Ephraim Wetherbee (c.1689 - 1745)

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About Ephraim Wetherbee

Ephraim Wetherbe-Joanna Bellows

dasher2 (View posts) Posted: 28 Sep 2007 6:51AM

Classification: Query


The book "John Wetherbee of Marlboro and Stow Massachusetts, Vol.1" by Ethel Wetherbee Mazza, 1991,pp.6-8 shows:

Capt.Ephraim2(John1) b. ca. 1689 at Stow, Mass.;d.7 Nov.1745 at Boston Mass., en route to Cape Breton Island. He m.(1) Elizabeth Hall, 20 Apr. 1721, at Stow. She was b.____, dau. of Samuel and Hannah (Sawtell) Hall, and d. 17 June 1732, at Lunenberg, Mass.

Their children are given as:

1 & 2 b. at Stow; 3-5 b. at Lunenberg

1.Ruth, b. 28 Feb. 1722/23

2.Ephraim, b. 1724

3.Paul, b.20 June, 1726

4.Mary, b. 6 Jan. 1729/30

5.Elizabeth (Betsy), b.15 May, 1732

Capt.Ephraim m.(2) Joanna Bellows, 18 Sept.1732 at Lunenberg, Mass. She was b.1707, dau. of Benjamin Bellows and Dorcas (Willard) Bellows. She d. 26 Aug. 1762, at Charlestown, NH.

their children are listed as:

all b. Lunenberg, Mass.

6. Rachel,b. 3 April, 1733

7. Jonathan, b. 14 Oct.1734

8. Abigail, b. 13 Feb. 1735/6

9. Susannah, b.27 March, 1738

10.Abijah, b.24 April, 1740

11.Joanna, b. 13 Sept.,1742

12.Capt.Samuel, b.3 April, 1745

13.Sam[p]son, b.______ (the only place his name appears is in Joanna's will.


in "A to Zax, a Comprehensive Dictionary for Genealogists & Historians" by Barbara Jean Evans, page 179.

"Mrs - short for "mistress". In colonial times, Mrs. did not necessarily mean that a woman was married."



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Capt. Ephraim Wetherbe's Timeline

Age 37
February 14, 1735
Age 46
United States
Age 49
Lunenburg, Worchester County, Massachusetts
April 3, 1745
Age 56
Lunenburg, MA, USA
Age 56