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Amos Sylvester (1685 - 1753)

Amos Sylvester
Born in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married 20 Nov 1706 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
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Profile last modified | Created 20 Sep 2009 | Last significant change: 14 Aug 2021
22:46: Kim Williams edited the Biography for Amos Sylvester (1685-1753). (Removed reference to "second wife" who was wife of his son Amos. ) [Thank Kim for this]
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Biography

Amos Silvester was born in 1685. He was the son of Joseph Silvester[1] and Mary Barstow. [2]

He married Elizabeth Henchman on Nov 20, 1706. She died age 77 on Feb 11, 1762. He kept a tavern in his residence as did his wife after he was deceased. [2]

Their children born in Hanover: [2]

  1. Amos 1707
  2. William 1709
  3. Joseph 1711
  4. Henchman 1713
  5. Michael 1714?
  6. Nathaniel 1718
  7. Caleb 1719
  8. Edmund 1721
  9. Mary 1723-1724
  10. Thomas 1723
  11. Elizabeth 1725 - 1767?

Amos died Oct 23, 1753 in Hanover, Massachusetts .[2]


Sources

  1. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (13 July 2016), Amos Silvester, 15 Nov 1685; citing Birth, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 423,512.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 History of the town of Hanover, Massachusetts, with family genealogies Dwelly, Jedediah and Simmons, John F. Published by the Town of Hanover, 1910. (Page: 395)

See also:

  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (accessed 2017-10-03), entry for Amos Sylvester.


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