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Major Joseph Mayo

Male 1721 - 1776  (54 years)


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  • Name Joseph Mayo 
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    Born 28 Feb 1720/21  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Offices Held 1754 (Age 33)  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military 1765 to 1766 (Age 44)  [1
    History 1769  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    A well respected man in Roxbury, he was an ardent Whig and was one of the leaders of the protest over the Townsand Acts. 
    Offices Held 1769 (Age 48)  [1
    History 1770  [1
    He was appointed by Governor Hutchinson to be the foreman of the jury to try the soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre. The Governor later wrote to Sir Francis Bernard, "Captain Joseph Mayo was foreman of the jury at the trial of the soldiers. I am inclined to make him a major.
    Military Jun 1771 (Age 50)  [1
    Military 19 Apr 1775 (Age 54)  [1
    Military 1776 (Age 55)  [1
    Died 14 Feb 1776  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Siblings 11 Siblings 
    Person ID I436  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2018 

    Father Thomas Mayo,   b. 13 Nov 1673, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1750, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Davis,   b. 18 Apr 1678, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1756, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 4 May 1699  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage Thomas was 25 years - Elizabeth was 21 years. (Were Married 51 years). 
    Family ID F224  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Kenrick,   b. 26 Apr 1726, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1775, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1745  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Age at Marriage Joseph was 24 years - Esther was 19 years. (Were Married 29 years). 
    Children 13 children 
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1720/21 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Nov 1745 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Rebecca Mayo - 29 Sep 1746 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Joseph Mayo - 24 Jan 1747/48 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Col. Joseph Mayo - 24 Jan 1747/48 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Benjamin Mayo - 11 Dec 1750 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Esther Mayo - 26 Nov 1752 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 1754 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Caleb Mayo, Esq. - 28 Sep 1754 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Anna Mayo - 20 Sep 1756 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Private Samuel Mayo - 4 Jul 1758 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elizabeth Mayo - 9 Mar 1760 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Daniel Mayo - 30 Sep 1762 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Captain David Mayo - 31 Jul 1764 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Abigail Mayo - 4 Jul 1766 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Hannah Mayo - 8 May 1768 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - 1769 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 1776 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S454] Mayo, Chester Garst. John Mayo of Roxbury, Massachusetts 1630-1688 A Genealogical and Biographical Record of His Descendants, (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1965).

    2. [S661] Daniels, George F. History of the Town of Oxford, Massachusetts, (Oxford, Massachusetts: by the author, 1892).

    3. [S456] Jackson, Francis. A History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, from 1639 to 1800, (Boston: Stacy and Richardson, 1854).

    4. [S665] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1905).