Capt Jonathan Cogswell

Capt Jonathan Cogswell

Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 14 Jul 1717 (aged 56)
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Essex, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 64318882 · View Source
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Captain Jonathan Cogswell, son of William and Susanna (Hawkes) Cogswell, was born in Chebacco Parish, Ipswich, Massachusetts.

He was a merchant, and received the appointment of justice of the peace. He held a captain's commission, and was usually addressed as "Captain Cogswell."

Jonathan made his will, July 9, 1714, which was probated August 6, 1717.

Died in his 58th year. "Early Vital Records of Mass. (Ipswich Death)"

Jonathan "Coggswell", son of William born April 26, 1661. "Early Vital Records of Mass. (Ipswich Births)"

Jonathan Cogswell and Mrs. Elizabeth Wainwright married March 24, 1686. "Early Vital Records of Mass. (Ipswich Marriage)"

Children of Jonathan and Elizabeth:

1. Jonathan (1691-1752), m1. Hannah Wiggins; m2. Elizabeth Wade
2. Susanna (1689-1769), m1. William Butler; m2. Jacob Perkins
3. Elizabeth (1692-1775), m. James Eveleth
4. Anne (1694-1767), m. John Goodhue
5. Sarah (1696-1734), m. James Browne
6. Francis (1698-1756), m. Elizabeth Rogers
7. Mary (1699-1734), m. William Cogswell
8. Lucy (1706-1722)

Jonathan inherited eighty acres from his father in 1700. By the end of his life seventeen years later, the farm had become 165-acres, which has remained intact to this day and shown as the Cogswell's Grant Museum in Essex on 60 Spring Street. Some of the old buildings that still survive today were built by his son Jonathan Jr.

Jonathan's grandfather was John Cogswell (1592-1669).

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