John Converse (1673 - 1707) MP

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Birthplace: Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
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About John Converse

John Convers, s/o Maj. James Convers and Hannah Carter, b. 22 Aug 1673, d. 6 Jan 1708, m. 22 May 1699 Abigail Sawyer. Children: James, John, Joshua, Abigail Patience, Josiah. [And yes, on p. 1:57 it shows birth: Converse, John, s. of James, Aug. 22, 1673 and on p. 2:40 the death: Converse, John, s. of ---, Jan. 6, 1708.]

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  • "Notes on the Family of Dea. Edward Convers", in Woburn (Massachusetts). Town Clerk. Births, intentions, marriages, deaths, 1641-1843, 1768-1849. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972), 3:327-8.

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11. JOHN CONVERS 4 (Maj. James 3 (7), Lieut. James,2 Deacon Edward 1), born in Woburn, 22 August 1673; died at Woburn 6 January 1707-8; married 22 May 1699, Abigail Sawyer, daughter of Joshua Sawyer of Woburn. She was born 17 May 1679, and she married, second, 29 November 1720, John Vinton of Charlestown. In 1722, as Abigail Vinton, she quitclaims to her children given below, her right of dower.

Children of John and Abigail (Sawyer) CONVERS: JAMES CONVERS, 5 born 26 Feb. 1699-1700; died 1752. JOHN CONVERS, 5 born 3 Feb. 1700-1; married, lst, Abigail Baldwin; married, 2nd, Mary Damon. (18) JOSHUA CONVERS, 5 born in Wobum, 3 June 170-1; married, 31 July 1729, Rachel Blanchard. The descendants of their son Zebulon are shown in Stearns' History of Rindge, N. H. The descendants of their son Joseph are shown in "Family History in the line of Joseph Convers of Bedford, Mass., 1739-1825, compiled and edited by John Jay Putnam," Worcester, Miss., F. S. Blanchard & Co., 1897.

In the line of Joseph are the Mead family, which includes Larkin G. Mead the sculptor, Wm. Rutherford Mead of McKim, Mead & White, architects, and Mrs. William Dean Howells; also Rev. James; Converse of Weathersfield, Vt., Edmund Winchester Converse and Edmund Cogswell Converse of the National Tube Works Co.; and Rev. John Jay Putnam of Worcester, Mass.

ABIGAIL CONVERS, 5 born 1705; was in her sixteenth year, 27 March 1721 (Midd. Probate Rec.). PATIENCE CONVERS, 5 born 1 May 1707.

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John Converse's Timeline

1673
August 22, 1673
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1699
February 26, 1699
Age 25
May 22, 1699
Age 25
1701
February 3, 1701
Age 27
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
February 3, 1701
Age 27
1704
June 3, 1704
Age 30
USA
1705
December 3, 1705
Age 32
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1707
January 6, 1707
Age 33
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
May 1, 1707
Age 33
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Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States