name in Charlestown
then were shoemakers and blacksmiths, descendants of Abraham Perkins
, of Hampton
was the widow of Captain Henry Phillips
, merchant, a son of Colonel John
and Katharine (Anderson
, the provincial treasurer and judge.
She was a daughter of Hon. Joseph
and Sarah (Davison
She was twice widowed, having first been the wife of Samuel Everton
, captain of the ship, Augustus Galley, 148
Hannah, daughter of Jerathmeel Bowers
, of Chelmsford
, married Benjamin Pierce
, and (2) Captain William Wilson
, of Concord
She had a son, Jerathmeel Pierce
, who must be the person referred to, for certainly two mortals could not both bear that name in peace in the same community.
was perhaps the cordwainer who married Anna
, daughter of John Whittemore
and Sarah (Hall
), who became wife to Joseph Frost
, as before stated.
was a daughter of John and Dorcas
, or the widow herself, who was daughter of Nathaniel and Damaris (Gayer) Coffin
, a Nantucket sailor.
Thomas Powers, who married a daughter of Miriam Fosket
, was a blacksmith.
He died in 1759, leaving an estate of £ 1,057, including a negro woman, named Essex
was the gunsmith, son of Jonathan and Mary (Bunker
His wife was Elizabeth, a daughter of Ebenezer and Thankful (Benjamin
, the saddler of Charlestown
His father had been a soldier under Maudsley (Moseley
) in King Philip's war. He died in 1746, leaving an estate of £ 5,773. His property was a house, land, and cider mill, ‘out of neck,’ house on Main street, smith shop and two tenements on Back street, one-fourth of a pew in the church, etc. His three surviving sons became iron founders.
Their descendants settled largely in Malden
, where the old soldier of the ‘Long March,’ Jonathan, lived.
was the youngest son of Andrew
and Abigail (Sweetser
, housewright and shopkeeper.
His grandfather Andrew
was from Newcastle-on-Tyne, and wrote his name ‘Steauenson.’
To-day it is called Stephenson