William Goddard

Male 1653 - 1708  (55 years)


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  • Born 1653  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Emigration 1666  [1, 3
    He came to New England with two brothers and his Mother. His father having came over a year earlier.  
    Land 13 May 1679  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    He received 19 acres of land. 
    Married 10 Dec 1685  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Leah Fisher, the daughter of Cornelius and Leah (Heaton) Fisher. She was born on 5 May 1656 in Dedham, Massachusetts. She was granted land in 1715 in Douglas, Massachusetts. She died on Tuesday 10 September 1720 in Sherborn, Massachusetts. Leah's gravestone inscription in Old Burial Ground, Roxbury, Massachusetts, reads:
    Here lyes ye body of
    Deborah Goddard
    widdow of William Goddard
    Decd September ye 10th 1720
    in ye 64th year of her age


    Issue:
    1. Elizabeth Goddard (1687-____)
    2. William Goddard (1689-1703)
    3. Sarah Goddard (1693-____)
    4. Abigail Goddard (1697-1717) 
    Died 6 Feb 1708  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I19415 
    Last Modified 12 May 2019 

    Father William Goddard,   c. 28 Feb 1627/28, Inglesham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1691, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Miles,   b. Abt 1631, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1697/98, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1653 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - He received 19 acres of land. - 13 May 1679 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Leah Fisher, the daughter of Cornelius and Leah (Heaton) Fisher. She was born on 5 May 1656 in Dedham, Massachusetts. She was granted land in 1715 in Douglas, Massachusetts. She died on Tuesday 10 September 1720 in Sherborn, Massachusetts. Leah's gravestone inscription in Old Burial Ground, Roxbury, Massachusetts, reads:
    Here lyes ye body of Deborah Goddard widdow of William Goddard Decd September ye 10th 1720 in ye 64th year of her age
    Issue: 1. Elizabeth Goddard (1687-____) 2. William Goddard (1689-1703) 3. Sarah Goddard (1693-____) 4. Abigail Goddard (1697-1717) - 10 Dec 1685 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Feb 1708 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register - Supplement and Index Reprint of 1930 edition, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986).

    2. [S463] Bond, Henry. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts including Waltham and Weston, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).

    3. [S978] Temple, Josiah Howard. A Genealogical Register of Framingham Families including All Who took up Residence in Town Before A.D. 1860 , (Framingham, Massachusetts: The Town of Framingham, 1887).

    4. [S78] Morse, Abner. Genealogical Register of the Descendants of The Early Planters of Sherborn, Holliston, and Medway, Massachusetts, (Boston: Damrell & Moore, 1855).

    5. [S1021] anonymous. "Inscriptions from the Old Burial Ground, Roxbury, Mass.", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XIV, 1860).



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