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7. James2 Wallingford (Nicholas1) was born in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts 6 October 1665.(159) James died after July 1739.

He married Deborah Haseltine, about 1692.(160) (Based on the date of birth of their first child.)

Deborah was born 17 July 1672, in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts.(161) She was baptized in Rowley on 29 September 1672.(162) Deborah was the daughter of Samuel Haseltine and Deborah Cooper.

Deborah died 22 October 1760, in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts.(163) Her name has also been spelled Hazelton. A Deborah Wallingford was admitted to the Bradford Church in 1704.(164) On 29 October 1695 James Wallingford of Bradford sold to his brother John Wallingford, also of Bradford, for 10-6 "a parcel of land which was laid out for an adition unto Nicholas Wallingford Senr deceased it was an adition unto his farm which is in Bradford it lyeth to ye South East of Bever brooke Joyning by land of Philip Nelson Neare Rowley Line That is to say the abovesd James Wallingfords owne share of land which fell to him for part of his portion of his [father's estate] and his mother Sarah Mash her share Mary poore her share & Benjamin Wallingford his share & Joseph Wallingford his share which fell to them for part of portions. These other shares I the above James have bought of Each of them this Land I do Confirme unto ye abovesd John Wallingford..." James made his mark and the deed was witnessed by William Savery and Samuel Tenney.(165)

On 3 November 1709 James was a signatory to a petition of the children of the late Nicholas Wallingford to the Massachusetts government. This petition is described in more detail under Nicholas' record.(166)

On 13 February 1738 James Wallingford of Bradford, yeoman, sued his nephew Thomas Wallingford of Dover, N.H. for 40 to collect on a 20 bond dated 20 November 1716. The bond was an agreement between Thomas Wallingford, husbandman, of Bradford to pay 20 current money of New England and was witnessed by Abigail Davison and D. Davison and signed by Thomas. James was initially awarded 20 but on 8 March 1738 a jury found for the defendant and awarded all court costs to Thomas. The defendant had argued that at the time of the date of the bond he was "an infant" under the age of 21 and therefore not responsible to pay it. Included with the case records is a certified copy of Thomas' birth record from Bradford showing that he would have been 19 years old at the time. On 7 March 1739 James sued Thomas again to recover costs from the previous case in the sum of 18, originally awarded to Thomas but James complained that it should have gone to himself. The outcome of this appeal is not included in the case file, although the case was apparently heard on the first Tuesday of August 1739.(167) Nothing is known of James after this date.

James Wallingford and Deborah Haseltine had the following children:

child + 34 i. Samuel3 Wallingford was born 9 August 1693.

child + 35 ii. Hepzibah Wallingford was born 23 September 1695.

child + 36 iii. Ruth Wallingford was born before 25 September 1698.

child + 37 iv. Deborah Wallingford was born in June 1701.

child 38 v. Abiah Wallingford was born in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts 26 July 1704?.(168) The published Bradford vital records give her birth as July 26, 174-, but other children in this family were born between 1695 and 1713. The LDS Ancestral File gives the year as 1704, which would fit. No further record.

child + 39 vi. Benjamin Wallingford was born 26 April 1707.

child 40 vii. Jeremiah Wallingford was born in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts 26 November 1710?.(169) This date should be checked in the original records, as his brother Isaac was baptized only a little more than four months later. If Jeremiah was born in 1709 it would make more sense. The other possibility is that Jeremiah's name was changed to Isaac by the time he was baptized, or else one of the two records has the wrong name. No further record.

child 41 viii. Isaac Wallingford was born probably in Bradford, Mass. before 1 April 1711. He was baptized in Bradford on that date.(170) He may have been born long before that date as it is only a little more than four months after the birth of his brother Jeremiah. The other possibility is that Jeremiah's name was changed to Isaac by the time he was baptized, or else one of the two records has the wrong name. No further record.

child + 42 ix. James Wallingford Jr. was born before 5 April 1713.

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