Descendants of Edward Payson

(The names of our ancestors are highlighted in red)

 

Generation No. 1

  1. Edward1 Payson was born 1613 in Nazeing Parish, Essex Co., Eng, and died 1691 in Dorchester, MA. He married (1) Anne Parke August 20, 1640 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. On Jan. 1, 1642 he married (2) Mary Eliot born Mar. 11, 1620, in Nazeing, Essex, Eng., daughter of Bennet Eliot and Letteye Aggar. She died May 24, 1697. Mary Eliot was the sister of John Eliot, who came to Boston 4 Sep1631 in the ship Lyon. He was the famous Puritan minister known as the "Apostle to the Indians" who translated the bible into the local Native American language.

. Children of Edward Payson and Mary Eliot are:

 

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Ephriam2 Payson, died October 18, 1732. He married (1) Judith Clap. He married (2) Catherine Leadbetter May 29, 1684.

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John Payson, born June 11, 1643 in Roxbury, MA.

 

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Jonathan Payson, born December 19, 1644 in Roxbury, MA.

 

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Anne Payson, born April 26, 1647 in Roxbury, MA.

 

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Joanna Payson, born February 05, 1648/49 in Roxbury, MA.

 

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Susanna Payson, born June 27, 1655 in Roxbury, MA; died in Roxbury, MA. She married Samuel Capen April 09, 1673.

 

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Edward Payson, born June 20, 1657 in Roxbury, MA; died August 22, 1732. He married (1) Elizabeth Whittigham Appleton. He married (2) Elizabeth Phillips November 07, 1683.

 

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Samuel Payson, born September 21, 1662; died November 24, 1721. He married Mary Wiswall.

 

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Mary Payson, born March 19, 1664/65 in Roxbury, Suffolk, MA; died October 20, 1708. She married Preserved Capen May 16, 1682 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

 

Generation No. 2

 

3. John2 Payson (Edward1) was born June 11, 1643 in Roxbury, MA. He married (1) Bathsheba Tileston, daughter of Thomas Tileston and Elizabeth Heath. He married (2) Hannah Unknown.

Children of John Payson and Bathsheba Tileston are:

 

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Bathsheba3 Payson, died May 16, 1683.

 

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Joanna Payson, born July 18, 1670.

 

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Priscilla Payson, born July 28, 1674.

 

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John Payson, born July 17, 1676.

 

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Jonathan Payson, born August 18, 1678. He married (1) Anne Blake March 11, 1723/24. He married (2) Mary Paul February 06, 1727/28.

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Prudence Payson, born February 01, 1680/81; died Bef. 1735.

 

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Edward Payson, born June 26, 1685. He married Thankful Holmes October 29, 1712.

 

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Joseph Payson, born February 24, 1686/87. He married Mary Culliver April 12, 1739.

 

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Benjamin Payson, born October 25, 1688.

 

Generation No. 3

16. Prudence3 Payson (John2, Edward1) was born February 01, 1680/81, and died Bef. 1735. She married (1) Richard Wheeler December 12, 1702 in Stonington, CT. She married (2) Christopher Avery April 01, 1714 in New London, CT, son of James Avery and Deborah Stallyon.

For the children of Prudence Payson and Christopher Avery, switch to the Avery line.

 

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