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Ebenezer Stearns (bef. 1711 - aft. 1769)

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Rev. Ebenezer Stearns
Born before in Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married 19 Sep 1734 [location unknown]
Husband of — married 12 Aug 1762 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died after in Maine, British Americamap
Profile last modified 25 Jun 2018 | Created 7 Dec 2014
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Biography

Ebenezer Stearns was born about 1711.

REV. EBENEZER STEARNS , bapt. July 8, 1711, in Lexington, Mass., son of Isaac and Elizabeth (Stone) Stearns; a Baptist minister, of Stoughton, Mass.

Ebenezer married (1), Sept. 19, 1734, Thankful Clapp, of Walpole, Mass. in Walpole;[1] (2), Aug. 12, 1762, Jane Phillips, of Easton.

In 1734, he lived and owned real estate in Walpole. Mass.; later he was pastor of the Baptist church in Stoughton; in 1750, he was living in Douglas, Mass.; in 1761, he removed to Easton and, in 1762, was settled over the Baptist church there; about 1769, removed to Maine and settled on Sheepscot River, afterwards, at Whitefield, Me., where he died. Record of wife Thankful (Clapp) Stearns's death read as follows: "My aged and honored mother deceased, May ye 22nd, 1761."

Ebenezer and Thankfull had:

  • Silence, b. 12 July 1735 in Walpole, died the next day.[2]
  • Eliphaz, bp. 3 Oct. 1736 in Sturbridge[3], married Hannah Clark in Walpole, 17 Nov 1761[4]
  • Aschah, b. 10 Jan 1738-9, bp. 21 Jan 1738-9 in Sturbridge.[5] Married Ebenezer Marsh.;
  • Elijah, b. 1741?
  • Ezekiel, b. 1743?
  • Mary, b 1745? in ____??, married Elhanon Boyden in Walpole, 2 Sep 1762.[6]

Sources

  1. Worcester, Vital Records of Walpole, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, p. 177
  2. Worcester, Vital Records of Walpole, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, pp. 77, 214
  3. Worcester, Vital Records of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, p. 123
  4. Worcester, Vital Records of Walpole, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, p. 177
  5. Worcester, Vital Records of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, p. 123: "Axel"
  6. Worcester, Vital Records of Walpole, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, p. 177

See also:

  • Genealogy and memoirs of Isaac Stearns and his descendants by Mrs. Avis Van Wagenen. Page 50,
  • Spouse, death year and location, children ibid, p. 50-51.


Birth

Before 8 JUL 1711
Lexington
MA
USA

Death

ABT AFT 1769
Whitefield
ME
USA
{geni:county} Lincoln


Acknowledgments

Thank you to Barbara Corley for creating WikiTree profile Stearnes-3 through the import of export-BloodTree.ged on May 12, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Barbara and others.




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On 26 Dec 2017 at 06:37 GMT Bret Cantwell wrote:

Stearnes-3 and Stearns-1250 appear to represent the same person because: These appear to be the same person and some of the data in the profiles appears to be cobbled together on Stearnes 3.

Ebenezer is 16 degrees from Mags Gaulden, 16 degrees from Dennis Wilson and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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