Elizabeth Munroe1,2

F
     Elizabeth died. Elizabeth was born at Lexington [Cambridge Farms], Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of William Munroe and Mary Ball.

Citations

  1. [S317] Lexington, Town of, Hudson, Charles.
  2. [S316] Munroes, Lexington, Munroe, Richard S.

Mary Munroe1,2

F
     Mary died. Mary was born at Lexington [Cambridge Farms], Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of William Munroe and Mary Ball.

Citations

  1. [S317] Lexington, Town of, Hudson, Charles.
  2. [S316] Munroes, Lexington, Munroe, Richard S.

David Munroe1,2

M
     David died. David was born at Lexington [Cambridge Farms], Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was the son of William Munroe and Mary Ball.

Citations

  1. [S317] Lexington, Town of, Hudson, Charles.
  2. [S316] Munroes, Lexington, Munroe, Richard S.

Eleanor Munroe1,2

F
     Eleanor died. Eleanor was born at Lexington [Cambridge Farms], Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of William Munroe and Mary Ball.

Citations

  1. [S317] Lexington, Town of, Hudson, Charles.
  2. [S316] Munroes, Lexington, Munroe, Richard S.

Sarah Munroe1,2

F
     Sarah died. Sarah was born at Lexington [Cambridge Farms], Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of William Munroe and Mary Ball.

Citations

  1. [S317] Lexington, Town of, Hudson, Charles.
  2. [S316] Munroes, Lexington, Munroe, Richard S.

Joseph Munroe1,2

M
     Joseph died. Joseph was born at Lexington [Cambridge Farms], Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was the son of William Munroe and Mary Ball.

Citations

  1. [S317] Lexington, Town of, Hudson, Charles.
  2. [S316] Munroes, Lexington, Munroe, Richard S.

Benjamin Munroe1,2

M
     Benjamin died. Benjamin was born at Lexington [Cambridge Farms], Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was the son of William Munroe and Mary Ball.

Citations

  1. [S317] Lexington, Town of, Hudson, Charles.
  2. [S316] Munroes, Lexington, Munroe, Richard S.

Susanna Munroe1,2

F
     Susanna died. Susanna was born at Lexington [Cambridge Farms], Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of William Munroe and Mary Ball.

Citations

  1. [S317] Lexington, Town of, Hudson, Charles.
  2. [S316] Munroes, Lexington, Munroe, Richard S.

Elizabeth Johnson1,2

F
     Elizabeth was born. She married William Munroe after 1692. Elizabeth died.

Citations

  1. [S317] Lexington, Town of, Hudson, Charles.
  2. [S170] NE Marriages Prior, Torrey, Clarence A.

Margarett Heron1

F
     Margarett Heron was the daughter of Sir William Heron Knight. She married Walter (Sir) Tirrell [Knight]. Margarett died.

Child of Margarett Heron and Walter (Sir) Tirrell [Knight]

Citations

  1. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

Sir William Heron Knight1

M
     William died.

Child of Sir William Heron Knight

Citations

  1. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

Hughe (Sir) Tirrell [Knight]1

M
     Hughe (Sir) Tirrell [Knight] was the son of Edward (Sir) Tirrell [Kinght] and NN---- NN----. Hughe died. He married NN---- NN----.

Child of Hughe (Sir) Tirrell [Knight] and NN---- NN----

Citations

  1. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

NN---- NN----1

F
     NN---- NN---- was the daughter of Flambert Esquire. She married Hughe (Sir) Tirrell [Knight]. NN---- died.

Citations

  1. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

Flambert Esquire1

M
     died.

Child of Flambert Esquire

Citations

  1. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

Edward (Sir) Tirrell [Kinght]1

M
     Edward (Sir) Tirrell [Kinght] was the son of Lyonell (Sir) Tirrell [Knight]. Edward died. He married NN---- NN----.

Child of Edward (Sir) Tirrell [Kinght] and NN---- NN----

Citations

  1. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

NN---- NN----1

F
     NN---- NN---- was the daughter of (?) Borgat of Suffolke. She married Edward (Sir) Tirrell [Kinght]. NN---- died.

Citations

  1. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

(?) Borgat of Suffolke1

M
     (?) died.

Child of (?) Borgat of Suffolke

Citations

  1. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

Lyonell (Sir) Tirrell [Knight]1

M
     Lyonell (Sir) Tirrell [Knight] was the son of Geffrey Tirrell [Knight]. Lyonell died.

Child of Lyonell (Sir) Tirrell [Knight]

Citations

  1. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

Geffrey Tirrell [Knight]1,2

M
     Geffrey Tirrell [Knight] was the son of Symond Tirrell. Geffrey died.

Child of Geffrey Tirrell [Knight]

Citations

  1. [S288] Visitation of Essex, 1558.
  2. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

Symond Tirrell1,2

M
     Symond Tirrell was the son of Richard Tirrell. Symond died.

Child of Symond Tirrell

Citations

  1. [S288] Visitation of Essex, 1558.
  2. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

Richard Tirrell1,2

M
     Richard Tirrell was the son of Henrey Tirrell [Knight]. Richard died.

Child of Richard Tirrell

Citations

  1. [S288] Visitation of Essex, 1558.
  2. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

Henrey Tirrell [Knight]1,2

M
     Henrey Tirrell [Knight] was the son of Walter (Sir) Tirrell [Knight]. Henrey died.

Child of Henrey Tirrell [Knight]

Citations

  1. [S288] Visitation of Essex, 1558.
  2. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

Walter (Sir) Tirrell [Knight]1,2

M
     Walter died.

Child of Walter (Sir) Tirrell [Knight]

Citations

  1. [S288] Visitation of Essex, 1558.
  2. [S287] Visitation of Essex, 1612.

Elizabeth Emerson1,2

F, b. 6 March 1686, d. 10 March 1760
     Elizabeth was born on 6 March 1686 at Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of James Emerson and Sarah Ingersoll. She married Joseph Taft in 1708. Elizabeth died on 10 March 1760 at Worcester, Uxbridge Counaty, Massachusetts, at age 74.

Citations

  1. [S18] Amererican Pres., Roberts, Gary.
  2. [S321] Emersons [Ipswich], Emerson, Benjamin K.

Robert Taft1,2

M
      The Taft families of America are descended from Robert Taft and a relative, Mathew Taft, who settled near Robert later. Both were Protestant Irish by birth. The name does not appear in Scotland in any form, and only in England apparently among the descendants of the Irish family. For some centuries the name has been spelled Taffe. The families of Tifft and Tefft in England may have the same origin, and it is still in doubt whether the family is of English or Irish origin. It is true that the Tafts were associated with Scotch-Irish just as many English were. Sir William Taffe or Taft, a knight of the Protestant faith, was among the grantees at the time of the Scotch emigration and settlement in Ulster Province, Ireland, by order of King James. In 1610 he received a grant of one thousand acres of land in the parish of Castle Rahen in county Cavan. The total grants in this parish amounted to three thousand nine hundred and ninety acres, of which Sir Thomas Ashe held one thousand five hundred acres, and in 1619 he also held this grant of Taft's and one thousand five hundred in the adjoining parish of Tullaghgarvy. On Taft's land there was "an old castle new mended and all the land was inhabited by Irish." It seems reasonable to suppose that Sir William Taft's sons settled on this grant. Perhaps Sir William remained in Louth. At any rate, this is the only family who had any relations with the Scotch-Irish settlers whom Robert and Mathew Taft seem to have been connected with in some way. County Louth, the Irish home of the Tafts, is on the northern coast, bounded by Armagh and Ulster, on the east by the British channel and on the south by the Boyne. It is in the province of Leinster, and was established as a county in 1210.

      Robert Taft, the immigrant ancestor was first at Braintree, Massachusetts, where he owned a lot in 1678. He sold his land there November 18, 1679, to Caleb Hobart, and about the same time he bought his first land in Mendon, and became later one of the largest property owners in that section. He evidently was a man of property and influence at the outset. He was a housewright by trade. He was in the first board of selectmen of the organized town of Mendon in 1680, and the same year served on a committee to buld the minister's house. He and his sons built the first bridge across the river Mendon. In 1729 his sons built the second bridge also. He was one of the purchasers fo the tract of land from which the town of Sutton was formed. He married Sarah. Robert was born at Ireland. He married Sarah NN---- circa 1671.3 Robert died.

Child of Robert Taft and Sarah NN----

Citations

  1. [S18] Amererican Pres., Roberts, Gary.
  2. [S16] Founders & Patriots, Index.
  3. [S170] NE Marriages Prior, Torrey, Clarence A.

Sarah NN----1

F
     Sarah died. She married Robert Taft circa 1671.2

Child of Sarah NN---- and Robert Taft

Citations

  1. [S18] Amererican Pres., Roberts, Gary.
  2. [S170] NE Marriages Prior, Torrey, Clarence A.

James Emerson1,2

M
      Resided at Ipswich and Mendon Massachusetts. James Emerson was a tailor and farmer. His name does not appear in his grandfather Thomas's will, 1653 and the presumption is that he had not then been born. In 1718 James Emerson "Taylor" conveys "in consideration of ye love, good will and natural affection which Ihave and do bear unto my beloved son Joseph Emerson of Redding" 71½ acres of land in Mendon. James was born. He was the son of Rev. Joseph Emerson and Elizabeth Woodmansey. He married Sarah Ingersoll circa 1680. James died.

Children of James Emerson and Sarah Ingersoll

Citations

  1. [S18] Amererican Pres., Roberts, Gary.
  2. [S321] Emersons [Ipswich], Emerson, Benjamin K.

Sarah Ingersoll1,2,3,4

F, b. 1663, d. 13 October 1732
     Sarah was born in 1663. She married James Emerson circa 1680. Sarah died on 13 October 1732.

Children of Sarah Ingersoll and James Emerson

Citations

  1. [S18] Amererican Pres., Roberts, Gary.
  2. [S170] NE Marriages Prior, Torrey, Clarence A.
  3. [S321] Emersons [Ipswich], Emerson, Benjamin K.
  4. [S322] Gen. Dic. ME/NH, Noyes/Libby/Davis.

Rev. Joseph Emerson1,2

M, b. circa 25 June 1620, d. 3 January 1680
      Mr. Emerson was a minister of the standing order of puritan clergymen. Of his education nothing is known. Tradition says he was educated in England. He may have studied at Harvard. He was at Ipswich as early as 1638. Was admitted freeman there, 19 December 1648. He preached at York, Maine, the same year.

      In 1653, he was a resident of Wells, and took the freeman's oath 4 July 1653; and was an inhabitant when the commissioners took the submission of the people, the court being held in his house. He favored submission to Massachusetts in 1651-2, and was evidently a leading man of the Massachusetts party. He signed a petition to Cromwell as of Wells, asking the protector to confirm the jurisdiction of Massachusetts over the inhabitants of Wells. In this petition, which he probably wrote, the people of Wells refer Cromwell to their pyous and reverend friend, Mr. John Wheelwright, sometime of us, now in England, for any desired information as to their condition or character. He soon lost his hold on the affections of the people of Wells; largely, perhaps, because of the political dissensions which disturbed the church.

[Judge Taft found on loose paper in the old Book of Records at Wells]
A record of the contract of settlement of Joseph Emerson, 1664, between he and the members of his church, fixing his salary and compensation while he should remain their minister. It describes him as "of Wells," showing that he was alread a resident. The contract was not so stringent as that with the people of Mendon. But it was a careful stipulation. They were to pay him annually sixty-five pounds and do sundry other things, and get the people of York to pay a certain sum. Dated 13th day of____, 1664.

      Records of Wells, Maine

7 July 1663 Wee present Mr. Joseph Emerson for telling of a ly Witnesses, Capt. Raynes Richard Bankes.

We present Mr. Joseph Emerson for telling of a Lye Thomas Curtis, Hene Sayword

We present Mr. Joseph Emerson for speaking falsely. Witnesses Ric. Whitte Frances Whitte

13 July 1663 Ordered that the presentments of such persons as have not answered theretoo be proceeded with.... Mr. Emerson with others expcepted.

      The above witnesses were all York people. The first two were strong opponents of Massachusetts rule; and the others wre probably so. The last two were man and wife, and quite worthless people.

      After Mr. Emerson left, the church is said to have dwindled to two families, and they quarrelled. Orders came from Massachusetts government that the church disband. Ordres quickly followed that the town be indicted for not maintaining public worship.

      About 1664, he left Wells and became the first minister of Milton; asking an increase of salary on account of his approaching marriage, he was dismissed. Joseph was born circa 25 June 1620 at in St. Michael's Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. He was the son of Thomas Emerson and Elizabeth Brewster. He married Elizabeth Woodmansey before 1649. He married Elizabeth Bulkeley on 7 December 1665. Joseph died on 3 January 1680 at Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

Children of Rev. Joseph Emerson and Elizabeth Woodmansey

Citations

  1. [S321] Emersons [Ipswich], Emerson, Benjamin K.
  2. [S322] Gen. Dic. ME/NH, Noyes/Libby/Davis.

Elizabeth Woodmansey1,2,3

F
     Elizabeth Woodmansey was the daughter of Robert Woodmansey and Margaret NN----. She married Rev. Joseph Emerson before 1649. Elizabeth died.

Children of Elizabeth Woodmansey and Rev. Joseph Emerson

Citations

  1. [S18] Amererican Pres., Roberts, Gary.
  2. [S170] NE Marriages Prior, Torrey, Clarence A.
  3. [S321] Emersons [Ipswich], Emerson, Benjamin K.