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Waldo-Cogswell Connection
Posted by: Paulette Quarterman Date: October 02, 2001 at 08:39:54
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Anyone related to the Cogswell and Waldos should contact Don Cogswell of the Cogswell Family Association with any information you may have.
Hannah Cogswell d/0 John & Eizabeth Thompson Cogswell b. 1624 in Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire, England. Baptized 4-6-1626 d. 12-25-1704 in Charlestown, Mass. Buried in Phipps Street burying ground, inscribed as follows:
Memento Mori Fugit Horah
Here Lyes Y Body of
Mrs Hannah Waldo
Wife to Mr. Cornelius
Waldo aged 80
Years Died Y 25 of
December 1704
Y Memory of Y Just
is Blessed
She married Cornelius Waldo before 1-2-1651 in Ipswich, Mass b. 1624 in England d. 6-3-1701 in Chelmsford, Mass. Cornelius Waldo said that the city of Boston was seven huts when he located there. He and John Cogswell appear in the town records as being farmers. Cornelius and Hannah had the following children: Elizabeth, Daniel, Martha, Cornelius (twin), John (twin), Deborah, Rebecca, Judith, and Mary.

ELIZABEITH WALDO m. Josiah Brackett 2-4-1673 and lived in Billerica, Mass.
DANIEL WALDO b. 8-19-1657 in Ipswich d. 11-1-1737 in Pofret, Conn. M. Susanna Adams d/o Samuel Adams and Rebecca Graves on 9-20-1683 in Chelmsford, Mass. she was born 1661/62 in Chelmsford and d. 3-16-1741/42 in Pomfret. They were the first white settlers of North Bridgewater, now Brockton, from Chelmsford. While living in North Bridgewater, their children walked from home to the church, a distance of about seven miles round trip. In 1710 a dispute arose concerning whether his property was in the Town of Bridgewater or within the bounds of the County of Plymouth. A survey determined that his property was in Bridgewater, and the Waldos promptly removed to Pomfret, Conn. All thier daughters remianed in Bridgewater. The Waldo Church in Brocton, is a memorial to this family.
They had the following children: Susannah, Hannah, Bethiah, Rebecca, Marah and Esther.
CORNELIUS WALDO b. 2-24-1659 m. Faith Peck Jackson, Mrs.
JOHN WALDO b. 2-24-1659 in Ipswich d. 4-14-1700 in Windham, Conn. m. Rebecca Adams d/o Samuel and Rebecca Graves 1677 in Charlestown, Mass. She was born 1654 in Charlestown d. 9-17-1727 Canterbury, Conn: Had the followin children: Abigail, Shubael, John, Catherine, Edward, Rebecca, Ruth and Sarah.
DEBORAH WALDO b. 1-14-1661 d. 10-2-1725 m. Joseph Ford s/o Andrew on 12-6-1683 in Ipswich he was born 1652/53 in Weymouth, Mass d. 11-2-1690 in Boston, Mass. Joseph Ford served in King Phillip's War. He was in the original company of men from Weymouth in June 1675. His commander was Daniel Henchman. Joseph may have been with his brother when John was killed on the Conneecticut River in 1675. They had the following children: Deborah, Joseph, Judith
REBECCA WALDO b. 1-28-1662 in Ipswich d. 4-23-1752 in Malden, Mass. m. Edward Emerson s/o Rev. Joseph & Elizabeth Bulkley Emerson 1-27-1697 Chelmsford, he was born 4-26-1670 Concord, Mass. d. 5-9-1743 in Malden, had the following children: Joseph Emerson, Rev, and John

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