Jacob Hathaway I

1675–6 February 1759 (Age 84)
Freetown, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Hathaway I was born in 1675, in Freetown, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Hathaway Jr., was 25 and his mother, Hannah Burt, was 23. He married Phillippa Ruth Chase on 28 January 1697, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America in 1718. He died on 6 February 1759, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 84, and was buried in Acushnet Cemetery, Acushnet, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Hathaway I
1675–1759
Phillippa Ruth Chase
1679–1754
Marriage: 28 January 1697
Jacob Hathaway II.
1697–1774
Guilford Hathaway
1707–1745
Joseph Hathaway
1698–1777
Hannah Hathaway
1701–1762
Elizabeth Betsy Hathaway
1702–
Isaac Hathaway I
1704–1749
Elizabeth Hathaway
1705–1755
Seth Hathaway
1707–1748
Philip Hathaway I
1708–1790
John Hathaway
1711–1790
Meletiah Hathaway
1714–1760
Benjamin Hathaway I
1716–1765
Capt. Jael Hathaway Sr.
1719–1811
James Hathaway
1723–
Seth Hathaway
1724–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 January 1697Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
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    Siblings

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    Name Meaning

    English:from the Middle English personal name Hatewi (Old English Heathuwīg), or from ancient Germanic Hathuwic, Hadewic, all ‘war’ + ‘war, battle’.topographic name for someone who lived at or near a road across a heath, from Middle English he(a)th ‘heath’ + wei(e) ‘way’ (Old English hǣth + weg).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

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    Story Highlight

    Jacob Hathaway (1675-1759)

    Jacob Hathaway (1675-1759) By: Bob Alford 2010 Jacob Hathaway was born in the Garrison House in Taunton Massachusetts in 1676, where his parents had fled for safety with his two older sis …

    Sources (13)

    • Jacob Hathway in entry for Isaac Hathway, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Jacob Hathaway, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Ancestry Family Trees

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