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An American Family History

Eunice Powers Bridges

Greenwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts was incorporated in 1749 and dissolved in 1938. It was renamed from Quabbin in 1754 .
Quabbin was also called Quaker Plain and Narragansett. Quabbin is now under the Quabbin reservoir.

Eunice Powers Bridges was born on February 14, 1735 in Quabbin, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. Her parents were Jeremiah Powers and Hannah Fiske.

She married Daniel Bridges on December 25, 1754 in Greenwich. The intentions were published on December 7.

marriage
Greenwich ye December 25 1754
Daniel Bridges And Eunice Powers
Both of Greenwich enterd into ye
Covenant of marriage with Each
other Before me.
Pelatiah Webster minister of Gospel
in Greenwich

They were married by the renown Reverend Pelatiah Webster who was the first minister of the Congregational Church in Greenwich.
Children of Jeremiah Powers
and Hannah Fiske
  • Hannah Powers White
  • Captain Jeremiah Powers, II
  • Eunice Powers Bridges
  • Captain Isaac Powers
  • Aaron Powers
  • Esther Powers Gibbs
  • Elizabeth Powers Davis Griswold
  • Nathan Powers
  • Susannah Powers Hinds
  • Colonel Thomas Powers
  • In 1662 Hampshire County, Massachusetts was formed from the western section of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Parts of the original county became Hampden, Franklin, Berkshire and Worcester Counties.
     

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    Littleton Records

    John Bridges of Littleton m. Mar. 5 1728/9 Martha Creasie [Creesy] of Rowley

    Huldeth Bridges Daughter of John Bridges Deceased October ye 1st 1729 in her tenth year.

    Joseph Bridges son of John Bridges Deceased October ye 5th 1729 in his fourth year

    Jann [Jane] Bridges Daughter of John [and Huldah] Bridges Deceased october ye 7th 1729 in ye 19th yaer of her age.

    Daniel Bridges son of John Bridges Decesed october ye 8th 1729 inye 8th year of his age.

    Samuel Bridges son of John Bridges Decesed october ye 30th 1729 in ye 13th year of his age.

    Abigell Bridges Daughter of John Bridges Deceased Novr ye 6 1729 in ye 16th year of her age

    Daniel Bridges son of John & Martha Bridges born March 2, 1734

    Huldeth Bridges Daughter of John Bridge, Jr. & Sarah his wife born February 29th 1735

    Daniel Bridges So of John and martha Brides Born March 2, 1739

    John Bridges Desesed August 16 1739 Eiged 58 years

    John Bridges son of John and Sarah Bridges Born feb 27:1747

    Sarah Bridges Daughter of John and Sarah Bridges Born april ye 1st 1744

    Abigiel Bridges Daughter of John & Sarah Bridges Born april 11th: 1750

    December 25 1754 Daniel Bridges And Eunice Powers Both of Greenwich enterd into ye Covenant of marriage

    John and Sarah (Barrett) Bridges and family are said to have left Littleton for Dunstable.

    Mr. John Bridges d. Febr ye 3rd A D 1790 In the 76th year of his Age

    Mrs. Sarah wife of Mr. John Bridges d. March ye 18th 1790 in the 79th year of her age.

    Pelatiah Webster was the architect of the Constitution.

     

    Bauman & Dreisbach
     
     
     

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