Ebenezer Pomeroy, Sr.
|Birthplace:||Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony|
|Death:||Died in Northampton, Hampshire County, Province of Massachusetts|
Son of Deacon Medad Pomeroy; Deacon Medad Pomeroy; Experience Pomeroy and Experience Pomeroy
|Managed by:||Solein E Hyatt|
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Hon. Major Ebenezer Pomeroy1,2
b. 30 May 1669, d. 27 January 1754
Hon. Major Ebenezer Pomeroy: b. 30 May 1669\nd. 27 Jan 1754; p197.htm#i9821
Deacon Medad Pomeroy: b. 1638\nd. 30 Dec 1716; p197.htm#i9820
Experience Woodward: p197.htm#i9819
Eltweed Pomeroy: b. c 1585\nd. Mar 1673; p205.htm#i10203
Margery Rockett: d.1655; p228.htm#i11355
Henry Woodward: d. 7 Apr 1683; p197.htm#i9817
Hon. Major Ebenezer Pomeroy was born on 30 May 1669 at Northampton, MA. He was the son of Deacon Medad Pomeroy and Experience Woodward. Hon. Major Ebenezer Pomeroy married Hannah Strong, daughter of Elder Ebenezer Strong and Hannah Clapp, on 4 May 1691. Hon. Major Ebenezer Pomeroy married Sarah King, daughter of John King and Sarah Holton, on 26 December 1692. Hon. Major Ebenezer Pomeroy died on 27 January 1754 at age 84.
Ebenezer was one of the leading citizens of Northampton. He was a gunsmith and a man of energy and ability.
He was prominent in civil and military affairs, as Captain, Major, Commissioner to meet with the Indians at Albany in 1724, member of Her Majesty's council of the Province (Anne, dau. of James II.), etc; and his duties as High Sheriff were manifold. He was an active and steadfast Christian and a deacon in the church.
During Queen Anne's war with Canada, in 1711, among the eighteen companies furnished by Massachusetts, one company was from Hampshire county, of which Ebenezer Pomeroy was in command, with a commission as Captain. This company wa under pay from June 2, to Oct 26, 1711. The pay roll amounted to £367.2.10, but the muster roll of the company has not been preserved. The several expeditions against Canada during this war cost Massachusetts in the aggregate about £80,000. He engaged also in King William's war at times between 1688 and 1698.
- 'History and genealogy of the Pomeroy family : colateral lines in family groups, Normandy, Great Britain and America; comprising the ancestors and descendants of Eltweed Pomeroy from Beaminster, County Dorset, England, 1630 (1912) Vol. 1
- 7 MEDAD POMEROY, (Eltweed), bapt. at Windsor, Ct., Aug. 19, 1638; freeman May 31, 1661; settled at Northampton, Mass., 1659; m. (1) Nov. 21, 1661, Experience, dau. of Henry Woodward, of Dorchester and Northampton, d. June 8, 1686; he m. (2) Sept. 8, 1686, Abigail, dau. of Elder John Strong, widow of Rev. Nathaniel Chauncey, of Hatfield, d. April 15, 1704; he m. (3) Jan. 24, 1705, Hannah, dau. of William and Joanna Warriner, of Springfield, and widow of Thomas Noble of Westfield, b. Aug. 17, 1643; he d. Dec. 30 1716.
- 3d gen. Children, b. Northampton, by 1st wife:
- 12 John Pomeroy, b. Aug. 24, 1662. +
- 13 Joseph Pomeroy, b. Dec. 14, 1664; d. Feb. 17, 1665.
- 14 Mehitable Pomeroy, b. July 3, 1666. +
- ' 15 Ebenezer Pomeroy, b. May 30, 1669. +
- 16 Joseph Pomeroy, b. June 26, 1672. +
- 17 Medad Pomeroy, b. June 17, 1674; d. July 10, 1674.
- 18 Eliakim Pomeroy, b. Aug. 10, 1675; d. July 23, 1676.
- 19 Mindwell Pomeroy, b. July, 1677. +
- 20 Thankful Pomeroy, b. May 31, 1679. +
- 21 Mary Pomeroy, b. Feb. 15, 1684. +
- 22 John Pomeroy, b. March 20, 1686.
- By 2d wife:
- 23 Samuel Pomeroy, b. Sept. 16, 1687. +
- Deacon Medad Pomeroy, when he arrived at Northampton, in 1659, was welcomed by the authorities on account of his skill, knowledge of ......
- ' 15 HON. MAJOR EBENEZER POMEROY, (Medad, Eltweed), b. May 30, 1669; m. (1) May 4, 1691, Hannah, dau. of Ebenezer and Hannah (Clapp) Strong, b. Oct. 7, 1669, d. Nov. 29, 1691; he m. (2) Dec. 26, 1692, Sarah, dau. of Capt. John and Sarah (Holton) King,* b. May 3, 1671, d. Nov. 5, 1747; he d. Jan. 27, 1754. He was prominent in civil and military affairs, as Captain, Major, Commissioner to meet with the Indians at Albany in 1724, member of Her Majesty's Council of the Province (Anne, dau. of James II.), etc.; and his duties as High Sheriff were manifold. He was an active and steadfast Christian and a deacon in the church.
- '4th gen. Children, b. Northampton:
- 64 Sarah Pomeroy, b. Nov. 23, 1693 ; d. young.
- 65 John Pomeroy, b. April 1, 1695. +
- 66 Ebenezer Pomeroy, b. Sept. 18, 1697. +
- 67 Sarah Pomeroy, b. Sept. 5, 1700. +
- 68 Simeon Pomeroy, b. Feb. 21, 1702; drowned in the Connecticut river while returning from an expedition against Indians. April 24, 1725. He was with a large scouting party toward the frontiers of Canada under command of Capt. Thomas Wells, of Deerfield. and the canoe in which he was crossing capsized near the mouth of Miller's river ; he was a soldier and twenty-two years of age.
- 69 Josiah Pomeroy, b. Dec. 29, 1703. +
- 70 Seth Pomeroy, b. May 20, 1706. +
- 71 Daniel Pomeroy, b. March 27. 1709. +
- 72 Thankful Pomeroy, b. July 12, 1713. +
Name: Ebenezer POMEROY 1 2 3
Birth: 30 MAY 1669 in Northampton, Hampden Co., Massachusetts 4
Reference Number: 79031
Father: Medad POMEROY b: AUG 1638 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut
Mother: Experience WOODWARD b: 10 NOV 1643 in Dorchester, Massachusetts
Marriage 1 Sarah KING
Ebenezer POMEROY b: 18 SEP 1697 in Northampton, Hampden Co., Massachusetts
Josiah POMEROY b: 29 DEC 1703 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts
Seth POMEROY b: 20 MAY 1706 in Northampton, Hampden Co., Massachusetts
Daniel POMEROY b: 27 MAR 1709 in Northampton, Hampden Co., Massachusetts
Thankful POMEROY b: BET JUL 1712 AND 1713 in Northampton, Hampden Co., Massachusetts
Title: Eltweed Pomeroy of Dorchester, Mass. and Windsor, Conn
Author: Rodman, William Woodbridge
Publication: Boston: Press of D. Clapp & Son, 1903
Note: Heritage Quest
Title: Antiquities, historicals and graduates of Northampton
Author: Clark, Solomon
Publication: Northampton, Mass.: Steam press of Gazette Print. Co., 1882
Note: ABBR Antiquities, historicals and graduates of Northampton
Note: Heritage Quest online book
Title: Rootsweb.com databases
Note: ABBR Rootsweb.com databases
Page: Fitzgerald Family Tree; database=:2572499
Title: NORTHAMPTON, MA VITAL RECORDS
Hon. Major Ebenezer Pomeroy's Timeline
May 30, 1669
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
November 23, 1693
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
April 1, 1695
September 18, 1697
Northampton, Hampshire, MA
September 5, 1700
Northampton, Hampshire County, Province of Massachusetts
February 21, 1702
Northampton, Hampshire, MA
December 29, 1703
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States