Hannah Pratt[1]

Female Abt 1631 - Bef 1684  (~ 52 years)

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  • Name Hannah Pratt 
    Born Abt 1631  Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1684 
    Person ID I3435  32 Generations
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2007 

    Father Joshua Pratt, Pilgrim on the "Anne",   b. Abt 1600, Cohesset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1656, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Bathsheba Fay,   b. 1593, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1673  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Abt 1630  Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F2851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Spooner,   b. Abt 1600, Colchester, Essex County, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1683/4, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1651/2  Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Notes
      [NI00003] Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England
      Author: John Farmer Call Number: R929.1 F233
      This book contains a genealogical register of the first settlers of New England.
      Bibliographic Information: Farmer, John. Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England. No publication information.
      SPOONER, THOMAS, Salem, admitted freeman 1638. Six of the name had grad. at the N.E. colleges in 1828.

      [NI00015] Mr. Sherman was a farmer and blacksmith, lived on land inherited from his father, in what is now South Dartmouth, Mass. He and four others of the name Sherman held proprietary interests in Dartmouth, under the title of his father. His will was executed June 19, 1720, and probatedMay 21, 1734.

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, MA & his descendants Thomas Spooner, 1883

      page 209
      PRATT, BENAJAH, Plymouth, 1654, prob. son of 2d Joshua, m., 1655, Persis Dunham, and had Abigail, 1657; and prob. John, Joseph, Benajah, and Eleazer. BENAJAH, son of above, by wife Mary, had Mary, 1695; Sarah, 1697; Deborah, 1698; Priscilla, 1701; Abigail, 1703. DANIEL, m., 1701, Esther Wright, and had Joshua, and Sarah. He m., 2d, 1706, Mary Washburn. DANIEL, m. Lydia Cobb, and had Lydia, 1760; Hopeful, 1761; William Cobb, 1764; Daniel, 1765; Ruth, 1768; Joshua, 1770. ELEAZER, son of 1st Benajah, m., 1697, Hannah, d. of Alexander Kennedy, and had Hannah, 1699; David, 1702. JOHN, son of 1st Benajah, by wife Margaret, had Benajah, 1686; Ebenezer, 1688; Joanna, 1690; Benajah, 1692; Samuel, 1693; John, 1606; Margaret, 1700; Patience, 1701; Thomas, 1703; Mehitabel, 1705. JONATHAN, perhaps brother of 1st Benajah, m., 1664, Abigail Wood, and had Abigail, 1665; Bathsheba, 1667; Jonathan, 1669; Hannah, 1671; Jabez, 1673; Meletiah, 1676; Bethiah, 1679. JOSEPH, son of 1st Benajah, m. Martha Lazell, and had Persis, 1704. JOSHUA, m., 1806, Ellen Boice. He m., 2d, 1838, Mary Ann Ferguson. Joshua came in the Ann 1623, and by wife Bathsheba had Hannah, m. William Spooner; Benajah, and Jonathan. PHINEAS came, 1622, and settled in Weymouth. He afterwards came to Plymouth, and m. a d. of Cuthbert Cuthbertson, and died in Charlestown 1680, aged 87.

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, MA & his descendants Thomas Spooner, 1883

      The first of the name on this side of the ocean, 27 March 1637, William was apprenticed to John Holmes of New Plymouth in America. He was transferred 1 July 1637 to John Coombs of Plymouth. From this it may be inferred that he was a minor. He settled in Plymouth, Mass., where he was admitted freeman on 6 Jun 1654. He was appointed Surveyor of highways in 1654; he was a member of the Plymouth militia in 1643. William was ordered to pay the debts of his master, Mr. Coombs, and to take care of his children, August 1670 in a will dated 8 March, with inventory taken 14 March. He resided in Plymouth until about 1660, when he moved to Acushnet, Bristol county, Mass., where he died in 1684.

      The earliest record that we have relating to William Spooner, is the assignment of articles indenturing him by John Holmes to John Coombs, as is seen in Plymouth Colony Records, Vol. XII, p. 19, as follows:

      "Whereas, William Spooner of Colchester, in the County of Essex by this Indenture, bearing date the twenty-seaventh day of March Anno Dmi., 1637, in the thirteenth year of his Magisty's Raigne, hath put himself apprentice with John Holmes, of New Plymouth, in America, gent. from the first day of May next after the date of the said Indenture unto thend terme of six yeares thence ensuing with diuers other couenant both pts to be pformed eich to other by the Indent it doth more plainly appear. Now the said John Holmes with the consent likeinge of the said William Spooner hath the first day of July assigned and set ouer the said William Spooner unto John Coombs of New Plymouth, aforesd gent. for all the residue of his terme vnexpired to serue the sd John Coomes, and the sd John Coomes in then of his said terme shall giue the said William Spooner one comely suit of apparell for holy days and one suit for working days, and twelve bushells of Indian Wheate, and a good seruiceable muskett, bandaliers and sord fitt for service."

      It thus appears that William Spooner began life in America as an apprentice to a Mr. John Coombs, a well-to-do citizen of New Plymouth. His age at the time of his indenture is unknown, but it is natural to suppose that he was then in his minority.

      William Spooner then, "of Colchester, in the county of Essex, " (England or Massachusetts?), arrived in the New Plymouth settlement early in the year 1637. Whence he came, whether with Ann Spooner from Leyden, whether direct from the mother country, or whether - which we think the most probable - from the little embryo town of Colchester, Massachusetts Colony, is not known. Let this much be said, however, that considering his youth, (he probably was not more than sixteen or seventeen years old at the time of his indenture), and considering also the fact that a Mr. Ann Spooner (doubtless from Leyden, Holland) was in Salem in 1637, it is more than probable that william made the journey to America with Ann Spooner and Thomas Spooner, whom we suppose to have been his mother and brother, and that, on their arrivalin this country, the family separated, Ann and Thomas settling tin Salem, and William seeking his fortune first in the little Colchester settlement and subsequently in New Plymouth.

      Of Willaim Spooner's life after his apprenticeship to Mr. Coombs, we have, from the records, a tolerably well connected account. From the various orders of the Court, we conclude that he was a faithful and competent steward, entrusted with the administration of his master's estate and the custody of his children. These were no common marks of confidence, especially amoung the early New England settlers, with whom sturdy self-reliance was one of the first and greatest of virtues.

      In the list of August, 1643, William Spooner is mentioned as one "of all the males that are able to beare arms, from xvi years old to 60 years with in the several townships." He was proponded to take up his freedom, June 7, 1653," and was "sworn and admitted June 6, 1654," and at the same time was appointed Surveyor of Highways. He also served on the "Grand Enquest" 1657 and 1666.

      He continued to reside in Plymouth until about 1660, when he removed to the new settlement at Acushnet in the Dartmouth purchase. Here he held lands in his own name and an interest in the purchase, which were confirmed to him and to his heirs in their proprietory rights by his will. His lands and the grants made to his sons and grandson, were situated near The-Head-of-the-River, somewhat to the north and east, thence to the south on the east side of the river Acushnet; a small portion of the inheritance of his son, John, was the West or New Bedford side of the Acushnet, and they held land on Sconticut Neck and at Nasquatucket.

      It is traditionally claimed, (and this claim seems to be well founded, ) that William and his sons built the first mill within Dartmouth bounds, which was located in what is now Acushnet village.

      William Spooner's educational advantages in the way of "book learning, " etc., were certainly very limited. His will, in common with many of the instruments executed by the early colonists, bears the "mark" of illiteracy.

      [NI00022] New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Third Series, Volume IV, Page 2252
      Caleb Peckham, son of Philip Peckham, was born January 10, 1711, and died January 8, 1766. He was
      administrator of his brother Robert's estate in Connecticut. He was a mason by trade, and lived in Newport. He married, December 16, 1732, Mary Spooner, of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Children: Elizabeth; Philip, mentioned below; Nathaniel, born 1736; Caleb; Thomas; Joshua; John, March 2, 1742, died August 16, 1742; Mary; Joshua, born 1744; David, March 26, 1748, died December 9, 1748; Peter; Benjamin, January 26, 1757, died August 26, 1765.

      [NI00023] Samuel Spooner inherited from his father a large tract of land to the east of the river Acushnet in Dartmouth, MA. He preserved his possessions intact, increasing them from time to time by purchase, and transferring them finally to his son Elnathan, free from encumbrance. The house in which he lived, together with a large part of the land connected with it, remained in the family until 1855 - altogether, a period of about two hundred years - when it was sold by Lemuel Spooner, to a Mr. Dillingham.

      Samuel was a farmer. He held several minor town offices. He was a regular attendant on church worship at Acushnet.

      He worshiped at the Congregational Church of Acushnet, which was formed early in the last century. Ricketson says: "The meeting-house, taken down a few years since, having been long unoccupied and in a dilapidated condition, stood upon the hill about half a mile to the eastward of the village of Acushnet. The old grave-yard, however, still remains, - one of the most ancient and interesting burial-places in the Old Colony domaine." In this cemetery were interred the remains of Elnathan, and of his wife and his grand-daughter, Elizabeth Spooner.

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, MA & his descendants Thomas Spooner, 1883

      [NI00026] Daniel Spooner went from Dartmouth to Newport, R.I., where he was admitted a freeman of the colony, May 1732, and where he carried on the business of house-carpenter in company with his brother, Wing Spooner. he returned to New Bedford after a time. He removed to Hardwick, prior to June 16, 1748, when he sold a lot near the Barre line, "granted orginally to Mr. Keith," and adjoingl land of Co. Willis. In a deed of July 14, 1750, he is described as of Nichewoag (Petersham), and must have been a resident of Petersham before April 2, 1749. On that date, both Daniel and his wife were received into membership of the First Church of that town on letters from the Church of Dartmouth. On July 11, 1750, he was chosen one of the Deacons of First Church, Petersham, and held this office many years.

      He was an active, through-going reliable man, devoted to his family and friends. As a citizen, he was ever alert to the interests of his town and the welfare of his country. In all the trying times of the Revolutionary conflict, although then beyond the allotted age of man, he took a most decided interest and gave his full influence in behalf of his country. He, and his sons and sons-in-law, were all of them, patriots. In the town offices of Petersham, the Deacon served in on capacity or another, from 1755 to 1768. an addition to the village was laid out for him.

      As an evidence of his vigorous old age, it is related of him, "that after he had passed his ninetieth year, he made the journey to Vermont on horseback to visit his sons."

      In his family, while he was an ample provider, indulgent and kindly, giving to his children all the educational advantages afforded by the neighborhood, yet he was a rigid disciplinarian. He was largely governed by the principle that "He that chasteneth rod hateth his son; but he that loveth him, chasteneth him betimes." A great-grand-son of his relates that Daniel was "a carpenter and joiner, and worked much from home during the week, and on his return home Saturday night, he would call up his large family of boys, and, without any inqury, would give each of them a whipping, presuming that, by their conduct through the week, they had deserved it.

      The homestead of Deacon Spooner, in Petersham, is yet standing, and is owned by a member of the family. "It is a two-story frame building, 26x40, posts 17 feet, making roof quarter pitch; cornice 14 inches; front door, 6 panels, with sidc-lights; the interior well finished. His land had frontage on the roads leading to Hardwick and Barre."

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, MA & his descendants Thomas Spooner, 1883

      [NI00030] Seth Spooner was born in Dartmouth, that part of the township, now Acushnet, and died in the same town, being the first person laid in the Long Plain grave yard. He learned the weaver's trade, and lived on his father's place, which he inherited, until by standing surety for his brother-in-law, Nathaniel Sheperd, he lost his homestead. He then, by deed dated June 25, 1741, purchased a farm at the Long Plain (in Acushnet) from Joseph Taber, Jr., with one acre only of cleared land. Here he lived in a log house until late in life, when he was taken into the family of his grandson, Hon. Alden Spooner, who built on the same site. He was, during his later years, insane and sometimes violently so. According to tradition, he was of an enterprising and adventurous disposition, very fond of trading and often losing property by this propensity.

      He was a man of usefulness and highly esteemed by his townsmen. He served many years in various Town Offices.

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, MA & his descendants Thomas Spooner, 1883

      [NI00041] John Spooner was a house carpenter, and went at an early date from New Bedford to Newport, R.I., where he remained, and was admitted freeman of the Colony, May 3, 1745.

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, MA & his descendants Thomas Spooner, 1883

      [NI00044] Source: Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, - Vol. I-XVII (17). Boston: Wright and Potter Printing Co., 1896., Vol 14, Page 741

      Spooner, Wing, Petersham. Private, Capt. John Wheeler's co. of Minute-men, Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 21½ days; also, Captain, 11th co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's (7th Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, dated March 24, 1776; ordered in Council April 6, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned April 5 [?], 1776; also, Captain, Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt.; engaged Aug. 21, 1777; travel to camp and home, 180 miles; service at 20 miles per day, 9 days; company marched from Petersham to Bennington Aug. 21, 1777, to reinforce army under Gen. Stark; also, Captain, Col. Cushing's regt.; entered service Aug. 31, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 10 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; also, pay abstracts dated Scaresdeal, Nov. 30, 1777, and sworn to in Worcester Co. [year not given], respectively, for retained rations due officers of Col. Job Cushing's regt. in Continental service in Northern department; said Spooner credited with rations from Aug. 31 [1777], to Dec. 9 [1777], 202 rations; also, certificate dated Petersham, May 23, 1778, signed by said Spooner, Captain, and Capt. Asa How, certifying that certain men had been engaged and mustered to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 8 months to the credit of the town of Petersham.

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, MA & his descendants Thomas Spooner, 1883

      Like his brothers, Wing entered the army and fought in the wars of his country. More fortunate than his brothers, however, he became a soldier of very considerable merit, so that, early in his military career, he was elevated from the ranks and given the command of a Company.

      At the breaking-out of the French and Indian war, Wing, then only nineteen years of age, enlisted in the Company of Capt. Stone. In 1758 he was transferred to the Company of Capt. Alexander Dalrymple in which Company he had a long service.

      When the troubles arose between the Colonies and the mother country, Wing Spooner was amoung the first in his village to condemn the oppressive measures resorted to by England, and to advocate the cause of independence and revolution. An ultra Whig from conviction, he showed himself a true patriot, both by precept and example. He was active and efficient in raising volunteers and in helping to devise ways and means for the prosecution of the war. So great was his patriotic ardor, that he caused his two eldest sons to enlist in the Federal service while they were mere youths and not legally required to bear arms.

      Wing was also honored in peace. He held several important official positions in Petersham, where he resided. He showed good capacity in his management of his various public trusts.

      His house in Petersham is still standing on the New Salem road, about a half-mile west of Petersham, and in this house he and his wife passed the entire forty-eight years of their wedded life.

      Source: Descendents of Gibson

      Capt. Spooner was a revolutionary soldier--private, Capt. John Wheeler's co., Col. Ephraim Doolittle's reg., marched from Petersham on Lexington alarm, served 21 1/2 days; capt., 11th co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's reg. Aug. 21 to 30, 1777, marched to Bennington; capt., Col. Job Cushing's reg. Aug. 31 to Nov. 29, 1777, "Northern Dpt."

      [NI00050] SOURCE: Family records.
      Charles joined the US Navy in June of 1844. He was a Captain of the Top. He served on the USS Ohio and the USS Portsmouth. He saw action during the Mexican War in the battles at Vera Cruz, Tobasco and Mossa Plains. He stood five feet seven inches and had blue eyes and dark brown hair. While in the service, he contracted a and the ague, which destroyed his constitution. He applied for his pension and received 160 acres of bounty land in Exeter, Maine, which he sold.

      [NI00054] Source: Pawtucket Times, November 12, 1979

      Howard Spooner was employed as a chief engineer and assistant to the plant manager at Engelhard Industries, Plainville, MA, for 25 years until his retirement in 1971. He has been a resident of Lincoln since 1956; prior to that he had resided in Attleboro.

      He was a life member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Boston Chapter. He was a past president, trustee and member of the Hebron Building and Improvement Association. He was a member of the Bristol Lodge AF & AM, Rabboni Chapter RAM of North Attleboro, Palestine Shrine of Providence, past Commander of the Attleboro Power Squadron, past District Commander of the District 14 United States Power Squadron and a member of the Taunton and Newport Yacht Clubs.

      He served in the United States Navy.

      [NI00065] Roger Haskell "removed to Hardwick, Mass., some time before his marriage. His residence was 'on the east side of the river (now Braintree) near Ditch Meadow.' "

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, Mass., and His Descendents

      [NI00074] Ebenezer Spooner was the eldest son of Thomas Spooner, of Plymouth. In early manhood he settled in Middleboro, where he married Mary Morton, the daughter of a wealthy farmer. In 1769 his daughter, Phebe Spooner, married Andrew Oliver, a son of the Celebrated Chief justice Oliver, and Ebenezer's family thus became connected with some of the first families of Massachusetts.

      In Ebenezer's life and character we note a feature which, as it does not seem to have been possessed by any other member of the family, entitles him to be spoken of apart from others. So far as is known, he was the only one of the family who did not side with the colonists in their struggle for independence. And not only this, but he was a pronounced Tory and loyalist, and from the first mutterings of discontent in 1765, until, in 1776, when he was forced to flee his home, Ebenezer was a consistent and strenuous opponent of everything but entire obedience to the British Government. Driven from his family and possessions by the strength of public sentiment, he sought refuse within the British lines in Boston. He was commissioned a Lieutenant in the third Company of "American Loyal Associates," under the command of Brigadier-General Timothy Ruggles. Embarking with the British army at the time of the evacuation of Boston (March 17, 1776), he fell ill (whether from the effect of a wound or disease is not known), and died soon after.

      Far from condemning Ebenezer Spooner for his part in the Revolution, we think that the course he took is rather a point in his favor. The fact that he took the unpopular instead of the popular side, may not, perhaps, do very great credit to his discretion or to his worldly wisdom, but it certainly does do great credit to his independence and sincerity, and, we think, pronounces a not unfavorable verdict on his character in general, for what truer test can there be of the rectitude of a man's character than his readiness to offer up his life and his possessions in sacrifice to his opinions? A man who shows such a readiness, and who dares calumny and persecutions for opinion's sake, who finally surrenders his life in combating what he honestly thinks to be error, was not, we must conclude, negatively honest and upright, but positively so.

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, MA & his descendants Thomas Spooner, 1883

      [NI00078] Thomas Spooner was born and lived in Plymouth, MA. He learned the trade of shoe-maker with his father, and carried on an extensive manufacturing business. In this and other business he was very successful and accumulated a handsome competency.

      He was a man of fine address, well educated, and of an evenly balanced mind, which gave him great influence in town affairs. He contributed liberally of his means and devoted much of his time to advancing the interests of his native town.

      He was a member of the First Church of Plymouth. He avoided notoriety, in no sense of the word ever sought position, would not countenance the use of his name as a candidate for any public office; yet, on some occasions, he accepted such trusts when popular demand and duty seemed to require that he should. In all these positions he evinced good judgement and reflected credit upon those who called him to their service.

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, MA & his descendants Thomas Spooner, 1883

      [NI00081] Ephraim Spooner was born in Plymouth and passed his life there. Of him, we give below what was written by Hon. Josiah Thomas, and published in The Sentinel, a Plymouth paper.

      Died at Plymouth, on Lord's day morning, the Hon. Ephraim Spooner.

      It would not merely be injustice to the deceased, but injury to the living, to suffer the life of a man distinguished by such pre-eminent usefulness and active benevolence as was that of Dea. Ephraim Spooner, to pass unnoticed.

      Dea. Spooner, by his native beneficent disposition, suavity of manners, and constant readiness to oblige, early commended himself to the general public. In the intercourse of social life, the expressions of his civility and kindness were uncommonly ardent, and to strangers might appear, to be somewhat overstrained; but they who intimately knew him, can vouch with great confidence that he never made a tender of service in which he was not sincere, nor dispensed a favor that did not flow spontaneously from the heart, and it may be safely added, that he never intentionally did a wrong thing nor thought a mean one. His fellow-townsmen, impressed with his worth and assiduity, introduced him into the various respectable offices of the town, and his election as Town Clerk for fifty-two years in succession, and which he retained until his death, amidst the struggles and conflicts of party, satisfactorily evinces the upright and faithful manner with which he discharged the respective offices he sustained.

      In opposition to the iniquitous system of policy adopted by Great Britain toward her colonies, his whole soul was engaged. As his industry was continued, nothing in his power was left unessayed to promote, in his language, the glorious cause, and the writer of this article could mention instances of sacrifice; he offered to the shrine of his country, and of wonderful exertion, he made to procure subsistence for the indigent during the distressing period of the war of the Revolution, that would excite the admiration of all men acquainted with common principles of human action. But. his patriotism, though in a high degree zealous, had not the least tincture of bitterness, and in the distribution of his charities, party feeling had no participation a pure philanthrophy seemed to have marked him for her own.

      Universal good will being so conscious a feature in the character of Deacon Spooner, it is unnecessary to state the warmth of his aflection in the relation of husband and parent, or the ardor of his attachment as a friend.

      In the year 1790 he was appointed by the Executive Council justice of what is called the old Court of Common Pleas, and held this office till that Court was established. Being educated a merchant, his friends cannot claim for him great information in legal science; but a quick natural discernment, and inflexible rectitude of intention, generally guided him to correct decisions. If any mistaken bias was discovered in his opinions, it was unconsciously produced by his strong sympathies with the unfortunate.

      He represented the town of Plymouth in the Legislature several years with his usual activity and perseverance, and finished his political career as a member of the Executive Council.

      But the highest point in the character of Dea. Spooner is yet to be named. He was from full conviction a Christian, and for more than fifty years made a public profession of his religion, and for thirty-four years officiated in the office of Deacon at the altar of the First Church of Christ in Plyniouth, and the first in New England, without blemish. Imbibing the heavenly temper of his Master, like him he went about doing good whenever opportunity presented, without cold calculation on the measure of his ability; and in the meekness of his dis-position, and mildness of answer, resembled his beloved disciple.

      His piety was without bigotry, and big devotion without enthusiasm. No obtrusive polemic divinity; no metaphysical disquisition on the nature of faith perplexed the simplicity of his creed, or alienated him from his fellow Christians; piety to God and benevolence to man, being, with him the sole test of orthodoxy and discipleship.

      But about four weeks before his own death, Dea. Spooner buried his wife with whom he, had lived fifty-four years in the most entire harmony, walking cheerfully together in the christian course, and in the ordinances of the Gospel; and the pious fortitude and calm resignation he exhibited on the occasion, will not admit of doubt that they are again united in shouting the divine praises.

      Accept, venerable shade, this small tribute to the memory of thy friendship, greatly beloved in life, deeply lamented in death.

      Of Mrs. Spooner, it was said, at the time of her death:

      In early years having professed her faith in the glorious gospel of the blessed God, her life was a comment on her profession, displaying the virtues of industry, charity and discretion, and the graces of piety, humanity and resignation to the divine will, the sum of all religion. As the natural result of a life habituated to the exercises of benevolence and devotion, when the last solemn scene approached, she quietly resigned her soul into the hands of her merciful Creator, in humble hope of that eternal rest promised by the great Savior of man to his faithful discipies."

      [NI00087] David Jenkins was a farmer. He lived on the land - the homestead - inherited by his wife, from her father, in Abington, Mass.

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, MA & his descendants Thomas Spooner, 1883

      [NI00092] Clark Ellis was a farmer in Hanover, MA.

      [NI00164] Jasper E. Spooner was a young teen (14/15) during the Civil War where he served with Campbell's Independent Siege Artillery Co., guarding the Salt Marshes area of Port St. Marks, FL. Since refrigeration was not an option, salt was a vital necessity for preservation of foods in the hot, humid temps of the South. Jasper was serving with two brothers in this regiment. This regiment was made up of the wounded soldiers, young boys and older men.

      [NI00187] Doster Sterling Spooner registered for the WWI draft in Palm Beach County, FL in 1917 and 1918.

      [NI00195] Zoath was a soldier in the Company of Capt. Daniel Drake, Col. Drury's Regiment, sent by order of the General Court to North River, June 30, 1781.

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, Mass., and His Descendents

      [NI00341] Nathaniel Spooner was a farmer and lived somewhat to the east and north of the village of Acushnet, Mass. He was an intellgent man, and of considerable influence in his neighborhood. His will was proved May 10, 1799.

      Source: Records of William Spooner of Plymouth, MA & his descendants Thomas Spooner, 1883

      [NI00355] Simpson Spooner was a farmer. His estate was value
     1. Issac Spooner,   b. Abt 1668,   d. 27 Dec 1709  (Age ~ 41 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F2833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Imported GEDCOM file.

    2. [S509] "Phineas Pratt and Some of His Descendants", Pratt, 1897.