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Hannah Shove (Bacon)

Birthplace: Barnstable, Cape Cod (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony
Death: Died in Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hon. Nathaniel Bacon and Hannah Bacon
Wife of Thomas Walley, Jr. and Rev. George Shove
Mother of Thomas Walley, III; Hannah Leonard; Mary Shove; Joanna Howland; Edward Shove and 1 other
Sister of Mary Lane; Nathaniel Bacon; Samuel Bacon; Jeremiah Bacon; Mercy Otis and 1 other

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About Hannah Shove

  • 'Genealogical notes of Barnstable families (1888) Vol. 1
  • To write a genealogical memoir of Nathaniel Bacon and his descendans would require a volume. .... Among the many of the name who came over early, were Nathaniel and Samuel, supposed to be brothers, and Elizabeth, probably a sister, all of whom settled in Barnstable. .....
  • Mr. Bacon was a tanner and currier. ....
  • It would be instructive and interesting to trace step by step the progress of Mr. Bacon through life. He came to Barnstable a young man, comparatively poor, without friends to assist him, and without the advantages of a good education; but a good moral character, good business habits, energy and industry more than compensated for the want of these advantages. He died Oct. 1673, probably not 60 years of age. His widow survived him many years. She was living in 1691.
  • The inventory of his estate, appraised at L632, 10. 2, is dated Oct 29, 1763, sworn to by his widow Mistress Hannah Bacon, ....
  • Nathaniel Bacon married Dec. 4. 1642, Miss Hannah, daughter of the Rev. John Mayo, then teacher of the church in Barnstable,
  • Children Born in Barnstable.
    • ' I. Hannah, born Sept. 4, 1643, bap'd 8th Dec. 1644. She is named as one of the "remote members" of the Barnstable church in 1683. She died in Taunton Sept. 1685, aged 42 years.
      • She married Mr. Thomas Walley, Jr., son of Rev. Thomas Walley of Barnstable, and had
        • one son Thomas, who died leaving no issue; and daughters,
        • Hannah, who m. first, Wm Stone, and had two dau's; second, James Leonard, by whom she had
          • Lydia who m. Thomas Cobb; and Elizabeth, who m. Edward Adams,
      • Hannah m. Feb. 16, 1675, her second husband Rev. George Shove of Taunton, and had
        • Mary Aug 11, 1676,
        • Johanna Sept. 28, 1678;
        • Edward Oct. 3, 1680, and
        • Mercy May 1682.
    • II. Nathaniel, bap'd 15th Feb. 1645-6.
    • III. Mary, born Aug. 12, 1648, bap'd 20 Aug. 1648.
    • IV. Samuel, born Feb. 25, 1650-1.
    • V. Elizabeth, born Jan'y 28, 1653-4. She died unmarried in 1676, according to the Plymouth records "in the 28th year of her age." She was only 21, or at most 22 years of age. Her estate was settled by agreement on record.
    • VI. Jeremiah, born May 8, 1657.
    • VII. Mercy, born Feb. 28, 1659-60, married Hon. John Otis, the third of the name, July 18, 1683. She died
    • Dec. 10, 1737 aged 77 years. She was buried at West Barnstable, where a monument is erected to her memory.-- [See Otis Famly.]
    • VIII. John, born June, 1651 the record says, but according to his grave stones in the buring ground near the Meeting House in the East Parish, he was born in June 1665. He "died Aug. 20, 1731, in the 67th year of his age."
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Hannah Shove's Timeline

September 4, 1643
Barnstable, Cape Cod (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony
Age 16
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Age 18
Age 22
Barnstable, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
February 16, 1675
Age 31
August 11, 1676
Age 32
Taunton, Plymouth Colony
September 28, 1678
Age 35
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
November 3, 1680
Age 37
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
November 7, 1682
Age 39
Taunton, Plymouth Colony
December 22, 1685
Age 42
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)