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Caleb Sever

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Seaver and Elizabeth Seaver (Ballard)
Husband of Sarah Sever
Father of Caleb Sever; Nicholas Sever; Thomas Sever and Sarah Viall
Brother of Shubael Seaver; Joshua Seaver; Elizabeth Craft; Nathaniel Seaver; Hannah Seaver and 1 other
Half brother of Caleb Seaver

Managed by: Ben M. Angel
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About Caleb Sever

Report contains genealogical info descendants of Caleb Seaver, 2nd son of Robert & Elizabeth (Ballard) Seaver of Roxbury, MA Bay Colony. Info obtained from published sources, including article by William B Trask, "Seaver Family," in New Eng Historical & Genealogical Reg, Vol 26, p 303-323, Apr 1872, & typescript by Jesse Seaver, “Seaver Genealogy,” published by author, Philadelphia PA, 1924. Author has obtained data from correspondents & Internet databases. Extensive research in vital records, probate, land, court, church, town, census, military records, etc was performed. MA Vital Records thru 1905 were reviewed, as were av'l vital records for New Eng states. US census 1790-1930 were extracted for many of these families in effort to extend lines into 20th Cent. Purpose of report is provide info to help other researchers find their Seaver ancestry. Please contact author w/updated info via email at rjseaver@cox.net. Comments & questions welcome at above email address.

Generation 1

Caleb2 (Robert1) b 30Aug1641, Roxbury, Suffolk Co, MA (VR, 314), d 6Mar1712/13, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 635); m Sarah Inglesby 15Dec1671, Charlestown, Suffolk, MA (Roxbury VR, 354), dtr of John Inglesby & Ruth; she b c1651, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA, d 31Jan1707/08, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 635)

Children of Caleb Seaver & Sarah Inglesby:

i. Caleb3, b 31Mar1673, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314); d bef 12Jan1753, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

ii. Elizabeth, b 20Jan1674/75, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314); d 21Apr1720, Lebanon, CT

iii. Nathaniel, b 6Oct1677, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315); d bef 8Mar1687/88, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 633, burial)

iv. Nicholas, b 15Apr1680, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315); d 7Apr1764, Kingston, Plymouth Co, MA (VR, 380)

v. Thomas, b 20Mar1681/82, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315); d bef 21Dec1764, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

vi. Sarah, b 1Aug1686, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315)

Generation 2

Caleb3 (Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 31Mar1673, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314), d bef 12Jan1753, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA; m1 Hannah Gamblin 3May1704, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 360), dtr of Benjamin Gamblin & Obedience Curtiss; she b 2Oct1678, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA, d 26Aug1721, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 635 ); m2 Sarah (Williams) Polley 26Nov1723, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (Boston Mar, 321), dtr of Samuel Williams & Sarah May; she b 19May1688, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

Children of Caleb Sever & Hannah Gamblin:

i. Benjamin4, b 24May1706, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314); d bef 29Jan1749/50, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

ii. Sarah, b 2Oct1709, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315); d 6Oct1714, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 635)

iii. Sarah, b 2Oct1716, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314); d bef 14Jun1759, prob Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

Elizabeth3 (Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 20Jan1674/75, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314), d 21Apr1720, Lebanon, CT; m Daniel Holbrook 29May1696, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 360), son of John Holbrook & Elizabeth Hemingway; he b 15Mar1675/76, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR), d 31Jul1719, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

Children of Elizabeth Sever & Daniel Holbrook:

i. Daniel4, b 28Jun1697, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR); d 12Jul1697, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR)

ii. Elizabeth, b 1Apr1699, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR); d 7Nov1702, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR)

iii. Daniel, b 25Jul1701, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR)

iv. Nathaniel, b 31Jul1703, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR)

Nicholas3 (Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 15Apr1680, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315), d 7Apr1764, Kingston, Plymouth Co, MA (VR, 380); m1 Sarah Warren 21Nov1728, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 276), dtr of James Warren & Sarah Doty; she b 27May1692, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA, d 25Aug1756, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 380); m2 Susanna Farnum 15Oct1751, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 276); she b c1682, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA

Children of Nicholas Sever & Sarah Warren:

i. William, b 12Oct1729, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 132); d 15Jun1809, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 380)

ii. John, b 22Feb1730/31, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 132); d 26Dec1760, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 379)

iii. James, b 27January 1733/34, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 131); d 21Sep1745, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 379)

iv. Henry, b c1736, prob Kingston, Plymouth, MA; m Lenety Wadsworth 7Sep1765, Duxbury, Plymouth, MA (VR, 305); she b Duxbury, Plymouth, MA

Thomas3 (Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 20Mar1681/82, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315), d bef 21Dec1764, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA; m Elizabeth Greele 26Mar1713, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 358), dtr of Benjamin Greele & Elizabeth Smith; she b 13Apr1685, Haverhill, Essex Co, MA

Children of Thomas Sever & Elizabeth Greele:

i. Caleb4, b 18Jan1712/13, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314); d 4Jul1730, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 633)

ii. Thomas, b 30Mar1716, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315); d c1798, MA

iii. Elizabeth, b 1Mar1717/18, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314); d 6Feb1739/40, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 635)

iv. Nicholas, b 4May1720, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 312); d bef 29May1778, prob Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

v. Nathaniel, b 5Nov1721, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315)

vi. Daniel, b 30Oct1723, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314); d 1773, MA

vii. Elisha, b 28Nov1725, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 310); d bef 2Oct1778, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

viii. Elijah, b 26Aug1728, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 310); d 1Feb1810, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 633); m Sarah Downs 10Dec1771, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 360)

Sarah3 (Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 1Aug1686, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315); m Josiah Winchester 25Mar1707, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 360), son of Josiah Winchester & Mary Lyon; he b 25Dec1681, Brookline, Norfolk Co, MA, d 28Apr1724, Brookline, Norfolk, MA

Children of Sarah Sever & Josiah Winchester:

i. Sarah4, b 6Jun1708, Brookline, Norfolk, MA; d 11Aug1708, Brookline, Norfolk, MA

ii. Caleb, b 5Aug1709, Brookline, Norfolk, MA; d bef Dec 1736, prob Stow, Middlesex Co, MA; m Mary Knight 8Apr1731, Boston, Suffolk, MA

iii. Sarah, b 17Jul1713, Brookline, Norfolk, MA; m Constant Viall 10Jan1733/34, Swansea, Bristol, MA; he b 13Apr1707, Barrington, Bristol, RI

iv. Josiah, b 17Oct1719, Brookline, Norfolk, MA; d 5Jun1720, Brookline, Norfolk, MA

v. Nathaniel, b 27Apr1721, Brookline, Norfolk, MA

Generation 3

Benjamin4 (Caleb3, Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 24May1706, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314), d bef 29Jan1749/50, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA; m Deborah Lyon 4Oct1739, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 360), dtr of David Lyon & Mary Perry; she b c1715, Needham, Norfolk, MA, d 18Nov1789, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 633)

Children of Benjamin Sever & Deborah Lyon:

i. Sarah5, b 6Feb1739/40, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315); m Ephraim Murdock 26Mar1761, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 360); he b 19Mar1736/37, Newton, Middlesex, MA

ii. Hannah, b 7Aug1742, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314); d 25Jun1772, Spencer, Worcester Co, MA

iii. Caleb, b bef 9Jun1743, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314, baptism)

Sarah4 (Caleb3, Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 2Oct1716, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314), d bef 14Jun1759, prob Roxbury, Suffolk, MA; m Thomas Hodgdon bef 22Mar1754, prob Roxbury, Suffolk, MA; he b c1715, d 1805, Edgecomb, ME

Children of Sarah Sever & Thomas Hodgdon:

i. Benjamin5, b c1755, MA; d bef 5Apr1822, Edgecomb, Lincoln Co, ME; m Elizabeth Tyler 7Apr1777, Georgetown, ME; d 1831, Westport, ME

ii. Thomas, b c1756, MA; d 26Mar1826, Boothbay, Lincoln, ME; m Abigail Dunton 26Apr1787, Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME

iii. Caleb, b 7Dec1756, Westport, ME; d 15Oct1840, Westport, ME

William4 (Nicholas3, Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 12Oct1729, Kingston, Plymouth Co, MA (VR, 132), d 15Jun1809, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 380); m1 Sarah Warren 2Dec1755, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 277), dtr of James Warren & Penelope Winslow; she b 13 May1730, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA, d 15Mar1797, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 380); m2 Mercy Foster 19Jun1798, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA (CR, 509), dtr of Nathaniel Foster & Mercy Thatcher; she b 2Dec1737, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA, d 9Feb1810, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 380)

Children of William Sever & Sarah Warren:

i. Sarah5, b 3Oct1757, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 132); d 24Nov1787

ii. William, b 23Jun1759, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 132); d 26Oct1798, Worcester, Worcester Co, MA

iii. James N, b 3Nov1761, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 131); d 16Dec1845, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 379)

iv. Anne Warren, b 25Sep1763, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 131); d 19Jan1788, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 379)

v. John, b 7May1766, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 132); d 7Nov1803, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 380)

John4 (Nicholas3, Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 22Feb1730/31, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 132), d 26Dec1760, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 379); m Judith Cooper 13Dec1753, Boston, Suffolk, MA (Mar, 2:8), dtr of William Cooper & Judith Sewall; she b 9Jan1729/30, Boston, Suffolk, MA, d 16Feb1764, Kingston, Plymouth, MA

Child of John Sever & Judith Cooper:

i. Judith5, b 24Dec1754, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 132); d 7Apr1759, Kingston, Plymouth, MA (VR, 380)

Thomas4 (Thomas3, Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 30Mar1716, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315), d c1798, MA; m Martha Webster 10Dec1745, Kingston, Rockingham Co, NH (VR), dtr of Thomas Webster & Mary Greele; she b 16Jun1722, Kingston, Rockingham, NH

Children of Thomas Sever & Martha Webster:

i. Caleb5, b 12Sep1746, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; d 18Mar1821, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; m1 Mercy Pollard; b 11Feb1756, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; d 10Jul1818, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; m2 Patience Johnson 6Aug1772, Hawke, Rockingham, NH; b Plaistow, Rockingham, NH

ii. (child), b c1749, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; d 1749, Kingston, Rockingham, NH

iii. Elizabeth, b 19Apr1750, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; m Henry Hunt 22Mar1770, Hawke, Rockingham, NH

iv. Thomas, b 19Nov1752, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; d 3Mar1829, Enfield, Grafton Co, NH (Enfield VR)

v. Mahala, b c1753, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; d 1753, prob Kingston, Rockingham, NH

vi. Mary, b 24Mar1756, Kingston, Rockingham, NH

vii. Elijah, b 19Dec1762, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; d 23Jan1822, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; m Sarah Smith 29May1791, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; b c1755; d 14Oct1847, Kingston, Rockingham, NH

viii. Elisha, b 20Aug1767, Kingston, Rockingham, NH; d Dec 1803, Kingston, Rockingham, NH

Nicholas4 (Thomas3, Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 4May1720, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 312), d bef 29May1778, prob Roxbury, Suffolk, MA; m Mary Putney 3Apr1759, Dudley, Worcester, MA (VR, 218, intentions), dtr of Joseph Putney & Mehitabel Giles; she b 30Apr1737, Dudley, Worcester, MA

Child of Nicholas Sever & Mary Putney:

i. Mary5, b 22May1760, Dudley, Worcester, MA (VR, 104)

Daniel4 (Thomas3, Caleb2 Seaver, Robert1) b 30Oct1723, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314), d 1773, MA; m Abiel Woodward 15Oct1747, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 357), dtr of Ichabod Woodward & Abiel Holbrook; she b 12Apr1726, Brookline, Norfolk, MA

Children of Daniel Sever & Abiel Woodward:

i. Abigail5, b 2Jun1748, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 309); d 16May1839, Cambridge, Middlesex, MA (VR, 731)

ii. Thomas, b 10Nov1750, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 312); d Sep 1796, Boston, Suffolk, MA (Boston Deaths, 1700-1799); m Mary; b c 1766, MA; d bef 21Sep1796, Boston, Suffolk, MA (Boston Deaths, 1700-1799)

iii. Daniel, b 4Jul1753, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 310); d 31Jul1831, Craftsbury, Orleans Co, VT (VR)

iv. Lydia, b 14Mar1756, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 311)

v. Ichabod, b 27Feb1759, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 314)

vi. Elisha, b 27Jul1761, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 310)

vii. William, b 19Oct1765, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315); d Feb 1817, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

viii. Caleb, b 4Sep1768, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 309, baptism)

ix. Susanna, b 25Jan1770, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA (VR, 315)

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Caleb Sever's Timeline

1641
August 30, 1641
Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1671
December 15, 1671
Age 30
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1674
March 31, 1674
Age 32
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1680
April 15, 1680
Age 38
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1682
March 20, 1682
Age 40
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686
August 1, 1686
Age 44
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1713
March 6, 1713
Age 71
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts