Isaac Otis, Jr. (1719 - 1787)

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Birthplace: Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Occupation: Physician
Managed by: Jason Peter Herbert
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About Isaac Otis, Jr.

Dr. Isaac Otis was born on 1 Sep 1719 in Scituate, MA. At the age of 4, Isaac was baptized in the Second Church of Scituate, on 17 May 1724. [116] Isaac died in East Bridgewater, MA, on 9 Dec 1787; he was 68. [223]

Married:

  1. On 30 Jun 1746, in Bridgewater, MA to Mehitable Bass , daughter of Capt. Jonathan Bass (ca 1697-17 May 1750) & Susanna Byram (ca 1694-19 Sep 1783). She was born on 21 Apr 1728 in Bridgewater, MA and died in East Bridgewater, MA, on 15 Mar 1800.

Children of Isaac Otis and Mehitable Bass:

  1. Bethia Otis (11 Apr 1747-23 Feb 1825)
  2. Dr. Josiah Otis (30 May 1749-25 Mar 1808)
  3. Capt. Isaac Otis (Twin) (24 Sep 1752-2 Nov 1838)
  4. Nabby Otis (Twin, died young) (24 Sep 1752-9 Aug 1753)
  5. Hannah Otis (Died soon) (26 Jan 1755-)
  6. Nabby Otis (Died soon) (27 Feb 1757-)
  7. Dr. Jacob Otis (5 Nov 1758-5 May 1850)
  8. Thomas Otis (Died soon) (26 Jul 1761-29 Dec 1762)
  9. Dr. Galen Otis (27 Apr 1763-26 Aug 1836)

Notes

Educated at Harvard (1738), Issac practiced medicine in East Bridgewater, MA. He served a short time in the Revolutionary War as surgeon in Col. Edward Mitchell’s regiment. In 1762 his name appears on a List of Officers commissioned for the 2d Regiment of Militia in the County of Plymouth, with rank of Captain of 7th Bridgewater Company, Col. Thomas Clapp’s Regiment. In the Revolution he appears with rank of Surgeon on Muster and Pay Roll of Col. Mitchell’s Regiment, for service on alarm at Bristol, RI, 8 Dec 1776. Time of service, 16 days. (7)

Sources

Citations

  • 7. L. Vernon Briggs, History and Genealogy of the Briggs Family, 1254-1937, 1938, Three volumes.
  • 116. Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, NEHGS, Boston, 1909, two volumes.
  • 223. William A. Otis, A Memoir of the Otis Family, Winnetka, Ill, 1924.
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Dr. Isaac Otis's Timeline

1719
September 1, 1719
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1723
February 21, 1723
Age 3
Scituate, Massachusetts
1746
June 30, 1746
Age 26
East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
1749
May 30, 1749
Age 29
Bridgewater, Massachusetts
1787
December 9, 1787
Age 68
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
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