78 Berry — Betscome.  

BERRY.

   1.   AMOS, from Wey., m. in Hing. May 31, 1722, Ruth Garnet, dau. of John and Mary (Stowell) Garnet.   She was b. in Hing. Feb. 12, 1688-89.   Amos d. 18 Sept. 1737, æt. 42 yrs.
   Ch., all b. in Hing., were —

   i.   SARAH, Jan. 6, 1719-20.   m. Feb. 11, 1740-41, Benjamin Whiton, Jr.
   ii.   JANE, May 22, 1722.
   iii.   HANNAH, Feb. 27, 1726-27, d. 6 March foll.
   iv.   REBECCA, Feb. 27, 1726-27, d. 6 March foll.
   v.   AMOS, March 15, 1727-28.   m. Apr. 10, 1755, Hannah Wood.
2. vi.   THOMAS, July 14, 1731.

   2.   THOMAS (Amos = Ruth Garnet), b. in Hing. July 14, 1731.   m. Mary ——, who d. in Hing. 6 Dec. 1793, æt. 51 yrs.; and he d. 2 June, 1803, æt. 72d yr.
   Ch., b. in Hing., were —

   i.   MOLLY, May 1, 1763.   m. March 10, 1804, Ezekiel Whiton, widr.
3. ii.   THOMAS, May 5, 1765.

   3.   THOMAS (Thomas = Mary), b. in Hing. May 5, 1765.   m. Oct. 31, 1784, Jael Whiton, dau. of Solomon and Mary (Campbell) Whiton.   This fam. prob. removed from here soon after 1795.
   Ch., b. in Hing., were —

   i.   SALLY, bt. Oct. 31, 1785.
   ii.   CELIA, b. Jan. 24, 1786.
   iii.   HANNAH, Oct. 8, 1787.
   iv.   BETSEY, Oct. 8, 1788.
   v.   LEAH, Sept. 1, 1790.
   vi.   THOMAS, Nov. 13, 1791.
   vii.   PETER, Nov. 3, 1793.
   viii.   MARY, Nov. 25, 1795.


   JOHN HODGKINS (William H. = Lucy A. Nash), b. at Wey. Aug. 25, 1853.   m. in Hing. Aug. 25, 1874, Adaline F. Hersey, dau. of Hollis and Mary A. (Loring) Hersey.   She was b. in Hing. Feb. 14, 1857.   "Shoemaker."   Resides on Pond St.
   Ch., —

   i.   ANNIE MARIA, b. at Wey. Oct. 26, 1880.
   ii.   GEORGE CLARENCE, b. in Hing. Apr. 16, 1882.
   iii.   MARY LAWSON, b. in Hing. June 26, 1884.


   NOTE. — Mary, dau. of Jane Berry, bt. May 19, 1754.   m. Sept. 8, 1777, Jonathan Hersey, widr.   Jotham Loring, s. of Molly Berry, b. Dec. 22, 1784.   Jane, d. Apr. 1774, æt. 35 yrs.   Ira, m. Dec. 1, 1831, Lydia M. Hobart.


BETSCOME (BETSCOMBE).

   RICHARD, from the County of Dorset, Eng., had a grant of five acres of land on Broad Cove (Lincoln) St. at the first drawing of house-lots, Sept. 18, 1635, and was made a freeman 1636-37.   By occupation he was called "haberdasher."   He prob. removed from here before 1650, as the name does not appear in Hing. after this yr.   Concerning his fam. I only find upon our rec's the foll.: "June 6, 1646, Mrs. Betscomb died."

 

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