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George Raymond 1707-1807 Research Notes

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George Raymond (1707-1807)
Abigail (Kettle) Raymond (bef.1710-1786)
Jonathan Kettell (1681-1764)
Katharine (Hands) Kettell (1682-1748)


Many of the items below, but not all, were reviewed in the quest to find evidence that George's wife was the Abigail Kettle/Kettell, born/baptized to Jonathan Kettle and his wife Katherine.

Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants and Estates of the Town of Boston, 1630–1800 and The Crooked and Narrow Streets of Boston, 1630–1822 (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001, CD-ROM), 11824 of 19237 (Jonathan Kettle of Charleston); digital images by subscription, AmericanAncestors; reference: wife Katherine Hands is/; RefCode 41590.

Kettel-Waters 1707 marriage, Boston Marriages from 1700 to 1751 in Records relating to the early history of Boston, multiple vols. (Boston : Rockwell and Churchill, 1876-), 28:12; digital images, Hathi Trust.

Abigail Kettell 1710 birth, Roger D. Joslyn Vital Records of Charlestown, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, 3 vols. in multiple parts and sections (Boston, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1984-1995), 1 (Town Vital Records - Part I):223; digital images by subscription, AmericanAncestors, she is "Abigail Ketteill, dau. of Jonathan & Kathern Ketteel."

Abigail Kettell 1710 birth, "Births, marriages, deaths, 1629-1843," FHL Digital Collection, DGS 007009468, image 50 of 447; digital images, FamilySearch; birth as 15 April 1710, d. Jonathan Ketteel [sic] and Katherine.

Abigail Kettle 1710 baptism, James F. Hunnewell, Records of the First church in Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1632-1789 (Boston: D. Clapp and Son, 1880), 27; digital images, Hathi Trust; baptism 16 April 1710; "D. of mr Jonathan & Katharine Kettle."

Raymond-Kettell 1741 marriage, Roger D. Joslyn Vital Records of Charlestown, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, 3 vols. in multiple parts and sections (Boston, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1984-1995), 1 (Town Vital Records - Part II):366; digital images by subscription, AmericanAncestors, he is "John Raymond" [sic] of Beverly, she is "Abigail Kettell of this town."

Raymond-Kettell 1741 marriage, "Births, marriages, deaths, 1629-1843," FHL Digital Collection, DGS 007009468, image 134 of 447; FamilySearch; dual entries--one for John Raymond of Beverly, m. Abigail Kettell of Charlestown, by Revd Mr. Hull Abbot, Nov. 11, 1741, and same detail for George Raymond of Beverly, m. Abigail Kettell of Charlestown, by Revd Mr. Hull Abbot, Nov. 11, 1741; both entries led by asterisk with footnote at bottom of page, "George Raymond Pr. Ministers Record and pr Publication. [See following]

Memoranda book of Joseph Stevens and Hull Abbott, Mss 650, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society, online at DigitalCollections, AmericanAncestors; digital images by subscription, AmericanAncestors Catalog; Images in R. Stanton Avery Collection. At p. 49-50 (Marriages), "Married by Me 1741 ... Nov. 11. George Raymond & Abigail Kettell ... Raymond." On the same page, 1742 ... [date] Roger Balch of Wenham & Ann Kettle ... Balch." Note: Lots of Kettles, etc. on these pages.
Raiment-Kettle 1740 marriage intention (Charlestown), Roger D. Joslyn Vital Records of Charlestown, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, 3 vols. in multiple parts and sections (Boston, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1984-1995), 1 (Marriage Intentions - Section I):466; digital images by subscription, AmericanAncestors; he is "George Raiment of Beverly," she is "Abigail Kettle of this town," date is 1 November 1740.

Good description of Boston/Charlestown "Original Records" and how those compare to FHL films at "Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Genealogy"; FamilySearch Wiki.

Thomas Bellows Wyman, The genealogies and estates of Charlestown : in the county of Middlesex and commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818, 2 vols. (Boston : D. Clapp, 1879), 574-84 (Kettell) at 574; digital images, InternetArchive; also 949 (Shippie Townsend); InternetArchive.

Marchia Wiswall Lindberg, C.G., "Thomas Townsend of Lynn and his Descendants for Five Generations," The Essex Genealogist, 13 (1993):152-65, 218-28, 14 (1994):45-52, at 13:163-65, 14:51-52; digital images by subscription, AmericanAncestors.

Kettle in L. Effingham deForest. James Cox Brady and His Ancestry ( New York : De Forest Publishing Co., 1933). 202; digital images, Internet Archive .

Harrison Black, The ancestry of Frances Maria Goodman (1829-1912) wife of Learner Blackman Harrison (Boston : Newbury Street Press, 001), 289-92 (Kettell); digital images, Open Library (borrow); it doesn't cover enough generations to include Abigail.

Galusha Burchard Balch, Genealogy of the Balch families in America (Salem, Mass., E. Putnam. 1897), 26 (30 Ann Balch), 38 (65 Martha Balch), 47 (101 Roger Balch); digital images, Hathi Trust.

Charles Edward Banks, The history of Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts, 3 vols. (G.H. Dean. Boston. 1911), 2:30 (Tisbury-Caleb Rand); digital images, InternetArchive.

Florence Osgood Rand, A genealogy of the Rand family in the United States (New York: Republic Press, 1898), 26 (Caleb Rand); digital images, InternetArchive.

Henry S. Nourse, The early records of Lancaster, Massachusetts. 1643-1725 (Lancaster [Clinton, Printed by W.J. Coulter] 1884), 111, 114; 111; 114

Beverly Births

[Raymond] Abbigal, d. George and Abbigal, July 23, 1742
[Raymond] Katherine, d. George and Abigail, Sept. 9, 1746
[Raymond] David [Daniel. PR257], s. George and Abigail, Dec. 16, 1748
[Raymond] George, s. George and Abigail, Aug. 13, 1744; d. 1785, George [s. George and :Abigail. P. R. 257.], consumption, bur. Jan. 15, 1785, a. abt. 40 y. C.R.1.
[Raymond] William, s. George and Abigail, Oct. 9, 1751

Deaths

[Raymond] –––––, ch. George, jr., bur. Apr. 10, 1775, a. 3 m. CR1
[Raymond] –––––, w. George, jr., smallpox, bur. Aug. 2, 1777. CR1
[Raymond] –––––, ch. George, jr., smallpox, bur. Aug. 7, 1777. CR1
[Raymond] George [s. George and Abigail. PR257], consumption, bur. Jan. 15, 1785, a. abt. 40 y. CR1
[Raymond] Abigail, w. George, Jan. 31, 1786, a. 77 y. PR257
[Raymond] George, Capt., mortification and old age, Mar. 27, 1807, a. 99 y. 2 m. 3 w. CR2
[Raymond] William, s. George and Abigail, July 4, 1816. PR257
[Raymond] Daniel, s. George and Abigail. PR257], Feb. 9, 1829. CR2

Marriages

[Raymond] George, and Abbigal Kittel of Charlestown, int. Nov. 9, 1740.

Essex County, Deeds Grantor - George at 277 of 808 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9ZZ-BTV?i=276&wc=MCBL-YM9%3A361613201%2C361828601&cc=2106411 Essex County Deeds Grantee - George begins 76 of 457. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9ZZ-B9M6?i=75&wc=MCBL-FPJ%3A361613201%2C361762101&cc=2106411

From Grantor Index

recorded 1761, Aug 6, George to Hannah Woodbury (ux Josiah), 109:201 Beverly
recorded 1761, Aug 6, George to Hannah Woodbury (ux Josiah), 109:201 Beverly ?
recorded 1764, Mar 15, George to William Hails 114:60
recorded 1785 Aug 29, George to Ebenezer Putnam, 144, 60
recorded 1789 Oct 16, Jr. estate, to Joshua Ellinwood, Jr., 150:196
recorded 1793, Feb 11, George to David Raymond 155:183
recorded 1799, Sept 7, George 2nd et al., to Caleb Kimball, 166:59, Wenham

From Grantee Index

1760 Nov 5 George - Daniel Killam 36:189 Wenham
1761. July 2, George - JosiahWoodbury et ux 107:198
1764, March 15, George - William Hails, 114:260
1789, March 2, George Jr - Larken Thorndike 149:200

Middlesex Probate, FamilySearch. Middlesex Probate, File 13173 (Jonathan Kettle); FamilySearch. Mentions his wife/widow, his daughters, but only by their given names.

Jonathan, supposed father of Abigail, died 1764. The next Jonathan in Middlesex deeds is recorded 1790 Mch 27, jonathan to J Larkin. 102:159; recorded 1799 Aug 7, Jonathan to B. Hurd 133:146. .

Middlesex Deeds, Index - Grantee, H - R 1639-1799 FamilySearch DGS 7445446 Kettle at 189 of 555 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Z7-HD6T?i=198&cc=2106411&cat=196141

Middlesex Deeds, Index - Grantor, H - R 1639-1799 FamilySearch DGS 7445231, Kettle at 209 of 609. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Z3-WBDD?i=208&cc=2106411&cat=196141 There are other Jonathan deeds in this group.

Recorded 1764, Nov 24, Eunice & al, Exors of Jonathan to J. Scott. 61:465. Deeds, vol. 61-62 1763-1765 DGS 7448472 244 (recto)-245, of 715 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Z7-XQWW?i=243&cc=2106411&cat=196141. "impowered his Executors to sell and dispose of all his estate both real and personal in order for the distribution of the same agreeable to his last will & Testament …" [no names for distribution appear]

Middlesex Deeds 61:465, Eunice Kettel and Shipley Townsend, executors of Jonathan Kettel estate to J. Scott, dated 20 November 1764 [FHL Digital Collection, DGS 7448472, image 244 (recto)-245 of 715. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Z7-XQWW?i=243&cc=2106411&cat=196141

Beverly, Town Clerk compilations-Kettle. FamilySearch

Shippie Townsend Will, Suffolk County Probate, File 20929 (4 pp.); digital images by subscription, AmericanAncestors.





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