Hannah Sanders

F, #22323, ( - 14 May 1743)
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Mary/2w Brooks
Descendants of Richard/3w Norcross Jr.
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017

Children with Richard/3w Norcross:

Hannah Sanders married, as his 2nd wife, 6 Aug 1695, Richard/3w Norcross Jr. of Watertown Farms (now Weston), Massachusetts, son of Richard/2 Norcross and Mary/2w Brooks.1 She owned the covenant at what had become [1712] Weston, 7 Aug 1715, when 4 of her children were baptised.2 A grandchild under the care of Richard and Hannah Norcross, Edmund Mason, was also baptised there 16 Dec 1739.3,4 Hannah died at Weston 14 May 1743.1,5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:376, Richard (6.10.) Norcross Jr.
  2. [S312] Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages 1707–1850, 393, Hannah Norcross (wife & daughter).
  3. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:376, Richard (6.10) Norcross Jr.
  4. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 434, Edmund Mason bp.
  5. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 395, Hannah Norcross d. (c.r.).
  6. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, John Norcross b.
  7. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, Hannah Norcross b.
  8. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, Joseph Norcross b.
  9. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, Jeramiah Norcross b.
  10. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, George Norcross b.
  11. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, Rose (Ruth) Norcross b.
  12. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, peter Norcross b.
  13. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, William Norcross b.

John/2 Woodward

M, #22324, (circa 1621 - 17 February 1695/96)
Father*Richard/1 Woodward1,2 b. c 1589, d. 16 Feb 1664/65
Mother*Rose (–?–)2 b. c 1583, d. 6 Oct 1662
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Child with Abigail Benjamin:

Will signature from Bond's Watertown Genealogies.
John/2 Woodward, born in England circa 16212,3, embarked with his parents, a. 13, at Ipswich, England, 10 Apr 1634, aboard the Elizabeth, Wm. Andrews, master, for Boston.4,5
     "He had two wives. The first, Mary, d. in Sud., July 8, 1654; probably s.p."6 He "soon after" married (2), Abigail Benjamin, daughter of John Benjamin and Abigail (–?–), and widow of Joshua Stubbs of Watertown.6
     "He was reputed to be an atheist until advanced age, when he embraced Christianity, and was admitted to the church in Wat., Apr. 12, 1690. He was adm. freeman Apr. 18, 1690."6 He died at Watertown 17 Feb 1695/96.6 See Bond, 1:658.6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:657, Richard (1.) Woodward.
  2. [S97] Charles Edward Banks, Planters of the Commonwealth, 117–18, Elizabeth: John Woodward, 13.
  3. [S318] Thomas Bellows Wyman, Charlestown Estates, 2:1049, John (2.) Woodward: "ae. 13, 1639."
  4. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:657, Woodward, heading.
  5. [S97] Banks, Planters, 117–18, Elizabeth: "the last of April, 1634."
  6. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:658, John (14.) Woodward.
  7. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:658, Rose (16.) Woodward.

Richard/1 Woodward

M, #22326, (circa 1589 - 16 February 1664/65)
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Child with Rose (–?–):

Richard/1 Woodward, born in England circa 15891, there married (1) Rose (–?–).2 "Embarked at Ipswich, Eng., Ap. 10, 1634, in the Elizabeth, Wm. Andrews, master, Richard Woodward, aged 45, wife Rose, aged 50; son George, aged 15 [in pen, written over 13] years, and son John, aged 13 years."1,3 Admitted a freeman 2 Sep 1635, "his name is on the earliest list of proprietors of Watertown," Massachusetts.4
     His wife died 6 Oct 1662, "aged 80,"4 and he married (2) (int. 18 Apr 1663 at Cambridge) Ann Veare.5 A miller, he died 16 Feb 1664/65.4,6 "His estate was appraised, Feb. 21 [1664/5], by Nathaniel Treadway, William Bond, and Henry Spring, and was admin. by his sons George and John."4
     See Bond, 1:657 for a detailed biography, estate, etc.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:657, Woodward, heading.
  2. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:657, Woodward, heading & Richard (1.).
  3. [S97] Charles Edward Banks, Planters of the Commonwealth, 117–18, Elizabeth: "the last of April, 1634."
  4. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:657, Richard (1.) Woodward.
  5. [S945] Jane Devlin, citing Paige, Hist. Cambridge, 558.
  6. [S97] Banks, Planters, 117, Elizabeth: "miller."
  7. [S97] Banks, Planters, 117–18, Elizabeth: John Woodward, 13.

Joseph/4w Norcross

M, #22328, (1 July 1701 - 27 March 1789)
Father*Richard/3w Norcross1 b. 4 Aug 1660
Mother*Hannah Sanders1 d. 14 May 1743
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Mary/2w Brooks
Descendants of Richard/3w Norcross Jr.
Descendants of Joseph/4w Norcross
Last Edited:17 Aug 2017

Children with Hannah Shepherd:

  • Elizabeth/5w Norcross5 b. 11 Dec 1730
  • Hannah/5w Norcross6 b. 11 May 1733
  • Noah/5w Norcross7 b. 8 Jan 1735/36, d. 6 Apr 1771
  • Joseph/5w Norcross8 b. 10 May 1737, d. 19 Feb 1817
  • Isaac/5w Norcross9 b. 23 May 1739, d. 2 May 1817
  • Mehitabel/5w Norcross10 b. 29 Jun 1741, d. 9 Dec 1743
  • Samuel/5w Norcross11 b. 12 Nov 1745
  • Mary/5w Norcross12 b. 3 Sep 1747, d. 10 May 1833
  • Jacob/5w Norcross13 b. 19 Oct 1751, d. 25 Nov 1805
  • Sarah/5w Norcross14 b. 15 Jul 1753
Joseph/4w Norcross was born 1 Jul 1701 at Watertown Farms, Massachusetts.1 He married, 8 Jan 1730 at Newton (int. 23 Nov 1729, Weston), Hannah Shepherd of Newton.2 His son Joseph was declared non compos mentis, 1761, and the father was appointed guardian. Joseph Norcross was dismissed from the church at Weston to Princeton, 19 Aug 1764.3 Reportedly died 27 Mar 1789 (Princeton p.r.)4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S312] Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages 1707–1850, 11, Joseph Norcross b.
  2. [S325] Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, 374, Hannah Shepard/Joseph Norcross m.
  3. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 412, Joseph Norcross rec'd. into the church, n.d.; 445, Joseph Norcross, recd., dism.
  4. [S193] Franklin P. Rice, Vital Records of Princeton, Massachusetts, To the end of the Year 1849, 181, J(oseph?) Norcross d. (p.r.).
  5. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 26, Elisabeth Norcros b.; 420, Elisabeth Norcross bp.
  6. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 31, Hannah Norcros b.; 422, Hannah Norcross bp.
  7. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 36, Noah Norcrose b.; 425, Noah Norcross bp.
  8. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 51, Joseph Norcross b.; 427, bp.
  9. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 51, 433, Isaac Norcross b.
  10. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 51, Mehitabel Norcross b.; 436, Mehitable Norcross d.
  11. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 79, Samll. Norcross b.; 451, Samuel bp.
  12. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 79, Mary Norcross b.; 455, bp.
  13. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 79, Jacob Norcross b.; 462, bp.
  14. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 463, Sarah Norcross bp.