Deacon David Wadsworth

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  • Name David Wadsworth 
    Title Deacon 
    Born 25 Dec 1764  Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • In 1774, at the age of 10, David was a member of William Billings' Sacred Music School in Stoughton, David is listed under the heading,"Singers of Counter."(possibly todays equivalant of Alto). By 1786 he was a member of the Stoughton Musical Society.

      David was a charter member of the Rising Star Lodge F. & A.M Dec 1799 and present at the first meeting in Stoughton,Mass in January 1800 (also present was Paul Revere) where he was elected Senior Deacon. Today it is one of the oldest Masonic Lodges in Massachusetts.

      David moved to Vermont about 1810, from Stoughton,MA where he was a farmer. In the fall of 1831 he moved with his wife and widowed daughter, Lucy (and two children), to Mt.Vernon, Ohio where his children Samuel, David, and Azuba already resided. May have had two other children: Eliza (d.y.) and Eleanor(1808-1832)
    Person ID I255  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2018 

    Father Recompense Wadsworth,   b. 12 Feb 1729, Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1798, Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Abigail Lyon,   b. 29 May 1741, Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 21 Feb 1760  Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Capen,   b. 18 Jun 1763, Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Sep 1832, Wayne, Knox Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 15 May 1788  Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Samuel Wadsworth,   b. 24 Jun 1789, Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1860, Hardin, Johnson Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. Azuba Wadsworth,   b. 28 Oct 1791, Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1852, Quincy, Branch Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +3. Milly Wadsworth,   b. 21 Aug 1795, Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1839, Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    +4. Lucy Wadsworth,   b. 17 Sep 1797, Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1842, Wayne, Knox Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    +5. David Wadsworth,   b. 8 Jun 1800, Canton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1832, Knox Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F99  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1764 - Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 May 1788 - Stoughton, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    David Wadsworth, 1835 - Pride and Ostentation
    David Wadsworth, 1835 - Pride and Ostentation
    Transcribed poem written and read by David Wadsworth in Fredericktown Ohio 1835, it was published in the Bath,NY Steuben Advocate, 1883.