Jacob — James. 379

[Thanks to Steve Perkins for transcribing the Jacob family]

Cushing.   She was b. in Hing. Jan. 31, 1843.   "Shoemaker."   Resides on Main St., So. Hing.
   Child, b. in Hing., —

   i.   SIDNEY CLAYTON, March 22, 1872, d. 11 Jan. 1887, æt. 15th yr.

   HOSEA STODDER, b. in Hing. July, 1817.   m. May 23, 1840, Lucy A. Waterman, dau. of Ebenezer and Deborah (Bearce) Waterman.   Hosea d. 17 March, 1872, æt. 55th yr.   "Edge-tool maker."   Resided on High St.
   Ch., all b. in Hing., —

   i.   OLIVE AMELIA, Aug. 10, 1841.   m. June 28, 1866, Alonzo H. Reed, and d. 17 June, 1877.
   ii.   LUCY ANN, Aug. 25, 1843.   m. June 13, 1867, John A. Reed, and d. 7 Sept. 1867, æt. 24 yrs.
   iii.   ELLEN FORRESTER, June, 1846, d. 27 Aug. 1859.
   iv.   LILLIE WATERMAN, Oct. 11, 1854, d. 20 Feb. 1873.
   v.   ALFRED WATERMAN, July 25, 1856.   m. Nov. 26, 1885, Alena A. Blackwell.   She d. at Wey. 23 Aug. 1887, æt. 27th yr.
   vi.   MARIA LAWRENCE, Sept. 5, 1858, d. 23 Nov. 1874.
   vii.   ANNIE FORRESTER, Aug. 3, 1862, d. 20 Sept. 1884.

   NOTE. — Ezekiel, s. of Bethia, b. Aug. 13, 1772, d. same day.   Sally, m. March 29, 1792, Stephen Hall of Boston (Rec. of Rev. Henry Ware).   Rhoda, m. March 14, 1798, Jacob Beal.   Hannah, m. (1) Caswell Beal, and (2) July 1, 1820, Elijah Beal.   Emma C., m. Sept. 18, 1828, David J. Cushing of Scit.   Mary J., dau. of Joshua of So. Scit., m. Oct. 11, 1832, Benjamin Hersey.   Elizabeth, a native of Han. d. 30 May, 1856, æt. 76 yrs.   David O., a native of Scit., d. in Hing. 6 June, 1859, æt. 71 yrs.   George, a native of Han., d. 27 July, 1866, æt. 60 yrs.


[Thanks to Steve Perkins for transcribing this part of the James family]

   1.   PHILIP, and FRANCIS (prob. bro's, and b. in Eng.), were among the settlers of Hing. who early received grants of land here.   Cushing's MS. says, "1638, Francis James and his wife and 2 servants (to Witt) Thomas Suclin and Richard Baxter came from Old Hingham and settled in New Hingham."   Also, the same yr., "Philip James his wife and 4 children and two servants (viz.) William Pitts and Edward Mitchell came from Old Hingham and settled in New Hingham.   Philip James dyed soon after he came."   According to Hobart's Diary, the wid. James (undoubtedly Jane the wid. of Philip), m. Feb. 14, 1640, George Russell.   Francis d. 27 Dec. 1647, prob. without issue.   Hing. rec's furnish no direct information concerning the chris. names, or subsequent history, of the ch. of Philip.

   2.   FRANCIS2, said by his descendants to have been a s. of Philip, and named after his uncle Francis, d. in Hing. intestate, 29 Nov. 1684.   His wid. Elizabeth was appointed to administer upon the est.   The w. of Francis was Elizabeth Hiland, or Hyland, before m'ge, as will be seen by the foll.   Thomas Hiland of Scit. in his will of Feb. 14, 1682, mentions, "my grandson Philip James, son of Francis James of Hingham," who is directed to pay certain funds to "his mother, my daughter Elizabeth James." (3:355)   Inv. taken by John Smith and John Jacob, 5 May, 1685, and appraised at £238 11s. 0d.   He is called "husbandman."   Resided at Hing. Centre.
   Ch., prob. all b. in Hing., were —

   i.   ELIZABETH, birth not recorded, d. 11 Apr. 1660.
   ii.   SARAH, Feb. 27, 1661-62.   m. (pub. Apr. 4, 1707), John Seal of Boston, and d. 2 Aug. 1727, æt. 65 yrs.
   iii.   JANE, Nov. 6, 1664.   m. Dec. 7, 1704, Edward Darby of Taunton.


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