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My research, broken down by county
Essex Co. Danvers, Lynnn
Middlesex Co. Groton, Lowell,
(then Suffolk) Co. Dedham, Needham
Plymouth Co. North Bridgewater
Lynn: Pine Grove Cemetery, 1900 Catalog of Proprieters of
lots 1900 shows E.A. Withey as owner of lot no. 810 Hazel Path 300
NORFOLK CO. (then Suffolk Co.)
Dedham: The first instance of James Mackerwithey in the town
records of Dedham is his appearance as Jeam Macarory on the school
assessment list of 11 Dec. 1660. Almost two years later, in Nov. 1662,
James Macker and 11 March 1663 " James Makerwitha moves for a
parcell of land beyond John Mackintoches to the valuse of 2 acres
and 1/2 due to Rich Everit for purhase land intending to build a house
on it. " James Mackerwithy I want to spend at least a few days
at the Dedham Historical
Society to see what I can find in the unpublished records. I have
compiled a Dedham bibliography
of published and filmed records for the time period of about 1635-1735.
Needham: (inc. 1711) The Needham
Historical Society museum houses a library and archives, but I
have no information on what is there. We know that the estate of James
Mackerwithey (2nd generation) was probated there, naming him a resident
of Needham. Did he move there or was that where his land was originally
situated, making him a resident of the new town when it was formed
in 1711 ?
Groton Pepperill vital records record the July 21, 1748 marriage
of Zachariah Weathe and Esther Kemp, both of Groton and the Jan. 31,
1786 death of Daniel Wethee, buried Walden Cemetery, Park St. In Townsend
Vital records we find the marriage of Uzziel Withee, resident in Groton
and Elisabeth Stevens of this town, i.e. Townsend.
Lowell, Middlesex Co.
Pepperill, Middlesex Co.
North Bridgewater: Isaac Withey of Maine married Mary Jane Bundker
of North Bridgewater July 4, 1854.