Zechariah Symmes
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Zechariah Symmes (1638 - 1708)

Rev. Zechariah Symmes
Born in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 18 Nov 1669 (to 23 Jul 1681) in Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusettsmap
Husband of — married 26 Nov 1683 (to 1695) in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusettsmap
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Died at age 70 in Bradford, Essex, Massachusettsmap
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Rev Zachariah Symmes


9 Jan 1637/1638 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts


1657 Harvard College

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Rev Zechariah Symmes, Jr.
Birth: Jan. 9, 1637, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Death: Mar. 22, 1707, Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts
He was the son of Rev. Zecharia Symmes, Sr (April 1599- Jan.1670), who was a graduate of Emmanuel College Cambridge, Eng. Zechariah, Sr. wed Sarah Baker in 1622 and they emigrated to Massachusetts from Kent, England on the ship Griffin with their seven children in Aug. 1634.
When Rev. Zechariah Symmes, Sr. died in Charlestown, "he was honorably interred at the expense of the town." His grave was "covered and set comelie" by a stone-work laid in lime, together with a tomb-stone, procured by the selectmen of the town. The epitaph, which has been wholly effaced by the ravages of time, contained the following lines:
A prophet lies beneath this stone;
His words shall live, though he is gone "
Graduating from Harvard College in 1657, Zechariah, Jr., married Susanna Graves on Nov. 18, 1669 in Charlestown. They had 7 children before her death in 1681. In 1683, he married Mehitable Palmer Dalton, widow of Samuel Dalton.
Family links: Spouse: Susannah Graves Symmes (1643 - 1681); Children: Susanna Symmes Stevens (1670 - 1753), Sarah Symmes Scottow (1672-1710), Thomas Symmes (1677 - 1725),
Burial: Ancient Burying Ground, Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA.[1]
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the Rev. Zechariah Symmes, Jr.


  1. Stanton, Shirley. "Rev Zechariah Symmes, Jr.," Findagrave.com. URL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21963700 Record added: Oct 05, 2007

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The Ancestry marriage source listed on this page is for his father - not him. You might want to move it to that profile.
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