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John Perkins Prentiss of Roxbury, Norfolk Co., MA

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John Perkins Prentiss of Roxbury, Norfolk Co., MA
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Fall 2011 and Revised 1 Apr 2012

Update of 1 Apr 2012: John Perkins Prentiss is #193 in our Henry Prentice eBook. That eBook now replaces this article.

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1. John Perkins Prentiss may have been b. c. 1800 in Roxbury, Norfolk Co., MA, and d. 1861, Webster, Worcester Co., MA.

He m. Sophia Gould c. 14 Nov 1824, Roxbury, MA. She was b. c. 1806, Stow, Middlesex Co., MA, and d. 1878, Webster, Worcester Co., MA. Children per Ancestry.com : `

  1. Sophia G. Prentiss, b. 8 Apr 1825, Roxbury, Norfolk Co., MA, and d, 1878, Webster, Worcester Co., MA.
  2. Abigail Pico Prentiss, b. 4 Feb 1828, Roxbury, Norfolk Co., MA. 1860 in Roxbury.
  3. John W . Prentiss, b. c. 1831, perhaps Roxbury.
  4. Hiram B. Prentiss, b. c. Feb 1834, Holden, Worcester Co., MA. . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]
  5. Harriet Prentiss, b. c. 1838, perhaps Holden, Worcester Co., MA.

2. Hiram B. Prentiss, b. c. Feb 1834, Holden, Worcester Co., MA, and d. 11 Sep 1868, Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. On 21 Jun 1861, age 27, then a weaver, he enlisted US Army, Corporal, attached to Company C, Massachusetts 10th Infantry Regiment. 1860 in Clinton, Worcester Co., MA; no children shown.

He m. Susan E. Swift on 28 Nov 1855, West Boylston, Worcester Co., MA. She was b. 7 Mar 1827 in Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, and d. 29 Jun 1895 in Sterling, Worcester Co., MA. She was the dau. of Jeremiah Swift (b. 1800) and Miriam Reed (b. 1802). It is unclear whether she is the Susan Prentice shown in the 1870 census in Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, as a housekeeper, b. c. 1828, MA, with her son: `

  1. Frank Prentice, b. c. 1865, MA. 1870 at home in Sterling, Worcester Co., MA. 1880 census in West Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, as a 15 year old, single, farm hand.

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