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Nathaniel Harwood (1669 - 1751)

Nathaniel Harwood
Born in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married before 1696 in Concord, Middlesex Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Aug 2009 | Last significant change: 19 Jul 2021
19:15: Angela (Hussey) Pugh added Nathaniel Harwood (1669-1751) as father of Sarah (Harwood) Cram (1717-1795). [Thank Angela for this]
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Biography

Nathanial Harwood was born 1 OCT 1669 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts[1]

He married before 1696, probably in Concord, Massachusetts Mary Barron.

In 1732, Nathaniel Harwood and his wife Mary gave their landed property in Chelmsford MA to their son Jonathan Harwood, providing that "...they were to have the best room in the now dwelling house, with the best chamber, and a good, convenient cellar, without any let, stint or hindrance. And deed not to take place 'till their, the said Nathaniel and Mary Harwood's, decease."

He died 30 AUG 1751 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts[2]

Nathaniel Harwood died testate, having written a will on 7 June 1744. He reaffirmed the bargain with his son Jonathan, and gave his money to his four daughters and a granddaughter.


Note

NATHANIEL, born Oct. 1, 1669. He married MARY BARRON, daughter of Moses Barron, and they made their residence in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. In 1732, Nathaniel and Mary made over their landed property to their son Jonathan on these conditions: "They were to have the best room in the now dwelling house, with the best chamber, and a good, convenient cellar, without any let, stint, or hindrance. And deed not to take place 'till their, the said Nathaniel and Mary Harwood's decease." Nathaniel made a will June 7, 1744, in which he reaffirmed the bargain with his son Jonathan, and gives his money to his four daughters and a granddaughter. Mr. Harwood died Oct. 28, 1751, his wife in Oct., 1758.
From (The Harwood Family History written by Watson Harwood in 1912, tracing the descendants from Nathanial Harwood who settled in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts in approximately 1665)


Sources

* Middlesex County, Massachusetts Probate Index 1648-1870; 1651 Will, Document # 10629

  1. George Tolman (compiler), Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1635-1850 (Concord, Mass. : Committee on Printing, 1894)
  2. Town of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Vital Records of Chelmsford, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Salem, Mass. : The Essex Institute, 1914)





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Harwood-991 and Harwood-11 appear to represent the same person because: These two profiles seem to be for the same Nathaniel Harwood. Same location, same wife, but different dates. Please check the sources and merge Harwood-991 into Harwood-11 if they are two profiles for the same man. Thank you!
posted by Kitty (Cooper) Smith

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