Joseph Grafton IV

17 August 1658–11 July 1709 (Age 50)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Grafton IV was born on 17 August 1658, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Grafton III, was 21 and his mother, Hannah Hobart, was 18. He married Mary Belknap about 1678, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1658. He died on 11 July 1709, at the age of 50, and was buried in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Grafton IV
1658–1709
Mary Belknap
1660–1745
Marriage: about 1678
Joseph Grafton V
1682–1766
Elizabeth Grafton
1687–1691
Nathaniel Grafton
1684–
William Grafton
1695–1697
William Grafton
1697–1779

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1678
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named from Old English grāf ‘grove’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Graften, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joseph Graften, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joseph Grafton in entry for Nathaniel Grafton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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