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Deacon Recompence Cary

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Deacon Recompence Cary

Birth
Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 18 May 1759 (aged 70–71)
Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 16027287 View Source
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According to "The Brett Genealogy" page 65 & 66 and data updates from Contributor amwj1 #47874920 09 Sept 2014 and 20Aug2018.

He married 1) Mary Crossman (1691-1725/6) on 25 Dec 1711 Bridgewater, Massachusetts:
Children were born of this union:
1. Seth (1714-1742/3)
2. Ichabod (1715-?) married Hannah Gannet,
3. Ebenezer (1716/7-1744),
4. Sarah (1718-1776) married Benjamin Hayward
5. Col. Simeon (1719-1802) married Mary Howard
6. Zebulon (1721-?) married Mehitabel Ganett
7. Dea. Jonathan (1722/3-1813) married Mary Curtis
8. Josiah (1724-1743)
9. Mary (1725/6-?) married Joseph Crossman
10. Beriah (1725/6-1726).

He married 2) Sarah Alden Brett, widow of Seth Brett on January 11, 1726.
Child born of this union:
- Abigail Cary b.August 11, 1729 d.1776

NOTE "Seth Brett died of smallpox before his 34th birthday. His widow, Sarah Alden Brett, married Dea. Recompense Cary - "Certainly the descendants of Seth Brett owe much to the kind stepfather, Recompense Cary, who brought up the Brett Children as his own."

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See Deacon Recompense Cary's centograph in Ashland Cemetery, Brockton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts by clicking here.
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Updated with data from Contributor amwj1 #47874920 09 Sept 2014 and 20Aug2018.


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Here lies buried Deacon Recompence Cary who died May 18, 1739 in ye 73rd year of his age.


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