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Newbury, ancestor of Hon. Salmon P. Chase, former secretary of the
United States treasury and chief-justice of the United States. They
removed to Littleton, Mass., in 1726, and it is thought died there.

Children.

71 Nathan (Chase), b. Aug. 2, 1701 ; m. Ruth Peaslee.

72 George (Chase), b. Feb. 17, 1702-3; m., ist, Elizabeth ; 2d, Lucy Wood.

73 Stephen (Chase), b. Oct. 26, 1705; m., 1732, Jane Wingate.

74 Anne (Chase), b. Feb. 11, 1707; m. Joseph Webster.

75 Abigail (Chase), b. March 27, 1709; m. Simon Tattle jr.

76 Hannah (Chase), b. Feb. 25, 171 1.

77 Rebecca (Chase), b. Nov. 16, 1714; m., March 6, 1734, Thomas Warren.

78 Benjamin (Chase), b. June 21, 1717; m., rst, June 17, 1740, Widow Rachel

Hartwell; 2d, May 15, 1766, Mary Dayton.

79 Joseph (Chase), b. Dec. 8, 17 19; m. Sarah Wood.



. Feb.'l, 1656.

Jeremiah Jewett,- of Ipswich, Mass., son of Joseph,' b. 1037, d. May 20, 1714; m., 1st,

Mary ; m. 2d, March 4, 1664, >arah Dickinson, who died May 20, 1714 Had Jeremiah,3

b. Di-c. 30, 1662, settlt^d in Ipswich, d. Feb. 15, 17-^2, in.' Jan. 4. 1689, Elizalieth Kimball, and
had Hannah, b. Jnly 16, 1090; Aaron, b. Feb. 10, 1694, d. at 4 months: Moses, b. Oct. 13,
1695; Aaron, b. June 13, 1699, died soon; Josi^p»i,3 b April 17, 1665; Thomas, b. Jan. 29,
1668 -Jeremiah 2 n^w moved to Rowley, and had, born there, Mary, b Jan. 27, 1675; Eph-
raim, b. Feb. 2, 1680; Caleb, b. 1681.

Nehejicah Jewett, = of Ipswich, son of Joseph, 1 b. 1643, d. early in 1720; representative
to general court 1689-94, speiker the last year; m.,Oct. 19,1668, Experience or Exercise
Piei-ce of Lynn, where he then lived. She died Nov. 13 1731; had Marv, b. Ang. 9. 1673;
Nehemiah, b. Aug. 8, 1675; Joanna, b. May 8, 1677; Nathan, b. Oct. 25il679; Mercy, b. Feb.
11, 1681, d. at 6 months; Joseph, b. Sept. 14', 1685.

Thomas Jewett,^ of Hingham, Mass., s m of Joseph, 1 ra., Oct. 18, 1672, Susanna, proba-
blv daughter of John Gilford. Had Marv, b. Oct. 8, 1674; Thomas, b. Ang. 21, 1676; Han-
nah, hap. Mar. 4, 1081, d. at 2 years; John, b. May 20, 1683.

II. JosEPi£ Jewett, 2 son of .Joseph, ' b. Feb.l, 1656, d. Oct. 29, 1724. He married, March
2, 1076, Rebecca Law, and had Jonathan, b. Mar. 11, 1079: Aquila, b. Sept. 4, 1684, m., Oct.
23, 1704, Ann Tenney; Priscilla, b. Aug. 9, 1087, m., .Inly 12, 1708, Stephen Jewelt, son of
Ezekiel; Rebecca, b. July 24. 1093, m. Jeremiah Burpee.

III. Jonathan Jkwept, b. Mar. 11, 1679, d. July 25, 1745; m., Jan. 29, 1700, Mary AVicom,
d. Jan. 22, 1742, aged 02, and had Joseph, b. Pec. 31, 1700, a farmer in Stratham, N. H., m.
Ann Wiggin, and died May 24, 1704; Henjamin, b. April 1, 1703, a farmer in Stratham and
Hopkinton, N. H., m. Dorothy Rogers of Kowley; Rev. .Tedediah, b. Jan. 1, 1705, m. Eliz-
abeth Dumraer; he was the fifth pastor of thf Congregational church in the Urst parish of
Rowley from 1729 'o May S, 1774, when he died; Jacob, b. Jan. 28, 1708-9, d. 1774, a tanner in
Rowley, m. Bethiah Koynton; .Mehitable, b. Jnly 19, 1710, m. Dea. Richard Thurston [no 49];

Mark, I). Jan. 15, 1712-13, m. Mary , and lived in Hopkinton, Mass.; Moses, b. Nov. 15,

1715, d. June 26, 1767, m., Nov. 17, 1737, Martha Hale, d. Sept. 7, 1780, aged 80, lived in Exe-
ter, N. H.; James; Sarah, b. 1720, d. May 27, 1759, m. Joseph Hoyt of Stratham, N. H.

IV. .lA.MES Jewett, b. .Jiii. 29, 1718, m. >iartha Scott, a desceiulant of the celebrated
Capt. John Scott; was a merchant in Newburyport, Mass., and had Joseph, b. 1749, a mer-
chant in Portland, .Me.; Rev. Caleb, ordained in Udrham, .Me., Nov. 5, 1783, m., Nov., 1783,
Elizabeth Bacon; James. 1). May 28, 1758, came to Portland 1781, d. Sept. 16, 18l;i.



POSTERITY OF DANIEL THURSTON. 21

church in Rowley, now Georgetown, at its organization, Oct. 4, 1732.
He was one of the parish collectors at the incorporation, 173 1.*

Children.

140+John,'* b. Aug. 19, bap. Sept. i, 1723; m. i.st, Hepz hah Burpee; 2d, I-ydia

Kimball.
141 .Sarah/ b. May 26, 1725.
142-l-Samuel,'* b. June 7, bap. Mar. 12, 1727; m. Priscilla Pkirpee.

143 Stephen/ bap. Feb. 23, 1728-9.

144 Lydia/ b. April i, bap. April 5, 1730.

145 Mary/ b. Feb. 27, bap. Mar. 5, 1732; m., April 2, 1751, Timothy Jackman.

146 Benjamin/ b. Feb. 10, 1733-4; d. Oct. 31, 1736.

147 Martha/ b. April 3, 1737 ; m., Oct. 18, 1753, Joseph Thurlow, b. May 30, 1734,

son of Thomas and Joanna Thurlow of Newbury, Mass., where the new
family lived.
14S Jonathan/ b. Sept. 10, 1738.

49

Dea. Richard Thurston 3 {Daniel,- Daniel^), brother of the pre-
ceding, and youngest child of Daniel and Mary (Dresser) Thurston
of Newbury, Mass.; born there Oct. 16, 1710; married. May 5, 1731,
Mehitable Jewett, born July 19, 17 10, only daughter of Rev. Jon-
athan Jewe'tt, grandson of Maxamilion, who came from England in
1638. Upon the stones which mark their graves in Georgetown,
Mass., is inscribed " Memento Mori. Erected in memory of Dea.
Richard Thurston, who departed this life July the 12th, 1782, in the
72d year of his age." "Memento Mori. In memory of Mrs. Mehit-
able Thurston, relict of Dea. Richard Thurston, who died May the
i8th, 17S9, aitat 78 yrs., 9 mo., 10 d." In October, 1735, the throat
distemper broke out in Rowley, and three deaths occurred at his
house, Mary Jewett, probably a relative of his wife, Daniel and
Thomas Thurston, probably sons of his brother Daniel, who had
died fifteen years before. There were one hundred and ninety deaths
from this cause in the town, one-eighth of the whole population. In
a memorandum of deaths left by him he says, " My venerable grand-
father Dresser died March 14, 1724, in his 85th year. My honored
mother [i.e., his wife's mother], Mary Jewett, died Jan. 22, 1742, in
the 63d year of her age. My honored father, Jonathan Jewett, died
July 25, 1745, in his 67th year."

Dea. Richard Thurstonf was a farmer in Rowley, now Georgetown,
Mass. ; was chosen deacon of the second church at its organization,
Oct. 4, 1732. In his family devotions he was accustomed to use this
petition, " That the Lord would be a God to him and his descend-
ants to the latest generation, as long as the sun and moon endure."
Rev. David Thurston, d.d., a grandson of Richard, said concerning
these prayers, " They have been greatly blessed as regards their spir-
itual interests ; quite a number are or have been deacons and dea-
cons' wives, and ministers and ministers' wives." He was a captain
of the" second foot company " of Rowley, June, 1757, and in that
company were John Thurston and Stephen Thurston as privates.
Benjamin Thurston was on Capt. Thurston's alarm list. In March,

* See note 1st eel. p. 36.

t For his will and anecdote from John Adams, see 1st ed. p. 3".



22 THURSTON GENEALOGIES.

1770, he, with Capt. John Pearson, were on a committee for the con-
sideration of measures to prevent British importations. His personal
estate was valued at ;:^3,263, 3s., gd.

Children.

149 .Stephen,"* b. Mar. 4, 1733; at the age of 29, May 13, 1762, he was shipwrecked
on Cape Ann bar, near Squam harbor, and tlie body was not found till June
2 1 St following, at the lower end of Marble Head, thirty miles from the
place of disaster. It was taken to Rowley and buried. He was about to
be married to Miss Dennis, sister to Mrs. Farley, the mother of Rev. David
Thurston's first wife. The silver found in his pocket was made into spoons,
and one of them is held by Mrs. C. M. Barnes [no. Z/^"? ].

1 5o-j-Mary,'* b. Oct. 26, 1734; m. Dea. Jeremiah Searle.

i5i-(-Eunice,'* b. Oct. 4, 1736; m. John Harris.

152 Hannah,-* b. May 16, 173S; d. Nov. 9, 1739.

153 Jonathan,"* b. Sept. 26, 1739; d. Jan. 22, 1740.

i54-}-Phebe,'* b. Dec. 14, 1741 ; m., ist, Rev. David Jewett; 2d, Dea. Daniel

Spofford.
155 Hannah,"* b. Jan. 4, 1744; m., June 24, 1773, John Adams of Andover, Mass.;

d. Jan. 22, 1775, aged 31, leaving
156 Joseph (Adams), d. June 22, 1776, aged 2 years, i month.
1 57-f- Daniel,"* b. Dec. 14, 1745; m. ist, Judith Chute; 2d, Mrs. Margaret Kmsman.
158-i-Sarah,'* b. April 14, 1748; m. John Pearson.

1 594-1^ avid,"* b. March 19, 1751 ; m. ist, Mary Bacon; 2d, Chloe Redington.
iSo-f-Mehitable,"' b. Sept. 25, 1753; m. Dea. James Chute.

51

Joseph Thurston ^ (^jfoseph,^ Daniel''')^ eldest son of Joseph ^ and
Elizabeth (Woodbury) Thurston of Rowley, Mass. ; born there Jan.
23, 1698-9; married, March 9, 1725, Mrs. Mary (Lane) Finson,
born Aug. 8, 1697, daughter of John Lane. Her first husband,
Thomas Finson, was killed at Fox island, Me., by the Indians, with
five others, in June, 1724. She had four children by this marriage.
She died 1792.

Mr. Thurston was the first of the name who settled in Gloucester,
Mass. He first settled on Pigeon Hill, and in 1754 removed to
(Sandy Bay) Rockport^ Mass., and followed fishing. He died May
29, 1780. This record was taken from a bible which contains this
memorandum : — " Joseph Thurston and my son William bought this
bible 1756. Feb. 16, 1779, my son William being lost at sea, I have
sold this bible to my son Joseph for twelve pounds, lawful money.
Witness my hand, Joseph Thurston. A true copy, Mary Thurston."

Children.

161 .Sarah,*b. Dec. 2, 1726; m. Thomas Finson, and d. 1795.
1 62-[- Joseph,"* b. Feb. 15, 1729; m. Agnes Davis.
163 Elizabeth,"* b. Nov. 8, 1731 ; m. Henry Clark.
164-f-Daniel,"* b. Feb. 16, 1735; m. Anna Tarr.
i65-)-John,'' b. June 30, 1737 ; m. Eunice Stockbridge.

166 Dorcas,"* b. in Haverhill, Mass., Jan. 22, 1740; m. Thomas Robbins (or Rob-
erts), and died April 28, 1825.
167-l-William,"* b. Nov. 27, 1742; m. Martha Pool.

1 68 Polly,"* m. William Cook.

169 Anna,"* m. William Lowe, lived in Rockport, Mass., and had :

170 Daniel (Lowe), m. Nancy Butman.

171 William (Lowe), m. Mary Gee.

172 John (Lowe), m. Mercy Turner.

173 Nathaniel (Lowe), m. Polly Dee.



POSTERITY OF DANIEL THURSTON.



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174 James (Lowe), m. Clarissa Saunders.

175 Benjamin (Lowe), was drowned.

176 Eliza (Lowe), m. Lucinda Pool.

177 Esther,'' b. Dec, 1764; m. Nathaniel Tarr, b. about 1765. They always lived
in Rockport, Mass. He d. Nov. 4, 1S07 ; she d. May 24, 1S29. They had:
17S Winthrop (Tarr), lost in storm at sea, Sept. 21, 180S.

179 Daniel (Tarr).

180 Nathaniel (Tarr), b. Mar. 29, 1796; m., June 4, 1820, Polly Turner, b.

June 19, 1800, and had six children.

181 Zebulon (Tarr), m. .Sally Brewer.

182 Mercy (Tarr), m. David Butler.

183 Esther (Tarr), m. Thomas Tarr.

184 Washington (Tarr), m. Nancy Thurston [no.°2?



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