James Partridge (1700-1769)

James Partridge was born to John Partridge and Elizabeth Adams in Medfield (now Millis), Massachusetts, 8 Oct 1700. He resided in Medway, Massachusetts, where his children were born. He was in the Colonial service in 1722. In 1742, he purchased his brother Jonathan’s farm near Medway village. He married, 27 Jan 1729, Keziah Bullard, born in Medway, 2 Dec 1711, daughter of Malachi and Bethia (Fisher) Bullard. She died 25 Jul 1799; and he died 9 Mar 1769. In his will, which was dated 23 Apr 1762, he mentions his sons James, Malachi, Eleazer, Stephen, Joel and Nathan ; and his daughters Keziah Thompson, Lois Pond, Bethia Hixon, Elizabeth, Lydia and Chloe. The valuation of his estate was £509. 14s. 2d. [1]Suffolk Co. Prob, Rec, vol. lxviii, p. 19.

Family

Children of James Partridge and Keziah Bullard:

  1. James Partridge, born 10 Oct 1730.
  2. Malachi Partridge, born 30 Nov 1731.
  3. Keziah Partridge, born 12 Nov 1733; married Lieut. Moses Thompson, born Medway, 23 Dec 1728, son of Eleazer and Hannah Thompson. They resided in West Medway, Massachusetts, where she died 31 Oct 1784; and he died 24 Jun 1794. Children.
  4. Asa Partridge, born 6 Mar 1735; died 28 Apr 1759.
  5. Lois Partridge, born 20 Sep 1786; married 29 Jul 1756, Benjamin Pond, born Wrentham, 21 Mar 1731, son of Ichabod and Milcah (Farrington) Pond. He died 27 Dec 1809. They resided in Wrentham (now Franklin), Massachusetts. [2]See Pond Genealogy Children.
  6. Bethia Partridge, born 22 Nov 1738; married 15 Mar 1759, Seth Hixon, born Stoughton, Massachusetts, 1734, son of Walter and Mary (Morse) Hixon. He died 13 Jul 1821; and she died 5 Sep 1818. They resided in Medway. Children.
  7. Eleazer Partridge, born 19 Apr 1740; died 19 Mar 1834.
  8. Lydia Partridge, born 6 Dec 1743; married Samuel Bullard, born Holliston, Massachusetts, 5 Sep 1742, died 27 Jan 1816, son of Capt. Samuel and Deborah (Morse) Bullard. They resided in Holliston. Children.
  9. Stephen Partridge, born 10 Jun 1746; died 14 Jun 1818.
  10. Joel Partridge, born 19 Feb 1748; died 13 Feb 1823.
  11. Eunice Partridge, born 26 Jul 1749; died young.
  12. Nathan Partridge, born 26 Mar 1751; died 25 May 1785.
  13. Hannah Partridge, born 19 Sep 1753; died 25 Dec 1756.
  14. Elizabeth Partridge, died 18 Sep 1818; unmarried.
  15. Chloe Partridge, born 11 Apr 1756.

Sources

  • George Homer Partridge, Partridge genealogy : descendants of John Partridge of Medfield, Massachusetts, Boston: Press of David Clapp & Son, 1904, p. 9.

References

References
1 Suffolk Co. Prob, Rec, vol. lxviii, p. 19
2 See Pond Genealogy

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