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Nathaniel Bosworth

Birthdate:
Birthplace: England (United Kingdom)
Death: August 31, 1690 (72)
Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island, United States
Place of Burial: 300 High Street at Bradford street, Bristol, RI, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Bosworth, Jr and Mary Bosworth
Husband of Bridget Bosworth
Father of John Bosworth; Hannah Jacob; Joseph Bosworth; Bellamy Bosworth; Sarah Mary Bosworth and 5 others
Brother of Mary Buckland; Jonathan Bosworth, Sr.; Benjamin Bosworth; Edward Bosworth; Dorcas Messenger and 1 other

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About Nathaniel Bosworth

Events in Nathaniel Bosworth's life Date Age Event Place Notes Sources 04 Sep 1617 Nathaniel Bosworth was born Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England 42 05 Aug 1634 16 Death of father Edward Bosworth (aged 45) In Boston Harbor onboard the "Elizabeth & Dorcas" 1645 28 Married Bridget Bellamy (aged 24) Hull, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA 42 18 May 1648 30 Death of mother Mary (aged 57) Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts 30 Apr 1650 32 Birth of daughter Hannah Bosworth Hull, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA 31 Aug 1690 72 Nathaniel Bosworth died Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

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http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89062853635;view=1up;seq=133 Bosworth genealogy; a history of the descendants ... Parts 1-2 1926-28. Clarke, Mary (Bosworth) Chapter 5

p. 106 wife Bridgett p. 107 death date and copy of will

Founder of Bristol Built home on Silver Creek

From Wikitree Nathaniel Bosworth Born September 4, 1617 in Market Leicestershire, Englandmap Son of Edward Bosworth and Mary (UNKNOWN) Bosworth Brother of Mary (Bosworth) Buckland, Jonathan Bosworth, Benjamin Bosworth and Edward Bosworth Husband of Bridget (Bellamy) Bosworth — married about 1619 in Hull, MAmap Father of Sarah (Bosworth) Lobdell and John Bosworth Died August 31, 1690 in Bristol, RImap Bosworth-766 — Profile manager: Charles Boswort

Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island: Genealogical Records .p. 2148 came to America with his parents in 1634 names children son Jospeh was baptized June 6, 1652 married Esther Smith Feb.10, 1680. They had children, one son was Joseph who had a daughter Lydia.


Notes for Nathaniel Bosworth:

Nathaniel and his wife lived in Hull, Mass., but on May 1, 1682, they bought land in Bristol, RI, and on Sept. 29 of the same year, they sold their home in Hull. In 1683, Nathaniel Bosworth built his home "Silver Creek" which is still standing, and is the oldest house in Bristol, RI. Pictures show "Silver Creek" to be a beautiful Colonial house, in a lovely setting. A view of the parlor shows a magnificent room, with family portraits and appropriate antique furniture. "During the bombardment of Bristol by General Wallace in 1775, grape shot pierced its walls and lodged in the ceilings, where it was found years later when repairs were being made." [Source: Bosworth Genealogy] The first religious worship in Bristol was held in this house. The first school in Bristol was also held in "Silver Creek," and the teacher was Nathaniel Bosworth's daughter, Mary.

Deacon Nathaniel Bosworth was one of the 8 men who founded the First Congregational Church of Bristol. He died Aug 31, 1690, and his tombstone which reads, "The first Deacon of the Church of Christ in Bristoll," is near the wall of The Congregational Church. [Source: Woodstock Conn., Church Records, Vol. ABC, p. 168]


Nathaniel and his wife lived in Hull, Mass., but on May 1, 1682, they bought land in Bristol, RI, and on Sept. 29 of the same year, they sold their home in Hull. In 1683, Nathaniel Bosworth built his home "Silver Creek" which is still standing, and is the oldest house in Bristol, RI. Pictures show "Silver Creek" to be a beautiful Colonial house, in a lovely setting. A view of the parlor shows a magnificent room, with family portraits and appropriate antique furniture. "During the bombardment of Bristol by General Wallace in 1775, grape shot pierced its walls and lodged in the ceilings, where it was found years later when repairs were being made." [Source: Bosworth Genealogy] The first religious worship in Bristol was held in this house. The first school in Bristol was also held in "Silver Creek," and the teacher was Nathaniel Bosworth's daughter, Mary.

Deacon Nathaniel Bosworth was one of the 8 men who founded the First Congregational Church of Bristol. He died Aug 31, 1690, and his tombstone which reads, "The first Deacon of the Church of Christ in Bristoll," is near the wall of The Congregational Church. [Source: Woodstock Conn., Church Records, Vol. ABC, p. 168]


Nathaniel Bosworth - Mrs. Bridget Bellamy

Nathaniel Bosworth was born at Market Bosworth, Leicester, England 4 Sep 1617. His parents were Edward Bosworth, Sr and Mary Mrs Bosworth.

He married Bridget at Hull, Massachusetts in 1645. Bridget Bosworth was born at Market, Bosworth, Leic, England 1619 daughter of Jeremiah Bellamy and an unknown wife. Bridget was probably the widow of Jeremiah Bellamy and Nicholas Lobdell

They were the parents of 10 children:

  1. Sarah Mary Bosworth born 1647.
  2. Nathaniel Bosworth born 29 Jul 1649.
  3. Hannah or Sarah Bosworth born 30 Apr 1650.
  4. Jeremiah Bosworth born Abt 1651.
  5. Joseph Bosworth born Abt 1652.

Will

A cousin, Benjamin Jones, is mentioned in his will. Will dtd. March 15, 1689/90, probated November 20, 1690, calls him a yeoman, names wife Bridget, 6 sons, and 3 daughters. It mentions his lands in Hull, England. Will of Nathaniel Bosworth dtd. March 15, 1689, proved November 20, 1690. Mentions son Nathaniel eldest, Joseph, John, Jeremy, Bellamy, Edward, dau. Mary Lobdell, Hannah Jacob, and Bridget.

The following children were listed in Nathaniel’s will (with the exception of Sarah, who died before the document was drafted.)


i. Sarah Bosworth, who was born about 1645 in Hull, Mass.1 She married her stepbrother John Lobdell on 21 Feb 1664 in Hingham, Mass.1 She died 26 Oct 1673 in Hull.1


ii. Bellamy Bosworth, who was born in 1654.11 He married Mary Smith on 11 Nov 1685.11 He died on 16 Feb 1717.11

iii. Bridget Bosworth.


iv. Edward Bosworth. He was married to Elizabeth Easterbrooks.


v. Hannah Bosworth. Her husband’s last name was Jacob.


vi. Jeremy Bosworth.


vii. John Bosworth.


viii. Joseph Bosworth.


ix. Mary Bosworth.


x. Nathaniel Bosworth.


Sources

1 The pioneers of Massachusetts, a descriptive list, drawn from records of the colonies, towns and churches and other contemporaneous documents by Pope, Charles Henry, 1841-1918 Page 59. BOSWORTH. Nathaniel, of Hull, probably son of Edward Bosworth, and brother of Benjamin & Jonathan Bosworth.

2. COLKET, MEREDITH B., JR. Founders of Early American Families: Emigrants from Europe, 1607-1657. Cleveland: General Court of the Order of Founders and Patriots of America, 1975. 366p. Page 34.

3. Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp.. Massachusetts Census, 1790-1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.

4. Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Deaths [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001.

5. Abstracts of Bristol County Probate Records.

6. Jacobson. Massachusetts Bay Connections: Historical and Biographical Sketches of the History of Massachusetts Bay Colony.

7. Lobdell, Julia Ardelia. Simon Lodbdell 1646 of Milford, Conn. and his descendants.

8. The Genealogical Advertiser: A Quarterly Magazine of Family History. Volume 3. 1900.

9. Munro, Wilfred Harold. The history of Bristol, R.I.: The story of the Mount Hope lands, from the visit of the Northmen to the Present Time. 1881.

10. Perry, Calbraith Borne. The Perrys of Rhode Island and tales of Silver Creek. 1909.

11. Torry, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004.

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Nathaniel Bosworth's Timeline

1617
September 4, 1617
England
1647
1647
Hull, Plymouth, MA
1649
July 29, 1649
Hull, Plymouth, Massachusets
July 29, 1649
Hull, , Ma
1650
April 30, 1650
Hull, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
1652
June 6, 1652
Hull, Plymouth County, MA, United States
1654
November 30, 1654
Hull, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
1656
1656
Hull, Plymouth, MA
1657
October 4, 1657
Hull, Plymouth, MA