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Col. James Minot

Male 1694 - 1759  (64 years)


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  • Name Col. James Minot  [1, 2
    Born 17 Oct 1694  Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Feb 1759  Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Buried Hill Burying Ground, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I14540  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 

    Father Capt. James Minot,   b. 14 Sep 1653, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1735, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Wheeler,   b. Abt 1666, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1734, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1684  [5, 7
    Family ID F9604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Wilder 
    Children 
     1. Martha Minot,   d. Abt 1820, Durham, Greene, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F9605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Lane,   b. 1 Oct 1694, Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1734, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1716  Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Children 
    +1. Rebecca Minot,   b. 5 May 1720, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1761, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F9062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • His epitaph:

      Here lye the remains of Col. James Minott
      Esqr. who departed this life Feb 6, 1759
      in the 65th year of his age. He was of
      Honl. Descent, early improved & advanced
      in Civil and Military Affairs. Divers years
      Represented this Town at the General Court
      was a Justice of the Peace, and one of the Hon.
      His Majesties Council for many years, which
      Offices he Sustained until his death.
      In all which Stations and relations of life he
      behaved as the Christian, the Patriot, and the
      benevolent friend, and as he merrited so he
      was much loved and honored in his life
      and Lamented at his death.
      Memento mori.
      'From death's arrest no age is free.'

  • Sources 
    1. [S1998] Sherman Genealogy Including Families of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk, England: Some Descendants of the Immigrants, Captain John Sherman, Reverend John Sherman, Edmund Sherman and Samuel Sherman, and the Descendants of Honorable Roger Sherman and Honorable Charles R. Sherman by Thomas Townsend Sherman. New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1920.

    2. [S2122] Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson by Thomas Wentworth Higginson. 1910.

    3. [S2025] Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850. Printed By the Town. Boston: Beacon Press, 1895.

    4. [S1621] Lemuel Shattuck, "The Minot Family." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1:171, Apr 1847., year only.

    5. [S594] The Ancestry of Eva Belle Kempton 1878-1908, Part III: The Ancestry of Henry Clay Bartlett 1832-1892, by Dean Crawford Smith; edited by Melinde Lutz Sanborn. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.

    6. [S1621] Lemuel Shattuck, "The Minot Family." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1:171, Apr 1847.

    7. [S1604] Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston, by Henry Bond. Boston: Little, Brown, 1855.

    8. [S1621] Lemuel Shattuck, "The Minot Family." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1:171, Apr 1847., date only.