(1674-1722) - Salem, Essex co., MA

(Third Generation - Marsh Family)


BIRTH & DEATH Ebeneezer was born on 28 May 1674 in Salem, Essex co., MA[1,31]. Actually, he was born in Salem Village, now Danvers, Essex co., MA and died in Danvers, Essex co., MA on 19 July 1722; he was 48[1].
1692 SALEM WITCH HYSTERIA Alice Booth and her sister-in-law Elizabeth testified against Giles Corey during the 1692 Witch Hunts:

"Elizabeth Booth and Alice Booth v. Giles Corey

The deposistion of Eliz: booth the wife of George booth & Allies Booth who testifie and say that on the 12'th of this Isant Sept'r at the widow Shaflin's house in Salem their appeared to us a grate number of wicthes as neare as we could rell about fifty thirteen of which we knew:who did Receive the sacriment in our right amongst whicth we most greviously afflect and torment us: and we beleve in our hearts that Giles Cory is a wizzard and that he has often affleted us and sevroll others by acts of wicthcraft.

Elizabeth Booth's mark.
Allice Booth's mark,
(Reverse) Boothese Giles Corey."

MARRIAGE On 25 November 1699/1700 when Ebeneezer was 25, he married Alice BOOTH, daughter of George BOOTH & Alice TEMPLE, in Salem, Essex co., MA[1,29,36,37,38,39,40,41,42]. The Salem Court Records state the year as 1699. Their marriage record read: "Booth, Alice and Eben[eze]r Mash".

CHILDREN 22. i. Ebeneezer MARSH, JR. Please see his own page.
23. ii. Lydia MARSH Lydia was born on 2 April 1702 in Salem, Essex co., MA[47] and is listed under "Mash" in the vital records.
24. iii. Benjamin MARSH Benjamin was born on 10 October 1704 in Salem, Essex co., MA[47] and is listed under "Mash" in the vital records.

GENERATION Great-great-great-great-great-great (G6) Grandfather
SOURCES 1. Torrey, Charles, New England Marriages Prior to 1700., (Boston: New England Historic and Genealogical Society). [Torrey].

2. The Probate Records of Essex County, [EssexProb or EPR], II:422.

3. Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts, 1636-1686, 9 volumes, (Salem 1911-1975), [EQC], 22:122,123.

4. [EssexProb or EPR], II:422-423.

5. Mary & John, vols. 1+, (Toledo, OH: Mary & John Clearinghouse), [MaryJohn], ??:79, citing ≥Planters of the Commonealth≤ by Charles E. Banks (1930).

6. Randall, Frank Alfred, Randall and Allied Families, (Chicago: Raveret-Weber Print. Co., 1943), [Randall Anc], 433, 437.

7. Snow, Nora Emma, The Snow-Estes Ancestry, 2 vols., (Hillburn, N.Y.: privately printed, 1939), [Snow-Estes], 2:203, 214.

8. Essex Institute Historical Collections, vol. 1+, (Salem, Mass., 1859+), [EIHC], 13:152; 17:265.

9. Paine, Ruth Felton (Ward), Paine Genealogy and Allied Lines: ancestors of William Alfred Paine, (Rutland, Vt.: The Tuttle Pub. Co. Inc., 1936), [Paine Anc. (1936)], 66.

10. Jacobus, Donald Lines, The Granberry Family and Allied Families, (Hartford, Conn.: E. F. Waterman, 1945), [Granberry], 274, 312, 313.

11. Marsh, Lucius B., The Genealogy of John Marsh of Salem and His Descendants 1633-1888, (Amherst, Mass.: C. William, 1888), [J. Marsh (1888)], 7.

12. Cooke, Harriet Ruth, The Driver Family: a Genealogical Memoir of the Descendants of Robert and Phebe Driver, of Lynn, Mass., With an Appendix, Containing Twenty-Three Allied Families, (New York: J. Wilson & Son, 1889), [Driver], 469.

13. Paul, Edward Joy, The Ancestry of Katharine Choate Paul, Now Mrs. William J. Young Jr., (Milwaukee: Burdich & Allen, 1914), [Paul Anc.], 193-4.

14. Emmerton, James A., A Genealogical Account of Henry Silsbee and Some of His Descendants, (Salem: Essex Institute, 1880), [Silsbee], 11.

15. The Genealogical Magazine, (Salem, Mass.: Salem Press, 1890+), [GenMag or Putnam's Mag.], 6:316.

16. Anderson, Robert Charles, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633., (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), [GreatMig.], III:1686.

18. New England Historic and Genealogical Register. Vols. 1+, (Boston: New England Historic and Genealogical Register, 1845+), [NEHGR], 52:353.

18. Felton, E. C., "Samuel Skelton, M.A., First Minister Minister of the First Church at Salem, Mass.", New England Historic and Genealogy Register, (Boston), [Skelton-Felton], ??:258.

19. [Snow-Estes], 2:207.

20. Salem, Essex co., MA Vital Records. [SalemVR], II:56 [C.R. 1].

21. Perley, Sidney, The History of Salem, Massachusetts, 3 vols., (Salem: Sidney Perley, 1924), [Salem], 2:70,383.

22. [Silsbee], 4,11.

23. Cutler, Nahum Sawin, A Cutler Memorial and Genealogical History: Containing the Names of a Large Proportion of the Cutlers in the U.S. and Canada, and a Record of Many Individual Members of the Family, with an Account also of Other Families Allied to the Cutlers by Marriage, (Greenfield, Mass.: E.A. Hall & Co., 1889), [Cutler], 324.

24. [Driver], 469.

25. [Paul Anc.], 194,219.

26. [EIHC], 17:258,265.

27. [Snow-Estes], 2:185,208,217.

28. [J. Marsh (1888)], 8,21.

29. [Randall Anc], 433.

30. [SalemVR], IV:64 [Ct. R.].

31. Ibid. II:55 [Ct. R.].

32. Ibid. II:55 [C.R. 1].

33. Ibid. II:56 [Ct. R.].

34. Ibid. II:56 [C. R. 1].

35. Ibid. II:55 [Ct. R. and C.R. 1].

36. Ibid. II:120 and IV:70.

37. [Snow-Estes], 2:209.

38. [Salem], 1:253.

39. [J. Marsh (1888)], 26.

40. [Paul Anc.], 195.

41. The Essex Antiquarian, (13 vols.)(n.p., 1897-1909), [EssexAnt], 10:190.

42. [GenMag or Putnam's Mag.], 6:213.

43. [SalemVR], I:100 [Ct. R.].

44. The Salem Witchcraft Trials: A Documentary History of 1692, (Salem, MA: The Nova Anglia Company, 2001), [SalemWitch], 98.

45. Essex County Archives, Salem Witchcraft, Vol. 2 Page 43.

46. [SalemVR], II:55 [C.R. 1].

47. Ibid. II:61 [Ct. R.].

48. Danvers, Essex co., MA Vital Records, [DanversVR], II:406.

49. [SalemVR], III:385 and IV:63.

50. Ibid. I:324 [C.R.1].

51. Danvers, Essex co., MA Vital Records, [DanversVR], II:362 [G.R.18].

52. Ibid. II:83 and II:177.

53. Lexington, Meddlesex co., MA Vital Records, [LexVR], p. 21, # 27.

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