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John Wadsworth, Sr. was born 1638 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to Christopher Wadsworth (1609-1677) and Grace Cole (1607-1688) and died 15 May 1700 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Abigail Andrews (1647-1723) 25 July 1667 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.


Research Notes

Husband of Abigail Andrews (1647-1723). Father of Lydia Wadsworth Peterson (1679-1756) and Hopestill Wadsworth Brewster (1686-1773). The poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was a descendant. The following is quoted from the Duxbury MA vital records: Deacon John Wadsworth - Deceased May the 15th Anno dom. 1700, very early in ye morning before ye dawning of ye day being about Sixty-two yeares of age."

Wife's Biography

Abigail Andrews (1647-1723) - Wife of John Wadsworth (1638-1700). Mother of Lydia Wadsworth Peterson (1679-1756) and Hopestill Wadsworth Brewster (1686-1773). The following is from the Duxbury, MA vital ecords: "Abigail Wadsworth widow Relict of John Wadsworth Esqr, late of Duxborough, Decd Deceased about midnight betwixt ye 24th and 25th days of November Anno Domino .1723. being about 76 years of age."



Children


Offspring of John Wadsworth, Sr. and Abigail Andrews (1647-1723)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Wadsworth (1668-1741)
Hannah Wadsworth (1670-1732)
Abigail Wadsworth (1670-1744)
Henry Wadsworth (1671-1750)
John Wadsworth (1671-1750) 12 March 1672 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 23 May 1750 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Mercy Wiswell (1670-1716)

Sarah Wadsworth (1675-1723)
Grace Wadsworth (1679-1757) 1679 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 25 November 1757 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts William Sprague (1664-1712)
Josiah Wormall (1672-1742)

Ichabod Wadsworth (1685-1746) 15 March 1685 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 1 August 1746 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Margaret Marshall (1702-1773)

Christopher Wadsworth (1685-1748)
Hopestill Wadsworth (1686-1773) 16 March 1686 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 25 March 1773 Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut William Brewster (1683-1768)

Isaac Wadsworth (1692-1749)

Siblings


Offspring of Christopher Wadsworth and Grace Cole (1607-1688)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Samuel Wadsworth (1630-1676) 2 July 1630 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 21 April 1676 Green Hill, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Abigail Lindall (1640-1687)

Joseph Wadsworth (1636-1700) 1636 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 15 May 1700 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Abigail Wait (1637-)
Abigail Andrews (1636-1723)

Mary Wadsworth (1637-1693)
John Wadsworth (1638-1700) 1638 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 15 May 1700 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Abigail Andrews (1647-1723)

Abigail Wadsworth (1640-)

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