Joseph Hastings - Who are his parents?

Started by Hatte Blejer on Monday, June 27, 2016

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6/27/2016 at 10:43 AM

See the Revisions. There are two possible parents for Joseph Hastings.

Please provide any primary sources that support one set or the other.

I have disconnected one set just now, but can reconnect them if that is the correct set.

6/27/2016 at 6:44 PM

Hudson's History of Lexington identifies Joseph as the son (bap. Jul. 10, 1698, Lexington, MA) of John HASTINGS and Abigail HAMMOND,

6/28/2016 at 9:23 PM
6/28/2016 at 9:26 PM

I'll have to do more research on these families when I get home to my desktop. They are apparently all from Watertown, not Lexington.

6/28/2016 at 11:12 PM

Be sure and check "current" research if you can. Bond's Watertown may have been updated in NEHGS etc.

6/28/2016 at 11:14 PM

I can help on the Shepards in Concord, direct line. Of course I haven't tracked down. Randy Seaver may have posted in this area, check his blog & tree; I'm pretty sure Shepard intersects Dill and his lines.

6/28/2016 at 11:24 PM

Interestingly, I may be related to the Sheppards of Swansea, Wales who migrated to Massachusetts and from there to Salem / Cumberland counties, New Jersey.

6/28/2016 at 11:27 PM

Hatte - I would let her float

Wife of John Shepard (Craig)

Old GEDCOM upload data.

6/28/2016 at 11:34 PM

yes, I remembered correctly. Here's a link to Randy S's tree on MyHeritage, I would feel comfortable reconciling to that tree

https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-1/myheritage-family-...

6/28/2016 at 11:51 PM

I don't think there's much doubt here: Abigail (Hammond) Hasting's first child was born a bit too soon to make the Puritans comfortable:

http://www.jeaniesgenealogy.com/2013/04/john-hastings-and-abigail-h...

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