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Ebenezer Giles (1737)

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Ebenezer Giles
Born in Hopkinton, Middlesex County, Massachusettsmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 24 May 1759 in Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 18 Jul 2019 | Created 17 Jan 2012
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Ebenezer was on a list made by the Selectmen of the town of Townsend Massachusetts as a Tory. His name was later removed, as he may have had a change of heart along the way. This story is detailed in Sawtelle's History of Townsend on pages 190 - 193.

      • there are more children of Ebenezer and Esther, I just haven't had time to include them yet***


Ebenezer and Esther Giles' daughter, Rachel, was born on Feb. 2, 1771.[1]

"Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Ebenezer Giles, ; citing , ; FHL microfilm 0547197 IT 1.

Baptized August 28, 1737 in Hopkinton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Name: Ebenezer GILES Sex: M Birth: 28 AUG 1737 in Salem, Essex, MA Death: in Townsend, Middlesex, MA

Marriage 1 Esther BALDWIN b: C. 1740 in MA Children Rachel GILES b: 2 FEB 1771 in Townsend, MA

Ebenezer Giles Compact Disc #135 Pin #745255 Pedigree Sex: M

Event(s) Birth: 28 Aug 1737

Hopkinton, , Middlesex, Massachusetts

Parents Father: Eleazer Giles Disc #135 Pin #763532 Mother: Elisabeth Disc #135 Pin #763533

Marriage(s) Spouse: Esther Baldwin Disc #135 Pin #745251 Marriage: 24 May 1759 Townsend, , Middlesex, Massachusetts

History of the town of Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts : from the grant of Hathorn's farm, 1676-1878 by Sawtelle, Ithamar B. (Ithamar Bard) - Publication date 1878

Page 388 shows the marriage of Ebenezer and Esther Baldwin.

  1. Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook); Townsend; Rachel Giles Birth

Submitter John Preston Curtis SLAYTON 1416 West Short Independence, MO 64050

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On 7 Jun 2016 at 20:32 GMT Alison Andrus wrote:

Giles-2739 and Giles-1028 appear to represent the same person because: A profile already existed for Ebenezer Giles. Please merge them together. Thank you!

Ebenezer is 12 degrees from T S Eliot, 14 degrees from Walter Howe and 16 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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