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             DESCENDANTS of JOHN BOYNTON and ELLEN PELL

1. JOHN1 BOYNTON, born abt. 1614 in England; buried 18 Feb 1670/71 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA.  He married abt. 1643, ELLEN PELL, died 5 Aug 1689 in Rowley, MA.ELLEN PELL was maid servant of Atherton HAULGH and was admitted to First Church of Boston 4 (5) 1641.  She was dismissed to Rowley via marriage 21 (2) 1644 (The Pioneers of Massachusetts by Charles Henry Pope {reprint Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1969} Page 352).

	Children of JOHN BOYNTON and ELLEN PELL
	2	i	JOHN2 BOYNTON, born 17 Sep 1647 in Rowley, MA; died 22 Dec 1719 in Bradford, MA. 
+	3	ii	JOSEPH2 BOYNTON, born abt. 1645 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA. He married SARAH SWAN. 
	4	iii	MERCY2 BOYNTON, born 5 Dec 1651 in Rowley, MA; died 22 Dec 1730 in Rowley, MA. 
	5	iv	HANNAH2 BOYNTON, born 26 Mar 1654 in Rowley, MA. 
	6	v	SARAH2 BOYNTON, born 19 Apr 1658 in Rowley, MA; died 10 Dec 1704 in Charlestown, MA. 
	7	vi	SAMUEL2 BOYNTON, born abt. 1660. 

                              Generation 2

3. JOSEPH2 BOYNTON (JOHN1), born abt. 1645 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA; died 16 Dec 1730 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA. He married on 13 May 1669 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA, SARAH SWAN, born abt. 1646 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA; died 27 Feb 1718/19 in Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, daughter of RICHARD SWAN and ANN (---). 

	Children of JOSEPH BOYNTON and SARAH SWAN
	8	i	JOSEPH3 BOYNTON, born 23 Mar 1669/70 in Rowley, MA; died 25 Nov 1755 in Rowley, MA. 
	9	ii	SARAH3 BOYNTON, born 11 Jan 1671/72 in Rowley, MA. 
	10	iii	ANN3 BOYNTON, born 14 Aug 1673 in Rowley, MA; died 4 Jul 1737 in Rowley, MA. 
	11	iv	RICHARD3 BOYNTON, born 11 Nov 1675 in Rowley, MA; died 25 Dec 1732 in Georgetown, MA. 
	12	v	JOHN3 BOYNTON, born 9 Apr 1678 in Rowley, MA; died 8 Oct 1718 in Rowley, MA. 
	13	vi	BENONI3 BOYNTON, born 25 Feb 1681 in Rowley, MA. 
	14	vii	JONATHAN3 BOYNTON, born 19 Aug 1684 in Rowley, MA; died 16 Mar 1740 in Rowley, MA. 
+	15	viii	HILKIAH3 BOYNTON, born 19 Nov 1687 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA. He married PRISCILLA JEWETT. 
	16	ix	DANIEL3 BOYNTON, born 26 Sep 1689 in Rowley, MA; died 8 Oct 1690 in Rowley, MA. 

REFERENCES FOR FIRST TWO GENERATIONS:

(1) John W. Boynton & Caroline (Harriman) BOYNTON, The Boynton Family -A Genealogy of the Descendants of William & John Boynton  {Groveland, MA, 1897)

(2)  Mary Holman, Ancestry of John Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury {Concord, NH, Rumford Press,1938} 391-394

(3) George B. Blodgette, Early Settlers of Rowley Massachusetts {Rowley, 1933) 
 
                          Generation 3

15. HILKIAH3 BOYNTON (JOSEPH2, JOHN1), born 19 Nov 1687 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA(VR); christened 27 Nov 1687 in First Church, Rowley, MA; died 16 Nov 1745 in Lunenburgh, MA; buried  in South Burial Gr, Lunenburgh, MA (gs). He married on 2 Feb 1708/09 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA(VR), PRISCILLA JEWETT (VR), christened 1 Feb 1690/91 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA (VR), died 13 Apr 1777 in Lunenburgh, MA, buried  in South Burial Gr, Lunenburgh, MA (gs), daughter of JOSEPH JEWETT and RUTH WOOD. 

	Hilkiah BOYNTON owned the covenant of the First Church in Rowley, MA in 1709.  He was in full communion with this church in 1719. (Early Records of Rowley, Mass. - First Record of the First Church copied and communicated To the Essex Institute by George B. BLODGETTE of Rowley, Mass. {Salem, MA 1898)Pages 89 & 101).
 	 
                Hilkiah served as a pounder in Rowley, MA on 12 Mar 1717.  He is mentioned in the Primes Store Accounts as follows:  Hilkiah, a carpenter bought board and nails {bord and clabert) in large quantities for cash with one exception when he made a reel for one shilling (Amos Everett Jewett & Emily Mabel Adams Jewett, Rowley Massachusetts - Mr. Ezechi Rogers Plantation 1639-1850  {Rowley 1946) Pages 64 & 253).
 	 
	Hilkiah served in several town offices in Lunenburgh, MA.  He was selectman 1728, 1743/44; moderator 1731, 1732, 1733, 1743 & 1744.  He was tythingman in 733/34, committee man 1735/36, 1743; surveyor of highways 1739/40. He received 3 pounds for keeping of school in 1732/33 and received 03-6 in court costs in 1744/45 (Walter A. Davis,The Early Records of the Town of Lunenburg Massachusetts Incl. That Part which is Now Fitchburgh 1719 - 1764  {Fitchburg,City Council 1896}.Pages 64,72,75,77, 84, 91, 106, 120, 121, 122, 124, 125).
 	 
	He lived in Rowley, Lunenburg & Winchendon Massachusetts & Rindge, New Hampshire and was a joyner by occupation (John Farnam Boynton & his wife Caroline (Harrimam BOYNTON, The Boynton Family - A Genealogy of the Descendants of William and John BOYNTON Who emigrated from Yorkshire, England in 1638 and settled at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts  {Groveland, MA 1897) Page 54).
 	 
	There is no probate record for HILKIAH BOYNTON at Worcester County Probte Court, Worcester, MA.

	Children of HILKIAH BOYNTON and PRISCILLA JEWETT (b Rowley VRS} 
	17	i	JANE4 BOYNTON, born 19 Nov 1709 in Rowley, MA; died 25 Nov 1722 in Rowley, MA (Blodgett,30). 
	18	ii	JOHANNA4 BOYNTON, born 17 Aug 1712 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA. She married JOHN GROUT. SEE GROUT FAMILY BY COMPILER 
	19	iii	HILKIAH jr4 BOYNTON, born 11 Apr 1714 in Rowley, MA; christened 18 Apr 1714 in First Church, Rowley, MA; died 28 Apr 1714 in Rowley, MA (Blodgett,30). 
	20	iv	PRISCILLA4 BOYNTON, born 11 Apr 1714 in Rowley, MA. 
	21	v	JOSEPH4 BOYNTON, born 4 Dec 1717 in Rowley, MA; christened 8 Dec 1717 in Rowley, MA; died 8 Feb 1717/18 in Rowley, MA (ibid). 
	22	vi	SARAH4 BOYNTON, born 1 Jan 1718/19 in Rowley, MA. She married on 1 Apr 1739, AARON WOODS. 
	23	vii	RUTH4 BOYNTON, christened 2 Jul 1721 in Rowley, MA, died Jul 1721 in Rowley, MA (Blodget,30). 
	24	viii	JANE4 BOYNTON, christened 10 Mar 1722/23 in Rowley, MA. 
	25	ix	HILKIAH 2d4 BOYNTON, christened 8 Aug 1725 in First Church, Rowley, MA, died 24 Aug 1725 in Rowley, MA (Blodgett,30). 
	26	x	MEHETABEL4 BOYNTON, christened 8 Aug 1725 in First Church, Rowley, MA, died 15 Sep 1725 in Rowley, MA (ibid). 
	27	xi	JEWETT4 BOYNTON, born 14 Feb 1735 in Lunenburgh, MA (VR). 
 
NOTE: Births of SARAH, JANE, RUTH & JEWETT also  recorded Lunenburgh Town Records

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