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HISTORY



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PREFACE.



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As the number who take much interest in genealogical researches
is so small, there are but few persons who are aware of the diffi-
culties and perplexities of collecting and arranging the genealogy
of a family. Some families have but few records, others none at
all ; lists of names are found without dates, and in some instances
dates of birth are purposely withheld. The following records are
divided into two parts. The first part gives but glimpses of the
'name, without the connecting links, from 11S3 to 1670 (the object
being to trace the name of Bradley as far back as possible) ; while
the second part gives an accurate record from 163 1 to the present
time.

The name was originally spelled Bradley, the change to Brad-
lee being made by Samuel Bradlee, who was recorded in the
Dorchester records as the son of Nathan and Lydia Bradley, born
Oct. 5, 1707, and on the monument erected to his memory, in the
Dorchester burying-ground, as Mr. Samuel Bradlee, died July 7,
1768, aged 62, the y giving place to e. Family tradition has it
that the Bradleys in Dorchester were so numerous that mistakes
were made, to obviate which Samuel Bradley changed the final
letter to e. The changev.in spelling a>pplje,s aljso.to John Bradley,
the brother of Samuel, W^^ose y.avne. is ref.oi-decl on his tombstone
as Bradlee. : >. ■ : ' „ ,; - ■

The posterity of Samuel ;3rajcliij?., yyjip .^re living, and l)car the
name at the present da\, still, 'Tetaiii thife rtiode of spelling it.
Other alterations were maGle- aboDt'tKe 'skhie time, such as Bread-
ley, and Bradly. In the second part I have endeavored to arrange
what facts I could gather together of the descendants of Nathan
Bradley, of Dorchester, Mass., so tliat they might not be entirely
lost. In this endeavor I have been supported and encouraged l)y



4 Preface.

the assistance of my father, Nath'l B. Doggett, whose collection
of dates of family history have been a stepping-stone to the fol-
lowing facts.

It will be seen that many families are but partially sketched,
some errors, both in fact and date, may be found, and omissions
detected, but as a whole the work may be relied on as substan-
tially correct. For this correctness in a number of cases I am
indebted to Mr. Nath'l J. and Rev. C. D. Bradlee, who have
seconded the idea of a family history, and exerted themselves to
make it as perfect as possible.

Mr. Wm. T. Eustis has also given me many facts ; for which I
would express my thanks.

Any additional information or correction will be thankfully
received and preserved for the benefit of posterity.

SAMUEL B. DOGGETT.

Boston, Mass., Mav, 1S7S.



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PART I. 1183-1670.



The earliest mention in England of the name of Bradley,
which has come to my knowledge is in the year 1183, at
the feast of St. Cuthbert, in Lent, when the Lord Hugh,
Bishop of Durham, caused to be described all the revenues
of his whole Bishopric.

This survey of Hugh Pudsey, called Bolton Buke, men-
tions in Wolsingham, which contains three hundred acres,
Roger de Bradley, who holds forty acres at Bradley, and
renders half a marc, besides forest service, to wit : forty days
in the fawn season, and forty in the rutting season.

In 1437 there is mention made of Bradleys, of l^radley.
In the will of Ralph Snaith, which was proved March 23,
1472 or '73, he mentions a farm had of Bradley. Again, in
1475, the will of Sir John Pilkington, Knight of Yorkshire,
bequeaths to his brother Charles a place named Bradley.
The name seems to have been applied to places in England



6 History of the Bradlee Family.

at a comparatively early date ; but from what source they
sprung I have been unable to ascertain. At the present
time there are in England a number of townships which bear
the name in Cheshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, Southamp-
ton, and Staffordshire, which is about the largest, con-
taining three thousand three hundred and seventy-six acres.

There are also Great and Small Bradley parishes in Suf-
folk, and Lower and Upper, or Bradley Both, in Kildwick,
Yorkshire.

John Bradley was Bishop of Shaftesbury in 1539.

In 1578 Alexander Bradley lives in the see of Durham,
and about the same year Cuthbertus Bradley is curate of
Barnarde Castle. The Bradleys of Acworth are the first
who had their arms and pedigree preserved, and that by a
visitation of the County of York by Wm. Dugdale, Nurroy
King of Arms, in 1665 or '66.

The arms are, " Or — a fess azure, between three buckles
gules," and are proved by the visitation of Berkshire. The
first one mentioned in the pedigree is John Bradley, of ,

in County Ebor, an ensign in King Henry the Eighth's army,
on his expedition to BuUoigne in France ; then follows the
pedigree, which may be seen in one of the publications of
the Surtees Society.

His grandson, Thomas Bradley, was Doctor in Divinity
and chaplain to King Charles the First, afterward prebend
in the cathedral Church of York, and rector of Ackworth in
County Ebor. He was 6-] years, 7 months in August, 1665.

His son, Savile, was Fellow of Magdalen College in Oxford,
and another son, Thomas, a merchant in Virginia. About
this time the persecutions in England led many to emigrate
to America, and this emigration so increased that a tax was
levied on all those who left the country; but this, instead of
decreasing the number of emigrants, led man\' to slip away
by stealth, and thus leave no record of their departure.
Among the original lists of emigrants, religious exiles, etc..



History of the Bradlce Family. 7

I find no record of Bradleys who can be traced to our
ancestors, although a number are mentioned as having
embarked for America. These Hsts of course are very im-
perfect, and there are still many unpublished documents,
which, when brought before the public, may help to mend
the broken links in many family histories.

Among the early settlers of New England we find a number
by the name of Bradley, who are probably descended from
a common ancestor, as the same names are often repeated.

The following are the heads of a number of families of this
name who settled in New England, the first mentioned being
the only one the date of whose departure from England is
known : —

Daniel was born in 1615, in England, and came to this
country in the ship "Elizabeth," from London, in 1635.

He married. May 21, 1662, Mary, daughter of John Wil-
liams, of Haverhill, where he resided; was killed by the
Indians, Aug. 13, 1689. He had 7 children, one of whom,
Daniel, married Hannah, and had children ; Mary and
Hannah, who were killed by the Indians, Mar. 15, 1697.

John lived in Salem, married Catherine, moved to Dcd-
ham, then to Dorchester, where he had one child, Salathiel,
who was born Mar. 16, 1642, and died at 6 weeks.

He died, June, 1642, and left a will, in which his wife and
brother-in-law, William Allen, were mentioned.

One family of Bradleys, five brothers and one sister, settled
in New Haven.
They were : —

1. William, who married, Feb. 18, 1645, Alice Prichard,

perhaps daughter of Roger, of Springfield. He had
8 children, and numerous descendants. Died in 1691.

2. Ellen married John Ailing.



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3. Daniel was sworn Freeman 1657, had wife but no chil-

dren, and died Dec., 1658. His estate went, after the
widow's portion, to his brothers and sister.

4. Stephen Guilford, at New Haven, sworn Freeman

1660, and married, Nov. 9, 1663, Hannah, daughter
of George Smith, of New Haven, by whom he had 7
children.

He married for a second wife Mary, widow of
William Leete, and died June 20, 1702.

5. Joshua was married, and had only Joshua, born Dec.

31, 1665; perhaps removed.

6. Nathan lived at Guilford, married Esther , and

had 6 children.

There were also in Connecticut : —

Peter, a mariner, who lived at New London in 1654. He
married Eliza, believed to have been daughter of
Jonathan Brewster, and had 3 children. Died iii
1662.

Francis, of Fairfield, the Freeman of 1664, was of Branford,
1660, and, removing to F., married Ruth, daughter of
John Barlow, of the same, by whom he had 6 children.
He died the latter part of 1689.

Isaac, also of Branford, 1667, removed to New Haven in
1683, where his name was long continued by a multi-
tude of descendants.

To return to Massachussetts, we find : —
Ri( HARD, of Boston, who married Ann ; had Ann, born

Dec. 16, 165 I ; Deliverance, Apr. 3, 1655 ; and John,
who died at Liverpool, 1678, leaving a widow Mary.

There was also JOSIIUA, of Rowley, in 1663 ! an<J WiLLlAM,
of Dorchester, in 1664.



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II. 1631-1878.



)ry of Dorchester, Richard Evans
May 10, 1642. His wife was Mary

ary, born Nov. 9, 1640, who married
1666.

I. — Nathan Bradley^ sometimes called Nath'l, the one
mentioned above, was born in 163 1. In 1668 he is
owner of 2 acres of the " Great Lots." He peti-
tions the Selectmen for liberty to sell cider at retail in
1673, and is not again mentioned until 1680, when he
was sexton for the town. He was to " ring the bell,
cleanse the meeting-house, and to carry water for
baptism." Thus were his duties well defined. While
the bell stood on the hill Mr. B. w^as to have " £\
a year and after the bell is brought to the meet-
ing house ;^3 los." He died July 26, 1701, aged
70. By his wife Mary, mentioned above, who died
Aug. 24, 171 1, aged 71 years, he had 6 children,
viz. : —

I. Mary,2 born June 7, 1667; died Mar. 6, 1685,
aged 17 years 9 mos.

n. Susanna,^ born Oct. 13, 1669 ; married by Mr.
Bailey, Jus., to Thomas Glover of Milton, Jan. 2, 1 702 ;
no further reported.

HI. Elizabeth,^ born Mar. 15, 1672 or 3, and
died Jan. 24, 1722 or 3, aged 50.
4-2. — IV. Nathan,- born Mar. 12, 1674 or 5 ; married



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There were also in Connecticut : —

Peter, a mariner, who lived at New London in 1654. He
married Eliza, believed to have been daughter of
Jonathan Brewster, and had 3 children. Died in
1662.

Francis, of Fairfield, the Freeman of 1664, was of Branford,
1660, and, removing to F., married Ruth, daughter of
John Barlow, of the same, by whom he had 6 children.
He died the latter part of 1689.

LSAAC, also of Branford, 1667, removed to New Haven in
1683, where his name was long continued by a multi-
tude of descendants.

To return to Massachussetts, we find : —
Richard, of Boston, who married Ann ; had Ann, born

Dec. 16, 165 I ; Deliverance, Apr. 3, 1655 ; and John,
who died at Liverpool, 1678, leaving a widow Mary.



There was also Joshua, of Rowley, in 1663 ; and William,
of Dorchester, in 1664.



History of the Bradlcc Family



PART II. 1631-1878.



We find, in the History of Dorchester, Richard Evans
took the Freeman's oath May lo, 1642. His wife was Mary

He had a daughter Mary, born Nov. 9, 1640, who married
Nath'l Bradley, May 17, 1666.

I. — Nathan Bradley^ sometimes called Nath'l, the one
mentioned above, was born in 1631. In 1668 he is
owner of 2 acres of the " Great Lots." He peti-
tions the Selectmen for liberty to sell cider at retail in
1673, and is not again mentioned until 1680, when he
was sexton for the town. He was to " ring the bell,
cleanse the meeting-house, and to carry water for
baptism." Thus were his duties well defined. While
the bell stood on the hill Mr. B. was to have " £^
a year and after the bell is brought to the meet-
ing house £1 I OS." He died July 26, 1701, aged
70. By his wife Mary, mentioned above, who died
Aug. 24, 171 1, aged 71 years, he had 6 children,
viz. : —

I. Mary ,2 born June 7, 1667; died Mar. 6, 1685,
aged 17 years 9 mos.

n. Susanna,^ born Oct. 13, 1669; married by Mr.
Bailey, Jus., to Thomas Glover of Milton, Jan. 2, 1 702 ;
no further reported.

HI. Elizabeth,^ born Mar. 15, 1672 or 3, and
died Jan. 24, 1722 or 3, aged 50.
4-2. — IV. Nathan,- born Mar. 12, 1674 or 5 ; married



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by Rev. Mr. Danforth to Ruth Hause, Jan. 2, 1695,
or 6, and second, married Lydia , 1702. He

died Dec. 13, 1750, aged 75 years.
10-3. — V. JoHX,^ born Oct. 25, 1678; married Tamsin
Rouse, Nov. 24, 1 708. Second, married Sarah Butcher,
by the Rev. Mr. Danforth, May 14, 1724. Third,
married Avis Snow, by the Rev. Mr. Bowman, Mar.
4, 1735. He died Oct. i, 1763, aged 85 years.
VI. Samuel,^ born Aug. 5, 1683.

2-4. — Nathan^ is mentioned on a hst of those Hving in
Dorchester who had reached the age of 21 years, up
to 1700, in addition to those previously given.

In 1 71 2 he with others undertakes to build a
wharf on Wales' Creek.

He was found, Dec. 13, 1750, in the water, dead
and yet floating ; supposed to have fallen out of his
canoe " Ye same day."

By his wife, Ruth, who died Mar. 25, 1701, he
had : —

I. Mary, ^ born Dec. 2, 1700; no further reported.

By his second wife, Lydia. who died Mar. 28, 1752,
he had 9 children, as follows : —
12-5. — II. Nathan,^ born Jan. 5, 1703; married Amity
, about 1727.

III. RUTH,^ born June 29, 1705; no further re-
ported.
13-6. — IV. Samuel,^ born Oct. 5, 1707; married Mary
Andrus about 1730; died July 7, I76'8, aged 61
years.

V. Lydia, ^ born Feb. 14, 1709; died Dec. 20,
1 7 10 or II, aged 2 years.
25-7. — VI. JOHN,^ born Mar. 10, 171 1 or 12 ; married, by
Rev. Jonathan Bowman, Hannah Spear, May 9, 1733,
and died Oct. 2, 1770, aged 58 years.



History of the Bradlce Family. 1 1

26-8. — VII. JONATHAX,^ born Oct. 25, 17 14; married
Elizabeth Lee, Aug. i, 1739; died Jan. 21 or 2, 1754.
MIL MlLLATlA.^born ]\Iar. 12, 17 16 or 17; mar-
ried, by Rev. J. Bowman, to Peter Farrow, June 4,
1733 ; no further reported.

IX. David,^ born ]\Iay 25, 1720: married Eliza-
beth Davis, Oct. 26, 1749.

27-9. — X. JOSIAH,^ born Jan. 8, 1722 or 3; married Ann
Church, by Benj. Bird, Esq., Mar. 13, 1748, and,
second, married Ann Ward, Aug. 13. 1752; dred
Jan. 21 or 2. 1754.

3—10. — John,- had 3 wives. By his first wife. Tamsin,
who died Aug. 7, or Sept. 6, 1723, aged 33 years,
he had 4 children, \"iz. : —

28-11. — I. Caleb.^ born Mar. 3, 17 10; married Anna
Petti, July 6. 1742 ; died July 3, 1773, aged 63 years.

II. Joshua.^ born May 7, 1712: died Xov. 28,
171 2, aged 7 mos.

III. Ebexezer,^ born Dec. 11, 1714: drowned in
Wales Creek, July 8. 1719. in' his 5th year.

IV. Alexander.^ born Jan. 26, 1718 or 1719; no
further reported.

By his second wife, Sarah, who died Sept. 25,
1734, aged 37, he had one child, viz. : —

V. SaR-\H,^ born Feb. 21, 1725; died April 29,
1732, aged 7 years.

By his third wife, Avis, he had no children.

;-i2. — Xathax^, b\- his wife Amitv. had 4 children.



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I. X'athax,'* born May 6. 1728; died Mar. 27,
7':>2.

II. WlLLL\M,^ born Xov. 26. 1729.

III. George,-^ born Oct. 16. 1732.



12 History of the Bradlee Family.

IV. James,"* born July 5, 1735.

6-13. — Samuel,"^ is the first we find who spelled his name
Brad/^^. He was a weaver and a fisherman ; and, in
1753, was constable for the town of Dorchester, when
it was recorded, that " removing out of Town John
Beighton w'as hired to serve for ye whole Town."
He removed to Boston, but was buried in the Old
Dorchester Burying-ground, where, on a gravestone,
erected to his memory, is the following inscrip-
tion : —

Here lies the Body of Mr. Samuel Bradlee, who died July 7, 1768,
aged 62 years.

Blessed are the Dead that die in the Lord, they rest from their Labour
and their Works Follow them.

He married Mary Andrus, at whose decease the follow-
ing lines were written : —

A FEW LINES OCCASIONED BY THE MUCH-LAMENTED DEATH OF MRS.
MARY BRADLEE, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MAY 20, 1 796.

Pardon the boldness of a mortal tongue

While it attempts to speak departed worth
That took its flight to Yon Celestial heights

I-'ond of its native home, and tired of Earth.

She's gone, and by this sad farewell

Has drawn from every eye a friendly tear
Down to the silent realms of death to dwell

In awful silence to be bury'd there.

Oh ! cruel death, to boast thy haughty sway

O'er the frail bodv of a mortal worm.
To spend thy fury on a lump of clay,

And leave its friends in solemn grief to Mourn.

She with undaunted courage bore thy threats

And did at last thy baneful Sting defy.
While guilty Cowards for their lives intreat

A Christian hero, will not fear to die.



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'Twas thou grim monster that did force her fliglit,
With rapid swiftness from these mortal shores.

Winging her way through fields of heavenly light
Far from this world of vanity she soars.

Faith thou transporting pilot of the mind

By thee we sail through seas of human woe,
Steering our course by thee are sure to find

The blissful port of rest to which we go.

Thou dear departed much-loved, pious friend.

Whose name exists in sweetest memory still
With Joy we think upon thy glorious end

Believing, thou art safe from every 111.

Thou did not like some untry'd soldier fly

At the first shot & quit the hostile ground,
But like a hero did thy courage try,

While more than fourscore years have roll'd around.

Thrice happy saint to find a sweet relief

From this vain world where briers chock the ground

Where every joy is check'd by sudden grief
And not one drop of lasting pleasures found.

Oh : would my maker clip this brittle thread

That holds my life in tedious bondage here
Jovful my soul would lift its infant head

And by thy compass try its course to stear.

Jovful with thee I'd quit this mortal stage

Where tragic scenes too often pain the eyes
And leave this theatre of mortal rage

Where sorrows grow & every pleasure dies.

Go on victorious saint to worlds of light,

Flv fearless through the boundless realms of space,

Should thou feel languid in thy lonesome flight
Sing a loud song to Everlasting grace.

'Twill raise thy spirits, rouse thy drooping Soul

Assisted by the influence from above.
Till thou shall safely reach the heavenly goal

Where all thv grief shall sink in seas of love.



14 History of tJie Bradlec Family.

Samuel and Mary Bradlee had 12 children,

viz. : —
29-14. — I. Samuel,"* born Aug. 15, 1731; married Agnes

Love, ; and died Jan. 20, 1770, aged 39.

33-15- — II- LVDIA,'' born Nov. 3, 1733; married, by the

Rev. Samuel Checkley, to James Collins, Nov. 22,

1753-

III. Daniel,^ born March 25, 1737; died Mar.

30, 1738.
34-16. — IV. Mary,^ born Sept. 25, 1738; married, by Rev.

Mather Byles, to Wm. Etheridge, Feb. 26, 1764.
36-17. — V. Sarah"* born Dec. 24, 1740; married John

Fulton; died in Medford, 1836, aged 95 years.

37-18. — VI. David,'' born Nov. 24, 1742; married, by

Rev. Philip Payson, to Sarah, daughter of Judge

Watts, of Chelsea, Mar. 22, 1764; died Mar. 10,

181 1, aged 69 years.
42-19. — VII. Thomas,^ born Dec. 4, 1744; married Mar-
garet Smith, Jan. 28, 1765, and died Oct., 1805, aged

60 years and 10 months.
43-20. — VIII. Nathaniel,"' born Feb. 16, 1746; baptized

by Rev. Mr. Bowman ; married, by Rev. Mather Byles,

to Ann Dunlap, Apr. 23, 1769; died May 8, 181 3,

aged 67.
48-21. — IX. Margaret Lord,^ born May 11, 1749;

married Eben Eaton; died Sept. 20, 1824, aged 75

years.
49-22. — X. Melatiah^ born Apr. 10, 1751 ; married, by

Rev. Doctor Stillman, to Andrew Green, March 7,

1773-

The above 10 children were born in Dorchester,
and the 2 following in Boston : —
50-23. — XI. JosiAH,'' born March 24, 1754; married, by
Rev. Dr. Stillman, first, to Hannah Putnam, Aug. 7,



History of the Brad lee Family. i 5

1777, and, second, to Lydia Callender, Dec. i, 1793;
died Oct. 2, 1798, aged 44 years.
53-24. — XII. Elizabeth'* born Sept. 14, 1757; married,
by Rev. Stephen Lewis, of Christ Church, to Gcrslioin
Spear, Apr. 1780; died Jan. 6, 1832, aged 74 years,
3 months, 23 days.

7-25. — John,'' also his wife Hannah, are buried in the old
Dorchester Burying-ground, near the grave of liis
brother Samuel, the name being spelled the same,
Bradk^.

By his wife, Hannah, who died Dec. 25, 1798, aged
90 years, he had 1 1 children, as follows: —

I. John,' born Jan. 12, 1734; died June 6, 1734.

II. John, ^ born Feb. 9, 1735; died Feb. 2, 1736,
aged I year less 7 days.

III. Ruth,"* born Feb. 4, 1736; died Apr. 14,
1736, aged 10 weeks.

IV. DavH),'* born June, 1739; died June 27, 1739,
aged days.

V. Jonathan,^ born Oct. 9, 1740. Enlisted, and
served his country in the Revolution.

VI. Hannah,'' born Oct. 30, 1741.

VII. Catharine,^ born Mar. 10, 1743 or '44; died
Oct. 7, 1793, aged 49 years.

VIII. Rebekah,-' born Apr. 28, 1748.

IX. Priscilla,^ born July 18, 1750; died Mar.
28, 1751.

X. NATHAN,'*born Aug. 6, 1752 ; died Oct. 8, 1752.

XI. Nathan,^ born Oct. 16, 1753- Enlisted with
Jonathan in the Revolution.

8-26. — Jonathan,^' had by his wife, Elizabeth, 6 children.



viz.



I. Mary,'' born Apr. 3, 1741



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II. John/ born Feb. 4, 1742 or '43.

III. William,'* born June 9, 1745.

IV. Elizabeth,'* " Aug. 12, 1747.

V. Ruth,"* " Jan. 30, 1748; died Aug. 16,
1749.

VI. Susanna,^ " Mar. 11, 1752.

9-27. — JOSIAII,^ had by his first wife, Ann, who died April
28, 1752, 2 children, viz. : —

I. Daniel,'* born Feb. 17, 1749.

II. Ann,"* " Mar. 5, 1752 ; died Oct.27, 1755.
By his second wife, Ann, who died May 4, 1767, he

had I child, viz. : —

III. JOSIAH,'* born June 15, 1753; died Dec. 5,

1753-

11-28. — Caleb,^ by his wife, Anna, had 13 children, as
follows : —

I. Susanna,"* born May 5, 1743; died Dec. 27,
1765, aged 22 years.

II. Caleb,"* born July 15, 1744; died Feb. 3, 1745,
aged 6 months, 19 days.

III. Sarah,^ born Apr. 8, 1746; died Feb. 22,
1763, aged 16 years, 10 months.

IV. Anna,^ born Nov. 16, 1747.

V. John,"* " Aug. 13, 1749.

VI. Stephen,^ born Jan. 22, 1750; died Oct. 9,

1751-

VII. Avis,"* born Dec. 14, 1752 ; died Feb. 9, 1753.

VIII. Luce,'* " May 6, 1754.

IX. Abigail,'* born Apr. 3, 1756.

X. Caleb," " May 17, 1758

XI. Ebenezer"* " Apr. 2, 1760.

XII. Lemuel,"* " Oct. 13, 1761.

XIII. Sarah,'* " Dec 20, 1764.



History of the Bradlcc Faniilv. ly

14-29. — Samuel^ by his wife, Agnes, who died Sept. 2,

1789. aged 53 years, had 3 sons, and, I think.

daughters, who died young.

The sons were the following: —
59-30. — Samuel,^ born 1761 ; married Elizabeth Foster;

and died July 31, 1798, aged 37 years.
60-31.— ^Thomas Downs,^ born 1764; married to Mary

Perry, by Rev. Samuel Stillman, June 15, 1800, and

died Mar. 22, 1841, aged yy years.


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