Bond Genealogy – Leicester MA

BOND, BALEY, m. Elizabeth Hopkins, 1740; and had Baley, b. Oct. 26, 1740. The families of this name came to Leicester from Beverly.

BOND, BALEY, son of Benjamin, 2d; m. Elizabeth Charles of Brimfield, 1780; and had Charles, b. Feb. 18, 1781. John, b. April 18, 1783. Linus, b. Aug. 28, 1785. Mr. Bond, with his family, removed to Brimfield.

BOND, BENJAMIN, 1st, son of Edward, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Nathaniel Harrod, 1765; and had Jacob, b. Dec. 2, 1766. Elizabeth, b. 1763; d. unmarried. Hannah; m. John Sargent, formerly of Hubbardston. David. George. Polly; m. John Boice. Benjamin, jun., b. 1776. Mr. Bond lived in the north-west part of the town, in a house that stood near where his son George afterwards lived and died. He d. 1812, aged sixty-seven: his wife d. the same year, aged seventy.

BOND, BENJAMIN, 2d, lived on the Oxford Road, one mile south of the village, in a house next to the one recently occupied by Capt. Silas Gleason. His wife’s name was Mary. Their children were Benjamm. Richard, b. Dec. 11, 1747. Mary, b. Dec. 25, 1755; m. Daniel Tenny; d. 1806. Elizabeth, b. 1758; d. unmarried, 1813: known to all as ” Aunt Betty;” and in the notice of her death, in the “Massachusetts Spy,” it is said, ” She was justly endeared to each of her acquaintance for her many virtues and amiable qualities.” Thomas and Baley. He built the house in which he lived.

BOND, BENJAMIN, jun., brother of Jacob, m. Betsey, of Killingly, Conn.; and had Oliver B., b. April 10, 1806. He studied medicine; but d., just as he was commencing practice, Sept. 11, 1832. William, b. Feb. 13, 1810. Sewall B., b. Aug. 12, 1812; a merchant in Boston. Mr. Bond lived in the house with his father. He d. July 4, 1813, aged thirty-seven.

BOND, EDWARD, formerly kept the tavern which stood where H. Knight, Esq., lives, and was burned in 1767. His wife’s name was Experience. Their children were Edward, b. Dec. 28, 1737. Experience, b. Dec. 16, 1739. Emma, b. 1741; m. Richard Bond, 1768. Benjamin, b. June 28, 1743. Abigail, b. May 16, 1745. Jonathan. He lived in a house which stood where Capt. Gleason recently lived.

BOND, JACOB, son of Benjamin, lived, for some years before his death, in a house one mile north of the Meeting-house. His wife’s name was Hannah. They had Jacob, b. Nov. 18, 1795. Nathan D., b. Jan. 20, 1798. Nathaniel, b. Jan. 3, 1800. Joseph, b. April 6, 1807; and a dau., who married a Clark. Jacob lives in Oxford. The father d. May 20, 1838, aged seventy-one.

BOND, JOHN, m. Lydia Graves, January, 1740; and had John, 2d, b. Jan. 8, 1741. Jacob, b. Jan. 18, 1743. Ephraim, b. Dec. 3, 1740. Mr. Bond d. Feb. 4, 1802, aged ninety-two.

BOND, JONATHAN, son of Edward, m. Sally Crossman, and lived where Silas Gleason, Esq., lately lived. Their children were Nancy. Edward. Cynthia. Jonathan, jun., – a well known musician, — m. Betsey, dau. of Elijah Warren; removed to the State of New York. Hannah. Mr. Bond died of an injury, which rendered the amputation of his foot necessary, July, 1810.

BOND, RICHARD, jun., son of Richard, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Carey Howard, who lived where Mr. Amos Whittemore died, on the Charlton Road. They had Jeremiah, b. Oct. 6, 1800; lives in Worcester. Louisa, b. Jan. 15, 1799; m. Rev. Otis Converse. Narcissa, b. April 21, 1803; m. a Collyer of Troy, N.Y. Zephaniah, b. Feb. 23, 1805; now lives in Pennsylvania. 2Mary, b. April 9, 1807; m. Hastings Bridges. Carey, b. Dec. 6, 1809; d. at the age of twenty-two. Lydia, m. Dexter Trask; b. March 28, 1814. Mr. Bond lived a little east of the house of the late John King, Esq. His wife d. 1832: he d. 1838.

BOND, RICHARD, son of Benjamin, lived in a house, a little north of where Mr. Eber Bond lives (on the Oxford Road), which he built in 1768. He m. Emma, dau. of Edward Bond, 1768; and had Experience, b. May 2, 1769, who d. unmarried, 1825. Polly, b. March 6, 1770; m. Amos Whittemore. William, b. March 1, 1773; removed to Jamaica, Vt. Richard, jun., b. Nov. 1, 1774. Eber, b. 1784; m. Minerva Stetson, and has a family of children now living. Lydia, b. 1778; and Sally, b. 1781, d. 1759. Mr. Bond was a shoe-manufacturer. He d. Sept. 17, 1819, aged seventy-two.

BOND, THOMAS, son of Benjamin, 2d; m. Sarah, dau. of James Harrod, 1779; and had Samuel, b. April 2, 1784. Benjamin, b. June 29, 1787. Eli, b. July 28, 1790. Patty, b. March 28, 1794. Maria, b. Feb. 23, 1799. Mr. Bond lived at the north foot of the Livermore Hill, where Joshua Lamb, Esq., has recently lived. He removed to Lanesborough.



Washborn, Emory. Historical Sketches of the Town of Leicester, Massachusetts. J. Wilson, 1860. 467 pgs.

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