Family of Nathaniel Morton (1951) & Lydia Cooper
4884. Remember Morton. Born ca 1637 in Plymouth, MA.70 Remember died on 24 Jul 1707 in Plymouth, MA.67
On 18 Nov 1657 Remember married Abraham Jackson in Plymouth, MA.66 Born in England. Abraham died on 4 Oct 1714 in Plymouth, MA.27
Their children include:
4885. Mercy Morton. Born say 1639 in Plymouth, MA. Mercy died on 19 Feb 1666 in Plymouth, MA.66
Mercy and her older sister Remember had the same wedding day.
Children of Joseph and Mercy (Morton) Dunham:
i. Eleazer Dunham;
ii. Nathaniel Dunham, m. Mary Tilson;
iii. Micajah Dunham;
iv. Joseph Dunham;
v. Benaiah Dunham;
vi. Daniel Dunham; and
vii. Mercy Dunham.133
On 18 Nov 1657 Mercy married Joseph Dunham, son of Dea. John Dunham (ca 1587-2 Mar 1668[/9]) & Abigail Ballou (-aft 1669), in Plymouth, MA.66 Born ca 1631 in Plymouth, MA.18 Joseph died ca 1703 in Plymouth, MA.
Their children include:
4886. Hannah Morton. Born ca 1641 in Plymouth, MA. Hannah died between 21 Dec 1669 and 16 Nov 1671 in Hull, MA.
Children of Benjamin and Hannah (Morton) Bosworth, named in probate records:
i. Benjamin Bosworth, bp. 9 Aug 1668 at Hingham;
ii. Hezekiah Bosworth, b. ca. 1678;
iii. Judith Bosworth, under age in 1696; and
iv. Hannah Bosworth, under age Dec 1696 when she chose John Loring as guardian;
On 27 Nov 1666 Hannah married Sergt. Benjamin Bosworth, son of Benjamin Bosworth (1615-Nov 1700), in Plymouth, MA.66 Born ca 1647. Benjamin was baptized in Hingham, MA, in Apr 1647.50 Benjamin died on 5 Nov 1682 in Hull, MA.114 Occupation: fisherman, tailor.
Benjamin resided at Hull, was made freeman 1673.50
Benjamin, of Hull. Benjamin married second Beatrice, widow of Abraham Josselyn.70
Their children include:
4887. Eleazer Morton. Born say 1644 in Plymouth, MA. Eleazer died on 16 Jan 1649 in Plymouth, MA.66
4888. Lydia Morton. Born say 1646 in Plymouth, MA.
ca 1670 Lydia married George Ellison.70
4889. Nathaniel Morton. Born say 1648 in Plymouth, MA. Nathaniel died on 17 Feb 1666/7 in Plymouth, MA.66
4890. (infant daughter) Morton. Born on 23 Nov 1650 in Plymouth, MA. (infant daughter) died in Plymouth, MA, on 23 Nov 1650.
“A Daughter of Nathaniell Mortons still born the 23^d of November.”66
4891. Elizabeth Morton. Born on 3 May 1652.70 Elizabeth died in Plymouth, MA, on 6 Apr 1673; she was 20.66 “Elizabeth Bosworth the wife of Nathaniel Bosworth Junir of Nantaskett Died the sixth Day of Aprill 1673 being the lords Day, shee was a vertuous young woman: her Death was much bewaild by her husband and Relations and other frinds; shee was honorably buried att Plymouth the 8^th Day of Aprill 1673 which was the same Day that Gov^r Prence was Interred, about two houres before him”. Buried on 8 Apr 1673 in Plymouth, MA.66
Child of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Morton) Bosworth:
i. Nathaniel, b. 22 Mar 1672 at Plymouth,66 d. 30 Aug 1693 at Hull.114
On 7 Dec 1670 when Elizabeth was 18, she married Nathaniel Bosworth, son of Dea. Nathaniel Bosworth (4 Sep 1617-13 Aug 1690) & Bridget Bellamy, in Plymouth, MA.66 “Nathaniel: Bosworth Junir of Nantaskett allies Hull was married to Elizabeth Morton of Plymouth on the seaventh Day of December 1670”. Born ca 1649. Nathaniel was baptized on 29 Jul 1649.114 Nathaniel died in Aug 1693 in Hull, MA.
Nathaniel spent his entire life in Hull. In August 1693 tragedy struck, some illness taking his own life and those of four of his children, Nathaniel, Elizabeth, John, and Samuel, within a three week period.114
4892. Joanna Morton. Born on 9 Nov 1654 in Plymouth, MA.66
Children of Joseph and Joanna (Morton) Prince, born probably in Hull:
i. Joseph, b. ca. 1671, d. before 1694;
ii. Joanna, b. ca. 1676, m. at Boston 21 Mar 1693 John Lothrop of Barnstable;
iii. Lydia, b. 11 Jul 1685, m. Ebenezer Winborn; and
iv. Mercy, b. ca. 1688, bp. at Boston 5 Jun 1693, m. Shubael Weeks.70,114
On 7 Dec 1670 when Joanna was 16, she married Joseph Prince, son of Eld. John Prince (ca 1610-6 Aug 1676) & Alice Honor (ca 1615-1668), in Plymouth, MA.66 “Joseph Prince of Nantaskett Alies Hull was married unto Joanna Morton of Plymouth on the 7^th of December one thousand six hundred and seaventy”. Born ca 1642 in Hull, MA. Joseph was baptized in Hingham, MA, on 26 Feb 1642/3.114 Joseph died in 1695 in Quebec, Canada.50
Joseph was master of one of the 34 ships in the Phips expedition against the French in 1690. His sh was lost and he was taken prisoner at Quebec, where he later died. Joanna sold the Hull property and moved to Boston, where her youngest child was baptized at Old South Church in 1693.114
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