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Raham Bancroft
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1684
Reading
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 1758
Reading
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Raham Bancroft, son of Thomas), was born in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, 14 February 1684.

(NOTE: In Bucknam's "Reading Families", Vol. 1 Page 44, it is suggested that the name "RAHAM" is a contraction of Abraham).

He married first, 12 December 1708, Abigail Eaton, born in 1688, died 26 March 1728, aged 40; daughter of Jonas and Hannah (Mason) Eaton. Abigail (Eaton) Bancroft is buried in the Old Burial Ground in Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

Children of Raham and Abigail(Eaton) Bancroft:
1. Joshua, born 26 August 1712
2. Abigail, baptized 26 August 1715
3. David, born 2 August 1718

Following the death of Abigail on 26 March 1728; he married second, 2 January 1729, Ruth Kendall.

Children of Raham and Ruth (Kendall) Bancroft:
4. James, born 17 October 1729; died young
5. Ruth, born 6 December 1731; died 1 June 1751; married 14 December 1749, Ephraim Parker
6. Abigail, born 12 February 1733/34; died 1 June 1750
7. Judith, born 28 November 1735; died 1 February 1796
8. James, born 9 May 1739

Raham Bancroft died in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts 5 September 1758 at the age of 74.

Source: Vital Records of Reading, Massachusetts:
Births: Page 16-20
Marriages: Page 279
Deaths: Page 494

 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Bancroft (1649 - 1718)
  Sarah Poole Bancroft (1656 - 1723)
 
 Spouses:
  Abigail Eaton Bancroft (1688 - 1728)*
  Ruth Kendall Bancroft (1703 - 1758)*
 
 Children:
  David Bancroft (1718 - 1782)*
  Ruth Bancroft Parker (1731 - 1751)*
  Abigail Bancroft (1734 - 1750)*
  James Bancroft (1739 - 1831)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Bancroft (1673 - 1731)*
  Raham Bancroft (1684 - 1758)
  Elizabeth Bancroft Lamson (1696 - 1718)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Reading
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Bette Hartman
Record added: Jul 30, 2008
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