Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Treasure Chest Tuesday -- 1757 Death Record for Joseph White (1662-1757) in Mendon, Massachusetts

This week's Tuesday Treasure is the 1757 Mendon, Massachusetts town record of the death of Joseph White:

The Joseph White entry is on the left hand page below the middle of the page:

The extracted information from this record for Cornelius Feather is:

*  Joseph White Deceased  October y^e 28^th 1757"

The source citation for this marriage is:

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, indexed database and digital image, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 February 2019), Mendon > Births, Marriages and Deaths, image 10 of 1267, Joseph White death entry, 1757.

This is an original town record image from the Mendon town record books.  The first image says Book 2 and starts in 1738.  So it is an Original Source, with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the death date of Joseph White.

Joseph White (1662-1757) is my 8th great-grandfather.  He married Lydia Copeland (1661-1727) in about 1681 in Braintree, Massachusetts.  Their daughter, Lydia White (1686-????) married Michael Metcalf (1680-1761) in 1705 in Mendon, Massachusetts.


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