Family:Farnsworth, Thomas (1731-1820)

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Thomas Farnsworth (Mary Pierce, Mary3 Whitney, Joshua2, John1), son of Josiah and Mary (Pierce) Farnsworth, was born 1 Apr 1731, Groton, MA,[1] and died 21 Nov 1820.[2]

Thomas married, 23 Oct 1753, Lunenburg, MA, or 12 Nov 1753, Littleton, MA, Elizabeth Davis, daughter of Barnabas and Hannah (Powers) Davis. She was born 8 Dec 1738, Littleton, MA.

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth (Davis) Farnsworth:

i. Molly Farnsworth, b. 19 Jan 1754, Littleton, MA; d. Jul 1843 at age 89. She was also known as Mary.
ii. Moses Farnsworth, b. 17 Jun 1755, Littleton, MA; d. 23 Oct 1837, Sugar Grove, PA; m. 1775, Annie Wilson; m. after 1790, Rohanna Beckwith Crocker.
iii. Elizabeth Farnsworth, b. 20 Sep 1757, New Ipswich, NH; d. 23 Oct 1783; m. 18 Jun 1780, Daniel Emery.
iv. Caty Farnsworth, b. 17 Mar 1760, New Ipswich, NH; d. 1832 or 1857. She was also known as Catherine.
v. Lucy Farnsworth, b. 16 Apr 1762, New Ipswich, NH.
vi. Hannah Farnsworth, b. 7 Jun 1767, New Ipswich, NH; d. 1817; m. 4 Aug 1785, Abijah Stone.
vii. Thomas Farnsworth, b. 30 May 1768, New Ipswich, NH; m. Feb 1791, Dimmis Ladd.
viii. Rachel Farnsworth, b. 9 Sep 1770, New Ipswich, NH; m. Simon Abell.
ix. Joseph Farnsworth, b. 25 Jun 1772, New Ipswich, NH; d. 19 Jul 1837, Newport, NH; m. 27 Feb 1803, Martha Shepard.
x. Jonathan Farnsworth, b. 12 Aug 1774, New Ipswich, NH; m. Olive Kingsbury.
xi. Sarah Farnsworth, b. 17 Jun 1776, New Ipswich, NH.
xii. Sally Farnsworth, b. 28 Feb 1778, Lunenburg, MA.


The L.D.S. Ancestral File in some places gives Elizabeth Davis's surname as Tuttle. The original source of this allegation is unknown.


1.^  Source of birth

2.^  Source of death

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