Descendants of William Partridge – page 91

Descendants of William Partridge - page 91

George Homer Partridge, “William Partridge of Medfield, Mass., and His Descendants”; New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 63 (Jan 1909), p. 91.

1909] Descendants of William Partridge 91

Children by second wife :

2. ii. NATHANIEL, b. Nov. 3, 1660 ; d. Mar. 25, 1740-1.

iii. JOHN, b. Feb. 13, 1662-3 ; d. Jan. 3, 1718-19, by his own hand. No issue.

iv. ELISHA, b. Feb. 27, 1666-7 ; probably d. in infancy.

v. JOSEPH, b. Mar. 13, 1667-8 ; d. Feb. 2, 1668.

3. vi. WILLIAM, b. Jan. 22, 1669-70 ; d. June 18, 1750.

vii. PRISCILLA, b. Sept. 3, 1672 ; d. May 24, 1738 ; m. Aug. 22, 1699, Joseph, Jr., b. in Medfield Mar. 18, 1677, d. Oct. 21, 1739-40, son of Joseph and Mary (Morse) Plimpton. They resided in Medfield. Eight children. (See Plimpton Genealogy.)

viii. SARAH, b. Jan. 21, 1674-5 ; d. June 28, 1763 ; m. Sept. 14, 1702, Ephraim, Jr., b. in Medfield Jan. 25, 1672-3, d. Feb. 1, 1743-4, son of Ephraim and Lydia (Morse) Wight. They resided in Medfield. Seven children. (See Wight Genealogy.)

ix. HANNAH, b. Aug. 15, 1677 ; d. Aug. 19, 1761; m. (1) Nov. 30, 1702, John, Jr., b. in Medfield Jan. 22, 1675-6, d. July 13, 1729, son of John and. Sarah (Clarke) Bowers. She had seven children by this marriage. She m. (2) Nov. 12, 1734; Lieut. Eleazer, b. in Medfield June 27, 1676, d. Aug. 4, 1758, son of Benjamin and Martha (Pidge) Bullard.

x. JOSIAH, b. Jan. 22, 1679-80; d. May 10, 1705.

xi. MARY, b. Feb. 22, 1682-3 ; d. Jan. 22, 1748-9 ; m. Dec. 17, 1706, Capt. Abraham, b. in Medfield Dec. 27, 1683, d. May 4, 1741, son of John and Elizabeth (Adams) Harding. They resided in Medfield. Nine children.

2. NATHANIEL 2 PARTRIDGE ( William 1) was born in Medfield Nov. 3, 1660. He was a weaver, and resided in Medfield, where he served two terms as selectman, and was town treasurer in 1709-10. He taught school in the village in 1713 and again in 1722. In his will, made in 1739 (Suffolk Co. Probate, vol. 35, p. 370), he bequeaths his homestead to his son Edward, and also mentions his sons Ephraim and Josiah, and his daughters Lydia, Sarah, Mary, Miriam, Ruth, and Anna, and his deceased daughter Deborah. He married, Nov. 24, 1686, Lydia, born in Medfield Mar. 14, 1669, daughter of Ephraim and Lydia (Morse) Wight. He died Mar. 25, 1740-1, and his widow died Oct. 30, 1741.

Children, born in Medfield

1. LYDIA, 3 b. Oct. 3, 1687 ; d. Jan. 20, 1773 ; m. June 24, 1717, Nathaniel, b. in Medfield Oct. 31, 1684, d. in Sturbridge Jan. 16, 1762, son of Samuel and Sarah (Bowers) Smith. They had children born in Medfield. (See Tilden’s History of Medfield.) They removed to Sturbridge in 1755.

ii. NATHANIEL, b. Oct. 13, 1689 ; d. Feb. 1, 1712-13.

iii. ELISHA, b. Jan. 10, 1691; d. May 6, 1712.

iv. DEBORAH, b. Oct. 12, 1694 ; d. July 12, 1723 ; m. Dec. 24, 1717, in Boston, Zachariah, Jr., b. in Medfield Oct. 19, 1695, d. July 28, 1746, son of Zachariah and Abiel (Ellis) Barker. They resided in Medfield. Three children. (See Tilden’s History of Medfield.)

v. SARAH, b. Jan. 5, 1697-8 ; m. Feb. 24, 1717, in Boston, Joseph Marsh. Their children were born in Medfield and Sturbridge.

vi. MARY, b. Mar. 9, 1699-1700 ; d. Mar. 20, 1762 ; m. (1) Nov. 12, 1736, as his third wife, Samuel, b. in Medfield May 29, 1697, d. July 14, 1751, son of Eleazer and Mary (Metcalf) Ellis. She m. (2) Nov. 21, 1755, as his fourth wife, Dea. Ephraim, b. in Mendon, 1697, d. May 30, 1785, son of Eleazer and Mary (Chenery) Wheelock. No children by either marriage.

vii. MIRIAM, b. Mar. 9, 1699-1700 ; d. Mar. 27, 1768; m. Jan. 20, 1734-5, Samuel, b. in Medfield Feb. 28, 1695-6, d. Sept. 7, 1778, son of Samuel and Deborah (Lovell) Ellis. They resided in Medfield. No children.

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