Aaron/2 Cleveland

M, #25954, (10 January 1655 - 14 September 1716)
Father*Moses/1 Cleveland1 b. s 1627, d. 9 Jan 1702
Mother*Ann/2 Winn1 b. s 1630, d. 2014
Custom index:Baptists of Early Massachusetts & West Jersey
Last Edited:6 Aug 2017

Children with Dorcas Wilson:

  • Dorcas/3 Cleveland8 b. 29 Oct 1676
  • Hannah/3 Cleveland9 b. 18 Nov 1678, d. 13 Jun 1679
  • Aaron/3 Cleveland1 b. 9 Jul 1680, d. circa 1 Dec 1755
  • Hannah/3 Cleveland9 b. 2 Jun 1687
  • Moses/3 Cleveland10 b. 24 Feb 1690
  • Sarah/3 Cleveland11 b. 5 Mar 1692
  • Miriam/3 Cleveland12 b. 9 Jul 1694
  • Isabel/3 Cleveland13 b. 6 Apr 1697, d. 8 Dec 1714
  • Benjamin/3 Cleveland14 b. 16 May 1701
Aaron/2 Cleveland was born 10 Jan 1655 at Woburn, Massachusetts1, where he married, 26 Sep 1675, Dorcas Wilson, daughter of John Wilson.2
     "In Dec. 1677, George Polly, the wife of John Wilson, Senior, John Wilson, Junior, Timothy Brooks, Francis Wyman, Aaron Cleveland and Hopestill Foster are admonished and sentenced to pay costs of court for 'frequent absenting themselves from the public worship of God on the Lord's days.'—Middlesex County Court Records, Vol. III., page 205 … In Dec. 1677, Capt. John Carter and Lieut. William Johnson are allowed ten shillings apiece for attending the courts to give in evidence against the 'Anna baptists.'—Middlesex County Court Records, Vol. III., page 207. Several of these persons were again summoned to court and fined for similar violations of law in 1679."3,4
     Aaron's wife Dorcas died at Cambridge 29 Nov 1714.5 "Soon after her death, he md. a second wife, Prudence."6 He died at Woburn 14 Sep 1716, a. 61.7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:51, Aaron Cleveland b.
  2. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:55, Aaron Cleveland/Dorcas Wilson m.
  3. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:55, footnote to Cleveland.
  4. [S522] Samuel Sewall, The History of Woburn, 1:168.
  5. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:36, Dorcas Cleveland d.
  6. [S522] Samuel Sewall, Hist. Woburn, 2:600.
  7. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:36, Aaron Cleveland d.
  8. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:51, Dorcas Cleveland b.
  9. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:51, Hannah Cleveland b.
  10. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:51, Moses Cleveland b.
  11. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:51, Sarah Cleveland b.
  12. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:51, Miriam Cleveland b.
  13. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:51, Isabel Cleveland b.
  14. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:51, Benjamin Cleveland b.