JOHN, of Lexington, Mass., m. in Hing. Oct. 3, 1811, Rebecca Lincoln, dau. of Seth and Mary (Fearing) Lincoln. She outlived him, and d. in Hing. 18 July, 1864, æt. 75th yr. JULIA, dau. of John and Rebecca (Lincoln), and a native of Lexington, d. in Hing. 24 Feb. 1880, æt. 64 yrs. LOUISA C., dau. of Jonas M. and Abigail (Dunekley) m. Dec. 22, 1836, Seth L. Hobart. ABIGAIL D., wid. of Jonas M. of Lexington, d. in Hing. 15 Feb. 1880, æt. 84 yrs.
1. JOSEPH4 (Joseph3-2 James1, an early resident of Wey.), was b. prob. at Scit. 1701. m. first, 1730, Deborah Merritt, and secondly, in Hing. Feb. 22, 1753, Mrs. Lydia (Hobart) Lane, wid. of Josiah Lane, and dau. of David and Sarah (Joice) Hobart. She was b. in Hing. Jan. 9, 1703-4. Hing. rec's furnish nothing additional relating to this fam.
2. REUBEN THAXTER7 (Charles6 = Lucy Porter, Elisha5 = Abigail White, Joseph4-3-2 James1), b. at Wey. March 8, 1805. m. in Hing. Dec. 9, 1827, Mary Hersey, dau. of Peter and Mary (Dunbar) Hersey. She was b. in Hing. Jan. 24, 1806, and d. 9 Apr. 1882, æt. 76 yrs. He d. 21 Oct. 1843, æt. 39th yr. "Mariner." Resided on Hersey St.
|i.||MARY ELIZABETH, b. at Wey. Nov. 21, 1828.|
|3.||ii.||REUBEN HERSEY, b. in Hing. Nov. 8, 1830.|
|iii.||ABBY PORTER, b. in Hing. Aug. 25, 1840.|
3. REUBEN H.8 (Reuben T.7 Charles6 Elisha5 Joseph4-3-2 James1), b. in Hing. Nov. 8, 1830. m. June 12, 1859, Ellen M. Overton, dau. of Alfred and Eliza (Ewell) Overton. She was b. in Hing. Oct. 24, 1835. "Stitcher." Resides on North St., West Hing.
Child, b. in Hing.,
|i.||FRANK WALTON, June 17, 1864.|
4. WILLIAM OTIS (s. of John and a descendant of James), b. at Wey. Sept. 29, 1812. m. Sept. 12, 1839, Hannah W. French. She was b. at Wey. Aug. 3, 1818, and d. at Wey. 24 Apr. 1870, æt. 52d yr. William O. came to Hing. 1841, and engaged in the manuf. of boots and shoes at Hing. Centre, first as junior partner of the firm of Whiton and Nash; and later, as senior partner of the firm of Nash, French, and Co. In 1860 he returned with his fam. to Wey.
Ch., all b. in Hing.,
|1. i.||WILLIAM HUMPHREY, June 11, 1846. Resides at Leadville, Col.|
|ii.||FRANCIS OTIS, Dec. 6, 1850.|
|iii.||ARTHUR, June 15, 1856, d. 20 Dec. foll.|
|iv.||REBECCA HUMPHREY, May 16, 1860.|
NOTE. Joseph, of Wey. m. in Hing. March 17, 1698-99, Phebe Marsh of Braintree. Samuel, of Braintree, and Mary Briant, int. of m'ge, Sept. 20, 1707. John, by w. Jane, had Deborah, b. in Hing, July 28, 1754. Joseph, of Wey. m. June 19, 1783, Elizabeth Wilder of Hing. Susan, of Wey. m. Dec. 3, 1826, Samuel W. Marsh. Daniel P., m. Aug. 22, 1846, Susan S. Gardner. Clarence A., m. Nov. 20, 1871, Silvia A. Barton. Joshua H. of Ab'n m. Dec. 13, 1871, Alice L. Beal. John, of Wey. m. March 9, 1873, Lillie A., dau. of John T. Morton. James, m. Mary C. Crowell.
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