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Families of the Children of Jemima5 Washburn and Josiah4 Leonard Jr.

 

 

         The children of Josiah and Jemima (Washburn) Leonard (Jr.) lived in Middleborough, Bridgewater, and North Bridgewater, Massachusetts, but many of their children moved out of Plymouth County, to Boston or Hampshire County, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, or Rhode Island.

 

 

 

 

John3 Washburn (6th)

 

 

Josiah4 Washburn

 

 

 

 

Rebecca2 Lapham

 

Jemima5 Washburn

 

 

 

 

 

Ephraim2 Tilson

 

 

Mercy3 Tilson

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth2 Hoskins

Susannah5 Leonard

 

 

 

Rebecca5 Leonard

 

 

 

Mary5 Leonard

 

 

 

Seth5 Leonard

 

 

 

Moses5 Leonard

 

 

 

 

 

 

John2 Leonard

 

 

Josiah3 Leonard

 

 

 

 

Sarah

 

Josiah4 Leonard (Jr.)

 

 

 

 

 

Philip2 Washburn

 

 

Margery3 Washburn

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Irish

 

(937.) Susannah5 Leonard, eldest daughter of (356) Jemima5 Washburn, (110) Josiah4, (56) John3 (6th), (43) John2 (5th), (28) John1 (4th); born in Bridgewater, MA, on 6 Mar. 1742.[1] mar­ried Lt. Abner Kingman, son of John and Rebecca (Al­len) Kingman (3rd), of Bridge­water,[2] on 14 Jan. 1762 in Bridgewater.[3] He was born on 3 Feb. 1735 in Bridgewater,[4] a grandson of John and Bethiah (Newcomb) Kingman (Jr.),[5] and of Samuel and Mary (Pratt?) Allen (Jr.)[6]

         Abner and Susanna Kingman moved to Middleborough, MA, after 1770, probably to the northern part of town near the Bridgewater border. He was not a head of household in Massachusetts in the 1790 federal census, but they were living in Middleborough in the 1800,[7] and 1810 federal censuses.[8] Lt. Abner Kingman died on 22 Feb. 1812 in Middleborough, aged 77 years 8 days, and was buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA,[9] but no probate records were filed for his estate in Plymouth County. Susannah (Leonard) Kingman died a widow, intestate, on 20 Jan. 1822 in Titicut, Middleborough, MA, in her 80th year,[10] and was also buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, her son Bela Kingman, of Bridgewater, yeoman, was granted administration of her estate on 18 Feb. 1822.[11]

         Susannah Leonard and Abner Kingman had child­ren:[12]

        2495     i   Sela Kingman, a daughter, born on 23 Apr. 1762 in Bridgewater,[13] never mar­ried, died on 30 Dec. 1795 in Middleborough, aged 33 years,[14] and was buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA, but no probate records were filed for her estate.

        2496    ii   Dr. Josiah Kingman, born on 28 Jan. 1764 in Bridgewater,[15] married Chloe6 Fobes, daugh­ter of Eliab5 and Mehitabel (Ames) Fobes, of Bridgewater,[16] on 1 Mar. 1782 in Middleborough.[17] She was born on 15 Feb. 1766 in Bridgewater,[18] a grand­daughter of Ephraim4 and (585) Susanna4 (Wil­lis) Fobes (Jr.),[19] and they lived in Middleborough, but he was not a head of household in Middleborough in the 1790 federal census. Children not found. He died on 12 Apr. 1793 in Middleborough, aged 29 years,[20] and was buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA, but no pro­bate records were filed for his estate. She was possibly the Chloe Kingman of Bridgewater who married Barzilla Sturtevant on 3 Feb. 1803 in Pembroke, MA.[21] No death record was found for her.

        2497   iii   (Unnamed child), born on 26 Feb. 1766,[22] died on 12 Apr. 1766 in Bridgewater.[23]

        2498   iv   Huldah Kingman, born on 14 Mar. 1767 in Bridgewater,[24] mar­ried Zebina6 Eaton, son of Deacon Elijah5 and Sarah (Shaw) Eaton,[25] on 24 Mar. 1789 in Mid­dleborough.[26] He was born ca. 1764 in Middleborough,[27] a grandson of Francis4 and Lydia4 (Fuller) Eaton, of Middleborough,[28] and a descendant of Francis1 Eaton, of the “Mayflower.” The will of Elijah Eaton, of Middleborough, dated 31 Oct. 1825, and probated on 11 Apr. 1831, mentioned his son Zebina Eaton, among others.[29] He was not a head of household in Massachusetts in the 1790 federal census, but they moved to Barnard, Windsor Co., VT, before 1800. They were living in Barnard, Windsor Co., VT, in the 1800,[30] 1810,[31] 1820,[32] 1830,[33] 1840,[34] and 1850 federal censuses, where he was a farmer.[35] She died on 30 Jan. 1852 in Barnard, Windsor Co., VT,[36] and he died intestate on 17 Feb. 1852 in Barnard, VT,[37] and they were both buried in South Barnard Cemetery in Barnard, VT. They had children:

a. Adna7 Eaton, a son, born ca. 1791,[38] married 1.) Demis Safford,[39] who was born ca. 1794 in VT.[40] They were living in Bridgewater, Windsor Co., VT, in the 1830,[41] 1840,[42] and 1850 federal censuses, where he was a farmer.[43] She died on 12 Feb. 1857 in Barnard, VT, aged 64 years, 10 months, of “consumption,”[44] and he remarried to 2.) Lucy A. (Hutchinson) Merrill, daughter of Samuel and Lovey Hutchinson,[45] on 7 Apr. 1857 in Barnard, VT.[46] She was born ca. 1822 in VT.[47] They were living in Barnard, VT, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a farmer.[48] He died on 14 Sept. 1881 in Bridgewater, VT, aged 90 years, 5 months, 3 days, of gangrene.[49] Lucy Eaton, widow of Adna Eaton, filed for a widow’s pension for his service in the War of 1812 as a Private in Capt. Asa Briggs’ Company from Vermont in 1882, and she died a widow on 14 Feb. 1884.[50]

b. (Probably) Sarah7 Eaton, born say ca. 1799, married Capt. Ira Paige, son of George and Betsey (Bicknell) Paige,[51] on 19 Mar. 1818 in Barnard, VT.[52]

c. Thomas S. Eaton, born ca. May 1806,[53] died in Dec. 1812 in Barnard, VT, aged 6 years, 7 months,[54] and was buried in South Barnard Cemetery in Barnard, VT.

d. (Possibly others)

        2499    v   Cynthia Kingman, born on 9 Nov. 1770 in Bridgewater,[55] married Levi5 Murdock, son of Lt. John4 and Sarah4 (Sampson) Mur­dock,[56] on 24 Mar. 1791 in Middleborough.[57] He was born on 12 Mar. 1769 in Middleborough,[58] a grand­son of James3 and Hannah4 (Tilson) Murdock,[59] and of Ephraim3 and Abi­gail (Horrell) Sampson, of Plympton.[60] Children not found.[61] They were living in Middleborough, MA, in the 1800,[62] 1820,[63] 1830,[64] 1840,[65] and 1850 federal censuses,[66] where he was a farmer. He died in­tes­tate on 7 or 8 Sept. 1850 in Mid­dleborough, aged 81 years,[67] and was buried in Purchade Cemetery in Middleborough, MA. Luther Murdock Jr., of Middleborough, was granted administration of his estate on 1 Oct. 1850.[68] She died on 14 Sept. 1850 in Middleborough, aged 80 years.[69]

        2500   vi   Deacon Abner Kingman (Jr.), born on 20 June 1772 in Middleborough,[70] mar­ried Lydia6 Pad­dock, daughter of Thomas5 and Lydia (Clark) Pad­dock, of Middleborough, on 5 Nov. 1793 in Middlebor­ough or Taunton.[71] She was born on 27 Mar. 1770 in Middleborough,[72] and baptized on 8 Apr. 1771 in Taunton.[73] They moved to Rhode Island. They were living in the Warren, Bristol Co., RI, in the 1800 federal census,[74] in the West District of Providence, Providence Co., RI, in the 1810 federal census,[75] and in Providence, Providence Co., RI, in the 1820 federal census.[76] By 1830 they had moved to Boston, MA, where they were found in the 1830 federal census.[77] He supposedly died on 14 Aug. 1833 in New Haven, CT.[78] They had children:

a. Celia Kingman, born supposedly on 19 Nov. 1795,[79] married Ebenezer Parker, son of William and Hannah (Dutton) Parker (Jr.), as his second wife,[80] supposedly on 3 Sept. 1822.[81] He was born on 17 June 1778 in Chelmsford, MA,[82] and had originally married to Sarah “Sally” Tarbell on 2 July 1801 in Boston,[83] who died on 14 July 1821 in Boston.[84] He was probably the Ebenezer Parker living in Boston’s 10th Ward in the 1830 federal census,[85] and 9th Ward in the 1840 federal census.[86] Celia (Kingman) Parker died on 5 Jan. 1845 in Cambridge, MA,[87] and Ebenezer Parker died a widower on 15 Nov. 1857 in Cambridge, MA, aged 79 years, 5 months, of old age,[88] and they were apparently originally buried in Park Street Church Cemetery in Boston, but moved to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA, in 1858.

b. Eliab Kingman, born on 24 May 1797 in MA,[89] married Cordelia Ball Ewell, daughter of Dr. James and Margaret McIntosh (Robertson) Ewell,[90] on 4 Dec. 1828 in Washington, DC.[91] She was born on 16 Dec. 1802 in VA.[92] They were living in Washington, DC, in the 1840,[93] and 1850 federal censuses, where he was a reporter,[94] and the 1870 federal census, where he was a journalist.[95] He was mentioned in the 1878 will of his brother Abner Kingman, of Boston. She died on 18 Mar. 1876 in Washington, DC,[96] and he died testate on 2 Feb. 1883 in Washington, DC,[97] and they were both buried in Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC. His will was dated 24 Feb. 1879, with 4 codicils, dated 12 Nov. 1880, 10 July 1881, 30 July 1881, and 17 Oct. 1881, and he mentioned his sister Kesia P. Kingman of Boston, nephew Rev. Richard M. Nott, now of Wakefield, MA, and his wife Elizabeth Emerson Nott, his nieces Cordelia E. Robins, of Waterville, ME, Lydia P. Nott and Elizabeth B. Nott, of New Haven, CT, his deceased’s wife’s nephew Dr. Francis Ewell Martindale, of Port Richmond, Staten Island, NY, and children, including Maggie Cordelia Martindale, his nephews Mason G. and Chauncey Parker, of Boston, and his brother Abner Kingman, of Boston, whom he appointed as one of his executors, with William W. Boyce, of Fairfax Co., VA. The first codicil, written shortly after the death of his brother Abner, changed the executor to Abner Kingman, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, son of his deceased brother Abner Kingman, and mentioned his brother’s widow Caro A. Kingman. By his last codicil, his nephew Rev. Richard M. Nott was also deceased.[98] (See Appendix [A] for a full transcription of his will and codicils.)

c. Kezia Paddock Kingman, born on 3 Dec. 1800 in RI,[99] never married. She was enumerated with the household of Marcia C. Atkins in Roxbury, Norfolk Co., MA, in the 1850 federal census,[100] and with her brother Abner Kingman (3rd) in Boston in the 1860 federal census. She was mentioned in the 1878 will of her brother Abner Kingman, of Boston, and the 1879 will of her brother Eliab Kingman, of Washington, DC. She died on 18 Sept. 1882 in Wakefield, MA, aged 81 years, 9 months, of “paralysis.”[101]

d. Lydia C. Kingman, born supposedly on 16 July 1803 in Warren, RI,[102] married Rev. Handel Gershum Nott, son of Josiah and Sally Nott,[103] on 11 July 1827 in Providence, RI.[104] He was born supposedly on 10 Nov. 1799 in Saybrook, Middlesex Co., CT,[105] and was a Baptist Minister.[106] They were living in Boston, MA, in the 1840 federal census.[107] She died on 9 Feb. 1844 in Kennebunkport, York Co., ME,[108] and he remarried to Sarah Louise Smith on 29 Jan. 1846 in Bath, Sagadahoc Co., ME.[109] They were living in Kennebunkport, York Co., ME, in the 1850 federal census.[110] He died on 3 May 1873 in Rochester, Monroe Co., NY.[111] The children of the Rev. H. G. Nott were mentioned in the 1878 will of her brother Abner Kingman, of Boston.

e. Lucia Kingman, born supposedly on 1 Sept. 1805 in Providence, RI,[112] supposedly married Nathaniel Wilgus or Wingus on 22 or 25 Apr. 1839 in New York.[113] She supposedly died on 10 Nov. 1849,[114] and he remarried to Grace Billings Palmer He supposedly died on 28 Mar. 1873 in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY,[115] and Grace (Palmer) Wilgus died on 22 May 1883 in Buffalo, NY,[116] and they were both buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, NY.

f. Abner Kingman (3rd), born supposedly on 5 Feb. 1814 in Providence, RI,[117] married 1.) Sarah Jane Anderson, daughter of Dr. Rufus and Eliza (Hill) Anderson,[118] on 29 June 1854 in Roxbury, MA,[119] She was born ca. 1830 in Boston.[120] They were living in Boston, MA, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a commission merchant.[121] She died in Jan. 1866 in Boston, aged 36 years, of diphtheria,[122] and he remarried to 2.) Caroline “Caro” Allen Graves supposedly on 4 Nov. 1868 in New York City, NY.[123] She was born ca. 1839 in MA.[124] They were living in Boston, MA, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a merchant.[125] He was mentioned in the 1879 will of his brother Eliab Kingman, of Washington, DC. He died testate on 1 Nov. 1880 in Boston, MA, aged 66 years, 9 months, of “angina pectoris,”[126] his will dated 15 Feb. 1878, and probated on 29 Nov. 1880, mentioned his wife Caro Allen Kingman, son Abner Kingman Jr. and other children, sister Kezia Paddock Kingman, brother Eliab Kingman now of Washington, DC, the children of Rev. H. G. Nott, namely Lydia Paddock Nott, Cordelia Ewell Nott, Elizabeth B. Nott, and Richard M. Nott, nephews Mason G. Parker and Chauncey P. Parker, Rev. Rufus Anderson D.D., of Boston, and his wife Eliza H. Anderson, and the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, and he named Amos W. Stetson, of Boston, and James P. Melledge, of Cambridge, as executors of his estate.[127] (See Appendix [B] for a full transcription of his will.)

g. (Unnamed child), born on 5 Feb. 1814, died on 2 Apr. 1814.[128]

        2501  vii   Eliab Kingman, born on 14 Mar. 1775 in Middleborough,[129] died on 8 Feb. 1797 in Middleborough, aged 21 years,[130] presumably unmarried, and was buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA, but no probate records were filed for his estate.

        2502 viii   Polly Kingman, born on 7 Apr. 1777 in Middleborough,[131] had a child out of wed­lock who was born and died in infancy in 1796.[132] She married Solomon Beals (Jr.), son of Ensign Solomon and Hannah Beals, of Middleborough,[133] on 29 Oct. 1797 in Middlebor­ough.[134] He was not a head of household in Plymouth Co., MA, in the 1800, 1810 or 1820 federal censuses. No death or probate records were found for him in Plymouth County, and he was not found in Plymouth Co., MA, in the 1850 federal census, but he apparently died in the Almshouse in Middleborough.[135] They had children:

a. Ebenezer “Eber” Beals, a twin, born on 31 Mar. 1799 in Middleborough,[136] married 1.) Jane Finney, of Middleborough, on 31 Oct. 1824 in Middleborough.[137] She was born ca. 1800,[138] and died on 7 July 1825 in Middleborough, aged 25 years.[139] He remarried to 2.) (3827) Lucy Vaughan, daughter of (1634) John and Sarah7 “Sally” (Cushman) Vaughan, of Middleborough,[140] on 29 Nov. 1827 in Middleborough.[141] She was born on 12 May 1804 in Middleborough,[142] a granddaughter of Capt. David and (505) Phebe5 (Washburn) Vaughan, of Middleborough,[143] and of Joseph6 and Elizabeth4 (Sampson) Cushman, of Duxbury.[144] They were living in Middleborough, MA, in the 1855 state census,[145] the 1860 federal census,[146] the 1865 state census,[147] and the 1870 federal census, where he was a blacksmith.[148] She died on 5 Aug. 1872 in Middleborough, aged 68 years, 2 months, 24 days, of “diarrhea,”[149] and he died a widower on 13 Apr. 1883 in Middleborough, aged 84 years, 13 days, of “apoplexy.”[150]

b. Eleam Beals, a twin, born on 31 Mar. 1799 in Middleborough,[151] marriage not found.

c. Solomon Beals (3rd), born on 24 Sept. 1802 in Middleborough,[152] married Susannah “Susan” Porter Thompson, daughter of Galen and Susanna (Porter) Thompson, of Middleborough,[153] on 23 May 1824 in Middleborough.[154] She was born on 23 Oct. 1807 in Middleborough,[155] a granddaughter of Lt. William and Deborah (Sturtevant) Tomson, of Middleborough.[156] They were living in Middleborough, MA, in the 1855 state census,[157] the 1860 federal census,[158] the 1865 state census,[159] and the 1870 federal census, where he was a shoemaker.[160] He died on 1 Feb. 1872 in Middleborough, aged 69 years, 4 months, 8 days, of “lung fever,”[161] but no probate records were filed for his estate. No death record was found for her.

d. (Possibly others)

        2503   ix   Bela Kingman, Esq., born on 2 May 1781 in Middleborough,[162] mar­ried Lydia Macomber Dean, daughter of Philip and Abigail (Shaw) Dean, of Taunton, on 29 Nov. 1804 in Taunton.[163] She was born on 6 July 1786 in Taunton.[164] On 11 Apr. 1824 Mrs. Lydia Kingman, wife of Bela Kingman, was received into the North Middleborough Congregational Church.[165] They were living next door to his parents in Middleborough, MA, in the 1810 federal census,[166] and in Middleborough in the 1820,[167] and 1850 federal censuses, where he was a farmer.[168] He died testate on 16 Apr. 1854 in North Middleborough, MA, aged 72 years,[169] his will dated 2 Nov. 1848, and probated in May 1854, mentioned his wife Lydia R. Kingman, his daughter Sally R. Kingman, his other children, Cynthia, Hosea, Abigail, Philip, Fanny, Lydia R., Julia, Sophia W., and Calvin, and he named his wife as executrix of his estate.[170] (See Appendix [C] for a full transcription of his will.) She was still living in Middleborough in the 1855 state census,[171] and the 1860 federal census.[172] She died a widow on 12 or 17 Dec. 1860 in Middleborough, aged 74 years,[173] and they were both buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA. They had children:

a. Cynthia Kingman, born on 10 Sept. 1805 in Middleborough,[174] married Roswell W. Waldron, son of Daniel and Susanna Waldron,[175] in ca. 1826.[176] He was born ca. 1803 in Rhode Island.[177] On 17 Aug. 1828 Mrs. Cynthia K. Waldron, wife of Roswell W. Waldron and eldest child of Bela and Lydia (Dean) Kingman, was admitted into the North Middleborough Congregational Church,[178] and was dismissed to the Methodist Church in Taunton on 15 Sept. 1833.[179] They were, however, living in Middleborough, MA, in the 1850 federal census, next door to Cyrus Washburn, where he was a blacksmith,[180] the 1855 state census, where he was a farmer,[181] the 1860 federal census, where he was a master teamer,[182] the 1865 state census, where he was a farmer,[183] and in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[184] Cynthia Waldron was mentioned in the 1851 will of her brother Hosea Kingman, and in the 1867 will of her sister Lydia R. Kingman. He died testate on 27 Dec. 1871 in Middleborough, aged 69 years, 4 months, 2 days, of “disease of kidneys,”[185] his will dated 28 Aug. 1871, and probated on 12 Feb. 1872, mentioned his wife Cynthia, whom he named as executrix, of his estate, his son Rufus A. Waldron, daughters Susan G. Wentworth and Ann T. Hicks, granddaughter Eva F. Sanford, and daughters Sally K. Mendall, Lydia A. Doty, and Maria E. Johnson.[186] (See Appendix [D] for a full transcription of his will.) She died a widow, testate, on 3 May 1876 in Middleborough, aged 70 years, 7 months, 0 days, of “abscess of bowels,”[187] and was buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA, her will dated 3 Apr. 1876, and probated on 22 May 1876, mentioned her son Rufus A. Waldron, daughter Maria E. Johnson, granddaughters Eva F. Sanford, Susannah L. Barrows, and Carrie Waldron, and daughters Ann T. Hicks, Sally K. Mendall, and Lydia A. Doty, and she named her son-in-law Perez S. Doty as executor of her estate.[188] (See Appendix [E] for a full transcription of her will.)

b. Hosea Kingman, born on 14 Dec. 1806 in Middleborough,[189] married Phebe Lyon, of Middleborough, on 21 Aug. 1832 in Middleborough,[190] but they apparently had no children. She was born ca. 30 May 1807 in MA.[191] They were living in Middleborough, MA, in the 1850 federal census, with his brother-in-law, Uriah Sampson, where he was a shoe manufacturer.[192] He died testate on 21 Jan. 1853 in Lakeville, MA, aged 47 years, of “consumption,”[193] his will dated 6 Dec. 1851, and probated on 5 Apr. 1853, mentioned his wife Phebe Kingman, his sisters Cynthia Waldron, Sally Kingman, Abigail G. Sampson, Fanny D. Holmes, Lydia R. Kingman, Julia Pratt, and Sophia Wentworth, brothers Philip D. Kingman, and Calvin D. Kingman, Elizabeth Thrasher, “who now resides in my family,” Charles Sampson, son of Uriah Sampson, and Hosea Kingman, son of Philip D. Kingman, and he named his brothers Calvin D. Kingman and Philip D. Kingman as executors of his estate.[194] (See Appendix [F] for a full transcription of his will.) She died a widow, intestate, on 14 July 1857 in Middleborough, aged 50 years, 1 month, 16 days, of “apoplexy,”[195] and Vinal Lyon, of North Bridgewater, was granted administration of her estate on 6 Oct. 1857.[196]

c. Sally R. Kingman, born on 7 Mar. 1808 in Middleborough,[197] never married. She was still unmarried in 1848 when her father wrote his will, was living with her parents in Middleborough in the 1850 federal census, with her widowed mother in Middleborough in the 1855 state census,[198] and the 1860 federal census,[199] and was still unmarried and living in Middleborough in the 1865 state census.[200] She was mentioned in the 1851 will of her brother Hosea Kingman, and the 1867 will of her sister Lydia R. Kingman. She died testate on 5 Sept. 1878 in Bridgewater, MA, aged 70 years, 5 months, 29 days, of “brain,”[201] and was buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA, her will dated 23 Jan. 1875, and probated on 21 Oct. 1878, mentioned her nephew Abner K. Pratt, Bela Kingman, son of her nephew Bradford S. Kingman, nephews Francis M. Kingman and Hosea Kingman, her sister Sophia W. Wentworth, wife of Soranus Wentworth of Middleborough, Lottie May Wentworth, daughter of her nephew George B. Wentworth, Sally K. Mendall and Sally R. Kingman, Rufus A. Waldron, Fanny K. Hooper, Juliette Richmond, Anna D. Pratt, Abbie S. Peterson, George B. Wentworth, Charles W. Kingman, Philip E. Kingman, and Henry C. Kingman, Ann T. Hicks, Lydia A. Doty, Maria E. Johnson, Arthur S. Pickens, Carrie B. Pickens, and Abby S. or D. Pickens, and Julia A. Pratt, she allowed Jared Pratt to cut wood from her woodlot, but left the woodlot to Jared Warren Pratt and Anna Davis Pratt, children of Jared, Sarah W. Mendall, daughter of Sally K. Mendall, Clara C. Dotey, daughter of her niece Lydia A. Dotey, and the Titicut Parish, and she named Hosea Kingman, of Bridgewater, and Jared Pratt, of Middleborough, as executors of her will.[202] (See Appendix [G] for a full transcription of her will.)

d. Abigail “Abby” Dean Kingman, born on 3 May 1809 in Middleborough,[203] married Uriah6 Sampson, son of Capt. Elias5 and Betsey (Macomber) Sampson, of Middleborough,[204] on 3 Oct. 1830 in Middleborough.[205] He was born on 3 Dec. 1806 in Middleborough,[206] a grandson of Uriah5 and Anna (White) Sampson, of Middleborough.[207] They were living in Middleborough in the 1850 federal census, where he was a farmer, and her brother, Hosea Kingman, was living with them,[208] and in Lakeville, MA, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a master farmer,[209] and the 1870 federal census, where was a farmer.[210] She was called Abigail G. Sampson in the 1851 will of her brother Hosea Kingman, and Abby D. Sampson was mentioned in the 1867 will of her sister Lydia R. Kingman. Uriah Sampson died intestate on 14 June 1880 in Lakeville, MA, aged 73 years, 6 months, 9 days, of heart disease,[211] and Everett Robinson, of Middleborough, was granted administration of his estate on 14 Mar. 1881, his widow being “incompetent to act by reason of imbecility.”[212] She died a widow on 10 Feb. 1881 in Lakeville, aged 72 years, 9 months, 7 days, of heart disease.[213]

e. Philip Dean Kingman, born on 4 Aug. 1810 in Middleborough,[214] married Betsy8 Bump Washburn, daughter of (3303) Cyrus7 and Betsy (Bump) Washburn, of Middleborough,[215] on 24 June 1834 in Bridgewater, MA.[216] She was born on 12 Feb. 1815 in Middleborough,[217] a granddaughter of (1297) Deacon Jonathan6 and Hannah (Conant) Washburn (Jr.), of Middleborough.[218] He was appointed as guardian to Charles C., Sarah A., and Caroline U. Washburn, minor children of Christopher C. Washburn, of Ophelikee, Russell Co., AL, all under the age of 14, on 3 Dec. 1849,[219] and to Lavonia, Henry C., Bradford S., and Julia M. Washburn, minor children of Salmon Washburn, of Dadeville, Tallapoosa Co., AL, all under the age of 14, on 3 Dec. 1849,[220] in order to receive their inheritance from the estate of their grandfather, Nathan Washburn, of Bridgewater, who had died in 1848. Philip D. and Betsy B. Kingman were living in Bridgewater in the 1840,[221] and 1850 federal censuses,[222] the 1855 state census,[223] the 1860 federal census,[224] the 1865 state cen­sus,[225] and the 1870 federal census,[226] where he was the Deputy Sheriff, but the Washburn children of whom they were given custody in 1849 were not living with them, and probably remained in Alabama. He was executor of the estate of his sister Lydia R. Kingman in 1867. He died intestate on 15 Nov. 1883 in Bridgewater, aged 73 years, 3 months, 11 days, of “Tabe’s,”[227] and his son Hosea Kingman was granted administration of his estate on 10 Dec. 1883.[228] She died a widow on 1 Aug. 1884 in Bridgewater, aged 69 years, 5 months, 19 days, of “cancer of liver.”[229] (See the family of Betsy Bump Washburn for their children.)

f. (Unnamed daughter), born on 8 May 1813, died on 15 May 1813 in Middleborough,[230] and was buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough.

g. Fanny D. Kingman, born on 25 Mar. 1814 in Middleborough,[231] married Rev. Sylvester7 Holmes (Jr.), of New Bedford, son of Sylvester6 and Grace (Clark) Holmes, of Plymouth,[232] as his second wife, in 1841.[233] He was born on 6 Apr. 1788 in Plymouth,[234] and had married first to Esther (Perry) Holmes, daughter of George Perry, on 29 Jan. 1810 in Plymouth.[235] They were living in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a clergyman,[236] and the 1860 federal census, where he was a farmer.[237] Fanny D. Holmes was mentioned in the 1851 will of her brother Hosea Kingman, and the 1867 will of her sister Lydia R. Kingman. He died on 25 Nov. 1866 in New Bedford, aged 78 years, of heart disease,[238] and she died a widow on 27 Aug. 1868 in Norton, MA, aged 54 years, 5 months, 3 days, of “liver complaint.”[239]

h. Lydia R. Kingman, born on 17 Jan. 1816 in Middleborough,[240] was still unmarried and living with her sister Sally R. Kingman in Middleborough in the 1865 state census. She was mentioned in the 1851 will of her brother Hosea Kingman. She died testate on 4 July 1867 in Middleborough, aged 51 years, 5 months, 17 days, of “consumption,”[241] her will dated 25 Feb. 1867, and probated on 26 Aug. 1867, mentioned her brother-in-law Soranus Wentworth, sisters Sally R. Kingman and Sophia W. Wentworth, nieces Fanny K. Pratt, Juliaette Pratt and Anna Davis Pratt, nephew Bradford Sumner Kingman, nieces Sally R. Kingman and Fanny W. Holmes, Ida P. Barrows, the daughter of her niece Susan G. Wentworth, niece Abby S. Wentworth, nephew Jared Warren Pratt, Philip Elbert Kingman, and grand-nieces Nellie Frank Kingman, Susannah L. Barrows and Carrie G. Pickens, cousin Roena Holmes, of Woodstock in the State of Vermont, and brothers and sisters Cynthia Waldron, Sally R. Kingman, Abby D. Sampson, Philip D. Kingman, Fanny D. Holmes, Julia A. Pratt, Sophia W. Wentworth, and Calvin D. Kingman, and she named her eldest brother Philip D. Kingman as executor of her estate.[242] (See Appendix [H] for a full transcription of her will.)

i. Julia Ann R. Kingman, born on 25 Mar. 1818 in Middleborough,[243] married Jared Pratt “2d,” son of Jonathan and Melinda (Shaw) Pratt, of Middleborough,[244] on 21 June 1840 in Middleborough.[245] He was born on 26 or 28 Jan. 1814 in Middleborough,[246] and they were living in Middleborough in the 1850 federal census with the family of Benjamin Barrows, next door to her father,[247] in the 1855 state census, where he was a farmer,[248] next door to her widowed mother in Middleborough in the 1860 federal census,[249] in the 1865 state census, where he was a shoe maker,[250] and in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[251] Julia A. Pratt was mentioned in the 1851 will of her brother Hosea Kingman, and in the 1867 will of her sister Lydia R. Kingman. Both Jared Pratt and Julia A. Pratt were mentioned in the 1875 will of her sister Sally R. Kingman, and he was a co-executor of the will of her sister Sally R. Kingman. She died on 17 or 22 Jan. 1889 in Middleborough, aged 70 years, 9 months, 22 days, of “paralysis,”[252] and he died on 21 Mar. 1898 in Middleborough,[253] and they were both buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

j. Sophia W. Kingman, born on 2 Sept. 1819, died on 9 Oct. 1820 in Middleborough,[254] and was buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough.

k. Sophia W. Kingman, born on 26 Mar. 1821 in Middleborough,[255] married Soranus Wentworth, son of Theophilus Wentworth, of Bridgewater,[256] on 8 Apr. 1839 in Middleborough,[257] and they were living with her parents in Middleborough in the 1850 federal census, where he was a shoe cutter,[258] in Bridgewater in the 1855 state census, where he was a clicker,[259] and the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoe cutter,[260] with her sister Sally R. Kingman in Middleborough in the 1865 state census, where he was a farmer,[261] and in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[262] She was mentioned in the 1851 will of her brother Hosea Kingman, Soranus Wentworth was called brother-in-law in the 1867 will of her sister Lydia R. Kingman, and sister Sophia W. Wentworth was also mentioned in her will. Sophia W. Wentworth, wife of Soranus Wentworth, was also mentioned in the 1875 will of her sister Sally R. Kingman. She died on 5 June 1889 in Middleborough, aged 68 years, of “brain disease,”[263] and he died a widower on 19 June 1890 in South Middleborough, MA, aged 80 years, 4 months, 24 days, of heart disease.[264]

l. Calvin Dean Kingman, born on 29 Apr. 1825 in Middleborough,[265] married 1.) Sarah P. Bassett before 1850. She was born on 20 July 1825.[266] They were living in Middleborough in the 1850 federal census, where he was a manufacturer,[267] in Lakeville, MA, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a manufacturer,[268] and in Middleborough in the 1865 state census,[269] and the 1870 federal census, where he was a shoe manufacturer.[270] Calvin D. Kingman was mentioned in the 1851 will of his brother Hosea Kingman, and in the 1867 will of his sister Lydia R. Kingman. She died on 21 Jan. 1876 in Middleborough,[271] and he remarried to 2.) Mary Abbie Pickens, daughter of Andrew J. and Abigail “Abby” (Snow) Pickens, of Middleborough,[272] on 16 Nov. 1876 in Middleborough.[273] She was born on 22 Aug. 1845 in Middleborough.[274] He died on 1 Feb. 1906 in Middleborough, aged 80 years, 9 months, 3 days, of “senile paresis,”[275] and she died on 24 Nov. 1919 in Middleborough,[276] and they were all buried in Central Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

        2504    x   Hosea Kingman, born on 14 Oct. 1783 in Middleborough,[277] died on 1 Sept. 1820 in Middleborough, aged 36 years,[278] presumably unmarried, and was buried in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, but no probate re­cords were filed for his estate.

 

 

(940.) Mary5 Leonard, third daughter of (356) Jemima5 Washburn, (110) Josiah4, (56) John3 (6th), (43) John2 (5th), (28) John1 (4th); born in Bridgewater, MA, on 1 Oct. 1748,[279] mar­ried Lt. Nathaniel Orcutt on 1 Aug. 1768 in Bridgewater.[280]

         Nathaniel and Mary Orcutt probably lived in North Bridgewater, and moved to Maine after 1787,[281] but he died testate on 24 Oct. 1810 in North Bridgewater, aged 64 years,[282] and was buried in Thompson Cemetery in North Bridgewater, his will dated 23 Oct. 1810, and probated on 7 Jan. 1811, mentioned his wife Mary, sons Leonard Orcutt and Josiah Orcutt, grandson Samuel Holmes, and Jacob Fuller, and he named Jacob Fuller as executor of his estate.[283] (See Appendix [I] for a full transcription of his will.) Mary (Leonard) Orcutt died testate in 1818 in Bridgewater, her will dated 16 Nov. 1814, and probated on 18 June 1818, mentioned her son Josiah Orcutt, whom she named as executor of her estate, the children of son Leonard Orcutt, deceased, daughter Hannah Fuller, and grandson Samuel Holmes.[284] (See Appendix [J] for a full transcription of her will.)

         Mary Leonard and Nathaniel Orcutt had children:[285]

        2505     i   Leonard Orcutt, born on 31 Dec. 1768 in Bridgewater,[286] married Charity Reynolds, daughter of Philip and Hannah (Packard) Reynolds,[287] on 13 Sept. 1797 in North Bridgewater.[288] She was born on 7 Mar. 1771 in Bridgewater.[289] They had children, as indicated in the 1814 will of his mother, but their names were not found. He died before the 1814 will of his mother, but no probate records were filed for his estate in Plymouth County.

        2505a   ii   (Unnamed child), died on 25 Nov. 1770 in Bridgewater.[290]

        2506   iii   Mary “Polly” Orcutt, born on 17 Apr. 1772 in Bridgewater,[291] married Samuel6 Holmes, son of Zacheus5 and Ruth4 (Bryant) Holmes, of Plymouth, as his second wife, on 5 Jan. 1794 in North Bridgewater.[292] He was born ca. 1766 in Plymouth, and had married first to Mary5 Bryant, daughter of Seth4 and Elizabeth (French) Bryant, of Bridgewater,[293] on 29 Sept. 1791 in North Bridgewater.[294] They moved to Amherst, Hampshire Co., MA.[295] Mary (Orcutt) Holmes died on 24 Dec. 1797 in Amherst, MA,[296] and was buried in West Cemetery in Amherst. Samuel Holmes remarried again to Esther Bissell, daughter of Moses Bissell, of East Windsor, CT.[297] They were living in Amherst, Hampshire Co., MA, in the 1800 federal census.[298] She died on 27 Mar. 1806 in Boston, aged 37 years,[299] and he remarried again to Abigail (Gorham) Davis, daughter of Prince and Desire (Clapp) Gorham,[300] and widow supposedly of James Davis, of Barnstable, MA,[301] on 6 Aug. 1806 in Boston.[302] They were not found in Boston in the 1810 federal census, but they were probably living in Boston, MA, in the 1820 federal census.[303] He may have been the Samuel Holmes who died intestate on 3 July 1821 in Boston, aged 55 years, and was buried in tomb #53 in Copp’s Hill Burying Ground in Boston.[304] Mary Orcutt had two children by Samuel Holmes:

a. Salome Holmes,[305] born ca. 1795,[306] died on 28 Sept. 1796 in Amherst, Hampshire Co., MA, in the 2d year of her age,[307] and was buried in West Cemetery in Amherst, MA.

b. Capt. Samuel7 Holmes (Jr.), born on 17 June 1797, supposedly in Amherst, Hampshire Co., MA,[308] married 1.) Clarissa/Clara A. Marston, daugh­ter of David and Mary (Wadleigh) Marston, of Monmouth, ME,[309] on 4 Mar. 1819 in Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME.[310] They were living in Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, in the 1830 federal census,[311] and in Peru, Oxford Co., ME, in the 1840 federal census,[312] where he was a farmer. She died on 14 Mar. 1843 or 1848 in Peru, Oxford Co., ME, aged 61 years,[313] and he remarried to 2.) Nancy Lunt, daughter of James and Mercy (Cooledge) Hunt,[314] in 1848. She was born on 25 Aug. 1814,[315] and they were living in Peru, Oxford Co., ME, in the 1850,[316] and 1860 federal censuses,[317] where he was a farmer. She died on 20 Nov. 1868, aged 54 years,[318] and was buried in Deshon Cemetery in East Peru, ME. He was living with the family of Oraville Robinson in Peru, Oxford Co., ME, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a fire insurance agent.[319] He remarried again to 3.) Rebecca (Lindsey) Hall, widow of Jonathan Hall, of Portland, ME, on 19 Dec. 1870 in ME.[320] He served as a Private in Capt. Moses Boynton’s Company from Monmouth, ME, in 1814 during in the War of 1812,[321] and he was mentioned in the 1810 will of his grandfather, Nathaniel Orcutt. He died on 25 Feb. 1882 in Dixfield, Oxford Co., ME,[322] and was buried in Deshon Cemetery in East Peru, Oxford Co., ME.

        2507   iv   Nathaniel Orcutt (Jr.), born on 9 Nov. 1778 in Bridgewater,[323] marriage not found.

        2508    v   Josiah Orcutt, Esq., born on 14 Sept. 1781 in Bridgewater,[324] married 1.) Naomi Cheesman, daughter of Samuel and Martha (French) Cheesman (Jr.), of North Bridgewater,[325] on 28 Nov. 1806 in North Bridgewater.[326] They lived in Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, but he was not a head of household in Monmouth, ME, in the 1810 or 1820 federal censuses. She died on 20 Feb. 1819 in Monmouth, ME,[327] and was buried in Monmouth Center Cemetery in Monmouth, ME. He remarried to 2.) Eunice Lombard on 12 Oct. 1820 in Winthrop, Kennebec Co., ME.[328] She was born ca. 1785 in ME.[329] They were living in Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, in the 1830 federal census,[330] and in Peru, Oxford Co., ME, in the 1840 federal census,[331] where he was a farmer. He died on 13 Feb. 1849 in Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, aged 68 years, and was buried also buried in Monmouth Center Cemetery in Monmouth, ME. She was living with the family of her daughter and son-in-law, Amasa and Elizabeth King in Monmouth, ME, in the 1850 federal census,[332] and she was still living in Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, in the 1860,[333] and 1870 federal censuses. He had one daughter by Naomi Cheesman, and two more children by Eunice Lombard:

a. Naomi C. Orcutt, born on 14 Feb. 1819 in Monmouth, ME,[334] married Jedediah P. Hopkins, son of Oliver and Nancy (Prescott) Hopkins.[335] He was born on 26 Aug. 1818 in Peru, Oxford Co., ME.[336] Granddaughter Naomi, daughter of Josiah Orcutt, was mentioned in the 1840 will of her grandfather Samuel Chesman, of North Bridgewater.[337] They were living in Peru, Oxford Co., ME, in the 1850,[338] 1860,[339] and 1870 federal censuses,[340] where he was a farmer. Jedediah Hopkins died on 22 Mar. 1886 in Peru, ME,[341] and Naomi C. (Orcutt) Hopkins died a widow on 8 July 1890 in Peru, ME, aged 79 years, 1 [sic] month,[342] and they were both buried in Waite Cemetery in Peru, ME.

b. Eunice Elizabeth Orcutt, born on 18 Sept. 1823 in Monmouth, ME,[343] married Amasa D. King, son of Amasa and Mehitable (Jacobs) King,[344] on 23 July 1848 in Monmouth, ME.[345] He was born on 12 Sept. 1826 in Winthrop, ME.[346] They were living in Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a cordwainer, and her widowed mother and brother were living with them.[347] She died in 1856 in Winthrop, Kennebec Co., ME,[348] and was buried in Glenside Cemetery in Winthrop, ME. He remarried to Sarah R. (___), who was born ca. 1831 in ME.[349] They were living in Monmouth, ME, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoe maker.[350] He died on 25 Sept. 1900 in Winthrop, ME, aged 74 years, 13 days,[351] and she died in 1901 in Winthrop, ME,[352] and they were both buried in Glenside Cemetery in Winthrop, ME.

c. Josiah Leonard Orcutt, born on 7 Mar. 1830 in Monmouth, ME,[353] married Isabella M. Foss, daughter of Eliakim and Mercy (Swift) Foss,[354] on 24 Oct. 1852 in Monmouth, ME.[355] She was born on 3 Sept. 1832 in ME.[356] They were living with his widowed mother in Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoemaker,[357] and she was living with them in Monmouth, ME, in the 1870 federal census.[358] He died on 12 Oct. 1912 in Monmouth, ME,[359] and she died on 1 Oct. 1920 in Monmouth, ME,[360] and they were both buried in Pleasant Point Cemetery in Monmouth, ME.

        2509   vi   Hannah Orcutt, born on 13 May 1787 in Bridgewater,[361] married Deacon Jacob Fuller, son of Isaiah and Mary (Keyzer) Fuller,[362] as his second wife, on 9 Sept. 1806 in North Bridgewater.[363] He was born in 1776,[364] had married first to (2512) Abigail “Nabby” Leonard, probably daughter of (942) Moses and Lois (Shaw) Leonard, on 28 Feb. 1800 in North Bridgewater,[365] who died on 22 Feb. 1805 in North Bridgewater, aged 27 years.[366] Hannah (Orcutt) Fuller died on 13 Feb. 1828 in North Bridgewater, aged 41 years,[367] and Deacon Jacob Fuller remarried to Mary “Polly” Edson, daughter of Seth and Theodora (Howard) Edson,[368] on 24 May 1829 in North Bridgewater.[369] She was born on 13 June 1794 in North Bridgewater.[370] He died on 6 Mar. 1845 in North Bridgewater, aged 69 years, of “cancer of the stomach,”[371] but no probate records were filed for his estate in Plymouth County, and Mary (Edson) Fuller remarried to Joseph Holbrook, of Braintree, son of John and Anna Holbrook, as his second wife, on 15 Oct. 1849 in North Bridgewater.[372] They were living in Braintree, MA, in the 1850 federal census,[373] and the 1855 state census,[374] where he was a farmer. He died on 13 Dec. 1856 in Braintree, aged 79 years, of “pleurisy fever,”[375] and she died a widow, testate, on 10 Sept. 1863 in North Bridgewater, aged 69 years, 2 months, 28 days, of dysentery,[376] her will dated 6 July 1849, with a codicil added on 8 July 1857, mentioned Josiah Fuller, Leonard O. Fuller, son of her late husband, her sister Phebe Bryant, Mary F. Bryant, niece Sarah A. Lincoln, Mary E. Lincoln, brother Galen Edson, and sister Melind Talbot, and she named Josiah Fuller as executor of her estate, but erased his name as executor after he died. Daniel Crocker, of North Bridgewater, was granted administration with will annexed of her estate in Dec. 1863.[377] (See Appendix [K] for a full transcription of her will.) Hannah (Orcutt) Fuller had 4 children:[378]

a. Abigail “Nabby” Fuller, born on 9 May 1807 in Bridgewater,[379] baptized on 2 Aug. 1807 in North Bridgewater,[380] probably married Joseph D. Corkins, of Abington, on 7 Jan. 1834 in North Bridgewater.[381] They were not found in Plymouth Co., MA, in the 1850 or 1860 federal censuses.

b. Leonard Orcutt Fuller, born on 18 Sept. 1809 in Bridgewater,[382] baptized on 20 Oct. 1816 in North Bridgewater,[383] married Susan A. Thayer, daughter of John B. and Lydia (Brown) Thayer, of East Bridgewater,[384] on 3 Apr. 1836 in East Bridgewater.[385] They were living in Abington, MA, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a shoemaker,[386] and in North Bridgewater, MA, in the 1855 state census, where he was a shoe cutter,[387] and the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoe dresser.[388] He was mentioned in the 1849 will of his step-mother, Mary (Edson) (Fuller) Holbrook. He died on 6 Feb. 1865 in North Bridgewater, aged 56 years, 4 months, 18 days, of cancer,[389] but no probate records were filed for his estate in Plymouth County, and she died a widow on 15 July 1906 in Brockton, MA, aged 90 years, 15 days, of old age.[390]

c. Mary Flagg Fuller, born on 14 Sept. 1814 in Bridgewater,[391] baptized on 20 Oct. 1816 in North Bridgewater,[392] died on 9 Mar. 1822 in North Bridgewater, aged 7 years, 6 months.[393]

d. Hannah E. Fuller, born ca. May 1819,[394] died on 28 Sept. 1820 in North Bridgewater, aged 20 months.[395]

 

 

(941.) Seth5 Leonard, eldest surviving son of (356) Jemima5 Washburn, (110) Josiah4, (56) John3 (6th), (43) John2 (5th), (28) John1 (4th); born in Bridgewater, MA, on 26 Sept. 1750,[396] mar­ried Si­lence5 Packard, daugh­ter of Nehe­mi­ah4 and Si­lence4 (Edson) Packard,[397] on 1 June 1769 in Bridgewater.[398] She was born on 6 Dec. 1750 in Bridge­water,[399] a granddaughter of Daniel3 and Mary (Harris) Packard, and of Samuel3 and Mary (Dean) Edson (3rd).

         Seth Leonard died testate on 30 Aug. 1775 in Bridgewater, aged 25 years,[400] and was buried in the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater, his will dated 30 Aug. 1775, and his inventory appraised on 4 Jan. 1776, mentioned his wife Silence, his honoured mother, his son Nehemiah, and his daughter Lucy, and he named his wife, Si­lence, and Major Benjamin Willis as execu­tors of his estate. By 1778 his widow was then Si­lence Benson.[401] (See Appendix [L] for a full transcription of his will.) Silence (Packard) Leonard remar­ried to (1719) Ebenezer5 Benson, son of (529) Lt. Jona­than4 and Martha (Snell) Benson, on 13 Mar. 1777 in Bridge­water,[402] and they moved to Jay, Cumberland [now Franklin] Co., ME.[403] He was born on 20 Jan. 1755 in Bridgewater,[404] and Ebenezer Benson was still living in Bridgewater, MA, in the 1790 federal census.[405]

         Seth Leonard and Silence Packard had children:[406]

        2510     i   Nehemiah6 Leonard, born on 26 Aug. 1769 in Bridgewater,[407] mentioned in the 1784 will of his grandmother, Jemima Leonard, married Phebe Pratt on 5 Jan. 1792 in Bridgewater.[408] She was born on 3 Feb. 1770.[409] They were living in Bridgewater, MA, in the 1800 federal census,[410] in Titicut, Bridgewater, MA, in the 1810 federal census,[411] and in the South Parish of Bridgewater, MA, in the 1820 federal census, where he was a farmer.[412] She died on 19 Sept. 1826 in Bridgewater, of “paralysis,” aged 56 years,[413] and was buried in the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater. He was still living in Bridgewater, MA, in the 1830 federal census,[414] and he drowned on 19 May 1836 in Bridgewater, aged 66 years,[415] and was buried in the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater, but no probate records were filed for his estate. They had children:

a. Seth7 Leonard, born on 11 July 1792, probably in Bridgewater,[416] married Charlotte M. Dean, daughter of Lazell and Ruth (Leonard) Dean, of Raynham,[417] on 8 Nov. 1821 in Bridgewater,[418] and they lived in Bridgewater. She was born on 28 Aug. 1794 in Raynham, MA,[419] a granddaughter of Simeon and Ann (Smith) Leonard, of Bridgewater.[420] He served as a Private in Capt. Sears Washburn’s Company from Bridgewater, in 1814 during the War of 1812.[421] They were living next door to his father in Bridgewater, MA, in the 1830 federal census,[422] and in Bridgewater in the 1840,[423] and 1850 federal censuses,[424] the 1855 state census,[425] the 1860 federal census,[426] the 1865 state census,[427] and the 1870 federal census,[428] where he was a farmer. He died on 9 Aug. 1870 in Bridgewater, aged 78 years, of “paralysis,”[429] but no probate records were filed for his estate, and she died a widow on 10 Feb. 1891 in Brockton, MA, aged 96 years, 5 months, 13 days, of old age.[430]

b. (Unnamed child), died on 4 Aug. 1796 in Bridgewater.[431]

c. Mary Leonard, born on 7 May 1797, probably in Bridgewater,[432] marriage not found.[433]

d. Caroline7 Leonard, born on 30 Aug. 1799, probably in Bridgewater,[434] supposedly married Albin/Albion Chipman on 28 July 1833 in Bridgewater.[435] He was born ca. 1804,[436] and he died on 25 Feb. 1840 in Bridgewater, aged 35 years,[437] and was buried in the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater, but no probate records were filed for his estate. She supposedly died in Oct. 1847,[438] but her death record was not found in Bridgewater or the Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, and no probate records were filed for her estate in Plymouth Co., MA.

e. Lucy7 Leonard, born on 15 Feb. 1802, probably in Bridgewater,[439] married (4048) Ira Conant, son of Phineas and (1792) Joanna6 (Washburn) Conant (Jr.), on 24 Nov. 1822 in Bridgewater.[440] He was born on 19 Apr. 1799 in Bridgewater,[441] a grandson of (550) Daniel5 and Experience (Harlow) Washburn. They were living in Wareham, MA, in the 1830 federal census,[442] and in Bridgewater, MA, in the 1840,[443] and 1850 federal censuses,[444] the 1855 state census,[445] the 1860 federal census,[446] and 1865 state census,[447] where he was a farmer, and her brother Adna Leonard was living with them. He died on 19 Feb. 1871 in Bridgewater, aged 71 years, 10 months, of “consumption,”[448] but no probate records were filed for his estate. She died a widow on 6 Aug. 1889 in Bridgewater, aged 87 years, 6 months, of old age.[449]

f. Phebe7 Leonard, born on 21 Nov. 1804, probably in Bridgewater,[450] married Martin Benson, son of David Benson,[451] on 30 Nov. 1823 in Bridgewater.[452] He was born ca. 1803 in Bridgewater, MA,[453] and they were living in Plymouth, MA, in the 1840,[454] and 1850 federal censuses, where he was a laborer,[455] the 1855 state census,[456] and the 1860 federal census, where he was a blacksmith,[457] and the 1870 federal census, where he was working in a tack factory.[458] She died on 18 Apr. 1888 in Plymouth, aged 83 years, 4 months, 27 days, of old age,[459] and he died a widower on 8 Mar. 1891 in Plymouth, aged 88 years, 6 months, 12 days, of old age.[460]

g. Adna7 Leonard, a son, born on 12 Sept. 1807, probably in Bridgewater,[461] never married. He was living with his brother-in-law, Ira Conant, in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, the 1855 state census, the 1860 federal census, and 1865 state census, where he was a shoemaker. He died on 20 Aug. 1866 in Bridgewater, aged 58 years, 11 months, of heart disease,[462] but no probate records were filed for his estate.

h. Betsey7 Leonard, born on 1 Feb. 1810, probably in Bridgewater,[463] married Simeon7 W. Leonard, son of Spencer6 and Mary (Wood) Leonard, of Bridgewater,[464] on 18 May 1828 in Bridgewater.[465] He was born on 5 Feb. 1807 in Bridgewater,[466] a grandson of (1053) Samuel5 and Deborah6 (Mitchell) Leonard (Jr.), and of Capt. Simeon and (2425) Lydia7 (Washburn) Wood, of Bridgewater.[467] They were living next door to his father, Spencer Leonard, in Bridgewater, MA, in the 1840 federal census,[468] near his father in Bridgewater in the 1850 federal census, where he was a shoe manufacturer,[469] next door to his father in Bridgewater in the 1855 state census, where he was a “clicker,”[470] and in the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoe cutter.[471] He was named as executor of his father’s estate in 1844, but he died intestate on 25 Aug. 1863 in Bridgewater, aged 56 years, 6 months, of heart disease,[472] before his father’s estate was probated, and his brother Spencer Leonard Jr., of Bridgewater, was granted administration of his estate on 28 Sept. 1863.[473] She was still living in Bridgewater in the 1870 federal census.[474] She died a widow on 27 May 1874 in Bridgewater, aged 64 years, 3 months, 26 days, of heart disease,[475] and they were both buried in Hillside Cemetery in Bridgewater, MA.

i. Olive7 Leonard, born on 13 Oct. 1813, probably in Bridgewater,[476] supposedly married Marshall Wilber in ca. 1831.[477] He was born ca. 1809 in MA.[478] They were living in Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a housewright,[479] and in San Francisco, CA, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a carpenter.[480] She supposedly died on 23 May 1863 in CA,[481] and he was still living in San Francisco, CA, in 1866,[482] and 1873.[483] He died in 1881 in San Francisco, aged 72 years, and was buried on 29 Oct. 1881 in San Francisco.[484]

        2511    ii   Lucy6 Leonard, born on 27 May 1772 in Bridgewater,[485] mentioned in the 1784 will of her grandmother, Jemima Leonard, married Alexander6 Alden, son of Solomon5 and Sarah (Hall) Alden,[486] on 5 Jan. 1792 in Bridgewater.[487] He was born ca. 1768 in Bridgewater.[488] The will of Solomon Alden, of Bridgewater, dated 27 Nov. 1813, and probated on 7 Feb. 1814, mentioned his son Alexander Alden, among others.[489] They moved to Maine.[490] They were living in Bridgewater, MA, in the 1800 federal census,[491] in Jay, Oxford Co., ME, in the 1810 federal census,[492] in Frankfort, Oxford Co., ME, in the 1830 federal census,[493] and probably in Piscataquis Co., ME, in the 1840 federal census.[494] She apparently died by 1850, and he apparently remarried to Anne (___). They were living in Milo, Piscataquis Co., ME, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a farmer,[495] and the 1860 federal census, where he was a shoemaker.[496] Lucy (Leonard) Alden had children:

a. Alexander7 Alden (Jr.), born in Jan. 1794 in Bridgewater,[497] served as a Private in Capt. Moses M. Craft’s Company and Capt. George Paget’s Company from Jay, ME, in 1814 during the War of 1812,[498] married Delia Chenery on 27 Aug. 1822 in Canton, Oxford Co., ME.[499] She was born in ca. 1799 in Jay, ME.[500] They were living in Canton, Oxford Co., ME, in the 1830,[501] 1840,[502] 1850,[503] and 1860 federal censuses, where he was a farmer.[504] She died on 25 Apr. 1873 in Canton, ME, aged 74 years,[505] and he died on 15 Mar. 1880 in Canton, ME, aged 86 years, 3 months,[506] and they were both buried in Alden Cemetery in Canton, ME.

b. Sarah7 Williams Alden, born ca. Jan. 1801 in MA,[507] married Isaac Frost (Jr.), son of Isaac and Abigail (Clark) Frost,[508] on 8 May 1832 in Canton, ME.[509] He was born on 1 Apr. 1795 in Limington, York Co., ME.[510] They were living in Weld, Franklin Co., ME, in the 1850,[511] and 1860 federal censuses,[512] where he was a farmer. He died on 17 Apr. 1868 in Boston, MA, aged 74 years, 17 days, of “Erysipelas,”[513] and she died on 15 July 1881 in Weld, Franklin Co., ME, aged 80 years, 6 months,[514] and they were both buried in Newman Cemetery in Weld, ME.

c. (Probably others)

 

 

(942.) Moses5 Leonard, youngest surviving son of (356) Jemima5 Washburn, (110) Josiah4, (56) John3 (6th), (43) John2 (5th), (28) John1 (4th); born in Bridgewater, MA, on 16 Nov. 1752,[515] married Lois Shaw, of Middle­borough, on 6 Aug. 1777 in Middleborough,[516] and they lived in Middleborough, MA. He was executor of his mother’s estate in 1784, and he was living in Middleborough in the 1790,[517] and 1800 federal censuses.[518]

         Moses Leonard died on 1 Jan. 1803 in Middleborough, aged 51 years, of “consumption,”[519] but no probate records were filed for his estate. Lois (Shaw) Leonard died a widow on 19 Apr. 1812 in Middleborough,[520] but no probate records were filed for her estate either.

         Moses Leonard and Lois Shaw had children:

        2512     i   Abigail6 “Nabby” Leonard, born on 21 Aug. 1777 in Middleborough,[521] probably married Deacon Jacob Fuller, son of Isaiah and Mary (Keyzer) Fuller,[522] on 20 Feb. 1800 in North Bridgewater.[523] She died, however, on 22 Feb. 1805 in North Bridgewater, aged 27 years,[524] and he remarried to (2509) Hannah Orcutt, her first cousin, daughter of  Nathaniel and (940) Mary5 (Leonard) Orcutt, on 9 Sept. 1806 in North Bridgewater.[525] They were living in the North Parish of Bridgewater in the 1810,[526] and 1820 federal censuses,[527] where he was a farmer. She died on 13 Feb. 1828 in North Bridgewater,[528] and he remarried again to Mary Edson, daughter of Seth and Theodora (Howard) Edson,[529] on 24 May 1829 in North Bridgewater.[530] She was born on 13 June 1794 in North Bridgewater.[531] They were still living in North Bridgewater, MA, in the 1830,[532] and 1840 federal censuses,[533] where he was a farmer. He died on 6 Mar. 1845 in North Bridgewater, aged 69 years, 1 month, 4 days, of “cancer of the stomach,”[534] but no probate records were filed for his estate. Mary (Edson) Fuller remarried to Joseph Holbrook, of Braintree, MA, son of John and Anna Holbrook, as his second wife, on 15 Oct. 1849 in North Bridgewater.[535] They were living in Braintree, Norfolk Co., MA, in the 1850 federal census,[536] and the 1855 state census,[537] where he was a farmer. He died on 13 Dec. 1856 in Braintree, aged 79 years, of “pleurisy fever,”[538] and she died a widow, testate, on 10 Sept. 1863 in North Bridgewater, aged 69 years, 2 months, 28 days, of dysentery,[539] her will dated 6 July 1849, and probated in Dec. 1863.[540] Abigail (Leonard) Fuller had children:[541]

a. Betsy Fuller, born on 16 Apr. 1801 in Bridgewater,[542] baptized on 27 June 1801 in North Bridgewater,[543] married Francis Packard, son of Samuel and Mehitabel (Harris) Packard, of North Bridgewater,[544] on 30 Sept. 1824 in North Bridgewater.[545] He was born on 11 Sept. 1800 in Bridgewater.[546] They were living in North Bridgewater, MA, in the 1830 federal census,[547] and in East Bridgewater, MA, in the 1840 federal census.[548] She died on 6 Apr. 1844 in North Bridgewater, aged 43 years,[549] and he remarried to Julia Alden Keith, daughter of David and Lydia (Alden) Keith (Jr.),[550] on 27 Jan. 1845 in East Bridgewater.[551] She was born on 27 Apr. 1802 in Bridgewater,[552] and baptized on 9 May 1802 in East Bridgewater.[553] They were living in East Bridgewater, MA, in the 1850 federal census,[554] and the 1855 state census,[555] and in North Bridgewater, MA, in the 1860 federal census,[556] where he was a shoemaker. He died on 21 Sept. 1861 in East Bridgewater, aged 61 years, 10 days, of “cholera morbus & mortification of bowels,”[557] but no probate records were filed for his estate. She was living with the family of his son Samuel Packard in Randolph, Norfolk Co., MA, in the 1870 federal census.[558] She died a widow on 25 May 1871 in Randolph, MA, aged 69 years, 1 month, of pneumonia.[559]

b. Josiah Fuller, born on 3 Apr. 1803 in Bridgewater,[560] baptized on 9 May 1803 in North Bridgewater,[561] married Almira Holbrook on 16 June 1825 in North Bridgewater.[562] She was born ca. 1804 in MA,[563] and they were living in North Bridgewater in the 1840,[564] and 1850 federal censuses,[565] and in the 1855 state census,[566] where he was a shoe cutter. He was originally named as executor of the estate of his step-mother, Mary Holbrook in her 1849 will, but died before her. He died on 31 July 1859 in North Bridgewater, aged 56 years, 3 months, 28 days, of “consumption,”[567] but no probate records were filed for his estate. She was still living in North Bridgewater, MA, in the 1860 federal census,[568] but she was not found in the 1865 state census or the 1870 federal census, and no death record was found for her.

        2513    ii   Jemima Leonard, born on 2 Oct. 1779 in Middleborough,[569] marriage not found.

        2514   iii   Seth6 Leonard, born on 6 Apr. 1782 in Middleborough,[570] married (____). He was possibly the Seth Leonard living in Dorchester, Norfolk Co., MA, in the 1810,[571] and 1820 federal censuses, where he was engaged in manufacturing.[572] He supposedly died on 30 Oct. 1821 in Dorchester, MA, aged 40 [sic] years.[573]

        2515   iv   Hannah Leonard, born on 30 Apr. 1784 in Middleborough,[574] supposedly died in 1812 in Middleborough.[575]

        2516    v   Josiah Leonard, born on 29 Dec. 1786 in Middleborough,[576] died on 13 Mar. 1798 in Middleborough, aged 11 years, 3 months, of “stoppage of cholic.”[577]

        2517   vi   Lois6 Leonard, born on 2 May 1789 in Middleborough,[578] married James Capen (Jr.), of Stoughton, son of James and Elizabeth (Cummings) Capen,[579] on 5 Dec. 1807 in North Bridgewater.[580] He was born in 1783 in MA. They moved to Gardiner, ME. They were living in Gardiner, Kennebec Co., ME, in the 1820,[581] 1830,[582] 1840,[583] and 1850 federal censuses, where he was a farmer.[584] She died on 27 Aug. 1858 in Gardiner, ME,[585] and he was still living in Gardiner, ME, in the 1860 federal census,[586] and with the family of his son-in-law Hiram Lawrence in Gardiner, ME, in the 1870 federal census.[587] He died on 29 Oct. 1871 in Gardiner, ME,[588] and they were both buried in South Gardiner Cemetery in South Gardiner, ME. They had children:

a. Moses Leonard Capen, born on 21 Nov. 1808 in Dorchester, MA, but recorded in Gardiner, ME,[589] married 1.) Sophia S. (Cook) Taylor, daughter of Frederick and Hannah Cook, of Newburyport, MA,[590] and probably widow of David G. Taylor,[591] on 22 Nov. 1836 in Boston.[592] She was born on ca. 26 Oct. 1808 in Newburyport, MA.[593] They were living in Boston, MA, in the 1850 federal census.[594] She died on 1 Jan. 1856 in Boston, aged 47 years, 2 months, 6 days, of “erythema tuberculosis,”[595] and he remarried to 2.) Isabella Coombs, of Boston, daughter of John and Isabella (Hinkley) Coombs,[596] of Maine, on 2 Sept. 1858 in Boston.[597] She was born ca. 1816 in Monmouth, ME,[598] and they were living in Boston, MA, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a police officer.[599] She died on 18 Nov. 1866 in Norton, MA, aged 56 years, of “consumption,”[600] and he was still living in Boston, MA, in the 1870 federal census.[601] He died a widower on 24 Feb. 1894 in Boston, aged 85 years, 3 months, 3 days, of old age.[602]

b. Albert Capen, born on 16 Feb. 1810 in MA, but recorded in Gardiner, ME,[603] married Mary Jane Nichols,[604] on 22 Sept. 1838 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.[605] She was born ca. 1810,[606] and died on 28 Feb. 1844 in Stoughton, Norfolk Co., MA, aged 34 years,[607] and was buried in Pearl Street Cemetery in Stoughton, MA. He was not found in the 1850 or 1860 federal censuses, but he was living in Heaths Creek, Pettis Co., MO, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer,[608] and he died on 3 Jan. 1888 in Sedalia, Pettis Co., MO,[609] and was buried in Longwood Cemetery in Longwood, MO.

c. Susannah Leonard Capen, born on 14 Mar. 1813, probably in MA, but recorded in Gardiner, ME,[610] died on 8 Dec. 1828 in Gardiner, ME,[611] and was buried in South Gardiner Cemetery in South Gardiner, ME.

d. Jedediah Adams Capen, born on 3 Sept. 1815, probably in MA, but recorded in Gardiner, ME,[612] died on 12 Mar. 1834 in Gardiner, ME,[613] and was buried in South Gardiner Cemetery in South Gardiner, ME.

e. Zilpah Harriet Capen, born on 25 Oct. 1817 in MA, but recorded in Gardiner, ME,[614] apparently never married. She was still unmarried and living with her parents in Gardiner, ME, in the 1850 federal census, and with her widowed father in Gardiner, ME, in the 1860, and 1870 federal censuses. She died on 17 Sept. 1895 in Gardiner, ME,[615] and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in South Gardiner, ME.

f. Caroline Matilda Capen, a twin, born on 8 Sept. 1819 in Gardiner, ME,[616] marriage not found.

g. Armina Augusta Capen, a twin, born on 8 Sept. 1819, died on 29 Sept. 1820 in Gardiner, ME,[617] and was buried in South Gardiner Cemetery in South Gardiner, ME.

h. Armina Augusta Capen, born on 30 July 1821 in Gardiner, ME,[618] marriage not found.

i. Sarah Meader Capen, born on 8 Nov. 1823 in Gardiner, ME,[619] married Ebenezer S. Welch on 28 Apr. 1847 in Kennebec Co., ME.[620] He was born ca. 1821 in ME.[621] They were living in Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a farmer,[622] in Neenah, Winnebago Co., WI, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a school teacher,[623] and in Clayton, Winnebago Co., WI, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[624]

j. James Capen (3rd), born on 3 Sept. 1825 in Gardiner, ME,[625] married Janett/Jeanette G. (___). She was born in 1827 in ME,[626] and they were living in Gardiner, Kennebec Co., ME, in the 1860,[627] and 1870 federal censuses,[628] where he was a farmer. She died in 1910 in Gardiner, ME,[629] and he died on 19 Jan. 1910 in Gardiner, ME,[630] and they were both buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in South Gardiner, ME.

k. Josiah Capen, born on 6 June 1827, died on 5 Mar. 1828 in Gardiner, ME,[631] and was buried in South Gardiner Cemetery in South Gardiner, ME.

l. Lois L. Capen, born on 23 Dec. 1828 in Gardiner, ME,[632] was unmarried and living with the family of Francis and Anne H. Richards in Gardiner, ME, in the 1850 federal census,[633] and she was still unmarried and living with her widowed father in Gardiner, ME, in the 1860 federal census.[634]

m. Susan Elizabeth Capen, born on 6 Nov. 1831 in Gardiner, ME,[635] married Hiram Lawrence, son of Charles and Eleanor Lawrence,[636] in ca. 1851. He was born on 2 June 1829.[637] She was also living with her widowed father in Gardiner, ME, in the 1860 federal census,[638] and she died on 12 Mar. 1869 in Gardiner, ME, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in South Gardiner, ME.[639] He probably remarried to Amelia (___), and they were living in Gardiner, ME, in the 1870 federal census, where he was a farmer.[640] He was probably the Hiram Laurence who served as a Private in Company C, the 19th Regiment of Maine Infantry, during the Civil War.[641] He died on 23 Oct. 1906 in Gardiner, ME,[642] and was also buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in South Gardiner, ME.

        2518  vii   Susanna Leonard, born on 12 June 1791 in Middleborough,[643] possibly married William G. Patrick on 26 Sept. 1813 in Albion, Kennebec Co., ME.[644]

        2519 viii   Arza6 Leonard, born on 7 Mar. 1795 in Middleborough,[645] married 1.) Louisa Maria White, of Bridgewater, on 4 Apr. 1820 in North Bridgewater.[646] She was born ca. 1800,[647] and they were living in the North Parish of Bridgewater in the 1820 federal census,[648] and in North Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA, in the 1830 federal census.[649] She died on 12 Dec. 1832 in North Bridgewater, aged 32 years,[650] and he was probably the Arza Leonard of Taunton who married 2.) Elvira Braman, of North Bridgewater, daughter of Daniel and Martha “Patty” (Gilbert) Braman (4th), of Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, in Dec. 1835 in Petersham, MA.[651] She was born on 21 Mar. 1812 in Petersham,[652] a granddaughter of (2056) Daniel and Silence (Clapp) Braman (3rd). She died on 10 Feb. 1837 in North Bridgewater, aged 25 years,[653] and he remarried again to 3.) Mary Smith, daughter of Israel and Mary Smith,[654] on 2 July 1843 in North Bridgewater.[655] She was born ca. 1819 in Turner, ME.[656] He was not a head of household in the 1840 federal census, but they were living in North Bridgewater, MA, in the 1850 federal census, where he was a “Restorater,”[657] and the 1855 state census, where he was a Gentleman.[658] He died intestate on 7 May 1857 in North Bridgewater, aged 62 years, 2 months, of disease of the heart,[659] and Franklin Ames, of North Bridgewater, was granted administration of his estate on 2 June 1857, as requested by the widow, Mary Leonard.[660] She remarried to Barker E. Young, of Turner, ME, son of Job and Mary Young, as his second wife, on 3 May 1860 in North Bridgewater.[661] He was born ca. 1803 in Hanover, NH.[662] They were living in Turner, Androscoggin Co., ME, in the 1860 federal census, where he was a farmer.[663]

 

 

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    [1] Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA, 1916, 2 Volumes, [hereinafter Bridgewater VRs], Vol. 1, p. 219.

    [2] Mitchell, Nahum, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Boston, 1840, reprint, Heritage Books, Bowie, MD, 1983, [hereinafter Mitchell, History of Bridgewater], p. 217.

    [3] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 241.

    [4] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 194.

    [5] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 217.

    [6] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 94, who ventured that perhaps she was a daughter of Joseph Alden; Woodworth-Barnes, Esther Littleford, and Alicia Crane Williams, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 16, Part 1, Family of John Alden, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1999, [hereinafter MF5G: Alden, pt. 1], p. 39, she was probably not a daughter of Joseph and Mary (Simmons) Alden, and she may have been a Pratt.

    [7] 1800 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 426, the Abner Kingman household had 1 male aged 16-25 years, 1 male aged 45 or over, and 1 female aged 45 or over.

    [8] 1810 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 299, the Abner Kingman household had 1 male aged 45 or over, and 2 females aged 45 or over.

    [9] www.findagrave.com, memorial #105827300, from his gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA, which indicates that he was a Veteran of the Revolutionary War.

    [10] Merrick, Barbara Lambert, and Alicia Crane Williams, Middleborough, Massachusetts, Vital Records, The Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, Boston, Volume One: 1986, Volume Two: 1990, [hereinafter Middleborough VRs], Vol. 2, p. 22; Wood, Deacon Alfred, Record of Deaths, Middleboro, Massachusetts, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Boston, 1947, [hereinafter Wood, Middleboro Deaths], p. 97; Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 509; www.findagrave.com, memorial #138496551, from her gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [11] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #12185, Vol. 52, p. 108, with Jeremiah Keith Jr. and Job Alden Jr. as sureties.

    [12] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 218, says they had Celia 1762, Josiah 1764, Huldah 1767, Cynthia 1770, and Bela.

    [13] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 198.

    [14] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 247, which calls her “daughter of Mr. Abner Kingman; Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 97; www.findagrave.com, memorial #142746947, from her gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [15] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 197.

    [16] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 162.

    [17] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 100, 135; Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 223, marriage intentions recorded 16 Feb. 1782 in Bridgewater.

    [18] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 113.

    [19] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 160.

    [20] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 247; Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 97; www.findagrave.com, memorial #142746937, from his gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Titicut, MA.

    [21] Vital Records of Pembroke, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1911, [hereinafter Pembroke VRs], p. 306.

    [22] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 199.

    [23] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 509.

    [24] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 196.

    [25] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 148, the marriage of Elijah Eaton and Sarah Shaw, both of Middleborough, on 1 Nov. 1763 in Middleborough.

    [26] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 111, 146.

    [27] Calculated from his age in the 1860 federal census.

    [28] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 79, the birth of Elijah Eaton, son of Francis and Lydia Eaton, on 7 Nov. 1740 in Middleborough; Vol. 1, p. 60, the marriage of Francis Eaton and Lydia Fuller, both of Middleborough, on 12 June 1733 in Middleborough.

    [29] Plymouth Co. Probate Vol. 70, p. 116-118, from FHL microfilm #0555260.

    [30] Heads of Families At the Second Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1800: Vermont, Vermont Historical Society, Montpelier, 1938, reprinted by Clearfield Co., Baltimore, MD, 2000, p. 157, Barnard, Windsor Co., the Zebina Eaton household had 1 male under 10, 1 male aged 26-44 years, 2 females under 10, and 1 female aged 26-44 years.

    [31] 1810 Federal Census, Barnard Windsor Co., VT, p. 285, the Zabina Eaton household had 1 male under 10, 1 male aged 16-25 years, 1 male aged 45 or over, 2 females aged 10-15 years, and 1 female aged 26-44 years.

    [32] 1820 Federal Census, Barnard, Windsor Co., VT, p. 170, the Zebina Eaton household had 1 male aged 16-18 years, 1 male aged 16-25 years, 1 male aged 45 or over, 1 female aged 16-25 years, and 1 female aged 45 or over, including 2 persons engaged in agriculture.

    [33] 1830 Federal Census, Barnard, Windsor Co., VT, p. 2, the Zebina Eaton household had 1 male aged 60-69 years, 1 female aged 20-29 years, 1 female aged 40-49 years, and 1 female aged 60-69 years.

    [34] 1840 Federal Census, Barnard, Windsor Co., VT, p. 380, the Zebina Eaton household had 1 male aged 70-79 years, 1 female aged 40-49 years, and 1 female aged 70-79 years, including 1 person employed in agriculture.

    [35] 1850 Federal Census, Barnard, Windsor Co., VT, p. 399, dwelling #32, family #32:

            Zebina Eaton, 86, male, farmer, $1500, born MA

            Huldah Eaton, 83, female, born MA

    [36] www.findagrave.com, memorial #131127703, from her gravestone in South Barnard Cemetery in Barnard, VT.

    [37] www.findagrave.com, memorial #131127676, from his gravestone in South Barnard Cemetery in Barnard, VT; Hartford District Probate Vol. 21, from the index.

    [38] Calculated from his age in the 1850 federal census, and at death.

    [39] Her name from the War of 1812 Pension Application of Lucy Eaton, widow of Adna Eaton.

    [40] Calculated from her age in the 1850 federal census.

    [41] 1830 Federal Census, Bridgewater, Windsor Co., VT, p. 179, the Adna Eaton household had 2 males aged 5-9 years, 1 male aged 10-14 years, 1 male aged 30-39 years, 1 female under 5, 2 females aged 10-14 years, and 1 female aged 30-39 years.

    [42] 1840 Federal Census, Bridgewater, Windsor Co., VT, p. 473, the Adna Eaton household had 1 male aged 15-19 years, 1 male aged 50-59 years, 1 female aged 10-14 years, 1 female aged 15-19 years, and 1 female aged 40-49 years, including 2 persons employed in agriculture.

    [43] 1850 Federal Census, Bridgewater, Windsor Co., VT, p. 167, dwelling #88, family #93:

            Adna Eaton, 59, male, farmer, $400, born VT

            Demis Eaton, 56, female, born VT

            Aurilla Eaton, 30, female, born VT

            Edwin Eaton, 27, male, farmer, born VT

    [44] Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #27539.

    [45] Her parents’ names from the Ancestry.com Smith/Rickel Family Tree file submitted by smitto71.

    [46] Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #27538, his 2d marriage, his age 65, his occupation a farmer, his birth place Bridgewater, his parents Zebina and Huldah Eaton, her first husband’s surname from the War of 1812 Pension Application of Lucy Eaton, widow of Adna Eaton.

    [47] Calculated from her age in the 1860 federal census.

    [48] 1860 Federal Census, Barnard, Windsor Co., VT, Page No. 80, dwelling #699, family #684:

            Adney Eaton, 69, male, farmer, $1600, $400, born VT

            Lucy Eaton, 38, female, born VT

            Francis Eaton, 2, female, born VT

            Wm Eaton, 6/12, male, born VT

            Alvin Atwood, 21, male, farm hand, born VT

    [49] Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #540086, his parents Zebina and Huldah.

    [50] War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815, for Adna Eaton, online at www.Ancestry.com.

    [51] Per the Ancestry.com Paige file submitted by jpaige11.

    [52] Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #27539, her parents’ names not given in the marriage record.

    [53] Calculated from his age at death.

    [54] www.findagrave.com, memorial #131172265, from his gravestone in South Barnard Cemetery in Barnard, VT, son of Zebina and Huldah Eaton.

    [55] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 195.

    [56] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 154, the marriage of John Murdoch of Plympton and Sarah Samson of Middleborough on 29 Mar. 1764 in Middleborough.

    [57] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 116, 151.

    [58] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 210.

    [59] Vital Records of Plympton, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1923, [hereinafter Plympton VRs], p. 352, the marriage of James Murdoch and Hannah Tilson, both of Plympton, on 2 Apr. 1741 in Plympton.

    [60] Plympton VRs, p. 380, the marriage of Ephraim Sampson and Abigal Horrel on 15 Nov. 1728 in Plympton.

    [61] It is very doubtful that they could have been the parents of Susanna Murdock, who married Aberdeen Keith in 1806, as the DAR Lineage of Mrs. Edith H. Leonard Kingsbury #115932 purports.

    [62] 1800 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 430, the Levi Murdock household had 1 male aged 10-15 years, 1 male aged 26-44 years, 1 female under 10, and 1 female aged 26-44 years.

    [63] 1820 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 406, the Levi Murdock household had 1 male aged 16-25 years, 1 male aged 26-44 years, 1 male aged 45 or over, 3 females under 10, 2 females aged 10-15 years, and 1 female aged 45 or over, including 1 person engaged in agriculture.

    [64] 1830 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 244, the Levi Murdock household had 1 male aged 20-29 years, 1 male aged 60-69 years, 1 female under 5, 1 female aged 5-9 years, 1 female aged 10-14 years, and 1 female aged 50-59 years.

    [65] 1840 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 56, the Levi Murdock household had 1 male aged 10-14 years, 1 male aged 70-79 years, 1 female aged 10-14 years, and 1 female aged 70-79 years, including 2 persons employed in agriculture.

    [66] 1850 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 224, dwelling #458, family #541:

            Levi Murdock, 81, male, farmer, $1200, born MA

            Cynthia Murdock, 80, female, born MA

            Syane Cobb, 42, female, born MA

            Syena H. Cobb, 14, female, born MA, attending school

            Hannah M. Cobb, 11, female, born MA, attending school

    [67] Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 119; www.findagrave.com, memorial #146367634, from his gravestone in Purchade Cemetery in Middleborough, MA, which gives the date as 8 Sept. 1850.

    [68] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #14421, Vol. 12C, p. 230, with Charles White and John C. Perkins, both of Middleborough, as sureties.

    [69] Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 119.

    [70] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 194.

    [71] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 121, 160; Taunton VRs, Vol. 2, p. 350.

    [72] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 183.

    [73] Vital Records of Taunton, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1929, 3 volumes, [hereinafter Taunton VRs], Vol. 1, p. 318, from records of the Lakeville and Taunton Precinct Congregational Church.

    [74] 1800 Federal Census, Warren, Bristol Co., RI, p. 19, the Abner Kingman household had 1 male under 10, 1 male aged 16-25 years, 1 male aged 26-44 years, 1 female under 10, 1 female aged 16-25 years, and 1 female aged 26-44 years.

    [75] 1810 Federal Census, West District, Providence Co., RI, p. 295, the Abner Kingman household had 1 male aged 10-15 years, 1 male aged 16-25 years, 1 male aged 36-44 years, 3 females under 10, 1 female aged 10-15 years, and 2 females aged 26-44 years.

    [76] 1820 Federal Census, Providence, Providence Co., RI, p. 177, the Abner Kingman household had 1 male under 10, 1 male aged 45 or over, 1 female aged 10-15 years, 3 females aged 16-25 years, and 1 female aged 45 or over, including 1 person engaged in commerce.

    [77] 1830 Federal Census, Ward 11 Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, p. 392, the Abner Kingman household had 1 males aged 15-19 years, 1 male aged 30-39 years, 1 male aged 50-59 years, 3 females aged 20-29 years, and 1 female aged 60-69 [sic] years, including one alien not naturalized.

    [78] Per his www.findagrave.com memorial #138496430, but his burial location is unknown.

    [79] From the FHL Pedigree Resource File, no documentation given; www.findagrave.com memorial #168722533, but no photograph of her gravestone was provided, and the date may not have been from her gravestone.

    [80] Per his www.findagrave.com memorial #168721539; Vital Records of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, To the End of the Year 1849, The Essex Institute, Salem, MA, 1914, [hereinafter Chelmsford VRs], p. 287, the marriage of William Parker Jr. and Hannah Dutton of Billerica on 30 Mar. 1773 in Billerica.

    [81] From the FHL Pedigree Resource File, no documentation given, the marriage not found in the Rhode Island Vital Records, Friends Records of Rhode Island, or Boston Church Records.

    [82] Chelmsford VRs, p. 106; Per his www.findagrave.com memorial #168721539.

    [83] Boston Marriages, Vol. 2, 1752-1809, p. 477, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org.

    [84] Per her www.findagrave.com memorial #168723341.

    [85] 1830 Federal Census, Ward No. 10, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, p. 361, the Ebenezer Parker household had 3 males under 5, 2 males aged 20-29 years, 1 male aged 50-59 years, 2 females aged 20-29 years, and 2 females aged 30-39 years, including 2 aliens not naturalized.

    [86] 1840 Federal Census, Boston Ward 9, Suffolk Co., MA, p. 25, the Ebenr Parker household had 2 males aged 5-9 years, 3 males aged 10-14 years, 1 male aged 15-19 years, 1 male aged 50-59 [sic] years, 2 females aged 15-19 years, and 1 female aged 40-49 years, including 1 person employed in commerce.

    [87] Baldwin, Thomas W., Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 2 Volumes, Boston, MA, 1914, [hereinafter Cambridge VRs], Vol. 2, p. 687, Celia Kingman, wife of Ebenezer Parker; www.findagrave.com, memorial #168722533, from her gravestone in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA.

    [88] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 112, p. 77, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation a merchant, his birth place Chelmsford, but his parents’ names not given; www.findagrave.com, memorial #168721539, from his gravestone now in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA.

    [89] From the FHL Pedigree Resource File, the date from his gravestone, but his birth was not found in the Middleborough, Rhode Island Vital Records, nor Friends Records of Rhode Island.

    [90] Her father’s name from her gravestone, her mother’s name from the Ancestry.com Leggett, III Family Tree file submitted by kimkat804, and the Krause Family Tree file submitted by redox, the marriage of James Ewell and Margaret Robertson on 20 Nov. 1794 in Lancaster Co., VA, from Virginia, Compiles Marriages, 1740-1850, online database at www.Ancestry.com.

    [91] From the FHL Pedigree Resource File, no documentation given, District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #s 2079521, and 2079172.

    [92] Per her www.findagrave.com memorial #112934573.

    [93] 1840 Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, p. 70, the E. Kingman household had 1 male aged 40-49 years, 1 female aged 30-39 years, and 1 free colored female aged 24-35 years.

    [94] 1850 Federal Census, 2nd Ward City of Washington, District of Columbia, p. 141, dwelling #1032, family #1143:

            Eliab Kingman, 48, male, reporter, born MA

            A. B. Kingman, 39, female, born VA

            Nancy Fisher, 29, female, black, born DC, cannot read or write

    [95] 1870 Federal Census, Second Ward in the City and County of Washington, District of Columbia, Page No. 466, dwelling #3285, family #3474:

            Eliab Kingman, 73, male, white, journalist, $40,000, $25,000, born MA, a male citizen

            Cordelia B. Kingman, 68, female, white, keeps house, born VA

            Caroline J. Frost, 60, female, white, at home, $3000, born VA

            Sophia Scott, 56, female, black, dom. servant, born MD, cannot read or write

    [96] www.findagrave.com, memorial #112934573, from her gravestone in Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC.

    [97] www.findagrave.com, memorial #112934530, from his gravestone in Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC.

    [98] District of Columbia Wills, Box 1883-239, online at www.Ancestry.com.

    [99] Calculated from her age at death.

    [100] 1850 Federal Census, Roxbury, Norfolk Co., MA, p. 161, dwelling #1945, family #2661:

            Marcia E. Atkins, 40, female, born MA

            Marcia Atkins, 18, female, born ME

            James Atkins, 16, male, born ME

            Plus many other unrelated people, including:

            Keziah Kingman, 50, female, born RI

    [101] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 338, p. 203, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her birth place Middleboro, and her parents Abner and Lydia; Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, her birth place Middleboro, and her parents Abner and Lydia Kingman.

    [102] From the FHL Pedigree Resource File, no documentation given, the birth not recorded in the Warren Vital Records.

    [103] Per his www.findagrave.com memorial #41742146.

    [104] Rhode Island Friends Records, Rev. Nathan B. Crocker, D.D.’s Marriages, Rector of St. John’s church, Providence, p. 519, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society.

    [105] Per his www.findagrave.com memorial #41742146.

    [106] Per his www.findagrave.com memorial #41742146.

    [107] 1840 Federal Census, Ward No. 8, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, p. 279, the Handel G Nott household had 2 males aged 5-9 years, 1 male aged 20-29 years, 1 male aged 40-49 years, 2 females under 5, 1 female aged 5-9 years, 2 females aged 20-29 years, and 1 female aged 30-39 years, including

    [108] Per her www.findagrave.com memorial #90496910, her burial location unknown.

    [109] Per her www.findagrave.com memorial #41742182.

    [110] 1850 Federal Census, Kennebunkport, York Co., ME, p. 139, dwelling #447, family #461:

            Handel G. Nott, 50, male, Bap. Minister, born CT

            Sarah L. Nott, 28, female, born ME

            Richard M. Nott, 19, male, student, born MA

            Celia P. Nott, 19, female, born MA

            Abner K. Nott, 16, male, student, born NH

            Lydia K. Nott, 13, female, born NT?

            Cordelia E. Nott, 11, female, born MA

            Elisabeth B. Nott, 9, female, born ME

            Geo A. Nott, 1, male, born ME

    [111] Per his www.findagrave.com, memorial #41742146, his burial location unknown.

    [112] From the FHL Pedigree Resource File, no documentation given, the birth not recorded in the Providence Vital Records, nor in the Friends Records of Rhode Island.

    [113] From the FHL Pedigree Resource File, no documentation given; New York city, Marriages, 1600s-1800s, online database at www.Ancestry.com, from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 1932.

    [114] From the FHL Pedigree Resource File, no documentation given.

    [115] Per the Ancestry.com Arden Mays Merckle Project file submitted by ardenmays; www.findagrave.com, memorial #80575233, from his gravestone in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, NY.

    [116] www.findagrave.com, memorial #80575321, from her gravestone in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, NY.

    [117] From the FHL Pedigree Resource File, no documentation given, the birth not recorded in the Providence Vital Records, nor in the Friends Records of Rhode Island.

    [118] Her parents’ names from her marriage and death records; Ancestry.com Alexander Family Tree file submitted by jackalex13.

    [119] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 79, p. 222, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, both first marriages, both of Roxbury, his occupation a merchant, his birth place Providence, RI, his father Abner Kingman, her birth place Boston, her father Rufus Anderson D.D.; Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, his father’s name Abner Kingman, her father’s name Rufus Anderson D D.

    [120] Calculated from her age at marriage.

    [121] 1860 Federal census, 10th Ward City of Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, Page No. 1-2, dwelling #8, family #8:

            A. Kingman, 45, male, commission merchant, $16,000, $5000, born RI

            S.J. Kingman, 30, female, born MA

            Sarah Kingman, 5, female, born MA

            A. Kingman Jr., 4, male, born MA

            R.A. Kingman, 11/12, male, born MA

            K. Kingman, 59, female, born RI

            E. Curran, 20, female, domestic, born Ireland

            E. Wormwood, 19, female, domestic, born ME

            H. Richardson, 30, female, domestic, born ME

    [122] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 194, p. 5, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her parents Rufus and Eliza H. Anderson.

    [123] From the FHL Pedigree Resource File, no documentation given; Ancestry.com Alexander Family Tree file submitted by jackalex13, from U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1561-1900, Yates Publishing, Provo, UT, 2004, online at www.Ancestry.com, her birth place MA, his birth place RI.

    [124] Calculated from her age in the 1870 federal census.

    [125] 1870 Federal Census, Ward 8 West of Washington St Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, Page No. 79, dwelling #368, family #604:

            Abner Kingman, 56, male, white, merchant, $15,000, $1000, born MA, a male citizen

            Caroline G. Kingman, 31, female, white, keeps house, born MA

            Kate P. Kingman, 69, female, white, no occupation, born MA

            Abner Kingman Jr., 13, male, white, attending school, born MA, attending school

            Rufus A. Kingman, 11, male, white, attending school, born MA, attending school

            Eliza Kingman, 8, female, white, attending school, born MA, attending school

            Henry Kingman, 6, male, white, at home, born MA

            Caroline G. Kingman, 7/12, female, white, at home, born MA, born Oct

            Mary Winn, 27, female, white, domestic servant, born MA

            Elizabeth A. Reid, 27, female, white, domestic servant, born MA, mother foreign born

            Catherine Cary, 23, female, white, domestic servant, born MA, mother foreign born

    [126] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 321, p. 275, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation a merchant, his birth place Providence, RI, his parents Abner, born in Middleboro, and Lydia, born in Middleboro; Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, his occupation a merchant, his birth place Providence, RI, and his parents Abner and Lydia Kingman, both born in Middleboro.

    [127] Suffolk County Probate Docket #64960, Vol. 524, p. 113-115.

    [128] From the FHL Pedigree Resource File, no documentation given, not found in the Providence Vital Records.

    [129] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 194.

    [130] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 247; Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 97; www.findagrave.com, memorial #142746978, from his gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [131] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 250.

    [132] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 250.

    [133] From his death record in Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 14, which doesn’t identify his date of death, but identifies him as son of Ens. Solomon and father of Eber, Solomon, etc.

    [134] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 129, 159.

    [135] Per Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 14.

    [136] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 302.

    [137] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 232, 235.

    [138] Calculated from her age at death.

    [139] Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 14.

    [140] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 165, 172, the marriage of John Vaughan and Sarah Cushman, both of Middleborough, on 27 Nov. 1800 in Middleborough.

    [141] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 242, 256.

    [142] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 316.

    [143] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 122, the marriage of David Vaughan of Middleborough and Phebe Washburn of Plymton on 24 Mar. 1762 in Middleborough.

    [144] Plympton VRs, p. 304, marriage of Joseph Cushmon and Elisebath Samson on 5 Jan. 1758 in Plympton.

    [145] Lainhart, Ann S., 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p.53, dwelling #74, family #77:

            Eber Beales, 56, male, white, blacksmith, born MA

            Lucy Beales, 50, female, white, born MA

            Joseph E. Beales, 21, male, white, teacher, born MA

    [146] 1860 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 42, dwelling #271, family #348:

            Eber Beals, 61, male, blacksmith, $800, $100, born MA

            Lucy Beals, 56, female, born MA

            Joseph E. Beals, 26, male, teacher of common school, $40, $150, born MA

    [147] Lainhart, Ann S., 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 200, dwelling #181, family #210:

            Eber Beals, 66, male, white, born MA, married, blacksmith

            Lucy Beals, 61, female, white, born MA, married

    [148] 1870 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 54, dwelling #391, family #457:

            Ebin Beals, 71, male, white, blacksmith, $1000, $200, born MA, a male citizen

            Lucy Beals, 66, female, white, keeping house, born MA

    [149] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 248, p. 404, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her birth place Middleboro, and her parents John & Sarah, but her maiden name not given; Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 15, from Deacon Alfred Wood’s records, which gives her date of birth as 12 May 1806.

    [150] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 347, p. 329, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation a blacksmith, his birth place Middleboro, and his parents Solomon & Polly Beals.

    [151] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 302.

    [152] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 302.

    [153] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 176, 178, marriage of Galen Thompson and Susanna Porter on 1 Jan. 1807 in Middleborough.

    [154] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 231, 236, he was “of West Bridgewater” in the marriage intentions.

    [155] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 331.

    [156] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 217, the birth of Galen Tomson, son of Lt. William and Deborah Tomson, on 27 Oct. 1782 in Middleborough; Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, p. 68, the marriage intentions of William Tomson of Middleborough and Deborah Sturtevant of Halifax recorded on 19 May 1770 in Middleborough; Bowman, George Ernest, Vital Records of the Town of Halifax, Massachusetts, To the end of the year 1849, Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, Boston, 1905, [hereinafter Halifax VRs], p. 29, the marriage of William Tomson of Middleborough and Deborah Sturtevant of Halifax on 16 Nov. 1770 in Halifax.

    [157] Lainhart, Ann S., 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 53, dwelling #76, family #79:

            Solomon Beales, 52, male, white, shoemaker, born MA

            Susan P. Beales, 47, female, white, born MA

            Clarinda E. Beales, 21, female, white, born MA

            Angaline Beales, 16, female, white, born MA

            Debora T. Beales, 13, female, white, born MA

    [158] 1860 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 68, dwelling #466, family #566:

            Solomon Beal, 58, male, shoemaker, $600, $50, born MA

            Susan Beal, 53, female, born MA

            Deborh T. Beal, 17, female, straw sewer, born MA

    [159] Lainhart, Ann S., 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 199, dwelling #173, family #201:

            Solomon Beals, 62, male, white, born MA, married, shoemaker

            Susan Beals, 58, female, white, born MA, married

            Dwelling #173, family #202:

            Bradford C. Burgess, 26, male, white, born MA, married, shoemaker

            Deborah T. Burgess, 23, female, white, born MA, married

    [160] 1870 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 56, dwelling #406, family #472:

            Solomon Beals, 67, male, white, works on shoes, $800, born MA, a male citizen

            Susan P. Beals, 62, female, white, keeping house, born MA

            Angeline Mitchell, 30, female, white, at home, born MA

            Eva J. Mitchell, 8, female, white, attending school, born MA

            Willie L. Mitchell, 4, male, white, born MA

    [161] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 248, p. 403, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation a shoemaker, his birth place unknown, his parents Solomon & Polly Beals; Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 15, taken from the newspaper.

    [162] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 250.

    [163] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, p. 168, marriage intentions recorded 6 Oct. 1804 in Middleborough; Taunton VRs, Vol. 2, p. 278.

    [164] Taunton VRs, Vol. 1, p. 130; www.findagrave.com, memorial #145688074, from her gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [165] Townsend, Charles D., History of North Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, North Middleborough, Massachusetts, Aceto Bookmen, 1982, [hereinafter Townsend, North Middleborough Congregational Church], p. 35.

    [166] 1810 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 299, the Bela Kingman household had 2 males under 10, 1 male aged 26-44 years, 3 females under 10, 1 female aged 10-15 years, and 1 female aged 26-44 years.

    [167] 1820 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 409, the Bela Kingman household had 1 male aged 10-15 years, 2 males aged 26-44 years, 6 females under 10, 1 female aged 10-15 years, and 1 female aged 26-44 years, including 1 person engaged in agriculture.

    [168] 1850 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 256, dwelling #922, family #1073:

            Bela Kingman, 69, male, farmer, $1500, born MA

            Lydia M. Kingman, 63, female, born MA

            Sally R. Kingman, 42, female, $500, born MA

            Soranus Wentworth, 40, male, shoecutter, born MA

            Sophia W. Wentworth, 29, female, born MA

    [169] Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 97; Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 85, p. 212, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, which gives no additional information about him other than his occupation as a farmer; www.findagrave.com, memorial #145688109, from his gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [170] Plym­outh Co. Pro­bate Docket #12127; Vol. 96, p. 158-160, from FHL microfilm #0555642, witnessed by Joseph A. Backus, Adna Clark, and Hannah Backus.

    [171] Lainhart, Ann S., 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 35, dwelling #44, family #56:

            Lydia M. Kingman, 69, female, white born MA

            Sally R. Kingman, 47, female, white, born MA

    [172] 1860 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 50, dwelling #333, family #419:

            Lydia W. [sic] Kingman, 73, female, $2000, $600, born MA

            Sally R. Kingman, 52, female, $2000, $600, born MA

    [173] www.findagrave.com, memorial #145688074, from her gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA; Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 97, gives the date as 17 Dec. 1860, but her death was not recorded in Middleborough in 1860 in Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.

    [174] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 382.

    [175] His parents’ names from his death record.

    [176] Estimated from the age of their eldest child in the 1850 federal census.

    [177] Calculated from his age in the 1850 federal census.

    [178] Townsend, North Middleborough Congregational Church, p. 35.

    [179] Townsend, North Middleborough Congregational Church, p. 78.

    [180] 1850 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 224, dwelling #452, family #535:

            Roswell W. Waldron, 47, male, blacksmith, $1500, born Rhode Island

            Cynthia Waldron, 44, female, born MA

            Ann F. Waldron, 23, female, born MA

            Mary T. Waldron, 19, female, born MA

            Sally H. Waldron, 10, female, born MA, attending school

            Lydia A. Waldron, 9, female, born MA, attending school

            Maria E. Waldron, 5, female, born MA, attending school

    [181] Lainhart, Ann S., 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 42, dwelling #101, family #116:

            Roswell Waldron, 53, male, white, farmer, born MA

            Cynthia Waldron, 50, female, white, born MA

            Sally K. Waldron, 16, female, white, born MA

            Lydia A. Waldron, 14, female, white, born MA

            Maria E. Waldron, 10, female, white, born MA

    [182] 1860 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 57, dwelling #382, family #471:

            Roswell W. Waldron, 57, male, master teamer, $1000, $200, born RI

            Cyntha Waldron, 54, female, born MA

            Sally K. Waldron, 34, female, born MA

            Lydia A. Waldron, 19, female, common school teacher, born MA

            Mariah E. Waldron, 15, female, born MA, attending school

    [183] Lainhart, Ann S., 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 139, dwelling #324, family #371:

            Rossawell Waldron, 62, male, white, born RI, married, farmer

            Cynthia Waldron, 59, female, white, born MA, married

            Sallie Waldron, 25, female, white, born MA, single

            Augusta Waldron, 23, female, white, born MA, single, teacher

    [184] 1870 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 62, dwelling #463, family #529:

            Rosll. Waldron, 68, male, white, farmer, $1000, born RI, parents both foreign born, a male citizen

            Cynthia Waldron, 65, female, white, keeping house, born MA

    [185] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 239, p. 329, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation a farmer, his birth place R.I., his parents Daniel & Susanna.

    [186] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #21772, Vol. 140, p. 325-326, witnessed by Philip D. Kingman, Jared Alden, and Joshua D. Hemenway, and Vol. 124, p. 470.

    [187] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 284, p. 297, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her birth place Middleboro, her parents Bela Kingman, born in Middleboro, and Lydia Kingman, born in Taunton; www.findagrave.com, memorial #145685999, from her gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [188] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #21768, Vol. 142, p. 20-21, and Vol. 133, p. 355. Perez S. Doty was of Acushnet, Bristol Co., MA.

    [189] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 382.

    [190] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 249, 265.

    [191] Calculated from her age at death.

    [192] 1850 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 202, dwelling #126, family #147:

            Uriah Sampson, 43, male, farmer, $5000, born MA

            Abby D. Sampson, 41, female, born MA

            Myra Sampson, 18, female, born MA, attending school

            Charles F. Sampson, 17, male, born MA, attending school

            Horatio Cole, 27, male, laborer, born MA

            Elvira McCully, 22, female, born MA

            Hosea Kingman, 43, male, shoe manufacturer, $2000, born MA

            Phebe L. Kingman, 43, female, born MA

            Elisabeth Thrasher, 45, female, born MA, attending school

    [193] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 76, p. 207, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation a shoe manufacturer, his birth place Middleborough, and his parents Bela & Lydia Kingman.

    [194] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #12151, Vol. 95, p. 117-120, witnessed by Abiel M. Sampson, Ebenezer D. Sampson, and Job P. Nelson, from FHL microfilm #0555642, and Vol. 2H, p. 350.

    [195] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 112, p. 305, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her birth place Middleboro, called widow of Hosea Kingman, her parents’ names not given.

    [196] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #12179, Vol. 13D, p. 450, with Charles Keith and Barnabas H. Gray, both of North Bridgewater, as sureties.

    [197] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 383.

    [198] Lainhart, Ann S., 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 35, dwelling #44, family #56.

    [199] 1860 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 50, dwelling #333, family #419.

    [200] Lainhart, Ann S., 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 135, dwelling #286, family #327:

            Sally R. Kingman, 57, female, white, born MA, single

            Lydia Kingman, 49, female, white, born MA, single

    [201] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 302, p. 262, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her birth place Middleboro, and her parents Bela & Lydia M. Kingman, of Middleborough; www.findagrave.com, memorial #145688045, from her gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [202] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #12182, Vol. 142, p. 567-569, from FHL microfilm #0556649, witnessed by Emily A. Hersey, Anna Hersey, and Emma Gooch, and Vol. 149, p. 21-22.

    [203] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 383.

    [204] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, p. 161, marriage of Elias Samson of Middo. and Betsey Macomber of Taunton on 29 Nov. 1795 in Middleborough.

    [205] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 246, 293.

    [206] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 341.

    [207] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 104, the marriage of Uriah Samson and Ann White, both of Middleborough, on 25 Dec. 1746 in Middleborough. The Will of Uriah Sampson, of Middleborough, dated 9 July 1789, and probated on 7 June 1790, named his son Elias Sampson, among others.

    [208] 1850 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 202, dwelling #126, family #147 (see footnote under Hosea Kingman.)

    [209] 1860 Federal Census, Lakeville, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 177, dwelling #938, family #1088:

            Uriah Sampson, 523, male, master farmer, $4200, $300, born MA

            Abby D. Sampson, 51, female, born MA

            Arthur S. Pickens, 2, male, born MA

    [210] 1870 Federal Census, Lakeville, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 17-18, dwelling #138, family #155:

            Uriah Samkson [sic], 63, male, white, farmer, $8000, $1000, born MA

            Abbie D. Samkson [sic], 60, female, white, keeping house, born MA

            Arthur Pickens, 12, male, white, attending school, born MA

    [211] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 320, p. 292, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation a farmer, his birth place Middleborough, and his parents Elias Sampson, born in Middleborough, and Betsey Sampson, born in Taunton.

    [212] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #17678, Vol. 152, p. 494, with Jacob G. Sparrow and George L. Soule as sureties.

    [213] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 329, p. 319, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her birth place Middleboro, and her parents give as Bealey Kingman, born in Middleboro, and Lydia Kingman, born in Taunton.

    [214] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 383.

    [215] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 184, 197, the marriage of Cyrus Washburn and Betsy Bump on 17 Sept. 1810 in Middleborough.

    [216] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 224.

    [217] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 411; Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 195, from her gravestone in Mount Prospect Cemetery, Bridgewater.

    [218] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 388, the marriage of Jonathan Washburn of Middleborough and Hannah Conant on 14 May 1778 in Bridgewater.

    [219] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #21941, Vol. 9M, p. 234.

    [220] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #22036, Vol. 9M, p. 234.

    [221] 1840 Federal Census, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 20, the Phillip B. [sic] Kingman household had 1 male under 5, 2 males aged 20-29 years, 1 female aged 5-9 years, 1 female aged 15-19 years, and 1 female aged 20-29 years, including 1 person employed in manufacturing and trade.

    [222] 1850 Federal Census, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 8, dwelling #94, family #114:

            Philip D. Kingman, 39, male, deputy sheriff, $2000, born MA

            Betsey B. Kingman, 31, female, born MA

            Elizabeth W. Kingman, 15, female, born MA, attending school

            Francis M. Washburn, 12, male, born MA, attending school

            Hosea Kingman, 8, male, born MA, attending school

            Bradford S. Kingman, 5, male, born MA, attending school

            Hannah B. Metcalf, 20, female, born MA, attending school

            Issobel Robinson, 17, female, born MA, attending school

            Caroline Crafs[?], 20, female, born MA

    [223] Lainhart, Ann S., 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Bridgewater, Boston, 1988, p. 49, dwelling #377, family #432:

            Philip D. Kingman, 44, male, white, Depu. Sheriff, born MA

            Betsey B. Kingman, 40, female, white, born MA

            Elizabeth W. Kingman, 20, female, white, born MA

            Frank M. Kingman, 18, male, white, painter, born MA

            Hosea Kingman, 12, male, white, born MA

            Bradford S. Kingman, 10, male, white, born MA

            Isabella Kingman, 5, female, white, born MA

    [224] 1860 Federal Census, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 276, dwelling #1797, family #2316:

            Philip D. Kingman, 49, male, dept. sheriff, $7000, $9800, born MA

            Betsey B. Kingman, 45, female, born MA

            Hosea Kingman, 17, male, student, born MA, attending school

            Brad S. Kingman, 14, male, student, born MA, attending school

            Isabella F. Kingman, 9, female, born MA, attending school

    [225] Lainhart, Ann S., 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Bridgewater, Boston, 1988, p. 85, dwelling #75, family #77:

            Philip D. Kingman, 58, male, white, born MA, married, Deputy Sheriff

            Betsey B. Kingman, 55, female, white, born MA, married

            Hosea Kingman, 22, male, white, born MA, single, student

            Bradford S. Kingman, 19, male, white, born MA, single, machinist

            Isabella Kingman, 15, female, white, born MA, single, student

            Ellen F. Kingman, 3, female, white, born MA, single

    [226] 1870 Federal Census, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 11, p. 124, dwelling #71, family #99:

            Philip D. Kingman, 59, male, white, deputy sheriff, $3500, $2500, born MA, a male citizen

            Betsey B. Kingman, 55, female, white, keeping house, born MA

            Netty F. Kingman, 8, female, white, school, $200, born MA, attending school

            Mary Lynch, 19, female, white, domestic servt, born MA, parents both foreign born

    [227] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 347, p. 304, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation Deputy-Sheriff, his birth place given as North Middleboro, and his parents Bela & Lydia; Ancestry.com World Family Tree file #17580 submitted by PBKingman@compuserve.com, and #291560 submitted by jerry-jennie.jones@worldnet.att.net.

    [228] Plymouth Co. Probate Vol. 154, p. 448, with Joshua E. Crane and Paul O. Clark, of Bridgewater, as sureties.

    [229] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 356, p. 289, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Betsey B. (Washburn) Kingman, her birth place Middleborough, and her parents Cyrus and Betsey.

    [230] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 383, both her birth and death records; www.findagrave.com, memorial #142747011, from her gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [231] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 383.

    [232] Van Antwerp, Lee D., Vital Records of Plymouth, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, Picton Press, Camden, ME, 1993, [hereinafter Plymouth VRs], pp. 272, 385, the marriage of Sylvester Holmes and Grace Clark, both of Plymouth, on 12 Jan. 1757 in Plymouth.

    [233] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, p. 298, marriage intentions recorded on 15 Aug. 1841 in Middleborough.

    [234] Plymouth VRs, p. 404; New Bedford VRs, Vol. 1, p. 239.

    [235] Per Vital Records of New Bedford, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1932, 3 volumes, [hereinafter New Bedford VRs], Vol. 1, p. 239, Vol. 3, p. 87, Esther, wife of Rev. S. Holmes, died on 10 May 1840 in New Bedford; Plymouth VRs, p. 381, the marriage of Sylvester Holmes and Esther Holmes, both of Plymouth on 29 Jan. 1810 in Plymouth.

    [236] 1850 Federal Census, City of New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA, p. 368, dwelling #1676, family #2402:

            Sylvester Holms, 62, male, P. Clergyman, $7500, born MA

            Fanny D. Holms, 36, female, born MA

            Betsey Holmes, 34, female, born MA

            Mary A. Harrington, 18, female, born Ireland, cannot read or write

            Fany W. Harington, 3, female, born Ireland

    [237] 1860 Federal Census, 1st Ward New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA, Page No. 182, dwelling #1073, family #1495:

            Sylvester Holmes, 72, male, farmer, $3000, $1700, born MA

            Fally [sic] D. Holmes, 46, female, born MA

            Fanny W. Holmes, 13, female, born MA, attending school

            William McGuire, 13, male, born NY

    [238] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 192, p. 111, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation a Clergyman, his birth place Plymouth, and his parents Sylvester and Grace Holmes.

    [239] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 211, p. 135, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her birth place Middleborough, and her parents Bela Kingman, born in Middleborough, and Lydia, born in Taunton.

    [240] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 383.

    [241] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 203, p. 307, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her birth place Middleboro, and her parents Bela & Lydia M. Kingman.

    [242] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #12168, Vol. 106, p. 17-18, from FHL microfilm #0555647, witnessed by Thalia M. Macomber, Carrie Kingman, and Hosea Kingman, and Vol. 124, p. 92.

    [243] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 383.

    [244] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, p. 192, marriage of Mr. Jonathan Pratt of Carver and Miss Melinda Shaw of Middleborough on 1 Aug. 1813 in Middleborough.

    [245] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 281, 297.

    [246] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, pp. 367, 400, his birth recorded twice, his www.findagrave.com memorial #145686544, gives the date as 25 Jan. 1814, from his gravestone.

    [247] 1850 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 256, dwelling #923, family #1074:

            Benjamin Barrows, 27, male, shoe maker, born RI

            Susan G. Barrows, 25, female, born MA

            Ida P. Barrows, 2, female, born MA

            Jared Pratt 2nd, 36, male, shoe maker, $2000, born MA

            Julia M. Pratt, 32, female, born MA

            Fanny K. Pratt, 5, female, born MA, attending school

            Julia Pratt, 3 female, born MA

            Abner K. Pratt, 1, male, born MA

    [248] Lainhart, Ann S., 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 35, dwelling #42, family #54:

            Jaret Pratt 2nd, 41, male, white, farmer, born MA

            Julia Ann Pratt, 37, female, white, born MA

            Fanny K. Pratt, 11, female, white, born MA

            Juliette Pratt, 9, female, white, born MA

            Abner K. Pratt, 6, male, white, born MA

            Anna D. Pratt, 5, female, white, born MA

    [249] 1860 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 50, dwelling #332, family #418:

            Jared Pratt 2d, 46, male, master farmer[?], $2500, $400, born MA

            Julia A. Pratt, 42, female, born MA

            Fanny K. Pratt, 15, female, born MA, attending school

            Juliett Pratt, 13, female, born MA, attending school

            Abner K. Pratt, 11, male, born MA, attending school

            Anna D. Pratt, 9, female, born MA, attending school

            Jared W. Pratt, 1, male, born MA

            Pelbridge H. Macomber, 24, male, shoemaker, $500, born MA

    [250] Lainhart, Ann S., 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 135, dwelling #287, family #329:

            Jared Pratt, 51, male, white, born MA, married, shoe maker

            Julia A. Pratt, 47, female, white, born MA, married

            Fannie Pratt, 21, female, white, born MA, single

            Lottie Pratt, 19, female, white, born MA, single

            Abner H. Pratt, 16, male, white, born MA, single

            Annie Pratt, 14, female, white, born MA, single

            Jared W. Pratt, 6, male, white, born MA, single

    [251] 1870 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 66, dwelling #501, family #572:

            Jared Pratt, 50, male, white, farmer, $1000, $500, born MA, a male citizen

            Julia Pratt, 52, female, white, keeping house, born MA

            Anna D. Pratt, 19, female, white, teacher, born MA

            Warren Pratt, 10, male, white, attending school, born MA

    [252] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 401, p. 381, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her birth place Middleboro, and her parents Bela Kingman, born in Middleborough, & Lydia M. born in Taunton; www.findagrave.com, memorial #145686574, from her gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA, which gives the date as 17 Jan. 1889.

    [253] www.findagrave.com, memorial #145686544, from his gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [254] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 383, both her birth and death records; www.findagrave.com, memorial #142746997, from her gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [255] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 383.

    [256] His father’s name from his death record.

    [257] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, pp. 279, 289.

    [258] 1850 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 256, dwelling #922, family #1073.

    [259] Lainhart, Ann S., 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Bridgewater, Boston, 1988, p. 18, dwelling #115, family #147:

            Soranus Wentworth, 45, male, white, clicker, born MA

            Sophia W. Wentworth, 34, female, white, born MA

            George B. Wentworth, 5, male, white, born MA

            Dwelling #115, family #148:

            Sally Alden, 66, female, white, born MA

    [260] 1860 Federal Census, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 338, dwelling #2158, family #2734:

            Soranus Wentworth, 50, male, shoe cutter, $3000, $1200, born MA

            Sophia Wentworth, 38, female, born MA

            Geo. B. Wentworth, 10, male, born MA, attending school

            Abby S. Wentworth, 4, female, born MA, attending school

    [261] Lainhart, Ann S., 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 135, dwelling #286, family #328:

            Sorranus Wentworth, 55, male, white, born MA, married, farmer

            Sophia W. Wentworth, 44, female, white, born MA, married

            George B. Wentworth, 15, male, white, born MA, single

            Abbie S. Wentworth, 9, female, white, born MA, single

    [262] 1870 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 66, dwelling #502, family #572:

            Soranus Wentworth, 60, male, white, farmer, $3500, $1500, born MA, a male citizen

            Sophia W. Wentworth, 49, female, white, keeping house, born MA

            Abbie S. Wentworth, 14, female, white, attending school, born MA

    [263] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 401, p. 381, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her burial in Bridgewater, her birth place Middleboro, and her parents Bela & Fanny D. [sic] Kingman, both born in Middleboro.

    [264] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 410, p. 458, as recorded in Whitman, MA, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his place of death So. Middleboro, but his burial in Bridgewater, his occupation a farmer, his birth place Bridgewater, and his parents Theopolas & not known, of Bridgewater.

    [265] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 399.

    [266] Per her www.findagrave.com memorial #99262886, from her gravestone in Central Cemetery in Middleborough, MA, her birth date on her gravestone.

    [267] 1850 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 199, dwelling #76, family #92:

            Calvin D. Kingman, 25, male, manufacturer, $1200, born MA

            Sarah P. Kingman, 24, female, born MA

            Sally R. Kingman, 2, female, born MA

    [268] 1860 Federal Census, Lakeville, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 137, dwelling #1019, family #1173:

            Calvin D. Kingman, 35, male, manufacturer, $10,000, $5000, born MA

            Sarah P. Kingman, 36, female, born MA

            Sally R. Kingman, 12, female, born MA, attending school

            Charles Kingman, 8, male, born MA, attending school

            Philip D. Kingman, 1, male, born MA

    [269] Lainhart, Ann S., 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Middleborough, Boston, 1988, p. 116-117, dwelling #132, family #142:

            C. D. Kingman, 40, male, white, born MA, married

            Sarah P. Kingman, 39, female, white, born MA, married

            Sallie R. Kingman, 17, female, white, born MA, single

            C. Willie W. Kingman, 13, male, white, born MA, single

            Phillip E. Kingman, 6, male, white, born MA, single

            Henry C. Kingman, 2, male, white, born MA, single

    [270] 1870 Federal Census, Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 15, dwelling #105, family #114:

            Calvin D. Kingman, 45, male, white, shoe manufacturer, $15,000, $10,000, born MA, a male citizen

            Sarah P. Kingman, 44, female, white, keeping house, born MA

            Sally K. Kingman, 22, female, white, born MA

            Chas. W. Kingman, 19, male, white, clerk, born MA

            Philip E. Kingman, 11, male, white, attending school, born MA

            Henry C. Kingman, 7, male, white, born MA, attending school

    [271] www.findagrave.com, memorial #99262886, from her gravestone in Central Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [272] Her parents named in her marriage record; Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, p. 298, the marriage intentions of Mr. Andrew J. Pickens of Middleborough and Miss Abigail Snow of Rochester recorded on 15 Aug. 1841 in Middleborough.

    [273] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 281, p. 282, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his second marriage, her first, his occupation a manufacturer, his birth place Middleboro, his parents Bela & Lydia M. (Dean) Kingman, her birth place Middleboro, and her parents Andrew J. & Abby (Snow) Pickens.

    [274] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 3, p. 281, additions to and corrections in the copies of Records of Births returned to the Secretary of the Commonwealth from the Town of Middleborough, her parents Andrew J. Pickens and Abigail Snow, her father’s occupation a straw worker.

    [275] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 1906/63, p. 167, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Return of a Death, Middleboro #167, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation retired, his birth place N. Middleboro, his father Bela Kingman, born in Middleboro, and his mother Lydia Dean, born in Taunton; www.findagrave.com, memorial #99262811, from his gravestone in Central Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [276] www.findagrave.com, memorial #99262939, from her gravestone in Central Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [277] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 1, p. 250.

    [278] Middleborough VRs, Vol. 2, p. 22; Wood, Middleboro Deaths, p. 97; www.findagrave.com, memorial #142746923, from his gravestone in Titicut Parish Cemetery in Middleborough, MA.

    [279] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 217, as “Marah” Leonard.

    [280] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 241. Nathaniel Orcutt’s parents were not identified in Mitchell’s History of Bridgewater.

    [281] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 250, who does not identify Nathaniel Orcutt’s parents. Nathaniel and Mary Orcutt had children born in Bridgewater as late as 1787; possibly after 1807 when their son Josiah was married in Bridgewater. Nathaniel Orcutt was not a head of household in Massachusetts in the 1790 federal census.

    [282] Vital Records of Brockton, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1911, [hereinafter Brockton VRs], p. 346, from his gravestone in Summer Street Cemetery, North Bridgewater; www.findagrave.com, memorial #42144213, from his gravestone in Thompson Cemetery in Brockton, MA.

    [283] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #14906, Vol. 43, p. 351, from FHL microfilm #0550902, witnessed by Nathan Alden, Waldo Hayward, and Robert Packard.

    [284] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #14902, Vol. 49, p. 347, from FHL microfilm #0550905, witnessed by Simeon Keith, Austin Keith, and Martha Bond.

    [285] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 250, says they had Leonard 1768, Mary 1772, Nathaniel 1778, Josiah 1781, and Hannah 1787.

    [286] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 236.

    [287] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 320: marriage of Phillip Reynolds and Hannah Packard on 29 Oct. 1765 in Bridgewater; Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 282.

    [288] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 270; Brockton VRs, p. 252.

    [289] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 276.

    [290] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 531.

    [291] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 236.

    [292] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 270; Brockton VRs, p. 252.

    [293] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 124.

    [294] Brockton VRs, p. 222.

    [295] Davis, William T., Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, reprint, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1994, originally published as Part II of Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth, Boston, 1899, [hereinafter Davis, Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families], p. 143, calls him “of Amherst.”

    [296] www.findagrave.com, memorial #125516955, from her gravestone in West Cemetery in Amherst, MA, wife of Mr. Samuel Holmes.

    [297] Davis, Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, p. 143.

    [298] 1800 Federal Census, Amherst, Hampshire Co., MA, p. 485, the Samuel Holmes household had 2 males under 10, 1 male aged 26-44 years, 2 females under 10, and 1 female aged 26-44 years.

    [299]A Record of Deaths in Boston and Vicinity, 1799-1815,” New England Historic Genealogical Register, Vol. 78, p. 185.

    [300] Bowman, George, “Barnstable Vital Records,” originally published in The Mayflower Descendant, online database at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, [hereinafter Barnstable VRs], Vol. 1, p. 216, the marriage of Prince Gorham and Desire Clap, both of Barnstable, on 15 Nov. 1767 in Barnstable.

    [301] Davis, Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, p. 143; Ancestry.com Woodworth Family Tree file submitted by gfmray. No marriage record was found for an Abigail Gorham and a James Davis, but an Abigail Gorham married Isaac Davis on 18 May 1790 in Barnstable.

    [302] Boston Marriages, Vol. 2, 1700-1809, p. 492, online database at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston.

    [303] 1820 Federal Census, Boston Ward 3, Suffolk Co., MA, p. 67, the Samuel Holmes household had 1 male aged 16-18 years, 2 males aged 16-25 years, 1 male aged 45 or over, 1 female aged 10-15 years, 1 female aged 16-25 years, and 1 female aged 45 or over.

    [304] www.findagrave.com, memorial #116038628, from his tombstone in Copp’s Hill Burying Ground in Boston. His memorial gives his father’s name as Samuel Holmes, but his father’s name was not inscribed on his tombstone plaque; Suffolk Co. Probate Docket #26499.

    [305] Davis, Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, p. 143.

    [306] Davis, Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, p. 143, calculated from her age at death.

    [307] www.findagrave.com, memorial #125516975, from her gravestone in West Cemetery in Amherst, MA.

    [308] Per the www.FamilySearch.org Pedigree Resource File, submitted by mmckinnon3889737, but his birth was not recorded in the Amherst town vital records; Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #1769795, which gives his birth date but not his place of birth.

    [309] Davis, Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, p. 143; www.FamilySearch.org Pedigree Resource File, submitted by mmckinnon3889737.

    [310] Maine Marriages, 1771-1907, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #11546; Davis, Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, p. 143.

    [311] 1830 Federal Census, Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, p. 144, the Samuel Holmes household had 1 male under 5, 1 male aged 5-9 years, 1 male aged 10-14 years, 1 male aged 30-39 years, 1 female under 5, 1 female aged 5-9 years, and 1 female aged 30-39 years.

    [312] 1840 Federal Census, Peru, Oxford Co., ME, p. 233, the Samuel Holmes household had 2 males aged 5-9 years, 1 male aged 10-14 years, 1 male aged 15-19 years, 1 male aged 20-29 years, 1 male aged 40-49 years, 1 female aged 5-9 years, 1 female aged 10-14 years, 1 female aged 15-19 years, and 1 female aged 40-49 years, including 4 persons employed in agriculture.

    [313] Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #1769795, from her burial in East Peru, ME, two cards filed for her, one showing the year as 1843, and the other as 1848.

    [314] Per her www.findagrave.com memorial #21895924.

    [315] Per her www.findagrave.com memorial #21895924.

    [316] 1850 Federal Census, Peru, Oxford Co., ME, p. 133, dwelling #1, family #1:

            Samuel Holmes, 53, male, farmer, $12500, born MA

            Nancy Holmes, 35, female, born ME

            Chester D. Holmes, 17, male, born ME, attending school

            Eliza A. Holmes, 15, female, born ME, attending school

            Wm H. H. Holmes, 9, male, born ME, attending school

            Nancy H. Holmes, 8/12, female, born ME

    [317] 1860 Federal Census, Peru, Oxford Co., ME, Page No. 1, dwelling #8, family #7:

            Samuel Holmes, 62, male, farmer, $2500, $800, born MA

            Nancy Holmes, 46, female, born ME

            Chester D. Holmes, 27, male, born ME

            Eliza A. Holmes, 25, female, com school teacher, born ME

            Nancy H. Holmes, 10, female, born ME, attending school

            James L. Holmes, 8, male, born ME, attending school

            Orpheus Holmes, 6, male, born ME, attending school

            Nancy Cole, 20, female, domestic, born ME

    [318] Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #1769795; www.findagrave.com, memorial #21895924, from her gravestone in Deshon Cemetery in East Peru, ME.

    [319] 1870 Federal Census, Peru, Oxford Co., ME, Page No. 23, dwelling #189, family #194:

            Oraville Robinson, 50, male, white, farmer, $3500, $1000, born ME, a male citizen

            Sabra W. Robinson, 44, female, white, keeping house, born ME

            Henry R. Robinson, 16, male, white, born ME, attending school

            Samuel Holmes 72, male, white, agent (fire ins), born MA, a male citizen

    [320] Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #009805.

    [321] Pearson, Gen. Gardner W., Records Of The Massachusetts Volunteer Militia Called Out By The Governor Of Massachusetts To Suppres A Threatened Invasion During The War Of 1812-‘14, Boston, 1913, reprinted by Heritage Books, Bowie, MD, 1999, [hereinafter Pearson, Gen. Gardner W., Records Of The Massachusetts Volunteer Militia], p. 170.

    [322] www.findagrave.com, memorial #25549386, from his gravestone in Deshon Cemetery in East Peru, ME; Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #1769795, which gives the place of his death as Peru, ME.

    [323] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 236.

    [324] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 236.

    [325] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, pp. 136, 250.

    [326] Brockton VRs, p. 252; Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 270, which has the marriage date as 20 Nov. 1807. Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 250, says they married in 1806, which agrees with the church record from the First Congregational Church of North Bridgewater.

    [327] Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #11546; www.findagrave.com, memorial #74708864, from her gravestone in Monmouth Center Cemetery in Monmouth, ME.

    [328] Maine Marriages, 1771-1907, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #12299, her surname given as Lambard in the marriage record; per his www.findagrave.com memorial #74708668.

    [329] Calculated from her age in the 1850 and 1860 federal censuses.

    [330] 1830 Federal Census, Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, p. 147, the Josiah Orcutt household had 1 male under 5, 1 male aged 15-19 years, 1 male aged 40-49 years, 1 female aged 5-9 years, 1 female aged 10-14 years, and 1 female aged 40-49 years.

    [331] 1840 Federal Census, Peru, Oxford Co., ME, p. 234, the Josiah Orcutt household had 1 male aged 10-14 years, 1 male aged 50-59 years, and 1 female aged 50-59 years, including 1 person employed in agriculture.

    [332] 1850 Federal Census, Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, p. 71, dwelling #266, family #300.

    [333] 1860 Federal Census, Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, Page No. 16, dwelling #124, family #140:

            Eunice Orcutt, 75, female, born ME

            Josiah L. Orcutt, 30, male, shoe maker, $215, born ME

            Isabella M. Orcutt, 26, female, born ME

            Ella F. Orcutt, 5, female, born ME

    [334] Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #11546.

    [335] His parents’ names from his www.findagrave.com memorial #26158784.

    [336] Per his www.findagrave.com memorial #26158784.

    [337] Plymouth Co. Probate Vol. 88, p. 187-189, from FHL microfilm #0555638.

    [338] 1850 Federal Census, Peru, Oxford Co., ME, p. 142, dwelling #130, family #141:

            Jedediah P. Hopkins, 32, male, farmer, $500, born ME

            Naomi C. Hopkins, 31, female, born ME

            Prudence O. Hopkins, 8, female, born ME, attending school

            Martha A. C. Hopkins, 4, female, born ME, attending school

    [339] 1860 Federal Census, Peru, Oxford Co., ME, Page No. 18, dwelling #129, family #134:

            Jedediah P. Hopkins, 42, male, farmer, $800, $440, born ME

            Naomi C. Hopkins, 41, female, born ME

            Prudence O. Hopkins, 18, female, born ME, attending school

            Martha A. C. Hopkins, 14, female, born ME, attending school

            Oliver C. Hopkins, 9, male, born ME, attending school

    [340] 1870 Federal Census, Peru, Oxford Co., ME, Page No. 11, dwelling #94, family #97:

            Jere. [sic] P. Hopkins, 55, male, white, farmer, $1500, $500, born ME, a male citizen

            Naomi C. Hopkins, 51, female, white, keeping house, born ME

            Martha C. Hopkins, 24, female, white, at home, born ME

            Oliver C. Hopkins, 19, male, white, at home, born ME, attending school

    [341] www.findagrave.com, memorial #26158784, from his gravestone in Waite Cemetery in Peru, ME.

    [342] www.findagrave.com, memorial #26158431, from her gravestone in Waite Cemetery in Peru, ME, called daughter of Josiah Orcutt of Monmouth.

    [343] Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #11546.

    [344] His parents’ names from his death record.

    [345] Maine Marriages, 1771-1907, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #11546.

    [346] His birth date and place from his death record.

    [347] 1850 Federal Census, Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, p. 71, dwelling #266, family #300:

            Amasa D. King, 23, male, cordwainer, $450, born ME

            Elizabeth King, 25, female, born ME

            Eunice Orcutt, 65, female, born ME

            Josiah L. Orcutt, 20, male, cordwainer, born ME

            Lucilla Dexter, 15, female, boarder, born ME

    [348] Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #1769780, called wife of A.D. King; her www.findagrave.com memorial #133264196, from her gravestone in Glenside Cemetery in Winthrop, ME, gives the year as 1866, but the photo of her gravestone is unreadable.

    [349] Calculated from her age in the 1860 federal census.

    [350] 1860 Federal Census, Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, Page No. 16, dwelling #126, family #143:

            A. D. King, 34, male, shoe maker, $600, $300, born ME

            Sarah R. King, 29, female, born ME

            Emma C. King, 8, female, born ME, attending school

            L. W. King, 6, female, born ME, attending school

    [351] Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #009976, his parents Amasa King and Mehitable Jacobs; www.findagrave.com, memorial #133264142, from his gravestone in Glenside Cemetery in Winthrop, ME.

    [352] www.findagrave.com, memorial #133264259, from her gravestone in Glenside Cemetery in Winthrop, ME.

    [353] Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #11546.

    [354] Her parents’ names from the FamilySearch Pedigree Resource File, ancestral file #4SF2-D5H.

    [355] Maine Marriages, 1771-1907, online database at www.FamilySearch.org, from FHL microfilm #11546.

    [356] Per her www.findagrave.com memorial #74786820.

    [357] 1860 Federal Census, Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, Page No. 16, dwelling #124, family #140.

    [358] 1870 Federal Census, Monmouth, Kennebec Co., ME, Page No. 34, dwelling #319, family #330:

            Josiah L. Orcutt, 40, male, white, works making hoe handles, $650, $450, born ME, a male citizen

            Isabella N. Orcutt, 37, female, white, keeping house, born ME

            Ella S. Orcutt, 15, female, white, at home, born ME, attending school

            Unice Orcutt, 85, female, white at home, born ME

    [359] www.findagrave.com, memorial #74786775, from his gravestone in Pleasant Point Cemetery in Monmouth, ME.

    [360] www.findagrave.com, memorial #74786820, from her gravestone in Pleasant Point Cemetery in Monmouth, ME.

    [361] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 235.

    [362] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 165, but Jacob Fuller’s birth record was not found in Bridgewater.

    [363] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 270; Brockton VRs, p. 252.

    [364] Brockton VRs, p. 57.

    [365] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 142, Brockton VRs, p. 207.

    [366] Brockton VRs, p. 330, buried in Summer Street Cemetery in North Bridgewater.

    [367] Brockton VRs, p. 329.

    [368] Her parents identified in her marriage record to Joseph Holbrook; Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 156, for the maiden name of her mother.

    [369] Brockton VRs, p. 207.

    [370] Brockton VRs, p. 47.

    [371] Brockton VRs, p. 329, buried in Summer Street Cemetery in North Bridgewater. His gravestone says “for 19 years Deacon of the Church.”

    [372] Brockton VRs, p. 207.

    [373] 1850 Federal Census, Braintree, Norfolk Co., MA, p. 98, dwelling #85, family #112:

            Joseph Holbrook, 73, male, farmer, $3000, born MA

            Mary Holbrook, 56, female, born MA

    [374] 1855 Massachusetts State Census, Braintree, Norfolk Co., dwelling #361, family #470:

            Joseph Holbrook, 77, male, farmer, born MA

            Mary Holbrook, 61, female, born MA

            Jeduthan White, 40, male, boot cutter, born MA

    [375] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 103, p. 142, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation a farmer, his birth place Braintree, and his parents John & Anna.

    [376] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 166, p. 307, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, her parents Seth & Theodora Edson, of No. Bridgewater.

    [377] Plymouth Co. Probate Docket #10256, Vol. 104, p. 474-476, from FHL microfilm #0555646.

    [378] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 165, says they had Nabby 1807, Leonard Orcutt 1809, and Mary Flagg 1814.

    [379] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 122.

    [380] Brockton VRs, p. 57, from records of the Fourth Church of Christ of Bridgewater.

    [381] Brockton VRs, p. 207; Vital Records of Abington, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1912, 2 Volumes, [hereinafter Abington VRs], p. 80, marriage intentions recorded 22 Dec. 1833 in Abington.

    [382] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 122.

    [383] Brockton VRs, p. 57, from records of the Fourth Church of Christ of Bridgewater.

    [384] Her parents’ names from her death record.

    [385] Vital Records of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1917, [hereinafter East Bridgewater VRs], p. 208.

    [386] 1850 Federal Census, Abington, Plymouth Co., MA, p. 208, dwelling #436, family #558:

            Leonard O. Fuller, 40, male, shoemaker, born MA.

            Susan A. Fuller, 33, female, born MA

            Abigail Fuller, 13, female, born MA, attending school

            Lydia B. Fuller, 10, female, born MA, attending school

    [387] 1855 Massachusetts State Census, North Bridgewater, dwelling #354, family #440:

            Leonard O. Fuller, 46, male, shoe cutter, born MA

            Susan A. Fuller, 39, shoe fitter, born MA

            Abby Fuller, 18, born MA

            Lydia B. Fuller, born MA

    [388] 1860 Federal Census, North Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA, Page No. 150, dwelling #920, family #1245:

            Leonard O. Fuller, 49, male, shoe dresser, $450, born MA

            Susan Fuller, 44, female, born MA

            Lydia Fuller, 21, female, born MA

            Dwelling #920, family #1246:

            Thad. R. Washburn, 32, male, tin worker, $300, born MA

            Susan Washburn, 24, female, born MA

            Susan Risner, 60, female, born MA

    [389] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 184, p. 296, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, his occupation a shoe maker, his birth place No. Bridgewater, and his parents Jacob & Hannah Fuller, of No. Bridgewater.

    [390] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Vol. 1906/23, p. 203, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Return of a Death, Brockton #203, online at www.AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, widow of Leonard O. Fuller, her birth place East Bridgewater, her father John B. Thayer, born in Braintree, and her mother Lydia Brown, born in East Bridgewater.

    [391] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 122.

    [392] Brockton VRs, p. 57, from records of the Fourth Church of Christ of Bridgewater.

    [393] Brockton VRs, p. 330, from her gravestone in the Summer Street Cemetery in Brockton.

    [394] Calculated from her age at death.

    [395] Brockton VRs, p. 329, from her gravestone in the Summer Street Cemetery in Brockton.

    [396] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 218.

    [397] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 255.

    [398] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 241.

    [399] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 249.

    [400] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 520, from his gravestone, buried in the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater; www.findagrave.com, memorial #23012628, from his gravestone in First Cemetery in Bridgewater, MA.

    [401] Plymouth Co. Pro­bate Docket #12674; Vol. 24, p. 18-19, from FHL microfilm #0550713, witnessed by Jacob Washburn, Jeremiah Washburn, and Benjamin Orcut, and Vol. 25, p. 113-114.

    [402] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 2, p. 241.

    [403] Mitchell, History of Bridgewater, p. 116.

    [404] Bridgewater VRs, Vol. 1, p. 48.

    [405] Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: Massachusetts, Bountiful, Utah, 1993, p. 165, Bridgewater Town, Plymouth County, the Ebenezer Benson household had 2 free white males aged 16 or older, 1 free white male under 16, and 3 free white females.