Person:Joseph Converse (3)

m. 9 Oct 1760
  1. Mary Converse1761 - 1817
  2. Samuel Converse1763 -
  3. Jeremiah Converse1765 - 1828
  4. Abigail Converse1767 -
  5. Joseph Converse1769 - 1816
  6. Lydia Converse1773 -
  7. Jacob Converse1775 -
m. 19 Oct 1800
  1. Abigail Converse1805 -
  2. Joseph Converse1806 - 1862
  3. Samuel Converse1808 -
  4. Hannah Converse1811 -
  5. Eliza Converse1814 -
Facts and Events
Name[3] Joseph Converse
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1 Aug 1769 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 19 Oct 1800 Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Abigail Adams
Death[2][4] 13 Jan 1816 Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  1. Johnson, Edward F. Woburn Records of Births, Deaths, and Marriages . (Woburn, Massachusetts: Andrews, Cutler & Co., 1890-1919)
    Vol. 1, p. 59.

    CONVERSE, Joseph, s. of Samuel and Mary, [born] Aug. 1, 1769.

  2. Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital records of Arlington, Massachusetts, to the year 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904)
    p. 128.

    CONVERSE, Joseph, [died] Jan. 13, 1816.

  3. Cutter, Benjamin, and William Richard Cutter. History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts: formerly the second precinct in Cambridge or district of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge, 1635-1879, with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. (Boston)
    p. 205.

    CONVERS or CONVERSE, Joseph of Medford, m. 19 Oct 1800 Abigail Adams, d/o Dea. Joseph Adams. Joseph d. 13 Jan 1816, a. 46 [birth about 1769-1770].

  4. Film 386061: Files 4907-4997, in Massachusetts. Probate Court (Middlesex County). Probate records, 1648-1924. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964-1967)
    File 4937: Joseph Convers 1816, and File 4938: Naby Convers & al, 1816.

    Will of "Joseph Convers of West Cambridge", dated 1 Nov 1815, proved 16 Feb 1816, names wife Abigal Convers [sole executrix]s; "my Children viz to Naby, Joseph, Samuel, Hannah and Eliza ... on their arriving at the age of twenty one years, respectively."
    16 Jan 1816: Memorial of Nathan Adams of Medford that "Naby Convers, Joseph Convers, Samuel Convers, Hannah Convers & Eliza Convers being under the age of fourteen, being all of them Children of Joseph Convers late of West Cambridge yeoman Deceased, testate. & that it is nesacarry that a gaurdian should be appointed for them". Bond given the same date.
    14 Feb 1816: Inventory of Joseph Converse, late of West Cambridge, in said County, yeoman by Peter Tufts jr, Nehemiah Cutter, Eben'r Hall.
    13 Nov 1816: Petition of Abigail Convers to forego provisions of will in favor of standard dower.
    2 Dec 1816: Dower set off to Abigail Converse the said deceased widow. Assented to by Abigail Convers, widow, and Nathan Adams, guardian for all the Children of the Deceased.
    5 Dec 1816: Estate insufficient to pay expenses and creditors.
    1 Jan 1817: Widow petitions for, and is granted, $80 out of personal estate.
    19 Nov 1817: Accounting of Abigail Convers of West Cambridge, widow, is allowed.
    16 Dec 1817: Creditors paid $0.79 per dollar.