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Joel Harrington (1754 - 1805)

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Joel Harrington
Born in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married in Waltham, MIddlesex, Massachusettsmap
Died in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Biography

Joel Harrington was born on October 31, 1754, Waltham, MIddlesex, Massachusetts[1].

He was the son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Peirce) Harrington[2].

He served in a number of the early campaigns of the American Revolution[3].

Joel married Abigail Fiske, his third cousin, on January 8, 1784, in Waltham[4]. They had 9 children: Abigail, Joel, Joel, Abigail, Louisa, Alice, Almira, Melinda, and Lydia.

Joel passed away on March 28, 1805, in Waltham[5].

Research Notes

Sources

  1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Mass. 1904)(Free e-book) (Records are also available at ma-vitalrecords.org) p. 48
  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Th.D., Early Generations of the Family of Robert Harrington of Watertown, Massachusetts 1634 and Some of His Descendants (Worcester, Massachusetts: Privately Printed 1958)(Also available at Ancestry.com) p. 64
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Th.D., Early Generations of the Family of Robert Harrington of Watertown, Massachusetts 1634 and Some of His Descendants (Worcester, Massachusetts: Privately Printed 1958)(Also available at Ancestry.com) p. 106
  4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Mass. 1904)(Free e-book) (Records are also available at ma-vitalrecords.org) p. 165
  5. The New England Historical and Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Mass. 1904)(Free e-book) (Records are also available at ma-vitalrecords.org) p. 270


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