Some Descendants of Joseph Hildreth (Richard) and Abigail Wilson of Chelmsford

  1. Joseph Hildreth (twin) was born on 18 May 1686 in Chelmsford. [Ref, s. Joseph and Abigail] He died on 24 May 1688 in Chelmsford. [Ref, s. Joseph and Abigail]
  2. Joseph Hildreth was born on 30 Nov 1695 in Chelmsford. [Ref, s. Joseph and Abigail] He married first Phebe Fletcher after 29 Mar 1720 when their intention was recorded [Ref, p. 53] in Chelmsford. [Ref] He may be the Joseph, Jr. who married [second] Abigail Hill of Billerica on 22 Feb 1743/4 in Westford. . [Ref]
    On 2 Nov 1714 Littleton was incorporated and seven Chelmsford families, including Joseph's [this Joseph?], were annexed to the parish there until the west parish of Chelmsford was formed. [Ref, p. 12]
    1. Corp. Hosea Hildreth was born on 21 Nov 1744 in Westford. [Ref] He died on 20 Dec 1776 in Westford. [Ref] He is buried in the Fairview Cemetery in Westford. [Ref] He married Experience Keep on 22 Jun 1769 in Westford. [Ref]
      Hosea was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He fought in the Battle of Concord in Apr 1775. [Ref]
      1. Experience "Pedee" Hildreth (supposed daughter) is supposedly the Experience Hildreth who married Leonard Proctor, Jr. on 1 Jan 1794. This Experience died on 24 Jul 1849. She married second William Bond on 3 Oct 1813. [Ref, #18631]
      2. Unknown Hildreth married Levi Wright.
        In 1846 Levi Wright, age 68, of Westford said that he married a sister of the Pedee Hildreth who married Leonard Proctor. [Ref, #18631]
    2. Phebe Hildreth died on 13 Aug 1762, age 41, in Westford and is buried in the Fairlawn Cemetery. [Ref] She married Philip Proctor on 10 Feb 1747. [Ref, p. 28]
    3. Hannah Hildreth was born on 5 Dec 1750 in Westford. [Ref] Hannah, the wife of Jonathan, died of consumption on 5 Feb 1815, age 64 years, in Pepperell. [Ref] She married Jonathan Keep [Ref, p. 44] on 26 Jul 1769 in Westford. [Ref]
  3. Cornet Ephraim Hildreth [Ref, p. 452] was born on 25 Aug 1700 in Chelmsford. [Ref] He died on 29 Dec 1783, age 85, in Westford. [Ref] He married Mary Butterfield on 5 Jan 1722/3 in Chelmsford. [Ref] She was born about 1706. She died on 26 Jan 1770 in Westford. [Ref]
    1. Ephraim Hildreth was born in 1725 in Westford. [Ref] He died on 27 Feb 1790 (or in 1791, age 66, according to his gravestone) in Westford. [Ref] He married Elizabeth French of Hollis, New Hampshire after 25 Aug 1753 (int.) in Westford. [Ref] She was born about 1730. She died on 5 Apr 1818, age 88, in Westford. [Ref]
      1. Jeremiah Hildreth was born on 22 Feb 1761 in Westford. [Ref] He died on 17 Apr 1817 in Westford. [Ref] He married Abigail Parker on 6 Mar 1788 in Westford. [Ref]
        1. Jeremiah Hildreth died on 23 Jun 1789 in Westford. [Ref]
        2. Abigail Hildreth was born on 16 Apr 1790 in Westford. [Ref] She might be the Abigail Hildreth who died in 1837, age 45, in Westford. [Ref]
        3. Betsy Parker Hildreth was born on 11 Aug 1792 in Westford. [Ref]
        4. Fanny Hildreth was born on 7 May 1794 in Westford. [Ref] She married Addison Parker on 4 Mar 1819 in Westford. [Ref]
        5. Franklin Hildreth was born on 19 Mar 1797 in Westford. [Ref]
        6. Jeremiah Hildreth was born on 6 Mar 1802 in Westford. [Ref] He may be the Jeremiah Hildreth who died in 1839 in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Ref]
        7. Patty Hildreth was born on 3 Feb 1805 in Westford. [Ref]
        8. Caroline Hildreth was born on 15 Mar 1808 in Westford. [Ref] She may the Caroline Hildreth of Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts who married Capt. Henry Jones Baxter of Lowell on 9 Nov 1829 in Lowell. [Ref]
    2. John Hildreth was born on 5 Nov 1738 in Westford. [Ref] He died on 13 Aug 1802, age 64, in Westford. [Ref] He married first Abigail Parker on 27 Jul 1762 in Westford. [Ref] He married second Betty Gates on 24 Dec 1772. [Ref]