Beal, Beall, Beale, Beals, Biell
John BEAL born 1588 Hingham Norfolk ENG, found dead in his yard 4/1/1688 age 100 Hingham MA, shoemaker; resided Hingham, Cohasset, Weymouth & Abington MA; arrived on the Diligence, John Martin, Master, 8/10/1638; of parish of Hingham Forehoe Hundred, Norfolk Eng, Freeman 3/13/1639
Spouse: (1) Francis Ripley married 1616 Wyndomham Eng. (2) Nazareth HOBART Turner wife of Robert, born 1601 Norfolk Eng, married 7/13/1630 Hingham England, died 9/23/1658; (3) 3/10/1658/9 Mary (Gilman) Jacob widow of Nicholas Jacob died 6/15/1681
Children: Jeremiah born 1631 married Sarah Ripley daughter of William Ripley; Martha born circa 1620, died 1690, married Wlm Falloway & Samuel Dunham; Mary born circa 1622 married James Whiton; Sarah born circa 1625 died 11/9/1710 Braintree, married Thomas Marsh 2) Edmund Sheffield; John born 1627 eldest son married (1) Elizabeth ? (2) 11/14/1660 Mary Gill daughter of Thomas and Hannah (Otis) Gill; Nathaniel born 1629 married Martha ?; Joshua born 1633 married (1) Elizabeth ? (2) Mrs. Mary (Farrow) Stowell widow of Samuel Stowell daughter of John and Frances Farrow; Caleb born 1636 married Elizabeth Huet daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (Chapman) Huet; Rebecca baptized 2/1640-1 died unmarried 12/13/1686; Jacob born 10/13/1642 died 1/7/1717-18 married Mary daughter of Elisha and Joanna Bisbee
Jeremiah BEAL born 1631 ENG died 8/10/1716 Hingham MA; representative general court 1691, 92, 1701; Lt. Hingham Co. 1683, blacksmith
Spouse: Sarah RIPLEY married 11/18/1652 Hingham died in Hingham 6/29/1715
Children: Lazarus born 9/7/1661 Hingham MA married Susanna Lewes 2/18/1690; Jeremiah born 5/13/1655 died 4/21/1703, married Hannah Lane 5/22/1677; John born 3/8/1657; Sarah born 7/1659 married John Lane; Phebe born 3/2/1664 died 1665; Mary born 5/6/1666 married John Orcutt of Bridgewater; Elizabeth born 5/16/1669 married Ephraim Lane
Lazarus BEAL born 9/7/1661 Hingham MA died 8/18/1723 Hingham, 1719-20 HR, Selectman,
Spouse: Susanna LEWES born circa 4/1669 married 2/18/1690 Barnstable Plymouth MA, died 1739. She married (2) Benjamin Eaton 3/11/1728-9
Children: Ebenezer married Elizabeth Low ; Lazarus born 10/28/1691 married Ruth Andrews; Susanna born 11/14/1692 married 1/1/1712-13 Jonathan Bate; Mercy born 10/20/1694 died young; Sarah born 4/4/1696 married 1/28/1719-20 Ambrose Low; Rachel born 10/15/1697; Leah born 8/26/1699 married 6/29/1721 Dadid Lincoln widow; John born 12/30/1700; Daniel born 6/1/1703 married 10/15/1724 Elizabeth Tucker Rachel born 8/20/1703 died 10/13/1700; Kezia born 10/19/1704 died 9/2/1705; Obadiah born 6/5/1706 died 1723; Jonathan born 7/20/1708; Hannah born 5/1/1715 married 4/18/1745 Samuel Gill died 5/3/1781 age 66
Ebenezer BEAL, Capt., born 7/17/1701 Hingham MA died 9/23/1762 Hingham, Constable, Selectman, Deacon, proprietor Black Horse Tavern;
Spouse: Elizabeth LOW; born 4/2/1700 married 5/21/1724 Hingham died 9/20/1772
Children: Ebenezer born 3/8/1727-8 married Elizabeth Ripley; Elizabeth born 2/11/1724-5 died 9/15/1729; Ambrose born 7/27/1730 died 1736; Elizabeth born 9/7/1732 married 1750 Noah Nichols; Ephraim born 9/7/1732 died 12/28/1732; Lucy chr 4/16/1736 married 1756 Luther Stephenson; Olive chr 3/25/1739 will 2/28/1786
Ebenezer BEAL, Jr. born 3/8/1727-8 Hingham MA died 5/26/1778 Hingham; 1762 French & Indian War Reg J. Quincy, Co. T. Jones
Spouse: Elizabeth RIPLEY born 3/6/1730 Hingham died 5/19/1761 Hingham married 4/26/1750 Hingham
Children: Lucy married Elisha Stephenson
Lucy BEAL born 8/4/1757 Hingham died 2/10/1791 in 34th year
Spouse: Elisha STEPHENSON married 9/27/1778
Children: Jesse born 6/2/1784 baptized 6/18/1786 married Elizabeth Lilley, 1806-7 in Eastport ME; John; Margaret (Peggy) Loring baptized 6/18/1786 Cohasset taught school at Hingham MA and was among first school teachers in Wiscasset ME married Stearns about 1812; Rachel baptized 6/18/1786 Cohasset died Nov 1804-6 Hingham; Elisha born 1788 died Wiscasset Lincoln ME; all children born in Cohasset
Founders and Patriots of America Index: Beal, John (1588 - Apr 1, 1688) m. July 13, 1630 Nazareth Hobart MASS XIII, 122; XXXI, 1532.
Landed 1638 @ Hingham on "Diligent" John Martin Master; 5 sons, 3 dau., 2 servants NEHGR 7/1992 p 250
Mayflower Increasings: Susanna (Lewis) Beal dau of James Lewis & Sarah Lane was second wife of Benjamin Eaton. Susanna's 1st husband was Lazarus Beal. Benjamin son of Francis Eaton & Christian Penn.
Founders & Patriots: Beal, John (1588 - 4/1/1688) m July 13, 1630 Nazareth Hobart MA
American Gen: Beal (Beale, Beall, Beals) John (1588-1688) from Eng in the "Dilligente" to Hingham MA 1638; freeman 1639; dep Gen Ct 1649-59; m Nazareth Hobart (d 1658) m (2) 1659 Mary, widow of Nicholas Jacob.
Mayflower Increasings pg 55: Benjamin Eaton m 2nd, 3/11/1728/9, Hingham, Susanna (LEWIS) Beal (dau of James Lewis & Sarah Lane) bc 4/1669, poss Barnstable, d 4/13/1739 Kingston "ae 70 (the same month she died)" (Susanna m 1st 2/18/1689/90, Barnstable, Lazarus Beal)
Topographical pg 117: BEALE, John; Hingham Norfolk; Hingham MA; Ref Cushing Mss.
Pioneers MA pg 41: Beal, Beale, Beals, Beales, Biell; JOHN, shoemaker, came in 1638 with wife, 5 sons, 3 daus & 2 servants from Hingham Eng to Hingham NE [Hob] Frm 3/13/1638-9. Propr, deputy. Wife Nazareth dau of Edmund Hubbard, Sen d 9/23/1658. He m 2 3/10/1659 Mary, widow of Nicholas Jacob. He is called uncle by David, son of Mr. Peter Hobard. Ch Martha m William Falloway & Samuel Dunham, Mary m James Whiton, Sarah m Thomas Marsh & Edmund Sheffield, John eldest son, Nathaniel, Jeremiah, Joshua, Caleb, Rebecca bapt 2/1640-1, Jacob b 10/13/1642. He was found dead in his yard 4/1/1688 100 yrs old. [Statement of his son, Blake, the coroner of Boston] [S] In his will dated 9/27/1689, he beq to sons, to son-in-law Benjamin Bunnum & dau Martha D., to daus Sarah Sheffield & Mary Witton; gr ch Nathaniel Beale & Martha Chubbock. John Jr. a brother of the above Hingham propr; probably came before 1650. Made will 10/26/1657 prob 7/28/1658; about to go to Eng. Beq to father Edmund B.; to cousins Mary, wife of James Whiton, Sarah wife of Thomas Marsh, Jeremish B., Rebecca dau of John Beales Sen, to Elizabeth wife of John Lassell. Cousin Thomas Marsh, exec.
Gen Reg of first Settlers of NE pg 30: BEAL, JOHN, a shoemaker, who, with his wife, five sons & three daus & 2 servants, came from Hingham Eng and settled in Hingham MA, which he represented in 1649. Judge Sewall records the death of a Mr. Beal in 1688, aged 100 years. JEREMIAH, Hingham 1652, freeman 1657. NATHANIELl Hingham 1654, was representative 1676, 77.
Complete Book of Emigrants pg 197: 1638 May 2; Bosome Allen, William Ripley, Steven Yates, Steven Payne, Robert Scoulding, John Beales, Edward Gillman, John Foulsham, Henry Chamberlaine, Daniell Lyncolne and Thomas Thaxter shippers of wheat and malt in the Blessing. Mr. John Adams, bound from Yarmouth to New England. (PRO:E190/490/1 & 6)
Genealogical Dictionary of New England 145: BEAL, or BEALS, CALEB, Hingham, s. of John, b. in Eng. m. 30 Dec. 1664, Eliz. Huet, perhaps d. of Thomas of the same, had a d. b. 30 Mar. 1666, d. soon; Caleb, 17 Mar. 1670; Joseph, 7 Jan. 1672; Solomon, bapt. June 1673, d. soon; Eliz. 18 Nov. 1674; Josiah, 31 May 1676, d. soon; Josiah, again, 24 Oct. 1677; Joshua, 6 Nov. 1678, d. soon; Joshua, again, 6 Sept. 1680; Ruth, 25 Mar. 1683; and Benjamin, 2 June 1687, d. soon; was freem. 1672, and d. 18 June 1716, aged 79. His wid. d. 31 Dec. 1721. Ruth m. 1703, Peter Lincoln. JACOB, Hingham, youngest s. of John, freem. 1672, d. unm. 7 Jan. 1718. JEREMIAH, Hingham, br. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. 18 Nov. 1652, Sarah, d. of William Ripley of the same, had Jeremiah, bapt. 13 May 1655; Sarah, 3 July 1609, wh. m. 21 Jan. 1680, John Lane; Lazarus, b. 7 Sept. 1661; Phebe, 2 Mar. 1664, d. next yr. Mary, 6 May 1666; and Eliz. 16 May 1669, wh. m. 1708, Ephraim Lane; was freem. 1657, rep. 1692 and 1705, and d. 10 Aug. 1716, aged 85. JOHN, Hingham, a shoemaker from old Hingham, Co. Norf. came with w. five s. three ds. and two serv. in the Diligent, 1638, from London, adm. freem. 13 Mar. 1639, had Jacob, bapt. 2 Oct. 1642, and no other ch. perhaps here, exc. Rebecca, wh. d. unm. after Oct. 1657. He was rep. 1649, and his w. Nazareth d. 23 Sept. 1658; but he took sec. w. 10 Mar. 1659, Mary, wid. of Nicholas Jacob, d. 1688 (as Sewall in his Diary, sub. 1 Apr. ment.), in his 100th yr. tho. perhaps the report may not have been exact. Of his ds. Martha m. 16 May 1640, it is said, William Falloway, of Plymouth, and next 29 June 1649, Samuel Dunham; Mary m. 30 Dec. 1647, James Whiton; and Sarah m. 22 Mar. 1649, Thomas Marsh, and next 1 Sept. 1662, Edmund Shefield of Braintree. His will of 27 Sept. 1687, pro. 18 June foll. names the six s. and ds. Sarah, Mary, and Martha. JOHN, Hingham, s. of Edmund (wh. never came over), being a. to go home, made his will 26 Oct. 1657, pro. 28 July foll. as print. in Geneal. Reg. IX. 38, by wh. we are taught that the ch. of John the first were his cous. and infer, that he had no w. or ch. JOHN, Hingham, s. prob. eldest, of the first John of the same, freem. 1672, m. 6 Jan. 1659 the w. Eliz. wh. brot. him Eliz. b. 19 Nov. foll. and d. next yr. and he m. 14 Nov. 1660, Mary Gill, d. of Thomas, had Mary, 7 Sept. 1661, wh. m. 3 Sept. 1683, John Stowell; John, 26 Mar. 1665, d. soon; John, again, 17 Sept. 1667, d. next yr.; John, again, 19 Dec. 1669; Thomas, 15 Mar. 1672; and Hannah, 13 Mar. 1676, wh. m. Nathaniel Hobart; and d. 12 Sept. 1694. JOSEPH, Portsmouth, sent over by Mason the patentee in 1631. Adams, 18. JOSHUA, Hingham, s. of John the first, by w. Eliz. wh. d. 12 Jan. 1689, had Eliz. b. May 1663, d. soon; a s. 25 Jan. 1665, wh. d. in few wks. Sarah, 7 Oct. 1667, prob. d. young; Abigail, 24 Apr. 1671, wh. m. Stephen French; and Josiah, 4 June 1676, d. in few days. He m. 10 Apr. 1689, Mary, wid. of Samuel Stowell, but prob. had no other ch. for in his will he ment. only his ch. Stephen and Abigail French, and gr.ch. Samuel, David, Jonathan, Daniel, Eliz. Mary and Hannah French, their ch. and he d. bef. 7 Apr. 1718. NATHANIEL, Hingham, br. of the preced. b. in Eng. was perhaps at Marshfield 1643, but for short time, freem. 1650, rep. 1677, 83, 91 and 3, d. 20 Dec. 1708. His will pro. 29 Dec. foll. names s. Nathaniel, eldest s. bapt. Oct. 1648; Martha, bapt. Aug. 1646, wh. had m. 1668, John Chubbuck, w. of Samuel Stodder; d. Mary Lee of Boston; gr.d. Sarah (d. of Sarah Greenleaf, dec.), gr.s. Thomas Baker (s. of d. Christiana, wh. was perhaps bapt. 19 Nov. 1654, m. 1 Nov. 1674, Thomas B. and d. 20 Sept. 1677); gr.s. Solomon Beal (s. of Nathaniel); d. Hannah, wh. m. 15 Dec. 1676, John Fearing; and gr.s. Thomas Chubbuck; but he had, also, not ment. in that docum. John, bapt. 23 Aug. 1650, d. at 5 yrs.; John, again, 8 Mar. 1657, d. soon; John, again, b. 7 Dec. 1609, d. under 9 yrs.; and Susanna, wh. m. 14 Dec. 1686, Benjamin Jones, wh. prob. d. bef. her f. NATHANIEL, Hingham, s. of the preced. serv. in brave Capt. Johnson's comp. Dec. 1675, d. bef. his f. as I judge, leav. s. Solomon. ROGER, Saco 1658, perhaps a Quaker, at least was charg. with disturb. pub. worship. SAMUEL, Charlestown, by w. Susanna had Dorothy, b. 8 Mar. 1659, and of him no more is kn. SAMUEL, Salem, m. 28 Mar. 1682, Sarah Lovell (but Lewis, 134, calls him of Lynn, and s. of Thomas, and names the w. Patience L.), had Samuel, b. 3 July 1685; and Ebenezer, 30 Jan. 1688; was prob. an early sett. at Dunstable. THOMAS, Cambridge 1634, freem. 8 Dec. 1636, d. 7 Sept. 1661. Matchless Mitchell, in the reg. of his ch. names his w. Sarah, but ment. no ch. nor does his will (wherein he calls hims. a. 63 yrs. old), made 24 Aug. preced. THOMAS, Lynn, had Samuel, and William, as Lewis says, and we wish he had said more. WILLIAM, Plymouth, came in the Fortune, 1621, has sh. in the div. of ld. early in 1624, but in 1627, at the div. of cattle is not ment. so must be count. d. or rem. WILLIAM, Marblehead 1679, then in his 49th yr. had m. in 1655, Martha, d. of Humphrey Bradstreet. WILLIAM, Dunstable 1684, br. of Samuel of the same, m. at Salem, 7 Apr. 1685 (tho. Lewis says, with higher prob. 5 Mar. 1684), Mary Hart, had William, b. 12 Mar. 1685; and Eliz. 16 Nov. 1686, if Fox is correct. He was, in 1692, one of the wretch. witness. against Philip English, charg. with witchcraft, as is well shown on p. 497, of Drake's Hist. of Boston.
Who Beget Thee? John Beal 1588 1688 Came to America in the Diligent from London and landed at Boston Aug 10 1638. He brought with him his wife, five sons, three daughters, and two servants. He was of the parish of Hingham in the Forehoe Hundred Norfolk co England. He settled at Hingham, Mass. Was Deputy in 1649 and 59. His wife Nazareth was daughter of Edmund Hobart. She died in 1658. He married 2 March 10 1659 Mary widow of his old friend Nicholas Jacob of Hingham Eng who was one of the pioneers at Hingham Mass in 1633. She died at Hingham June 15 1681. John Beal was found dead in his yard April 1 1688. Judge Sewall writes on that date Father Beal of Hingham dies set 100 years. His lengthy will proved before Sir Edmund Andros is on record at Suffolk Probate Boston. Jeremiah Beal 1631 1716 Son of John. Born in England in 1631. Married Nov 18 1652 Sarah daughter of William Rlpley He was Lieutenant in militia selectman and Representative from Hingham for several year.s Died Aug 10 1716.
Representative Men and Old Families of Southeastern Massachusetts ..By J.H. Beers & Co: John Beal or Beale came in the ship Diligence from the parish of Hingham County of Norfolk England to Hingham in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1635 and on the 18th of December 1638 received a grant of land of six acres on what is now South street at or near the corner of Hersey street. He was accompanied by his wife, five sons, three daughters, and two servants. He was made a freeman in 1639, and in 1649 and 1659 he was chosen to represent the town at the General Court of the Colony. By occupation he was a shoemaker. His first wife Nazareth Hobart who was the mother of his children was a daughter of Edmund and Margaret Dewey Hobart. She was born in England about 1600 and died in Hingham Sept 23 1658 He married second March 10 1659 Mrs Mary Jacob widow of Nicholas Jacob. She died in Hingham in May 1681. Mr Beal died June 15 1681 aged one hundred years. The children of John and Nazareth all save the two youngest born in England were Martha, Mary, Sarah, John, Nathaniel, Jeremiah, Joshua, Caleb, Rebecca, and Jacob II. Jeremiah Beal born in 1631 in England as stated came to America with the family, they settling at Hingham. On Nov 18 1652 he married Sarah born in England daughter of William Ripley. He was known as Lieutenant Beal and resided on Bachelor Main street near the meetinghouse of the First Parish but late in life on East near Hull street. He was constable in 1672, selectman in 1671, 1673, and 1684, representative in 1691, 1692, and 1701. He was a blacksmith by occupation. He died Aug 10 1716 opted eighty five years, his wife died June 20 1715. Their children were Jeremiah, John, Sarah, Lazarus, Phebe, Marv, and Elizabeth. III Jeremiah Beal 2 born May 13 1655 in Hingham Mass, married May 22 1677 Hannah, baptized in Hingham Sept 30 1658 daughter of Andrew and Tryphena Lane. Like his father he was a blacksmith by occupation and a prominent public man in the town being selectman in 1690, 1692, and 1696. He resided on the paternal homestead on Main street. He died April 21 1703, and his wife passed away Sept 19 1719. Their children were Jeremiah, Sarah, Hannah, Jael, Andrew, Jedediah, Abraham, Bathsheba, Rebecca, Benjamin, and Abigail.
Lincoln, G. Hingham genealogies By Hingham (Mass.):
BEAL/ BEALE 1 JOHN came from the parish of Hingham County of Norfolk Eng
to Hing in the Massachusetts Bay in 1638, and on the 18th of Sept of that year received a grant of land containing six acres on what is now South St at
or near the corner of Hersey St. Daniel Cushing the fourth town clerk of our Hing made the foll record concerning the arrival of
John Beal Sen and his family
viz 1638. John Beal shoemaker with his wife and five sons and three daughters and two servants came from Old Hingham and settled in New Hingham. He was admitted
a freeman in 1639 and in 1649 and 1659 was chosen to represent the town at the General Court of the Colony. His first wife
Nazareth Hobart who was the mother
of his children was a dau of Edmund and Margaret Dewey Hobart. She was b in Eng ab 1600 and d in Hing 23 Sept 1658. For his second wife he
m in March 10 1659
Mrs Mary Jacob the wid of Nicholas Jacob. She d in Hing 15 June 1681.
John d 1 Apr 1688. In noticing the death of the latter, David Hobart s of Rev Peter made
the following record, April 1 1688 my Uncle John Beal died suddenly. Judge Sewall also wrote under the same date
Father Beal of Hingham dies at 100 yrs. In his
will of 27 Sept 1687 names ch and gr ch leaving legacies to each. The ch of
John and Nazareth b in Eng with the exception of the two youngest were i
b ab 1620 wed 1) March 16 1640 William Falloway of Ply and 2 June 29 1649 Samuel Dunham
of Ply. She d 26 Apr 1690. MARY 1622 in Dec 30 1647 James Whiton of Hing
and d 12 Dec 1696. iii SARAH 1625 m 1 March 22 1648 49 Thomas Marsh of Hing and 2 Sept 5 1662 Edmund Sheffield
of Braintree Mass. She d at Braintree 9 Nov 1710
at 86th yr. iv JOHN 1627 mentioned in his fa's will as the oldest son. v
NATHAN' L 1629. vi JEREMIAH 1631. vii JOSHUA 1633. viii
CALEB 1636. ix REBECCA bt in Hing
Feb 1640 41 d 13 Dec 1686. x JAC0B Oct 13 1642 serve.
Lazarus Beale, Legislators of the Massachusetts General Court, died 1723. "Hingham HR 1719, 20M, 20July; selectman 1701, 12; M Susannah Lewis (1669-1739) in 1690, 13 ch; farmer. In his three years in the HR, he presented a petition on the county boundary and Hingham. Susannah married 2nd Benjamin Easton in 1729." "Born 1661,Hingham HR 1719, 20M, 20July; selectman 1701, 12; M Susannah Lewis (1669-1739) in 1690, 13 ch; farmer. In his three years in the HR, he presented a petition on the county boundary and Hingham. Susannah married 2nd Benjamin Easton in 1729."
Colonial Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775:
Ebenezer Beale,, Newbury Co., Captain, Fort William Henry,
1757(p) 8/15 - 8/18, 3 days.
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