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John Wing Sr. (1702 - 1773)

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LT John Wing Sr.
Born in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [uncertain]
Husband of — married 1728 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Baymap [uncertain]
Profile last modified 23 Jan 2020 | Created 1 Mar 2011 | Last significant change: 23 Jan 2020
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John Wing was born in Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts on 3 April 1702 to Ananias Wing and Hannah Freeman. Mary Knowles was born on Oct. 1709, in Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts to John Knowles and Mary Sears. They were married in 1728.

LtHe was a soldier against the French.

Children of John Wing and Mary Knowles are:

  • Sarah Wing, b. 13 Jul 1730, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, New England, d. 21 Nov 1815 in Dutchess, New York
  • John Wing, b. 08 May 1732, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, d. 12 Dec 1822 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts
  • James Wing, b. 18 Nov 1734, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, d. 08 Jan 1791 in Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Thomas Wing, b. 04 May 1736, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, d.
  • Abigail Wing, b. 08 May 1737, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, d. 1809 in Stamford, Bennington, Vermont
  • Kezia(h) Wing, b. 17 Jan 1739, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, d. May 1770
  • Joshua Wing, b. 05 Apr 1741, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, d. Aug 1742 in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
  • Barnabus Wing, b. 26 Aug 1744, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, d. 13 Dec 1828 in Brewster, Barnstable, Massachusetts
  • Enoch Wing, b. 25 Nov 1746, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, d.
  • Anne Wing, b. 29 Mar 1748, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, d.
  • Phoebe Wing, b. 01 Apr 1750, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, d.
  • Temperance Wing, b. 04 Aug 1754, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, d. 10 May 1834

Mary (Knowles) Wing died Apr. 8, 1773, in Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. John died in 1773 in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. They are buried in the Dillingham Cemetery, in Brewster, Barstable County, Massacussetts. [1]

Disputed Origins

There is no evidence that John Wing's mother was Hannah Freeman or Hannah Tilton. All that is known is her name was Hannah.


Intentions at Harwich:
"Aug 10 day 1728 Then John Winge jur of harwich and mary Knowls of Eastham had their intention of marriage Entered within this Book."[2][3]


  2. Louise H. Kelley & Dorothy Straw, Vital Records Town of Harwich, Massachusetts 1694-1850 (Harwich, MA: Harwich Historical Society, Inc., 1982), p. 42

See Also

  • Katherine W. Hiam, Burgess Genealogy, Descendants of the Four Sons of Thomas and Dorothy (Waynes) Burgess (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 1997)
  • [1] Births recorded in Harwich


  • This person was created through the import of Family Line.ged on 01 March 2011.
  • Janice Hardin, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Janice and others.

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