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Subject: [GENMASSACHUSETTS] John Livermore - Bond's Watertown - Volume II -Part 12 - p.853
Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2006 10:11:42 EDT
Subject: John Livermore
The Early History of Watertown, Massachusetts: Including Waltham and Weston.
Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of
Massachusetts, Includes Waltham and Weston - by Henry Bond, M.D. Boston,
Nov. 21, 1712, John Livermore conveyed this tract of land to his four
Rice, Sarah Fulham, Martha Gleason and Mary Bigelow. (see Part 11 - The
Samuel Livermore, baptized at New Haven, CT., Aug 15, 1641, was Selectman of
1684 and 1690. His Will, dated Dec. 5, 1690, proved June 16, 1691,
constitutes wife Anna,
and eldest son Samuel executors; uncle, Jonathan Danforth (youngest brother
of his wife's
mother), Capt. Andrew Beltcher (cousin of his wife and father of Gov.
Belcher), and Simon
Stone, overseers. Inventory of real estate, dated Jan 14, 1690-1; homestall
and 44 acres,
£200; two acres of upland in Pondfield, £6; 20 acres of dividend land £20; 5
Ensign Daniel Livermore (see p. 340) m. Mehitable Norcross.
Sarah, widow Lieut. Samuel Livermore (see p.341) m. (3) April 8, 1722, Hon.
of Newton. Shed died 1741.
Matthew Livermore grad. Harvard Coll. 1722, "schoolmaster of the town," was
communion to the West (Waltham) Church, Feb 18, 1725-6. He had been the
most, if not all of the time after his graduation. This shows an error of
dates in the
annals of Portsmouth, as to the time of his settling there. He probably went
in 1726, was master of the grammar-school until 1731 when he was admitted
and sworn as an
attorney-at-law. Soon afterward, Gov. Belcher (who was a distant relative)
Attorney-General for the Province, and advocate for the King in Courts of
was serious in his deportment, exemplary in his conduct, and firm in his
belief of the
truths of the Gospel." (see Annals of Portland p.261) It has not been
he ever married.
April 2, 1725, John Robbins of Cambridge was appointed guardian of Abigail,
dau. of Daniel
Livermore of Watertown, in her 18th year. Jonathan Stone was appointed
guardian of Jonas,
son of Daniel Livermore. This was probably that Jonas Livermore, who
married at Newton,
July 3, 1735, Esther Hyde.
David Livermore and Abigail Kimball married at Bradford Feb 21, 1743-4. She
was a neice of
Mary, the wife of Thomas Saltmarsh of Watertown. Dec 24, 1771, Daniel
Livermore of Concord,
New Hampshire, appointed administrator of the estate of the widow Abigail
Watertown - his mother.
Deacon Thomas Livermore (see p. 342) was Selectman of Watertown, before the
of Waltham, in 1719, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 32 and 1733. According to
the town record,
Sergt. George Livermore was Selectman in 1730. This is the only place, it is
where this name occurs and it may be a mistake for Thomas Livermore.
Dec. 10, 1705, administration on estate of Jonathan Livermore granted to
and his brother Daniel. Inventory dated Dec 13, 1705. Dec 23, 1706, widow
sented account for the expense of her lying-in, and for clothing.
Elisha Livermore of Shrewsbury m. (published Nov 4, 1780) Lucy Maynard of
Children born in S. -
1. Levi Livermore b. Dec 15, 1781.
2. Emery Livermore b. Oct 10, 1783.
3. Lucy and her sister
4. Anna Livermore were bap. Nov 6, 1785.
5. Martha Livermore bap. Aug 3, 1788; died young.
6. Solomon Livermore bap. May 5, 1790.
7. Harvey Livermore bap. Oct 7, 1792.
8. Jubal Livermore bap. June 14, 1795.
9. Martha Livermore bap. Feb 4, 1798. (see Ward, p.358)
Capt. Nathaniel Livermore (see p.343) of Weston, Mass. died Aug 11, 1760.
1. Nathaniel Livermore who married and died leaving one child.
2. Martha Livermore.
3. Lucy Livermore.
Oliver Livermore was a Selectman of Watertown, 1738, 41, 43, 46, 48 and 1749.
To be continued, Vol. II - Part 13 - p.853 - Jonathan Livermore of Brighton
Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth