Re: Ephraim Payson b: 1718 Dorchester, MA
Sandra, John Payson was b.June 11, 1643 (Roxbury VRs) and d. November 15, 1719 (Roxbury Vrs).His wife d. February 21, 1680/81 (same source), although I yet find no primary source for the marriage.She was Bathsheba Tileston.May I ask if you've found documentation for this marriage?
He is buried in the Eliot Cemetery in Roxbury. The Alphabetical Index to Eliot Burying Ground in Roxbury, Massachusetts, published 6-10-1988, gives the deathdate on John Payson's tombstone as 1719/11/16.The plot number is A-5.Other nearby listings include
Abigail Payson d. 1786/11/27 A-4
Hannah Payson d.1724/11/25 A-6
Isaac Payson d.1743/06/26 A-7
John Payson d.1748/1/23 A-8
Mary Payson d.1767/7/30 A-9
Benjamin Payson d.1769/5/31 A-10
John Payson d.1747/1/6 A-14
Jacob Payson d.1721/12/7 A-18
Sarah Payson d.1761/06/23 A-24
I descend from John's nephew, Jonathan (son of John's brother Ephraim), and his wife, Ann Blake.