Judge Jonathan Remington

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Judge Jonathan Remington

Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Death: September 20, 1745 (68)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonathan Remington and Martha Remington (Belcher)
Husband of Lucy Remington
Father of Ann Ellery; Martha Remington; Lucy Remington; Jonathan Remington and Mary Stevens
Brother of Martha Bowes; Sarah Remington and Anna Hill

Managed by: Milton Oliver
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About Judge Jonathan Remington

An Associate Justice of Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court appointed by Gov. Jonathan Belcher.

Father-in-law of William Ellery, a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.

Judge Remington was born to Capt. Jonathan Remington (d. 1700) and Martha Belcher Remington (d. 1711). He married Lucy Bradstreet, a granddaughter of Gov. Simon Bradstreet. Their children were: Martha Remington (wife of Judge Edmund Trowbridge ); Mary Remington (wife of Rev. Benjamin Stevens); Ann Reimington (wife of William Ellery);

Judge Jonathan Remington is a Harvard graduate (A.B. 1696); Resident tutor and fellow in Harvard, 1703-1711; Deputy to the General Court, Cambridge; Governor's councilor, 1730-1740; Judge of Court of Common Pleas, 1715-1733; Judge of Probate for Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 1725-1745; Justice of Superior Court, 1733-1745; He died Sep. 20, 1745. Eulogy was given by Chief Justice Paul Dudley in court at Charlestown, Boston.

Judge Remington was a cousin and best friend of Gov. Jonathan Belcher. They lied together in the same grave. The site of their grave is contiguous to that of Judge Edmund Trowbridge and Edmund Trowbridge Dana. In that of Judge Trowbridge rest the remains of Washington Allston; of Chief Justice Francis Dana; of the poet Richard Henry Dana and others of the family.

Some descendants: Francis Dana; Richard Henry Dana, Sr.; Richard Henry Dana, Jr.; Washington Allston; William Ellery Channing; Edie Sedgwick; Kyra Sedgwick (6th Great-granddaughter of Judge Remington);


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Judge Jonathan Remington's Timeline

July 27, 1677
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Age 35
Age 37
Age 40
February 19, 1724
Age 46
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Colony
Age 47
September 20, 1745
Age 68
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
September 20, 1745
Age 68
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States