Isaac Prouty (1689 - 1754) MP

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Birthplace: Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Occupation: a farmer of considerable wealth, bought and sold a good deal of land
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About Isaac Prouty

Isaac Prouty was born on November 18, 1689 in Scituate, Massachusetts to Richard Prouty and Elizabeth (Howe) Prouty. He was the fourth of six children by the couple, the others being James, Edward, Jonathan, Margaret, and William.

Isaac married Elizabeth Merritt on October 11, 1711 in Scituate. At least six of their surviving six sons and one daughter settled in the Leicester section of Scituate, now known as Spencer, Massachusetts. Their children were:

  • Isaac, b. 1711, died young
  • Elizabeth, b. 1713
  • Jacob, b. May 14, 1715, m. Ann Capen on December 8, 1741
  • David, b. 1716, m. Elizabeth Smith
  • John, b. 1718, m. Abigail Johnson (daughter of Capt. Benjamin Johnson)
  • Caleb, b. 1720
  • Adam, b. 1721, married Dorothy Howe of Rutland on January 15, 1751
  • Job, b. 1723
  • Elizabeth, b. 1724
  • Ruth, b. 1728
  • James, b. 1730, married Mary Dinsmore on June 26, 1765
  • Isaac, b. 1732, married Priscilla Ramsdell

Jacob, David, John, Adam, Isaac, Caleb, and Job were all baptized in the Second Church of Scituate on April 21, 1723.

Sources

  • Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts. Lewis Publishing Company, 1907.
  • Cutter, William Richard. Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Lewis Publishing Company, 1908.
  • Pope, C. H. Prouty (Proute) Genealogy. 1910.

-------------------- He was a farmer of considerable wealth.

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Isaac Prouty's Timeline

1689
November 18, 1689
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1711
October 11, 1711
Age 21
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1713
March 4, 1713
Age 23
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
October 4, 1713
Age 23
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1715
March 14, 1715
Age 25
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA, USA
1716
August 15, 1716
Age 26
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1718
May 25, 1718
Age 28
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1720
April 3, 1720
Age 30
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1721
December 14, 1721
Age 32
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1722
August, 1722
Age 32
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States