A CHILD of Joshua, b. Jan. 1680. SARAH, bt. Feb. 1680. HANNAH, m. Apr. 14, 1681, John Mayo. MARY, of Eastham, and Thomas Cobb, int. of m'ge, Nov. 14, 1717. EPHRAIM G., m. Apr. 15, 1846, Sally W. Binney.
1. STEPHEN3 (gr. s. of the first Stephen, who came to Dor., Mass., 1630, and shortly after settled at Wey.), was b. at Wey. June 11, 1664. He m. in Hing. Sept. 24, 1691, Abigail, dau. of Joshua and Elizabeth Beal. She was b. in Hing. Apr. 26, 1671. Resided at Wey. Of their ch., Samuel, Jonathan, and Daniel were connected with Hing., as will be seen below.
2. SAMUEL4 (Stephen3-2-1), b. at Wey. Dec. 30, 1696. m. first in Hing. Apr. 8, 1724, Bathsheba Beal, dau. of Jeremiah and Hannah (Lane) Beal. She was b. in Hing. Feb. 19, 1692-93, and d. 28 May, 1759, æt. 66 yrs. For his second w. he m. May 14, 1760, Sarah Marsh, dau. of Caleb and Sarah (Whiton) Marsh. She was b. in Hing. July 23, 1713, and d. 1 July, 1795, æt. 82d yr. Samuel d. 20 Jan. 1772, æt. 75 yrs. In his will, dated at Hing. 15 July 1771, proved 7 Feb. 1772, provides for w. Sarah while she remains a wid., and gives to gr. dau. Bathsheba. Son Ezra to have the balance of the property. Resided on Fort Hill St.
Ch., all b. in Hing., by w. Bathsheba, were
|i.||A CHILD,||} d. in infancy, 21 Jan. 1725.|
|iii.||A CHILD, d. 14 May, 1726|
|iv.||SAMUEL, bt. in Hing. May 21, 1727, d. 15 June, 1727.|
|5.||v.||STEPHEN, July 17, 1728.|
SAMUEL, July 13, 1729; grad at Har. Coll. 1748; d. unm. 21 May, 1752, æt. 23d yr. A headstone in the Fort Hill Cemetery erected to his memory bears the foll. inscription:
OF YOUNG SAMUEL
WORN OUT WITH STUDY
JNTO DUST IT FELL WHO
DID IN KNOWLEDGE & IN
UIRTUE SHINE A LEARNED
SCHOOLAR & A GOOD DIUINE
HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE
JN A HOPEFULL PROSPECT
OF A BETTER ON ye 21st OF
MAY jn J752 ÆTATIS
XXII. SAMUEL FRENCH
BACHELOR OF ARTS
|vii.||EZRA, Aug. 29, 1731, d. 10 July, 1733.|
|6.||viii.||EZRA, Sept. 20, 1733.|
|ix.||JESSE, May 9, 1736. m. Sept. 27, 1764, Deborah Marsh, dau. of Caleb and Susanna (Sprague) Marsh. She was b. in Hing. Sept. 16, 1740, and d. 18 Dec. 1769, æt. 29 yrs. He d. 9 Oct. 1769, æt. 33 yrs., prob. without issue.|
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