This manuscript provides a look into some of the descendants of John Beal of Hingham, Massachusetts. John Beal, immigrant ancestor, came from the parish of Hingham, County Norfolk, England, to Hingham, Massachusetts, with his wife and five sons, three daughters and two servants. This fact is stated in many words on the town clerk’s record by Daniel Cushing, fourth town clerk of Hingham. He was born in Hingham, England, or vicinity. John Beal John Beal, immigrant ancestor, came from the parish of Hingham, County Norfolk, England, to Hingham, Massachusetts, with his wife and five sons, three daughters and two servants.
Location: Hingham Massachusetts
I. John1 Winchester, at the age of 19, embarked in the ship Elizabeth from England, in 1635, and settled in Hingham, Mass.; admitted freeman in 1637. He m. Oct. 15, 1638, Hannah Sealis, dau. of Dea. Richard Sealis of Scituate. In 1650 he removed to Muddy River (now Brookline, Mass.), where he d. Apr. 25, 1694. His widow d. Sept. 18, 1697. II. John2 Winchester, son of John1, I, was bapt. at Hingham, June 2, 1644. He lived at Muddy River, and the records name a wife Hannah, and subsequently a wife, Joanna. He d. Feb. 1, 1717-8. III. Henry3
Adams George, shoe cutter r North Adams George M. shoemaker, r Hull Anderson Miles D, mariner, r Beal Andrews Benjamin, clerk, South Andrews Henry, gentleman r Whiting Andrews John, gentleman r Whiting Bailey Caleb, livery stable, Summer Baker James L. merchant (Boston), bds Main Baker John, gentleman, r Main Ballentine William, rope maker, r Cedar Barnard John, variety and fancy goods North Barnes Benjamin, farmer, r North Barnes Caleb H. house-carpenter, r East Barnes Edwin, carpenter, r Summer Barnes George, carpenter, r North Barnes Henry, farmer, r Weir Barnes Isaac, gentleman, r Summer Barnes James, shoemaker, r Hull Barnes Kilburn
An historical sketch about Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts as abstracted from the Plymouth County Directory and Historical Register of 1867. Includes a list of the men from Hingham who gave their life during the Revolutionary War.
Rev. John G. Pratt, one of the most widely known Protestant missionaries of Kansas and the West, was born in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1814 and graduated from Andover Seminary in the fall of 1836. He was immediately licensed to preach and the Baptist Suciety sent him to the Indian country to labor among the Shawnees. He continued that work for seven years, and in the fall of 1844 located four miles south of Fort Leavenworth to take charge of a contemplated mission of Green Bay Indians, lately arrived from Wisconsin. But they did not receive the promised allotment of land,
(I) Thomas Hammond, the first American ancestor of Elmira (Hammond) Shepardson, was one of the early settlers of Newton, Massachusetts. He was the son of William and Mary Hammond, of Melford, England, and grandson of John and Agnes Hammond, of the adjacent town of Lavenham, England. He was baptized at Melford, county of Suffolk, England, with his twin brother John, September 2, 1603. He was a first cousin of William Hammond, who settled at Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1636. The marriage of Thomas Hammond to Elizabeth Carson, daughter of Robert and Prudence (Hammond) Carson, and maternal granddaughter of Robert and Elizabeth
Moses, son of Henry Rowley, was born about 1630, died in 1705, at East Haddam, Connecticut. He married, April it, 1652, at Barnstable, Elizabeth, daughter of Captain Matthew Fuller, soldier and surgeon-general of the colony. She died at East Haddam, or Colchester, Connecticut, after 1714. Moses is mentioned in the will of William Palmer as legatee, as “Moses whom I love.” The grandfather, Palmer, gives evidence of some unfriendliness towards the father and wishes young Rowley placed with Mr. Partridge, that “he might be brought up in the feare of God & to that end if his father suffer it,