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Capt. William Symmes

Male Bef 1627 - 1691  (> 64 years)


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  • Name William Symmes  [1
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born Bef 10 Jan 1627  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 10 Jan 1627  Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Alternate birth of Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 22 Sep 1691  Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Person ID I34062  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DGH
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2021 

    Father Rev. Zachariah Symmes,   b. 5 Apr 1599, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1671, Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Sarah Baker,   b. Bef 22 Apr 1604,   d. Bef 28 Dec 1676, Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 72 years) 
    Married 13 Aug 1622  St. Saviour, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Family ID F9597  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mercy Chickering,   b. Apr 1648, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1721, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Abt 1675  [1, 2, 3, 8, 9
    Children 
    +1. Mary Symmes,   b. Abt 1678, Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1758, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F20050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He and his second wife Mercy/Mary Chickering were ancestors of
      Anna Tuthill Symmes, wife of President William Henry Harrison, and of their grandson, President Benjamin Harrison.

      William Symmes (1627-1691) = Mercy Chickering (1648-1721)
      Timothy Symmes (1683-1765) = Elizabeth Collamore (1679-1758)
      Rev. Timothy Symmes (1714-1756) = Mary Cleves (d. 1746)
      John Cleves Symmes (1742-1814) = Anna Tuthill (1741-1776)
      Anna Tuthill Symmes (1775-1864) = William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), 9th US president
      John Scott Harrison (1804-1878) = Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin (1810-1850)
      Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901), 23rd US President

  • Sources 
    1. [S5881] Ancestral Lines, Fourth Edition: 232 Families in England, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2015.

    2. [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.

    3. [S2304] Ancestors of American Presidents by Gary Boyd Roberts. 2009 edition, 2012 reprint with 2015 corrigenda. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.

    4. [S584] History of Weymouth, Massachusetts, volumes 3 and 4, by George Walter Chamberlain. Weymouth, Massachusetts: Weymouth Historical Society, 1923.

    5. [S5440] Clarence Almon Torrey, "Francis Chickering of Dedham, Massachusetts." The American Genealogist 17:70, 1940., date only.

    6. [S906] The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley and His Wife Emma Arabella Bosworth by N. Grier Parke II, edited by Donald Lines Jacobus. Woodstock, Vermont: The Elm Tree Press, 1960., date only.

    7. [S2124] Twenty-Six Great Migration Colonists to New England & Their Origins by John Brooks Threlfall. Madison, Wisconsin, 1993.

    8. [S906] The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley and His Wife Emma Arabella Bosworth by N. Grier Parke II, edited by Donald Lines Jacobus. Woodstock, Vermont: The Elm Tree Press, 1960.

    9. [S5440] Clarence Almon Torrey, "Francis Chickering of Dedham, Massachusetts." The American Genealogist 17:70, 1940.