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Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations


Joshua Weeks

1Robert D. Weeks, Weeks, George, family of Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1892, Part II, p.109. "DESCENDANTS: Joshua was a blacksmith and farmer and lived in Dartmouth, MA."

2Judith Navas Lund, Massachusetts, Dartmouth - Burials and Burial Places in the town of.

3FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83051352.


Mary Borden

1Town Clerk, Massachusetts, Freetown; Births, marriage intentions, and deaths, 1686-1793, Batch C502322. pg 53, FHL 945020. "Mary Borden daughter to said parents [George Borden and Rebecca his wife] was born September 21st 1778."

2Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 145-6, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "460.  MARY, born September 21, 1778; married Joshua Weeks after her sister Silvia died."

3Judith Navas Lund, Massachusetts, Dartmouth - Burials and Burial Places in the town of, FHF 775498 pg 24. "No.: 35
Date of Death: 6/1/1857 [Mo/Day/Year]
Name and Surname of Deceased: Mary Weeks
Name and Surname of Husband: Joshua Weeks.
Sex: F
Condition: M.
Age: 80 years/7 months/11 days
Disease, or Cause of Death: Quick Consumption
Place of Burial: Dartmouth
Place of Birth: Fall River
Name and Birthplace of Father: Geo
Name and Birthplace of Mother: Rebecca Borden
Date of Record: 1/20/1858."

4FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83051895.


Captain George Borden

1Mary H. Blewett, Constant Turmoil: The Politics of Industrial Life in 19th Century New England, http://books.google.com/books?id=-A7orSQONDIC&dq=Constant+Turmoil:+The+Politics+of+Industri. See the full story in the source notes of son Holder Borden.

2Hattie L. Borden Weld, Historical Genealogical Record of Descendants of Richard and Joan Borden Who settled in Portsmouth, RI, 1638 (Joel Munsell's Sons, Albany, NY, 1899), p. 145, FHL film 0000512. "457.  GEORGE, born Oct. 4, 1770; died Dec. 3, 1806; married Phoebe Borden, daughter of Thoms and Mary."

3Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890, pg 55, FHL 974.4851F2 V28t. "George Borden son to said parents [George Borden and Rebecca his wife] was born October 4th 1770."

4Hattie L. Borden Weld, Historical Genealogical Record of Descendants of Richard and Joan Borden Who settled in Portsmouth, RI, 1638. "457.  GEORGE, born Oct. 4, 1770; died Dec. 3, 1806; married Phoebe Borden, daughter of Thoms and Mary."

5FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58754887.

6Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890. "26 Mar 1797, Freetown, MA by Elder Philip Hathaway."

7Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 145-6, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "457.  GEORGE, born Oct. 4, 1770; died Dec. 3, 1806; married Phoebe Borden, daughter of Thoms and Mary."


Phoebe Borden

1Hattie L. Borden Weld, Historical Genealogical Record of Descendants of Richard and Joan Borden Who settled in Portsmouth, RI, 1638 (Joel Munsell's Sons, Albany, NY, 1899), p. 145, FHL film 0000512. "d/o Thomas Borden/Mary ___."

2Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VQ6V-HRN, FHL 974.4851F2 V28t. "name: Phebe Borden
gender: Female
birth date: 22 Dec 1779
birthplace: Freetown,Bristol,Massachusetts
father's name: Thomas Borden
mother's name: Mary
indexing project (batch) number: C50232-1
system origin: Massachusetts-ODM
source film number: 904381."

3FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44760962.

4Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890. "26 Mar 1797, Freetown, MA by Elder Philip Hathaway."

5Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 145-6, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "457.  GEORGE, born Oct. 4, 1770; died Dec. 3, 1806; married Phoebe Borden, daughter of Thoms and Mary."

6Mary H. Blewett, Constant Turmoil: The Politics of Industrial Life in 19th Century New England, http://books.google.com/books?id=-A7orSQONDIC&dq=Constant+Turmoil:+The+Politics+of+Industri. See the full story in the source notes of son Holder Borden.


Major Bradford Durfee

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44761123.


Phoebe Borden

1Hattie L. Borden Weld, Historical Genealogical Record of Descendants of Richard and Joan Borden Who settled in Portsmouth, RI, 1638 (Joel Munsell's Sons, Albany, NY, 1899), p. 145, FHL film 0000512. "d/o Thomas Borden/Mary ___."

2Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VQ6V-HRN, FHL 974.4851F2 V28t. "name: Phebe Borden
gender: Female
birth date: 22 Dec 1779
birthplace: Freetown,Bristol,Massachusetts
father's name: Thomas Borden
mother's name: Mary
indexing project (batch) number: C50232-1
system origin: Massachusetts-ODM
source film number: 904381."

3FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44760962.


Thomas Borden

1Jane Fletcher Fiske 1930, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: a genealogy of Thomas Cooke alias Butcher, J.F. Fiske, c1987 , pg 191. "ii. THOMAS, b. 26 Oct. 1749, d. 30 Nov. 1831; m. Mary Hathaway, daughter of Isaac and Phebe (Bailey) Hathaway, b. 21 Nov. 1757, d. 18 Feb. 1824. The births of their 13 children are recorded Fall River VR 2:38. Kenneth Champlin in Spinner 2:88-89 calls their line the "Greater Bordens," because they gained great wealth from the industrialization of Fall River." Image.


Mary Hathaway

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48890150. Image.

2Jane Fletcher Fiske 1930, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: a genealogy of Thomas Cooke alias Butcher, J.F. Fiske, c1987 , pg 191. "ii. THOMAS, b. 26 Oct. 1749, d. 30 Nov. 1831; m. Mary Hathaway, daughter of Isaac and Phebe (Bailey) Hathaway, b. 21 Nov. 1757, d. 18 Feb. 1824. The births of their 13 children are recorded Fall River VR 2:38. Kenneth Champlin in Spinner 2:88-89 calls their line the "Greater Bordens," because they gained great wealth from the industrialization of Fall River." Image.


William Borden

1FindaGrave.com. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29906944.


Stephen Borden

1Town Clerk, Massachusetts, Freetown; Births, marriage intentions, and deaths, 1686-1793, Batch C502322. pg 53, 55, FHL 945020. "p. 53
Stephen Borden son to said parents [George Borden and Rebecca his wife] was born October 22nd 1772

p.55
Stephen Borden ye 4th son to sd parents [George Borden & Rebecca his wife] was born October the 22nd 1772."

2Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 145-6, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "458.  STEPHEN, born October 22, 1772."


Ezekiel Brownell

1Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001. "Name: Ezekiel Brownell
Event Type: Marriage  
Event City: Westport
Marriage Date: 6 Apr 1797
Spouse Name: Penolope Burden

There is an Intention of Marriage between Ezekiel Brownell of Westport of Westport & Penolope Burden of Freetown. William Almy T. Clerk. April 6th 1797."

2Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001. "Name: Ezekiel Brownell
Event Type: Marriage  
Event City: Westport
Marriage Date: 11 May 1797
Spouse Name: Penelope Burdon

A Record of the Marriages Solomnized by William Almy Justice of the Peace with the year past - Viz - Bistol This Certifies that Ezekiel Brownell of Westport and Penelope Burden of Fretown was joined in Marriage on the 11th day of May 1797."

31840 U.S. Census, FHF 0022260 pg 239. "Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7."

41850 U.S. Census, M432_842. "Ezekiel Brownell M 80 Farmer Massachusetts
Hannah Brownell F 62 Massachusetts
Rhoda Brownell F 25 Massachusetts
James Brownell M 19 Miner Massachusetts."
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDJZ-VD7.


Penelope Borden

1Town Clerk, Massachusetts, Freetown; Births, marriage intentions, and deaths, 1686-1793, Batch C502322. pg 53, 55, FHL 945020. "p. 53
Penelope Borden daughter to said parents [George Borden and Rebecca his wife] was born February 15th 1775

p.55
Penelope Borden 3rd daughter to sd parents [George Borden & Rebecca his wife] born February ye 15th 1775."

2Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 145-6, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "459.  PENELOPE, born February 15, 1775; married Ezekiel Brownell of Westport, 1797."

3Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001. "Name: Ezekiel Brownell
Event Type: Marriage  
Event City: Westport
Marriage Date: 6 Apr 1797
Spouse Name: Penolope Burden

There is an Intention of Marriage between Ezekiel Brownell of Westport of Westport & Penolope Burden of Freetown. William Almy T. Clerk. April 6th 1797."

4Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001. "Name: Ezekiel Brownell
Event Type: Marriage  
Event City: Westport
Marriage Date: 11 May 1797
Spouse Name: Penelope Burdon

A Record of the Marriages Solomnized by William Almy Justice of the Peace with the year past - Viz - Bistol This Certifies that Ezekiel Brownell of Westport and Penelope Burden of Fretown was joined in Marriage on the 11th day of May 1797."


Ezekiel Brownell

1Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001. "Name: Ezekiel Brownell
Event Type: Marriage  
Event City: Westport
Marriage Date: 7 Dec 1816
Spouse Name: Sarah Neagrers

There is an Intention of marriage between Esekiel Brownell of Westport & Sarah Neagres of Tiveton.
December 7, 1816. A.B. Gifford T. Clerk."

2Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1910. "Name: Ezekiel Brownell  
Gender: Male
Spouse: Sarah Neagurs
Marriage Date: 7 Dec 1816
City: Westport
County: Bristol
Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0873749 item 3."

31840 U.S. Census, FHF 0022260 pg 239. "Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7."

41850 U.S. Census, M432_842. "Ezekiel Brownell M 80 Farmer Massachusetts
Hannah Brownell F 62 Massachusetts
Rhoda Brownell F 25 Massachusetts
James Brownell M 19 Miner Massachusetts."
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDJZ-VD7.


Sarah Neagurs

1Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001. "Name: Ezekiel Brownell
Event Type: Marriage  
Event City: Westport
Marriage Date: 7 Dec 1816
Spouse Name: Sarah Neagrers

There is an Intention of marriage between Esekiel Brownell of Westport & Sarah Neagres of Tiveton.
December 7, 1816. A.B. Gifford T. Clerk."

2Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1910. "Name: Ezekiel Brownell  
Gender: Male
Spouse: Sarah Neagurs
Marriage Date: 7 Dec 1816
City: Westport
County: Bristol
Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0873749 item 3."