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Margaret Leavitt (Johnson)

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Scituate, Plymouth, MA, United States
Death: June 5, 1739 (79)
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Place of Burial: Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Humphrey Johnson and Elinor Johnson (Cheney)
Wife of Josiah Leavitt
Mother of Joseph Leavitt; Margaret Webb; Sarah Leavitt; Joshua Leavitt; David Leavitt and 7 others
Sister of Mehitable Coleman; Deborah Johnson; John Johnson; Joseph Johnson; Benjamin Johnson and 5 others
Half sister of John Johnson and Deborah Davis

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About Margaret Leavitt

Margaret Johnson, born December 22, 1659 and died June 5, 1739. She was baptized on February 26, 1659/60 in the Second Church in Scituate. Margaret Johnson married on October 20, 1676 to Josiah Leavitt (born May 4, 1642, Hingham and died September 1708. He was the son of John Leavitt and Sarah Gilman). They had nine children. Josiah was a cooper and farmer. In 1679 was a freeman and in 1683, he was a constable. He was a selectman in 1689 and 1698 and a representative in 1705.

Born on Dec. 22, 1659 in Hingham, Plymouth County Massachusetts and died on Jun. 5, 1739 in Hillsborough, Somerset County, New Jersey.

Find A Grave gives her baptism date as her birthdate.

Daughter of Humphrey Johnson and Eleanor Cheney. Granddaughter of Captain John Johnson who was a founder of Roxbury, MA who arrived in the Winthrop Fleet on the lead ship, the Arbella.

Wife of Josiah Leavitt (1653 - 1708). She is buried in Hingham Cemetery in Hingham, MA.

Find A Grave

  • Created by: Samuel P. Leavitt
  • Record added: Jan 09, 2009
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Margaret Leavitt's Timeline

December 22, 1659
Scituate, Plymouth, MA, United States
May 1, 1678
Age 18
Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
July 28, 1679
Age 19
Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 19
July 23, 1681
Age 21
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts
October 20, 1683
Age 23
Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
August 21, 1685
Age 25
August 1, 1687
Age 27
August 16, 1691
Age 31
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA