Ephraim/4w Buck

M, #10421, (13 July 1676 - )
Father*Ephraim/3 Buck1 b. 26 Jul 1646, d. Jan 1720/21
Mother*Sarah/3w Brooks1 b. 21 Nov 1652
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Sarah/3w Brooks
Descendants of Ephraim/4w Buck
Last Edited:5 Aug 2017

Children with Esther Waget:

  • Sarah/5w Buck4 b. 8 Sep 1697
  • Esther/5w Buck5 b. 15 Apr 1700
  • Ephraim/5w Buck1 b. 11 Oct 1702
  • Susanna/5w Buck6 b. 8 Jul 1705
Ephraim/4w Buck Jr. was born 13 Jul 1676 at Woburn, Massachusetts1, where he married, 1 Dec 1696, Esther Waget.2 Named in his father's will, 23 Nov 1717.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Ephraim Buck b.
  2. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:38, Ephraim Buck/Esther Waget m.
  3. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 5, Sarah (2.ii.) Brooks.
  4. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Sarah Buck b.
  5. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Hesther Buck b.
  6. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Susanna Buck b.

Ephraim/3 Buck

M, #10422, (26 July 1646 - January 1720/21)
Father*Roger/2 Buck1 b. c 1617, d. 10 Nov 1693
Mother*Susanna (–?–)1 b. s 1620, d. 20 Sep 1685
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Sarah/3w Brooks
Last Edited:30 Jan 2016

Children with Sarah/3w Brooks:

Ephraim/3 Buck was born 26 Jul 1646 at Cambridge, Massachusetts.1 "Ephraim Buck was, at one time, an inmate of Dea. John Mousall's family, and is named in the latter's will," 19 Jun 1660.2 29 Aug 1668, Ephraim Buck testified in Middlesex County Court concerning Edmund Augier's horse, mentioning his brother Samuel and William Bull. Isaac Brooks, his future wife's uncle, stood surety for him.3
     He removed to Woburn, and was taxed there in the Meeting House Rate, 1672.4 There he married, 1 Jan 1670/71, Sarah/3w Brooks, daughter of John/2w Brooks and Eunice/2 Mousall, and granddaughter of Dea. John Mousall, with whom he had 8 children.5 He and his wife also raised her niece Eunice/4w Richardson after the death of the child's mother in 1703/4.6
     "In his will, dated Nov. 23, 1717, probated Mar. 24, 1720–21, he mentions his wife, Sarah; his sons, Ephraim, Samuel, John and Ebenezer; and his daughters, Sarah Grover, Mary Spike and Eunice Buck; and also Eunice Richardson, whom he brought up; Sarah Grover being the wife of Thomas Grover, and Mary Spike the wife of Nathaniel Spike, or Pike."6 He died at Woburn Jan 1720/21, a. 74.7
     "He was a man of much distinction. He was appointed local magistrate by the general court, to try small causes. He was a farmer. His grandson Jonathan was the founder of Bucksport, Maine."8

Local Notes:

AppointedWoburn, MAA farmer, he was appointed magistrate to try small causes by the General Court8

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S308] Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 1:102, Ephraim Bucke b.
  2. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 4-5, John (2.) Brooks, quoted.
  3. [S1272] "Middlesex County Court Files (1649-1675)," online database at NewEnglandAncestors.org.
  4. [S522] Samuel Sewall, The History of Woburn, 2:596.
  5. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:33, Sarah Brooks/Ephraim Buck m.
  6. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 5, Sarah (2.ii.) Brooks.
  7. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:23, Ephraim Buck d.
  8. [S915] William Richard Cutter, New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial, 4:1691.
  9. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Sarah Buck b.
  10. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Ephraim Buck b.
  11. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, John Buck b; 2:23, d.
  12. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, John Buck b.
  13. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Samuel Buck b.
  14. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Eunice Buck b.
  15. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Ebenezer Buck b.
  16. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Mary Buck b.

Sarah/3w Brooks

F, #10423, (21 November 1652 - )
Father*John/2w Brooks1 b. c 1623, d. 29 Sep 1691
Mother*Eunice/2 Mousall1 b. s 1628, d. 1 Jan 1683/84
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Sarah/3w Brooks
Last Edited:26 Jan 2016

Children with Ephraim/3 Buck:

Sarah/3w Brooks, born 21 Nov 1652 at Woburn, Massachusetts1, was mentioned in the will of her grandfather Dea. John Mousall, 19 Jun 1660.2 She married, 1 Jan 1670/71 at Woburn, Ephraim/3 Buck, son of Roger/2 Buck and Susanna (–?–), with whom she had 8 children.3 Sewall's History of Woburn notes, "Ephraim Buck's wife had smallpox in the Plague of 1679 (May)."4 Named in her father's will, 29 Jul 1690.5 She and her husband raised her niece Eunice/4w Richardson after the death of Eunice's mother in 1703/4.6 Sarah was named in her husband's will, 23 Nov 1717.6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:27, Sarah Brooks b.
  2. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 4-5, John (2.) Brooks, quoted.
  3. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:33, Sarah Brooks/Ephraim Buck m.
  4. [S310] William C. Lander, citing Sewall, Hist. Woburn, MA, 123.
  5. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 4-5, John (2.) Brooks.
  6. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 5, Sarah (2.ii.) Brooks.
  7. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Sarah Buck b.
  8. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Ephraim Buck b.
  9. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, John Buck b; 2:23, d.
  10. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, John Buck b.
  11. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Samuel Buck b.
  12. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Eunice Buck b.
  13. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Ebenezer Buck b.
  14. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:33, Mary Buck b.

Sarah/4w Roberts

F, #10424, (15 January 1697 - )
Father*David/2 Roberts1 b. s 1659, d. 4 Sep 1724
Mother*Joanna/3w Brooks1 b. 22 Mar 1659, d. 1 Dec 1724
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Joanna/3w Brooks
Last Edited:27 May 2008
Sarah/4w Roberts was born 15 Jan 1697 at Woburn, Massachusetts.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, Sarah Roberts b.

Joanna/4w Roberts

F, #10425, (13 February 1693/94 - )
Father*David/2 Roberts1 b. s 1659, d. 4 Sep 1724
Mother*Joanna/3w Brooks1 b. 22 Mar 1659, d. 1 Dec 1724
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Joanna/3w Brooks
Descendants of Joanna/4w Roberts
Last Edited:1 Jan 2016

Children with Philip/1 Alexander:

  • Philip/5w Alexander2 b. 12 Dec 1711, d. 26 Aug 1758
  • Peter/5w Alexander4 b. 21 Aug 1714, d. 1771
  • David/5w Alexander6 b. 7 Sep 1716, d. 23 Oct 1773
  • Giles/5w Alexander7 b. 8 Sep 1718, d. 22 Feb 1723/24
  • Thomas/5w Alexander8 b. 6 Apr 1721, d. 10 Nov 1756
  • Giles/5w Alexander9 b. 23 Nov 1723, d. 7 Aug 1805
  • Richard/5w Alexander10 b. 23 Feb 1724/25, d. 7 Apr 1726
  • Joanna/5w Alexander11 b. 31 Jan 1726/27, d. 1754
  • Richard/5w Alexander12 b. 25 Nov 1729, d. 3 Sep 1810
  • John/5w Alexander13 b. 20 Jun 1732
  • Abraham/5w Alexander14 b. 8 Apr 1735, d. 1776
Joanna/4w Roberts, born 13 Feb 1693/94 at Woburn, Massachusetts1, married, at Charlestown by 1711, Philip/1 Alexander of Charlestown.2,3 They first lived at Charlestown, where Philip had 26 acres of land.4, then in 1716 moved to Woburn and sold the Charlestown property to Edward Bucknam.4 Philip was killed while with the colonial forces at Lake George, 26 Aug 1758.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, Joanna Roberts b.
  2. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:10, Philip Alexander b.
  3. [S1314] Arthur M. Alexander, Arthur Harold Alexander Family History, 6.
  4. [S1314] Arthur M. Alexander, Arthur Harold Alexander, 8.
  5. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:6, Philip Alexander d. Lake George.
  6. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:10, David Alexander b.
  7. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:10, Giles Alexander b.; 2:6, d.
  8. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:10, Thomas Alexander b.
  9. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:10, Giles Alexander b.
  10. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:10, Richard Alexander b.; 2:6, d.
  11. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:10, Joanna Alexander b.
  12. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:10, Richard Alexander b.
  13. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:10, John Alexander b.
  14. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:10, Abraham Alexander b.

Giles/4w Roberts

M, #10426, (16 January 1686/87 - 3 October 1739)
Father*David/2 Roberts1 b. s 1659, d. 4 Sep 1724
Mother*Joanna/3w Brooks1 b. 22 Mar 1659, d. 1 Dec 1724
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Joanna/3w Brooks
Descendants of Giles/4w Roberts
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017

Children with Deborah (–?–):

  • Hannah/5w Roberts6 b. 6 Mar 1715
  • Abigail/5w Roberts7 b. 8 May 1717
  • Sarah/5w Roberts8 b. 28 May 1719
  • Joanna/5w Roberts9 b. 3 Oct 1722, d. 18 Jan 1722/23
Giles/4w Roberts, born 16 Jan 1686/87 at Woburn, Massachusetts1, married (1), by 1715, Deborah (–?–).2 She died at Woburn 9 Mar 17243, and there he married (2), 11 Nov 1724, Lydia Wright of Woburn.4 He died at Wilmington 3 Oct 1739, a. 52.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, Giles Roberts b.
  2. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:168, Joanna Roberts d.
  3. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:168, Deborah Roberts d.
  4. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:242, Giles Roberts/Lydia Wright m.
  5. [S410] James E. Kelley, Wilmington Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths, 245, Giles Roberds d.
  6. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, Hannah Roberts b.
  7. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:228, Abigail Roberts b.
  8. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:228, Sarah Roberts b.
  9. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:228, Joanna Roberts b.; 2:168, d.

Elder David/4w Roberts

M, #10427, (24 October 1684 - )
Father*David/2 Roberts1 b. s 1659, d. 4 Sep 1724
Mother*Joanna/3w Brooks2 b. 22 Mar 1659, d. 1 Dec 1724
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Joanna/3w Brooks
Descendants of Elder David/4w Roberts
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017

Children with Rachel/4 Peirce:

  • Phebe/5w Roberts4 b. 17 Feb 1710/11
  • Rachel/5w Roberts8 b. 20 Jul 1713
  • David/5w Roberts1 b. 1 Jan 1715/16
  • John/5w Roberts9 b. 2 Jun 1718
  • Elizabeth/5w Roberts10 b. 18 Jan 1720
  • Abraham/5w Roberts11 b. 3 Jun 1722
  • Giles/5w Roberts12 b. 19 Feb 1725
  • Joanna/5w Roberts13 b. 18 Jul 1725, d. 13 Oct 1807
Elder David/4w Roberts Jr., born 24 Oct 1684 at Woburn, Massachusetts1, was mentioned in the will of his grandfather John/2w Brooks, 29 Jul 1690.3 He married, by 1711, Rachel/4 Peirce of Woburn, daughter of Thomas/3 Peirce and Rachel/3 Bacon.4 Named an executor in the will of his father-in-law Thomas/3 Peirce III, 26 Nov 1717.5 On 5 Dec 1737 David Roberts and wife Rachell were admitted to the church at Putnam, Connecticut from Woburn.6 "David Robards, Elder, his wife" died 23 Mar 1759 (Putnam c.r.)7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, David Roberts b.
  2. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 6, Joanna (8.iv.) Brooks.
  3. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 4-5, John (2.) Brooks.
  4. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, Phebe Roberts b.
  5. [S1326] Pierce & Peirce, Pierce Genealogy, 26-27.
  6. [S1327] Barry Wood, citing Putnam church records, "first page."
  7. [S1327] Barry Wood, citing Putnam church records.
  8. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, Rachel Roberts b.
  9. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:228, John Roberts b.
  10. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:228, Elizabeth Roberts b.
  11. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:228, Abraham Roberts b.
  12. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:228, Giles Roberts b.
  13. [S1327] Barry Wood, citing query by RWN, #2479, Boston Transcript, 4 Mar 1925, which cited in turn Nathaniel Draper's family bible, in the submitter's possession.

Eunice/4w Roberts

F, #10428, (28 October 1679 - )
Father*David/2 Roberts1 b. s 1659, d. 4 Sep 1724
Mother*Joanna/3w Brooks2 b. 22 Mar 1659, d. 1 Dec 1724
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Joanna/3w Brooks
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017
Eunice/4w Roberts, born 28 Oct 1679 at Woburn, Massachusetts.1 Mentioned in the will of her grandfather John/2w Brooks, 29 Jul 1690.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, Eunice Roberts b.
  2. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 6, Joanna (8.iv.) Brooks.
  3. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 4-5, John (2.) Brooks.

David/2 Roberts

M, #10429, (say 1659 - 4 September 1724)
Father*Giles/1 Roberts1 b. s 1625
Mother*(–?–) Sheldon1 b. s 1628
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Joanna/3w Brooks
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017

Children with Joanna/3w Brooks:

David/2 Roberts was born at Black Point, Maine, and raised as an orphan by his uncle Arthur Alger.2 A weaver, he removed to Woburn, Massachusetts, probably for safety during Philip's War (see Property note below), and there married, 2 Oct 1678, Joanna/3w Brooks of Woburn, daughter of John/2w Brooks and Eunice/2 Mousall, with whom he had 5 children.3 Identified in the estate papers of his uncle Arthur Alger.1 He died at Woburn 4 Sep 17244, and his widow 1 Dec following.5

Local Notes:

Propertysay 1678, Scarborough, MEEntered an East. Cl. for a ho. and 54a at Scarboro.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1221] Noyes, Libby and Davis, Gen. Dict. of Maine and New Hampshire, 588, Giles (2.) Roberts. Hereinafter GDMNH.
  2. [S1314] Arthur M. Alexander, Arthur Harold Alexander Family History, 15, Philip Alexander.
  3. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:33, Joanna Brooks/David Roberts m.
  4. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:168, David Roberts d.
  5. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:168, Joanna Roberts d.
  6. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, Eunice Roberts b.
  7. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, David Roberts b.
  8. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, Giles Roberts b.
  9. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, Joanna Roberts b.
  10. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:227, Sarah Roberts b.

Rev. Samuel/2 Carter

M, #10430, (8 August 1640 - before 30 October 1693)
Father*Rev. Thomas/1 Carter1 b. c 1610, d. 5 Sep 1684
Mother*Mary/2 Parkhurst1 b. 28 Aug 1614, d. 28 Mar 1687
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Eunice/3w Brooks
Last Edited:4 Aug 2014

Children with Eunice/3w Brooks:

Rev. Samuel/2 Carter, born 8 Aug 1640 at Watertown, Massachusetts1, graduated Harvard College in 1660.2,3 He was admitted an inhabitant of Woburn and a proprietor of the common lands by vote of the town, 4 Jan 1665/66.4 He married, 1672, Eunice/3w Brooks, daughter of John/2w Brooks and Eunice/2 Mousall, with whom he had 8 children.5,2 Admitted a freeman of Woburn, 2 Oct 1678.6 In 1685 the selectmen appointed him to keep a grammar school that year for an annual salary of £5, but no qualified pupils were found to attend that year nor the following year. "And in a town account for 1685 and 1686, Mr. Carter stands credited £6. 10s. for schooling in Woburn during those two years, when he had no scholars to teach, and all the room and time to himself."7
     "Afterwards minister at Lancaster and Groton,"8 he died at Groton before 30 Oct 1693, when administration of his estate was granted.9,10 His widow married (2) Capt. James/1 Parker, and (3) John/2 Kendall.8,11
     Several generations of his descendants are given in "Carter Genealogy," NEHGR 17:51-52 (Jan 1863).5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S254] Watertown Records, 7, Samuell Carter b.
  2. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 6, Eunice (2.iii.) Brooks: n.d.
  3. [S522] Samuel Sewall, The History of Woburn, 2:590.
  4. [S522] Samuel Sewall, Hist. Woburn, 1:127.
  5. [S106] NEHGS Register, 17:51 (Jan 1863), Aaron Sargent, "Carter Genealogy."
  6. [S222] Lucius R. Paige, "Massachusetts Freemen," 31, Samll. Carter, Woob.
  7. [S522] Samuel Sewall, Hist. Woburn, 1:52-53.
  8. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 6, Eunice (2.iii.) Brooks.
  9. [S130] Henry S. Nourse, Lancaster Records, 20, Rev. Samuel Carter d. Groton.
  10. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 6, Eunice (2.iii.) Brooks: 1693, n.p.
  11. [S525] Samuel A. Green, Groton Epitaphs, 247, Parker.
  12. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:43, Mary Carter b.
  13. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:43, Samuel Carter b.; 2:230, d.
  14. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:43, Samuel Carter b.
  15. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:43, John Carter b.
  16. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:43, Thomas Carter b.
  17. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:43, Nathaniel Carter b.
  18. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:43, Eunice Carter b.
  19. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:44, Abigail Carter b.