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Benjamin Waite

 

 

 

Descendants of Thomas Waite

 

Generation No. 1

1. THOMAS1 WAITE1 was born 1601 in Rigsby-With-Ailby, Lincolnshire, England, and died September 13, 1677 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island. He married ELEANOR ?.

Notes for THOMAS WAITE: Immigrated to Boston, Massachusetts in 1633.

Thomas Waite was born in 1601 in England, and in 1640 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, married Eleanor (?) who was born in 1605 in England. Thomas died on 13 Sep 1665 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island. Thomas may have been the son of Samuel Waite and Mary Ward of Essex, England.

(Another Historical document records: THOMAS WAIT. Born bef 13 Jun 1612 in Rigsby-With-Ailby, Lincolnshire, England. Thomas was baptized in Rigsby-With-Ailby, Lincolnshire, England on 13 Jun 1612. Thomas died in Portsmouth, Newport, RI bef 14 Dec 1669; he was 57. Occupation: Husbandman. Thomas married Eleanor ? Born in England. Eleanor died bef 13 Jun 1671 in RI. )

 Children of THOMAS WAITE and ELEANOR ? are:

i. RUEBEN2 WAITE, b. Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts; d. October 07, 1707, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts.

Notes for RUEBEN WAITE: Reuben Waite was born about 1655 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, and on 2 Jul 1681 in Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, married Tabitha Landers, daughter of Thomas Landers and Jane Kirby, who was born about 1662 in Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Reuben died on 7 Oct 1707 in Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Tabitha died after 1707.

2. ii. SAMUEL WAITE, b. 1640, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island; d. February 1693/94, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island.

iii. JOSEPH WAITE, b. 1643, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island; d. August 25, 1665, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island.

Notes for JOSEPH WAITE: Joseph Waite was born about 1643 in Rhode Island, and married Sarah (?). Joseph died on 25 Aug 1665 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island. Joseph drowned.

3. iv. BENJAMIN WAITE, b. 1644, Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island; d. February 29, 1703/04, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.

v. JEREMIAH WAITE, b. December 04, 1645, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island; d. May 19, 1677.

Notes for JEREMIAH WAITE: Jeremiah Waite was born in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, and on 16 Sep 1665 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, married Martha Brownell, daughter of Thomas Brownell and Mary (?), who was born in May 1643. Jeremiah died before May 1677. Martha died on 15 Feb 1744 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island. Martha was married to Charles Dyer.

Jeremiah. Born aft 1648. Jeremiah died bef 10 May 1677; he was 29. Jeremiah married Martha BROWNELL, daughter of Thomas BROWNELL & Ann BOURNE. Born in May 1643. Martha died in Portsmouth, Newport, RI on 15 Feb 1743; she was 99.

vi. THOMAS WAITE, b. December 04, 1648, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island; d. June 16, 1733, Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island.

Notes for THOMAS WAITE: Thomas Waite was born about 1650 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, and about 1676 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, married Sarah Cooke, daughter of John Cooke and Mary Borden, who was born about 1658 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island. Thomas died about 1730 in Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Sarah died on 17 Jan 1744 in Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

vii. MARY WAITE, b. 1650, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts; d. September 03, 1687.

Notes for MARY WAITE: Mary Waite was born about 1650 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, and on 5 Apr 1676 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, married Joseph Anthony, son of John Anthony and Susanna Potter, who was born about 1648. Mary died after 1713. Joseph died about 1728.

 

Generation No. 2

2. SAMUEL2 WAITE (THOMAS1) was born 1640 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, and died February 1693/94 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island. He married HANNAH WHITMAN.

Child of SAMUEL WAITE and HANNAH WHITMAN is:

i. SAMUEL3 WAITE, b. 1660.

3. BENJAMIN2 WAITE (THOMAS1)1 was born 1644 in Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island, and died February 29, 1703/04 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts1. He married MARTHA LEONARD1 June 08, 1670 in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts1, daughter of JOHN LEONARD and SARAH HEALD.

Notes for BENJAMIN WAITE: (See Notes for Benjamin Waite, Hatfield Hero.)

 Notes for MARTHA LEONARD:>From Hale/House - page 680. Martha, daughter of John and Sarah (HEALD) LEONARD, b. 15 Apr. 1649; m. at Hartford, 8 June 1670, BENJAMIN WAIT, of Hatfield, who was slain at Deerfield, 29 Feb. 1702/4.

Children of BENJAMIN WAITE and MARTHA LEONARD are:

i. JEREMIAH3 WAITE.

ii. MARY WAITE1, b. February 25, 1671/721; m. EBENEZER WELLS1, December 04, 1690, Hatfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts1.

iii. MARTHA WAITE1, b. January 23, 1672/73, Hatfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts1.

iv. SARAH WAITE1, b. 1675, Hatfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts1; m. JOHN BELDEN1.

Notes for JOHN BELDEN: From Hatfield.

v. CANADA WAITE1, b. January 22, 1678/79, Canada1; d. May 05, 1749, Hatfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts; m. JOSEPH SMITH1, December 15, 1696, Hatfield, Masschusetts.

Notes for CANADA WAITE: "[Canada Waite] was the child born in captivity to Benjamin Waite, the hero of the early days, who with Stephen Jennings made the perilous trip to Canada in the Winter to ransom captives taken in the memorable attack on Hatfield, Sept. 19, 1677." Daily Hampshire Gazette, 22 October 1972

vi. JOHN WAITE1, b. January 17, 1679/80, Hatfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts1; d. 17441; m. MARY BELDEN1, February 12, 1701/02, Hatfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts1.

Notes for JOHN WAITE: He was like his father, much in service, was also a sergeant and commanded in many scouts, was in the fight at Deerfield 29 February 1704, when his father was slain and secured as a trophy a hatchet captured from the enemy and was surrendered to the colony. This and other things found were sold at auction, th ehatchet selling for 2s, 7d. He was often sent on a scout, at one time thirty privates, all on snow shoes, went far up country for a winter's scout.

vii. JOSEPH WAITE, b. July 17, 1682, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts; d. January 21, 1685/86.

viii. JOSEPH WAITE, b. November 11, 1688, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts; d. 1780.

 

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Surname Tree

          Thomas WAITE - Eleanor ?
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                     Benjamin WAITE - Martha LEONARD
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            Canada WAITE - Joseph SMITH
                             

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Endnotes

1. History of the Town of Whately Massachusetts, including a narrative of leading events from the First planting of Hatfield;1661-1899, By James M. Craft.