Nathaniel Harwood
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Nathaniel Harwood (1626 - 1716)

Nathaniel Harwood
Born in London, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1664 in Boston, Suffolk. Massachusetts Bay Colonymap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 90 in Concord, Middlesex, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Nathaniel Harwood was born in London, Middlesex, England about 1626, He was the son of John Harwood and Dorothy (Unknown) Harwood.

Nathaniel was married to Elizabeth (Unknown) about 1664, probably in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Nothing is known of her family or background.

Nathaniel and Elizabeth resided in Boston until about 1665, when they removed to Concord. Their first child, William, was born in Boston in 1665, The remaining children were all born in Concord. Nathaniel was a cordwainer, by trade.

Nathaniel Harwood died in Concord on February 7, 1716 at the age of 90.


ABT 1625 London, London, England, United Kingdom[1]


  1. Source: #S224 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page Note: Family group record submitted by a member of the LDS Church CONT Search performed using PAF Insight on 5/30/2008 Data: Text: JOHN HARWOOD; Male; Birth: About 1600 , London, England; Spouse: MRS. DOROTHY HARWOOD; Marriage: About 1625 , London, England; Batch Number: F877154 Sheet: 034 Source Call No.: 1396376 Type: Film
  • A Genealogical History of the Harwood Family descended from Andrew Harwood whose English Home was in Dartmouth, Devonshire, Volune I; The Harwood Families of New England; compiled by Watson H. Harwood, 1879, page 20,
  • Concord Massachusetts Births, Marriages and Deaths; Concord Register Number II; page 88 (death)
  • New England Marriages prior to 1700; page 350.
  • U S and International Marriage Records 1530-1900; Yates Publishing database on-line; Ancestry,com.
  • Source: S224 Abbreviation: Ancestry File, IGI LDS Family History Center Title: Ancestry File, IGI LDS Family History Center Subsequent Source Citation Format: Ancestry File, IGI LDS Family History Center BIBL Ancestry File, IGI LDS Family History Center. TMPLT TID 0 FIELD Name: Footnote VALUE Ancestry File, IGI LDS Family History Center FIELD Name: ShortFootnote VALUE Ancestry File, IGI LDS Family History Center FIELD Name: Bibliography VALUE Ancestry File, IGI LDS Family History Center.
  • Page 348: "Harwood, John, the Elder, of London, assigns a legacy from Hezekiah Usher of Boston, to his brother Nathaniel Harwood of Concord, New England, and makes him his attorney, 1 Apr. 1682, in a case in April 1683."

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