Bellingham Massachusetts

Joseph Partridge (1715-1747)

Joseph Partridge was born to Benoni Partridge and Mehetabel Wheelock in West Medway, Massachusetts, 22 Aug 1715. He married, 11 Feb 1747, Mary Sheffield, daughter of Nathaniel and Mary Sheffield, of Sherborn, Massachusetts. They resided in Holiiston, Massachusetts, where he died before 6 Mar 1754. His widow was admitted administratrix on his estate, 15 Apr 1754. His real and personal property were appraised at £1800 [1]Middlesex Co. Prob., case 12080. His widow married second, 4 Dec 1755, James Torrey of Upton, Massachusetts. In 1758, a petition signed by Preserved, Timothy, Moses, Jesse, Eli, Rachel and Katherine Partridge, was presented to …

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Benjamin Partridge (1713-1805)

Benjamin Partridge was born to Eleazer Partridge and Elizabeth Allen in Medfield, Massachusetts, May 16, 1713, He accompanied his father to Bellingham, Massachusetts, where he thereafter resided. He married, Sept. 13, 1737, Sarah Allen, born in Medfield, Nov. 24, 1716, daughter of James and Rebecca (Turner) Allen. She died Sept. 4, 1801; and he died Feb. 10, 1805. Family Children by Sarah Allen: Sources:

Joseph Partridge (1706-1770)

Joseph Partridge was born to Eleazer Partridge and Elizabeth Allen in Medfield, Massachusetts, 15 Mar 1706. He removed with his father to Bellingham, where he afterwards resided. He married twice: first, 26 Feb 1729, Elizabeth (or Betty) Guernsey, born in Medfield (now Medway, Massachusetts), 10 Nov 1705, daughter of Henry and Sarah (Wheelock) Guernsey (spelled Garnsey). She died in Bellingham, Massachusetts, 13 Jan 1732; and he married second, 21 Dec 1732, Eunice Morse, born in Sherborn, Massachusetts, 10 Aug 1706, daughter of Jonathan and Jane (Whitney) Morse. She died 3 Nov 1785, “aged 80 years” [1]Bellingham Town Records; and he …

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Job Partridge (1698-1742)

Job Partridge was born to Eleazer Partridge and Elizabeth Smith in Medfield, Massachusetts, May 19, 1698. He was in the Colonial service in 1722. He married twice: first, in 1724, Abigail Thompson, born in Medfield, July 23, 1704, died in Wrentham, Massachusetts, April 1, 1728, daughter of Ebenezer and Susannah Thompson; and second, Feb. 28, 1729, Anne Cook of Bellingham, Massachusetts. He was drowned at Wrentham, Massachusetts, Feb. 7, 1742. His widow was administratrix of his estate, which was valued at £641. 11s. [1]Suffolk Co. Prob. Rec, vol. xxxvi., p. 157, She died Nov. 24, 1752. Family Child by Abigail …

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John Partridge (c1683-1756)

John Partridge was born to John Partridge and Elizabeth Rockwood in Medfield (now Millis), Massachusetts, but the date of his birth is not recorded. He married, 3 Feb 1709, Anna Pond, born in Wrentham, Massachusetts, 2 Oct 1689, daughter of Robert and Joanna Pond. She died 6 Mar 1756; and he died 6 Sep 1756, aged 73 years. They are buried at North Bellingham, Massachusetts. He settled, soon after his marriage, in Wrentham where he afterwards lived. He accumulated considerable property, as is shown by his will, and owned a black slave. In his will, proved 8 Oct 1756 [1]Suffolk …

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Eleazer Partridge (1664-1736)

Eleazer Partridge was born in Medfield, Massachusetts, 20 Feb 1664 to John Partridge and Magdalene Bullard. He inherited his father’s homestead in Medfield, and resided there until about 1723, when he purchased a tract of land in Bellingham, Massachusetts, and removed there. This property was in the vicinity of what is now North Bellingham, which for a century and a half was known as Partridgetown, and was still so designated by the oldest inhabitants until the 20th century. He married twice: first, 25 Apr 1692, Elizabeth Smith, born in Medfield, 29 Feb 1671, died 4 Jul 1704, daughter of Samuel …

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Partridge Norfolk County MA Probate Index

This is an index from Ancestry’s “MA Probate Index 1793-1900” and is specific to Norfolk County, Massachusetts only. To actually view the probate records see the Massachusetts, Norfolk County, probate case files, 1793-1900 on FamilySearch. As I add the digital pdf for each probate record, I will link it to the case number. Given Name Surname Year Residence Nature of the Document Case Number Abigail Partridge 1809 Medway Will 14058 Abigail H. Partridge 1888 Medway Will 26324 Allen Partridge 1872 Medway Administration 14059 Althina J. Partridge 1879 Franklin Administration 21420 Amos Partridge 1862 Bellingham Administration 14060 Amos Partridge 1875 Bellingham …

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The Land Purchase of Partridgetown Massachusetts

Situated within the current bounds of Bellingham, Massachusetts, in the northern part of that locality, was for one-and-a-half centuries an area called Partridgetown. This land was purchased for £240 in 1720 by Eleazer Partridge and comprised of several different parcels of different tracts previously purchased by Samuel Rich, along with all buildings upon it. After purchasing the land, Eleazer moved from Medfield with his family and settled upon the 215 acres of land. Eleazer was 56 when he purchased the property. His family was quite large, he having been married twice and having nine children alive in 1720 ranging from …

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John Partridge (c1620-1706)

John Partridge was born about 1620, likely in England, to _______ Partridge. He died on 28 May 1706 in Medfield, Massachusetts. [1]Vital records of Medfield, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, p. 226. He married Magdalene Bullard (daughter of John Bullard and Magdalene George) on 15 Dec 1655 in Medfield. [2]Vital records of Medfield, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, p. 162. She was born about 18 Oct 1635. She died on 27 Dec 1676 in Medfield. [3]Vital records of Medfield, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, p. 227. John Partridge, along with his brother William, and sister Margery traveled from England to Connecticut aboard an unnamed ship …

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