Person:Jonathan Bosworth (6)

Jonathan Bosworth
b.abt 1613
  1. Jonathan Bosworthabt 1613 - 1687/8
  2. Mary Bosworth1614 - 1687
  3. Benjamin BosworthAbt 1615 - Aft 1671
  4. Nathaniel Bosworth1617 - 1690
  5. Edward Bosworth1619 -
  6. Sarah Bosworth1620 -
  7. Alice Bosworth1621 -
m. by abt 1636
  1. Jonathan Bosworthabt 1636 - 1708
  2. Elizabeth Bosworth1638 -
  3. Rebecca Bosworth1640/1 - 1704
  4. Bethia Bosworth1644 - 1718
  5. Mary Bosworth1647 -
  6. Deliverance Bosworth1650 - 1675
  7. Joseph BosworthABT 1652 -
  8. Bathsheba BosworthABT 1654 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] Jonathan Bosworth
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 1613
Emigration[1] 1633
Residence[1] 1633 Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1] 1636 Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage by abt 1636 to Elizabeth Unknown
Residence[1] by 1658 Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation[1] Tailor
Will[1] 24 Feb 1686/7
Death[1] 3 Jan 1687/8 Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

Granted land in Cambridge 1633-1635.[1]

"In his will, dated 24 February 1686/7 and evidently never brought to court (but found among ancient papers in a Barrington, Rhode Island, attic), "Jonathan Bozworth Senior" of Rehoboth "being weak and aged" bequeathed to "my dear and beloved wife" the use and improvement of the rooms of my house that I now dwell in with the one half of my barn, orchard and homelot, and other lands not disposed of for her natural life, also all my household goods and corn and cattle to be at my decease "wholly at her dispose"; to "my eldest son Jonathan" 5s. to be paid by my son Joseph "I having already given him a good portion of lands and other estate to a good value: more than I was able"; to "my son Joseph" the other end of my house and the one half of my barn and orchard and houselot and lands in Wachamoket Neck "of which I have formerly given him an instrument" do hereby confirm, also the other half to him at my wife's death; to "my daughter Rebeka Peck" 5s.; to "my daughter Bethia Peck" £5 [perhaps should be 5s.]; to "my daughter Batsheba" 5s.; son Joseph to pay all legacies; "my dear wife" executrix and "my son Joseph" executor [Bosworth Gen 73-74, citing unrecorded original will]".[1]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 "Jonathan Bosworth", in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), I:187-191.

    ORIGIN: Unknown
    FREEMAN: Oath of fidelity at Rehoboth, 1658 [PCR 8:178]. In Rehoboth section of Plymouth Colony list of freemen, [blank] March 1683/4 [PCR 8:209].
    BIRTH: About 1613 (deposed in June 1639 "aged about 26 years" [Lechford 84]), son of Edward and Mary (_____) Bosworth.
    DEATH: Rehoboth 3 January 1687/8 [ReVR 802 (Arnold says "Jonathan Bosworth, Jr." in error and fails to indicate the double date)].
    MARRIAGE: By about 1636 Elizabeth _____. She died Swansea 15 June 1705 "being almost ninety one years of age" [SwVR 27].