Person:Benjamin Nurse (5)

m. Bef 1686
  1. Francis Nurse1685/86 - 1685/86
  2. Francis Nurse1687/88 - 1733
  3. Benjamin Nurse1689/90 - 1761
  4. Jonathan Nurse1691/92 - 1717
  5. Josiah Nurse1694 - 1718
  6. Sarah Nurse1696/97 - 1755
  7. Joshua NurseAbt 1699 - 1717
  8. Caleb Nurse1701/02 -
  9. Nathaniel NurseAbt 1704 - 1717
  10. Abigail NurseAbt 1706 - 1718
m. 24 Dec 1713
  1. Benjamin Nurse1716 - 1806
  2. Sarah Nurse1723 -
  3. Mary Nurse1725 -
  • HBenjamin Nurse1689/90 - 1761
  • WHannah Rogers1698/99 - 1763
m. 13 May 1740
Facts and Events
Name[4] Benjamin Nurse
Gender Male
Birth[1] 28 Jan 1689/90 Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 24 Dec 1713 Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Elizabeth Roberts
Marriage 13 May 1740 Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesto Hannah Rogers
Death[2][3] 6 Jan 1761 Rutland, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Resided Reading, South Reading, Billerica, Harvard and Rutland MA.

  1. Baldwin, Thomas W. Vital Records of Reading, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1912)

    Nursse, Benjamin, s. of Francis and Sarah, Jan. 28, 1689-90.

  2. Jackson, James R., editor; George C., compiler Furber; Ezra S. Stearns; James R. (James Robert) Jackson; Ezra S. (Ezra Scollay) Stearns; and George C. (George Clarence) Furber. History of Littleton New Hampshire: in Three Volumes. (Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States: Cambridge, Mass: The University Press, 1905)

    Benjamin Nurse, s/o Francis Nurse and Sarah Tarbell, b. Reading 28 Jul 1690, d. Rutland, Mass, 6 Jan 1761, m. (1) 24 Dec 1713 Elizabeth Roberts, m. (2) Harvard 13 May 1740 Hannah (Rogers) Atherton.
    [Note: the death record is not found, and its basis is unknown. The probate file contradicts this source's assertion that the widow d. 1763 since she was alive in 1774, and so combined with the will not being proved until 1775, this all casts doubt on the validity of this death date.]

  3. Massachusetts. Probate Court (Worcester County). Probate records 1731-1916, index 1731-1881. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971, 2001)
    Case 43858: Nurse, Benjamin, Rutland 1775.

    [Endorsement: Will filled Jan'y 7, 1775, allowed Dec. 4-1775] Will of "Benj'n Nurse of Rutland ... Wheel Wright being Very Weak in Body", dated 9 Apr 1760, proved 4 Dec 1775, names wife Hannah ["where as there is a written Bargain made be twixt me and my wife before[e] Wedlock I shall Give her only the two articles here after named"], son Joshua Nurse, son Benj'n Nurse, grand children Born of my Daughter Elizabeth Daby, daughter Sarah Marble, daughter Mary Powers. Son Joshua to be sole executor.
    23 Dec 1774 [sic?]: Assent of Benjamin Nurs to proving of will of my fathar Benjaman Nurs late of Rutland Deceased. [Same date] Assent of Hannah Nurs Widow to the proving of will of my Well Beloved Husband Benjaman Nurs Late of Rutland. [Same date] Assent of Joseph Marble to proving of will of father Benjaman Nurs Late of Rutland. [Same date] Assent of Edward Powers to proving of will of my father Benjaman Nurs Late of Rutland.

  4. Davis, Walter Goodwin. The ancestry of Sarah Johnson, 1775-1824, wife of Joseph Neal of Litchfield, Maine. (Portland, Maine: The Anthoensen Press, 1960)
    p. 24.

    Children of Francis Nurse and Sarah Tarbell [sic, known error, Craggen]: 3) Benjamin, b. 28 Jan 1689/90, d. 6 Jan 1761 [sic, see comments above], m. (1) 24 Dec 1713 Elizabeth roberts, m. (2) Harvard 13 May 1740, widow Hannah Atherton.