Sgt. William HARLOW, a cooper, born probably England circa 1624, died Plymouth 8/25/1691 in 67th year,
Spouse: Rebecca BARTLETT born Plymouth before 12/1634, died there between 6/2/1657 (last child) and 7/15/1658 (2nd marriage), married Plymouth 12/20/1649; he married (2) Plymouth 7/15/1658 Mary Faunce died 10/4/1664 & (3) Mary Shelly on 1/25/1665
Children of Rebecca: William born 10/5/1650 died 10/26/1650; Samuel, cooper, born Plymouth 1/27/1652 died there between 2/17/1724-5 & 11/17/1727 married (1) circa 1677 Priscilla ? (2) probably Plymouth circa 1682 Hannah ?; Rebecca born 6/12/1655 Plymouth died 9/1727 may have married circa 1675 Isaac Cushman son of Thomas & Mary (Allerton) Cushman a descendant of Pilgrim Isaac Allerton; William born Plymouth 6/2/1657 died there 1/28/1711-2 married probably Plymouth circa 1/1682-3 Lydia Cushman daughter of Thomas & Mary (Allerton) Cushman. Children of Mary Faunce (2): Mary 1659 married Samuel Durham; Repentance 1660; John 10/19/1662 died without issue before 9/18/1691; Benjamin; Nathaniel 9/30/1664 married Abigail Burt. Children of Mary Shelly (3) : Hannah 10/28/1666 died unmarried; Bathsheba 4/21/1667 married Richard Sears; Joanna born 3/24/1669; Mehitabel 10/4/1672; Judith 4/2/1676 married Joseph Church and Stephen Barnaby
Rebecca HARLOW born 6/12/1655 Plymouth died Plympton 9/3/1727 in her 73rd year married circa 1675 (some accounts list wife as Rebecca Pickard/Rickard; Mayflower Increasings by Roser lists Harlow; Mayflower Families in Progress accepts Rebecca Harlow daughter of William Harlow & Rebecca Bartlett - Harlow Family 1st 5 Generations)
Spouse: Rev. Isaac CUSHMAN born 2/8/1648-9 Plymouth died 10/21/1732 Plympton "in the 84th year of his age and in the 37th year of his ministry", ordained in Plympton 10/27/1698, was pastor of the First Church of Plympton the last 37 years of his life.
Children: Isaac born 11/15/1676 died Plympton 4 (or 18) Sept. 1727 in 51st year, Lt. in Militia, married (1) Sarah Gibbs 1/28/1700-1 Plympton daughter of Thomas and Alice (Warren) Gibbs a descendant of Pilgrim Richard Warren (2) Mercy (Bradford) Freeman 10/10/1717 Harwich daughter of John & Mercy (Warren) Bradford a descendant of Pilgrims William Bradford & Richard Warren, she married (1) Plymouth 10/12/1708 Jonathan Freeman; Rebeckah born 11/30/1678 died circa 1744 N. Yarmouth ME married Deacon Jacob Mitchell; Mary born Plymouth 10/12/1682 died Plympton 3/13/1722-3 in 41st year married Plymouth 3/19/1702 Robert Waterman born Marshfield 2/9/1681-2 died Halifax 1/16/1749-50 in 69th year son of John & Ann (Sturtevant) Waterman, he married (2) Plympton 12/5/1723 Elizabeth Cushman, he married (3) Marshfield 6/18/1727 Abigail Dingley; Sarah born Plymouth 4/17/1684 died Plympton 2/2/1724-5 age 40years 9 months 15 days married Plympton 7/8/1708 James Bryant born Plymouth 7/26/1882 son of John & Sarah (Bonham) Bryant, he married (2) Plympton 5/12/1725 Dorcas Whipple; Fear born Plymouth 3/10/1689 died Halifax 7/13/1746 in 58th year married Plymouth 2/12/1707 William Sturtevant son of Samuel and Mercy (?) Sturtevant, he married (2) Halifax 1/25/1747-8 Joanna (Dunbar) Tilson; Ichabod born Plymouth 10/30/1686 died Middleboro 10/26/1732 aged 46 years wanting 4 days married Plympton 11/27/1712 Patience Holmes born Plymouth 11/3/1690 daughter of John and Sarah (Thomas) Holmes who married (2) Middleboro 4/23/1735 Elnathan Wood; Mercy baptized 1692 not in father's will
Mayflower Increasings pg 12,13, 14, 15: Will of Rev. Isaac Cushman 10/25/1727, ment dec'd son Isaac Cushman; dau Rebeckah Mitchell; child of dec'd daus Mary Waterman & Sarah Briant; dau Fear Sturtevant; son in law Rbt Waterman; sworn to 10/30/1732.Will of Elder Thomas CUSHMAN 10/22/1690 ment wf Mary; sons Thomas Cushman; Isaac Cushman; Elkanah Cushman; Eleazer Cushman; daus Sarah Hoaks/Hawks, Lidiah Harlow; 3 children of dec'd dau Mary Hutchinson. Sworn to 3/16/1691-2. Isaac Cushman b 2/8/1648-9 Plymouth d 10/21/1732 84th yr Plympton g.s. m c 1675 Plymouth poss Rebecca Harlow (dau of Wlm Harlow & Rebecca Bartlett3 (Mary Warren2) b 1/12/1655 Plymouth d 9/3/1727 73rd yr Plympton. Pg 12: Mary Allerton b c 1617, Leyden Holland, d 11/28/1699 ae 83 Plymouth m c 1636 Plymouth Thomas Cushman, son of Robert Cushman & Sarah Reder) bpt 2/8/1607-8 Cantebury Kent Eng, d 12/10-11/1691 ae 84 Plymouth.
Gen Register of Plymouth Families pages 124-9: Harlow, William, appeared a young man in Lynn in 1637. He removed to Sandwich and then to Plymouth, where he m. 1649, Rebecca d of Robert Bartlett. His children were William 1650; Samuel 1652; Rebecca 1655; William again 1657. He m 2d Mary d of John Faunce 1658 & had Mary 1659 m Samuel Durham; Repentance 1660; John 1662; Benjamin; Nathaniel 1664. He m 3rd 1665 Mary d of Robert Shelley of Scituate & had Hannah 1666; Bathsheba 1667 m Richard Sears of Yarmouth 1696; Joanna 1669; Mehitabel 1672; Judith 1676 m (1) Joseph Church (2) Stephen Barnaby. Nathaniel m Abigail Burt; Samuel m Priscilla __ & Hannah __. William son of 1st Wlm m Lydia d of Thomas Cushman & had Elizabeth 1683 m Thomas Doty; Thomas 1686 m Jedidah Churchill; Robert; Isaac; Lydia m Barnabas Churchill; Mary; Rebecca m Jabez Holmes; and William. Robert m Susanna d of John Cole of Plympton. William son of 2nd Wlm married Joanna Jackson.
Mayflower Descendant Legacy CD-ROM, Search & Research Pub. Co. Wheat Ridge CO 80033: Sergeant William Harlow of Plymouth had three wives and fourteen children. His first wife was Rebecca Bartlett3, daughter of Robert Bartlett and Mary Warren, and granddaughter of Richard1 Warren of the Mayflower. William Harlow and Rebecca Bartlett were married at Plymouth, 20 December, 1649, had four children born at Plymouth: William, born 5 October, 1650, died 26 October, 1650; Samuel, born 27 January, 1652; Rebecca, born 12 June, 1655; William born 2 June 1657. The date of Rebecca (Bartlett) Harlow's death is unknown, but it must have been between 2 June, 1657, the birth of her last child and 15 July, 1658, when her husband married again. /P/ William Harlow married, second, Mary Faunce, at Plymouth, on 15 July, 1658, and their children, born at Plymouth, were: Mary, born 19 May,1659; Repentance, born 22 November, 1660; John, born 19 October, 1662, and died without issue, before 18 September 1691; Nathaniel, born 30 September 1664; Mary (Faunce) Harlow died at Plymouth, 4 October, 1664. /P/ William Harlow married, third, on 25 January, 1665, Mary Shelley. Their children, all born at Plymouth, were: Hannah, born 28 October, 1666, and died unmarried, at Plymouth, 27 June, 1689; Bathshua, born 21 April, 1667; Joanna, born 24 March, 1669; Mehitable, born 4 October, 1672; Judith born 2 April 1676; Benjamin, whose birth is not recorded, but is proved by the settlement of his father's estate.
Gen Reg 1st Settlers of NE pg 342: HARLOW, WILLIAM, Plymouth, had sons, William, Samuel, William 2d, John and Nathaniel b from 1650 to 1664.
Pioneers of MA pg 213: Harlow, William, cooper, Sandwich, prop. frm. 3/5/1638-9; frm. 6/6/1654, propr., Rem. to Plymouth. Sergeant. He m. 12/20/1649, Rebecca Bartlett; ch. William b and d. 1650; Samuel b 1/27/1652; Rebecca b. 6/12/1655; William b. 6/2/1657. He m. 2, 7/15/1658 Mary Faunce; ch. Mary b. 19 (..) 1659; Repentance b. 11/22/1660; John b. 10/19/1662; Nathaniel b. 9/30/1664. His wife Mary d. 10/4/1664; he m. 1/20/1665 Mary Shelley; ch. Hannah b. 10/28/1666; Bathshua b. 4/21/1667; Joanna b. 3/24/1669; Mehitabel b. 10/4/1672; Judith b. 8/2/1676. /P/ His est. settled 9/18/1691; division made to four sons, Samuel, William, Nathaniel and Benjamin, and to his seven daughters not names. The widow made oath to the inv. at home, on account of her weakness.
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