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Edward Payson
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1613
Nazeing
Epping Forest District
Essex, England
Death: 1690
Dorchester
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

He came to America in 1633, settled at Roxbury, Massachusetts and was admitted to First Church in 1634. Giles Payson who came to Roxbury in the Hopewell was perhaps a brother of Edward.

Edward Payson was sworn a freeman May 13, 1640. He married first, August 20, 1640, Ann Parke, daughter of William Parke of Roxbury, she died September 10 of the following year, eight days after the birth of a daughter Mary who died young.

Edward married second January 1, 1642, Mary Eliot, sister of the noted Rev. John Eliot, "Apostle to the Indians." Mary and Edward Payson moved to Dorchester about 1658.

Edward died about 1690 and his widow Mary died March 24, 1697.

Children by second marriage:

1. Deacon John, who married first Bathsheba Tileston. He married second, Hannah________.

2. Jonathan

3. Ann, who died young

4. Joanna

5. Susanna, who died young

6. Ann, who married Lieut. Benjamin Tucker

7. Susanna, who married Samuel Capen of Braintree

8. Rev Edward, who married first Elizabeth Phillips (20 children), and married 2nd Elizabeth Whittingham, widow of Col. Samuel Appleton.

9. Ephraim, who married Katherine/Catherine, daughter of Henry Leadbetter.

10. Samuel, who married Mary, daughter of Rev. Samuel Phillips.

Source:
A Genealogical History of the Clark and Worth Families and Other Puritan Settlers in the
Massachusetts Bay Colony. Privately Printed 1970 Member of the National Society of the Daughters of the
American Revolution; Daughters of the American Colonists; and the Connecticut Society of Genealogists. By
Carol Clark Johnson
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Eliot Payson (1620 - 1697)*
 
 Children:
  Ephraim Payson (____ - 1732)*
  John Payson (1642 - 1719)*
  Susanna Payson Capen (1655 - 1737)*
  Edward Payson (1657 - 1732)*
  Samuel Payson (1661 - 1721)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Shari Hanson Frey
Record added: Dec 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63466051
 


- Melinda Morey Gregory
 Added: Aug. 3, 2017

- Brigitte Masters
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RIP, 9th great grandfather
- Marilyn
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