Rev. Timothy Symes was born 27 May 1714 and m. Mary Cleves about 1741. He passed away 6 Apr 1756. Mary Cleves was b. about 1717 and died about 1746. They were the parents of Col. John Cleves Symmes (1742-1814).
He married second Eunice Cogswell, daughter of Francis and Hannah Cogswell of Ipswich, in 1652. After his death, Eunice married Richard Potter.
He graduated Harvard College in 1733 and held pastorates in Connecticut, Long Island, New Jersey before removing to Ipswich in 1752. He is said to have been minister of the First Church of Scituate (now First Unitarian Church of Norwell, Massachusetts, See NEHGR Vol LX (1906) for Records of the First Church of Scituate) however the Symmes Memorial states he was never formally installed there.
↑ Gary Boyd Roberts, Notable Kin, Volume One, Carl Boyer, 3rd; Santa Clarita, California; Date: 1998
↑ 5.05.1 Vinton, John Adams, The Symmes Memorial, Boston, 1893, p 44-45
Douglas M. Henry; Captain John Cleves Symmes Memorial in Ludlow Park, Hamilton, Ohio; www.cincinnatimemory.org; "Cleves, John Cleves". "Appletons' Cyclopedia of American Biography, 1900; and "Henry Genealogy" by William Henry Eldridge, Press of T. R. Marvin and Son, Boston, Massachusetts, 1915. A copy of the latter can be found in the library of the Southwest Texas State Teacher's College, San Marcos, Texas.
Lee Richardson 'Ric' Luther Symmes, Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1, (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #5554, Date of Import: Jan 16, 1999. (1995), "Electronic," Date of Import: Jan 31, 1999.
Robert John Theile, Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1, (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #5604, Date of Import: Jan 16, 1999. (1995), "Electronic," Date of Import: Jan 31, 1999.
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