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Family: John Prescott / Mary Platts (F501)  [1

m. 21 Jan 1628/29


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  • Father | Male
    John Prescott

    Born     
    Christened  1604/05  Shevington, Standish Parish, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Dec 1681  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  21 Jan 1628/29  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6]  Wygan, Lancashire, England  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Ralph Prescott | F500 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Helen | F500 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Mary Platts

    Born    Wygan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  After 1678  Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Abraham Gawkroger Platts | F502 Group Sheet 
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Female
    + Mary Prescott

    Born     
    Christened  24 Feb 1629/30  Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Apr 1716  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Thomas Sawyer | F503 
    Married  2 Jul 1648  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    baby boy Prescott

    Born  7 Mar 1631  Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Mar 1631  Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Martha Prescott

    Born     
    Christened  11 Mar 1632  Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Jan 1655/56  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    baby boy Prescott

    Born  1633  Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Jan 1634  Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Male
    John Prescott

    Born     
    Christened  1 Apr 1635  Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  After 1718   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Female
    + Sarah Prescott

    Born     
    Christened  16 Apr 1637  Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Aug 1714  Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Richard Wheeler | F504 
    Married  2 Aug 1658  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Joseph Rice | F505 
    Married  23 Dec 1677  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Hannah Prescott

    Born     
    Christened  16 Apr 1639  Barbadoes  Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Sep 1697  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Female
    Lydia Prescott

    Born  15 Aug 1641  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1712   
    Buried     

    Child 9 | Male
    Joseph Prescott

    Born  1645  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Dec 1732   
    Buried     

    Child 10 | Male
    Captain Jonathan Prescott

    Born  1646  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Dec 1721  Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 11 | Male
    Captain Jonas Prescott

    Born  Jun 1648  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Dec 1723  Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

  • Notes 
    • Weis (1682) says they were married at Sowerby Parish on 15 March 1607. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).

    2. [S1196] Drake, Samuel G. "Brief Memoirs and Notices of Prince's Subscribers" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume VI, 1852).

    3. [S1197] Somerby, H. G. "Pedigree of Lawrence", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume X, 1856).

    4. [S1198] Hunt, John G. "Notes on Families of the Parish of Halifax, Yorkshire - Farrer, Deane, Platts, Fairbank, Prescott", (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume XL, 1964).

    5. [S485] Wheeler, Daniel Merrick. The Wheeler Family of Rutland, Mass. and Some of their Ancestors, (Pittsfield, Massachusetts: by the author, 1924).

    6. [S804] MacKenzie, George Norbury. Colonial Families of the United States of America, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966).