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Nathaniel Hood (1707 - 1755)

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Nathaniel Hood
Born in Topsfield, Essex, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Husband of — married in Topsfield, Essex, Massachusettsmap
Died in Marblehead, Essex, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Nathaniel Hood Jr. was likely born in 1707 or later as his parents, Nathaniel Hood and Joanna Dwinnell, were married October 16, 1706 at Topsfield, Essex County. He married Abigail Potter on November 13, 1735 also at Topsfield[1]

Nathaniel was, according to probate papers for his estate, a resident of Marblehead, Essex County at the time of his death (June 8, 1755). His wife, Abigail was the executor of his estate.


Vital Records of Topsfield, to the end of the year 1849, Topsfield Historical Society, Newcomb and Gauss Printers, Salem, Mass, 1903, p. 180.
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010). Topsfield - V1, Page: 228 Nathaniell, June 8, 1755. C. R.
Essex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1638-1881.Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (From records supplied by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Archives.)


  1. Topsfield V.R., page 180.

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