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Bethia Sears

Female 1662 - 1724  (62 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Bethia Sears was born on 3 Jan 1662 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts (daughter of Paul Sears and Deborah Willard); died on 5 Jul 1724 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 3 Jun 1662

    Bethia married John Crowell on 27 May 1684. John (son of John Crowe and Mehitable Miller) was born in 1662 in of Nobscussett on Cape Cod, Massachusetts; died on 15 Oct 1728; was buried in North Dennis burying ground, Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Mehitable Crowell was born on 3 Sep 1691 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 26 Mar 1766 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Paul Sears was born about 1637 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts (son of Richard Sears and Dorothy Jones); died on 20 Feb 1708 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Feb 1638, Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts
    • Alternate birth: 20 Feb 1638, Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Captain of Massachusetts militia in the Narragansett War, 1654.

    Paul married Deborah Willard in 1658 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Deborah (daughter of George Willard and Dorothy Dunster) was born before 14 Sep 1645 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 13 May 1721 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Deborah Willard was born before 14 Sep 1645 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts (daughter of George Willard and Dorothy Dunster); died on 13 May 1721 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 14 Sep 1645, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    "She may be daughter of George Willard." [The Pilgrim Migration]

    Children:
    1. 1. Bethia Sears was born on 3 Jan 1662 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 5 Jul 1724 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    2. Capt. Samuel Sears was born in Jan 1664 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 8 Jan 1742 in West Brewster, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    3. Lydia Sears was born on 24 Oct 1666 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died in 1748.
    4. Mary Sears was born on 24 Oct 1672 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 7 Nov 1745 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Richard Sears was born about 1595 in England; died on 5 Sep 1676 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried on 26 Aug 1676 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1590, England

    Notes:

    Emigrated to Plymouth, 1633. Husbandman. Marblehead by 1637; Yarmouth by 1639.

    Along with several others, sued William Nickerson for slander on 2 Oct 1650.

    Richard married Dorothy Jones before 1637. Dorothy (daughter of George Jones and Agnes) was born about 1603; died before 19 Mar 1679 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried on 19 Mar 1679 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Dorothy Jones was born about 1603 (daughter of George Jones and Agnes); died before 19 Mar 1679 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried on 19 Mar 1679 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 2. Paul Sears was born about 1637 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 20 Feb 1708 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    2. Deborah Sears was born on 16 Sep 1639 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 17 Aug 1732 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Paddock Cemetery, East Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    3. Silas Sears was born about 1641 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 13 Jan 1698 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  George Willard was born before 4 Dec 1614 in Horsmonden, Kent, England (son of Richard Willard and Joan); died in 1656 in Patuxent, Charles, Maryland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Bef 14 Dec 1614, Horsmonden, Kent, England
    • Baptised: 14 Dec 1614, Horsmonden, Kent, England

    Notes:

    Emigrated to Massachusetts April 1638. Lived in Scituate, where he helped form a second Congregational church. Moved to Maryland in 1652.

    George married Dorothy Dunster. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Dorothy Dunster

    Notes:

    [Perhaps] [s]ister of Henry Dunster, first president of Harvard College. [Bassett-Preston Ancestors, citation details below.] Elizabeth Dunster, who was definitely a sister of the Harvard president, married his brother Simon Willard. The problem is that no records of Henry's family mention a sister named Dorothy.

    Children:
    1. 3. Deborah Willard was born before 14 Sep 1645 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 13 May 1721 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  George Jones was born about 1572 in of Dinder, Somerset, England; died after 30 Apr 1626.

    George married Agnes. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 11.  Agnes
    Children:
    1. 5. Dorothy Jones was born about 1603; died before 19 Mar 1679 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried on 19 Mar 1679 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

  3. 12.  Richard Willard was born in in of Horsmonden, Kent, England (son of Symon Willard and Elizabeth); died on 20 Feb 1617 in Kent, England; was buried on 20 Feb 1617 in Horsmonden, Kent, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1564, Goudhurst, Kent, England

    Richard married Joan on 10 Jan 1610. Joan died in Feb 1617. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 13.  Joan died in Feb 1617.
    Children:
    1. 6. George Willard was born before 4 Dec 1614 in Horsmonden, Kent, England; died in 1656 in Patuxent, Charles, Maryland.