James/1 Walker

M, #34571, (circa 1620 - 15 February 1691)
Last Edited:22 Aug 2017

Children with Elizabeth Phillips:

  • James/2 Walker+2 b. circa 1646, d. 22 Jun 1718
  • Peter/2 Walker2 b. circa 1649, d. 4 Apr 1711
  • Esther/2 Walker2 b. circa 1650, d. 8 Apr 1696
  • Eleazer/2 Walker2 b. circa 1662, d. 15 Dec 1724
James/1 Walker, Savage conjectures, was the youth of 15 who came to New England with his sister Sarah, 17, on the Elizabeth, William Stagg, master, which sailed from London in Apr 1635, arriving at Boston in midsummer. The Walker siblings, says Banks, traveled with John Browne, 40, as "servants to William Brasey, linen draper of Cheapside and John Brown, baker."1,2
     James Walker became an inhabitant of Taunton, where he was a man of influence, being constable in 1652, frequently selectman, and representative 1654 "and oft. aft."2 He married (1) Elizabeth Phillips, daughter of William Phillips,2,3 who died at Taunton in Jul or Aug 1678, "aged 59."2,4 There he married (2), 4 Nov following, Sarah/2 Richmond, daughter of John/1 Richmond, and widow of Edward Rew.2,5 He died 15 Feb 1691 (g.s.)6, and is buried in Walker Cemetery, Taunton.6
     In 1672, James Walker and his brother-in-law John/2 Richmond were appointed to buy land from the Indians.7

Local Notes:

Propertycirca 1643, Rehoboth, MAA list of the first purchasers, with the value of their alottments , about 1643. | 30. James Walker, now John Fitche's, 50 00 008
Property24 Oct 1643, Rehoboth, MAA list of those whose shares were declared forfeited to the town for non-fillment of conditions on the 24th of the 8th month (October), 1643: | James Walker.9
Property30 Jun 1644, Rehoboth, MAAt a Town Meeting, the 31st day of the 4th month (June), 1644, lots were drawn for a division of the woodland, between the plain and the town. Shares were drawn to the number of 58 as follows: | 24. James Walker.10
Property1645, Rehoboth, MAThe names of those appearing on the register of 1645 as owning land in the town: | 12. James Walker..11

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S97] Charles Edward Banks, Planters of the Commonwealth, 145-46, Elizabeth.
  2. [S36] James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary, 4:392, James Walker.
  3. [S490] Vital Records of Taunton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, 3:206, James Walker d.: g.s.
  4. [S490] Taunton VR, 3:206, Elizabeth Walker d. (dup. rec.).
  5. [S490] Taunton VR, 2:493, James Walker Sr/Sarah Rew m.
  6. [S490] Taunton VR, 3:206, James Walker d.
  7. [S1158] Joshua Bailey Richmond, The Richmond Family, 1594-1896, page unrecorded.
  8. [S575] James N. Arnold, Rehoboth VR, 910, List of the first purchasers.
  9. [S575] Arnold, Rehoboth VR, 912, List of shareholder forfeitees.
  10. [S575] Arnold, Rehoboth VR, 911, Division of the woodland.
  11. [S575] Arnold, Rehoboth VR, 912, 1645 register of landowners.

Anna Barstow

F, #34572, (26 June 1681 - )
Father*William Barstow1 b. s 1650
Last Edited:9 Jan 2016

Children with Samuel/2 Curtis:

  • Ann/3 Curtis3 b. 22 Apr 1711
  • Martha/3 Curtis4 b. 3 Aug 1713
  • Deborah/3 Curtis+5 b. 21 Feb 1717, d. before 9 Aug 1749
Anna Barstow was born 26 Jun 1681 at Scituate, Massachusetts,1, where she married, 11 Sep 1707, Samuel/2 Curtis of Scituate, son of William/1 Curtis.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S485] Vital Records of Scituate Massachusetts To the Year 1850, 1:33, Anna Berstow b.
  2. [S485] Scituate VR, 2:89, Samuel Curtis/Anna Bearstow m.
  3. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Records of the Second Church of Scituate, Now the First Unitarian Church of Norwell, Mass.," 58:168 (Apr 1904).
  4. [S485] Scituate VR, 1:111, Martha Curtis b.
  5. [S485] Scituate VR, 1:107, Deborah Curtis b.

Samuel/2 Curtis

M, #34573, (June 1681 - )
Father*William/1 Curtis1 b. s 1620
Last Edited:9 Jan 2016

Children with Anna Barstow:

  • Ann/3 Curtis3 b. 22 Apr 1711
  • Martha/3 Curtis4 b. 3 Aug 1713
  • Deborah/3 Curtis+5 b. 21 Feb 1717, d. before 9 Aug 1749
Samuel/2 Curtis, born in Jun 1681 at Scituate, Massachusetts, and there baptised 29 Nov 1685 at the Second Church1, there married, 11 Sep 1707, Anna Barstow of Scituate, daughter of William Barstow.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S485] Vital Records of Scituate Massachusetts To the Year 1850, 1:113, Samuell Curtis b.; 1:105, Samuell Curtice bp.
  2. [S485] Scituate VR, 2:89, Samuel Curtis/Anna Bearstow m.
  3. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Records of the Second Church of Scituate, Now the First Unitarian Church of Norwell, Mass.," 58:168 (Apr 1904).
  4. [S485] Scituate VR, 1:111, Martha Curtis b.
  5. [S485] Scituate VR, 1:107, Deborah Curtis b.