Descendants of John Gent
Generation No. 1
JOHN1 GENT1 was of Essex Co., England2,
and died 1661 at sea2,3. He married ELIZABETH4.
"John Gent, a fisherman at Salem 1642, trading at Pemaquid 1647, died at
sea 1661. Widow Elizabeth bought land east of Mason's Neck 1677, and married
George Speare of Boston. They returned to Sheepscot, then called New Dartmouth,
1683. Children Elizabeth who married John, son of James Phipps, and had
John, born 1668, Mary (Mason, Allen) and Thomas, born 1642." (Spencer's
Pioneers on Maine Rivers) November 23, 1659, he owed money
to estate of Martine Stebbins in Boston5,6.
George Spear's petition to Andros called John an ancient inhabitant of New Dartmouth, possessed of considerable tracts of land there, especially on the Neck, which he enjoyed until the late Indian War, and 'cast away' while his family was in Boston. (Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire)
The Gent's were early settlers of Sheepscot River in Maine where Elizabeth had purchased in 1665 from two Indian sagamores, Daniel and Dock Swash at what is now called New Dartmouth, in Cornwall Co., but at the time of the Indian Wars in 1676, they were forced to depart. Elizabeth and family came to Boston, but John was "cast away" about this time. He was a fisherman7,8,9.
"That tract of land which is formed by the dividing of the Sheepscot River at the South, and the branching of the Dyer's River at the North, with the Sheepscot on the West, was anciently called "The Little Necke", in opposition to "The Great Necke" already spoken of, as being formed by, and lying between, "Mill River" and "Crumbies Reach". After the purchase of Mason in 1652, it was called "Masons Necke", and afterwards the "town necke". It is a beautiful place. It is more than a mile long, and its mean width is one-third of a mile. Its surface is nearly level, quite free from ledges and stones, and with its loamy soil forms excellent land for cultivation. Towards the North, between "Garrison Hill" and "The Falls," is a rising ground, where during the early days of this settlement, was a fort, and where is now the "Burying ground" in which the inhabitants, since the year 1630, have been accustomed to inter their dead."
"Madam Elizabeth Gent lived on Garrison Hill. She was a large landholder, having purchased the tract of the Indian Sagamores that lies between Dyer's and Cavessix rivers, and from the North line of John Mason's purchase, to Winnesitico Falls, -- above Hartley Erskine's. Her son Thomas Gent lived "on the Eastward side of Sheepscot Great Neck, near the point," where Francis Dodge now, 1863 (John Dall's depostion. John Curtis' deposition. Thomas Gent's residence at Damariscotta was only brief) , lives. John Manning resided near the Common. He married John Mason's daughter, and John Mason married the daughter of Elizabeth Gent. One witness says, John Mason's house was on the low ground, near the head of the cove and a large spring."
"The deeds, under which Madam Gent and her son Thomas Gent held their lands, are not now in existence. The location was beautifully chosen. The ground was level and well adapted to agriculture. The rivers were bountifully stored with fish. The marshes and meadows afforded large quantities of hay for their cattle; the outlands were heavily covered with forests; and there was easy access to the sea. All things considered, their situation could not be excelled on any part of the river. They could hunt in winter, and find an easy market for their lumber or whatever they might have to sell. Damariscotta, Pemaquid and Georgetown were their nearest neighbors."
"John Mason, Nicholas Manning and Madam Gent at Sheepscot, bought all the lands between Sheepscot and Mill Rivers, and from Winnisittico Falls, the present Match factory, down, so as to include the upper end of Cape Newaggan Island.
Madam Gent bought a tract next above Mason's. Her bounds commenced at the Sheepscot Falls and appear to have followed Mason's boundary, across the cove to a "parcel of pines" then to another cove up Crumbie's Reach thence round the Great Neck---up Mill River to about where the line now divides the towns of Jefferson and Newcastle---thence Westerly near "Winnisitico Falls" to the Sheepscot River---thence down the river to the first mentioned bound. So that Madam Gent had in her possession a fine tract of country." (The History of Ancient Sheepscot and Newcastle - Rev. David Quimby Cushman)
"Above Back River was Mason's Neck, which had been acquired from the natives by John Mason January 20, 1652-3. The southerly extremity of this land was bought by John White (son of John White - partner to James Phips and 2nd husband of Mrs. Mary Phips), of Sheepscot, who sold half to Phillip Bendall July 10, 1664, and Bendall conveyed it to Robert Scott the next year. Above the White premises was another tract bought from Mason by William James and transferred to Thomas Gent.
The next lot above Mason's Neck lay beyond the falls and on the eastern bank opposite Nathaniel Draper's house and was bought from the Indians January 3, 1662-3, by Elizabeth, the widow of John and mother of Thomas Gent.
"Many years later John Pearce deposed that the families of Brown, Gent, Phillips, Scott and Taylor were the only ones living at Newcastle and Damariscotta in 1665, and these planters all took the oath of allegiance at Sheepscot that year." (Spencer's Pioneers on Maine Rivers)
"August 13, 1676; "Others who abandoned the east bank of the Sheepscot were Elizabeth, widow of John Gent, and her son Thomas, who escaped to Boston. At a meeting in the latter town six years later some of these eastern refugees voted to return to their deserted farms at "New Dartmouth". They proposed to build a fort on Gent's, otherwise known as "The Great Neck," and surround it with homesteads in close formation.
The new pioneers, providing livestock and provisions for the undertaking, began the plantation at Sheepscot in 1683. Some of the old settlers had deceased and were represented by children or widows." (Spencer's Pioneers on Maine Rivers)
In 1715; A deed given by her son Thomas in this year recites that his mother Elizabeth, while sole, bought large tracts there from the Indians - 1665. She herself deposed that she lived on the Neck, at times with her son Thomas, at times with her daughters.
Site of Garrison house at Sheepscot
on top of hill, middle of picture
Children of JOHN GENT and ELIZABETH are:
i. DANIEL2 GENT11, d. Aft. 1682, bef 1715?, of Maine12. August 19, 1682; With the Sheepscot people in Boston, Massachusetts he signed the articles of Association for the Settlement of a Town Upon the Sheepscot River. (Islands of the Mid-Maine Coast - C.B. McLane, Vol. 4)
2. ii. MARY GENT, d. Aft. 1683.
3. iii. ELIZABETH GENT, b. 1637 - 1641 Maine; d. Aft. 1693, bef 1/1716 - Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts?
4. iv. THOMAS GENT, b. 1642; d. December 1717, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
v. JOHN GENT13, d. Aft. 167613. Possible son13. On September 16, 1676, a John Gent was sued in Massachusetts on a note of this date - payable in fish.
Generation No. 2
2. MARY2 GENT (JOHN1)14,15,16
died Aft. 168317. She married (1) JOHN
MASON18. She married (2) JOHN ALLEN19
September 13, 168320. JOHN ALLEN: "Near where
the old Henry Cargill house now stands (1863), there commenced another
street of four rods wide, which, following the present road led off by
Lewis Kennedy's, to their farms, woods and Grist Mill on Cavessix river.
This was "Alleyn's Falls." Allen probably resided here and
was their miller.
August 19, 1682, Allen signed Articles of Association for the Settlement of a Town upon Sheepscot River21 On May 12, 1683, he was Justice of Peace at Pemaquid22
Children of MARY GENT and JOHN MASON are:
i. MASON3, m. JOHN MANNING.
ii. JAMES MASON23, d. Aft. 1679, of Hingham, Massachusetts, or of East Hampton, Long Island, New York?23. He was the only son and heir23 Abt. 1679, he was apprenticed to Mr. Josiah Hobart of Hingham - going to L.I. with him23
iii. MARY MASON23, m. NICHOLAS MANNING23. (see notes under John Mason, Sr. above)
ELIZABETH2 GENT (JOHN1)24,25,26
was born 1637 - 1641 Maine27, and died Aft. 1693, bef
1/1716 - Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts?28 She
married JOHN PHIPPS Bef. 1668 in Maine, son of JAMES PHIPPS and MARY.
Elizabeth m. 2nd JOHN TAYLOR. See Phipps pages for descendants.
Anyone have proof of these other marriages?
4. THOMAS2 GENT(JOHN1)32 was born 164233,34, and died December 1717 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts35,36. He married SARAH TAYLOR37, daughter of JOHN TAYLOR. Burial: December 25, 1717, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts38. Occupation: brewer42,43
Children of THOMAS GENT and SARAH TAYLOR are:
i. THOMAS3 GENT44,45, d. Aft. 172846; m. MARY ROGERS46,47, February 11, 1712/13, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts by Mr. Cotton Mather, Presb.48.Occupation: laborer49. March 23, 1726; John Borland (merchant) and wife Sarah deed to Thomas Gent (carter) land near Sudbury St. fronting N.E. on new highway, S.E. land of Eleazer Flagg, S.W. rear land of John Colman, N.W. land of sd Borland. (SD 45:143) S.W. side Bowker St. March 25, 1726; John Borland (merchant) and wife Sarah deed to Robert Bradford (house carpenter) land near Sudbury St., S.E. by land of Thomas Jent, N.E. on a new highway, S.W. on land of John Colman, N.W. by land of sd Borland. (SD 46:149) Bowker St. March 27, 1730 William Moore (housewright) buys land of Thomas Gent. PROBATE August 16, 1765; William Moore: Ex.: wife Margaret. Legatees: to wife Margaret all the use and income of my estate, as long as she continues my widow, but if she marries again then she is only to have 1/3 of sd estate. I give sd wife the right to sell my house and land near Sudbury St., which I bought of Thomas Jent in 1730, which is recorded in Records of Deeds, Vol 45.143. February 11, 1719 February 11, 1720 Abraham Rogers (victualler) and Simeon Rogers (cooper) buy of Thomas Jent house and land. (SD 34:159). N.W. side Beacon St.(Thwing database)
7. ii. ABIGAIL GENT57,58, d. Aft. 1728, of Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts59.
8. iii. ELIZABETH GENT, d. Bef. 1712.
9. iv. HANNAH GENT49,50, d. Aft. 172851.
10. v. JOHN GENT, d. Aft. 1729, of Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
11. vi. RACHEL GENT, d. Aft. 1728, of Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
12. vii. MARY GENT, b. Abt. 1672; d. September 12, 1759, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts - age 87y.
viii. SARAH GENT, m. March 18, 1701/02 Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts by Mr. Samuel Miles, PETER SCOTT, son of PETER SCOTT and ABIGAIL NEALE. He was born September 20, 1680, Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts.
Generation No. 3
7. ABIGAIL3 GENT (THOMAS2, JOHN1)321,322,323,324 died Aft. 1728 of Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts325,326,327. She married (1) SAMUEL MASON328,329,330,331 May 17, 1711 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts by Mr. Benjamin Wadsworth, Presb.332,333,334, of Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, and died Bef. 1728338,339,340. She married (2) SPENCER COLE341,342,343 July 11, 1728 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts by Mr. Henry Harris (Presn.) January 5, 1721; Samuel Mason (blacksmith) and wife Abigail mortgages to Thomas Palmer et als. Land; E. fronting on Newbury St., S. Benjamin. Mason and wife, N. John Briggs. Canceled June 25, 1730. (SD 35:238). W. side of Washington St. between Winter and West Sts. May 23, 1722 Samuel Mason (blacksmith) and wife Abigail deed to Benjamin Mason (cordwainer) house and land; fronting E. on Newbury St., N. John Briggs, W. Benjamin. Mason, S. by sd Benjamin. Briggs. (SD 37:88). W. side of Washington St. between Winter and West Sts. (Thwing database)
Child of ABIGAIL GENT and SAMUEL MASON is:
i. JONATHAN4 MASON, b. February 19, 1711/12.
8. ELIZABETH3 GENT (THOMAS2, JOHN1)168,169 died Bef. 1712170. She married MYLAM ALCOCK171,172 November 02, 1704 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts - by Mr. Samuel Willard173,174, son of JOHN ALCOCK and CONSTANCE MYLAM. He was born August 8, 1680 of Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. Occupation: chairmaker. He married by Rev. Cotton Mather (2) April 17, 1712, MARY HODGDEN and had dau. Patience b. 1712-1713 (m. 1734, John Bowden) and Mary born 1714. He m. (3) 1716, ESTHER ANDROSE.
Children of ELIZABETH GENT and MYLAM ALCOCK are:
i. HANNAH4 ALCOCK.
22. ii. ELIZABETH ALCOCK.
9. HANNAH3 GENT (THOMAS2, JOHN1)372,373,374,375 died Aft. 1728. She married JOHN TUCKERMAN379,380,381,382 February 03, 1707/08 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts by Mr. Benjamin Wadsworth383,384,385,386, son of JOHN TUCKERMAN. He was of Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, and died Aft. 1728390,391,392. Burial: Central Burial Ground, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
Children of HANNAH GENT and JOHN TUCKERMAN are:
i. DANIEL GENT4 TUCKERMAN396, m. (1) HANNAH FLAGG, dau. of THOMAS FLAGG, Mary 12, 1741, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. He m. (2) DEBORAH HOOD396, June 1, 1758, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; m. (3) MRS. MARY BALLAINE, June 30, 1763, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
ii. JOHN TUCKERMAN396, m. LYDIA KANNEY396, September 14, 1737396, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. July 15, 1783; Estate of John Tuckerman: Patrick Pepbles (Yeoman) deed to Henry Newman (merchant) house and land near Ann St., W. Margaret Newman, formerly land of Mary Champion, N. heirs of James Allen, E. house and land of Rebecca Minott, now land of Margaret Newman, S. land leading to Ann St.; the above described land being that part of the Real Estate of John Tuckerman, deceased set off in the division of his Real Estate to Hannah Pepbles. (SD 139:157). North St. between Mill Creek and Union St.
iii. MARY TUCKERMAN, m. RICHARD CHAMPION, June 8, 1728, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
24. iv. THANKFUL TUCKERMAN, b. 1722.
v. HANNAH TUCKERMAN396, m. DANIEL REA396, May 1, 1734, Boston, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. April 16, 1792 William Foster, Esq. and wife Grace, deed to Mary Lobb, widow, house and land; E. land in common with heirs of Richard Salter, N. John Powell, W. Richard Salter, N. John Powell, W. Richard Salter and sd Powell, S. Daniel Rea's house. Also land or yard adjoining the above, E. the above described premises, and sd Rea's house, S. sd Rea, W. Devonshire St., N. sd Powell. Also land whereon the wood-house formerly stood, N. sd Powell, E. house of widow Greenleaf, S. sd yard, W. on the tenement first described. (Thwing database) Perhaps this family.
10. JOHN3 GENT (THOMAS2, JOHN1)177,178 died Aft. 1729 of Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts179. He married ABIGAIL SCOTT180,181 June 05, 1706 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts by Mr. Samuel Miles182,183,184, daughter of PETER SCOTT and ABIGAIL NEALE. Eldest son185. 9 children recorded Boston, 2 at Braintree 1707 - 1729185. Occupation: house carpenter185
Children of JOHN GENT and ABIGAIL SCOTT are:
i. JOHN4 GENT427,428,429, b. August 16, 1707, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; d. Bef. 1711, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
ii. SARAH GENT436,437,438,439, b. December 21, 1708, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; m. MOSES BARNES450,451,452, December 22, 1726, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts - by Mr. John Webb (Presn.)453,454,455.
iii. JOHN GENT456,457,458, b. May 11, 1711, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; d. Bef. 1787; m. SARAH SOPER, Abt. 1777; b. March 30, 1727, Hull, Massachusetts, dau. of BENJAMIN SOPER and MARY MARSHALL.
iv. THOMAS GENT462,463,464,465,466, b. July 18, 1713, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; d. Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; m. LYDIA DRESSER473,474,475, August 09, 1738, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; b. September 28, 1713, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, dau. of BENJAMIN DRESSER and LYDIA VAUGHN.
v. MARY GENT476,477,478, b. October 20, 1714, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; m. PETER PETELL482,483,484, September 20, 1739, Kings Chapel, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. He was born July 15, 1716, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, son of JOHN PETELL and RACHEL.
vi. THOMAS GENT488,489,490, b. March 05, 1716/17, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
vii. ELIZABETH GENT494,495,496, b. January 18, 1717/18, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
viii. RACHEL GENT500,501,502, b. November 08, 1724, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; m. THOMAS ROW506,507,508, September 04, 1743, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts - Trinity Church. Was he the Thomas Rowe b. February 23, 1718, Gloucester, Essex Co., MA, son of Stephen and Sarah Martha Lowe?
ix. JERUSHA GENT512,513,514, b. January 07, 1728/29, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
x. JOSEPH GENT518, b. February 27, 1722/23, Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts. April 1, 1767; Benjamin Eaton (hatter) deed to Joseph Gent all his right in house and land in which he now lives, adjoining house and land of John Hynderside Peck in Boston near Corn Court. (Thwing database)
11. RACHEL3 GENT (THOMAS2, JOHN1)155,156 died Aft. 1728 of Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts157. She married MOSES WALKER158,159,160 December 29, 1715 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts - by Rev. John Webb - Presbyterian161,162,163, son of THOMAS WALKER and REBECCA PAINE. (see Walker family pages). December 1, 1746 John Blake and wife Susanna deed to Samuel Welles, Esq., 1/2 part of land which was set forth out of estate of Thomas Walker, deceased, to children of his son Moses, deceased. The whole lot; W. Orange St., S. sd Welles, E. Elizabeth Barston, N. on land taken out of sd Walker's land. (SD 72:223) E. side of Washington St. and S. side of Kneeland St.
Children of RACHEL GENT and MOSES WALKER are:
i. RACHEL4 WALKER164, b. October 29, 1716, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts164; m. NATHANIEL PITCHER165, January 05, 1732/33, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts - by Rev. Matthew Byles165. He was born June 07, 1711, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, son of Reverend Nathaniel Pitcher and Sarah.
ii. REBECCA WALKER166, b. December 26, 1718, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts166; m. LUKE ROBERTS167, August 28, 1734, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts - by Rev. Joseph Sewell, D. D.167. Is he the Luke Roberts who m. int. November 3, 1737 Mary Orcut of Hingham, occupation painter? September 10, 1737 Luke Roberts (painter) buys land of Abigail Stacey. (SD 57:39). N.E. side of Common St. October 22, 1743 Luke Roberts (painter) buys land of Jonathan Belcher, Esq. (SD 163:249). S.W. side of Hollis St. May 15, 1747 Luke Roberts (painter) buys land of Samuel Welles, Esq. (SD 173:100). N.E. side of Tremont St., S. of Boylston St. July 10, 1749 Luke Roberts (painter) buys land of George Tilley. (SD 76:247). E. side of Pleasant St. February 21, 1765 Luke Roberts (painter) buys house and land of Edward Orcutt. (SD 109:271). N. side of Boylston St. DIED 1780 age 68. PROBATE October 8, 1782 Luke Roberts (painter): Division of Estate. (1) To Elijah Roberts two shares the house and land according to the deed given by Abigail Stacey on Walker's St., 35 ft., on land on Frog Lane 17 ft., on Mr. Cunningham 80 ft., on John Blake 80 ft., on Jonathan Belcher 35 ft., on land of Samuel Roberts 61 ft., on David Colson 17 ft., on land of Thomas Johnson 61 ft. (2) To Benjamin Roberts house and land, on Frog Lane 33 ft., Samuel Roberts 61 ft., David Colson 33 ft., Ebenezer Simpson 61 ft. (3) To Samuel Roberts one share of house and land on Frog Lane 60 ft., on Benjamin Roberts 61 ft., on David Colson 60 ft., on Elijah Roberts 61 ft. (4) To Hannah Herring lot of land, on Hollis St. 45 ft., on John Blake 55 ft., on Roberts 50 ft., on Jonathan Belcher 86 ft. Another lot of land in Walker's St. 40 ft., on sd street on Roberts 80 ft., on Mr. Clough 80 ft., and on sd Clough 40 ft. as per deed of Samuel Wells. Also lot of land, on Pleasant St. 40 ft., on Brattle Oliver 93 ft., on Mr. Eliot 40 ft., on George Tilley 94 ft.; as by Tilley's deed. (SPR 81:576). Inventory: œ1630.14.9 1/2; (SPR 79:521). BURIAL King's Chapel.
12. MARY3 GENT (THOMAS2, JOHN1)150 b. about 1672, died a widow, September 12, 1759, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts151. Buried Granary Burial Ground, Boston, MA. She married (1) TOBIAS GREEN151 November 17, 1699 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts by Mr. Samuel Willard151,152. She married (2) MATTHEW NAZRO153 December 27, 1709, of Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, and died Bet. 1728 - 1740. She had 2 children by Tobias Green. Nazro, Mary, occupation retailer on Fish Street, October 13, 1740 permitted to sell strong drink as a retailer at Fish St. (Thwings database) Burial: Granary Burial Ground, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts
Children of MARY GENT and MATTHEW NAZRO are:
i. MARTHA4 NAZRO596, b. September 10, 1710.
25. ii. STEPHEN NAZRO, b. December 18, 1712.
iii. ELIZABETH NAZRO596, b. April 15, 1716; m. SAMUEL STEBBENS596, July 20, 1739, by Rev. Timothy Cutler, mariner. She is buried in the Central Burying Ground in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. July 11, 1759; Samuel Stebbins (mariner) buys house and land of Shute Shrimpton Yeamans, Esq. (SD 99:220). N.E. corner of Hanover and Cross Sts. April 15, 1763 Samuel Stebbins (mariner) mortgages to William Hyslop (merchant) house and land, on W. or upper end of Cross St., S. sd street, W. Middle St., N. house and land of Nathaniel Holmes, E. house and land of Eliakim Hutchinson. vide SD 112:261. missing. (SD 99:221). N.E. corner of Hanover and Cross Sts. September 20, 1765 Samuel Stebbins (mariner) and wife Elizabeth mortgages to Samuel Ballard (Gentleman) house and land, S. Cross St., W. Middle St., N. Nathaniel Holmes, E. Eliakim Hutchinson. See SD 135:182. (SD 105:38). N.E. corner of Hanover and Cross Sts. November 1, 1765 Estate of Samuel Stebbins. Thomas Walley (mariner) recovered judgment against Samuel Stebbins (mariner). Property was appraised and sd Walley was given possession of house and land, S. Cross St., W. Middle St., N. Nathaniel Holmes, E. Eliakim Hutchinson. (SD 108:108). N.E. corner of Hanover and Cross Sts. (Thwings database)
Generation No. 4
22. ELIZABETH4 ALCOCK (ELIZABETH3 GENT, THOMAS2, JOHN1) She married GEORGE YENDELL Aft. May 05, 17331152.
Child of ELIZABETH ALCOCK and GEORGE YENDELL is:
47. i. PAUL5 YENDELL.
24. THANKFUL4 TUCKERMAN (HANNAH3 GENT,
THOMAS2, JOHN1), b. 1722. She married STEPHEN HARRIS 1740.
He died 1773. August 11, 1757; Stephen Harris (baker) buys land of
Mary Speakman, widow. (SD 90:192) W. side of Washington St., S. of Boylston
St. March 20, 1756 Stephen Harris (baker) and wife Thankfull deed to Daniel
Jent Tuckerman (tailor) all right and title we have in house and land of
our late father, John Tuckerman, and which was lately alloted to our sd
brother in the division of sd estate. (SD 88:124) Pleasant St. August 11,
1757 Stephen Harris (baker) and wife Thankful mortgages to John Rowe (merchant)
land, South End; E. Orange St., S. land hereafter described, W. the sea,
N. a highway between sd premises and land of Silence Allen. Also land adjoining
above named premises, E. Orange St., S. Hugh Hall, W. Hugh Hall, N. the
afore described land. (SD 91:18) W. side of Washington St., S. of Boylston
St. August 23, 1757 Stephen Harris (baker) buys land of Hugh Hall, Esq.
(SD 90:206) W. side of Washington St., S. of Boylston St. September 21,
1757 Stephen Harris (baker) buys land of Hugh Hall, Esq. (SD 90:240) W.
side of Washington St., S. of Boylston St. April 17, 1759 Stephen Harris
(baker) buys land of Hugh Hall, Esq. (SD 94:233) W. side of Washington
St., S. of Boylston St. August 25, 1760 Stephen Harris (baker) and wife
Thankful deed to William Fairfield (bricklayer) land, W. Pudding Lane,
N. Gillam Phillips, E. Daniel Rea, S. William Fairfield. Also land, W.
Rebecca Rea, N. sd Phillips, E. Quakers' Burying Ground, S. William Fairfield.
(SD 95:83) E. side of Devonshire St. between State and Water Sts. June
20, 1763 Stephen Harris (baker) buys land of Nathaniel Holmes. (SD 100:271)
W. side of Washington St., S. of Boylston St. September 28, 1764 Stephen
Harris (baker) and John Sweetser, and Andrew Black (merchants), buy land
of Daniel Jent Tuckerman. (SD 109:12) N.W. corner of Washington and Pleasant
Sts. July 14, 1766 Stephen Harris (baker) and John Sweetser, Jr., and wife
Katherine, deed to Andrew Black (merchants) land, S.E. Orange St., S.W.
Pleasant St., N.W. heirs of George Monk, N.E. John Allen, S.W. house and
land of sd Monk. (SD 109:22) N.W. corner of Washington and Pleasant Sts.
October 21, 1767 Stephen Harris (baker) deeds to Ebenezer Dorr (leather-dresser)
land; E. Orange St., S. and W. Ebenezer Dorr, N. Stephen Harris. (SD 111:178)
W. side of Washington St., S. of Boylston St. April 7, 1770 Stephen Harris
(baker) mortgages to Catherine Mariott, widow, land; E. Orange St., S.
land hereafter described, W. the sea, N. a highway between hereby granted
premises and land of heirs of Silas Allen. Also land adjoining before mentioned
land; E. Orange St., S. Hugh Hall, W. Hugh Hall, N. land afore-described.
Cancelled March 30, 1774 (SD 117:42) W. side of Washington St., S. of Boylston
St. April 21, 1773 Stephen Harris (baker) deeds to Stephen Gore (currier)
land; fronting E. on Orange St., N. and E. Ebenezer Dorr, N. James Richardson,
W. the sea, S. Joseph Jackson. (SD 123:226) W. side of Washington St.,
S. of Boylston St.
WILL April 3, 1773
PROBATE June 11, 1773 Stephen Harris (baker): Ex.: my son Stephen Harris and Robert Pierpont. Legatees: my two sisters, Mary and Jane Harris, œ50. My son Stephen 20s; to my five grandchildren Thankful, Wm., Stephen, Sarah, and Daniel Harris, children of my son Stephen, 2/5 of the remainder of my estate, real and personal. All the rest to my three children, Elizabeth Tuckerman, wife of Edward T., Thankful Cunningham, wife of James Cunningham, and John Harris, to be equally divided between them. (SPR 72:644) Inventory œ.671.11.2 (SPR 73:126) August 12, 1774 Stephen Harris (baker): Division of Estate: 2/5 of his estate to his five grand-children to be equally divided between them, and the remainder to his three (3) children. (1) To Thankful Harris one of the grand-children land, at the South part; N. Cambridge St. to the abutment of the wharf, W. the sea, S. Joseph Dorr, S. a strip of land or passageway, E. land hereafter set off to William Harris. (2) To William Harris land; set off to Thankfull, S. the passageway, E. land hereafter set off to Stephen Harris, Jr. (3) To Stephen Harris, Jr., land; N. Cambridge St., W. on land set off to William Harris, S. the passageway, E. land hereafter set off to Sarah Harris. (4) To Sarah Harris land with buildings; N. Cambridge St., W. on land set off to Stephen Harris S. a passage, E. land hereafter set off to Daniel Harris. (5) To Daniel Harris land; N. Cambridge St., W. land set off to Sarah Harris, S. a passage, E. on land hereafter set off to John Harris. To John Harris, one of the children of sd Stephen 1/5 land with buildings; E. Orange St., N. Cambridge St., W. land set off to Daniel Harris, S. the passageway. Sd John to have the privilege through the passage to the pump near Orange St. To Elizabeth Tuckerman, wife of Edward Tuckerman, another one of the children of sd Stephen, 1/5 of land with buildings; E. Orange St., N. the passage, W. land of Joseph Dorr, S. land hereafter set off to Thankfull Cunningham. To Thankfull Cunningham 1/5 of land with buildings; E. Orange St., W. on land set off to Elizabeth Tuckerman, N. Joseph Dorr, S. sd Dorr. (SPR 74:28)
Children of THANKFUL TUCKERMAN and STEPHEN HARRIS are:
i. JOHN5 HARRIS.
ii. ELIZABETH HARRIS, b. 1747; d. 1805; m. February 20, 1766, EDWARD TUCKERMAN, son of EDWARD TUCKERMAN and DOROTHY KIDDER. His father was half-brother to Elizabeth's grandfather JOHN TUCKERMAN.
iii. THANKFUL HARRIS, b. October 15, 1749, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; m. JAMES CUNNINGHAM.
48. iv. STEPHEN HARRIS.
25. STEPHEN4 NAZRO (MARY3 GENT, THOMAS2, JOHN1) was born December 18, 1712. He married (1) HANNAH HUBBARD Abt. September 08, 1733. He married (2) SARAH BELCHER December 27, 1743 in Kings Chapel, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. She was the dau of DAVID BELCHER and RELY SIMPSON. December 23, 1763 ordered to pay his share to repair the drain at Fish St. December 23, 1793 Stephen Nazro (surgeon) and wife Sarah, deed to John Nazro (merchant) house and land; S.E. Fish St., S.W. house and land; S.E. Fish St., S.W. house and land of John Cabot, beginning at sd street and extending up sd Cabot's land, S.W. 4 1/2 ft. behind sd Cabot's house, W. sd Cabot's yard, S.W. sd Cabot, N.W. sd Jonathan Ruck, N.E. Jonathan Carnes, and heirs of James Howard. (SD 177:231). N.E. side of North St. between Richmond and Sun Court Sts. (Thwings database)
Children of STEPHEN NAZRO and HANNAH HUBBARD are:
i. MATTHEW5 NAZRO, m. SUZANNAH. ? son of Stephen? October 14, 1769 Mathew Nazro (tailor) buys land of Joseph Ridgway. (SD 117:241). Temple St. and Ridgway Lane. October 16, 1769 Mathew Nazro (tailor) and wife Susannah mortgages to Joseph Ridgway (tailor) land; S.E. Temple St., S.W. Henry Snow, N.W. a new 10 ft. wide land, N.E. Alexander Young. Cancelled October 31, 1771. (SD 117:242). Temple St. and Ridgway Lane. October 29, 1771 Matthew Nazro (tailor) and wife Susanna mortgages to Joseph Green, Esq., land with buildings; S.E. Temple St., S.W. Henry Snow, N.W. 10 ft. lane, N.E. Alexander Young. Cancelled August 8, 1789. (SD 120:76). Temple St. and Ridgway Lane. August 6, 1777 permitted to sell strong drink as a retailer at Temple St. (TR 25:46). September 1778 permitted to sell strong drink as a retailer at Temple St. (TR 25:75). January 6, 1790 approved by selectmen to be Master of engine 6. (TR 27:109).
ii. JOHN NAZRO, m. MARY. December 23, 1793 John Nazro (merchant) buys house and land of Stephen Nazro. (SD 177:231). N.E. side of North St. between Richmond and Sun Court Sts. June 23, 1796 John Nazro (merchant) and wife Mary, deed to John Hoffman (shopkeeper) house and land; S.E. Fish St., S.W. house and land of John Cabot, S.W. 4 1/2 ft. behind sd Cabot's house, S.W. and W. sd Cabot, N.W. John Ruck, Esq., N.E. John Carnes, Esq. (SD 183:204). N.W. side of North St. between Richmond and Sun Court Sts. (Thwings database)
Generation No. 5
47. PAUL5 YENDELL (ELIZABETH4 ALCOCK, ELIZABETH3 GENT, THOMAS2, JOHN1) He married LYDIA VALE1197 1762, daughter of EDWARD VALE and SUSANNAH WHITMAN.
Children of PAUL YENDELL and LYDIA VALE are:
i. GEORGE6 YENDELL, b. 1764.
ii. REBECCA CROFTS YENDELL1197, b. 1766; m. THOMAS LEWIS1197, 1787.
iii. SAMUEL WHITMAN YENDELL1197, m. SALLY HOLBROOK1197, 1794.
48. STEPHEN5 HARRIS (THANKFUL4 TUCKERMAN, HANNAH3 GENT, THOMAS2, JOHN1)
Children of STEPHEN HARRIS are:
i. THANKFUL6 HARRIS.
ii. WILLIAM HARRIS.
iii. STEPHEN HARRIS.
iv. SARAH HARRIS.
v. DANIEL HARRIS.
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