Severance/Severns

Name origin: A river rising in the mountains, Plynlimmon, in Wales.

John Severance

b.1509 Shrawley, Worcester, England; parents ukn
m.abt.1580, widow of Richard Langley
b.abt.1560 of Abbey, Ashrewsbury, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Severance b.1530

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Thomas Severance

b.1530 Powick, Worcester, England; s/o John Severance
d.1591
m.abt.1579 Brixton, Devon, England; Elizabeth Nash dau. of John Nash
b.1539 Martley, Worchestershire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Severance b.1559 Powick, Worcestershire, England d.1660 England

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John Severance

b.1559 Powick, Worcestershire, England; s/o Thomas and Elizabeth Severance
d.1660 England
m.abt.1598 at Powick; Mary Langley
b.abt.1589 prob.Abbey, Ashrewsbury, England; d/o Richard Langley
d.June 22, 1675 Ipswich, MA

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Severns b.abt.1600 prob.Powick, Worchester, England
  2. Elizabeth Severns b.abt.1603 prob.Powick, Worchester, England
  3. Mary Severns b.Jan. 1605 prob. Powick, Worchester, England
  4. Catherine Severns abt.1607 prob. Powick, Worchester, England
  5. John Severance b.1609-16 prob. Ipswich, MA d.Apr. 9, 1682 Salisbury, MA

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John Severance

b.ca.1609/1616 of Ipswich, MA; s/o John and Mary Severance
d.April 9, 1682 Salisbury, MA
m.(1)June 13, 1635 at Ipswich, MA Abigail Kimball
b.Nov. 5, 1617 Rattlesden, Suffolk, England d/o Richard Kimball and Ursula Scott
d.June 17, 1658 Salisbruy, MA
m.(2)Oct. 2, 1663 at Salisbury, MA Susannah Ambrose

CHILDREN of John and Abigail included (all born Salisbury, MA):

  1. Samuel Severance b.Sept. 19, 1637 d.1637 Salisbury, MA
  2. Ebenezer Severance b.March 7, 1639 d.Apr. 9, 1667 Salisbruy, MA
  3. Abigail Severance b.May 25, 1643 d.March 7, 1641 Salisbury, MA
  4. Mary Severance b.Oct. 5, 1645 d.July 28, 1720 Salisbury, MA
  5. John Severence b.Nov. 24, 1647 d.Apr. 9, 1682 Deerfield, MA m.Aug. 15, 1647 Boston, MA Mary ______
  6. Joseph Severance b.Feb. 14, 1649 d.aft.1665
  7. Elizabeth Severance b.Arp. 8, 1652 d.June 23, 1658 Salisbury, MA
  8. Benjamin Severance b.Jan. 13, 1654 d.abt.1667
  9. Ephraim Severance b.Apr. 8, 1656 d.1662
  10. Elizabeth Severance b.June 17, 1658 d.Feb. 5, 1662 Salisbury, MA

FROM Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700, by Holmes: JOHN, victualler and vinter, resident Ipswich and Boston, Mass., original proprietor Salisbury, Mass., 1637.

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Ephraim Severance

b.April 8, 1656 Salisbury, MA
d.1735
m.Nov. 9, 1682 at Salisbury, MA Lydia Morrill
b.March 6, 1661 Salisbury, MA d/0 Abraham Morrill and Sarah Clements
d.Sept. 6, 1737 Kingston, NH

CHILDREN included (all born Salisbury, MA):

  1. Abigail Severance b.Aug. 29, 1683
  2. Mary Severance b.July 2, 1685
  3. Lydia Severance b.Jan. 15, 1688
  4. Ephraim Severance b.Dec. 2, 1689
  5. Dinah Severance b.Sept. 3, 1692 d.1719 m.June 6, 1714 at Salisbury, MA John Dow
  6. Ebenezer Severance b.Nov. 29, 1694
  7. Sarah Severance b.Feb. 7, 1698 d.Jan. 28, 1786 Hudson, Hillsboro, NH
  8. Hannah Severance b.Dec. 13, 1702
  9. Lidea Severans b.Sept. 9, 1705

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