Partridge, Samuel (1670/71-1752)

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Samuel3 Partridge (John2, _______ Partridge1) was born on 22 Feb 1670/71 in Medfield, Massachusetts to John Partridge and Magdalene Bullard. He died on 12 Dec 1752 in Medway, Massachusetts. He married Hannah Mason (daughter of Robert Mason and Abigail Eaton) on 05 Jun 1701. She was born on 13 Sep 1676 in Medfield. She died on 21 Aug 1750 in Medway.

Samuel drew land in the Black Swamp in 1702; his lot lay along the Charles River in the south of what was called Rockville. He was active in the formation of Medway and was one of the first board of selectmen; afterwards deacon of the Medway Church.

Will[edit | edit source]

Dated 23 Jan 1745; probated 5 Jan 1753, mentions daughter Hannah Fisher, Mehitable Grant, Silence Kingsbury and Thankful Partridge; he also mentions sons, Samuel, Ebenezer, Joshua, and executor of will Caleb. [1]

Family[edit | edit source]

Samuel Partridge and Hannah Mason had the following children:

  1. Hannah Partridge was born on 06 Apr 1702 in Medfield, Massachusetts. She married (1) Cornelius Fisher (son of Cornelius Fisher and Anna Whitney) on 02 Feb 1728/29 in Wrentham, Massachusetts. He was born on 29 Sep 1692 in Wrentham. He died on 21 Apr 1754 in Wrentham. She married (2) Daniel Hawes. Resided in Wrentham. 8 children.
  2. Thankful Partridge was born on 20 Aug 1703 in Medfield. She died on 20 Jun 1770 in Medway, Massachusetts. [2] Died unmarried.
  3. Samuel Partridge was born on 06 Nov 1704 in Medway. He died on 25 Dec 1774 in Bellingham, Massachusetts. He married Mary Blood (daughter of Samuel Blood and Hannah Davis) on 28 Dec 1736. She died on 29 Jul 1775.
  4. Ebenezer Partridge was born on 29 May 1706 in Medway. He died on 15 Mar 1794 in Bellingham. He married Elizabeth Holmes on 05 Nov 1735 in Walpole, Massachusetts. She died on 06 Oct 1784 in Franklin, Massachusetts.
  5. Abigail Partridge was born on 07 Nov 1707 in Medway. She died on 16 Sep 1734 in Medway.
  6. Benjamin Partridge was born on 13 Mar 1708/09 in Medway. He died on 13 Mar 1708/09 in Medway.
  7. Silence Partridge was born on 13 Mar 1708/09 in Medway. She died on 13 Mar 1708/09 in Medway.
  8. Mehittabel Partridge was born on 06 Jul 1710 in Medway. She married Joseph Grant (son of Benjamin Grant and Priscilla) on 15 Apr 1741 in Wrentham. Resided Wrentham. One or more children.
  9. Joshua Partridge was born on 27 Jul 1713 in Medway. He died on 19 Jan 1795 in Medway. He married Elizabeth Kingsbury (daughter of Daniel Kingsbury and Elizabeth Stevens) on 23 Dec 1742 in Medway. She was born on 10 Nov 1718 in Wrentham. She died on 09 Aug 1790 in Medway.
  10. Caleb Partridge was born on 17 Mar 1715/16 in Medway. He died on 20 Feb 1755 in Medway. He married Phebe on 16 Jul 1751 in Medway. Phebe received 1/3 of Caleb's Estate upon his death. Resided in Oxford, Massachusetts; Mendon, Massachusetts; and Uxbridge, Massachusetts. 10 children.
  11. Silence Partridge was born on 05 Mar 1718/19 in Medway. She married Stephen Kingsbury (son of Daniel Kingsbury and Elizabeth Stevens) on 23 Dec 1742. He was born on 07 Jul 1717 in Wrentham. He died on 23 Apr 1754 in Wrentham. Resided Wrentham. There is a listing in Medway, Vital Records of Olive, ch. of Steven, bp. 4 Aug 1751, at 1st Congregational Church of East Medway. There is also the listing of Stephen, ch. of widow Kingsbury, bp. 17 Nov 1754 at the 1st Congregational church of East Medway.

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. Suffolk County Probate Records, vol. xlvii., p. 200.
  2. Unmarried in 1753, according to father Samuel's will. Assumed to be the Thankful that died in Medway in 1770.