Highgate Vermont

Eli Partridge (1729-c1800 )

Eli Partridge was born to Benoni Partridge and Mehitabel Wheelock in West Medway, Massachusetts, 3 Jun 1729. Me married Rachel Sheffield, born 30 Mar 1732, daughter of Nathaniel and Mary Sheffield, of Sherborn, Massachusetts. He settled in Holliston, Massachusetts, about 1751 or 1752, but soon removed to Milford, Massachusetts [1]Ballou’s Hist, of Milford. In 1754 he purchased a place in Mendon, Massachusetts, and removed there. He was in the Colonial service in 1745 [2]Mass. Archives. In 1761 he sold his right to a 60-acre lot of land in the township of New Boston, Cumberland County (Maine), which was to be …

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The Partridge Family of Pleasant Grove, Minnesota

Abel Partridge was born to Joseph and Sarah (Warren) Partridge in Chesterfield, New Hampshire, on Sunday, 17 May 1795. This is the Partridge line that often spelled their last name as Pattridge; with Abel and his family, I find the Partridge/Patridge/Pattridge variations. I lose track of Abel through his childhood, until I find him in a marriage record to Sylvia Mansfield. This marriage took place in Chittenden County, Vermont on 18 Jul 1827. It appears that for a short time after the wedding, Abel and Sylvia may have settled down in Essex, Vermont as their first child, Prescott, was born there on Friday, 2 Oct 1829. Not soon after …

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