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Nicknames: "Larkin"
Place of Burial: Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Birthplace: Groton, Middlesex, MA, USA
Death: Died in Groton, Middlesex, MA, USA
Managed by: Jenna, Volunteer Curator
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About Sarah Willard (Lakin)

54. Benjamin WILLARD (Simon , Richard , Symon , Richard , William ) was born about 1665 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA. He died on Jun 16 1732 in Grafton, Worcester Co, MA.

Benjamin married Sarah LAKIN daughter of John LAKIN and Mary BACON in 1690/1691 in Concord, Middlesex Co, Ma. Sarah was born on Feb 4 1661 in Groton, Middlesex Co., MA. She died on Mar 15 1740 in Grafton, Worcester Co, MA.

They had the following children:

 149 F i Sarah WILLARD was born in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA.  
       Sarah married Thomas PRATT on Jan 14 1711.  

+ 150 M ii Joseph WILLARD Sr.

+ 151 F iii Margaret WILLARD

 152 F iv Esther WILLARD was born in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA.  

+ 153 M v Simon WILLARD

 154 F vi Hannah WILLARD infant. 

+ 155 F vii Hannah WILLARD

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ID: I19673

Name: Sarah Lakin 1 2 3

Sex: F

ALIA: Larkin /?/

Birth: ABT 1661 2

Death: 1740 4 2

Reference Number: 19676

Marriage 1 Benjamin Willard b: BET 1664 AND 1665 in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts

Married: ABT 1691 5 6

Sources:

Title: New England Marriages Prior to 1700

Author: Clarence Almon Torrey

Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore 1987

Note: With an Introduction by Gary Boyd Roberts. Prepared for Publication by Elizabeth P. Bentley.

Toledo Public Library, Toledo, Ohio #929.74 Tor & Allen County Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana #G974 T63n

Note: Excellent

Repository:

Note: James A. Kimble personal library

Media: Book

Page: Page 817

Title: Third Supplement to Torrey's New England Marriages Priot to 1700

Author: Melinde Lutz Sanborn

Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. 2003

Note: The third supplement to "Torrey's New England Marriages Prior to 1700", and it is primarily an index to the major genealogical periodicals published since Torrey's death. Covering the period from 1962 through the spring of 2003.

Note: Excellent

Repository:

Note: James A. Kimble personal library

Media: Book

Page: Page 277

Title: History of Wethersfield

Note: Connecticut, 1600s-1800s Local Familes and Histories.

The Buck family is featured in "Genealogies and Biographies of Ancient Wethersfield" Vol. II and the Kirby & Willard families in "History of Wethersfield" Vol. II. I failed to indicate the volume # in some cases. SORRY.

Repository:

Note: Genealogy.Com

Media: Book

Page: Volume II - Page 793

Text: "Sarah Larkin"

Title: New England Marriages Prior to 1700

Author: Clarence Almon Torrey

Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore 1987

Note: With an Introduction by Gary Boyd Roberts. Prepared for Publication by Elizabeth P. Bentley.

Toledo Public Library, Toledo, Ohio #929.74 Tor & Allen County Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana #G974 T63n

Note: Excellent

Repository:

Note: James A. Kimble personal library

Media: Book

Page: Page 817

Text: "1662" The problem with this date is that it shows she was married circa 1691???

Title: New England Marriages Prior to 1700

Author: Clarence Almon Torrey

Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore 1987

Note: With an Introduction by Gary Boyd Roberts. Prepared for Publication by Elizabeth P. Bentley.

Toledo Public Library, Toledo, Ohio #929.74 Tor & Allen County Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana #G974 T63n

Note: Excellent

Repository:

Note: James A. Kimble personal library

Media: Book

Page: Page 817

Text: "ca 1691; Sudbury/Framingham"

Title: Third Supplement to Torrey's New England Marriages Priot to 1700

Author: Melinde Lutz Sanborn

Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. 2003

Note: The third supplement to "Torrey's New England Marriages Prior to 1700", and it is primarily an index to the major genealogical periodicals published since Torrey's death. Covering the period from 1962 through the spring of 2003.

Note: Excellent

Repository:

Note: James A. Kimble personal library

Media: Book

Page: Page 277

Text: "Concord/Lancaster"

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  1. ID: I05319
  2. Name: Sarah Lakin 1 2 3 4 5
  3. Sex: F
  4. Birth: 14 FEB 1661/62 in Groton, Middlesex, MA 2
  5. Birth: 4 FEB 1660/61 in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts 2
  6. Death: 15 MAR 1739/40 in Grafton, Worcester, MA 2
  7. Death: 1662 2
  8. Death: 15 MAR 1739/40 in Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts 2
  9. Ancestral File #: 9K8K-QF
  10. LDS Baptism: 4 NOV 1885 2
  11. Burial: MAR 1740/41 Grafton, Middlesex, Massachusetts 2
  12. Endowment: 12 JUN 1891 2
  13. Sealing Child: 10 NOV 1960 SGEOR 2
  14. Reference Number: 2/592/8
  15. Note:
   Sources:
   "Gen. Dictionary of the Early Settlers of New England," J am es S av ag e, 18 60 -1862 & "Willard Memoir," Joseph Willard, 18 58 & "T he Lak in Fa mi ly of G rot on," NEHGS "Register," Vol 63, pg. 320 .
   Title: The English Origins of the Lakin Family of Readi ng & G ro to n, Ma ss ac husetts, TAG, Vol. 71
   Author: Douglas Richardson
   Publication: 1995
   Repository:
   Call Number:
   Media: Magazine
   Page: pg. 148
   Title: History of the Town of Groton, Including Peppe re ll a nd Sh ir le y: fr om the First Grant of Groton Plantation in 1655
   Author: Caleb Butler
   Publication: Boston: T.R. Marvin, 1848
   Repository:
   Note: www.ancestry.com
   Call Number:
   Media: Book
   Title: New England Families Genealogical & Memorial, T hi rd S er ie s, Vo l. II I
   Author: William Richard Cutter
   Publication: NY: 1915; repr. by Genealogical Publishing Co ., I nc ., B al ti mo re, 1997
   Repository:
   Call Number:
   Media: Book
   Page: pg. 1322
   Title: Vital Records of Grafton, Worcester Co., Mas sa ch us et ts to t he E nd of the Year 1849
   Author: Franklin P. Rice & Trustees of the Systematic History Fund
   Publication: Boston: 1906; reproduced on CD by Search & Re Se ar ch Pu bl is hi ng Corporation, Wheat Ridge, CO 1999
   Repository:
   Call Number:
   Media: Book
   Page: pg. 375
   "Genealogical Dictionary of the Early Settlers of New Eng la nd ," J am es Sa va ge, 1860-1862 & "Willard Memoir," Joseph Willard, 1 858
   Ancestry of Bob and Mary Beth Wheeler on Ancestry.com
   Entries: 61472 Updated: Sun Aug 19 13:20: 35 20 01 Co nt ac t: Ma ry Be th Wheeler <mb@thewheelers.com> Home P age: A nce st ry of B ob and Ma ry Be th Wheeler[WILLARDEzra.FBK]
   Sources:
   "Gen. Dictionary of the Early Settlers of New England," J am es S av ag e, 18 60 -1862 & "Willard Memoir," Joseph Willard, 18 58 & "T he Lak in Fa mi ly of G rot on," NEHGS "Register," Vol 63, pg. 320 .
   Title: The English Origins of the Lakin Family of Readi ng & G ro to n, Ma ss ac husetts, TAG, Vol. 71
   Author: Douglas Richardson
   Publication: 1995
   Repository:
   Call Number:
   Media: Magazine
   Page: pg. 148
   Title: History of the Town of Groton, Including Peppe re ll a nd Sh ir le y: fr om the First Grant of Groton Plantation in 1655
   Author: Caleb Butler
   Publication: Boston: T.R. Marvin, 1848
   Repository:
   Note: www.ancestry.com
   Call Number:
   Media: Book
   Title: New England Families Genealogical & Memorial, T hi rd S er ie s, Vo l. II I
   Author: William Richard Cutter
   Publication: NY: 1915; repr. by Genealogical Publishing Co ., I nc ., B al ti mo re, 1997
   Repository:
   Call Number:
   Media: Book
   Page: pg. 1322
   Title: Vital Records of Grafton, Worcester Co., Mas sa ch us et ts to t he E nd of the Year 1849
   Author: Franklin P. Rice & Trustees of the Systematic History Fund
   Publication: Boston: 1906; reproduced on CD by Search & Re Se ar ch Pu bl is hi ng Corporation, Wheat Ridge, CO 1999
   Repository:
   Call Number:
   Media: Book
   Page: pg. 375
   "Genealogical Dictionary of the Early Settlers of New Eng la nd ," J am es Sa va ge, 1860-1862 & "Willard Memoir," Joseph Willard, 1 858
   Ancestry of Bob and Mary Beth Wheeler on Ancestry.com
   Entries: 61472 Updated: Sun Aug 19 13:20: 35 20 01 Co nt ac t: Ma ry Be th Wheeler <mb@thewheelers.com> Home P age: A nce st ry of B ob and Ma ry Be th Wheeler[WILLARDEzra.FBK]
   From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996.

Father: John Lakin b: BEF. 1 NOV 1628 in Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, England c: 1627 in ,Reading, Berkshire, England

Mother: Mary Bacon b: 18 FEB 1639/40 in Groton, Middlesex, MA c: 18 FEB 1639/40 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Marriage 1 Benjamin Willard b: 1665 in Lancaster, Worcester, MA

   * Married: 1691 in Sudbury, Middlesex, MA
   * Married: 1691 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts 2

Children

  1. Has No Children Sarah Willard
  2. Has No Children Margaret Willard
  3. Has No Children Esther Willard
  4. Has Children Joseph Willard b: 27 MAY 1693 in Sudbury, Middlesex, MA
  5. Has Children Simeon Willard b: 27 APR 1701
  6. Has Children Hannah Willard b: 19 JAN 1702/03

Sources:

  1. Title: WILLARD GENEALOGY, SEQUEL TO WILLARD MEMOIR
     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
     Repository:
     Media: Electronic
  2. Title: WILLARDEzra.FBK
     Repository:
     Media: Other
     Text: Date of Import: Nov 19, 2002
  3. Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 11
     Publication: (Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2000)
     Repository:
     Media: Book
  4. Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 33
     Publication: (Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2001)
     Repository:
     Media: Book
  5. Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 17
     Publication: (Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2000)
     Repository:
     Media: Book 

------------------\\ Mary Lakin Married Benjamin Willard-----///

Willard, or Willerd, Benjamin, Sudbury, eighth s. of major Simon, m. a. 1691, Sarah, d. of John Lakin of Groton, had Sarah; Joseph, b. 1693; Margaret; Esther; Simeon, b. 27 Apr. 1701; Hannah, 6 Dec. 1702, d. soon; and Hannah, 19 Jan. 1704; but Bary makes it 1707, wh. prob. is wrong, as certain. is Dorothy 1706, when some other man's ch. is meant; yet in naming ano. ch. Benjamin, 19 Jan. 1708, possib. the author is right; rem. to Grafton, was a capt. in serv. against the Ind. in King William's war,but declin. appointm. as Lt. Col. and d. 16 June 1732. DANIEL, Yarmouth, first s. of George, m. 10 June 1695, Esther Matthews, prob. d. of James, had no ch. and d. 20 Apr. 1712. His wid. d. 28 June 1726. DANIEL, Charlestown, sixth s. thirteenth ch. of Simon, m. 6 Dec. 1683, Hannah, d. of John [p.553] Cutler, as is said, tho. the name of mo. giv. by Willard in the valua. Geneal. seems doubtful, had Ann, b. 9 Nov. 1684, d. in few days, rem. to Sudbury, had Ann, again, 5 May 1686; and Eliz. 10 Mar. 1688. His w d. 22 Feb. 1691, and he rem. to Boston, m. 4 Jan. 1693, Mary Mills, d. of Jonathan, says the Geneal. 377, tho. I prefer to call her of the sec. John of Braintree, had Daniel, b. 3, bapt. 8 Oct. foll.; George, 22 Oct. 1694; Mary, 16 Nov. 1695; at Braintree had Edward, 28 Feb. 1697; Benjamin, 10 July 1698; again at Boston had Susanna, 15 Nov. 1700; William, bapt. 1 Feb. 1702; Sarah, 12 June 1703, d. at 14 mos.; Sarah, again, a. 1704; and Mehitable, 12 Jan. 1706; and he d. 23 Aug. 1708. His wid. m. 29 Nov. 1723, David Melvill. 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. JOHN, Rehoboth 1658, of wh. no more is kn. unless he be that inhab. of Salem vill. charg. with witchcraft in 1692, commit. to pris. 18 May, from wh. he escap. but was soon retak. found guilty by delud. Ct. and jury, execut. 19 Aug. JOHN, Concord, fifth s. of major Simon, m. 31 Oct. 1698, Mary Hayward, d. of John of the same, had David, b. 9 Sept. foll.; Jonathan, 28 Apr. 1701; Mercy, 4 Jan. 1704; Simon, 7 Aug. 1706; and d. 27 Aug. 1726. His wid. d. bef. 9 Mar. 1729. JONATHAN, Roxbury, youngest br. of the preced. m. 8 Jan. 1691, Mary Brown, d. of major Thomas of Sudbury, had Jonathan, b. 27 June 1693; rem. soon, and had Mary, Hannah, and Hepzibah, but their dates are unkn. as also places of b. but he d. at Sudbury 1706. JOSEPH, seventh s. of major Simon, was prob. a shipmaster, and liv. at London; there m. and had his ch. of wh. we kn. only John and Joseph. He was liv. in 1714, but d. bef. June 1721, when his oldest s. styles hims. of L. [p.554] mariner, but, in 1723, mariner of Boston. JOSIAH, Wethersfield, oldest s. of major Simon, m. at Concord, 20 Mar. 1657, Hannah, d. of Thomas Hosmer of Hartford, had Samuel, b. 19 Sept. 1658; and Josiah, 13 Mar. 1660; both at Hartford, where he was then sch.-master, and so was after cmpl. at W. where he prob. had Dorothy; Simon; Stephen; Thomas; John; and Hannah; was freem. 1665, bec. a trader, and d. 1674, when his est. was insolv. NATHANIEL, Northampton 1668. RICHARD, Nortampton 1668, f. of the preced. but both belong. in ano. place, the surname being Weller, not as giv. in Geneal. Reg. IX. 89. SAMUEL, Groton, sec. s. of major Simon, began to preach there 1662, was ord. 13 July, and m. 8 Aug. 1664, Abigail, d. of John Sherman, the min. of Watertown, and of that Mary Launce of wh. is told in the Magn. the preposterous myth, of her being gr.d. of Earl Rivers, as also of the happiness of the two ws. of Sherman, the latter count. by the score, in bring. him ch. He had Abigail, b. 5 July 1665; Samuel, 25 Jan. or 17 Mar. 1668, d. young; Mary, 10 Oct. 1669; John, 8 Sept. 1673, H. C. 1690, merch. at Kingston, Jamaica (wh. was f. of Rev. Samuel, H. C. 1723, wh. was f. of the Rev. Joseph, H. C. 1765, and presid. of the Univ. from 1781 to his d. 25 Sept. 1804); Eliz. 27 Feb. 1675; and Simon, the latter b. at Boston, aft. the Ind. destr. Groton, 6 Dec. 1676, H. C. 1695. But two more ch. of this first m. are report. wh. d. too young to have names. His w. d. soon after, and he m. a. 1679, Eunice, d. of the first Edward Tyng, had Edward, 6 July 1680, d. young; Josiah, 21 June 1681, H. C. 1698 (wh. was long Secr. of our Prov. a counsel. and judge of pro. d. 6 Dec. 1756); Eunice, Jan. 1683, d. young; Richard, May 1684, drown. 28 June 1697, few hrs. after ent. coll. in his 13th yr. says Sewall's diary; William, bapt. 14 Feb. 1686; Margaret, b. 3 Dec. 1687; Edward, again, Sept. 1689, d. young; Hannah, Dec. 1690; Sarah, Feb. 1693, d. young; Eunice, again, bapt. 16 June 1695; Sarah, again, b. 10 June 1697, d. young; and Richard, again, Sept. 1699. Only six of these twelve by the sec. w. outliv. their f. and only the sec. Eunice and Josiah liv. to mid. age. Nor is there now remain. any male descend. of the progenit. exc. in the line of John through Rev. Samuel. He was freem. 1670, instal. 31 Mar. 1678 at the O. S. ch. as success. to Thacher, the first min. and was highly esteem. call. by the Gen. Ct. to preach their sermon on a fast, in the anxious days of Feb. 1683, and doing gr. service, in recov. the public judgm. from the horrible delusion of the witchcraft cruelty, and on the forced resignat. of Increase Mather, as Presid. of the coll. was made his success. as vice-presid. 6 Sept. 1701, without the obligat. of resid. at Cambridge, the fatal necessity that disgusted his predecess. He resign. 14 Aug. 1707, and d. 12 Sept. foll. ‡*SIMON, Cambridge, s. of [p.555] Richard of Horsemonden, Co. Kent, where he was bapt. 7 Apr. 1605, came 1634, arr. in May, with w. Mary, d. of Henry Sharpe of Horsemonden, bapt. 16 Oct. 1614; and d. Mary; rem. next yr. to the new settlem. of Concord, where prob. this d. soon d. aft. m. with Joshua Edmunds, and b. of her first ch. 16 Feb. 1650. At Cambridge or Concord, he had Eliz. whose date of b. is not found, wh. m. 8 Apr. 1653, Robert Blood; Josiah, whose date is also unkn.; Samuel, in recorder's rec. at Boston, call. Simon, b. 31 Jan. 1640; Sarah, 27 June or 24 July 1642, wh. m. 2 July 1666, Nathaniel Howard of Charlestown, and d. 22 Jan. 1678; Abovehope, 30 Oct. 1646, d. at 17 yrs. unm.; Simon, 23 Nov. 1649; Mary, again, 7 or 27 Sept. 1653, wh. m. 22 Jan. 1672, Cyprian Stevens; Henry, 4 June 1655; John, 12 Jan. or Feb. 1657; Daniel, 29 Dec. 1658; but of these the last four were b. of a sec. w. Eliz. Dunster, sis. of the presid. of the coll. or third w. Mary Dunster, a niece of the presid. for the dates of m. are not giv. But bef. the b. of his next ch. he rem. to Lancaster, there had Joseph, 4 Jan. 1661; Benjamin, 1665; Hannah, 6 Oct. 1666, wh. m. 23 May 1693, capt. Thomas Brintnall of Sudbury, and was the last surv. ch. of her f.; and Jonathan, 14 Dec. 1669; beside two others, Eliz. and Dorothy, wh. both d. young. I suppose he must have had some acquaint. in Eng. with milit. duty, for he was made lieut. here so early as 1637, capt. 1646, and maj. the highest rank at that time, in 1655; and was rep. 1636-49, chos. Assist. 1657 to his d. 24 Apr. 1676. Bef. the Ind. destr. Groton in 1676, to wh. he had rem. a few yrs. earlier, he had estab. his retreat at Salem, but d. at harlestown, during the sess. of the Ct. of Assist. For his serv. the governm. had many yrs. bef. made him a gr. of 1,000 acres, wh. he had never taken up, but had giv. to his d. Eliz. on her m. but his wid. Mary was compel. to petition for it in the yr. of his d. SIMON, Salem, third s. of the preced. m. a. 1679, Martha, d. of Richard Jacob of Ipswich, where he liv. some time, had at I. Jacob, b. perhaps 17 Sept. 1680; but at S. Josiah, 24 May 1682; Martha, 27 Jan. 1684; Simon, 4 Nov. 1685, d. under 2 yrs.; and Richard, 26 or 29 Jan. 1687; was freem. 1680, capt. in the E. war with the Ind. 1689, and deac. (had sec. w. 30 Apr. 1702, Eliz. wid. of John Walley, perhaps, but the Geneal. 371, ignores this sec. w.) and late in July 1722 took ano. w. Priscilla Buttolph, and d. 21 June 1731. THOMAS, Northampton 1668, br. of Nathaniel of the same, and subject to the same maledict. See Weller. Farmer notes in 1834, that gr. of this name at Harv. were 23; at Yale, 2; at other N. E. coll. 11. In ea. of the seven generat. from maj. Simon are one or more s. of the coll. to our times.

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Sarah Willard's Timeline

1661
February 4, 1661
Groton, Middlesex, MA, USA
1691
1691
Age 29
Grafton, Worchester, Massachusetts , United States
1691
Age 29
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1693
May 27, 1693
Age 32
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massaschussets, United States
1696
1696
Age 34
Grafton, Worcester, Massaschussets, United States
1699
1699
Age 37
Grafton, Worchester, Massaschussets, United States
1701
April 27, 1701
Age 40
Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts , United States
1703
January 19, 1703
Age 41
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massaschussets, United States
1707
January 19, 1707
Age 45
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts , United States
1740
March 15, 1740
Age 79
Groton, Middlesex, MA, USA