Ancestors of Henry Somes Jackson and Mary Jane Flint


Phineas DIVOL Jr.-1567. Phineas married 1 (MRIN:131) Esther HASTINGS-130 on 28 May 1788 in Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

Esther HASTINGS [Parents]-130 was born 1 on 21 Jul 1765 in Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She died 2 on 26 Feb 1800 in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Esther married 3 (MRIN:131) Phineas DIVOL Jr.-1567 on 28 May 1788 in Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.


Asahel DIVOL-1568 was born about 1767 in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. He died 1 on 17 Feb 1846 in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Asahel married 2 (MRIN:132) Eunice HASTINGS-131 on 18 Mar 1790 in Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

Eunice HASTINGS [Parents]-131 was born 1 on 6 Jun 1769 in Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She died in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Eunice married 2 (MRIN:132) Asahel DIVOL-1568 on 18 Mar 1790 in Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.


Benjamin GARNETT [Parents]-223 was born 1, 2 on 15 May 1700 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Benjamin married 3 (MRIN:133) Joanna JONES-224 on 24 Jun 1725 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Joanna JONES [Parents]-224 was born 1, 2, 3 on 29 Mar 1705 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Joanna married 4 (MRIN:133) Benjamin GARNETT-223 on 24 Jun 1725 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
Benjamin GARNETT-132 was born 1 on 21 May 1726 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 20 Jul 1726 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  M ii
Joanna GARNETT-225 was born 1 on 21 Jul 1727 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 21 Jul 1727 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  M iii Benjamin GARNETT-5393 was born on 5 Apr 1729. He died on 2 May 1821.
  F iv
Catherine GARNETT-226 was born 1 on 28 Oct 1731 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 15 Aug 1736 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  M v
William GARNETT-227 was born 1 on 30 Jun 1734 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 15 Aug 1736 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Ezekiel SMITH [scrapbook]-228 was born in 1690 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died 1 on 12 Apr 1751 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Ezekiel married 2, 3 (MRIN:134) Dinah MAY-229 on 29 Jun 1714 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

Dinah MAY [Parents]-229 was born 1 on 23 Sep 1693 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. Dinah married 2, 3 (MRIN:134) Ezekiel SMITH-228 on 29 Jun 1714 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

Marriage Notes:

MARRIAGE: "Ezekiel Smith of M. and Dinah May of Roxbury, m. June 29, 1714, by I. Winslow"

They had the following children.

  F i
Mary SMITH [scrapbook]-230 was born 1, 2 on 31 Aug 1714 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She was christened 3 on 31 May 1724 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  F ii Deliverance SMITH-231 was born on 6 Oct 1716.
  M iii
Ebenezer SMITH-232 was born 1, 2 on 15 Jul 1718 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He was christened 3 on 29 Dec 1723 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  M iv
Nathaniel SMITH-6093 was born 1 on 12 May 1720 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 1 Jun 1720 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  M v
Samuel SMITH-233 was born 1, 2 on 12 May 1720 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 on 8 Jun 1720 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  M vi
Lemuel SMITH-234 was born 1, 2 on 1 Jun 1721 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He was christened 3 on 29 Dec 1723 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  M vii
Ezekiel SMITH-5525 was born 1 on 20 Jan 1723 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 28 Jan 1723/1724 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  F viii
Elizabeth SMITH-5417 was born 1, 2 on 16 Mar 1724 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  M ix Gideon SMITH-235 was born on 21 Apr 1727.
  M x Jonathan SMITH-236 was born on 24 Feb 1728.
  F xi Rachel SMITH-133 was born in 1730. She died on 1 Jul 1802.
  M xii
Ezekial SMITH 1-237 was christened 2 on 2 Jan 1732 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 on 27 Jun 1733 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  M xiii
Samuel SMITH-238 was christened 1, 2 on 7 Oct 1733 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  F xiv
Abigail SMITH-239 was born 1, 2 on 16 Jul 1736 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She was christened 3 on 29 Aug 1736 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She died 4 on 30 Jul 1750 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Thomas POOLE-1569. Thomas married 1 (MRIN:135) Catherine GARDNER-134 on 8 Jan 1770 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Catherine GARDNER [Parents]-134 was born in 1749 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Catherine married 1 (MRIN:135) Thomas POOLE-1569 on 8 Jan 1770 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.


Jacob GARDNER [Parents]-138 was born 1 on 3 Nov 1761 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Jacob married 2 (MRIN:136) Deborah HOUSE-7695 on 6 Mar 1785 in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Deborah HOUSE-7695 was born about 1763 in of Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Deborah married 1 (MRIN:136) Jacob GARDNER-138 on 6 Mar 1785 in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.


FRENCH-1570. FRENCH married (MRIN:137) Leah GARDNER-140 about 1790 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Leah GARDNER [Parents]-140 was born on 5 Aug 1770 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She died 1 on 20 Aug 1860 in East Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Leah married (MRIN:137) FRENCH-1570 about 1790 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

DEATH: Record states her parents names as Benjamin and Rachel.


Gideon GURNEY-7696 was born 1, 2 on 12 May 1763 in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 on 25 Jan 1834 in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Gideon married 4 (MRIN:138) Rachel GARDNER-141 on 21 Feb 1788 in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Rachel GARDNER [Parents]-141 was born about 1772 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She died 1 on 1 Jun 1830 in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Rachel married 2 (MRIN:138) Gideon GURNEY-7696 on 21 Feb 1788 in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.


Samuel BRYANT [Parents] [scrapbook]-240 was born 1, 2, 3 on 14 May 1699 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died 4 on 21 May 1774 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Samuel married 5, 6 (MRIN:139) Elisabitha FORD "Tabitha"-241 on 28 May 1723 in Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Samuel had a will 7 on 5 Feb 1771 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Mentioned in father's will.

Samuel Bryant  Will
5 February 1771
Plimpton, Plymouth, Massachusetts
New England
Film # 0, 550,712  US/Canada
Transcribed by Pam Bott

In the Name of God Amen, The twenty fifth day of February one thousand seven hundred and seventy one I Samuel Bryant of Plimton in the county of Plymouth in New England being weak of body although through divine goodness of a sound mind and memory and calling to mind the mortality of my body, knowing that it is apointed for all men once to dye, do make and ordain this my last will and testament.  and principally and first of all, I recomend my soul into the hands of God that gave it trusting thro’ the merits of Christ to receive the free and full pardon of all my sins, and to inherit glory.  and my body I recommend to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executor hereafter named, trusting that I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God at the general resurrection, and as touching such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give and dispose of in the following manner

Item.  I give and bequeath unto my well beloved wife Tabitha the use and improvement of all my real estate so long as she remain my widow, unless my son Joshua Bryant shall see cause to improve said estate and return yearly to my said wife all the necessaries of life that she shall have ocasion for.  I also give unto my said wife the use and improvement of one half of all my movable estate during her natural life.

Item.  I give and bequeath unto my son Joshua Bryant, his heirs and assigns forever, all my real estate lying in Plimton of Hallifax.

Item.  I give and bequeath unto my children all my moveable estate to be equally divided among them all except my wearing aparel which I give unto my son Samuel Bryant viz. Susannah Cook, Lois Briggs, Abigail Briggs, and the children of my Son Silvanus Bryant, which my will is that they shall receive as much as one of my surviving children, Tabitha Bennett, Joseph Bryant, Samuel Bryant, Joanna Raymond, Lydia Fuller, Joshua Bryant, and Solomon Bryant.

Lastly. I do constitute and ap(p)oint my son Joshua Bryant  sole executor on this my last will and testament, and my will is that my said son shall before any division is made shall pay all my just debts and funeral charges.

And do by these presents renounce all wills before by me made, and ratify and confirm this to be my last will of testament.  In testimony whereof I have signed and sealed the day and year above written.
   Samuel Bryant

Signed, sealed, & pronounced and delivered by the said Samuel Bryant to be his last will & testament in the presence of us
Josiah Perkins
John Phinney
Nathanial Bryant junr.

To all People to whom these presents shall come John Cushing esq.r Judge of the probate of wills for and within the county of Plymouth within the province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England sendeth Greeting.
Know ye that on the sixth day of June anno Domini 1774 the instrument hereunto annexed purporting the Last will and testament of Samuel Bryant late of Plimpton In said county deceased was presented for probate by Joshua Bryant the executor therein named: then present Josiah Perkins, & Nathaniel Bryant jun.r two of the witnesses thereto subscribed who made oath, that they saw the said testator sign, seal, and heard him declare the said instrument to be his last will and testament, and that they with John Phinney subscribed their names together as witnesses to the execution thereof in the said testator’s presence and that he was then (to the best of their judgment) of sound and disposing mind, I do prove, approve and allow of the said instrument as the last will and testament of the before named deceased, and do com(m)it he administration thereof in all matters the same concerning, and of his estate whereof he died seized and possessed in said county, unto Joshua Bryant the before named executor, well and faithfully to execute the said will and to administer the estate of the said dec[eas]ed according thereto, who accepted of his said trust, and he shall exhibit an inventory of all the dece[ase]ds estate into the probate office for this county within three months next coming and he shall render an account (upon oath) of his proceedings when thereunto lawfully required.  In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal of office, the day and year above written.
   John Cushing

(Then follows an inventory, dated 17 June1774, which I did not transcribe.
Seth Cushing, John Bryant, and Nath.l Bryant sign the inventory.)

Plymouth, June 27. 1774
Joshua Bryant executor of the Last will of the dec[eas]ed made oath that this inventory contains all the estate that he knows of,  and that when he shall know of more he’ll give it in.
                                                                                      Sworn by the Judge of probate
                                                                                      Before Ed Winston Reg.r
Warrant dated June 6, 1774

Elisabitha "Tabitha" FORD [Parents] [scrapbook]-241 was born 1 on 10 Jun 1702 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She was christened 2 on 6 Sep 1702 in Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She died 3 on 25 Aug 1773 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Tabitha married 4, 5 (MRIN:139) Samuel BRYANT-240 on 28 May 1723 in Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Mentioned in husband's will.

Marriage Notes:

MARRIAGE: Married in Pembroke and recorded in Carver and Plympton.

They had the following children.

  F i Susannah "Lusanah or Lucy" BRYANT-5344 was born on 19 Jan 1723.
  F ii Lois BRYANT-242 was born on 9 Jun 1725.
  F iii Abigail BRYANT-243 was born on 13 May 1727.
  M iv Silvanus BRYANT-244 was born on 20 Mar 1729. He died on 3 Nov 1770.
  F v Tabitha BRYANT-245 was born on 14 Apr 1732.
  M vi Joseph BRYANT-246 was born on 3 Jun 1734. He died on 30 May 1813.
  M vii Samuel BRYANT-247 was born on 18 Nov 1736.
  F viii Joanna BRYANT-248 was born on 12 Jul 1739. She died on 6 Nov 1803.
  F ix Lydia BRYANT-249 was born on 12 May 1741.
  M x Joshua BRYANT-145 was born on 16 Feb 1744. He died on 24 Apr 1799.
  M xi Solomon BRYANT-250 was born on 4 Jan 1746. He died on 5 Mar 1826.

Joshua BRYANT [Parents] 1-145 was born 2, 3 on 16 Feb 1744 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died 4 on 24 Apr 1799 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Joshua married (MRIN:140) Penelope RANDALL-1572 about 1774 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Joshua's will was probated 5 on 5 Aug 1799 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
RANDALL, Lusanna
HOWARD, Dorcas

Mentioned in father's will.

DEATH: "husband of Lucana, husband of Dorcas, son of Dea. Samuel in 55th year".

Penelope RANDALL-1572 was born 1 on 20 Mar 1746 in Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She died in BY 1779. Penelope married (MRIN:140) Joshua BRYANT-145 about 1774 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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