The Partridge Genealogy - page 07

The Partridge Genealogy – page 07


i. MARY, 3 b. April 11, 1702; m. Jan. 25, 1726, Benjamin White. They settled in Dudley, Mass.

ii. MAGDALEN, b. Feb. 4, 1704; d. Oct. 13, 1780; m. Feb. 11, 1724, David, b. Medfield, Feb. 21, 1699, son of Joseph Daniels. He d. Franklin, Nov. 19, 1781. They resided in Franklin. Children.

iii. SARAH, b. Oct, 9, 1706; m. Joseph Green.

iv. ZACHARIAH, b. April 7, 1709; d. Aug. 21, 1718.

v. ASA, b. March 11, 1711; d. Aug. 19, 1734.

vi. PHEBE, b. Aug. 27, 1714; m. William Smead, and removed to Upper Ashuelot (now Keene, N. H.).

6. JOHN 8 PARTRIDGE (John, 2 John 1 ) was born in Medfield (now Millis), but the date of his birth is not recorded. He married, Feb. 3, 1709, Anna, born in Wrentham, Oct. 2, 1689, daughter of Robert and Joanna Pond. She died March 6, 1756 ; and he died Sept. 6, 1756, aged 73 years. They are buried at North Bellingham. 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 negro slave. In his will, proved Oct. 8, 1756 (Suffolk Co. Prob. Rec, vol. Ii., p. 781), he mentions children of his deceased daughters Anna Thayer and Esther Thayer ; and his children Elizabeth Hayward, John Partridge, Keziah Thayer, and Sarah Adams. He also refers by name to his grandchildren .John Partridge, Chloe Thayer, and Anna Rexford, wife of William Rex-ford.

Of his children, the oldest was born in Medfield, the others in Wrentham.


i. ANNA, 4 b. Dec. 14, 1709; m. Jan. 19, 1731, Nathaniel, b. Mendon, Apr. 20, 1708, son of Isaac and Mary Thayer, of Mendon. They resided in Mendon. Children.

ii. ELIZABETH, b. Dec, 1711; m. March 15, 1734, Samuel Hayward of Bellingham, where they resided. Several children,

19. iii. JOHN, b. June 2, 1715; d. Dec. 21, 1791.

iv. ESTHER, b. March 15, 1717; m. Feb. 10, 1734, Daniel Thayer of Bellingham. They settled in “the Gore,” Oxford (now Charlton). Several children.

v. KEZIAH, m. Dec. 24, 1739, Samuel, b. Mendon, 1713, son of Isaac and Mary Thayer, of Mendon. They resided in Mendon. Children.

vi. SARAH, b. July 25, 1725; d. April 27, 1817; m. Dec. 25, 1744, Obadiah, b. Medway, Dec. 18, 1721, d. Jan. 2, 1803, son of Obadiah and Christian (Sanford) Adams. They resided in Bellingham. (See Adams Gen.) Children.

7. BENONI 8 PARTRIDGE (John 2 John 1 ) was born in Medfield (now Millis), May 25, 1687. He was one of the proprietors of the town of Medway at its incorporation, in 1713, and took up his residence in the new grant, now West Medway (Jameson’s Hist. of Medway, p. 45). His children were born there. At his death, his farm was divided equally between his sons Timothy and Moses. He was a member of the First Church of Medway. He married, July 14, 1708, Mehetabel, born in Medfield, Sept. 10, 1689, daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Kendrick) Wheelock, and grand-daughter of Ralph Wheelock, the founder of Medfield. She died Jan. 20, 1761; and he died Dec 26, 1769.