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Peleg Wadsworth (1715 - 1799)

Deacon Peleg Wadsworth
Born in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1741 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Jan 2009
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Biography

Peleg, son of John and Mercy (Wiswall) Wadsworth, was born in Duxbury, MA on August 29, 1715. About 1741 (not recorded) he married Lusanna Sampson, daughter of John and Priscilla (Bartlett) Sampson. They resided in Duxbury all their lives with eight of their thirteen children reaching adulthood. Peleg served in the Revolutionary War. He died in Duxbury on July 28, 1799 almost 11 years to the day of losing his wife. He is buried there at Mayflower Cemetery.

Sources

  • Esther Littleford Woolworth-Barnes, comp., Alicia Crane Williams, ed., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, John Alden, Volume 16, Part 1 of 5, (Plymouth: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002), p. 211
  • Esther Littleford Woolworth-Barnes, comp., Alicia Crane Williams, ed., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, John Alden, Volume 20, Part 2 of 5, (Plymouth: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002), pp. 127-129, 185
  • Robert Moody Sherman, FASG, Ruth Wilder Sherman, FASG, comps., Robert S. Wakefield, ed., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Henry Samson, Part 1 of 3, (Plymouth: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000), pp. 94-95
  • Robert S. Wakefield, FASG, comp., John Bradley Arthaud, M.D., FASG, Jane Fletcher Fiske, FASG, Judith Haddock Swan, eds., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Richard Warren, Volume 18, Part 2 of 3, (Plymouth: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2011), p. 4
  • Vital Records of Duxbury Massachusetts to the year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911), p. 183 (birth); 432 (death)


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