Christopher Souther

M, b. 1 October 1686
     Christopher Souther was Shipwright / Caulker. He was LAST      Souther
FIRST      Christopher

SPOUSE      June 21, 1710 Deborah Porter

CHILDREN      April 16, 1719 Charles

OCCUPATION Caulker

DEED      October 23, 1735 Christopher Souther, receives as his share of estate of Matthew Porter, 3d division from Charter
St. (SD 51:195). Charter St. October 29, 1735 Christopher Souther (caulker) and wife Deborah, Mary Moorcock,
widow, Nathaniel Rogers (housewright), and wife Elizabeth, deed to Samuel White (mariner) land; S.W. on Charter
St., N.W. on land of Widow Pullin, N.E. land of Edward Porter, S.E. passage 4 ft. which is to run from Charter St. to
S.W. end of Benjamin Snelling's lot. (SD 52:4). N.E. side of Charter St.

TEXT      m. by Rev. Benjamin Wadsworth. (TR 28:30).

REFERENCE      wife Deborah Porter is / son Charles is / Matthew Porter is / Mary Moorcock is / Nathaniel Rogers is / Elizabeth
Rogers is / Samuel White is /

ABUTTERS      Wuidow Pullin is / Edward Porter is / Benjamin Snelling is /
REFCODE      55880

______________________

LAST      Souther
FIRST      Christopher

SPOUSE      November 8, 1744 Mary Pearse/Peirce

TEXT      m. by Rev. John Webb. (TR 28:262)
REFERENCE      wife Mary Pearse is /
REFCODE      55881.1 He was born on 1 October 1686 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.2,3 He was the son of Joseph Souther II and Hannah Holland. Christopher Souther was baptized on 3 October 1686 at Second Church, Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.4 Christopher Souther was also known as Christopher Sother [as found on a deed]. Marriage banns for Christopher Souther and Deborah Porter were published on 4 July 1709.5 Christopher Souther married first to Deborah Porter, daughter of William Porter and Elizabeth Hawkins, on 21 June 1710 at Boston, Province of Massachusetts.6,7,8 Christopher Souther was deed The following was transcribed on 20 November 1999 by Richard Dennis Souther at the Massachusetts Archives

Suffolk Deeds, Volume 27, pp. 175-176

This Indenture made the Sixth day of September Anno Domini One Thousand Seven hundred and Twelve, Annoa? Regni Anno Regino Undecimo. Notation in margin: Souther ? To Parkman

back of p. 175

Undecing. Between Joseph Souther of Hingham in the County of Suffolk in New England shipwright and Christopher Souther of Boston in the said County shipwright the Two only Children and heirs of Hannah Souther late of the said Town of Boston dec'd who was the Daughter of Devisee of their Grandfather Christopher Holland late of Boston aforesaid dec'd of the One part, And Elias Parkman - of said Boston Shipwright on the other part. Witnesseth That they the said Joseph Souther and Christopher Souther for an in Consideration of the full Sum of Nenety poundsin good and lawful money of New England to them in hand and before the Delivery of these presents well and truly paid by the said Elias Parkman, the receipt whereof to full Content and satisfaction they do hereby Acknowledge and do therefore for themselves their heirs Executors and Adminst. Acquit - Exonerate and Discharge the said Elias Parkman his heirs and Assignes forever by these presents, Have Given granted Cargained Sold Aliened Enfeoffed released, Conveyed and Confirmed unto him the said Elias Parkman hs heirs and Assignes forever all That Message or Tenement with the Land where on the same doth Hand and is thereto belonging and appertaining, Situate lying and being at the Northerly and of the said Town of Boston in the present Tenure and Occupation of John Paine Cordwainer and is butted and bounded on North Street to called Westerly where it measures Thirty nine feet more or less. On the North by the Land of John Holland where it measures Twenty eight feet more or less, Easterly by the Land of Timothy Thornton where it measures Twenty feet more or less and Southerly by the Land of Thomas Bell and there measuring Sixty eight feet and a half be the same more or less or however otherwise bounded on reputed to be bounded; Together with all the Singular the Outhouses ways Easments profits priviledges right Commodities hereditaments Emoluments and appareces whatsoever to the said granted premises belonging on in any wise appertaining. And all the Estate right Tille Interest Inheritance property possession use Claim and demand whatsoever of them the said John and Christopher Souther or their heir or the heirs of the said Christopher Holland of in or to the same or any part thereof with the Reversion and Reversions remainder and remainders thereof, (All which abovementioned to be given and granted premises was heretofore the Estate and Inheritance of the said Christopher Holland who dyed Seized thereof in Fee, And in and by his Last Will and And Testament being date the Third day of February Anno Domini 1700/1 duly proved Approved and Allowed Willed, That after his Wife deceased, his above named Daughter Hannah Souther and her heirs and Assignes should possess and Enjoy whatsoever Estate whither in Lands housing or moveable should then remain ?Le, As in and by the said Will or the Record thereof relation thereto being had will (among other things) appear. To Have and To Hold at the above granted premises with the appearance and every part thereof unto him the said Elias Parkman his heirs and assignes forever To his and their only Sole and proper use benefit and behoof from henceforth and forever more absolutely without any manner of Reclaim Challenge Condition redemption or Revocation in any wise, And the said Joseph Souther and Christopher Souther for themselves and their several heirs Executors and Admin?s Do Covenant promise grant and Agree to and with the said Elias Parkman his heirs and assignes by there presents in manner Following, That is to say, That the said Christopher Holland dyed Seized of the said bargained premises in his own Right as of Free, And that the said Hannah Souther, Mother of the said Vendors - is also dece'd without hearing ever disposed thereof, And that for the Notwithstanding, any Act matter or thing be them the said Joseph and Christopher Souther or either of them done Committed or Suffered to the Contrary, they are the true and lawful Owners of the said premises Having in themselves full power good right and lawful Authority to give grant bargain Sell Convey and Assure the same, Free and Clear and clearly Exoherated Acquitted and Disc[torn]rged of and from all former and other Gifts grants bargains Sales Leases releases Joyntures Dowers Judgments Executions Entails Fines forfeitures Seizures Americaments and of and from all other titles troubles and incumbrences whatsoever. And Further the said Joseph Souther and Christopher Souther Do Covenant grant and Agree to and with the said Elias Parkman his heirs and Assignes by these presents, That they the said Joseph and Christopher Souther or their heirs shall and will Warrant Maintain and Defend all the before granted premises with their appereces ? Against themselves and their heirs and The heirs of the said Christopher Holland and all other persons whomsoever unto him the said Elias Parkman his heir and Assignes forever more, And at any time hereafter they shall and will I make and pass unto the said Elias Parkman his heirs and Assignes ?uch further and other Deed or Deeds Assurance or Conveyances in the Law whatsoever for the Confirming and more sure making of the said - bargained premises unto him or them forever Asby his or their Council learned in the Law shall be reasonably desired or Required. In Witness whereof the said parties to these pr[torn]ents, (And also Content the Wife of the said Joseph Souther and Deborah the Wife of the said Christopher Souther In Token of their free Consent to these presents and full relinquishment of all right of Dower or power of Thirds to be by them Severally had on Claimed of in or to the said bargained premises on any part thereof have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and Seals the day and year first abovewritten. Joseph Souther and a Seal, Content Souther and a Seal, Christopher Souther and a Seal. The mark of Deborah Souther and a Seal - Signed Sealed and Delivered by Joseph Souther and Content his Wife, Christopher Souther and Deborah his Wife in presence of us, Ebenezer Clough William Parkman [Jun or Jur] Suffolk Boston September 6th, 1712. Joseph Souther and Christopher Souther the Subscribers to the written Instrument personally Appeared and Acknowledged the same to be their free Act and Deed, Before me John Clark J: [Baci or Paci] Suffolk Boston April the 30th 1713. Content Souther and Deborah Souther personally Appeared and Acknowledged the written instrumnt to betheir free Act and Deed Before me John Clark Just. Peace, July the 16th 1713. Received and accordingly Entered and Examined. [appears to be a very bold signature - possibly ?Xxxx Davenport Bxxxxx on 6 September 1712 at Suffolk Deed, Volume 27, pp. 175-176, Boston, Province of Massachusetts.9 He married second to Mary Pearse on 8 November 1744 at Boston, Province of Massachusetts.10,11 Christopher and Deborah were married by Reverend Benjamin Wadsworth, (Presbyterian).

A Christopher was mentioned in Boston Records under the date of 1727 as one of the crew of a Fire Engine; also in 1733/34 Christopher having gone to sea, another man was mentioned in his place on the fire engine. Christopher was a Shipwright and Caulker. On 23 Oct 1735, Christopher receives as his share of estate of Matthew Porter, 3d division from Charter Street (Suffolk Deed 51:195).

Christopher and Mary Pearse / Peirce were married by Reverend John Webb.1

Child of Christopher Souther and Deborah Porter

Citations

  1. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al.
  2. [S248] William S. Appleton, RC-B, Bt, M & D, p. 171.
  3. [S277] VR-BCA, Births, v. 1635-1744, p. 1685-1687, 24th entry, for Christopher Souther.
  4. [S976] Robert Johnston Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, Records-Boston Churches, "Second Church."
  5. [S4] George Howard Souther, Memoranda, p. 15.
  6. [S146] Edward Webster McGlenen, BM-1700-1751, 1:30.
  7. [S277] VR-BCA, Births, v. 1646-1799, 114:3422 for Christopher Souther.
  8. [S619] TAG, XXVII.
  9. [S906] Suffolk County Probate Office, Suffolk Deeds: Liber XVII, pp. 175-176.
  10. [S146] Edward Webster McGlenen, BM-1700-1751, 1:262.
  11. [S277] VR-BCA, Births, v. 1646-1799:266 for Christopher Souther.

Grace Ellen Souther

F, b. 20 November 1784, d. 8 August 1851
     Grace Ellen Souther was born on 20 November 1784 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.1,2 She was the daughter of Daniel Souther [Revolutionary War] and Grace Sprague. Grace Ellen Souther married Jesse Tower Jr., son of Jesse Tower and Rebecca Cushing, on 22 September 1813 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.3 Grace Ellen Souther married Jesse Tower Jr., son of Jesse Tower and Rebecca Cushing, on 26 September 1813 at Hingham, Massachusetts.4 Her married name was Tower. Grace Ellen Souther died on 8 August 1851 at Cohasset, Massachusetts, at age 66.5

Children of Grace Ellen Souther and Jesse Tower Jr.

Citations

  1. [S1] George Lincoln, Hingham-Genealogies, 3:158.
  2. [S86] Charlemagne Tower, Tower, p. 392.
  3. [S139] Thomas W. Baldwin, VR-Cohasset-1850, p. 169.
  4. [S1] George Lincoln, Hingham-Genealogies.
  5. [S252] MA-MA Archives-VR, Volume, 58, p. 128, Entry 18.

Daniel Souther

M, b. 14 January 1786, d. 1 August 1845
     Daniel Souther was Black Smith / Laborer. He was born on 14 January 1786 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Daniel Souther [Revolutionary War] and Grace Sprague. Daniel Souther married Rebeckah Tower, daughter of Jesse Tower and Rebecca Cushing, in February 1815 at Hingham, Massachusetts.2,1 Daniel Souther appeared on the census of 1830 at Hingham, Massachusetts.3 He appeared on the census of 1840 at Hingham, Massachusetts.4 He died on 1 August 1845 at Hingham, Massachusetts, at age 59.5,2 His estate was probated in 1846 at Plymouth County Probate #18892 - Administration, Hingham, Massachusetts. Daniel was a Blacksmith and Laborer. He died of consumption.

Children of Daniel Souther and Rebeckah Tower

Citations

  1. [S1] George Lincoln, Hingham-Genealogies, 3:158.
  2. [S86] Charlemagne Tower, Tower, p. 393.
  3. [S1018] 1830-MA, Hingham, p. 200.
  4. [S1017] 1840-MA, Hingham, p. 4.
  5. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Deaths, 4:4:12.

Sarah Souther

F, b. 28 March 1790
     Sarah Souther was born on 28 March 1790 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Daniel Souther [Revolutionary War] and Grace Sprague. Sarah Souther was also known as Sally Souther. Her estate was probated in 1809 at Plymouth County Probate #18902 - Guardianship w/ Charles Souther, Hingham, Massachusetts. She married Joshua R. Witherell, son of Josiah Witherell and Lydia Glover, on 29 November 1812 at Hingham, Massachusetts.2 Sarah Souther married first to Thomas Humphrey on 20 June 1813 at Massachusetts.3 Her married name was Humphrey. Marriage banns for Sarah Souther and Joshua R. Witherell were published on 24 April 1814 at Pembroke, Massachusetts.4 Sarah Souther married second to Joshua R. Witherell, son of Josiah Witherell and Lydia Glover, on 8 May 1814 at Pembroke, Massachusetts.5 Her married name was Witherell. Sarah Souther died at Pembroke, Massachusetts.

Children of Sarah Souther and Joshua R. Witherell

Citations

  1. [S537] VR-Pembroke-1850, p. 188.
  2. [S537] VR-Pembroke-1850, p. 348.
  3. [S4] George Howard Souther, Memoranda, p. 21.
  4. [S537] VR-Pembroke-1850, p. 349.
  5. [S1] George Lincoln, Hingham-Genealogies, p. 158.

Charles Souther

M, b. 17 May 1794, d. 15 May 1879
     Charles Souther was Carpenter. He was born on 17 May 1794 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Daniel Souther [Revolutionary War] and Grace Sprague. His estate was probated in 1809 at Plymouth County Probate #18902 - Guardianship w/ Sarah "Sally" Souther, Hingham, Massachusetts. Charles Souther married Ruth Tower Carlew, daughter of Reuben Carlew and Elizabeth Burbank, on 1 July 1821 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.2 Charles Souther appeared on the census of 1850 at Hingham, Massachusetts.3 He appeared on the census of 25 June 1860 at Hingham, Massachusetts.4 He appeared on the census of 1865 at Hingham, Massachusetts.5 He died on 15 May 1879 at Cohasset, Massachusetts, at age 84.6 Charles was a Carpenter. He and his family resided at Hingham Centre, two doors away from his brother Elijah. No valuation of property was shown for him on the 1850 Federal Census for Massachusetts. His wife and sons, James, Charles, Jr., and Thomas were still residing with him at that time. James and Charles, both Ropemakers, showed valuations of property of $225 each.

The 1865 Census for Hingham shows Charles Souther, age 71, the oldest "Pauper" residing at the Alms House under Superintendant, Wilbur C. Austin.

Children of Charles Souther and Ruth Tower Carlew

Citations

  1. [S1] George Lincoln, Hingham-Genealogies, 3:158.
  2. [S139] Thomas W. Baldwin, VR-Cohasset-1850, p. 169.
  3. [S866] 1850-MA, page 31, line 18.
  4. [S1016] 1860-MA, Hingham, Page 69, Lines 26-29.
  5. [S393] Ann S. Lainhart, Hingham-1855 & 65, p. 107.
  6. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Deaths, 7:10:40.

Margaret Souther

F, b. 14 December 1796, d. 19 April 1870
     Margaret Souther was born on 14 December 1796 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Daniel Souther [Revolutionary War] and Grace Sprague. Margaret Souther was also known as Peggy Souther. She married Jeremy Towle, son of Robert Towle, on 25 December 1819 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.2,3 Her married name was Towle. Margaret Souther died on 19 April 1870 at Boston, Massachusetts, at age 73.4 Margaret's grandaughter, Emma C. (Towle) Fraser, (daughter of Jeremy Towle, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth Page Eldridge) was member #24681 of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Children of Margaret Souther and Jeremy Towle

Citations

  1. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Births, 2:257.
  2. [S4] George Howard Souther, Memoranda, p. 21.
  3. [S2] George Lyman & Elizabeth Osgood Davenport, Cohasset-Genealogies, p. 451.
  4. [S252] MA-MA Archives-VR, Deaths, 231:63:79.

Joseph Souther

M, b. 21 March 1799
     Joseph Souther was born on 21 March 1799 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Daniel Souther [Revolutionary War] and Grace Sprague. Died at a young age.

Citations

  1. [S1] George Lincoln, Hingham-Genealogies, 3:158.

Martin Souther

M, b. 11 December 1802, d. 19 January 1819
     Martin Souther was born on 11 December 1802 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Daniel Souther [Revolutionary War] and Grace Sprague. Martin Souther died on 19 January 1819 at Hingham, Massachusetts, at age 16.1 Lost at sea in the Schooner Martha off of Hingham.

Citations

  1. [S1] George Lincoln, Hingham-Genealogies, 3:158.

Lucy Souther

F, b. 14 June 1805, d. 19 April 1873
     Lucy Souther was born on 14 June 1805 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Daniel Souther [Revolutionary War] and Grace Sprague. Lucy Souther married first to Galen Whiting on 1 January 1826 at Hingham, Massachusetts.2,3 Her married name was Whiting. Lucy Souther married second to David Gardner, son of David Gardner and Elizabeth Dunbar, on 14 December 1828 at Hingham, Massachusetts.4 Her married name was Gardner. Her estate was probated on 29 December 1858 at Plymouth County Probate #8415 - Will, Hingham, Massachusetts. Lucy Souther died on 19 April 1873 at Hingham, Massachusetts, at age 67.5 John Damon of Scituate, Massachusetts, by D. Bradford Damon, p. 283 indicates that Lucy and her first husband had two children; Henry D. Whiton, born 7 Jan 1827 and Lucy Ann Whiton, born 7 Jan 1829. (There were no sources and the dates don't match up and no additional proof has been found). Lucy died of "general debility". It also said the Galen Whiton or Whiting had left the family years ago and there was no further info on him.

Children of Lucy Souther and Galen Whiting

Children of Lucy Souther and David Gardner

Citations

  1. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Births, 2:257.
  2. [S743] CCel, 14 Jan 1826.
  3. [S1091] J. H. Temple, History-North Brookfield, p. 784.
  4. [S1] George Lincoln, Hingham-Genealogies, 3:255.
  5. [S252] MA-MA Archives-VR, Deaths, 257:366:26.

Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor]

M, b. circa 1631, d. between 1696 and 1697
     Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] was LAST      Souther / Souter / Sowter
FIRST      Joseph

SPOUSE      October 22, 1657 Elizabeth Fairfield, dau of Daniel Fairfield

CHILDREN      August 20, 1658 Joseph; September 5, 1660 John January 30, 1665/66 Paul; December 9, 1670 Samuel;
August 12, 1674 Daniel; April 13, 1677 Dinah/Diana m 1698 Henry Mattock

EVENT      1674 Joseph Souter, appears on tax list under Page 2. servant at A. Clarke. 1687 appears on tax list
sheet 7. 1688 appears on tax list sheet 1. "Jr". (TR 1).

DEED      July 3, 1684 Joseph Sowter, buys half of house of Isaac Hallome. (SD 13:280). Hawley St.

DIED      1696 1697

TEXT      m. by John Endecott. (TR 9:62).
REFERENCE      wife Elizabeth Fairfield is / son Joseph is / son John is / son Paul is / son Samuel is / son Daniel is /
daughter Dinah/Diana is /
REFCODE      55892

_____________________________

LAST      Souther
FIRST      Joseph

SPOUSE:      Elizabeth ______, d 1730 age 89. (KC)

CHILDREN      John, Joseph, Daniel, Samuel, Elizabeth, Hannah, Sarah

OCCUPATION      Cooper

WILL:      December 14, 1696

PROBATE:      November 27, 1721 Joseph Souther (cooper): Ex.: wife Elizabeth and son John. Legatees: wife
Elizabeth, my son Joseph being dead his part to go to his two children Joseph and Christopher. John,
Daniel & Samuel my sons and Elizabeth, Hannah & Sarah daughters. (SPR 22:287).

REFERENCE      wife Elizabeth ______ is / son John is / son Joseph is / son Daniel is / son Samuel is / daughter
Elizabeth is / daughter Hannah is / daughter Sarah is / Joseph Souther is / Christopher Souther is /
REFCODE      55894.1 He was any relation ?


Susan SOWTER OR SOUTER was born in 1697 in Lavenham, Suffolk, England. She was baptised on 12 Oct 1697 in Lavenham, Suffolk, England. She died in 1763 in Lavenham, Suffolk, England. She was buried on 25 Apr 1763 in Lavenham, Suffolk, England. Parents: Joseph SOWTER OR SOUTER and Mary.

m. before 1717 to James Mills

Children:

Mary Mills
Ursula Mills
James Mills, Jr.
Joseph Sowter Mills
Susan Mills
William Mills
Ursula Mills
Elizabeth Mills
Ann Mills
Rebecca Mills
Sarah Mills. He was The Puritan migration to New England was very marked in its effects in the two decades from 1620 to 1640, after which it declined sharply for a while. The term Great Migration usually refers to the migration in this period of English settlers, primarily Puritans to Massachusetts. They came in family groups, rather than as isolated individuals and were motivated chiefly by a quest for freedom to practice their Puritan religion.

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Charles I, (19 November 1600 - 30 January 1649) was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution.

Charles famously engaged in a struggle for power with the Parliament of England. He was an advocate of the Divine Right of Kings, and many subjects of England feared that he was attempting to gain absolute power. Many of his actions, particularly the levying of taxes without Parliament's consent, caused widespread opposition. He was canonized in 1660. Religious conflicts permeated Charles's reign. He married a Catholic princess, Henrietta Maria of France, over the objections of Parliament and public opinion. He further allied himself with controversial religious figures, including the ecclesiastic Richard Montagu and William Laud, whom Charles appointed Archbishop of Canterbury. Many of Charles's subjects felt this brought the Church of England too close to Roman Catholicism. Charles's later attempts to force religious reforms upon Scotland led to the Bishops' Wars that weakened England's government and helped precipitate his downfall.

His last years were marked by the English Civil War, in which he was opposed by the forces of Parliament, which challenged his attempts to augment his own power, and by Puritans, who were hostile to his religious policies and supposed Catholic sympathies. Charles was defeated in the First Civil War (1642 - 1645), after which Parliament expected him to accept demands for a constitutional monarchy. He instead remained defiant by attempting to forge an alliance with Scotland and escaping to the Isle of Wight. This provoked a Second Civil War (1648 - 1649) and a second defeat for Charles, who was subsequently captured, tried, convicted, and executed for high treason. The monarchy was then abolished and a republic called the Commonwealth of England, also referred to as the Cromwellian Interregnum, was declared. Charles's son, Charles II, became King after the restoration of the monarchy in 1660. He was [one who makes and repaires wooden vessels formed of staves and hoops; a barrel maker] at Cooper.
The compiler has taken the liberty of adding the suffix of II, III & IV to the three consecutive generations of Joseph Souther only for the purpose of clarity.

The earliest spelling of the family name in the Massachusetts Bay Colony were spelled as Sowther. The next two spellings were Sowter and Souter, and the most common spelling is Souther. It must be remembered, in the 1600s names were spelled phonetically and one document could find a surname spelled two or three different ways.

In searching www.nationaltrustnames.org.uk/ it reveals the largest concentration of those with the surname Souther and Sowter up to the year 1881 were in greater London.

No information has been found to identify any church affiliation for Joseph Souther. He was believed to be a Puritan. His father in law, Daniel Fairfield had been part of John Robinson's congregation in Leyden, Holland and it would be assumed, Joseph had similar beliefs. Succeeding generations of Souther were mostly associated with Second Church also known as Old North Church not to be confused with the "Old North" of revolutionary fame, formerly known as Christ Church. He was name-multi Soutar; Souter; Souttar; Soutter; Sowter; Sowther; Sueter; Suter; Sutor; Sewter; Sutters; Sutor; Sutere; Soutare; Suter; Soutere; Souteres; Southers; Souther. He was born circa 1631 at probably, England.2 Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] was also known as Joseph Sowter. Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] was also known as Joseph Souter. He married Elizabeth Fairfield, daughter of Daniel Fairfield and Elizabeth, on 22 October 1657 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.3,4,5,6,7 [27 (12) 1670/1 old style] Joseph Sowter, required to forbear frequenting public houses. (TR 7:58).8
Joseph Souter, appears on tax list under page 2, servant at A. Clarke. [ in 1687 appears on tax list sheet 7. - in 1688 appears on tax list sheet 1. "Jr." ]9
[Jun to Jul 1657 at Mount Hope in Captain Mosely's company - received £1.7s.6d].10 Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] was membership on 4 March 1681 at admitted as a Member of Second Church, Boston. He was deed Isaac Halloome (shoemaker) deeds to Joseph Sowter and wife Elizabeth half of the house where I lately lived, and which was the inheritance of my late wife Mary, daughter of Elizabeth Fairfield, with the land, etc. (SD 13:163). Hawley Street. on 3 July 1684 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.11 He was deed This Instrumt, of Agreemt. exhibited unto the Court for their approbation The Court consent to and confirme ye same.

Attestr. Isa: Addington Clre
Entred 21.July 1684
p Isa: Addington Clre.

To All to whome these presents shall come: Know Ye that I Isaac Halloome of Boston Shoe-maker for and in consideration of the sume of Six pounds to me in hand paid at and before the'n Sealing and delivery hereof, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge Have granted enfeoffed & confirmed, and by these presents Do grant enfeoffe and confirme unto Joseph Sowter and Elizabeth his wife and their heires and the heires of the Survivour of them for ever All that moity of One house in Boston aforesd. wherein I ye. sd. Isaac Halloome have lately lived, weh. formerly belonged to & was ye inheritance of Elizabeth Fairfield mother of Mary Halloome my late wife Together with the Land garden & Orchard thereto belonging with other th'appurtenances To Have & To Hold the sd. house Land & premisses with th'appurtenances unto the sd. Joseph Sowter and Elizabeth his wife and their heires and the heires of the Survivour of them for ever And I the sd. Isaac Halloome have given livery and Seizin of the premisses aforesd. unto the sd. Joseph Sowter and Elizabeth his wife in due forme of Law And moreover I the sd. Isaac Halloome for the consideration aforesd. and for other good causes and considerations me hereunto moveing Have given granted bargained and sold unto the sd. Joseph Sowter and Elizabeth his wife one Bedsteed, One Bed, one Rugg, three chaires, one pewtar dish and all other goods and Chattles whatsoever now in or upon the abovementiond. premisses, wch. did any waies of right belong unto me or doth now belong unto me and have given the possession of the sd. pewtar dish in the name of all the aforementioned goods & Chattels unto the sd. Joseph Sowter, and moreover I the sd. Isaac Halloome do remise release and for ever quit claim unto ye. sd. Joseph Souter and Elizabeth his wife all cause and causes of action debts dues and demands whatsoever. In Witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and Seale this third day of July in the thirty Sixth yeare of our Sovereign King Charles the Second of England &a. Annoq Domi. 1684.

Isaac Halloome a marke & Seale
July 19th. 1684. Isaac Halloome personally appearing acknowledged this Instrumt. to be his act and deed.

Before Sam: Sewall Assist.
p Isa: Addington Clre.

Signed Sealed and Deliud. and Livery and Seizin and possession given of all and singular the premisses in ye. presence of
Nico: King.
Nathaniel Bishop
Entred 21°. July 1684. on 21 July 1684 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.12 He was Name: Joseph Souther Year: 1691

Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Source Publication Code: 1224.1

Primary Immigrant: Souther, Joseph

Annotation: Date and place of death, or date and place of will administration or place of mention in the New World. Extracted from several sources, including abstracts from the Prerogative Court of Canterbury Probate and Administration Act Books for the period 1610-1

Source Bibliography: Coldham, Peter Wilson. English Estates of American Colonists, American Wills and Administrations in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1610-1699. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983. 72p.
Page: 54 in 1691 at Boston, Massachusetts.13 He died between 1696 and 1697 at Boston, Province of Massachusetts.1,14 His estate was probated on 27 November 1721 at Suffolk County Probate #4470 - Will, Boston, Province of Massachusetts;
The Will of Joseph Sowther of Boston, Massachusetts
Suffolk County Probate #4470

In the name of God Amen. The fourteenth day of December in the year of our Lord God 1696, I Joseph Souther of Boston in New England, Cooper, being very sick and weak of Body, but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given to God therefore, falling in mind the mortality of my body and knowing it is appointed for man once I die, Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I Give and Recomend my soul into the hands of God that gave it and for my body I commend it to earth to be buried in decent manner at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God. And as touching such worldly effects it hath pleased God to bestow on me in this life, I give Devise and Dispose of the same in the following manner and form. . .

Imprimis I give and bequeath to Elizabeth my dearly beloved Wife the improvement of my whole estate both reall and personall for and during her naturall life, with all the rent and profits arising there from. . . Jhorn My Will is that after the decease of Elizabeth my P Wife, My house and Land and what moveables may be left, shall be Apprised and an Equall Diffusion made amongst my Children that is to say into seavon Equall parts and whereas my son Joseph is Dead, his two Children, Joseph and Christopher shall have their fathers part equally between them, My sons John, Daniel & Samuel and My Daughters, Elizabeth, Diannah & Sarah shall all have alike even part of My Estate, and my Will is that my son John Souther shall have my house and Land and shall have three years time to pay his Brothers and sisters there part, that so he be not Constrained to resell house and Land for payment, thereof, and inform any of my P children should Die before paid, and have no child as heir such part or parts shall be equally Divided amongst the survivors my Children, and I do hereby Constitue make and ordain My Dearly beloved Wife Elizabeth and My loving son John Souther the sole Executors of this my Last Will and Testament And I do hereby utterly disallow, revoke and disanul all and every other formar Testament wills and Legacies Requost and Exeuctors by me in any ways before this time named, Willed and beqhoathed Rattifying and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament In Witness I have hereunto put my hand and Seal this day and year first above Written:

                                                                       the mark of
Signed, Sealed, Publish'd, Pronounced and declared                                                                                      X
by the said Joseph Souther as his Last Will                                                              Joseph Souther
and Testament In the presence of us subscribers.

William Clough / Elizabeth Souther Executrix pre-
John Clough / sented this Will for Probat, and
John Cole / William Clough, John Clough, and John
********** / Cole made Oath that they saw Joseph
/ Souther signature seal, and heard him
Publish and declare the same to be his last Will & Testament and that when he so did, he was of sound disposing mind & memory to the best of their discerning and that they let to their hand as witnesses thereof in the Testator's Presence.
Boston; Nov.r 27.1721. Samuel Sewall J. Probate

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No "Inventory" was found in the probate packet!
Joseph can also be found with his surname spelled: Souter, Sowter and Souther.

The exact date and place of birth of Joseph has not been discovered. It is believed he was born in England as all people emigrating to New England during the great migration were from England. He arrived sometime before 27 Aug 1649 [27 (6) 1649 - old style] as that is when he was admitted to be a townsman at Boston. It is also not known why Joseph came to Massachusetts Bay Colony. He was most likely a Puritan. The Puritans left England in search of new lands and greater religious freedom. They believed in a direct relationship between the individual and God, and felt that the rituals used by the Church of England (or Anglican Church) interfered with this direct relationship. Instead of the rituals, music and elaborate architecture of the Church of England, the Puritans emphasized Bible-reading, sermons, prayers and the unaccompanied singing of psalms in their services. The search goes on to find the origins of Joseph in England.

He and his family were most likely members of the First Church of Boston, located several blocks from their home located at then "Souther's Corner", now the corner of Hawley Streets and Milk Street. Hawley Street was at that time Bishop's Alley. [1708]

By 1669 the Old South Society had been formed and their first meeting house built soon after, only steps away from their home and they began to worship there. After it burned down in 1729, a new brick church was erected which still stands today. The congregation that built the Old South Meeting House were descended from the Puritans who founded Massachusetts Bay Colony in the early 17th century.

It has been stated (without proof) that Joseph Sowther is the brother of John Sowther of Boston and that they may be the sons of Nathaniel Sowther, first secretary of Plimoth Colony. (see later for more details)

He and Elizabeth were married 22 Oct 1657, most likely at the newly completed Town House of Boston, by Governor John Endicott, a Puritan who also sympathized with the Separatists. Their marriage was recorded in the 9th volume of The Record Commissioners of the City of Boston, "Joseph Sowther & Elizabeth Fairefield daughter of Daniel Fairefeild of Boston were married 22nd -- 8th mo. 1657 [old style] by John Endecott Govr.

In Jun and Jul 1675 Joseph served in King Philip's War under Captain Samuel Mosley at Mount Hope. King Philip's War was one of the bloodiest Colonial Wars. By the end of the year, 52 of the 90 settlements had been attacked and 12 of them completely destroyed.

Joseph was made a Freeman in Boston on 13 Feb 1683. He was a Cooper by trade.

Joseph wrote his will on 16 Dec 1696 (see below). He died sometime after 16 Dec 1696, when he wrote his will and when it was proved at Boston on 27 Nov 1721 by Samuel Sewall, Judge Probate.

The burial place or tombstone of Joseph Sowther has not been found, but is more than likely in King's Chapel Burial Ground (formerly known as Central Burying Ground), just a few blocks away from where he resided at "Souther's Corner" and where his wife is buried. Over the past 300 years his tombstone has probably been damaged upon recognition or lost completely. The first burial ground in Boston was established in 1630 from property once owned by Isaac Johnson and is known today as King's Chapel Burial Ground only by association to its proximity to the chapel. The cemetery is on Tremont Street and part of the "Freedom Trail".

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The Will of Joseph Sowther of Boston, Province of Massachusetts
Suffolk County Probate #4470


In the name of God Amen. The fourteenth day of December in the year of our Lord God 1696, I Joseph Souther of Boston in New England, Cooper, being very sick and weak of Body, but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given to God therefore, falling in mind the mortality of my body and knowing it is appointed for man once I die, Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I Give and Recommend my soul into the hands of God that gave it and for my body I commend it to earth to be buried in decent manner at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God. And as touching such worldly effects it hath pleased God to bestow on me in this life, I give Devise and Dispose of the same in the following manner and form. . .

Imprimis I give and bequeath to Elizabeth my dearly beloved Wife the improvement of my whole estate both reall and personall for and during her naturall life, with all the rent and profits arising there from. . . Jhorn My Will is that after the decease of Elizabeth my P Wife, My house and Land and what moveables may be left, shall be Apprised and an Equall Diffusion made amongst my Children that is to say into seavon Equall parts and whereas my son Joseph is Dead, his two Children, Joseph and Christopher shall have their fathers part equally between them, My sons John, Daniel & Samuel and My Daughters, Elizabeth, Diannah & Sarah shall all have alike even part of My Estate, and my Will is that my son John Souther shall have my house and Land and shall have three years time to pay his Brothers and sisters there part, that so he be not Constrained to resell house and Land for payment, thereof, and inform any of my P children should Die before paid, and have no child as heir such part or parts shall be equally Divided amongst the survivors my Children, and I do hereby Constitute make and ordain My Dearly beloved Wife Elizabeth and My loving son John Souther the sole Executors of this my Last Will and Testament And I do hereby utterly disallow, revoke and disanul all and every other formar Testament wills and Legacies Requost and Exeuctors by me in any ways before this time named, Willed and beqhoathed Rattifying and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament In Witness I have hereunto put my hand and Seal this day and year first above Written:

                                                                       the mark of
Signed, Sealed, Publish'd, Pronounced and declared                                                                                      X
by the said Joseph Souther as his Last Will                                                              Joseph Souther
and Testament In the presence of us subscribers.

William Clough / Elizabeth Souther Executrix pre-
John Clough / sented this Will for Probat, and
John Cole / William Clough, John Clough, and John
********** / Cole made Oath that they saw Joseph
/ Souther signature seal, and heard him

Publish and declare the same to be his last Will & Testament and that when he so did, he was of sound disposing mind & memory to the best of their discerning and that they let to their hand as witnesses thereof in the Testator's Presence.

Boston; Nov.r 27.1721. Samuel Sewall J. Probate


Note: No "Inventory" was found in the probate packet! The original will is in the vault of the Massachusetts Archives, Columbia Point, Dorchester, Massachusetts.
Matthew's, American Armoury and Blue Book

Charles Edward Souther, of Montrose, S. Orange, N.J. (Son of Elbridge H. Souther, b 1813, m Mary D. Whittier; son of Moses, b 1788; son of Jonathan, b 1761; son of Samuel, b 1730; son of Samuel, b 1696; son of John, b 1660; son of Joseph Souther, of Boston, nephew of Nathaniel Souther [Souter], of Scrooby, Lincolnshire, Eng., settled in New Eng., Clerk of Plymouth Colony, 1635-46 ).

Born at Haverhill, Mass., Aug. 16, 1844; Counsellor-at-Law, S.N.Y; Grad. A.B. Harvard Univ. 1865; Columbia Law School, LL.B. 1869; Mem. Executive Committee, N.Y. Law Inst., elected Treasurer 1898; m June 30, 1877, Mary, da. of Tristam Burges, of Providence, R.I.
Issue.: i. Tristam Burges; i. Marion Page; ii. Eleanor Moore .

Arms - Azure, a chevron cotised argent.
Crest - A harpy guardant, wings displayed proper.
Residence - Montrose, South Orange, New Jersey .
Clubs - Union League, Essex County, Country of Orange, N.J.
Societies - New Eng. of N.Y., New Eng. of Orange, Down Town Assn. Bar Assn. of N.Y., American Economic Assn.

THIS IS FOR CHARLES EDWARD SOUTHER - attached here only for the purpose to show the "supposed" relation between Joseph Sowther as being the "nephew" of Nathaniel Sowther, his "uncle" and the secretary of Plimoth Colony.
He was described on 23 July 2010 at 55335105.

Children of Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] and Elizabeth Fairfield

Citations

  1. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al.
  2. [S4] George Howard Souther, Memoranda, p. 13.
  3. [S50] NEHGR, 11:205; - "Joseph Sowther was marryed to Elizabeth Fairefeild Daughter of Daniel Fairefeild of Boston 22:8:57 by John Endecott Gour.
  4. [S464] Certified Transcription of Marriage for Joseph Sowther & Elizabeth Fairefeild, Marriages: No. 1646-1799, p. 108, Certificate No. 009360 M.
  5. [S248] William S. Appleton, RC-B, Bt, M & D, p. 62, "Joseph Sowther was marryed to Elizabeth Fairefeild daught of Daniel Fairefeild of Boston 22.8.1657 by John Endecott Gov."
  6. [S129] Clarence Almon Torrey, Torrey, p. 693.
  7. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, refcode 55892.
  8. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, Reference Code 55895.
  9. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, Reference Code 55892.
  10. [S50] NEHGR, 37:174-175, "Soldiers in King Philip's War" 'Names of those who were credited with military service under Capt Mosley in June & July in 1675 at Mount Hope.'
  11. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, refcode 39808.
  12. [S780] Suffolk County Probate Office, Suffolk Deeds: Liber XIII, 13:163.
  13. [S981] Ancestry.com, Source Citation: Place: Boston, Massachusetts; Year: 1691; Page Number: 54.
    Source Information:
    Gale Research. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.
    Original data: Filby, P. William, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2010.
  14. [S681] Probate, Suffolk County Probate, Will, Docket #4470, Massachusetts Archives.

Elizabeth Fairfield

F, b. 30 October 1640, d. 14 October 1730
     Elizabeth Fairfield was born on 30 October 1640 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony; "Elisabeth daughtr of Daniel ffairefield & Elisabeth his wife borne 30° (8°) 1640."


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TMG-248 [Note: from NEHGS]
Elizabeth of Daniel & Elizabeth Fairefield born 30th day 8th month. [Only found in second MS., the bottom of leaf of oldest MS. being worn away. -- W.S.A.]1,2,3 She was the daughter of Daniel Fairfield and Elizabeth. Elizabeth Fairfield was also known as Elizabeth Fairfielde. She married Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] on 22 October 1657 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.4,5,6,7,8 Her married name was Sowther. Elizabeth Souter was a member of the Old South Church of Boston in 1708. Elizabeth, her husband and family had lived for quite some time at the corner of Milk Street and Bishop's Alley (now Hawley Street), then known as Souther's Corner. Their neighbors were the Fairfields, (her family).9,10
Elizabeth Fairfield died on 14 October 1730 at Boston, Province of Massachusetts, at age 89.11,12 She was buried in October 1730 at King's Chapel Burial Ground, Boston, Province of Massachusetts.13,14 Elizabeth's body lies in the small burial ground beside King's Chapel in Boston. [KC/28E-511 1730]. Her tombstone reads:
HERE LYES Ye BODY
OF Mrs ELIZth
SOUTER WIFE
TO Mr JOSEPH SOUTER
AGED 89 YEARS
DEC. OCTr Ye 14
1 7 3 0


Note: The King's Chapel Burial Ground is the oldest in Boston. The earliest known burial was in 1649 and the last was in 1796. Other notables interred here include: John Winthrop (Boston's First Governor); Sir Isaac Johnson (the burial ground use to be his garden); Captain Kidd (of pirate fame); Mary Chilton (Mayflower passenger); William Dawes (who rode with Paul Revere) and Elizabeth Paine (of the Scarlet Letter fame).
She was described on 15 July 2010 at 54981945.

Children of Elizabeth Fairfield and Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor]

Citations

  1. [S248] William S. Appleton, RC-B, Bt, M & D, p. 9.
  2. [S440] Certified Transcription of Birth for Elizabeth Fairfield, Births 1630-1799, 2:2-3.
  3. [S50] NEHGR, 2:79 (online edition).
  4. [S50] NEHGR, 11:205; - "Joseph Sowther was marryed to Elizabeth Fairefeild Daughter of Daniel Fairefeild of Boston 22:8:57 by John Endecott Gour.
  5. [S464] Certified Transcription of Marriage for Joseph Sowther & Elizabeth Fairefeild, Marriages: No. 1646-1799, p. 108, Certificate No. 009360 M.
  6. [S248] William S. Appleton, RC-B, Bt, M & D, p. 62, "Joseph Sowther was marryed to Elizabeth Fairefeild daught of Daniel Fairefeild of Boston 22.8.1657 by John Endecott Gov."
  7. [S129] Clarence Almon Torrey, Torrey, p. 693.
  8. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, refcode 55892.
  9. [S290] City of Boston, SAP, p. 432.
  10. [S645] Unknown author, RC-1700-1728, p. 490-50.
  11. [S493] Certified Transcription of Death for Elizabeth Souther, Certificate No. 011234 D.
  12. [S307] TI, transcribed by Author at King's Chapel Burial Ground, Boston in 2001.
  13. [S85] Thomas Bridgman, Memorials, p. 109.
  14. [S307] TI, transcribed by Author - 2001.

John Souther

M, b. 5 September 1660, d. 14 February 1747/48
     John Souther was HOLD - DO NOT DELETE

LAST     Sowther / Souther / Souter
FIRST     John
MISC     of Boston, Stoneham and Reading

BIRTH     1656 c. 1657 c.

SPOUSE     Sarah ______ (1st November 8, 1705; Mary Parker-Poole (2nd), dau of Hannah Parker & widow of Samuel Poole of Boston June 30, 1715; Mary Henderson (3rd)

CHILDREN     Elizabeth m John Holland Lois m Jonathan Brown Eunice m Timothy Breed Joseph John March 29, 1696 Nathaniel Children of third marriage: April 1, 1716 Mary; January 23, 1717 January 23, 1718 John d.young July 1, 1721 Ann November 16, 1723 John March 27, 1726 Sarah June 29, 1729 Elizabeth

OCCUPATION     Blacksmith Retailer

EVENT     All children bap. Second Church. 1689 John Sowther, appears on tax list under Greenwood. and a negro woman. 1695 inhabitant ward 1. (TR 1). October 23, 1718 granted liberty to dig in Lyn St. for a drain. (TR 13:46). July 24, 1733 John Souter permitted to sell strong drink as a retailer (TR 13:257).

OFFICE     1708 1709 held town office. Tythingman. (TR 8).

DEED     October 31, 1698 John Souther (blacksmith) buys of John Nash N.E. end of house and land near the North Battery. (SD 24:44). S.W. corner Hanover and Commercial Sts. January 7, 1698 January 7, 1699 John Souther (blacksmith) buys of Joseph Nash S.W. end of house and land near the North Battery. 9SD 24:47). S.E. side Hanover St., near Commercial. December 10, 1701 John Souther (blacksmith) buys of Jacob Nash one-half part of a piece of land. (SD 31:19). S.E. side of Hanover St. near Commercial St. September 4, 1706 John Souther (blacksmith) buys of John Nash wharf and land, with cooper's shop and warehouse. (SD 24:45). E. side Commercial St. near Hanover St. September 15, 1708 John Souther (blacksmith) buys of John Nash house, land, wharf, shop and warehous. (SD 24:48). W. side Commercial St. near the Battery and the N.E. side, near the Battery. February 13, 1716 February 13, 1717 John Souther (blacksmith) with wife Mary, mortgages to John Clark, et al. all the S.W. of a house and land at the North End; N.W. North St., S.W. Joseph Sweetman, S.E. sd John Souther. (SD 31:36). S.E. side of Hanover St. near Commercial St. February 13, 1724 February 13, 1725 John Souther (blacksmith) and wife Mary mortgage to John Clark et al house and land and wharf at the North End; W. in the front on Lynn St., N. on thw Town's land, E. on the sea, S. land of widow Ireland. Cancelled August 9, 1732. (SD 38:185). Commercial St. near. April 10, 1725 John Souther (blacksmith) and wife Mary deed to Japez Tuthill (Heelmaker) land in the North End, with house thereon; N. on Lynn St., W. by land now in possession of Joseph Dodge, S. by land of Joshua Thornton, E. by land of Abiel Reddock. (SD 39:244). Commercial St. near Hanover St. May 26, 1726 John Souther (blacksmith) and wife Mary deed to Thomas Stoddard (boatbuilder) house and land in the North End next to the Town slip; S.W. on Lynn St., N.W. on Town slip extending into Charles River, N.E. on Charles River, S.E. on land and flats now or formerly the widow Irelands. (SD 39:296). Commercial St. near Hanover St. January 1, 1730 January 1, 1731 John Souther (blacksmith) and wife Mary, Elizabeth Pike (widow), Thomas Paine (Joiner), and wife Dianah, William Gresham (mariner) and wife Sarah, deed to Nathaniel Balston house and land; N. on Milk St., E. on Bishops alley, S. land of sd Balstone, W. sd Balstone's land. (SD 45:40). S.W. corner Milk and Hawley Sts.

CHURCH     Second Church

DIED     1747 1748 age 91.
BURIAL     King's Chapel.

TEXT     Second marriage by Mr. Cotton Mather. (TR 28:15). Third marriage by Rev. Thomas Bridge. (TR 28:60).
REFERENCE     first wife Sarah ______ is / second wife Mary Parker is / third wife Mary Henderson is /daughter Elizabeth is / daughter Lois is / daughter Eunice is / son Joseph is / son John is / son Nathaniel is / daughter Mary is / son John (b.1717/8) is / daughter Ann is / son John (b.1723) is / daughter Sarah is / daughter Elizabeth (b.1729) is / John Nash is / Joseph Nash is / Jacob Nash is / John Clark is / Japez Tuthill is / Thomas Stoddard is /
ABUTTERS     widow Ireland is / Joseph Dodge is / Joshua Thornton is / Abiel Reddock is /
REFCODE     55890.

He was Blacksmith Retailer. He was born on 5 September 1660 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1,2,3 He was the son of Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] and Elizabeth Fairfield. John Souther married first to Sarah Burrill, daughter of George Burrill Jr. and Deborah Simpkins, at Massachusetts Bay Colony.4,5,6

John Souther (blacksmith) buys of John Nash N.E. end of house and land near the North Battery. (Suffolk Deeds 24:44). S.W. corner Hanover and Commercial Streets.

07 Jan 1698/99: John Souther (blacksmith) buys of Joseph Nash S.W. end of house and land near the North Battery. (Suffolk Deeds 24:47). S.E. side Hanover Street, near Commercial Street.

10 Dec 1701: John Souther (blacksmith) buys of Jacob Nash one-half part of a piece of land. (Suffolk Deeds 31:19). S.E. side of Hanover St. near Commercial Street.

04 Sep 1706: John Souther (blacksmith) buys of John Nash wharf and land, with cooper's shop and warehouse. (Suffolk Deeds 24:45). E. side Commercial Street near Hanover St.

15 Sep 1708: John Souther (blacksmith) buys of John Nash house, land, wharf, shop and warehouse. (Suffolk Deeds 24:48). W. side Commercial Street near the Battery and the N.E. side, near the Battery.

13 Feb 1716/17: John Souther (blacksmith) with wife Mary, mortgages to John Clark, et al. all the S.W. of a house and land at the North End; N.W. North Street, S.W. Joseph Sweetman, S.E. sd John Souther. (Suffolk Deeds 31:36). S.E. side of Hanover Street near Commercial Street.

13 Feb 1724/25: John Souther (blacksmith) and wife Mary mortgage to John Clark et al house and land and wharf at the North End; W. in the front on Lynn Street, N. on the Town's land, E. on the sea, S. land of widow Ireland. Cancelled August 9, 1732. (Suffolk Deeds 38:185). Commercial Street near [sic].

10 Apr 1725: John Souther (blacksmith) and wife Mary deed to Japez Tuthill (Heelmaker) land in the North End, with house thereon; N. on Lynn Street, W. by land now in possession of Joseph Dodge, S. by land of Joshua Thornton, E. by land of Abiel Reddock. (Suffolk Deeds 39:244). Commercial Street near Hanover Street.

26 May 1726: John Souther (blacksmith) and wife Mary deed to Thomas Stoddard (boatbuilder) house and land in the North End next to the Town slip; S.W. on Lynn Street, N.W. on Town slip extending into Charles River, N.E. on Charles River, S.E. on land and flats now or formerly the widow Ireland. (Suffolk Deeds 39:296). Commercial Street near Hanover Street.

01 Jan 1730/31: John Souther (blacksmith) and wife Mary, Elizabeth Pike (widow), Thomas Paine (Joiner), and wife Dianah, William Gresham (mariner) and wife Sarah, deed to Nathaniel Balston house and land; N. on Milk Street, E. on Bishops Alley (formerly Souther Corner), S. land of said Balstone, W. said Balstone's land. (Suffolk Deeds 45:40). S.W. corner Milk and Hawley Streets.7 John Souther married second to Mary Parker, daughter of Hananiah Parker and Elizabeth Browne, on 8 November 1705 at Boston, Province of Massachusetts.8,9 John Souther died on 14 February 1747/48 at Charlestown, Province of Massachusetts, at age 87.10,11,12 He was buried at King's Chapel Burial Ground, Row 28, Section E. #509, Boston, Province of Massachusetts.11 His estate was probated in 1747/48 at Middlesex County Probate #20874 - Administration, Charlestown, Province of Massachusetts. In 1695, John Souter was found as an inhabitant of ward 1. On 23 October 1718 he was granted liberty to dig in Lyn Street for a drain and on 24 Jul 1733, John was permitted to sell strong drink as a retailer.7


John was the ancestor of all the Haverhill Souther families. All of his children were baptized at Second Church (old North Church). John and his second wife, Mary, were married by the Reverend Mr. Cotton Mather.

In 1689 John was found on a Tax List with a servant simply listed as "negro man".

On 12 May 1702, Samuell Haugh, John Souther and Peter Wire are chosen Constables for the year ensueing. (RC-1700-1728, p. 24)

Events pertaining to his estate are taken from, Charlestown Genealogies and Estates, p. 884. Estate taxed in 1739. He buys of Thomas Millard, 1724/5, a house and 16 acres.

He resided at Stoneham, Reading and Boston and according to King's Chapel Records and a slate slab in the chapel's Burial Ground, (KC/28E-509 1747) died at 91 years of age. In his later years he had resided with his son-in-law, Timothy Breed. His son Nathaniel was appointed administrator of his estate 7 Mar 1748. His real property was valued at £1,260.

His epitaph reads:
Here Lyes Buried
Ye Body of Mr.
JOHN SOUTHER
who Departed this life
Febry 14th A.D. 1747 in Ye
91st Year of His Age.12

He was described on 15 July 2010 at 54990857.

Children of John Souther and Sarah Burrill

Citations

  1. [S50] NEHGR, 15:347.
  2. [S248] William S. Appleton, RC-B, Bt, M & D, p. 74.
  3. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, Reference Code 55892.
  4. [S129] Clarence Almon Torrey, Torrey, p. 693.
  5. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al.
  6. [S595] Ruth Burell-Brown, Burrell, G2 (no actual page #s).
  7. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, Reference Code 55890.
  8. [S129] Clarence Almon Torrey, Torrey, p. 593.
  9. [S146] Edward Webster McGlenen, BM-1700-1751, p. 15.
  10. [S9] Thomas Bellows Wyman and Henry Herbert Edes, Charlestown-Genealogies, K-Z, p. 884.
  11. [S85] Thomas Bridgman, Memorials, p. 109.
  12. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, refcode 55890.

Hannah Souther

F, b. 31 August 1663
     Hannah Souther was born on 31 August 1663 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1 She was the daughter of Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] and Elizabeth Fairfield. No further information has been found, not mentioned in her father's will.

Citations

  1. [S4] George Howard Souther, Memoranda, p. 13.

Paul Souther

M, b. 30 January 1665/66
     Paul Souther was born on 30 January 1665/66 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1,2 He was the son of Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] and Elizabeth Fairfield. No further information has been found; not mentioned in his father's will.

Citations

  1. [S248] William S. Appleton, RC-B, Bt, M & D, p. 97.
  2. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, Reference Code 55892.

Samuel Souther

M, b. 9 December 1670, d. between 14 February 1731 and 18 March 1731
     Development in the Shadwell area was greatly encouraged by the enterprising speculator Thomas Neale, who built the chapel, St. Paul's by Shadwell Basin in 1656 (rebuilt in 1821). Most of the 8,000 dwellings in the area at the time were small and wood-framed, in-filled with bricks. The area between the Highway and the river became one of the most wretched slums in Victorian Britain. At the beginning of the 19th century Malcolm said:

"Thousands of useful tradesmen, artisans and mechanicks and numerous watermen inhabit [Shadwell] but their homes and workshops will not bear description."
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"SHADWELL ST. PAUL'S , a parish and populous metropolitan district in the borough of the Tower Hamlets, and Tower division of Ossulstone hundred, county Middlesex, 2 miles S.E. of St. Paul's, London. It is a station on the Blackwall railway. This place, formerly called Chadwelle, took its name from a mineral spring in the "Sun Tavern" fields, dedicated to St. Chad. Previous to 1669 it was a hamlet in the parish of Stepney, and belonged to the Nealds, but was made a distinct parish by Act of Parliament.

It extends along the northern bank of the Thames, including the lower basin of the London Docks, and comprises about 70 acres, mostly built over. The population in 1861 was 8,499. That portion of the parish called Lower Shadwell abuts on the river, and is chiefly inhabited by ship-chandlers, provision merchants, sailmakers, coopers, anchor smiths, and other trades connected with the shipping interest. It contains the 'K' police station, a market, and the Lascar barracks. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of London, value £452, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. Paul, is a modern structure, with a tower surmounted by a spire. It was rebuilt on the site of the original edifice in 1821, at a cost of £14,000. There are places of worship for Independents, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists. There are National schools, rebuilt in 1837, and endowed with an income of £220; also Protestant Dissenters' schools, situated in Shakespeare's Walk, and endowed with £70 per annum, bequeathed in 1712. Captain Cooke's almshouses for 31 seamen's widows were rebuilt and further endowed by John Car. In 1615 Sir Robert Cotton discovered a Roman grave here. Matthew Mead, the celebrated Nonconformist minister, was appointed to this living by Cromwell in 1658, but dis-placed in 1662.

Description(s) from "The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland" (1868), transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003.

Samuel Souther was Mariner. He and Joseph Aspinwall were associated; Resided together for 4 years at Spring Street, Shadwell, London.1 Samuel Souther and Philllip Lewis were associated; Related to Samuel Souther.2 Samuel Souther was born on 9 December 1670 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.3,4 He was the son of Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] and Elizabeth Fairfield. Samuel Souther was resided between 1712 and 1730 at Spring Street, Shadwell, London, co. Middlesex, England.5 He died between 14 February 1731 and 18 March 1731 at Boston, Province of Massachusetts; [will written - will proved].6 His estate was probated on 13 March 1731/32 at Suffolk County Probate #6215 - Will, Boston, Province of Massachusetts; Last Will and Testament of Samuel Souther: Suffolk County Probate #6214, 13 March 1731/2

In the Name of God Amen I Samuel Souther of Boston in the County of Suffolk in New England late of London in Great Britain Mariner being sick and weak of Body but of sound disposing mind and Memory and Considering the uncertainty of this life Do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following Hereby Revoking and making Null and Void all former and other Wills by me at any time heretofore made First and principally I Committ my precious and immortal Soul into the hands of God my Creator relying solely on his mercy through the Merits and Satisfaction of my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ for the pardon of my sins and Gracious acceptance with him my Body I Commit to the Earth to be Decently interred at the Discretion of my Executor herein after named and as for my Temporal Goods and Estate I Will that the same be employed and Bestowed in manner as is herein after Expressed That is to say, Imprimis I will and order that all my just Debts and Funeral Expenses be well and truly paid with all Convenient Speed next after my decease -----

Item I give and Bequeath unto my Sister Sarah Grimes the sum of Five Pounds in Bills of Credit on the Massachusetts Province

Item I Give to Mrs. Jane Alden the sum of Five Pounds in like Bills of Credit as a token of my Respect to her for her kindness to me in my present sickness

Item I Do hereby give Devise and Bequeath unto my well Beloved Nephew John Souther of Boston aforesaid Shipwright my Dwelling House and Land scituate Lying and being in Spring Street in Chadwell London Together with all the Rest, Residue & Remainder of my Estate both Real and Personal whatssover and wheresoever To be holden by him the said John Southers his Heirs & assigns forever. -

Item I Do hereby Nominate Constitute and appoint my said well Beloved Nephew John Souther to be the Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament ---

In Witness whereof I the said Samuel Souther have hereunto set my Hand & Seal the fourteenth Day of February Anno Dom--- one thousand Seven hundred & Thirty one Annoq RiRis Georgij Sewind I Magnee Britannia &c. quinto -

                                   Samuel Souther

Declared by the Said Samuel Souther the Testament
To be his last Will & Testament in presence of us

Richard Whitehorne
Brice Euley
Thomas Inches
Jos. Marion.

" 18 April 1670 - Samuell Souther to John Wright, 4 years Nevis." (Note: Nevis is a small island in the Caribbean Islands, south east of Saint Kitts.7,8


c. 1714-1715 - "Samuel Souther, of Shadwell, Middlesex, mariner aged 42. He was born and bred up in Boston where he knew Lillie for more than 20 years. The Dove was finished as Scituate in December 1704 when the deponent was aboard her with Phillip Lewis to whom he is related. Lewis wrote a letter to his wife in New England telling her about the seizure of the ship."2
He was deed

This Indenture made ye first day of August in ye yeare of our Lord One thousand six hundred & Eighty seven, Between Samuel Souther of Boston in New England of the one part, & Benjamin Gillam (Marzin.) of sd. place on the other part Witness?? That ye sd. Samuel Souther both (with the consent of his parents) put forth & bind himselfe an Apprentice unto ye sd. Benja. Gillam, from ye day of ye date of those present, for & During ye full xxxxxxxxxxxxx [and in form] of seven years from thonxxxx next ensuing & fully to be xxxxxx ended & ye sd. Samuel Souther do[th] faithfully promise to serve ye sd. Benjamin Gillam, his heires, Exxxx, Admxx or Assignes during the sd. xxxxx, his sovretts to keep his lawfull comand shall gladly Doxx & obey & shall in all things behave himselfe as a faithfull Apprentice ought to do & in consideration whereof yesd. Benja: Gillam doth promise, to learn the sd. Samuel Souther ye Art of Navigation xoe farr as he is capable to learne, or so farr as sd Gillam knoweth to find & allow of sd Samuel Souther xxx xxx [Meat drink] washing & lodging during the sd formd In witness whereof ye parties abovenamed have to those present Indentures interchangably sett their hands & seales ye day & yeare above written.
                                                                                                    his
Sealed & ?????d in presents of                                                       Samuel S Souther
Nathanill Balston, Antho: Stoddard                                                            mark & xxxx
                         Mr. Nathn Balston personally appeared before me

Before Sim~ Bradstreet, Govr

[Original Deed Book - Massachusetts Archives, Boston, Massachusetts] on 1 August 1687 at Suffolk Deeds, Volume 15, Item #, Boston, Massachusetts.

c. 1719 - "Joseph Aspinwall of St. Paul, Shadwell, Middlesex, sailor aged 44. He was chief mate and Thomas Slow was boatswain of the 300 ton Neptune, Mr. John King, of which Samuel Barons was the owner. She went from London to South Carolina in ballast but carrying 28 servants consigned to Mr. Splat of whom 2 ran away when they reached Charles Town on 1 May 1718. Splat said that some of the others were of little or no value. After loading pitch, tar, rice and deer skins for London, the ship sailed from Carolina on 30 August 1718 but was captured on the same day by a piratical vessel of 100 tons called the Queen Anne's Revenge which carried 12 guns and 80 men commanded by Charles Vane and taken to Green Turtle Key, an island in the Bahamas north of Providence Island. There the Neptune was dismasted and plundered and some of her cargo loaded on to the 30 ton sloop Wolf commanded by Nicholas Woodall. John King and his company, of whom only 9 survived and some of them sick, were threatened with beatings by the pirates unless they would agree to join them. In November 1718 the Governor of Providence sent the Willing Mind, a vessel of 200 tons carrying 12 guns and 60 armed men, to retrieve the remainder of the Neptune's cargo left by the pirates and to take it to England. The deponent has lodged for 4 years with Mr. Samuel Souther in Spring Street, Shadwell."9


"Souther, Nathaniel, of ship Samuel and Henry, bachelor. Administration to brother Samuel Souther, attorney for father Joseph Souther in Boston, New England. (Aug. 1691)."10,11


The following is transcribed from the original Will of Samuel in custody of the Massachusetts State Archives in Boston.

"In the Name of God Amen I Samuel Souther of Boston in the County of Suffolk in New England late of London in Great Britain Mariner being sick and weak of Body but of sound disposing mind and memory and considering the uncertainty of this life Do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following Hereby Revoking and making Null and Void all former and other Wills by me at any time herefore made First and principally I Committ my preceious and Immortal Soul into the hands of God my Creator relying solely on his Mercy through the Merits and Satisfaction of my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ father pardon of my Sins and Gracious acceptance with him my Body I Committ to the Earth.

To be decently Interred at the Discretion of my Executor herein afternamed And as for my Temporal Goods and Estate I Will that the same be employed and bestowed in manner as is herein after Expressed That is to say, Imprienes I will and order that all my Just Debts and Funeral Expensces be well and truly paid with all Convenient Speed next after my Decease.

Item          I give and Bequeath unto my Sister Sarah Grimes the Sum of Five Pounds in Bills of Credit on the Massachusets Province
Item      I Give to Mrs. Jane Alden the sum of Five Pounds in like Bills of Credit as token of my Respect to her for her kindness to me in my present sickness
Item      I do hereby give Devise and Bequeath unto my well Beloved nephew John Souther of Boston aforesaid Shipwright my Dwelling House and Land Scituate Lying and being in Spring Street in Chadwell London Together with all the Rest, Residue & Remainder of my Estate both Real and Personal whatsoever and wheresoever To be holden by him the said John Souther his Heirs & assigns forever.
Item      I do hereby Nominate Constitute and appoint my said well Beloved Nephew John Souther to be the Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I the said Samuel Souther have hereunto set my Hand & Seal the fourteenth Day of February anno dorm~ One thousand Seven hundred & Thirty One Annoque RiRi Georgi Secu?i Magno Britannia &c quinto -

Samuell Souther

Signed Sealed published Declared by the Said Samuel Souther the Testator to be his last Will & Testament in presence of us
Richard Whitehorne
Brice Euley
Thomas Inches
Jos. Marion"
_________

Note: Mrs. Jane (Whippe) Alden is the wife of Thomas Alden, 2nd cousin 8x and 9x removed of the author).12

He was (an unknown value) on 14 December 1996 at Smallfield, Surrey, England. He was a witness Jane (Whippe) Alden was admitted to the Old South Church on 17 Mar 1727/8. (Boston Old South Church Admissions, p. 51).

She took care of Samuel Souther during his sickness and was left £5 in his will for her kindness. She lived on Milk Street (her husband's property) near Souther's Corner. Note: Samuel Souther is the author's 7th Great Grand Uncle. with Jane Whippe. Samuel Souther was The following is taken from the original Will of Samuel in custody of the Massachusetts State Archives in Boston.
     
Samuel's Will is dated 14 Feb 1731 and was proved at Boston on 13 Mar 1731. He calls himself a resident of Boston, "late of London, Great Britain, mariner," and bequeathed to his sister, Sarah Grimes Five £ "in bills of credit on the Massachusetts Provinces," and to Mrs. Jane Alden, Five £ as a token of respect for her kindness to him in his present sickness." He also bequeathed to his nephew, John Souther of Boston, shipwright, his dwelling house and land in Spring Street, Chadwell [sic] Shadwell, London and all the remainder of his estate and appointed him his sole executor. He mentioned neither widow nor children."

From English Adventures and Emigrants, 1661-1733, by Peter Wilson Coldham, p. 138, I found the following:

"Samuel Souther, of Shadwell, Middlesex, mariner aged 42. He was born and bred up in Boston where he knew Lillie for more than 20 years. The Dove was finished as Scituate in December 1704 when the deponent was aboard her with Phillip Lewis to whom he is related. Lewis wrote a letter to his wife in New England telling her about the seizure of the ship."

From English Estates of American Colonists, American Wills and Administrations in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1610-1699, by Peter Wilson Coldham, p. 54, I found the following:

"Souther, Nathaniel, of ship Samuel and Henry, bachelor. Administration to brother Samuel Souther, attorney for father Joseph Souther in Boston, New England. (Aug. 1691)."

Citations

  1. [S340] Peter Wilson Coldham, EA-1661-1733, pp. 151.
  2. [S340] Peter Wilson Coldham, EA-1661-1733, p. 138.
  3. [S248] William S. Appleton, RC-B, Bt, M & D, p. 116.
  4. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, Reference Code 55892.
  5. [S340] Peter Wilson Coldham, EA-1661-1733, pp. 138 & 151.
  6. [S4] George Howard Souther, Memoranda, p. 14.
  7. [S515] Peter Wilson Coldham, Emigrants (1661-1699), p. 158.
  8. [S983] N. Dermott Harding and William Dodgson Bowman, Bristol and America, p. 135.
  9. [S340] Peter Wilson Coldham, EA-1661-1733, p. 150-151.
  10. [S339] Peter Wilson Coldham, EEAC, p. 54.
  11. [S515] Peter Wilson Coldham, Emigrants (1661-1699), p. 631.
  12. [S681] Probate, Suffolk County, Docket #6215 - Will of Samuel Souther, Boston, Massachusetts.

Daniel Souther

M, b. 12 August 1674
     Daniel Souther was HOLD - DON'T PRINT

LAST     Souther
FIRST     Daniel

SPOUSE     June 15, 1697 Elizabeth Boden

CHILDREN     October 16, 1698 Elizabeth

TEXT     m. by Mr. Cotton Mather. (TR 9:236).

REFERENCE     wife Elizabeth Boden is / daughter Elizabeth is /
REFCODE     55882.1 He was born on 12 August 1674 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.2,3,4 He was the son of Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] and Elizabeth Fairfield. Daniel Souther married Elizabeth Boden on 15 June 1697 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.5,6 Daniel and Elizabeth were married by Reverend Mr. Cotton Mather. Admitted as a member of Second Church on 21 Apr 1700.7,8

Child of Daniel Souther and Elizabeth Boden

Citations

  1. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al.
  2. [S248] William S. Appleton, RC-B, Bt, M & D, p. 134.
  3. [S277] VR-BCA, Deaths, 1635-1744:1672-1674:43rd for Daniel Souther.
  4. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, Reference Code 55892.
  5. [S248] William S. Appleton, RC-B, Bt, M & D, p. 236.
  6. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, Reference Code 6522.
  7. [S976] Robert Johnston Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, Records-Boston Churches, "Second Church."
  8. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, refcode 55882.

Dinah Souther

F, b. 13 April 1677
     Dinah Souther was born on 13 April 1677 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1,2 She was the daughter of Joseph Sowther [Immigrant Ancestor] and Elizabeth Fairfield. Dinah Souther was also known as Dianna Souther. She married Henry Mattock on 3 March 1698 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.3,4,2 Her married name was Mattock. Dinah or Dianna and Henry were married by Reverend Mr. Cotton Mather. She was received into the Covenant of Second Church (Old North Church) on 13 Apr 1701.5

Children of Dinah Souther and Henry Mattock

Citations

  1. [S248] William S. Appleton, RC-B, Bt, M & D, p. 143.
  2. [S919] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants & Estates et al, refcode 55892.
  3. [S129] Clarence Almon Torrey, Torrey, p. 497.
  4. [S248] William S. Appleton, RC-B, Bt, M & D, p. 244.
  5. [S976] Robert Johnston Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, Records-Boston Churches, "Second Church."

Tami Lynn Traft

F
     Tami Lynn Traft is the daughter of William Richard Traft and Susan Lee Söderstjerna.

Terry Lane Traft

M
     Terry Lane Traft is the son of William Richard Traft and Susan Lee Söderstjerna.

Henry Austin Pineo

M, b. 9 July 1803, d. after 21 September 1850
1850 Federal Census ~ Boston, Massachusetts ~ recorded as "Pines"
Henry A. Pineo w/ wife Jemima
and children Susan and Abby & mother Olive J. (Comstock) Pineo
starts on line 17
     Henry Austin Pineo was Carpenter. He was born on 9 July 1803 at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia.1,2,3 He was the son of Peter Bentley Pineo and Olive Jane Comstock. Henry Austin Pineo was born at New Brunswick.4 Henry Austin Pineo was also known as Austin Perigreen Pineo. Henry Austin Pineo was also known as Henry Dustin Pineo. Henry Austin Pineo was also known as Henry A. Pines (1850 census index). Henry Austin Pineo was also known as Perry Green. Henry Austin Pineo was also known as Henry D. Pineo (on daughter Susan's marriage certificate). He married Jemima Porter, daughter of Simon Porter and Jane Power, circa 1831. Henry Austin Pineo appeared on the census of 21 September 1850 at Ward 11, Boston, Massachusetts; (recorded under the name of "Pines").5 He died after 21 September 1850 at probably, Boston, Massachusetts. He was E-Mail from Andrew Ross Pineo
5 Jun 2005, 1:22 am
pineo_andrew@hotmail.com


Good morning Richard,

My source for the name of Austin Perigreen Pineo is Township Books Kings County, Nova Scotia Aylesford Cornwallis Horton compiled by Lorna Woodman Evans 1996, pulbished by the Family History Committee of the Kings Historical Society, printed by Press Limited, Halifax, NS. On page 47 is has the following for births in Cornwallis:

Children of Peter Bentley and Olive (Comstock) Pineo:
Austin Perigreen Pineo, born 9 July 1803
Edward Henry Pineo, b 22 February 1805
Phebe Pineo, born 17 May 1807

As far as the census image you've sent to me: I've seen the same one and think the "I" is actually a "J." possibly for Olive Jane (Comstock) Pineo, mother of Austin who became Henry A.

I also searched other pages and found a Henry Pineo in the 1860 census on page 551 for Hingham. For dwelling 1059, line 7, is Henry Pinneo, 50, M, shoemaker, born in Nova Scotia living with Henry Hudson. I think this is the
same man, but have no other proof at this time.

As you know from the Pineo marriages you compiled, Henry married in 1853 and 1862, so if this Henry in 1860 is the same one, he's in between marriages. I expect that he likely died as a pauper, but once again no proof. I have
continued my research in MA and don't find information I expect, but consider that some records have burned over the years. Perhaps this is the case with Henry/Austin.

That's it for now.

Best regards, Andrew Pineo on 5 June 2005. Henry is also known as: Austin Perigreen Pineo or Henry D. Pineo.

He and his family were found in the 1850 Federal Census for Massachusetts under the name of " Pines ".

Henry Austin Pineo's middle name is likely named after or in rememberance of his uncle, Austin Pineo who was believed lost at sea.

Children of Henry Austin Pineo and Jemima Porter

Citations

  1. [S265] Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton, Kings County, NS, p. 778.
  2. [S266] Andrew Ross Pineo, ARP.
  3. [S702] Letter, dtd 12 Dec 1995 from W. Edward Brownell of South Berwick, Nova Scotia.
  4. [S921] 1880 US Census CD, FHL Film 1254551, National Archives T9-0551, p. 407C.
  5. [S866] 1850-MA, Film M432-338, p. 229, Line 17.

Elijah Souther Jr.

M, b. 2 July 1814, d. 15 September 1866
     Elijah Souther Jr. was Shipwright / Mariner / Fisherman. He was born on 2 July 1814 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Elijah Souther Sr. [War of 1812] and Rebecca Stowell. Elijah Souther Jr. married Martha Jane Mitchell, daughter of John Mitchell and Hannah F. Barestead, in September 1843 at Hull, Massachusetts.2 Elijah Souther Jr. appeared on the census of 1855 at Hull, Massachusetts.3 He appeared on the census of 1865 at Hull, Massachusetts.4 He died on 15 September 1866 at Boston, Massachusetts, at age 52.5 In 1852, Elijah could be found listed as a Ship's Carpenter. Elijah and his family resided at Hull, Massachusetts. He was also known as a mariner. He was found dead in his boat in Boston Harbor, dying of exposure.

Children of Elijah Souther Jr. and Martha Jane Mitchell

Citations

  1. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Births, 3:43:10.
  2. [S252] MA-MA Archives-VR, Marriages, 7:99:3.
  3. [S811] Ann S. Lainhart, Hull-1855 & 1865, p. 39.
  4. [S811] Ann S. Lainhart, Hull-1855 & 1865, p. 47.
  5. [S252] MA-MA Archives-VR, Deaths, 194:105:16.

Rebecca Souther

F, b. 13 March 1816, d. 14 September 1888
     Rebecca Souther was HISTORIC HOME TOUR

Craftsmanship is part of what caused David Adams and Tom Genereux to fall in love with their 1841 Souther-Price house, when they first saw the Cape-style home in 2002.

‘‘It has a lot of curb appeal,’’ said Adams, who works for the AIDS Action Committee in Boston. ‘‘We liked the old windows with the wavy glass and the border carving. It’s amazing the carvings have survived as long as they have.’’

Around the front door, hand-carved acorn leaves and acorns show the affection someone must have felt for this home, which Rebecca Souther owned with her husband, James Price, a London seaman. The border then continues horizontally under the cedar shingle roof. The effect is to add charm to what could be an ordinary Cape.

Since the home had been recently renovated by previous owners, Adams and Genereux have concentrated on bringing out the beauty of the landscape. They’ve added a stone patio with a wisteria-covered pergola and created beds of perennials around the grassy lawn, which has an inviting pool in the center.

Deceptively small from the outside, the home is spacious inside with a roomy dining room that opens into the living room, and the kitchen/family room overlooking the yard. Inside, it feels more like a 20th-century home, aside from the fireplaces and the incredibly steep and shallow stairs that rise to the second floor.

‘‘It’s just a very calming and relaxing home,’’ Adams said. She was born on 13 March 1816 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Elijah Souther Sr. [War of 1812] and Rebecca Stowell. Rebecca Souther was also known as Rebeckah Souther. She married James Price on 13 March 1842 at Hingham, Massachusetts.2 Her married name was Price. Rebecca Souther appeared on the census of 1865 at Hingham, Massachusetts.3 She died on 14 September 1888 at Hingham, Massachusetts, at age 72.4 She was buried at Hingham Centre Cemetery, Hingham, Massachusetts. Rebecca died of heart disease at age 72 years, 7 months. She, her husband and three children, Anna M., John J. and Frederic A. Price are all buried behind the Souther Plot in Hingham Centre Cemetery, Hingham, Massachusetts. She was described on 11 September 2011 at 76359674.

Children of Rebecca Souther and James Price

Citations

  1. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Births, 3:43:11.
  2. [S32] William Henry Harrison Stowell, Stowell, p. 133.
  3. [S393] Ann S. Lainhart, Hingham-1855 & 65, p. 151.
  4. [S252] MA-MA Archives-VR, Deaths, Rebecca (Souther) Price, Volume 392, p. 359, #74.

John Sprague Souther

M, b. 29 January 1819, d. 15 November 1907
John Sprague Souther house
Built 1851 - Greek Rivival
115 Leavitt Street
Hingham, Massachusetts
     John Sprague Souther was U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
about John Sprague Souther

Name:
John Sprague Souther

Residence:
Hingham, Massachusetts

Occupation:
Cooper

Age at Enlistment:
41

Enlistment Date:
16 Apr 1861

Rank at enlistment:
Private

State Served:
Massachusetts

Survived the War?:
Yes

Service Record:
Enlisted in Company I, Massachusetts 4th Infantry Regiment on 22 Apr 1861.
Mustered out on 22 Jul 1861 at Long Island, Boston Harbor, MA.
Enlisted in Company A, Massachusetts 32nd Infantry Regiment on 20 Jan 1862.
Mustered out on 24 Oct 1862 at Washington, DC.

Birth Date:
29 Jan 1819

Sources:
Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the Civil War
The Town of Hingham (MA) in the Civil War 1861-65.
He was Cooper / Boxmaker / Woodenware. He was born on 29 January 1819 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Elijah Souther Sr. [War of 1812] and Rebecca Stowell. John Sprague Souther married Harriett N. Snow, daughter of William Snow and Sarah Lord, on 26 July 1846 at Hingham, Massachusetts.2 John Sprague Souther appeared on the census of 1850 at Hingham, Massachusetts.3 He appeared on the census of 1855 at Hingham, Massachusetts.4 He appeared on the census of 1865 at Hingham, Massachusetts.5 He appeared on the census of 22 June 1870 at Hingham, Massachusetts.6 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Hingham, Massachusetts.7 He died on 15 November 1907 at Hingham, Massachusetts, at age 88.8 He was buried at Hingham Centre Cemetery, Section A80, Hingham, Massachusetts. John and his family resided on Leavitt Street. His occupation was Cooper and Boxmaker.

The following is a paragraph taken from The Town of Hingham in the Late Civil War with sketches of its Soldiers and Sailors also the address and other exercises at the dedication of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, prepared by Fearing Burr and George Lincoln, published by order of the town, 1876, p. 215, in custody of Ronald Edward Lincoln, of Hanover, Massachusetts.

32nd Regiment

JOHN SPRAGUE SOUTHER
Born in Hingham, Jan 29, 1819

At the outbreak of the war he enlisted for three months in the Lincoln Light Infantry, Company I, Massachusetts 4th Infantry and left Hingham with this company on the afternoon of the 17th of April 1861 and mustered out on 22 Jul 1861 at Long Island, Boston Harbor. Entering service for the second time, he enlisted Jan. 20, 1862, in Company A Massachusetts Thirty-Second Infantry Regiment and mustered out on 24 Oct 1862 at Washington, DC from being unable to withstand continued exposure and the fatigue attending on frequent and protracted marches, his health continued to fail until he became entirely disabled. Six weeks were spent in the hospital at Washington, D.C; and from this institution he was discharged for disability, 10 Nov 1862.

John and his wife are buried at Hingham Centre Cemetery.

Their double headed tombstone reads:
Harriet N. Souther John S. Souther
wife of Jan 23, 1819
John S. Souther Nov 15, 1907
March 13, 1819 ______
April 28, 1895 Faithful unto death
____ A crown of life

A faithful and loving Wife
A Kind and affectionate Mother

SOUTHER


There is a Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) plaque and flag beside the stone.
He was described on 16 July 2010 at 55036740.

Children of John Sprague Souther and Harriett N. Snow

Citations

  1. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Births, 3:43:12.
  2. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Marriages, Volume 4, p. 4, #8.
  3. [S866] 1850-MA, page 33, line 38.
  4. [S393] Ann S. Lainhart, Hingham-1855 & 65, p. 6.
  5. [S393] Ann S. Lainhart, Hingham-1855 & 65, p. 151.
  6. [S1015] 1870-MA, Film M593-638, p. 131, line #17 for Hingham, MA.
  7. [S678] 1900-MA, Volume 62, E.D. 1127, Sheet 4, Line 49.
  8. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Deaths, Volume 9, p. 7, #84.

Asa Fuller Souther

M, b. 30 August 1821, d. 4 July 1890
Old Alms House - Hingham - Post Card
Asa Fuller Souther held here before his trial
From the collection of: Samuel Stowell Souther, Jr.
     Asa Fuller Souther was Shoemaker. He was born on 30 August 1821 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Elijah Souther Sr. [War of 1812] and Rebecca Stowell. Asa Fuller Souther married first to Elizabeth E. Pickard, daughter of Otis Pickard and Susan, on 19 March 1848 at Hingham, Massachusetts.2 Asa Fuller Souther married second to Sarah Ann Duphy, daughter of Robert Duphy and Ester, on 27 November 1856 at Hingham, Massachusetts.3 Asa Fuller Souther appeared on the census of 1880 at Santa Ana, Los Angeles, California.4 He died on 4 July 1890 at Summit Valley, San Bernardino, California, at age 68.5 He was buried at Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, Block 1, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California. Asa went around Cape Horn at the tip of South America in 1849. He went back the same way about six months later to be married. His wife died in childbirth. In 1860 he made his second trip to San Francisco, crossing the Isthmus of Panama on a mule. He had left his two children with his mother.

On 27 Feb 1863, Asa is found on the passenger list of the ship "Ariel" arriving in New York having returned on the last leg of his trip from San Francisco via the port of Aspinwall, Panama.

Exact Transcription of an Article in the Hingham Journal
Friday 6 Mar 1863
MURDER AT SOUTH HINGHAM - ARREST OF THE MURDERER
RESULT OF THE CORONER'S INQUEST



On Saturday evening of last week, the South part of the town was the theatre of a shocking tragedy. Two young men, Gay Richardson and George A. Clapp of Central Ward, hired a horse and buggy chaise at Mr. George Bassett's livery stable in this village at about half past seven o'clock and proceeded to South Hingham. They stopped at the residence of a woman named Souther, a residence which of late had been of bad reputs; her husband having been for several years a resident in California.

Clapp stepped to the door and inquired for a Mrs. Bates who had been stopping there and was informed by Mrs. Souther that she was not in. He then got into the carriage and they were just about to drive away, when Mr. Souther who had that day returned from California accosted them. He demanded their names and one of them replied, "Ferguson". Just at this moment a double barreled gun in the hands of Mr. Souther was discharged at the carriage occupied by the young men. The gun was heavily charged with buck shot, a number of which entered Richardson's back, others entering his neck and penetrating the carotid artery. Some of the shot struck the head of Mr. Clapp and produced bad flesh wounds. Richardson died almost immediately. Clapp started at once for the Half Way House, bearing in the chaise the lifeless body of his companion. Medical aid was at once sought and Clapp's wounds were dressed. A messenger was dispatched to inform Richardson's family of the distressful tragedy by which they were made sad mourners. Some neighbors and friends proceeded to the Half Way House and took the body home to his father's house in Elm Street.

The deceased was an active, smart, industrious young man, unmarried, a shoemaker by trade and 32 years of age. He boarded on Elm Street with his parents who are very respectable and worthy people.

On Sunday, Deputy Sheriff Gridley F. Hersey, accompanied by Constable Leavitt arrested Souther at the residence of his father and conveyed him to the lock-up at the Alms House. He made no resistance and up to the time of his arrest was ignorant of the fact that anyone was killed. When acquainted with the fact of Richardson's death, he is reported to have said he wished he had killed the other man too. Souther is said to be a man of violent temper and said he came home from California on purpose to kill some one. The gun used by Souther he purchased in Boston on Saturday.

The funeral of Richardson took place at two o'clock on Tuesday; Reverend J. Tilson officiating.

The Coroner's inquest was commenced at about noon Monday. In the absence of any regular Coroner, the Selectmen authorized Mr. Trial Justice Lewis to act in that capacity. The following jurymen were summoned by Constable David Leavitt, Anson Nickerson, John Stephenson, Bole T. Sprague, Samuel G. Bayley, John Todd and David Souther. Mr. Bayley was appointed foreman, and Charles W. S. Seymour, clerk.

The testimony was substantially as follows:

Mrs. Sarah A. Souther testified - I am the wife of Asa Fuller Souther, my husband has been in California 3 years; he came home suddenly on Saturday last, and I was not there when he arrived. He rode up from the afternoon train of cars with Mr. Turner as far as the end of River Lane - he sent his baggage to his father's and brought nothing to the house with him except a double barreled gun. I think there was something written to him by relatives which caused him to come home. He arrived home about 5 and his brother John came about 6:00; they had a long conversation in a whisper. Mrs. Mary J. Bates and Mrs. Turner were at the house when my husband got home. Mrs. Bates is the wife of Edwin Bates.

I did not know the man who came to the door on that evening; I heard the report of a gun about two minutes after I went to the door. The man who came to the door inquired for Mrs. Bates; I told him she was not at home. He said, "All right," and went away. About half an hour before the man came to the door, heard the report of a gun; think it was fired close to the door; do not know who fired it; did not see my husband leave the house with a gun; I was back towards him when he went out.

John S. Souther testified - I am a brother to Asa Fuller Souther. My brother has been in California about three years. He came home unexpectedly. A man by the name of Stodder told him in California that his wife had had a great many men there nights since his absence and that she had one child since he had been away. I have been told that the child was born about six weeks ago and I think I have it from good authority. My father told me of its arrival. I went up to bring him down to father's but he declined, saying he wanted to see who his wife had there; saw a gun in the back room but he said nothing about it or the punishment he should use with men who should come there. I left him at half-past six and saw him again at my father's the next (Sunday) morning. He told me two men came to his house Saturday evening. He told his wife to invite them in but she went to the door and gave them to understand they had better go off; he went out and asked their names and business; when they jumped into a chaise and drove off, saying their names were Ferguson; he then fired into the back of the chaise. He also said he saw a man creeping under the window and fired at him; do not know whether this was before or after the other affair. My brother told his wife he had come home to find out what she had been doing and if she did not tell him he would make her.

George A. Clapp (the party who was wounded) testified - I started from Bassett's stable between 7 and 8 o'clock Saturday night with Gay Richardson and drove to the Old Colony House and from thence to the Joshua Hersey place on Prospect Street where Asa Souther's family live; saw a man run around the corner of the house; I looked around the corner but saw no one, I went to the door and rapped. Mrs. Souther came to the door and said, "Good Evening," in response to a similar remark from me; I inquired for Mrs. Bates; she said she was not there; I said, "Good Evening," and turned towards the buggy; a man came around the house with a gun in his hand; think it was double barreled; Mr. Richardson was in the buggy; the man said "I demand your names"; I said, "Wait a moment; don't be in such a hurry"; and we started to drive off; as the buggy was turning, he repeated his demand, Richardson sung out, "Ferguson". The man with the gun repeated, "I demand your names", and I suppose fired at the same time. I heard the report and fell forward, crying out to Mr. Richardson that I was hit. He made no reply but in a moment pitched forward and fell out on the wheels. I took hold of his collar, and pulled him back into the buggy. I got the horse into a run and put my arm around Mr. Richardson; I asked him how bad he was hurt but got no response. I drove down to Mr. Kimball's by advice of a man I met. I sang out for help, but they hung back. They finally carried the man into the house. Mr. Kimball said he was dead. I told him I had been down to "Scotland", and to Souther's house. Did not know the man who had the gun; should think he was within 10 feet when he demanded our names; had not got into the street when he fired; think he was within 20 feet when he fired. Mr. Richardson was driving. Heard but one report. Think I lost my cap when the man fired. The man said nothing about firing when he demanded our names.

David Leavitt, Constable testified - that on Sunday morning he went with Deputy Sheriff G. F. Hersey to arrest Asa Fuller Souther.

Went to his house but found no one there but a little boy. Afterwards, Mrs. Souther returned; said her husband had been at home all night but had been gone about half an hour. We found Souther at the house of his father, Elijah Souther.

Mr. Hersey took him in custody. He said, "I don't know what you want to take me off for; I won't run away". He stated that he had a perfect right to shoot anybody who came to see his wife; he said all he was sorry for was that he had not killed them. (He had not been informed of Richardson's death). He said he had bought his gun in Boston for the purpose. He said he had fired at one man he found crouching under the window and who ran away when he asked him his name; he only fired one barrel then but said he wished he had let off the other. He said he went back into the house and reloaded the barrel with five or six shots about as large as a buck shot. We took him down to the Alms House and he talked freely with me; stated that he told his wife he could not live with her any longer as a wife but if she would confess fully all her misdoings she might have all his property to bring up the children with. Mrs. Souther has since confirmed this statement to me. When we were putting him into the cell he gave me $7 to give his father's folks to be expended for clothing for the children. He said he wished to have his property sold and a small house rented for his wife to live in with the children. When I told him Richardson was dead he said, "Then I have done what I came home for - I am satisfied". His communications were entirely voluntary and I cautioned him not to incriminate himself unless he wished to.

Dr. E. J. Harlow testified - in regard to Richardson's wound. He found a ragged opening on the left side of the neck over the carotid artery about the size of a buck shot. The effect of such a wound would be immediate death.

Deputy Sheriff Gridley F. Hersey corroborated Constable Leavitt's statements in substance and also testified that he found in the loaded barrel of the gun six inches of powder, wadding and balls; fifteen of the latter.

This closed the examination of the witnesses. The jury then paid a visit to the stable where the buggy was which the deceased was in when killed. The carpets, cushions and blankets were profusely saturated with blood. On the side where Clapp was sitting were about a dozen ragged holes through the top of the buggy. It appears that he was stooping slightly forward at the time so he escaped dangerous injury while the whole charge took effect in the head, neck and back of his companion the worst wound being caused by the bullet which penetrated from one side of the neck to the other causing almost instant death.

The jury then returned to their room and soon agreed upon a:
VERDICT



It was to the effect - "that on the 28th day of February now past the said Gay Richardson came to his death from the felonious and willful discharge of a musket loaded with gunpowder and pistol bullets held in the hands of Asa Fuller Souther of said Hingham".

On Tuesday Souther was brought before Trail Justice James S. Lewis for examination on the charge of willfully killing Richardson.

The accused waived examination and was fully committed to Plymouth Jail to await the action of the Grand Jury at the June term of the Superior Court for Plymouth County.

The Town House was nearly filled with men anxious to see and hear whatever might be seen and heard. The prisoner is 38 years old with rather sandy hair, quite thin on the top of his head with rather thin features and sharp nose and dark and restless eyes.

When the Sheriff and Constable Leavitt left the prisoner in the cell, Souther said to the constable whom he had known from boyhood - "Well, David, they've got me into rather close quarters. But I've no fault to find with you; you've treated me like a gentlemen". This he said as they reached their hands through the grate to take their leave. But as he said it his chin quivered and he turned away to conceal the first deep emotion he had manifest since his arrest.

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From the Hingham Journal - Friday, June 26, 1863
THE CASE OF ASA FULLER SOUTHER


At the last term of the Superior Court, Asa Fuller Souther, who, it will be remembered, killed Gay Richardson of this town, by shooting him, some months since, plead guilty to the charge of manslaughter and was sentenced by Judge Russell to one year's imprisonment in the House of Correction and a fine of one hundred dollars. The judge imposed this light sentence on account of the peculiar circumstances under which the offence was committed and the mental distress and excitement of the defendant at the time he committed the deed.

The preceding article was submitted by Samuel Stowell Souther, Jr., in Jan 1992. A photo copy from the original newspapers were provided by Marlene Conser of Hingham in Feb 1994.

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NOTES: Extracted from History of Hingham, George Lincoln, (New England History Press, Somerville, NH)

George Alexander Clapp:
Born 1836, son of Alexander Clapp and Lauretta Lincoln.
See Hingham in the Civil War.

Gridley Foster Hersey:
Born in Hingham, 11 Aug 1809, married in 3 Nov 1831 Mary Ann Tower of Boston.
Died 19 May 1882 at 73 years of age
Sons: Henry Foster, born 20 Jul 1823 and Edwin, born 4 Mar 184?.

David Leavitt:
Born in Hingham 8 Feb 1820, son of Martin Leavitt and Tirzah P. Thomas.
Died in Hingham in 10 Apr 1876 at 56 years old.

After Asa Fuller Souther was released from prison, he returned to California. He died there on the Burcham (Los Flores) Ranch at Summit Valley, San Bernadino, California.

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Asa's return from California was recorded in the New York Passenger Lists: Arriving on the ship Ariel, from Aspinwall, Panama on 27 Feb 1863.

In the 1880 Federal Census for California, he was listed as a Shoemaker and residing in Santa Ana, California. He was described as [not mine] on 30 August 2008 at [29435813].

Child of Asa Fuller Souther and Elizabeth E. Pickard

Children of Asa Fuller Souther and Sarah Ann Duphy

Citations

  1. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Births, 3:43:13.
  2. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Marriages, 4:7:38.
  3. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Marriages, 5:4:34.
  4. [S734] 1880-CA, NA Film #T9-0067, p. 249c.
  5. [S28] Samuel Stowell Souther Jr, SSSJr.

Cordelia Souther

F, b. 22 September 1826, d. 12 July 1911
     Cordelia Souther was born on 22 September 1826 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Elijah Souther Sr. [War of 1812] and Rebecca Stowell. Marriage banns for Cordelia Souther and Robert Titus Burbank were published on 2 November 1849 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.2 Cordelia Souther married Robert Titus Burbank, son of John Burbank and Miriam Barnes, on 29 November 1849 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.3 Her married name was Burbank. Cordelia Souther died on 12 July 1911 at Cohasset, Massachusetts, at age 84.4 She was buried on 14 July 1911 at Cohasset Central Cemetery, Cohasset, Massachusetts. Cordelia died of a cerebral hemorrhage. She and Robert are buried in Cohasset Central Cemetery. She was described on 2 August 2010 at 55776406.

Children of Cordelia Souther and Robert Titus Burbank

Citations

  1. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Births, 3:43:15 for Cordelia Souther.
  2. [S139] Thomas W. Baldwin, VR-Cohasset-1850, p. 169.
  3. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Marriages, 4:9:15 for Cordelia Souther & Robert T. Burbank.
  4. [S251] Town Clerks, MA-DOH-VR, Deaths, (Cordelia (Souther) Burbank), Volume 32, p. 371, #36.

Irene Souther

F, b. 7 November 1828, d. 23 August 1852
     Irene Souther was born on 7 November 1828 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Elijah Souther Sr. [War of 1812] and Rebecca Stowell. Irene Souther appeared on the census of 21 August 1850 at Hingham, Massachusetts.2 She died on 23 August 1852 at Hingham, Massachusetts, at age 23.3 She was buried at Hingham Centre Cemetery, Hingham, Massachusetts. Her estate was probated in 1852 at Plymouth County Probate #18896 - Administration, Hingham, Massachusetts. Two years before her death, the 1850 Federal Census for Massachusetts finds Irene single and residing with her parents on Leavitt Street. She died of consumption and is buried in Hingham Centre Cemetery. Her white marble tombstone reads:
In Memory of
IRENE
daughter of
Elijah & Rebecca
SOUTHER,
who died Aug 23, 1852
aged 23 yrs, 3 m's 16 d's
_____
"Blessed are the pure in heart for they
shall see God."

She was described on 14 July 2010 at 54960046.

Citations

  1. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Births, 3:43:16.
  2. [S866] 1850-MA, page 31.
  3. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Deaths, Volume 4, p. 29, #44.

Tamara Stowell Souther

F, b. 17 March 1833, d. 4 February 1900
     Tamara Stowell Souther was born on 17 March 1833 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Elijah Souther Sr. [War of 1812] and Rebecca Stowell. Tamara Stowell Souther appeared on the census of 21 August 1850 at Hingham, Massachusetts.2 She appeared on the census of 1855 at Hingham, Massachusetts.3 She married Samuel James Henderson, son of Timothy Henderson and Nancy, on 27 November 1856 at Hingham, Massachusetts.4 Her married name was Henderson. Tamara Stowell Souther appeared on the census of 1865 at Hingham, Massachusetts.5 She died on 4 February 1900 at Hingham, Massachusetts, at age 66.6 She was buried at Hingham Centre Cemetery, Lot A39, Hingham, Massachusetts. Tamara, her husband and son Charles were residing with her sister and brother-in-law, the Prices when the 1865 Massachusetts State census was enumerated. She was described on 11 August 2010 at 56936525.

Children of Tamara Stowell Souther and Samuel James Henderson

Citations

  1. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Births, 3:43:17.
  2. [S866] 1850-MA, page 31.
  3. [S393] Ann S. Lainhart, Hingham-1855 & 65, p. 6.
  4. [S253] Hingham Town Clerk, VR-Hingham-Fische, Marriages, Volume 5, p. 4.
  5. [S393] Ann S. Lainhart, Hingham-1855 & 65, p. 151.
  6. [S252] MA-MA Archives-VR, Deaths, Volume 506, p. 195, Entry 8.

Joseph Souther Jr.

M, b. 31 December 1745, d. 4 April 1827
     Joseph Souther Jr. was Farmer. He was born on 31 December 1745 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1,2 Joseph Souther Jr. was also known as Joseph Souther V. Joseph Souther Jr. was also known as Joseph Souter Jr. He was the son of Joseph Souther IV and Abigail Kent. Joseph Souther Jr. was baptized in April 1746 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.3 He married Esther Town Worrick, daughter of Chasling Worrick and Susanna Tower, on 1 May 1769 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.4 Joseph Souther Jr. appeared on the census of 1790 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.5 He died on 4 April 1827 at Cohasset, Massachusetts, at age 81.6 He was buried at Cohasset Center Cemetery, Cohasset, Massachusetts.
Joseph can be found among a Cohasset list of taxpayers for the year 1771, showing the valuation of real estate to be £7, 10s. He and his family resided in the second precinct of Hingham.

Joseph was a Private in the American Revolution along with his brothers John and Daniel and his second cousin one time removed, Samuel Souther. His service in 1775 was in Captain Job Cushing's company. He also served in Captain Seth Tower's Company, stationed at Hull from 30 Nov to 31 Dec 1776 and in Captain Hunt's Company, Colonel H. Jackson's Regiment from 1 Jan to 28 May 1780.

He and his family resided on King Street in the house built by his grandfather.

According to the "Souther notes" in the collection of David Latham Stevens there were two other sons: Charles and Joseph. One of them was supposed to have been insane and the other moved to Plainfield, New Hampshire, married and died there. Note: Joseph's son David removed to Plainfield, New Hampshire and he had a son named Joseph. [Perhaps these notes were based on George Howard Souther's "Memoranda" on p. 16 which lists children, "Charles, Joseph and one child who lived at Hingham."] No son Charles has been found. He was described on 21 August 2011 at 75280724.

Children of Joseph Souther Jr. and Esther Town Worrick

Citations

  1. [S1065] NEA, Vital Records of Hingham, Massachusetts, ca. 1639-1844. (Online database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006. Vital Records of Hingham, Massachusetts, ca. 1639-1844. Hersey, Reuben. Mss 901. R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society.).
  2. [S1] George Lincoln, Hingham-Genealogies, 3:157.
  3. [S139] Thomas W. Baldwin, VR-Cohasset-1850, p. 96.
  4. [S139] Thomas W. Baldwin, VR-Cohasset-1850, p. 169.
  5. [S1039] 1790-MA, Town of Cohasset, p. 165.
  6. [S139] Thomas W. Baldwin, VR-Cohasset-1850, p. 226.

Elizabeth Souther

F, b. 17 May 1748
     Elizabeth Souther was born on 17 May 1748 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1,2 She was the daughter of Joseph Souther IV and Abigail Kent. Elizabeth Souther was baptized on 26 June 1748 at Hingham, Massachusetts.3 Marriage banns for Elizabeth Souther and Captain Joseph Cudworth were published on 11 February 1775 at Scituate, Massachusetts.4 Elizabeth Souther married first to Captain Joseph Cudworth, son of John Cudworth Jr. and Mary Briggs, on 9 March 1775 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.5,2,1 Her married name was Cudworth. Elizabeth Souther married second to Mr. Nichols between 1796 and 1808. Her married name was Nichols. After her husband Joseph died in 1795, Elizabeth must have remarried because she is found in her father's will (Norfolk Probate #17136) listed as Elizabeth Nichols.

Children of Elizabeth Souther and Captain Joseph Cudworth

Citations

  1. [S1] George Lincoln, Hingham-Genealogies, 3:157.
  2. [S75] Lloyd Vernon Briggs, Kent 1, p. 22.
  3. [S139] Thomas W. Baldwin, VR-Cohasset-1850, p. 96.
  4. [S170] VR-Scituate-1850, p. 262.
  5. [S58] Samuel Deane, Scituate, p. 251.

Hannah Souther

F, b. 30 May 1750, d. 18 March 1839
     Hannah Souther was born on 30 May 1750 at Hingham, Massachusetts.1,2 She was the daughter of Joseph Souther IV and Abigail Kent. Hannah Souther was baptized on 3 June 1750 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.3 Hannah Souther was also known as Hannah Souter. Marriage banns for Hannah Souther and Gershom Ewell were published on 9 October 1773 at Scituate, Massachusetts.4 Hannah Souther married Gershom Ewell, son of John Ewell and Rebecca, on 25 November 1773 at Cohasset, Massachusetts.5,6,1 Her married name was Ewell. Hannah Souther died on 18 March 1839 at Scituate, Massachusetts, at age 88.7

Children of Hannah Souther and Gershom Ewell

Citations

  1. [S1] George Lincoln, Hingham-Genealogies, 3:157.
  2. [S75] Lloyd Vernon Briggs, Kent 1, p. 22.
  3. [S139] Thomas W. Baldwin, VR-Cohasset-1850, p. 96.
  4. [S170] VR-Scituate-1850, p. 262, 117.
  5. [S139] Thomas W. Baldwin, VR-Cohasset-1850, p. 169.
  6. [S50] NEHGR, 129:165 (from the Diary of Israel Litchfield (11 Jul 1753-14 Jan 1840), written between 1774 & 1775.
  7. [S170] VR-Scituate-1850, Volume II, p. 388.