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Judith (Newcomb) Jennison (1646 - 1723)

Judith Jennison formerly Newcomb
Born in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 30 Oct 1666 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Watertown, Middlesex, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 31 May 2009
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Biography

Judith Newcomb was born Jan. 16, 1645/6 at Braintree, MA, daughter of Francis and Rachel (Brackett) Newcomb. [1](p. 242-45) [2]

She married Samuel Jennison at Watertown on Oct. 13, 1666. Samuel was born at Watertown on born at Watertown, 15 December 1642, son of Robert and Grace Jennison. [3] [2][4] (p. 239-243) [5]

Samuel died at Watertown on Oct. 15, 1701. [3] [4] [5]

His Will dated Nov. 30, 1700; Inventory dated Oct 31, 1701, mentions:

  • wife Judith
  • eldest son Samuel Jr.
  • son William of Sudbury
  • son Peter
  • youngest son Robert
  • daughter Judith Barnard
  • daughter Rachel Barron
  • daughter Grace Holden
  • daughter Lydia
  • grandchildren: Mary Jennison, James and Samuel Barnard, Timothy Barron, and John Holden
  • grandhchild Joseph Bowman (supposedly illegitmate son of daughter Rachel and Joseph Bowman) [5] ( Case File12586:p. 1-9)[6] [7]

She died at Watertown on March 1, 1722/3. [3] [2] [4] [5]

Children

  1. Judith born 13: 6m: 1667 (Aug. 13) [3]; married first, James Barnard [4]; married second John Bemis on May 30, 1726. [3] [7] [5]
  2. Mercy born 23: 11m: 1669 (Feb. 23, 1670 [3];died young. [4]
  3. Mercy born Feb. 28, 1670/1 [3]; died young. [4]
  4. Rachaell born 8: 8m: 1671 (Oct. 8); married Timothy Barron, Mar. 10, 1698/9. [3] [4] [5]
  5. Samuell born Oct. 12, 1673; died Dec. 2, 1730; married Mary Stearns Nov. 2, 1699. [3] [4] [7]
  6. Elizabeth born Apr. 17, 1676 [3]; died young. [4]
  7. Grace born Feb. 11, 1678; married John Holdin, Nov. 7, 1699. [3] [4] [5]
  8. William born about 1679; married Elizabeth Golding, June 20, 1700 at Charlestown [8]; lived in Sudbury [4]; died in Worcester, MA on Sept. 19, 1741/4?. [7] [5]
  9. Peter born Oct. 1, 1681 [3]; died at Sudbury in Feb. 1722/3 [8]; married Jean/Jane ___. [4] [5]
  10. Robert born July 5, 1684 [3]; removed to Sutton [4]; married widow Dorothy (Thomas) Whittemore. [7] [5]
  11. Lydia born on May 18, 1688, baptized May 20[4]; married John Traine on May 5, 1705. [3] [7] [5]

[Note: WatertownVR has births of two daughters named Mercy, but some sources list one daughter Mercy with birth Feb. 1699 and death Feb. 1670/1]

Source notes

Braintree Births

Judith Nucome the daughter of ffrancis Nucome and Rachell his wiffe was borne the (16) (11) 1645. (p. 630)[1]

Watertown Births

Jennison, Samuel, s. Robert and Grace, 15: 10m: 1642. MCR (p. 1)

Children

Judith, d. Samuell and Judith, 13: 6m: 1667. (p. 29)
Mercy, d. Samuell and Judeth, 23: 11m: 1669. (p. 32)
Mercy, d. Samuell and Judeth, Feb. 28, 1670/1.(p. 34)
Rachaell, d. Samuell and Judeth, 8: 8m: 1671.(p. 34)
Samuell, s. Samuell and Judah, Oct. 12, 1673. (p. 37)
Elizabeth, d. Samuell and Judeth, Apr. 17, 1676. (p. 41)
Grace, d. Samuel and Judeth, Feb. 11, 1678. (p. 44)
Peter, s. Samuel and Judith, Oct. 1, 1681. (p. 50)
Robert, s. Samuel and Judeth, July 5, 1684. (p. 55)
Lydia, d. Samuel and Judith, May 18, 1688, baptized May 20. (p. 59)

Watertown Marriages

Jennison, Samuell [Jenisson] and Judith Macombe (sic), Oct. 30, 1666. (p. 28)
Jennison, Grace, and John Holdin, Nov. 7, 1699. (p. 11; p. 130)
Jenison, Rachel, and Timothy Barron, Mar. 10, 1698/9. (p. 5; p. 130)
Jenison, Samll, and Mary Stearns, Nov. 2, 1699. (p. 11; p. 130)
Barnard, Judith, and John Bemis, May 30, 1726. (p. 79)
Traine, John, and Lydia Jenison, May 5, 1705. (p. 20)

Watertown Deaths

Jeneson, Judieth, an Aged Widow Woman, Mar. 1, 1722-3.(p. 75)
Jenison, Samuel, Ens., Oct. 15, 1701.(p. 21)
Jenison, Samuel, Dec. 2, 1730. (p. 93)[3]

Sudbury Marriages

Jennison, William and Elizabeth Golding, June 20, 1700, in Charlestown. (p. 224)

Sudbury Deaths

Jenison, Peter, Jan. 17, 1722-3. (p. 313)[8]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Records of the town of Braintree 1640-1793, Samuel Bates, editor, Daniel Huxford, Printer, Randolph, MA, 1886
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Great Migration 1634-1635, M-P. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2010.) Originally published as: The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume V, M-P, page 244, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007.
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 Watertown Records Comprising the First and Second Books of Town Proceedings with the Land Grants and Possession, and the First Book and Supplement of Births, Deaths and Marriages, The Historical Society, Press of Fred G. Barker, Watertown, MA, 1894
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. VII, NEHGS, Samuel Drake, Publisher, Boston, MA, 1853
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 The Giles memorial, by John Adams Vinton, Henry Dutton & Sons, Printers, Boston, MA, 1864
  6. Middlesex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1648-1871.Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (From records supplied by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Archives.)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Vital Records of Sudbury Massachusetts to the Year 1850, NEHGS, Boston, MA, 1903

See Also

  • Bond, Henry: "Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts"; page 207; (Jennison)- marriage, death and children.
  • New England Marriages prior to 1700. page 419


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Newcomb-180 and Newcomb-2 appear to represent the same person because: Francis Newcomb had only one daughter Judith per Great Migration. Please merge this abandoned/unsourced (fixed her dob) profile INTO Newcomb-2. Thanks.
posted by Chris Hoyt

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