Family:Farnsworth, William (1714-1756)

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William Farnsworth (Elizabeth3 Whitney, Joshua2, John1), son of Ebenezer and Elizabeth3 (Whitney) Farnsworth, was born 4 Aug 1714, Groton, MA, and died 7 Sep 1756, Pepperell, MA, aged 42 years 1 month 3 days.

He married, Ruth Hobart, daughter of Gershom and Lydia (Nutting) Hobart, 24 Mar 1736, Groton, MA. She was born 8 Nov 1714, Groton, MA, and died 23 Dec 1814, Conway, MA, aged 100 years 1 month 4 days, of old age.

Children of William and Ruth (Hobart) Farnsworth:

i. William Farnsworth, b. 27 Dec 1737, Pepperell, MA; m.(1) Hepzibeth Chandler; m.(2) Sarah Green.
ii. Ruth Farnsworth, b. 22 Mar 1740, Pepperell, MA; m.(1) Oliver Hartwell; m.(2) Elijah Wells.
iii. Gershom Farnsworth, b. 2 May 1743, Groton, MA; m. Esther Gilmore.
iv. Mary Farnsworth, b. 2 Jun 1745, Groton, MA; d. 3 Aug 1796, Conway, MA, aged 51 years.
v. Lydia Farnsworth, b. 12 Apr 1752 (twin), Pepperell, MA; m. Joel Rice.
vi. Sarah Farnsworth, b. 12 Apr 1752 (twin), Pepperell, MA; m. David Parker.
vii. Anna Farnsworth, baptized 19 Aug 1753, Pepperell, MA; m. 29 Aug 1769, Ashfield, MA, Samuel Washburn, Jr., of Ashfield.



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