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THIRD GENERATION

No. III-1
    WILLIAM WORCESTER
(Samuel2, William1) b Salisbury, MA, July 21, 1661, d Bradford, Mass., Apr. 23, 1706, m Jan. 29, 1690-91, Martha dau Peter Cheney, Newbury, Mass. She m 2d Jan. 18, 1710, John Pemberton, d May 4, 1729. Residence Rowley, 1662, afterward Bradford. Yeoman.

Children of William Worcester

IV-1 Moses.
IV-2 William, b Oct. 3, 1693, d Oct. 18, 1693.
IV-3 Benjamin, b June 8, 1695, d young.
IV-4 Sarah, b Feb. 11, 1698, m Jan. 25, 1720, Samuel Tenney.
IV-5 Nathaniel, b Oct. 31, 1700.
IV-6 Mehitable, b Jan. 16, 1703.
IV-7 Abigail, b May 8, 1705.

Inventory, 177 pds., 15s., 6d.
Salisbury, Rowley and Bradford Rec. Essex Reg. Prob. and Deeds.

No. III-3
    FRANCIS WOSTER
(Samuel2, William1) b Rowley, Ma, , d Dec., 17, 1717, m Bradford, Mass., Jan. 29, 1690-91, Mary dau Peter Cheney, Newbury, Mass, b Sept. 2, 1671. She m 2d Dec. 8, 1726, Joseph Eaton, Salisbury. She died at the age of 88, "the mother, grandmother and great-grandmother of 134 children." He was an innkeeper and yeoman in Bradford, and represented by his son Francis, as a man of ardent piety. His burial stone at the Bradford burial ground reads: "Here lyes Buried the body of Mr. Francis Woster who died December 17, 1717 & in the 53 year of his age."

Children of Francis Woster

IV-8 Hannah, b Feb. 8, 1692, m Mar. 3, 1714, Jacob Hardy.
IV-9 Timothy.
IV-10 Jemima, b Jan. 19, 1696, m Nov. 27, 1717, John Boynton, Newbury, July 15, 1683. In 1743 he sold his farm in Newbury to Nathaniel Plummer.

Children of Jemima Boynton

(a) Francis, b Dec. 26, 1718, d Dec. 26, 1735.
(b) Sarah, b July 7, 1720, d Dec. 20, 1735
*
(c) Hannah, b July 17, 1722.
(d) Jemima, b Feb. 15, 1724, d Feb.11, 1736
(e) William, b Apr. 25, 1726, d Dec. 21, 1735.
*
(f) John, b July 30, 1729, d Dec. 21, 1735.
*
(g) Mary, bapt. Dec. 6, 1730, d Dec. 20, 1735.
*
(h) Samuel, d Jan. 4, 1736.
(I) David, babt. June 8, 1735, d Dec. 26, 1735.
* Buried in same grave. The Boynton’s lost 8 children to throat distemper.

IV-11 Francis.
IV-12 John.
IV-13 Daniel.
IV-14 William.
IV-15 Benjamin.
IV-16 James
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IV-17 Mary, b Dec. 22, 1714, m Dec. 22, 1736, Josiah French, Salisbury, Mass., who d Apr. 9, 1789. His will is on record in Essex Probate Office. Mary, wife, executrix.

Children of Mary French

(a) Francis,b Aug. 21, 1737.
(b) Timothy, b Apr. 23, 1739.
(c) Nicholas, b Nov. 4, 1740.
(d) John, b Aug. 9, 1742.
(e) Infant, b Aug. 31, 1743.
(f) Ruth, b Aug. 12, 1744.
(g) Infant, b 1745.
(h) Mary.
(i) Joshua, b Oct. 26, 1748.
(j) Josiah, b July 22, 1752.
(k) Jemima, b Nov. 27, 1753.
(l) Hannah, b June 6, 1755.

Bradford T. Rec. Rev. Francis Worcester. Falmouth T. Rec.

No. III-4
    JOSEPH WORSTER
(Samuel2, William1) b Rowley, Mass., d Bradford, June 16, 1748, m 1st May 17, 1699, Sarah Ross, d Bradford, July 27, 1728; m 2d, Bradford, Mass., Apr. 29, 1730, Martha Downer Palmer. He was a member of the church in 1727. Residence Rowley.

Children of Joseph Worster

IV-18 Jane, b May 21, 1703, d May 17, 1739; m Jacob Marble.
IV-19 Elizabeth, b July 1, 1705, d .

His will names "beloved wife, Martha," grand-daughters Sarah and Hannah Inventory, 182 p, 4s. 1d.
Bradford Rec. Essex Prob.

No. III-5
    TIMOTHY WORSTER
(Samuel2, William1) b Rowley, Mass., June 4, 1669, d Bradford, Mass., Aug. 13, 1706, m Jan. 29, 1690-91, Huldah dau Peter Cheney, Newbury, Mass. Huldah m 2d 1718, Simon Daykin, Concord, Mass*. (It is worthy to note that the three brothers, William, Francis and Timothy married three sisters on the same day, and that each of these sisters outlived her husband and was married a second time. Residence, Bradford, Salem and Newbury.

Children of Timothy Worster

IV-20 Samuel.
IV-21 Lydia, b Bradford, Essex Co., Mass., May 21, 1706, d Dec. 18, 1706.

Bradford T. Rec. Newbury T. Rec. Essex Reg. Deeds.

No. III-10
    EBENEZER WORSTER
(Samuel2, William1) b Bradford, Mass., Apr. 29, 1679, d Harvard, Worcester Co. Mass., Feb. 5, 1764, m 1st Hannah ____, d 1705; m 2d, Littleton, Mass., Nov. 19, 1706, Deliverance dau Jonathan Looke, Rowley, d Jan. 23, 1768, aged 88. Mr. Worster removed from Bradford to Littleton in 1723, thence to Harvard in 1733, where he resided until his decease. He was living in Hartford on Apr. 15, 1736. He was one of the members of the First Church of Harvard at the time of its institution in the early part of 1733. Yeoman. (Hannah's surname may be Ross. Ebenezar and Hannah may have been married Sept. 10, 1704 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., Mass.)

Children of Ebenezer Worster by first marriage

IV-22 Joseph.

Children of Ebenezer Worster by second marriage

IV-23 Jonathan.
IV-24 Mary
, b Apr. 26, 1711, m Nathaniel Bailey in Newbury, July 25, 1726. They had seven children.

Children of Mary Bailey

(a) Huldah, b May 13, 1728.
(b) Timothy, b Mar. 19, 1729-30.
(c) Sarah, b Apr. 9, 1732.
(d) Eliphalet, b May 5, 1734.

IV-25 Susannah, b Feb. 1712/13.
IV-26 Hannah, b Dec. 13, 1717
IV-27 Elizabeth, bap. Jan. 8, 1720/21; m Jonathan Crouch, Jr. on same day her brother Ebenezer married Mary Crouch, Dec. 29, 1742.

Children of Elizabeth Crouch

(a) Jonathan, b Feb. 4, 1745.
(b) Timothy, b July 27, 1750.
(c) Lois, b Nov. 30, 1754.
(d) Eunice, b July 8, 1757.
(e) Betty, b Jan. 9, 1763.

IV-28 Ebenezer.

Bradford Rec. Middlesex Reg. Deeds. Harvard T. and Ch. Rec.

No. III-21
   THOMAS WORCESTER
(Moses2, William1) b Salisbury, Mass. or Kittery, Me., c1677, d Berwick, Me., Oct. 13, 1719, m 1st Sarah Ham, m 2nd Apr. 4, 1695, Sarah Soper. He received a grant of land in Kittery 1699, lived in that part of Kittery now known as Berwick.

Children of Thomas Worcester

IV-29 John.
IV-30 Samuel.
IV-31 Thomas.

Kittery T. and Ch. Rec. York Co. Prob.

No. III-22
    WILLIAM WORSTER
(Moses2, William1) b Salisbury, Mass. or Kittery, Me., , d , m Mary Stephenson, Portsmouth, Me.. He received a grant of land in Kittery, 1703, was admitted to the church 1729. Residence Kittery.

Children of William Worster

IV-32 Elizabeth, b Dec. 6, 1714, d .
IV-33 Mary, bap June 10, 1722, d Friendship, Me., Apr. 17, 1807; m Joseph Sparling, b Falmputh, Me., c1720, d Bristol, Me., c1779.

Children of Mary and Joseph Sparling

(a) Noah, b Aug. 28, 1747.
(b) Moses, b Sept. 30, 1748, d Nov. 3, 1805; m Dec. 30, 1771, Mary Holden.
(c) Miriam, b Jan. 18, 1750, d Sept. 4, 1751.
(d) Abigail, b Nov. 13, 1752, d Jan. 16, 1832; m Jan. 20, 1774; m Joseph Bradford.
(e) Elizabeth, b Sept. 1, 1755; m Jan. 1, 1773, Ebenezer Davis.
(f) Mary, b New Marblehead, Me., Jan. 22, 1758.
(g) Jemia, b Windham, Me., Oct. 4, 1759; m Harold Trefethen, b Aug. 6, 1806.
(h) Josiah, b Windham, Me., Jan. 29, 1762; m Mary Trefethen.
(i) Dorrity, b Pa. 29, 1874, d Feb. 2, 1829; m Feb. 18, 1789, Enoch Craig.
(j) Mary, b Aug. 11, 1866; m 1790, Jesse Gould.
(k) Hannah, b Feb. 3, 1769; m Joseph Robbins.
(l) Joseph, b June 16, 1769.
(m) Miriam, b Mar. 19, 1771.

IV-34 William.
IV-35 Joanna
, b Sept. 9, 1723.
IV-36 Abigail, b Jan. 15, 1731, d .
IV-37 Sarrah, b Aug. 22, 1731, d .
IV-38 Simeon.

Kittery T. and Ch. Rec. York Co. Prob.

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