Bethia Sweetser (Cooke)

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Bethia Sweetser (Cooke)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Tring, Hertfordshire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Charlestown (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Cooke and Cooke
Wife of Seth Stowell Sweetser
Mother of Anna Sweetser; Benjamin Cooke Sweetser; Hannah Fitch; Mary Blanchard and Sarah Sweetser

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About Bethia Sweetser (Cooke)

  • Bethiah Cooke
  • F, #69183, b. 6 December 1607, d. January 1660
  • Father George Cooke b. 27 Jun 1568
  • Mother Mary Eaton b. c 1575
  • Bethiah Cooke was christened on 6 December 1607 at Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England. She married Seth Sweetser, son of James Sweetser and Joane Stowell, on 31 January 1630 at of Charlestown, Suffolk, MA. Bethiah Cooke died in January 1660 at Charlestown, Suffolk, MA, at age 52.
  • Family Seth Sweetser b. 18 May 1606, d. 21 May 1662
  • Children
    • Benjamin Sweetser+1 b. 7 Dec 1633, d. 7 Jul 1718
    • Mary Sweetser+ b. c 1637, d. 20 Feb 1669
  • Citations
  • [S11597] Ancestry.com, Submitted by PatriciaPayne283.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2302.htm#i69183

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  • The genealogies and estates of Charlestown : in the county of Middlesex and commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818 K-Z by Wyman, Thomas Bellows; Edes, Henry Herbert,
  • https://archive.org/details/genealogiesestat02wyma
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogiesestat02wyma#page/921/mode/1up
  • SWEETSER SETH 1, From Tring, Hertfordshire, England ; inhabitant 1637; adm. church 8 (11) 1638-9; m. (1) BETHIA . . . . . , who was adm. church 9 (7) 1639; (2) ELIZABETH OAKES [5] April, 1661, at Camb., who m. (2) Samuel Hayward [2]; d. May 21, 1662, ae. 56, g. s. Issue. — i. BENJAMIN. ii. SARAH. iii. Mary, m. Samuel Blanchard [17] 1654. iv. Hannah, bapt. 12 (11) 1638-9; m. Joseph Fitch [1]. v. Elizabeth, b. Jan. 27, 1643.
  • ESTATE. — Had 10-acre lot, No. 25, at Mystic side (1637). Buys of John Baker, for £35, house and 4 acres in the neck, 5 acres Mystic side, 3 cow commons, 1637.
  • POSSESSIONS, 1638, 7 lots : (1) House and 2 acres Eastfield — N E, longway; S E, S. Richardson ; S W, street ; N W, P. Wilkinson. (2) 2 acres — N, Mystic river ; S, Thomas Knower ; E, George Knower. (3) 1 cow common. (4) 5 acres Mystic marshes — W, North river; E, woods; S, T. Coitmore; N, P. Drinker, (5) 5 acres Mystic field, not desc. (6) 10 acres woods Mystic field — N E, Isaac Cole, W. Bachelder; S W, common; N W, E. Gibbines ; S E, Daniel Shepherdson. (7) 35 acres Waterfield — N W, T. Lynde or common ; S E, R. Blott, Thomas Wickes : S W, E. Gibbines ; N E, D. Shepherdson.
  • DEED to son Benjamin and wife, house and 8 acres — S W, highway; N E, Mr. Bates and L. Dowse; N, widow Frothingham : S E, Sol. Phipps. 1 acre marsh. 1 cow common; 1660.
  • WILL, May 20 (pro. June 17) 1662, devised to wife, property during life; to wife's son, £20 ; to two daus., £20 ; after decease of wife, 1/3 each to daus. Sarah and Elizabeth, and to Samuel Blanchard; witnesses, Thomas Emons, Thomas Osborn.
  • INVENTORY : House and 40 acres £190 ; wood-lot in Chas. common £2 ; total £270.
  • SARAH (dau.) deeds to bro. Benjamin, house and 5 1/2 acres — N E, highway to Wormwood point ; S E & S W, Sarah ; N W, B. S. bo't of W. Dade ; confirms highway from N W side to river, a. 2 poles wide; 1680. To B S., right in father's house, 1682.
  • BENJAMIN 2. Son of Seth 1 ; last-maker; an eminent Baptist (see History, pp. 87, 172): m. ABIGAIL WIGGLESWORTH [1] (conjectured to be probable, because (1 ) the name was given to a son, (2) there was an Abigail Wigglesworth unsupplied with a husband, and (3) she, sister of a minister, was accepted by a minister as her 2d husband), who m. (2) Rev. Ellis Callender, 1719; d. July 22. 1718, in 86th yr., g. s. Issue. — i. Abigail, m. Andrew Stimpson [2] 1678. ii. Bethiah, b. Oct. 30, 1663; m. (1) Edward Paine [7], (2) Isaac Wheeler [3]. iii. BENJAMIN, April 24, 1666. iv. SETH, July 7, 1668. v. JOSEPH, Jan. 14, 1670. vi. SAMUEL, Aug. 1, 1673. vii. WIGGLESWORTH, May 28, 1677.
  • ESTATE. .... etc.

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Bethia Sweetser (Cooke)'s Timeline

1608
1608
Tring, Hertfordshire, England, (Present UK)
1630
January 21, 1630
Age 22
Tring, Hertfordshire, , England
1631
November 1631
Age 23
1632
December 7, 1632
Age 24
Tring, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
1639
July 12, 1639
Age 31
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1654
January 3, 1654
Age 46
Tring, Hertfordshire, England, (Present UK)
1660
January 1660
Age 52
Charlestown (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
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