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Jonathan Fish was born say 1655-1662, probably in Sandwich, to Nathaniel Fish and his second wife Lydia Miller. He probably married in or near Sandwich after 1683 to Faith, whose surname is unknown. He was bequeathed meadow land in Sandwich in his brother Samuel's will probated 22 March 1692. He was living in March 1719 when his name appeared in a Plymouth County Court document with John Sturtevant.
In 1704, a widow Elizabeth Hatch of Boston, made suit against Jonathan Fish of Sandwich, yeoman. Details not provided.
In March 1718/19 at the Court of Common Pleas, a suit by John Sturtevant v. Jonathan Fish was entered for debt, on bond for £35. Default by defendant. Bond chancered. Judgment for £14.2s. and £2.5s.9d. costs.
Jonathan's death does not appear to have been recorded.
↑Genealogical Notes of Cape Cod Families, Microfilm of original manuscript, Lydia Brownson, c1965, Falmouth Public Library, Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
↑Early families in Sandwich, various Family Group Sheets, Sandwich Archives & Historical Center, Barbara L. Gill, archivist, 145 Main Street, Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts,
↑ Barnstable County Probate Records Vol. 1:61, Will of Samuel Fish, estate inventoried 10 March 1691/2.
↑ David Thomas Konig, Plymouth Court Records 1686-1859, CD-ROM (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 2002), Court Records
↑ "Common Pleas" in The Mayflower Descendant, 36(1986):179
↑ David Thomas Konig, Plymouth Court Records 1686-1859., CD-ROM (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 2002), Court Records.
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