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Captain Abijah Harding

Male 1750 - 1826  (75 years)


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  • Name Abijah Harding 
    Title Captain 
    Born 12 Oct 1750  Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation say 1771  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    He was a farmer. 
    Office Held 1780  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He was elected a Selectman. He served as Selectman again in 1787, 1793, 1794, 1798, 1799, 1801, and 1805. 
    Office Held 1787  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He became the Town Assessor. He was the Assessor again from 1786 to 1803, 1809 to 1810, and 1813 to 1814. 
    Office Held 1807  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He was a member of the School Committee on which he served again in 1811 and 1814. 
    Office Held 1819  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He was elected as the Representative to the Massachusetts General Court. 
    Died 17 Feb 1826  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Capt. Abijah Harding
      who died Feb 17, 1826
      Age 75
    Person ID I334  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2018 

    Father John Harding, Jr,   b. 20 Jan 1723/24, Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1809, Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Kezia Pond,   b. 15 May 1725, Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1797, Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 9 Jan 1745  Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 8, 9
    Family ID F371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sybil Adams,   b. 28 Jan 1753, Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1813, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1770  Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Marriage Intentions 12 Jul 1770 
    Children 
     1. Kezia Harding,   b. 10 Feb 1771, Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1857  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Oliver Harding,   b. 3 Jun 1774, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1843, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
     3. Sybil Harding,   b. 8 Jan 1776, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1804, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [Birth]
     4. Rhoda Harding,   b. 4 Mar 1778, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1848, New York State Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
     5. Alpheus Harding,   b. 19 Jan 1780, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Abijah Harding,   b. 5 Oct 1783, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1816, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)  [Birth]
     7. John Harding,   b. 28 Dec 1788, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Lowell, Orleans County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     8. Silas Harding,   b. 179128 Jan 1791, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1823, New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)  [Birth]
     9. Thomas Harding,   b. 4 Jun 1793, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1836, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F47  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Smith,   b. Abt 1753,   d. 10 Dec 1816, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1814  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6, 8
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F373  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Oct 1750 - Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jul 1770 - Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - He was a farmer. - say 1771 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was elected a Selectman. He served as Selectman again in 1787, 1793, 1794, 1798, 1799, 1801, and 1805. - 1780 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He became the Town Assessor. He was the Assessor again from 1786 to 1803, 1809 to 1810, and 1813 to 1814. - 1787 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the School Committee on which he served again in 1811 and 1814. - 1807 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1814 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was elected as the Representative to the Massachusetts General Court. - 1819 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Feb 1826 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S997] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Medway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

    2. [S76] Adams, Andrew N. A Genealogical History of Henry Adams of Braintree, Mass., and his Descendants also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897, (Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Company, 1898).

    3. [S481] Thompson, James W. A Memorial of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town of Barre, (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Press of John Wilson and Son, 1875).

    4. [S85] Morse, Abner. A Genealogical Register of the Descendants of Several Ancient Puritans volume IV, (Boston: H. W. Dutton & Son, 1864).

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

    6. [S483] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Barre, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1903).

    7. [S482] Roy, Robert A. Gravestone Inscriptions at Riverside Cemetery in Barre, Massachusetts, (Lexington Park, Maryland: manuscript, 1983).

    8. [S68] Jameson, E. O. The Biographical Sketches of Prominent Persons and the Genealogical Records of Many Early and Other Families in Medway, Mass. 1713-1886, (Providence, Rhode Island: J.A. & R.A. Reid Printers, 1886).

    9. [S973] Harris, Edward Doubleday. A Genealogical Record of Daniel Pond and His Descendants , (Boston: William Parsons Lunt, 1873).