James Whitcomb

James Whitcomb (1668 - 1728)

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James Whitcomb
Born in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married 22 Nov 1694 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Baymap
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Died in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Baymap
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Biography

James Whitcomb was born in 1668.

Mary Parker and James "Whetcomb" were married at Scituate, Massachusetts, on 22 Nov 1694.[1] The births of the following children are found in the records of Scituate:[2]

  • James "Whetcom," b. 31 Aug 1695; d. 22 Oct 1696
  • "Nathanaell Whetcom," twin, b. 19 Aug 1697
  • James "Whetcombe," twin, b. 19 Aug 1697
  • Joanna "Whetcombe," twin, b. 22 March 1699/1700
  • Mary "Whetcombe," twin, b. 22 March 1699/1700
  • Robert Whitcomb, (named in Will)

James "Whitcumb" died on 26 June 1728 at Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay.[3]

James Whitcomb of Rochester signed his Will on 22 Sept 1727.[4] The Will was proved in late 1729 approved and allowed in probate on 1 Dec 1730. In it, he mentioned:

  • wife Mary
  • daughter Mary Davis
  • two granddaughters: Marcy and Mary Chapman, daughters of daughter Joannah Chapman, deceased
  • son Nathaniel, James and Robert
  • sons James and Nathaniel to be Executors

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Sources

  1. Vital records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass. 1909. Vol. 2-Marriages and Deaths: Births, Page 323; Deaths, Page 467. Accessed on 4 March 2018 at Archive.org page 323
  2. Vital records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass. 1909. Vol. 1-Births, Page 407. Accessed on 4 March 2018 at Archive.org page 407
  3. Vital records of Rochester, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass. 1914. Vol. 2-Marriages and Deaths, Page 444: Page 444
  4. "Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Estate Files, 1686-1915," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89MZ-D9VC?cc=1918549&wc=921N-HZ7%3A208834501%2C212191001 : 20 May 2014), Plymouth > Case no 22456-22493 Weston, William-Whitcomb, Noah > image 492 of 551; Supreme Judical Court, Boston. Case #22489




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Marriage date is Nove 22 1694 per The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 1140), Marriages at Sctuate, Mass., p. 286.
posted by Charles Bash

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