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Nathaniel Ely (abt. 1694 - abt. 1787)

Nathaniel Ely
Born about in Springfield, MAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 6 Jun 1754 in Springfield, Hampshire, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Springfield, MAmap
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Biography

Nathaniel, son of Joseph Ely and Mary Riley, was born on 21 Oct 1694 at West Springfield, Hampden County, MA,[1][2] and died on 29 Dec 1787 at West Springfield, Hampden County, MA.[3]

On 23 Nov 1725, at Westfield, Hampden County, MA, Nathaniel m1. Elizabeth DEWEY (d/o Samuel DEWEY and Sarah WELLER; d. 6 Jul 1752);[4] children (b. West Springfield; surname ELY):[1]

  1. Aaron (b. 6 Oct 1722; d. 17 Feb 1803; m1. Lucy LEONARD; m2. Thankful ASHLEY)
  2. Elizabeth (b. 11 Aug 1724; m. Luke PARSONS)
  3. Sarah (b. 7 Aug 1726; d. 4 Mar 1753; m. Simeon ASHLEY, no ch)
  4. Moses (b. 25 Jan 1731; d. 20 Jun 1749, drowned in CT river)
  5. Nathaniel (b. 20 Mar 1736/7; d. 14 Jan 1823; m. Esther LEONARD)

He married second on 6 Jun 1754, at Springfield, Hampshire County, MA, Martha FERRY, daughter of Lt John FERRY and Mary COOLEY; no children.[1][5][6][7]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Heman Ely, Records of the Descendants of Nathaniel Ely: The Emigrant, (Cleveland OH, Short & Forman: 1885); digital images, Google Books, p 16.
  2. Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, (americanancestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010), Springfield v1, p 45; giving "Nathaneel Ely the Son of Joseph Ely and Mary Ely was born october: 21: 1694."
  3. Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, (americanancestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010), West Springfield v2, p 227; giving Ely, "Nathaniel, Dec. 29, 1787. [Dec. 30, a. 94, C.R.1]."
  4. Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, (americanancestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010), Springfield v2, p 1626; giving "Nathaniel Ely of Springfield and Elisabeth Dewey of Westfield were married november 23d 1725 at Westfield."
  5. Mortimer Elwyn Cooley, The Cooley Genealogy, the descendants of Ensign Benjamin Cooley an early settler of Springfield and Longmeadow Massachusetts; and other members of the family in America, (Rutland, VT: The Tuttle publishing company, inc., 1941), p 208.
  6. Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, (americanancestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010), Springfield v1, p 393; giving "Nathaniel Ely and Martha Ferry both of Springfield were Joynd in Marriage June 6th anno: Dom: 1754."
  7. Henry Martyn Burt, The First Century of the History of Springfield, (Springfield MA, Henry M Burt: 1899); digital images, Google Books, p 579; giving Martha, b. 17 Sep 1703, m. Nathaniel Ely.
  • Hollister Family of America compiled by Lafayette Wallace Case, MD, 1886, No. 515, pg 165.[1]
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #58114394
  • listed on birth record as father of Sarah


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Ely-3248 and Ely-1381 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate: same wife, same child. Ely-1381 also has a more logical birthdate.
posted by Chris Flanagan A.P.

Nathaniel is 13 degrees from Cecil B. DeMille, 21 degrees from Rosalie Neve and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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