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Jerusha Bradford Weston was born 3 January 1770 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States to Gamaliel Bradford (1731-1807) and Sarah Alden (1731-1788) and died 11 October 1833 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. She married Ezra Weston (1772-1842) 2 June 1793 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Notable ancestors include William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the Kingdom of England, England, France, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Hungary, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Belarus.


Biography

King Caesar House

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King Caesar House

King Caesar House - the family home, was a Federal style house, completed in 1809, and built for Ezra Weston (1772-1842) and his wife, Jerusha Bradford Weston (1770–1833). Located at 120 King Caesar Road, Duxbury, Massachusetts. It is operated today as a non-profit museum by the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society.

From the King Caesar House, Ezra Weston II directed the affairs of his fleet and presided over a ten acre shipyard, a farm, a ropewalk, a sailcloth mill, and a large work force of sailors, carpenters and laborers.


Marriage and Family

Jerusha Bradford Weston

Daughter of Gamaliel Bradford (1731-1807), commanding officer of the14th Massachusetts Regiment in the Revolutionary War. His regiment would see action at the Battle of Saratoga and the Battle of Monmouth.

Wife of Duxbury leading resident and master shipbuilder, Ezra Weston (1772-1842). Together they build the mansion house known today as King Caesar House in Duxbury, Massachusetts where she raised her family.



Children


Offspring of Ezra Weston II and Jerusha Bradford (1770-1833)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Maria Weston (1794-1804) 1794 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 1804 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Ezra Weston (1796-1805) 1796 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 12 September 1805 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Gershom Bradford Weston (1799-1869) 27 August 1799 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 14 September 1869 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States Judith Sprague (1799-1845)
Deborah Brownell (1801-)

Jerusha Bradford Weston (1802-1804) 9 August 1802 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 3 March 1804 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Alden Bradford Weston (1805-1880) 17 January 1805 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 1880 United States Phoebe A Hammond (1814-1869)

Ezra Weston (1809-1852) 23 December 1809 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 6 September 1852 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States

Siblings


Offspring of Col. Gamaliel Bradford II and Sarah Alden (1731-1788)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Perez Bradford (1758-1802)
Sophia Bradford (1761-1855)
Gamaliel Bradford (1763-1824) 4 November 1763 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 7 March 1824 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Elizabeth Hickling (1767-1817)

Alden Bradford (1765-1843)
Sarah Bradford (1768-1840)
Jerusha Bradford (1770-1833) 3 January 1770 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 11 October 1833 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States Ezra Weston (1772-1842)

Daniel Bradford (1771-1838)
Gershom Bradford (1774-1844)


Vital Records

Mayflower Cemetery

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Cemetery Monument for Ezra Weston, Jr and Family - Mayflower Cemetery - Duxbury MA.

Gravestone Location - Large fenced area - Mayflower Cemetery, Duxbury MA

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