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Elizabeth Stevens

Female 1681 - 1769  (88 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Stevens 
    Born 1681  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Crane (1907) gives her birth place as Boston, Massachusetts.
    Gender Female 
    Married To 1698  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Captain Ephraim Wilder, the son of Lt. Nathaniel and Mary (Sawyer) Wilde. He was born on 16 April 1677 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. During Queen Anne's War, Ephraim was attached to Lt. Nathaniel Wilder's garrison, his brother. During the attack, he lost his home, one ox, two calves, three cows, one horse, fifteen sheep, and one swine. His home was listed as having two fireplaces. Ephraim later served as a selectman in Lancaster and town moderator. He also served several times as the Representative to the General Court. He administered the estate of Mary, his mother, on 22 January 1740/41 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He died on Wednesday 13 December 1769 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Ephraim's gravestone inscription in Old Settlers Burial Ground, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, reads:
    In Memory of Capt.
    Ephraim Wilder, Junr.
    who died March ye 7th
    A D. 1770, in the 63d.
    Year of his Age.
    Every Man at his best state, is altogether Vanity.
    Cease ye from Man whose Breath is in his Nostrils: and trust
    in the Ever Living GOD

    Issue:
    1. Ephraim Wilder (1708-1770)
    2. Elizabeth Wilder (1708-____)
    3. Martha Wilder (1711-____)
    4. Dorothy Wilder (1714-____)
    5. Eunice Wilder (1719-____)
    6. Susanna Wilder (1723-____)
    7. Asaph Wilder (1724-1747) 
    Died 28 May 1769  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 7
    Buried Old Settlers Burial Yard, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • In Memory of Mrs.
      Elizabeth, ye Wife of
      Capt. Ephraim Wilder,
      who died May ye 28
      1769, in ye 89th. year
      of her Age.
      The Stroke of Death hath laid my Head,
      Down in this dark and Silent Bed.
      The Trump shall Sound I hope to rise,
      And meet my SAVIOUR in the Skies
    Person ID I15055  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2018 

    Father Cyprian Stevens,   b. Abt 1650, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1720 and 1722, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Willard,   b. 7 Sep 1653, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1685  (Age 31 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 22 Jan 1671/72  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9
    • Their marriage date was recorded as 22 (11) 1671.
    • Lawson (1998) gives the marriage place as Chelsea, Massachusetts.
    Family ID F551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1681 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Captain Ephraim Wilder, the son of Lt. Nathaniel and Mary (Sawyer) Wilde. He was born on 16 April 1677 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. During Queen Anne's War, Ephraim was attached to Lt. Nathaniel Wilder's garrison, his brother. During the attack, he lost his home, one ox, two calves, three cows, one horse, fifteen sheep, and one swine. His home was listed as having two fireplaces. Ephraim later served as a selectman in Lancaster and town moderator. He also served several times as the Representative to the General Court. He administered the estate of Mary, his mother, on 22 January 1740/41 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He died on Wednesday 13 December 1769 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Ephraim's gravestone inscription in Old Settlers Burial Ground, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, reads:
    In Memory of Capt. Ephraim Wilder, Junr. who died March ye 7th A D. 1770, in the 63d. Year of his Age. Every Man at his best state, is altogether Vanity. Cease ye from Man whose Breath is in his Nostrils: and trust in the Ever Living GOD
    Issue: 1. Ephraim Wilder (1708-1770) 2. Elizabeth Wilder (1708-____) 3. Martha Wilder (1711-____) 4. Dorothy Wilder (1714-____) 5. Eunice Wilder (1719-____) 6. Susanna Wilder (1723-____) 7. Asaph Wilder (1724-1747) - 1698 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 May 1769 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Settlers Burial Yard, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1037] Holman, Mary Lovering. The Stevens Miller Ancestry , (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Press, 1948).

    2. [S74] Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts, (New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907).

    3. [S464] Nourse, Henry S. The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643-1850, (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Henry S. Nourse, 1890).

    4. [S952] Hudson, Charles. History of the Town of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts from its First Settlement in 1657 to 1861 with a Brief Sketch of the Town of Northborough, (Boston: T.R. Marvin & Son, 1862).

    5. [S1050] Barlow, Claude W. "The Children of Thomas Sawyer of Lancaster" , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume 30, 1954).

    6. [S901] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Sudbury Records" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVII , 1863).

    7. [S1049] Whitcomb, Esther K. Inscriptions from Burial Grounds of the Nashaway Towns: Lancaster, Harvard, Bolton, Leominster, Sterling, Berlin, West Boylston, and Hudson, Massachusetts , (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    8. [S994] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Lancaster Records", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVI, 1862).

    9. [S1047] Lawson, Stephen M. "Willard-Hosmer" Ancestory of Stephen Lawson Online, (http://sml.simplenet.com/ancestries/willard.html. Printout dated 22 March 1998).