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Capt. James Minot

Male 1653 - 1735  (82 years)


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  • Name Capt. James Minot 
    Born 14 Sep 1653  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Sep 1735  Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Hill Burying Ground, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I15718  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 

    Father John Minot,   b. Bef 10 Apr 1626,   d. 12 Aug 1669, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Mother Lydia Butler,   b. Abt 1627,   d. 24 Jan 1667  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 19 May 1647  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Notes 
    • They were married by Governor Dudley.
    Family ID F9608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [1, 3
    Children 
    +1. Col. James Minot,   b. 17 Oct 1694, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1759, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F9604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Graduated Harvard College, 1675. He studied divinity and physic. He preached often for about ten years, but was never ordained.

      His epitaph:

      Here is interred the remains of
      James Minott, Esq., A.M. an
      Excelling Grammarian, Enriched
      with the Gift of Prayer and Preaching,
      a Command Officer, a Physician of
      Great Value, a Great Lover of Peace
      as well as of Justice, and which was
      His greatest Glory, a Gent'n of distinguished
      Virtue and Goodness, happy in a Virtuous
      Posterity, and living Religiously, Died
      Comfortably, Sept. 20, 1735, AEt. 83.

  • Sources 
    1. [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.

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

    3. [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.

    4. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    5. [S2130] The History of Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts by Charles Edward Banks. Boston: George H. Dean, 1911.