. 6 March; 1809.
(Being born after the death of Lemuel Cox
they were, of course, not legatees.)
Elizabeth Brightman Cox
married George Dadley
, and had Mary Ann
, James Lemuel Cox
, and Eliza Dadley
Mary Ann Dadley
married, 29 June, 1818, Rufus Bracket, and Eliza Dadley
married Rev. Josiah Brackett
, a Methodist clergyman.
Harriet Ann Townsend Cox
. 1784, d
. 9 February, 1861.
Her marriage intention to Capt. Isaiah Lewis
was published 15 November, 1805; m
. December, 1805, in Boston
He was b
. 14 June, 1776; d
. 20 April, 1822, at sea. They had—
I. Susanna Hinkling Lewis
, b. 24 August, 1806; d
. ——(intentions published 21 December, 1829); m
. 24 February, 1830, to Joseph Willard
(son of President Joseph Willard
of Harvard University), clerk of the Superior Court.
He was b
. 14 March, 1798; d
. 12 May, 1865.
Their son, Major Sidney Willard
. 3 February, 1831, was killed at Fredericksburg
, 13 December, 1862.
Isaiah William Penn Lewis
. 15 June, 1808; d
. 18 October, 1855, a topographical engineer, who introduced a mode of lights in our lighthouses in use during Civil War and after.
made his will, 18 January, 1806.
He devised to his five children, John S. H., James
, Susanna H. Tufts
B., and Harriet A. T. (Lemuel and William, being dead, were not named), $1 each.
To his grandchildren, an equal share of the residue.
He died 18 February, 1806, and his will was proved 13 May, 1806.
The inventory amounted to about $20, and the estate was insolvent from the claims against it. In 1819 an account filed by the executor, Samuel Swan, Jr.
, of Medford
, exhibits a house near Charlestown Bridge, and money from the Canal
proprietors, which left a balance above his debts of $2,555, to be divided into ten shares, and his grandchildren, as legatees, Eliza, Rhoda
, Harriet, Simon
, and Susanna Tufts
; Mary Ann