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Zachariah Hildreth

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Zachariah Hildreth
Born in Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Husband of — married in Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Died in Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Biography

Zachariah Hildreth was born on 10 APR 1783 in Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, the son of Zachariah and Elizabeth Hildreth.[1][2]

Hannah Sawtell and Zachariah Hildreth were married on 21 OCT 1810 in Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.[3] They had the following children:

Bible Record

A list of the family of Zachariah Hildreth and Hannah Sawtell was found in a Bible owned by the Northborough Historical Society (Richard C. Fipphen, "Bible Records - Northborough Historical Society", The Mayflower Descendant Vol. 35, No. 2, July 1985).

"Milo Hildreth Family Bible Records" shows the following:

Zachariah Hildreth married Hannah Sawtelle Oct-21-1810
Zachariah Hildreth born April 10th-1783 died Jan 22d 1857 Agd 73-9-12
Hannah Sawtelle Nov 6-1789 Jan 13th 1857 " 67-2-7

Children:

  • Aaron Hildreth March 11th 1811 died June 11th 1884 Agd 73-3
  • Clarissa Hildreth Aug 18th 1814 " Sept 16th 1819 Agd 5-0-29
  • James Hildreth May 3d 1817 " April 13th 1892 - 74-11-10
  • Clarissa Hildreth Jan 24th 1820 " July 24th 1852 agd 32-6-0
  • Elizabeth Hildreth April 26 1822
  • Milo Hildreth Aug 17th 1824
  • Moses Hildreth Dec 27th 1828
  • Edward Hildreth April 30th 1831
  • Harriet Augusta Hildreth July 25th 1835 " July 7th 1850 Agd 14-4-1

Census

1 JUN 1820

In the 1820 US Census, the Zacheus Hildreth Jr. family resided in Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The household included two males under age 10, one male aged 26 to 45, one female under age 10, and one female aged 26 to 45.[4]

1 JUN 1830

In the 1830 US Census, the Zachariah Hildreth family resided in Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The household included one male under age 5, one male age 5 to 10, one male age 10 to 15, one male age 15-20, one male age 20 to 30, one male age 40 to 50, one female age 5 to 10, one female age 10 to 15, and one female age 40-50.[5]

1 JUN 1840

In the 1840 US Census, the Zachariah Hildreth family resided in Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The household included one male age 5-10, one male age 10-15, 1 male age 20-30, one male age 50-60, 1 female under age 5, one female age 15-20, one female age 20-30, and one female age 40-50.[6]

11 JUN 1850

In the 1850 US Census, the Zachariah Hildreth family resided in Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.[7] The family included:
* Zachariah Hildreth, age 61, male, a farmer, $1000 in real property, born MA
* Hannah Hildreth, age 57, female, born NH
* Harriet A. Hildreth, age 14, female, born MA, attended school.

Death and Estate

Zachariah died on 22 JAN 1857 in Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.[8]

The death record for Zachariah Hildreth states that he was a cooper, aged 73, and a widower when he died of consumption in Townsend MA on 22 January 1857. He was born in Townsend MA, the son of Zachariah and Betsy Hildreth (Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, VR 112:173).
Milo Hildreth was appointed administrator of the estate of Zachariah Hildreth of Townsend MA. A court of probate was held at Charlestown on 17 February 1857 at which the following memorial was read (Middlesex County MA) Probate Records, Packet No. 34,181, accessed on FHL Microfilm xxxxx):
The Memorial of "Milo Hildreth" of "Northborough" in said county "Worcester", Respectfully represents That "Zachariah Hildreth" who last dwelt in "Townsend" in said county of Middlesex within "two" months last died intestate, possessed of goods and estate remaining to be administered, leaving "no" widow and "6" children, "a child of a deceased that undersigned being his heirs-at-law desiring that your Memorialist should be appointed administrator of the estate of said deceased".
That no creditor is willing to administer on said estate. That the said Memorialist is ready to give Bond, with sufficient sureties, for the due performance of said trust. Wherefore your Memorialist prays that he may be appointed Administrator on the estate of said deceased, in manner and form as the law in such case provides.
/signed/ "Milo Hildreth"
The undersigned being all the Parties interested in the foregoing Petition, desire the same may be granted.
/signed/ "Aaron Hildreth" "Joseph Chaffin" "Elizabeth Chaffin"
"Moses H. Hildreth" "Edward Hildreth"
The estate of Zachariah Hildreth was appraised by Joel Emery, Daniel Spaulding, and Ralph Ball on 10 February 1857 to be $65.24.

He is buried at the Hillside Cemetery, Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.[9][10]

Sources

  1. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FH7V-LF8 : accessed 25 August 2015), Zachariah Hildreth, 10 Apr 1783; citing Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, 121; FHL microfilm 763,905.
  2. Source: #S192 Page: 276
  3. Source: #S192 Page: 62
  4. Source: #S4 Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Townsend, Page 569, Roll 51 (1820 U.S. Census, population schedule for Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Page 569, accessed on www.ancestry.com, citing National Archives Microfilm Series M33, Roll 51).
  5. Source: #S680 (1830 U.S. Census, population schedule for Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Page 265, accessed on www.ancestry.com, citing National Archives Microfilm Roll 67)
  6. Source: #S6 Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Townsend; Page 204, Roll 190 (1840 U.S. Census, population schedule for Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Page 204, accessed on www.ancestry.com, citing National Archives Microfilm Series, Roll 190).
  7. Source: #S7 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule for Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Page 312, Line 2, accessed on www.ancestry.com, citing National Archives Microfilm Series M432, Roll 796
  8. Source: #S277 Page: Deaths: Volume 112, Page 173
  9. www.FindAGrave.com; Created by: James Bianco; Record added: Jan 16, 2015; Find A Grave Memorial# 141409154
  10. Source: #S192 Text: 355
  • Source S192 Title: Vital Records of Townsend, Massachusetts (Boston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1992) Note: Henry C. Hallowell (editor). Vital Records of Townsend, Massachusetts. Boston, Mass.: (New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1992. Repository: #R3
  • Source S277 Title: "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," online database, American Ancestors (http://www.AmericanAncestors.org), New England Historic Genealogical Society : 2004), citing original data at Massachusetts State Archives Repository: #R3
  • Source S4 Title: 1820 U.S. Census, Population Schedule; NARA Microfilm Publication M33; [online database] (Provo, Utah : Ancestry.com, www.ancestry.com) Note: 1820 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M33. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Digital images. Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com). Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com, 1999. Repository: #R11
  • Source S6 Title: 1840 U.S. Census, Population Schedule; NARA Microfilm Publication M704; [online database] (Provo, Utah : Ancestry.com, www.ancestry.com) Note: 1840 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M704. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Digital images. Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com). Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com, 1999. Repository: #R11
  • Source S640 Vital records of Westford, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849. Salem, Mass: Essex Institute, 1915. Open Library
  • Source S680 Title: 1830 U.S. Census, , Population Schedule, National Archives Publication M19; [online database] (Provo, Utah : Ancestry.com, www.ancestry.com) Repository: #R11
  • Source S7 Title: 1850 U.S. Census, Population Schedule Note: 1850 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M432. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Digital images. Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com). Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com, 1999. Repository: #R11


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