Joseph Souther

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 22 Jul 1740 (aged 54)
Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 55335980 · View Source
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Joseph was the first of the name Souther to be found in Hingham records and those who have since resided in Hingham and its vicinity bearing the name are his decendants, many of whom continued to follow his business of a shipwright until that business was abandoned.

"Joseph Souter was married to Content Tower daughter of Ibrook Tower of Hingham: on the 22nd day of April 1708 by Mr. John Norton pastor of the church of Hingham."

His family resided in a home that he built around 1708 on King Street, in Hingham (2nd Precinct) facing (in 1909) what was then Pond Street. Note: The 2nd Precinct of Hingham where his children were all born, would later become part of Cohasset.

No tombstone has been found.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Richard Dennis Souther
  • Added: 23 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55335980
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Souther (27 Feb 1686–22 Jul 1740), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55335980, citing Hingham Center Cemetery, Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .