Facts and Events
- ↑ Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Vital records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, to the year 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), 574.
Washburn, Rebecca, w. John, abt. 1717, G.R.7.
- ↑ Barclay, Mrs. John E. "Rebecca Lapham, Wife of Samuel White or John Washburn?", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 115:84.
[from first page of Scituate Church records:] Baptisms, March 15, 1646: ... Rebecca Lappham, ye daughter of Thomas"
[Note: the printed version, Source:Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records to the Year 1850, p. 1:216, says: "Lappham, Rebecca, d. Tho[mas], bp. Mar. 15, 1645. CR2" The transcript printed as part of "Records of the Second Church of Scituate", which lists all the baptisms chronologically, show the baptism under "Anno: 1645" but the entry for 15 March is the last entry in the year, clearly indicating that it is 15 Mar 1645/46.]
- ↑ Merrick, Barbara Lambert. "Rebecca Lapham, wife of John Washburn of Bridgewater, Massachusetts", in The American Genealogist. (Demorest, Habersham, Georgia, United States: D.L. Jacobus), Vol. 71, p. 134-6.
Deed 1 Jul 1697, John Wasbhurn of Bridgewater sells land "falling by lot to my Brother in Law, Joseph Lapham, deceased and so from said Joseph Lapham to his Brother Thomas, is now mine". This source rules marriages to John's sister, leaving making John's wife Rebecca a sister of Joseph Lapham.