Descendants of Richard Church



First Generation


1. Richard Church 1, son of Richard Church and Alice Vassell1A, was born on 6 Feb 1598/99 in London, Essex, Eng and died on 16 Dec 1667 in Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 1.
[Note: there is some question whether Richard's parents were Richard Church & Alice Vassell or if this was part of a fraudulent CHURCH genealogy perpetrated by Gustave Anjou]

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; 1637; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.

2. Medical; Abt 25 Mar 1657; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 2. Treated by John Winthrop, Jr.: Church, Richard about 60 years Wethersfield

3. Will; 13 Dec 1667; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 3. The Last Will and Testamt of Richard Church of Hadley deceased & the Inventory of his estate was presented to this Corte by Anne ye Relict of the sd Richard, shee making Cath yt it is a true Inventory of the Estate soe farr as shee knowes:
The Coppy of ye will and inventory here Follow: December ye 13th 1667 I Richard Church of Hadley in the Collony of Massachusetts, being sensible of ye frailty of my nature & not knowing how soone my Change may be, yet having ye pfect use of my understanding & being sound in my memory, I doe make this my Las Will and testamt as Followeth: Imprimis I doe ordaine constitute and appoynt my loveing wife Anne Church as my whole & Sole executrix, & doe give & bequeath unto my foresaid wife, all my Land and Lands lying wthin the Township of Hadley during the type and terms of her natural life; and after her decease I doe give the aforsaid land or lands to my two Sons Edward and Samuell Church, to be equally divided between them, upon these conditins that the aforesaid Edward & Samuell Church shall take into their custody & improvmt ye aforesaid Land & to pay unto my wife yearely during her Live Five pounds in wheat and other pay to her content, as also to provide and lay in Hay for ye wintering of one Cow & two Sheep, & to take care for the tending and mealing of them in ye winter season as they doe their own, as also to cutt and cart home in ye fittest season soe much fire wood as from tyme to time my wife shall stand in need of for her own necessary use during her life. Furthermore I doe give to my wife soe much use of ye barne as from tyme to tyme shee shall stand in need of, as also one acre of my home lott for her own use for ye terme of her life, & the rest of ye home lott and barne not here given to my wife I doe give & bequeath to my son Samuell after my decease, as exempting of the aforesid home lott from my other Lands given in ye prmises. Also I give to my Loveing wife three pound a yeare to be duely & truly paid my my Son John Church during her life in such pay as shall sute her and be contentfull to her, and after the decease of my wife, I give unto my Son John Church all my house houses, Land or Lands lying & being wthin ye bounds of Hartford and the libertyes thereof. Furthermore I give unto my Daughter Graves five pounds to be paid one full yeere after my decease; Also I doe give unto my Son Edward after ye decease of my wife ye house yt I now dwell in; Moreover what ever other estate chattelle goods or any other estate yt is not here given (after all my just debts are discharged I doe give & bequeath to my wife to be at her own dispose. In witness hereunto I have subscribed my hand and sett to my seale ye day and yeare above written in ye prsence of
Henry Clark Andrew Bacon Richard Church
Francis Barnard his Mark
To ye Originall hereof
there was a seale affixt
mr Henry Clark & Frances Barnard testifyed in Corte on oath yt they were witnesses to this Last Will and testamt of Richard Church.

4. VR - Death; 16 Dec 1667; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 4.

5. Inventory Taken; 27 Dec 1667; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 3. 241-05-02: An Inventory taken by us Andrew Bacon and Fra:barnard this 27th of December 1667 of all ye houses Lands goods and chattells of Richard Church lately deceased in Hadley.
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L???? his purse 7 appred: 7 18 03
1 feather & bolster & bedstead & other furniture thereto 9 12 00
1 other small bedstead wth yt upon it 0 12 00
1 trunk conteyning 8 pr of sheets & other linnin 7 00 00
In Several peeces of new cloth 1 00 00
In 3 pr sheets wth other peeces of Linnen 2 11 00
2 blanketts wth a remnant of Stuff 0 12 00
1 Small peece of darnix, a bag of Cotton wooll &
other things 12 00 00
In woodden vessells yarn a kneading trouth &
other things 1 00 00
In Severall peeces of Brass wth 2 iron potts 3 18 00
In Severall peeces of pewter tyn & other things 2 14 00
2 Chests 1 trunk 1 box 1 01 00
1 pr cobirons tongs trammell Slice 7 other things 9 12 00
In books & erthen ware wth a Cupboard 1 03 00
In tubs barrells & other things in ye cellar 1 00 08
1 plough harrow tymber chayn iron trayse & other
husbandry tools 13 03 06
1 mare & Colt 1 Cow & 7 Sheepe 13 10 00
2 Ox 2 young horse 11 5 1 fan & Soverall Sacks 30 12 15 00
In Swinw 5 In pease & Indian corne 6 16 11 16 00
1 warming pay frying pan chees mold with other things 00 19 04
In hemp & Flax 13 In bords 01 00 00
In housing & Land at Hartford 70 00 00
In housing and Land in Hadley 83 10 00
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The sume tottal is 241 05 02

Andrew Bacon Francis Barnard
Hampsire County ss Northampton, Mass., February 26, 1930
(Seal) A true copy
Attest Albert S. Addis, Register

Richard married Anne 6. (Anne died on 10 Mar 1683/84 in Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA.)
[Note: there is some controversy as to whether Anne CHURCH was the daughter of Edward Marsh and Anne Stream, b. 10 Oct 1600, & married on 18 May 1627 in Barnstaple, Devon, ENG or if, again, this was part of the fraudulent CHURCH genealogy perpetrated by Gustave Anjou.]

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Dec 1667; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 3. Appointed executrix of husband's will.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. John Church 7 8 9 was born in 1628 in England 7 and died on 16 Oct 1691 in Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 8 9.
   3 M    ii. Deacon Edward Church 8 9 10 11 was born on 26 Feb 1627/28 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA 8 9 and died on 19 Sep 1704 in Hatfield, Hampden Co., MA 9.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth of Child; 4 Apr 1662; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 4. Church, Samuel, s. Edward

2. VR - Death of Child; 6 May 1662; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 4. Church, Samuel, s. of Edward

3. VR - Birth of Child; 4 Aug 1663; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 4. Church, Samuel, 2nd of that name, s. of Edw[ar]d & Mary

4. VR - Birth of Child; 12 May 1666; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 4. Church, Naomi, d. Edward & Mary

5. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Dec 1667; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 3. Received legacy in father's will.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 18 May 1670; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 4. Church, Sarah, d. Edward & Mary

   4 F    iii. Mary Church 8 9 10 was born on 2 Nov 1630 in Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA and died on 9 Jun 1695 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 9.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Dec 1667; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 3. Received legacy in father's will as his 'daughter Graves.'

Mary married Isaac Graves 12 13, son of Thomas Graves and Sarah Whiting. (Isaac Graves was born about 1620 in Gravesend, Kent, Eng 12 and died on 19 Sep 1677 in Hatfield, Hampden Co., MA 12.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. Immigration; Jul 1629; Salem, Essex Co., MA 14. GEORGE BONAVENTURE, Thomas Cox, Master, sailed from Gravesend May 4, 1629, and arrived at Salem in July: Thomas Graves, Mrs. Graves, & five Graves children [unnamed].

2. VR - Birth of Child; 5 Jul 1647; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 15. Birth of Mary, daughter of Isaac Graves.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 21 Aug 1650; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 15. Birth of Isaac, son of Isaac Graves

4. VR - Birth of Child; 3 Jul 1652; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 15. Birth of Rebecka, daughter of Isaac Graves.

5. Jury Duty; 16 May 1654; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 16.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 5 Oct 1655; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 15. Birth of Samuel, son of Isaac Graves.

7. Medical; Abt 25 Mar 1657; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 2. Treated by John Winthrop Jr.: Graves, Isaac Graves wife Hartford

8. Jury Duty; May 1657; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 17.

9. Medical; 1 Feb 1657/58; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 18. Treated by John Winthrop Jr: Graves, Issac his wife

10. VR - Birth of Child; 6 Mar 1660/61; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 19. Graves, Elizabeth, d. Isaak & Mary

11. VR - Birth of Child; 21 Jan 1665/66; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 20. Graves, Hannah, d. Isaak & Mary

12. Letter; 15 May 1676; Hatfield, Hampden Co., MA 21. Isaac, along with William Turner & John Lyman, signed a postscript to a letter from Rev. John Russell of Hatfield to the Council at Connecticut apprising that group of the report of a man who escaped from the Indians on their numbers. Graves, Turner & Lyman are described as 'military officers' in the text of the article:
"Although this man speaks of their number as he judgeth yet they may be many more, for we perceive their number varies, and they are going and comming, so that there is no trust to his guess."

   5 M    iv. Samuel Church 9 10 22 23 was born on 3 Mar 1627/28 in Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 9 22 23 and died on 13 Apr 1684 in Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 9 23.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth of Child; 19 Aug 1667; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 20. Church, Samuell, s. Samuell & Mary

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Dec 1667; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 3. Received legacy in father's will.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 9 Dec 1669; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 24. Church, Richard, s. Samuell & Mary

4. VR - Birth of Child; 11 Jan 1670/71; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 25. Church, Mehetabel, d. Samuell & Mary

5. VR - Birth of Child; 10 Apr 1674; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 26. Church, Josiah, s. Samuell & Mary


Second Generation (Children)


2. John Church 7 8 9 (Richard1) was born in 1628 in England 7 and died on 16 Oct 1691 in Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 8 9.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Dec 1667; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 3. Received legacy in father's will.

John married Sarah Beckley, daughter of Sgt. Richard Beckley, on 27 Oct 1657 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5 6 8 9 10. (Sarah Beckley was born on 10 Nov 1640 and died in 1689.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 15 May 1689; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT. Bequeathed 8 in her father's will.

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 27 Oct 1657; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5 6 27. John Church sonn of Richard Church of Hartford was married to Sarah Beckly daughter of Richard Beckly of New Haven the 27th day of October Anno 1657.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 6 M    i. Richard Church 9 was born in 1663 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 9 and died on 1 Apr 1730 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 9.
   7 F    ii. Sarah Church 9 29 was born in 1658 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 9 and died before 1664 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 9.
   8 M    iii. John Church 9 29 was born in 1669 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 9 and died in Young 9.
   9 F    iv. Ruth Church 29 was born in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.
   10 M    v. Samuel Church 9 29 was born on 26 May 1671 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 9 and died on 3 Apr 1718 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 9.
   11 F    vi. Mary Church 9 29 was born in 1669 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 9 and died on 20 Jan 1704/05 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 9.
   12 F    vii. Ann Church 9 29 was born in 1673 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 9 and died on 21 Oct 1754 in Windham, Windham Co., CT 9.
   13 F    viii. Elizabeth Church 9 29 was born on 27 Oct 1674 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 9.
   14 M    ix. Joseph Church 9 29 was born in 1676 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 9.
   15 F    x. Deliverance Church 9 29 was born on 2 Mar 1678/79 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 9.
   16 F    xi. Sarah Church 9 was born in 1664 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 9 and died in 1730 9.

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


6. Richard Church 9 (John2, Richard1) was born in 1663 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 9 and died on 1 Apr 1730 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 9.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Town Office; 27 Dec 1714; Colchester, New London Co., CT 30. Chosen as one of four town Rate Collectors

2. Town Office; 30 Dec 1717; Colchester, New London Co., CT 31. Chosen as town Way Warden

3. Residence; 8 Dec 1729; Colchester, New London Co., CT 32. Listed among the freemen of the town.

Richard married Elizabeth Noble 33, daughter of Thomas Noble and Hannah Warriner, on 3 Mar 1691/92 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 6 9 28. (Elizabeth Noble was born on 9 Feb 1672/73 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 33 and died on 10 Aug 1751 in Colchester, New London Co., CT.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 9 Feb 1671/72; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 28.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 11 May 1697; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 34. Received legacy of 20 in her father's will.

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 3 Mar 1690/91; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 6 28 35.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 17 M    i. Deacon Jonathan Church 9 was born on 7 Dec 1700 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 9 and died on 27 Oct 1760 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 9.
   18 M    ii. Joseph Church 36 was baptized on 11 Dec 1698 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 36.
   19 M    iii. Samuel Church 36 was baptized on 29 Nov 1702 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 36.
   20 M    iv. John Church 36 was born on 12 Jan 1693/94 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 28 and was baptized on 19 Aug 1694 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 36.
   21 F    v. Hannah Church 28 was born on 5 Oct 1692 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 28.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 5 Oct 1692; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 28.

   22 F    vi. Rachel Church 28 36 was born on 1 Mar 1694/95 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 28 and was baptized on 3 Mar 1694/95 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 36.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 1 Mar 1694/95; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 28.

   23 M    vii. James Church 36 was baptized on 1 Nov 1696 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 36.
   24 F    viii. Elizabeth Church 36 was baptized on 1 Apr 1705 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 36.

Fourth Generation (Great Grandchildren)


17. Deacon Jonathan Church 9 (Richard6, John2, Richard1) was born on 7 Dec 1700 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 9 and died on 27 Oct 1760 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 9.

Jonathan married Ruth Hitchcock, daughter of Deacon Luke Hitchcock and Elizabeth Walker, on 14 Nov 1728 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 9. (Ruth Hitchcock was born on 18 Sep 1704 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 30 Sep 1742 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 25 F    i. Ruth Church 37 was born on 11 Jul 1733 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 37 38 and died on 4 Jul 1794 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.
   26 F    ii. Eunice Church 37 38 was born on 28 May 1741 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 37 38.
   27 M    iii. Jonathan Church 37 was born on 11 Apr 1731 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 37.
   28 M    iv. Moses Church 37 was born on 15 Mar 1735/36 37.

Fifth Generation (Great Great Grandchildren)


25. Ruth Church 37 (Deacon Jonathan17, Richard6, John2, Richard1) was born on 11 Jul 1733 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 37 38 and died on 4 Jul 1794 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

Ruth married Lieut. Stephen Noble, son of Thomas Noble and Sarah Root, on 7 Mar 1753 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA. (Lieut. Stephen Noble was born on 16 Apr 1727 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 2 Apr 1791 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. Revolutionary War Service; 12 Jun 1782; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 39. During the War of the American Revolution, he served for at least eight months in 1777. also - private, Capt. Silas Fowler's co., David Mosely's regt.; enlisted June 12, 1782; discharged June 17, 1782; service, 7 days; company probably mounted and stationed in Springfield and Northampton for defense of the government. Roll sworn to at Westfield (Eighth Call - men who joined the Continental Army in May, 1777, for eight months.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 29 M    i. Stephen Noble 40 was born on 7 Apr 1765 in Wakefield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 28 Aug 1823 in Bay Of Quinta, Mariposa Twp., Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada 41.
   30 F    ii. Lovisa Noble was born on 5 Jun 1754.
   31 F    iii. Ruth Noble 34 was born on 1 Jul 1756 34 and died on 16 Nov 1790 34.
   32 M    iv. Bildad Noble was born on 13 May 1759.
   33 M    v. Aaron Noble 42 was born on 19 Mar 1761.
   34 F    vi. Lois Noble 34 was born on 1 Jul 1767 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 34.
   35 F    vii. Eunice Noble 34 was born on 30 Apr 1770 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 34.
   36 F    viii. Lucinda Noble 34 was born on 27 Jan 1774 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 34 and died on 29 Oct 1857 in Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 43.

Sixth Generation (3rd Great Grandchildren)


29. Stephen Noble 40 (Ruth Church25, Deacon Jonathan17, Richard6, John2, Richard1) was born on 7 Apr 1765 in Wakefield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 28 Aug 1823 in Bay Of Quinta, Mariposa Twp., Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada 41.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Census; 1800; Warren, Herkimer Co., NY 44. Noble, Stephen--4-0-0-1-0--1-0-0-1-0--0-0

Stephen married Esther Smith, daughter of Thomas Smith and Esther Ball, on 7 Apr 1790 in Massachusetts. (Esther Smith was born in 1772 in West Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 27 Oct 1814 in Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada.)

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Intentions; 10 Mar 1790; West Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 45. The Intention of Marriage between Stephen ___ of Westfield & Esther Smith of West Springfield was entered March 10th, & published the 14th, 1790 [91?]


Children from this marriage were:

   37 F    i. Esther Noble was born on 23 Apr 1804 in Warren, Herkimer Co., NY, died on 27 Sep 1884 in Howell Twp., Livingston Co., MI and was buried in Marr Cemetery, Howell Twp., Livingston Co., MI 46.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Census; 1850; Howell Twp., Livingston Co., MI 47. Esther Marr, 45, F, Penn [?]; living with husband John, 50; children: Cyrus, 20; Duston, 22; Harlem, 18; Erastus, 16, Leaoma, 11; Randal, 10; Thos. 6, & Enos, 1

Esther married John Marr 48, son of John Marr and Barbara Brooks, on 31 Dec 1822 in Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. (John Marr was born on 1 Sep 1800 in Upper Mt. Bethel Twp., Northampton Co., PA 48, died on 16 Feb 1860 in Howell Twp., Livingston Co., MI 48 and was buried in Marr Cemetery, Howell Twp., Livingston Co., MI 46.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. Residence; 1837; Brock, York Co., Ontario 49. 1837 - Marr John Concession 7 Lot 13 Brock

2. Census; 1837; Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Marr John 7 13 Brock M600

3. Census; 1840; Howell Twp., Livingston Co., MI 50. John Marr 022101000000 / 1010010000000

4. Census; 1850; Howell Twp., Livingston Co., MI 47. John Marr, 50, M, Farmer, $1200, Penn
Esther Marr, 45, F, Penn [?]
Cyrus Marr, 20 M, Farmer, Canada
Dunston Marr, 22 M. Farmer, Canada
Harlem Marr, 18, M, Farmer, Canada
Erastus Marr, 16, M, Farmer, Canada
Leaoma Marr [?], 11, F, Canada
Randal Marr, 10, M, Michigan
Thos. Marr, 6, M, Michigan
Enos Marr, 1, M, Michigan

5. Town Office; 1859; Howell Twp., Livingston Co., MI 51. Elected Justice of the Peace

   38 M    ii. Thomas Smith Noble 34, died in Jul 1840 in Lake Ontario 34.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Census; 1837; Concession 8, Lot 16, York Co., Markham Twp., Ontario 34.

2. Maybe Living; King Twp, York Co, Ontario 34 52. Lot 5, Concession 9

   39 F    iii. Achsah Noble .
   40 M    iv. Stephen Noble was born on 18 Jan 1791 in West Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Witness; 18 Jun 1830; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada 53. Witnessed marriage of Abram Norton & Mary McDonald of Markham - Stephen Noble & Edward Saunders; marriage #303 performed by Rev. William Jenkins of Richmond Hill

2. Census; 1851 54.

3. Census; 1861; Mariposa Twp, Victoria County, ON, Canada 55.

4. VR - Death of Spouse; 11 Aug 1870; Mariposa Twp, Victoria County, ON, Canada 56. Name & surname of deceased - Elizabeth Noble
When died - 11th August 1870
Sex - Female
Age - 60 Years
Rank or profession - [blank]
Where born - Lower Canada [i.e. Quebec]
Certified cause of death, and duration of illness - Dropsy, 1 year
Name of physician, if any - Dr. Tweedie
Signature, description and residence of informant - S. Noble, Farmer,
Mariposa
When registered - 22nd November 1870
Religious denomination - Episcopal Methodist
Signature of registrar - JF Cummings
Division - Mariposa County - Victoria
Remarks - [blank]

5. VR - Death; 21 Feb 1874; Mariposa Twp, Victoria County, ON, Canada 57. Name & surname of deceased - Stephen Noble
When died - 21st February 1874
Sex - M
Age - 84 Years
Rank or profession - Gentleman
Where born - United States
Certified cause of death, and duration of illness - Old age
Name of physician, if any - [blank]
Signature, description and residence of informant - William Wallis,
Farmer, Mariposa When registered - 2nd March 1874 Religious denomination - Episcopal Methodist
Signature of registrar - JF Cummings
Remarks - No medical man attended

Source: Death registration for Stephen Noble, Mariposa Township,
Victoria County, RG 80-8, Appendix A7, registration #11214, Microfilm MS 935 reel 9, Archives of Ontario.

   41 M    v. Austin Noble was born on 8 Nov 1792 in Newfane, VT.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Census; 1837; Concession 8, Lot 12, York Co., Markham Twp., Ontario.

2. VR - Death of Child; 23 Nov 1853; Mariposa Twp, Victoria County, ON, Canada 58. Death of Trueman Noble, son of Austin & Mary [Lightly] Noble

   42 M    vi. Ambrose Noble was born on 27 Feb 1795 in West Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, died before 17 Oct 1889 in Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada 59 and was buried in Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Occupation. Was a farmer and tanner

2. Alt. Buried. First Baptist Chruch/Zion Baptist Church,

3. Immigration; 1810 60. Arrived in Markham with parents, brothers and sisters by way of Herkimer Co., N.Y.

4. VR - Marriage; 14 May 1822; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada 61. Married Hannah Badgrow. Witnesses: Phillip Badgrow & Trueman Pennock.

5. Naturalization; 1834; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. Upper Canada Naturalization Records 1828-1850
Author: Donald A. MCKenzie
Ontario Genealogical Society
Volume/Pgs: 34

6. Census; 1837; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. Concession 8, Lot 16, Special York Cty Census

7. Census; 1851; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada 62 63. Microfilm #C11759: Noble, Ambrose, 51, US, BP, Hannah, 46, Meth, 189

8. Census; 1861; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada 63. Census: Noble, Ambrose, 66, Mass, BP, Hannah, 53, NY, 131

9. Census; 1871; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada 63 64. Born: US, Eth: Scotch, age 76, Dist 045, subdist D, Div pg 6 28 page
70, Markham / 100/6

10. Census; 1881; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. Census: Noble, Ambrose, 86, (Wr), US, BP, 141/2

   43 F    vii. Susanna Noble was born about 1795 in West Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Marriage; 6 Dec 1836; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada 61. Married Martin Remer. Witnesses John Remer & Axe Nobles.

2. Census; 1851; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada 65. 4, Martain Raymer, yeoman, 36, m, M
5, Susann " , , 37, f, M
6, John " , , 16, m
7, Esther " , , 14, f
8, Matilda " , , 11, f
9, Hannah " , , 8, f
10, Peter " , , 6, m
11, Elizth " , , 4, f
12, Mary " , , 3, f
13, Martain " , , 1, m
All above listed as born in "Canada", religion is indecipherable- could be
Mennon (Mennonite??) Family living in 1-1/2 storey brick house and there
is a vacant house on the property as well. Hannah and Peter are noted as
attending school. Agricultural schedule gives location as lot 4,
concession 7, 100 acres.

3. VR - Death of Spouse; 11 Apr 1860; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada 66. THE MARKHAM ECONOMIST - MAY 17, 1860 (p3-Middle)
DIED: In Markham on Friday, April 11, Mr. Martin Raymer, aged 44 years.

4. Census; 1861; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada 67. 1861 Census Canada West (Personal Schedule)
York Co., Markham Twp., Enum. Dist # 11, p. 111
NAC Film # C-1088

line #, name, place of birth, age NEXT birthday, sex, marital status

48, Susanna Raymer, U. Canada, Evangelical M, 47, f, widow
49, Martin Raymer, U. Canada, " , 44, m *
50, John Raymer 25, U. Canada, " , 25, m

*NB: In the column "deaths in 1860", there is a mark beside Martin
Raymer's name and under "cause" is listed "consumption. This seems to
agree with the obit information above. family is living in a 1-1/2 storey
brick house built in 1851

5. VR - Death; 20 Nov 1863; Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada 68. THE MARKHAM ECONOMIST - Dec 3, 1863 (p3 Bottom Left)
DIED: In Markham, on the 20th ult., Susan Noble, widow of the late Martin Raymer.

   44 F    viii. Cynthia Noble was born on 16 Jan 1797 in Warren, Herkimer Co., NY and died on 21 Nov 1848 in Pickering Twp., Ontario County, Ontario, Canada.

Cynthia married James Osborn II in Ontario, Canada. (James Osborn II was born about 1784 in USA 69 and died on 16 Sep 1854 in Pickering Twp., Ontario County, Ontario, Canada 70.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. Loyalist Information. OC 30 July 1811

   45 F    ix. Eunice Noble 60 was born about 1801 in Warren, Herkimer Co., NY.

Documented events in her life were:

1. 1837 Census; York Co., King Twp., Ontario, Canada. Lot 18, Con 7

2. Living; 1850; York Co., King Twp., Ontario, Canada. Lot 17, Con 7

3. 1851 Census; York Co., King Twp., Ontario, Canada. Wismer, Moses, 59 y.o., Penn, CR, Eunice, 50 y.o., NY

   46 F    x. Christiana Noble was born in 1802 in Wareen, Herkimer Co., NY and died about Aug 1841 in Brock, York Co., Ontario.


Sources


1. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 4 Vols., (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co., c. 1981). Vol 1, pg 386.

1A. Church, Warren and Glenn W. Church, American Ancestry of L. Warren Church I, 1984

2. John Winthrop, Jr., Winthrop Medical Journal, (Transcribed from microfilms of the original by Pam; on line at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~pamw/Winthrop.htm [9 Nov 2000]). p 14.

3. William Richard, New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Volume IV, (1913). p 1582.

4. John Pynchon, Pynchon Birth Marriage & Death Records, (Families of the Pioneer Valley, Regional Publications, West Springfield, MA, 2000). Hadley.

5. Bates, Albert C., Hartford, Connecticut, Land Records,1639-1688; Births, Marriages and Deaths: 1644-1730. Vol 1, p 609.

6. Clemens, William Montgomery, American Marriage Records before 1699, (Pompton Lakes, NJ: Biblio Co., 1926.)

7. William Richard, New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Volume IV, (1913).

8. Lucias M. Boltwood, Genealogies of Haddley Families Embracing the Early Settlers of the Towns of Hatfield, South Hadley, Amherst and Gransby, (1905). p 18.

9. Timothy Tucker, (ttucker1@ix.netcom.com). 27 Jun 1999.

10. Index of Surnames, (http://www.gendex.com/users/brunses/albertancestors/SURNAMES.html (08/26/98)).

11. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 4 Vols., (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co., c. 1981). Vol. 1, pg 385.

12. Graves Family Association, Thomas Graves, 1645 Settler of Hartford, Connecticut and Hatfield, Massachusetts and His Decendants, (http://www.gravesta.org).

13. Lucias M. Boltwood, Genealogies of Haddley Families Embracing the Early Settlers of the Towns of Hatfield, South Hadley, Amherst and Gransby, (1905). p 59.

14. Charles Edward Banks, The Planters of the Commonwealth; A Study of the Emigrants & Emigration in Colonial Times: to which are added Lists of Passengers to Boston and to the Bay Colony; the Ships which Brought Them; Their English Homes, and the Places of Their Settlement in Massachusetts, 1620-1640, (1930). p 62.

15. Bates, Albert C., Hartford, Connecticut, Land Records,1639-1688; Births, Marriages and Deaths: 1644-1730. p 583.

16. Records of The Particular Court of Connecticut, 1639-1663, (Hartford, 1928). p 126.

17. ibid. p 176.

18. John Winthrop, Jr., Winthrop Medical Journal, (Transcribed from microfilms of the original by Pam; on line at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~pamw/Winthrop.htm [9 Nov 2000]). p 85.

19. John Pynchon, Pynchon Birth Marriage & Death Records, (Families of the Pioneer Valley, Regional Publications, West Springfield, MA, 2000). Hadley, p 177.

20. ibid. Hadley, p 178.

21. Rev. George M. Bodge, Soldiers in King Philip's War, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 43, July 1889, p 259-279). 41:206.

22. Gendex, (http://www.gendex.com/). http://www.public.asu.edu/~anselmos/spencer/d0000/g0000005.html.

23. The Church Family, (http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/4803/churchA.htm).

24. John Pynchon, Pynchon Birth Marriage & Death Records, (Families of the Pioneer Valley, Regional Publications, West Springfield, MA, 2000). Hadley, p 179.

25. ibid. Hadley, p 180.

26. ibid. Hadley, p 181.

27. Boltwood, Lucius M., Births, Marriages & Deaths in Hartfort, CT, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 12, April 1858, p 173 & subsequent). Vol 13, p 142.

28. Rev. Emerson Davis, A Record of Marriages, Births & Deaths in Westfield, Mass. Prior to the year 1700, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 6, Jaly 1852, p 265 & subseq.)

29. Gendex, (http://www.gendex.com/). http://www.gendex.com/users/rtwgen/mwheeler/d0002/g0000071.html.

30. Taintor, Charles, Extracts From the Records of Colchester, With Some Transcripts From the Recording of Michaell Taintor, (Hartford, 1864). p 13.

31. ibid. p 18.

32. ibid. p 12.

33. William Richard, New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Volume IV, (1913). p 1750-1751.

34. Boltwood, Lucius M, compiler, History and Genealogy of the Family of Thomas Noble of Westfield, Massachusetts with Genealogical Notes of other Families by the Name of Noble., (Privately Printed, Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, Hartford, Conn.: 1878).

35. Judge Pynchon's Marriage Records, 1685-1711, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 123, October 1969, p 258 & subsequent).

36. LDS, International Genealogical Index. C502601.

37. Thomas Warren,, Springfield Families, (privately published; typed and indexed by Ella May Lewis).

38. LDS, International Genealogical Index. C541431.

39. Hugh A. Lamb, Jr., Westfield Patriots, Those Who Served 1775-1783, (1997).

40. Original Family Document from the files of Sally Jenkins.

41. Family Pedigrees: United Ancestries 1500-1990 CD #100, (Broderbund).

42. Bernice Eggerman, (Hampden Co., MA GenWeb Queries.)

43. Marriages & Deaths, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, on-going department). Vol 12, Apr 1858, p 183.

44. 1800 Census, Warren, Herkimer Co., NY, (On-line at Herkimer Co. GenWeb http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyherkim/census/1800warren.html [11 Jun 2000]).

45. Marriages in West Springfield, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 35, October 1881). p 365.

46. Pam Rietsch, Livingston County GenWeb Site, (http://www.livgenmi.com/ [4 Sep 1999]). Cemetery Listings.

47. 1850 Census, Howell Twp., Livingston Co., MI.

48. Harriet Marr Wheeler, William Marr of Northampton County, Pennsylvania and His Six Children, (Ann Arbor, 1984). p 44-51.

49. 1837 Toronto & Home District Directory.

50. 1840 Census, Howell Twp., Livingston Co., MI.

51. Evert & Abbott, History of Livingston County, (1880). p 190.

52. Crowder, Norman K., (Ontario Genealogical Society, Toronto Branch, 1992).

53. A. J. Clark, Rev. William Jenkins of Richmond Hill, (on-line http://www.tbaytel.net/bmartin/jenkins.htm).

54. 1851 Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Census, (Extracts from the 1851 federal census of Markham, York County,
National Archives of Canada). page 167.

55. 1861 Federal Census, (National Archives of Canada, Ottawa). page 20.

56. Mariposa Twp., Victoria County, Ontario, Canada, Death Records, (Microfilm MS 935 reel 9, Archives of Ontario; [courtesy of Eileen McElroy ].) RG 80-8, Appendix A7, registration #06792, Microfilm MS 935 reel 2.

57. ibid. RG 80-8, Appendix A7, registration #11214, Microfilm MS 935, reel 9.

58. McKenzie, Rev. Donald A., More Notices From Methodist Papers 1830-1857, (Lambertville, NJ: Hunterdon House,1986). p 325.

59. Markham Economist. 17 Oct 1889; courtesy of Steve Marsh <sjmarsh@attcanada.ca>; posted to the Can-Ont_York-L 10 Sep 2000.

60. Markham District Historical Society, Markham 1793-1900, (Isabel Champion, Editor, Publ. 1989).

61. A. J. Clark, Rev. William Jenkins of Richmond Hill - Marriages Performed, (http://www.tbaytel.net/bmartin/jenkins.htm [14 Apr 2000]; originally published by: ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Papers and Records, Volume 27, Published in Toronto in 1931, Pages 15-76.)

62. 1851 Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Census, (Extracts from the 1851 federal census of Markham, York County,
National Archives of Canada).

63. Hope, Louise I., compiler, Markham, Ontario Census Indexes 1851-1881, (Ontario Genealogical Society, Toronto Branch, Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

64. Ontario Archives Online 1871 Federal Census Index.

65. 1851 Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Census, (Extracts from the 1851 federal census of Markham, York County,
National Archives of Canada). Enum. Dist. # 3, p. 287-288 Microfilm #C11759 [courtesy of Eileen McElroy].

66. Markham Economist. May 17, 1860, page 3 [courtesy of Eileen McElroy].

67. 1861 Canada National Census. York Co., Markham Twp., Enum. Dist # 11, p. 111 [courtesy of Eileen McElroy].

68. Markham Economist. 3 Dec 1863, p. 3 [courtesy of Eileen McElroy].

69. Ingeneas on Internet, (Taken from Archives of Canada database of Immigrants).

70. Family Records.


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