereinafter cited as Missouri, Death Records, 1850-1931.
  3. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Amos and Nancy Williams, Covington Ward 5, Kenton, Kentucky; Roll: M593_478; Page: 144A; Family History Library Film: 545977. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  4. [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, Mary Jane Virginia (Stedman) Williams, Memorial# 60384874. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Amos F. Williams, Memorial# 60384943.
  6. [S37] 1870 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Amos and "Nancy" Williams, Covington Ward 5, Kenton, Kentucky; Roll: M593_478; Page: 144A; Family History Library Film: 545977.
  7. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Amos F. and Mary J.V. Williams, Saint Louis, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri; Roll: 730; Page: 273C; Enumeration District: 201. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  8. [S112] California Death Index, 1940-1997, online at www.ancestry.com, Amos Bellevill Williams, Los Angeles County, death date 20 September 1944, birth date 4 December 1858, mother's maiden name Stedman. Hereinafter cited as California Death Index, 1940-1997.

R_____ Steele1

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Marriage*He married Esther McKitterick, daughter of ______ McKitterick and Esther Hinds.1

Family

Esther McKitterick d. 1913

Citations

  1. [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).

John Steere1

Residence*He was of Providence, Rhode Island.1

Family

Child1.Samuel Steere1

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 121-123. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.

Samuel Steere1

Father*John Steere1
Marriage*He married Hannah Field, daughter of John Field and Elizabeth Everden.1

Family

Hannah 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 121-123. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.

Clarissa Stephens

Relationships2nd great-granddaughter of John Hinds
Niece of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*William Stephens b. c 1755
Mother*Clarissa Hinds b. c 1760
(Heir) Will15 April 1794Clarissa was named as a beneficiary in the will of her grandfather, Ralph Hinds, of Kimmins Mill, County Meath, dated 15 April 1794 and proved on 10 May 1794. To his granddaughter Clarissa Stephens he gave one hundred pounds, a portion of the sum of two hundred pounds which he was entitled to under the will of his late father, Walter Hinds Esquire deceased, upon the death of his (Ralph's) sister, Anne Hinds.1

Citations

  1. [S343] Ralph Hinds will (15 Apr 1794), Copy of the Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794.

Hester Stephens

Relationships2nd great-granddaughter of John Hinds
Niece of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*William Stephens b. c 1755
Mother*Clarissa Hinds b. c 1760
(Heir) Will15 April 1794Hester was named as a beneficiary in the will of her grandfather, Ralph Hinds, of Kimmins Mill, County Meath, dated 15 April 1794 and proved on 10 May 1794. To his granddaughter Hester Stephens he gave fifty pounds, a portion of the sum of two hundred pounds which he was entitled to under the will of his late father, Walter Hinds Esquire deceased, upon the death of his (Ralph's) sister, Anne Hinds.1

Citations

  1. [S343] Ralph Hinds will (15 Apr 1794), Copy of the Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794.

James Stephens

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Marriage*1730He may have married Mary Hinds, daughter of Ralph Hinds and Anne Hussey.1
(Witness to Will) Will18 July 1778James Berry, James Carrolly and James Stephens witnessed the will of Walter Hinds (1703-1777) of Corrakane dated 5 Aug 1777 and proven on 18 July 1778.2,3,4

Family

Mary Hinds
Child1.William Stephens+ b. c 1755; James may be William's father, brother or other relative. James was a witness to the 1777 will of Walter Hinds and William Stephens was the husband of Walter's daughter Clarissa5,2

Citations

  1. [S342] John Hinds will (21 Sep 1766), Copy of the Last Will and Testament of John Hinds, late of Kilmainham (County Meath), proven 7 Feb 1769, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of John Hinds, proven 1769.
  2. [S341] Walter Hinds will (18 July 1778), Copy of the Will of Walter Hinds, deceased 1778, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Walter Hinds, deceased 1778.
  3. [S340] Notes written about Ralph Hinds and Walter Hinds (of County Meath and County Cavan, Ireland), by William Richard Gore Hinds. National Archives of Ireland (Dublin, Ireland). In the Hinds packet of Wills, there were the above referenced Notes and three wills: T17655-Walter Hinds (proven 1778), T17654-Ralph Hinds (proven 1794) and T17653B-John Hinds (proven 1769).
  4. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), Family Tree prepared by Rev. Edward "Joe" Isaac, grandson of Walter Hinds (1800-1879) and Margaret Charters (1815-1881). Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  5. [S345] Issued to subscribers by Phillimore & Co., London, England, Irish Marriages, being an index to the marriages in Walker's Hibernian magazine 1771-1812: with an appendix, volumes I and II, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, volume II, page 419, #64. Hereinafter cited as Irish Marriages Index - Hibernian 1771-1812.

Mary Anne Stephens

Relationships2nd great-granddaughter of John Hinds
Niece of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*William Stephens b. c 1755
Mother*Clarissa Hinds b. c 1760
(Heir) Will15 April 1794Mary Anne was named as a beneficiary in the will of her grandfather, Ralph Hinds, of Kimmins Mill, County Meath, dated 15 April 1794 and proved on 10 May 1794. To his granddaughter Mary Anne Stephens he gave fifty pounds, a portion of the sum of two hundred pounds which he was entitled to under the will of his late father, Walter Hinds Esquire deceased, upon the death of his (Ralph's) sister, Anne Hinds.1

Citations

  1. [S343] Ralph Hinds will (15 Apr 1794), Copy of the Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794.

Mary E. Stephens1,2

b. 28 July 1859, d. 9 January 1930
Father*William Stephens2,3
Mother*Margaretta Hubbs4,3 b. 30 May 1824, d. 24 Jun 1906
Birth*28 July 1859Mary E. Stephens was born on 28 July 1859 in Pennsylvania.1,3
Marriage*24 March 1890She married Harry S. Young, son of George Young and Mary L. Shermer, on 24 March 1890 in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Harry was 30 years of age and a farmer, and Mary was 29 years of age and a dressmaker.1,2
Death*9 January 1930She died on 9 January 1930 in her home at 28 E. Fornace Street, Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, at age 701,3
Burial*13 January 1930 and was buried on 13 January 1930 in Riverside Cemetery, Norristown.1,3

Family

Harry S. Young b. 31 Jan 1860, d. 24 Jul 1937

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, Mary E. Young, Memorial# 67461725. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S1816] Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Mary E. Stephens, age 29, dressmaker, of Doylestown, Bucks County, daughter of William and Margaretta Stephens, and Harry S. Young, age 30, farmer, of Jarrettown, Montgomery County, son of George and Mary L. Young, on 24 March 1890 in Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA, referencing Film# 000927061. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968.
  3. [S1814] Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Mary Young of 28 E. Fornace Street, Norristown, certificate# 8724, age 70, wife of Harry S. Young, housewife, born on 28 July 1859 in Pennsylvania, died on 9 January 1930 at her home in Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA, parents William Stephens and Margaretta Hubbs, burial on 13 January 1930 in Riverside Cemetery, informant H.S. Young of 28 E. Fornace. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaretta Stephens, Memorial# 167055484.

Patrick Stephens

Residence*Patrick Stephens resided at Ardvagh, County Cavan.1
(Witness to Agreement) Deed Memorial16 September 1746Patrick Stephens, George Hinds and Thomas Hinds were witnesses on 16 September 1746 when Richard Booth of Drumcarban, County Cavan, his son Robert Booth and Ralph Hinds, also in the County of Cavan, registered a Memorial Articles of Marriage agreement in preparation for the marriage between Ralph's daughter, Margaret Hinds, and Robert Booth. The agreement stated that, in consideration of his affection for his son Robert Booth and of a Marriage Portion payment of one hundred twenty pounds received by Margaret Hinds from her father Ralph Hinds, Richard Booth granted immediately and forever confirmed to Robert and to Robert's and Margaret's lawful heirs, the one half of his Freehold called Drumcarban located in the Barony of Clanmahon, and then the other half at Richard's death. Richard agreed that the Freehold was to be free from all debts and, in case Margaret should survive her husband Robert, subject to an annuity of ten pounds a year to Margaret for life to be paid out of the lands of Drumcarban. It was further agreed in the articles that neither Richard nor Robert would sell, dispose of or contract any debt on the lands and that they should be passed to Robert's and Margaret's heirs forever. The articles were witnessed by Patrick Stephens of Ardvagh and Thomas Hinds and George Hinds of Kilmainham, all in the County of Cavan.1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1746, Film# 522830, Deed# 84629. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Richard Stephens

Relationships2nd great-grandson of John Hinds
Nephew of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*William Stephens b. c 1755
Mother*Clarissa Hinds b. c 1760
(Heir) Will15 April 1794Richard's grandfather, Ralph Hinds of Kimmins Mill, County Meath, left a will dated 15 April 1794 and proved on 10 May 1794. His estate was quite large. He named eighteen beneficiaries, including Walter Hinds, Ralph Hinds, Walter Hinds, Anne Hinds, Richard Stephens, Esther (Cannon) Hinds, Matthew Hinds, Thomas Hinds, Alexander Hinds, Mary (Hinds) Walsh, Michael Walsh, Clarissa (Hinds) Stephens, Martha (Hinds) Matthews, Eleanor (Hinds) Smith, Hester (Hinds) Dunn, Hester Stephens, Clarissa Stephens and Mary Anne Stephens. It appears from reading the will that he put much of his estate into a trust or series of trusts, with Thomas Berry and Alexander Berry as trustees, for the purpose of perpetuating the Hinds legacy for eternity. The order of succession was designed to be (1) Walter Hinds, eldest son; (2) Ralph Hinds, fourth son; (3) Walter Hinds, nephew and son-in-law, husband of daughter Anne Hinds; and (4) Richard Stephens, his grandson.

Richard Stephens, identified as Ralph's grandson, was named fourth in the line of succession in the trust created for the Town and Lands of Nasterstown in the County of Meath and Tubberlion, Meelick and Duffin, Nedd and Comaga in the County of Cavan.1

Citations

  1. [S343] Ralph Hinds will (15 Apr 1794), Copy of the Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794.

Samuel Stephens

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
(Witness to Deed) Marriage Settlement2 June 1752Samuel was identified as of Derry in County Cavan when he witnessed an articles of marriage agreement dated 2 June 1752 made between Andrew Bell of Aghnacreevy, County Cavan, and Andrew Bell, his son and heir apparent, of the one part, Ann Clarke of Putiaghan, spinster, of the other part and Walter Hinds of Corrakane of the third part, all in the county of Cavan concerning a marriage to be had between Andrew Bell, the son of Andrew, and Ann Clarke.1
Marriage*He married Catherine Clarke, daughter of Ralph Clarke and Anne Hinds.2

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1756; Film number 461377; Volume 180; Pages 391-392; Deed number 121034. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S342] John Hinds will (21 Sep 1766), Copy of the Last Will and Testament of John Hinds, late of Kilmainham (County Meath), proven 7 Feb 1769, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of John Hinds, proven 1769.

William Stephens

b. circa 1755
RelationshipsGreat-grandson of John Hinds
1st cousin 1 time removed of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs (#1)
Descendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs (#2)
Father-Possible*James Stephens; James may be William's father, brother or other relative. James was a witness to the 1777 will of Walter Hinds and William Stephens was the husband of Walter's daughter Clarissa1,2
Mother-Possible*Mary Hinds; It is suspected that James Stephens may have been the husband of Mary (Hinds) Stephens, eldest sister of John and Walter Hinds. If that is the case, James and Mary Stephens may be relatives, possibly the parents, of William Stephens who married Clarissa Hinds, the daughter of Ralph Hinds in 17803
Birth*circa 1755William Stephens was born circa 1755 in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.4
Marriage*21 January 1780He married Clarissa Hinds, daughter of Ralph Hinds and Esther Cannon, on 21 January 1780 in Killallon, County Meath, Ireland.1,4
(Witness to Memorial) Deed Memorial1 November 1803William was a witness to a memorial of an indented deed of lease dated 1 November 1803 made between Walter Hinds of Bruce Hall in the county of Cavan Esq. of the one part and Robert Bell Booth of Drumcarban in the county of Cavan Esq. of the other part; whereby the said Walter Hinds did demise, grant, let and set to farm unto the said Robert Bell Booth all that and those the town and lands of Gortnatrieve and Behy, County Cavan, commonly called Bruce Hall.5

Citations

  1. [S345] Issued to subscribers by Phillimore & Co., London, England, Irish Marriages, being an index to the marriages in Walker's Hibernian magazine 1771-1812: with an appendix, volumes I and II, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, volume II, page 419, #64. Hereinafter cited as Irish Marriages Index - Hibernian 1771-1812.
  2. [S341] Walter Hinds will (18 July 1778), Copy of the Will of Walter Hinds, deceased 1778, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Walter Hinds, deceased 1778.
  3. [S342] John Hinds will (21 Sep 1766), Copy of the Last Will and Testament of John Hinds, late of Kilmainham (County Meath), proven 7 Feb 1769, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of John Hinds, proven 1769.
  4. [S8] Community Contributed Family Information, International Genealogical Index (IGI) available online at https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi. The International Genealogical Index was a family history database that listed several hundred million names of deceased persons from throughout the world. Names in the IGI came from two sources: Community Indexed and Community Contributed. The Community Contributed IGI contained family information submitted by members to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Although we have often found the contributed information to be unreliable, inaccurate or incomplete, we consider the information a possible clue as we research. (Salt Lake City, Utah: www.familysearch.org), accuracy not known, although considered very plausible by this researcher; record was submitted to the IGI after 1991 by an unidentified member of the LDS Church.
  5. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1804; Film# 545032, Volume 562, pages 111-112, Deed# 373294. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

William Stephens1

Marriage*He married Margaretta Hubbs.2

Family

Margaretta Hubbs b. 30 May 1824, d. 24 Jun 1906
Child1.Mary E. Stephens1,3 b. 28 Jul 1859, d. 9 Jan 1930

Citations

  1. [S1816] Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Mary E. Stephens, age 29, dressmaker, of Doylestown, Bucks County, daughter of William and Margaretta Stephens, and Harry S. Young, age 30, farmer, of Jarrettown, Montgomery County, son of George and Mary L. Young, on 24 March 1890 in Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA, referencing Film# 000927061. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968.
  2. [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, Margaretta Stephens, Memorial# 167055484. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S1814] Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Mary Young of 28 E. Fornace Street, Norristown, certificate# 8724, age 70, wife of Harry S. Young, housewife, born on 28 July 1859 in Pennsylvania, died on 9 January 1930 at her home in Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA, parents William Stephens and Margaretta Hubbs, burial on 13 January 1930 in Riverside Cemetery, informant H.S. Young of 28 E. Fornace. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967.

Lillie A. Stephenson1

b. April 1874
Birth*April 1874Lillian A. Stephenson was born in April 1874 in Illinois.2
Marriage*28 November 1899She married, as his second wife, James B. Gordon, son of David Wylie Gordon and Elizabeth Hills, on 28 November 1899 in Morgan County, Illinois.1
Census US 1900*1 June 1900Lillie and James B. Gordon were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 1 June 1900 in Lynnville, Morgan County, Illinois. James was 38 years of age and his occupation was recorded as dry goods and grocer. Lillie was 26. They had been married less than a year and lived in a house which they rented. James's three children from his first marriage resided with the newlyweds. Mabel H was 13, Bessie was 8 and Horace 6, and the two older children attended school.2
Census US 1910*22 April 1910Lillie and James B. Gordon were enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 22 April 1910 in Ward 14, Seattle, King County, Washington. James was 48 years of age and a laborer doing odd jobs, and Lillie was 36. They had been married 11 years. Their daughter Martha, who was 9 years old and attending school, was with her parents in 1910, and James's three children from his first marriage were reported as living.3
Census US 1920*16 January 1920Lillie and James B. Gordon were enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 16 January 1920 in 6527 37th S.W., Seattle, King County, Washington. James was 57 years of age with no occupation, and Lillian was 45. They owned their home free of mortgage. Enumerated with their parents in 1920 were son Horace and daughter Martha. Horace was single, 25 years old, and had been discharged from his military service the previous year. His occupation was recorded as hauling wood. Martha was 19 years old and had attended school within the year.4

Family

James B. Gordon b. Jan 1862, d. 10 Feb 1928
Child1.Martha Gordon3 b. 1901

Citations

  1. [S1681] Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920, online at www.ancestry.com, James B. Gordon and Lillie A. Stephenson, Morgan County, 28 November 1899. Hereinafter cited as Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James B. and Lillie A. Gordon, Lynnville, Morgan, Illinois; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0096; FHL microfilm: 1240331. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  3. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James B. and Lillie A. Gordon, Seattle Ward 14, King, Washington; Roll: T624_1661; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0219; FHL microfilm: 1375674. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  4. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James B. and Lillian A. Gordon, Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T625_1931; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 343. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Federal Census.