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m(1) Rebecca Bangs
m(2) Hannah Prence
HANNAH SPARROW (1711-1748) m. Josiah Cook
RICHARD SPARROW (d. 1661) of Eastham
Richard Sparrow of Eastham died on 8 Jan 1660/ in Eastham. [Ref, 6;203]
On 24 Jun 1639 Mary Moorecock consented to become an apprentice of Richard Sparrow and Pandora his wife. [Ref]
Richard Sparrow is in the Plymouth section of the 1643 list of those between 16 and 60 able to bear arms in Plymouth Colony. [Ref]
Richard was an inhabitant of Eastham on 22 May 1655. (As was a Jonathan Sparrow) [Ref]
In his will of 18 (9) 1660, Richard asked to be buried in Eastham and he names his wife Pandora, his son Jonathan and his grandchildren John, Priscilla and Rebecca Sparrow. Inventory on his estate amounted to £85. [Ref]
Children of Richard and Pandora Sparrow:
CAPT. JONATHAN SPARROW (abt 1633-1706) of Eastham
Jonathan Sparrow was born about 1633. He died on 21 Mar 1706, age 70. [Ref] He married first Rebecca Bangs on 26 Oct 1654 [Ref says probably the 26th] in Eastham. [Ref] He married second Hannah (Prence) Mayo. [Ref] He married third Sarah (Lewis) Cobb [Ref] on 23 Nov 1698. [Ref, p. 29]
Jonathan was an original inhabitant of Eastham on 22 May 1655. [Ref]
He was the most prominent citizen of Eastham. [Ref]
Children of Jonathan Sparrow and Rebecca Bangs:
Children of Jonathan Sparrow and Hannah Prence:
Jonathan, Jonathan, John and Richard Sparrow were inhabitants of Eastham in 1695. [Ref]
REBECCA SPARROW (1655-1740)
Parents: Capt. Jonathan Sparrow and Rebecca Bangs
Rebecca Sparrow was born on 30 Oct 1655 in Eastham. She died on 7 Feb 1740 in Harwich. She married Thomas Freeman on 31 Dec 1673 in Eastham. [Ref]
Parents: Capt. Jonathan Sparrow and Hannah Prence
Patience Sparrow married Joseph Paine.
RICHARD SPARROW (abt 1675 - 1728) of Eastham
Parents: Jonathan Sparrow and Hannah Prence
Richard Sparrow was born about 1675. His gravestone says that he died on 13 Apr 1728 in Eastham [Ref], age 53. He married Mercy Cobb on 4 Feb 1701/2 in Eastham. [Ref, 7;19]
Children of Richard Sparrow and Mercy Cobb:
HANNAH SPARROW (1711-1784)
Parents: Richard Sparrow and Mercy Cobb [Ref]
Hannah Sparrow was born on 12 Oct 1711 in Eastham. [Ref, 7;19] She died on 21 Sep 1784 in Chatham. [Ref] She married Josiah Cook on 11 Feb 1730 in Eastham. [Ref][Ref]
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Editors, "Bangs Family," New England Historic and Genealogical Register 10, 1856, 157-.
Hamlin, David, "First Settlers of Eastham, Mass.," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 6, 1852, 41-46, 167-170, 234-.
Hayward, Elijah, "Plymouth Colony Records," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 9, 1855, 313-318.
Paine, Josiah, "Inscriptions in the Old Cemetery at Orleans, Mass.," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 21, 1867, 212- .
Pierce, Josiah, "The Freemans - the Eastham Branch of the Sandwich Family - Maj. John Freeman," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 20, 1866, 59 - 61. Errata: 353 - 4.
Shurtleff, Nathaniel B., "List of Those Able to Bear Arms in the Colony of New Plymouth 1643," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 4, 1850, 255-259.
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Winsor, Justin, "Abstract of the Earliest Wills in the Probate Office, Plymouth," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 4, 1850, 33-36,173-174,280-284,319-320; 5, 1851, 259-262,335-338,385-388; 6, 1852, 93-96, 185-188; 7, 1853, 178.