MICHAEL SWEETSER

1707-1773 - Malden & South Reading, Middlesex co., MA

(Fourth Generation - Sweetser Family)

FATHER
MOTHER
SAMUEL SWEETSER
ELIZABETH SPRAGUE



BIRTH & DEATH Michael was born on 19 May 1707 in Malden, Middlesex co., MA[18,28] and died of Dysentery in South Reading (now Wakefield), Middlesex co., MA on 31 October 1773; he was 66[29].
OCCUPATION Michael was a Weaver[1]
MILITARY SERVICE He served in the French & Indian Wars[1].
RESIDENCE & REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS Michael was the first Sweetser to move out of Charlestown, Suffolk co., MA. His house was at 578 Main Street in Wakefield, Middlesex co., MA. It has since been moved around the corner to Nahant Street and is supposedly still standing. Wyman mentions that he is "of Reading" correct, since what is currently Wakefield was a part of Reading at that time.
MARRIAGE On 18 November 1731 when Michael was 24, he married Mary SMITH, daughter of Issac SMITH & Mary PIERCE, in Malden, Middlesex co., MA[30].

CHILDREN i. Samuel SWEETSER Please see his own page.
ii. William SWEETSER William was born on 4 March 1734 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA[38].
iii. Michael1 SWEETSER Michael1 was born on 7 December 1735 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA[32] and died in Reading, Middlesex co., MA on 1 May 1737; he was 1[39]. Michael1 was baptized in Reading, Middlesex co., MA on 14 December 1735[40].
iv. Michael2 SWEETSER Michael2 was born on 18 September 1737 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA[38].
v. Mary SWEETSER Mary was born on 1 August 1739 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA[32].
vi. Martha SWEETSER Martha was born on 13 September 1741 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA[32].
vii. Paul SWEETSER Paul was born on 6 October 1743 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA[38].
viii. Sarah SWEETSER Sarah was born on 2 November 1745 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA[38].
ix. Lydia SWEETSER Lydia was born on 11 December 1747 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA[32].
x. Cornelious SWEETSER Cornelious was born on 10 December 1749 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA[41].
xi. Abigail SWEETSER Abigail was born on 17 April 1752 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA[41].
xii. Elisabeth SWEETSER Elisa beth was born on 27 January 1755 in Reading, Middlesex co., MA[41].





GENERATION G5 (Great-great-great-great-great) Grandfather
FAMILY NUMBER 232
SOURCES 1. Sweetser, Phillip Starr, Seth Sweetser and his Descendants, (Philadelphia: Integrity Press), [Sweetser].

2. Wyman, Thomas Bellows, The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, 2 vols., (Boston: D. Clapp and Son, 1879), [Charlestown], 921.

3. Torrey, Charles, New England Marriages Prior to 1700., (Boston: New England Historic and Genealogical Society). [Torrey].

4. New England Historic and Genealogical Register. Vols. 1+, (Boston: New England Historic and Genealogical Register, 1845+), [NEHGR], 55:290.

5. Cleveland, Edmund James, The Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families. An Attempt to Trace, in both the Male and Female Lines the Posterity of Moses Cleveland . . . , 3 vols., (Hartford, Conn.: Case, Lockwood and Brainard Company, 1899), [Cleveland], 59.

6. Shurtliff, Benjamin, Descendants of William Shurtleff of Plymouth and Marshfield, Mass., (Revere, Mass.: 1912), [Shurtleff], 1:672.

7. Cushing, Gertrude W., Genealogy of the Wells Family, (Milwaukee: S.E. Tate & Co., 1903?), [Wells (#5)], 147.

8. [Charlestown], 713, 921.

9. Oak (ms).

10. Fish Frances Webster, Ancestry of Frances Webster Fish, (Oakland, CA: 1923), typescript, [FishAnc], 134.

11. [Charlestown], 921, 1029.

12. [Shurtleff], 1:672,674.

13. [Cleveland], 59,60.

14. [NEHGR or Reg.], 18:290; 59:246.

15. Malden, Middlesex co., MA Vital Records, [MaldenVR], p. 308, #c.c.

16. Ibid. 380.

17. Ibid. p. 381, #202.

18. [Charlestown], 925.

19. Chamberlain, George Walter, The Spragues of Malden, Mass., (Boston, Mass.: privately printed, 1923), [Sprague (#1)], 110.

20. Sprague, Edward George, The Ralph Sprague Genealogy, (Montpelier, Vt.: The Capital City Press, [1913]), [Sprague (#3)], 47.

21. [Shurtleff], 1:673.

22. Tufts, Larkin T., et al., Tufts Genealogy, (n.p. [1897]), [Tufts], 3.

23. [NEHGR or Reg.], 18:181.

24. [MaldenVR], p. 381, #197.

25. Ibid. p. 85, #82.

26. Ibid. p. 85, #83.

27. Ibid. p. 85, #86.

28. Ibid. p. 85, #88.

29. Wakefield, Middlesex co., MA Vital Records, [WakefieldVR], 327 [C.R. - Congregational Church of Wakefield].

30. [MaldenVR], p. 302, #12.

31. Reading, Middlesex co., MA Vital Records, 210.

32. Ibid. 221.

33. [WakefieldVR], 327.

34. Lynn, Essex co., MA Vital Records, [LynnVR], II:175.

35. Smith, Ethel Farrington, comp., Adam Hawkes of Saugus, Mass. 1605-1672., (Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1980), [Hawkes (1980)], 82.

36. [LynnVR], II:176 [Intention and P.R. 6-Commonplace Book].

37. Ibid. p. I:183.

38. Reading, Middlesex co., MA Vital Records, 222.

39. [WakefieldVR], 325.

40. Ibid.

41. Reading, Middlesex co., MA Vital Records, 220.

42. Commonwealth of MA Vital Records, [MAVR], Death Records 1894, Volume 319, Page 230, #5, Lynn [Maria A. Sweetser].

43. [LynnVR], I:388.

44. Ibid. II:363.

45. Ibid. II:599.

46. [MaldenVR], p. 85, #173.

47. [LynnVR], 1:389.

48. [MAVR], Death Records 1894, Volume 319, Page 230, #5, Lynn [Maria A. Sweetser].

49. Ibid. Birth Records 1857, Volume 105, Page 275, #114, Lynn [Henry Ernest Newhall].

50. Ibid. Death Records 1931, Page 112, #723 [Henry E. Newhall].

51. Essex Institute Historical Collections, vol. 1+, (Salem, Mass., 1859+), [EIHC], Waters Newhall Listings. Oliver is mention in his father's (#728) listings. Oliver is #1353, v. 48, p. 320.

52. Lynn, Essex co., MA Vital Records, [LynnVR], Court Record.

53. [MAVR], Death Records 1894, Volume 445, Page 506, #773 [Oliver Nelson Newhall].

54. Ibid.

55. Original Document in posession of Kristin C. Hall.

56. "Arthur Blake Maddison & Marian Louise Newhall Marriage Record," 1 June 1922, Lynn, Essex co., MA, 1922, v. 455, A436015 - Registered Number 347, Intention Number 360, Commonwealth of MA Vital Records.




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