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Paul DeLand
Birth: Oct. 16, 1699
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1796
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Paul DeLand, was born in Newbury, Massachusetts October 16, 1699 and died at Brookfield on February 7, 1796, age 96 years, plus. He married Phoebe GREEN, daughter of Captain John and Anna Green, on November 30, 1725.

Paul was a carpenter and builder and was a scout in the French and Indian Wars. He participated in Father Ralle's War with the Indians, 1722-26. "He or his father built a home in the south part of Brookfield, where Paul, three Philips and Martha Brown, daughter of Philip [of the 3rd generation] lived successively. This house, dated 1728, still stands [as of 1943]. Brookfield Records, 1718-86, state that Paul, among others, was a signer of "a petition that a meetinghouse may be built in the most convenient place."

1. Philip, b. Brookfield, Mass., Aug. 18, 1725-6
2. Mary Elizabeth, b. Brookfield, July 16, 1730
3. Jedediah, b. Brookfield, Dec. 24, 1731,
** d. French War, 1756-9
4. Obadiah, b. Brookfield, Apr. 28, 1733
5. Daniel, b. N. Brookfield, May 10, 1736
6. Ruth, b. Brookfield, June 22, 1742

*Source: The DeLand Family in America, Frederick DeLand Leete, published 1943, DeLand, Florida.
(Another account lists add'l child: Ebenezer)
Message received May 2014, from Merry Hill (#46835462) concerning Brookfield Cemetery, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts: These DeLands are not listed on the Cemetery web site & cemetery office has no record of this person. 
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  Philip DeLand (1664 - ____)
  Phoebe Green DeLand (1706 - 1787)
  Philip DeLand (1728 - 1808)*
  Obadiah DeLand (1733 - 1826)*
*Calculated relationship
Brookfield Cemetery
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: J.L.
Record added: Oct 19, 2013
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 Added: Apr. 19, 2014
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