Joseph Guild

17 August 1714–24 September 1744 (Age 30)
Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Guild was born on 17 August 1714, in Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Guild III, was 23 and his mother, Mercy Foster, was 25. He married Abigail Heaton on 24 March 1736, in Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He died on 24 September 1744, in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Guild
1714–1744
Abigail Heaton
1719–1743
Marriage: 24 March 1736
nancy Guild
1737–1745
Mercy Guild
1738–
Abigail Guild
1740–1744
Esther Guild
1742–1761

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1736
Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1712–1787Male

    Male1714–1744Male

    Benjamin Guild

    Male1717–1804Male

    Marcy Guild

    Female1719–1732Female

    Female1721–1799Female

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: apparently a nickname for someone who played a prominent part in a medieval guild. It may, however, be a Scottish variant of Gold .2 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh surname Gwyllt, a nickname meaning ‘wild’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Guild, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Joseph Guild, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joseph Guild in entry for Esther Guild, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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