John Wiswall1,2

M, #90, b. 10 March 1753, d. 28 December 1838
FatherNoah Wiswall1 b. 7 Sep 1699, d. 13 Jun 1786
MotherDeliverance Kenrick1 b. 29 Jun 1713, d. 30 Sep 1788

Family 1

Esther Trowbridge b. 10 December 1754, d. 17 June 1784
Children

Family 2

Lois Worsley b. 16 January 1760
Children
Family BackgroundWiswell - Norman Ancestry and Allied Families
ChartsDescendants of John Wiswall

KEY EVENTS:

     John Wiswall was born on Saturday, 10 March 1753 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,3,4 John and Esther Trowbridge, daughter of Thaddeus Trowbridge and Mary Craft, were married on Thursday, 30 June 1774 in Newton, Massachusetts.4,1 John and Lois Worsley, daughter of Robert Worsley and Sarah Mors, were married on Thursday, 30 December 1784 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, by Rev. Haven.5,6 John died at age 85 on Friday, 28 December 1838 in Lorraine, Jefferson County, New York.1,4,7
     
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NARRATIVE:

     John was. John Wiswall was also known as John Wiswell.8 He and Esther Trowbridge may have been married on 15 December 1774.9 John Wiswall lent twenty pounds to the town of Newton for payment of the soldiers in 1777.9 John and Lois Worsley declared their intention to marry on 2 December 1784 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.10
     John may be the head of the household who was enumerated in Marlborough, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, in the federal census of 2 August 1790. Lois Wiswell may also have lived there at the time of the enumeration.
     In 1791 John may be the head of the household who was enumerated in Marlborough Town, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, in the federal census of 2 August 1790. Lois Wiswell, Beulah Wiswall, Henry Wiswall, John Wiswall, Sarah Wiswall, William Wiswell, Samuel Wiswall and Lois Wiswall may also have lived there at the time of the enumeration.11 John moved to a farm later known as the David McIntire place Marlboro, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, before 1795.9 He earned some of his income making bricks on this farm.9
     John may be the head of the household who was enumerated in Marlborough, in the federal census of 4 August 1800. Lois Wiswall, Sarah Wiswall, William Wiswell, Samuel Wiswall, Lois Wiswall, Eunice Wiswall, James Wiswall and Darius Wiswall may also have lived there at the time of the enumeration.12
Last Edited18 Sep 2011

Citations

  1. [S1] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Ancestral File, version 4.18"; Ancestral File, 4.18 (1996), Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestral File". CAUTION - Information in Ancestral File should be verified with other sources whenever possible.
  2. [S77] Charles A. Bennis, History of the Town of Marlborough, Cheshire County, N.H. (Boston: Press of George H. Ellis, 141 Franklin Street, 1881), p. 707. Hereinafter cited as History of Town of Marlborough.
  3. [S68] History of Erie County, Pennsylvania (Chicago: Warner, Beers, & Co., 1884), p. 116 (Township Biographies section). Hereinafter cited as History of Erie County, PA.
  4. [S77] Charles A. Bennis, History of the Town of Marlborough, Cheshire County, N.H. (Boston: Press of George H. Ellis, 141 Franklin Street, 1881), p. 701. Hereinafter cited as History of Town of Marlborough.
  5. [S77] Charles A. Bennis, History of the Town of Marlborough, Cheshire County, N.H. (Boston: Press of George H. Ellis, 141 Franklin Street, 1881), p. 701. Hereinafter cited as History of Town of Marlborough. This source records the date of their marriage as December 10 rather than December 30. However the other source found for their marriage is felt to be the more reliable of the two.
  6. [S1666] Don Gleason Hill, editor, The Record of Births, Marriages and Deaths, and Intentions of Marriage, in the Town of Dedham, Volumes 1 & 2, 1635-1845 (Dedham, Massachusetts: The Office of the Dedham Transcript, 1886), p. 203. Hereinafter cited as Vital records of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1635-1845. This source gives the date of the marriage as December 30, and is considered the likely more reliable source by this author.
  7. [S1120] Ronald W. Whitney, online http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~rwhitney/whitney/index.htm, Ronald W. Whitney (Maple Plain, Minnesota), downloaded 20 January 2004.
  8. [S68] History of Erie County, Pennsylvania (Chicago: Warner, Beers, & Co., 1884). Hereinafter cited as History of Erie County, PA.
  9. [S147] Wiswall, J. M. The Wiswall Genealogy: 1450-1960 (Closter, NJ: Author, 1961), p. 36.
  10. [S1666] Don Gleason Hill, editor, The Record of Births, Marriages and Deaths, and Intentions of Marriage, in the Town of Dedham, Volumes 1 & 2, 1635-1845 (Dedham, Massachusetts: The Office of the Dedham Transcript, 1886), p. 162. Hereinafter cited as Vital records of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1635-1845.
  11. [S1182] John Wiswell household, 1790 U.S. Census, Marlborough, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, page 19, National Archives and Records Administration micropublication M498, roll 1.
  12. [S1195] John Wissel household, 1800 U.S. Census, Marlborough, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, page 203, National Archives and Records Administration micropublication M32, roll 20.
  13. [S145] Curtis Vaughn Harrison, GEDCOM excerpt (Logan, UT: Author, unknown publish date).
  14. [S68] History of Erie County, Pennsylvania (Chicago: Warner, Beers, & Co., 1884), p. 116, Township Biographies section. Hereinafter cited as History of Erie County, PA.
  15. [S77] Charles A. Bennis, History of the Town of Marlborough, Cheshire County, N.H. (Boston: Press of George H. Ellis, 141 Franklin Street, 1881), p. 702. Hereinafter cited as History of Town of Marlborough.