no image
Privacy Level: Open (White)

Nathaniel Eells (1677 - 1750)

Rev Nathaniel Eells
Born [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 12 Oct 1704 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 30 May 2009
This page has been accessed 611 times.


Nathaniel Eells was born 26 Nov 1677, a son of Ann Lenthal & Samuel Eells. The location of his birth is not yet certain. Whereas the original version of this profile represented Milford, Connecticut, as his birthplace, his parents were of Newport, Rhode Island, and Newbury, Massachusetts, respectively.

Nathaniel Eells graduated Harvard College 1699. He became an ordained minister at Scituate, Massachusetts, 14 Jun 1704 [1].

He married Mrs. Hannah North 12 October 1704 in Hingham, Massachusetts [2]. Per the Wheeler History of Stonington (1900) they had 9 children:

  1. Sarah Eells, b. 5 Aug 1705
  2. Samuel Eells, b. 23 Feb 1707
  3. John Eells, b. 23 Jan 1709
  4. Nathaniel Eells, b. 4 Feb 1711; married 1) 18 Oct 1733 Mercy Cushing; 2) 10 Oct 1753 Mrs. Mary Darrel
  5. Edward Eells, b. 4 Jan 1713
  6. Hannah Eells, b. 30 Jan 1715
  7. Mary Eells, b. 13 May 1716
  8. North Eells, b. 28 Sep 1718
  9. Ann Eells, b. 16 Oct 1721


  1. History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts (The Town of Hingham, Massachusetts, 1893): Vol II, p.210
  2. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001
  • Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls. Volume: 346. SAR #69169

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Is Nathaniel your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

No known carriers of Nathaniel's DNA have taken a DNA test.

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Sponsored by Ancestry ®

Family History Search.


Enter a grandparent's name. Just one grandparent can lead you to many discoveries.


Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

E  >  Eells  >  Nathaniel Eells