Some of the Descendants of

ROBERT STETSON
and his wife
HONOUR TUCKER
of Scituate, Plymouth Colony

Third Generation


ROBERT3 STETSON (Joseph2, Robert1) was born at Scituate, Plymouth Colony, on 9 December 1670 (VR Sci 1:335), a child of Joseph Stetson and his second wife Prudence.

Robert Stetson married MARY2 COLLAMORE (Anthony1) at Scituate on 12 January 1692/93 (VR Sci 2:270). A daughter of Anthony Collamore and his wife Sarah Chittenden, Mary was born at Scituate on 10 November 1667 (VR Sci 1:91), and was baptized at Second (Congregational) Church in Scituate on 21 June 1668 ("Records of the Second Church of Scituate," GR 57:179)

The Robert Stetson family at first lived near George Moore's Pond in Scituate. In 1719 he purchased his father's home by the river, and moved there. He later sold this place to his son William, and moved to Hanover, Massachusetts (Stetson 1:33).

Robert Stetson died at Hanover in 1760, age 90 years (Stetson 1:33). He was a currier; that is, a person who curried tanned leather (Stetson 1:33).

Robert and Mary Stetson had the following children:

  1. ANTHONY4 STETSON b. at Scituate on 12 September 1693
  2. JEMIMA4 STETSON
    • b. at Scituate on 13 March 1694/95 (VR Sci 1:332)
    • bp. at Second Church, Scituate, in 1695 (VR Sci 1:332)
    • m (his 2d). at Scituate on 27 July 1721 DANIEL DAMON (VR Sci 2:97)
      • b. at Scituate on March 1688 (VR Sci 1:125)
      • Child of Lt. Zechariah Damon and Martha Woodworth
      • d. at Scituate on 11December 1733 (VR Sci 2:380)
      • m (1). at Scituate on 3 January 1711/12 Bathsheba Silvester (VR Sci 2:96)
        • b. at Scituate on 11 October 1692 (VR Sci 1:317)
        • Child of Israel Silvester
        • bp. at Second Church, Scituate, in 1695 (VR Sci 1:318)
        • d. at Scituate on 24 December 1720 (VR Sci 2:379)
  3. ISAAC4 STETSON
    • b. at Scituate on 15 March 1696/97 (VR Sci 1:332)
    • bp. at Second Church, Scituate, in 1700 (VR Sci 1:332; "Records of the Second Church of Scituate," GR 57:322)
    • d. at Scituate in 1719 (drowned in Scituate off the fourth cliff; unmarried) (Stetson 1:33)
  4. WILLIAM4 STETSON
    • b. at Scituate on 26 June 1700 (VR Sci 1:336)
    • bp. at Second Church, Scituate, on 5 November 1704 (VR Sci 1:336; "Records of the Second Church of Scituate," GR 58:85)
    • d. at Scituate on 6 May 1761 (in 61st year--South Parish Cemetery, Norwell) (VR Sci 2:444)
    • m. at Scituate on 21 November 1723 HANNAH LAPHAM (VR Sci 2:283)
      • b. at Scituate on 1 April 1703 (VR Sci 1:214)
      • Child of Samuel Lapham
      • bp. at Second Church, Scituate, on 22 October 1704 (VR Sci 1:216)
      • d. at Scituate on 9 February 1778 (VR Sci 2:443)
  5. AMOS4 STETSON
    • b. at Scituate on 18 June 1703 (VR Sci 1:330)
    • bp. at Second Church, Scituate, on 5 November 1704 (VR Sci 1:330; "Records of the Second Church of Scituate," GR 58:85)
  6. MARTHA4 STETSON
    • b. at Scituate on 3 September 1706 (VR Sci 1:334)
    • bp. at Second Church, Scituate, on 8 September 1706 ("Records of the Second Church of Scituate," GR 58:87)
    • d. at Scituate on 19 July 1738 (in 31st yr) (VR Sci 2:395)
    • m (his 1st). at Second Church, Scituate, on 21 December 1731 NEHEMIAH HATCH (VR Sci 2:143)
      • b. at Scituate on 11 June 1707 (VR Sci 1:176)
      • Child of Thomas and Hannah Hatch
      • m (2). at Second Church, Scituate, on 6 December 1744 Mary Northy (VR Sci 2:143)
      • m. int. at Scituate on 6 October 1744 (VR Sci 2:143)
        • b. at Scituate on 10 October 1718 (VR Sci 1:275)
        • Child of James and Mary Northy
        • d. at Scituate on 9 March 1749 (or 2 March, age 30 y, 5 m--Grave) (VR Sci 2:395)
      • m (3). at Scituate on 17 June 1755 Keziah Torrey (VR Sci 2:143)
        • b. at Scituate on 1 May 1702 (VR Sci 1:364)
        • Child of Josiah and Sarah Torrey
        • d. at Scituate on 22 November 1762 (Oct 20--Grave) (VR Sci 2:395)
      • m (4; her 2d). (int. at Scituate on 28 November 1764) Jean (she Mrs. Jean Thomas of Marshfield) (VR Sci 2:143)
        • m (1). ________ Thomas
  7. GIDEON4 STETSON
    • b. at Scituate on 19 July 1709 (VR Sci 1:332)
    • bp. at Second Church, Scituate, on 24 July 1709 ("Records of the Second Church of Scituate," GR 58:89)
    • m. at Scituate on 5 June 1735 LYDIA PITCHER (VR Sci 2:282)
      • b. at Scituate on 4 May 1717 (VR Sci 1:295)
      • Child of Joseph and Mercy Pitcher
  8. ROBERT4 STETSON
    • b. at Scituate on 3 September 1710 (VR Sci 1:335)
    • bp. at Second Church, Scituate, 10 September 1710 ("Records of the Second Church of Scituate," GR 58:89)
    • m. at Pembroke, MA, on 23 November 1738 HANNAH TURNER of Pembroke (VR Sci 2:270; VR Pem 354)

Information on this family is found in the following:

Other references abbreviated above include:

GR
New England Historical and Genealogical Register.
VR Pem
Vital Records of Pembroke, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. Boston: NEHGS, 1911.
VR Sci
Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. 1909; Boston: NEHGS, 1976.

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