Eliphalet Holbrook, yeoman

Male 1692 - 1775


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  • Name  Eliphalet Holbrook, yeoman 
    Suffix  yeoman 
    Born  27 Feb 1692  Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  19 Oct 1775  Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • He died in 84th year.
    Notes 
    • Eliphalet Holbrook obtained of Sylvanus Holbrook in 1716 by exchange 65 acres on the Country Road and Beaver Pond River in Bellingham. In 1737, Eliphalet Holbrook was among the fifteen founders of the Baptist Church in Bellingham, the fourth Baptist church in all of Massachusetts. The other fourteen original signers were Nicholas Cook, Benjamin Force, Ebenezer Hayward, Eleazer Hayward, Samuel Hayward, Joseph Partridge, Edward Pickering, Eleazer Taft, John Thompson, Jonathan Thompson, Peter Thompson, Samuel Thompson, Elnathan Wight, Joseph Wight.

      He with Jonathan Thomson and Joseph Wight received in 1744 the deed from Elnathan Wight of the land for the 1st Baptist Church at Crimpville. In 1767, Eliphalet Holbrook, weaver, deeded his homestead on both sides of the road from Mendon to Boston to his son Eliphalet. He was town clerk for six years at three different
      times, and treasurer for 12 years in all at five different times. He died in 1777 and left 8 children.

      28 Holbrooks were born in Bellingham before 1750 and 190 before 1850, making this the largest family in town.

      !History of the Town Bellingham, Mass. 1719-1919; George F. Partridge; publ by the town 1919;p.54
    Person ID  I6285  Bryant
    Last Modified  14 Oct 2001 

    Father  Peter Holbrook,   b. 07 Mar 1655, Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1712, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Alice Godfrey,   b. 1654, Taunton, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1705, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Oct 1677  probably, Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F416  Group Sheet

    Family  Johanna Rockwood,   b. 15 Aug 1692, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1777, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  07 Nov 1716  Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Ebenezer Holbrook,   b. 03 Jun 1717, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1805, Milford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Seth Holbrook,   b. 26 Feb 1721, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1747, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Eliphalet Holbrook, Jr.,   b. 25 Oct 1725, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1776, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Noah Holbrook,   b. 06 Dec 1727, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Calib Holbrook,   b. 14 Jan 1731, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1757, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Elijah Holbrook,   b. 06 May 1736, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 May 1740, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Johanna Holbrook,   b. 21 Jul 1738, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F356  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Feb 1692 - Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 07 Nov 1716 - Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Oct 1775 - Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Bellingham:192.

    2. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Mendon:373.


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