Joseph Bearse (1651 - 1728) MP

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Birthplace: Barnstable, Barnstable, MA, USA
Death: Died in Barnstable, Barnstable, MA, USA
Managed by: Jon Roy Chapman
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About Joseph Bearse

Recruited to Fight in The Great Swamp Fight - 1/2 blood Wampanoag Indian from his mother- December-1675-Served Under Captain John Gorham which he died in the return trip-( Later Known as Sons John Gorhams Rangers) Forced March Afoot-Light Horse Infantry-Deep Snow- Plymouth to Rhode Island-Used Mixed Native Blood Wampanoags Soldiers /and Pure Blood Native Americans against their Enemies the Narragansett. The Only Battle I'm Told Joseph Would Ever Fight in- Known to Me and Others Then As "THE GREAT SWAMP FIGHT" -or Massacre- Hand to Hand Close Combat until Night Fall - Then The fort was torched- in high winds. The rest is recorded in History. . Joseph Bearce Sr. was born on 25 January 1651 in Barnstable, Massachusetts (Barnstable). 1652 per some. He was baptized on 25 January 1651 in Barnstable, Massachusetts (Barnstable). He served in the military in 1675/6 in King Phillip's War. Joseph Admitted as townsman. on 5 May 1677 in Barnstable, Massachusetts (Barnstable). He died in 1695 at the age of 44 in Barnstable, Massachusetts (Barnstable). Died 27 Jan 1728 per Ancestral File. He "Joseph Bearce became a praying Indian.". Joseph was 1/2 Wampanoag/Narragansett Indian from mother. "Joseph Bearse, son of Austin and Mary, born Barnstable 1652, 1/2 blood Wampanoag Indian, married 1676 his wife, Martha Taylor 1/4 blood Wampanoag Indian"

Joseph Bearce Sr. and Martha Taylor were married on 3 December 1676 in Barnstable, Massachusetts (Barnstable). Martha Taylor, daughter of Richard Taylor and Ruth Whelden, was born on 18 December 1650 in Yarmouth, Massachusetts (Barnstable). She died on 27 January 1727/8 at the age of 77. She was 1/4 Wampanoag Indian from mother. "Joseph Bearse, son of Austin and Mary, born Barnstable 1652, 1/2 blood Wampanoag Indian, married 1676 his wife, Martha Taylor 1/4 blood Wampanoag Indian, daughter of Richard Taylor the tailor, Yarmouth 1639, born in Europe. He (Richard Taylor) was three times the age of his wife, Ruth Wheldon 1/2 blood Wampanoag Indian, born at Yarmouth, daughter of Gabriel Wheldon and his wife Margaret, a full blood Wampanoag Indian.

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Joseph Bearse's Timeline

1651
January 25, 1651
Barnstable, Barnstable, MA, USA
January 1651
1652
September 7, 1652
Age 1
Barnstable,Barnstable,MA
September 7, 1652
Age 1
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts
1675
December 3, 1675
Age 24
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
1677
August 16, 1677
Age 26
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1679
February 21, 1679
Age 28
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
1682
June 21, 1682
Age 31
Barnstable, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
1683
December 31, 1683
Age 32
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
1685
January 20, 1685
Age 33
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States