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Re: Reuben Pinkham, Born May 22, 1790
Posted by: William Philbrick (ID *****9794) Date: May 12, 2002 at 18:27:27
In Reply to: Re: Reuben Pinkham, Born May 22, 1790 by Judith Blatchford of 746

Judith,

Here is a brief sketch of the Folgers. Hope it helps. There is additional information on the St-Gelais website (Address is listed in Don Russel's Sept 3, 2001 message).

Generation 1 - John Folger Sr., b. 1569 in Diss, England, d. Norwich, England, m. Elizabeth. She was b. 1571 in England, d. Norwich, England. Children - John Folger b. abt. 1590, d. 1660 Martha's Vineyard, MA.

Generation 2 - John Folger, b. abt 1590, d. 1660. m. Meribah Gibbs, Jan. 1617. daughter of John Gibbs and Aliice Elmy. b. 1595, d. 1635. Five children - Eleazer b. 1615, PETER b. abt. 1617, John b. 1619,Mary b. 1622, Sarah b. 1635.

Generation 3 - Peter (John, John) Folger b. abt 1617in Norwich, England, d. abt 1690 in Nantucket, MA., m. Mary Morrill abt 1643. she was b. 1620, d. 1704, Nine children - Joanna b. 1645, d. 7/18/1719, Bethiah b. 1666, d. 6/6/1719, Dorcas b.1647, d. 2/12/1675, Eleazer b. 1648, d. 12/19/1716, Bathsheba b. 1652 d. 1726, Patience b. 1656 d. 1717, JOHN b. 12/24/1659 d. 8/23/1732, Experience b. 1660 d. ?, ABIAH b. 8/15/1667 d. 5/18/1752

Generation 4 - John (Peter, John, John) Folger b. 112/24/1659 in Martha's Vineyard MA d. 8/23/1732 in Nantucket, MA m. Mary Barnard 1688 in Nantucket, MA daughter of Nathaniel Barnard and Martha Barnard (different family line) She was born 2/24/1666 Nantucket MA d. 10/1737 Natucket, MA Three children - RICHARD b. 5/14/1698 d. 9/15/1782, Shubael b.10/25/1700 d. 8/21/17766, Abigail b. 4/8/1703 d. 11/21/1787

Abiah (Peter, John, John) Folger married Josiah Franklin 11/25/1689 in Boston MA. They had 10 children. The eight child was Benjamin Franklin b.1/17/1706

Generation 5 - Richard (John, Peter, John, John) Folger b.5/14/1698 Nantucket, MA, d. 9/15/1782 in Nantucket, MA, m. Sarah Peas 10/11/1722 daughter of Josheph Peas. she died June 18, 1783 One child - RUTH Folger b. 1732, d. 1774

Generation 6 - Ruth (Richard, John, Peter, John, John) Folger was born 1732 and died 1774. She married Christopher Pinkham 7/12/1755 in Nantucket, MA, son of John Pinkham and Abigail Bunker . She was born 1730.
That is it for now. If you have any questions, let me know.

Bill


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