Re: The Barretts of Concord Massachusetts
Hi Jude- I'm a desendant from Col.james barrett's son james jr. he married Meliscent esterbrook in 1733. their children were Meliscent b.1759,m.Josheph Swain.James,b.1761,m.Dorcas Minot.
Rebecca, b.1763,m. James Prescott
Hannah, b.1768 m.Daniel wood
Patty, b.1770 m.Cyrus Hosmer
Betsy, b.1773 m.----Jones
Phebe, b.1776 m.Amos Dakin
Joseph, b.1778 m.Sophia Fay
James jr. and Patty end up both being Great... grandparents of mine marriage between second cousins at some point.
the third James' cildren were
James,m.Miriam Butterrick and lived in Rutland, Vt.
George Minot b.1794,d.1873,m. Eliza Prescott in 1798.
Dorcas, b.1799, m.----Gerrish
to cut it shorter George's son James Atwater Barrett m. Jane Farmer (Hosmer Family, second cousin thing)in 1865 just after the Civil war.they had 6 children.Their daughter Clara Hosmer b.1877 m.Dr.Frederick William Peterson. He was the first pioneer doctor out here in So. Calif. He even wrote about it. the book is in one of our bigger libraries in Pomona.They had three children one being my Grandma Dorothea Peterson, b1914, m.Walter L. Bell in 1934. THey had three children. my father being Robrt James Bell b.Apr.3,1943 m.Melanie Allessioand i have two brothers.
Daniel b.june 6, 1964 m. Glennda
Michael b.Dec.6,1965 m.Dianne
Jennifer b. Nov.13,1969 m.Kevin Zeidler
Now that I've realized there are just too many James' in this family, and I've probably wrote much more than you wanted I'll end this with saying I have much more info.Hope this helps someone at least.Jenee