Thursday, January 12, 2017

1704 Birth Record of Melitia Hamant in Medfield, Mass.. -- Treasure Chest Thursday Post #348

This week's treasure is the 1704 birth record of Melitia Hamant in Medfield, Massachusetts:

The snippet with the Melitia Hamant birth:

The transcription of this record:

"[Hamant], Melitia, d. Timothy and Meletia, May 26, 1704"

The source citation for this record is:

Vital Records of Medfield, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903), Births, page 56, Melitia Hamant entry.

Melitia Hamant (1704-1751) was the third child of Timothy and Meletia (Clark) Hamant of Medfield, Massachusetts.  She married Michael Metcalf (1706-1771) in Medfield, and they had eight children.  She died in 1751 in Keene, New Hampshire.

Melitia (Hamant) Metcalf was my 6th great-grandmother.  I am descended through her son Burgess Metcalf (1741-1816) and his wife (Jerusha --?--) Metcalf (1750-1817).


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