He married Rebecca, daughter of Stephen Chittenden
, of Scituate
Joseph, at the time of his death, had eight several parcels of land in Somerville
—seventy-four and one-half acres at Winter Hill
He owned four female negro slaves, and bequeathed them to children, one to a child so long as the supply held out. Samuel was the only one of his nine children who remained in Somerville
He married Rebecca, daughter of Joseph Adams
Three of the children of Samuel remained in Somerville
: Sarah and Rebecca, who married successively Nathaniel Hawkins
, and Lucy, who married Joseph Adams
Lucy's descendants are the only posterity of John Kent
now in this city-five persons.
, 1677, married a daughter of Robert Leach
, as already stated, and may have lived here, but none of his descendants are now here.
, 1685, was son of Solomon, who may have lived in Somerville
Joseph probably lived in the Highfield.
He married Mary, daughter of Samuel Kettle, and their son Samuel, town clerk in 1726, had wife Abigail.
He had a homestead in the Highfield, which descended (or, at least, a part of it) to his son Joseph, who sold to Benjamin Stokes
the mansion and nine and one-half acres of land; and the family soon became extinct in Somerville
The heirs of Stokes
sold to the Catholic church in 1829.
About thirty years ago the church sold the property, and the hill was leveled.
It is now a barren waste.
, 1700, or thereabouts, son of Richard, of Boston
, married Elizabeth
, daughter of James Davis
He occupied in 1737 the Gershom Davies farm
of seven acres, on the south side of Winter Hill
Their eldest son, Charles, married a second wife—Margaret Patten
Their son William married Elizabeth, daughter of Isaac Fillebrown
, and their son William married Sarah, daughter of William Frothingham
All the seven children of William and Sarah were undoubtedly born here.
certainly was, for he told me so, and in his will he says: ‘Somerville
, my native place.’
None of the children remained here.
The five sons of William, William, Thomas