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Bezaleel Sawyer

Male 1685 - 1760  (75 years)


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  • Name Bezaleel Sawyer 
    Born 13 May 1685  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Married To say 1712 
    Eunice ______. She was born about 1686. She died, probably from childbirth, on Friday 4 March 1712/13 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Her gravestone reads:
    HERE LIETH THE BODY OF
    EUNICE SAYWER,
    THE WIFE OF BEZALEEL SAWYER
    WHO DECEASED
    THE 4TH DAY OF MARCH 1712/13
    AGED ABOUT 26 YEARS
    ALSO THE BODY OF HER DEAD BORN
    INFANT

    Issue:
    1. stillborn Sawyer (1713-1713) 
    Married To say 1715 
    Judith White, the daughter of Josiah and Mary (Rice) White. She was born in 1694 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. She died on Monday 25 August 1760 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Eunice Sawyer (1716-____)
    2. Josiah Sawyer (1718-____)
    3. Darius Sawyer (1720-____)
    4. Bezalied Sawyer (1723-____)
    5. Hannah Sawyer (1725-1727)
    6. Hannah Sawyer (1728-____)
    7. Moses Sawyer (1730-____)
    8. Paul Sawyer (1733-____)
    9. Thomas Sawyer (c1735-____)
    10. Mary Sawyer (c1737-____) 
    • Sawyer (1983) lists Judith's death as 24 March 1774. [1]
    Office Held 2 Mar 1718/19  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was appointed the fence viewer. 
    Office Held 5 Mar 1721/22  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was appointed a Constable. 
    Died 25 Aug 1760  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried
    • In Memory of Mr
      Bezaleel Sawyer,
      who died August
      ye 25th.AD. 1760,
      Aged 75 Years
      3 Months, and
      12 Days
    Person ID I16371  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2018 

    Father Thomas Sawyer,   b. 2 Jul 1649, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1736, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah Lewis,   b. 18 Mar 1648/49, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1718, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 21 Nov 1672  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • Their marriage date was recorded as 21 (9) 1672.
    Family ID F480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 May 1685 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was appointed the fence viewer. - 2 Mar 1718/19 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was appointed a Constable. - 5 Mar 1721/22 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Aug 1760 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S815] Sawyer, Fred E. Genealogical Index of the Sawyer Families of New England Prior to 1900, (Blackfoot, Idaho: Neves Printing Co., 1983).

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

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

    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).