Thursday, March 10, 2022

Treasure Chest Thursday -- 1683 Birth Record of Joseph Grout in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay

  It's Treasure Chest Thursday - a chance to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the 1683 birth record for Joseph Grout in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay:

The marriage record is in the middle of the right-hand page:  

The transcription of this record is:

"Joseph Grout Son of Joseph and Susannah Grout borne the sixth ^of^ February [1682/3]"

The source citation for this marriage record is:

"Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988," indexed database and digital image, (, Watertown > Births, Marriages and Deaths > 
page 93, (image 171 of 3991), Joseph Grout birth record, 6 February 1682/3.

This town record book is probably an Original Source, with Primary Information and Direct Evidence as to the names, marriage date and place. 

Joseph Grout (1683-1758) is the son of Joseph Grout and Susannah Hagar.  He married Mary (Harrington) Rogers (1693-1774), the daughter of Edward Harrington and Mary Ockington, and the widow of Daniel Rodgers (1686-1711), on 3 January 1716/7.

Joseph and Mary (Harrington) (Rodgers) Grout are my 6th great-grandparents, through their daughter Mehitable Grout (1722-1795),  who married  Moses Brigham (1723-1769) in 1749. 


NOTE:  The images don't show up in Feedly for some reason.

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