LANE

This information is extracted from the book The History of the Town of Hingham Massachusetts, The Genealogies written by George Lincoln, originally published 1893. See the introduction to this site.
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The LANE Genealogies

1. William, the ancestor of all who have borne this surname in Hing. and vic. by birth, was prob. from the western part of Eng., where, according to tradition, one or more of his dau's was m. The precise date at which he came to New Eng. is unknown. It is certain, however, that he was a resident of Dorchester as early as 1635, and prob. a widr., as no mention is made of his w. either upon Dor. or Hing. rec's. The foll. parcels of land were granted him at Dor. in 1637, viz.: "Jan. 2. It is ordered that Good: Lane shall haue one acre [at] the little neck towards the harbor." On the 18th of March foll. he had two additional grants of between six and seven acres; and at his decease he bequeathed to dau. Mary Long "my great lot" of ab. 24 acres. He also bequeathed to Thomas Rider "my Sonne in Law" and dau. Elizabeth his w. "my new dwelling-house" in Dor. with all the outhousing, gardens, etc. Also to his sons and sons in law, a specified sum to each, in silver. He d. ab. 1654 His will, proved 6 July of that year, mentions two sons and four dau's; all prob. b. in Eng., as foll.: --
        i.  Elizabeth, _____.  m. Thomas Rider.
       ii.  Mary, _____.  m. (1) Joseph Long, and (2) Joseph Farnsworth.
      iii.  Anis, or Avith, _____.   m. George, _____.
        v.  Sarah, _____.  m. Nathaniel Baker, and d. at Hull, 19 Aug. 1695, at 
            the house of her s. in law, John Loring
   3.  vi.  Andrew, _____.
Note: The LANEs are a very ancient family. As early as 1067, a person of this name came over to England with William the Conqueror.
2. George (William), was one of the early town planters of Hing., and at the first distribution of land on Twon (North) St., Sept. 18, 1635, a house-lot of five acres was granted to him. He also had a grant of ten acres at "Nutty Hill," and thirteen shares in the common lands. The chris. name of his wife was Sarah. She d. in Hing. 26 March, 1694-95. He died 11 June, 1689. Will proved 20 Aug. foll. "Shoemaker." Selectman in 1669 and 1678. Resided on North, near Beal St.

Ch., all b. or bt. in Hing., were --

        i.  Sarah, March, 1637-38.  m. 1655, Lieut. James Lewis of Barnstable.
       ii.  Hannah, Feb. 24, 1638-39.  m. Dec. 23, 1665, Thomas Humphrey.
   4. iii.  Josiah, May 23, 1641.
       iv.  Susanna, June 23, 1644.  m. Dec. 23, 1665, William Robbarts.
        v.  Elizabeth, 1646.  m. Walter Poor.
   5.  vi.  John, Jan 20, 1647-48.
   6. vii.  Ebenezer, Aug. 25, 1650.
     viii.  Mary, Apr. 11, 1653.  m. _____ Ellis.
       ix.  Peter, July 21, 1656.

3. Andrew (William), had a grant of a house-lot containing five acres on Town (North) St., the same as did his bro. George, Sept. 18, 1635. He also had ten acres granted him at "Nutty Hill," and six shares of the common lands. Apr. 6, 1648 he purchased of Aaron Ludkin of Charlestown, a house-lot in Hing. containing five acres with a dwelling and buildings thereon. This lot had previously been granted by the town to George Ludkin, the fa. of Aaron, and was bounded by George Lane eastward, Nicholas Baker westward, and the town street southward. He also purchased of said Ludkin, land which had granted to his fa. George Ludkin, at Pleasant Hill, at the Great Lots, at Weir River, at Squirrel Hill, at the Plaine Neck, and at Broad Cove. The chris. name of his w. was Triphany. She d. in Hing. 2 Jan. 1706-7, æt. ab. 95 yrs. He d. 1 May, 1675. The inv. of his est. taken by Joshua Hobart and Nathaniel Beal, was appraised at £235, 3s., and inc. dw.-house, barn, salt meadow and other lands; 4 oxen, 4 cows, 2 yearlings, 2 calves, etc. "Felt-maker," and "farmer." Resided on North St., next west of the way leading to Squirrel Hill.

Ch., all bt. in Hing., were --

   7.   i.  Andrew, Aug. 16, 1646.
       ii.  Mary, Aug. 16, 1646.  m. Jan 24, 1663-64, William Orcutt.
      iii.  Abigail, Aug. 16, 1646.  m. Dec. 27, 1665, Daniel Stodder.
   8.  iv.  John, Jan. 30, 1647-48.
   9.   v.  Ephraim, Feb. 1649-50.
       vi.  Deborah, June 20, 1652.  m. Dec. 30, 1674, William Sprague.
  10. vii.  Joshua, Aug. 20, 1654.
     viii.  Caleb, July 17, 1657.
       ix.  Hannah, Sept. 30, 1658.  m. May 22, 1677, Jeremiah Beal, Jr.

4. Josiah (George, William), bt. in Hing. May 23, 1641, m. first Mary _____. She d. in Hing. 4 Oct. 1671. For his sec. w. he m. May 9, 1672, Deborah Gill, dau. of Thomas and Hannah (Otis) Gill. She was b. in Hing. May 8, 1653, and d. 16 Apr. 1727, æt. 74th yr. He d. 26 March, 1714, æt. 73d yr. Resided on North St., near Goold's Bridge.

Child, b. in Hing., by w. Mary, --

        i.  Mary, Sept. 29, 1671.  m. Apr. 14, 1691, Caleb Bates, widr..
Ch., b. in Hing., by w. Deborah, were --
  11.  ii.  Josiah, Jan. 27, 1674-75.
      iii.  George, June 22, 1677.  m. Dec. 14, 1699, Elizabeth, dau. of Samuel
              Stowell.  She was b. June 7, 1673, and d. 25 Sept. 1746, æt. 73 yrs.  He 
              d. 5 May, 1741, æt. 64th yr.  No issue.
       iv.  Deborah, Nov 21, 1679.  m. Feb. 24, 1702-3, Edward Ward.
        v.  Sarah, Feb. 12, 1681-82, d. unm. 14 Sept. 1730.
       vi.  Thomas, May 29, 1684, d. unm. 21 May, 1725.
      vii.  Peter, Dec. 21, 1687, d. next day.
     viii.  Peter, March 2, 1689-90, d. 2 June foll.
       ix.  Peter, July 15, 1691, d. 9 Apr. 1694.
        x.  Ruth, July 26, 1696, d. 12 Jan. 1697-98.

5. John (George, William), b. in Hing. Jan. 20, 1647-48. m. first, June 18, 1674, Mehitable, dau. of Thomas and Jane Hobart. She was b. in Hing. July 4, 1651, and d. 15 Feb. 1689-90, æt. 39th yr. In 1694 he removed to Norton, Mass., and there took a sec. w. Sarah, by whom he had sev. ch. From the published history of Norton I learn that he settled near the boundary line between Norton and Attleborough, upon a farm which, in 1859 was owned by George Lane, a descendant. He was kn. in Hing. as "John Lane, shoemaker." Was a constable 1689. His

Ch., b. in Hing., by w. Mehitable, were --

        i.  Samuel, March 15, 1677-78.
       ii.  Priscilla, March 15, 1679-80.
      iii.  Mary, Apr. 3, 1682.
       iv.  Asa, or Asaph, July 21, 1685.

6. Ebenezer (George, William), bt. in Hing. Aug. 25, 1650. m. Dec. 27, 1688, Hannah Hersey, dau. of William and Rebecca (Chubbuck) Hersey. She was b. in Hing. Feb. 13, 1668-69, and d. 31 March, 1745, æt. 76 yrs. he d. 12 Dec. 1726, æt. 76 yrs. "Yeoman." Was one of Capt. Johnson's company in Philip's War. Resided on the paternal homestead, North, near Beal St.

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

        i.  Hannah, Feb. 13, 1689-90.  m. Aug. 23, 1714, Abraham Leavitt.
       ii.  Sarah, Dec. 4, 1692.  m. Jan. 24, 1712-13, Elisha Leavitt.
  12. iii.  Ebenezer, Dec. 11, 1694.
  13.  iv.  Peter, may 25, 1697.
        v.  Susanna, Dec. 4, 1699.  m. Dec. 31, 1724, Jonathan Studley.

7. Andrew (Andrew, William), bt. in Hing. Aug. 16, 1646. m. Dec. 5, 1672, Elizabeth, dau. of Mark Eames. She d. in Hing. 12 Nov. 1727, æt. 83 yrs. He d. 4 Dec. 1717, æt. 75th yr. Dec. 20, 1674, he bought of Jeremiah Beal, Senr., and Sarah his w., a house-lot of four acres on "Bachelor's Rowe," which the said Beal had previously purchased of James Wyton; bounded northeast by the said Beal, together with four acres of woodland. He also received from his kinsman, Nathaniel Baker, a piece of salt-marsh at the first lot in the first division of Conohasset salt-marshes. "Wheelwright." Resided on Bachelor (Main, nearly opp. Water) St.

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

  14.   i.  John, Oct. 13, 1673.
       ii.  Elizabeth, Nov. 20, 1675.  m. (pub. Apr. 5, 1707) Samuel Low.
      iii.  Andrew, Feb. 8, 1677-78.  Was a calico printer at Boston. (S.R.34-197.)
       iv.  Bethia, Aug. 20, 1680.  m. Dec. 27, 1705, Simon Stodder.
  15.   v.  Isaac, Apr. 8, 1685.
  16.  vi.  Jonathan, Dec. 27, 1685.
      vii.  Solomon, Jan. 12, 1693-94, d. 20 Nov. 1715, æt. 22d yr.

8. John (Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Jan. 30, 1647-48. m. first, Jan. 21, 1679-80, Sarah Beal, dau. of Jeremiah and Sarah (Rippley) Beal. She was bt. in Hing. July 3, 1659, and d. 13 Dec. 1693, æt. 34 yrs. He m. secondly, Apr. 16, 1701, Bethia Lincoln, dau. of Stephen and Elizabeth (Hawkes) Lincoln. She was b. Hing. Oct. 30, 1670, and d. 17 March, 1716-17, æt. 46 yrs. He d. 12 March, 1729-30, æt. 82 yrs. Will dated 18 May, 1728, proved 15 March, 1729-30. "Carpenter." Resided on the paternal homestead, North St., West Hing.

Ch., b. in Hing., by w. Sarah, were --

        i.  Sarah, Dec. 12, 1683.  m. June 6, 1710, James Macvarlo.
       ii.  Hannah, Aug. 22, 1685, d. unm. leaving a will, which was
              proved 6 March, 1778.
      iii.  Rachel, May 23, 1688, d. 18 Aug. 1716.
       iv.  Susanna, Dec. 4, 1690, d. 16 Sept. 1692.
        v.  An Infant, Jan. 5, 1692-93, d. 26 Feb. foll.
Ch., b. in Hing., by w. Bethia, were --
       vi.  Bethia, Feb. 3, 1701-02, d. suddenly 26 Apr. 1724.
      vii.  Lydia, mentioned in her fa.'s will.  m. Apr. 15, 1731,
              Peter Jacob, Jr.
     viii.  Mary, July 20, 1705, d. 4 Feb. 1707-08.

9. Ephraim (Andrew, William), bt. in Hing. Feb. 1649-50. m. first, Feb. 20, 1700-1, Susanna Huet, dau. of Ephraim and Elizabeth (Foster) Huet. She was b. in Hing. March 31, 1672, and d. 15 May 1708, æt. 36 yrs. He m. secondly, Dec. 29, 1708, Elizabeth Beal, dau. of Jeremiah and Sarah (Ripley) Beal. She was b. in Hing. May 16, 1669, and d. 30 July, 1716, æt. 47 yrs. He d. 1 Dec. 1715, æt. 66th yr. "Yeoman." Was a member of Capt. Johnson's comp. in Philip's War. Constable 1696. Resided on the paternal homestead, North St., West Hing.

Child, b. in Hing., by w. Susanna, --

        i.  Ephraim, July 31, 1703, d. 6 Apr. 1734.
Child, b. in Hing., by w. Elizabeth, --
  17.  ii.  Jeremiah, June 8, 1710.

10. Joshua (Andrew, William), bt. in Hing. Aug. 20, 1654. m. Elizabeth _____. His will, which is on file at the S. P. office (vol. 17, p. 153), locates him in Boston. He bequeaths to w. Elizabeth "my part of the house at the south part of the town of Long Lane." He was by occupation "cordwainer." His will, dated 4 Nov. 1710, was proved 25 Dec. foll. s. John executor.

Ch., so far as I kn., were --

        i.  Elizabeth, b. in hing. Aug. 7, 1678, d. 20 Oct. foll.
       ii.  John, b. at Boston, May 8, 1684, mentioned in his fa.'s will
            as the executor of that instrument.

11. Josiah (Josiah, George, William), b. in Hing. Jan. 27, 1674-75. m. first, July 8, 1713, Margaret Lincoln, dau. of Stephen and Elizabeth (Hawke) Lincoln. She was b. in Hing. June 30, 1677, and d. 18 July, 1726, æt. 49 yrs. He m. secondly, Jan. 5, 1726-27, Hannah Hobart, dau. of Samuel and Hannah (Gold) Hobart. She was b. in Hing. May 5, 1683, and d. 25 Sept. 1738, æt. 55 yrs. For his third w. he m. June 6, 1739, Lydia Hobart, dau. of Dea. David and Sarah (Joice) Hobart. She was b. in Hing. Jan. 9, 1703-4, and surviving him, m. secondly, Feb. 22, 1753, Joseph Nash. Josiah d. without issue 15 Aug. 1751, æt. 77th yr. Will dated June 1, 1751, proved 27 Aug. foll. "Farmer." Constable 1715. Resided on North St., nearly opp. Gould's Bridge.
12. Ebenezer (Ebenezer, George, William), b. in Hing. Dec. 11, 1694. m. (pub. Nov. 16, 1717) Mary Leavitt, dau. of Israel and Lydia (Jackson) Leavitt. She was b. in Hing. Feb. 18, 1695-96, and d. 11 Sept. 1777, æt. 82d yr. He d. 30 May, 1777, æt. 82 yrs. In his will, made 3 Aug. 1774, proved 4 July, 1777, provides for w. Mary; bequeaths to s. Ebenezer house and land at Coh., and to s. Josiah the homestead in Hing. He also gives to dau's Mary French, Delight Lincoln, and Sarah Stodder. "Farmer." Resided on High St., at or near "Nutty Hill."

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

  18.   i.  Ebenezer, June 24, 1720.
       ii.  Mary, June 16, 1723.  m. Jan. 3, 1744-45, Daniel French of Wey.
      iii.  Sarah, Apr. 20, 1726.  m. Oct. 22, 1744, Simon Stodder.
       iv.  Lydia, Aug. 29, 1727, d. 25 Aug. 1746.
        v.  Delight, May 16, 1734.  m. Jan 4, 1757, Elijah Lincoln.
  19.  vi.  Josiah, July 6, 1736.
      vii.  Elizabeth, July 1, 1739, d. 15 Aug. 1746.

13. Peter (Ebenezer, George, William), b. in Hing. May 25, 1697. m. Welthea Bradford, dau. of Samuel and Hannah (Rogers) Bradford of Dux. She was b. prob. at Dux. May 15, 1702, and d. in Hing. 2 June, 1755, æt. 53 yrs. He d. 17 March, 1764, æt. 67th yr. The inv. of his est. was appraised at £329 16s. 8d and inc. land at Great Lots, at Joy's Rocks, at Coh., Scit., and Ab'n. Adm'r, John Holbrook of Wey. "Farmer." Constable 1732. Resided on the paternal homestead, North, near Beal St.

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

        i.  Hannah, May 27, 1724.  m. Feb. 18, 1744-45, Samuel Johnson.
       ii.  Irene, Jan. 6, 1725-26.  m. Oct. 10,1748, Ebenezer Wiswell.
      iii.  Lucy, June 6, 1728, d. 9 Feb. 1733-34.
  20.  iv.  George, bt. June 6, 1731.
        v.  Lucy, March 16, 1734-35.  m. Nov. 19, 1754, Daniel Johnson.
       vi.  Sybil, July 26, 1741.  m. Nov. 27, 1760, John Holbrook of Wey.
      vii.  Sarah, bt. Oct. 6, 1745.  m. Sept. 15, 1765, Thomas Jones, Jr.

14. John (Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Oct. 13, 1673. m. Nov. 18, 1697, Tabitha Stodder, dau. of John and Hannah (Bryant) Stodder. She was b. in Hing. Feb. 6, 1671-72, and d. 2 March, 1706-7, æt. 35 yrs. He d. 29 Apr. 1715, æt. 42d yr. John prob. did not reside here permanently after his m'ge, as his name does not appear upon our early tax lists of the last century.

Ch., --

        i.  Tabitha, b. in Hing., Sept. 11, 1698.
       ii.  Mary (birth not recorded).  m. in Hing. July 30, 1723,
            Ephraim Wilder.

15. Isaac (Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Apr. 8, 1683. m. July 12, 1710, Hannah Lincoln, dau. of John and Martha (Chubbuck) Lincoln. She was b. in Hing. Apr. 30, 1688, and d. 17 Sept. 1742, æt. 54 yrs. He d. 10 June, 1748, æt. 65 yrs. "Blacksmith." Resided at Hing. Centre.

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

  21.   i.  Isaac, June 6, 1712.
       ii.  Elisha, May 21, 1714, d. 1 Dec. 1741, æt. 28th yr.
      iii.  Hannah, Feb. 24, 1715-16.  m. Aug. 12, 1747, Ephraim Sprague.
       iv.  Elizabeth, Nov. 21, 1717.  m. Feb. 26, 1741-42, Daniel Teague, Jr.

16. Jonathan (Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Dec. 27, 1685. m. Oct. 30, 1718, Abigail Andrews, dau. of Thomas and Abigail (Lincoln) Andrews. She was b. in Hing. March 3, 1693-94, and d. 26 May, 1763, æt. 69 yrs. He d. 15 Oct. 1777, æt. 92d yr. "Farmer." Resided on the paternal homestead, Main, nearly opp. Water St. In his will of 1 May, 1771, proved 24 Oct. 1777, bequeaths "to son Jonathan 5 acres on the S. E. side of my house lot, with buildings thereon, adjoining Thomas Loring, S. E. and Moses Lane, N. W.; to son Daniel land in the township of Abington; to son Moses house and land next N. W. of Jonathan Lanes's; to daughters Abigail Lane and Ruth Bangs my now dwelling-house with land extending N. W. to Jotham Loring's."

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

  22.   i.  Jonathan, Aug. 18, 1719.
       ii.  David, Oct. 19, 1722, d. in 5 days.
  23. iii.  Daniel, May 28, 1724.
       iv.  Moses, Dec. 31, 1726, d. 3 June, 1792.
        v.  Abigail, May 7, 1730.
       vi.  Ruth, Apr. 10, 1734.  m. May 1, 1755, Nathaniel Bangs.
      vii.  Caleb, Nov. 22, 1739, d. 24 Oct. 1748.

17. Jeremiah (Ephraim, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. June 8, 1710. m. June 27, 1734, Jane James, dau. of Thomas and Patience (Tower) James. She was b. in Hing. Oct. 7, 1710. Jeremiah d. 22 Nov. 1790, æt. 80 yrs. Resided on North St., near Burton's Lane.

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

        i.  Elizabeth, Apr. 29, 1735.
       ii.  Ephraim, Sept. 30, 1737.
      iii.  Jane, Feb. 2, 1739-40, d. at Wey, May, 1778.
       iv.  Jeremiah, March 14, 1741-42, d. 1 Sept. 1752.
        v.  Rachel, June 17, 1744.
       vi.  Andrew, bt. Dec. 14, 1746.
      vii.  James, bt. June 11, 1749.
     viii.  Patience, bt. July 19, 1752, d. 23 Aug. foll.

18. Ebenezer (Ebenezer, Ebenezer, George, William), was b. in Hing. June 24, 1720. The chris. name of his w. was Hannah. July 7, 1765 Ebenezer Lane and Hannah his w. were admitted to the church in Coh. He prob. d. in 1779, as his will, made 1 June of that yr. was proved 17 Sept. foll. Constable 1759. Resided in the sec. pre.

Ch., all b. or bt. in Hing., were --

        i.  Hannah, Oct. 24, 1745.  m. Nov. 18, 1764, Hezekiah Worrick.
       ii.  Ebenezer, bt. Nov. 13, 1748, d. in eleven dys.
      iii.  Ebenezer, Sept. 23, 1750.
       iv.  Eli, Aug. 8, 1753.  The chris. name of his w. was Lucy.  They had
            ch.: Lydia, Eli, and James, all b. in Coh.
        v.  Gorham, Feb. 19, 1756.
       vi.  Luther, Apr. 7, 1760, d. young.
      vii.  Luther, Feb. 18, 1768.

19. Josiah (Ebenezer, Ebenezer, George, William), b. in Hing. July 6, 1736. m. Nov. 27, 1760, Lucy Tower, dau. of Peter and Patience (Gardner) Tower. She was b. in Hing. Feb. 17, 1741-42, and d. 1 Dec. 1807, æt. 66th yr. He d. 13 Aug. 1813, æt. 77 yrs. "Farmer." Resided on High St.

Ch., all b. in Hing. were --

  24.   i.  Leavitt, May 26, 1761.
       ii.  Lucy, Apr. 22, 1767.  m. Nov. 29, 1787, Stephen Marsh, Jr.
      iii.  Lydia, Nov. 2, 1768.  m. March 24, 1788, Benjamin Wilder.
  25.  iv.  Peter, July 13, 1772.
  26.   v.  Josiah, bt. May, 1776.

20. George (Peter, Ebenezer, George, William), bt. in Hing. June 6, 1731. m. May 14, 1752, Elizabeth Thaxter, dau. of John and Grace (Stockbridge) Thaxter. She was b. in Hing. Sept. 6, 1732, and d. 29 Dec. 1801 æt. 69 yrs. He d. 12 May, 1790, æt. 59th yr. "Shipmaster," and, late in life, a teacher in the public schools of Hing. Resided on the ancestral homestead, North, near Beal St.

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

        i.  Elizabeth, Jan. 4, 1754.  m. Dec. 3, 1778, William Cushing.
       ii.  Peter, bt. March 21, 1756, d. 5 Jan. 1758.
      iii.  Peter, May 30, 1758.  Was lost at sea, 1779.  (See Memoir of
            Mrs. Rowson.)
       iv.  George Bradford, July 20, 1763.
        v.  Lucy, Nov. 30, 1765.  m. May 30, 1796, Ephraim Andrews.
       vi.  Ferdinand, bt. Oct. 16, 1768, d. at New York, 10 Sept. 1793.
      vii.  Conway, Sept. 25, 1778, d. 22 Feb. 1812, æt. 33 yrs.
A gravestone in the older part of the Hingham cemetery bears the following inscription: --

In memory of
Capt George Lane
who died May 3, 1790 Ætatis 59
Peter Lane lost at Sea 1779
Ætatis 22
Ferdinand Lane
died at New York Septr 10 1793
Ætatis 25

Here lies to silence and the Grave consigned
The Husband tender and the Father kind
Whose sons far distant found a foreign grave
Where no stone shall their memory preserve
Yet on the Resurection morn shall meet
The Father & the Sons with joy replete


21. Isaac (Isaac, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. June 6, 1712. m. first, Dec. 28, 1737, Abigail Beal, dau. of Jedidiah and Mary (Whiton) Beal. She was b. in Hing. Aug. 14, 1715, and d. 11 May, 1759, æt. 44th yr. He m. secondly, Mrs. Sarah (Jones) Hatch, the wid. of Ebenezer (of Eliazer?) Hatch of Pem., Mass. Isaac d. 9 Apr. 1772, æt. 60th yr. "Farmer." Constable 1750. Resided at Hing. Centre.

Ch., b. in Hing., by w. Abigail, --

        i.  Mary, Sept. 25, 1738, d. unm. 1 July, 1767, æt. 29th yr.
  27.  ii.  Elisha, Aug. 28, 1742
Child, by w. Sarah, --
      iii.  Benjamin, bt. Dec. 4, 1768.

22. Jonathan (Jonathan, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Aug. 18, 1719. m. June 23, 1748, Sarah Burr, dau. of Jonathan and Mary (Lincoln) Burr. She was b. in Hing. Feb. 6, 1723-24, and d. 15 Apr. 1801, æt. 77 yrs. He d. 2 March, 1801, æt. 82d yr. "Yeoman." Resided on Main, nearly opp. Water St.

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

        i.  Sarah, Feb. 20, 1748-49, d. unm. 1 Aug. 1831, æt. 82 yrs.
       ii.  Jared, Feb. 23, 1752, d. unm. 11 Jan. 1839, æt. 87th yr.
      iii.  Chloe, Dec. 13, 1754.  m. May 10, 1779, Joseph Sprague.
            Resided at Boston.
       iv.  David, Apr. 18, 1758, d. unm. 16 Nov. 1822, æt. 65th yr.
  28.   v.  Rufus, Apr. 18, 1758.
       vi.  Enoch, March 23, 1764.  m. Abigail Hatch.  She d. 1 Dec. 1845,
            æt. 71 yrs.  He d. 26 Dec. 1832, æt. 69th yr.  No issue.

23. Daniel (Jonathan, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. May 28, 1724. m. first, May 19, 1746, Lydia Tower, dau. of Samuel and Lydia (Whiting) Tower. She was bt. in Hing. Oct. 8, 1727, and d. _____. He m. secondly, Aug. 14, 1773, Bethia Cushing. About 1748 this fam. removed to Ab'n, where Daniel, the fa., d. 13 March, 1816, æt. 92d yr. He was by occupation "cooper."

Ch., by w. Lydia, were --

        i.  Lydia, b. in Hing. July 11, 1746.  m. Jacob Smith of Ab'n.
       ii.  Susanna, b. at Ab'n, Aug. 1, 1748.  m. Philip Shaw of Ab'n.
      iii.  Daniel, Feb. 25, 1750-51.  m. and had a large fam. of ch.
       iv.  Olive, Apr. 8, 1754, d. young.
        v.  Ruth, June 27, 1756, d. unm. 1840.
       vi.  Christiana, Nov. 29, 1760, d. young.
      vii.  Caleb, Nov. 4, 1763, d. 1840.
     viii.  Charles, Apr. 19, 1766.
       ix.  Nabby, Dec. 11, 1768.  m. Oliver Stetson, or Stutson.
Ch., by w. Bethia, were --
        x.  Olive, Aug. 23, 1775.
       xi.  Christiana, _____.  m. Hezekiah Stodder of Wey.

24. Leavitt (Josiah, Ebenezer, Ebenezer, George, William), b. in Hing. May 26, 1761. m. Nov. 9, 1786, Elizabeth Loring, dau. of Job and Judith (Whiton) Loring. She was b. in Hing. Sept. 15, 1766, and d. at Hudson, N. Y., 17 Oct. 1834, æt. 68 yrs. He d. at Han., Mass., 15 July, 1840, æt. 79 yrs. "Ship-master." Was in active service during the War of the Revolution. Resided on the paternal homestead, High St.

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

        i.  Betsey, Apr. 5, 1787.  m. March 2, 1809, Samuel Torrey of Wey.,
            and d. 1870, æt. 83 yrs.
       ii.  Leavitt, Oct. 15, 1788.  Was master of schr "Independence," and lost at
            sea in the summer of 1812, on the return voyage from Lisbon, Spain.
      iii.  Lydia, Dec. 1, 1790.  m. Dec. 26, 1810, Lebbeus Stockbridge of
            Han.  She d. 1869, æt. 78 yrs.
  29.  iv.  Quincy, Jan. 16, 1793.
        v.  Sarah, Sept. 12, 1795, d. unm. at Wey. 12 Jan. 1860, æt. 64 yrs.
       vi.  Lucy, Oct. 7, 1797.  m. Dec. 23, 1818, William Gordon of Hudson, N. Y.
  30. vii.  Marcus, Apr. 10, 1800.
     viii.  Andrew, March 3, 1803.  Removed West, where he m. and had a large
            fam.; resided in Cattaraugus Co., N. Y.
       ix.  Alfred, March 3, 1803.  Settled in Poughkeepsie, Ulster Co., N. Y.
        x.  Peter, Oct. 1, 1805.  m. Jan. 2, 1831, Deborah, dau. of Seth
            Cushing.  Resided at Wey.  She d. 13 Sept. 1884, æt. 72d yr.
            He d. 26 Dec. 1886, æt. 81 yrs.

25. Peter (Josiah, Ebenezer, Ebenezer, George, William), b. in Hing. July 13, 1772. m. Jan. 12, 1791, Hannah Hobart, dau. of Peter and Lucretia (Gill) Hobart. She was b. in Hing. Dec. 12, 1768, and surviving him, m. secondly, June, 1803, David Dunbar, widr. Capt. Peter Lane d. at Philadelphia, Pa., of yellow fever, 26 Aug. 1797, æt. 25 yrs.

Ch., b. in Hing., were --

        i.  Peter, Feb. 17, 1791, d. at Capt. Charles Cushing's, Oct. 1805,
            æt. 15th yr.
       ii.  Hannah, Nov. 5, 1795, d. unm. 2 Nov. 1883, æt. 88th yr.
  31. iii.  Elias Nerberry, March 18, 1797.

26. Josiah (Josiah, Ebenezer, Ebenezer, George, William), bt. in Hing. May, 1776. m. Dec. 28, 1801, Priscilla Whiton, dau. of Elias and Sarah (Blossom) Whiton. She was b. in Hing. Dec. 21, 1773, and d. 13 Feb. 1836, æt. 62 yrs. Capt. Josiah Lane d. 18 Sept. 1848, æt. 72 yrs. Resided on High St.

Ch., b. in Hing., were --

        i.  Josiah, Nov. 3, 1802.  Was drowned at sea from on board schr.
            "Idea," 1 Sept. 1821, æt. 19th yr.
       ii.  Priscilla, Dec. 9, 1804.  m. Apr. 30, 1831, Marcus Lane.

27. Elisha (Isaac, Isaac, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Aug. 28, 1742. m. Rebecca Gill, dau. of Samuel and Rebecca (Leavitt) Gill. She was b. in Hing. June 24, 1744, and d. 23 Dec. 1824, æt. 80 yrs. He d. 5 July, 1811, æt. 69th yr.

Ch., b. in Hing., were --

        i.  Nabby, or Abigail, Oct. 9, 1764.  m. Nov. 18, 1782, Thomas King.
  32.  ii.  Leavitt, bt. Nov. 7, 1767.
  33. iii.  Isaac, bt. Nov. 14, 1773.

28. Rufus (Jonathan, Jonathan, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Apr. 18, 1758. m. Feb. 27, 1785, Hannah Marsh, dau. of Jonathan and Monica (Lincoln) Marsh. She was b. in Hing. Aug. 2, 1763, and d. 23 Aug. 1838, æt. 75 yrs. He d. 5 Oct. 1801, æt. 43 yrs. "Painter and glazier." Resided on South St., where the building of the Hing. Water Comp. stands.

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

        i.  Hannah, March 5, 1786.  m. March 26, 1813, Benjamin Parker.
  34.  ii.  Rufus, Feb. 3, 1788.
  35. iii.  Charles, Feb. 18, 1790.
       iv.  John, Feb. 21, 1792, d. 8 Jan. foll.
        v.  Sally, Dec. 31, 1793.  m. Oct. 4, 1818, Benjamin Parker, widr.
       vi.  Lydia, March 12, 1793.  m. March 7, 1824, David Harding, and d.
            10 Oct. foll.
      vii.  John, March 22, 1798, d. unm., 23 Jan. 1835, æt. 37th yr.

29. Quincy (Leavitt, Josiah, Ebenezer, Ebenezer, George, William), b. in Hing. Jan. 16, 1793. m. Nov. 6, 1815, Elizabeth Hersey, dau. of John and Anna (Cushing) Hersey. She was b. in Hing. Oct. 18, 1793, and d. 13 Aug. 1855, æt. 62d yr. He d. 18 Apr. 1866, æt. 73 yrs. "Trader," and postmaster. Resided on Main St., So. Hing., near the meeting-house of the sec. parish.

Ch., all b. in Hing., --

        i.  Elizabeth Ann, Sept. 8, 1816.  m. March 29, 1836, Charles W. Cushing.
       ii.  Quincy, Nov. 11, 1818, was lost overboard and drowned off Cape Horn.
            (See "Hingham Patriot" of March 7, 1840.)
      iii.  Josiah, Sept. 18, 1821.  m. Nov. 12, 1846, Mary G., dau. of Henry
            and Mary (Gardner) Cushing.
       iv.  Cassandra, Apr. 21, 1824.  m. Oct. 14, 1849, Edwin Shute, and d.
            22 Apr. 1869, æt. 45 yrs.
        v.  Lucy Gordon, July 24, 1829.  m. Jan. 1, 1856, Samuel Paul.
       vi.  Harriet Hersey, July 24, 1829, d. unm. at Stoughton, Mass., 24
            July, 1880, æt. 51 yrs.

30. Marcus (Leavitt, Josiah, Ebenezer, Ebenezer, George, William), b. in Hing. Apr. 10, 1800. m. Apr. 30, 1831, Priscilla, dau of Josiah and Priscilla (Whiton) Lane. She was b. in Hing. Dec. 9, 1804, and d. 24 March, 1879, æt. 74 yrs. He d. May, 1846, and was buried at Hudson, N. Y.

Ch., --

        i.  Virginia, Dec. 1831, d. 13 June, 1837.
  36.  ii.  Josiah Marcus, Oct. 31, 1836.
  37. iii.  Morallus, March 10, 1839.

31. Elais N. (Peter, Josiah, Ebenezer, Ebenezer, George, William), b. in Hing. March 18, 1797. m. Nov. 16, 1820, Mary Hatch, dau. of Gamaliel and Mary (Wilder) Hatch of Han. She survived him, and m. secondly _____ Pratt of Han., and d. 17 Apr. 1874, æt. 73 yrs. Elias N. d. 3 Nov. 1847, æt. 51st yr. "Farmer." Resided on Cross, near High St.

Ch., all b. in Hing., --

        i.  Mary Wilder, Oct. 18, 1821.  m. (1) July 9, 1843, Thomas J.
            Tower, and (2) March 13, 1848, Joseph P. Dunbar of Wey.
       ii.  Elias N., Apr. 12, 1823.  m. Aug. 14, 1845, Susan E. Crossman of
            Taughton, Mass.
      iii.  Peter, Dec. 7, 1824.  m. Aug. 26, 1849, Ann Maria Noyes of Ab'n,
            and d. at Cambridge, 25 Feb. 1884, æt. 59 yrs.
       iv.  Gamaliel, March 27, 1827.  m. Almira E. _____ of Taughton.

vitt (Elisha, Isaac, Isaac, Andrew, Andrew, William), bt. in Hing. Nov. 7, 1767. m. Dec. 15, 1800, Sally Leavitt, dau. of Joshua and Deborah (Fearing) Leavitt. She was b. in Hing. Sept. 3, 1772, and d. 7 Sept. 1832, æt. 60 yrs. He d. 30 June, 1836, æt. 69 yrs. "Cooper." Resided on Spring St.

Ch., all b. in Hing., --

        i.  Sally, June 13, 1804.  m. Sept. 26, 1840 Martin Sprague, widr.,
            his third w.
  38.  ii.  Leavitt, June 21, 1806.
      iii.  Hannah, Jan. 3, 1809.  m. Dec. 26, 1830, Martin Sprague, widr.
  39.  iv.  Joshua Leavitt, 1812 (birth not recorded).

33. Isaac (Elisha, Isaac, Isaac, Andrew, Andrew, William), bt. in Hing. Nov. 14, 1773. m. July 28, 1799, Sarah Fearing, dau. of Nathaniel and Deborah (Hobart) Fearing. She was b. in Hing. June 8, 1779, and d. 19 July, 1823, æt. 44 yrs. He d. 24 March, 1823, æt. 49yrs. "Farmer." Resided on North St., near Hobart's Bridge.

Ch., all b. in Hing., were --

  40.   i.  Nathaniel Fearing, Feb. 19, 1800.
       ii.  Isaac, Apr. 19, 1801, d. unm. 17 Feb. 1873, æt. 72d yr.
      iii.  Sally, Nov. 11, 1803, d. unm. 16 Feb. 1873, æt. 69 yrs.
       iv.  Elisha (birth not recorded).  m. Oct. 22, 1846, Lucy B. Stedman
            of Sidney, Me.  She d. 27 Oct. 1849, æt. 29 yrs.  He d. 16
            July, 1849.
        v.  Rebecca, 1810 (birth not recorded).  m. (1) Nov. 11, 1838,
            Jeremiah Hersey, widr., and (2) Jan. 21, 1850, Henry Wilder,
            widr.  She d. 20 Nov. 1867, æt. 57 yrs.
       vi.  Hannah, 1813 (birth not recorded).  m. Nov. 30, 1834, Henry
            Wilder, and d. 19 Oct. 1843, æt. 30 yrs.

34. Rufus (Rufus, Jonathan, Jonathan, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Feb. 3, 1788. m. first, Dec. 15, 1811, Abigail A. Hersey, dau. of Noah and Lydia (Waterman) Hersey. She was b. in Hing. Oct. 31, 1791, and d. 4 Sept. 1817, æt. 26th yr. He m. secondly, May 1, 1819, Elizabeth Lincoln, dau. of Caleb and Elizabeth (Lincoln) Lincoln. She was b. in Hing. Oct 8, 1786, and d. 17 Sept. 1874, æt. 88th yr. He d. 24 May, 1863, æt. 75 yrs. "Painter;" afts, engaged in navigation, and dealer of fishermen's outfits; was of the firm of R. & C. Lane, and for several yrs. one of the selectmen of Hing. Resided on South St., near Thaxter's Bridge.

Ch., b. in Hing., by w. Abigail, --

        i.  Abigail, Jan. 26, 1813, d. 23 July foll.
  41.  ii.  Rufus, Nov. 19, 1815.
Child, b. in Hing., by w. Elizabeth, --
      iii.  Elizabeth, Sept. 2, 1823.  m. June 10, 1846, Joseph Ripley.

35. Charles (Rufus, Jonathan, Jonathan, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Feb. 18, 1790. m. Jan. 8, 1816, Lydia Gill, dau. of Nathaniel and Lydia (Humphrey) Gill. She was b. in Hing. Nov. 4, 1792, and d. 18 Aug. 1861, æt. 69th yr. He d. 9 Aug. 1854, æt. 64 yrs. "Painter and glazier." Was of the firm of R. & C. Lane, who were engaged in the mackerel fisheries, and dealers in fishermen's outfits; was at on time captain of the Hing. Rifle Company, and subsequently colonel of a regiment of infantry. Resided on North St., near Magoon's bridge.

Ch., all b. in Hing., --

  42.   i.  Charles Benjamin West, Apr. 14, 1817.
       ii.  Hannah Parker, Aug. 19, 1821, d. 20 Sept. 1839, æt. 18 yrs.
      iii.  Lydia Gill, Feb. 11, 1824.  m. Nov. 6, 1851, Tobias O. Gardner, widr.
       iv.  Sarah, March 3, 1826.  m. Apr. 13, 1853, Francis M. Whittemore of
            Bennington, N. H., and d. 17 Aug. 1869, æt. 43 yrs.

36. Josiah M. (Marcus, Leavitt, Josiah, Ebenezer, Ebenezer, George, William), b. in New York City, N. Y., Oct. 31, 1836. m. May 28, 1862, Sarah C. Wilder, dau. of Henry C. and Mary (Jacobs) Wilder. She was b. in Hing. June 24, 1840. Resides on Main St., So. Hing. (See "Hingham in the Civil War.")

Ch., all b. in Hing., --

        i.  Virginia Watson, Oct. 21, 1864.
       ii.  Mary Wilder, Feb. 7, 1869.
      iii.  Sarah Marcus, May 28, 1871.
       iv.  Priscilla Corinna, Jan. 10, 1882.

37. Morallus M. (Marcus, Leavitt, Josiah, Ebenezer, Ebenezer, George, William), b. in Hing. March 10, 1839. m. Oct. 4, 1863, Ellen Jane Glover of West Scit. She was b. March 30, 1841. "Farmer." Resides on paternal homestead, High St. (See "Hingham in the Civil War.")

Ch., born in Hing., --

        i.  Ruth Bowker, March 17, 1865.  m. June 2, 1885, Howard P. Hersey.
       ii.  Charles Morallus, Apr. 30, 1868.

38. Leavitt (Leavitt, Elisha, Isaac, Isaac, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. June 21, 1806. m. June 7, 1832, Maria Jones, dau. of Benjamin and Lucy (Jones) Jones. She was b. in Hing. June 14, 1810. "Box-maker." Selectman, 1855, 1856, and 1857. Resides on paternal homestead, Spring St.

Ch., b. in Hing., --

        i.  George Henry, Dec. 25, 1832.
  43.  ii.  William, Dec. 5, 1834.
      iii.  Wealthy Maria, March 17, 1846.  m. Nov. 25, 1868, Horace F. Reed,
            and d. 24 Feb. 1874, æt. 28th yr.

39. Joshua L. (Leavitt, Elisha, Isaac, Isaac, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. 1812. m. Eliza Shaw of Wey. and d. at Wey. 23 Nov. 1881, æt. 70th yr.

Ch., --

        i.  Parker Emery, b. in Hing. Oct. 18, 1840, d. at Wey. 16 Dec. 1869,
            æt. 29 yrs.  (See "Hingham in the Civil War.")
       ii.  John, 1842, d. 10 Sept. 1843.
      iii.  Herbert, Aug. 11, 1854.  m. Lydia J. C., dau. of Albert Hersey.
            Resides at Wey.
       iv.  Sarah L., 1856.  m. _____ Hunt, and d. 27 Oct. 1884, æt. 29th yr.

40. Nathaniel F. (Isaac, Elisha, Isaac, Isaac, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Feb. 19, 1800. m. Dec. 21, 1823, Martha G. Reed of Hull. She d. 9 Oct. 1829, æt. 27 yrs. He d. 21 Feb. 1850, æt. 50 yrs. "Hostler." Resided on paternal homestead, North St.

Ch., --

        i.  Thomas, d. 10 July, 1825.
       ii.  An infant, d. Aug. 1830.

41. Rufus (Rufus, Rufus, Jonathan, Jonathan, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Nov. 19, 1815. m. Oct 23, 1838, Caroline H. Lincoln, dau. of Asa and Charlotte (Lincoln) Lincoln. She was b. in Hing. May 2, 1815. "Clerk." Resides on the paternal homestead, South St.

Ch., all b. in Hing., --

        i.  Abby Allen, Oct. 1839, d. 9 Apr. 1845.
       ii.  Oscar Dana, 1845, d. 2 Sept. 1848, æt. 3 yrs. 5 mo's.
      iii.  Rufus Allen, March 17, 1850.
       iv.  Caroline Lincoln, Apr. 26, 1855.  m. Oct. 17, 1882, Charles O.
            Bouvé.

42. Charles B. W. (Charles, Rufus, Jonathan, Jonathan, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Apr. 14, 1817. m. Nov. 7, 1844, Joanna Wilder, dau. of Benjamin and Sarah J. (Cushing) Wilder. She was b. in Hing. Sept. 30, 1821, and d. 16 July, 1873, æt. 52d yr. "Trader," and in 1853 postmaster. Resides on the paternal homestead, North St.

Ch., b. in Hing., --

        i.  Anna Parker, Oct. 5, 1845, d. 20 Sept. 1873, æt. 28th yr.
       ii.  Charles Andres, March 8, 1851.  m. at Providence, R. I., Oct. 5,
            1882, Martha Allen Luther, and has ch. b. in Hing.: 1. Charles
            Chester, Aug. 6, 1883.  2. Margaret, Oct. 18, 1886.
      iii.  Helen Louise, Sept. 5, 1865, d. 23 Apr. 1868.

43. William (Leavitt, Leavitt, Elisha, Isaac, Isaac, Andrew, Andrew, William), b. in Hing. Dec. 5, 1834. m. Dec. 25, 1856, Alice S. Reed, dau. of Reuben M. and Sophia A. (Gardner) Reed. She was b. in Hing. June 19, 1837. "Painter and glazier." Resides on Spring St.

Ch., b. in Hing., --

        i.  Edgar Martin, May 13, 1860.  m. June 17, 1884, Leah L. Malcolm,
            and has Lester Malcolm, b. in Hing. Sept. 5, 1886.
       ii.  Carrie Almy, Sept. 15, 1866, d. 15 Sept. 1868.
      iii.  Frederick Leavitt, Jan. 12, 1872.

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