Saturday, September 26, 2015

Surname Saturday -- LARKIN (England to colonial New England)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  


I am in the 8th great-grandmothers and I'm up to Ancestor #1159 who is Sarah LARKIN (1648-1725) 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 8th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts].

My ancestral line back through two generations of this LARKIN family line is:


1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)


18.  Edward Hildreth (1831-1899)
19.  Sophia Newton (1834-1923)

36.  Zavhariah Hildreth (1783-1857)
37.  Hannah Sawtell (1789-1857)

72.  Zachariah Hildreth (1754-1828)
73.  Elizabeth Keyes (1759-1793)

144.  Zachariah Hildreth (1728-1784)
145.  Elizabeth Prescott (1734-1812)

288.  James Hildreth (1698-1761)
289.  Dorothy Prescott (1702-1774)

578.  Samuel Prescott (1674-1758)
579.  Esther Wheeler (1678-1756)

1158.  John Wheeler, born 19 March 1643 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; died 27 September 1713 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 2316. George Wheeler and 2317. Katherine Pin.  He married 25 March 1663 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
1159.  Sarah Larkin, born 12 March 1648 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; died 12 August 1725 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  

Children of John Wheeler and Sarah Larkin are:
*  Samuel Wheeler (1664-1717) married 1690 Mary Hosmer (1668-????).
*  Sarah Wheeler (1666-1692), married 1691 John Merriam (1666-1748).
*  Edward Wheeler (1669-1734), married 1697 Sarah Merriam (1675-1738).
*  Joanna Wheeler (1671-1748), married 1689 Ephraim Woodbury (1667-????).
*  Mary Wheeler (1673-1747), married 1688 John Merriam (1662-1727).
*  Lydia Wheeler (1675-1720), married (1) 1692 Timothy Wheeler (1667-1718); (2) 1720 Nathaniel Stow (1663-1724).
*  Esther Wheeler (1678-1756), married 1698 Samuel Prescott (1674-1758)
*  Ebenezer Wheeler (1682-1748), married 1706 Mary Minott (1689-1760).
*  Thankful Wheeler (1682-1716), married 1699 Jonas Prescott (1678-1750).

2318.  Edward Larkin, born about 1611 in England; died before 06 April 1652 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.  He married before January 1639 in probably Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.
2319.  Joanna, born about 1616 in England; died 27 January 1686 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of Edward Larkin and Joanna are:
*  John Larkin (1641-1678), married 1664 Joanna Hale (1646-1693).
*  Elizabeth Larkin (1641-1719), married 1666 John Newton (1641-1723).
*  Hannah Larkin (1644-1704), married 1665 John Newell (1634-1704).
*  Thomas Larkin (1644-1677), married (1) 1666 Hannah Remington (1643-1673); (2) 1674 Elizabeth Dowse (1648-1732).
*  Sarah Larkin (1648-1725), married 1663 John Wheeler (1643-1713).
*  Joanna Larkin (1649-1713), married 1668 Moses Newton (1646-1736).

Information about the Larkin family was obtained from:

*  Mary Lovering Holman, The Ancestry of Colonel John Harrington Stevens and his wife Frances Helen Miller  (Concord N.H. : Rumford Press, 1948).

*  Dean Crawford Smith, edited by Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Ancestry of Eva Belle Kempton, 1878-1908: Part III: The Ancestry of Henry Clay Bartlett, 1832-1892 (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004), pages 290-297.

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2 comments:

Dorene from Ohio said...

Cool! Larkin/Larkins is one of my surnames too!

April King said...

And here I thought you would be writing about the Rhode Island Larkins, also starting with an Edward. To those who still connect the families, "Stop that! Please. You mix it up for all of us!!!" -- April (Larkin) King