The Church Family

The Church Family

Cathi's Line


Generation 1

Richard Church (Reference # 6788) is our first known ancestor in this Church line. He was born 6 February 1609/10 at London, England and died 16 December 1667 at Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA. He married Anne Marsh (Reference # 6789) 18 May 1627 at Braintree, Essex, England. She was born 1611 at Braintree, Essex, England and died 10 March 1684 at Hatfield, Hampshire Co., MA. Information about her ancestry is unknown. They had the following children:
  1. Edward Church
  2. Samuel Church
  3. Mary Church
  4. Samuel Church
  5. John Church

Generation 2

Capt. Samuel Church (Reference # 3394) was born 1636 and died 13 April 1684 at Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA. He married Mary Churchill before 1665. She was born 24 March 1638/9 at Wethersfield, now in Hartford Co., CT and died 1690. For information on her ancestry see the Churchill Family. They had the following children:
  1. Mary Church
  2. Samuel Church
  3. Richard Church
  4. Mehitable Church
  5. Josiah Church
  6. Joseph Church
  7. Capt. Benjamin Church
  8. John Church

Generation 3

Mehitable Church (Reference # 1697) was born 11 January 1671/2 at Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA and died 25 September 1748 in the part of Hadley that is now South Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA. She married Nehemiah Dickinson II (Reference # 1696) before 1701 at MA. He was born 5 June 1672 at Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA and died 1 October 1715 in the part of Hadley that is now South Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA. For information on his ancestry see the Dickinson Family. They had the following children:
  1. Mary Dickinson
  2. Nehemiah Dickinson III
  3. Mehitable Dickinson
  4. Hannah Dickinson
  5. Sarah Dickinson
  6. Daniel Dickinson
  7. John Dickinson

Sources

Descendants of Nathaniel Dickinson by Elinor V. Smith, Dickinson Family Association, 1978

History of Hadley, MA by Sylvester Judd, including Family Genealogies by Lucius M. Boltwood, Picton Press, Camden, ME, 1993 ed.

New England Marriages Prior to 1700 by Clarence Almon Torrey, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, 1985

Seventeenth Century Colonial Ancestors of Members of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century 1915-1975 by Mary Louise M. Hutton, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, 1991

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