Samuel/3 Prescott

M, #5483, (say 1674 - )
Father-Candidate*Capt. Jonathan/2 Prescott1 b. c 1646, d. 5 Dec 1721
Mother-Candidate*Dorothy (–?–)2 b. s 1650, d. 1674
Last Edited:22 Aug 2017

Children with Esther Wheeler:

  • Dorothy/4 Prescott b. circa 1700, d. 3 Sep 1774
  • Amos/4 Prescott6 b. 20 May 1705
  • Mary/4 Prescott7 b. 5 Jan 1707/8
  • Sarah/4 Prescott8 b. 31 Jan 1709/10
  • Dorcas/4 Prescott+9 b. 9 Mar 1712/13, d. 15 Jun 1803
  • Abigail (4) Prescott10 b. 5 Feb 1715/16
  • Rebecca (4) Prescott b. 14 Apr 1719
  • Dinah (4) Prescott b. 22 Jul 1723
Samuel/3 Prescott married, 5 May 1698 at Concord (both of Concord), Esther Wheeler, daughter of John Wheeler.3 She died at Acton 1 May 1756, a. 77.4
     Shattuck writes, "supposed to have been a son of Jonathan by a wife had before Elizabeth Hoar, … and had Amos and six daughters, who lived principally in Acton." An unnamed infant son of Samuel was one of the victims of an epidemic at Concord between Nov 1717 and Mar 1718 which took at least 27 lives.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 381–83, Prescott genealogy.
  2. [S182] Shattuck, Hist. Concord, 381–83. Prescott genealogy.
  3. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 46, Samll Prescote/Ester Wheeler m.
  4. [S187] Vital Records of Acton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, 290, Esther Prescott d.
  5. [S185] Concord BMD, 29, ye son of Samll prescot an Infant d.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 63, Amos Prescott b.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 68, Mary Prescott b.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 74, Sarah Prescott b.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 81, Dorcas Prescott b.
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, p. 87: Abigail Prescott b.

Esther Wheeler

F, #5484, (1 December 1678 - 1 May 1756)
Father*John Wheeler1 b. s 1648
Last Edited:22 Aug 2017

Children with Samuel/3 Prescott:

  • Dorothy/4 Prescott b. circa 1700, d. 3 Sep 1774
  • Amos/4 Prescott4 b. 20 May 1705
  • Mary/4 Prescott5 b. 5 Jan 1707/8
  • Sarah/4 Prescott6 b. 31 Jan 1709/10
  • Dorcas/4 Prescott+7 b. 9 Mar 1712/13, d. 15 Jun 1803
  • Abigail (4) Prescott8 b. 5 Feb 1715/16
  • Rebecca (4) Prescott b. 14 Apr 1719
  • Dinah (4) Prescott b. 22 Jul 1723
Esther Wheeler was born 1 Dec 1678 at Concord, Massachusetts1, where she married, 5 May 1698 (both of Concord), Samuel/3 Prescott, son of Capt. Jonathan/2 Prescott and Dorothy (–?–).2 She died at Acton 1 May 1756, a. 77.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 22, Ester Wheeler b.
  2. [S185] Concord BMD, 46, Samll Prescote/Ester Wheeler m.
  3. [S187] Vital Records of Acton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, 290, Esther Prescott d.
  4. [S185] Concord BMD, 63, Amos Prescott b.
  5. [S185] Concord BMD, 68, Mary Prescott b.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 74, Sarah Prescott b.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 81, Dorcas Prescott b.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, p. 87: Abigail Prescott b.

Capt. Ebenezer/2 Prout

M, #5487, (15 March 1657 - )
Father*Capt. Timothy/1 Prout1 b. c 1625
Mother*Margaret (–?–)1 d. 29 Oct 1685
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Mary/2a Brooks
Descendants of Elizabeth/3a Wheeler
Last Edited:22 Aug 2017

Children with Elizabeth/3a Wheeler:

Children with Grace Sherman:

  • John/3 Prout10 b. 6 Nov 1695
  • Deborah/3 Prout11 b. 11 Jun 1701
Capt. Ebenezer/2 Prout was baptised 15 Mar 1657 at the 1st Church, Boston, Massachusetts.2 He initially lived at Concord, where he married (1), 28 May 1678, 16-year-old Elizabeth/3a Wheeler of Concord, daughter of Capt. Timothy/1 Wheeler and Mary/2a Brooks, with whom he had 3 sons.3,4 They subsequently lived at Charlestown, where Elizabeth died 11 Oct 1683, a. 22.4 He married (2) Grace Sherman.4 Received 5s. in the will of his former mother-in-law Mary/2a Brooks, 20 Apr 1691.5 Ebenezer Prout died at Watertown.4

Local Notes:

Electedfrom 1689 to 1690, Concord, MArepresentative to the General Court1,4
PropertyIn May 1706, living at Elizabethtown, NJ, he conveyed "1000 acres, nonesuch meadow" in Sudbury, bought of Ebenezer Prout, to his sons John and Thomas of Watertown.6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 383, Prout genealogy.
  2. [S321] A Report of the Record Commissioners, Containing Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630–1699, 9:63, Ebenezer Proute bp.
  3. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 21, Ebenezer Prout/Elizabeth Wheeler m.
  4. [S354] Raymond David Wheeler, The Wheeler Genealogy, 1:69.
  5. [S354] R.D. Wheeler, The Wheeler Genealogy, 1:67-68.
  6. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:432, James (55.) Sherman.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 23, Timothy Prout b.
  8. [S1405] John Brooks Threlfall, Ancestry of my Children, 512, Thomas Brooks.
  9. [S354] R.D. Wheeler, The Wheeler Genealogy, 1:68.
  10. [S254] Watertown Records, 5, John prout b.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 51, Deborah Prout b.

Capt. Timothy/1 Prout

M, #5488, (circa 1625 - )
Last Edited:19 Aug 2017

Child with Margaret (–?–):

Capt. Timothy/1 Prout married Margaret (–?–)1, who died 29 Oct 1685 at Boston, Massachusetts.2 Of Boston, he "lived some time in Concord," says Shattuck.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 383, Prout genealogy.
  2. [S321] A Report of the Record Commissioners, Containing Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630–1699, 253, Margaret Prout d.