Zachariah Savery Eddy

Male 1639 - 1718  (79 years)


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  • Name Zachariah Savery Eddy  [1
    Born 7 Mar 1639  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Sep 1718  Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Age: 79
    Age 79 years 
    Buried United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Thomas Eddye,   b. 1542,   d. Jul 1578, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  (Great Grandfather) 
    Elizabeth Savery,   b. 1606, Haninton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1689, Swansea, Bristol, MA, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I6729  stew1
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Samuel Eddy,   b. 15 May 1608, Cranbrook, Co., Kent, Eng. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1687, Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Savery,   b. 1606, Haninton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1689, Swansea, Bristol, MA, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1630  Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alice Paddock,   b. 7 Mar 1640,   d. 24 Sep 1692, Swansea, Bristol Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 7 May 1663  East Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Obadiah Eddy,   b. 2 Sep 1683, Swansea, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1684 and 1773  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Abigail Devotion  m. 9 Dec 1709
    Married: 1x2. Elizabeth Eddy,   b. 3 Aug 1670, Swansea, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1698 and 1764  (Age 27 years)  [natural]
    Samuel Whipple  m. 26 Feb 1690/91
    Married: 3x3. John Eddy,   b. 10 Oct 1666, Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1726, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
    Hopestill Butterworth  m. 1 Feb 1700;   Mary Unknown  m. Abt 1701;   Elizabeth Bond  m. 26 Nov 1711
     4. Samuel Eddy,   b. 4 Jun 1673,   d. Between 1674 and 1763  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Joshua Eddy,   b. 21 Feb 1679/80, Swansea, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1768, Glocester, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
    Hannah Stevens  m. 3 May 1708
    Married: 1x6. Ebenezer Eddy,   b. 5 Feb 1674/75, Swansea, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 8 Aug 1726, Swansea, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 51 years)  [natural]
    Sarah Harding  m. 17 Jun 1701
    Married: 1x7. Caleb Eddy,   b. 21 Sep 1678, Swansea, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1748, Swansea, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
    Bethiah Smith  m. 11 Jan 1702/03
    Married: 2x8. Zachariah Eddy,   b. 10 Apr 1664, Middleboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1737, Glocester, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    Mercy Baker  m. 13 Feb 1682/83;   Anphillis Unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F2130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Abigail Smith,   d. 13 Sep 1720 
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F2131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ZACHARIAH, b. about 1639 [ PCR 2:112-13]; m. (1) Plymouth 7 May 1663 Alice Padduck [ PVR 663], who d. Swansea 24 September 1692 [ SwVR 212]; m. (2) after 1692 Abigail (_____) Smith, widow of Jeremiah/Dermot Smith (in his will of 4 November 1718 Zachariah Eddy names wife Abigail, and in her will of 2 January 1720 she names her Smith children [ Eddy Gen 34, 37, citing BrPR 3:488, 693]).

      Early Settlers of Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
      Extracted from History of Swansea, Massachusetts, 1667 - 1917
      Otis Olney Wright
      Published by the town, 1917
      pages 49 -

      "At a town meeting lawfully warned, on the two and twentieth day of the twelfth month, commonly called February, in the year of our Lord 1669, it is ordered that all persons that are or shall be admitted inhabitants within this town, shall subscribe to the three proposalls* above written, to the several conditions and explanations therein expressed, before any lot of land be confirmed to them or any of them.

      "We whose names are hereunder written, do fully, upon our admission to be inhabitants of the town of Swansea, assent to the above written agreement, made between the church now meeting here at Swansea and Capt. Thomas WILLETT and his associates, as the sd. agreement is specified and declared in the three proposalls afore written, with the severall conditions and explanation thereof concerning the present and future settlement of tis town. In witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed." (Signed by fifty-five persons.)

      FIRST SIGNERS ADMITTED TO THE TOWN:

      Thomas WILLETT
      John MYLES
      John ALLEN
      James BROWN
      Nicholas TANNER
      Hugh COLE
      Benjamin ALBY
      John BROWNE
      Samuel WHEATON
      Thomas BARNES
      Thos. ESTABROOKE
      Richard SHARPE
      Wm. INGRAHAM
      Thos. MANNING
      Wm. CAHOONE
      George ALDRICH
      Nathan'l LEWIS
      John THRUBER
      Jona BOSWORTH
      Joseph LEWIS
      Wm. HAYWARD
      Jno. THURBER, 2d
      Gerard INGRAHAM
      Zach. EDDY
      Hezekiah LUTHER
      John PADDOCK
      Samuel LUTHER
      Caleb EDDY
      John MYLES Jr.
      Thomas LEWIS
      Joseph CARPENTER
      Robert JONES
      Eldad KINGSLEY
      John MARTIN
      John COLE
      Joweph WHEATON
      Nathan'l PAINE
      Stephen BRACE
      Gideon ALLEN
      John DICKSE
      Wm. BARTRAM
      Joseph KENT
      Sam'l WOODBURY
      Nehemiah ALLEN
      Sampson MASON
      Job WINSLOW
      Obadiah BOWEN, Jr.
      Richard BURGESS
      Jno. BUTTERWORTH
      John WEST
      Thos. ELLIOTT
      Timothy BROOKS
      Nathan'l TOOGOOD
      Jere. CHILD
      Obediah BROWN Senr.

      *The three proposals were as follows:
      1) That no erroneous person be admitted into the township as an inhabitant or sojourner.
      2) That no man of any evill behaviouor contentious person to be admitted
      3) That none may be admitted that may become a charge to the place.

  • Sources 
    1. [S264] Web: RootsWeb Cemetery Index, 1800-2010, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;).

    2. [S820] Vital Records of Plymouth, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, Lee D. van Antwerp, comp., and Ruth Wilder Sherman, ed. (Camden, Maine, 1993).