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Hannah (Morton) Bosworth (abt. 1644 - aft. 1696)

Hannah Bosworth formerly Morton
Born about in Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 27 Nov 1666 in Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died after [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 1 Jun 2016
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Hannah was born about 1644. She was the daughter of Nathaniel Morton and Lydia Cooper.

Benjamin died at Hull, 5 November 1682. The administration on his estate was granted to his wife Hannah, "Relict widow of Benjamin Bosworth, late of Hull, Taylor, deceased intestate." The inventory was taken by Nathaniel Bosworth and Thomas Collier, and sworn to by Hannah, 3 May 1683.

In the Order of Settlement, dated at Boston 24 November 1696, names children Benjamin, Hezekiah, Judah and Hannah Bosworth. Hannah (Morton) Bosworth is still alive at this time. "...The said Benjamin Bosworth [eldest son] also giving good security to pay further unto each of his Brother and Sisters aforenamed or their respective Guardians at and upon the decease of the sd Hannah Reclict Widow of the sd deced..."


  • Suffolk County, MA: Probate File Papers.Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2017-2019. (From records supplied by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Archives. Digitized mages provided by
  • "New England Marriages Prior to 1700" p.84
  • VR Scituate, Maine
  • Bartley, Scott Andrew. John Cooper of Barnstable: Newphew of Sabin Staresmore, The Mayflower Descendant (Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, Boston, 2014) Vol. 63, Page 170

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