Person:Elisha Marsh (3)

m. 31 Mar 1745
  1. Sarah Marsh1746 -
  2. Mary Marsh1748 -
  3. Elisha Marsh1750 -
m. 25 Jul 1757
Facts and Events
Name[3] Rev. Elisha Marsh
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 Mar 1713 Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Ordination[3] 20 Oct 1742 Westminster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 31 Mar 1745 Cohasset, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Deborah Loring
Marriage 25 Jul 1757 Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesto Susannah Wilder
Residence[2][3] 1770 Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
Death[2] 25 Jul 1784 Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesvisiting wife's relatives
  1. Corbin, Walter E., and Robert J. Dunkle. Hadley Vital Records. (New England Historic Genealogical Society)
    p. 42.

    [Card 325]
    Marsh - Ebenezer & Mary [town copy p. 105, original book, p. 26]
    Elisha, s. b. Mar. 27 1713
    Mary, d. b. Mar. 3, 1715

  2. 2.0 2.1 Nourse, Henry Stedman. Birth, Marriage, and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1643-1850. (Clinton, Massachusetts: W.J. Coulter, 1890)
    p. 404.

    Old Burial Field 117.
    Here lies interred ye
    Body of ye Honble
    (of Walpole in the
    State of New Hampshire,) who
    died July ye 25th.
    Anno Domini, 1784.
    AEtatis 71.
    [Also, p. 329: First Church, Book 1: 1784
    July 25. Elisha Marsh Esq., Walpole, AEtatis 71 or 72.]

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Heywood, William Sweetzer. History of Westminster, Massachusetts: (first named Narragansett no. 2) from the date of the original grant of the township to the present time, 1728-1893 : with a biographic-genealogical register of its principal families. (Lowell, Mass.: Vox Populi Press, S.W. Huse & Co., 1893)
    pp. 109-125.

    Elisha Marsh, first minister of Westminster, s/o Ebenezer Marsh and Mary Parson, b. Hadley 27 May 1713, graduated Harvard 1738, ordained 20 Oct 1742, dismissed 4 May 1758 after many years of rancor over payment and doctrine, remained in Westminster to 1770, then removed to Walpole, NH, and practiced law. Massachusetts Spy dated 5 Aug 1784: "Died in Lancaster, Elisha Marsh, Esq., of Walpole N.H., occasioned by a fall from a horse a few weeks before at Roxbury." Married (1) Widow Deborah Lothrop of Boston, m. (2) Mrs. Susannah, widow of Samuel Willard of Lancaster.