Eleazer Lake

M, (9 July 1686 - 29 April 1771)
Father-Biological*Henry Lake of Salem1 d. 22 May 1733
Mother-Biological*Priscilla Wildes1 b. 6 Apr 1658, d. 23 Mar 1688
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Last Edited=24 May 2023
     Eleazer Lake was born on 9 July 1686 at Topsfield, Massachusetts.1,2,3 He was the son of Henry Lake of Salem and Priscilla Wildes.1

Eleazer Lake, age 22, married Lydia Forde, age 22 , daughter of Matthew Ford of Bradford and Lydia Griffen, on 7 December 1708 at Topsfield, Massachusetts.1,4,2,5,3 He received from his father "my mansion dwelling house and Land" and became one of the prominent citizens of Topsfield.3

Eleazer Lake, age 57, married Mary Bixby, daughter of Joseph Bixby and Sarah Gould, on 12 January 1743/44 at Topsfield, Massachusetts.2,5,6,1 Eleazer Lake died on 29 April 1771 at Topsfield, Massachusetts, at age 84 "an aged man."2,3,6

Children of Eleazer Lake and Lydia Forde

Child of Eleazer Lake and Mary Bixby


  1. Topsfield Historical Society. Vital Records of Topsfield, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849. Topsfield, Massachuetts: Topsfield Historical Society, 1903.
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  3. Davis, Walter. "The Wildes Family of Essex County, Massachusetts", Essex Institute Historial Collections volume XLII - 1906 (1906).
  4. Holbrook Research Institute. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988. Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2011.
  5. Ford, Eliakim Reed. Ford Genealogy: Being an Account of the Fords Who were Early Settlers in New England. More Particularly a Record of the Descendants of Martin-Mathew Ford of Bradford, Essex Co., Mass.. Oneonta, New York: by the author, 1916.
  6. Bixby, Willard Goldthwaite. A Genealogy of the Descendants of Joseph Bixby, 1621-1701 of Ipswich and Boxford, Massachusetts, who spell the name Bixby, Bigsby, Byxbie, Bixbee, or Byxbe and of the Bixby Family in England, Descendants of Walter Bekesby, 1427, of Thorpe Morieux, Suffolk. New York: Willard G. Bixby, 1914.