Thursday, February 18, 2010

Francis Small 1625-1714 Elizabeth Leighton abt 1634

Francis Small
Christening 6 Oct 1625 St Mary's, Bideford, Devon, England\
Parents: Edward Small and Elizabeth (unknown surname)
Occupation: Attorney
Married Elizabeth Leighton abt 1650
Death abt 1714 Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Sources
Book: Descendants of Edward Small Vol 1
Ancestral File

Elizabeth Leighton

Born abt 1634
Sources
Ancestral File

CHILDREN


Edward
Born abt 1651 Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine
Occupations: 1670's: Employed in the "mast yard" of Dover, New Hampshire
1686-87 worked in a saw mill at Bellamies Bank
1700 foreman to get timber and frame a meeting house
Married Mary Woodman abt 1685
Children: Edward, Jonathan, Benjamin, Zachariah
Died 30 Apr 1702
Sources

Birth, marriage: Book - Descendants of Edward Small Vol 1 page 89
Occupation: same book page 90
Children: same book page 92
Francis
Born abt 1654 Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Occupation: Carpenter in Dover, New Hampshire
Married Elizabeth Hicks
Children: Francis, Samuel
Died abt 1709 Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Sources Book: Descendants of Edward Small Vol 1 pages 93-94
Mary
Born abt 1656 Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine
Married Nicholas (the Beaver Trader) Frost abt 1673
Children: Nicholas, Mary, Bartholomew, Eleanor, Margaret, Katherine, Elizabeth

Note: Mary and two of her children were captured by indians. Evidently, they were released or escaped. By 1698 her husband had drowned and about that time, Mary was licensed to keep a "public house of entertainment" She was cared for by son, Bartholomew, during an extended illness at the end of her life.
Died 1714
Sources
Book: Descendants of Edward Small Vol 1 pages 94-98
Benjamin

Born abt 1658
Married Rebecca Wright abt 1694
Note: Some claim her surname is Snow - perhaps she was a widow?

Children: Hannah, Rebecca, Benjamin, Benjamin, Mary, James, Phebe, Joseph

Died abt 1720 Lebanon, Connecticut
Sources
Book: Descendants of Edward Small Vol 1 page 98-99
Samuel

Born 1660 Kittery, Maine
Occupation: Town Clerk for Scarborough, Maine from 1728-1774 (except for the year 1734)
Married Elizabeth Heard abt 1699
Note: She was the widow of Joseph Chadbourne and had children with him as well

Children: Elizabeth, Samuel, Joseph
Sources
Book: Descendants of Edward Small Vol 1 page 99
*Daniel

Born abt 1662 Maine
Occupation: Carpenter, Whale Fisherman
Married Abigail Snow abt 1690
Children: Anna, Isaac, Daniel, John, Edward, Abigail, Elisha, Benjamin
Sources
Book: Descendants of Edward Small Vol 1 page 99-101
Alice
Born abt 1664
Married Mr Wormwood
Sources
Book: Descendants of Edward Small Vol 1 102-103
Elizabeth
Born Abt 1666
Married John Pugsley
Children: John, Abraham, Anna
Sources
Book: Descendants of Edward Small Vol 1 103-104

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