The Packard Family

Packard Family


Generation 1

Samuel Packard died 1684.  He married Elizabeth Stream before 1657 in England.  She was born c1614 and died 17 June 1716.  She married second to John Washburn, Jr. between 7 November 1684 - 30 October 1686.  John Washburn, Jr. was born 20 November 1620 at Bengeworth, Worcestershire, England and died 12 November 1686 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA.  For further information on his first marriage, ancestry and decendants see the Washburn Family.  Samuel Packard and Elizabeth Stream had the following children:

  1. Zacheus Packard
  2. John Packard
  3. Nathaniel Packard
  4. Samuel Packard
  5. Thomas Packard

Generation 2

Zacheus Packard was born 1651 and died 1723.  He married Sarah Howard before 1680 probably at Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony (now Plymouth Co., MA).  They had at least the following children:

  1. Jonathan Packard
  2. John Packard
  3. Abiel Packard

Generation 3

Abiel Packard was born 29 April 1699 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA and died 1 June 1774 at Brockton, MA.  He married first to Sarah Ames 11 January 1722/3 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA.  She was born 23 January 1702/3 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA and died 20 July 1770 at Brockton, MA.  For information on her ancestry see the Ames Family (Bob's line) and Washburn Family.  He married second to Deliverance Orcutt (Intention 16 November 1771 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co, MA).  She was born c1707 and died 5 December 1790 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA.  She was the daughter of William Orcutt II and Hannah Smith.  For further information see the Orcutt Family.  Deliverance Orcutt had married first c1725 to Joseph Washburn.  He was born 22 July 1705 and died 12 December 1766 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA.  For further information see the Washburn Family.

Children of Abiel Packard and Sarah Ames:

  1. Josiah Packard
  2. Abiel Packard
  3. Joshua Packard
  4. Thomas Packard
  5. Timothy Packard
  6. Sarah Packard
  7. Bettie Packard
  8. Daniel Packard
  9. Eliab Packard
  10. Benjamin Packard

Generation 4

Bettie Packard was born 6 October 1739 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA.  She married Jacob Edson 14 May 1759 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA.  He was born 16 April 1722 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA.  For further information see the Edson Family.  They had the following children:
  1. Benjamin Edson
  2. Ann Edson
  3. Betty Edson
  4. Jacob Edson
  5. Abel Edson
  6. Simeon Edson
  7. Sarah Edson
  8. Erene Edson
  9. Levi Edson

Sources

Interview with Burton Frost by Susan Frost Bennett and Cathleen Frost, 27 April 1996 - supplemented with his research notes

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

Francis Cooke of the Mayflower: the First Five Generations by Ralph Van Wood, Jr., Picton Press, Camden, ME 1996

Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England by John Farmer, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD 1994

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