Deacon Eldad Worcester

Deacon Eldad Worcester

Birth
Death 1 Feb 1779 (aged 46–47)
Tewksbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 14884929 · View Source
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Husband of Rebecca Osgood. They wed in Tewksbury, MA, on Feb. 26, 1761.

Children (b. in Tewksbury)
Eldad, Jan. 22, 1763 - May 5, 1853
Rebecca, Mar. 28, 1764 - Jan. 23, 1773
Rhoda, Mar. 19, 1766 -
Lydia, Feb. 19, 1768 - Feb. 14, 1847
Samuel, Feb. 10, 1770 -
Osgood, Feb. 16, 1772 -
John, Apr. 5, 1774 -
Rebecca, Mar. 14, 1776 - Apr. 8, 1790
Philip, June 27, 1778 -

He died in Tewksbury, MA of Jaundice and consumption in his 47 year; Deacon.

It is very likely that he is the son of Moses and Mercy and was baptized on Feb. 20, 1731-32 in East Bradford, MA, at the Bradford Second Congregational Church (afterwards Groveland)

Bradford Vital Records, births, pg 173:
WORSTER Eldad, s. Moses and Mercy, bp. Feb. 20, 1731-2. CR2


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Inscription

ERECTED
In Memory of
D. Eldad Worcester
who died
Feb. ye 1, 1779
in the 47 year
of his age.
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Death to the grave his dust conveys,
there sleeps a hidden prey. Nor wakes
till with a mighty noise, the heart
it shall pass away.


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  • Created by: Denise
  • Added: 10 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14884929
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Deacon Eldad Worcester (1732–1 Feb 1779), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14884929, citing Clark Cemetery, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Denise (contributor 46820671) .