Samuel Partridge (1671-1752)

Samuel Partridge was born in Medfield, Massachusetts, 22 Feb 1671, to John Partridge and Magdalen Bullard. He drew land in the Black Swamp in 1702 [1]Jameson’s History of Medway, p. 40.. His lot lay along the Charles river in the south part of this tract, which, in 1713, became the town of Medway, Massachusetts, and is now Rockville. He took an active interest in this enterprise and was elected a member of the first board of selectmen. He was also a deacon of the Medway church [2]Jameson’s History of Medway, p. 121.. He married, 5 Jun 1701, Hannah Mason, born in Medfield, 3 Sep 1676, daughter of Robert and Abigail (Eaton) Mason. She died in Medway, 21 Aug 1750; and he died there, 12 Dec 1752. In his will, made 23 Jan 1745, probated 5 Jan 1753 [3]Suffolk Co. Prob. Rec, vol. xlvii., p. 200., he mentions his daughters Hannah Fisher, Mehetabel Grant, Silence Kingsbury and Thankful Partridge; and his sons Samuel, Ebenezer, Joshua and Caleb. The latter was made executor.

Family

Children by Hannah Mason:

  1. Hannah Partridge, born 6 Apr 1702; married (1) 2 Feb 1725, Cornelius Fisher, born Wrentham, Massachusetts, 29 Sep 1692, died 21 Apr 1754, son of Cornelius and Anna (Whitney) Fisher. They resided in Wrentham. Children. [4]See Fisher Gen. She married (2) Daniel Hawes of Wrentham, and was living Feb., 1760.
  2. Thankful Partridge, born 7 Aug 1703.
  3. Samuel Partridge, born 6 Nov 1704; died 1774.
  4. Ebenezer Partridge, born 29 May 1706; died 15 May 1794.
  5. Abigail Partridge, born 7 Nov 1707; died 16 Sep 1734.
  6. Benjamin Partridge, born 13 Mar 1709; died 13 Mar 1709.
  7. Silence Partridge, born 13 Mar 1709; died 17 Mar 1709.
  8. Mehetabel Partridge, born 6 Jul 1710; married 15 Apr 1741, Joseph Grant, born Wrentham, 6 Jan 1700, son of Benjamin and Priscilla Grant. She was his second wife. They resided in Wrentham. One or more children.
  9. Joshua Partridge, born 27 Jul 1713; died 19 Jan 1795.
  10. Caleb Partridge, born 17 Mar 1717; d, 20 Feb 1755. He married Phebe _______ , who received one-third of his estate. No children. She married (2) 7 Jul 1755, Joseph Ankers of Boston, Massachusetts.
  11. Silence Partridge, born 5 Mar 1719; married 23 Dec 1742, Stephen Kingsbury, born Wrentham, July 7, 1717, died April 23, 1754, son of Daniel and Elizabeth (Stevens) Kingsbury. They resided in Wrentham. Children. [5]See Kingsbury Gen., incomplete regarding this family.

Sources:

  • George Homer Partridge, Partridge genealogy : descendants of John Partridge of Medfield, Massachusetts, Boston: Press of David Clapp & Son, 1904, p. 6 .

References

References
1 Jameson’s History of Medway, p. 40.
2 Jameson’s History of Medway, p. 121.
3 Suffolk Co. Prob. Rec, vol. xlvii., p. 200.
4 See Fisher Gen.
5 See Kingsbury Gen., incomplete regarding this family.

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