Person:Jacob Bancroft (1)

m. 12 Jan 1742/43
  1. Thomas Bancroft1743 - 1765
  2. Daniel Bancroft1745 - 1818
  3. William Bancroft1748 - 1841
  4. Phoebe Bancroft1751 - 1783
  5. Mary Bancroft1754 - 1830
  6. Benjamin Bancroft1757 -
  7. Jonathan Bancroft1759 -
  8. Jacob Bancroft1762 - 1848
  • HJacob Bancroft1762 - 1848
  • WLydia Hayden1765 - Bet 1830 and 1840
m. 22 Jul 1784
  1. Child BancroftAbt 1785 - 1785
  2. Hannah Bancroft1786 - 1881
  3. Isaac Bancroft1789 -
  4. Lydia Bancroft1794 - 1881
  5. Charles Bancroft1801 - 1860
Facts and Events
Name[4] Jacob Bancroft
Gender Male
Birth[1] 30 Aug 1762 Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Christening[2] 5 Sep 1762 Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 22 Jul 1784 Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesto Lydia Hayden
Death[3] 7 Oct 1848 Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
References
  1. Allen, John Kermott. "Thomas Bancroft of Dedham and Reading, Mass., and Some of His Descendants", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), Vol. 95, p. 62.

    Children of Thomas Bancroft [#31] and Phoebe Wardwell: 8) Jacob, b. Reading 30 Aug 1762, bp. 5 Sep 1762. "A Jacob Bancroft m. at Sutton, Mass., 22 July 1784 Lydia Hayden." Will of Thomas Bancroft, dated 28 Sep 1763 names son Jacob among others.
    [Note: birth record not found, baptism is.]

  2. Baldwin, Thomas W. Vital Records of Wakefield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Mass, 1912), p. 13.

    BANCROFT, Jacob, s. of Tho[ma]s, bp. Sept. 5, 1762. CR

  3. Massachusetts, United States. Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, [1].

    Deaths registered in the town of Athol from May 1, 1848 to January 1, 1850.
    No.: 5
    Date of Death: Oct 7 [1848]
    Name: Jacob Bancroft
    Age: 85 [birth about 1763]
    Place of Death: Athol
    Sex and Condition: Male, wid'r
    Occupation: [blank]
    Birthplace: [blank]
    Parents: [blank]
    Cause: old age

  4. Source:Cole, Elizabeth M. Rich Family Association Kinfolk says Lidia Hayden m. the Jacob Bancroft b. 18 Jan 1751/52. However, the 1800 census shows him 25-44 (born after 1756) in Warwick, the 1820 census shows him over 45 (born before 1775) in Sutton, the 1830 census shows him 60-70 (born 1760-1770) in Athol, and the 1840 shows him 70-80 (born 1760-1770) in Royalston, consistently suggesting that is the wrong man...