MEEKINS ANNEX

 

Mary (Meekins) Allis Pedigree

(Start at generation 5, below.)

 

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Special thanks to Sandra Alice (Degnan) Seaman (Para. 4.C.1.k.(2.(a.(1)(a) of the Alexander Patterson Biles page) for her extensive research and documentation, which was used in compiling the information in this annex:

 

 

Origin of the surname Meekins:

 

 

Generation

 

8

 

7 Thomas Meakins

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1580 at Achurch, Northamptonshire, England. Died 1646 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Katherine Bell

 

Born 1589 at Achurch, Northamptonshire, England. Died 3 February 1651 at Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Thomas Meekins, Jr.: See generation 6, below.

 

6 Thomas Meekins, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1611. Died 10 December 1687 at Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Sarah Catherine Beardsley

 

Born 1615, daughter of William and Margaret (Hassall) Beardsley. Died 21 January 1651 at Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Mary Meekins: See generation 5, below.

 

b. Sarah Meekins: Born 24 April 1641 at Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

c. Thomas Meekins, III: Born 8 June 1643 at Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

d. Hannah Meekins: Born 13 March 1648 at Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

e. John Meekins: Born 28 February 1650 at Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

f. Margaret Meekins: Born 1636 at Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

5 Mary Meekins:

 

Born 8 June 1645 at Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts (also seen: 8 Jun 1645 at Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA). Died three 10 April 1705. Married (1st) Nathaniel Clarke (b. 20 Nov 1640 at Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA, d. 30 Mar 1669 at Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA), son of William (b. 6 Feb 1612 at Westhorpe, Suffolk Co., England) and Sarah (Strong) Clarke (b. 1613 at Chard, Somerset Co., England), at Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA) and had the following children:

 

1. Sarah Clark: Born 25 August 1665 at Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. Died 30 March 1699 at Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Married Samuel Wells (b. 1662 at Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA, d. 9 Aug 1690 at Deerfield), son of Thomas (b. 1620 at Colchester, Essex Co., England) and Mary (Beardsley) Wells (b. 1631 at Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England), and had the following son:

 

a. Samuel Wells: Born 7 July 1688 at Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Died 16 April 1754 at Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut. Married Rachel Cadwell (b. 3 Apr 1689 at Hartford, Hartford Co., d. 20 Jan 1787 at West Hartford, Hartford Co.), daughter of Edward (b. 1 Nov 1660 at Hartford, CT) and Elizabeth (Butler) Cadwell (b. 23 Sep 1667 at Hartford, CT), and had the following children:

 

(1. John Wells: Born 8 October 1710 at West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut. Died 20 January 1795 at Farmington, Hartford County. Married Hannah Baker (b. 12 July 1715 at Farmington), daughter of Basey (b. abt 1674 at Hartford, d. 4 Sep 1723 at Farmington, CT) and Hannah (Willett) Baker (b. abt 1676 at Hartford, d. 16 Jan 1724 at Farmington, CT), and had the following children:

 

(a. Hannah Wells: Born 24 September 1743 at Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut. Died 23 March 1833 at Cambridge, Washington County, New York. Married John Welch (b. 1731 at Preston, New London Co., CT) in 1761 at Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut and had the following children:

 

(1) John Welch: Born 1762 at Cambridge, Washington County, New York.

 

(2. William Welch: Born 1 May 1766 at Cambridge, Washington County, New York.

 

(3. James Welch: Born 1764 at Cambridge, Washington County, New York.

 

(4. Elizabeth Welch: Born 1769 at Cambridge, Washington County, New York.

 

(5. George Washington Welch: Born 1775 at Cambridge, Washington County, New York.

 

(6. Mary Welch: Born 1771 at Cambridge, Washington County, New York.

 

(b. Lydia Wells: Born 16 September 1739 at Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(c. John Wells: Born 24 August 1740 at Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(d. Susannah Wells: Born 3 May 1742 at Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(e. Bayze Wells: Born 5 August 1744 at Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(f. Jemima Wells: Born 22 November 1747 at Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(g. Eunice Wells: Born 29 July 1750 at Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(2. Rachel Wells: Born 27 January 1712 at West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(3. Samuel Wells: Born 2 November 1712 at West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(4. Thomas Wells: Born 7 September 1718 at West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(5. Elisha Wells: Born 5 July 1719 at West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(6. Elizabeth Wells: Born 2 September 1722 at West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(7. Sarah Wells: Born 17 August 1724 at West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

(8. Mary Wells: Born 8 January 1727 at West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

2. Mary Clark: Born 3 March 1664 at Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

3. Nathaniel Clark, Jr.: Born 1667 at Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

Mary (Meekins) Clarke married (2nd) John Allis, generation 5 of the Allis Annex on 14 December 1669 in Massachusetts.

 

 

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