Thursday, June 13, 2024

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1717 Marriage of Jonathan Partridge and Elizabeth Lernard in Medway, Massachusetts Bay

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

The treasure today is the 1717 marriage entry for Jonathan Partridge and Elizabeth Lernard in Medway, Suffolk county, Massachusetts in the Framingham town records:

The marriage record is the 5th from the bottom of the page:

The transcription of this record is::

"Nov 13 1717 Elizabeth Lernard of Framingham & Jonathan Partridge of Medway were married at Medway by David Deming of Medway"

The source citation for this record is (using Evidence Explained 4th edition template):

Framingham [Massachusetts] Town Records, marriage of Elizabeth Lernard and Jonathan Partridge at Medway, 13 November 1717; imaged, "Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988," (; Framingham > Town Records with Births, Marriages and Deaths, page 272-3 (image 129 of 175); original records in Framingham town record book for "Framingham Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1690-1809."  

This is a marriage entry from the Framingham, Massachusetts town records.  It is a Derivative Source (because it was copied from an earlier record), with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the marriage of Elizabeth Lernard and Jonathan Partridge in Medway.

Elizabeth Lernard (1696-1738) was born 27 July 1696 in Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay, the daughter of Isaac and Sarah (Bigelow) Learned.  She died 23 April 1738 in Medway, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay.  Jonathan Partridge (1693-1756) was born 25 November 1693 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay, the son of John and Elizabeth (Adams?) Partridge.  He died 6 November 1756 in Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Bay.  Jonathan and Elizabeth (Lernard) Partridge had 11 children.

Jonathan and Elizabeth (Lernard) Partridge are my 7th great-grandparents, through their son Jasper Partridge (1732-1821) who married Mary Rice (1737-1767) in 1756 in Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Bay.


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