Thomas Sawyer1

b. 1616, d. 12 September 1706
     Thomas Sawyer was born in 1616 in Sowerby, Yorkshire, England. He was the son of John Sawyer.2,3 He married Mary Prescott, daughter of John Prescott and Mary Gawkroger-Platts, on 2 July 1648 in Lancaster, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Worcester County.2,1 Thomas Sawyer died on 12 September 1706 in Lancaster, Province of Massachusetts Bay, now Worcester County.1,3

Child of Thomas Sawyer and Mary Prescott

Citations

  1. [S830] Early VR Worcester Co. MA (published), Vital records of Lancaster.
  2. [S304] Nancy Lincoln, "Lincoln Family Worldconnect File", Nov. 23, 2001, unverified.
  3. [S1140] Merideth B. Colkert, Founders of Early American Families.
Last Edited=20 Dec 2014

John Rugg1

b. 11 March 1632, d. 28 May 1690
     John Rugg was born on 11 March 1632 in Sowerby, Yorkshire, England.2 He married as his first wife Martha Platts Prescott, daughter of John Prescott and Mary Gawkroger-Platts, on 4 November 1654 in Sowerby, Yorkshire, England.2 John Rugg married as his second wife Hannah Prescott, daughter of John Prescott and Mary Gawkroger-Platts, on 4 May 1660 in Lancaster, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Worcester County.1 John Rugg died on 28 May 1690 in Lancaster, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Worcester County, at age 58.2

Child of John Rugg and Hannah Prescott

Citations

  1. [S830] Early VR Worcester Co. MA (published), Vital records of Lancaster.
  2. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
Last Edited=3 Feb 2007

Jacob Perkins1

b. 9 November 1678, d. March 1754
     Jacob Perkins was born on 9 November 1678 in Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1 He was the son of Isaac Perkins and Hannah Knight.1 Jacob Perkins married as his first wife Mary Coggswell after 8 September 1716 (date of intentions.)1 Jacob Perkins married as his second wife Susannah Coggswell on 10 February 1728.1 Jacob Perkins died in March 1754 in Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay, at age 75.1

Citations

  1. [S897] Family of John Perkins, online.
Last Edited=9 Jan 2007

Jonas Fairbanks1

b. 6 March 1625/26, d. 10 February 1675/76
     Jonas Fairbanks was born on 6 March 1625/26 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. He was the son of Jonathan and Grace Lee (Smith) Fairbanks.1 He married Lydia Prescott, daughter of John Prescott and Mary Gawkroger-Platts, on 28 May 1658 in Lancaster, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Worcester County.2 Jonas Fairbanks died on 10 February 1675/76 in Lancaster, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Worcester County, at age 49. He was killed in the Lancaster Indian masacre.2

Citations

  1. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
  2. [S830] Early VR Worcester Co. MA (published), Vital records of Lancaster.
Last Edited=28 Jan 2007

Mary Loker1,2

b. 28 September 1653, d. 28 October 1735
     Mary Loker was born on 28 September 1653 in Sudbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1 She was the daughter of John Loker and Mary (?)1 Mary Loker married Jonas Prescott, son of John Prescott and Mary Gawkroger-Platts, on 14 December 1672 in Lancaster, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Worcester County.3 Mary Loker died on 28 October 1735 in Groton, Province of Massachusetts Bay, at age 82.2

Citations

  1. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Sudbury.
  2. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Groton.
  3. [S830] Early VR Worcester Co. MA (published), Vital records of Lancaster.
Last Edited=17 Jan 2007

James Gawkroger1

b. 7 September 1578, d. 6 October 1628
     James Gawkroger was born on 7 September 1578 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of James Gawkroger and Jenet J. Fairbank.1 James Gawkroger married Martha Ainsworth before 1602.1 James Gawkroger died on 6 October 1628 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, at age 50.1

Children of James Gawkroger and Martha Ainsworth

Citations

  1. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
Last Edited=21 Oct 2003

Martha Ainsworth1

b. 1579, d. 12 April 1627
     Martha Ainsworth was born in 1579 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. She was the daughter of Robert Haynesworth.1 She married James Gawkroger, son of James Gawkroger and Jenet J. Fairbank, before 1602.1 Martha Ainsworth died on 12 April 1627 in Sowerby, Yorkshire, England.1 She died on 10 December 1632 in Sowerby, Yorkshire, England.

Children of Martha Ainsworth and James Gawkroger

Citations

  1. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
Last Edited=28 Apr 2005

Gershom Eames1

b. 1650, d. 8 December 1720
     Gershom Eames was born in 1650 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1 He married Hannah Brigham, daughter of Thomas Brigham and Mercy Hurd, circa 1669 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.2,3 Gershom Eames died on 8 December 1720 in Marlboro, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1

Children of Gershom Eames and Hannah Brigham

Citations

  1. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
  2. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital records of Marlborough.
  3. [S795] William Ward Genealogy, online.
Last Edited=17 Jan 2007

Hannah Brigham1,2

b. 9 March 1649/50, d. 8 December 1719
     Hannah Brigham was born on 9 March 1649/50 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Brigham and Mercy Hurd.2 Hannah Brigham married as her first husband Gershom Eames circa 1669 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.3,2 Hannah Brigham married as her second husband William Ward, son of Deacon William Ward and Elizabeth (?), on 4 August 1679 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.2 Hannah Brigham died on 8 December 1719 in Marlboro, Province of Massachusetts Bay, at age 69.3,2

Children of Hannah Brigham and Gershom Eames

Children of Hannah Brigham and William Ward

Citations

  1. [S742] Howe Genealogy, online.
  2. [S795] William Ward Genealogy, online.
  3. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital records of Marlborough.
  4. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
Last Edited=17 Jan 2007

Hannah Eames1

b. 3 February 1670/71, d. 5 December 1721
     Hannah Eames was born on 3 February 1670/71 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1 She was the daughter of Gershom Eames and Hannah Brigham.1 Hannah Eames died on 5 December 1721 in Marlboro, Province of Massachusetts Bay, at age 50.1

Citations

  1. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Marlborough.
Last Edited=17 Jan 2007

Martha Eames1

b. 13 August 1674, d. date unknown
     Martha Eames was born on 13 August 1674 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1 She was the daughter of Gershom Eames and Hannah Brigham.1 Her death date has not been found.

Citations

  1. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
Last Edited=17 Jan 2007

William Ward1,2

b. 27 May 1680, d. 9 January 1767
     William Ward was born on 27 May 1680 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1,2 He was the son of William Ward and Hannah Brigham.1,2 William Ward married Jane Keyes Cleveland, daughter of Samuel Cleveland, circa 1700 estimated.2 William Ward was also reported to have died on 12 January 1756 in Southborough, Province of Massachusetts Bay.3 He died on 9 January 1767 in Southborough, Province of Massachusetts Bay, at age 86.2

Citations

  1. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Marlborough.
  2. [S795] William Ward Genealogy, online.
  3. [S830] Early VR Worcester Co. MA (published), Vital records of Southborough.
Last Edited=19 Jan 2007

Jane Keyes Cleveland1

b. circa 1681, d. 12 April 1745
     Jane Keyes Cleveland was born circa 1681 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony, probably. She was the daughter of Samuel and Jane (Keyes) Cleveland.2 She was the daughter of Samuel Cleveland.3 Jane Keyes Cleveland married William Ward, son of William Ward and Hannah Brigham, circa 1700 estimated.1 Jane Keyes Cleveland died on 12 April 1745 in Southborough, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1,4

Citations

  1. [S795] William Ward Genealogy, online.
  2. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
  3. [S796] Cleveland Genealogy, online.
  4. [S830] Early VR Worcester Co. MA (published), Vital records of Southborough.
Last Edited=17 Jan 2007

Elnathan Brigham1,2

b. 7 March 1683, d. 10 April 1758
     Elnathan Brigham was born on 7 March 1683 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1,3,2 He was the son of Thomas Brigham and Mary Rice.1,2 Elnathan Brigham married Bethiah Ward, daughter of William Ward and Hannah Brigham, on 17 June 1705 in Marlboro, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1,2 Elnathan Brigham died on 10 April 1758 in Coventry, Connecticut Colony, now Tolland County, at age 75.1,4

Citations

  1. [S300] Edmund Rice Website, online www.widowmaker.com/~gwk/era.
  2. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Marlborough.
  3. [S335] Andrew Henshaw Ward, Rice Family.
  4. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Gurley Cem, Mansfield.
Last Edited=5 Jul 2007

Bethiah Ward1,2,3

b. 1682, d. 15 April 1765
     Bethiah Ward was born in 1682 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.2,3 She was the daughter of William Ward and Hannah Brigham.2 Bethiah Ward married Elnathan Brigham, son of Thomas Brigham and Mary Rice, on 17 June 1705 in Marlboro, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1,4 Bethiah Ward died on 15 April 1765 in Mansfield, Connecticut Colony, now Tolland County.3

Citations

  1. [S300] Edmund Rice Website, online www.widowmaker.com/~gwk/era.
  2. [S795] William Ward Genealogy, online.
  3. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Gurley Cem, Mansfield.
  4. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Marlborough.
Last Edited=5 Jul 2007

Nahum Ward1,2,3

b. 6 December 1684, d. 7 May 1754
     Nahum Ward was born on 6 December 1684 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1,2,3 He was the son of William Ward and Hannah Brigham.1,2,3 Nahum Ward married Martha Howe, daughter of Capt. Daniel Howe and Elizabeth Kerley, on 6 May 1714 in Marlboro, Province of Massachusetts Bay, Their children were Nahum, Benjamin, Persis, Ithamar, Martha, Artemas and Elisha. See the Howe Genealogies for details.1,2 Nahum Ward died on 7 May 1754 in Shrewsbury, Province of Massachusetts Bay, at age 69.1,4

Citations

  1. [S742] Howe Genealogy, online.
  2. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Marlborough.
  3. [S795] William Ward Genealogy, online.
  4. [S830] Early VR Worcester Co. MA (published), Vital records of Shrewsbury.
Last Edited=19 Jan 2007

Elisha Ward1,2

b. 12 January 1686/87, d. August 1709
     Elisha Ward was born on 12 January 1686/87 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1 He was the son of William Ward and Hannah Brigham.1,2 Elisha Ward died in August 1709 at age 22. He was killed by Indians whild riding post from Marlborough to Hadley.2

Citations

  1. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Marlborough.
  2. [S795] William Ward Genealogy, online.
Last Edited=19 Jan 2007

Bathsheba Ward1,2

b. 3 May 1689, d. 6 October 1693
     Bathsheba Ward was born on 3 May 1689 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1,2 She was the daughter of William Ward and Hannah Brigham.1,2 Bathsheba Ward died on 6 October 1693 in Marlboro, Province of Massachusetts Bay, at age 4.1,2

Citations

  1. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Marlborough.
  2. [S795] William Ward Genealogy, online.
Last Edited=19 Jan 2007

Gershom Ward1

b. 3 January 1692/93, d. 24 November 1739
     Gershom Ward was born on 3 January 1692/93 in Sudbury, Province of Massachusetts Bay.1 He was the son of William Ward and Hannah Brigham.1 Gershom Ward died on 24 November 1739 in Marlboro, Province of Massachusetts Bay, at age 46.1

Citations

  1. [S795] William Ward Genealogy, online.
Last Edited=19 Jan 2007

Mary Brigham1

b. circa 1638, d. 1676
     Mary Brigham was born circa 1638 in Cambridge, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Middlesex County, probably.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Brigham and Mercy Hurd.3,1 Mary Brigham married John Fay before 1670.2 Mary Brigham died in 1676 in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay Colony.2

Child of Mary Brigham and John Fay

Citations

  1. [S774] John Fay, online.
  2. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
  3. [S300] Edmund Rice Website, online www.widowmaker.com/~gwk/era.
  4. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Marlborough.
Last Edited=15 Jan 2007

John Fay1,2

b. circa 1648, d. 5 December 1690
     John Fay was born circa 1648 in England.2 He married Mary Brigham, daughter of Thomas Brigham and Mercy Hurd, before 1670.3 John Fay married as his second wife Susannah Shattuck on 5 July 1678 in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay Colony.4,1,2 John Fay died on 5 December 1690 in Marlboro, Massachusetts Bay Colony.5,6
     He immigrated on the Speedwell, departing from Gravesend, departing May 30, 1656, arriving 27 June 1656 in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.2,6

Child of John Fay and Mary Brigham

Citations

  1. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Watertown Genealogies.
  2. [S774] John Fay, online.
  3. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
  4. [S300] Edmund Rice Website, online www.widowmaker.com/~gwk/era.
  5. [S750] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Marlborough.
  6. [S1140] Merideth B. Colkert, Founders of Early American Families.
Last Edited=13 Dec 2014

Elizabeth Perkins1

b. 29 May 1681, d. date unknown
     Elizabeth Perkins was born on 29 May 1681 in Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1,2 She was the daughter of Isaac Perkins and Hannah Knight.1 Her death date has not been found.

Citations

  1. [S897] Family of John Perkins, online.
  2. [S145] VR of Massachusetts (published).
Last Edited=9 Jan 2007

Samuel Boswell1

b. 17 August 1630, d. 7 July 1704
     Samuel Boswell was born on 17 August 1630 in Salisbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Essex County. He was the son of Isaac Boswell.1 He married Sarah Keyes, daughter of Robert Keyes and Sarah (?), on 8 July 1656 in Salisbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Essex County.2,3 Samuel Boswell died on 7 July 1704 in Salisbury, Province of Massachusetts Bay, at age 73.1

Citations

  1. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
  2. [S843] Early VR Essex Co. MA (published), Vital records of Salisbury.
  3. [S771] Keyes Genealogy, online.
Last Edited=30 Jan 2015

John French1

b. circa 1635, d. 20 April 1730
     John French was born circa 1635 in Massachusetts Bay Colony, now Essex County.2 He was the son of Ens. Thomas French and Mary Scudmore.2 John French married Phebe Keyes, daughter of Robert Keyes and Sarah (?), before 1657 in Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony.2 John French died on 20 April 1730 in Norwich, Connecticut Colony.3,1

Citations

  1. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Norwich VR.
  2. [S48] The Great Migration.
  3. [S985] Walter Goodwin Davis, MA and ME Families Anc W. Davis.
Last Edited=22 Jul 2007

Benjamin Gage1

b. before 1645, d. date unknown
     Benjamin Gage was born before 1645.2 He married Mary Keyes, daughter of Robert Keyes and Sarah (?), on 16 February 1662/63 in Andover, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1 His death date has not been found.

Citations

  1. [S843] Early VR Essex Co. MA (published), Vital records of Andover.
  2. [S250] Doneva Shepard, "Doneva Shepard's Family", Jul. 16, 2002, unverified.
Last Edited=7 Jan 2007