Silence BIRD

Female 1690 - Aft 1724  (> 35 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Silence BIRD was born 14 Feb 1690, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts (daughter of John BIRD and Elizabeth WILLIAMS); died Aft 1724, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.

    Silence married William WRIGHT 05 Aug 1713, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. William was born 1689, England. [Group Sheet]

    Silence married Joshua CLAPP 04 Dec 1718, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. Joshua was born 1667, Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts; died 1728, Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John BIRD was born 11 Mar 1642, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 02 Aug 1732, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.

    John — Elizabeth WILLIAMS. Elizabeth (daughter of Richard WILLIAMS and Frances DEIGHTON) was born 1647, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA; died 20 Oct 1724, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth WILLIAMS was born 1647, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA (daughter of Richard WILLIAMS and Frances DEIGHTON); died 20 Oct 1724, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. Hannah BIRD was born 16 Dec 1677, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 15 Jul 1748, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.
    2. John BIRD was born 26 Dec 1670, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 05 Aug 1745, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
    3. Mehitable BIRD was born 1676, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 09 Apr 1751, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
    4. Abiel BIRD died 24 Feb 1757, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
    5. Jane BIRD was born 25 Jun 1693, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 1751, Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
    6. Damaris BIRD was born 18 Sep 1675, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 07 Nov 1715, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
    7. Elizabeth BIRD was born 04 Jan 1682, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 05 Dec 1732, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
    8. Deighton BIRD was born 10 Nov 1687, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 1717, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.
    9. Katherine BIRD was born 14 Mar 1685, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died Aft 1724, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.
    10. 1. Silence BIRD was born 14 Feb 1690, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died Aft 1724, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
    11. Samuel BIRD was born 14 Apr 1680, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 20 Mar 1740, Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Richard WILLIAMS was born Abt 1607, Gloucester, England; was christened 28 Jan 1607, Wootton-under-Edge (son of William WILLIAMS and Jane WOODWARD); died Aug 1693, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Selectman
    • Fact: Deputy to the general Court of Plymouth Colony
    • Religion: A member and Deacon of the First Church of Dighton

    Notes:

    Will:
    Richard Williams "aged about Eighty being in Competent health", made his will May 5, 1686. To my eldest son Samuell my two lots which I purchased of Timothy Holloway, now in possession of said son Samuell, also the rights to future divisions of lands belonging to that lot formerly in the occupation of Anthony Slokam. To my son Nathaniell the land, house and barn which now he possesseth being part of the lot which I boutht of Henry Uxley containing half an acre, with rights to future divisions thereto belonging, also seven acres lying between the great lots of Nicholas White and Hezekiah Hoare, also sixteen acres which I had for my great lot bounded on the west by Walter Deans land, also three acres of swamp at pale Brook, one half my meadow at little worth and three acres of land alowed me by the town in satisfaction for a highway through said seven acres. To my son Joseph the land, house and barn now in his possession, and rights to future divisions belonging to the lot heretofore of John Gingell now in the possession of my son Samuell, also eight acres on the south side of the great river by the land of mr John Pooll, also two acres of salt marsh at Assonaat between the land of Leiften George Macey and the next Creek westerly. To my son Thomas the westerly part of my dwelling house with six acres of land being the westerly part of the lot on which said part of my dwelling house stands, also one half my division of land at "Weefquobonoonfuk" with one half my meadow adjoining thereto and one quarter of meadow at Littleworth, also one half my fifty acres "about Stonie ware on the great River", also my twenty two acre division on the Three mile river, he to keep one cow for his mother during her pleasure. To my son Benjamin my share of land in the North purchase, the other half of my division of lands at "Weefquobonoonfuk", the other half of my said meadow thereto adjoining the other half my fifty acres at "Stonnie ware", one quareter my meadow at Littleworth, also my Tan yard with the stock thereof, and after my wifes decease the easterly part of my dwelling house and the remainder of the house lot not disposed of to said Thomas, also one bed with its furniture, he to pay my wife annually four pounds in money and keep one cow for her during pleasure. To my daughter Elizabeth sixty acres at "goofbery" meadow with two acres of meadow I bought of James Philips. To my daughter Hannah my whole share of land in the South purchase. To my two sons Thomas and Benjamin my pasture with my barn thereon to be equally divided between them. To "my beloved wife frauncis" during her life, the easterly part of my dwelling house with the garden, lands at Assonat & meadow not disposed of, with fifteen pounds annually and the keeping of two cows during pleasure, also I give her two cows and all household goods forever.
    If my wife's necessity require it, the land at Assonate and share in the Iron works shall be sold for her supply, if not, I give it after her decease to sons, Samuell, Nathanell, Joseph, Thomas and Benjamin. The above sons to be joint executors and to pay annually to my wife during her life eleven pounds besides the four pounds before assigned to be paid by son Benjamin. "I alfo will them to tack Care of her their laid mother in all things Neceffary for her Comfort to their abillitie". I make null and void all former wills made by me. Witnessed by James Walker, Thomas Leonard and James X Leonard Junr. October 10, 1693, Capt. Thomas Leonard and James Leonard both of Taunton made oath before Jn Saffin Prob. John Cary Regis. athat they saw Richard Williams late of Taunton dec'd sign said will and saw James Walker late of Taunton sign as a witness. Entered by John Cary Regt October 11, 1694.

    Richard married Frances DEIGHTON 11 Feb 1632, Gloucester, England. Frances (daughter of Dr John DEIGHTON, Gent. and Jane BASSET) was born Abt 1611; was christened 1 Mar 1611, St. Nicholas, Glouceste; died Feb 1705/6, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  2. 7.  Frances DEIGHTON was born Abt 1611; was christened 1 Mar 1611, St. Nicholas, Glouceste (daughter of Dr John DEIGHTON, Gent. and Jane BASSET); died Feb 1705/6, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. Hannah WILLIAMS was born 1649; died 12 Aug 1683, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.
    2. John WILLIAMS was born 1634, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA; died , young.
    3. 3. Elizabeth WILLIAMS was born 1647, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA; died 20 Oct 1724, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
    4. Benjamin WILLIAMS was born Abt 1645; died Jul 1701, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.
    5. Elizabeth WILLIAMS was born 07 Feb 1635, Gloucester, in the Parish of Whitcombe Magna; died , young.
    6. Samuel WILLIAMS was born Between 1637 and 1638, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA; died Between 06 and 31 Aug 1697, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.
    7. Nathaniel WILLIAMS, I was born 17 Nov 1639, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts; died 16 Aug 1692, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
    8. Joseph WILLIAMS was born 07 Feb 1640/41, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA; died 17 Aug 1692, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.
    9. Thomas WILLIAMS was born 1645; died 1706, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  William WILLIAMS was born Abt 1560, Huntingdon, England (son of John WILLIAMS and Theobolde ?); died 1618, England.

    William married Jane WOODWARD 04 Dec 1603. Jane died 02 Feb 1614. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Jane WOODWARD died 02 Feb 1614.
    Children:
    1. 6. Richard WILLIAMS was born Abt 1607, Gloucester, England; was christened 28 Jan 1607, Wootton-under-Edge; died Aug 1693, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

  3. 14.  Dr John DEIGHTON, Gent. was born 1570, England; died 16 May 1640, St. Nicholas, Gloucester, England.

    John married Jane BASSET 12 Apr 1605, England. Jane (daughter of Edward BASSET and Elizabeth LYGON) was born 1584, Uley, Gloucester, England; died 23 Apr 1631, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Jane BASSET was born 1584, Uley, Gloucester, England (daughter of Edward BASSET and Elizabeth LYGON); died 23 Apr 1631, England.
    Children:
    1. John DEIGHTON was born 1605, Uley, Gloucester, England; died 31 Oct 1676, Gloucester, England.
    2. Jane DEIGHTON was born Bef 1609, England; was christened 5 Apr 1609; died Aft 1671, Massachusetts.
    3. Thomas DEIGHTON was born 19 Aug 1621, Uley, Gloucester, England.
    4. Mary DEIGHTON was born Abt 1618, Uley, Gloucester, England.
    5. 7. Frances DEIGHTON was born Abt 1611; was christened 1 Mar 1611, St. Nicholas, Glouceste; died Feb 1705/6, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
    6. Damaris DEIGHTON was born Abt 1616, England.
    7. Katherine DEIGHTON was born Between 16 Jan 1613 and 1614, St Nicholas, Gloucestershire, England; was christened 16 Jan 1614, St Nicholas, Gloucester, England; died 29 Aug 1671, Dedham, Massachusetts; was buried , Massachusetts, USA.