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Register Report - WESSON

by Sam Behling

First Generation

Ship1. JOHN WESSON. Born in 1630/1631 in Buckinghamshire, England. John died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, in 1723; he was 93. Religion: Puritan - Joined Salem Church 1648. On 18 Feb 1653/1654 when John was 23, he married Sarah FITCH, daughter of Deacon Zachariah / Zachary FITCH & Mary ?, in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Born bef 1638 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Sarah died on 25 Dec 1698; she was 60. They had the following children:

i. John (Died Young). Born on 17 Aug 1655 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. John died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, on 19 Aug 1655; he was <1.
ii. Sarah. Born on 15 Jul 1656 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. At the age of <1, Sarah was baptized in Salem, Essex Co., MA, on 10 May 1657. Sarah died on 27 Jan 1685/1686; she was 28.
iii. Mary (Died Young). Born on 25 May 1659 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Mary died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, in 1659; she was <1.
iv. John. Born on 8 Mar 1661 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. At the age of <1, John was baptized in Salem, Essex Co., MA, on 29 Aug 1661. John died in 1719; he was 57. In 1684 when John was 22, he married Mary BRYANT. Born in 1666.
v. Elizabeth. Born on 7 Feb 1662/1663 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. At the age of 1, Elizabeth was baptized in Salem, Essex Co., MA, in Oct 1663.
vi. Samuel. Born on 16 Apr 1665 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. In 1688 when Samuel was 22, he married Abigail EAMIS.
2 vii. STEPHEN (1667-1753)
3 viii. Thomas (1670-1745)


Second Generation


2. STEPHEN WESSON (John1). Born on 8 Dec 1667 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Stephen died in Reading, Middlesex MA, on 30 Apr 1753; he was 85. On 22 Mar 1694/1695 when Stephen was 26, he married Sarah TOWNSEND, daughter of John TOWNSEND & Sarah PEARSON, in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Born on 14 Sep 1672 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Sarah died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, on 1 Mar 1739/1740; she was 66. They had the following children:

i. Stephen. Born on 10 Apr 1697 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. On 6 Dec 1721 when Stephen was 24, he married Elizabeth PARKER, in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA.
4 ii. ISAAC (1699-)
iii. John (Died Young). Born on 19 Oct 1707 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. John died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, on 27 Jan 1708/1709; he was <1.

3. Thomas WESSON (John1). Born on 20 Nov 1670 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Thomas died on 3 Apr 1745; he was 74. In 1694 when Thomas was 23, he married Elizabeth BROWN. They had one child:

i. Ephraim. Born in 1700. On 30 Nov 1731 when Ephraim was 31, he married Mary POOLE, daughter of Jonathan POOLE & Bridget FITCH. Born on 30 Jun 1711. Mary died on 5 Jun 1737; she was 25.


Third Generation


4. ISAAC WESSON Sr. (Stephen2, John1). Born on 14 Sep 1699 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Isaac died in MA. On 10 Aug 1727 when Isaac was 27, he married Elizabeth PRATT, daughter of John PRATT & Sarah BATCHELDER, in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Born on 22 Sep 1704 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Elizabeth died in MA. They had the following children:

i. Elizabeth. Born in 1729 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA.
ii. John. Born in 1731 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA.
5 iii. ISAAC (1733-1779)
iv. Jacob. Born in 1735 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA.
v. Abijah. Born in 1737 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA.
vi. Sarah. Born in 1739 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA.
vii. Jabez. Born in 1741 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA.
viii. Phebe. Born in 1744 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA.

Fourth Generation


5. ISAAC WESSON (Isaac3, Stephen2, John1). Born on 15 Mar 1733/1734 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Isaac died in Apr 1779; he was 46. On 4 May 1758 when Isaac was 25, he married Lucy DEAN, daughter of William DEAN & Sarah UNDERWOOD, in Wilmington, MA. Born on 22 Nov 1738 in MA. Lucy died in NH in Apr 1805; she was 66. They had the following children:

i. Lucy. Born on 3 Mar 1759 in Wilmington, Middlesex Co., MA. Lucy died on 16 Jan 1857; she was 97. On 17 Feb 1820 when Lucy was 60, she married John PERRY. Born in Of Rindge, NH.
6 ii. SARAH (SALLY) (1760-1845)
iii. Jacob. Born on 22 Aug 1762 in Westminster, Middlesex Co., MA.
iv. Isaac. Born on 24 Jun 1764 in Westminster, Middlesex Co., MA.
v. Elizabeth. Born in 1767. On 14 Nov 1789 when Elizabeth was 22, she married Ebenezer BURPEE.
vi. Stephen. Born on 28 Sep 1775 in Jaffrey, Cheshire Co., NH. Stephen married Lydia BOYNTON.
7 vii. Thomas (1777-)


Fifth Generation


6. SARAH (SALLY) WESSON (Isaac4, Isaac3, Stephen2, John1). Born on 17 Oct 1760 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Sarah (Sally) died in prob. Jaffrey, Cheshire Co., NH, on 4 Feb 1845; she was 84. Buried in Jaffrey, Cheshire Co., NH. In May 1784 when Sarah (Sally) was 23, she married John MATTHEWS, in Jaffrey, Cheshire Co., NH. Born in 1752 in England. John died in Jaffrey, Cheshire Co., NH, on 26 Jun 1822; he was 70. Buried in Jaffrey, Cheshire Co., NH. They had the following children:

i. John (1784-)
ii. ? (-1789)
iii. Isaac (1790-1810)
iv. James (1792-)
v. Stephen (1794-)
vi. William (1796-)
vii. THOMAS (1799-1868)
viii. ? (Died Young) (1801-1802)
ix. Lavina (1804-)
x. Arvilla

7. Thomas WESSON (Isaac4, Isaac3, Stephen2, John1). Born on 15 Aug 1777 in Jaffrey, Cheshire Co., NH. On 21 May 1801 when Thomas was 23, he married Eleanor DEAN, daughter of Hiram DEAN & Eleanor ?. Born bef 1779. They had the following children:

i. Isaac Hamilton (1804-)
ii. Sylvia (1805-)


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