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Subject: [GENMASSACHUSETTS] John Livermore - Bond's Watertown - Vol. I -Part 3 - p.341
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2006 11:15:38 EDT
Subject: John Livermore
The Early History of Watertown, Massachusetts: Including Waltham and Weston.
Source: Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of
Massachusetts, Includes Waltham and Weston - by Henry Bond, M.D. Boston,
Daniel Livermore of Watertown, a potter, m. (1) May 28, 1697, Mary Cooledge.
She died in child-bed Dec 10, 1702 and he m. (2) Mary ____. He died Nov 16,
1720 and his widow m. Aug 17, 1724, John Goodenow of Sudbury. She died at
Watertown Oct 7, 1745 aged 66. Children:
1. Oliver Livermore b. Mar 11, 1697-8; died Nov 18, 1754.
2. Mary Livermore b. Jan. 26, 1700-1. Died.
3. Mary Livermore (again) b. Dec., 1702 m. May 31, 1726, Nathaniel Sherman.
4. Anna Livermore b. Jan 18, 1703-4; m. Jonathan Bemis.
5. Daniel Livermore b. Mar 18, 1704-5; died Sept 3, 1713.
6. Mercy Livermore.
7. David Livermore b. Mar 1, 1714-15; died 1756; was a blacksmith of
Watertown; m. Abigail
Kimball b. 1725, the 3rd child of Benjamin & Priscilla (Hazen) Kimball of
and the grandaughter of Richard & Mary (Peabody) Hazen of Boxford and of
Richard & Mehitable
(Day) Kimball and great grandaughter of Edward & Hannah (Grant) Hazen and
probably of Richard
and Ursula Kimball, first of Watertown and afterwards of Ipswich; the elder
sister of the late
Deacon John Kimball of Concord, & New Hampshire. Children:
1. Abigail Livermore b. Feb 29, 1745; m. a Scotchman and lived "very
Halifax, Nova Scotia; had one dau. who married & lived in Frderickton, N.Y.
2. Priscilla Livermore b. Jan 11, 1747; m. Joseph Day of Bradford.
3. Daniel Livermore b. April 7, 1749. After the death of his father, he
years with his uncle, Deacon Obadiah Kimball of Bradford and about 1762 or
came an apprentice of his uncle Deacon John Kimball, a carpenter of Concord,
"At the commencement of the Revolution, he entered the army as an Ensign in
Woodbury's Co., in Col. John Stark's Regt., and served during the war. While
expedition at the head of a company under General Sullivan (sent to chastise
British, Indians and Tories, for the horrible massacre and barbarous
committed at Wyoming and Cherry Valley), in 1779, Capt. Livermore kept a
from May 17 to Dec 7, 1779," which has been published in the 6th Vol. of the
Collections of the New Hampshire Historical Society. Oct. 10, 1783, he was
moted by Congress to the rank of Major, by Brevet. Dec 19, 1783 he was, at
own request, dismissed from the service, and returned to Concord. He built
1785 or 1786 the house now owned and occupied by Rev. Nathaniel Boulton. "He
an elegant man, a brave
officer and highly respected by the people of Concord." He was
Concord, 1794. He died June 22, 1798.
4. Hannah Livermore b. Mar 23, 1754; m. W. Parker of Bradford, Mass and had
child, Mary Parker.
5. Lydia Livermore b. Jan 8, 1757; m. Nathaniel Kimball of Hopkinton, N.H.
children all died except Nathaniel Kimball, Jr. who occupied his father's
8. Susanna Livermore.
9. Prudence Livermore who died Aug 12, 1718, aged 7 weeks.
Deacon Thomas Livermore of West Precinct (Waltham, Mass.) m. Dec. 14, 1704,
Mary Bright, who died Sept 29, 1765. He held the office of Deacon from Oct 3,
1718 until his decease, 1761,and for a long time had an important share of
the municipal business of the West Precinct and of the town. He resided a few
years in Cambridge. Children:
1. Benjamin Livermore b. Nov 4, 1705; died 1724.
2. Ebenezer Livermore b. at Cambridge May 18, 1708; died Jan 2, 1724 aged 16
3. Tabitha Livermore b. at Cambridge, Oct 11, 1711; m. Jan 27, 1737-8,
Deacon John Gove, of Weston.
4. Nathaniel Livermore b. at Watertown, April 13, 1713; died 1783.
5. Abijah Livermore b. May 21, 1715; died 1724.
6. Elisha Livermore b. Jan 9, 1720; died Feb 13, 1795.
7. Hulda Livermore b. Aug 7, 1722; m. May 4, 1748, Capt. Jonathan Bemis of
8. Benjamin Livermore b. Nov 3, 1726; d. Jan 4, 1748-9, unmarried.
Jonathan Livermore, a tanner of Watertown m. Nov 23, 1699, Rebecca Barns. He
d. November, 1705 and she died, a widow, Dec 9, 1765 aged 85 yrs. Children:
1. Jonathan Livermore b. Aug 16, 1700; died April 21, 1801.
2. Samuel Livermore b. Mar 14, 1701-2; died Aug 7, 1773.
3. Rebecca Livermore b. Dec 8, 1703; m. Oct 29, 1719, John Philips b. Dec
10, 1692. They
moved to Worcester. He d. July 20 and she died Dec 29, 1780.
4. Grace Livermore b. Mar 14, 1705-6; m. ____Hastings and settled in
To be continued Part 4 - p. 342 - Josiah Livermore of Weston & wife,
Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth