386 Johnson — Jones.  

[Thanks to Steve Perkins for transcribing the Johnson family]

   6.   JOSHUA4 (Benjamin3 Humphrey2 John1), b. in Hing. ab. 1702.   m. Apr. 29, 1730, Mrs. Lydia (Ward) Lincoln, wid. of Jacob Lincoln, and dau. of Henry and Ruth (Bailey) Ward.   She was b. in Hing. June 15, 1705.   Joshua was by occupation "carpenter."   He removed with his fam. to Stoughton, Mass.
   Ch., b. in Hing., were —

   i.   JOHN, Jan. 18, 1730-31.
   ii.   JOSHUA, Oct. 25, 1732.
   iii.   JACOB, Jan. 31, 1734-35.

   7.   SAMUEL, whose connection with others of this surname does not appear on Hing. rec's, m. Feb. 18, 1744-45, Hannah Lane, dau. of Peter and Wealthea (Bradford) Lane.   She was b. in Hing. May 27, 1724.   They resided on North St., near the harbor.
   Ch., b. in Hing, —

   i.   HANNAH, Jan. 16, 1745-46.   m. Nov. 25, 1766, Peleg Ewell.
   ii.   CELIA, Apr. 8, 1748, d. 15 Feb. 1751-52.
   iii.   ESTHER, Jan. 22, 1749-50.
   iv.   CELIA, Aug. 5, 1752, d. 9 Apr. 1754.
   v.   PEREZ, Dec. 10, 1754, d. 8 Dec. 1757.
   vi.   CELIA, Oct. 28, 1756.
   vii.   BENOIS (alias ADRIANENSENS), bt. June 13, 1762.

   8.   JOHN, perh. a temporary resident.   m. in Hing. March 8, 1749-50, Mary Cushing, dau. of Seth and Lydia (Fearing) Cushing.   She was b. in Hing. May 10, 1730.   They prob. removed to Stoughton, where her parents had settled, and where perh. he had fam. connections.   Their
   Ch., b. in Hing., were —

   i.   JOHN, Oct. 17, 1750.
   ii.   MARY, Aug. 3, 1752.
   iii.   EZEKIEL, Jan. 21, 1754.

   NOTE. — Widow Johnson, d. 7 Jan. 1659-60.   Hannah, d. 29 Nov. 1728, æt. near 100 yrs.   Daniel, m. Nov. 19, 1754, Lucy Lane.   Henri, m. Jan. 1, 1860, Lydia O. Lincoln.   Maria D., m. Feb. 23, 1861, Lewis D. Simpson.   Lydia O. (Lincoln), m. Sept. 16, 1877, Reuben Hersey.   John G., of Cambridge, m. April 19, 1883, Abie O'Keefe.   Charles H., of Quincy, m. June 12, 1883, Nellie N. Gardner.


[Thanks to David Pane-Joyce for transcribing this part of the Jones family]

   1.   ROBERT, one of the early planters of Hing. was the ancestor of nearly all the families who have borne the surname Jones in this town.   Richard and Thomas Jones received grants of land here in 1637 and 1638, but neither of these appear to have been residents of the town.   A Richard Jones of Dor. d. in 1642; and a Thomas Jones d. there in 1667.   There were Thomas Joneses also among the very early settlers of Charlestown, Concord, Newbury, Gloucester, Taunton, Springfield, Boston, and other places.   Abraham Jones of Hull, 1657, was the fa. of seven sons, viz.: Benjamin, Thomas, Abraham, Josiah, Joseph, John, and Ephraim.   But how any of the foregoing were connected with our Hing. fam. of Jones, if at all, is not clear.   At the time the new meeting-house was built in Hing., 1680-81, there were but three persons of the surname Jones upon the tax-lists, viz.: Robert,


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