Descendants of William Partridge – page 94

Descendants of William Partridge - page 94

George Homer Partridge, “William Partridge of Medfield, Mass., and His Descendants”; New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 63 (Jan 1909), p. 94.

94 Descendants of William Partridge [Jan.

v. LUCRETIA, b. Oct. 22, 1772 ; d. Aug. 28, 1790.

vi. OLIVE, b. Jan. 31, 1775; m. Apr. 7, 1794, Samuel Clark.

vii. GRACE, b. Oct. 6, 1777 ; d. Apr. 10, 1795.

viii. LYDIA, b. Oct. 8, 1779 ; d. Dec. 14, 1801.

ix. DEBORAH, b. June 19, 1783 ; d. May 7, 1786.

8. ELISHA 4 PARTRIDGE (Edward, 3 Nathaniel, 2 William 1) was born in Medfield July 8, 1734. He married twice first, in Wrentham, Mar. 17, 1756, Dorcas, born there June 20, 1740, died Feb. 2, 1778, daughter of Israel and Dorcas (Clark) Pond ; and secondly, in Wrentham, Jan. 28, 1779, Sarah Fales. Elisha resided in Wrentham (Franklin) until about 1780, when he removed to Thomaston, Me., where he died in 1787. He enlisted from Franklin, in 1775-1776, in the Revolutionary army.

Children by first wife

i. SIMEON, 5 b. May 19, 1758 ; m. Dec. 27, 1795, in Franklin, Achsah Metcalf ; was one of the early settlers of Croyden, N. H., where he was selectman, 1797. Revolutionary soldier, 1779. (See Wheeler’s History of Croyden, N. H.)

ii. ZIBIAH, b. June 18, 1760.

iii. JUDITH, b. Mar. 17, 1762.

iv. MIRIAM, b. Aug. 25, 1764; m. in Franklin, Oct. 16, 1786, Jeremiah Pratt.

v. DORCAS, b. Mar. 31, 1767.

vi. ELISHA, b. Jan. 1, 1770 ; settled in Croyden, N. H. ; m. _______ Winter ; had three sons : 1. Elisha, 6 who had four sons, Harrison, 7 George, Simeon, and Willard, and six daughters. 2. Simeon, who d. when a young man. 3. Welcome Pratt, who had four sons, Wallace, 7 Charles, Frank, and Willis, and four daughters, one of whom, Leila, married Edward Fisher and resided (1892) in Pittsfield, Mass.

vii. ELIBEUS, b. Nov. 14, 1777.

Children by second wife :

viii. JAMES, b. Sept. 10, 1782; m. Oct. 17, 1804, Betsey Brown, and had : 1. Simeon, 6 b. Nov. 5, 1805. 2. Alma, b. July 10, 1808. 3. Seavey William, b. May 21, 1812. 4. Eliza, b. Oct. 21, 1815. 5. James, b. Jan. 9, 1818; d. Mar. 12, 1903; m. Dec. 10, 1838, Adeline Harrington; resided at Woburn, Mass.; three children: Laura J. 7, b. Feb. 27, 1840 ; James Lester, b. May 12, 1844; Francis Adams, b. Sept. 12, 1852. 6. Mary Jane, b. July 10, 1820. 7. Abigail Ann, b. Feb. 29, 1828.

ix. SARAH, b. July 4, 1784.

9. EDWARD 4 PARTRIDGE (Edward, 3 Nathaniel, 2 William 1) was born in Medfield May 23, 1738, and died in Oakham, Oct. 19, 1815. He married in Franklin (intention recorded Sept. 3, 1770), Hannah Legg, born Mar. 11, 1749, died Apr. 25, 1832, in Oakham, where they resided.

Children

i. CHLOE, 5 b. Nov. 1, 1771, in Franklin.

ii. BERNARD, b. Nov. 1, 1773, in Oakham ; d. Aug. 19, 1849 ; m. Mar. 14, 1802, in Medway, Mary, b. Feb. 3, 1779, d. Dec. 30, 1861, dau. of Jedidiah and Sarah (Bullen) Phillips. Resided in Oakham. Children: 1. Betsey, 6 b. Oct. 31, 1802; d. Apr. 25, 1805. 2. Mary Ann, b. Feb. 15, 1804 ; m. Apr. 8, 1827, Charles Abbe. 3. Daniel Bullen, b. Dec. 24, 1805; m. Dec. 26, 1880, in Medway, Mary S. Plaisted. 4. Asa Fairbanks, b. Aug. 25, 1807. 5. Charlotte, b. Jan. 18, 1809. 6. Hiram, b. Dec. 27, 1810; m. Dec. 1, 1842, in Franklin, Betsey A. Daniels. 7. Alden, b. Sept. 13, 1812. 8. Edward, b. May 18, 1814; settled in Philadelphia, Pa., and had, among other children,

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