Cephas, son of Peleg and Lusanna (Sampson) Wadsworth, was born in Duxbury, MA on August 12, 1743. He married Molly Cooke of Kingston, MA on November 5, 1757. They resided in Kingston where they had ten children, which all but one reached adulthood although three died as young adults.
Cephas served in the Revolution in the company commanded by his brother Peleg.
He died at the age of 77 in Kingston on September 12, 1819 and is buried there at Old Burying Ground. His wife survived him and died in 1828.
From his father he descends from John Alden, Priscilla Mullins, and William Mullins,
From his mother he descends from John Alden, Love Brewster, William Brewster, Priscilla Mullins, William Mullins, and Richard Warren.
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), p. 128
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), p. 94
Jane Fletcher Fiske, FAST=G, Robert Moody Sherman, FASG, Ruth Wilder Sherman, FASG, comps., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Henry Samson, Volume 20, Part 3 of 3, (Plymouth: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2006), pp. 28-31
Vital Records of Duxbury Massachusetts to the year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911), p. 180 (birth)
Vital Records of Kingston Massachusetts to the year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911), p. 293 (marriage); p. 387 (death)
Duxbury, Mass., Vital Records, The Mayflower Descendant, (Boston: Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1910), vol. 12, p. 30 (birth)
Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, 17 volumes, Secretary of the Commonwealth, (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1907), vol. 16, Page 380