Captain Jonas Prescott

Male 1648 - 1723  (~ 75 years)


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  • Born Jun 1648  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Married 14 Nov 1672  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Mary Loker, the daughter of John and Mary (Draper) Loker. She was born on 28 September 1653 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Her birth date was recorded as 28 (7) 1653. She died on Thursday 20 October 1735 in Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Mary Prescott (1674-____)
    2. Elizabeth Prescott (1676-____)
    3. Jonas Prescott (1678-____)
    4. Dorothy Prescott (1681-____)
    5. James Prescott (1684-____)
    6. Sarah Prescott (1686-____)
    7. Abigail Prescott (1688-____)
    8. Martha Prescott (1690-____)
    9. Deborah Prescott (1694-____)
    10. Benjamin Prescott (1696-1738) 
    • Their marriage date was recorded as 14 (9) 1672.
    • Wheeler (1924) gives the marriage date as 0 December 1672. [3]
    Freeman 1678  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was first in Sudbury, where he took the freeman's oath. 
    Moved To 1678  Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jonas was a blacksmith and one of the largest landowners in town.  
    History 1682 
    Jonas owned a mill in Lancaster, which he received from his father. 
    Military say 1690 
    He was a captain in the militia. 
    Married 5 Oct 1699  Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Thankful Wheeler
    Offices Held say 1700 
    He a Justice of the Peace. 
    Died 31 Dec 1723  Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Siblings 10 siblings 
    Person ID I16345 
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2018 

    Father John Prescott,   c. 1604/05, Shevington, Standish Parish, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1681, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Platts,   b. Wygan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1678, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 21 Jan 1628/29  Wygan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jun 1648 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Mary Loker, the daughter of John and Mary (Draper) Loker. She was born on 28 September 1653 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Her birth date was recorded as 28 (7) 1653. She died on Thursday 20 October 1735 in Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Mary Prescott (1674-____) 2. Elizabeth Prescott (1676-____) 3. Jonas Prescott (1678-____) 4. Dorothy Prescott (1681-____) 5. James Prescott (1684-____) 6. Sarah Prescott (1686-____) 7. Abigail Prescott (1688-____) 8. Martha Prescott (1690-____) 9. Deborah Prescott (1694-____) 10. Benjamin Prescott (1696-1738) - 14 Nov 1672 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - He was first in Sudbury, where he took the freeman's oath. - 1678 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - Jonas was a blacksmith and one of the largest landowners in town. - 1678 - Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Thankful Wheeler. - 5 Oct 1699 - Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 1723 - Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S1196] Drake, Samuel G. "Brief Memoirs and Notices of Prince's Subscribers" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume VI, 1852).

    2. [S1197] Somerby, H. G. "Pedigree of Lawrence", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume X, 1856).

    3. [S485] Wheeler, Daniel Merrick. The Wheeler Family of Rutland, Mass. and Some of their Ancestors, ( Pittsfield, Massachusetts: by the author, 1924).

    4. [S1048] Potter, Charles Edward. Genealogies of Some Old Families of Concord, Mass. and Their Descendants in Part to the Present Generation, (Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, 1887).

    5. [S994] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Lancaster Records", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVI, 1862).

    6. [S901] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Sudbury Records" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVII , 1863).

    7. [S67] Ancestral File, (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).



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