Ancestors of Tim Farr and Descendants of Stephen Farr Sr. of Concord, Massachusetts and Lidlington, Bedfordshire, England


Nathan SKIFF [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 16 May 1658 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. Nathan married 3 Hepsibah CODMAN on 10 Jul 1678 in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
CHIPMAN, Mercy

10. NATHAN SKIFFE, (James1), b. 16 May 1658; res. Sandwich, farmer; came to T. with his brothers and was town clerk 1681- 86, Constable 1693; rem. to C. abt. 1695, where he continued to live until his death 19 Feb. 1725-6. His will 23 Dec. 1725 was pro. 2 Mch. 1725-6. He m. (1) HEPSIBAH CODMAN (15) abt. 1678, who d. 19 July 1696, and (2) MERCY CHIPMAN of Sandwich 13 Dec. 1699, (dau. of John and Mercy (Howland) Chipman), who was b. 6 Feb. 1668 and d. 19 June 1724.

40. HEPSIBAH, b. 1679; m. THOMAS NORTON (36).
41. PATIENCE, b. (1682); m. RALPH THACHER (14).
42. JAMES, b. 10 Mch. 1689.
43. ELIZABETH, b. 1690; m. _____ STURGIS.
44. BENJAMIN, b. 29 April 1691.
45. STEPHEN, b. 26 May 1693, rem. to Tolland, Conn.
46. MARY, b. 26 May 1695; m. THOMAS BACON 9 Sept. 1721.

By Second Wife:

47. SARAH, b. Feb. 1697-8; m. SOLOMON ATHEARN (16) 24 July 1717.
48. MERCY, b. 5 July 1701; m. (1) PRINCE COFFIN 10 Nov. 1727; (2) NATHANIEL COFFIN.
49. SAMUEL, b. 24 Dec. 1703.
50. JOHN, b. 22 Aug. 1705.
51. JOSEPH, b. 18 Nov. 1707.

Hepsibah CODMAN died on 19 Jul 1696. Hepsibah married 1 Nathan SKIFF on 10 Jul 1678 in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States.


Nathan SKIFF [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 16 May 1658 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. Nathan married 3 Mercy CHIPMAN on 13 Dec 1699 in Chilmark, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
CODMAN, Hepsibah

10. NATHAN SKIFFE, (James1), b. 16 May 1658; res. Sandwich, farmer; came to T. with his brothers and was town clerk 1681- 86, Constable 1693; rem. to C. abt. 1695, where he continued to live until his death 19 Feb. 1725-6. His will 23 Dec. 1725 was pro. 2 Mch. 1725-6. He m. (1) HEPSIBAH CODMAN (15) abt. 1678, who d. 19 July 1696, and (2) MERCY CHIPMAN of Sandwich 13 Dec. 1699, (dau. of John and Mercy (Howland) Chipman), who was b. 6 Feb. 1668 and d. 19 June 1724.

40. HEPSIBAH, b. 1679; m. THOMAS NORTON (36).
41. PATIENCE, b. (1682); m. RALPH THACHER (14).
42. JAMES, b. 10 Mch. 1689.
43. ELIZABETH, b. 1690; m. _____ STURGIS.
44. BENJAMIN, b. 29 April 1691.
45. STEPHEN, b. 26 May 1693, rem. to Tolland, Conn.
46. MARY, b. 26 May 1695; m. THOMAS BACON 9 Sept. 1721.

By Second Wife:

47. SARAH, b. Feb. 1697-8; m. SOLOMON ATHEARN (16) 24 July 1717.
48. MERCY, b. 5 July 1701; m. (1) PRINCE COFFIN 10 Nov. 1727; (2) NATHANIEL COFFIN.
49. SAMUEL, b. 24 Dec. 1703.
50. JOHN, b. 22 Aug. 1705.
51. JOSEPH, b. 18 Nov. 1707.

Mercy CHIPMAN was born on 6 Feb 1668. She died on 19 Jun 1724. Mercy married 1 Nathan SKIFF on 13 Dec 1699 in Chilmark, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States.


Henry GARDNER [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 12 Feb 1658 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3, 4, 5 on 20 Feb 1713/1714 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Henry married 6 Elizabeth LANE on 1 Jul 1686 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Source:"The Pioneers of Massachusetts" by Charles Henry Pope FHL book area US/CAN 974.4 D3p 1991

DEATH: "Here lyes Buried the Body of M'r Henry Gardner Aged 57 Tears, Deceased February The 20'th 1713-14." Henry Gardner, son of Richard Gardner (epitaph 21), born Feb. 12, 1657-58, married wife Elizabeth, died 1703 (epitaph 27), and (2d) Hannah Prescott, who survived him. ( Vide Sewall's History, 615.)

Elizabeth LANE was born 1 on 3 Feb 1661 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died 2, 3, 4 on 3 Jun 1703 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Elizabeth married 5 Henry GARDNER on 1 Jul 1686 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

DEATH: " Here lyes y body of Elizabeth Gardne'r wife to Henery Gard- ner aged 43 years died Iune y 3d 1703." Elizabeth Gardner, first wife of Henry Gardner (epitaph 55).


Matthew GROVER was born 1 about 1656. He died in 1679 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Matthew married 2 Mary DAVIS before 1675 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Mary DAVIS [Parents] was born 1 on 16 Jan 1657 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died 2 on 27 Nov 1727 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Mary married 3 Matthew GROVER before 1675 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Mary, b. 16 Jan. 1657/8, d. at Reading 27 Nov. 1727; m. (1) Matthew Grover, who d. in 1679. Two children. She m. (2) Samuel Damon, b. at Reading 23 June 1656, d. there 12 Jan. 1723/L, son of Dea. John and Abigail Damon. He was a soldier in the Narragansett War (Eaton, 60-61). Nine children, born at Reading. The will of Mary Damon, widow of Samuel Damon deceased, dated 5 Oct. 1727, probated 18 Dec. 1727, bequeathed to sons Samuel, Ebenezer, Benjamin and John Damon; to sons Thomas and Matthew Grover; to children of daughter Mercy Parker; to daughters Mary Taylor, Abigail Nichols, Esther Gowing and Tabitha Townsend. Executor: son John Damon. Inventory totaled £109.19.10, all personal. (Middlesex Co. Prob. 18:263, 444.)


Timothy WILEY was born on 24 Apr 1653 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 19 Dec 1728 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Timothy married 1 Elizabeth DAVIS on 22 Jan 1678 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Elizabeth DAVIS [Parents] was born 1 on 16 Jan 1654 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died 2 on 21 Jul 1695 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Elizabeth married 3 Timothy WILEY on 22 Jan 1678 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Elizabeth, b. 16 Jan. 1654, d. at Reading 21 July 1695; m. there 22 Jan. 1675, Timothy Wiley, b. there 24 Apr. 1653, d. there 19 Dec. 1728, son of John and Elizabeth
Wiley. Four children, born at Reading. He m. (2) in 1696 Susanna, who probably d. at Reading 31 Aug. 1732 (Eaton, 126).


Abraham COLE [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 about 1638 in of Hampton or Salem, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 in 1715 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Abraham married 4, 5 Sarah DAVIS on 11 Jun 1670 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

Memtioned in mother's will Ann Coles wife of Thomas Coles. Mentions a brother John.
Children b. at Salem: 1. Samuel, b. 11 May 1671; d. 14 June 1671. 2. Sarah, b. 29 Aug 1672; m. 20 Nov 1701, Benjamin Odell (Owdell); living in 1715. 3. Abraham, b. 6 Jan 1674/5; d. young? 4. Isaac, b. 4 Aug 1677; d. young? 5. Elizabeth, m. Simon Jeffords (Jeofreys); d. bef. 1715. 6. Susanna, bpt. 31 Aug 1684; d. young? 7. Samuel, b. 19 May 1687; living in 1715. 8. Thomas, bpt. Mar 1690; m. 10 July 1710, Marcy Vealy; living in 1715.

Sarah DAVIS [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 1 Oct 1651 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Sarah married 2, 3 Abraham COLE on 11 Jun 1670 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

Sarah, b. 1 Oct. 1651; m. at Salem, 11 June 1670, Abraham Cole, b. ca. 1638, d. autumn 1715, son of Thomas and Ann Cole. He was a tailor at Salem; eight children born there (Perley, 2:134).

(Warrant for Arrest of Hannah Carroll and Sarah Cole)
To the Sheriffe of the County of Essex or his Deputy Complaint haveing ben made to us their Majesties Justices of the Peace in Salem by Henery Brage of Salem labourer against Hannah Carrell wife of Nathaniell Carell whele right. & Sarah Coale, wife of Abraham Coale of Salem Taylor. for that the Said Hannah Carrell Did Sometimes  one of them & Sometimes Both. together Severall Times feloniously  afflict Torture & Torment William Brage Son of Henr' Brage by that Diabollicall art of witchcraft, & the Said Henr' Brage hath given in bond to procecut his said Complaint to Effect./ These are therefore in their Majesties names to. -- require you forthwith to Apprehend  & Seize the Bodyes of the Said Hanah Carrell & Sarah Coale & Bringe them before their Majesties Justices of the Peace in Salem in order to their Examination for w'ch this shall be your sufficient warrant

Dated in Salem: 10'th Sep'r 1692.

*Bartho Gedney
*John Hathorne
*Jonathan. Corwin
*John Higginson

(Reverse)

Sep 15'th 1692

By virture hereof I have apprehended the body of Sarah Cole within named and left her under Guard in the [torn] of salem in order to  her Examination

by me *Geo. Herrick Dep'y sheriff

( Boston Public Library -- Dept. of Rare Books and Manuscripts )

(Recognizance for Sarah Cole)
Memor'm.  That on the fourteenth day of January 1692 in the fourth year  of the Reigne of our Soveraigne Lord & Lady William and Mary  by the Grace of God of [of] England &c King and Queen Defenders  of the faith &c Personally appeared before Jno Ha[ ] Esq'r one  of their Maj'ties Justices for the County of Essex #[There] Abraham  Cole of Salem Taylor and acknowledged himselfe to be oweing and  Indebted unto our said Soveraigne Lord and Lady and the survivor of  them their Heires and Successors in the sume of fifty pounds money  to be Levied on his Lands and Tenements goods and Chattles for the  use of our s'd Soveraigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen or the  Survivor them on Condition That -- Sarah Cole his wife [shall] per- sonally appear before the Justices of our s'd Lord and Lady the King  & Queen at the next Court of Assizes & Gen'll Goall Delivery to be  holden for the County of Essex and in the mean time to be of Good  behaveour and then and there to answer to all Such matters and  things as shall in their Maj'ties behaffe be alledged against her and to  do and receive that w'ch by the said Court shall be then and there  Injoyned her and thence not to depart without Lycence

Attest
*Joha. Elatson Cler

(Reverse)

Recognizance Abraham Coal of Salem for Sarah Coal his wife --
appeared & clear'd by proclamation

( Mass. Archives Vol. 135 No. 129 )

(Mittimus for Lydia Dustin, Sarah Dustin, Mary Colson,  Elizabeth Colson, and Sarah Cole)
Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England  Mid'x Ss: William and Mary by the Grace of God King and Queen  of England, Scottland, france and Ireland Defend'rs of the faith  &c. to the Sheriffe of the County of Middlesex Greeting Wee Com- mand you that you have the Body of Lidia Dastin of Reading widow  Sarah Dastin single-woman Mary Coulson widow Elizabeth Colson  single wo: all of Reading and Sarah Cole.  in the prison of Cambridge under yo'r Custody as tis said & De- tained , and under safe and sure Conduct together w'th the Cause of their Caption under what name or names so ever the said Lidia  Dastin, Sarah Dastin, Mary Coulson, Elizabeth Coulson and Sarah  Cole be conveyed in the same before o'r Justices of o'r Court of  Assize and Goal Delivery at Salem in o'r County of Essex in o'r  Provice of the Massachusetts Bay in New England upon Tuesday the  3'd Day of Jan'a next in the fourth year o'r Reigne. To Do and  receive all and every of those things w'ch the justices of o'r Court  shall Consider of in that behalfe. And then and there you have this  Writt Witness William Stoughton Esq'e in Boston the 31'st of De- cember in the fourth year of o'r Reigne Annoq'e Dom. 1692

*Jon'a Elatson, Cler.

( Suffolk County Court Records, Vol. 32, Case No. 2700 )


(Account of Sarah Cole)
Salem -- Sept 13: 1710
Where as the Great & Generall Court has made Choyce of a Committe to hear & Receve the accots of what Damage Severall persons Sustained that were accuesed and Imprisoned for Witch Craft; in the yeare 1692. & I the Subscriber being one -- Doe pray Your honers to a Low me a proportion with other under Like Surcumstance. The acco't is as followeth Seventeen week Imprisonment
paid the Goaler ...40s                       02-0-0
writting bonds .... 6s                          0-6-0
paid 18 for Court Charges                     0-18-0
Being Imprisoned the Second time writting of bonds 6s 0-6-0
Carryed to Ipswig to be Cleared & paid 20 and more 1-0-0
I found my self provision                       2-0-0
                                           6.10.00
*Sarah Cole
(Reverse) Sarah Cole Long Imprison'd not Condemned.
( Massachusetts Archives Vol. 135 No. 132 )


Elisha ARNOLD. Elisha married 1 Phebe MOWRY on 26 Apr 1744.

Phebe MOWRY [Parents] 1. Phebe married 2 Elisha ARNOLD on 26 Apr 1744.


Elisha MOWRY [Parents] 1. Elisha married 2 Patience MAN on 2 Oct 1743.

Patience MAN. Patience married 1 Elisha MOWRY on 2 Oct 1743.


John BOUTWELL was born in 1645 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 3 Dec 1719 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. John married 1 Hannah DAVIS on 10 May 1669 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Hannah DAVIS [Parents] was born 1 on 31 May 1648 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died 2 in 1719 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Hannah married 3 John BOUTWELL on 10 May 1669 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Hannah, b. 31 May 1648, d. at Woburn in 1719; m. at Lynn 10 May 1669, John Boutwell, b. there in 1645, d. at Reading 3 Dec. 1719 aged 71& years, son of James and Alice Boutwell. Nine children, born at Reading.


Jeremiah MOWRY [Parents] was born 1 on 7 Apr 1711. Jeremiah married 2 Alice MOWRY on 27 Feb 1734.

Alice MOWRY. Alice married 1 Jeremiah MOWRY on 27 Feb 1734.

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