The Comey-Comee Family in America: Descendants of David Comey of Concord, Massachusetts, Killed in King Philip's War, 1676, with Notes on the Maltman Family

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D. Clapp, 1896 - 50 pages
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Page 11 - VVis., where he died Oct. 5, 1880, ae. 80. He married first. Sept. 30, 1823, Lovina Mead, born April 7, 1803, daughter of Thomas and Charlotte Mead, of Lunenburg, Mass. She died at Henderson, NY, July 11, 1842, ae. 39. He married second, Mrs. Eliza Ann Seger (born Dye), who died at Hebron, Wis., 1869, ae. 66. He was a cabinet-maker, painter, and decorator. Children of Benjamin and Lovina: I. CHARLOTTE EMELINE, b. Aug. 31, 1824; m. Feb. 20, 1841, Samuel Délos Ward; and lives (1895) with her only...
Page 8 - David1) was a farmer and lived in Foxboro, where he died May 24, 1830, ae. 77. At the Lexington alarm he marched as corporal in Capt. Israel Smith's Company and was out four days (Rev. Rolls, xiii. 103). From May to December, 1775, during the siege of Boston, he was in Capt. Samuel Payson's Company in Col. Joseph Read's Regiment. He was also out five and one-half days in Capt. Josiah Pratt's Company in Colonel Gill's Regiment " that marched on ye alarme to Roxbury the 5 day of March AD 1776
Page 11 - Ward; and lives (1895) with her only son, Benjamin Comee Ward, at Superior, Nuckolls Co., Neb. ii. CAROLINE AUGUSTA, b. June 26, 1826; m. John Parsons, and lives in Wisconsin. iii. MARTHA ANN, b. Aug. 28, 1828; m. 1st, Gates; and 2d, Nicholas Stokes. They live at Lacrosse, Wis. iv. JAMES MUNROE, b. Aug. 8, 1830; m. Jennie Thornton; and d. at Lacrosse, Wis., 1862 (?) ae. 32. No children. v. SARAH MEAD, b. Oct. 12, 1832; m. 1st, Aug. 20, 1856, Orrin H. Emory, who d. during the War (Oct. 29, 1864)....
Page 11 - ... His house was on the Ashburnham road, a short distance from the centre of Gardner. He was the first Comee to indulge in the luxury of a middle name. James M. married Jan. 26, 1802, Sally, daughter of John and Abigail Putnam, of Fitchburg. She died in Gardner, Dec. 23, 1863, aged 84 years, 6 months and 24 days. He died Aug. 27, 1832, ae. 55. Children of James M. and Sally, all born in Gardner: i. MARIA, b. Sept. 2, 1802; m. Nov. 22, 1821, Isaac Jaquith (17971861), of Gardner, where she d. Feb....
Page 11 - ... daughter of Thomas and Charlotte Mead, of Lunenburg, Mass. She died at Henderson, NY, July 11, 1842, ae. 39. He married second, Mrs. Eliza Ann Seger (born Dye), who died at Hebron, Wis., 1869, ae. 66. He was a cabinet-maker, painter, and decorator. Children of Benjamin and Lovina: I. CHARLOTTE EMELINE, b. Aug. 31, 1824; m. Feb. 20, 1841, Samuel Délos Ward; and lives (1895) with her only son, Benjamin Comee Ward, at Superior, Nuckolls Co., Neb. II. CAROLINE AUGUSTA, b. June 26, 1826; m. John...
Page 9 - David1) at the time of his marriage was of Cambridge, but seems to have lived on the south side of the river, that is, in the part set off in 1807 as Brighton. About 1782 he moved away. His later years were spent in Dana (Mass.), where he died Nov. 19, 1832, ae. 81. He married Feb. 16, 1774, Anna Porter, of Newton. She died at Dana, Oct. 28, 1838, ae. 81. Children of Ezra and Anna : i. ELIZA, b. March 21, 1781; m. Dec. 29, 1802, Rev. Joshua Flagg. ii. SUSAN, b. July 19, 1791; m. Barney Flagg (1792-1857)....
Page 10 - John," David1) of Foxboro, is spoken of both as a cordwainer and a trader. He was a sergeant in the Foxboro militia in 1797. He died in Foxboro, Oct. 11, 1842, ae. 77. He married March 24, 1785, Ruth Trow. Children of Benjamin and Ruth, all born in Foxboro : i. AARON, b. Nov. 13, 1785; d. Nov. 13, 1785. li. NANCY, b. April 8, 1787; d. July 20, 1811, ae. 24. iii. RUTH, b. March 17, 1790. iv. OTIS, b. Aug. 12, 1791; nothing further known. 15. BENJAMIN* COMET (Benjamin* David,3 John?
Page 5 - Lexington, lived to be 104 years old, if family tradition is correct. This would bring the date of his death about the year 1800. In 1729 he is called a yeoman, in 1736 an innholder. He married first, Ruhama, born in Watertown July 15, 1701, daughter of Joseph and Ruhama Brown. She died June 3, 1730, and he married second, Sarah . David and Ruhama seem to have had five or six children, who died in infancy. Those that lived (born in Lexington) were : 4. i. JOHN, bap. Sept. 28, 1725. 5. ii. JOSEPH,...
Page 8 - RUHAMA, b. Feb. 20, 1798; m. June 28, 1835, Abram Jaquith (1802-1851), of Fitchburg, where she died Dec. 19, 1884, ae. 86, leaving one daughter, Abby Mead Jaquith, who m. David Damon. 18. v. BENJAMIN, b. Sept. 16, 1800. 19. vi. JOSEPH, b. Jan. 14, 1803. vii. MARTHA, b. June 20, 1805; m. Sept. 29, 1828, Ebenezer Fenno (1801-1846) , of Gardner: and d. at Baldwinsville, Mass.. Aug. 4, 1880, ae. 75, leaving three daughters. Mr. Fenno was a son of Ephraim Fenno (1759-1820) of Westminster, Mass., and a...
Page 9 - SPENCER" COMEY (John* David," John," David1) of Foxboro, enlisted Aug. 14, 1777, (when only 17 years old), in Capt. John Bradley's Company in Col. Benjamin Gill's Regiment, marched to Manchester, Vt., to join the Northern Army and was out three months and twenty-eight days. He was in service again in Col. Thomas Nixon's Regiment from Sept. 1, 1779 to Feb. 3, 1780, when he was reported killed (Rev. Rolls, liii. 210). 13. EZRA...

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