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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; 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. 2. Bethia Crowell  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 13 Apr 1689; died on 2 Jan 1752 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Cove Burying Ground, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    2. 3. Mehitable Crowell  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 3 Sep 1691 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 26 Mar 1766 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Bethia Crowell Descendancy chart to this point (1.Bethia1) was born on 13 Apr 1689; died on 2 Jan 1752 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts; was buried in Cove Burying Ground, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Bethia married Joseph Atwood on 12 Oct 1710 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Joseph (son of Stephen Atwood and Apphia Bangs) was born about 1685 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died in 1740 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Joshua Atwood  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 27 Oct 1722 in Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died in in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia.

  2. 3.  Mehitable Crowell Descendancy chart to this point (1.Bethia1) was born on 3 Sep 1691 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 26 Mar 1766 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    She and her husband both died of smallpox in the epidemic of 1766.

    Mehitable married John Ryder on 20 May 1713 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts. John (son of John Ryder and Esther Hall) was born on 28 May 1692 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 11 Jan 1766 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. Esther Ryder  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 4 Mar 1735 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 9 Feb 1819 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Joshua Atwood Descendancy chart to this point (2.Bethia2, 1.Bethia1) was born on 27 Oct 1722 in Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died in in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 7 Oct 1722, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    He was a tanner.

    Joshua married Mary Knowles on 27 Nov 1746 in Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of Paul Knowles and Phebe Paine) was born on 20 Jan 1727 in Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died before 1775 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 6. Joseph Atwood  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1749 in Bear Point, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 28 Sep 1833 in Atwoods Brook, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  2. 5.  Esther Ryder Descendancy chart to this point (3.Mehitable2, 1.Bethia1) was born on 4 Mar 1735 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 9 Feb 1819 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Esther married Joshua Nickerson on 15 Dec 1754 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Joshua (son of Caleb Nickerson and Mary Godfrey) was born on 27 May 1733 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 16 Apr 1821 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Joshua Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1763 in Shag Harbor, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died in 1800 in Oak Park, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.


Generation: 4

  1. 6.  Joseph Atwood Descendancy chart to this point (4.Joshua3, 2.Bethia2, 1.Bethia1) was born in 1749 in Bear Point, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 28 Sep 1833 in Atwoods Brook, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Joseph married Susanna Smith on 10 Aug 1767. Susanna (daughter of Archelaus Smith and Elizabeth Nickerson) was born in 1753 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 24 Apr 1827. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 8. Hannah Atwood  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 8 Jun 1783 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  2. 7.  Joshua Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (5.Esther3, 3.Mehitable2, 1.Bethia1) was born in 1763 in Shag Harbor, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died in 1800 in Oak Park, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Joshua married Tabitha Kendrick on 26 Jun 1785 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Tabitha (daughter of Warren Anson Kendrick and Azuba Sears) was born on 29 Jul 1766 in Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 9. Tabitha Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 9 Sep 1790 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 18 Jan 1844.


Generation: 5

  1. 8.  Hannah Atwood Descendancy chart to this point (6.Joseph4, 4.Joshua3, 2.Bethia2, 1.Bethia1) was born on 8 Jun 1783 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Hannah married Aaron Nickerson on 1 Dec 1804 in Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Aaron (son of Abner Nickerson and Elizabeth Baker) was born in in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 10. Sophia Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 4 Dec 1806 in Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; died on 27 May 1859 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; was buried in Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  2. 9.  Tabitha Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (7.Joshua4, 5.Esther3, 3.Mehitable2, 1.Bethia1) was born on 9 Sep 1790 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 18 Jan 1844.

    Family/Spouse: James Smith. James (son of James Smith and Sarah Wilson) was born in 1787 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 15 Jul 1870 in Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 11. Asenath Smith  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 6

  1. 10.  Sophia Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (8.Hannah5, 6.Joseph4, 4.Joshua3, 2.Bethia2, 1.Bethia1) was born on 4 Dec 1806 in Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; died on 27 May 1859 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; was buried in Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Notes:

    Also called Saffera Nickerson.

    Family/Spouse: Robert Wilson. Robert (son of Archibald Wilson and Christiana Jane Wylie) was born in 1803 in Scotland; died on 28 Oct 1876 in West Pubnico, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; was buried in Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 12. Christiana Wilson  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 3 Feb 1831 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 6 Mar 1905 in Pubnico, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; was buried in Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  2. 11.  Asenath Smith Descendancy chart to this point (9.Tabitha5, 7.Joshua4, 5.Esther3, 3.Mehitable2, 1.Bethia1)

    Family/Spouse: Zephaniah H. Newell. Zephaniah (son of Hezechiah Newell and Martha Nickerson) was born on 3 Oct 1827 in Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 23 Nov 1911 in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 13. Martha A. Newell  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 7

  1. 12.  Christiana Wilson Descendancy chart to this point (10.Sophia6, 8.Hannah5, 6.Joseph4, 4.Joshua3, 2.Bethia2, 1.Bethia1) was born on 3 Feb 1831 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 6 Mar 1905 in Pubnico, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; was buried in Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1832

    Family/Spouse: James McComiskey. James (son of Daniel McComiskey and Azuba Sears) was born in 1827 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 13 Feb 1915 in Lower East Pubnico, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; was buried in Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 14. Ella Seretha McComiskey  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1869 in Nova Scotia; died on 9 Jan 1947 in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  2. 13.  Martha A. Newell Descendancy chart to this point (11.Asenath6, 9.Tabitha5, 7.Joshua4, 5.Esther3, 3.Mehitable2, 1.Bethia1)

    Family/Spouse: Cyrus L. Nickerson. Cyrus (son of Knowles Nickerson and Elizabeth Swain) was born on 15 Sep 1838 in Nova Scotia; died in 1912 in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 15. Zepheniah Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 6 Dec 1867 in Nova Scotia; died on 9 Jun 1936 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 8

  1. 14.  Ella Seretha McComiskey Descendancy chart to this point (12.Christiana7, 10.Sophia6, 8.Hannah5, 6.Joseph4, 4.Joshua3, 2.Bethia2, 1.Bethia1) was born in 1869 in Nova Scotia; died on 9 Jan 1947 in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Ella married Alfred Smith Nickerson in 1903 in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Alfred (son of Ephraim Clifford Nickerson and Mathilda Smith) was born on 9 Nov 1870 in Nova Scotia; died after 9 Jan 1947 in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 16. Bernard Everett Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 14 Jun 1908 in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 17 May 1993 in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  2. 15.  Zepheniah Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (13.Martha7, 11.Asenath6, 9.Tabitha5, 7.Joshua4, 5.Esther3, 3.Mehitable2, 1.Bethia1) was born on 6 Dec 1867 in Nova Scotia; died on 9 Jun 1936 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1869, Nova Scotia

    Notes:

    "CLARK'S HARBOR, June 22 - The funeral of Zephaniah Nickerson, whose death occurred recently at East Boston, was held at the home of his sister, Mrs. Whitfield Blades on Sunday afternoon, Rev. Maxwell Balsor officated. The late Mr. Nickerson, who was 68 years old was one of Clark's Harbor's most respected citizens. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, two daughters, Mrs. Frank MacCaulay of Boston, and Mrs. William Symonds of Clark's Harbor and two sons, Whitfield and Ivan of East Boston. One sister, Mrs. Blades resides here, and one brother, Samuel in Boston." [The Halifax Chronicle, 23 Jun 1936]

    Zepheniah married Mary Elizabeth Crowell on 19 Sep 1898 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of John Samuel Crowell and Eliza Jane Bangay) was born on 15 Apr 1877 in West Head, Lockeport, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 21 Nov 1952 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; was buried in Clark's Harbour, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 17. Whitman Blades Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born in Mar 1905 in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died in Mar 1937 in Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts.