REV. EBENEZER STEARNS , bapt. July 8,
1711, in Lexington, Mass., son of Isaac and Elizabeth (Stone)
Stearns; a Baptist minister, of Stoughton, Mass.
(1), Sept. 19, 1734, Thankful Clapp, of Walpole, Mass. in Walpole;
(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.
Eliphaz, bp. 3 Oct. 1736 in Sturbridge, married Hannah Clark in Walpole, 17 Nov 1761
Aschah, b. 10 Jan 1738-9, bp. 21 Jan 1738-9 in Sturbridge. Married Ebenezer Marsh.;
Elijah, b. 1741?
Ezekiel, b. 1743?
Mary, b 1745? in ____??, married Elhanon Boyden in Walpole, 2 Sep 1762.
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.
Before 8 JUL 1711
ABT AFT 1769
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