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Nathan Edson

Nathan Edson

Male 1716 - 1751  (35 years)

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  • Name Nathan Edson 
    Born 14 Mar 1716  Bridgewater, Plymouth, Colony of Massachusetts (British) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Mar 1751  Bridgewater, Plymouth, Colony of Massachusetts (British) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I75557  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Samuel Edson,   b. 14 Jan 1690, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1771, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Dean,   b. 15 Jun 1687, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1770, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1 Jan 1708  Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F10019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Sprague,   b. 26 Mar 1722, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1756, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1738  Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Edson,   b. 8 Jun 1742, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820, Champion, Jefferson County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     2. Nathan Edson,   b. 19 Oct 1743, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1825, Smithfield, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     3. Mary Edson,   b. Abt 1741, of, , Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F10510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Nathan Edson married in Bridgewater Feb. 27, 1738, Mary Sprague, born Mar. 26, 1722, daughter of Johnathon and Lydia [Leavitt] Sprague. She was not yet 16, and he was about 22. Very little is now know about this couple, who were the parents of our Nathan. The births of the children were not recorded, and the family bible is lost trace of. The husband went to war when he 32 years old, in King George's War. He enlisted Mar. 25, 1748, and served until Dec. 21 as a sentinel in Capt. Thomas Henderson's company, being stationed for a time at Pleasant Point. He died about two years after this--Mar. 31, 1751--at the age of 35. He left five children. The widow, at that time 28 years of age, never married again, as far as is known. She was appointed administratrix of her husband's estate and rendered her final account as such on Oct. 27, 1765, signing her name 'Mary Edson.' Her children were evidently of age at that time. Her death is not recorded. Children:
      Nathan, born about 1739
      Mary, who married Jan. 10, 1758, James Snow,Jr.
      Sarah, who married Jan. 31, 1760, Solomon Perkins, Jr.
      A son whose name is unknown: he is said to have settled in New Orleans about 1812, but this appears unlikely; perhaps he went to Olean, Cattaraugus county, N.Y.
      A daughter whose name is unknown: she married a Kendell and lived near Black River, Jefferson county, N. Y.
      --Nathan Edson and His Descendants

  • Sources 
    1. [S1266] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.