James Willard (1691 - 1769)

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Birthplace: Lancaster, Worcester, Massachuscets , United States
Death: Died in Harvard, Worcester, Ma
Occupation: He was early a town officer at Harvard. 1
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About James Willard

125. James WILLARD (Henry2 , Simon , Richard , Symon , Richard , William ) was born about 1691 in Lancaster, MA. He died on Oct 11 1769.

James married Hannah HOUGHTON. Hannah was born in 1688. She died on Nov 20 1754.

They had the following children:

+ 271 M i Isaac Houghton WILLARD

 272 M ii Asa WILLARD was born about 1721. He was christened on Jun 25 1721. He died in 1758.  
 273 F iii Hannah WILLARD was christened on May 17 1724.  
       Hannah married Samuel MEAD on Nov 12 1748.  
 274 F iv Abigail WILLARD was born on Apr 17 1726.  
       Abigail married Benjamin MEAD in 1749. Benjamin was born in Holden, MA.  
 275 F v Experience WILLARD was born on Feb 2 1728.  
       Experience married Daniel HOUGHTON Jr. on Mar 5 1751. Daniel was born in Bolton, MA.  
 276 F vi Susanna WILLARD was born on Jul 13 1730.  


ID: I6109

Name: James WILLARD

Sex: M

Birth: 1691 in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts

Death: 11 OCT 1769

IDNO: F>2.200>2+2

Note: He conveyed half of his homestead to his son Asa February 1, 1747?8. He was early a town officer at Harvard. 1

Change Date: 14 NOV 2004 at 20:08:23

Father: Henry WILLARD b: 4 JUN 1655 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Mother: Dorothy (Dorcas) BELL b: 1660/1661 in Prob Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts

Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown



Author: Materials gathered by Joseph Willard and Charles Wilkes Walker, Edited and completed by Charles Henry Pope

Publication: Printed for the Willard Family Assn., Boston, MA, 1915, Murray and Emery, Kendall Sq., Cambridge, MA, Digital Edition 2001 by Richard Bingham, Oceanport, NJ



Source Media Type: Electronic


GEORGE, Scituate 1638, younger br. of major Simon, and s. of Richard of Horsmonden, Co. Kent, where he was bapt. Dec. 1614, heavily fined in 1641, for erroneous opinions, had Deborah and Daniel, both bapt. 14 Sept. 1645; and Joshua, 2 Nov. foll. rem. soon aft. perhaps to Maryland. Deborah m. Paul Sears, and, it is said, descend, are num. HENRY, Groton, fourth s. of major Simon, m. 18 July 1674, Mary Lakin, d. of John of the same, had Henry, b. 11 Apr. 1675; Simon, 8 Oct. 1678; Mary, 3 Aug. 1680; John, 3 Sept. 1682; Hezekiah; Joseph, a. 1686; and Sarah; but it must not be thot. that all these exc. the first, were b. at G. or any one other town, in those yrs. of Ind. incurs. At Lancaster he liv. in the latter part of his life, but L. as well as G. was more than once destr. by the enemy. By sec. w. Dorcas Cutler, sis. perhaps, of the w. of his br. Daniel, he had Samuel, 31 May 1690, a man of distinct. wh. command. a regim. at the capt. of Louisburg, 1745,; James; Josiah, a. 1693; Abigail; Jonathan, a. 1696; Susanna; and Tabitha, wh. d. soon; and he d. 1701. His wid. m. 1704, Benjamin Bellows.

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Lancaster, Worcester, Massachuscets , United States
October 11, 1769
Age 78
Harvard, Worcester, Ma
United States