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Elijah Pitcher (1726 - abt. 1810)

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Elijah Pitcher
Born in Canton or Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
Husband of — married 14 Oct 1747 in Town of Stoughton, Massachusettsmap
Husband of — married after 1757 in Canton, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
Husband of — married 20 Mar 1800 in Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Martinsburg or Oneida, Oneida, New York, USAmap
Profile last modified 11 Sep 2019 | Created 20 Jan 2014 | Last significant change: 11 Sep 2019
12:58: Steven Losey edited the Marriage Data for Elijah Pitcher (1726-abt.1810). [Thank Steven for this]
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Biography

"Elijah Pitcher, son of Edward and Jane Pitcher was born the 30th day of May 1720."[1] At some point Elijah and his family moved to Westfield, Mass. He appears on the 1790 Census, next to his son Reuben and his family. [2]

Elijah Pitcher Sr. descends from : Edward(1) Samuel(2) Andrew(3) Andrew(4)

Elijah Pitcher Sr. b. May 31, 1726 Stoughton MA d. abt 1810 in Martinsburg NY

m. 1st : Tabitha Smith Oct 14, 1747

m. 2nd: Jemima ? abt 1749 b. abt 1730 d. Sep 24, 1797 in Westfield , MA

Children of Elijah and Jemima:

  1. Jemima b. Oct 14, 1750 in Stoughton, Suffolk, MA d. Feb 27, 1843 in Sharon, Norfolk MA m. William Tolman
  2. Cybil b. Abt 1751 d. unk m. Miles Porter
  3. Elijah Jr b. Nov 04, 1753 Norwich, New London, Conn d. Jul 18, 1839 in Norwich, New London Conn
  4. Jerusha b. abt 1756 in Norwich, New London, Conn d. Feb 2, 1773 in Norwich, New London, Conn
  5. Daniel b. Jan 30, 1762 in Lisbon-Norwich, New London, Conn d. Ap 25, 1844 in Ava, NY m. Eleanor Burt (Daniel is ancestor of James S. Pitcher, current town historian of Booneville, NY)
  6. Reuben b. Jan 1763 in Lisbon/Norwich, Conn d. Feb 15, 1844 Martinsburg NY m. Martha Barrett (Reuben is my ancestor and I have more on this line)
  7. Benjamin b. Nov 16, 1767 Lisbon/Norwich Conn. d. unk m. Rachel _______; children: 1. Guerdon married a Rachel Crary in Kirtland, Ohio; 2. Jane married Elihu Benton and also moved to Kirtland. Their daughter Nancy married John Wells. Benjamin Pitcher and his wife Rachel at some point left New York state and relocated in No East Ohio for they are buried in the Angel Cem in Kirtland, Ohio. Rachel dates are app. 1790 to 1847.

m. 3rd: Tabitha Southwell Mar 30, 1800[3]

Sources

  1. Transcribed from image. Massachusetts Town and Vital Records 1620-1988. Stoughton. Image at ancestry.com
  2. Transcribed from image, county of Hampshire, town of Westfield. Image at Ancestry.com 1790 United States Federal Census
  3. http://boards.ancestry.netscape.com/thread.aspx?o=0&m=195.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.1&p=surnames.pitcher

According to William R. Phipps, Jr., THE PITCHER BOOK, A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Andrew Pitcher and Margaret Russell, Who Settled in Milton Massachuetts, 1634-2007. Published by Heritage Books 2007 (This book is well-documented). Elijah Pitcher was married three times and had 11 children:

Elijah and Tabitha Warner (m. 14 Oct. 1747) are parents of Jemina b. 14 oct 1750 at Canton/Sroughton, Norfolk Co., MA Elijah Jr. b. 4 Nov. 1752 at Canton, Norfolk Co., MA Jerusha b. circa 1751at Canton, Norfolk Co., MA Chloe b. 6 Apr 1755 at Canton, Norfolk Co., MA Cybil b. 1767 at Norwich, CT

Elijah and Jemina (m: circa 1756-57) are the parents of: Daniel Pitcher, Sr. b. 30 Jan. 1762, in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA Elizabeth or Ellis b. 1757, at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA. David, b. 14 May 1758 at Canton, Norfolk Co., MA Eunice, b. 1764, at Norwich, New London Co., CT Reuben, b. Jan. 1763, at Westfield, Hampshire Co., MA Benjamin, b. 16 Nov. 1767 at Lisbon, New London Co. CT

Info about 2nd wife, Jemina: Born in 1738. Died 24 Sept. 1797. Westfield, Hampden County, MA, First Church Records: “Jemina Pitcher wife of Elijah Pitcher age 59.”

Elijah’s 3rd wife was the widow Tabitha Southwell (m. 20 Mar 1800 at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA). They did not have any children.



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On 4 Aug 2019 at 16:20 GMT P.a. Martin wrote:

According to

William R. Phipps, Jr., THE PITCHER BOOK, A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Andrew Pitcher and Margaret Russell, Who Settled in Milton Massachuetts, 1634-2007. Published by Heritage Books 2007 (This book is well-documented). Elijah Pitcher was married three times and had 11 children:

Elijah and Tabitha Warner (m. 14 Oct. 1747) are parents of Jemina b. 14 oct 1750 at Canton/Sroughton, Norfolk Co., MA Elijah Jr. b. 4 Nov. 1752 at Canton, Norfolk Co., MA Jerusha b. circa 1751at Canton, Norfolk Co., MA Chloe b. 6 Apr 1755 at Canton, Norfolk Co., MA Cybil b. 1767 at Norwich, CT

Elijah and Jemina (m: circa 1756-57) are the parents of: Daniel Pitcher, Sr. b. 30 Jan. 1762, in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA Elizabeth or Ellis b. 1757, at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA. David, b. 14 May 1758 at Canton, Norfolk Co., MA Eunice, b. 1764, at Norwich, New London Co., CT Reuben, b. Jan. 1763, at Westfield, Hampshire Co., MA Benjamin, b. 16 Nov. 1767 at Lisbon, New London Co. CT

Info about 2nd wife, Jemina: Born in 1738. Died 24 Sept. 1797. Westfield, Hampden County, MA, First Church Records: “Jemina Pitcher wife of Elijah Pitcher age 59.”

Elijah’s 3rd wife was the widow Tabitha Southwell (m. 20 Mar 1800 at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA). They did not have any children.

Elijah is 18 degrees from Cari Starosta, 17 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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