George RUSSELL, born circa 1595, came in Elizabeth 4/9/1635, miller, died 5/26/1694 age 99 yrs., Hingham MA 1636; in Scituate by 1643, purchased mill in Scituate in 1646, 8/23/45 Scituate 2nd Co. Colonial Army
Spouse: (1) ___ married 1625; Jane ____ James married 2/14/1639, widow of Philip James, died 2/22/1688
Children: (1) George died 2/21/1680, slain in battle of Rehobolt; Samuel died without issue, (2) Mary born 4/1/1641 married John Jacob; Elizabeth born 2/12/1642 married Thomas Palmer; Martha born 10/9/1645; Patience born 1647 married Pertha Vario Macfarlin
Mary RUSSELL born circa 1641 Hingham MA died 10/2/1691
Spouse: Captain John JACOB, died 6/5/1657, he married (1) Margery Eames October 20, 1653 died 4/7/1659 (2) Mary RUSSELL married 10/3/1661 Hingham
Children: wife (1) John born 10/2/1654 killed by Indians near South Hingham "Glad Tidings Rock" 4/19/1676; Mary born 3/21/1656 marrtied Samuel Bacon & Elisha Bisbee; Sarah born 12/6/1657 married James Hawke; Benjamin born 4/2/1659 died 3/5/1659. Wife (2) Mary Russell: Jael born 9/7/1762 married Matthew Cushing; David born 6/20/1664 removed to Scituate; Elizabeth born 4/11/1666 married Elisha Turner; Peter born 2/12/1668; Hannah born 12/20/1669; Samuel born 11/30/1671; Deborah born 8/15/1674 died soon; Deborah born 8/8/1677 married (1) Matthew Cushing (2) Benjamin Loring; John born 7/31/1679; Lydia born 4/18/1681 married John Goold; Abigail born 11/13/1683 married Nathaniel Gill
Pioneers of MA 255: Nicholas JACOB/JACOBS, husbandman, came from old Hingham in 1633 with his wife and 2 children and their cousin Thomas Lincoln, weaver, and settled at Hingham. He owned a homestall at Watertown, but sold it before 1636. Kept an ordinary in H. in 1640, Comr., deputy, town officer. Wife Mary; ch. John b about 1630, Elizabeth (m. 1, Dec. 4, 1648, John, son of Thomas Thaxter, m. 2, March 23, 1690-1, Daniel Cushing; she d. 24 Nov. 1725, age. 93 years;) Mary, (m. John Otis, Jr.,) Sarah, (m. Matthew Cushing, Jr.,) Hannah bapt. Feb 23, 1639, (m. Thomas Loring,) Josiah b. and d. 1642, Deborah bapt., Nov. 6 1643, (m. Nathaniel Thomas,) Joseph bapt. May 10, 1646. He d. 5 (4) 1657. Will provided for the whole family. [Reg. VIII, 280.] The widow m. 2, March 10, 1659, John Beal; she d. 15 June 1681.
Pioneers of MA pg 395: RUSSELL, George, ae. 19, came in the Elizabeth April 9, 1635; settled at Hingham; propr. 1636. Rem. to Plymouth; a "midstead" granted him 3 April, 1637. Frm. Plym. Col. 3 June, 1657. Rem. to Scituate; atba. 1643. Was a miller. Ret. to Hingham. He m. Feb. 14, 1639, Jane, widow of [Philip] James; she d. Feb. 22, 1688, ae. about 83 years. [Gr. St.] Ch. [George, Samuel,] Mary b. April 1, 1641, (m. John Jacob,) Elizabeth b. Feb 12, 1642, Martha b. October 9, 1645, Patience, (m. Pertha Macvarlo). He. d. 26 May 1694, ae. 99 years. [Gr. St.]
Pioneers of MA pg 255: Philip JAMES, with wife, 4 children and 2 servants, William Pitts and Edward Mitchell, came from Hingham, ENG and settled in Hingham in 1638. He d. soon after he came. Widow [Jane] m. Feb 14, 1640, George Russell. [Hob.]
HERE LYETH BURIED Ye BODY of GEORGE RUSSELL AGED 09 YEARS Died ye 26th of MAY 1694.
History of the Town of Hingham: George Russell had a grant of five acres of land on South Street nearly opposite Thaxter's Bridge. About 1646 he left Hingham and went to Scituate and remained twenty years then he returned to Hingham and died there May 26 1694 aged 99 years. His wife Jane d Feb 22 1688 9 aged 83 years. The name of the first wife of George Russell is not given in Hingham Records, he had by her two sons and four daughters by wife Jane. Children I Mary Russell b Apr 1 1641, II Elizabeth Russell b Feb 12 1642 3, III Martha Russell b Oct 9 1645, IV Patience Russell b 1647 m Purthe Mac Varlo Macfarlin July 3 1667. He was a farmer and resided off east near Hull St Hist of Hingham.
Baltimore its history: Nicholas Jacob the immigrant ancestor one of the small company to found and name the town of Hingham Massachusetts died there June 5 1657. The house which he built still stands. He served as deputy to the General Court 1648 49. He married Mary who died in 1681. Children 1 John see forward 2 Elizabeth who married Captain John Thaxter of Hingham Massachusetts and had a daughter Sarah who married Lieutenant Nathaniel Holmes of Boston and whose daughter Elizabeth married Hon John Cushing, born July 17 1695, died March 19 1778, 3 Hannah born in 1639 married Thomas Loring and was the grandmother of Hon John Cushing mentioned above. There may have been other children II Captain John Jacob son of Nicholas and Mary Jacob was also an immigrant and was born in England, baptized in February 1629, died at Hingham Massachusetts September 18 1693. He served in Captain Johnson's Company and was appointed captain upon the death of Captain Johnson in the Narragansett fight. He was in command of eighty men at Medfield February 1676 77 and was later employed in active service on the frontier. He married October 3 1661 Mary Russell, baptized April 1 1641, died October 2 1691. She was the daughter of George Russell an immigrant who was of Hingham and Scituate Massachusetts and a member of the Scituate Military Company in the year 1645. His death occurred May 26 1694. He married February 14 1639 40 Jane James a widow who died February 22 1688 89. III Deacon David Jacob son of Captain John and Mary Russell Jacob was born in Hingham Massachusetts in 1664 and died at Scituate Massachusetts February 10 1748. He married December 20 1689 Sarah Cushing born in Hingham in August 1671 died at Scituate September 24 1723. See Cushing IV Joshua Jacobs as the name was now spelled son of Deacon David and Sarah Cushing Jacob was born at Scituate Massachusetts March 31 1702 died December 9 1784. It was he who built the house in which Dr Henry Barton Jacobs was born. He married April 7 1726 Mary James born in 1704 died in 1748 .See Brewster
Founders and Patriots of America Index: Russell, George (c. 1595-...) m. ... ... ... MASS XXIX, 169
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