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RICHARD WICOM m. Ann Unknown (d. 1674)
RICHARD WICOM of Rowley
Richard Wicom married Ann Unknown. She was buried on 25 Aug 1674 in Rowley. [Ref 5;441]
Children of Richard Wicom and Ann Unknown:
CAPT. DANIEL WICOM (1635 - 1700) of Rowley
Parents: Richard Wicom and Ann Unknown?
Daniel Wicom was born in 1635 in England. [Ref] He died on 13 Apr 1700, at age 65, in Rowley. [Ref] He is buried in the Old Cemetery in Rowley. [Ref] He married first Mary Smith, the daughter of Hugh Smith, on 14 or 24 Oct 1658 in Rowley. [Ref] Mary was born in 1642. [Ref] She died on 29 Jan 1690/1 in Rowley. [Ref] He married second Lydia Platts on 11 Nov 1691 in Rowley. [Ref] Lydia was Lydia (Bailey) Platts, the widow of Abel Platts. [Ref] She died on 24 Nov 1722, aged 80, and is buried in the Old Cemetery in Rowley. [Ref]
Daniel was a carpenter and a farmer. [Ref]
Daniel was fined at the 19 Nov 1657 court in Ipswich. [Ref 2;55] He was fined at the 24 Nov 1659 court in Ipswich for "entertaining mens' sons and servants at an unseasonable time in the night and for excessive drinking". [Ref 2;180]
Daniel was chosen selectman on 19 Jan 1676. [Ref 6;270] He was chosen an attorney for Rowley in the town's action against William Longfellow in Apr 1679. [Ref 7;213] He was a representative from Rowley in 1699. [Ref]
Daniel's gravestone is number 300, row 4, east 2. The inscription reads: "Here Lyeth Buried ye body of Capt Daniel Wicom aged 65 years decd April ye 15 1700." [Ref]
Children of Daniel Wicom and Mary Smith:
DANIEL WICOM (m. 1690) of Rowley
Parents: Capt. Daniel Wicom and Mary Smith
Daniel Wicom of Rowley married Sarah Hazen on 27 Jun 1690. [Ref][Ref]
Children of Daniel Wicom and Sarah Hazen:
SARAH WICOM (1694 - 1750)
Parents: Daniel Wicom and Sarah Hazen
Sarah Wicom was born on 27 Jul 1694 in Rowley. [Ref] She died on 8 Oct 1750. [Ref] She married James Barker on 7 May 1711 in Rowley. [Ref][Ref]
Blodgette, George B., Inscriptions from the Old Cemetery in Rowley, Massachusetts, Salem, MA, The Salem Press Publishing and Printing Co., 1893.
Dow, George Francis, Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Essex Institute, 1911.
Hazen, Henry Allen, "The Hazen Family: Four American generations," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 33, 1879, 229- 236.
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850. Online Database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 2001-2007.
No author, "Descendants of James Barker of Rowley," Essex Antiquarian 6, 1902, 101.
The Salem witchcraft papers, Verbatim transcipts of the legal documents of the Salem witchcraft outbreak of 1692. Edited and with an introduction and index by Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum. Online: Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library.
Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, Vol. I-IV, Boston, 1860-1862.
Schultz, John A., Legislators of the Massachusetts General Court 16911780: A biographical dictionary, Boston, Northeastern University Press, 1997. Online: New EnglandAncestors.org.
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