John Devereux of Massachusetts

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Generation No. 1

 

1.  JOHN DEVEREUX was born Abt. 1621 in Warwickshire, England, and died Abt. December 24, 1694 in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  He is believed to be the son of Walter Devereux, Viscount of Hereford, and Elizabeth Knightly.  He married ANN Abt. 1645.  She was born Abt. 1621 in England, and died Abt. April 26, 1708 in Essex County, Massachusetts.  He was a fisherman and fish processor.  Longfellow commemorated him and the Devereux farm in his poem called, "Driftwood."  He came from Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk, England in 1630 with the Winthrop Fleet. In 1636 he received his first grant of land in Salem, MA.

       

Children of JOHN DEVEREUX and ANN are:

2.                i.       HANNAH DEVEREUX, b. 1645, Marblehead, Essex, Mass.; d. Aft. 1693.

3.               ii.       ANN DEVEREUX, b. 1647, Marblehead, Mass; d. Aft. 1693, Marblehead,

4.              iii.       BETHIAH DEVEREUX, b. 1650, Marblehead, Mass; d. Aft. 1693, Marblehead, Massachusetts.

5.              iv.       ROBERT DEVEREUX, b. 1652, Marblehead, Mass; d. Bef. December 22, 1740, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

6.               v.       JOHN DEVEREUX, b. 1653, Marblehead, Mass; d. Bet. 1690 - 1693, Marblehead, Massachusetts.

7.              vi.       HUMPHREY DEVEREUX, b. 1655; d. January 31, 1689/90, Essex County, Massachusetts.

8.             vii.       EMME DEVEREUX, b. 1657, Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts; d. April 17, 1737, Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  HANNAH DEVEREUX (JOHN) was born 1645 in Marblehead, Essex, Mass, and died Aft. 1693.  She married (1) PETER GREENFIELD.  He was born 1635 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts.  She married (2) RICHARD KNOTT.  He was born Abt. 1635 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, and died 1684.  She married (3) JOSEPH SWETT May 08, 1708 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He was born November 28, 1657 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

       

Child of HANNAH DEVEREUX and RICHARD KNOTT is:

                   i.       RICHARD KNOTT, b. Bef. 1684.

 

3.  ANN DEVEREUX (JOHN) was born 1647 in Marblehead, Massachusetts, and died Aft. 1693 in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  She married (1) ROBERT NICHOLS.    She married (2) WALTER BOSTON.  He died Bef. 1693 in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

       

Child of ANN DEVEREUX and WALTER BOSTON is:

                   i.       JOHN BOSTON, b. Bef. 1693.

  

4.  BETHIAH DEVEREUX (JOHN) was born 1650 in Marblehead, Massachusetts, and died Aft. 1693 in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  She married JOHN BARTLETT Abt. 1680. 

       

Children of BETHIAH DEVEREUX and JOHN BARTLETT are:

9.                i.       FAITHFUL BARTLETT, b. Abt. 1683; d. January 10, 1748/49.

                  ii.       WILLIAM BARTLETT, b. Abt. 1685.

  

5.  ROBERT DEVEREUX (JOHN) was born 1652 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died Bef. December 22, 1740 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He married (1) HANNAH BLANEY, daughter of JOHN BLANEY.  She was born November 11, 1667 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died Aft. 1729.  He paid 350 lbs in 1729 to settle lawsuit over ownership of Devereux farm purchased by and inherited from his father.

       

Children of ROBERT DEVEREUX and HANNAH BLANEY are:

10.              i.       JOHN DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1694, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. Aft. September 17, 1771.

11.             ii.       ROBERT DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1696, Marblehead, Essex County, Mass; d. Bef. April 17, 1784, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

12.            iii.       HUMPHREY DEVEREUX, b. December 07, 1702, Marblehead, Essex County, Mass; d. January 21, 1777, Marblehead, Essex County, Mass.

13.            iv.       RALPH DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1700, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. Bef. April 1784, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

                  v.       SARAH DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1702; d. Aft. 1740; m. WILLIAM WALLIS; d. Bef. September 1725.

14.            vi.       EMME DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1704.

15.           vii.       HANNAH DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1705; d. Aft. 1740.

        

Child of ROBERT DEVEREUX is:

               viii.       JOSEPH DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1670, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1690.  He was mentioned in grandfather's will in 1693.

  

6.  JOHN DEVEREUX (JOHN) was born 1653 in Marblehead, Massachusetts, and died Bet. 1690 - 1693 in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  He married SUSANNA HARTSHORN, daughter of THOMAS HARTSHORN.  She was born March 02, 1659/60 in Reading, Massachusetts, and died May 05, 1718 in Watertown, Massachusetts.

       

Children of JOHN DEVEREUX and SUSANNA HARTSHORN are:

16.              i.       SARAH DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1686.

17.             ii.       SUSANAH DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1688; d. Aft. 1751.

18.            iii.       ANN DEVEREUX, b. Bef. August 24, 1690.

  

7.  HUMPHREY DEVEREUX (JOHN) was born 1655, and died January 31, 1689/90 in Essex County, Massachusetts.  He married ELIZABETH.  She was born Abt. 1655, and died Aft. 1693.  Noted in father's will to be deceased by 1693.

       

Children of HUMPHREY DEVEREUX and ELIZABETH are:

19.              i.       JOHN DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1670, Marblehead & Andover, Massachusetts; d. Penobscot, Maine.

                  ii.       HUMPHREY DEVEREUX, b. Bet. 1671 - 1690.

                 iii.       RALPH DEVEREUX, b. Bet. 1674 - 1690.

                 iv.       ELIZABETH DEVEREUX, b. Bef. 1690.

                  v.       ANN DEVEREUX, b. Bef. 1690.

 

8.  EMME DEVEREUX (JOHN) was born 1657 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, and died April 17, 1737 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts.  She married WILLIAM PEACH Bef. 1680 in Marblehead, Massachusetts, son of JOHN PEACH and ALICE.  He was born April 08, 1652 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, and died June 16, 1715 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts.

       

Children of EMME DEVEREUX and WILLIAM PEACH are:

                   i.       JOHN PEACH, b. Abt. 1680.

                  ii.       THOMAS PEACH, b. Abt. 1682.

                 iii.       WILLIAM PEACH, b. Abt. 1684.

 

Generation No. 3

 

9.  FAITHFUL BARTLETT (BETHIAH, JOHN) was born Abt. 1683, and died January 10, 1748/49.  He married ANN DEVEREUX October 31, 1706 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, daughter of JOHN DEVEREUX and SUSANNA HARTSHORN.  She was born Bef. August 24, 1690.

       

Child of FAITHFUL BARTLETT and ANN DEVEREUX is:

                   i.       HUMPHREY BARTLETT, b. January 08, 1709/10.

 

10.  JOHN DEVEREUX (ROBERT, JOHN) was born Abt. 1694 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died Aft. September 17, 1771.  He married (1) ELIZABETH BACON November 30, 1718 in Salem, Massachusetts.  She was born Abt. 1700, and died Bef. 1735.  He married (2) HANNAH WALDRON September 18, 1735 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  She was born Abt. 1710, and died Aft. 1739.

       

Children of JOHN DEVEREUX and ELIZABETH BACON are:

                   i.       SUSANNA DEVEREUX, b. Abt. May 05, 1723.

20.             ii.       JOSEPH DEVEREUX, b. Bef. October 10, 1725, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. February 20, 1796.

                 iii.       ELIZABETH DEVEREUX, b. Abt. January 14, 1727/28.

                 iv.       HANNAH DEVEREUX, b. Abt. January 25, 1729/30.

        

Child of JOHN DEVEREUX and HANNAH WALDRON is:

                  v.       JOHN DEVEREUX, b. Abt. May 06, 1739.

  

11.  ROBERT DEVEREUX (ROBERT, JOHN) was born Abt. 1696 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died Bef. April 17, 1784 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He married ELIZABETH CHAPMAN October 14, 1725 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  She was born Abt. 1700 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died Bef. 1784 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

       

Children of ROBERT DEVEREUX and ELIZABETH CHAPMAN are:

                   i.       ELIZABETH DEVEREUX, b. Bef. August 21, 1726, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. Abt. 1727, Marblehead, Essex County, Mass.

                  ii.       ELIZABETH DEVEREUX, b. Bef. December 29, 1728.

                 iii.       ANNA DEVEREUX, b. Bef. August 23, 1730.

                 iv.       ROBERT DEVEREUX, b. Bef. July 14, 1734, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. Abt. 1734, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

21.             v.       ROBERT DEVEREUX, b. Bef. April 30, 1738, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

  

12.  HUMPHREY DEVEREUX (ROBERT, JOHN) was born December 07, 1702 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died January 21, 1777 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He married (1) ABIGAIL BURRILL.  She was born March 12, 1708/09 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died December 02, 1757 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He married (2) ELIZABETH REDDING February 06, 1725/26 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts.  She died Bef. 1729.  He married (3) MARY CHARNOCK January 21, 1762 in Boston, Massachusetts.  She was born March 03, 1709/10.

 

Children of HUMPHREY DEVEREUX and ABIGAIL BURRILL are:

                   i.       HUMPHREY DEVEREUX, b. February 11, 1729/30, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. December 03, 1773.

                  ii.       BURRILL DEVEREUX, b. Bef. February 04, 1732/33; d. 1736.

                 iii.       SAMUEL DEVEREUX, b. September 13, 1739.

                 iv.       ROBERT BURRILL DEVEREUX, b. September 07, 1741; d. 1742.

22.             v.       BURRILL DEVEREUX, b. March 21, 1746/47, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. April 05, 1796, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

                 vi.       ROBERT DEVEREUX, b. September 07, 1749.

        

Child of HUMPHREY DEVEREUX and ELIZABETH REDDING is:

                vii.       JOHN DEVEREUX, b. Bef. January 27, 1727/28.

  

13.  RALPH DEVEREUX (ROBERT, JOHN) was born Abt. 1700 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died Bef. April 1784 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He married RUTH POTTER November 30, 1729 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts.  She was born November 11, 1710 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died February 27, 1809 in Marblehead, Essex County, Mass.

 

Children of RALPH DEVEREUX and RUTH POTTER are:

                   i.       RALPH DEVEREUX, b. Bef. June 20, 1731, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. Abt. 1732.

                  ii.       RUTH DEVEREUX, b. Bef. February 18, 1732/33, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. Abt. 1733.

                 iii.       HANNAH DEVEREUX, b. Bef. March 23, 1734/35, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. Abt. 1735.

                 iv.       BENJAMIN DEVEREUX, b. July 23, 1737.

                  v.       RALPH DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1739.

                 vi.       ROBERT DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1741.

                vii.       RUTH DEVEREUX, b. Bef. January 15, 1743/44.

               viii.       HANNAH DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1745.

                  ix.       POTTER DEVEREUX, b. May 10, 1747.

                   x.       LOIS DEVEREUX, b. Abt. 1749.

                  xi.       BENJAMIN POTTER DEVEREUX, b. Bef. September 29, 1754.

  

14.  EMME DEVEREUX (ROBERT, JOHN) was born Abt. 1704.  She married WILLIAM DAVIS February 08, 1713/14 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts. 

       

Child of EMME DEVEREUX and WILLIAM DAVIS is:

                   i.       JOSEPH DAVIS, b. Abt. 1716.

 

 15.  HANNAH DEVEREUX (ROBERT, JOHN) was born Abt. 1705, and died Aft. 1740.  She married STEPHEN CHAPMAN May 09, 1723 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He was born Abt. 1703.

       

Children of HANNAH DEVEREUX and STEPHEN CHAPMAN are:

                   i.       STEPHEN CHAPMAN, b. Abt. 1725.

                  ii.       JOHN CHAPMAN, b. Abt. 1727.

                 iii.       DANIEL CHAPMAN, b. Abt. 1729.

                 iv.       EMMA CHAPMAN, b. Abt. 1740; m. JOSEPH RHOADS, December 18, 1766, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

  

16.  SARAH DEVEREUX (JOHN, JOHN) was born Abt. 1686.  She married JOSEPH ABBOTT Abt. 1700 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts. 

       

Children of SARAH DEVEREUX and JOSEPH ABBOTT are:

                   i.       JOHN ABBOTT, b. Abt. 1703.

                  ii.       JOSEPH ABBOTT, b. Abt. 1713.

 

17.  SUSANAH DEVEREUX (JOHN, JOHN) was born Abt. 1688, and died Aft. 1751.  She married JONAS DENNIS October 29, 1706 in Marblehead, Essex County, Mass. 

       

Children of SUSANAH DEVEREUX and JONAS DENNIS are:

                   i.       JAMES DENNIS, b. Abt. 1708.

                  ii.       JONAS DENNIS, b. Abt. 1714.

                 iii.       DEVEREUX DENNIS, b. Abt. 1717.

                 iv.       JOHN DENNIS, b. Abt. 1719.

  

18.  ANN DEVEREUX (JOHN, JOHN) was born Bef. August 24, 1690.  She married (1) FAITHFUL BARTLETT October 31, 1706 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, son of JOHN BARTLETT and BETHIAH DEVEREUX.  He was born Abt. 1683, and died January 10, 1748/49.  Child is listed above under (9) Faithful Bartlett.  She married (2) John Dixey in 1710, Marblehead, MA.

 

19.  JOHN DEVEREUX (HUMPHREY, JOHN) was born Abt. 1670 in Marblehead & Andover, Massachusetts, and died  in Penobscot, Maine.

Mentioned in grandfathers will in 1693.

       

Child of JOHN DEVEREUX is:

23.              i.       RALPH DEVEREAUX, b. December 08, 1768, Penobscot, Maine.


 

Generation No. 4

 

20.  JOSEPH DEVEREUX (JOHN, ROBERT, JOHN) was born Bef. October 10, 1725 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died February 20, 1796.  He married (1) LYDIA.    He married (2) SUSANNA PHILLIPS January 05, 1775 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  She was born Abt. 1730, and died March 20, 1823.

       

Children of JOSEPH DEVEREUX and LYDIA are:

24.              i.       JOHN DEVEREUX, b. July 13, 1748, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. January 03, 1788, Marblehead, Essex County, Mass.

                  ii.       JOSEPH DEVEREUX, b. Bef. August 25, 1751.

 

21.  ROBERT DEVEREUX (ROBERT, ROBERT, JOHN) was born Bef. April 30, 1738 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He married MARGARET SMITH BARTLETT January 13, 1757 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  She was born Bef. August 14, 1737 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

       

Child of ROBERT DEVEREUX and MARGARET BARTLETT is:

                   i.       THOMAS BARTLETT DEVEREUX, b. Bef. February 05, 1764.

  

22.  BURRILL DEVEREUX (HUMPHREY, ROBERT, JOHN) was born March 21, 1746/47 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died April 05, 1796 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

       

Child of BURRILL DEVEREUX is:

25.              i.       HUMPHREY DEVEREUX, b. August 06, 1779, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

  

23.  RALPH DEVEREAUX (JOHN, HUMPHREY, JOHN) was born December 08, 1768 in Penobscot, Maine.  He married ELIZABETH WINSLOW. 

       

Children of RALPH DEVEREAUX and ELIZABETH WINSLOW are:

                   i.       ELIJAH DEVEREAUX, b. May 02, 1794, Penobscot, Maine; m. REBECCA CHAMBERLAIN LAWRENCE, April 11, 1824.

                  ii.       RALPH DEVEREAUX, b. June 15, 1796.

                 iii.       ABIGAIL DEVEREAUX, b. November 14, 1798.

                 iv.       JEFFERSON DEVEREAUX.  He died young. 

                  v.       HARRIET DEVEREAUX, b. November 29, 1807; d. 1892.

                 vi.       JEFFERSON DEVEREAUX, b. July 11, 1810; d. 1892.

                vii.       REUBEN DEVEREAUX, b. March 21, 1813; d. 1877.

               viii.       MERCY DEVEREAUX, b. March 19, 1801.

                  ix.       ELIZA DEVEREAUX, b. March 24, 1803, Penobscot, Maine; d. July 02, 1882, penobscot, Maine; m. CHARLES DUNBAR.

  

Generation No. 5

 

24.  JOHN DEVEREUX (JOSEPH, JOHN, ROBERT, JOHN) was born July 13, 1748 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died January 03, 1788 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He married MARY BROUGHTON June 16, 1774 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  She was born Bef. September 21, 1755 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died October 26, 1796.

       

Children of JOHN DEVEREUX and MARY BROUGHTON are:

                   i.       JOHN DEVEREUX, b. Bef. May 28, 1775, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. December 14, 1812.

                  ii.       JOSEPH DEVEREUX, b. Bef. October 31, 1779, Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.

                 iii.       NICHOLSON BROUGHTON DEVEREUX.

  

25.  HUMPHREY DEVEREUX (BURRILL, HUMPHREY, ROBERT, JOHN) was born August 06, 1779 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He married ELIZA DODGE.  She was born December 14, 1785 in Marblehead, Essex County, Mass.

       

Child of HUMPHREY DEVEREUX and ELIZA DODGE is:

                   i.       GEORGE HUMPHREY DEVEREUX, b. December 01, 1809; d. 1878; m. CHARLOTTE STORY FORRESTER.