An American Family History

Mary Dwinnell Pomeroy

Essex County, Massachusetts was created on May 10, 1643 by the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, when it ordered "that the whole plantation within this jurisdiction be divided into four sheires."

John Adams, Jr. (1735-1826) was the second President of the United States (1797–1801), the first Vice President (1789–1797).

Connecticut's first European settlers were Dutch.

Mary Dwinnell Pomeroy was born in 1754 in Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Benjamin Dwinnell and Mary Estey.

She (Mary Dwynel) married Seth Pomeroy (Pomroy) on November 28, 1782. Seth was born on October 4, 1757 in Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut. He was the son of Seth Pomeroy and Clemensa Wadsworth.

The service was performed by the Reverend Aaron Hall. Seth was born in 1759. 

Mary and Seth's children included:
Seth Pomeroy ( February 17, 1779, married Hannah Bond),
Anna Pomeroy (December 7, 1783, married Moses Thayer),
Putnam Pomeroy October 2, 1786),
Mary Pomeroy (June 5, 1788, married Joseph Hill ),
Lucy Pomeroy (January 21, 1792, married Nathan Leonard),
Eunice Pomeroy (January 20, 1794),
Sally Pomeroy (June 25, 1797, married Calvin Field), and
John Pomeroy (May 29, 1800).

Seth Pomeroy appeared in the 1790 census of Swanzey.

Seth died in 1810 and Mary died on January 11, 1829 in Swanzey, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.

Children of Benjamin Dwinnell
and Mary Estey

  • Jonathan Dwinnell
  • Thomas Dwinnell
  • Mary Dwinnell Pomeroy
  • Elizabeth Dwinnell Banks
  • Abigail Dwinnell Francis
  • Hannah Dwinnell Wheeler
  • Benjamin Dwinnell
  • Israel Dwinnell
  • Sarah Dwinnell Colony
  • Esther Dwinnell Metcalf
  • Shays's Rebellion was an armed uprising in Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787. Daniel Shays led four thousand rebels (Shaysites) in rising up against perceived economic injustices.

    Daniel Shays and Job Shattuck
    from Bickerstaff's Boston Almanack

    Three daughters of William Towne and Joanna Blessing were wrongly accused of practicing witchcraft in Salem. Rebecca Towne Nurse, Mary Towne Estey, and Sarah Towne Bridges Cloyes were persecuted in 1692. The children of people in the line below are all descendants of Mary Estey.

    William Towne,
    Mary Towne Estey,
    Isaac Estey,
    Aaron Estey
    Mary Estey Dwinnell
    Israel Dwinnell,
    Isaac Davis Dwinnell, Sr.,
    Isaac Davis Dwinnell, Jr.
    Victoria Zellena Dwinnell
    Robert Wilson Miller, Sr
    Robert Wilson Miller, Jr.

    Various spellings of Dwinnell
    Doenell, Donell, Donnall, Donnell, Duenell, Dunnel, Dunnell, Dwaniel, Dwaniell, Dwainel, Dwennel, Dwinel, Dwinell, Dwinnel, Dwinnill, Dwonill, Dwynel

    Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts is approximately 25 miles north of  Boston. Boxford was set apart from Rowley Village and incorporated in 1685.

    New Hampshire was first settled by Europeans in 1623. It was separated from Massachusetts in 1679.





    The History of Swanzey, New Hampshire, from 1734 to 1890 by Benjamin Read published by Salem Press, 1892

    Seth Pomroy, b. in 1759 ; m. Mary (b. in 1756 ; d. Jan. 11, 1829). He d. in Swanzey in 1810. Children:
    Seth, b. Feb. 17, 1779, in Suffield, Conn.
    Anna, b. Dec. 7, 1783; m. Nov. 19, 1816, Moses Thayer.
    Putnam, b. Oct. 2, 1786.
    Mary, b. June 5, 1788 ; m. April 3, 1808, Joseph Hill of Chesterfield.
    Lucy, b. Jan. 21, 1792; m. March 5, 1817, Nathan Leonard of New York
    Eunice, b. Jan. 20, 1794.
    Sally, b. July 25, 1797 ; m. Calvin Field. John, b. May 29, 1800.


    History and Genealogy of the Pomeroy Family

    Seth Pomeroy. (Medad, Joseph, Medad, Bltweed), b. Dec. 14, 1732, Suffield, Conn.: m. Dec. 20. 1755, Clemensa Wadsworth. 6th gen.

    Children, b. in Suffield:
    Samuel Wadsworth Pomeroy. b. March 27, 1756.
    Seth Pomeroy. b. Oct. 4, 1757.
    Elisha Pomeroy, b. Aug. 7. 1763.
    Mary Pomeroy, b. Sept. 21, 1769.
    Lucy Pomeroy, b. Jan. 26, 1777.
    Benjamin Pomeroy, b. July 30, 1779.

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